“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 […]

‘Tis the Season for a local author and illustrator fair

The Orion Township Public Library (OTPL) hosts The Giving Season: Local Author and Illustrator Fair this Saturday. More than 20 Metro Detroit authors and illustrators will share their works from 1-4 p.m. on Dec. 3 at the library. Books for all ages and readers will be available for purchase and signing, and children will also […]

School board votes to close Pine Tree Elementary

As we move forward, we will be very mindful and sensitive to all of our children and families in the district most of whom will be reassigned to new schools next fall so that the transition will be as smooth as possible. Of course, we will need the help of our parents to do so. […]

Ceremonial Ribbon Cutting Celebrates end of M-24 Construction

Ceremonial Ribbon Cutting Celebrates end of M-24 Construction

Government officials and members from Lake Orion businesses attended the joint Downtown Development Authority and Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting on Nov. 18, celebrating the completion of the Restore M-24 project. Chamber Executive Director Kim Urbanowski (center, holding scissors) cut the ribbon as DDA Executive Director Molly LaLone (center, holding paper) read a proclamation declaring […]

Village decides on new water rates for 2017

By Georgia Thelen Review Staff Writer On Nov. 21 the Lake Orion Village Council decided on new water rates that will kick in Jan. 1, 2017. The new water and sewer rates will be $2.74 and $3.87 per unit, respectively. One unit measures 100 cubic feet of water, or 748 gallons. With approximately 1,540 users, […]

Veterans receive commemorative tribute at Lake Orion Memorial

Veterans receive commemorative tribute at Lake Orion Memorial

By Jim Newell Review Staff Writer Two new names took places of honor at the Lake Orion Veterans Memorial, joining the ranks of their brothers-in-arms during a special ceremony paying tribute to their service to the nation. James A. Parkhurst and the late Alan C. Hart had commemorative stones installed on Friday as fellow veterans, […]