Sunday, July 22, 2012
We look back at a week of church expansion, views on drug use, buying American and a recurring burglar kidnapper.
MONDAY Police: Chicago Man Kicked Out of Orland Park Pool for Touching Himself Several people said they saw the man fondling himself while in different areas of Centennial Pool, including the locker room and public spots. Parkview Church Expansion Goes to Full Board and More (Live Blog Transcript) Orland Park’s finance, development services and public safety committees met Monday night along with the full board. Take a look back at our live blog transcript for more details. TUESDAY Cops: Separated Couple Found Dead in Orland Home Authorities are investigating deaths of an estranged couple in a quiet Orland subdivision, after a suicide note was found written by the man. Firefighter Accused of Sex Chatting with an Assumed Minor Resigns from …
Monday, July 16, 2012
Several people said they saw the man fondling himself while in different areas of Centennial Pool, including the locker room and public spots.
A Chicago man was banned for life from the Centennial Park pool in Orland Park after multiple people reported that he was touching himself inappropriately while in public areas, according to an Orland Park police report. Jorge L. Martinez, 42, of the 4500 block of West 55th Street in Chicago, was charged with disorderly conduct. Police were called to the Centennial Park Aquatic Center around 6 p.m. about a man seen by pool staff and patrons with his hand down his shorts at various places around the pool, including the locker room and an outdoor pavilion, police said. At one point, he placed a backpack on his lap that concealed what he may have been doing, according to the report. Though pool staff and patrons later said they could see he …
Sunday, July 15, 2012
Fresh farmers market food, cooling off at Centennial Pool, pictures from the great festivals and more in our guide to everything summer.
Saturday, May 26, 2012
Memorial Day Weekend in Orland Park brings the season debut of the village's aquatic center, the Korean War Veterans Commemoration Ceremony and the village's Memorial Day Ceremony.
Wednesday, June 22, 2011
Water fun continues this summer at the Orland Park hub for lowering the temperature, no matter what happens outside.
Centennial Park Aquatic Center is celebrating its 20th year. Activities about at the park from swimming lessons to boat rental to stories by the pool. Every day is different. Glide down the lazy river after zig zagging down a tube slide. There is a large zero depth pool for children. Lap lanes are also available for serious swimmers. Sand volleyball courts are ready for team or two players. Private and group swimming lessons are also available as well as pavilion rentals. Safety is key at Centennial Park Aquatic Center as 162 lifeguards go through extensive training. The guards are kept up with various safety drills all Summer long. The Aqua Center is open every day from Memorial Day through Labor Day Noon to 8 p.m. Seasonal …