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Peeking In The Past


Looking Back



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September 23, 2009 - 15 years ago

September 23, 1994

~ Dave Collins, a former major league maseballe player, was hired to become LOHS's third baseball coach in three years.

~ A record number of voters (32 percent) went to the polls and approved a new high school, elementary school and buses, and upgrading current buildings.

25 years ago

September 21, 1984

~ Alcohol drinkers had 60 more days to enjoy two-for-one deals in Michigan bars. After that, a new state law prohibited served more than one drink at a time.

~ Tammy Laten, Lori Ray, Tonya Brown and Dale Laten got their photo in the paper for creating a nearly-three-foot long water balloon.

~ Susan Corker was name Michigan State Fair Homemaker of the Year.

35 years ago

September 21, 1974

~ Clothes from Julie's, of Lapeer, were modeled by Sherry Rowland, Mrs. Jack Hodges, Nancy England, Mrs. Raymond Vaillencourt, Mrs. Robert Brocker and Sue Olds during the Lake Orion Women's Club annual Day in the Country Fashion Show.

~ Residents of Greenshield asked Oakland County for a natural beauty road designation between M-24 and Joslyn.

~ Denise Smokoski, daughter of Mr. and rs. Edward Smokoski, of Lake Orion, signed with the Houston Ballet as a soloist. It was her third contract with the company.

Looking Back was obtained from back issues of The Lake Orion Review.

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