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OakLawnGuy April 17, 2014 at 07:50 AM
They hijacked my handle for a while too. Yeah the stuff about employees and how they got theirRead Morejobs is mostly innuendo because there's no solid proof that's been presented, but they've exposed enough of a number of internal documentation to present many of their assertions as fact. Which also leads me to believe that their FOIAs are indeed being stonewalled.
ozoneo April 17, 2014 at 09:50 AM
There is not one untrue word on the Oak Lawn Leaf. Andy you ask for the attention when you show upRead Morea t Bob Streit's family wake and get thrown out. Shameful.
andy skoundrianos April 17, 2014 at 10:18 AM
When a person keeps repeating lies hoping it eventually becomes true is the true definition ofRead Moreinsan ity.
andy skoundrianos April 14, 2014 at 01:55 PM
You said you thought you knew, well here it is in black and white
Dave W. April 14, 2014 at 03:44 PM
Kind of rare to find Oak Lawn-centric news on Patch anymore...must not be any problems left inRead Moretown, huh?
BringDaveBack April 14, 2014 at 06:47 PM
Mayor Transparency u should stick to keeping ur own house in order bc its not. one of your thugsRead Moreis sleeping with the enemy and u dont even know it hint = trustee temporary tax increase
William J Murphy April 16, 2014 at 06:22 PM
Andy aka Tom Phelan you are one sick calf.
Jacob Matthews April 16, 2014 at 07:21 PM
It has been my experience on more than one occasion.....if the Oak Lawn Patch does not care for the Read Morecomment a resident has posted....it suddenly disappears. On more than one occasion I have posted my witness account to circumstances that were falsely reported. When I commented that the story was untrue, my comment was deleted. There were no derogatory statements made, no vulgar language, no violations of social media etiquette. My comments were strictly the truth which contradicted that of the reporter. It is dissapointing to have first hand knowledge of political plagerism. I no longer have faith in any subject matter that is posted in social media. It is no more than vigilante justice orchestrated by the misguided.
andy skoundrianos April 16, 2014 at 08:16 PM
William Murphy anonymous poster thinking I'm Tom Phelan pot=kettle I write better than Phelan!!!
Mikey Curtiss April 15, 2014 at 09:34 PM
We are trying to pay back the community for helping our son Scotty, get an adaptive bike!! MyRead Morehusban d is a VOLUNTEER Special Olympics coach for the Oak Lawn Park District. All of these boys are on his basketball & softball team. These boys have taught me so much, patience, understanding, & even when you are having a bad day you get up & go!! These boys deserve the joy of bike riding! Scotty has his bike and that is why I am continuing this! The next child after Anthony is Josh! The best part of how this is set up is once 1 child gets their bike, the surplus donated goes to the next child! Remember everything donated is 100% tax deductible, because this is going thru a non profit organization. If you can not donate please at least share this & ask others to do the same! If you have any questions please just ask. Thank you from the bottom of our special needs hearts! http://www.gofundme.com/83bxqs
Mikey Curtiss April 16, 2014 at 10:32 PM
Read Morehttp://oaklawn.patch.com/groups/goodnews/p/oak-lawn-teen-gets-his-adaptive-bike-just-in-time-for-eas ter#comments_list
Honestly IPO April 05, 2014 at 11:59 AM
Go to the village website and look under tab for Economic Development. You will see info. aboutRead Morethe O.L.J.P.. Fill out and submit an application. Please do not make this a political. I volunteer on committee and do not get paid. This is not a promise of a job. It is only a way of networking that sometime helps in the employment process. Make sure you mentioned ANY experience and hobbies.
Honestly IPO April 05, 2014 at 12:02 PM
*political issue
Jacob Matthews April 07, 2014 at 12:37 AM
Kudos ozeneo.....stay focused. Dig a little deeper into the connection!!!
Ron Williams April 07, 2014 at 11:59 AM
Counting the days until I retire to my Wisconsin home, where the taxes are realistic, and theRead Morepoliti cal climate seems to be less dirty. Call me an idealist, but but the meanness of some of these comments makes me cringe, why the hate and rancor? So long as civility is absent, so too will be compromise and improvement.
OakLawnGuy April 07, 2014 at 01:21 PM
2014 politics is completely polarized, and people tend to take opposing views personally. NotRead Moreexcus ing it, just observing the climate.
Dennis Robaugh (Editor) April 04, 2014 at 12:32 PM
We are working on a new website that will have a more powerful barrier to stop the escort serviceRead Moresp ammers. We're very sorry that these folks keep popping up on your site and in your email. They are relentless.
Peg O'Leary April 04, 2014 at 04:56 PM
Thanks.I need to check my typing before posting from now on !
Kenny April 03, 2014 at 06:12 PM
Evergreen Park used to have a real good camera shop right on 95th between Pulaski and Central Park. Read MoreI don't remember their name or know if it's still there or not. There's also Wolf camera in Orland square mall in Orland Park. A little closer than La Grange.
Steve Neuhaus April 04, 2014 at 07:34 AM
Wolf and Ritz closed the Orland Park store.
Richard April 06, 2014 at 06:09 PM
Years ago I used to use a place downtown, on Dearborn St., called Great Lakes Camera Repair (orRead MoreServ ice). I don't think they exist anymore. There is, however, a place on Wabash Ave in the Loop (sorry, I can't recall the name but you can find them via the Internet). Also, Nikon operates its own repair facility and you can mail your camera to them. They have a phone line, too. Maybe the phone people could walk you through a fix that you can do yourself.
MP April 04, 2014 at 10:41 AM
I'm curious...what types of things are they siting people for? I've never heard anything like thisRead Moreh appening to anyone in my area.
Kenny April 04, 2014 at 03:16 PM
Talking to the mayor is useless as is the mayor. I already tried that. She's got her secretaryRead Morescree ning her calls, but again the more people complaining to their trustees and higher up officials and the media the better we will be. Even talking about it here is helping so every comment here helps too.
TheUNowen April 08, 2014 at 12:44 PM
Amanda just make sure you don't send that email at meal times, the mayor will be sampling more free Read Morefood of oak lawn! Same with calls, if its lunchtime don't even bother! Dinner time? Ha good luck! Snack time, forget it!
Laurey Olson April 02, 2014 at 09:25 AM
Well it is April 2 and there is a ton of them, It makes it hard or your readers to get to theRead Moredecent ads.
KittyKat April 02, 2014 at 09:39 AM
I saw that again. I wonder if the patch can just block their ISP. Obviously dude changes his emailRead Morea ddress to post new ads.
Lori C April 02, 2014 at 10:26 AM
You must have pissed off your H.S. English teacher