Week in Review: Pete's Plans and Library Searching for New Trustee

In the past week, you may have missed stories about kindness from strangers, Orland Park's tax levy passing, choosing the best local bakery, toys for tornado victims and more in Orland Park and nearby.


Pete’s Planning Similar Sized Store as Mariano’s
Pete’s Fresh Market is still planning to build on 143rd Street between Marquette Bank and John Humphrey Drive, provided Orland Park officials sign off on the next submitted plan.

Search for New Orland Library Board Member Remains Open
Interested people can apply online, mail in a resume and letter of intent or drop them off at the Orland Park Public Library.

Will the Kindness of Strangers Pull a Struggling Family Back from the Brink?
Pamela McGushin of Orland Park wants to help her best friend of 25 years meet mounting medical costs due to rare disorders and home damage from severe storms.

Wrong Way DUI Death Case Scheduled for Pre-Trial in January
Nicholas Puccinelli, 20, is charged with aggravated driving under the influence after police said he caused a vehicle crash near Palos that killed an Orland Park man.

Nominate Your Favorite Bakery for Patch’s ‘Best Of’ Poll
Where do you go for all of your baked goods in Orland Park and Orland Hills? Make your pick in the comments and we’ll add it to our Patch Best of Bakeries Poll.

Orland Park's 2014 Budget, Tax Levy and Abatement Approved (Live Blog)
Orland Park's board will take a final vote on increased water rates at the Dec. 16 meeting. Read the live blog replay for more details from Monday night's meeting.

Results from the 2013 Orland Park Turkey Trot
Find out how hundreds of runners did on the Thanksgiving Day race in Orland Park via It’sRaceTime.com.

Man Spends Nearly 20 Years Repairing Computers After Corporate Downsizing
In Home Computer Repair Service, based in Orland Park, serves the south and southwest suburbs of Chicago.

Bremen Youth Services Collecting Toys, Clothes for Tornado Victims
Bremen Youth Services can't forget the kids who lost clothes, beloved toys and necessities in a tornado that struck Washington, Ill.

Daisy Carnival 'Unlikely' to Return in 2014, Officials Say
Organizers want the festival in the Chicago area in 2015, but that may not be Joliet. They want the "perfect venue that works on the right dates."


Meadow Ridge Student Wins Illinois Art Show

Village of Orland Park Residents Must Apply By December 13

Spell Master wins District 135 Community Spirit Award


CJB Kindergartener Helps Others!

Upcoming Programs at The Bridge Teen Center 12.3.13

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