Daisy Project raises over $3,500 for special needs equipment

By Meg Peters Review Co-Editor For volunteers with the Daisy Project, it’s all about inclusion for everybody. The Shelby Township based non-profit raised over $3,500 earlier this month at their Second Annual Poker Pub Crawl in downtown Lake Orion, all of which will fund medical equipment and other recreational items for special needs families. President […]

Culver’s scholarship awards make mother cry with happiness

By Meg Peters Review Co-Editor Two outstanding students and employees of Lake Orion’s Culver’s are the happy recipients of $2,500 scholarships. Lake Orion High School 2016 graduate Rilee Harris and Lake Orion resident and home school student Alexandra Simpson, won and are both using the funds to pursue their career dreams. Simpson said her mother […]

Cranbrook Institute of Science experiments on Pine Tree

Cranbrook Institute of Science experiments on Pine Tree

By Meg Peters Review Co-Editor Firmly gripping the Van de Graaff generator, second grade student Rudy stood patiently as multiple strands of his hair charged and lifted. Pine Tree Elementary second graders learned Monday the Van de Graaff is an electrostatic generator that produces static electricity, and sometimes a little shock after that static, or […]

Oxford Lake Orion 5K benefits area students

By Chris Hagan Review Staff Writer The Lake Orion United Methodist Church (LOUMC) is hosting a 5K run to support their efforts in helping under privileged students in both the Oxford and Lake Orion school districts. The Help Kids Succeed 5K Run/Walk will take place on Saturday, July 2, at 9:30 a.m. and according to […]

Dragon sports program ranks third in nation

Dragon sports program ranks third in nation

By Meg Peters Review Co-Editor Lake Orion’s athletics program has caught attention nationwide, after ranking third in USA Today’s “2015-16 America’s Best Athletic Program” competition. The fan-vote competition began at the beginning of the academic year, after 4,991 high schools nationwide were entered. Qualifying high schools had to have won at least one state championship within the […]

Next art show to get a little funky

By Grant Ingalls Review Special Writer Lake Orion Art Center and Waste Management are teaming up for metamorphoses in their annual Re-Create Recycled Art Show. Art Director, Lorene Porter, explained why the show is collaborating with Waste Management. “They have a remarkable recycling program and they support our efforts to engage artists in creating art […]

New DDA director ready to get creative

By Chris Hagan Review Staff Writer The Downtown Development Authority (DDA) has a new executive director and she has no intention of slowing down Lake Orion’s creative momentum. The Village Council approved the appointment of Molly LaLone at their May 23 meeting and she had her first day on Tuesday following Memorial Day. LaLone previously […]

Lake Orion’s American Summer gears up to celebrate all things Lake Orion

By Chris Hagan Review Staff Writer Eighteen years ago the City of Caseville rallied around an idea for a 10-day festival centered around unique ideas. They melded cheeseburgers, local restaurants, the feel of Caribbean living all set to the sounds of Jimmy Buffet and the city called it Cheeseburger in Caseville. Now shortened by attendees […]

Lake Orion comes up big at MIPA

By Chris Hagan Review Staff Writer It’s becoming almost a requirement that every year members of the Michigan Interscholastic Press Association (MIPA) must reserve seats for Lake Orion students excelling in journalistic categories. This year was no exception as students from Lake Orion’s Television Production Workshop (TPW) took home top three finishes in nearly 30 […]

Great Lakes Independence Insurance makes top 10

Auto-Owners Insurance is pleased to announce the Great Lakes Independent Insurance Agency of Lake Orion has been named one of the TOP 10 growth agencies for the company in the Eastern Michigan Region for 2015. The agency was recognized at a luncheon meeting in Lansing, and at a reception with all regional associates, where they […]

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