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D.215 dual credit program saves students, families time and money

D.215 dual credit program saves students, families time and money

CALUMET CITY | Since 2008, the College Step-Up program has saved District 215 families more than $247,000 in college tuition. The College Step…

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D.215 officials concerned about number of students transferring into district

CALUMET CITY | Just over 10 percent of the total enrollment of the Thornton Fractional high schools this year are students transferring into t…

September 28, 2014 12:00 am

D.215 officials concerned about number of students transferring into district

CALUMET CITY | Just over 10 percent of the total enrollment of the Thornton Fractional high schools this year are students transferring into t…

September 28, 2014 12:00 am

Local school chiefs wary of proposed education funding reform bill

CALUMET CITY | Count Thornton Fractional Township High School District 215 Superintendent Creg Williams among those who are wary of a bill pen…

September 28, 2014 12:00 am

Lansing's Prodigy Prep Academy now before- and after-school care facility

Lansing's Prodigy Prep Academy now before- and after-school care facility

LANSING | Former daycare center Prodigy Preparatory Academy, 18601 Wentworth Ave., is now a before- and after-school care program, according t…

September 28, 2014 12:00 am

Medical marijuana dispensary applies for permit in Lynwood

LYNWOOD | A medical cannabis dispensary has applied for a permit to operate in Lynwood, village officials said.

September 25, 2014 2:00 pm

D.171 sees more fathers active in school

LANSING | The Million Father March held last month in Sunnybrook Elementary District 171 garnered much more participation than last year.

September 22, 2014 12:00 am

Sunnybrook Elementary District OKs balanced $14M budget

LANSING | Sunnybrook Elementary District 171 School Board approved a balanced budget for the 2014-2015 fiscal year.

September 21, 2014 4:30 pm

Furry friends bring happiness to hospitalized children

Furry friends bring happiness to hospitalized children

DYER | Children’s hospital stays at Franciscan St. Margaret Health Dyer are likely to be more comforting and less apprehensive thanks to a rec…

September 21, 2014 12:00 am

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

Google helps Lansing, Lynwood kids learn Web safety

LANSING | Google representatives gave students a 45-minute presentation aimed at being a "driver's ed for the Web" Wednesday morning at Herita…

September 17, 2014 2:21 pm

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

Lynwood police accept help to get body armor for their officers and dog

LYNWOOD | The Village Board this week accepted a pair of donations that will help provide their Police Department with body armor to keep offi…

September 13, 2014 12:00 am

Video allegedly shows Lynwood officer beating handcuffed suspect

Video allegedly shows Lynwood officer beating handcuffed suspect

A video recently obtained by the Better Government Association appears to show a Lynwood police officer slugging a handcuffed prisoner inside …

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Cook County Board pays tribute to JRW Little Leaguers

CHICAGO | The Cook County Board on Wednesday praised the Roseland neighborhood-based Jackie Robinson West Little League team that represented …

September 10, 2014 1:20 pm Related

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

The Paw Palace hosts grand opening

LYNWOOD | The Paw Palace, a grooming and training facility for dogs, hosts its grand opening from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at 2739 Glenwood-D…

September 04, 2014 11:27 am

Marigliano wants Lynwood to pay his legal fees, back pay

LYNWOOD | Attorneys for Lynwood Police Officer Joseph Marigliano want the village to pay for about 18 months of legal fees.

September 03, 2014 7:30 pm

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

SMALL-BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT: Lencioni Catering, Lynwood

SMALL-BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT: Lencioni Catering, Lynwood

LYNWOOD | After catering at a plethora of the Region’s large banquet sites for more than 30 years, Jack and Dave Lencioni have opened their ow…

August 30, 2014 2:04 pm Photos

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Lynwood crews respond to suspicious fire

Firefighters from four area departments responded Tuesday night to a fire on Stoney Island Avenue that fire officials deemed suspicious.

