Orion Twp. girl dies after snowmobile accident

INDEPENDENCE TWP. – A 13-year-old Orion Township girl has died from her injuries after a snowmobile collision on Tuesday, the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office said. The accident happened shortly after 4 p.m. Nov. 12 in the area of Whipple Lake Road and N. Eston Road in Independence Township, according to the sheriff’s office incident report. […]

LOCS receives 2018-19 audit from Plante Moran

By Megan Kelley Review Writer Representatives from Plante Moran attended the Lake Orion Community School’s Board of Education meeting on Nov. 6 to present the board with their annual audit. Plante Moran partner Donna Hanson addressed the board beginning with an audit summary. “We have issued an unmodified opinion on the district’s financial statements,” Hanson […]

LOCS board discusses possible new course electives for LOHS

By Megan Kelley Review Writer During their Nov. 6 meeting, the LOCS school board heard from several Lake Orion High School teachers regarding new electives. On the list of new course requests is African American History, AP Environmental Science, Interior Design, Honors Architecture, Intro to Theatre and Mechanical CAD. LOHS teachers Michelle Cureton and Marie […]

Sheriff’s Office kicks off ‘Coats for the Cold’ campaign

Another Michigan winter approaches and it’s not going to be a warm one. Especially for those who don’t have a warm winter coat. Sheriff Michael J. Bouchard and the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office kick off the 32nd year of the Coats for the Cold campaign. “’Coats for the Cold’ is a good way to help […]

DTE increases graduation fee, LOCS considers future options

Lake Orion Community School’s Superintendent Marion Ginopolis informed the school board of a DTE Energy Music Theatre fee increase at the Nov. 6 Board of Education meeting. According to Ginopolis, LOHS’s usual home for their graduation ceremony, DTE Energy Music Theatre, has increased the fee for all high school graduations. “It’s about a $10,000 more […]

LOCS snags first snow day of the new school year

Lake Orion Community Schools called their first snow day of the 2019-2020 school year on Tuesday. Last year the district called a whopping 11 snow days, two more than the allotted days forgiven by the State. On Monday, as snow fell at a rapid pace, LOCS announced that the high school and all three middle […]

Lockhart’s to become a pizzeria

Lockhart’s BBQ announced on Nov. 5 that the restaurant plans to reopen at the end of the month as 313 Pizza Bar. The announcement, via Lockhart’s social media, comes nearly a month after the restaurant unexpectedly shut its doors, announcing on Oct. 7 that it would close for rebranding and renovations. Lockhart’s owner Drew Ciora […]

ONTV wins three Philo Awards at Media Arts Festival

Orion Neighborhood Television (ONTV) producers were honored at the Philo Festival of Media Arts, earning three awards for excellence in local programming. The Central States Alliance for Community Media hosted the awards ceremony on Oct. 17 at the WKTV Studio in Wyoming, Michigan. The Philo Awards are an annual public access television cable TV competition […]

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