Wednesday, May 22, 2013
If you've got wit, add your punchline to Patch's weekly comic and win a personalized print.
Are you blessed with insight and good humor? Or just bored today? Share your wit with your south suburban neighbors by entering Patch's comic caption challenge. Just add your dialogue for today's comic in the comment section of this post. Our only requirement is that you keep it clean! At week's end, we'll pick the winning punchline based on how many of us here at Patch giggle and smile at your contribution. The user who produces the winning punchline will get a personalized proof of the comic, with the winning words and a credit line, from cartoonist Chuck Ingwersen and Patch. Congratulations to Tobias Cichon with the winning caption to last week's UFO cartoon: So, does that make THESE the "illegal" kind?
Want a day of free rides at Orland Days this year? Want to bring three other people along for the rides? Fill out the form ONCE in this article, and enter to win our drawing for four free Orland Days all-day ride passes.
Can you handle a day of fun? I'm talking about a day full of carnival rides, food and music, outside in the warm sun. If this is your idea of a good time, you'll want to visit Orland Days. Run each year by volunteers from the Orland Park Lions Club, this year’s festivities will include carnival rides, live music, food, the famous parade and other attractions, including an updated entertainment venue with TVs showing sports. Sound good? Well, by signing up for Orland Park Patch's newsletter in our handy form above these words, you enter to win four free all-day ride passes. You'll also get the latest daily news and breaking news alerts emailed to you. Not a bad deal for less than a minute of your time. On Wednesday, May 29, we will choose …
Whether you have thoughts on schools, government, sports, families, life in general or anything else, if you can write these thoughts down, you should consider blogging on Patch. Take a look at what people are saying.
Monday, May 20, 2013
Use the convenient resources available to you on Orland Park Patch. You can monitor traffic on the roadways AND the best per-gallon prices at the pump, all on a 24-7 basis.
Let your community see your proudest moments, or something that simply makes you smile, here in the Orland Park Pics and Clips gallery. Share video too.
Sunday, May 19, 2013
Some people are destined to draw more attention than others, apparently.
We built a comprehensive listing directory for all of the businesses, parks, religious institutions, schools, medical facilities, government offices and organizations in the community for you to use, for free. Add your reviews here.
Saturday, May 18, 2013
Got great photos from the weekend? Maybe with leaves changing? Share your pictures and videos with us in the Pics and Clips section. We have the space, so don't worry about filling up. Add as many as you have.
Our comprehensive listing directory has key information on businesses of Orland Park, including (but not limited to) the many restaurants around town. Let Patch help you find what you are looking for.
Thursday, May 16, 2013
It's been a long week. You need a pick-me-up.
Friday's here. Thank goodness. One more day of work, and that's it. Here's a little inspiration to get you through to Saturday. For more than a month now, Patch and Grape-Nuts have teamed up to present stories about your neighbors, neighbors who have faced challenges that would seem insurmountable to many of us. But not to the people we've featured in this series, Journeys. Not surprisingly, the stories have generated dozens of comments on Patch and on Facebook: "Great story..." "Thanks for sharing..." "So wonderfully inspiring..." And, so, here they are again. Great stories shared to inspire. Take a look at what these people have faced. Then click on the story to see their responses. And feel better about your tough week. Pit Bull …