Memo From The Brand Manager

By Emily Casewell There’s a joke that goes, “How many Michigan State University students does it take to change a light bulb?” The answer? “40,001. One of them to change the bulb and 40,000 of them to throw a party for it.” As an MSU grad I could take offense to this joke, but if […]

DDA board approves first responder dock

DDA board rejects village request for public docks By Megan Kelley Review Writer The Downtown Development Authority Board reviewed two agenda items regarding the purchase of docks and equipment at their meeting on May 11. The first was a request from both the Orion Township Fire Department and the Lake Orion Police Department for the […]

Lake Orion DDA retains legal counsel, hires new backup

By Megan Kelley Review Writer In an extension of the continued discussion regarding their attorney, Lake Orion’s Downtown Development Authority Board of Directors voted May 10 to hire their backup attorney, Robert Davis of the firm Davis Burkett Savage Listman LLC, as the board’s primary attorney. The board hired Davis as their backup attorney at […]

# StrongerTogether campaign wins county award

By Dean Vaglia Leader Staff Writer The Oxford and Lake Orion Downtown Development Authorities (DDAs) were recognized for the #StrongerTogether campaign at the Main Street Oakland County awards in Pontiac on the night of Thursday, May 5. The #StrongerTogether campaign was recognized as the best “Campaign for Main Street” by the event judges. The #StrongerTogether […]

Veterans donate to perpetual care of Orion Veterans Memorial

On April 26, VFW Post 334 veterans presented a check for $1,000 toward the Orion Veterans Memorial Perpetual Fund, which helps maintain the memorial. The current fund drive to support the ongoing care of the memorial runs through May 31 and donations can be sent to: Orion Veterans Memorial, 1520 S Lapeer Rd., Suite 203, […]

Post 334 donates toward care packages for veterans overseas

Post 334 donates toward care packages for veterans overseas

Veterans from VFW Post 334 donated $1,000 for postage and food and helped the Women Marines Association pack boxes to ship to veterans overseas. — Photo by Chuck Haskin.   The veterans and auxiliary members of VFW Post 334 donated $1,000 to support veterans overseas, and contributions from the north Oakland County community made the […]

Memo from the Publisher

About a month ago we announced that the paper you are reading now was joining View Newspaper Group. No doubt some of you wondered what type of changes would come with that acquisition. Today, you are seeing two of those changes. One, being the updated look of the paper; and two, the way that this […]

‘The State of the Township is strong’

Barnett highlights Orion Twp.’s people, developments, projects in annual address By Jim Newell Review Editor Orion Township is a strong, safe community, rife with business and infrastructure development, recreational opportunities for residents and new projects on the horizon. But it is the people who live and work within the community who make it a special […]

Help the Post Office ‘Stamp out Hunger’

Help the Post Office ‘Stamp out Hunger’

LO Post Office annual food drive on Saturday benefits FISH By Jim Newell Review Editor Saturday is one of the busiest days of the year for postal carriers and the Lake Orion postal workers will be out doing their best to help Stamp Out Hunger. The 30th annual Stamp Out Hunger food drive is May […]

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