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Parents of incoming freshmen invited to H-F

FLOSSMOOR | Incoming freshmen and their parents are invited to Homewood-Flossmoor University for Parents at 6:30 p.m. May 7 in the school's Ma…

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Marian Catholic's 'Generation Green' implements electronic recycling

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Generation Green, a student-run recycling program at Marian Catholic High School, is sponsoring the fourth annual Community …

15 hours ago

Marian Catholic's 'Generation Green' implements electronic recycling

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Generation Green, a student-run recycling program at Marian Catholic High School, is sponsoring the fourth annual Community …

15 hours ago

PSC freshman places 2nd at national speech tourney

PSC freshman places 2nd at national speech tourney

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | A Prairie State College freshman from Riverdale placed second in Informative Speaking in the recent national speech and deba…

April 23, 2014 12:00 am

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

Tony Award-winning theater brings play to PSC on April 21

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Prairie State College is hosting a Chicago Shakespeare Theater on Navy Pier production of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” at 11 …

April 11, 2014 12:00 am

Public speaking and comedy lead teen into the spotlight

Public speaking and comedy lead teen into the spotlight

While most adults fear public speaking, Lansing teen Cooper Packard believes that effective communication is the key to thriving.

April 11, 2014 12:00 am

H-F ranked among nation's best schools

FLOSSMOOR | Homewood-Flossmoor High School was ranked the top public high school in the south suburbs and No. 55 in Illinois on the Washington…

April 10, 2014 12:00 am

Health and fitness expert gives advice to south suburban professional women's group

Health and fitness expert gives advice to south suburban professional women's group

FLOSSMOOR | Healthy lifestyle coach Andrea Metcalf, the best-selling author of "Naked Fitness," spoke March 27 at the Professional Women’s Net…

April 10, 2014 12:00 am

Marian Catholic presents 'Shrek the Musical'

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Ogres and Fairytale creatures take center stage in Marian Catholic’s annual spring musical.

April 10, 2014 12:00 am

PSC to host job fair on April 16

CHICAGO HEIGHTS |  Prairie State College invites job seekers to attend the 2014 Spring Job Fair from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 16, in the Confer…

April 09, 2014 12:00 am

PSC to host Veterans Services Fair today

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | The Prairie State College Student Veterans Center is hosting a Veterans Services Fair from 9 a.m. to noon today in the Confe…

April 09, 2014 12:00 am

PSC art student bolsters resume with real-life experience on campus

PSC art student bolsters resume with real-life experience on campus

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Prairie State College art student Olivia Willoughby has always been interested in pursuing a career in art. However, it wasn…

April 08, 2014 12:00 am

PSC Foundation has supported students 40 years

The Prairie State College Foundation is celebrating 40 years of offering opportunities for students through tuition assistance. The Foundation…

April 07, 2014 12:00 am

PSC team named champions of their division during 2014 Novice Nationals Speech Tournament

PSC team named champions of their division during 2014 Novice Nationals Speech Tournament

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | The Prairie State College speech team won the team national championship in the medium school division and brought home seve…

April 06, 2014 12:00 am

Ford adding electric charging stations at its plants

Thousands of local Ford workers will soon be able to plug in electric or hybrid cars during their shifts, and drive home with a full charge.

April 05, 2014 4:10 pm

Bloom students to compete in Business Professionals of America national contest

Bloom students to compete in Business Professionals of America national contest

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Four Bloom High School students will be competing as a team in the Business Professionals of America national contest this spring.

April 03, 2014 12:00 am

Bistate effort aimed at feeding pets of those in need

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Down-on-their-luck Bloom Township residents may not be forced to give up their pets thanks to the efforts of the Best Buddie…

March 30, 2014 6:00 pm

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

H-F art students garner variety of awards

H-F art students garner variety of awards

FLOSSMOOR | Homewood-Flossmoor Community High School's Visual Arts Department was named the Best School Art Program in the state of Illinois b…

March 28, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Scholarship recipients presented at PSC

Scholarship recipients presented at PSC

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Recipients of the 2014 Prairie State College board of trustees scholarship were recognized during a recent reception at the …

March 27, 2014 12:00 am

PSC speech team wins several awards in state speech tournament

PSC speech team wins several awards in state speech tournament

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | The Prairie State College speech team placed fifth in the community college division and brought home several individual awa…

March 27, 2014 12:00 am

PSC speech team wins several awards in state speech tournament

PSC speech team wins several awards in state speech tournament

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | The Prairie State College speech team placed fifth in the community college division and brought home several individual awa…

March 27, 2014 12:00 am

Five awarded tenure at Prairie State College

Five awarded tenure at Prairie State College

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Prairie State College recently announced that five faculty members met the college's expectations for tenure, including comm…

March 21, 2014 12:00 am

Summer course registration begins Wednesday at PSC

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Registration for summer courses at Prairie State College  is opening soon. Priority registration begins Wednesday, and open …

March 19, 2014 12:00 am

Summer theater camp at Homewood-Flossmoor High School

Summer theater camp at Homewood-Flossmoor High School

FLOSSMOOR | For decades, Homewood-Flossmoor Community High School has offered an opportunity in the summer for kids of all ages to participate…

March 17, 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

Training provided on dealing with victims and abusers in same sex relationships

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | South Suburban Family Shelter is offering a training titled "Abusers and Victims of any Gender: LGBTQ Inclusion in PAIP and …

March 13, 2014 12:00 am

Prairie State hosting Firepalooza workshops for firefighters on Saturday

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Prairie State College is hosting “Firepalooza,” a daylong event of workshops for firefighters, from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Mar…

March 13, 2014 12:00 am

Marian Catholic invites schoolchildren to carinval

Marian Catholic invites schoolchildren to carinval

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Marian Catholic High School hosted its annual carnival for local schoolchildren in kindergarten through second grade.

