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Culver's Classic Cars Night kicked off the 2010 Tuesday, May 4. With an average of more than 150 cars per night last year, Culver's owner Joe Zimmer said he's looking forward to building on the tradition....more >>
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Bundle of joy

Lane Cudnohufsky

Welcome, Lane Jeffrey Cudnohufsky. Born on April 19, he weighed nine pounds, six ounces, and was 22.5 inches long. Lane is the son of Joel and Katie Cudnohufsky. Proud grandparents are Leon and Terrie Cudnohufsky, and Harry and Carol Fischer, all of Oxford....more >>
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Golden anniversary

Jerry and Colette Dywasuk

Jerry and Colette Dywasuk celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary, Friday, May 7, 2010. The couple was married in 1960 at Holy Name of Jesus Church in Detroit, with Father Albert George officiating....more >>

Studying hard

Spencer Garrett Seibold, Lauren King, Ryan Dingman, Melissa Hamilton, Angela Bennett, Kathryn Rice

Spencer Garrett Seibold Spencer Garrett was among 200 Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine, May 6. He will specialize in family medicine. The new physicians will be taking internships and residencies at community hospitals to complete their education....more >>

Looking Back

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....more >>

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Mom's Day Sale, Lake Orion Farmers' Market, Wednesday, May 5 at Children's Park in downtown Lake Orion, 2 p.m.-7 p.m. National Day of Prayer Ceremony at Orion Veterans Memorial, 7 p....more >>
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Born August 1st
1770: William Clark, American explorer, led the Corps of Discovery with Meriwether Lewis.
1779: Francis Scott Key, author of the Star Spangled Banner.
1818: Maria Mitchell, the first female astronomer in the U.S.
1819: Herman Melville, author of Moby Dick
1942: Jerry Garcia, lead singer of the Grateful Dead.
August 1st
in history
1689: James II's 15-week siege of Londonderry, Ireland, ends in failure.It was a shaken and demoralized English column that returned to its northern Irish base at Newry on the evening of May 28, 1595.
1740: Thomas Arne's song Rule Britannia is performed for the first time.
1759: British and Hanoverian armies defeat the French at the Battle of Minden, Germany.
1790: The first enumeration by the U.S. Census Bureau is completed. It shows a population of 3,939,326 located in 16 states and the Ohio territory. Virginia is the most populous state with 747,610 inhabitants. The census compilation cost $44,377.
1791: Robert Carter III, a Virginia plantation owner, frees all 500 of his slaves in the largest private emancipation in U.S. history.An 1839 mutiny aboard a Spanish ship in Cuban waters raised basic questions about freedom and slavery in the United States.