Orion Township welcomes summer with Summer Sizzle

Orion Township welcomes  summer with Summer Sizzle

ORION TOWNSHIP — Hundreds ventured to the Orion Center last Thursday night for the Summer Sizzle. The free two-hour event included carnival games with candy prizes, fun on inflatables from Oakland County Parks, getting face paintings, and music from Guy Louis and his Chautauqua Express. Many ventured to the Orion Township Public Library’s booth to […]

Board inks purchase agreement for Orion Center

$3 million sale to LO School By David Fleet Citizen Editor dfleet@mihomepaper.com Orion Twp. — On June 17 the Orion Township board of trustees voted 7-0 to approve a purchase agreement for the Orion Center to the Lake Orion Community School district at a cost of $3 million. The Lake Orion School Board must still approve […]

LOCS Board seeking applicants for open seat

Deadline for school board applications 4 p.m., July 1 By Joseph Goral Staff Writer jgoral@mihomepaper.com LAKE ORION — The Lake Orion Community Schools Board of Education announced on June 19, that it is accepting applications for its open trustee seat. According to a press release, the position would be a partial-year board appointment running from […]

Orion Chamber recognizes National CPR and AED Week

Orion Chamber recognizes  National CPR and AED Week

In recognition of National CPR and AED Awareness Week, the Orion Area Chamber hosted AED, CPR, Narcan, and Stop the Bleed Training at Orion Township Fire Station #2. The training was taught by: Kyle Cameron – EMS Coordinator, Orion Township Fire Department, Brittany Palaian – Registered Nurse, Trinity Health Oakland, and Alexandra Hicks – Program […]

Village Council approves GFL contract transfer to Priority Waste

Sanitary sewer project, police chief contract updates given By Joseph Goral Staff Writer jgoral@mihomepaper.com LAKE ORION —On Monday Lake Orion’s village council agreed to the transfer of the residential waste, curbside recycling and yard waste collection contract from Green for Life Environmental (GFL) to Priority Waste. All four council members present at the meeting voted […]

Oakland County’s sheriff’s office offers free trigger locks to promote gun safety

OAKLAND COUNTY — The Oakland County’s Sheriff’s Office is offering residents free trigger locks for their firearms to prevent unwanted access to a gun. Locks are available at all sheriff’s office substations, the sheriff’s office headquarters located at 1200 N. Telegraph Rd. on the Oakland-County government complex and most local law enforcement agencies, according to […]

LOCS assistant superintendent confirms tentative order-of-priority for bond projects

Plans are currently $3 million over budget due to COVID-19 pandemic By Joseph Goral Staff Writer jgoral@mihomepaper.com LAKE ORION —  Lake Orion Community Schools (LOCS) Assistant Superintendent Heidi Mercer provided a tentative order-of-priority for the district’s bond projects to the Board of Education during a meeting on May 22. The board told Mercer, assistant superintendent […]

McLaren Ally Challenge to take place Aug. 22 to 25

Veterans and members of US Armed Forces offered complimentary admission GRAND BLANC — Tournament officials announced today that complimentary admission to The Ally Challenge presented by McLaren is available to members of the United States Armed Forces (Active Duty, National Guard, Reserve, and Retirees) and veterans courtesy of Dow. The Ally Challenge will take place […]

LOCS Board of Education accepting applications for open trustee seat

Deadline is July 1, at 4 p.m. By Joseph Goral Staff Writer jgoral@mihomepaper.com LAKE ORION – The Lake Orion Community Schools Board of Education announced on June 19, that it is accepting applications for its open trustee seat. According to a press release, the position would be a partial-year board appointment running from July 2024 […]