Social District Nights in Lake Orion aim to bring people downtown, promote businesses

Social District Nights in Lake Orion aim to bring people downtown, promote businesses

By Jim Newell Review Editor To help promote downtown Lake Orion and support the shops and restaurants, the Lake Orion Downtown Development Authority has launched Social District Nights to bring more people to the business district. DDA Executive Director Molly LaLone said she and Event Coordinator NJani Payne were pleased with the turnout and activities […]

American Battery to expand Michigan Tech Center

American Battery Solutions, Inc. (ABS) announced last month their plans to expand its Tech Center and growing footprint in Michigan. The expansion is expected to support the company’s customer growth and partnerships to leverage world-class solutions capable of meeting the energy demands of mid-sized commercial markets. ABS has increased engineering and other resources by more […]

Orion community mourns the loss of Anthony Reighard

Orion community mourns the loss of Anthony Reighard

By Megan Kelley Review Writer Donned in Detroit Lions gear and Orion Strong shirts, between 200-300 of members of the Lake Orion community came together at Children’s Park on Saturday to celebrate the life of friend, father, husband, son and business owner Anthony Reighard, who passed away just a week before due to a heart […]

Lions Club continues a holiday tradition at the Pine Tree Center

Lions Club continues a holiday tradition at the Pine Tree Center

PTC students celebrate Christmas in January this year By Jim Newell Review Editor Each Christmas season, the Lake Orion Lions Club planners arrange it so that Santa Claus, Buddy the Elf and the Lake Orion Lion mascot get to visit the Pine Tree Center to spread holiday cheer to the students. Typically, the visit includes […]

Ready to Serve: Indoor dining resumes at area restaurants

Ready to Serve: Indoor dining resumes at area restaurants

Restaurants were able to begin offering indoor dining for patrons this week, and for many owners, it’s been a long time coming. A Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) Executive Order that had prohibited indoor dining relaxed its restrictions, effective Feb. 1. Restaurants can now offer indoor dining that does not exceed 25 […]

COVID-19 Update

According to Oakland County government, in the last 30 days there were 63 recent cases in the 48359 ZIP code, 69 new cases in the 48360 ZIP code and 112 new cases in the 48362 area. Total numbers by ZIP code: 48359: 489 total cases, eight deaths. (Population of 9,634) 48360: 565 total cases, six […]

Shop to Win contest returns to downtown

Lake Orion’s Downtown Development Authority’s annual Shop to Win contest is taking place in downtown Lake Orion Feb. 4 through 28. Shoppers will have a chance to win gift certificates as well as additional prizes donated by downtown businesses. To enter, shoppers must spend at least $25 at a participating business. Once the purchase is […]

Orion library reopens in phase four of opening process

The Orion Twp. public library has had quite a bit of back and forth in their reopening process and is making the step to phase four of their opening process this month. On Feb. 1, the library was reopened for appointments as well as curbside pickup and home delivery. Weather permitting, pickup and drop off […]

LOCS approves bid award for bond projects

The Lake Orion Community Schools Board of Education unanimously voted to approve a bid award for structured cabling. This project is apart of series one of the school bond that was passed by Orion voters in 2018. This project includes new cabling infrastructure and upgrades to technology closets that are expected to be completed in […]

LOCS to discuss Dragon Virtual at Feb. 10 mtg.

Lake Orion Community Schools will hold the first of their two Feb. meetings at 6:30 on Feb. 10. During this meeting, district administration is expected to give a presentation on the Dragon Virtual program as planning for the 2021-22 school year begins. Assistant Superintendent of Teaching and Learning, Heidi Mercer has noted that the district […]