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Orland Fire Protection District rescues man from road rainwater sewer

By the Orland Fire Protection District The Orland Fire Protection District (OFPD) responded to an emergency call on Saturday night Dec. 27 at around 5:20 pm from a man who reported that he had fallen into a road water sewer along Harlem Avenue between 143rd and 151st Street, according to OFPD officials. Harlem Avenue was […]

Corage: The Gift of No

Saying No is important. I’ll demonstrate that now. by Sally Eames I was going to write this week about the importance of learning to say no. Of how sometimes it’s necessary to release things, to refuse things, to let someone else have a turn. To say no so that you can create space for a […]

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Santa Claus stops at Lyons Village Hall This past Sunday, Santa Claus stopped by the Lyons Village hall for breakfast and pictures with children. The Village of Lyons Parks and Recreation department hosted the annual Breakfast with Santa.  “It was a great success” said, Frank Torres, Parks and Recreation Director. “We had over 300 people […]

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Needy and disabled children celebrate Christmas in Cicero

The Cicero Police helped 30 needy families and families with children with disabilities celebrate Christmas at the annual Children’s Christmas “Shop with a Cop” Charity drive. Each year the Cicero Police use donations from local businesses and money raised from within their own ranks from Cicero Police Officers to provide funds to allow the children […]

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Officials of the Town of Cicero responded forcefully to numerous false accusations made by a small handful of critics who are misleading the public into believing that animals are abused at the Waggin’ Tails Cicero Animal Shelter. The small handful of critics have used false allegations to play to the emotions of many members of the […]

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Orland Park salutes religious diversity in new campaign

Village of Orland Park Unveils “A Video Tour of Orland Park’s Faith Community.” More Than 20 Orland Park Area Houses of Worship Featured in Village Video The Village of Orland Park has added to its growing number of community oriented productions with its “Video Tour of Orland Park’s Faith Community.” “There are more than 20 houses […]

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By Ray Hanania Oak Lawn used to be one of the best communities in the Southwest Suburbs, but in recent years, the place has been turned upside down by vicious name calling, anonymous blogging and polarized hatred. Something needs to change Recently, several Oak Lawn residents told me they missed former Mayor Dave Heilmann. When […]

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By Barry Dredze In what is being hailed by advocates as the first successful application of the State of Illinois’ Citizens Protection Act, a DuPage Circuit Court Judge dismissed a defamation lawsuit on Tuesday, November 18 filed against a Winfield newspaper publisher by a Village Trustee who also publishes another local paper. Winfield Village Trustee […]

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Local officials and community leaders celebrated Arab Heritage Month in Orland Park Tuesday Nov. 11 recognizing contributions of American Arab veterans By Staff Reports Officials from local and regional government attended an Arab Heritage cultural event Tuesday night in Orland Park held to recognize the achievements and contributions American Arabs have made to America. The […]

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OFPD District honors firefighters for service and heroism The Orland Fire Protection District Tuesday awarded its highest honor to Lt. Pete Vassios for saving the life of a female victim of a home fire in Orland Park last month, and gave recognitions to 29 other firefighters. Fire Chief Ken Brucki and the OFPD Board also […]

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