Fire Department responds to two fires, arson suspected in one

By Jim Newell Review Editor The Orion Township Fire Department responded to two structure fires this week, and the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office is investigating one of the fires as a possible case of arson. Firefighters battled a fully-engulfed barn fire in the 400 block of Conklin Road early Tuesday morning, and detectives are now […]

Anita’s Kitchen to preserve 45 Flint St.

Anita’s Kitchen to preserve 45 Flint St.

By Susan Carroll Review Writer The renovation of 45 W. Flint St. is in full swing. Crews working at the future home of Anita’s Kitchen have revealed history on the brick walls after pulling off the siding. Property owner and builder, Jack Kabliska, said that although not in the original plans, he wants to preserve […]

Village gets a break on Paint Creek Dam repair costs

Village gets a break on Paint Creek Dam repair costs

By Susan Carroll Review Writer, and Jim Newell Review Editor Repairs on the Paint Creek Dam between Lake Orion and Paint Creek could be completed within a week. The final concrete was poured Monday and the steel from the new retaining wall was due to be cut on Wednesday. The Lake Orion Village Council, however, […]

‘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 […]

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