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Banned contractor Orange Crush, embraced by Rosemont, has given Mayor Bradley Stephens nearly $170K

It’s been more than two decades since the Palumbo family’s construction companies were caught up in a corruption investigation that found widespread fraud committed by two of their businesses.

The family’s late patriarch Peter Palumbo and sons Sebastian and Joseph Palumbo were convicted in a related case and sent to prison.

And the Palumbo family’s companies were forever banned from getting state- or federally- funded work, though not municipally funded projects.

But a Palumbo family business that wasn’t involved in the 1990s scandal but faced the same bans has continued to get contracts from the village of Rosemont, records show. Orange Crush, LLC, has been paid more than $25 million by Rosemont since Bradley Stephens became mayor in 2007, records show.

Since the convictions, Orange Crush has given nearly $170,000 to campaign funds controlled by Stephens — who’s also a Republican state legislator seeking to hold onto that post in the Nov. 3 election — or funds benefiting him, campaign finance records show.

That includes $5,000 that went this year to Stephens’ legislative campaign fund, another $5,000 this year to the Stephens Political Action Committee NFP, $5,000 given last year to the campaign fund covering Stephens’ activities as Leyden Township’s Republican Party committeeman and $5,000 that went to his mayoral campaign fund in 2017, the records show.

Orange Crush’s political contributions to Stephens account for about 30% of the $575,000 the company has given to local politicians and political organizations over a span of more than 20 years, records show.

Stephens will face Democrat Michelle Darbro, a Chicago firefighter/paramedic backed by Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan, in November to represent a legislative district covering parts of Chicago’s Northwest Side and the northwest suburbs.

The Palumbo-run companies convicted in the corruption case were Palumbo Bros. Inc. and Monarch Asphalt Co. They

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Mr. Cabinet Care Awarded Orange County Register’s 2020 “Best Kitchen & Bath Company”

Mr. Cabinet Care, a family-owned and operated kitchen and bathroom renovation company, was recently announced the Orange County Register’s “Best Kitchen & Bath Company” for 2020.

 

Oct 2, 2020 – Anaheim, CA – Mr. Cabinet Care, a family-owned and operated kitchen and bathroom renovation company, was recently announced the Orange County Register’s “Best Kitchen & Bath Company” for 2020.

 

The annual Best of Orange County readers’ choice award celebrates the area’s most popular attractions, restaurants, and businesses. The Orange County Register asks readers to cast votes for their favorite local businesses who continuously excel in service and quality. A 14-time winner, Mr. Cabinet Care was again named the winner and voted #1 in the “Best Kitchen & Bath Company” category at the 27th Best of Orange County Awards, which reaffirms its commitment to local clients and acknowledges its leadership and exceptional quality and service.

Mr. Cabinet Care Awarded Orange County Register’s  2020 “Best Kitchen & Bath Company”

“We want to thank all of Orange County for voting us the winner of this competitive category,” remarked Sid Jaridly, CEO of Mr. Cabinet Care. “It’s truly an honor to be named the best in our industry, particularly during such challenging and unprecedented times. We continue to maintain our commitment to exceptional quality and service, and it is a privilege to have that commitment recognized 14 Times. Each day, we continue to find new ways to get our clients the best value in kitchen and bathroom renovations.”

Hardworking businesses, including winners like Mr. Cabinet Care, continue to come out on top among Orange County Register readers despite such trying times. Each day, Mr. Cabinet Care reins as a leader in kitchen remodeling, kitchen renovation, kitchen design, and quartz and granite countertop installations. Using only the highest quality products and services to give clients the overall best value, Mr. Cabinet Care builds to custom specifications and maintains

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Mr. Cabinet Care Awarded Orange County Register’s 2020 “Best Kitchen & Bath Company” – Press Release

Mr. Cabinet Care, a family-owned and operated kitchen and bathroom renovation company, was recently announced the Orange County Register’s “Best Kitchen & Bath Company” for 2020.

 

Oct 2, 2020 – Anaheim, CA – Mr. Cabinet Care, a family-owned and operated kitchen and bathroom renovation company, was recently announced the Orange County Register’s “Best Kitchen & Bath Company” for 2020.

 

The annual Best of Orange County readers’ choice award celebrates the area’s most popular attractions, restaurants, and businesses. The Orange County Register asks readers to cast votes for their favorite local businesses who continuously excel in service and quality. A 14-time winner, Mr. Cabinet Care was again named the winner and voted #1 in the “Best Kitchen & Bath Company” category at the 27th Best of Orange County Awards, which reaffirms its commitment to local clients and acknowledges its leadership and exceptional quality and service.

Mr. Cabinet Care Awarded Orange County Register’s  2020 “Best Kitchen & Bath Company”

“We want to thank all of Orange County for voting us the winner of this competitive category,” remarked Sid Jaridly, CEO of Mr. Cabinet Care. “It’s truly an honor to be named the best in our industry, particularly during such challenging and unprecedented times. We continue to maintain our commitment to exceptional quality and service, and it is a privilege to have that commitment recognized 14 Times. Each day, we continue to find new ways to get our clients the best value in kitchen and bathroom renovations.”

Hardworking businesses, including winners like Mr. Cabinet Care, continue to come out on top among Orange County Register readers despite such trying times. Each day, Mr. Cabinet Care reins as a leader in kitchen remodeling, kitchen renovation, kitchen design, and quartz and granite countertop installations. Using only the highest quality products and services to give clients the overall best value, Mr. Cabinet Care builds to custom specifications and maintains

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