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Local colleges aim to fill coming trades work gap

Local colleges aim to fill coming trades work gap

Darius Smith, of Calumet City, hammers nails out of a board as he works Aug. 27 on tearing down a house in a carpentry class at South Suburban College in South Holland.

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Local colleges aim to fill coming trades work gap

Local colleges aim to fill coming trades work gap

Darius Smith, of Calumet City, left, Justice Allen, of Country Club Hills,  and Kendell Godfrey, also of Calumet City, work on tearing down a house in their carpentry class on Aug. 27 at South Suburban College in South Holland. Local colleges are offering classes in the trades to close a com…

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Calumet City may erect signs restricting loud music

CALUMET CITY | The City Council is considering installing new street signs advising motorists to avoid playing music loudly while passing through a particular part of town.

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Calumet City, Dolton park districts each receive more than $2M in state funds

Calumet City, Dolton park districts each receive more than $2M in state funds

Gov. Patrick Quinn speaks Saturday at the Sandridge Community Center in Calumet City to announce the Calumet Memorial Park District will receive $2.1 million in PARC grant money to expand the community center. Behind Quinn is Thornton Township Supervisor Frank Zuccarelli.

August 31, 2014 10:26 am
Calumet City, Dolton park districts each receive more than $2M for recreational improvements

Calumet City, Dolton park districts each receive more than $2M for recreational improvements

CHICAGO | The Calumet Memorial Park District and the Dolton Park District will each receive more than $2 million from the state of Illinois for recreational improvements, part of a $14.4 million investment in several Chicago Southland communities, Gov. Pat Quinn announced Saturday.

August 31, 2014 10:04 am

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 behind in their studies and receive poor grades.

August 31, 2014 12:00 am

Ingalls Health System announces upcoming health programs for September

Breast Cancer Support Group

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 administrative support, maintenance and culinary management staff.

August 31, 2014 12:00 am
Fitness Pointe team wins fifth consecutive rowing machine challenge

Fitness Pointe team wins fifth consecutive rowing machine challenge

MUNSTER | For a fifth consecutive year, the Community Hospital Fitness Pointe team has been named champions of the Concept2 World Rowing competition, logging a whopping 21,354,799 meters.

August 31, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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T.F. North's Aaron Dunigan breaks through the Urban Prep defense for a long touchdown run Saturday.

August 30, 2014 5:48 pm
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T.F. North's ANthony Watkins breaks free from an Urban Prep defender for a long gain Saturday in Calumet City.

August 30, 2014 5:48 pm
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T.F. North's Aaron Dunigan, right, celebrates his touchdown run against Urban Prep with Xavier Harris Saturday.

August 30, 2014 5:48 pm
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T.F. North defenders swarm Urban Prep's Willie Walton for a loss Saturday in Calumet City.

August 30, 2014 5:47 pm
T.F. North wins football season opener the hard way

T.F. North wins football season opener the hard way

CALUMET CITY | As he watched Saturday’s first quarter, which ended with his T.F. North Meteors trailing Urban Prep-West 14-0, North running back Anthony Watkins had a thought.

August 30, 2014 5:00 pm Photos

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Cal City fills department head roles

CALUMET CITY | The City Council approved a series of appointments and reappointments to municipal agencies Thursday, although a few objections were raised for certain posts.

August 28, 2014 9:45 pm
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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