In the Rear View: Airbags Avert Tragedy and New Superintendent

We look back at a week of party politics, garage sales, business resilience (even after the front door is driven through), record growth and court happenings.


One of three nominees for Republican National Committeeman for Illinois urged delegates to "give the people their party back" in what he says was a weekend filled with unfair voting with rigged outcomes.

Two new assistant principals are also hired on, and other details from last night's Orland School District 135 school board meeting. Read our live blog transcript from Monday night's meet.


Patch spoke with Carol Kunst right after her appointment as Orland School District 135’s new interim head administrator, for one year, about challenges, meeting the growing needs of students and leaving Burbank’s school district.

Whether you're jettisoning junk or in search of treasure, Orland Park Patch is the place to go to get word out about your unloading.


Two people were taken to Christ after a collision that left car parts all over 159th Street near 84th Avenue, blocking traffic moving both ways.

May was the platform’s most successful month to date, with nearly 12 million users and record-breaking revenue. And, we launched four new sites in suburban Chicago.


A man drove into the Orland Park business's front door Thursday afternoon. No one was injured inside the restaurant.

The National Lawyer's Guild was helpful in pairing at least some of the Ashford House attack defendants with attorneys who are sympathetic with anti-racist causes. Arraignment was postponed until June 21.


He was acquitted of felony fleeing and eluding police, but also ordered to find a job and seek psychological help.

Owner is still brokenhearted about leaving Orland Plaza, but he is finding new possibilities further west on 143rd Street.

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