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Tailgate parties tonight at both T.F. North and South

Homecoming is an American tradition that dates back to the early 20th century. Since the idea of homecoming spread across the country more tha…

September 19, 2014 12:00 am

Filing period for D.215 School Board candidates announced

CALUMET CITY | Election nomination petitions for the Thornton Fractional Township District 215 School Board will be available beginning Sept. …

September 13, 2014 12:00 am

Filing period for D.215 School Board candidates announced

CALUMET CITY | Election nomination petitions for the Thornton Fractional Township District 215 School Board will be available beginning Sept. …

September 13, 2014 12:00 am

Ex-Burnham clerk gets 18 months for theft

CHICAGO | A former Burnham village clerk was sentenced to 18 months in federal prison Tuesday after pleading guilty in May to stealing more th…

September 09, 2014 12:39 pm

D.215 students honored for academics

A report released this summer indicated that all 23 of the students enrolled in our Advanced Placement Spanish course at Thornton Fractional S…

September 05, 2014 12:00 am

Local districts give students incentives for perfect attendance

As students in Illinois return to the classroom for a new school year, regular school attendance is not only important so students don't fall …

August 31, 2014 12:00 am

D.215 approves changes to employee rules, raises

CALUMET CITY | The Thornton Fractional Township High School District 215 board has approved changes to its rules and regulations for administr…

August 31, 2014 12:00 am

Recreation director to reach out with added park programs

Recreation director to reach out with added park programs

As recreation director for the Calumet Memorial Park District, Thom Miller is excited to continue improving the lives of residents who use the…

August 27, 2014 12:00 am

Berlin Metals named best U.S. service center

Berlin Metals named best U.S. service center

HAMMOND | A Hammond-based steel service center won a major national award, and a few other steel companies with local ties also picked up top honors.

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T. F. North math teacher dies Monday

CALUMET CITY | Thornton Fractional North High School math teacher Robert Paradise died Monday after suffering a massive heart attack, Principa…

August 20, 2014 12:48 pm

Campers to perform 'The Lion King' tonight at T.F. North

Campers to perform 'The Lion King' tonight at T.F. North

CALUMET CITY | The Performing Arts Camp will perform "The Lion King" at 7 p.m. Thursday at the auditorium of Thornton Fractional North High Sc…

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Burnham police to conduct enhanced traffic safety patrols beginning Aug. 15

BURNHAM | The Burnham Police Department will conduct late-night enforcement patrols from Aug. 15 to Sept. 1 focusing on impaired drivers and s…

August 06, 2014 12:00 am

Calumet City campers don't mess around with fun

Calumet City campers don't mess around with fun

CALUMET CITY | It was "Messy Week" for the Calumet Memorial Park District's Youth Camp at Memorial Park.

August 06, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Youth help clean up parks

Youth help clean up parks

BURNHAM | This summer, the Calumet Memorial Park District has received a grant from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources which allows …

July 26, 2014 12:00 am

Cook County sheriff's police looking for DUI, seat belt violations

Don't drive drunk and buckle up in Cook County this weekend.

July 24, 2014 8:15 pm

Summer camp registration ongoing in Calumet City

Summer camp registration ongoing in Calumet City

CALUMET CITY | The Calumet Memorial Park District offers Youth Camp for ages 7 to 12.

July 20, 2014 12:00 am

Man arrested on drug charge after Burnham police raid home

BURNHAM | A 26-year-old man was arrested Monday on a felony drug charge after officers with a search warrant found prescription drugs and cash…

July 14, 2014 7:00 pm

Second session of summer camp in Cal City begins Monday

Second session of summer camp in Cal City begins Monday

CALUMET CITY | The second session of the Calumet Memorial Park District camps will begin Monday and runs through Aug. 8.

July 11, 2014 12:00 am

All-Stars beat Chicago Queens

THROWBACK THURSDAY | The Times is celebrating our region's rich history. Check out our gallery on nwi.com and share an historic photo(s) with …

July 10, 2014 12:00 am

Local fire departments share in $1.8M grant

HOMEWOOD | The Homewood Fire Department has received a $1.8 million grant that will help it and 19 local fire departments, including Lansing, …

July 08, 2014 12:00 am

Diving into the history books

THROWBACK THURSDAY | The Times is celebrating our region's rich history. Check out our gallery on nwi.com and share an historic photo(s) with …

July 03, 2014 12:00 am

D.215 launches Summer Academy

CALUMET CITY | District 215 is launching its Summer Academy Transition to High School program for incoming freshmen this summer.

June 30, 2014 12:00 am

Campers welcome visitors to Calumet Memorial Park District

Campers welcome visitors to Calumet Memorial Park District

CALUMET CITY | The Calumet Memorial Park District offers various summer camps.

June 30, 2014 12:00 am

Calumet City, Park District host annual Freedom's Eve event

Calumet City, Park District host annual Freedom's Eve event

CALUMET CITY | The Calumet Memorial Park District and the city of Calumet City present the 18th annual Freedom's Eve celebration on July 3 at …

June 25, 2014 12:00 am

Burnham police to conduct safety patrols

BURNHAM | The Burnham Police Department will conduct patrols and road blocks concentrating on seat belt violators and driving under the influe…

June 24, 2014 12:00 am

Calumet Memorial Park District offers summer camp

Calumet Memorial Park District offers summer camp

CALUMET CITY | The Calumet Memorial Park District offers a summer day camp for youth.

