Letter to the Editor

Do only some persons know of the state law(s) that gives Orion Township the right to put money that has been collected from property taxes for the township library into the township’s General Fund? If Jim Marleau and/or Al Barnes, the township’s treasurer and deputy treasurer, could take some time to put so reasoning in […]

Great Lakes Athletic Club soon to open doors

Nearly a year in the works, the Great Lakes Athletic Club (GLAC), located at the former Neumaier’s store location on Baldwin Road, is almost a reality. The GLAC is the business venture of former Neumaier’s owner Al Neumaier, Orion Township resident Paul Van Gamper, and GLAC Chief Operating Officer Bob Madole. The 80,000-square foot facility […]

Deputy Reports

Monday, Nov. 10, drunken driving on Brown Road. Civil matter on Hummingbird. Locks were changed on a trailer. Attempted warrant arrest on Gainesborough. *** Tuesday, Nov. 11, family trouble on Rockford Court. Motorist assist on Goldengate. *** Wednesday, Nov. 12, attempted credit card fraud on Cornith. Credit card fraud on Browning Drive. A vehicle was […]

LO Police Log

Monday, Nov. 10, a Mustang on Lake Street was totaled and parked on a public right-of-way. A person at a business on South Broadway reported harassing phone calls. An improper plate was on a vehicle on Atwater. *** Tuesday, Nov. 11, a driver at South Broadway/Atwater was arrested for operating a vehicle while intoxicated. Larceny […]

Creative Santas

You can get your creative gift-giving juices flowing this Christmas season with a trip to the Orion Art Center’s Holiday Market. Volunteers and artists spent last week setting up the market at the art center, at 115 S. Anderson Street. It opened on Nov. 18, and will remain open through Saturday, Nov. 22, from 10 […]

Indianwood residents rally for path

Residents along Indianwood Road say they have waited over a decade for a safety path, and believe the cost of waiting any longer could be a life. The Orion Township Board of Trustees held a public hearing on Nov. 2 on their safety path priority list, put together by the safety path advisory committee. The […]

Looking Back

Ten Years Ago Nov. 17, 1993 ~~~The 105 members of LOHS’ Marching Band will be making its second appearance in the Michigan Thanksgiving Parade ~~~There’s a rumor going around about a possible residential development south of Long Lake which would include about 200 homes and commercial buildings and possibly a grocery store on Lapeer Road, […]

Fire Call

Monday, Nov. 10 8:51 a.m.-An accident took place at M-24/Indianwood. Station #1 responded. 12:02 p.m.-Station #3 responded to illegal burning on West Clarkston. 2:10 p.m.-A medical emergency occurred on Harry Paul. Station #1 responded. Tuesday, Nov. 11 6:37 a.m.-A man on Glanworth wasn’t breathing. Station #1 responded. 8:43 a.m.-A person on East Scripps was in […]

Competitive Cheer Team has ‘amazing’ tumbling skills on deck

Lake Orion High School Varsity Competitive Cheerleading Coach Nancy DeAvila expects her team will heat things up in competition, beginning Jan. 17. “It’s exciting because their tumbling skills are probably the best of any team we’ve had,” she said. “We have a young team, experience-wise, and they have a lot of preparation to do, but […]