Orland Park Police Blotter for May 7

Aggravated assault Shareef J. Alexander, 36, of South Holland, was charged with aggravated assault at 10:48 p.m. April 21, after a dispute with an Uber driver at Park Station Boulevard and Jules Way. Police said the driver said he picked up Alexander in South Holland, and the passenger complained about the route he was taking and threatened to…

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Area golf courses are open for business

  By Joe Boyle Local golfers were eager to tee it up after Gov. J.B. Pritzker said state courses could be open but with modifications through May 30. At Silver Lake Country Club, 14700 S. 82nd Avenue in Orland Park, the response was brisk with many golfers on the 18-hole course on May 1. “It…

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Comings & Goings: Countryside launches promotion to help restaurants

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By Bob Bong The City of Countryside is joining the list of communities that wants to show its restaurants that it cares during these difficult times. The city has started a restaurant promotion called Countryside Cares that will reward residents who continue to patronize their favorite places to eat in Countryside so these restaurants will…

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Countryside launches restaurant promotion

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The City of Countryside wants to show its restaurants that it cares during these difficult times, so, the City is sponsoring a restaurant promotion to entice individuals to support their favorite places to eat in Countryside so these restaurants survive the pandemic. For every $25 spent at a Countryside restaurant between April 25 and May…

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Coronavirus hits nursing homes hard

By Bob Bong The coronavirus has hit nursing homes hard since it first appeared in Illinois last month, Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced Sunday in his daily briefing on the pandemic. Six of those deaths were of elderly residents at Bridgeview Health Care Center, 8100 S. Harlem Ave. in Bridgeview, according to the Cook County Medical…

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Community project providing facemasks

Submitted photo Karen Jones, 13, of Oak Lawn, holds up one of the many facemasks she made and donated to the Community Mask Initiative in the village. By Dermot Connolly An Oak Lawn woman’s plan to alleviate the facemask shortage by getting people to make them at home during the coronavirus crisis has become a…

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