Local businesses and residents look to provide essential resources during COVID outbreak

Local businesses and residents look to provide essential resources during COVID outbreak

The Broadway Embroidery crew has been working nonstop for several weeks to create face masks for those in need. (From left) Kristen Banks, Jake Joseph, Isaiah Robinson, Anthony Medina, Jason Mitteer (kneeling), Olivia Mitteer, Sally Medina and Cindy Fantich. Photo provided. By Megan Kelley Review Writer As COVID-19 cases increase throughout the country, the nation […]

NOTA expands services to help the community through pandemic

Need NOTA? Call 248-693-7200 ext. 2 between 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday – Friday Online: ridenota.org By Jim Newell Review Editor Many people rely on the North Oakland Transportation Authority (NOTA) to get to and from work, to a doctor’s appointment or to the grocery store. But with the spread of COVID-19, NOTA’s volume […]

Orion nurse shares her experiences, observations on Coronavirus pandemic

Orion nurse shares her experiences, observations on Coronavirus pandemic

Nurses at St. Joseph Mercy Oakland Hospital in Pontiac wear cover masks created by Orion Township resident and seamstress Peggy Barry Bartz, who adds a loving touch to her work with a heart. Photo provided by Bridgette Giampa. By Jim Newell Review Editor For many in the medical field the COVID-19 pandemic is an unprecedented […]

Orion seamstress makes heartfelt cover masks for healthcare workers

Orion seamstress makes heartfelt cover masks for healthcare workers

By Jim Newell Review Editor Hospitals around the country are desperately seek N95 respirator masks to protect health care workers treating COVID-19 patients, but are also running short on all surgical masks, gowns and other equipment. Bridgette Giampa, a nurse practitioner at St. Joseph Mercy Oakland Hospital in Pontiac, has seen, and experienced, firsthand, the […]

Help Orion Twp. help residents by donating items at the Orion Center

The Orion Township Parks and Recreation Department needs donations to distribute to Orion residents in need of assistance during the COVID-19 pandemic. Items needed are: non-perishable food, toiletries, personal hygiene products, water (especially distilled water for breathing machines), personal protective equipment (face masks, hand sanitizers, cleaning products), laundry and dishwasher detergents. All items must be […]

LOCS admin. reviews three-year budget forecast at March 11 school board meeting

By Megan Kelley Review Writer During the March 11 Lake Orion Community Schools school board meeting, Assistant Superintendent of Business and Finance John Fitzgerald went over the district’s budget development timeline, assumptions and three-year forecast. The three-year forecast covers the fiscal years of the 2020-21 school year through the 2022-23 school year. “The value of […]

Public Safety – March 23-29, 2020

The OCSO Orion Twp. Substation responded to 396 calls from March 23-29, 2020   • Felony Arrests: 0 • Misdemeanor Arrests: 3   • Accidents: 3 Locking car doors works wonders Deputies were dispatched to the 1400 block of Miller Road at 2:10 p.m. March 23 for a larceny from an automobile complaint. The homeowner, […]

Sisters share positivity with their neighbors

Sisters share positivity with their neighbors

Other people do matter. Madeline and Brooke Tietze, ages 7 and 6, were inspired by the Positivity Project rolled out at their school, Webber Elementary, this year. They wanted to do something to help keep their Keatington neighbors’ spirits high during this time and decided making colorful inspirational posters would be great way to do […]

Orion area websites, numbers for reliable information during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak

• Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), cdc.gov/coronavirus • Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS), michigan.gov/Coronavirus • Oakland County Health Division, oakgov.com/health • Orion Township government, oriontownship.org. • Lake Orion Community Schools, lakeorionschools.org, for school-related updates. • Township Supervisor Chris Barnett has said he will also post regular video updates on his […]

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