ONTV receives two awards at Philo Festival of Media Arts

ONTV receives two awards at Philo Festival of Media Arts

Orion Neighborhood Television was honored at the Philo Festival of Media Arts last month, earning two awards for excellence in local programming. At this virtual event, ONTV was named the winner in the community event professional category for its “Miracle League Grand Opening” program. “ONTV had multiple cameras at the event to cover the opening […]

Police investigate death of 79-year-old Orion Twp. woman

On Nov. 7, Oakland County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a home on the 800 block of N. Conklin Road after receiving a phone call from a third party of suspicious circumstances that required the police to conduct a welfare check on a 79-year-old Orion Township woman. The woman’s 53-year-old daughter had allegedly been acting unusual […]

‘Dream Team’ gets elected to the Orion Twp. Board of Trustees

Dalrymple tops in the trustee race By Jim Newell Review Editor While there is one new face on the Orion Twp. Board of Trustees, voters decidedly supported the three Republican incumbents in the race. Incumbents Brian Birney, Julia Dalrymple, Michael Flood, Jr., and challenger Kim Urbanowski will each serve a four-year term on the board […]

Bresett, Flaherty elected to LOCS school board, Taylor, McQuiston re-elected

By Megan Kelley Review Writer Late Nov. 3, results for several local elections were completed, including a slightly contentious race for Lake Orion Community School’s Board of Education, which ended in the election of Danielle Bresett and Susan Flaherty, as well as the re-election of incumbents Scott Taylor and Birgit McQuiston. Overall, the election for […]

High Times: Lake Orion marijuana ordinance passes decisively

By Jim Newell Review Editor Village of Lake Orion voters decisively passed an ordinance proposal on Nov. 3 that would allow and set up guidelines for marijuana facilities within village limits. The ordinance passed with 1,122 (65.27 percent) supporting the proposal and 597 votes (34.73 percent) against. The 65 percent support exceeds that of the […]

Lake Orion voters elect the old and the new to the village council

By Jim Newell Review Editor Voters in Lake Orion went for a mix of the old and the new, re-electing two candidates to the Lake Orion Village Council and electing two challengers – and ousting one current councilmember. Council President Ken Van Portfliet, President Pro-tem Bradley Mathisen and Councilmember Jerry Narsh ran against three challengers […]

Sheriff’s Office kicks off ‘Coats for the Cold’ campaign

Another Michigan winter approaches and it’s not going to be a warm one. Especially for those who don’t have a warm winter coat. Sheriff Michael J. Bouchard and the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office kick off the 33rd year of the Coats for the Cold campaign to help. “’Coats for the Cold’ is a good way […]

Natrabis breaks ground on $20 million marijuana facility in Orion Township

Natrabis breaks ground on $20 million marijuana facility in Orion Township

Cannabis company Natrabis broke ground on a new marijuana cultivation facility in Orion Township on Thursday. The 54,000 square feet marijuana cultivation facility is at 4601 Liberty Drive South, between Brown Road and Giddings Road across from General Motors Lake Orion Assembly Plant. Orion Township Supervisor Chris Barnett and former state senator Matt Dunaskiss joined […]