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WHEELING, IL. (ECWd) - During this evening's Wheeling Village Trustee meeting, Mayor Horcher issued a Proclamation in support of the Constitution of the United States of America and celebration of Constitution Week. Yes! He advised "all citizens to reflect on all of their privileges and rights of...

(Orland Park Public Library Director Mary Weimar's credit card spending is questioned.) ORLAND PARK, ILLINOIS -- (ECWd) -  A strong argument can be made that the Orland Park Public Library Board (OPPLB) of Trustees has run afoul of the Illinois Local Government Travel Expense Control Act (50...

ORLAND PARK, ILLINOIS (ECWd) -- The Orland Park Public Library apparently manipulated its email server somehow to block a recent Freedom of Information Act request from this author, made on August 4th, 2017 for documents related to what appears to be possible violations of the Illinois...

[caption id="attachment_38086" align="alignnone" width="224"] Plaque allegedly presented to Paul McCartney by Tinley Park Mayor Jacob Vandenberg on July 26th, 2017 before his concert at Hollywood amphitheater.[/caption] TINLEY PARK, IL (ECWd) - As an update to an earlier report on Tinley Park Mayor Jacob Vandenberg's alcohol-fuelled public spectacle...

Orland Park, Illinois Recently, keen eyes noticed a curious change on the Orland Park Public Library's official Facebook page, which had previously hosted numerous videos dating back to 2014 that the OPPL had paid local videographer Maqbool Rashid to produce (at a cost to taxpayers of...