August 27, 2014 6:00 pm

Village hopes to pay tribute to local player on Jackie Robinson champs

LYNWOOD | Village President Gene Williams said Tuesday he hopes to pay a proper tribute to the Jackie Robinson West Little League baseball tea…

August 26, 2014 11:00 pm

D.215 officials say 'Summer Academy' helped students adjust to high school

CALUMET CITY | Almost 200 eighth-grade graduates from Districts 171, 158, 157, 156, 155, and 154.5 participated in District 215’s inaugural “S…

August 24, 2014 12:00 am

Area roads recovering from difficult winter

Area roads recovering from difficult winter

The "polar vortex" of the winter of 2013-14 created unforgettable images of a frozen Lake Michigan and mountains of ice.

August 23, 2014 11:15 pm Photos

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School supplies for students

Lynwood Fest will include a Back to School-School Supply Program, sponsored by the Lynwood Community Relations Committee. School supplies whil…

August 22, 2014 12:00 am

Second tour of duty for Police Chief Pearson

Second tour of duty for Police Chief Pearson

A former chief of the Lynwood Police Department is wearing his chief's badge again.

August 22, 2014 12:00 am

Lynwood Fest to feature entertainment, fireworks

Lynwood Fest to feature entertainment, fireworks

Lynwood Fest will take place from 4 p.m. to midnight on Saturday, August 23, at Liberty Memorial Park on Glenwood-Dyer Road. This year's event…

August 22, 2014 12:00 am

Mayor's Saturday Meetings With Village Residents

Mayor Eugene Williams has been meeting with residents on Saturday mornings to present an overview of the Village's economic development effort…

August 22, 2014 12:00 am

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• Mayor's Message, page 2

August 22, 2014 12:00 am

Village Adopts New Comprehensive Plan

The Lynwood Village Board of Trustees has approved a new Comprehensive Plan for the community.

August 22, 2014 12:00 am

Storm Water Awareness

Storm water awareness is important because it is against the law to pollute and because of concerns about protecting the environment.

August 22, 2014 12:00 am

Village Bulletin Board

Village Bulletin Board

Holiday schedules for Homewood

August 22, 2014 12:00 am

White Sox game August 27

White Sox game August 27

Lynwood's annual Day at the Ball Park outing this year is a Chicago White Sox versus Cleveland Indians night game Wednesday, August 27. Mayor …

August 22, 2014 12:00 am

Summer Sports Camp a Success

Summer Sports Camp a Success

The recently concluded Lynwood Summer Sports Camp was a win-win experience for the Village.

August 22, 2014 12:00 am

New restaurant and banquet facility opens

New restaurant and banquet facility opens

Lencioni's Pub and Banquets, a family business, opened in Lynwood in May.

August 22, 2014 12:00 am

First anniversary for preschool

First anniversary for preschool

Reading time is a popular activity at First Step Preschool in Lynwood. The preschool, which opened in 2013, is serving approximately 80 childr…

August 22, 2014 12:00 am

Critical Incident Vehicle

Critical Incident Vehicle

The Lynwood Emergency Services Department, working in cooperation with the Police Department, now has the emergency response vehicle in the ph…

August 22, 2014 12:00 am

Message from Mayor Eugene Williams

Message from Mayor Eugene Williams

I wish to update residents about a major infrastructure project in our community. The construction of a U.S. Route 30 overpass at the Canadian…

August 22, 2014 12:00 am

Long-time Village Employee Retires

Long-time Village Employee Retires

Ray Wagner retired in June as superintendent of the Lynwood Public Works Department. Wagner was a Village employee for 36½ years. "Ray's dedic…

August 22, 2014 12:00 am

Men take children to school for Million Father March

Men take children to school for Million Father March

LANSING | Fathers and other male role models took their children to school on Thursday in Lansing as part of the Million Father March.

August 22, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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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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Lansing Walgreens donates school supplies to D.171

LANSING | A local drug store helped to ensure that students in Sunnybrook District 171 were well supplied as school began Thursday.

August 21, 2014 11:00 am
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