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Band director remains at T.F. South but faces discipline for 'continuous violations'

LANSING | Longtime Thornton Fractional South High School band director Michael Madonia will remain in his post but will face some discipline f…

April 23, 2014 3:08 pm

Lynwood’s police board sticks by decision to fire police officer whose squad car was swiped

LYNWOOD | The village’s Police and Fire Board is sticking by its original decision to fire a police officer whose squad car was taken by a man…

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Lansing school announces March Excellence Award winners

Lansing school announces March Excellence Award winners

LANSING | Each month a student from each grade level is chosen by their team of teachers for the Heritage Excellence Award at Heritage Middle …

April 18, 2014 12:00 am

Band director remains at T.F. South but faces discipline for 'continuous violations'

LANSING | Longtime Thornton Fractional South High School band director Michael Madonia will remain in his post but will face some discipline f…

April 23, 2014 3:08 pm

Illiana Derby Dames keep it real in roller derby

Illiana Derby Dames keep it real in roller derby

LYNWOOD | When Illiana Derby Dames coach Samantha Judge wrapped Bre Christensen's arms close to her body with electrical tape, it wasn't to tr…

April 18, 2014 6:00 pm

Lansing school announces March Excellence Award winners

Lansing school announces March Excellence Award winners

LANSING | Each month a student from each grade level is chosen by their team of teachers for the Heritage Excellence Award at Heritage Middle …

April 18, 2014 12:00 am

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

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

Lynwood cop may have to wait until month’s end to be reinstated to job

LYNWOOD | A Lynwood officer ordered reinstated to the ranks remains off the job, and attorneys say it may not be until the end of April before…

April 07, 2014 2:33 pm

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

Investigator monitors Lowell police for audit compliance

LOWELL | The outside investigator who conducted an audit of the Lowell Police Department last year will be checking in to see if his recommend…

March 29, 2014 7:14 pm

Snow may be gone, but budgets show winter's impact

Snow may be gone, but budgets show winter's impact

South Holland village President Don DeGraff said he thinks this winter was the worst he has experienced.

March 29, 2014 7:00 pm

Lynwood raises fees for licenses, permits

LYNWOOD | The Lynwood Village Board approved a pair of ordinances to raise fees for violations, permits and licenses this week.

March 28, 2014 6:37 pm

Lansing school names Excellence Award winners

Lansing school names Excellence Award winners

LANSING | Sunnybrook Elementary School District 171 recognizes several students as winners of the Nathan Hale Excellence Award for February.

March 26, 2014 12:00 am

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

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

Firefighters battle blaze that destroys Lynwood home

LYNWOOD | A fire Monday afternoon damaged a house in the 20100 block of Driftwood Avenue, officials said. 

March 10, 2014 7:45 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

Lansing school honors its February Excellence Award winners

Lansing school honors its February Excellence Award winners

LANSING | Each month a student from each grade level is chosen by their team of teachers for the Heritage Excellence Award at Heritage Middle School.

March 10, 2014 12:00 am

Lynwood to handle minor retail theft within village

LYNWOOD | Small-time theft will be handled internally in Lynwood, more swiftly and possibly less severely, after officials approved an ordinan…

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

Thornton Fractional students shine in state culinary competition

Thornton Fractional students shine in state culinary competition

CALUMET CITY | Culinary arts students from the Thornton Fractional Center for Academics & Technology excelled in the 13th annual Illinois …

March 02, 2014 12:00 am

T.F. South hosts Future Rebel Baseball Clinic on March 8

LANSING | Thornton Fractional South High School, 18500 Burnham Ave., is hosting the Future Rebel Baseball Clinic on March 8, the school has announced.

February 28, 2014 12:00 am

Judge: Lynwood cop wrongly dismissed from Police Department

CHICAGO | A Cook County judge issued a written opinion Thursday that reverses the Lynwood Police and Fire Board decision firing a police offic…

February 27, 2014 8:21 pm

D.215 officials grapple with repeated water main breaks at T.F. South

LANSING | Officials with the Thornton Fractional Township High School District 215 are trying to figure out how to resolve a problem of a wate…

February 27, 2014 12:00 am

Heritage Middle School to do first Black History Month event for community

LANSING | Black History Month at Heritage Middle School usually consists of a few events during the school day meant to give students a glimps…

February 24, 2014 1:00 pm

D.215 to vote on access to students' social media accounts

Schools in the state now have the authority to search their students’ social media accounts and Thornton Fractional Township High School Distr…

February 23, 2014 12:00 am

D.215 encourages eligible students to vote

With less than a month away from primary elections, District 215 staff, in conjunction with local clergy and the Cook County clerk’s office, h…

February 21, 2014 12:00 am

Lansing school honors January students of the month

Lansing school honors January students of the month

LANSING | Sunnybrook Elementary School District 171, which serves Lansing and Lynwood students, recognizes students as winners of the Nathan H…

February 19, 2014 12:00 am

Lansing school receives donation of winter gloves

Lansing school receives donation of winter gloves

LANSING | Members from JOB Lodge 33, St. Titus Grand Lodge, based in Calumet City, visited Nathan Hale School in Lansing to deliver more than …

February 13, 2014 12:00 am

Lansing school announces Excellence Award winners for December and January

Lansing school announces Excellence Award winners for December and January

LANSING | Each month a student from each grade level is chosen for the Heritage Excellence Award at Heritage Middle School in Lansing.

