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‘Working for You’: Orland Township hosts third, largest, COVID-19 vaccination event for residents

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‘Working for You’: Orland Township hosts third, largest, COVID-19 vaccination event for residents

‘Working for You’: Orland Township hosts third, largest, COVID-19 vaccination event for residents Monday, April 12 Event at Georgios Banquets Open to Township. Residents in Phase 1B and with Underlying Medical Conditions or Otherwise Eligible Under Phase 1C Building on the success of Orland Township’s two recent vaccination events for local seniors, Supervisor Paul O’Grady announced…

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Orland Township partners with Jewel-Osco to provide vaccines for Seniors

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Orland Township partners with Jewel-Osco to provide vaccines for Seniors

Orland Township partners with Jewel-Osco to provide vaccines for Seniors ‘Together We Vaxed’: Orland Township, in Partnership with Jewel-Osco. Township arranges COVID-19 Vaccine for Nearly 500 Local Seniors Seniors Arriving Monday and Tuesday at Victor J. Andrew High School to Receive First Dose of Vaccine; Second Dose Scheduled for March 22 and 23 Nearly 500 local…

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Popular Orland Township Senior Drop-In Returns

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Popular Orland Township Senior Drop-In Returns

Popular Orland Township Senior Drop-In Returns Even frigid February temperatures could not keep Orland Township seniors away, as they happily entered the Orland Chateau for the Township’s popular senior drop-in, according to the office of Orland Township Supervisor Paul O’Grady. Reconnecting with friends, playing cards, snacks and, of course, a long-awaited session of bingo, brought…

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One of America’ oldest WWII veterans turns 102

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One of America’ oldest WWII veterans turns 102

One of America’ oldest WWII veterans turns 102 One of America’s Oldest WWII Veterans, Sidney Walton, Turning 102, to be Honored in Miami Beach! Pit Crew to Update Sidney’s “National No Regrets Tour” Vehicle Wrap from “101” to “102.”  Live! Starlite Hotel, 750 Ocean Dr, 8:00 am, Thurs, Feb 11.  Invited guests include Mayor Dan Gelber of Miami Beach Sidney Walton, 101,…

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“Conspiradentalism” and the murder of John F. Kennedy

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“Conspiradentalism” and the murder of John F. Kennedy

“Conspiradentalism” and the murder of John F. Kennedy The murder of President John F. Kennedy on Nov. 22, 1963 put a dark cloud over every Thanksgiving celebration since, especially given the failure of the government to convincingly resolve the mystery of who was behind the assassination and the accused assassin Lee Harvey Oswald. Many political…

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Law introduced to protect seniors from scams

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Law introduced to protect seniors from scams

Law introduced to protect seniors from scams “Stop Con Artists Preying on the Fears of Older Americans,” Says Congresswoman Robin Kelly upon Introducing the Protecting Seniors from Emergency Scams Act Congresswoman Robin Kelly has introduced the bipartisan Protecting Seniors from Emergency Scams Act (H.R. 7699), legislation that directs the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to report…

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I feel better just whining about it all

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I feel better just whining about it all

I feel better just whining about it all A look at the increasing hassles of life for baby boomers as they move from technology to the grocery deli islands, handicapped parking spaces and cramped airline seats. Life isn’t easy so why shouldn’t we complain about it? By Ray Hanania I’m not sure why I am…

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Does the Super Bowl represent our American Dream anymore?

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Does the Super Bowl represent our American Dream anymore?

Does the Super Bowl represent our American Dream anymore? When the Super Bowl first began in 1967, it was a wholesome iconic role model for young men and women. Today it’s driven by greed, and the real focus isn’t on athletic competition of sports, but rather it is on profit and advertising. And some of…

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Quinn ordinances reduces Chicago Vehicle Sticker costs for seniors

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Quinn ordinances reduces Chicago Vehicle Sticker costs for seniors

Quinn ordinances reduces Chicago Vehicle Sticker costs for seniors Chicago Alderman sponsored an ordinance in the City Council that reduces the costs of certain vehicle stickers for senior citizens. The ordinance was approved by the Chicago City Council and applies to vehicle stickers owned by seniors for trucks and large vans. Last year, Chicago Alderman…

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Oscars most satisfying movie, “Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood”

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Oscars most satisfying movie, “Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood”

Oscars most satisfying movie, “Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood” This movie by Quentin Tarantino is superbly therapeutic for Baby boomers who lived through the injustice and outrage of the Chalres Manson massacre of Sahron Tate and ther three friends in August 1969. The Manson crew survived after one of the most bvrutal massacres…

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Elitist theatrical performance “Hamilton” finally closes

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Elitist theatrical performance “Hamilton” finally closes

Elitist theatrical performance “Hamilton” finally closes The theatrical play “Hamilton” has been more about politics than it has about either historical accuracy of even honesty. From the start, it was used as a political weapon against President Donald Trump imposing itself on the American conscience with the biased backing of the mainstream American news media….

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A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood brings nostalgic memories to viewers

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A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood brings nostalgic memories to viewers

A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood brings nostalgic memories to viewers The movie A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood starring Tom Hanks on the life of Mister Rogers (Fred Rogers) is more than just a look back at Roger’s popular children’s and family TV show of 895 episodes that began in 1968 and ended in…

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