Art straight from the heart . . .

Art straight from the heart . . .

By C.J. Carnacchio Special to the Leader Four 2022 Lake Orion High School graduates used their hands, heads and hearts to create a beautiful piece of art that’s now hanging in the community room at Seymour Lake Township Park. It’s a gift to the people of Oxford. Consisting of eight 10-inch-by-10-inch canvas panels, the painting […]

Splish, splash!

Splish, splash!

Last week the temperatures soared into the mid 90s making those without air conditioning uncomfortable. The heat didn’t bothertheseandotherOxfordarea children who visited the splashpad at Seymour Lake Township Park. Pictured  are Hayden, 6, Logan, 3, and Lucy 1, all of Oxford. Photos by Shelby Stewart-Soldan

Guest Viewpoint: by Jim Gibbons

Guest Viewpoint: by Jim Gibbons

This was taken from the June 14 Oxford School Board Meeting. By Jim Gibbons, Oxford Education Association President, parent, as a community member, and Oxford teacher. I want to talk about concerns I have with recent comments which have been made to the board during unscheduled audience participation. Specifically, some parents and community members have […]

‘Thoughts and prayers are not enough…’

‘Thoughts and prayers are not enough…’

Oxford students, supporters demand action to end gun violence By Jim Newell Lake Orion Review Editor OXFORD, Mich. – Oxford High School students know firsthand the horror and devastation of a school shooting and on Saturday they rallied to demand lawmakers make meaningful changes so more people do not die needlessly from gun violence. About 600 […]

Fundraiser supports annual LO fireworks

Fundraiser supports annual LO fireworks

By Jim Newell Review Editor It’s a fireworks extravaganza celebrating the Red, White & Blue and a Lake Orion tradition, but this year the Lake Orion Fireworks Foundation needs a little community support to host the annual fireworks on Fourth of July weekend. “We recently just started up the GoFundMe fundraiser and our goal this […]

Wildcats fall to the Dragons in district soccer championship

Wildcats fall to the Dragons in district soccer championship

By Jim Newell Leader Special Writer It was what everyone expected between the Lake Orion and Oxford girls’ varsity soccer teams – a pitched, physical, back-and-forth battle that came down to the final seconds of play. When it was over, the Lake Orion defeated Oxford 1-0 and hoisted the Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) […]

Local PDs deserve recognition

Dear Editor, I have read of the well-deserved recognition given to the Oxford Fire Department and the Oakland County Sheriff’s Department for their quick response and handling of the shooting at the Oxford High School in December. It was a tragedy that I never thought would befall Oxford. But I have yet to see any […]

Keeping her eyes on the prize

Keeping her eyes on the prize

Faith Diegel keeps her focus on the cross bar during her 10-foot pole vault last Friday at the Oakland Athletic Assoication Red & White Championships. The events played out on Oxford’s home field. The vault was her first attempt and was good enough for second place in the event. The Oxford girls track team won […]

Memo from the Brand Manager

Memo from the Brand Manager

By Emily Casewell There’s a joke that goes, “How many Michigan State University students does it take to change a light bulb?” The answer? “40,001. One of them to change the bulb and 40,000 of them to throw a party for it.” As an MSU grad I could take offense to this joke, but if […]

Memo from the Publisher

About a month ago we announced that the paper you are reading now was joining View Newspaper Group. No doubt some of you wondered what type of changes would come with that acquisition. Today, you are seeing two of those changes. One, being the updated look of the paper; and two, the way that this […]