Orion Township purchases Great Lakes Athletic Club

Orion Township purchases Great Lakes Athletic Club

Orion Township’s bid to purchase the Great Lakes Athletic Club was successful. The expected closing date is on or before Dec. 15, said Orion Twp. Supervisor Chris Barnett. Photo by Megan Kelley. Transition plan to new community center is in the works By Jim Newell Managing Editor ORION TWP. — Orion Township won its bid […]

Village voters ‘Save the DDA’

Village voters ‘Save the DDA’

Lake Orion DDA supporters showed up en masse to spread their message to ‘Save the DDA’ on election day and in the weeks leading up to the election through ads, social media and signs placed around the village. Photo by Jim Newell. Proposed ordinance to defund the Lake Orion DDA defeated at the polls By […]

Lake Orion Village Clerk Susan Galeczka announces retirement, effective Jan. 5

Village creates new deputy clerk/treasurer position By Megan Kelley Staff Writer LAKE ORION — The Lake Orion Village Council received Clerk Susan Galeczka’s resignation for her impending retirement, effective Jan. 5, 2024. “I have enjoyed my 10 years of service with the Village of Lake Orion while serving as its village clerk. Serving the Lake […]

LOHS thespians present ‘CLUE’, Nov. 16-18

By Megan Kelley Staff Writer ORION TWP. — The Lake Orion High School thespians premiere their fall play this week with performances of ‘CLUE’ on Nov. 16-18. The play is based on the board game CLUE and features well-known suspects like Mr. Green, Professor Plum, Mrs. Peacock and Colonel Mustard. “It’s based off the board […]

Lake Orion school board approves bid award for HVAC equipment

Bid a part of second phase of bond work By Megan Kelley Staff Writer LAKE ORION — At its meeting last week, the Lake Orion Community Schools Board of Education approved a bid award for Waldon and Oakview Middle Schools for new HVAC equipment, boilers, air handlers and a chiller. Both schools have been undergoing […]

Lake Orion High School students to host Culture Night Nov. 14

Lake Orion High School students to host Culture Night Nov. 14

By Jim Newell Managing Editor ORION TWP. — Malta is an archipelago in the central Mediterranean between Sicily and the North African coast. It’s a nation known for historic sites related to a succession of rulers including the Romans, Moors, Knights of Saint John, French and British. It has numerous fortresses, megalithic temples and the […]

Orion Twp. Public Library server hacked, no patron data stolen

By Jim Newell Managing Editor ORION TWP. — The Orion Township Public Library’s server sustained a malware attack with the culprits in the attack demanding a ransom. Library administration assured patrons that their personal information was not compromised during the malware attack. On Oct. 20, library staff detected unusual activity on their file server. Following […]

Voters to decided on Lake Orion DDA ballot proposal on Nov. 7

By Jim Newell Managing Editor LAKE ORION — Voters in Lake Orion will decide on Tuesday whether or not to repeal the ordinance that funds the Lake Orion Downtown Development Authority. The ballot proposal seeks to repeal Village of Lake Orion Ordinance No. 36.05 which established the DDA’s Tax Increment Financing District, which was last […]

Lake Orion thespians to present ‘CLUE’ for fall theater production

Lake Orion thespians to present ‘CLUE’ for fall theater production

Before they take the stage, the Lake Orion High School thespians rehearse ‘Clue’ during a table reading. Photo by Megan Kelley. Performances are Nov. 16-18 at LOHS By Megan Kelley Staff Writer LAKE ORION — Lake Orion High School’s theater department is hard at work preparing for the fall production of “CLUE”, set to open […]

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