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Aiden Peter Keiser

Elizabeth and Ronald Keiser of Madison Heights are proud to announce the birth of their son, Aiden Peter Keiser. Aiden was born at 12:45 p.m., Nov. 13 at William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak....more >>

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Renee Alyse Chevrier

Renee Alyse Chevrier graduated Magna Cum Laude from Oakland University on Dec. 12, receiving a bachelor's degree in accounting. The 2006 graduate of Oakland Christian School was on the OU dean's list for seven semesters in a row prior to graduation....more >>
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Shooting Stars

Year of the volunteer

Lake Orion Cadette Girl Scout Troop 13319 members donated fleece blankets they made to the Oakland County Animal Control in Auburn Hills. The girls meet once a month in 2009, dedicating the whole year to community outreach and volunteerism....more >>
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Engagement

Dehn, Troupe

Phil and Liz Dehn, of Lake Orion, announce the engagement of their daughter, Katie Dehn, to Randy Troupe, son of Ron and Renee Troupe, of Hudsonville. The wedding is planned for March 2010 at Wellspring Community Church, where the couple met....more >>

Peeking In The Past

Looking Back

15 years ago December 29, 1994 ~ The school district adopted a weapons-free zone policy stronger than state or federal laws dictated. ~ Citing the need for land to build more baseball and soccer fields, Orion Township attempted to absorb 50 acres of Bald Mountain State Recreation Area....more >>

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Around Town

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

The Greater Oakland Republicans Club will meet Tuesday, Jan. 5 from 7 -9 p.m. at the Orion-Oxford Eagles Club, 317 W. Clarkston Road, Lake Orion. The featured speaker will be Steve Porter, a candidate for County Commissioner....more >>

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Looking for a new job?

The Orion Township Public Library is offering Recession Seminars beginning Monday, Jan. 11. Seminars, hosted by Margie Butler, will focus on career solutions. The first in the series, Resume Creation and Marketing Yourself, will provide an in-depth look at how to get the most impact with your resume, cover letters, and portfolios, library representatives said....more >>
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Born August 2nd
1865: Irving Babbitt, scholar and founder of the modern humanistic movement.
1924: James Baldwin, writer whose works include Go Tell it on the Mountain and Notes of a Native Son.
1932: Peter O'Toole, Irish actor.
1942: Isabel Allende, author of The House of the Spirits.
1949: James Fallows, writer and editor of U.S. News and World Report.
August 2nd
in history
1918: A British force lands in Archangel, Russia, to support White Russian opposition to the Bolsheviks.
1923: Vice President Calvin Coolidge becomes president upon the death of Warren G. Harding.
1934: German President Paul von Hindenburg dies and Adolf Hitler becomes chancellor.
1943: Lt. John F. Kennedy, towing an injured sailor, swims to a small island in the Solomon Islands. The night before, his boat, PT-109, had been split in half by the Japanese destroyer Amagiri.
1950: The U.S. First Provisional Marine Brigade arrives in Korea from the United States.