Celebrate Children’s Book Week at Orion Twp. Library

Children’s Book Week, the longest-running national literacy initiative in the country, began over 100 years ago in 1919. The campaign, which is currently run by the Children’s Book Council, takes place May 3 to 9 and will feature fun events throughout the week. “This year we will have a fun and exciting reading challenge available […]

LO resident and business owner featured at International Main Street Conference

Joan Sheridan, Lake Orion resident and owner of Heritage Spinning and Weaving in downtown Lake Orion, was recently featured as a model of best business marketing practices at Main Street America’s Main Street Now 2021 conference. The virtual conference, which was held April 12-14 for thousands of viewers from around the world, including small business […]

COVID-19 Update — April 28, 2021

According to Oakland County government, in the last 30 days there were 172 recent cases in the 48359 ZIP code, 239 new cases in the 48360 ZIP code and 317 new cases in the 48362 area. Total numbers by ZIP code: 48359: 796 total cases, nine deaths. (Population of 9,634) 48360: 961 total cases, six […]

Emotions run high at DDA mtg. over fire millage reimbursement request

By Megan Kelley Review Writer It was a lively night of passionate discussion during the Lake Orion Downtown Development Authority Board of Directors meeting on Tuesday, which included a presentation about the Orion Township Fire Department and a request for millage money. Orion Township Supervisor Chris Barnett, township Trustee Brian Birney, the township board’s fire […]

Orion Twp. board approves resolution against state’s COVID-19 guidelines

By Jim Newell Review Editor The Orion Township Board of Trustees has accused Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services of “thwarting” residents “constitutional liberties and personal freedoms.” The board passed the “Board of Trustees Resolution to Support Continuance of Youth Athletics during the COVID-19 Pandemic” resolution by a 5-1 […]

Supt. Kirby provides COVID-19 update, LOCS to continue in-person

By Megan Kelley Review Writer The Lake Orion Community Schools Board of Education met last Wednesday on the heels of a press conference that har occurred the week before, during which Governor Whitmer asked that schools voluntarily switch high schools back to remote learning and put a pause on youth sports. While LOCS remained in-person […]

LOCS approves three bid awards at April 14 mtg.

Lake Orion Community Schools approved several bid awards during their April 14 meeting last week which included sinking fund and bond items. First up was a consolidated bid award for both bond and sinking fund projects. The projects included electrical upgrades at Lake Orion High School, resurfacing of the LOHS tennis courts, furniture removal and […]

LOFA fundraisers support fireworks display on June 26

LOFA fundraisers support fireworks display on June 26

The Lake Orion Fireworks Association is back again this year to put together another spectacular firework show for Lake Orion on June 26 at dusk. This year, LOFA has partnered with the Lake Orion Lions Club in the hopes of raising enough money to guarantee a successful show. The partnership will hopefully allow LOFA to […]

Public Safety — April 21, 2021

The OCSO Orion Twp. Substation responded to 362 calls from April 12-18, 2021 • Felony Arrests: 1 • Misdemeanor Arrests: 3 • Traffic Accidents: 7 ‘Disoriented’ Orion Twp. man gets health evaluation Deputies went to the 500 block of Joslyn Road at 7:27 a.m. April 13 to check on a 27-year-old Orion Township man who […]

COVID Update — April 21, 2021

According to Oakland County government, in the last 30 days there were 193 recent cases in the 48359 ZIP code, 237 new cases in the 48360 ZIP code and 341 new cases in the 48362 area. Total numbers by ZIP code: 48359: 751 total cases, nine deaths. (Population of 9,634) 48360: 900 total cases, six […]