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Sears Closing Orland Park Store and More

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Sears Closing Orland Park Store and More

The Financially-struggling Retailer to also close 64 Kmart stores. By Steve Neuhaus The Sears store located at Orland Square Mall is among 39 Sears stores scheduled to close by early April 2018. Sears Holdings, which is the parent company of Sears and Kmart, notified  their employees that it will be closing it’s doors. The retailer…

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Lieb School in Bridgeview Hosted Winterfest 2017

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Lieb School in Bridgeview Hosted Winterfest 2017

By Steve Neuhaus Winterfest sponsored by the George W. Lieb School PTA was held this past Wednesday evening at the school located at 9101 Pembroke Ln. in Bridgeview. The evening festivities included a horse and carriage ride, arts and crafts, facepainting, snacks, but the one thing that all the children were thrilled to watch is…

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Sports: Lincoln-Way East Captures 2017 State Football Title

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Sports: Lincoln-Way East Captures 2017 State Football Title

Griffins defeated Loyola in Class 8A Title Championship By Steve Neuhaus @stephenneuhaus November 26, 2017 Kudos to the Griffins at Lincoln-Way East High School in Frankfort on their championship win yesterday against Loyola (Wilmette) and also ending the season with a 14-0 record. The 23-14 win wasn’t easy for Lincoln-Way as both schools had a…

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Religion: Simbang Gabi 2017 25th Year Silver Anniversary

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Religion: Simbang Gabi 2017 25th Year Silver Anniversary

Local Catholic Parishes to Host Advent Masses By Steve Neuhaus @stephenneuhaus / twitter Simbang Gabi is a Filipino Catholic tradition of celebrating a novena (series of nine) of Advent evening Masses. It is meant to help Filipino-American and other Catholics in the area to intensify their spiritual preparation for the grace-filled celebration of Christmas. Masses…

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Jerling Junior High School “Winter Concert”

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Jerling Junior High School “Winter Concert”

5th, 6th, 7th, 8th Grade Bands Delight Crowd By Steve Neuhaus / @stephenneuhaus On Wednesday evening, Jerling Junior High School in Orland Park held their “Winter Concert” for family and friends. The show featured several musical selections performed by the 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th grade bands including: Sousa Spectacular, We Wish You a Merry…

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Southwest side pizzeria, a favorite for 20 years

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Southwest side pizzeria, a favorite for 20 years

Local pizzeria, a long time favorite Known for one of the best deep dish pizza’s on the Southwest side  By Steve Neuhaus  @newsshooter56   At the age of 19, Mike Guerra came to America in search of a better life and opportunities. In the mid 1970’s as a pizza cook at Giordano’s Restaurant on 63rd Street….

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Oak Lawn Restaurant Puts Unique Spin on Menu

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Oak Lawn Restaurant Puts Unique Spin on Menu

Oak Lawn Restaurant Puts Unique Spin on Menu A local favorite since 2011  By Steve Neuhaus Businesses come and go these days mostly due to the economy and competition, but for one local owner business is booming. I was told that I should visit the Stacked Pancake House in Oak Lawn, so I headed out…

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Plainfield North High School on soft lockdown

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Plainfield North High School on soft lockdown

Plainfield North High School on soft lockdown Plainfield North High School on soft lockdown as police search for possible armed man By Steve Neuhaus  The Plainfield North High School was placed on a soft lockdown this afternoon around 1:30pm as local police searched for a wanted man who possibly may have been armed near the…

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Supporters gather for ‘Walk to End Alzheimer’s’

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Supporters gather for ‘Walk to End Alzheimer’s’

Supporters gather for ‘Walk to End Alzheimer’s’ Supporters of all ages participated in the 2.2 mile leisurely walk   By Steve Neuhaus Hundreds turned out in memory of loved ones and friends for this weekend’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s which was held at the 153rd Street Metra station in Orland Park. Supporters of all ages…

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PHOTOS: Orland Park’s National Night Out

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PHOTOS: Orland Park’s National Night Out

PHOTOS: Orland Park’s National Night Out Orland Park Police held their annual National Night Out event on Tuesday evening Aug 1st at the village’s civic center located at 147th and Ravinia Ave. It was an opportunity for everyone to interact with the police officers and enjoy entertainment which included a DJ, a martial arts student…

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Pekau sworn in as new mayor of Orland Park

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Pekau sworn in as new mayor of Orland Park

Pekau sworn in as new mayor of Orland Park Photo array by photographer Steve Neuhaus Keith Pekau was sworn in as Orland Park’s new mayor at ceremonies held at the Orland Park Village Hall on Monday night, May 15, 2017. Pekau won a decisive election over 24-year incumbent Mayor Dan McLaughlin, who was criticized for…

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