LOCS announces further information on technology, introduces Dragon Den

By Megan Kelley Review Writer In preparation for the start of the 2020-2021 school year, Lake Orion Community Schools has made several announcements in recent weeks that will likely aid in the district’s remote learning come the fall. First, after announcing that the district will begin the school year fully remote, administrators were also able […]

Building Bridges: Village of LO to replace Meeks Park bridge, repair others

Building Bridges: Village of LO to replace Meeks Park bridge, repair others

By Jim Newell Review Editor The Village of Lake Orion may be getting two new bridges for less than the price of one after a sweet deal with Independence Township. The village got a pedestrian bridge for a mere $20,000 – which included the bridge, two approaches, the concrete footings and delivery. The bridge will […]

COVID-19 update: Orion area cases by ZIP code

According to Oakland County government, there have been 76 new cases (up 16 overall from last week) of COVID-19 in the Orion area in the past 30 days, as of Monday afternoon. There were seven new cases (the same as last week) in the 48359 ZIP code, 13 new cases (up ten from last week) […]

Downtown businesses shuffle around, reopen

By Megan Kelley Review Writer Over the past few months, businesses in downtown Lake Orion have had their fair share of hurdles to jump. Between economic struggle and health concerns, businesses have had to make adjustments to regular operations. A business that has noticeably been absent for several months is Anita’s Kitchen. Having closed its […]

Great Lakes Athletic Club closes outdoor pool after positive Coronavirus case

Great Lakes Athletic Club announced last Thursday that they would be closing their outdoor pool for 14 days after a lifeguard tested positive for COVID-19. “Anyone who utilized the pool from Sunday, August 16 to present should self-quarantine for 14 days and is advised to seek testing,” the club wrote on their Facebook page. During […]

Commuters to Clarkston: part of Clintonville Road to close

The Road Commission of Oakland County (RCOC) expects to close Clintonville Road, between Waldon and Maybee roads in Independence Township, Aug. 26 through approximately early October, for a road-resurfacing project. Clintonville Road from Waldon to Clarkston Road, which has been closed for resurfacing, is expected to reopen the same day. Access to homes and businesses […]

Lake Orion Review – Aug. 26 Twitter Poll

Lake Orion Review – Aug. 26 Twitter Poll

In a further effort to reach residents of Lake Orion and Orion Township, The Lake Orion Review has started creating weekly Twitter polls for our Question of the Week. These polls will range from questions regarding the township, village and schools to other topics such as events or local businesses. Polls will be created on […]

Patriot Day ceremony moves to Friendship Park

A Patriot Day ceremony begins at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 11 at Friendship Park on the corner of Clarkston and Baldwin roads. Patriot Day is held in memory of those who died during Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in New York, Washington DC and Shanksville, Pennsylvania, and to honor the first responders who risked, and gave, […]

Application period for absentee ballots begins

The application period to sign up to receive an absentee ballot for the Nov. 3 general election is now open. Applications can be filled out online at Michigan.gov/vote or mailed into the Orion Twp. Clerk’s Office (2525 Joslyn Rd. for Orion residents). “With a record-breaking number of absentee ballots cast in our August primary, Michigan […]