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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

North Oakland Concert Band Presents "Into a Strange Land"

Date: Sunday, October 26, 2014
The North Oakland Concert Band will present "Into a Strange Land" at 4 p.m. on Sunday, October 26, 2014,

Recent Letters

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
Please note -- resubmitting this with correct spelling of supervisor's name. It has been said that ...more»
Lisa Taddiken | 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»

Pumpkin Picasso

There was no shortage of fun activities Saturday as the Addison Township Fire Department hosted its annual open house as part of National Fire Prevention Week. Kids got to paint pumpkins, decorate cookies, ...more»

Pulte’s 360 home plan denied for Bald Mtn. Golf Course

By Meg Peters Review Staff Writer The Orion Township Planning Commission denied a conceptual plan last week of replacing the Bald Mountain Golf Course with a residential neighborhood, the home developer’s ...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»

Flying Zezula

Clarkston High School senior DJ Zezula leaps over Lake Orion players during the football game last Friday....more»
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Born October 25th
1838: Georges Bizet, composer, best known for his opera Carmen.
1881: Pablo Picasso, painter and sculptor or over 6,000 works.
1888: Richard E. Byrd, U.S. aviator and explorer who made the first flight over the North Pole.
1889: Abel Gance, film director (Napoleon).
1902: Henry Steele Commager, American historian who wrote the fifty-five volume Rise of the American Nation.
October 25th
in history
1854: During the Crimean War, a brigade of British light infantry is destroyed by Russian artillery as they charge down a narrow corridor in full view of the Russians.
1916: German pilot Rudolf von Eschwege shoots down his first enemy plane, a Nieuport 12 of the Royal Naval Air Service over Bulgaria. Eagle of the Aegean Sea
1923: The Teapot Dome scandal comes to public attention as Senator Thomas J. Walsh of Montana, subcommittee chairman, reveals the findings of the past 18 months of investigation. His case will result in the conviction of Harry F. Sinclair of Mammoth Oil, and later Secretary of the Interior Albert B. Fall, the first cabinet member in American history to go to jail. The scandal, named for the Teapot Dome oil reserves in Wyoming, involved Fall secretly leasing naval oil reserve lands to private companies.
1940: German troops capture Kharkov and launch a new drive toward Moscow. Germany's lost victory at Kursk.
1944: The Japanese are defeated in the Battle of Leyte Gulf, the world's largest sea engagement. From this point on, the depleted Japanese Navy increasingly resorts to the suicidal attacks of Kamikaze fighters. On patrol north of the Philippine island of Luzon, USS Batfish destroyed three Japanese submarines in four nights.

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