Inclusive Whirl allows kids with all abilities to enjoy a day at the park

  By Jim Newell Review Writer Children with special needs can take a whirl on a new, specially designed merry-go-round at Friendship Park. The Inclusive Whirl had its debut on Sunday during a special ceremony in which families and officials celebrated with a ribbon cutting. “This wouldn’t be possible without all of our supporters…this started […]

Lake Orion Men’s Cross Country wraps up season

The Lake Orion Men’s Cross Country Team competed in the State Meet on Nov. 5 and finished 16th out of the 28 teams represented. Senior Michael Jarvis, completing his first year of cross country, finished in 4th place to earn All-State honors.

Scripps runner proving she “runs like a girl”

Sophie Novak, 8th grader at Scripps Middle School, is setting cross country records across Michigan. Novak has been running and participating in 5k’s since age 7.Novak was undefeated at her meets for the 2016 season and is currently ranked 3rd in Michigan for girl’s middle school cross country, with records close to that of boys. […]

LOHS Girls’ Swim & Dive Places Fourth at OAA Red Championship meet

Lake Orion’s girls’ swim and dive team posted a strong fourth-place finish at the OAA Red League Championships held Nov. 4-5 at Lake Orion High School. Senior Sarah Hennings earned 1st place in the 100 Fly for her third consecutive league title in that event. Hennings also was second in the 100 Back. Sophomore Claire […]

LOHS Teens in Action promote positive choices over drugs and alcohol

By Jim Newell Review Staff Writer What would you choose instead of drugs and alcohol? That’s what some Lake Orion High School students asked while making a video in downtown Lake Orion for their Teens in Action group. LOHS Seniors Libby Cunningham, Brittney Tarkanyi and McKenna Carron and juniors Laura Hartman and Marc Hesse Jr. […]

Orion Township Board of Trustees Candidates

There are five candidates vying for four seats on the Orion Twp. Board of Trustees: Mike Flood, John Steimel, Brian Birney, Ron Sliwinski and Courtney Shafer. Shafer did not submit comments to the Lake Orion Review. Voters will vote for four candidates in the Trustee race. Michael Flood Jr (Mike) Family/Occupation: Wife, Lillian (married 47 […]

The LO Lions Club hosts annual Christmas charity auction Nov. 5

By Jim Newell Review Staff Writer It’s that time of year, with the yuletide season quickly approaching, and the Lake Orion Lions Club wants to make sure all Orion-area families enjoy the holidays. The Lions host their eighth annual “A Christmas for Everyone” charity auction this Saturday, benefitting the club’s Christmas Basket program. “The auction […]

Lake Orion Board of Education Candidates

This Tuesday residents will vote for Lake Orion Community Schools Board of Education members. There are five candidates running for four spots on the board. The candidates are: Scott Taylor Family/Occupation: I have been happily married to my wife, Jen for almost 13 years. We have 2 daughters, Natalee who is 11 and attends Oakview […]