Oxford Gives Back again: Free spring cleanup program returns, expands

By C.J. Carnacchio Leader Editor Local homeowners who need help cleaning up their yards this spring are in luck because a program that offers free labor is not only returning, it’s expanding. Applications for the second annual Oxford Gives Back work weekend (April 29-30) are being accepted now through March 6. The program is open […]

Orion Area Youth Assistance seeks nominations for Recognition Awards

The Orion Area Youth Assistance (OAYA) seeks nominees for their 24th Annual Youth Recognition Awards Ceremony. The awards pay special tribute to outstanding youth in the community who have volunteered their time in the past year. All nominations must be received by March 24. The awards ceremony begins at 6:30 p.m. May 10 in the […]

Lake Orion releases elementary boundaries

Lake Orion releases elementary boundaries

By Jim Newell Review Editor Lake Orion Community Schools announced the district boundaries for the upcoming 2017-18 school year at the Board of Education meeting Jan. 11, and plans to release the new middle school attendance boundaries at the Jan. 25 board meeting. A boundary map of the six remaining elementary schools – Blanche Sims, […]

Village Council passes pump station repairs, sewer cleaning

Village Council passes pump  station repairs, sewer cleaning

New restaurant coming to 51 North building   By Georgia Thelen Review Writer After a presentation from the Oakland County Water Resource Commission at the Jan. 23 Lake Orion Village Council meeting, the council passed a recommendation to repair a pump station and clean the sewage pipes that run under Lake Orion. Among all of […]

LOPD police officer crashes patrol car into porch

LOPD police officer crashes patrol car into porch

A Lake Orion police officer “momentarily” fell asleep while driving early Saturday morning, crashing his patrol car into a house, damaging the front porch and totaling the police cruiser. The incident happened at 4:10 a.m. Jan. 21 when the officer, a 12-year veteran with the Lake Orion Police Dept., was on duty in a marked […]

ONTV hosts annual 5 or 5 Food Drive

Orion Neighborhood Television (ONTV) is holding its 7th Annual Food Drive benefitting the Oxford/Orion FISH food pantry on Saturday, Feb. 4, from 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. at the ONTV studio, in the Orion Center, at 1349 Joslyn Rd. “February is the time of year when the shelves are the emptiest at the FISH pantry,” stated […]

‘Toyology’ clinic gives beloved stuffed animals the ‘all clear’

‘Toyology’ clinic gives beloved stuffed animals the ‘all clear’

Stuffed animals need regular checkups, too, just to make sure they are healthy and happy. And for Health Occupation Students of America (HOSA) at Oxford High School, a “Toyologist” clinic at Sunny Day Preschool in Lake Orion on Thursday offered an opportunity to share the real-world skills they are learning in a fun way. “We’re […]

It’s time for ‘Clergy, Cops and Beer’.5

It’s time for ‘Clergy, Cops and Beer’.5

Fundraiser benefits Kops and Kids, Church programs By Georgia Thelen Review Writer A pastor and a police officer walk into a bar… No, really. The Lake Orion Police Department and the Lake Orion United Methodist Church are partnering once again for their Clergy, Cops and Beer event from 6 p.m. until midnight this Saturday. After […]

‘Eddie Bird’s seen a lot in his life

Eddie Bird, one of Lake Orion’s oldest residents, passes at 109 June 14, 1907- Jan 22, 2017 Eddie Bird, one of Lake Orion’s oldest resident’s and quite possibly the oldest, has died at the age of 109. His grandson, Darryl Berry, broke the news on Facebook. “I just received a phone call that I have […]

Village President discusses issues facing the community this year

By Jim Newell Review Editor From business development to walking improvements, the extension of the Paint Creek Trail and the recently voted-on phased watermain replacement project, the Village of Lake Orion has a lot on tap in 2017. The Lake Orion Review recently sat down with Village Council President to discuss some of the issues […]