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Kids enjoy games on day off

Kids enjoy games on day off

CALUMET CITY | The Calumet Memorial Park District hosted School's Out Fun Day for children ages 5 to 12 on Friday, when students were off for …

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D.155 grads who need summer school will go to T.F. North

CALUMET CITY | Calumet City Elementary District 155 will not provide summer school for eighth-graders this year.

April 18, 2014 2:00 pm

D.155 grads who need summer school will go to T.F. North

CALUMET CITY | Calumet City Elementary District 155 will not provide summer school for eighth-graders this year.

April 18, 2014 2:00 pm

Thornton Fractional students serve their communities

In recognition of their outstanding work and community service, the T.F. North Student Council received a $250 grant from the Walmart Communit…

April 18, 2014 12:00 am

Cal City plans tribute of its own to long-serving mayor Stefaniak

CALUMET CITY | Municipal officials have their own tribute planned for Robert Stefaniak, who served as mayor of the south suburb for 20 years, …

April 17, 2014 4:02 pm

Spring, time for baseball and recycling

Well, it’s spring ... I think, hope, pray.

April 17, 2014 12:00 am

Cal City Lions donate to Tuskegee Airmen

Cal City Lions donate to Tuskegee Airmen

CALUMET CITY | At a recent meeting of the Calumet City Lions Club, O. Lawton Wilkerson, of Markham, spoke about his experiences training as a …

April 17, 2014 12:00 am

Aldermen approve revenue-sharing payment to River Oaks West developer

CALUMET CITY | The City Council gave its approval to a payment of just over $42,000 to the developer who rehabilitated stores in the River Oak…

April 16, 2014 12:00 am

Cal City student's art is food for thought

Cal City student's art is food for thought

CALUMET CITY | A Lincoln Elementary fifth-grader is one of six national grand prize winners in an art contest meant to promote healthy eating.

April 15, 2014 12:00 am

Former Calumet City Mayor Robert Stefaniak dies at age 78

CALUMET CITY | Former Calumet City Mayor Robert Stefaniak created a legacy that endeared him to people long after leaving office nearly 22 years ago.

April 14, 2014 8:30 pm

Illinois projects include Cal-Sag hiking, Cal City and University Park bike paths

The Riverdale portion of a proposed hiking trail along the Cal-Sag Channel, along with construction of new bicycle paths in Calumet City and U…

April 14, 2014 5:30 pm

Harvey man facing murder, attempted murder charges

Harvey man facing murder, attempted murder charges

HARVEY | Police arrested a 25-year-old man who is a suspect in a 2011 homicide and wanted on five additional outstanding arrest warrants.

April 14, 2014 5:06 pm

Jones: Students should apply for Black Caucus scholarships

CALUMET CITY | State Rep. Thaddeus Jones, D-Calumet City, said he wants area college students to consider applying for a scholarship program m…

April 14, 2014 12:00 am

Calumet City celebrates Eco-Friendly Day on April 26

CALUMET CITY | Alderman Magdalena "Leni" Wosczynski is hosting Calumet City's Eco-Friendly Day on April 26 with children's activities, electro…

April 14, 2014 12:00 am

Eggstra fun Saturday

Eggstra fun Saturday

Kids ages 3 to 9 years old dash for eggs Saturday at Memorial Park. Calumet Memorial Park District hosted an Easter egg hunt Saturday at Memor…

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State to fund extra road repairs in Illinois

More than $1.2 million will be provided by the state to area municipalities to help them cover the cost of repairs needed on local streets.

April 11, 2014 7:00 pm

Calumet Memorial Park District hosts egg hunts Saturday

Calumet Memorial Park District hosts egg hunts Saturday

CALUMET CITY | The Calumet Memorial Park District's annual Easter Egg Hunts will take place at noon sharp on Saturday. This is a free event fo…

April 11, 2014 12:00 am

Calumet City hires firm for Sears/athletic complex study

CALUMET CITY | The City Council approved the hiring of a consulting firm to study whether the one-time Sears store at River Oaks Shopping Cent…

April 10, 2014 10:27 pm

Cocaine dealer gets 10-year prison term

CROWN POINT | A Calumet City man was sentenced Wednesday to 10 years in prison for dealing cocaine.

April 09, 2014 8:00 pm

Local events keep Easter Bunny hopping

Local events keep Easter Bunny hopping

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny was hopping this Sunday in Hegewisch. The General Pulaski Knights of Columbus 3223 served up its annual tradit…

April 09, 2014 12:00 am

Back to business for Cal City Library

Back to business for Cal City Library

CALUMET CITY | The Calumet City Public Library, 660 Manistee Ave., re-opened its Youth Services area last week following renovations to the ro…

April 08, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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SSC students advocate for education funding in Springfield

SSC students advocate for education funding in Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | South Suburban College students traveled on April 3 to Springfield to participate in Student Advocacy Day and Legislative …

April 08, 2014 12:00 am

T.F. North juniors seek help to explore Mexico, Spain this summer

Congratulations to Tayah Brent and Melissa Garcia, two high-performing, high-achieving T.F. North juniors who were selected to participate in …

April 04, 2014 12:00 am

Cal City Council unable to agree in private meeting

CALUMET CITY | The City Council met privately for several hours Thursday to discuss development of a possible sports complex and garbage picku…

April 03, 2014 10:00 pm

My father keeps them laughing

Well, Dad’s in the hospital.

