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  • 25 Jan 2021

    Governor Pritzker Announces COVID-19 Vaccination Website

    Governor Pritzker Announces COVID-19 Vaccination Website Coronavirus.Illinois.Gov Will Host Vaccination Locations, Vaccination Appointment Information, FAQs, & Updates on Vaccination Plan Building on the state’s progress as it moves into the early stages of Phase 1B of the COVID-19 Vaccination Administration Plan, Governor JB Pritzker ...

  • 21 Jan 2021

    McLaughlin blasts Pekau for using board meetings to promote his political campaign

    McLaughlin blasts Pekau for using board meetings to promote his political campaign Former Orland Park Mayor Dan McLaughlin accused Mayor Keith Pekau of using taxpayer-funded village board meetings and staff to unleash a series of vicious political accusations. McLaughlin said the Village board should be used to champion the rights of taxpayers ...

  • 21 Jan 2021

    President Joseph Biden’s Inaugural Speech Jan. 20, 2021

    President Joseph Biden’s Inaugural Speech Jan. 20, 2021 The complete text of President Joseph R. Biden’s inaugural speech to the nation following his searing in as the 46th President on Jan. 20, 2021 Chief Justice Roberts, Vice President Harris, Speaker Pelosi, Leader Schumer, Leader McConnell, Vice President Pence, distinguished ...

  • 19 Jan 2021

    President Trumps issues farewell on final day in office

    President Trumps issues farewell on final day in office President Trump thanked his family, friends, members of his cabinet, political allies, his Vice President and outlined what he believes are his accomplishments as he completed his final day in office. Trump described himself as “the only true outsider” to run and win the ...

  • 19 Jan 2021

    Biden names Rachel Levine as Asst. Secretary for Health & Human Services

    Biden names Rachel Levine as Asst. Secretary for Health & Human Services Dr. Levine would be the first openly transgender Senate-confirmed federal official President-elect Joe Biden announced Tuesday (Jan. 19, 2021)  the nomination of Dr. Rachel Levine to serve as Assistant Secretary for Health at the United States Department of Health and ...

  • 19 Jan 2021

    Orland Township places Term Limits referendum on upcoming April 6 ballot

    Orland Township places Term Limits referendum on upcoming April 6 ballot Orland Township sends Term Limits Referendum to Cook County Clerk, Positioning the Question Before Voters in the April 6 Consolidated Election. Orland Park Voters in November Showed Overwhelming Support for Term Limits Responding to a clear directive from local voters, ...

  • 18 Jan 2021

    Biden announces more key appointments to his cabinet

    Biden announces more key appointments to his cabinet President-elect Joe Biden on Monday Jan. 18, 2021 announced a number of key administration posts: Elizabeth Klein, Deputy Secretary of the Interior; Dr. Jewel Bronaugh, Deputy Secretary of Agriculture; Andrea Palm, Deputy Secretary of Health and Human Services; Polly Trottenberg, Deputy ...

  • 16 Jan 2021

    IDPH Announces Region 5 Moves into Tier 1 Mitigation – Limited Indoor Dining

    IDPH Announces Region 5 Moves into Tier 1 Mitigation – Limited Indoor Dining The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced Region 5, southern Illinois (Alexander, Edwards, Franklin, Gallatin, Hamilton, Hardin, Jackson, Jefferson, Johnson, Marion, Massac, Perry, Pope, Pulaski, Saline, Union, Wabash, Wayne, White, Williamson), ...

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  • Fire Truck, Fire District. Photo courtesy of the Orland Fire Protection District

    Supporting Our Police: Statement from the Orland Fire Protection District The Orland Fire Protection District strongly condemns the Illinois Legislature’s adoption of a law, HB 3653, that impose sweeping changes to police departments throughout the State of Illinois that undermine the support of our men and women in Blue and their ability to fight crime....

  • 3rd Congressional District candidate Marie Newman

    Marie Newman sworn in as Congresswoman for 3rd District Congresswoman Newman becomes first woman in history to represent Illinois’ 3rd Congressional District Marie Newman (IL-03) was sworn in as Congresswoman to the 117th Congress proudly representing Illinois’ 3rd Congressional District, which covers the Southwest Side of Chicago as well as its surrounding suburbs. A lifelong...

  • Democratic endorsed candidate Marie Newman at rally Sept. 4, 2020 hosted by the American Arab Chamber of Commerce and American Palestine Club. Photo courtesy of the American Arab Chamber of Commerce

    Marie Newman Appointed to House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure On Friday, Dec. 17, 2020, Congresswoman-elect Marie Newman (D-IL) announced her appointment to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. The Committee has jurisdiction over all modes of transportation, critical aspects of our nation’s infrastructure system, as well as the U.S. Department of Transportation, Amtrak...

  • Goodman Theater in Chicago, Photo courtesy of the Goodman Theater

    Ridley play premieres free online at Goodman Theater GHOST GUN BY OLIVIA RIDLEY MAKES ITS DIGITAL PREMIERE AS PART OF “#ENOUGH: PLAYS TO END GUN VIOLENCE,” SHORT PLAY COMPETITION FOR MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS, DECEMBER 14 – 20 ON BROADWAYONDEMAND.COM. RIDLEY JOINS PULITZER PRIZE NOMINEE DAEL ORLANDER SMITH, TONY AWARD WINNER DAVID HENRY HWANG...

  • CoronaVirus courtesy of Wikipedia

    Pfizer and Biotech Achieve first authorization for vaccine to combat COVID-19 U.K. regulator, MHRA, authorizes supply of COVID-19 mRNA vaccine for emergency supply under Regulation 174; Companies are ready to deliver the first doses to the U.K. immediately. First authorization for a COVID-19 vaccine represents a breakthrough scientific achievement to help combat this devastating pandemic. The companies...

  • The 2020 Cook County Board of Commissioners. Courtesy of the Cook County Board

    Cook County commissioners urge passage of Residential Tenant Landlord law Cook County commissioners, housing advocates urge county board to pass Residential Tenant Landlord Ordinance in press conference Cook County commissioners, housing advocates, and tenants held a virtual press conference Dec. 8, 2020 urging the Cook County Board to pass the proposed Residential Tenant Landlord Ordinance...

  • On January 29, 2021, Geffen/UMe is set to release The Mamas & The Papas’ 'If You Can Believe Your Eyes And Ears' on black vinyl. Also, the album will be available on opaque yellow vinyl exclusively at uDiscover Music and Sound of Vinyl. Considered one of the best pop-rock albums of all time, the 12-song 1966 debut showcases the exquisite pop sensibilities and impeccable harmonies of Cass Elliot, Denny Doherty, John Phillips and Michelle Phillips. Photo courtesy of Geffen/UMe

    Geffen/UMe set to release new Mamas and Papas vinyl album The Mamas & The Papas’ Chart-Topping Debut Album Set For Black And Color Vinyl Via Geffen/UMe On January 29, 2021. An Instant Classic, ‘If You Can Believe Your Eyes And Ears’ Features “Monday, Monday” and “California Dreamin'” On January 29, Geffen/UMe is set to release The...

  • American Bald Eagle over Candlewick Lake. Photo courtesy of Ray Hanania

    Winter viewing of Bald Eagles best in Quad Cities region Each winter when the weather turns cold, the Quad Cities serves as host to a large majority of bald eagles making their annual southern migration from Canada to the unfrozen waters of the Mississippi River.  The Quad Cities celebrates over 50 years of bald eagle...