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Dolton West Elementary D.148 welcomes new teachers

Dolton West Elementary D.148 welcomes new teachers

RIVERDALE | New Dolton West Elementary District 148 teachers received some helpful tips and information during a two-day orientation program h…

August 29, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Motorist injured in fiery three-vehicle crash on Bishop Ford

DOLTON | A fiery crash on the Bishop Ford Freeway late Tuesday left one man with head injuries and another facing drunken driving charges.

August 27, 2014 7:05 pm

Motorist injured in fiery three-vehicle crash on Bishop Ford

DOLTON | A fiery crash on the Bishop Ford Freeway late Tuesday left one man with head injuries and another facing drunken driving charges.

August 27, 2014 7:05 pm

Area men charged in federal gun probe

CHICAGO | Men from Gary and Dolton are among 14 Chicago-area people facing federal firearm charges after authorities seized more than 100 asso…

August 27, 2014 12:00 pm

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

Crash causing delays on southbound I-94 at Sibley, police say

DOLTON | Illinois State Police said late Tuesday they had received reports of injuries in a crash that forced the closure of all lanes on sout…

August 26, 2014 11:15 pm

CP Sportsplex and trail head shine

CP Sportsplex and trail head shine

In July, Mayor David Uran proudly showcased the newest phase and improvements at the Crown Point Sportsplex while hosting games for the Nation…

August 21, 2014 3:57 pm Photos

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John Dillinger Museum is coming to Historic Lake County Courthouse

John Dillinger Museum is coming to Historic Lake County Courthouse

The unique shops and Lake County Historic Museum in Crown Point’s Historic Lake County Court House will have a new notorious neighbor in March.

August 21, 2014 3:57 pm Photos

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Crown Point Farmers Market extended through Oct. 18

Crown Point Farmers Market extended through Oct. 18

There is good news for everyone who enjoys perusing the Crown Point Farmers Market Saturday mornings whether they are searching for fresh prod…

August 21, 2014 3:57 pm

Tradition of healing: 2014 marks significant milestones for the Franciscan St. Anthony Health Campus

Tradition of healing: 2014 marks significant milestones for the Franciscan St. Anthony Health Campus

2014 marks significant milestones for the Franciscan St. Anthony Health campus.

August 21, 2014 3:57 pm Photos

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Crown Point residential and commercial growth strong

Crown Point residential and commercial growth strong

Crown Point continues to experience strong residential and commercial growth. Local developers cite the city’s excellent schools and the Mayor…

August 21, 2014 3:57 pm Photos

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Crown Point special events offer fun for all ages

Crown Point special events offer fun for all ages

The Mayor’s Office of Special Events, the Lake Court House Foundation, Hometown Happenings, the Crossroads Chamber of Commerce and Old Sheriff…

August 21, 2014 3:57 pm Photos

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New CP businesses offer a variety of shopping and dining

Whether dining out, seeking unique gifts, visiting the dentist or taking care of their pets, Crown Point shoppers have a variety of new establ…

August 21, 2014 3:57 pm

Excellent Crown Point Schools draw new residents

Excellent Crown Point Schools draw new residents

According to local developers and Crown Point Mayor David Uran the quality of schools in Crown Point is one of the city’s biggest draws for ne…

August 21, 2014 3:57 pm Photos

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Crown Point recognized as sixth safest city in Indiana

Crown Point recognized as sixth safest city in Indiana

Crown Point was recently recognized as the sixth safest city in the state, Police Chief Pete Land said.

August 21, 2014 3:57 pm Photos

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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

Clerical error postpones discussion over D.205's bills

SOUTH HOLLAND | A clerical error prevented the Thornton Township High School District 205 School Board from engaging in any discussion over its bills.

