Year in Review 2020 — Part 3

Year in Review 2020 — Part 3

By Jim Newell Review Editor This week concludes The Lake Orion Review’s look back at 2020, a year like no other in recent memory. In this issue, we highlight some of the news and business stories, sports and school highlights and events that helped shape the Orion Township and Village of Lake Orion communities from […]

Twp., village get grants to help area restaurants with outdoor dining

Twp., village get grants to help area restaurants with outdoor dining

By Jim Newell Review Editor Many restaurants, bars and cafes are struggling during the COVID-19 pandemic and local governments are trying to find ways to support those businesses, attract diners and keep restaurants open. The Village of Lake Orion and Orion Township have both received a grant – The City, Village and Township (CVT) Grant […]

Darrel’s Steak and Seafood opens in Lake Orion

Darrel’s Steak and Seafood opens in Lake Orion

By Megan Kelley Reivew Writer It’s been several rough months for businesses in the community, but while many struggle to keep their doors open, some find themselves opening new ones. Owners of Darrel’s Steak and Seafood, Darrel and Kathy Sanrope, opened their doors in early December in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic after purchasing […]

MHSAA announces starting dates for winter sports

By Megan Kelley Review Writer The Michigan High School Athletic Association recently announced the anticipated starting dates for high school winter sports. Just as the season was beginning, the MHSAA paused winter sports on Nov. 18. Outdoor athletics, like girls and boys alpine skiing, was allowed to resume on Dec. 21. Under current orders from […]

COVID-19 Update — Jan. 13, 2021

According to Oakland County government, in the last 30 days there were 53 recent cases in the 48359 ZIP code, 79 new cases in the 48360 ZIP code and 94 new cases in the 48362 area. Total numbers by ZIP code: 48359: 441 total cases, eight deaths. (Population of 9,634) 48360: 524 total cases, six […]

Year in Review 2020 — Part 2

Year in Review 2020 — Part 2

By Jim Newell Review Editor Another year over and a new one just begun. And 2020 was a year like no other in recent memory. This week, The Lake Orion Review continues its look back at some of the news and business stories, sports and school highlights and events that helped shape the Orion community […]

Orion Twp. board purchases additional property for Orion Veterans Memorial

By Jim Newell Review Editor The Orion Township Board of Trustees voted unanimously on Monday to contribute $295,000 toward purchasing property at 508 S. Broadway St. on behalf of the Orion Veterans Memorial Board. The purchase price of the property is $317,500, with the Orion Veterans Memorial Board contributing $25,000 to the township’s contribution. The […]

Supt. Ben Kirby gives hope for in-person return

On Saturday, Superintendent of Lake Orion Community Schools, Ben Kirby tweeted some encouraging data for parents who are eager to get their students back to in-person learning. “Making great improvements with District COVID data. The update today shows us at 28.8! 3 weeks of major drops. This is a great trend for the Lake Orion […]

COVID-19 Update — Jan. 6, 2021

According to Oakland County government, in the last 30 days, there were 68 recent cases in the 48359 ZIP code, 89 new cases in the 48360 ZIP code and 108 new cases in the 48362 area. Total numbers by ZIP code: 48359: 428 total cases, eight deaths. (Population of 9,634) 48360: 502 total cases, six […]

Year in Review 2020 — Part 1

Year in Review 2020 — Part 1

By Jim Newell Review Editor Another year over and a new about to begin. And 2020 has been a year like no other in recent memory. This week, The Lake Orion Review begins its look back at some of the news and business stories, sports and school highlights and events that helped shape the Orion […]

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