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The South Suburban Emergency Response Team reportedly found a “felony amount” of cannabis, cocaine, scales and packaging materials upon executing a search warrant on an Orland Park residence.
Bill Jones

I have heard and read people saying that our current Board is only focused on their personal agendas to help promote and advance their professional careers. I need someone to tell me of any Village Trustee in the history of Orland Park that advanced their career as the result of holding that position. A couple have taken a run at State level positions, but none have advanced nor performed their duties as a Trustee to advance their chances.

That being said, there are a few facts that Orland Park residents need to know.

Bill Jones
A 43-year-old woman who had a knife pressed to her throat by a would-be robber was able to grab it and force the Park Forest teenager to walk away at an Orland Park drug store.
Bill Jones
Saturday, Feb. 18, it was mission accomplished for Sandburg grappler Patrick Brucki. Brucki secured the state title that had eluded him in his prior trips to the individual state tournament with a 12-4 victory over Mason Kroening, of Waubonsie Valley, in the finals at 195 pounds of the Illinois High School Association Individual Wrestling Finals.
Brittany Kapa

Two women were charged April 19 following an undercover police operation carried out at an Orland Park massage parlor.

Suyun Jin, 47, of 9202 Wherry Lane in Orland Park, was charged with one count of prostitution, as well as two counts of conducting a massage without a licence, while Hongxiu Fu, 47, of 313 W. 23rd St. in Chicago, was charged with two counts of prostitution, after undercover police from the Cook County Sheriff’s Office’s Vice Unit conducted operations on April 5, 12 and 19 at ZY Massage, 11225 W. 159th St. in Orland Park.

Bill Jones
The Village of Orland Park may soon partner with the Village of New Lenox on the Triple Play concert series. Orland officials discussed the possibility March 5 during a Village Board meeting. According to the proposal, Orland Park would host a concert at Centennial Park West the Friday before the New Lenox event, which hosts acts on three Saturdays over the course of the summer months. Staff estimated 5,000 ticket sales at $30 per ticket, with additional revenue made from beverages. Staff also noted it would need to rent a stage that is 40-feet-by-40-feet.
Bill Jones
A residential fire in Orland Park reportedly left the homeowner in critical condition, as two other members of his family also were treated for smoke inhalation at the scene.
Bill Jones
Police who were looking for two alleged carjackers in Orland Park the morning of Monday, Dec. 17 — and said one may be armed — announced around 9:15 a.m. that the area was thought to be clear. Orland Park police officers were in the area of 153rd Street and Hilltop Drive ...
Bill Jones

Ethan Snoreck, a Sandburg High School junior, was chosen as The Orland Park Prairie’s Standout Student because he is a budding musician known as Wheathin.



What is one essential you must have when studying and why?

One essential I must have when studying is music, because it helps me focus and recall information later.



What do you like to do when not in school or studying?

When I’m not in school or studying, I enjoy playing hockey or producing music.

Amanda Jarzynski
A new face will be joining a returning trustee on the Orland Park Public Library Board. In the nonpartisan race between three candidates for two six-year terms on the Orland Park Public Library Board of Trustees, Bridget Mary Lindbloom and incumbent Charles McShane were victorious over candidate Daniel F. Sanchez.
Bill Jones

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