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Annual Halloween Family Fun Fest is Oct. 31 at PSC

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | The Prairie State College Department of Police and Campus Safety, along with PSC students, faculty and staff, is hosting its…

October 27, 2014 12:00 am

Marian Catholic hosts AWE Weekend for youngsters

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Marian Catholic High School is offering a unique learning opportunity this weekend for academically talented students in gra…

October 24, 2014 12:00 am

Marian Catholic hosts AWE Weekend for youngsters

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Marian Catholic High School is offering a unique learning opportunity this weekend for academically talented students in gra…

October 24, 2014 12:00 am

U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly donates books to Marian Catholic High School

U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly donates books to Marian Catholic High School

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Ill., personally delivered nearly 150 books to Marian Catholic High School as part of the Library o…

October 20, 2014 12:00 am

Marian Catholic Endowment Golf Classic exceeds $100K goal

Marian Catholic Endowment Golf Classic exceeds $100K goal

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | The Marian Catholic High School Endowment Golf Classic that took place Sept. 8 at Olympia Fields Country Club netted more th…

October 17, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Local students have roles in fall play "Godspell"

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | The Spartan Theater Department will host the musical “Godspell” this weekend in Marian Catholic High School’s Croarkin Audit…

October 17, 2014 12:00 am

Cops seeking public's help in Chicago Heights homicide case

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Investigators are asking for the public's help in their probe of a homicide there earlier this week.

October 16, 2014 10:53 am

It is not too late to register for Mental Health Conference at PSC

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | It might be the most helpful and informative conference you attend all year. Prairie State College is hosting a conference t…

October 16, 2014 12:00 am

Nicor Gas kicks off Careers in Energy Week

NAPERVILLE, Ill. |  Nicor Gas, Northern Illinois’s largest natural gas distribution company, which serves customers in more than 650 communiti…

October 15, 2014 12:00 am

Fossil, Gem, Mineral, and Jewelry Show at Prairie State College Oct. 18 and 19

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | The Prairie State College Natural Science Department is hosting the South Suburban Earth Science Club Fossil, Gem, Mineral, …

October 13, 2014 12:00 am

Marian Catholic students spend a day with ECHO schoolchildren

Marian Catholic students spend a day with ECHO schoolchildren

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | ECHO is a special education joint agreement serving students in 17 school districts in the south suburbs. The member distric…

October 12, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Sauk Village hosts fall family events for October

As October begins and autumn gets into full swing, Sauk Village and other communities are hosting several events celebrating fall, family and …

October 06, 2014 12:00 am

Fit Prairie State College into your life

Still thinking about that college degree or certificate, but not sure how to fit a course or two into your life? Did you miss the chance to re…

October 06, 2014 12:00 am

PSC hosts annual College Fair on Oct. 14

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Prairie State College is hosting the Illinois College Exposition Fair from 6 to 8 p.m., Oct. 14, in the Atrium on the PSC ma…

October 05, 2014 12:00 am

Prairie State celebrates manufacturing industry

Prairie State celebrates manufacturing industry

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Manufacturing Day is a nationwide event intended to increase awareness of the importance and value of the manufacturing indu…

October 03, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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26th Street closure begins Monday in Chicago Heights

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | The Illinois Department of Transportation announced Thursday that emergency sewer repairs will close 26th Street between Eas…

October 02, 2014 2:51 pm

PSC Job Fair is Oct. 15

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Representatives from companies and institutions from across the metropolitan Chicago area will be recruiting for full-time, …

October 01, 2014 12:00 am

Madigan: Nurses' training will help prosecute sexual assault cases

Madigan: Nurses' training will help prosecute sexual assault cases

HAZEL CREST | Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan spoke Tuesday to  nurses receiving specialized training in how to handle sexual assault c…

September 30, 2014 9:00 pm Photos

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National Manufacturing Day to shine light on sector

Students often overlook manufacturing as a career path, but Manufacturing Day hopes to make them more aware of the option.

September 30, 2014 12:28 pm

Manufacturing Day scheduled Oct. 2 at Prairie State College

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Prairie State College is celebrating Manufacturing Day with an exhibitor fair from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Oct. 2, in the P…

September 29, 2014 12:00 am

PSC celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Prairie State College is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with various events that are open to the public. All events wil…

September 25, 2014 12:00 am

No charges in weekend auto crash that left man dead

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | The Cook County Sheriff’s police said Monday that no charges were filed or tickets issued to the driver of an automobile tha…

September 22, 2014 2:02 pm

Tradition continues with Marian Catholic Oktoberfest

Tradition continues with Marian Catholic Oktoberfest

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Nearly every space of Marian Catholic High School will be turned into a crafter’s dreamland when the Marian Catholic High Sc…

September 21, 2014 12:00 am

Rollover ties up I-394 traffic near Sauk Trail for 5 hours

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | A rolled over semitrailer had all lanes of Interstate 394 closed Thursday morning at Sauk Trail, police said.

September 18, 2014 5:12 pm

Grants to help Juvenile Court offenders

CHICAGO | Organizations throughout the city’s Southeast Side and surrounding suburbs will receive Cook County grants to support work with yout…

September 15, 2014 12:00 am

Ford Explorer posts best month since Chicago production started

Ford Explorer posts best month since Chicago production started

CHICAGO | Ford Explorer sales rose 25 percent in August, the best month it's had since it was first made in Chicago in 2010.

