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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 >>


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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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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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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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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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 October 7th
1907: Helen MacInnes, writer.
1931: Desmond Tutu, South African religious leader.
1934: Leroi Jones (Imamu Amiri Baraka), playwright.
1935: Thomas Keneally, novelist, author of Schindler's Ark, the basis for the film Schindler's List.
1955: Yo Yo Ma, cellist.
October 7th
in history
1571: In the last great clash of galleys, the Ottoman navy is defeated at Lepanto, Greece, by a Christian naval coalition under the overall command of Spain's Don Juan de Austria. The 1456 Siege of Belgrade.
1765: Delegates from nine of the American colonies meet in New York to discuss the Stamp Act Crisis and colonial response to it.
1780: Colonial patriots slaughter a loyalist group at the Battle of King's Mountain in South Carolina.
1849: Edgar Allan Poe, aged 40, dies a tragic death in Baltimore. Never able to overcome his drinking habits, he was found in a delirious condition outside a saloon that was used as a voting place.
1870: French Minister of the Interior Leon Gambetta escapes besieged Paris by balloon, reaching the French provisional government in Tours.