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Week in Review: Library Internet Debate and Helping Tornado Victims

In the past week, you may have missed stories about Saturday Night Live, ruse burglaries, bathroom trouble, memorials for Mark Reilly, Thanksgiving cooking and more in Orland Park and nearby.

News


Chaos to Calm During Orland Library Computer Filter Discussion
Some yelled, some criticized, some supported, some walked out and said they’d had enough Monday night during the Orland Park Public Library board meeting.

How You Can Help Tornado Victims While in Orland Park
Supply drives and fundraisers have begun throughout Orland Park and in nearby towns to help tornado victims in Washington, Illinois. Learn how you can lend a hand.

Did SNL Really Just Joke About the Orland Park Library?
Watch Seth Meyers make fun of people who watch porn in libraries.

Six Men Accused of Ruse Burglaries in Orland Park and Palos Park
The Chicago men are accused in three incidents of luring homeowners outside to keep them distracted while others burglarize the homes.

1 Street Extension in Mariano's Plan Passes Committee
The Orland Park Village Board will have a final vote on the Mariano's and housing development on Dec. 16.

Male Teen Caught in Sandburg Girls’ Bathroom: Cops
A Palos Park teen is being held on $75,000 bail and charged with a felony after he was caught in a women’s bathroom at Carl Sandburg High School.

Former Students Hold Vigil for District 146 Teacher Mark Reilly
Former students of District 146 teacher Mark Reilly held a candlelight vigil Monday night outside Memorial School. Reilly died Friday after being struck by a train in Tinley Park.

Kustok Murder Trial Set to Begin in February
Allan Kustok’s attorney tried one more time to convince Judge John Hynes to keep certain evidence out of the trial, but Hynes wasn’t having it.

Restaurants and Stores That Will Cook Thanksgiving Dinner for You
We've got you covered with a list of local restaurants and grocery stores that can get you out of the kitchen and back to your family this holiday.

Black Friday Shopping: Local Mall and Major Retailer Hours
Holiday-shopping hours, plus ads and deals, for malls and major retailers in a list almost as big as Santa's.

Kids Buddy Up at Cardinal Joseph Bernardin School to Experiment
The 4-year-old pre-kindergarten students at Cardinal Joseph Bernardin School in Orland Hills took a trip to the Science Lab where they worked side by side with the students in the junior high on an experiment.

Blogs

Orland Park Lions Collecting for Central Illinois Tornado Victims

Spell Master Awarded District 135 Community Spirit Award

Food for the Community

Sandburg HS inducts National Honors Society members

Programs at The Bridge 11/25-12/7

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