Oak Lawn welcomes second Panda Express restaurant

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By Joe Boyle A large crowd of customers began lining up outside the new Panda Express in Oak Lawn the morning of Feb. 15 and were not disappointed when they entered the restaurant. A major draw to the grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony was that the first 88 customers to enter the restaurant would receive…

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Stop the Bleed lessons taught at Argo, Summit Library

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By Carol McGowan  Argo High School’s Student Resource Officers, Michael Snee and Wagner Antoine, have not only been busy with making sure the Summit school is safe, but have been training staff in how to Stop the Bleed. Snee has been with the Summit Police Department for approximately seven years, and at Argo High School…

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Panda Express opening new concept location next week in Oak Lawn

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By Bob Bong Panda Express will be celebrating the grand opening of its newest location at 4801 W. 87th St. in Oak Lawn with an official ribbon-cutting ceremony with members of the Oak Lawn Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, February 15, beginning at 9 a.m. The first lucky 88 guests to receive a free Panda Express branded T-shirt.…

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Smookies win Pass Health Foods gluten-free baking competition

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By Kelly White A local health food store provided a twist on a friendly baking competition this past weekend. Pass Health Foods, 7228 W. College Dr., Palos Heights, hosted a gluten-free baking contest on November 11. “We chose to have the contest gluten free because we have a large amount of gluten-free customers, both people…

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Orland Township to hold COVID booster clinic

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Orland Township will be holding a COVID-19 Pfizer Booster Clinic on Wednesday, Oct. 11. Anyone planning on attending any of the clinics should wear a short-sleeved shirt and arrive in good health. At the clinic, a team of healthcare professionals from Jewel-Osco Pharmacy will administer the COVID-19 booster vaccine to help protect against the virus.…

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My Twist Boba and Yogurt in Summit is a must try!

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By Carol McGowan On 63rd Street in Summit, sits a great place to get in on all of the excitement of Boba Tea, and delicious frozen yogurt. My Twist, 7520 W. 63rd Street, has been open for almost a year and a half, and is drawing in more customers as word gets around over the…

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Taste of Orland keeps the fun going for 20 years

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By Isabella Schreck With live music and karaoke, dozens of food vendors and activities for kids, there was something for everyone at the 20th anniversary Taste of Orland. The Taste ran from Friday through Sunday, and despite a rainy Saturday and an overcast Sunday, hordes of people filled the Village Hall lot and surrounding areas.…

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Oak Lawn: Village is in better economic health

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By Joe Boyle After some difficult years due to the pandemic, the economic health of the Village of Oak Lawn is on the rise. Additional funding has gone into the coffers for the Oak Lawn police and fire pensions. Village Manager Tom Phelan admitted during the Oak Lawn Village Board meeting on Aug. 8 that they had…

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