Barnett VS Barnett in Inaugural Paint Creek Cup

Lake Orion VS Rochester Hills Two brothers competing for the prestigious Paint Creek Cup. Lake Orion Township Supervisor, Chris Barnett, and M Rochester Hills Mayor Bryan Barnett, challenge each other to a bike race on Saturday, September 22 at 12:30 p.m. on the Paint Creek Trail racing the distance between Lake Orion and Rochester. Spectators may gather in the backyard at 20 Front Street, Lake Orion, MI at 12 noon to see Bryan start the race at 12:30 p.m. and wait for Chris finish the … [Read more...]

Main Street Oakland County Gets New Program Coordinator

Indiana Native with Passion for Historic Preservation and Downtowns Named Main Street Oakland County Program Coordinator John Bry, whose 20-year professional career has been spent on the development and revitalization of downtowns and neighborhoods across the country, is the new program coordinator for Main Street Oakland County. Bry becomes the main contact between Oakland County and the 22 communities that comprise Main Street Oakland County – the only full-service, county-level Main … [Read more...]

2017 NoHaz Poster Contest, Collection Events, and VIDEO

Oakland County NoHaz Collections Could Top 5 Million Pounds as Grade School Poster Contest Kicks Off for 2017 North Oakland County’s NoHaz communities will likely top 5 million pounds of household hazardous waste amassed and properly disposed of since 2003 after completing their first collection date in April 2017. The NoHaz program has collected more than 4.9 million pounds of items commonly found around the house such as latex and oil-based paints, motor oil, pesticides and outdated … [Read more...]

Perfect Score for Rochester Main Street Test

Patterson Honors 10 "Perfect 10" Main Street Oakland County Communities for Receiving National Accreditation Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson honored 10 Main Street Oakland County communities who received perfect scores and a national accreditation from the National Main Street Center in Chicago on June 14. Patterson presented awards to downtown leaders during a press conference in Holly at the intersection of Saginaw Street and historic Battle Alley. He praised the communities … [Read more...]

Youth Hope Fest – Battle Against Teen Suicide

In response to the tragic teen suicides in Lake Orion, Oakland Christian Church (OCC) will host Youth Hope Fest September 9, 2012; doors open at 4:30 p.m. “We are on the front lines with these local students who are going back to school after last year’s tragedies,” says OCC’s Pastor Dominic Russo. “We want the teens to know they have us in their corner, that we are here to support them and walk with them through these times. They have done a stellar job getting to this side of the tragedy … [Read more...]

THE SPIRIT OF CHRISTMAS IN HIGH GEAR AS COMMUNITY RALLIES AROUND THREE EXTRAORDINARY KIDS

Lake Orion Grads Pledging to Raise $100,000 for Three Children Fighting Life Threatening Diseases Lake Orion, MI, December 19, 2011 – Orion Love. It’s a phrase that people born and raised in Lake Orion understand – it’s about a sense of pride and community. It’s also about lending a hand to people in need. That’s why a number of graduates from Lake Orion High School decided to step forward when they heard about three extraordinary children and their families (who are all from Lake Orion) in … [Read more...]

Adams’ Quick Strikes lead the Way!

ROCHESTER HILLS — With no clear-cut favorite in the OAA Red Division boys soccer title chase this season, every point will be crucial for those schools entertaining thoughts of capturing the coveted crown. Rochester Adams picked up three of those early-season points over Lake Orion, last year’s league runner-up, on Tuesday, scoring a pair of second-half goals in a 2-0 shutout of the Dragons. Senior Justin Kane had a goal and an assist in a span of 1:08 early in the second half, and that … [Read more...]