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Bridge teens become students of the Hula-Hoop

by Mary Compton, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts, Living

Students at the Bridge Teen Center in Orland Park had a unique opportunity to learn circus skills March 11 through a Hula-Hoop dance class led by a Frankfort Circus Center instructor.

Frankfort Circus Center manager Meaghan Sevier...

Fire Chief Ale events push through obstacles to help 100 Club of Chicago

by Mary Compton, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts, Living

There was a chili for every taste imaginable at the year’s second Fire Chief Ale event at Rock Bottom in Orland Park, as the restaurant again was raising funds to benefit the 100 Club of Chicago.

“We have raised money for the past 10 years...

Sarah Kleiva aims to engage patrons in new ways

by Erin Redmond, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts, Living

Since October, Orland Park Public Library patrons have likely seen a new face on staff — one looking to bring new, fresh ideas such as goat yoga and information on medical marijuana.

Sarah Kleiva joined OPPL in October...