‘Christmas in Toyland’ parades through downtown Lake Orion

‘Christmas in Toyland’ parades through downtown Lake Orion

By Jim Newell Review Editor It’s been two years since the Orion Lighted Parade lit up the night with cheer in downtown Lake Orion, but on Saturday the parade returned to shed its light of joy on all the good girls and boys. Spectators lined the parade route as scores of entries – decorated floats, […]

ONTV earns three awards at the Philo Festival of Media Arts

Orion Neighborhood Television (ONTV) was honored at the Philo Festival of Media Arts, earning three awards for excellence in local programming. ONTV was the winner in the Political Awareness category for its “General Election Night Special.” On Nov. 3, 2020 ONTV brought the election race into the homes of local residents with its LIVE coverage […]

Lake Orion Lions bring Christmas to the Pine Tree Center

Lake Orion Lions bring Christmas to the Pine Tree Center

As has become an annual tradition, members of the Lake Orion Lions Club visited the Pine Tree Center last Thursday to hand out gifts to the students. This year, the Lions club handed out more than 80 gifts to students in the school. In years past, the Lions Club held a holiday celebration in the […]

LOHS thespians receive recognition, scholarships at state META festival

LOHS thespians receive recognition, scholarships at state META festival

The Lake Orion High School thespians attended the Michigan Educational Theatre Association’s (META) State Thespian Festival in Lansing over the weekend for the opportunity to attend workshops, audition for scholarships and present their art to professionals in the theatre industry. Every year, thousands of students across the state attend the festival. Lake Orion had 38 […]

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A poem by A. Glover    5 minutes In 5 minutes, our village lay shattered Gripped in misery, broken, and strained A high school reeling from the damage it sustained.   For 5 minutes, the despair was consuming Prayers took over, faith and hope remained Knowing the lives of children will forever be changed.   […]

Help Orion Twp. Goodfellows firefighters Stuff the Boot on Saturday to brighten Christmas for area families

Help Orion Twp. Goodfellows firefighters Stuff the Boot on Saturday to brighten Christmas for area families

UPDATE: The Orion Goodfellows Stuff the Boot Drive will take place as scheduled. Firefighters to sell Lake Orion Review newspapers during fundraiser 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 […]

Matt Pfeiffer named OAPG Citizen of the Year

Matt Pfeiffer named OAPG Citizen of the Year

‘Because that’s what Matt does…’ By Jim Newell Review Editor The Orion Area Parade Group (OAPG) has named Lake Orion resident, business owner and philanthropist Matt Pfeiffer as the 2021 Citizen of the Year. Bill Kokenos, president of the parade group, said they chose Pfeiffer for his continued support of charities and non-profit organizations, local […]

Orion community celebrates the life of the late Anthony Reighard

Orion community celebrates the life of the late Anthony Reighard

By Jim Newell Review Editor The Orion community came together for a special dedication ceremony on Saturday in Children’s Park in Lake Orion, honoring the late Anthony Reighard and remembering him for his commitment to family and community. Reighard was a husband, father and son; a Lake Orion businessman, philanthropist and civil servant; and to […]

Starrs family celebrates featured artist display, 70th anniversary

Starrs family celebrates featured artist display, 70th anniversary

Charlie and Ann Starrs and their family have a lot to rejoice in this month. Ann is the featured artist for November at the Orion Township Public Library. Ann does watercolor painting at home and at the Rochester Paint Creek Center for the Arts. She is a member of the Michigan Watercolor Society. Not only […]