Joe Kent of Oxford Township announces run for Oakland County Treasurer

Joe Kent of Oxford Township announces run for Oakland County Treasurer

Long-time Oakland County tax accountant and business owner, Joe Kent announced Tuesday that he is running as a republican for the position of Oakland County Treasurer. Current Treasurer Andy Meisner his departure from the position this year in order to run for Oakland County Executive. “I love Oakland County and will do everything that I […]

Village’s parking committee explores options to ease downtown parking woes

By Jim Newell Review Editor There could be some major changes coming to parking in downtown Lake Orion. And the village’s parking study ad-hoc committee hopes the changes will ease the congested parking problems in the downtown district. During its meeting on Monday, the committee discussed making the 15-minute parking spots permanent, pay-to-park options and […]

LOPD to host a fond farewell party for former chief, Jerry Narsh

By Jim Newell Review Editor The police officers of the Lake Orion Police Department are hosting a retirement party for former Chief Jerry Narsh on Friday to thank him for his 38 years of service to the Lake Orion community. Narsh’s retirement party begins at 6 p.m. Jan. 10 at 313 Pizza, 37 E. Flint […]

Orion Twp. to benefit from road commission safety grants

The Road Commission for Oakland County will receive more than $1.4 million in federal safety road-funding grants, of which Orion Township will see improvements on Clarkston and Baldwin roads. • The road commission will apply high-friction surface treatment on three curves on Clarkston Road between Thistle Valley Lane and Pine Tree Road. The estimated grant […]

LOCS celebrates School Board Recognition Month

LOCS Superintendent Marion Ginopolis will regularly share thoughts and updates about district-related topics in The Review. Lake Orion Community Schools is joining 529 local and 56 intermediate school districts across Michigan to celebrate January as School Board Recognition Month. Too often the efforts of school board members go unrecognized so we will be celebrating School […]

Orion Chamber of Commerce selects Noelle Champagne as its new executive director

Orion Chamber of Commerce selects Noelle Champagne as its new executive director

The Orion Area Chamber of Commerce announced on Jan. 6 that they had selected Noelle Champagne for the position of executive director. In October, Kim Urbanowski announced that after three-and-a-half years she would be stepping down as executive director of the chamber in January. Champagne stepped into the role of Membership Services Coordinator for the […]

Showcase your photography skills with the LOcal Lens Photography Contest

Lake Orion’s Downtown Development Authority will be holding their LOcal Lens Photography contest this month for those interested in dipping their toes into the downtown art scene. For the second year, downtown visitors and residents can submit their downtown photos by posting them on Instagram using the #ExperienceLakeOrion and #LOcalLens for a chance to win […]

Christ the Redeemer Church reaches out with St. Nicholas Project

Christ the Redeemer Church reaches out with St. Nicholas Project

Guest column by Karen Swietlik Christ the Redeemer Catholic Community held their 7th Annual St. Nicholas Project, a day of outreach on Dec. 7. Over 700 parishioners volunteered at many local non-profit agencies giving approximately 1700 hours of time. “Doing Christmas for others before we celebrate Christmas ourselves” is the motivation behind this project. Parishioners […]

Registration for Michigan Senior Olympics now open

Michigan seniors (ages 50-plus) can now register for the 2020 Michigan Senior Winter Olympics. Michigan Senior Olympics is an annual event that was created to promote healthy lifestyles among Michigan’s elderly population through organizing state games, sports competitions, health, fitness, nutrition and wellness programs. Athletes will participate in 5-year age groups. Events will run from […]

Lake Orion’s 2020 Resolution Run

Lake Orion’s 2020 Resolution Run

By Jim Newell Review Editor “A brisk winter morning” doesn’t begin to adequately describe the temperatures at the start of the 20th annual New Year’s Resolution Run, but committed more than adequately describes the 220 registered runners who showed up to start the year off on a healthy foot. The 5k race course started at […]