August 18, 2014 12:00 am

D.205 wants more people to take their survey

SOUTH HOLLAND | Thornton Township High School District 205 officials want more people to take part in a community survey posted on the distric…

August 17, 2014 12:00 am

D.205 School Board quarrels over custodial contract

SOUTH HOLLAND | The Chicago company that provided janitorial services to Thornton, Thornridge and Thornwood high schools worked the entire pas…

August 14, 2014 6:30 pm

D.148 hires new principal

D.148 hires new principal

A south suburban woman who got her start in education years ago as an aide in Dolton West School District 148 is heading back to the school sy…

August 14, 2014 12:00 am

Police: Dolton officer shot, killed suspect who pointed gun at him

DOLTON | A Dolton police officer shot and killed a suspect in a drive-by shooting Saturday night after the suspect jumped from a fleeing SUV a…

August 10, 2014 7:00 pm

Police searching for man who shot Dolton resident to death on Chicago's South Side

CHICAGO | Police continued to search Wednesday for a man who shot a Dolton resident to death following a quarrel earlier this week at a Gresha…

August 06, 2014 3:23 pm

District 148 sets 2014-15 registration dates

Dolton West School District 148 parents and guardians are asked to mark their calendars for the 2014-15 registration dates.

August 06, 2014 12:00 am

2 charged in death of Cal City rapper

2 charged in death of Cal City rapper

CALUMET CITY | Two south suburban men are charged in the shooting death of a Calumet City rapper who police say set up a fake drug deal in an …

July 29, 2014 4:30 pm Photos

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2 teens killed, 2 injured in Harvey crash

2 teens killed, 2 injured in Harvey crash

HARVEY | Two teenagers died and two others were badly injured early Sunday when the stolen car they were riding in crashed near the Harvey Met…

July 27, 2014 10:30 pm

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

D.148 leaders honored for efforts to prevent underage drinking

D.148 leaders honored for efforts to prevent underage drinking

DOLTON | Dolton West Elementary District 148 Superintendent Jayne E. Purcell, School Board Secretary James E. Bendell, and the entire School B…

July 20, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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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

Comcast bringing Internet access to low-income families in Thornton Township

Comcast bringing Internet access to low-income families in Thornton Township

DOLTON | Comcast is expanding Internet access into Thornton Township for low-income families who might otherwise not be able to afford it.

July 17, 2014 12:35 pm

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

D.205 School Board OKs bleacher repairs at 3 high schools

SOUTH HOLLAND | The Thornton Township High School District 205 School Board approved repairs to the athletic field bleachers at the district's…

July 14, 2014 12:00 am

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

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

Teen headed from the stage to career in medicine

Teen headed from the stage to career in medicine

A brother and sister with autism steered Dolton, Ill. teen Kenye` Askew toward a career in medicine.

June 26, 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

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

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

Fight over control of D.205 School Board now extends to Springfield

The fight for control of the Thornton Township High School District 205 School Board has gone from the high school boardrooms to the courtroom…

June 21, 2014 9:00 pm

Dolton police seek Cal City help in finding sex attacker of 12-year-old

DOLTON | The Police Department is cooperating with its counterpart in neighboring Calumet City, trying to figure out if a man wanted for tryin…

June 20, 2014 2:25 pm

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

Dolton wants to allow video gaming at Dorchester Senior Center

Dolton wants to allow video gaming at Dorchester Senior Center

DOLTON | Most days the Dorchester Senior Center is a relatively quiet place, the lobby filled with the soothing sound of an indoor water fountain.

June 16, 2014 12:00 am

Dolton officials consider new management for Dorchester senior complex

DOLTON | Municipal officials heard a presentation Monday from a company that wants to take over the daily management of the Dorchester Senior Center.

June 16, 2014 12:00 am

Gates Scholar earns full scholarship and boost in confidence

Gates Scholar earns full scholarship and boost in confidence

Kameron Marshbanks, a 2014 graduate of Seton Academy in South Holland, Ill., is the school’s newest Bill and Melinda Gates Scholar.

June 11, 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, …

June 10, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Lansing prinicpal to retire after 38 years in education

Lansing prinicpal to retire after 38 years in education

LANSING | A 38-year career in education will come to end later this month when Linda Blomquist retires as principal of Coolidge Elementary School.

June 08, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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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

Man wanted in Indiana drive-by captured after 4.5-hour standoff in Dolton

DOLTON | A man wanted in a drive-by shooting in Indiana was arrested after a nearly five-hour standoff Tuesday in Dolton, police said.

June 04, 2014 6:30 pm
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