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New Cook County Renter Rights & Protection laws take effect June 1

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New Cook County Renter Rights & Protection laws take effect June 1

New Cook County Renter Rights & Protection laws take effect June 1 Ordinance extends protections to more than 200,000 renters On June 1, 2021, all provisions of the Cook County Residential Landlord Tenant Ordinance (RTLO) will go into effect. The ordinance extends housing protections to renters and landlords in more than 245,000 suburban households.  “Substandard…

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Families Invited to Add Veterans’ Names to Orland Park’s Memorial Wall

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Families Invited to Add Veterans’ Names to Orland Park’s Memorial Wall

Families Invited to Add Veterans’ Names to Orland Park’s Memorial Wall Those Wishing to Add Veteran’s Name to Orland Park Memorial Wall Must do so by May 1 The Village of Orland Park hosts ceremonies each Memorial Day and Veterans Day and invites area families to add their veterans’ names to the Village’s granite walls…

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Cicero firefighter released from hospital care in good health

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Cicero firefighter released from hospital care in good health

Cicero firefighter released from hospital care in good health A Cicero firefighter who was hospitalized after inhaling heated smoke while fighting a fire in the Town of Cicero Saturday was released from the hospital on Monday in good health, Cicero officlas said. Ted Polashek was ventilating a roof when he collapsed and was rushed to…

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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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Orland Township places Term Limits referendum on upcoming April 6 ballot

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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, Orland Township filed a term…

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Wolves add first-rounder Bokk

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Wolves add first-rounder Bokk

Wolves add first-rounder Bokk The Chicago Wolves announced Saturday that forward Dominik Bokk has been assigned to the team for the upcoming 2020-21 season by the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes. The 20-year-old Bokk was selected by the St. Louis Blues with the 25th pick in the first round of the 2018 NHL Entry Draft,…

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Military News: VAW-124 welcomes new commending officer in change of Command Ceremony

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Military News: VAW-124 welcomes new commending officer in change of Command Ceremony

Military News: VAW-124 welcomes new commending officer in change of Command Ceremony By Commander, Naval Air Force Atlantic Public Affairs The “Bear Aces” of Airborne Command & Control Squadron (VAW) 124 stationed aboard Naval Station Norfolk held a change of command ceremony, Dec. 3, to mark a transition of command leadership. During the change of command…

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Iranian Resistance leader discusses Iran sanctions and November election on “The Ray Hanania Show” on live Radio Wednesday

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Iranian Resistance leader discusses Iran sanctions and November election on “The Ray Hanania Show” on live Radio Wednesday

Iranian Resistance leader discusses Iran sanctions and November election on “The Ray Hanania Show” on live Radio Wednesday Member of Iran’s Parliament in Exile will assess the impact of the November 3 Presidential election on the campaign to replace Iran’s religious dictatorship with Democratic institutions on The Ray Hanania Show on Live Detroit Radio Wednesday,…

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Don’t let Facebook off the hook for their violations of your rights

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Don’t let Facebook off the hook for their violations of your rights

Don’t let Facebook off the hook for their violations of your rights By Ray Hanania Don’t let Facebook Off the Hook for violating your rights. If you live/lived in Illinois for 186 days straight in the past few years, you are eligible to receive a payment from a class action lawsuit settlement … All you…

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Orland Park’s Centennial Park Aquatic Center Earns Top Safety Rating

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Orland Park’s Centennial Park Aquatic Center Earns Top Safety Rating

Orland Park’s Centennial Park Aquatic Center Earns Top Safety Rating StarGuard Elite Rates Orland Park Staff 5 Stars Throughout the summer season, auditors from StarGuard Elite randomly visit the Village of Orland Park’s Centennial Park Aquatic Center (CPAC) to evaluate staff and facility operations. On Sunday, August 9, the organization awarded CPAC staff a 5-star safety…

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Naval Aviators team with U.S. Coast Guard to safeguard Mariners

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Naval Aviators team with U.S. Coast Guard to safeguard Mariners

Naval Aviators team with U.S. Coast Guard to safeguard Mariners On Wednesday, June 24 as a five-person crew aboard VAW-124’s E-2C Hawkeye were manning the skies above Hampton Roads they heard a potential Search and Rescue (SAR) distress call announced on the Urgent Marine Information Broadcast and took action. By Jennifer Cragg Commander, Naval Air…

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Orland Fire District touts “Dementia Friendly” awareness to support residents in need

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Orland Fire District touts “Dementia Friendly” awareness to support residents in need

Orland Fire District touts “Dementia Friendly” awareness to support residents in need The Orland Fire Protection District declared in partnership with the Village of Orland Park, the Orland Chamber of Commerce and Aishling Companion Home Care announced that it is recognizing the needs of individuals who suffer from dementia. The Fire District announced it is…

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