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Photography Workshop: Nature is Your Studio

Date: Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Get the most out of your camera with tips and techniques from renowned photographer Ron Meyer. If weather

Photography Workshop: Nature is Your Studio

Date: Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Get the most out of your camera with tips and techniques from renowned author and photographer Ron Meyer.

Oral History Workshop

Date: Monday, October 20, 2014
Learn how to collect and record stories about people and events through interview techniques in this

Cock-a-doodle-doo Chicken Show

Date: Saturday, October 04, 2014
Look out the hens are on tour, starring showgirls Bettlou Bantam, Rhonda Rhode Island Red and friends.

Sharpie Mug Decoration

Date: Saturday, October 18, 2014
We will be using permanent markers to decorate mugs that you can take home and use. We will provide

Recent Letters

When is enough enough? The hundreds and hundreds of Pulte homes being constructed over the last year ...more»
Andy Bolin | Sep 19
Dear Editor, We live in Orion Township and have great concerns about the new proposed Rezoning of Bald ...more»
Ron Blackmore | Sep 15
Dear Editor, Our family recently moved to Clarkston from a town of 10,000 on the West side of Michigan. ...more»
Jennifer McAlister | Aug 24

Recent Deaths

Art Southerland

2014-09-27
Art Southerland, born Nov. 7, 1935, passed from his earthly tabernacle of 78+ years to his eternal home in glory on Saturday, ...more»

Margaret M. LOONEY(STREVEL)

2014-09-29
LOONEY(STREVEL), Margaret M.; of Waterford; September 29, 2014; preceded in death by her first husband Reed Strevel, second husband ...more»

William Joseph SOURIALL

2014-09-27
SOURIALL, William Joseph; of Ortonville formerly of Drayton Plains; suddenly September 27, 2014; age 84; husband of Claudia for ...more»

Crowning moment

Oxford High School seniors Chloe Straub (left) and Adam Schlicht were crowned the 2014 Homecoming Queen and King....more»

District saves taxpayers $3.6 million in school debt

By Meg Peters Review Staff Writer The price is right for Lake Orion Community Schools, but even more so for district taxpayers. On October 23 the district will lock current market interest rates ...more»

Martians remember

It’s been 72 years since Isabel Rossman received her Goodrich High School diploma. At 99-years-old, Isabel was the "Senior Martian" and perhaps the last known member of the Goodrich Class of 1932, ...more»

Flames on the field

Tom Beauchamp tends the bonfire during Everest Academy’s Homecoming pep rally, Sept....more»
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Born October 2nd
1871: Cordell Hull, Secretary of State for President Franklin Roosevelt.
1879: Wallace Stevens, poet.
1890: Julius Henry 'Groucho' Marx, comedian, one of the five Marx brothers (the others being Chico, Harpo, Zeppo and Gummo).
1900: William A. 'Bud' Abbot, comedian, the straight man to Lou Costello.
1901: Roy Campbell, poet (The Flaming Terrapin).
October 2nd
in history
1870: The papal states vote in favor of union with Italy. The capital is moved from Florence to Rome.
1871: Morman leader Brigham Young, 70, is arrested for polygamy. He was laterconvicted, but the U.S. Supreme Court overturned the conviction. Disappointed Army officer Patrick Connor wanted to be back East fighting Rebels. Instead, he found himself in the bitter cold along icebound Bear Creek, near today's Utah-Idaho border.
1879: A dual alliance is formed between Austria and Germany, in which the two countries agree to come to the other's aid in the event of aggression.
1909: Orville Wright sets an altitude record, flying at 1,600 feet. This exceeded Hubert Latham's previous record of 508 feet. Aviation Pioneer Glenn Curtiss
1931: Aerial circus star Clyde Pangborn and playboy Hugh Herndon, Jr. set off to complete the first nonstop flight across the Pacific Ocean from Misawa City, Japan.

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