Oxford resident to kick off campaign for state House

By C.J. Carnacchio Leader Editor Working for Oakland County Friend of the Court, Jody LaMacchia has encountered many parents battling over custody and visitation issues. “I’m meeting with people that are yelling, crying. It’s very dramatic,” said the 47-year-old Oxford Township resident. But by the time they leave her office, LaMacchia said the parents have […]

Orion Twp. woman dies after house fire on Friday

Orion Twp. woman dies after house fire on Friday

By Jim Newell Review Editor An Orion Township woman is dead after a fire at a home on the 600 block of Alan Drive on Friday night. The Orion Township Fire Department got the call around 11:30 p.m., said Assistant Fire Chief John Pender, and found the upper floor of the home in flames when […]

‘Untreated’ roads cause LOCS closures again Thursday

By Megan Kelley Review Writer After missing several days of school in the past two weeks, Lake Orion Community Schools closed again on Wednesday and Thursday due to unsafe road conditions. On Thursday, the school district cited “untreated” back roads as the main reason behind school closures, according to a post on the district’s website, […]

LOCS seeks ‘qualified individuals’ for bond design committee

By Megan Kelley Review Writer Since passing a $160 million bond back in the November general election, the Lake Orion Community Schools district has hit the ground running to get the projects planned. District officials have been working closely with GMB Architects + Engineering to begin bond work that, after eight years, will leave no […]

Carpenter Elementary floods

Carpenter Elementary floods

Students and staff at Carpenter Elemetary were surprised to hear that they have more additional time off of school on Monday and Tuesday this week after several pipes were found to have burst. Lake Orion Community School’s Operations crew and Carpenter staff flocked to the building to find water-soaked carpet, a flooded library and large […]

Orion Twp. approves new Budget & Procurement Director job description

By Jim Newell Review Editor The Orion Twp. Board of Trustees voted unanimously to approve the job description and post a position availability for a Budget & Procurement Director during its meeting on Monday. The newly created, director-level position would have a salary range of $75,000-$80,000, which would be negotiable based on experience and skill, […]

Orion Twp. gets land on Baldwin Roads for pocket parks for $2

By Jim Newell Review Editor For the township “Where Living is a Vacation” Orion Township is sure getting its money’s worth in park land. The Orion Township Board of Trustees voted unanimously to spend $2 on two new parks – $1 on each “pocket park” – along Baldwin Road. During the Jan. 22 meeting, board […]

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The days of online readers enjoying the Lake Orion Review for free are over. Starting now, folks who want unlimited access to our internet content at lakeorionreview.com must pay $35 annually for a subscription. That fee includes having a print edition mailed to their home on a weekly basis. “Good journalism isn’t free,” said Publisher […]