April 03, 2014 12:00 am

Proponents of southeast Metra line say project still on track

Proponents of southeast Metra line say project still on track

CRETE | Supporters of the proposed southeast Metra line linking Chicago with the south suburbs have taken notice of recent developments to ext…

March 29, 2014 8:30 pm

Cal City officials skeptical about investors seeking TIF benefits

CALUMET CITY | Some City Council members were upset last week with a group of investors seeking financial help from the city for the demolitio…

March 29, 2014 6:30 pm

T.F. high school student fees to remain the same

CALUMET CITY | The Thornton Fractional Township High School District 215 board approved student fees for the upcoming academic year, with Supe…

March 28, 2014 12:00 am

Cal City makes required revenue-sharing payments to area businesses

CALUMET CITY | The City Council gave its approval Thursday to payments totaling about $370,000 to four area businesses as part of agreements n…

March 27, 2014 11:45 pm

Sears site to become a Cal City community sports complex?

CALUMET CITY | City officials met earlier this month with a group of investors who envision turning at least part of the one-time Sears store …

March 25, 2014 10:24 pm

HEALTH BRIEFS: Diabetes class at pharmacy

VALPARAISO | Fagen Pharmacy this week will host a diabetes education class called Carbohydrate Counting: Your Daily Drills.

March 25, 2014 12:05 am

D.155 receives grant for Family Fitness Night

CALUMET CITY | Calumet City Elementary District 155 recently received a $500 grant from the Northeastern District of the Illinois Association …

March 24, 2014 12:00 am

Cal City mayor’s son arrested in Chicago

CHICAGO | The son of Calumet City Mayor Michelle Markiewicz Qualkinbush is facing a criminal charge after being arrested this week in an alleg…

March 22, 2014 12:00 am

Calumet City Library gets wild

Calumet City Library gets wild

March 22, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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T.F. South to host Zumbathon fundraiser in April

March is National Nutrition Month, a campaign focused on encouraging Americans to eat healthier and get more physically active. T.F. South rec…

March 21, 2014 12:00 am

The season of Lent, the season of changes

The season of Lent, the season of changes

Happy Lent.

March 20, 2014 12:00 am

Jones defeats Williams for a second time

Jones defeats Williams for a second time

CALUMET CITY | Thaddeus Jones, the 3rd Ward alderman who also serves as a state legislator from the south suburbs, is likely headed back to hi…

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Cal City state reps come up with $2.5 million for local road repairs

CALUMET CITY | The three members of the Illinois House of Representatives who represent this suburb confirmed to Calumet City officials they w…

March 16, 2014 12:00 am

Glenwood to vote Tuesday on casino proposal

GLENWOOD | The Village Board is expected to vote Tuesday on a resolution that if approved would throw Glenwood's hat into the ring as a potent…

March 16, 2014 12:00 am

City Council approves payments for new City Hall phone system

CALUMET CITY | The City Council recently approved a pair of payments to companies that installed a new telephone system at City Hall and other…

March 15, 2014 12:00 am

Ingalls behavorial specialist addresses Calumet City Chamber of Commerce

Ingalls behavorial specialist addresses Calumet City Chamber of Commerce

CALUMET CITY | Felicia Houston, of Ingalls Behavioral Healthcare, was the guest speaker during the Feb. 26 meeting of the Calumet City Chamber…

March 13, 2014 12:00 am

Jury finds businessman guilty of killing wife, a T.F. North grad

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. | Jurors in suburban Chicago have found businessman Allan Kustok guilty of killing his wife, Anita "Jeanie" Kustok, in Septem…

March 11, 2014 3:55 pm

Lawmaker: Income tax hike essential to maintain public education funding

LANSING | State Rep. Marcus Evans Jr., D-Chicago, told a gathering of local public school officials Monday the only way to avert major cuts in…

March 10, 2014 11:00 am

City Council delays approval of payment for computer-related purchase

CALUMET CITY | The City Council delayed approval of payments related to last year’s purchase and installation of a data backup solution for th…

March 07, 2014 12:00 am

T.F. North Mock Trial team headed to state competition this weekend

T.F. North Mock Trial team headed to state competition this weekend

CALUMET CITY | The Thornton Fractional North Mock Trial team won second place at the sixth Municipal District’s Mock Trial Competition on Feb.…

March 07, 2014 12:00 am

Health insurance information available Friday in Cal City

CALUMET CITY | The Get Covered Illinois Road 2 Coverage statewide mobile tour will make a stop from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday at state Rep. Tha…

March 06, 2014 12:00 am

State Rep. Jones secures funds for adult education technology at SSC

State Rep. Jones secures funds for adult education technology at SSC

SOUTH HOLLAND | State Rep. Thaddeus Jones, D-Calumet City, visited South Suburban College last week to tour the adult education areas of the c…

March 06, 2014 12:00 am

Calumet City planning for its future

I went to a meeting a little while back.

March 06, 2014 12:00 am

Municipal officials to discuss proposed south suburban casino

TINLEY PARK, Ill. | The convention center in Tinley Park will be the place to be Monday night for municipal officials from across the south su…

March 02, 2014 12:00 am

Town's sharing Walmart proceeds deemed a worthy tactic

When communities try to attract new businesses, often it involves a business leaving one municipality to set up shop in the village next door.

March 02, 2014 12:00 am
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