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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 facilities.

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 southbound Interstate 94 at Sibley Boulevard.

August 26, 2014 11:15 pm
Cal City mayor takes ice bucket challenge

Cal City mayor takes ice bucket challenge

Calumet City Mayor Michelle Markiewicz Qualkinbush takes the ice bucket challenge as Elvis tribute artist Dennis Stella looks on. Hilda Maldonado, of the city clerk's office, dumped the bucket on the mayor.

August 26, 2014 12:00 am
Cal City mayor takes ice bucket challenge

Cal City mayor takes ice bucket challenge

CALUMET CITY | After having been challenged by Cathy Petrucci-Walter, the daughter of the late, former 4th Ward Alderman Joe Petrucci and in memory of Dr. Ronald Larcher, Mayor Michelle Markiewicz Qualkinbush took the ice bucket challenge to benefit the ALS Foundation.

August 26, 2014 12:00 am

Calumet City students invited to Back to School event

CALUMET CITY | Calumet City Elementary District 155 students can benefit from a Back To School Clerk Day taking place from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday in the City Hall parking lot, 204 Pulaski Road.

August 25, 2014 12:00 am
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Caroline Sibley school 7th-grader Korinthian Battle slides down the inflatable slide as Dolton School District 194 hosted its annual Back to School Carnival at Caroline Sibley School in Calumet City on Saturday.

August 24, 2014 5:39 pm
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Train driver Joseph Lopez slowly takes passengers around the school parking lot at the Dolton School District 149 hosted annual Back to School Carnival at Caroline Sibley School on Saturday.

August 24, 2014 5:37 pm
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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When Dolfin Inc., a public relations firm tied to the Calumet City Mayor Michelle Qualkinbush, was put up to a vote in April 2012, some aldermen objected to the $4,000 monthly fee. In response, the mayor stated, "I can tell you that we will work him very hard."

August 22, 2014 12:00 am

Good luck to Cal City students for new school year

Well, school is/will be starting soon. Some have started already.

August 21, 2014 12:00 am

T. F. North math teacher dies Monday

CALUMET CITY | Thornton Fractional North High School math teacher Robert Paradise died Monday after suffering a massive heart attack, Principal Dwayne Evans said.

August 20, 2014 12:48 pm

Cal City make changes to handicapped parking

CALUMET CITY | Officials on Thursday changed the areas where handicapped parking will be available in Calumet City.

August 18, 2014 12:00 am

Calumet City council quarrels over budget

CALUMET CITY | Third Ward Alderman Thaddeus Jones wasn't happy with the budget Calumet City officials approved July 29. He voiced that opinion at Thursday's meeting.

August 14, 2014 11:00 pm

Cal City seeks Labor Day parade participants

CALUMET CITY | The deadline is approaching to enter the Calumet City Labor Day Parade. This event, held  at 10:30 a.m. Sept. 1, is open to schools, businesses, clubs and organizations. There is no fee to participate. For further information, contact Gene Popa at (708) 862-6443, or email Gene…

August 14, 2014 12:00 am

SUV crashes on Bishop Ford after Cal City cop chase

CALUMET CITY | A man suspected of trying to burglarize cars in Calumet City crashed on the Bishop Ford freeway early Tuesday following a brief police chase, police said.

August 12, 2014 10:45 am
Local groups continue raising funds for slain officer's family

Local groups continue raising funds for slain officer's family

GARY | Local organizations are having fundraisers this month for the family of slain Gary Patrolman Jeffery Westerfield. 

August 10, 2014 12:30 pm

Back to School Carnival is Aug. 23 in Calumet City

CALUMET CITY | Dolton School District 149 hosts its annual Back to School Carnival from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 23 at Caroline Sibley School, 1550 Sibley Blvd.

August 09, 2014 12:00 am
Calumet City woman wins $650K in Lucky Day Lotto

Calumet City woman wins $650K in Lucky Day Lotto

Rosie Farmer, of Calumet City, with her winning Lucky Day Lotto ticket.

August 07, 2014 10:42 am
Calumet City woman wins $650K in Lucky Day Lotto

Calumet City woman wins $650K in Lucky Day Lotto

CALUMET CITY | A lucky Calumet City woman received the best birthday gift when she won $650,000 playing Lucky Day Lotto weeks before her 53rd birthday, according to a news release.

August 07, 2014 10:31 am

VictorFest a success for church and community

Well, the two great undertakings of my summer have passed.

August 07, 2014 12:00 am
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