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Get dressed up, or not, and get 'ONTV'

ONTV has decked the halls, and now it's time to spread some holiday cheer to friends, family, neighbors and community. Orion Neighborhood Television will be hosting Holiday Greetings 2009, and has has set up a studio schedule for those who want to record an original, creative holiday message and encourage family and friends to tune in to ONTV public access channel 10 throughout December to see the greeting....more >>

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It's beginning to sound a lot like Christmas

The North Oakland Concert Band (NOCB) will hold its annual Christmas concert Sunday, Dec. 6, at 4 p.m. This year, the NOCB welcomes Big Chief Chorus to share a program of music, facilitators said, that's "bound to help your scrooge find some yuletide cheer....more >>

The Buck Pole

Just shot the deer of your dreams and want to brag to all your friends? What better way to do it than gathering 'round the Buck Pole and swapping your stories here in the pages of The Review? All you have to do is send in who you are (full name, address, phone number) where you got your deer and how big it was....more >>



Kandace Piche and Michael Chaffee

Joanne Freeman along with Thomas and Margaret Chaffee are happy to announce the engagement of their children, Kandace Piche and Michael Chaffee. Kandace is an Oakland University graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in elementary education....more >>


Studying hard

Elizabeth Gray Central Michigan University (CMU) junior Elizabeth Gray, of Lake Orion, competed in the NASCAR Kinetics: Marketing in Motion competition. Gray, a graduate of Lake Orion Community High School, is the daughter of Jon and Becky Gray....more >>



Billy Piche and Nichole Stanbury

Joanne Freeman and Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Stanbury are proud to announce the wedding of their children, Billy Piche and Nichole Stanbury, earlier this year. Billy graduated from Columbia Collage in Chicago with a film major and is working for 1821 Pictures in Los Angelas, CA....more >>

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A calendar of places to go, people to see and things to do

Holiday Market at the Orion Art Center. Friday, Nov. 27 through Tuesday, Dec. 22. Art, glass, pottery, jewelry, books, purses, scarves, woodwork, stained glass, photography, gift cards, ornaments and Pewabic Pottery from more than 30 artists....more >>

Peeking In The Past

Looking Back

15 years ago November 23, 1994 - Oakland County Sheriff Deputies sought warrants for two Orion teens after a fight with another juvenile escalated into gunfire at a baseball field on Waldon Road....more >>

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Puppy love at first sight?

New puppy on your Christmas wish list? The Lake Orion Lions Club can help. The Lions will auction two puppies, a Goldendoodle and a Cockapoo, during the upcoming 'A Christmas for Everyone Charity Auction....more >>
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Born October 9th
1873: Charles Rudolph Walgreen, the father of the modern drugstore.
1879: Max von Laue, German physicist.
1899: Bruce Catton, U.S. historian and journalist, famous for his works on the Civil War.
1909: Jacques Tati, French actor and director.
1940: John Lennon, English musician, one of the Beatles.
October 9th
in history
1941: President Franklin D. Roosevelt requests congressional approval for arming U.S. merchant ships. As their escorts turned away, the ships of the doomed Allied convoy, PQ-17, followed orders and began to disperse in the Arctic waters.
1946: Eugene O'Neill's play The Iceman Cometh opens at the Martin Beck Theatre in New York.
1949: Harvard Law School begins admitting women. Women in the Workplace: Education.
1950: U.N. forces, led by the First Cavalry Division, cross the 38th parallel in South Korea and begin attacking northward towards the North Korean capital of Pyongyang. A year after leaving West Point, Lt. Joe Kingston was en route to Korea, where he, like a lot of others, found himself retreating and advancing in a single day.
1983: The president of South Korea, Doo Hwan Chun, with his cabinet and other top officials are scheduled to lay a wreath on a monument in Rangoon, Burma, when a bomb explodes. Hwan had not yet arrived so escaped injury, but 17 Koreans--including the deputy prime minister and two other cabinet members--and two Burmese are killed. North Korea is blamed.