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Posted on: April 3, 2020

All in Illinois

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The Governor launched a new campaign: All In Illinois, a new push to get people into the idea of staying home and saving lives — and you're invited to participate!

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

COVID-19 Business Resources

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Please visit the COVID-19 section of the Village of Olympia Fields' website for state, county and federal resources and assistance programs for business owners, as well as other information pertaining to COVID-19.

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

Homewood Disposal Service Alert

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A Message from Homewood Disposal: 

There is no higher priority to our entire Homewood Disposal family than the safety of our employees, customers and communities we serve. During this challenging time, we are closely monitoring the guidance of the...
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Posted on: March 26, 2020

Event Cancelled: 2nd Annual Transition Resource Fair

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This event has been cancelled.

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

Advocate patients asked to call hotline before entering facility

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Advocate is limiting face to face access at their facility located on Crawford and Vollmer.  Patients are requested to call their hotline number at 866-43-2584 prior to visiting the facility if at all possible. Additional information is available...

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

Assistance for Seniors

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AgeOptions, the area agency on aging for suburban Cook County, has a number of helpful programs for adults over 60 and for those with disabilities.  Some of the services they are offering during this crisis are: 

  • Free resources to help se...
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Posted on: March 24, 2020

Nicor Gas and COVID-19 Response

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Nicor Gas has comprehensive plans and processes in place to address the implications of the COVID-19 outbreak while maintaining safe, affordable, reliable service. They are committing $2.5 million across our communities to support relief efforts. Read mor...

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Posted on: March 24, 2020

Residential Customers Who Are Without Power Encouraged to Contact ComEd to Have Service Restored

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CHICAGO (March 23, 2020) – As the state of Illinois works to comply with Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s COVID-19 stay-at-home order, ComEd is taking additional steps to help ensure all its residential customers across northern Illinois have acce...

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

Executive Order 2020-10 and FAQs About the Order

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Governor Pritzker released Executive Order 2020-10. Click on the link to read.

On Friday, March 20th, Governor Pritzker issued Executive Order 2020-10 requiring all Illinoisans to stay in their homes to prevent the further spread of COVID...

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

SBA Loans Available

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All Illinois small businesses (according to SBA’s size standards) and private non-profits can now apply for loans of up to $2 million through the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program. If your busin...

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

Up to date information on COVID-19

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The State of Illinois has created a website with all of the up to date information on COVID-19.  Protecting the health, safety, and wellbeing of Illinoisans is Governor Pritzker’s top priority. The administration continues to work close...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

Message from the Acting Chief of Police

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Department of PoliceVillage of Olympia FieldsActing Chief Scott Morgan20040 Governors HighwayOlympia Fields, Illinois 60461

Dear Olympia Fields Residents,           

The COVID-19 virus has presented an u...

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

Frequently Asked Questions about the Governors Executive Order

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How long will the restaurant and bar closure last?

On-site consumption at restaurants and bars is currently scheduled to be closed starting at 9pm on Monday, March 16th through Monday, March 30th. We will continue to evaluate this timeline as we move forwa...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Village Hall Closing

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March 31, 2020

Ten days ago, we made the decision to close Village Hall and the Public Works Building to help mitigate the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) until April 1st. Since that time the Governor of the State of Illinois enacted Executive Order 2020-...

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Posted on: March 12, 2020

Coronavirus and COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions

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A Message from Village President Sterling Burke:

Like so many of you, we have spent the last several days and weeks learning about the coronavirus (COVID-19) and how it is impacting the world. As we all follow the impact, we want you to know that your safe...

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

Adult Classes Starting Soon at the Olympia Fields Park District!

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The Olympia Fields Park District is offering a series of adult classes and van trips!  Call 708-481-7313 to register and get fee information!

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  • April 6th through May 11th from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.Instructor: Master Teacher Anpu Mfun...

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Posted on: August 17, 2018

Where Black Homeownership Is the Norm

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Where Black Homeownership Is the Norm

STATELINE ARTICLEBy: Tim Henderson Topics: Demographics & Economy Read time: 5 min
Sterling Burke, president of the board of trustees of Olympia Fields, Illinois, near his home. The ...
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Posted on: September 7, 2018

South suburbs contain 5 communities with nation’s top black homeownership rates

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A new report by Pew Charitable Trusts finds that five communities with the nation’s highest rates of black homeownership are located in the south suburbs.

Olympia Fields — where 98 percent of black residents own...

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Posted on: April 25, 2018

Olympia Fields Named Among 10 Best U.S. Suburbs for Retirement

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Retirement destinations: 10 best U.S. suburbs to consider for your golden years

10 best U.S. suburbs for retirement ranked

Author: Lorie Konish, CNBC

Published: 10:47 AM EDT April 18, 2018

Updated: 10:00 AM EDT April 21, 2018

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Posted on: September 21, 2018

Knowles: Olympia Fields resident works to help black women obtain a variety of leadership roles

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Knowles: Olympia Fields resident works to help black women obtain a variety of leadership roles

Sandra Finley was mentored by the late activist Arnita Young Boswell, the first national director of the early learning ...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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