Village to start Lake Orion lake drawdown Sept. 28

Update: The drawdown was slightly delayed and began Sept. 28. It was originally scheduled to begin Sept. 26.   By Megan Kelley Staff Writer LAKE ORION — The Village of Lake Orion is expected to begin the drawdown on Lake Orion on Sept. 26 interim village manager D. Wayne O’Neal confirmed last week. The water […]

Lake Orion school board reauthorizes ThinkLink partnership with Orion Twp. Public Library

By Megan Kelley Staff Writer LAKE ORION — The Lake Orion Community Schools Board of Education reauthorized their annual ThinkLink partnership with the Orion Township Public Library. The partnership seeks to expand the educational opportunities and academic achievement of district students by combining each entity’s individual resources. The board voted 6-0 in favor of renewing […]

9th annual Zombie Walk raises $1,000 to support Orion Lighted Parade

9th annual Zombie Walk raises $1,000 to support Orion Lighted Parade

The 9th annual Zombie Walk in downtown Lake Orion on Saturday raised $1,000 for the Orion Lighted Parade, which will be Dec. 3 this year. Lloyd and Cathy Coe of Ed’s Broadway Gift & Costume started the Zombie Walk as a fun way to celebrate Lloyd’s birthday while raising funds for the parade. The Zombie […]

Village of Lake Orion website will get an upgrade

By Megan Kelley Staff Writer LAKE ORION — The Lake Orion Village Council voted 5-0 to approve a contract with CivicPlus for website services during its meeting on Sept. 12. Over the past several years, council members, business owners and residents of the village have raised issue with the current village website, complaining that the […]

An evening of family-friendly activities during the OAYA Family Fun Fest

An evening of family-friendly activities during the OAYA Family Fun Fest

By Jim Newell Review Editor ORION TWP. — Unplug from the phones and laptops, tablets and other I-devices for a night of family-friendly fun with the Orion Area Youth Assistance. The OAYA’s free annual Family Fun Fest is 6-8 p.m. September 21 at the Community Education Resource Center (CERC), 455 E. Scripps Rd. The OAYA […]

Zombie Walk fundraiser is Saturday in downtown Lake Orion

Zombie Walk fundraiser is Saturday in downtown Lake Orion

The zombie horde prowls downtown Lake Orion Sept. 18 for the 9th annual Zombie Walk. Zombie Walk 9 is the brainchild of Lloyd and Kathy Coe, owners of Ed’s Broadway Gift and Costume, to celebrate Lloyd’s birthday. Proceeds benefit the Orion Christmas Parade Group. Zombie Walk 9 begins at 8 p.m. in front of Ed’s […]

Patriot Day ceremony to remember 9/11 sacrifices 21 years later

By Jim Newell Review Editor LAKE ORION — The Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks had a profound impact on the nation, an event so ingrained in the American psyche it’s one of those days where everyone remembers where they were and what they were doing when they heard the news. It also brought to the […]

‘Meijer Grocery’ store to open in Orion Twp. in early 2023, retailer says

‘Meijer Grocery’ store to open in Orion Twp. in early 2023, retailer says

New concept store focuses on convenience, fresh foods By Jim Newell Review Editor ORION TWP. — Grand Rapids-based Meijer, Inc. announced on Thursday that it will open two new concept grocery stores in southeast Michigan in early 2023. One of the new “Meijer Grocery” stores is in Orion Township in the Lake Orion Plaza on […]