The school board receives good audit report during Oct. 24 meeting

By Megan Kelley Review Writer Annually, Lake Orion Community Schools receives a routine audit that is presented at a board meeting. During the Oct. 24 board meeting, Plante Moran representatives presented their audit and assessment of LOCS to the board and a nearly full audience. Plante Moran partner Donna Hanson, took the podium to present […]

Orion Township officials explore options for a new township hall

By Jim Newell Review Editor The Orion Township Board of Trustees held a special meeting on Thursday to consider plans to build a new township hall and renovate some of its facilities, including the Department of Public Works building and Fire Station #3 on Gregory Road. The board had previously approved an $18,000 contract for […]

Dragons slay Trojans, setting up rematch with Wolves in playoffs

By Joe St. Henry Review Sports Contributor Dragon senior linebacker Joshua Wuensch intercepted a Trojan pass inside the five-yard line with 34 seconds to go to preserve Lake Orion’s exciting 31-24 victory over Monroe last Friday. The win gave the Dragons a 5-4 record and propelled them into the state playoffs with the opportunity to […]

It’s not about ‘Disability’, it’s about ‘Ability’

It’s not about ‘Disability’, it’s about ‘Ability’

The Lake Orion Dragons Middle School Cheer team should be an example to all cheer teams. These wonderful girls and coaches took my daughter, Gabby Vellucci, who has Down syndrome, and made her one of their own. They accepted my daughter on their team and treated her like anyone else. They were so compassionate and […]

NO on the LOCS Bonds

Despite what you have seen on road signs and the information provided by the Lake Orion School system, the Bond proposal requires an additional 3.99 mills in taxes. If you don’t believe me, read the ballot when you are voting. This is one place the school board cannot twist information to support their bloated request. […]

Get to know candidate Mindy Denninger

I have never considered myself to be a “political person.” While I vote in all elections because I truly believe that every vote counts, I have never aligned myself with any one political party or candidate. I considered myself to be an informed independent, who voted for a person, not a party. However, when my […]

No on the LOCS bond

Hopefully, this small thought and observation will not be lost in the noise and smoke surrounding the proposed $160 million LOCS bonding issue. Is it possible the basic reason for the huge amount of the proposed bonding issue is the simple math question, “How much can we borrow without increasing the current millage rate?” Is […]

Mindy Denninger, Elissa Slotkin have my vote

Last month I had the honor of meeting two candidates at the same event – Mindy Denninger, running for state representative in the 46th District, and Elissa Slotkin, running for U.S. representative in Michigan’s 8th District. Because this was a small gathering at a friend’s home, we were able to talk personally with the candidates […]