Palos Park Oks $3 million for road repair projects 


First up, Palos Dells area  By Jeff Vorva  Some money is taking a trip to the Dells. The Village of Palos Park is ready to make some big-time local street repairs and the Palos Dells area is the first in line. The village council unanimously voted at its March 28 meeting to approve a $3…

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Orland board ready to throw Kaspar off of two committees


By Jeff Vorva  The Village of Orland Park Board of Trustees wants to bounce Scott Kaspar off of two committees. Kasper said this is all political. Board members say it is not. At Monday’s Committee of the Whole meeting, the trustees voted to bring a resolution to the April 18 Board of Trustees meeting to…

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Palos Heights renews garbage contract after debate


By Jeff Vorva Things got a little chippy Tuesday night when it came to renewing garbage and chipper services in Palos Heights. After some debate, the Palos Heights City Council voted 5-3 to renew a five-year contract with Crestwood-based Republic Services. Aldermen Michael McGrogan, Jerry McGovern and Jack Clifford voted “no.” The current five-year deal…

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Pro Soccer Report: Red Stars lose star defender Davidson for season


By Jeff Vorva Staff writer The Chicago Red Stars biggest loss of the exhibition season didn’t come during a game. It came during training. Defender Tierna Davidson will miss the season after tearing an ACL while practicing for the team’s second Challenge Cup game. Davidson is also a U.S. Women’s National Team member and will…

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