• Retired Lt. Col. James McQuillen (left), representing Capt. Ronald Zinn’s West Point Class of 1962, presents a certificate of accomplishment to Orland Park Boy Scout Troop 383 Eagle Scout Candidate Tim Klotz Saturday, July 19, at Orland Park’s Veterans center during the dedication ceremony of a memorial garden Klotz created with other Boy Scouts.

    Orland Scout creates memorial for Orland’s first Vietnam casualty

    July 29, 2014 By David Lipowski, Staff Writer News, Village

    U.S. Army Capt. Ronald L. Zinn died July 7, 1965, while fighting overseas, but almost 50 years later, his memory is still very much alive.

  • Paul Barnes, of Orland Park, stands beside his 1956 Plymouth Belvedere, The Orland Park Prairie’s July Car of the Month.

    Car of the Month: 1956 Plymouth Belvedere

    July 29, 2014 By Bill Jones, Editor News

    Paul Barnes has owned plenty of “classic” cars, plenty of “collector’s cars.”

  • Portraying Fran, Kate Anderson rests her head on audience member Mike Cameli Saturday, July 20, during a scene from “Occupation Murder,” staged on two nights at the Orland Park Civic Center by the Village of Orland Park Theatre Troupe.

    Orland Park Theatre Troupe stages ‘Murder’ at Civic Center

    July 29, 2014 By Felicitas Cortez, Staff Writer Life & Arts

    Leave it to the Village of Orland Park Theatre Troupe to make murder entertaining.

  • Lorenzo Belmares, of Romeoville, paints a bench Sunday, July 20, at the Orland Park Area Chamber of Commerce’s Fine Art Fair, held over two days at Orland Park Crossing.

    Fine Art Fair a masterpiece of community

    July 29, 2014 By Thomas Czaja, Staff Writer Life & Arts

    Colorful art displays and creative talent grabbed the attention of many Saturday, July 19, and Sunday, July 20, in the Orland Crossing parking lot at 142nd Street and LaGrange Road.

  • Adam Grisko (left), of Victory Martial Arts, speaks with Zachary Petio (middle) and Mary O’Callaghan Wednesday, July 16, about how martial arts can help in everyday life.

    Bridge, Victory team up for MMA, character building

    July 29, 2014 By Randy Whalen, Staff Writer Sports, High School

    It’s a natural partnership.

    For three weeks this summer, two places in Orland Park that have positive programs for youth teamed up.