LOCS school board approves tax levy rate, first reading of general fund budget

By Jim Newell Review Editor Lake Orion Community Schools are in better shape financially heading into the next fiscal year, and the district is set to approve its annual budget this month. The Lake Orion Board of Education unanimously approved the 2017-18 tax rate levy and the first reading of the proposed 2017-18 general fund […]

Lake Orion High School Class of 1947 celebrates 70 years

By Susan Carroll Review Writer It has been 70 years since the Lake Orion class of 1947 walked across the stage for their high school graduation commencement. Ten members of the graduating class, now in their mid-eighties, gathered at the Knights of Columbus hall in Lake Orion to celebrate that 70-year milestone. Last December, high […]

Flare night to brighten Lake Orion’s sky June 30

The Light Up the Night 72nd annual event is June 30, sponsored by the Lake Orion Lions Club. As a commemoration of the end of World War II in 1945, the Rotarians started Flare Night. The Lions Club is the largest service organization in the world and the Lake Orion Lions have sponsored the Flare […]

Mill work on Joslyn and Brown roads tomorrow

Between 5:30 a.m. – noon on Saturday the road commission will mill the intersection of Joslyn and Brown roads. The intersection is open for traffic with some lane closures, so expect delays. The project is part of the Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) ongoing spot resurfacing program, said an RCOC spokesperson. “The work is […]

LO school district, LOEA agree to one year contract terms

By Jim Newell Review Editor Lake Orion Community Schools and the Lake Orion Education Association have reached terms on a one-year contract for the 2017-18 school year. The school board voted unanimously to approve the one-year contract at its May 24 meeting. Board Treasurer Jim Weidman abstained from the vote, citing a family member as […]

Little Grads, Future Dragons

Little Grads, Future Dragons

The Pre-Kindergarten students at Rainbow Child Care Center celebrated a milestone in their lives during a special graduation ceremony at Canterbury Village June 8. This was the school’s largest class, with 22 students participating in the graduation. The Pre-K school started in August 2015 with only four students but currently has 25 students and a […]

100 mph motorcycle chase ends in LO, suspect in serious condition

100 mph motorcycle chase ends in LO, suspect in serious condition

By Jim Newell Review Editor A high-speed motorcycle chase that began on I-75 in Auburn Hills ended in Lake Orion after the driver of the Yamaha motorcycle hit a curb and crashed near the M-24/Broadway Street intersection early Monday morning. Police said the motorcycle was traveling at speeds greater than 100 miles per hour at […]

Get ready to have a fun time at the LO Jubilee and Fireworks Festival

Get ready to have a fun time at the LO Jubilee and Fireworks Festival

By Susan Carroll Review Writer Carnival rides, games and an entertainment tent lining the streets of downtown Lake Orion can only mean one thing — it’s Lion’s Jubilee time. June 22 at 5 p.m. marks the start of the annual Lion’s Jubilee, complete with an official ribbon-cutting by the Orion Area Chamber of Commerce at […]

Children’s Park gazebo gets refurbished this July with support from Home Depot, the Friends of the LOPD & American Legion Post #233

Children’s Park gazebo gets refurbished this July with support from Home Depot, the Friends of the LOPD & American Legion Post #233

Home Depot, the Friends of the Lake Orion Police Department and American Legion Post 233 are teaming up to renovate the gazebo at Children’s Park. Financing for the project comes from a $17,000 Home Depot Foundation Allowance Grant. “It’s really a community partnership with us, the Legion and the cops,” said Alana Hart, community outreach […]

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