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Forest Park bar ordered temporarily closed

A Forest Park bar has had its liquor license temporarily suspended after a major street fight happened on July 25 that emanated from the establishment. Lantern Haus, 7414 Madison St., will be closed over the weekend after getting a notice of emergency closure on July 27 from Mayor Rory Hoskins, who is also the village’s liquor control commissioner.
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Chicago May Go Beyond Mask Mandates, Implement Past Restrictions if COVID Cases Rise

Chicago is approaching a COVID-19 case level that could prompt Mayor Lori Lightfoot to reinstate a mask mandate and potentially other restrictions. City officials lifted the mask requirement for fully vaccinated individuals in May, following revised guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). However, with cases rising and the release of new CDC advice, the city could follow in the footsteps of several other areas and reimplement mitigation measures to slow the spread of the Delta variant.
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Chicago health officials recommend use of masks in public indoor settings

CHICAGO - The Chicago Department of Public Health is recommending that everyone over the age of two, regardless of vaccination status, wear masks in public indoor settings. This new guidance comes after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said everyone in areas with "substantial and high transmission" of COVID-19 should wear masks to prevent the spread of the virus.
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Chicago updates mask guidance, recommends masks be worn in public indoor settings

CDPH ANNOUNCES UPDATED RECOMMENDATION FOR MASK GUIDANCE. Aligns with CDC guidelines for masking indoors while recommendations for outdoor settings remains unchanged. CHICAGO – Following updated guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and based on Chicago’s current local COVID-19 data, the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) now recommends that everyone over the age of 2, regardless of vaccination status, wear masks in public indoor settings. Masking remains optional in outdoor settings, where the risk of COVID-19 transmission is lower.
Schaumburg, ILoakpark.com

D97 school board hires firm for supt. search

The District 97 school board selected Hazard, Young, Attea & Associates (HYA), an executive search firm in northwest suburban Schaumburg, to conduct a national search for the district’s next superintendent, according to a news release issued July 28 by the district. In a 5-0 vote, board members moved to hire...
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Chicago's Burger King Labor Violation Fines Are Its Largest Ever

This week, the City of Chicago celebrated its Office of Labor Standards and the office's several recent major settlements that go a long way toward protecting Chicago's workers — among them, a settlement that found one Burger King franchisee, Tri City Foods, to be in violation of Chicago's Paid Sick Leave Ordinance.
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Illinois Senator Durbin pitches infrastructure plan: 'big plus for our state'

CHICAGO - As lawmakers prepare to vote next week on a $1.2-trillion repair and construction plan, Illinois’ senior senator wants public support. "I wanted to give you a summary of some of the highlights of this bill, because it's gonna be a big plus for our state," Senator Dick Durbin said.
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Orland Fire District Senior Advisory Council presents achievements

The Senior Advisory Council (SAC) of the Orland Fire Protection District (OFPD) on Tuesday outlined its achievements from the past year during an appearance before the Fire District’s Board of Trustees. Curt Unander, a 22-year resident of Orland Park who represents the Senior Advisory Board, reported that the volunteer senior...
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Chicago advises vaccinated, unvaccinated to wear masks in indoor public places

(WBBM NEWSRADIO) — Chicago city health officials advise everyone over the age of 2 — regardless of vaccination status — to wear masks in public indoor settings. The Chicago Department of Public Health made the announcement Friday as it said the city crossed a significant tripwire: having more than 200 new COVID-19 case diagnoses in a single day.
Beecher, ILKankakee Daily Journal

Shronts put on administrative leave by Beecher Fire Department

BEECHER — Former Grant Park Fire Chief Matt Shronts was put on administrative leave this week by the Beecher Fire Protection District, where he is a full-time member of the department as a lieutenant/paramedic. Beecher Fire Chief Joe Falaschetti issued a memorandum on Thursday to all employees. “Effective immediately, the...