Lake Orion and the DDA receives top honors at Main Street Oakland County Gala Celebration

Lake Orion and the DDA receives top honors at  Main Street Oakland County Gala Celebration

Main Street Oakland County “Main Event On Broadway” Celebration was held last Thursday at the Flagstar Strand Theatre for the Performing Arts in Pontiac. Awards were given out by Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson in 13 categories. Lake Orion and the Downtown Development Authority (DDA) received top honors. “Our downtowns add immeasurable value to […]

17th annual Flower Fair a ‘huge’ success

17th annual Flower Fair a ‘huge’ success

The Downtown Development Authority hosted the 17th Annual Flower & Art Fair this weekend, drawing residents to the floral fragrances, melodious music, appealing artwork, crafts and other sights of the annual festival. “Everything went well. The feedback we got from the vendors and downtown businesses was positive,” said DDA Executive Director Molly LaLone. “We had […]

Former ‘beloved’ Lake Orion Principal Alice Seppanen passes

Former ‘beloved’ Lake Orion Principal Alice Seppanen passes

For nearly 20 years Alice Seppanen served the students of Lake Orion schools, first as assistant principal and then as principal of Waldon and Oakview middle schools. She was a principal of the year in 2007, and was known for her compassion, enthusiasm and dedication to her students. Alice Mae Seppanen, 64, of Rochester Hills, […]

17th annual Flower & Art Fair

17th annual Flower & Art Fair freshens LO this weekend The DDA’s 17th annual Flower & Art Fair is this Friday from 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. The corner of Flint and Broadway streets will be shut down to vehicle traffic to be replaced with a rainbow […]

LO Village offers repair options for Lakeview St. flooding

LO Village offers repair options for Lakeview St. flooding

By Susan Carroll Review Writer During a public meeting at the village hall on May 1, several property owners on Lakeview Street raised concerns regarding flooding and property damage issues which they feel have been caused by the design of the roadway and its breakdown from lack of maintenance. Village Manager Joe Young, along with […]

Dragon Softball team looks to turn it around and

Dragon Softball team looks to turn it around and

By Susan Carroll Review Writer The Lake Orion girls softball team faces a tough challenge in the remainder of the season, but can still turn things around in OAA play and in districts. “We are going through a rough patch right now, as we just aren’t playing well defensively,” said Coach Joe Woityra. The team […]

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