September 14, 2014 5:00 am

Rail Safety Week begins Sept. 14

Police will be on the lookout for unsafe driving around railroad crossings on Sept. 14 in Chicago Heights and surrounding communities.

September 08, 2014 12:00 am

Engineering student learning in the classroom and in the field

Engineering student learning in the classroom and in the field

Lansing teen Alexander Buoscio recently finished his second year as a summer intern with Chicago-based Walsh Construction.

September 04, 2014 12:00 am

Autopsy: Chicago Heights boy drowned in Kankakee River

AROMA PARK |  Kankakee County Coroner Robert Gessner said Tuesday that preliminary autopsy results showed a Chicago Heights boy drowned in the…

September 02, 2014 7:45 pm

South suburbs to benefit from pavement patching projects

Dolton, South Holland, Thornton and Chicago Heights are among communities that will benefit from pavement projects by the Illinois Department …

September 02, 2014 3:12 pm

Late Start Classes an option at Prairie State College

One of the great things about a community college is the flexibility in course scheduling. Since community colleges understand that students h…

September 01, 2014 12:00 am

High school students participate in PSC Summer Science and Math Camp

High school students participate in PSC Summer Science and Math Camp

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Students from throughout the south suburbs participated in a summer science and math camp at Prairie State College.

August 24, 2014 12:00 am

Photographer of the Year and annual student exhibit opens at PSC

CHICAGO HEIGHTS |  A selection of works from Prairie State College Photographer of the Year honoree Carole Rose will be on display through Sep…

August 22, 2014 12:00 am

National Weather Service issues flood advisory

The National Weather Service has issued a flood advisory until 10:30 this morning for Lake and Porter Counties in Indiana and southeastern Coo…

August 21, 2014 7:24 am

2 killed in separate shootings in Chicago Heights

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Two men were killed in separate shootings overnight Monday in Chicago Heights, police said.

August 20, 2014 7:30 pm

2 killed in separate shootings in Chicago Heights

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Two men were killed in separate shootings overnight Monday in Chicago Heights, police said.

August 20, 2014 7:30 pm

Two STEM@PSC students named IIT Presidential Scholarship recipients

Two STEM@PSC students named IIT Presidential Scholarship recipients

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Start Near, Go Far is the Prairie State College tagline, and two recent graduates are exemplifying that message with their o…

August 20, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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D.206 gets $2M grant to bolster college and career preparation

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Bloom Township High School District 206 will receive $2 million in federal funds to pay for programs at Bloom High School th…

August 16, 2014 12:00 am

Lay principal a new habit for Marian Catholic

Lay principal a new habit for Marian Catholic

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | A wall of portraits tells Steve Tortorello that he's breaking new ground as Marian Catholic High School principal.

August 11, 2014 11:00 pm

Support for returning adults offered at Prairie State College

Starting college or returning to school after an absence can be daunting at any age. But, if it has been a while since you were in a classroom…

August 04, 2014 12:00 am

Prairie State College dean earns program improvement certification

Prairie State College dean earns program improvement certification

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Kim Marisa Kunce, dean of adult education at Prairie State College, recently completed an intensive two-year training as a C…

August 01, 2014 12:00 am

Ill. official tours SouthSTAR Services' e-recycling facility

Ill. official tours SouthSTAR Services' e-recycling facility

STEGER | Lawrence Hunt was eager to explain his work to Kevin Casey, director of the Division of Developmental Disabilities for Illinois.

July 31, 2014 4:00 pm Photos

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H-F's leaders in theater production this August

FLOSSMOOR | Homewood-Flossmoor Community High School Leaders in Theatre Ensemble will present "44 Plays for 44 Presidents" this August.

July 31, 2014 12:00 am

Information session for returning adults Aug. 12 at PSC

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Prairie State College is hosting a New Directions information session for returning adult students from 6 to 8 p.m., Aug. 12…

July 25, 2014 12:00 am

Illinois man retried, found not guilty in slaying

CHICAGO | A suburban Chicago man who was granted a new trial for a slaying he was convicted of nearly two decades ago has been acquitted and set free.

July 23, 2014 3:16 pm

Prairie State College police officers accept water challenge, donate to charity

Prairie State College police officers accept water challenge, donate to charity

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | At 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, the Prairie State College  Police Department accepted the Cold Water Challenge to raise money for charity.

July 21, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Auditions for 'A Little Night Music' announced

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | The Drama Group is hosting auditions for its performance of "A Little Night Music," with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondhei…

July 18, 2014 12:00 am

TIF district tax collection info now online

The number of tax increment finance districts are on the rise, although the amount of money they are raising to permit local governments to bo…

July 17, 2014 12:00 am

H-F Summer Theatre presents 'The Wizard of Oz'

H-F Summer Theatre presents 'The Wizard of Oz'

FLOSSMOOR | Homewood-Flossmoor Community High School Summer Theatre will present "The Wizard of Oz" later this month. This classic tale of Dor…

July 12, 2014 12:00 am

Six injured in separate Chicago Heights shootings

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Police are investigating two separate Monday shootings that left six people injured, two of them in critical condition, poli…

July 08, 2014 12:05 pm

Why you should consider a community college

If you still haven’t finalized your educational plans, attending a community college this fall is an excellent option.

July 07, 2014 12:00 am
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