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Week In Review: Scheidegger’s Dash and Jewelry Store Robbery Plea

In the last week, you may have missed stories about a new Thai restaurant, Friday fish frys, same sex marriage, a trip for WWII veterans, home sales, a congressman’s thoughts on sequestration and others in Orland Park and nearby.

SUNDAY

Bruce's Dash: Celebrating Scheidegger's Enthusiasm and Compassion (Video)

Hundreds gathered at Carl Sandburg High School Sunday to honor Bruce Scheidegger, the much-loved athletic director who died last week.

MONDAY

Business Comings & Goings: Mexican Restaurant Adds 2nd Location in Tinley Park

Orland OKs Thai restaurant • Tax sharing approved for Mercedes dealership • Golden Corral incentives expected to be approved.

South Suburban Fish Frys: Where Can We Find Them?

If your Catholic church or other group is operating one this year, here's how you can let us know.

TUESDAY

Rep. Renée Kosel: Same Sex Marriage Bill is Hot Topic in the House

The bill to legalize same sex marriage has stirred a debate among legislators on both sides of the aisle.

This Week's Pets: Young Cats Want New Friends

Lucy Lou and Stosh are waiting at PAWS Animal Shelter for new homes.

WEDNESDAY

A memorial service was held Monday in Tinley Park for Carl Sandburg High School Athletic Director Bruce Scheidegger.

How You Can Help Honor A WWII Hero

Do you know a WWII veteran who would like to participate in this year’s Honor Flight Chicago day trip to Washington D.C.?

THURSDAY

Second Suspect in Jewelry Store Robbery Pleads Guilty

Charles Harper was sentenced Wednesday to 22 years in prison after pleading guilty to the armed robbery of an Orland Park jewelry store.

Orland Park saw a solid rise in home sales compared to Jan. 2012, but median prices went down again, compared to both Jan. 2012 and Dec. 2012, according to the Mainstreet Organization of Realtors.

FRIDAY

Lipinski: Congress Needs to Put the Country Ahead of Parties

Rep. Dan Lipinski shared his frustrations about stalled deficit-reduction talks on the eve of sequestration in Washington, after opening a new office in Orland Park.

New Lawsuit Against Frankfort Doctor Already Facing Felony Sex Charges

Frankfort pediatrician Kishor Jain was sued by another woman claiming he groped her.

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