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Posted on: November 8, 2018

Orland Park Welcomes Season with Holiday Festival & Tree Lighting


The Village of Orland Park officially welcomes the holiday season each year on the Sunday after Thanksgiving. The community’s annual holiday festival and tree lighting ceremony will be held this year on Sunday...

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Posted on: October 30, 2018

Orland Park's Tom Dubelbeis Named Illinois Bicentennial Honor 200 Honoree

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Tom Dubelbeis, veterans’ liaison for the Village of Orland Park Veterans Commission, has been added to an elite group. Dubelbeis has been named an Illinois Bicentennial Honor 200 Honoree, being recognized for his contributions to his fellow vet...

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Posted on: October 18, 2018

Orland Park Finalizes Agreement to Bring Von Maur to Orland Square

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The Village of Orland Park has completed the economic incentive package that was instrumental in bringing Von Maur Department Store to Orland Square.

Von Maur, which operates 32 stores in 15 states, including three in Illinois, will occupy the 160,000 s...

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Posted on: October 18, 2018

Seven Past Champions Return for 40th Anniversary Orland Park Open Spelling Bee

2018 Spelling Bee 1.jpg Two final words closed the 40th anniversary Orland Park Open Spelling Bee --- queue and chandelier --- with a past winner emerging victorious. 

Judy Rice, of Frankfort, was named 2018 champion after spelling the word queue correctly, followed by...

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Posted on: September 28, 2018

Coyotes Preparing for Winter - More Visible in Fall


ORLAND PARK, IL - Coyotes have been in the Orland Park area since the late 70s when they used area railroad tracks as highways to Chicago’s south suburbs. The current population is growing because coyotes have no natural predators. They are the ...

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Posted on: September 11, 2018

Orland Park Theatre Veteran Named Comedy Improv Director

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After a three-year hiatus from performing, Kristie Ansinn is happy to return to what she calls “…the most freakishly talented cast this town has ever seen.” Ansinn was recently named director of the Village of Orland Park R...

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Posted on: August 29, 2018

Orland Park Begins Village Wide Conversion of Residential Street Lights

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The Orland Park Public Works Department has begun its village wide conversion of residential streets lights to LED, light emitting diode lighting. “The village has been working on the conversion from high pressure sodium vapor street lights to...

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Posted on: June 15, 2018

Orland Park Police Department: Be Aware & Prepared for Dangerous Weather

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Orland Park, IL (June 15, 2018)The Village of Orland Park utilizes several means to ensure public safety during severe weather. The Orland Park Police Department monitors the National Weather Service reports as well as information provided vi...

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Posted on: March 1, 2018

Village's Parks & Grounds Department Unveils New Rainout App


Learning if a sports event is cancelled is now easier in the Village of Orland Park. The village’s Parks and Grounds Department recently unveiled its new Rainout Line, with a number of ways to access current facility and field information. Thou...