Posts Tagged “Joe La Margo”

Is McLaughlin eying fulltime job as Orland Park mayor?

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Is McLaughlin eying fulltime job as Orland Park mayor?

Orland Park Dan McLaughlin is considering switching from a part-time mayor to a full-time mayor to take a more hands-on control of the continued development of the village which has doubled in population during his two decades as the chief executive officer. What would that require? By Ray Hanania The decision by District 135 President Joe…

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Nogal beats back challenge in District 230 race

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Nogal beats back challenge in District 230 race

In contested races, School Districts 230 and 135 beat back challengers while an incumbent Orland Park Trustee dropped by his party fell short of re-election. The big winners were Cook County Commissioner Liz Gorman and Orland Mayor Dan McLaughlin who backed the winning slates including in Consolidated High School District 230 and School District 135. By…

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Orland Park election takes the high road over Chicago

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Orland Park election takes the high road over Chicago

Orland Park politics has often been the center of disputes and political wars, but this election is marked by a soft internal split that has been devoid of name-calling, and that’s good. By Ray Hanania Politics is a mixed bag of serenity, conflict, battles and name calling. Just look at the rolled-up-sleeve boxing match between Cook County…

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