In the Rear View: Attendance Zone Talk and 18-Year Prison Sentence
We look back at a week of homecoming loss, traffic signals, softball for charity, new entertainment in Orland Park, death from a motorcycle crash and furnace fixing.
A proposed plan to move students with the option to attend Sandburg, to Stagg and Andrew has sparked opposition among would-be affected residents.
Also in this week's business roundup: Smoothie shop Red Mango set to open in the first week of October in Orland Park • New Dave & Busters starts the fun and games Saturday • BMW of Orland Park holds official grand opening Thursday.
Orland Park trustees also moved a new seafood restaurant a step forward during Monday night’s village board and committee meetings.
Day one of the Scott National Firefighters Combat Challenge kicked off the competition portion of the event, with solo firefighters hitting the course.
Consolidated High School District 230 held a special meeting Tuesday night to explain the rationale behind a plan that would restrict students living in two areas from attending Sandburg, while those against the plan offered their views.
Mascots and former Blackhawks converge at Saint Xavier University for an afternoon of classic 16-inch softball with Chicago police officers and firefighters.
First southland location opens south of Orland Square Mall with special festivities and fundraisers.
Don't want to be left out in the cold if your heating system doesn't work this winter? Recommend your favorite business that fixes furnace.
Michael J. Kroll, 24, of Orland Park pleaded guilty to aggravated vehicular hijacking charges Friday, and was sentenced to 18 years in state prison, according to county officials.
Lincoln-Way East 28, Sandburg 7. The Griffins' tough defense helps the team remain undefeated.
The man was found unconscious Thursday night on the sidewalk near Wheeler Drive and Lowes Avenue. Police are still looking for information on the crash.
Also, an Orland Park man pleads guilty to a 2011 carjacking of an elderly woman in Tinley Park.