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Pekau clamps down on democracy, plays victim card again

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Pekau clamps down on democracy, plays victim card again

Pekau clamps down on democracy, plays victim card again Orland Park Mayor Keith Pekau is accusing others of personal and vicious attacks, but the truth is Pekau doesn’t shy away from name-calling,  attacking others personally when it benefits his political agenda. His latest effort to stifle Democracy in the village by eliminating critical voices is a…

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How Pekau is trying to hide his many failings

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How Pekau is trying to hide his many failings

How Pekau is trying to hide his many failings By Ray Hanania Like 54 other people, I watched the YouTube broadcast of the Orland Park Village Board debate over Mayor Pekau’s efforts to prevent a church from hosting a homeless shelter to help the needy during this frigid holiday season. It’s hard to imagine that…

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Difference between O’Grady and Pekau is night and day

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Difference between O’Grady and Pekau is night and day

Difference between O’Grady and Pekau is night and day Opinion: A battle over whether or not Orland Park can close a once-a-week homeless shelter at a local church has pitted Orland Park’s Mayor Keith Pekau against Orland Township Supervisor Paul O’Grady. Pekau is trying to prevent Hope Covenant Church from hosting the weekly homeless shelter…

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O’Grady slams Pekau over homeless shelter

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O’Grady slams Pekau over homeless shelter

O’Grady slams Pekau over homeless shelter By Ray Hanania Orland Township Supervisor Paul O’Grady criticized Orland Park Mayor Keith Pekau Monday over the mayor’s refusal to permit Hope Covenant Church to operate a one-day each week shelter for homeless. O’Grady, who oversees Township services that assist families and individuals in need as well as senior…

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Pekau is way off base in starting fight with Gorman

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Pekau is way off base in starting fight with Gorman

Pekau is way off base in starting fight with Gorman The mudslinging battle to elect three trustees in Orland Park has taken another ugly turn over the issue of vicious but anonymous robocalls as Mayor Keith Pekau widens his list of enemies by taking shots this time at Liz Gorman, the centrist populist who made a…

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Orland Park mall shooting: When does safety become a form of racism?

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Orland Park mall shooting: When does safety become a form of racism?

Orland Park mall shooting: When does safety become a form of racism? A teenager brought a gun into the Orland Park Mall and shot and killed a fellow student. But instead of talking about measure to protect innocent shoppers, some want to focus on racism. It’s time to consider metal detectors and restrictions on clothing…

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