State of the Township: Supervisor highlights businesses, projects, safety

By Jim Newell Review Editor Orion Township Supervisor Chris Barnett’s 2019 State of the Township address on March 27 highlighted the people, businesses and projects that shape the Orion area and tell the story of the community. Hundreds of people attended the address at Woodside Bible Church in Canterbury Castle for Barnett’s seventh State of […]

LOCS Superintendent Marion Ginopolis receives contract extension at March 27 board meeting

By Megan Kelley Review Writer As the school year begins its descent into summer, Lake Orion Community Schools prepares for the next steps into the 2019-2020 school year. With Superintendent Marion Ginopolis’ previous two-year contract expiring at the end of this current school year, the board was tasked with deciding whether to extend Ginopolis’ contract […]

OAYA pinwheel gardens raise awareness, funds during Child Abuse Prevention month

The Orion Area Youth Assistance (OAYA) is selling pinwheel gardens throughout April to help raise awareness for Child Abuse Prevention Month. “The pinwheel symbolizes what we wish childhood to be for every child – carefree, filled with joy, wonder, kindness,” said OAYA Caseworker Amber Kish. The pinwheel gardens include three pinwheels in pot and a […]

LO Rotary, Art Center donate to ‘Sharing and Caring’ program

LO Rotary, Art Center donate to ‘Sharing and Caring’ program

Each year, the Lake Orion Sunrise Rotary Club helps out at the Orion Art Center’s Dragon on the Lake festival by manning the docks at the Dragon Boat Races and help run the 50/50 raffles. “They also make a $500 donation and earmark it for us to give back to a cancer-related cause each year,” […]

Baldwin Road construction is expected to resume on Monday

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) will resume work on Phase I of the Baldwin Road widening project from Gregory Road to Morgan Road on April 8. This section of Baldwin Road will remain open to traffic; however, there will be lane closures while the contractor for the project completes the work, said RCOC […]

Village council votes to proceed with lot split, potential land sale

By Jim Newell Review Editor The village council voted 6-0 during its meeting on Monday to proceed with a land split that could lead to a potential property sale. Councilmember John Ranville was absent from the meeting. JS Capitol Group LLC owner Jeff Schmitz owns and is developing the four-story building currently under construction at […]

Authorities seek suspect in Orion Twp. bank robbery on Thursday

Authorities seek suspect in Orion Twp. bank robbery on Thursday

Police are seeking information on a suspect who allegedly robbed the Bank of America on the 1300 block of Lapeer Road on Thursday. The robbery occurred at 4:20 p.m. March 21, according to an incident report and news release from Oakland County Sheriff’s Office Undersheriff Mike McCabe’s office. The suspect is described as a white […]

Board ousts Odd Job Disposal from operating in Orion Twp.

Three companies have their licenses renewed for garbage pickup By Jim Newell Review Editor The Orion Township Board of Trustees voted 6-0 during its meeting on Monday to renew waste hauling licenses for Advanced Disposal, Waste Management and Green For Life Environmental to collect solid waste in the township. Noticeably absent from the list: Odd […]

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