Archive For The “restaurants” Category

Coronavirus COVID-19 infections continue to surge in Orland Park: Opinion

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Coronavirus COVID-19 infections continue to surge in Orland Park: Opinion

Coronavirus COVID-19 infections continue to surge in Orland Park: Opinion The coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic continues to increase, not dissipate in Orland Park in part because of the failure of the Mayor to serve as a role model for strong anti-infection practices including the wearing of face masks. Pekau has opposed efforts to require the wearing…

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Orland Park experiences worst COVID-19 infection spike in 8 months

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Orland Park experiences worst COVID-19 infection spike in 8 months

Orland Park experiences worst COVID-19 infection spike in 8 months As Orland Park Mayor Keith Pekau fiddles, Orland Park burns as Coronavirus infections experienced its largest ever increase during the past 28 days, of 696 new cases, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health. Pekau has resisted issuing a mandate requiring all residents to…

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Drone video of fire that seriously damaged Don’s Hot Dogs in Orland Park

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Drone video of fire that seriously damaged Don’s Hot Dogs in Orland Park

Drone video of fire that seriously damaged Don’s Hot Dogs in Orland Park A fire seriously damaged the very popular fast food restaurant Don’s Hot Dogs early Wednesday Morning (July 29, 2020 at around 12: 45 AM). The Orland Fire Protection District responded quickly and fought the blaze that caused serious damage to the building….

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Orland Park COVID-19 cases continue steady rise

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Orland Park COVID-19 cases continue steady rise

OPINION: Orland Park COVID-19 cases continue steady rise Orland Park Mayor Keith Pekau asserts in a recent video that face masks are only a substitute for other measures to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus, despite the fact that the village continues to show a troubling and ominous rise in infections which increased by…

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Taco Village in Des Plaines offers free face masks with purchases

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Taco Village in Des Plaines offers free face masks with purchases

Taco Village in Des Plaines offers free face masks with purchases A restaurant in Des Plaines is giving away face masks to customers for use against the coronavirus. Taco Village owners Maria Marquez says many customers have saids they can’t get masks because of hoarding during the pandemic and wants to help the public be…

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2nd Coronavirus case slams Orland Park Village government

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2nd Coronavirus case slams Orland Park Village government

Opinion: 2nd Coronavirus case slams Orland Park Village government Two days after revealing the first case of coronavirus to infect an employee in the beleaguered administration of Orland Park Mayor Keith Pekau, a second confirmed Coronavirus case has been confirmed in the Village’s Recreation Department. The two cases are a political embarrassment for Pekau who is vacationing during…

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Coronavirus hits Orland Village Hall as Pekau challenges virus restrictions

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Coronavirus hits Orland Village Hall as Pekau challenges virus restrictions

OPINION: Coronavirus hits Orland Village Hall as Pekau challenges virus restrictions After championing the fight to ease coronavirus restrictions, and suing Gov. J.B. Pritzker, Orland Park Mayor Keith Pekau is dealing with the news that an employee who works with him has been diagnosed with coronavirus. An employee in the Village Manager’s Office has been diagnosed…

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The hatred and reverse racism of the protests

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The hatred and reverse racism of the protests

The hatred and reverse racism of the protests Mayor Lori Lightfoot has again taken the side of injustice, marginalizing the violence of the looters, arsonists and even killers who attacked business and police in order to play politics with the emotions and violence of the Black Lives Matter protests following int he wake of the…

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Venturing out of the Coronavirus Pandemic

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Venturing out of the Coronavirus Pandemic

Venturing out of the Coronavirus Pandemic Everyone needs a moment to get out of the house and enjoy a great meal. The coronavirus COVID-19 Pandemic has made that almost impossible for the past three months, but recent precautions being taken by local restaurants to allow outdoor seating with proper social distancing and the mandatory wearing…

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Pritzker issues guidelines for businesses/workplaces to reopen in Phase 3

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Pritzker issues guidelines for businesses/workplaces to reopen in Phase 3

Pritzker issues guidelines for businesses/workplaces to reopen in Phase 3 Governor J.B. Pritzker released guidelines that will allow businesses to reopen under Phase 3 of the Restore Illinois Plan, expected to begin May 29, 2020 in the wake of the deadly coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. Guidance Developed by the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity and…

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Gov. Pritzker authorizes restaurants to operate open air seating beginning May 29

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Gov. Pritzker authorizes restaurants to operate open air seating beginning May 29

Gov. Pritzker authorizes restaurants to operate open-air seating beginning May 29 Restaurants and bars will be permitted beginning May 29 to provide open-air seating to customers as long as tables are at least six feet apart. The idea has been circulating among legislators who have been working to find ways to ease the burden that…

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Opinion: Mayor Keith Pekau’s “Watergate” problem

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Opinion: Mayor Keith Pekau’s “Watergate” problem

Opinion: Mayor Keith Pekau’s “Watergate” problem Did the Pekau administration on Thursday edit the audio files of Orland Park Mayor Keith Pekau bullying Trustee Dan Calandriello in order to prevent taxpayers from hearing his vicious and personal attacks against another elected official? Pekau was angry because I published an opinion column that quoted his remarks…

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