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Video: Visit to Orland Park History Museum

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Video: Visit to Orland Park History Museum

A Video visit to the Orland Park History Museum By Steve Neuhaus @neuhaus_ilnews The Orland Park History Museum is located at 14413 S. Beacon Avenue in Orland Park, IL 60462. The phone number is (708) 254-1411. Here is a video tour of the museum and an interview with the museum’s curator Diane Grah, who has experience working with some Chicago…

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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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Lyons Car Show Impresses on Father’s Day

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Lyons Car Show Impresses on Father’s Day

Lyons Car Show Impresses on Father’s Day More than 3,000 people attended the Village’s Annual Father’s Day Car show Sunday on Lawndale Avenue in Lyons to view classic and antique vehicles going back a century. Highlights of the event included a display of more than 200 impressive cars, live music from the popular band the Redmond’s,…

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Lyons residents support police reorganization at board meeting

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Lyons residents support police reorganization at board meeting

Lyons residents support police reorganization at board meeting By Staff reports More than 200 residents of Lyons attended the Village Board meeting Wednesday night to show support for a re-organization of the Police Department that will save more than $650,000 a year and put police assigned to desk jobs on street patrol. The majority of…

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Lyons Police Chief Harley Schinker retires

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Lyons Police Chief Harley Schinker retires

Lyons Police Chief Harley Schinker retires Lyons Police Chief Harley Schinker retired April 4th after serving in the post for four years. Devoting over four decades to Law Enforcement, Schinker spent 33 years as a member of the Chicago Police Department, working his way up the ranks to Commander before retiring. Prior to his 2010 appointment in…

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Nine additional Firefighters hired by the Village of Lyons

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Nine additional Firefighters hired by the Village of Lyons

Nine additional Firefighters hired by the Village of Lyons Nine “Paid on Call” Firefighters are set to be appointed by the Lyons Fire Department this month increasing the ranks of the Village’s Emergency Response Team. Lyons began the testing process for “Paid on Call” (POC) Firefighters at the end of 2013 and the chosen applicants…

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