Poor execution dooms Dragons in football opener

Poor execution dooms Dragons in football opener

By Joe St. Henry Review Contributing Sports Writer Mistakes, turnovers and missed opportunities marred Lake Orion’s 2016 season-opening football game last Thursday in the Prep Kickoff Classic at Wayne State University, with the Dragons losing to The Big Reds of Chippewa Valley, 27-7. Head coach Chris Bell said while the team played with plenty of […]

Blending the perfect cuppa joe

Blending the perfect cuppa joe

By Jim Newell Review Staff Writer Searching for that perfect blend of morning … or afternoon … or evening … cup of joe to satiate the palette? Coffee connoisseurs – or even the casual brew drinker – now have the opportunity to guarantee that perfect java sip by creating their own personal concoction at A […]

Dragon on the Lake cruises to another successful finish

Dragon on the Lake cruises to another successful finish

     The Orion Art Center’s Dragon on the Lake festival wrapped up this weekend, with proceeds from DOTL benefitting the Orion Art Center’s youth art scholarship program, art camp and the art center’s annual operating costs. The four day festival kicked off with a new event, a Foam Party, held for all ages on […]

Breaking News — Water main break on Conklin closes road

Breaking News — Water main break on Conklin closes road

Updated: Aug. 31, 2016 By Jim Newell Review Staff Writer A section of Conklin Road closed after a water main break shortly before 8 p.m. Monday. Orion Township Supervisor Chris Barnett said that the contractors were testing the water main at full pressure, which caused the main to burst. The contractors will be responsible for […]

And the legend continues… Dragon on the Lake Festival: Aug. 25-28

And the legend continues… Dragon on the Lake Festival: Aug. 25-28

The Dragon on the Lake festival begins this weekend, with a full schedule of events for the entire family. On Thursday, Dragon on the Lake festivities kick off with a family-friendly foam party tent in the parking lot next to Children’s Park off of Anderson Street. The party is from 6-10 p.m., with tickets $15 […]

Sliding into the last bit of summer

Sliding into the last bit of summer

Troy Meyers, 6, and his sister, Taylor, 4, enjoy the last days of summer at Children’s Park before they will be heading back to school after Labor Day. Photo by Jim Newell.

Murder suspect, missing child found in Orion

A Port Huron man suspected of killing his wife and fleeing with their five-year-old son is in custody after authorities, including the Oakland County Sheriff’s SWAT team, apprehended the man in Orion Township early Sunday morning. Douglas Edwin Ball, Jr., 39, was the person of interest in the homicide of Lydia Rose Ball, 30, also […]

Kent requests recount for house representative seat

Joe Kent, a Republican candidate for the 46th District seat in the Michigan House of Representatives, has requested a recount in light of his narrow defeat in the Aug. 2 primary. Kent, of Addison Township, lost to fellow Republican John Reilly, of Oakland Township, by 29 votes, according to the unofficial results posted on the […]

Run helps to honor ‘A Mother’s Wish’

By Jim Newell Review Staff Writer Many mothers wish for the best for their family, their friends, their community. If every mother’s wish were granted, one would have to wonder what a wonderful world it would be. Former LO teacher Kathy Luby had the wish to “pay forward” the support she received during her own […]

Blessings in a Backpack receives $10,000 GM donation

Blessings in a Backpack receives $10,000 GM donation

By Jim Newell Review Staff Writer Beginning this fall, another 100 Orion students will receive Blessings in a Backpack. GM awarded a $10,000 grant to Blessings in a Backpack – Lake Orion on Aug. 17, and the funds will go toward increasing the nonprofit’s efforts to provide weekend meals to students in need, said Kellie […]