Trustee Sliwinski pleads ‘no contest’ to assault and battery charge

By Jim Newell Review Editor Orion Township Trustee Ronald Sliwinski pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor assault and battery charge March 21. Sliwinski entered the plea on Wednesday in Judge Julie Nicholson’s 52-3 District Court in Rochester Hills. While a no contest plea is not an admission of guilt, it is treated as so during […]

Orion Twp. committee to explore consolidated garbage hauler option

By Jim Newell Review Editor The Orion Township Board of Trustees voted unanimously on Monday to form an ad-hoc committee to explore consolidating the township’s waste collection services. Currently, each homeowner contracts their own garbage and recycling services. Board members began the discussion because this is the time of year that waste haulers need to […]

LOHS Robotics Team 302 prepares for tournaments on new practice field

LOHS Robotics Team 302 prepares for tournaments on new practice field

By Jim Newell Review Editor How do you get to the robotics world championships? Practice, practice, practice. Robotics Team 302 from Lake Orion High School now has that advantage with a new practice field at the Community Education Resource Center (CERC). Team 302 won the Miami Valley Regional at Wright State University in Fairborn, Ohio […]

‘March is Reading Month’ in Lake Orion schools

‘March is Reading Month’ in Lake Orion schools

By Jim Newell Review Editor March is National Reading Month and schools across the Lake Orion district have embraced activities that encourage kids to read: reading books as a school, fun activities, dressing up as characters, reading scavenger hunts, reading Olympics. And welcoming guest readers. JoAnn Van Tassel was one of the guest readers who […]

Orion-Oxford face off in Special Olympics basketball matchup

Orion-Oxford face off in Special Olympics basketball matchup

By Jim Newell Review Editor Susan Carroll Review Writer It’s a playoff-like atmosphere when the Lake Orion and Oxford Special Olympics basketball teams meet and Friday’s matchup at the Lake Orion High School Fieldhouse was no exception. The cheers from students, faculty, parents and supporters rocked the fieldhouse to the rafters in a shoot-out between […]

LOHS grad Andrew Feustel journeys to Intl. Space Station

LOHS grad Andrew Feustel journeys to Intl. Space Station

  By Jim Newell Review Editor NASA astronaut Andrew Feustel has journeyed a long way since his days in Lake Orion, and next Wednesday he will once again depart Earth, this time for a five-month mission to the International Space Station. Feustel, a 1983 Lake Orion High School graduate, will serve as flight engineer on […]

World Championship Bound!

World Championship Bound!

Lake Orion High School Robotics Team 302 won the Miami Valley Regional robotics tournament on March 3. The win puts the Dragons into the FIRST Robotics World Championships in Detroit, April 25-28. See page 8 for the story.  

Lakeview Street homeowners to be special assessed to fix drainage issues

By Susan Carroll Review Writer A hearing of necessity – Special Assessment District (SAD) was held during the Lake Orion Village Council meeting Monday for the Lakeview drainage project. But not without voices of protest from the Lakeview property owners. The four proposed options were: 1. Construct the drainage system for an in-the-road drainage system, […]

Wendy’s on M-24 catches fire, cause determined

Wendy’s on M-24 catches fire, cause determined

By Jim Newell Review Editor Lake Orion police officers and Oakland County sheriff’s deputies shut down a stretch of M-24 while firefighters doused a fire at the Wendy’s restaurant on Saturday evening. The Orion Township Fire Department received a dispatch call at approximately 6:45 p.m. March 10 for a reported kitchen fire at Wendy’s, 388 […]

Lake Orion Lions Club hosts annual Night at the RRRaces!

Lake Orion Lions Club hosts annual Night at the RRRaces!

It’s always a roaring good time at the Lake Orion Lion’s Club Lion Races. The 4th annual Night at the Races fundraiser is on Saturday. This year’s races are at the Knights of Columbus hall, 1400 Orion Rd. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., with dinner at 6 p.m. and the races beginning at 7 p.m. […]

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