Easter is a time of renewal

Spring has sprung! A lot of rain has fallen and this time of year a rainy day which flows right into another reminds me of the dark day surrounding Jesus’ resurrection. In her song about the resurrection, LeAnn Rimes sings, “It must have looked like rain when a thousand angels cried.” Absolutely! The Lent season […]

Memo from the Review Editor

By Jim Newell Review Editor All things change. It’s the one inevitability in life, and when you embrace change you can make it meaningful. “The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new.” The Greek philosopher and teacher Socrates made that supposition more […]

Our furry friends…

By Linda La Croix Review Columnist Years ago, I read having pets in your home is a wonderful way for children to learn about life outside of themselves. Pets are fun to play with, but they cannot do anything for the child. Pets require their people to do their care. This creates a good experience […]

I miss Noah, the one-eyed groundhog

I miss Noah, the one-eyed groundhog

It may be hard to believe, but there was a time when reporting local news for a community newspaper was a heck of a lot easier. A few decades ago really were simpler times. While I understand times do change and folks have to roll with the punches or get run over, I can still […]

LOCS changes to fully remote learning for the start of the school year

Lake Orion Community Schools Board of Education changed its mind on Wednesday, switching from a mixed back-to-school plan that would incorporate both in-person and virtual education for students, to a 100 percent remote education plan. The reaction from parents was instantaneous and largely furious, with people lambasting the district’s decision in social media chat rooms. […]

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