Lake Orion Varsity Competitive Cheer season off to a solid start

By Georgia Thelen Review Writer The 2016-2017 LO Varsity Competitive Cheer team is currently working hard to get back to state finals. With 26 members, the team is made up of all four grade levels. There are five senior Captains this season: Olivia Duffy, Jordan Gould, Sydney Johnson, Kiara Martin and Nyla Watt. The senior […]

Library holds local author and illustrator fair

The Orion Township Public Library (OTPL) hosted its third annual Local Author and Illustrator Fair on Dec. 3. More than 20 metro Detroit authors and illustrators gathered to share their works with readers of all ages. Lake Orion’s own, authors R.L. Herron, Matt Faulkner and Kristen Remenar, who writes under the name Helen Wrath, were […]

LO Varsity Hockey moves to 6-1 in the season after two win weekend

By Shane Stockwell Contributing Writer On Thursday night, the Dragons got off to a hot start against the Berkley Bears, netting two goals in the first 5 minutes. The first goal of the night was scored by Jacob Helzer on a nice shot that beat the Berkley goaltender high glove side. Just moments later, captain […]

Lake Orion baseball player gets chosen for All-American Games

Lake Orion baseball player gets chosen for All-American Games

By Georgia Thelen Review Writer Ryan Stimac, a seventh grader at Scripps Middle School got to live out any young baseball player’s dream on Thanksgiving weekend. Stimac got to travel to Sarasota, Florida from Nov. 25-27 to play in the Junior All-American Games at the Baltimore Orioles Spring Training Complex. The event featured the top […]

Good-bye, Larry ‘Whitey’ Hauxwell

Colorful character kept the Leader’s press running for 56 years By C.J. Carnacchio Leader Editor It’s hard to imagine the Oxford Leader without Lawrence “Whitey” Hauxwell. For nearly six decades, the 1957 Oxford High School graduate operated the press and was as much a local institution as the newspaper he printed. On Monday, Dec. 5, […]

Residents invited to water rate public hearing Monday, Dec. 12

By Georgia Thelen Staff Writer The Village of Lake Orion will be moving forward with a change of water rates and will be holding a public hearing to discuss the Village’s option on Dec. 12 at 7:30 p.m. “We are hoping to get opinions from the public if they want a one large financial burden […]

Santa comes to town

For more photos from the Orion Lighted Parade and the Holly Jolly Folly, please see our print copy of this week’s Review.

Navy veteran’s family receives his Purple Heart 73 years after his death

By Jim Newell Review Writer It’s been more than 73 years since Harold Keener died during World War II while serving aboard the American gunboat the USS Plymouth PG-57, but on Friday the Navy presented his son, Donald Keener, with a long overdue recognition of Harold’s sacrifice to his country. Navy Commander James Semerad presented […]

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