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, near Lakeview Grill.
~~~On-the-spot interviews in the area focused on where people were 30 years ago when US President John F. Kennedy was shot. Denise Dubay said she was at a Catholic school in Detroit and her teacher (a nun) was crying and crying.
Twenty Years Ago
Nov. 16, 1983
~~~A representative from Oakland County Health Division said the water from the spring well on Clarkston Road near Kern Road is probably safe to drink. It’s tested a couple of times each year.
~~~Midtown Coney has opened up on M-24 in Lake Orion. The owners say they chose this location because of the GM facility and Lake Orion’s status as a growing community.
~~~School officials are taking swift action following a head lice epidemic at Pine Tree Elementary School. Forty percent of students in one classroom were affected.
Thirty Years Ago
Nov. 1, 1973
~~~Lake Orion’s senior citizen housing project could become a reality by the end of February 1974. The 20 unit complex will be located at the end of Slater Street.
~~~Due to the fuel shortage, township trustees have decided to turn down thermostats in township buildings and all township vehicles (except emergency vehicles), will not be driven over 50 miles per hour.
~~~Phyllis Allen has 1,100 bells in her collection. She’s been collecting them since 1960.
Looking Back was obtained from back issues of The Lake Orion Review.