Good-bye, Larry ‘Whitey’ Hauxwell

Colorful character kept the Leader’s press running for 56 years By C.J. Carnacchio Leader Editor It’s hard to imagine the Oxford Leader without Lawrence “Whitey” Hauxwell. For nearly six decades, the 1957 Oxford High School graduate operated the press and was as much a local institution as the newspaper he printed. On Monday, Dec. 5, […]

Residents invited to water rate public hearing Monday, Dec. 12

By Georgia Thelen Staff Writer The Village of Lake Orion will be moving forward with a change of water rates and will be holding a public hearing to discuss the Village’s option on Dec. 12 at 7:30 p.m. “We are hoping to get opinions from the public if they want a one large financial burden […]

Santa comes to town

For more photos from the Orion Lighted Parade and the Holly Jolly Folly, please see our print copy of this week’s Review.

Navy veteran’s family receives his Purple Heart 73 years after his death

By Jim Newell Review Writer It’s been more than 73 years since Harold Keener died during World War II while serving aboard the American gunboat the USS Plymouth PG-57, but on Friday the Navy presented his son, Donald Keener, with a long overdue recognition of Harold’s sacrifice to his country. Navy Commander James Semerad presented […]

Lake Orion children will shop with their police heroes on Dec. 14

The Lake Orion Police Department’s 8th annual Shop with a Hero program will take place on Dec. 14, and there is still time for people to support kids in need. The Shop with a Hero program raises money for children in Lake Orion to shop with Lake Orion Police Department officers. The officers accompany the […]

“Heroes on the Front Line” reveals truth on community epidemic

Opioid overdoses becoming prevalent in Orion and surrounding areas By Georgia Thelen Review Writer The North Oakland Community Coalition (NOCC) hosted “Heroes on the Front Line”, a panel discussion regarding the opioid epidemic in Oakland County on Nov. 28. Opioid and heroin addictions have more than doubled in Orion Township in the last three to […]