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May 05, 2010 - 15 years ago

May 10, 1995

- Two Lake Orion teenagers were connected to a spray-painting and tire-slashing spree on cars at Orion Cove Apartments.

- A two-car accident at M-24 and Stadium involved two LOHS students and a 21-year-old woman heading to Oxford, tying up traffic.

- A 1986 Ford Tempo had to be pulled out of Lake Orion after the occupants bailed from the stolen vehicle.

25 years ago

May 8, 1985

- Bald Mountain Recreation Area was ranked number 101 on the DNR's enviromental contamination list. According to the DNR, Trout Creek, which feeds into Trout Lake, could have been contaminated by toxic waste.

-A parcel of land bordered by M-24, Joslyn, and Greenshield Roads in Orion Township was included as a potential state prison site.

35 years ago

May 8, 1975

- Oxford Savings Bank officials were not sure whether or not they nearly had a holdup attempt at the Orion branch, but the called in the Federal Bureau of Investigation anyway.

- Township developer Connie Krajicek offered the peat left over from dredging to inner-city groups.

45 years ago

May 13, 1965

- In recognition of Mayor Exchange Day President Clarence Rossman visited the famous tulip land, Holland, Michigan and Holland's mayor Nelson Bosman toured Lake Orion.

- A Lake Orion student and member of a local Oxford church passed away at the age of sixteen, after battling an illness for two months.

-Patricia Lane, Lake Orion Jr. High reading teacher, attended the 9th annual convention of the International Reading Association.

Obtained from back issues of

The Lake Orion Review.

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