Week in Review: Remembering Al Filan and Residential Burglaries

Stories about HVAC repair, fast casual Italian, a local football star, Drew Peterson's former attorney dropping a lawsuit against Patch and more in Orland Park and nearby.


Brother Rice's Al Filan Remembered as Energetic and Supportive
He was all catchphrases and caring. Those who knew his cantankerous ways say he took genuine interest in helping his students and athletes.

Al Filan Remembered by Brother Rice and Community Online
Brother Rice teacher Al Filan was found dead Tuesday in Orland Park. Here are a few thoughts and memories shared by those who knew him on social media.

Two Adjacent Orland Park Homes Burglarized Within an Hour
Police are looking for people suspected of breaking into two Orland Park homes last week and stealing jewelry, similar to other break ins that happened recently in Tinley Park and Frankfort.

Former Drew Peterson Lawyer Drops Lawsuit Against Patch
The lawsuit filed by attorney Joel Brodsky named Patch editor Joe Hosey, the Chicago Tribune and another former Peterson lawyer among others.

Italio Fast-Casual Restaurant Opening Tuesday with Free Food Day
The Florida-based restaurant is opening its first Illinois location next week.

A Hand in the Till at an Orland Park Business Gets Slapped
Tinley Park woman sentenced to seven years in prison for her admitted thievery.

Quality Appliance Repair, Inc. Wins Our Best HVAC Repair in Orland ParK Poll
Orland Park Heating and Air Conditioning took second followed by B&B Heating and Cooling.

Woman Jumped from LaGrange Bridge Onto I80: Police
No charges are pending against a woman who jumped from the I80 overpass Saturday afternoon.

Sandburg Grad Schofield Described as Having NFL Potential
Michael Schofield will be playing Saturday in the Reese’s Senior Bowl in Mobile, Alabama.


St. Patricia Open House February 2nd 9a to 1p

CJB's Open House this Sunday!

Sandburg band makes historic performance at ILMEA All State Music Fest

D230 Operation Snowball Retreat applications now being accepted

Upcoming Programs at The Bridge

POSA Donates to Treasure Chest Foundation

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