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Margie's Memories: Longtime Village employee reflects on four-decade career

July 22, 2019 by Mary Compton, Freelance Reporter News, Village

When Margie Owens-Klotz started working for the Village of Orland Park in 1977, Jimmy Carter was president, Melvin Doogan was mayor, Orland Square was a year old and fewer than 10,000 people lived in town.

Owens-Klotz...

OFPD hosts kids safety camp, 50th anniversary open house

by Rochelle McAuliffe, Freelance Reporter News, Police-Fire, Community

While the heat in the area may have some sweating, some kids in Orland Park have been burning up.

Once again, the Orland Fire Protection District held its Kid’s Fire and Life Safety Camp and Junior Cadet Camp, helping...

Cook County seeks managers

by Staff Report News, Regional

Cook County Assessor Fritz Kaegi announced that his office is seeking qualified applicants for five managerial positions in its valuations division. Two managers of commercial valuations, two mangers of residential valuations, and a...

Business Briefs: Local car dealership receives honor

by Staff Report News, Business

Lexus of Orland, located at 8300 W. 159th St., recently was named to the awards list for Elite of Lexus, a program that honors dealerships for living up to the Lexus standards of excellence in sales, service and overall owner support...