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Orland Township Bringing Excitement with Back-To-School Health Fair

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Orland Township Bringing Excitement with Back-To-School Health Fair

Orland Township Bringing Excitement with Back-To-School Health Fair Residents are invited to attend the fun-filled back to school event later this Summer. Orland Township hopes to get everyone ready to get back to school this August by holding their annual Back-To-School Health Fair, proudly presented by Supervisor Paul O’Grady and the Board of Trustees! The…

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Something big to cheer about, for a change

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Something big to cheer about, for a change

Something big to cheer about, for a change Suburban officials in Orland Park come out strong to cheer on local Olympic favorite Evita Griskenas who is one of a team of Americans who will compete in the Tokyo Olympics July 26 through August 8. Griskenas performs in the rhythmic gymnastic, a popular competition for audiences….

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Liz Gorman named to Regional Transportation Authority Board

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Liz Gorman named to Regional Transportation Authority Board

Liz Gorman named to Regional Transportation Authority Board Former Cook County Commissioner Elizabeth “Liz” Doody Gorman was appointed Wednesday to serve on the Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) board of commissioners representing Cook County’s suburbs. Gorman, was praised as “someone who can work with all elected officials and governments,” received the overwhelming support of the Cook…

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Coronavirus remains a threat in Illinois, infections and deaths continue

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Coronavirus remains a threat in Illinois, infections and deaths continue

Coronavirus remains a threat in Illinois, infections and deaths continue Public Health Officials Announce 1,744 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease Over the Past Week. Almost 71% of Illinois adults have received at least one vaccine dose and more than 54% are fully vaccinated The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 1,744 new confirmed and…

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Orland Township “Off to the Races”

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Orland Township “Off to the Races”

Orland Township “Off to the Races” Residents invited to Senior Group Outing at Hawthorne Race Course this Summer. Ready to witness the next Secretariat? Orland Township is offering an evening of hospitality, happiness, & horse racing this Summer! Hawthorne Race Course, located at 3501 S. Laramie in Stickney, IL., is the oldest recurrently run family-owned…

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Orland journalist among finalists for 2021 Pulitzer prize

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Orland journalist among finalists for 2021 Pulitzer prize

Orland journalist among finalists for 2021 Pulitzer prize Bill Healy Jr., who rose up in journalism as a young writer for The Villager Newspapers in the Orland Park region, was among a group of journalists who were named as finalists for the Pulitzer Prize. Although he did not win the Pulitzer Prize, being an official…

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Man killed by Metra train in Tinley Park

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Man killed by Metra train in Tinley Park

Man killed by Metra train in Tinley Park Tinley Park officials said Friday that Metra and Tinley police investigating the death of a pedestrian hit by a METRA train Friday afternoon Tinley Park police are assisting the Metra Police Department in investigating a pedestrian vs. train incident that occurred Friday afternoon near the Oak Park…

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State Senator Michael E. Hastings announces suspension of bid for Secretary of State

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State Senator Michael E. Hastings announces suspension of bid for Secretary of State

State Senator Michael E. Hastings announces suspension of bid for Secretary of State State Senator Michael E. Hastings (D-Tinley Park) today issued the following statement on his decision to suspend his bid for Secretary of State:   “On March 3rd, I announced my intention to run for the office of the Secretary of State. Since the…

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Bingo marks the return of Senior activities at Orland Township

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Bingo marks the return of Senior activities at Orland Township

Bingo marks the return of Senior activities at Orland Township Over 100 residents arrive at Orland Township to celebrate the re-opening of the Senior Activity Center. Excitement filled the air as residents flocked to Orland Township on June 17th and 18th. After a tense year and a half of strict pandemic guidelines and stay-at-home orders,…

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Orland Park Police Remind All to Drive Sober This Independence Day, and Every Day

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Orland Park Police Remind All to Drive Sober This Independence Day, and Every Day

Orland Park Police Remind All to Drive Sober This Independence Day, and Every Day This Independence Day, the Orland Park Police Department and the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) want to remind drivers that Buzzed Driving Is Drunk Driving. However your celebrations may look this year, make sure you celebrate…

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Orland Township Senior Activities returning to full services

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Orland Township Senior Activities returning to full services

Orland Township Senior Activities returning to full services Starting this month, residents can expect a full return to normalcy at the Township. Orland Township Supervisor Paul O’Grady, who was cautious in protecting the health of senior citizens during the pandemic, announced this week that all of the townships senior services would be returning in full as…

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Newman secures inclusion of $17.8 million for six district transportation projects

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Newman secures inclusion of $17.8 million for six district transportation projects

Newman secures inclusion of $17.8 million for six district transportation projects Projects funded by the INVEST in America Act include the electrification of CTA buses, pedestrian safety improvements and expansion of roads and highways to reduce congestion U.S. Representative Marie Newman (IL-03), a member on the House Committee on Transportation & Infrastructure, announced Wednesday (June…

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