Suspicious substances found at GM Plant

General Motors has sent suspicious substances for laboratory testing after employees discovered an unknown white powder in separate locations at the plant on Brown Road in Orion Township. “We received a report of an unknown substance (white powder) on the floor outside of Gate 6 at Orion Assembly last Monday, Aug. 29,” said Javier Guzman […]

Last Call — Beloved Local Restaurant Christie’s Closes

Last Call — Beloved Local Restaurant Christie’s Closes

  Christi’s Bar and Grill of Lake Orion saw its last patrons on August 31 for one final farewell evening. What originally started as The Orion House 42 years ago, quickly evolved into something greater and even more successful when Nick Christi took over as the sole owner in 2005. Although his efforts were not […]

Back to School Time!

Back to School Time!

Second-graders at Blanche Sims Elementary first day of school included all kids’ favorite subject — recess. Photo by Georgia Thelen

Community invited to create ‘Outside the Lines’ with public library

By Georgia Thelen Review Staff Writer The Orion Township Public Library will be bringing the worldwide library program Outside the Lines to life around the community for the second year in a row, from Sept.11-17. The Orion Library is one of four libraries in the state to take part in these events in 2016 and […]

Dragons bite Cougars for win

Dragons bite Cougars for win

By Joe St. Henry Lake Orion Review Contributor Senior running back Chris Wilson led Lake Orion’s second half surge past Stoney Creek Thursday, as the Dragons picked up their first win of the season, 30-10, over the Cougars. Tied 3-3 at halftime in a tight defensive battle, Lake Orion made adjustments on offense during the […]

State Superintendent visits award-winning library at Carpenter

State Superintendent visits award-winning library at Carpenter

By Jim Newell Review Staff Writer State Superintendent of Schools Brian Whiston visited Carpenter Elementary Aug. 24 to honor its library as a Model 21st Century Library, the first in Michigan to earn that distinction. Whiston said Michigan is working to become a top ten state in education, and Carpenter is a leading example for […]

Wakin’ up the Dragon

Wakin’ up the Dragon

  Jet skiers create a splash at Dragon on the Lake Festival Lake Orion High School graduate Evan Krefski, along with some of his friends, performed a jet ski show at Dragon on the Lake. Some of the group performed Friday at the Party on the Point as well as on Sunday during the boat […]

M-24 construction running on schedule

M-24 construction running on schedule

  Local businesses have mixed reactions By Jim Newell and Georgia Thelen Review Staff Writers Construction on M-24 and Clarkston Road continues to be on schedule for completion, state officials said, some local businesses have felt the pangs from the work, while others have seen the opposite effect. “The M-24 project is on schedule and […]

LOPD offered as a safe meeting place for online buys

By Chris Hagan Review Staff Writer When it comes to buying items from Craigslist or other online sites, the location for the exchange of money can be one of the most critical decisions. One of the biggest mistakes law enforcement professionals witness are individuals using their home as a meeting location for the sales to […]

Just Guys Camp focuses on leadership, smart choices

Just Guys Camp focuses on leadership, smart choices

By Georgia Thelen Review Staff Writer “When you look back at your life, it’s really the things you’ve done to help others that matters most,” said Patti Charette, North Oakland Community Coalition Youth and Outreach Coordinator. The boys at the North Oakland Community Coalition, NOCC, Just Guys Camp all started their day on August 26 […]