Lake Orion senior softball team wins league championship

Lake Orion senior softball team wins league championship

The Lake Orion Men’s Senior Softball team recently won the league regular season and playoff championship. The team slugged its way to a 20-4 record in the regular season before winning the championship The team, sponsored by the Great Lakes McDonald’s and Old Detroit Bar & Grill, plays in the Oakland County Parks & Recreation […]

Marsh View Park archery range re-opens

Marsh View Park will re-open on Sept. 9 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. with a grand re-opening celebration hosted by the Oakland Township Parks and Recreation Commission. The range expanded the shooting distance from 41 to 90 meters, added additional programs and paved the parking area at the west end of the park. Beginning […]

Tommystock music festival needs more

The Tommystock music festival takes center stage at Camp Agawam from Sept. 22-24, but organizers still have sponsorships available to help fund the charitable endeavor. Tommystock is partnering with Bryan’s HOPE, which stands for Heroin Opiate Prevention & Education, a Waterford-based nonprofit organization that helps bring support, awareness, and education about the dangers of prescription […]

McDonald’s reopens with fanfare from community during VIP evening

McDonald’s reopens with fanfare from community during VIP evening

By Jim Newell Review Editor It may seem like it’s been ages to some people, but the McDonald’s on M-24 reopened on Tuesday after only three-and-a-half months of construction. The old building – which had been in Lake Orion for 40 years – was demolished in May to make way for a new, more customer […]

Village to launch daily lake, creek water level updates

By Jim Newell Review Editor The Village of Lake Orion will post daily updates of the Lake Orion and Paint Creek water levels on the village website, www.lakeorion.org. Police Chief Jerry Narsh said the village would take daily measurements of Lake Orion and Paint Creek – using Saturday’s water levels as a baseline, the day […]

McDonald’s re-opens tomorrow

McDonald’s re-opens tomorrow

Those of you driving by the McDonald’s on M-24 near Atwater Street Monday evening may have gotten your hopes up that the restaurant was open for business. Not quite. But close. The McDonald’s reopens on Tuesday, with the drive-thru opening at 5 a.m. and the dining room opening at 6 a.m. Monday night’s event was […]

New building, restaurant coming to former Wagon Wheel site

New building, restaurant coming to former Wagon Wheel site

By Jim Newell Review Editor A new restaurant is coming to downtown Lake Orion at the site formerly occupied by The Wagon Wheel restaurant, though which restaurant will inhabit the proposed building has yet to be decided. Dia Zaraga, who owns the property and also owns Sagebrush Cantina, plans to build a two-story restaurant on […]

New monument stuns spectators at Lake Orion Veterans Memorial

New monument stuns spectators at Lake Orion Veterans Memorial

By Susan Carroll Review Writer A camouflage tarp was removed from the War Dog Monument Saturday at the Orion Veteran’s Memorial to a visually emotional crowd. “I’ve been hearing about this for so long and it is everything I thought it would be,” said an astonished Shirley Watros when the tarp was taken away. “I […]

Paint Creek dam repairs underway today

Paint Creek dam repairs underway today

Aug. 19, 2017   Work crews are on M-24 at the Paint Creek dam installing a rock  barrier and cofferdam. The work is expected to last throughout the weekend. Traffic in both directions is slow-going, and two southbound lanes are closed. Motorists should expect delays when traveling on the stretch of M-24 from approximately Atwater […]

Paint Creek dam to undergo immediate repairs

Paint Creek dam to undergo immediate repairs

Temporary coffer dam to be installed Saturday By Jim Newell Review Editor The Paint Creek dam needs to undergo immediate assessment and repairs to fix a “depression” below the spillway that allows water to flow from Lake Orion into the creek unchecked. The public is not in any immediate danger, nor is the dam in […]

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