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Irks, quirks and Oughta be laws

By Ray Hanania ILLEGAL PARKING: There are a lot of other ways to generate revenue from traffic tickets instead of installing red light cameras to nail unsuspecting motorists. Here are a few suggestions. Put a police squad car near the small Orland Park Post Office branch in the strip mall at 151st and LaGrange Road. […]

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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Q Restaurant in Orland Park offers a unique dining experience

Q Restaurant in Orland Park offers a unique dining experience By Ray Hanania Q Restaurant in Orland Park is a new Asian fusion that offers a mix of Vietnamese and French cuisine. The design of the restaurant’s dining room is very impressive and the food is even better. It not only offers a phenomenal menu […]

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New book on PR helps Minorities and Ethnics overcome media bias Bias in the mainstream American news media is a fact of life for many Americans who are of a group of ethnics author and journalist Ray Hanania describes as “Minority minorities.” A former Chicago City Hall reporter, who has received many column writing awards […]

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Cicero and Berwyn Celebrate the 46th Annual International Houby Day Parade By Ray Hanania The 46th Annual Cicero-Berwyn Houby Festival ended with a parade Sunday that attracted more than 20,000 fans and included floats and participants from throughout Northwest Illinois. Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn joined Cicero Town President Larry Dominick and Berwyn Mayor Robert Lovero, […]

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Saturday’s are always rough, especially with disrespectful people

Saturday’s are always rough, especially with disrespectful people By Ray Hanania The work week is rough but Saturdays are even worse. Seriously. Even though I get to sleep a little late, I wake up to Saturday morning cartoons and several episodes of my favorite series King of Queens with Leah Remini and what’s his name […]

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Cicero celebrates 46th Annual Houby Day with Festival and Parade By Ray Hanania The Town of Cicero will host four days of celebration for the HoubyFest beginning Thursday October 2, capping with the annual parade on Sunday that will feature more than 55 floats and displays. This years’ Houby Day Queen is Molly Zajac Clark. […]

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Travel: Norwegian Epic cruise to the Eastern Caribbean By Ray Hanania Last Thanksgiving we cruised on the Norwegian Epic, a phenomenally large boat that featured an outdoor water park with several water slides and a cyclone funnel, as well as the only ship to offer performances of Blue Man Group. The Norwegian Epic is a […]

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RTA offers help to navigate summer festival traffic jams; Chicago prepares to launch Taste of Chicago with preview By Ray Hanania Summer Events and Festivals Mean Fun in RTA Region: RTA Trip Planner Offers Easy Way to Plan Routes; Avoid Traffic Jams on the Way to “Jam “ Chicago – The Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) […]

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John Chrenka lives a relaxed life at his Berwyn residence. He goes on accompanied walks with his caretaker, and at 93 years old, still yells at the TV. when the Cubs are losing. “Been a Cubs fan my whole life,” says the former baseball player. “But they win one game and lose ten! Got me […]

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