LIV Cannabis becomes first dispensary to open in the Village of Lake Orion

LIV Cannabis becomes first dispensary to open in the Village of Lake Orion

By Megan Kelley Review Writer Lake Orion — High times have officially arrived in the Village of Lake Orion with LIV Cannabis holding a ribbon cutting ceremony last week. LIV Cannabis officially opened its doors April 18 as the first recreational marijuana dispensary in both the Village of Lake Orion and Orion Township. The ribbon […]

Oakland Camera Club display photos at Twp. Library through May

Oakland Camera Club display photos at Twp. Library through May

By Megan Kelley Review Writer The Oakland Camera Club members are filling the lobby of the Orion Township Public Library with some of their best photography pieces this month. The club meets twice a month for digital and print competitions where members will give each other constructive feedback and advice on their photos. “We help […]

Reported weapons claims at CERC were unfounded, sheriff’s office says

Student arrested for allegedly assaulting a deputy By Jim Newell Review Editor Two weapons threats at a Lake Orion school last week turned out to be unfounded but a teen at the school was arrested for allegedly resisting and assaulting a police officer. Deputies from the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office in Orion Township went to […]

Friends of the Library booksale May 18-21

The Friends of the Orion Township Public Library is hosting the Friends Gently Used Book Sale at the library from May. 18 to 21. • May 17 from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. the sale will be open to Friends members and Teachers. The sale will be opened for the public at 4:30 p.m. until […]

Oakview students celebrate Arbor Day by planting 20 mature trees

Oakview students celebrate Arbor Day by planting 20 mature trees

By Megan Kelley Review Writer Students at Oakview Middle School had a busy morning last Friday, planting 20 mature trees around the entry drive to the school, with the help of ReLeaf Michigan and the DTE Foundation. DTE Foundation provided a grant for the treet and, with the help of organizations like ReLeaf, works to […]

Lake Orion Board of Education approves strategic plan

By Megan Kelley Review Writer After several months of planning and discussion, Lake Orion Community Schools now has a new strategic plan in place. The plan, which was approved by the school board during their April 27 meeting, is expected to drive the district forward for years to come. During their previous meeting on April […]

Lake Orion schools to receive more than $150k in school safety grant funds for equipment, tech.

Lake Orion Community Schools will receive a $152,238 safety grant as part of the statewide Competitive School Safety Grant Program (CSSGP). On Tuesday, Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced that 150 grants were awarded to 57 local school districts, 14 intermediate school districts, 40 nonpublic schools and 39 public school academies. The safety grant program includes $10 […]

Orion Twp. Library discontinues CloudLibrary platform

Beginning May 8, 2022, the Orion Township Library will no longer offer CloudLibrary as an eBook and audiobook platform. “We found that usage of CloudLibrary lagged behind our other services, so we decided to concentrate our efforts on our more popular services,” the library said in an April 25 email to patrons. “You will still […]

Lake Orion school board approves pool filtration bid award

During their meeting on April 27, the Lake Orion Community Schools Board of Education approved a bid award for pool filtration at Lake Orion High School. The scope of the project involves the replacement of system controls, pumps and other filtration system components for the LOHS pool. According to district documents, the current 25-year-old system […]

Lake Orion middle schools compete in Battle of the Books

Lake Orion middle schools compete in Battle of the Books

On March 11, 80 students from Oakview, Scripps, and Waldon Middle Schools met at Waldon Middle School for the Lake Orion Community Middle Schools and Orion Township Public Library’s 2022 Battle of the Books. Over four months, teams read four books and were challenged with more than 60 multiple-choice, short answers and true/false questions at […]