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Posted on: September 25, 2017

Orland Park Police Promote Rail Safety Week

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Orland Park Police Department joins The Illinois Association
of Chiefs of Police (ILACP) for Rail Safety Week, September 24-30, 2017.<_o3a_p>

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Throughout the week, OPPD will have enforcement details planned at various railroad grade crossings and commuter...

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Posted on: September 22, 2017

Village of Orland Park Vies for Amazon’s Second North America Headquarters

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The Village of Orland
Park has submitted a response to Amazon’s request for proposals for its secondNorth American headquarters. <_o3a_p>

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Amazon’s second corporate headquarters is expected to employ as many as 50,000 new full time em...

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Posted on: September 22, 2017

Public Voting Now Open to Name OPPD’s K-9 Officer

21751842_1507695752632430_7202365849062209614_n.png Orland Park school children have spoken. Each of the 13 schools located in Orland Park has submitted a proposed name for the Orland Park Police Department’s newest K9 officer, a Hanover Hound.     ...Read on...
Posted on: September 22, 2017

Spellers Wanted for 39th Annual Orland Park Open Spelling Bee

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A long standing Orland Park tradition returns on Sunday, October 15, 2017 when the Presbyterian Church of Orland Park and the Village of Orland Park co-host the 39th annual Orland Park Open Spelling Bee.

“When fall arrives in Orland Park, you kno...

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Posted on: September 13, 2017

Orland Park Police Department Offers Two Child Safety Seats Checks in September

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The Orland Park Police Department invites the community toattend one of its two, free child safety seat checks scheduled for September in
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OPPD’s Traffic Unit will be out at Buy Buy Baby on Friday, September 22 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m....

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Posted on: September 21, 2017

Orland Park Vets Commission Shares Three Important Dates

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The Village of Orland Park Veterans Commission has three important dates for the community to remember --- October 6, November 5 and November 10.

Friday, October 6 is the last day to add a veteran’s name to the village’s memorial in t...

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Posted on: August 30, 2017

Orland Park Substance Awareness Forum Hosts Free Movie Night on Sept. 27

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A nationally recognized Orland Park community awareness organization is holding a public event to observe September being National Recovery Month.

The Orland Park Substance Awareness Forum (OPSAF) was created to convene a multi-disciplinary group of commu...

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Posted on: September 20, 2017

Orland Park Arts Commission Presents “Lady Vadula – Spellbound” on Oct. 28

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The community is invited to an evening of music, dance and
compelling story telling as Village of Orland Park Arts Commission presents MicheleMcGovern’s theatrical show, “Lady Vadula – Spellbound.”<_o3a_p>

This multi-facet...

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Posted on: September 14, 2017

Orland Park Schools Helping OPPD Name Newest K-9 Officer

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The Orland Park Police Department has called on Orland Park grammar school students to help name the newest addition to the department --- a Hanover Hound.

A hunting and tracking dog, the Hanover Hound, also known as the Hanoverian Hound, descends from the...

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Posted on: September 14, 2017

Orland Park Joins Tinley Park & Orland Township for Hurricane Relief

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Three local governments pooled their resources to help the victims of Hurricane Harvey in Texas.

The Villages of Orland Park and Tinley Park, along with Orland Township, brought all of their donations together for a first load that headed to Texas on Sept...

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Posted on: September 5, 2017

Southwest Conference of Mayors to Auction Automobiles, Trucks & Equipment

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The Southwest Conference of Mayors will hold its annual public auction on Saturday, September 30 beginning at 11 a.m. The Orland Park Public Works Facility is located at 15655 South Ravinia Avenue, one block west of LaGrange Road/US Route 45. Automobiles...

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Posted on: July 6, 2017

Orland Park Teen Leads Fundraising Effort to Create Baseball Field for Those with Special Needs

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Orland Park’s
Zachary Stack is on a mission to share the sport that he's played most of hislife. <_o3a_p>

Stack began playing baseball with the Orland Youth Association when he was four years old. He has played for the Warriors Travel Team sinc...

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Posted on: September 6, 2017

Registration Open for Orland Park Police Department’s Free Citizens’ Police Academy

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Adults who have an interest in law enforcement or those who simply want to know more about law enforcement in Orland Park are invited to register for Orland Park Police Department’s Citizens’ Police Academy that will be held on Saturda...

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Posted on: August 18, 2017

Vets Commission to Host Steak Fry for Orland Park Veterans

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The Village of Orland Park Veterans Commission will hold its 18th annual steak fry for Orland Park veterans on Sunday, November 5, 2017. The 1 p.m. event will be held at the Orland Park Civic Center, 14750 South Ravinia Avenue.

 

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Posted on: June 27, 2017

Orland Park Police Department Seeks Emergency Services and Disaster Agency Volunteers

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The Village of Orland Park Police Department Emergency Services Disaster Agency (ESDA) is looking for motivated individuals to join its ranks as ESDA volunteers. Volunteers help during emergency situations. This is an unpaid position.

“ESDA in Or...

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Posted on: May 3, 2017

“Something Old” Wedding Exhibit at the Orland Park History Museum

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Guests to the Village of Orland Park History Museum’s wedding exhibit, “Something Old,” are sure to see plenty of old and borrowed items -  maybe even something blue - as the museum showcases its new exhibit...
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Posted on: August 17, 2017

Village of Orland Park Vets Commission to Mark Anniversary of Vietnam War’s End

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The Village of Orland Park Veterans Commission will mark the anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War with its annual Veterans Day Ceremony on Friday, November 10, 2017 beginning at 11 a.m. The ceremony will be held at the village’s Veterans ...

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Orland Park Public Works News

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Posted on: January 11, 2011

Pothole Statistics

In 2017, the Village's Public Work's Department filled 1,585 potholes.  Below is the summary for the year to date.    125 Total Pothole Reports including State, County and private roads    122 Report...[For More Stats...] [Additional info and to make a report...]