Michigan Senior Olympic Winter Games registration is now open

Registration is now open for the 2023 Michigan Senior Olympic Winter Games. The events kick-off with the MSO Ballroom Dance Competition and Dinner on Feb. 26 followed by a variety of sporting events taking place in March and April. More than 800 athletes from all over the state will participate in the games. The Michigan […]

Meijer Grocery set to open on Thursday

Meijer Grocery set to open on Thursday

By Jim Newell Review Editor ORION TWP. — A new nearly 90,000 square foot Meijer Grocery is set to open on Thursday and the development brings 180 new jobs to the area. Orion Township Supervisor Chris Barnett said the development is a win-win for the township, with the grocery chain investing millions to add a […]

Orion Twp. Board of Trustees selects Matt Pfeiffer as new township trustee

By Jim Newell Review Editor ORION TWP. — The seat shuffling is complete and the Orion Township Board of Trustees is now back up to its full complement of seven members after the board voted 6-0 to appoint Matt Pfeiffer as the new trustee during the board’s Jan. 17 meeting. Pfeiffer is a local business […]

Village moves forward with sewer pump station improvement project

By Megan Kelley Review Writer LAKE ORION — Lake Orion’s village council met on Monday and approved two items regarding the sanitary sewer pump stations upgrade project. First up, was a request from village administration to approve a contract with Hubbell, Roth & Clark, Inc. (HRC), to complete the design engineering and bid assistance services […]

State Rep. Donni Steele takes oath at Capitol ceremony

State Rep. Donni Steele takes oath at Capitol ceremony

State Rep. Donni Steele on Jan. 11 took the ceremonial oath of office as a state representative in the Michigan House. Clerk Gary Randall administered the oath in the state Capitol in Lansing on the House’s first day of session. Pictured here at an earlier date is Rep. Steele; her husband, Phil; mother, Marlene Taube; […]

Orion Twp. receives award for the Miracle League Field of North Oakland

By Jim Newell Review Editor ORION TWP. — From the cheers and tears of their friends and families, the applause of the approximately 1,500 people who showed up to support the special needs athletes, there was an overwhelming emotion of joy when the kids and young adults took to the field for the first game […]

LOCS Board of Education reorganizes, elects new officers for 2023

Birgit McQuiston takes over as board president By Megan Kelley Review Writer LAKE ORION — The Lake Orion Community Schools Board of Education returned from holiday break for their first meeting of 2023 on Jan. 11. The first portion of the meeting was dedicated to the swearing in of board members Steve Drakos, Jake Singer […]

Lake Orion Village Council adopts new event application guidelines

120 days notice to be enforced for event applications By Megan Kelley Review Writer LAKE ORION — During its meeting on Jan. 9, Lake Orion’s village council discussed and reviewed their current event application procedures and decided that all event applicants would have to follow new guidelines. The council then unanimously approved a motion making […]

Village council to hold public hearing Feb. 13 on North Shore drainage concerns

By Megan Kelley Review Writer LAKE ORION — Lake Orion’s village council is expected to hold a public hearing regarding an ongoing drainage issue on North Shore Drive. During the meeting on Jan. 9, the village engineer requested that the council consider authorizing the engineers to prepare permitting and construction drawings and specifications for the […]