A military family

Rick Ludeman has watched both his daughters leave their home in Oxford to serve their country, one currently stationed with the Army in Iraq and the other preparing for a career in the Navy. Ludeman, a 1968 Lake Orion High School graduate, is a Vietnam veteran who followed in his father Russell’s footsteps when he […]

Boys win as girls struggle in LO track and field meet

The Lake Orion High School boys track and field team kicked off their first regular home meet of the season in grand fashion April 20, defeating Rochester 74-54, and Pontiac Northern, 76-52. Trent Varva in the shot and discus, Ryan Allison in both hurdle races and Adam Martin in two sprint races, were all double […]

CARE Preschool at LOHS plans open house May 7

The CARE Preschool at Lake Orion High School will host an open house for potential students on May 7 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. The open house will include crafts and a tour of the program. The preschool, open for eight years, is currently enrolling children age three and up for tuition (residents from any area) […]

Residents say: We don’t want to pay for community center

Residents filled Orion Township Hall on Monday evening to let the board of trustees know how they felt about the idea of constructing a new community center. Many said no. The board was presented with four options for a center after a nearly two year-long feasibility study was recently completed. Most of the people speaking […]

New OYA social worker looking for volunteers

Lake Orion is a far cry from Chicago, but new Orion Youth Assistance social worker Debbie Barsamian said she is settling in well at her new position. Barsamian moved back to Michigan after working in Chicago, where her husband was transferred. A Southfield native, she began working for Youth Assistance in January. ‘I worked with […]

OCSD nabs man fleeing officers

The Oakland County Sheriff’s Department called on the Aviation Unit and Canine Unit to help capture a man that fled into the swamp at Bald Mountain Recreation Area on April 12, after officers were called about him trying to break into a car. The OCSD was called to an address on Ferguson on April 12, […]

Hamilton to make name for herself in university’s new golf program

BY LISA VALENTINE Lake Orion Review Staff Writer Lake Orion High School has had its share of standout athletes, but not many of them have come from the school’s varsity golf program, until now. Senior Ashley Hamilton has raised the program to a new level, earning a full-ride scholarship to study at the University of […]

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