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Lyons plans spectacular 4th of July celebration

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Lyons plans spectacular 4th of July celebration

Lyons plans spectacular 4th of July celebration  The Village of Lyons will host its annual 4th of July Independence Day celebration including a parade, children’s entertainment at Veteran’s Park and an evening of fireworks, Lyons Mayor Christopher Getty said Tuesday. Getty said this year’s celebration is again dedicated to the men and women of the […]

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Honoring Tinley Mayor Ed Zabrocki

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Honoring Tinley Mayor Ed Zabrocki

Tinley Park Mayor Ed Zabrocki retired recently ending a political career that spanned nearly 40 years. He was an honest, tough and smart mayor who did everything he could to make his community one of the best in Southwest Suburban Chicagoland, a region often ignored, vilified and trashed by the downtown Chicago News media. TV didn’t […]

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Hispanic named acting mayor of Village of Summit

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Hispanic named acting mayor of Village of Summit

Summit names acting Mayor to succeed Strzelczyk The Summit Village Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to name Sergio Rodriguez as the acting Village President to fill the remaining term of Mayor Joseph Strzelczyk who passed away May 17. Rodriguez, who was elected as a Trustee in Summit in 2005, said that he was […]

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Summit School District 104 board members sworn-in

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Summit School District 104 board members sworn-in

Swearing-in Ceremony held for Board of Education Summit District 104 District 104 Board of Education held a swearing-in ceremony of three board members during a board meeting on April 28th. The Ceremony took place at Heritage Middle School located in Summit. Edward J. King, Judge of the 4th Judicial Sub Circuit of Cook County administered […]

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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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