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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 Beginning Wednesday, October 07, 2015 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 5th
1882: Robert Goddard, American rocket scientist, held more than 200 rocketry patents.
1902: Ray Croc, founder of the McDonald's hamburger franchise in 1955.
1911: Flann O'Brien, Irish novelist and playwright (The Hard Life, The Third Policeman).
1936: Václav Havel, Czech dissident dramatist who became the first freely elected president of Czechoslovakia in 55 years.
1959: Maya Lin, American architect who designed the Vietnam Memorial in Washington, D.C.
October 5th
in history
1762: The British fleet bombards and captures Spanish-held Manila in the Philippines.
1795: The day after he routed counterrevolutionaries in Paris, Napoleon Bonaparte accepts their formal surrender. Napoleon takes charge.
1813: U.S. victory at the Battle of the Thames, in Ontario, broke Britain's Indian allies with the death of Shawnee Chief Tecumseh, and made the Detroit frontier safe. An outmatched British flotilla faced the prospect of a remarkable victory.
1821: Greek rebels capture Tripolitza, the main Turkish fort in the Peloponnese area of Greece.
1864: At the Battle of Allatoona, a small Union post is saved from Lt. Gen. John Bell Hood's army. A compendium of poppycock, balderdash, and malarkey told by Civil War veterans for the amusement and amazement of future generations.

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