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Posted on: April 20, 2017

Village Trustee Michael Carroll Inducted into The John Marshall Law School Hall of Distinction


Village of Orland Park Trustee Michael Carroll was recently inducted into The John Marshall Law School Hall of Distinction.

Carroll was one of 22 alumni chosen by the Chicago law school recognizing gradu...Read on...

Posted on: April 19, 2017

Orland Park Village Board Names Joseph La Margo Interim Village Manager


At its April 17th meeting, the Orland Park Board of Trustees voted unanimously to name Assistant Village Manager Joe La Margo interim village manager, and Karie Friling Director of Development Services as interim assistant village manage...
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Posted on: April 17, 2017

Metra Road Closing Planned April 19-28 at Wolf Road Between Southwest Highway and 175th Street


The Village of Orland Park urges drivers to plan ahead in preparation for Metra Rail’s road closing at Wolf Road between Southwest Highway and 175th Street. The Metra project requires the complete shutdown of vehicular traffic from April 19 to A...Read on...

Posted on: March 27, 2017

Family Health Fair Returns to Village Sportsplex April 22


The Village of Orland Park Recreation Department will hold its annual "Family Health Fair" on Saturday, April 22 from 9 a.m. until noon at the Village of Orland Park Sportsplex, 11351 West 159th Street. Topics will address the fitness needs of t...Read on...

Posted on: April 11, 2017

Orland Park Police Participate in April 29 National Drug Take-Back Day


The Orland Park Police Department will join law enforcement agencies across the country to participate in the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on April 29.

Residents are encouraged to drop off no longer needed prescription medications at the Orlan...Read on...

Posted on: April 12, 2017

Orland Park Veterans Commission to Host Family-Friendly Military Expo May 7

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The whole family is invited to attend the Village of Orland Park Veterans Commission’s first-ever Military Expo on Sunday, May 7 from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Orland Park Civic Center, 14750 Ravinia Avenue.

The day offers something for everyone, a...Read on...

Posted on: March 23, 2017

May 1 Deadline Approaching to Add Veterans' Names to Village's Veterans Memorial Wall

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The Village of Orland Park hosts ceremonies each Memorial Day and Veterans Day, inviting area families to add their veterans’ names to the village’s granite walls bordering the village’s Veterans Memorial, Ara Pace &ndash...Read on...

Posted on: March 30, 2017

Orland Park Police Promote “Drop It and Drive” Throughout April

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Throughout the month of April, the Orland Park Police Department will be promoting its Drop It and Drive campaign, reminding motorists that it is illegal to text or be on an electronic device while driving.

Illinois’ hand-held cellphone ban went...Read on...

Posted on: March 29, 2017

United States Conference of Mayors Honors Orland Park Mayor Dan McLaughlin

ORLAND PARK, IL (March 29, 2017) --- Representatives of the United States Conference of Mayors traveled to Orland Park from Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, March 28 to honor Mayor Dan McLaughlin. The mayor was one of a select number of mayors nationwide p...

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Posted on: March 30, 2017

Orland Park Police Invited to Present at National Crisis Intervention Meeting

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The Orland Park Police Department debuted its Crisis Intervention Team in 2015 being one of the first law enforcement agencies in the south suburbs to train officers as certified crisis intervention officers. 

The department has now been invited to ...Read on...

Posted on: March 23, 2017

Vendors Wanted for ‘Market at the Park’ - Village of Orland Park’s 2017 Farmers’ Market


A summertime favorite in Orland Park is getting revamped and renamed as the Orland Park Farmers’ Market becomes Market at the Park. Traditionally held Friday mornings outside of the Orland Park Civic Center, the market will now happen every Th...Read on...

Posted on: March 17, 2017

Village of Orland Park Offers Residents Multiple Ways to Report Potholes


As the winter season in Orland Park begins to change, the village’s Public Works Department reminds residents to keep an eye out for potholes.

With more than 200 miles of road running throughout Orland Park, residents are encouraged to report any an...Read on...

Posted on: March 20, 2017

Orland Park Announces Next Phase of Downtown Main Street

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ORLAND PARK, IL (March 20, 2017) --- Orland Park Mayor Dan McLaughlin first announced the next phase of development for the Main Street area of Downtown Orland Park at the March 9th State of the Village Address.

At its March 20, 2017 meeting, the Village ...

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Posted on: March 3, 2017

US Log Rolling Open in Orland Park Honored by SportsEvents Magazine


The Village of Orland Park hosted an inaugural sporting event last summer when the United States Log Rolling Open Tournament was held at the village’s Lake Sedgewick at Centennial Park. The national tournament drew 20 professional log rolling co...

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Posted on: March 16, 2017

Orland Park Police Urge Residents to Report Coyote Sightings


Coyotes have been in the Orland Park area since the late 1970s when they used area railroad tracks as highways to Chicago’s south suburbs. The current population is growing because coyotes have no natural predators.

“Residents should call ...Read on...

Posted on: February 21, 2017

Village's 2017-19 Vehicle Stickers to Salute Law Enforcement


Orland Park Mayor Dan McLaughlin unveiled the new village vehicle sticker design at the February 20 Village Board Meeting. The village’s 2017-19 sticker salutes law enforcement. “We want our local police and law enforcement across the...Read on...

Posted on: January 13, 2017

Orland Square Thanks Village and Its Police Department

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Orland Square Mall gave the Village of Orland Park and its police department a public pat on the back, thanking village officials and staff for their continued support throughout the year and in particular the past holiday season.

With early morning mall...

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Posted on: January 11, 2017

Orland Park Health & Fitness Now A Village Facility


The Orland Park Health and Fitness Center began the new year with a new name, officially becoming a village facility on January 4, 2017. 

Mayor Dan McLaughlin and members of the Village Board hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony on January 11 officially...

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Posted on: September 12, 2016

Village of Orland Park Debuts New Wayfinding Icon/Village Logo


Orland Park has a new image and the community played an active role in its creation.

“Creating a new logo for the village has been a community effort,” said Mayor Dan McLaughlin. “We had a steering committee of officials and staff that invited everyon...Read on...