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Lego-lovers enjoy Robotics Camp at Orland Park Public Library

January 16, 2019 by Laurie Fanelli, Freelance Reporter News, Community

A group of students in second through fifth grade started off the new year with a renewed resolve to explore the intersection of math, science and imagination during Orland Park Public Library’s Robo-Kids: Lego WeDo Robotics Camp.


Residential fire on 84th Ave. leaves homeowner in critical condition

by Bill Jones, Editor News, Breaking, Police-Fire

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.

Firefighters were called around 4:50 p.m. Jan. 15 to a two-story...

Ethics ordinance prompts debate before it’s tabled once again

by Jon DePaolis, Freelance Reporter News, Village

Action on a new ethics ordinance once again was tabled Jan. 7 during the first Orland Park Village Board meeting of the year.

The vote to table the item was unanimous.

The proposed ordinance, which was first tabled at the Dec. 17...

The Bridge to offer service opportunity for MLK Jr. Day

by Submitted by The Bridge Teen Center News, Community

The Bridge Teen Center is to host its annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day family service event on Monday, Jan. 21, at its sister organization, The Bridge Thrift Store located at 15605 S. 71st Court in Orland Park. The event is slated...