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    UPDATED: Orland Park man charged with sexual assault of teenage juvenile

    May 25, 2018 By Bill Jones, Editor News, Breaking, Police-Fire
    A 55-year-old was arrested and charged with four felonies after he allegedly sexually assaulted a teenage juvenile inside the man’s Orland Park residence. Rodger W. Burke, 55, of 11267 Endicott Court ...
  • Oliver, owned by Rachel Delira of Tinley Park, gets ready to race Saturday, May 19, at Centennial Park during the annual Run to the Rescue 5K Run/Walk in support of PAWS of Tinley Park. Mary Compton/22nd Century Media

    Dogs, people hit the trails at Centennial Park in support of PAWS

    May 25, 2018 By Mary Compton, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts, Living
    For John Greenan, with PAWS of Tinley Park, his dog Buggs is more than a pet. “Last year, I was hospitalized, had over six surgeries and spent a month in the hospital,” Greenan explained.
  • Jake Pederson goes through the obstacle course Thursday, May 17, during the CMS Olympics staged by Community Consolidated School District 146 at Central Middle School. Photos by Julie McMann/22nd Century Media

    Inclusive spring fun: D146’s CMS Olympics bring everyone together

    May 25, 2018 By Jamilyn Hiskes, Freelance Reporter News, School
    The laughter of children on a sunny day can be enough to lift even the sourest of spirits. Under the hot sun of a late spring afternoon, dozens of students from Community Consolidated School District 146 gathered on the large field outside Central Middle School Thursday, May 17, for the start of the annual CMS Olympics.
  • Steve Sismelich, an Orland Park native, has been competing with talented teammates in the 5,000- and 10,000-meter events at North Central College, which is the top NCAA Division III program in the country. Photo submitted

    Alumni Spotlight: Sismelich goes a long distance to help Cardinals

    May 24, 2018 By Patrick McGavin, Freelance Reporter Sports, Alumni-College
    The very idea of running is to be open, free and alive. The Cartesian assertion, “I think, therefore I am,” is the dominant form of expression.
  • Mayor Keith Pekau speaks to the business owners and residents about the current state and future of Orland Park Thursday, May 17, during an address at the Civic Center. Megan Schuller/22nd Century Media

    Mayor says ‘Orland Park is the place to be’ for development opportunities

    May 24, 2018 By Megan Schuller, Freelance Reporter News, Village
    Mayor Keith Pekau discussed the state of the Village Thursday, May 17, at the Orland Park Civic Center, during an address hosted by the Orland Park Area Chamber of Commerce.



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