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Hope Covenant Church opens homeless shelter on Tuesday nights

by Bill Jones, Editor News, Local Government, Village, Community

By his own account, the Rev. Jon Fogel’s October has been off to a positive start.

He has used his position as pastor of Hope Covenant Church to form a partnership with the Beds Plus network to offer the first homeless...

Orland Township shred, electronic recycling event slated for Oct. 26

by Submitted by Orland Township News, Local Government, Community

Orland Township is to host a free shredding and electronic recycling event for Township residents who want to safely dispose of unwanted personal documents and rid themselves of old electronics.

ProShred trucks will be...

Village Board unanimously passes on pot sales in town

by Jon DePaolis, Freelance Reporter News, Local Government, Village

Orland Parkers looking to purchase legalized, recreational-use marijuana in the new year will need to travel outside village limits to do so.

The Orland Park Village Board voted unanimously on Oct. 7 to prohibit cannabis business...