Fire Chief Bob Smith named Orion Twp. Citizen of the Month

Fire Chief Bob Smith named Orion Twp. Citizen of the Month

By Jim Newell Review Editor After 31 years with the Orion Township Fire Department, Chief Bob Smith has another accolade to his list of credentials – Citizen of the Month. Supervisor Chris Barnett presented Smith with a certificate recognizing him as the August Citizen of the Month at Monday’s board of trustees meeting. The recognition […]

Man gets more than 100 years in prison for fatal crash in Orion Twp.

By Jim Newell Review Editor A Pontiac man was sentenced July 24 to 100-150 years in prison for the death of an Independence Township man after a high-speed police chase in Orion Township last year. Rashed Brown, 31, received the sentence on a second-degree murder charge. He also received a 19-60 year sentence for fleeing […]

Missing teen is safe, back at Children’s Village,

By Jim Newell Review Editor A 16-year-old Orion Township teen who had most of Southeast Michigan looking for him has been found and is back in Children’s Village in Pontiac awaiting a court date. Lt. Wendy Reyes of the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office confirmed on July 25 that Nathan Charles Greiwe had been apprehended by […]

Crates Coffee House bids a fond farewell and Orion returns the sentiment

Crates Coffee House bids a fond farewell and Orion returns the sentiment

By Jim Newell Review Editor Coffee connoisseurs may have wept when Andrea Rank announced she would be closing Crates Coffee, but the community showed up in droves to say goodbye on Sunday and enjoy one last round of brew. Friends and loyal patrons poured into the shop to say goodbye, chat and reminisce. Families played […]

Junior golf program teaches more than the game of golf

Susan Carroll Review Writer Junior golfers take over the Paint Creek Country Club course from 8-10:30 a.m. on Tuesdays from late June through Aug. 15. The entire course closes to members who embrace and support the kids program. Closing the course allows the kids to get experience on the entire 18-hole course. Instructor for the […]

Village Council approves Pelton’s Point docks

By Susan Carroll Review Writer Pelton’s Point will soon be the home of six public boat docks after the village council approved the plans on Monday. During the July 24 Lake Orion Village Council meeting, $21,125 (the DDA will contribute $1,625 of this figure) was approved by the council for the buildout of the dock, […]

Kids’ & Kops Car Show rolls into downtown Lake Orion on Aug. 5

By Susan Carroll Review Writer The Kids’ & Kops Car Show sponsored by Golling Buick GMC and Lake Orion Police Association takes place on the streets of downtown Lake Orion Aug. 5 from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. The show features classic cars and motorcycles, historical police and fire vehicles, music, a charity pancake breakfast […]

Orion Twp. Community Survey returns;

By Jim Newell Review Editor Would Orion Township residents like to see an ice rink, splash park, soccer fields or tennis courts in the township’s future? Which activities do people use the most: shopping, dining, entertainment, recreation, services? Would resident’s support a millage for the fire department to provide EMS services? How about dedicated road […]

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