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Strong early voter turnout on day one

SOUTH HOLLAND | Almost 8,300 early voters cast ballots in Cook County on the first day the polls were open Monday, according to the Cook Count…

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D.171 schools chief plans action to hike test scores

LANSING | Sunnybrook Elementary District 171 Superintendent Hughes B. George cautioned parents at the School Board meeting Monday that continu…

11 hours ago

D.171 schools chief plans action to hike test scores

LANSING | Sunnybrook Elementary District 171 Superintendent Hughes B. George cautioned parents at the School Board meeting Monday that continu…

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Ill. early voting centers open Monday for Nov. 4 election

Ill. early voting centers open Monday for Nov. 4 election

Area residents wishing to cast their ballots for the Nov. 4 election prior to Election Day can do so at early voting centers that will open to…

October 20, 2014 12:00 am

Westbound U.S. 30 reduced to one lane in Lynwood

LYNWOOD | The Illinois Department of Transportation announced that westbound U.S. 30 in Lynwood will be reduced to one lane next week at the C…

October 19, 2014 12:00 am

D.215 students can report bullying anonymously via mobile app

Throughout the month of October, schools, businesses, and corporations across the nation will engage in various activities in recognition of N…

October 17, 2014 12:00 am

Ill. brothers share $1M lottery win

Ill. brothers share $1M lottery win

Two brothers from Illinois are sharing a $1 million Hoosier Lottery win from a $10 Monopoly scratch-off ticket purchased at a Hammond gas station.

October 14, 2014 1:05 pm

T.F. South employees to run in Chicago Marathon

T.F. South employees to run in Chicago Marathon

LANSING | Two Thornton Fractional South employees, Maintenance Foreman Tim Stephan and Dean’s Assistant Kelly Hasse, are running in the Chicag…

October 11, 2014 12:00 am

Sunnybrook D.171 announces Excellence Award winners for September

Sunnybrook D.171 announces Excellence Award winners for September

LANSING | Sunnybrook Elementary District 171, which serves Lansing and Lynwood, recognizes the winners of the Excellence Award at Nathan Hale …

October 10, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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New music college now open in downtown Lansing

New music college now open in downtown Lansing

An aging building in Lansing has been given new life. The old village hall was state-of-the-art when it was built near the turn of the 20th ce…

October 08, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Longtime Lansing family businesses continue to thrive

Longtime Lansing family businesses continue to thrive

As we become more accustomed to big box stores and national chains, there will always be a place for the “little guy” who runs the independent…

October 08, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Dinner will recognize dozens of local volunteers

Dinner will recognize dozens of local volunteers

Every community has those quiet, unassuming people who do a lot for others expecting nothing in return. Lansing is no exception. With that tho…

October 08, 2014 12:00 am

L.A.C.E. brings community events to Lansing

L.A.C.E. brings community events to Lansing

In 2012, following the first Lansing Autumn Fest, the Lansing Association for Community Events was formed to continue to bring fun activities …

October 08, 2014 12:00 am

Super Walmart to have upgraded look

Super Walmart to have upgraded look

Next spring the long-awaited opening of the new Super Walmart will take place on Torrence Ave bringing an upgraded look and nearly twice the n…

October 08, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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LARC has served community for nearly six decades

LARC has served community for nearly six decades

In 1956, parents of some Lansing children with developmental disabilities met in the basement of a church and formed as the Lansing School of …

October 08, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Improving communication through Code Red

Improving communication through Code Red

The Lansing Police Department has been hard at work initiating a new communication system with residents that will help get out information on…

October 08, 2014 12:00 am

Introducing a new brand

Introducing a new brand

When Fabian Newman came on board as the director of communications for the Village of Lansing, one of his first goals was to create a logo for…

October 08, 2014 12:00 am

Lansing craft brewery expands

Lansing craft brewery expands

When One Trick Pony Brewery opened up in a small spot in an industrial strip on the west end of Lansing in May 2012, they were an instant hit.…

October 08, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Lansing Autumn Fest returns to Fox Pointe

Lansing Autumn Fest returns to Fox Pointe

Lansing is gearing up for its biggest event of the year, the three-day Lansing Autumn Fest, running from October 10 through 12. This third ann…

October 08, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Cadet program offers hands-on law enforcement training

Cadet program offers hands-on law enforcement training

The Lansing Police Department offers a cadet program to youths age 15 and older under the direction of Commander Pet Grutzius as a way of intr…

October 08, 2014 12:00 am

Lynwood attorney gets extension for Marigliano appeal

LYNWOOD | Attorneys for the village’s Fire and Police Board who are appealing a Cook County judge’s decision to overturn the dismissal of a po…

October 04, 2014 12:00 am

D.215 board member receives Roosevelt U. fellowship

D.215 board member receives Roosevelt U. fellowship

LANSING | By her own admission, LeeAnn Revis did not fully understand all the issues when first elected in 2009 to the Thornton Fractional Tow…

October 04, 2014 12:00 am

Parent University is Oct. 18 at T.F. North

For several years now, Thornton Fractional North has provided an annual Parent University conference for current and future parents and commun…

October 03, 2014 12:00 am

Voter registration deadline for November election is Tuesday

Those who wish to vote in the Nov. 4 elections in Illinois have until Tuesday to make sure they’re registered. Those who can’t make it to an E…

October 02, 2014 12:00 am

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…

October 01, 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 …

September 11, 2014 10:30 pm Related

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
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