The holiday spirit was alive at Sing and Stroll in downtown Lake Orion

The holiday spirit was alive at Sing and Stroll in downtown Lake Orion

Lake Orion’s Downtown Development Authority held their annual Sing and Stroll event in downtown Lake Orion last Thursday. Children’s Park was flooded with children and their families enjoying hot chocolate and marshmellows while visiting with Santa, watching performances from the Broadway Dance dance team, the Lake Orion High School choir and of course, the tree […]

Paint Creek Elementary Robotics team takes second at FIRST competition

Paint Creek Elementary Robotics team takes second at FIRST competition

In only their first year and in their first competition – ever – the Paint Creek Elementary Robodragons Robotics team raised a trophy and gained a lot of momentum heading into the future. “Our 4th and 5th grade Paint Creek Robotics team took home a 2nd place trophy in the FIRST Lego League Challenge Core […]

DDA board authorizes purchase of new playground equipment for Children’s Park

DDA board authorizes purchase of new playground equipment for Children’s Park

By Megan Kelley Review Writer At their regular meeting on Nov. 9, the Lake Orion Downtown Development Authority Board of Directors approved the purchase of new playground equipment for Children’s Park. Boardmember Ken Van Portfliet made the motion to authorize the purchase of the playground equipment requested not to exceed $78,210, and to approve a […]

LOCS Board of Ed. reviews public participation policy

By Megan Kelley Review Writer The Lake Orion Community Schools Board of Education met last week for their regularly scheduled meeting and the docket included several first readings of a policy updates and discussion on those updates. The Policy Committee, made up of board Vice President Birgit McQuiston and Trustees Scott Taylor and Susan Flaherty, […]

Orion community celebrates the life of the late Anthony Reighard

Orion community celebrates the life of the late Anthony Reighard

By Jim Newell Review Editor The Orion community came together for a special dedication ceremony on Saturday in Children’s Park in Lake Orion, honoring the late Anthony Reighard and remembering him for his commitment to family and community. Reighard was a husband, father and son; a Lake Orion businessman, philanthropist and civil servant; and to […]

Thieves break into Orion Twp. liquor store, make off with more than $80K and safe

Thieves break into Orion Twp. liquor store, make off with more than $80K and safe

By Jim Newell Review Editor The Oakland County Sheriff’s Office (OCSO) is looking for three suspects who broke into a party store in Orion Township, made off with an estimated $80,000 in the store’s safe and led authorities on a high-speed chase. It’s also believed that the same suspects are responsible for an attempted break-in […]

Orion Twp. board approves four medical marijuana provisioning center permits

By Jim Newell Review Editor The Orion Township Board of Trustees approved permits for four medical marijuana provisioning centers, or dispensaries, during its meeting on Monday. The township’s Ordinance 154 Subcommittee of Trustees Julia Dalrymple and Brian Birney reviewed the applications and made the recommendations to the board, which voted 6-0 to approve four permits […]

It was a Spook-tacular time at the annual special needs trunk or treat

It was a Spook-tacular time at the annual special needs trunk or treat

The kids and their families had a Spook-tacular time this year at the special needs trunk or treat hosted by Mary Vellucci and the AU Special Needs Foundation. “I was overwhelmed with all the love and support I received for this event. Our Lake Orion and Oxford communities are full of caring and generous people […]