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Psychic Fair 11/01/2104 with Rich Milostan

Date: Saturday, November 01, 2014
Astrology and Psychic Fair 11/01/2014 With Rich Milostan Saturday November 1, 2014 10am to 4pm Troy

Business Success Conference, 5 Communities Strong

Date: Thursday, October 30, 2014
Do you know your community demographics? Is your marketing targeting the "right" demographics? Do you

Delilah in Concert

Date: Saturday, November 01, 2014
Tickets are now on-sale to the general public for the 2014 Clarkston A Cappella Festival concert featuring

delilah in Concert

Date: Saturday, November 01, 2014
Tickets are now on-sale to the general public for the 2014 Clarkston A Cappella Festival concert featuring

Lourdes Senior Community Series on Memory Care

Date: Thursday, November 20, 2014
Lourdes is hosting a support group on what is termed the "language" of memory loss, dementia and Alzheimer’s

Recent Letters

Dear Editor, I am writing in response to Mr. Craig Hamilton's letter regarding the upcoming elections ...more»
Beth Rogers | Oct 25
As a School Board trustee, Elizabeth Egan has proven herself to be strong and diligent in making the ...more»
Mickey Ginn | Oct 24
Oxford Schools and Weiming Deal — Is it Best for Students and Community? Here is what I believe ...more»
John VanLoon | Oct 21

Recent Deaths

Ryan Joseph Kinkle

2014-10-29
Ryan Joseph Kinkle; of Orion; passed away suddenly on September 29, 2014, at the age of 34. Ryan is survived by his beautiful ...more»

Eugene Gordon Andrews

2014-10-02
Andrews, Eugene Gordon Andrews; of Lake Orion;passed away at the age of 78. He was born March 15, 1936, and passed on October ...more»

Clinton W. NORMAN

2014-10-06
NORMAN, Clinton W.; of Waterford; October 6, 2014; age 82; husband of Eleanor for 60 years; father of Donna (Robert) Richmond, ...more»

Trunk-or-Treat!

A ghoulishly good time was had by one and all as the Leonard Elementary PTO hosted its annual Trunk-or-Treat event Friday night in the school’s parking lot. Costumed kids travelled from one decorated ...more»

Cougar crossing

By Meg Peters Review Staff Writer A 175 lb. cougar kind of fell into Glenn Bartoni’s lap. The illegally poached animal arrived at Sportsman’s Taxidermy, owned by Lake Orion resident ...more»

New library director named

Brandon Twp.- After a turbulent year, the library will enter 2015 with a new leader. Rebecca Higgerson has been named the new library director. "I’m excited about Rebecca, she is coming from a bigger ...more»
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Born October 30th
1839: Alfred Sisley, landscape painter.
1857: Gertrude Atherton, novelist.
1871: Paul Valery, poet and essayist.
1882: William F. Bull Halsey, Jr., American admiral who played an instrumental role in the defeat of Japan during World War II. The Japanese surrender was signed on his flagship, the USS Missouri.
1885: Ezra Pound, American poet who promoted Imagism, a poetic movement stressing free phrase rather than forced metric. He was imprisoned for his pro-Fascist radio broadcasts.
October 30th
in history
1922: Mussolini sends his black shirts into Rome. The Fascist takeover is almost without bloodshed. The next day, Mussolini is made prime minister. Mussolini centralized all power in himself as leader of the Fascist party and attempted to create an Italian empire, ultimately in alliance with Hitler's Germany.
1925: Scotsman John L. Baird performs first TV broadcast of moving objects.
1938: H.G. Wells' War of the Worlds is broadcast over the radio by Orson Welles' Mercury Theatre. Many panic believing it is an actual newscast about a Martian invasion.
1941: The U.S. destroyer Reuben James, on convoy duty off Iceland, is sunk by a German U-boat with the loss of 96 Americans. Captain Johnnie Walker was the Royal Navy's most effective weapon against the German U-boat menace.
1950: The First Marine Division is ordered to replace the entire South Korean I Corps at the Chosin Reservoir area.In 1950, as U.S. Marines tried to fight their way out of a Chinese trap, Korea suffered its worst winter of the century. The men who struggled there suffered accordingly.

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