Archive For The “Suburban Chicagoland” Category

Judge Pat O’Brien Urges Solutions to End Tragic Violence

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Judge Pat O’Brien Urges Solutions to End Tragic Violence

Judge Pat O’Brien Urges Solutions to End Tragic Violence Cook County States Attorney Candidate Judge Pat O’Brien criticizes incumbent Kim Foxx for failing to provide relief to the surge in violence in Cook County and especially in Chicago. After a violent Fourth of July weekend where 79 people were shot and 15 killed, including a…

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Sims and County Board lead support for Black Lives Matter

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Sims and County Board lead support for Black Lives Matter

Sims and County Board lead support for Black Lives Matter Cook County commissioners urge passage of Justice for Black Lives resolution to shift resources from incarceration to human needs. Resolution would provide moral compass for County Commissioners in difficult budget decisions, ensure Black lives are protected and supported Cook County Commissioners Deborah Sims (D-5th), Stanley Moore (D-4th),…

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Orland Township To Hold July Drive-Thru Grocery Distribution

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Orland Township To Hold July Drive-Thru Grocery Distribution

Orland Township To Hold July Drive-Thru Grocery Distribution Free, pre-packaged food boxes available for residents on Friday, July 17 Orland Township will hold a free, drive-thru grocery distribution for Township residents who are experiencing financial hardship since the onset of COVID-19 pandemic, according to the office of Township Supervisor Paul O’Grady. The Township Food Pantry…

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Feeling sorry for failed Mayor Keith Pekau

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Feeling sorry for failed Mayor Keith Pekau

Opinion: Feeling sorry for failed Mayor Keith Pekau Orland Park Mayor Keith Pekau attacked me, yet again, in his political newsletter once again making the false assertion of “factual inaccuracy” in my opinion columns. Of course, if anyone has a problem with facts and accuracy, it is Mayor Pekau who stumbles through leadership responding to…

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Bike racks for Lyons

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Bike racks for Lyons

Bike racks for Lyons Village Hall, Veterans Park to soon have racks By Steve Metsch The village of Lyons plans to install bike racks at the Village Hall and next door at Veterans Park, Mayor Christopher Getty said. He discussed the plans during the village board’s finance committee meeting Monday night. “One would be for…

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Fizzled Fourth

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Fizzled Fourth

Fizzled Fourth Virus forces cancelation of Lyons parade, fireworks By Steve Metsch The village of Lyons has canceled its Fourth of July parade, party in the park and fireworks this year because of – you guessed it – the coronavirus pandemic. “It’s disappointing,” Lyons Mayor Christopher Getty said of the parade being canceled. “It’s something…

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