‘Nain Rouge’ films at LO Village Hall

“Devil’s Night: Dawn of the Nain Rouge” continued filming today at the Lake Orion Village Hall. The atmospheric shoot inside council chambers featured Lake Orion Police Department Police Chief Jerry Narsh (Character Name: Chief Anthony Romano) trying to calm angry citizens, many of whom are Orion residents volunteering to be extras in the film. The […]

LOCS to explore

By Jim Newell Review Editor Lake Orion administrators and school board members have known for some time that closing Pine Tree Elementary was the “pivot point” of the facilities restructuring in the district. Now, district officials are turning their sights on the Community Resource Educational Center (CERC) to see how it fits into the long-term […]

Orion Township to conduct formal search for new fire chief

By Jim Newell Review Editor Orion Township will contract with a professional outside agency to help search for the next Orion Township Fire Department fire chief, after the board of trustees voted unanimously on Monday to advertise for a permanent replacement. Former Fire Chief Bob Smith retired from the position on Aug. 2. Since that […]

Local teen’s letter changes flow of traffic

By Susan Carroll Review Writer Nicole Baker was a junior at Lake Orion High School last spring when she received an assignment in her American History class relating to lobbying. “We were supposed to persuade the government or get the government to do something. We could do this by writing to them on the national, […]

Sheriff’s Office launches ‘Don’t Veer for Deer!’ campaign

Buckle up, stay alert, slow down The Oakland County Sheriff’s Office wants to remind citizens to be careful when driving this fall, and remember “Don’t Veer for Deer!” Oakland County was once again ranked number one in the state of Michigan for vehicle crashes involving deer. As the deer population becomes more active this fall, […]

Babes on Broadway stroll the streets of Lake Orion

Last Thursday evening, over 250 women took to the downtown streets of Lake Orion for the annual Babes On Broadway event. Adorned with pink bags to hold their treasures, the ladies had an exciting evening visiting the 27 local businesses participating in the event. Fifteen ‘Broadway Gents’ worked the check-in tables, opened doors and escorted […]

Village rejects MDOT offer on cost of Paint Creek Dam emergency repairs

By Susan Carroll Review Writer The Lake Orion Village Council rejected an offer from the Michigan Department of Transportation on its share of the Paint Creek Dam emergency repairs during the council meeting on Monday. The council also discussed the water asset management plan and got an update on its SAW Grant for the sanitary […]

Manufacturing Day in Oakland County

Manufacturing Day in Oakland County

By Jim Newell Review Editor For Justin Jackson, a senior at Lake Orion High School, seeing what the professional welders at MPD Welding, Inc. do could be a glimpse into his future. Jackson and 12 of his classmates toured MPD Welding in Orion Township as part of Oakland County’s third annual Manufacturing Day on Oct. […]

Run with Fire 5K raises awareness, funds

Run with Fire 5K raises awareness, funds

By Jim Newell Review Editor It was a day of firsts Saturday as the inaugural Orion Township Fire Department Run with Fire 5K race/walk was the first event to traverse the new Paint Creek Trail extension in the Village of Lake Orion. The fire department hosted the run and free kids run to promote Fire […]

Orion Historical Society seeks news members, offers free t-shirt

The Orion Historical Society is offering a free t-shirt for new and renewed memberships in the society until the end of the year. The membership will last through Dec. 31, 2018. An individual membership costs $25. A family membership runs $35 and includes two t-shirts. A student wishing to join is charged $15. Additional shirts […]

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