March 12, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Marian Catholic Parents Club hosts Evening of Excellence

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | In honor of the graduating class of 2014, the Marian Catholic Parents Club will be hosting an Evening of Excellence on March…

March 12, 2014 12:00 am

Marian librarian elected to regional library system advisory group

Marian librarian elected to regional library system advisory group

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Sue Silander has been a part of the Marian Catholic community for the past 35 years serving as the Spartans head librarian.

March 12, 2014 12:00 am

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

Homewood-Flossmoor High School announces students of the quarter

Homewood-Flossmoor High School announces students of the quarter

FLOSSMOOR | The following Homewood-Flossmoor Community High School students were joined by their parents, teachers and administration staff on…

March 09, 2014 12:00 am

Community colleges see cooperation, not competition, from expanded GSU

Students looking to begin college have a new option to consider — Governors State University is converting into a four-year university.

March 08, 2014 11:00 pm

Bank investment officer to speak at PSC Foundation's economic forecast breakfast

OLYMPIA FIELDS | James Hrabak, chief investment officer for MB Financial Bank’s Wealth Management Group, will be the guest speaker at the Prai…

March 07, 2014 12:00 am

Marian Madness NCAA Final Four basketball event slated for April 5

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Marian Catholic High School is hosting its 12th annual Marian Madness NCAA Tournament celebration on April 5 in the Sister M…

March 06, 2014 12:00 am

PSC to host area high school juried art exhibit

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Students from several south suburban area high schools will have their art work on display at the Prairie State College High…

March 06, 2014 12:00 am

First-year teacher receives bonanza of classroom supplies

First-year teacher receives bonanza of classroom supplies

Third-grade teacher Kailey Arrivo was recently chosen as a recipient of the Back to School Bonanza classroom stock-up promotion sponsored by P…

March 06, 2014 12:00 am

Marian Catholic crowned Grand Champion at State of the Art band competition

Marian Catholic crowned Grand Champion at State of the Art band competition

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Nearly 1,000 band members participated in the 34th annual State of the Art Catholic Band Competition that took place on Feb.…

March 05, 2014 12:00 am

Marian names alumnus Steve Tortorello principal for upcoming school year

Marian names alumnus Steve Tortorello principal for upcoming school year

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Marian Catholic High School President Sister Judine Hilbing, O.P. has announced Steve Tortorello ‘04 as the new principal of…

March 05, 2014 12:00 am

Registration for summer classes at PSC begins March 21

It may seem like summer is a long way away, but at PSC, we are planning ahead. Make plans now to continue your education at Prairie State Coll…

March 03, 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

PSC hosting 'Of Ebony Embers: Vignettes of the Harlem Renaissance' on Thursday

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Prairie State College is hosting “Of Ebony Embers: Vignettes of the Harlem Renaissance,” at 11 a.m., Thursday, in the Confer…

March 01, 2014 12:00 am

Annual donation from staff alumna benefits school and students at H-F

Annual donation from staff alumna benefits school and students at H-F

FLOSSMOOR | The library at Homewood-Flossmoor Community High School has again received an annual memorial donation from the family of former t…

March 01, 2014 12:00 am

H-F summer drive education registration begins in March

FLOSSMOOR | Homewood-Flossmoor Community High School annually offers a summer program that teaches the rules of the road to students of School…

March 01, 2014 12:00 am

Cook County seeks public's input on transportation plan

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle has set in motion the development of a plan that will look at the county’s transportation network…

February 28, 2014 12:00 am

Marian Catholic teen wins sportsmanship award

Marian Catholic teen wins sportsmanship award

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Kevin Kwok, of Schererville and Marian Catholic foil team captain, won the Peter Morrison Sportsmanship Award at the 2014 Gr…

February 26, 2014 12:00 am

Jail escapee gets 41-month sentence

CHICAGO | A bank robber's escape with a cellmate from a high-rise Chicago lockup got him an additional three and a half years in federal prison.

February 24, 2014 4:04 pm

Chicago Heights gallery hosts spring national juried exhibit

Chicago Heights gallery hosts spring national juried exhibit

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Union Street Gallery, 1527 Otto Blvd., hosts Who We Aren't, the first of its national juried exhibits for 2014.

February 24, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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PSC presenting 26th annual Jazz Fest on Friday

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Some of the nation’s top jazz artists will perform at Prairie State College’s 26th annual Jazz Fest at 7:30 p.m., Friday in …

February 16, 2014 12:00 am
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