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 […]

SEA LIFE Michigan Aquarium aids in REEF-UGEES conservation project

SEA LIFE Michigan Aquarium aids in REEF-UGEES conservation project

By Megan Kelley Review Writer The continental United States is home to many varying biomes. From vast plains to salt deserts, the continental United States is unique when it comes to the habitats that make up it’s territory. But in the United States, there is only one coral reef — the Florida Reef Tract. The […]

Shop with a Hero

Shop with a Hero

By Jim Newell Review Editor It was an evening of heroes and happiness for kids during Shop with a Hero event Thursday at the Oxford Meijer. And Oakland County Sheriff’s deputies and Orion Township lived up to that moniker, taking children whose families who are experiencing financial hardship shopping for gifts for the holidays. Deputy […]

Orion Goodfellows embody the holiday spirit

Orion Goodfellows embody the holiday spirit

Firefighters hand out newspapers to brighten Christmas for area families By Jim Newell Review Editor Sometimes, Santa doesn’t wear a red outfit with fluffy white trim. This year, as they have done for more than a half century, the Orion Township Firefighter Goodfellows will don their fire gear and share the Santa role with Kris […]

VFW Post 334 donates $1,000 to Women Marines Assoc. to support Christmas boxes for troops overseas

VFW Post 334 donates $1,000 to Women Marines Assoc. to support Christmas boxes for troops overseas

Donations needed to help with shipping costs The Women Marines Association held an overseas packing event packing 240 Christmas boxes for troops overseas on Nov. 16 at the Romeo Masonic Lodge in Romeo, Michigan. VFW Post 334 of North Oakland donated $1,000 in food items for this event. Daniel Axford and Oxford Elementary schools, Kingsbury […]

LOHS alumni becomes first amputee to complete Mighty Mac Swim

LOHS alumni becomes first amputee to complete Mighty Mac Swim

By Megan Kelley Review Writer Ah, the majestic Straits of Mackinac, home to some of Michigan’s greatest beauty, is the body of water that connects Lake Michigan and Lake Huron. Though named separately, this connecting body of water technically creates the largest lake (by surface area) in the world, according to the National Oceanic and […]

Lucky’s Natural Foods focuses on health, family, community as the store celebrates 45 years in downtown Lake Orion

Lucky’s Natural Foods focuses on health, family, community as the store celebrates 45 years in downtown Lake Orion

By Jim Newell Review Editor Age may be just a number, but in business that longevity is also measure of success and sustainability. Lucky’s Natural Foods celebrated 45 years of business in downtown Lake Orion with a ribbon cutting and open house in October. Kim Urbanowski, executive director of the Orion Area Chamber of Commerce […]

LOHS sophomore completes Eagle Scout Project

LOHS sophomore completes Eagle Scout Project

Kelton Lovell, sophomore at Lake Orion High School, recently announced the completion of an Eagle Scout project. Boy Scout Troop 1005 was let by Lovell in a project benefiting All Saints Episcopal Church in Pontiac, Michigan. The restoration focused on the repair and painting of the church’s narthex and hallway lobby. Kelton selected All Saints […]

CJ’s Lakeside Grill gives back with annual Thanksgiving feast

CJ’s Lakeside Grill gives back with annual Thanksgiving feast

Volunteers needed to help with Thanksgiving dinner, donations Lake Orion eatery CJ’s Lakeside Grill has had a longstanding tradition of giving back to the community during the Thanksgiving holiday. For 40 years now, Lake Orion’s much-loved, hometown-style restaurant has hosted free Thanksgiving dinners on the holiday. Those without loved ones to spend the day with, […]

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