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Lyons offers “Music Under the Tower” every Wednesday night

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Lyons offers “Music Under the Tower” every Wednesday night

Lyons offers “Music Under the Tower” every Wednesday night The Village of Lyons will host a series of outdoor music performances every Wednesday night beginning tonight (June 10) from 6:30 pm until 9 pm. Music Under the Tower at 39th Street and Joliet Avenue will feature live music performance by Kaldi Jones. The performance will […]

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Orland Fire will host Annual Kid’s Fire & Life Safety Camp

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Orland Fire will host Annual Kid’s Fire & Life Safety Camp

The Orland Fire Protection District will host Annual Kid’s Fire & Life Safety Camp July 14 to July 17, which gives young people exposure to firefighting, emergency procedures and understanding safety needs in everyday life The Orland Fire Protection District annual Kid’s Fire & Life Safety Camp is here again! This year it will run from […]

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Former Sandburg student authors children’s book

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Former Sandburg student authors children’s book

Sandburg High school graduate Ashley Pickens authors a new illustrated children’s book inspired by her late father who pushed her to enjoy art as a young child. The new book, Waddle with Scuttle or Swim with Kim, will be featured at a book party Friday June 12 from 5 pm until 9 pm at Barraco’s in Mt. Greenwood. […]

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Hernandez and Zalewski host electronics Recycle Day

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Hernandez and Zalewski host electronics Recycle Day

State Reps. Hernandez and Zalewski Invite Local Residents to Shred and Electronics Recycle Day Promoting steps to help prevent identity theft while removing old electronics from homes in an environmentally safe way, state Reps. Elizabeth “Lisa” Hernandez, D-Cicero, and Michael Zalewski, D-Riverside, are Holding a Shredding and Electronics Recycling event on Saturday, June 6 from […]

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Orland Park parade kicks off despite chilly weather

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Orland Park parade kicks off despite chilly weather

The annual Orland Days parade kicked off in Orland Park on West Avenue Sunday with an impressive crowd despite the unusually chilly weather. The parade included all of the ingredients of fun for the public that lined both sides of the the parade route, soldiers, veterans, politicians, kids, high school bands, fire department trucks with sirens wailing, […]

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Orland Fire Foundation awards scholarships at annual fundraiser

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Orland Fire Foundation awards scholarships at annual fundraiser

For the third year in a row, community leaders and senior activists joined together with officials and volunteers of the Orland Fire Protection District’s Fire Foundation to raise funds for educational and training programs on lifesaving, CPR and emergency services. This year the Orland Fire Foundation also awarded three scholarships to graduating high school seniors. The Orland Fire […]

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Remembering Mayor Strzelczyk

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Remembering Mayor Strzelczyk

Summit Illinois Mayor Joseph Strzelczyk died Sunday, May 17, a few days before he would have celebrated his 76th birthday. Strzelczyk was a people’s mayor, kind, generous and caring. Despite his small handful of relentless critics who falsely claimed he was absent during his recent battle with cancer, Strzelczyk worked hard for the citizens of […]

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Christopher Evoy elected as new OFPD President

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Christopher Evoy elected as new OFPD President

Christopher Evoy elected as new OFPD President The Orland Fire Protection District Board of Trustees Tuesday (May 19, 2015) named Christopher Evoy as its new president, succeeding Jim Hickey who is stepping aside as president to focus on increased personal responsibilities. Hickey has served on the board as a trustee since 2009 and was elected […]

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Senator Landek congratulates Cicero president

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Senator Landek congratulates Cicero president

Senator Landek congratulates Cicero president BRIDGEVIEW – Cicero President Larry Dominick was recently honored with the Donald E. Stephens Award of Excellence for the wide variety of supportive and effective services provided to seniors in Cicero. At the annual highlight event for the West Central Municipal Conference (WCMC) on May 8, Dominick was presented the […]

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Orland Fire District swears-in 10 new firefighters

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Orland Fire District swears-in 10 new firefighters

Orland Fire District swears-in 10 new firefighters The Orland Fire Protection District this month began a year-long training for nine recruits hired to fill existing department vacancies, and officially swore-in 10 recruits hired last year. The 10 recruits who completed more than a year of training are Brian Paliga, James Logan, Jason Postma, Justin Dublin, […]

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