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Alert neighbor reports fire in neighbor’s garage saving home

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Alert neighbor reports fire in neighbor’s garage saving home

Alert neighbor reports fire in neighbor’s garage saving home An alert neighbor called 911 to report smoke and fire outside a neighbor’s home on Jillian Road in Orland Park on Friday (June 15, 2018) evening. The neighbor called 911 at 6 pm reporting seeing smoke and a small fire outside the neighbor’s house. The Orland…

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Orland Mayor Pekau honors Old Navy manager at grand opening

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Orland Mayor Pekau honors Old Navy manager at grand opening

Orland Mayor Pekau honors Old Navy manager at grand opening The Old Navy Orland Park Place store re-opened on Friday May 25, 2018 with great fanfare following a near month-long closure due to a devastating fire. Orland Park Mayor was there to cut the ribbonThe Old Navy Orland Park store re-opened on Friday May 25,…

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Apple iCloud is worst place to save or download photos

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Apple iCloud is worst place to save or download photos

Apple iCloud is worst place to save or download photos Apple touts iCloud as the best system to store your important photos and that they care about your lives. The truth is Apple doesn’t care about your life and only cares about profits. Apple makes it easy to upload your photos to iCloud but it…

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Google Photos will corrupt your system — avoid it

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Google Photos will corrupt your system — avoid it

Google Photos will corrupt your system — avoid it Internet companies make a lot of false promises from the performance of websites to promises of ease of use. But the truth is the Internet is still a long way from being perfect, mainly because of the corruption of some companies like Apple and Google and…

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Lisle Journal publishes essays from Middle East writers

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Lisle Journal publishes essays from Middle East writers

Lisle Journal publishes essays from Middle East writers Fifth Wednesday Journal, a twice yearly publication, released its latest issue which focuses on the experiences and writings of authors whose origins trace to the Middle East and North Africa. The Journal features the submissions of 33 authors and photographers and is now available for purchase. Issue…

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Two garage fires in Orland Park

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Two garage fires in Orland Park

Two garage fires in Orland Park Crews responded to 9-1-1 emergency call involving a report of a possible garage fire at the 9000 block of 147th Street in Orland Park on Friday night at 6:56pm (Nov 24, 2017). Upon arrival Orland Fire Protection District firefighters found two detached garages on fire with exposure to the adjacent…

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All you can eat Brazilian steak houses

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All you can eat Brazilian steak houses

All you can eat Brazilian steak houses One of my favorite restaurants is the Brazilian steakhouse where waiters serve the Churrascaria food selections on skewers one slice at a time with a huge salad bar in the background. Texas de Brazil is at the top of the list but I have enjoyed them all including…

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Orland Fire District to recognize CERT Graduates Tuesday Nov. 28

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Orland Fire District to recognize CERT Graduates Tuesday Nov. 28

Orland Fire District to recognize CERT Graduates Tuesday Nov. 28 A new class of community residents who are trained in basic emergency response procedures will be recognized by the Orland Fire Protection District at its regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, November 28. The graduates are everyday citizens who participate in the Fire District’s nationally recognized…

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Celebrity homes for Martin, Kennedy, Lear for sale

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Celebrity homes for Martin, Kennedy, Lear for sale

Celebrity homes for Martin, Kennedy, Lear for sale Dino Martin’s L.A. kPad Cooler Than Ever; Jackie Kennedy’s childhood home & the Norman Lear estate, up for sale, according to Top Ten Real Estate Deals   Dino’s LA Pad Cooler Than Ever! All dressed up and ready to welcome a new Rat Pack, crooner Dean Martin’s…

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Vino & Vintage festival at Candlewick Lake

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Vino & Vintage festival at Candlewick Lake

Vino & Vintage festival at Candlewick Lake One of my favorite shows is American Pickers starring antique masters Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz, but the next best thing is actually browsing through real vintage antiques and household items that are over 100 years old. So it was a lot of fun Saturday to inspect and peruse…

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Morrison hosts fundraiser for supporters

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Morrison hosts fundraiser for supporters

Morrison hosts fundraiser for supporters Cook County Commissioner Sean Morrison hosted a fundraiser for his supporters and colleagues on Thursday May 18. Among those attending to show support for Morrison were Orland Hills Mayor Kyle Hastings, Orland Fire Protection District Fire Chief Mike Schofield, his predecessor former County Commissioner Elizabeth “Liz” Doody Gorman, and School…

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