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Orland Fire District hosts CERT Training for district residents on Oct. 7, 2019

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Orland Fire District hosts CERT Training for district residents on Oct. 7, 2019

Orland Fire District hosts CERT Training for district residents on Oct. 7, 2019 The Orland Fire District is hosting a new Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) class starting October 7th, 2019. The classes will be held 8 consecutive Mondays from 6:00 pm until 8:30 pm each evening. The classes are held at the Orland Fire…

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OFPD Coffee & Conversation addresses power of Music in Alzheimers and dementia Sept. 26, 2019

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OFPD Coffee & Conversation addresses power of Music in Alzheimers and dementia Sept. 26, 2019

OFPD Coffee & Conversation addresses power of Music in Alzheimers and dementia Sept. 26, 2019 The Orland Fire Protection District (OFPD) will focus on the challenges of Alzheimers at its next public “Coffee & Conversation” community meeting on Thursday, September 26, 2019. Research has shown that Music has a powerful impact on memory and can…

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Orland Park native exemplifies “We Build, We Fight” legacy of Navy Seabees

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Orland Park native exemplifies “We Build, We Fight” legacy of Navy Seabees

Orland Park native exemplifies “We Build, We Fight” legacy of Navy Seabees By Alvin Plexico Navy Office of Community Outreach “We Build, We Fight” has been the motto of the U. S. Navy’s Construction Force, known as the “Seabees,” for more than 75 years. Commander Michael Meno, a 1991 Carl Sandburg High School graduate and…

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Marie Newman names Shadin Maali as campaign chairwoman

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Marie Newman names Shadin Maali as campaign chairwoman

Marie Newman names Shadin Maali as campaign chairwoman Longtime Suburban Chicagoland community activist Shadin Maali was named as the Campaign Chairwoman for Marie Newman who is a candidate for the 3rd District Congressional seat held by Dan Lipinski. Maali’s appointment underscores Newman’s commitment to the district’s large Arab American population and community in general. Marie…

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Cook County Republican Party Boosts Candidate Recruitment Efforts

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Cook County Republican Party Boosts Candidate Recruitment Efforts

Cook County Republican Party Boosts Candidate Recruitment Efforts The Cook County Republican Party, under the leadership of Chairman Sean Morrison, is looking for qualified individuals to run as candidates for Representative and Senate offices in the Illinois General Assembly, and other offices throughout Cook County for the upcoming 2020 elections. “We are working hard with…

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Morrison, Schneider denounce racist Facebook post

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Morrison, Schneider denounce racist Facebook post

Morrison, Schneider denounce racist Facebook post Cook County GOP Chairman Sean Morrison denounced Illinois Republican County Chairman’s Association Facebook Post. Morrison was joined by Illinois GOP Chairman Tim Schneider in denouncing a post attacking four members of Congress as “jihadists” Republican leaders in Illinois condemned a Facebook post that used a religious stereotype to criticize…

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Court rejects lawsuit to force Orland Fire District to change Fire Alarm response system

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Court rejects lawsuit to force Orland Fire District to change Fire Alarm response system

Court rejects lawsuit to force Orland Fire District to change Fire Alarm response system Appeals Court affirms the right of the Orland Fire Protection District to use one emergency response agency to direct emergency response calls. Fire District officials say ruling saves district funds but more importantly reduces the dispatch time, arguing “every second counts”…

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Orland Fire Protection District to commemorate 50th Anniversary July 20

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Orland Fire Protection District to commemorate 50th Anniversary July 20

Orland Fire Protection District to commemorate 50th Anniversary July 20 The Orland Fire Protection District will celebrate its 50thAnniversary as a Fire District and its 125thyear fighting fires during its annual Open House on Saturday July 20, 2019. The annual Open House will be extra special this year, as the Orland Fire Protection District celebrates its…

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Fire causes serious damage to Orland Home, residents safe

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Fire causes serious damage to Orland Home, residents safe

Fire causes serious damage to Orland Home, residents safe Landscapers alerted a woman and three children to a fire that ravaged their attached garage and was quickly spreading to their home on Saturday afternoon on the 14200 Block of Woodward Drive in Orland Park. The 911 call was made around 2:24 PM.   Firefighters with…

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Podcast: A preview of the upcoming battle for the 3rd Congressional District

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Podcast: A preview of the upcoming battle for the 3rd Congressional District

Podcast: A preview of the upcoming battle for the 3rd Congressional District Another battle in the 3rd Congressional District: Dan Lipinski, Marie Newman, Rush Darwish. Season 1, Episode 17, June 17, 2019   Award-winning former Chicago City Hall reporter, and syndicated political columnist Ray Hanania offers a preview of the upcoming battle brewing in the…

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