Palos Park hands out police awards


By Jeff Vorva There were awards aplenty on Monday night in Palos Park. Police Commissioner Dan Polk handed out several awards at Monday night’s village council meeting at the Kaptur Administrative Center. Commander Chris Hughes and Sergeant Diana Campbell earned recognition for reviewing and revising the Palos Park Police Department’s policies under the Lexipol system.…

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Casten’s DuPage advantage helps sink Pekau in Congress race


By Jeff Vorva The mayor will stay mayor. Orland Park Mayor Keith Pekau has been saying all along that if he won the 6th District Congressional seat, he would not do double duty and work both jobs. It appears the Republican will only have one job after he lost Tuesday’s election to incumbent Sean Casten.…

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