2020 Tender Turtle 5K is canceled

2020 Tender Turtle 5K is canceled

The Tender Turtle 5K Run/Walk/Roll scheduled for Oct. 10 has been canceled, said Amy Silvester, founder of the Tender Turtle 5K, in an email to The Lake Orion Review today. Silvester is the founder of Love n’ Light Productions. “Love n’ Light Productions is sorry to announce that The Tender Turtle 5K Run/Walk/Roll…has been canceled,” […]

Early morning fire closes Snap Taco on Lapeer Road two days after opening

Early morning fire closes Snap Taco on Lapeer Road two days after opening

By Jim Newell Review Editor A new restaurant in Orion Township caught fire early Saturday morning, a mere two days after celebrating its grand opening. The Orion Township Fire Department got the call around 1 a.m. Saturday of a structure fire with smoke billowing from the Snap Taco building, said Assistant Fire Chief John Pender. […]

Village seeks residents’ input on 2020 Master Plan Amendment with interactive survey

By Jim Newell Review Editor What is the Village of Lake Orion missing? Middle housing for starters. Not apartment buildings, necessarily, but housing like duplexes, triplexes, fourplexes and townhouses or condos. How should village land be zoned and developed in the future? Village officials and their planners hope to get feedback on these questions, and […]

The great picnic table conundrum comes to an end; social district signage approved

The great picnic table conundrum comes to an end; social district signage approved

By Megan Kelley Review Writer For several months now, Lake Orion’s Downtown Development Authority has been taking steps toward placemaking in the downtown, with placemaking projects ranging from an outdoor sound system to outdoor seating including the purchase of picnic tables for the downtown. During their Sept. 8 meeting, the DDA board made their seemingly […]

COVID-19 update: Orion area cases by ZIP code

According to Oakland County government, there have been 86 recent cases (down eight from last week) of COVID-19 in the Orion area in the past 30 days, as of Monday afternoon. There were 19 recent cases (down three from last week) in the 48359 ZIP code, 36 new cases (up five from last week) in […]

Be warned: Zombies to take over Lake Orion on Saturday

Be warned: Zombies to take over Lake Orion on Saturday

By Jim Newell Review Editor Creatures will crawl from every tomb in Lake Orion on Saturday when the zombie horde meanders through the village in search of nourishment. The 7th annual Ed’s Broadway Gift & Costume Zombie Walk and Poker Run begins at 8 p.m. Sept. 19. Any ghoul who wishes to participate can meet […]

Facebook and Twitter Poll results — Poll ending Sept. 14

This week, we asked our followers “With the Nov. 3 general election less than two months away, what are your thoughts on the candidates in general?“ We had 29 people respond to the poll on Facebook, with 15 people responding “All incumbents must go”; 12 people indicated they wanted a few changes but nothing drastic; […]

COVID-19 update: Orion area cases by ZIP code

According to Oakland County government, there have been 98 recent cases (up 4 overall from last week) of COVID-19 in the Orion area in the past 30 days, as of Monday afternoon. There were 23 recent cases (the up one from last week) in the 48359 ZIP code, 31 new cases (up two from last […]

Honoring first responders: Patriot Day ceremony Friday at Friendship Park

Honoring first responders: Patriot Day ceremony Friday at Friendship Park

By Jim Newell Review Editor The Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks had a profound impact on the nation, an event so engrained in the American psyche it’s one of those days where everyone remembers where they were and what they were doing when they heard the news. It also brought to the forefront like never […]

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