June 23, 2014 12:00 am

T.F. North to give vet honorary diploma

CALUMET CITY | James Gindl has lived a long and full life of service to his country and his community, but his biggest regret was that he neve…

June 22, 2014 12:00 am

Cal City teen campers do community service

Cal City teen campers do community service

CALUMET CITY | Participants in the Calumet Memorial Park District's Teen Camp for youth ages 13 to 15 undertook a cleaning of Sandridge Park r…

June 22, 2014 12:00 am

Popular event takes place in Calumet City

THROWBACK THURSDAY | The Times is celebrating our region's rich history. Check out our gallery on nwi.com and share an historic photo(s) with …

June 19, 2014 12:00 am

Family Fun Night in Calumet City is Friday

Family Fun Night in Calumet City is Friday

CALUMET CITY | Join the Calumet Memorial Park District to welcome summer at the Finneran Pool Family Fun Night from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.

June 18, 2014 12:00 am

Munster monitors water flow points along state line and Little Cal

MUNSTER | Town officials recently ratified an agreement with Lansing to recommend ways to strengthen and raise the levee along the Little Calu…

June 15, 2014 7:07 pm

Burnham student wins village vehicle sticker design contest

Burnham student wins village vehicle sticker design contest

BURNHAM | Emma Gallegos, a seventhh-grader at Burnham School, is the winner of this year's vehicle sticker design contest, the village has announced.

June 12, 2014 12:00 am

Kids can be carefree at camp in Cal City

Kids can be carefree at camp in Cal City

CALUMET CITY | The Calumet Memorial Park District is offering a Youth Camp for ages 7 to 12 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays at Memorial Park, …

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Spring 2014 Basic Firefighter graduates announced at PSC

Spring 2014 Basic Firefighter graduates announced at PSC

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Prairie State College recently held a special graduation ceremony for the Basic Firefighter program on the main campus of PS…

June 08, 2014 12:00 am

Thanks to retiring T.F. North baseball coach for his efforts

Well, I didn’t know Mike Kosiara, but I knew about him. I have seen his teams play. And I knew through others who played and/or coached with h…

June 05, 2014 12:00 am

NICTD police arrest wanted man, girlfriend in Burnham

BURNHAM | A Chicago man and his girlfriend stopped for walking on railroad tracks were arrested Monday after it was determined the man was wan…

June 03, 2014 6:44 pm

T.F. North students place in Stock Market Game

T.F. North students place in Stock Market Game

CALUMET CITY | Two teams of Thornton Fractional North students, led by social studies teacher Matthew Flood, won second and third place in The…

June 02, 2014 12:00 am

Munster, Lansing seek to ensure flood control levees aren't breached

MUNSTER | No one from Munster is going to forget the massive flood of 2008 — or the promises that measures would be taken to prevent it from e…

June 01, 2014 7:45 pm

Calumet Memorial Park celebrates Spanish culture

Calumet Memorial Park celebrates Spanish culture

CALUMET CITY | The Lincoln School Spanish Dancers perform at the Calumet Memorial Park District’s La Fiesta Célebre on May 17. The annual even…

May 31, 2014 12:00 am

Burnham police issue more than 300 tickets during safety campaign

BURNHAM | Burnham Police Chief Peter Belos announced Thursday his department issued 321 tickets from May 9 to 26 as part of a statewide traffi…

May 30, 2014 12:00 am

Ex-clerk pleads guilty to stealing more than $650K from Burnham

CHICAGO | A 70-year-old former village clerk has pleaded guilty to stealing more than $650,000 from Burnham, spending much of it at Indiana casinos.

May 22, 2014 2:34 pm

D.215 students, staff shine bright with accomplishments

As we approach the end of the 2013-2014 school year, we would like to thank all of the students, parents, staff, and volunteers that made this…

May 16, 2014 12:00 am

Single Burnham dad wins $100,000 from Illinois Lottery

Single Burnham dad wins $100,000 from Illinois Lottery

BURNHAM | A 34-year-old single father from Burnham is $100,000 richer thanks to a winning Lucky Day Lotto ticket.

May 13, 2014 9:35 am

School districts to receive grants for improved security

Two community colleges, two area high school districts and six area elementary school districts are among recipients of some $25 million in st…

May 08, 2014 12:00 am

Feds: Former Burnham clerk stole from taxpayers, gambled at Ind. casinos

CHICAGO | Former Burnham Village Clerk Nancy Dobrowski was charged Tuesday with stealing more than $650,862 from her public office and gamblin…

May 06, 2014 1:47 pm

Cal City plants trees

Cal City plants trees

CALUMET CITY | The Calumet Memorial Park District recently received trees to plant in parks across the city.

May 04, 2014 12:00 am

Burnham police to conduct seat belt enforcement zone

BURNHAM | The Burnham Police Department is joining law enforcement agencies throughout Illinois in the 2014 Memorial Day Click it or Ticket ca…

May 02, 2014 12:00 am

T.F. North, South host performances this weekend

With the great forecast predicted for this weekend, we hope that you will take time while you are out enjoying the weather to join us for T.F.…

May 02, 2014 12:00 am

T.F. North students to raise funds for AIDS Awareness

T.F. North students to raise funds for AIDS Awareness

CALUMET CITY | Thornton Fractional North High School hosted AIDS activist and motivational speaker Rae Lewis-Thorton on April 25 as part of th…

May 01, 2014 12:00 am

'Diva living with AIDS' speaks at T.F. North

'Diva living with AIDS' speaks at T.F. North

CALUMET CITY | Rae Lewis-Thornton hopes Thornton Fractional North students take one thing, if nothing else, from her talk in the school's audi…

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