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  • 18 Jul 2019

    Court rejects lawsuit to force Orland Fire District to change Fire Alarm response system

    Court rejects lawsuit to force Orland Fire District to change Fire Alarm response system Appeals Court affirms the right of the Orland Fire Protection District to use one emergency response agency to direct emergency response calls. Fire District officials say ruling saves district funds but more importantly reduces the dispatch time, arguing ...

  • 16 Jul 2019

    First Degree Murder charges filed against gang member in Cicero shooting death

    First Degree Murder charges filed against gang member in Cicero shooting death Two men from Cicero were walking along the street at the 2200 Block of Central Avenue in Cicero on Saturday night, July 13 at around 9:30 PM when a Black Hummer with four passengers, three young men and one woman stopped in traffic...

  • 16 Jul 2019

    Lyons offers free concerts

    Lyons offers free concerts From polka to rock, wide range covered By Steve Metsch A wide range of music will be heard this summer during Lyons’ Music In The Park concert series held in Veterans Park, 4100 Lawndale Ave. The series, which started July 10 with The Redmonds, will bring seven performers each of the...

  • 16 Jul 2019

    The principals of the matter

    The principals of the matter Lyons SD 103 expects to hire two in near future By Steve Metsch Two principal job openings were the main topic of discussion the latest meeting of the Lyons School District 103 board of education. The July 10 meeting was rescheduled from June 25 when police were searching for a...

  • 16 Jul 2019

    100 years young

    100 years young Century mark for former mayor Ed Formento  By Steve Metsch Other than using a walker, you wouldn’t know Ed Formento turned 100 years old on July 5. The former mayor of Willow Springs has a firm handshake to go along with his quick wit. “I feel great. I look great,” said Formento....

  • 14 Jul 2019

    Orland Fire Protection District to commemorate 50th Anniversary July 20

    Orland Fire Protection District to commemorate 50th Anniversary July 20 The Orland Fire Protection District will celebrate its 50thAnniversary as a Fire District and its 125thyear fighting fires during its annual Open House on Saturday July 20, 2019. The annual Open House will be extra special this year, as the Orland Fire Protection District ...

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  • Suburban Chicagoland grows to more than 1 million views per month American suburban focused online newspaper celebrates its 8th Year Anniversary as an independent publication serving the Chicagoland suburbs. Readership continues to grow. Suburban Chicagoland’s viewership has surpassed more than 1 million views per month, according to our hosting site GoDaddy. The increase in the...

  • Petty Officer 3rd Class Beautiful Brown. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Arthurgwain Marquez

    Glencoe Native Serves at Fleet Weather Center San Diego By Bryan Dunn Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Navy Office of Community Outreach SAN DIEGO – Most Americans rely on weather forecasts to plan their daily routine. The U.S. Navy is no different. With numerous ships, submarines and airplanes deployed in the U.S. Pacific Fleet’s area...

  • U.S. Navy Seaman Melissa Van Barriger, from Oswego, Illinois. Photo courtesy of the U.S. Navy

    Oswego Navy Recruit works on guided missile destroyer U.S. Navy Seaman Melissa Van Barriger, from Oswego, Illinois, uses a controller to operate a sliding pad eye onboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Preble (DDG 88) during a replenishment-at-sea with the USNS Walter S. Diehl (T-AO 193) in the South China Sea, March 3, 2019. The John...

  • Road construction concrete pavement worker. Photo courtesy of Ray Hanania

    Illinois Tollway to host Construction Event for potential bidders Illinois Tollway to host construction event for firms interested in bidding on the mile long bridge project. February 14 pre-bid meeting and networking event scheduled for work on the Central Tri-State Tollway (I-294) The Illinois Tollway will host a pre-bid meeting and construction networking event on...

  • “Burr Ridge Village Center - Burr Ridge, IL. Recently acquired by a joint venture of IL based Edwards Realty Company and Core Acquisitions”

    Joint Venture to energize Burr Ridge Village Center following purchase Orland Park, IL/Feb. 4, 2019 – Edwards Realty Company, which owns several popular outdoor lifestyle and mixed-use centers, and Core Acquisitions, which has a successful track record of acquiring and repositioning commercial real estate assets in the retail, office, industrial and multi-family property sectors, have...