Reighard family named Orion Lighted Parade Grand Marshals

Update from the Orion Area Parade Group: In light of the tragic events in our sister community of Oxford on November 30, the Orion Area Parade Group has postponed the Holly Jolly Folly and Orion Lighted Christmas Parade. We cannot celebrate the season while our community is hurting. The Holly Jolly Folly will be held […]

Lake Orion schools get an ‘unmodified opinion‘ at annual audit presentation

By Megan Kelley Review Writer Lake Orion Community Schools had its annual audit presentation during the school board meeting on Nov. 10, and received an unmodified opinion, the highest assurance that can be provided, on the district’s basic financial statements.. The board of education was joined again by Donna Hanson and Jenny Kolbow from Plante […]

Blanche Sims students have hearts full of SNOW

By Jim Newell Review Editor Smile Big. You are special. Be Brave. You are awesome. Happy. Or maybe just a brightly colored rainbow and a big smiley face. That says it all. These are just some of the messages and images that students at Blanche Sims Elementary are drawing as part of Serving the Needs […]

Matt Pfeiffer named OAPG Citizen of the Year

Matt Pfeiffer named OAPG Citizen of the Year

‘Because that’s what Matt does…’ By Jim Newell Review Editor The Orion Area Parade Group (OAPG) has named Lake Orion resident, business owner and philanthropist Matt Pfeiffer as the 2021 Citizen of the Year. Bill Kokenos, president of the parade group, said they chose Pfeiffer for his continued support of charities and non-profit organizations, local […]

Small Business Saturday returns Nov. 27

Small Business Saturday returns Nov. 27

Just about everyone has heard of Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving that is traditionally considered the biggest shopping day of the year, and Cyber Monday, the Monday after Thanksgiving when people search for the best deals online. Sandwiched in between these is Shop Small Business Saturday, a day when consumers are encouraged to head […]

Help the Sons of The American Legion Help 12 Families

The Lake Orion Sons of the American Legion Squadron 233 is looking for community assistance as it gears up for its largest charity activity of the year, the “12 Families of Christmas” program. The program annually assists at least a dozen Lake Orion area families in need with holiday meals and gifts for their children. They are seeking […]

John Blackstock resigns as Lake Orion football coach; Chris Bell returning to the sidelines

By Joe St. Henry Special Contributor to The Review Lake Orion varsity football coach John Blackstock resigned last week, with a familiar face replacing him on the sidelines – Athletic Director and former head coach Chris Bell. Blackstock took over the program in 2017 when Bell was elevated to the district athletic director position. Blackstock […]

High school staff present new course requests

By Megan Kelley Review Writer Staff members from Lake Orion High School attended the Lake Orion Community Schools Board of Education meeting last week to present their course request proposals. In total, seven new classes were proposed. The board is expected to vote on these course requests at their December meeting. Up first were Marie […]