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Glenwood-Lynwood Public Library celebrates 40th anniversary

LYNWOOD | As it prepares for its 40th anniversary June 24, the Glenwood-Lynwood Public Library has a full slate of 1970s-themed programming pl…

February 07, 2014 10:00 pm

Bridge set for U.S. 30 in Lywnood over EJ&E rail crossing

CHICAGO | The Illinois Department of Transportation on Thursday announced it has reached an agreement with CN Railroad concerning construction…

February 07, 2014 12:00 am

D.215 to host parent-teacher conferences Feb. 13

Parent-teacher conferences for the Thornton Fractional High Schools will take place Feb. 13. Parents may attend the session that will take pla…

February 07, 2014 12:00 am

Granderson continues mission to impact youth

Granderson continues mission to impact youth

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Over 170 Lynwood/Lansing area youths and their parents weathered the storm Saturday to participate in a free clinic hosted b…

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District 171 plans to unveil redesigned website

LANSING | Sunnybrook Elementary District 171’s website is expected to have a new look in the coming months.

February 02, 2014 8:05 pm

D.215 board reviews proposed social media, e-book changes in school policy

CALUMET CITY | Students of the Thornton Fractional Township District 215 high schools could be required to provide school officials with passw…

February 02, 2014 12:00 am

Lansing teen receives top Civil Air Patrol honor

Lansing teen receives top Civil Air Patrol honor

LANSING | It was a science project on water rockets last year that sparked Ismael Gomez’s interest in aerospace and got him thinking about a p…

January 31, 2014 5:02 pm

Despite severe weather, D.215 board meets to pay bills, conduct business

CALUMET CITY | The Thornton Fractional high schools here and in Lansing were closed Monday and Tuesday due to severe weather, yet that did not…

January 30, 2014 5:15 pm

Frozen hydrants partially blamed in blaze that destroyed Lynwood home

Frozen hydrants partially blamed in blaze that destroyed Lynwood home

LYNWOOD | A single-family home was destroyed by fire Sunday afternoon.

January 27, 2014 8:42 am Photos

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Valle off to prison, but gets to keep pension benefits

LYNWOOD | Former Village Clerk Roy Valle was driving a village-owned car when he caused a crash that left a woman dead, but because he was not…

January 25, 2014 11:00 pm

Preferred Window & Door earns Angie's List award

LYNWOOD | Preferred Window & Door, 19716 Burnham Ave., has earned the service industry's Angie's List Super Service Award for 2013.

January 24, 2014 3:25 pm

D.171 announces its Excellence Award winners for December

D.171 announces its Excellence Award winners for December

LANSING | Sunnybrook Elementary School District 171 recognizes students on a monthly basis as winners of the Nathan Hale Excellence Award.

January 23, 2014 12:00 am

Former Lynwood clerk gets 6 years in prison for DUI fatality

Former Lynwood clerk gets 6 years in prison for DUI fatality

MARKHAM | Before receiving a six-year prison sentence Tuesday for a 2011 fatal car crash, longtime Lynwood official Roy Valle sought forgiveness.

January 21, 2014 3:30 pm

D.215 superintendent receives ‘Men of Excellence’ honor

D.215 superintendent receives ‘Men of Excellence’ honor

CALUMET CITY | Creg Williams, the superintendent of Thornton Fractional Township High School District 215, said he sees his receipt of an awar…

January 19, 2014 12:00 am

Lynwood hires consultant for electrical aggregation

LYNWOOD | Lynwood officials approved an agreement with an energy aggregation consultation firm during a special meeting on the morning of Dec.…

January 19, 2014 12:00 am

Science is a piece of candy for these youth

Science is a piece of candy for these youth

LYNWOOD | Glenwood-Lynwood Public Library Youth Services Assistant Joelle Wake asked the library's Science Club members if a candy bar will si…

January 19, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Lynwood village president named to municipal league's legislative committee

LYNWOOD | The Illinois Municipal League announced Lynwood Village President Eugene Williams has been appointed to the League's Legislative Com…

January 18, 2014 12:00 am

Judge to rule if ex-Lynwood cop gets his job back

CHICAGO | A suburban Lynwood police officer who lost his job last year because of an incident in which a criminal suspect drove away in his sq…

January 17, 2014 5:00 pm

D.215 staff, students celebrate King's legacy

This Monday marks the 20th anniversary of the first official observation of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. During his celebrated 1957 "Co…

January 17, 2014 12:00 am

School year to extend by two days due to Arctic-like weather

Public schools officials throughout the south suburbs are preparing to add two days to the 2013-14 school year to make up the two days lost du…

January 08, 2014 1:19 pm

Snapshots of local life in arctic conditions

Snapshots of local life in arctic conditions

Lansing crews working 12-hour shifts to clear roads

January 07, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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