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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

Annual Oxford High School Alumni and Faculty Reunion

Date: Sunday, October 04, 2015
Respond to: Notice: This is the last reunion our Chairman, Bernice Hinz, will

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 4th
1884: Damon Runyon, journalist and short story writer.
1895: Buster (Joseph F.) Keaton, star of silent film comedies including Sherlock, Jr. and The General.
1919: Rene Marques, Puerto Rican playwright and short story writer.
1923: Charlton Heston, American film actor.
1928: Alvin Toffler, writer and futurist.
October 4th
in history
1874: Kiowa leader Satanta, known as the Orator of the Plains, surrenders in Darlington, Texas. He is later sent to the state penitentiary, where he commits suicide October 11, 1878. The life of Satanta.
1905: Orville Wright pilots the first flight longer than 30 minutes. The flight lasted 33 minutes, 17 seconds and covered 21 miles. The Virginia Air and Space Center is home to the Great Aerodrome, which almost beat the Wrights into the air.
1914: The first German Zeppelin raids London. The J.V. Martin Kitten failed at intercepting Zeppelins.
1957: Sputnik 1, the first man-made satellite, is launched, beginning the space race. The satellite, built by Valentin Glushko, weighed 184 pounds and was launched by a converted Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM). Sputnik orbited the earth every 96 minutes at a maximum height of 584 miles. In 1958, it reentered the earth's atmosphere and burned up. Just nine months after President John F. Kennedy called for the U.S. to put a man on the moon before 1970, Mercury astronaut John Glenn became the first American to orbit the Earth.
1968: Cambodia admits that the Viet Cong use their country for sanctuary. As America's involvement in Indochina came to an end in the spring of 1975, the Khmer Rouge closed in on Phnom Penh for the kill.

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