Investigation determines that Lake Orion man died of natural causes

By Jim Newell Review Editor A Lake Orion man who was found dead in his home on W. Shadbolt Street on May 28 died of natural causes, according to results of a recently released medical examiner’s report. The Lake Orion Police Department concluded its investigation into the death of Aaron Lee Aliff, 47, after receiving […]

LOCS Board talks Strategic Planning

By Megan Kelley Review Writer With talks of beginning their search for a superintendent, the board also discussed strategic planning. The idea of creating a new strategic plan had been discussed twice previously, with no clear decision being made either time. The discussion opened with Trustee Nate Butki stating his concern with piling up board […]

LOCS Board discusses superintendent search and strategic planning

By Megan Kelley Review Writer Lake Orion Community Schools held their first workshop meeting of the new school year this past week, covering several topics that will be in the forefront of the board members’ minds for the foreseeable future. Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources Rick Arnett spoke to the board regarding the process of […]

UAW strikes, picketers show solidarity at Orion Assembly

UAW strikes, picketers show solidarity at Orion Assembly

By Jim Newell Review Editor The United Automobile Workers union went on strike at 11:59 p.m. Sept. 15 after contract negotiations between the union and General Motors broke down. At the Orion Assembly plant on Giddings Road in Orion Township, UAW workers were on the picket lines on Monday, toting “UAW On Strike” signs and […]

DDA Board votes to demolish homes on Slater St.

By Megan Kelley Review Writer Lake Orion’s Downtown Development Authority board voted last week on how to move forward regarding the two lots purchased on Slater street. The DDA board approved the purchase of 52 and 104 Slater Street in May of this year with plans to demolish the existing homes to create a parking […]

Lake Orion Community Schools: Homecoming Activities 2019

Lake Orion Community Schools: Homecoming Activities 2019

LOCS Superintendent Marion Ginopolis will regularly share thoughts and updates about district-related topics in The Review. Now that school is underway, our attention turns to activities that traditionally mark the beginning of a new school year. Early on, all LOCS schools conduct curriculum nights where parents have the opportunity to visit their children’s school, meet […]

Orion Twp. receives $239K EGLE grant for single-hauler recycling program

Orion Township received a $239,836 grant to from the state to support its curbside recycling program. The Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) announced on Sept. 4 infrastructure grants totaling $1.23 million that will improve and expand recycling programs in eight Lower Peninsula counties, according to news release from EGLE Director Liesl […]

Short-term rentals ordinance aimed at banning Airbnbs in LO

By Jim Newell Review Editor The Lake Orion Village Council approved the first reading of an ordinance amendment that would effectively ban short-term home rentals in the village. That’s good news to some residents who live next to Airbnb rental homes. Over the past few summers, many residents have attended village council meetings to complain […]

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