In the Rear View: A Marathon Man and 11 New Firemen
We look back at a week of traffic detours, a possible U-turn in the hearsay rule in a court case, the roadblock that drugs and alcohol cause and how the Olympics can pave the way to more local swimming success down the road.
The village is providing detours to try to ease the woes for construction in that area.
Runner first declared the ambitious goal with best friend in 2003, and finished with a race in Hawaii last month.
The Orland Fire Protection District is now one step away from adding a new roster of firefighters for the first time in five years.
A prosecutor asked that a statement uttered immediately after the alleged sexual assault by Robert Phelan, 57, be admitted as an exception the hearsay rule. Phelan's attorney Howard Wise says the statement in question doesn't qualify.
Orland Fire Battalion Chief Mike Schofield led a seminar last week showing teens and parents the dangers of risky behavior, including texting or drinking while driving and drug use.
Orland Park resident Rose Walsh has spent decades helping others, starting with her father, who was often sick throughout her childhood. If you ask her, she says she is the one who reaps the benefits.
The drama in London could mean big things for area swim teams.
About this column: At Rear View, we look back. We either look at the past week, a significant thread of stories or bits for the sheer joy of nostalgia. If objects appear larger in Rear View, get new glasses.