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Arab American Heritage Month, April, celebrated by elected officials

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Arab American Heritage Month, April, celebrated by elected officials

Arab American Heritage Month, April, celebrated by elected officials More than 100 elected officials and Arab American community leaders came together on April 10 to celebrate the revival of Arab American Heritage month, April. The commemoration of Arab American contributions to this country and their culture was codified in a state law introduced by Illinois…

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Stagg High School Receives National Recognition

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Stagg High School Receives National Recognition

Stagg High School Receives National Recognition Stagg High School has been honored with the SupportMusic Merit Award from The NAMM Foundation for its outstanding commitment to music education. The SupportMusic Merit Award recognizes individual schools that demonstrate outstanding achievement in efforts to provide music access and education to all students. To qualify for the SupportMusic…

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Pekau thinks its all about him

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Pekau thinks its all about him

Pekau thinks its all about him Now that the Orland Park election for trustee is over, Mayor Keith Pekau could start working to make Orland Park better with the three qualified trustees he helped to get elected, Cindy Katsenes, William Healy and Michael Milani. Instead, he just can’t seem to get past the fact that…

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Movement for change continues in Orland Park trustee race

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Movement for change continues in Orland Park trustee race

Movement for change continues in Orland Park trustee race Instead of focusing on positive campaign promises, a slate of Orland Park candidates led by popular incumbent trustee Carole Griffin Ruzich buried their chances in an avalanche of negative mailers that undermined their chances in the April 2, 2019 elections. Ruzich and running mates Kelly O’Brien…

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Pekau is way off base in starting fight with Gorman

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Pekau is way off base in starting fight with Gorman

Pekau is way off base in starting fight with Gorman The mudslinging battle to elect three trustees in Orland Park has taken another ugly turn over the issue of vicious but anonymous robocalls as Mayor Keith Pekau widens his list of enemies by taking shots this time at Liz Gorman, the centrist populist who made…

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OFPD graduates 12 residents in Emergency Training program

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OFPD graduates 12 residents in Emergency Training program

OFPD graduates 12 residents in Emergency Training program The Orland Fire Protection District Tuesday (Feb 26, 2019) honored 12 citizens who completed the district’s nine-week emergency response training class called CERT — Citizen Emergency Response Team. Battalion Chief William Ledden who supervises the training course said that 52 residents have graduated since th program began….

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