Sisters share positivity with their neighbors

Sisters share positivity with their neighbors

Other people do matter. Madeline and Brooke Tietze, ages 7 and 6, were inspired by the Positivity Project rolled out at their school, Webber Elementary, this year. They wanted to do something to help keep their Keatington neighbors’ spirits high during this time and decided making colorful inspirational posters would be great way to do […]

LOHS alumni proves that paying off student debt doesn’t have to be a drag

LOHS alumni proves that paying off student debt doesn’t have to be a drag

By Megan Kelley Review Writer Nearly 3,000 miles away in the remote city of Bettles, Alaska, 2013 Lake Orion High School graduate Tye Krukowski spends his days maintaining trails, taking care of sled dogs and transporting tourists to see the northern lights. Tye did what most teens do once graduating from high school; he started […]

Jacob Leach becomes fourth generation Lion

Jacob Leach becomes fourth generation Lion

Only the second time in Lions Club history, worldwide By Jim Newell Review Editor Every Lion embraces the organization’s motto “We Serve.” For the Leach family, that motto has now endured through four generations. Jacob Leach, 21, was inducted into the Lake Orion Lions Club on March 4, becoming the newest member of the Leach […]

Local runner completes six decades of sub-3 hour marathons

Local runner completes six decades of sub-3 hour marathons

By Megan Kelley Review Writer Twenty-six-point-two consecutive miles are more miles than many of us could complete at all, let alone in three-hours but that’s just what local runner Steve Schmidt does and has done for decades. Originally from Illinois, Schmidt started running in the mid 70’s when he was a sophomore in high school […]

Eat, drink and be merry — Art in the Castle takes over Kings Court Castle at Canterbury Village March 14-15

Eat, drink and be merry — Art in the Castle takes over Kings Court Castle at Canterbury Village March 14-15

By Megan Kelley Review Writer It’s a weekend of handcrafted art and Olde World wines without having to travel far. Kings Court Castle at Canterbury Village is hosting Art in the Castle from March 14-15. “We produced an art fair in Orchard Lake called Fine Art Fine Wine Fair and we wanted to bring something […]

Orion Art Center fuels the passion in young artists with the Anything Goes K-8 art exhibit

Orion Art Center fuels the passion in young artists with the Anything Goes K-8 art exhibit

By Megan Kelley Review Writer The Orion Art Center held their Anything Goes K-8 art Exhibit on Feb. 13, where they showcased the talented students in Lake Orion and passed out several awards. This year’s exhibit saw 47 pieces of artwork from 28 students across six grade levels. There were no submissions for the Kindergarten […]

Ice Golf raises funds for Lake Orion Rotary projects

Ice Golf raises funds for Lake Orion Rotary projects

By Jim Newell Review Editor Concrete fairways, elevator tee boxes, rough, un-manicured putting greens, frozen golfers: not a typical day on golf course. The water hazards were typical, though. Golfers who could not wait for Spring hit the links of Lake Orion on Saturday for the Lake Orion Sunrise Rotary Club’s 6th Annual Ice Cup […]

Local chainsaw sculptor prepares to undergo life-saving heart surgery

Supporters set up a GoFundMe page to help with medical, living expenses By Megan Kelley Review Writer If you’re not looking for them, they can be easily missed, but for travelers on Baldwin Road, every day is a cruise through Gary Elzerman’s portfolio of wood carvings. Raised in Lake Orion, Elzerman now lives on Baldwin […]

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