COVID-19 Update — Feb. 17, 2021

According to Oakland County government, in the last 30 days there were 47 recent cases in the 48359 ZIP code, 39 new cases in the 48360 ZIP code and 68 new cases in the 48362 area. Total numbers by ZIP code: 48359: 501 total cases, eight deaths. (Population of 9,634) 48360: 580 total cases, six […]

LOCS approves School of Choice for 2020-21 school year

By Megan Kelley Review Writer During their regularly scheduled meeting on Jan. 27, the Lake Orion Community Schools Board of Education discussed school of choice (SOC) authorization for the 2020-21 school year. Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources Rick Arnett, along with Assistant Superintendent of Teaching and Learning Heidi Mercer, presented the data regarding school of […]

Who shovels the snow in downtown LO?

Who shovels the snow in downtown LO?

Village Council approves proposal for DPW to clear the sidewalks By Jim Newell Review Editor The Lake Orion Village Council voted 5-2 to pay nearly $44,000 for a tractor for Department of Public Works employees to plow village sidewalks, and accept an agreement with the Downtown Development Authority to clear additional sidewalks in the business […]

Twelve LOHS athletes commit to playing at collegiate level

Twelve LOHS athletes commit to playing at collegiate level

By Megan Kelley Review Writer On the morning of Feb. 3, twelve Dragon athletes signed letters of intent to play their respective sports at the college level. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the traditional collective signing after athlete introductions was scratched in favor of an approach that would allow for proper distancing. Inside of the Lake […]

High school contact sports resume Feb. 8

In a surprising turn of events, high school contact sports are back on starting this week. In an executive order passed down by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services on Feb. 4, high school contact sports were allowed to resume Feb. 8 under strict guidelines. “Contact sports are allowed as long as participants […]

LOHS presents “Help Desk” and “The 39 Steps” Feb. 11-13

The Lake Orion High School Thespians are back in action with the production of two winter plays that will be live-streamed Feb. 11 through 13. While in past years the LOHS thespian troupe have performed a winter play and spring musical, this time around the talented students will be presenting two virtual plays: Don Zolidis’s […]

Sheldon’s Street Pizza opens on Baldwin Road

Sheldon’s Street Pizza opened at 3767 S Baldwin Rd., across from the Great Lakes Athletic Club, on Jan. 6. For more information, visit sheldonsstreetpizza.com or the pizzeria’s Facebook page, facebook.com/sheldonsstreetpizzalakeorion. Sheldon’s is closed on Sundays. Call 248-791-7111. — J.N.  

Johnny Black’s LakeHouse opens in downtown Lake Orion

Johnny Black’s LakeHouse opened for in-person dining on Feb. 1, the day the Michigan Dept. of Health and Human Services health order allowed for restaurants to have guests dine inside at 25 percent capacity. Johnny Black’s LakeHouse, 21 W. Flint St., had been open for carry out while the restaurant underwent extensive renovations. The restaurant […]

COVID-19 Update — Feb. 10, 2021

According to Oakland County government, in the last 30 days there were 62 recent cases in the 48359 ZIP code, 54 new cases in the 48360 ZIP code and 87 new cases in the 48362 area. Total numbers by ZIP code: 48359: 498 total cases, eight deaths. (Population of 9,634) 48360: 575 total cases, six […]