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Week in Review: Verzbicas Wins and Deputy Chief Farewell

In the past holiday week, you may have missed stories about a Memorial fundraiser for the Reilly family, iPhone thieves, local businesses, hockey victory and more in Orland Park and nearby.

Orland Park Police Deputy Chief Jerry Hughes went on his last ride Wednesday, and was sent off by dozens of fellow officers, village officials, friends and family. Credit: Ben Feldheim
Orland Park Police Deputy Chief Jerry Hughes went on his last ride Wednesday, and was sent off by dozens of fellow officers, village officials, friends and family. Credit: Ben Feldheim

News

An ‘Overwhelming’ Send Off After 3 Decades with Orland Park Police
Dozens of people came for Orland Park Police Deputy Chief Jerry Hughes’ last ride Wednesday. He is retiring after 32 ½ years with the department.

He Did It! Verzbicas Wins Big California Race
Says he's thankful for support of family, friends and coaches in his Thanksgiving Day victory.

Hundreds of Memorial’s Family Supported Reilly Fundraiser
Parents and staff from Memorial Elementary filled up Gaelic Park Thursday at a fundraiser for the family of deceased Memorial Elementary teacher Mark Reilly.

Have You Seen These Alleged iPhone Thieves?
An iPhone 4s was taken from Firehouse Subs Friday. Watch stills from the security video.

10 Orland Park Businesses You Should Know
Shop Small: We're celebrating Small Business Saturday with a look at the people who shape our neighborhoods with hard work.

What Are the Deadliest Holidays on Illinois Roads?
Thanksgiving? Christmas? Labor Day? Holidays can be dangerous times for drivers. Which holidays are associated with the most traffic fatalities?

6 Popular Tax Breaks That Could Disappear in 2014
Without extensions from Congress, several important tax breaks may end.


Blogs

Eagles Varsity Hockey Defeats Mount Carmel in Game 2

Scott Whisson Scholarship Fund

10 Sandburg students commit to college sports

CJB Alum becomes Young Inventor of the Year!

Boys & Girls Basketball Camp - XMAS 2-Day Shooting Camp

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