Safety First! The dangers of swimming & boating are very real

Safety First! The dangers of swimming & boating are very real

A Message from the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office The Sheriff’s Office needs to remind residents of prudent safety precautions related to water activities. We urge boaters and swimmers to please use caution at all times when out on the lakes this summer. Young children need constant, close (within a few feet) supervision in and around […]

LOCS begins to pare down proposed bond

By Jim Newell Review Editor The Lake Orion Board of Education gave district administrators and engineers some direction on how they wished to proceed with a proposed bond during a special board meeting last week. The district also began to pare down some of the proposed items in the long-term facilities plan. But the school […]

Lake Orion Memorial Day Honored Veteran

By Chief Jerry Narsh Lake Orion Police Dept. Special Contributor to The Review Since 2006, the Lake Orion Police Department has partnered with the Lake Orion American Legion Post #233 to annually select and honor a local veteran for their service to their country on Memorial Day. The Honored Veteran rides in the lead police […]

Green’s Park entry fees lowered, hours extended and kayaks welcomed

By Susan Carroll Review Writer Green’s Park is on the eastern shore of Lake Orion off M-24 in the Village of Lake Orion. It’s the only public park on the lake and offers many exciting activities such as a sandy beach with swimming in a boat free area. The village just made it easier for […]

3rd annual Clergy, Cops and Kids fundraiser on tap for June 2

By Jim Newell Review Editor It’s time for another round of Clergy, Cops and Kids, the match that makes the lives of some of Orion’s residents a little better – and others a lot more fun. Clergy, Cops and Kids, now in its third year, benefits the Lake Orion Police Department’s Kids & Kops program […]

LOCS school board considers $177 million bond proposal

By Jim Newell Review Editor The Lake Orion Community Schools Board of Education is still considering a bond proposal to update facilities and school safety features, enhance programming and add new classrooms to existing buildings. The school board held a workshop meeting on May 9 to hear about the details of a potential bond and […]

Village hears proposal on parking structure

By Susan Carroll Review Writer The Lake Orion Village Council held their regular meeting Monday night and the agenda was abundant with village planning for future growth, including a proposed new parking structure on Anderson Street. Parking Development Proposal Jeff Schmitz of JS Capitol presented a parking development proposal at the meeting, proposing a two-story […]

Run the Veterans Memorial Day 5k in your red, white and blue

The Orion Veterans Memorial host its second annual 5k run/walk on Memorial Day, May 28. The patriotic race starts in Lake Orion, on Broadway Street south of Flint Street, in front of Sagebrush Cantina and finishes at Odanah Ave., west of the memorial on M-24. Dog tags will be handed out to each finisher. Race […]

Chamber of Commerce moving to the Orion Center

By Jim Newell Review Editor The Orion Area Chamber of Commerce is getting new digs, moving from its location in downtown Lake Orion to the Orion Center in June. Under the deal with Orion Township, which owns the Orion Center, the chamber will pay $750 per month during its three-year contract. AThe deal also includes […]

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