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Italian Dinner fundraiser for Orion Center Seniors

Date: Monday, October 12, 2015
Italian Pasta Dinner, George Sinnott band with dancing, drawings, door prizes. Casual attire. Tickets

Italian Dinner fundraiser for Orion Center Seniors

Date: Monday, October 12, 2015
Italian Pasta Dinner, George Sinnott band with dancing, drawings, door prizes. Casual attire. Tickets

Fall Color Back 40 Challenge Cycling Tour

Date: Sunday, October 11, 2015
The Flying Rhino Cycling Club and Kinetic Systems Bicycles of Clarkston present the 2015 Fall Color

Easter Seals Michigan 2015 Cheers Gala

Occurring Every Wed, Fri & Sun Through Friday, December 04, 2015.
An exciting NEW event to benefit Easter Seals Michigan. December 4, 2015 7pm - 10pm - Festive Holiday

Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do

Occurring on the first Tuesday of each Month Through Tuesday, November 03, 2015.
39 words/297 characters Free, ongoing, two-part series to help participants learn to understand, identify

Recent Letters

Letters to the Editor

Did you notice from the recent televised political debates that all the presidential candidates support ...more»
Mike Fetzer | Sep 20
Thank you to the Pine Knob staff and The Oakland County Sheriff's Department. Another great season of ...more»
Chris Drouin | Aug 31

Township considers road millage

Proposal 1 which proposed a tax increase to fix roads overwhelmingly failed in May. Now, Supervisor ...more»
Rick Gutowski | Aug 01

Recent Deaths

Allen E. Stec

Allen E. Stec; of Lake Orion; age 57; born October 31, 1957; passed from our hearts September 25, 2015. Allen is survived by ...more»

Harreldean and Carl Hotchkiss

A celebration of the lives of Harreldean (Hayes) Hotchkiss and Carl Edward Hotchkiss will be held on Friday, October 2nd at ...more»

James "Jimmy" Bennett

Bennett, James "Jimmy", age 44 of Lake Orion died September 22, 2015. Jimmy was born January 24, 1971 in Warren, Michigan. He ...more»

Sharing big artwork at Art Prize

For Richard Stocker of Independence Township, his art is meant to be shared. There's lots of sharing at Art Prize in Grand Rapids. "It's the biggest art show on Earth," said Stocker, whose acrylic painting ...more»

Blood moon!

The dreaded Blood Moon came and went Sunday night — and the world didn’t end. Superstitious prophets of apocalyptic doom are probably disappointed, but sky watchers and stargazers relished ...more»

Pros, cons of sewer system discussed as village vote looms

Ortonville- Jim Lane doesn’t want to bear the cost of sewers any more than many of the people who have publicly objected to a proposed village wastewater treatment system due to the financial burden....more»

Between Taorminas celebrates 200th episode on ONTV

By Chris Hagan Review Staff Writer "Sports with Volume" That’s the phrase on a large poster that now hangs in the hallway of the ONTV studio. The poster serves as a commemorating achievement ...more»
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Born October 7th
1907: Helen MacInnes, writer.
1931: Desmond Tutu, South African religious leader.
1934: Leroi Jones (Imamu Amiri Baraka), playwright.
1935: Thomas Keneally, novelist, author of Schindler's Ark, the basis for the film Schindler's List.
1955: Yo Yo Ma, cellist.
October 7th
in history
1780: Colonial patriots slaughter a loyalist group at the Battle of King's Mountain in South Carolina.
1849: Edgar Allan Poe, aged 40, dies a tragic death in Baltimore. Never able to overcome his drinking habits, he was found in a delirious condition outside a saloon that was used as a voting place.
1870: French Minister of the Interior Leon Gambetta escapes besieged Paris by balloon, reaching the French provisional government in Tours.
1913: In attempting to find ways to lower the cost of the automobile and make it more affordable to ordinary Americans, Henry Ford took note of the work of efficiency experts like Frederick Taylor, the father of scientific management. The result was the assembly line that reduced the time it took to manufacture a car, from 12 hours to 93 minutes. Visiting the Past: Automotive History.
1949: Iva Toguri D'Aquino, better known as Tokyo Rose, is sentenced to 10 years in prison for treason. American-Born Axis Sally.

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