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Orland Park Public Library Intends to Waste $6,700 on Conferences for Staffers

April 15, 2017   ·   5 Comments

Orland Park, Illinois (ECWd) – On Monday, April 17th, 2017, the Orland Park Public Library Board is poised to approve spending in the amount of ...

Rosemont and Rolling Meadows Public Library Waste Public Money Having Lawyers Answer FOIA Request

Rosemont, Illinois and Rolling Meadows, Illinois (ECWd) – This seems to be the standard for a public body – pay an attorney to answer simple ...

Orland Park Public Library Caught Spending Public Funds on Gourmet Jelly Donuts Again

  Orland Park, Illinois – (ECWd) – Director Mary Weimar at the Orland Park Public Library is at it again: once more buying an obscene ...

Regime Change Finally Comes to Orland Park and Tinley Park After Years of Scandal

Orland Park, Illinois On April 4th 2017, fed-up voters in both Orland Park and Tinley Park toppled longstanding political regimes that have been embroiled in ...

Orland Park Public Library Calls Police on Black Man Watching Young Girls

Orland Park, Illinois (ECWd) – An odd incident report was written on February 9th by Orland Park Public Library employee Howard Griffin, documenting a recent episode involving ...

Orland Park Public Library Board Still Hates the Public –

Orland Park, Illinois (ECWd) – The Orland Park Public Library Board is at it again, hating the public as much as ever. We’ve been reporting ...

Book Banned by Orland Park Public Library Is Accepted By Orland Park History Museum –

ORLAND PARK, IL. (ECWd) – The Orland Park History Museum, which opened this past April in the former red-brick Village Hall building in Orland Park, ...

Orland Park Public Library Bans Book About Orland Park Public Library –

ORLAND PARK, IL. (ECWd) – Viewpoint discrimination and censorship are on full display at the Orland Park Public Library (OPPL), as staff ban a new ...

Gov. Rauner signs Local Government Travel Expense Control Act –

SPRINGFIELD, IL. (ECWd) – Today, Governor Rauner signed the Local Government Travel Expense Control Act (read it here) which is meant to scale back on ...

Two Abrupt Resignations of Key Staff at Orland Park Public Library –

Orland Park, IL. (ECWd) – Two key employees of the Orland Park Public Library have resigned abruptly with little explanation, less than a month after ...

Orland Park Public Library Subject of New Book About Censorship –

Orland Park, IL. (ECWd) – A new book called SHUT UP! The Bizarre War that One Public Library Waged Against the First Amendment by Megan ...

Orland Park Library’s Bridget Bittman Defeated Again — Judge Dismisses SLAPP Lawsuit –

ORLAND PARK, IL. (ECWd) – Bridget Bittman (former Orland Park Public Library spokesman) was defeated again today, 5/16/16, when federal Judge John J. Tharp, Jr. ...

Orland Park Public Library: Bridget Bittman’s SLAPP lawsuit a complete and utter failure –

ORLAND PARK PUBLIC LIBRARY (ECWd) – This statement was released by both parties on 3/25/16.  On 3/15/16 at a mediation conference, a federal judge reviewed ...

Orland Park Public Library – Bittman v. Fox lawsuit withdrawn –

ORLAND PARK, IL. (ECWd) – According to PACER and its docket notification system, the SLAPP lawsuit Bridget Bittman filed in order to silence critics of ...

Orland Park Library – Where online porn is celebrated, but emails are redacted –

Orland Park, IL. (ECWd) – We have been following the events as they have unfolded at the Orland Park Public Library for well over a ...

Westfield Memorial Library Sued for Making Porn Available on Children’s Computers –

Westfield, NJ. (ECWd) – .  The Westfield Memorial Public Library Board of Trustees was sued on January 4, 2016 in Superior Court in New Jersey ...

Orland Park Library’s Bridget Bittman Sued A Second Time –

Orland Park, IL. (ECWd) – Orland Park Library’s Bridget Bittman Sued A Second Time In November 2015, a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request was ...

UPDATE: Orland Park Finally Pays $12,000 Settlement

Orland Park, IL. (ECWd) – UPDATE: Orland Park Shamed Into Finally Paying $12,000 Settlement . Yesterday, we ran an article about the Village of Orland ...

Deadbeat Village of Orland Park Hasn’t Paid $12,000 Settlement They Approved –

Orland Park, IL. (ECWd) – Deadbeat Village of Orland Park Refuses to Pay $12,000 Settlement  . On October 19th, 2015, the Village of Orland Park ...

ORLAND PARK POLICE DEPARTMENT PAYS $12,000 FOR FOIA VIOLATIONS –

Orland Park, IL. (ECWd) – In October 2015, the Orland Park Police Department was forced to pay a $12,000 settlement to Megan Fox and Kevin ...

Attorney General rules against Orland Park Police Dept on electronic records –

Orland Park, IL. (ECWd) – Fifteen months after submitting a Request for Review to the Illinois Attorney General’s Public Access Counselor (“PAC”) for access to ...

Bridget Bittman handed another defeat in SLAPP lawsuit –

Orland Park and Chicago, IL. (ECWd) – Federal Judge John J. Tharp Jr. filed an Order on September 23, 2015 granting Kleinman’s Motion to Dismiss ...

Woodstock Library’s Lora Totton Schwarz bullies others, infringing on free speech –

Woodstock, IL. (ECWd) – Lora Totton Schwarz, head of Technical Services and General Reference Librarian of the Woodstock Public Library has been conspiring with other ...

Orland Park Public Library didn’t learn from their $55k FOIA loss –

Orland Park, IL. (ECWd) – The Orland Park Public Library is continuing to withhold public records from Freedom Of Information Act requester, even after a ...

Orland Park Library Trustees return some of the gold they took for personal use –

Orland Park, IL. (ECWd) – Orland Park Library Board returns some (but not all) of gold it took from taxpayers A few Orland Park Public ...

Attorney General’s Office inquiring into Orland Park Library Board (again) –

Orland Park, IL. (ECWd) – The Illinois Attorney General’s Office has launched an inquiry into more law-breaking by the problem-child Orland Park Public Library Board ...

Orland Park Public Library and Megan Fox: A Challenger’s Point of View

University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee – UWM (ECWd) – This case study (bottom of page) is from UWM, who is studying the OPPL challenge as a case ...

Update: OPPL – Bittman’s SLAPP against Fox: “We do not live in Bittman’s world” –

Orland Park, IL. (ECWd) – On August 27, 2015, attorneys for Fox/DuJan filed their response in opposition to Bittman’s motion to dismiss countersuit. It is ...

FOIA lessons learned in dealing with the Orland Park Public Library –

Orland Park, IL. (ECWd) – Just read a posting on “Fans of Megan Fox” facebook page and can verify the claims held within it in ...

Bridget Bittman no longer employed at Orland Park Public Library –

Orland Park, IL. (ECWd) – According to a FOIA dump that was forwarded to me this evening, the Orland Park Public Library has officially stated ...

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