Fire ravages historic LO Pet Centre building

Fire ravages historic LO Pet Centre building

By Jim Newell Review Editor A fire early Saturday morning has virtually destroyed the Lake Orion Pet Centre, a mainstay in the downtown community for decades. The fire took six hours for fire crews to completely extinguish, with firefighters from Orion Township’s four fire stations and the Lake Orion Police Dept. responding to the emergency. […]

Lake Orion releases middle school boundaries

Lake Orion releases middle school boundaries

By Jim Newell Review Editor Lake Orion Community Schools announced the 2017-18 school year attendance boundaries for the middle schools at the school board meeting Jan. 25. A boundary map for Oakview, Waldon and Scripps middle schools is on page 13. Boundary maps for individual middle school and elementary schools are available on the district […]

ONTV hosts annual 5 or 5 Food Drive, televised live

Orion Neighborhood Television will be holding its 7th Annual Food Drive on Feb. 4. The food drive, which benefits the Oxford/Orion FISH food pantry, will be held from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the ONTV Studio located inside of the Orion Center, 1349 Joslyn Rd. This year’s food drive will be televised live on […]

Lions Club, Rotary host 3rd annual Winterfest activities

Lions Club, Rotary host 3rd annual Winterfest activities

By Georgia Thelen Review Writer The Lake Orion Lions Club and Lake Orion Sunrise Rotary Club will be holding their third annual Winterfest on Feb. 4. The Lions Club will host their Outhouse Races from 2-4 p.m. and are currently taking registrants. The Outhouse Races consist of partner races that involve toilet paper exchanges, basketballs […]

Oxford Gives Back again: Free spring cleanup program returns, expands

By C.J. Carnacchio Leader Editor Local homeowners who need help cleaning up their yards this spring are in luck because a program that offers free labor is not only returning, it’s expanding. Applications for the second annual Oxford Gives Back work weekend (April 29-30) are being accepted now through March 6. The program is open […]

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 releases elementary boundaries

Lake Orion releases elementary boundaries

By Jim Newell Review Editor Lake Orion Community Schools announced the district boundaries for the upcoming 2017-18 school year at the Board of Education meeting Jan. 11, and plans to release the new middle school attendance boundaries at the Jan. 25 board meeting. A boundary map of the six remaining elementary schools – Blanche Sims, […]

Village Council passes pump station repairs, sewer cleaning

Village Council passes pump  station repairs, sewer cleaning

New restaurant coming to 51 North building   By Georgia Thelen Review Writer After a presentation from the Oakland County Water Resource Commission at the Jan. 23 Lake Orion Village Council meeting, the council passed a recommendation to repair a pump station and clean the sewage pipes that run under Lake Orion. Among all of […]

LOPD police officer crashes patrol car into porch

LOPD police officer crashes patrol car into porch

A Lake Orion police officer “momentarily” fell asleep while driving early Saturday morning, crashing his patrol car into a house, damaging the front porch and totaling the police cruiser. The incident happened at 4:10 a.m. Jan. 21 when the officer, a 12-year veteran with the Lake Orion Police Dept., was on duty in a marked […]

ONTV hosts annual 5 or 5 Food Drive

Orion Neighborhood Television (ONTV) is holding its 7th Annual Food Drive benefitting the Oxford/Orion FISH food pantry on Saturday, Feb. 4, from 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. at the ONTV studio, in the Orion Center, at 1349 Joslyn Rd. “February is the time of year when the shelves are the emptiest at the FISH pantry,” stated […]

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