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Township audit comes back 'clean'

By Meg Peters Review Staff Writer Representatives from Orion Township's auditor, Plante Moran, presented their financial audit findings to township trustees at the board meeting this week....more >>

Fireworks OK'd for west side

By Meg Peters Review Staff Writer The Lake Orion Fireworks Association (LOFA) made a few new changes for the 4th of July fireworks celebration. The fireworks committee decided the show will be launched on the west side of Lake Orion from the bay southwest of the sandbar island at the LOFA meeting Thursday, May 29....more >>

Got Hope?

By Katie Winkler Review Staff Writer Starting the morning of May 31, all 32 on-site Orion/Oxford Relay for life teams put up their tents and starting setting up their fundraising tables for the annual Relay for Life event....more >>

Bids to determine village hall future

By Meg Peters Review Staff Writer Village council unanimously approved architectural and design plans for the new village hall renovation project at the old senior center located at 21 E....more >>

Spinal practice celebrates grand opening

By Meg Peters Review Staff Writer Local residents celebrated the grand opening of Orion Family Spinal Center located at 3385 Waldon Rd. on May 31. The facility is located directly behind the Baldwin Café....more >>

Local author inspires youth with new book release

By Katie Winkler Review Staff Writer The past Saturday the Orion Township Public Library welcomed local author, Matt Faulkner, to launch his new children's book Caijin: American Prisoner of War....more >>

Paint Creek cyclers to 'crawl' through downtown this weekend

By Meg Peters Review Staff Writer About 400 wheels will be "crawling" to Rochester and back along the 8.9 mile Paint Creek Trail on Saturday, June 7. For the first time yet, the Paint Creek Crawl cycling event and fundraiser will begin in downtown Lake Orion at Children's Park with 150 to 200 riders anticipated....more >>

Pine Tree R.O.C.K.s and R.O.L.L.s with education award

By Katie Winkler Review Staff Writer After seventeen years of Pine Tree's Responsible, Outstanding, Caring, Kids program, Michigan Association of School Boards recognized the club with an Education Excellence Award....more >>

Love INC director to retire, replacement sought

By C.J. Carnacchio Leader Editor "If somebody is given some hope, there's a lot that they can do." Sandy Weaver knows whereof she speaks because for the last seven years she's been in the business of giving people hope as the executive director of Love In the Name of Christ (Love INC) of North Oakland County....more >>

Exchange program looking for host families

By Meg Peters Review Staff Writer      The North Oakland County chapter of EF High School Exchange year—a division of Education First, the world leader in international education—is on a quest to find caring, local families to host foreign exchange students for the upcoming school year....more >>

Dorothy is not from Kansas, she is from Lake Orion

By Katie Winkler Review Staff Writer In the classic Wizard of Oz, Dorothy Gale went on an adventure along the yellow brick road with her friends, the Scarecrow, Lion, and Tin Man, to return home to Kansas....more >>

Lake Orion boys set two school records in state meet

By Dan Shriner Review Editor Lake Orion's boys track team set two school records and and several runners garnered all-state accolades at the state championships held Saturday in Rockford....more >>

Girl's varsity softball advances to regionals

The girl's varsity softball team obtained the state district championship by defeating Waterford Mott on Sunday. The girls conquered Waterford Kettering by a score of 12-1, Clarkston by a score of 7-5, followed by the last game in the district series, Mott, by a score of 8-1....more >>
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Born November 23rd
1878: Ernest King, commander-in-chief of the U.S. fleet who designed the United States' winning strategy in World War II.
1887: Boris Karloff, film actor most famous for his role as the monster in the movie Frankenstein.
1888: Adolph Arthur Harpo Marx, American comedian, one of the Marx brothers.
1897: Willie The Lion Smith, jazz and ragtime pianist.
November 23rd
in history
1863: Union forces win the Battle of Orchard Knob, Tennessee.
1863: The Battle of Chattanooga, one of the most decisive battles of the American Civil War, begins (also in Tennessee).
1903: Italian tenor Enrico Caruso makes his American debut in a Metropolitan Opera production of Verdi's Rigoletto.
1904: Russo-German talks break down because of Russia's insistence to consult France.
1909: The Wright brothers form a million-dollar corporation for the commercial manufacture of their airplanes.