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Annual steak fry honors veterans, encourages camaraderie

November 13, 2017 by Amanda Del Buono, Freelance Reporter News, Village

For many veterans, memories of steak night at the chow hall are fond.

Each year, the Village of Orland Park Veterans’ Commission brings veterans together through this fond memory via a steak fry, just in time for...

Orland Park recognizes those who served with Veterans Day ceremony

by F. Amanda Tugade, Freelance Reporter News, Village

Marion Nowakowski searched for an open seat inside a nearly packed room at the Orland Park Civic Center.

While it may have appeared to some that Nowakowski came to the event alone, she did not perceive it that way....

Review of Village's existing committees, commissions continues to create strife

by Jon DePaolis, Freelance Reporter News, Village

Tensions once again surfaced Nov. 6 over the creation and direction of a special ad hoc committee to review the Village of Orland Park’s other commissions.

During the Village of Orland Park Board of Trustees’ meeting, trustees voted 6-1 to...

Village Board proves ready to talk again about video gaming

by Jon DePaolis, Freelance Reporter News, Village

Orland Park officials are once again considering whether or not to allow video gambling — albeit with some restrictions.

The discussion was held after Village Clerk John C. Mehalek placed an item on the Nov. 6 Village Board meeting agenda...