A young boys basketball team strives against tough opponents

The Varsity boy’s basketball team played a hard game on Feb. 9, but eventually lost a close game to Farmington by a score of 54-49. The Dragons trailed for three quarters before taking a 4-point lead with six minutes remaining, but the Falcons would outscore Lake Orion 15-6 down the stretch to pull out a […]

Dragon wrestlers compete in team, individual District Competitions

By Rebecca Moll Review Contributor Lake Orion High School hosted the MHSAA Team District wrestling competition Feb. 9. In round 1, Lake Orion defeated Stoney Creek, winning 10 of 14 matches, six by pin, with senior John Moll (wrestling at 125 lbs.) and sophomore Jaden Fisher (152 lbs), winning in the first period, for a […]

Vandals strike Paint Creek Trail; Orion Twp. ask for residents’ help

Vandals strike Paint Creek Trail; Orion Twp. ask for residents’ help

Update: Orion authorities have identified the suspects in the photo. The suspects were identified on Feb. 14, 2017, after the photo went viral. The second previously published — and now removed — photo of a family walking near the graffiti on the Paint Creek Trail are not suspects in the vandalism. Authorities have said that […]

Taste of the Town returns to Lake Orion

By Georgia Thelen Review Writer The Lake Orion Lions Club and Lake Orion United Methodist Church (LOUMC) are sponsoring the Taste of the Town event on Feb. 25. This year’s affair will feature food samples from local restaurants, a silent and live auction and live music. Lockhart’s BBQ, Passport Pizza, Valentino’s, Jersey Mike’s Subs, Achatz […]

Orion Art Center holds 28th annual Gala, ‘A Night in Paris’

By Georgia Thelen Review Writer The Orion Art Center hosts its 28th annual Gala, “A Night in Paris” on March 25. The 2017 Gala is from 6 p.m. to midnight at Paint Creek Country Club, 2375 Stanton Rd. This year’s event will include a premium cocktail reception, a gourmet dinner, dancing and a silent auction. […]

Changes and continuity highlight 2017 for Orion Area Chamber

By Jim Newell Review Editor The Orion Area Chamber of Commerce hopes that the changes it’s instituting in 2017 will be a boon for its members, helping to further promote local businesses and continue the strong finish of 2016, exemplified in the chamber’s increased activity and double the normal amount of nominations at the annual […]

GoFundMe account set up for ‘Bruce the Homeless Guy’

By Jim Newell Review Editor Many people know him as “Bruce the Homeless Guy” or simply as Bruce, the resident Lake Orion wanderer who, for the past 16 years, sleeps wrapped in a sleeping bag and plastic behind the Kmart at E. Clarkston and Lapeer roads. But Bruce Gertz is now in his early sixties […]

Orion Area Youth Assistance seeks nominations for Recognition Awards

The Orion Area Youth Assistance (OAYA) seeks nominees for their 24th Annual Youth Recognition Awards Ceremony. The awards pay special tribute to outstanding youth in the community who have volunteered their time in the past year. All nominations must be received by March 24. The awards ceremony begins at 6:30 p.m. May 10 in the […]

Lake Orion author releases first children’s book

Lake Orion author releases first children’s book

The Tender Turtle By Amy Denise Silvester Released Jan. 7, 2017 Book release party: 2-4 p.m. Feb. 25 at Crates Coffee House, 1472 S Lapeer Road, with a reading at 3 p.m. Books will be available to purchase on site. Books are also available at: www.lovenlightproductions.com www.createspace.com/6805982 Tender is the turtle, but fierce the dream […]

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