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, […]

Lake Orion nutritional therapist Valerie Penz releases ‘Inspired Favorites’ cookbook during a book launch party on Tuesday

By Jim Newell Review Editor Tasty food. Healthy, too. Then happy with your choices and the way you feel. That’s Valerie Penz’s goal for herself, her family and her clients. Penz is a certified nutritional therapist and wellness coach and the founder of Holistic Health by Valerie. She has been helping her clients – from […]

Muys named VFW Chaplain of the Year

By CJ Carnacchio Oxford Leader Editor When James Muys agreed to become the chaplain for Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) North Oakland Post 334 in 2015, he did so because it was a “position that had to be filled and nobody really wanted it.” “I guess I kind of got it by default,” said the […]

Acrylic Artists get in some fresh air and painting at Orion Library

Acrylic Artists get in some fresh air and painting at Orion Library

By Megan Kelley Review Writer There are many ways that residents around Lake Orion take advantage of the nature that surrounds the area. Some find solace in boating, hanging out at the beach or spending time in the historic downtown. For the Lake Orion Community School’s Acrylic Art class, getting out and experiencing the nature […]

Lake Orion family celebrates 90th birthday and 68th anniversary

Lake Orion family celebrates 90th birthday and 68th anniversary

By Megan Kelley Review Writer For the Starrs family, getting the whole family together is no small feat but Charlie Starrs and his wife Ann Starrs manage to round up a good amount of their large family every year. The Birthday boy, Charlie sat in the shade at Green’s Park while his children and grand […]

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