MDOT to close sections of M-24 on Saturday

MDOT to close sections of M-24 on Saturday

The Michigan Department of Transportation will briefly close two sections of M-24 on Saturday morning, MDOT announced today. Northbound and southbound M-24 from Clarkston Road to Golden Gate Road in Orion Township will be closed intermittently from 7 – 7:15 a.m. Northbound and southbound M-24 at Indianwood Road will be closed intermittently from 8 – […]

Legal fees continue to mount in the Barnett vs. Village public hearing debacle

Lake Orion Review files Freedom of Information Act requests for attorney bills By Jim Newell Review Editor The legal fees for the public hearing that never happened continue to mount, with the Village of Lake Orion incurring thousands of dollars in attorney bills. Orion Township has spent more than $1,000 on legal fees. And taxpayers […]

LOCS prepares to move forward with strategic planning process

By Megan Kelley Review Writer Lake Orion Community Schools Board of Education is getting ready to begin the strategic planning process. To kick-start the process, the board was visited by Debbie Stair, Assistant Director of Leadership Development at the Michigan Association of School Boards (MASB) during their meeting on July 21. Strategic planning had been […]

Village Parks & Rec. Committee presents possible playground upgrades

Village Parks & Rec. Committee presents possible playground upgrades

By Megan Kelley Review Writer The Village of Lake Orion’s Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee has their eye on some new park upgrades at both Children’s and Green’s parks. The ideas were presented to both the village council and the Downtown Development Authority Board of Directors on July 12 and July 13, respectively. Giving the […]

LOCS Supt. Ben Kirby receives ‘effective’ rating in 2020-21 evaluation

The Lake Orion Community Schools Board of Education presented their ratings for the first superintendent evaluation of Ben Kirby at their meeting on July 21. “The Lake Orion Board of Education has conducted the annual review of the superintendent of schools (Ben Kirby). The thorough review process was conducted during multiple work sessions by the […]

Gretchen Hynes to fill principal position at Stadium Drive

Lake Orion Community Schools has been busy in the past few months filling administrative positions throughout the district. Last week, the district announced that Gretchen Hynes will take over the role as principal at Stadium Drive Elementary for the 2021-22 school year. Hynes has worked in the district as a teacher at Carpenter Elementary, Orion […]

Jamie Evans hired as supervisor of Pine Tree Center

On Monday, Lake Orion Community Schools announced that Jamie Evans would be filling the role as Pine Tree Center Supervisor. The position was recently left vacant after the previous supervisor, Jillian Knapp took the position of principal at Orion Oaks Elementary. Evans has experience in the district, most notably working as a social worker and […]

Golling Buick-LOPA hosts Kids & Kops car show on Saturday in downtown Lake Orion

Golling Buick-LOPA hosts Kids & Kops car show on Saturday in downtown Lake Orion

By Jim Newell Review Editor Classic cars will line the streets of downtown Lake Orion on Saturday for the Golling Buick GMC annual classic car show benefiting the Lake Orion Police Association. Golling and the Lake Orion Police Association co-host the car show, which will feature around 200 classic vehicles – trucks, hot rods, muscle […]

Orion Twp. library appoints Interim Director

Library Board accepts the resignation of Karen Knox The Orion Township Public Library announced that their Board of Trustees has voted to accept the resignation of Karen Knox as Library Director, effective August 7. Knox has been the Library Director for the past 9.5 years. “It has been such an honor to work with the […]

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