Hollywood Markets to close by end of January

Hollywood Markets to close by end of January

By Jim Newell Review Editor Hollywood Markets grocery store in Orion Township announced last week that it would be closing its Lapeer Road location after the grocery store chain and the owner of the plaza could not reach terms on a lease agreement. And the announcement has many Orion residents distraught over the loss of […]

‘Nain Rouge’ continues to film in Lake Orion using local extras

‘Nain Rouge’ continues to film in Lake Orion using local extras

Director aiming for late spring 2018 release date By Jim Newell Review Editor Lake Orion’s been bitten by The Nain Rouge. Ever since The Review published an article in October on the film being partially shot in Lake Orion, residents have asked repeatedly for a follow-up and more photos of the film crew at work. […]

DDA awards $22,000 historical preservation grant for Anita’s Kitchen site

DDA awards $22,000 historical preservation grant for Anita’s Kitchen site

By Susan Carroll Review Writer The Lake Orion Downtown Development Authority Board of Directors selected to award JKJ Partners, LLC with a grant not to exceed $22,000. The Historic Building Preservation Grant was awarded to JKJ for their work in preserving the character and history of 45 W. Flint St. The building is currently under […]

Runners brave frigid temps this New Year’s during DDAs’ annual Resolution Run

Runners brave frigid temps this New Year’s during DDAs’ annual Resolution Run

By Jim Newell Review Editor Frigid doesn’t begin to adequately describe the sub-zero temperatures at the start of the Downtown Development Authority’s annual New Year’s Resolution Run but committed does, more than adequately, describe the 207 registered runners who showed up to start the year off on a healthy foot. “I admire these runners. It […]

The Year in Review 2017

The Year in Review 2017

By Jim Newell Review Editor Another year nearly over and a new one about to begin. This week, The Lake Orion Review looks back at some of the stories that shaped the community in the first half of 2017 — the news, business, sports and school highlights in Orion Township and Lake Orion from January […]

LO’s New Year’s Resolution Run

The Lake Orion DDA’s 19th annual New Year’s Resolution 5K Run/Walk and 1.5-mile Fun Run begins at 10 a.m. Jan. 1. Race-day registration and check-in begins at 9 a.m. at Fork n’ Pint, 51 N. Broadway St. There will be complimentary coffee, and a breakfast buffet is available for a fee. Cost is $25 for […]

Orion Township accepts consent judgment on Gregory Meadows subdivision

103 homes could be built at the site By Jim Newell Review Editor The proposed Gregory Meadows subdivision is moving forward after the township’s board of trustees voted to accept a court-ordered consent judgment at its meeting Dec. 18. The agreement settles litigation that had gone on for months after the board rejected the developer’s […]

SNOW DAY!

SNOW DAY!

Here, left to right, are Riley, 4th grade, Dylan, 6th grade and Ryan, 4th grade, as they grabbed their sleds and headed over to Paint Creek Elementary to find the biggest hills they could sail down on the unexpected day off school. Photo by Susan Carroll.   It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! […]

Lions Christmas Baskets to help 275 Orion area families, seniors

Lions Christmas Baskets to help 275 Orion area families, seniors

By Jim Newell Review Editor Sorting toys and food, packing boxes and bags with the holiday goodies and essentials, then loading them up on the sleighs (aka, automobiles) and delivering to area families – kind of sounds like Santa’s elves hard-at-work. In actuality it’s the Lake Orion Lions Club, which held their annual Christmas Basket […]

Clothing Closet at LOHS helps kids in need

Susan Carroll Review Writer Even at Lake Orion High School there are kids in financially struggling situations and there just isn’t enough money to buy clothing. Most people go to their closet, gaze over the contents and decide on which outfit to wear. But not all kids have that luxury, and that’s where the Clothing […]

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