‘The Rocks’ removed from Paint Creek

‘The Rocks’ removed from Paint Creek

By Jim Newell Review Editor The large concrete slabs in Paint Creek near the Clarkston and Kern roads intersection have restricted the flow of the creek for decades. It’s also been a long-standing tradition for vandals to paint graffiti and messages on the rocks, leeching paint into the natural watershed. Now, Orion Township is removing […]

Dutton Farm’s farmers produce goods with love and dignity

Dutton Farm’s farmers produce goods with love and dignity

By Jim Newell Review Editor When customers enter Dutton Farm’s farmhouse store, there is a special aura that permeates the environment, that is palpable in the warmth, the farm, the store and the farmers. Certainly, the farm is quaint in the nostalgic sense of an old-time country shop; the friendly “How are you today?”; the […]

‘The Rocks’ get removed from Paint Creek

‘The Rocks’ get removed from Paint Creek

By Jim Newell   Review Editor The large concrete slabs in Paint Creek near the Clarkston and Kern roads intersection have restricted the flow of the creek for decades. It’s also been a long-standing tradition for vandals to paint graffiti and messages on the rocks, leeching paint into the natural watershed. Now, Orion Township is […]

Lake Orion schools to sell Clarkston Road property, repurpose Pine Tree

By Jim Newell Review Editor Lake Orion Community Schools plans to sell property it owns in Oakland Township and will repurpose Pine Tree Elementary, something the school board members had hoped for all along after announcing last November that the district would close the school. The board of education directed Superintendent Marion Ginopolis and the […]

Join the Boots on the Ground Color Run and Ride for Recovery

The Alliance of Coalitions for Healthy Communities is looking for sponsors and participants for the 2nd Annual Boots on the Ground Color Run and the Ride for Recovery, both on Sept. 30, in recognition of Recovery month. Both events are presented by the Sobriety Promotions Program Inc. and in partnership with the Alliance of Coalitions […]

Construction is underway on the Paint Creek Trail extension in Lake Orion, with completion slated for middle November

By Susan Carroll Review Writer After 20 years of deliberation, the Paint Creek Trail extension broke ground in downtown Lake Orion. On Sept. 5, Zito Construction brought in excavation equipment and began removing concrete footings that remained years after the buildings that sat on them had disappeared. The footings were located on the section of […]

OTFD Run with Fire 5k run/walk

By Jim Newell Review Editor This October is the one time of the year that Orion Township firefighters would encourage everyone to run with fire, hitting the streets of Lake Orion for the first Run with Fire 5k run/walk. The Orion Township Fire Department hosts its first run/walk and free kids run to promote Fire […]

OCSO hosts free classes for women for Self-Defense Awareness Month

OCSO hosts self-defense classes for women in Oct. • To register, email ocso@oakgov.com with: • Date preference and the names of all individuals wishing to register. • Written permission is needed for participants 14-17 years of age • Space is limited to a first come/first served basis. • The free classes are 9 a.m. – […]

Orion Twp. sells homestead in Oakland Twp., Atwater property still up for sale

By Jim Newell Review Editor The Orion Township Board of Trustees voted to sell property it owns in Oakland Township and lower the asking price for its Atwater Street property during the board meeting Sept. 5. The board received an offer of $415,000 for 4.08 acres at 2510 Orion Road in Oakland Township. Orion Township […]

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