Veterans Day surprise at Orion Oaks Elementary

Army Sgt. Destiny Vinson returned to Lake Orion to surprise her younger sister Morgan at Orion Oaks Elementary on Veterans Day. Sgt. Vinson, a 2017 Lake Orion High School graduate, last saw Morgan in April. Vinson is stationed at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. To watch the video of the sisters’ reunion, click play on the […]

Eula Mae Smyth Bowman, 94, of Waterford

Eula Mae Smyth Bowman, 94, of Waterford

Eula Mae Smyth Bowman of Waterford departed this life on August 29 at the age of 94. She was born near Beattyville, Kentucky, the daughter of Lawrence T. Smyth and Minnie B. Smyth. After graduation from Lee County High School, Eula Mae attended Crump Business School in Lexington, Kentucky. Eula worked as a secretary and […]

Doris Ann Pennala, 82, of Rochester Hills

Doris Ann Pennala, 82, of Rochester Hills

Doris Ann Pennala of Rochester Hills, age 82, passed away on April 30, 2021. Doris was the beloved wife of the late John Eric Pennala for 64 years; dear mother of Jeffrey (Marie) Pennala, Mary (Terrance) Filarecki, Julie (John) Perry, William (Kim) Pennala and Margaret Pennala; loving grandmother of Charles Ingoglia, Robert Filarecki and Eric […]

Authorities seek information, identity of teens after Friendship Park restroom is vandalized

Authorities seek information, identity of teens after Friendship Park restroom is vandalized

Authorities are investigating a vandalism case that allegedly involves three females, all apparently teenagers. Deputies were notified at 9:41 a.m. Feb. 12 by the Orion Parks & Recreation manager that the women’s bathroom at Friendship Park was vandalized with a permanent marker “by three unknown, young teenage girls who had walked into the building,” the […]

Village of Lake Orion 2020 Master Plan Amendment survey

The Village of Lake Orion 2020 Master Plan Amendment survey is available online at http://lakeorion2020masterplan.konveio.com/welcome The Review will keep the link available on our website until the end of the survey time frame on Oct. 12. The Village of Lake Orion, http://lakeorion.org, and the Downtown Development Authority, http://downtownlakeorion.org, will also have links to the survey. Hardcopies […]

Junior golfers discover more than golf on the course

Junior golfers discover more than golf on the course

By Jim Newell Review Editor On Tuesday mornings during the summer Paint Creek Country Club has a slightly different vibe, a youthful exuberance as the junior golfers take over the course, ripping tee shots and sinking putts. Well, it may not always be fairways and greens, but it’s a lot of fun and the kids […]

LOCS – Unrecognized First Responders

LOCS – Unrecognized First Responders

A first responder typically refers to professionals such as nurses, doctors, police, paramedics, fire fighters and other emergency personnel who are trained to provide rescue or other emergency services in case of crises. We have heralded so many of these champions during the past months as they work tirelessly in the fight against the coronavirus. […]

Blanche Sims staff celebrates exiting fifth graders

Blanche Sims staff celebrates exiting fifth graders

Blanche Sims Elementary School staff members took time out of their day today to give their outgoing fifth graders the traditional “clap out” but with a twist. Fifth grade students rode in cars with family members around the bus loop waving goodbye to their teachers and their school. The “clap out” signifies the end of […]

I woke up and I was sick — and old.

I woke up and I was sick — and old.

Last week was just one of those weeks. Everything was moving along swimmingly, relatively smoothly. Monday happened, I wrote my column, put together some of the paper, took care of chores both at home and at work . . . and then I woke up on Tuesday morning. I woke up bright and early Tuesday […]

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