Homecoming is an American tradition that dates back to the early 20th century. Since the idea of homecoming spread across the country more than 100 years ago, the series of weeklong festivities typically include football games, parades, dances, tailgate parties, and spirit days. It is a time…
CALUMET CITY | Election nomination petitions for the Thornton Fractional Township District 215 School Board will be available beginning Sept. 23 at the district office at 1601 Wentworth Ave. in Calumet City.
CHICAGO | A former Burnham village clerk was sentenced to 18 months in federal prison Tuesday after pleading guilty in May to stealing more than $650,000 from Burnham, spending much of it at Indiana casinos.
A report released this summer indicated that all 23 of the students enrolled in our Advanced Placement Spanish course at Thornton Fractional South High School during the 2013-2014 school year met or exceeded standards on the national AP exam.
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 behind in their studies and receive poor grades.
CALUMET CITY | The Thornton Fractional Township High School District 215 board has approved changes to its rules and regulations for administrative support, maintenance and culinary management staff.
As recreation director for the Calumet Memorial Park District, Thom Miller is excited to continue improving the lives of residents who use the facilities.
HAMMOND | A Hammond-based steel service center won a major national award, and a few other steel companies with local ties also picked up top honors.
CALUMET CITY | Thornton Fractional North High School math teacher Robert Paradise died Monday after suffering a massive heart attack, Principal Dwayne Evans said.
CALUMET CITY | The Performing Arts Camp will perform "The Lion King" at 7 p.m. Thursday at the auditorium of Thornton Fractional North High School, 755 Pulaski Road.
Campers battle it out in a shaving cream fight, boys versus girls.
Brian Minor, age 9 of Calumet City, hits the slip 'n slide, although instead of being covered with water, it's garnished with ketchup, mustard, relish, nacho cheese and sliced peaches. All of the food was past its expiration date, so no consumable foods were wasted for this event.
CALUMET CITY | It was "Messy Week" for the Calumet Memorial Park District's Youth Camp at Memorial Park.
BURNHAM | The Burnham Police Department will conduct late-night enforcement patrols from Aug. 15 to Sept. 1 focusing on impaired drivers and seat belt violators.
BURNHAM | This summer, the Calumet Memorial Park District has received a grant from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources which allows participants ages 14 to 18 from the Illinois Youth Recreation Corps to work in the park district. They are currently working in a number of neighborho…
Participants from the Illinois Youth Recreation Corps spread mulch at Burnham Park in Burnham. The Calumet Memorial Park District serves Calumet City and Burnham and neighborhoods in Dolton and South Holland.
CALUMET CITY | The Calumet Memorial Park District offers Youth Camp for ages 7 to 12.
Alex Scott, age 8 of Calumet City, carefully removes a piece in a game of Jumbo Jenga, during the Calumet Memorial Park District's Youth Camp.
BURNHAM | A 26-year-old man was arrested Monday on a felony drug charge after officers with a search warrant found prescription drugs and cash inside a Burnham residence, police said.
The Calumet Memorial Park District is hosting a second summer camp session beginning Monday through Aug. 8.
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