‘Advancing Diversity’ webinar open to the public on June 30

‘Advancing Diversity’ webinar open to the public on June 30

By Jim Newell Review Editor As the Black Lives Matter movement continues across the nation, area leaders are bringing together a group of panelists for a discussion on cultural diversity and competency in the Lake Orion community. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the discussion is open to the general public and will be an online […]

75th Light up the Night flare night on July 3

The Lake Orion Lions Club is sponsoring the 75th Annual “Light up the Night” flare night on July 3. Local lake residents will light thousands of 30-minute red safety road flares around the shoreline of Lake Orion and surrounding lakes at 10 p.m., said Rick Rice, Lions Club chair of flare night. This annual unique […]

Father Joe Dailey, Christ the Redeemer Pastor, retires

After nearly 43 years of service as a Catholic priest, Father Joe Dailey, pastor at Christ the Redeemer, is retiring. The Christ the Redeemer parish plans to honor and celebrate Father Joe on June 27 and 28 during his final weekend of masses. On Saturday, the parish is expected to participate in a “walk by” […]

Lions Club hosts bottle/can drive

The Lake Orion Lions Club is hosting a bottle/can drive now through July 10 to help raise funds to support the club’s charitable efforts in the community. The COVID-19 pandemic forced the Lions Club to cancel their annual Jubilee and Lion Races, two of the clubs biggest fundraisers. The club is unsure if it will […]

Orion Township Library begins offering curbside pickup and at-home delivery

On Monday, the Orion Township Public Library began offering curbside pickup as well as home delivery services for library patrons. Curbside pickup Patrons will be able to check out items via curbside pickup in the library parking lot. Items can be selected online at www.catalog.orionlibrary.org or by calling the library at 248-693-3000. Once the items […]

Village council approves ‘private’ Fourth of July fireworks show

By Jim Newell Review Editor Fireworks over Lake Orion are on again after the Lake Orion Village Council unanimously approved a request during its June 8 meeting to allow a fireworks show on the Fourth of July. However, this year the fireworks will be a “private” showing intended primarily for those who live on Lake […]

Lake Orion DDA discusses summer events, placemaking

By Megan Kelley Review Writer The Downtown Development Authority board met on June 9 for their regular meeting where they discussed several new initiatives that patrons and downtown guests can expect to enjoy this summer. DDA Executive Director Molly LaLone presented the board with several weekly events that the DDA is hoping to put on […]

Blessings in a Brown Bag starts fundraiser for summer lunch program

Blessings in a Brown Bag starts fundraiser for summer lunch program

Private donor will match up to $10,000 By Jim Newell Review Editor Blessings in a Brown Bag is gearing up for another summer of providing free lunches for Lake Orion students, but this year the group has a Facebook fundraiser to help support the program. “I have a friend who offered to match funds up […]

Birney Directive and Lake Orion DDA sign brand marketing contract

Lake Orion’s Downtown Development Authority discussed their brand marketing contract options at their June 9 meeting. Currently, the DDA is contracted with New Moon Visions through June 30. The DDA sent out a request for quotes on May 29 and received proposals from 13 businesses at costs ranging between $18,000 to $275,000. The four bids […]