Seven-year-old Haley Armellino colors a Christmas tree and house in the coloring contest held Saturday morning in the Jullian Day Spa shop as part of the Crete Country Christmas.
Ruthy Perdue holds Puddles, a Yorkshire terrier, as they parade around in the Reindog Parade and Contest on Saturday morning held at the Crete Country Christmas. Ruthie won the Best Dog Owner Costume prize.
CRETE | Now in its 22nd year, the annual Crete Country Christmas festivities will take place from Friday through Sunday.
These dogs are all dressed up to participate in last year's "Rein Dog" contest at the annual Crete Country Christmas event.
A sculptor creates a work of art out of ice at last years' Crete Country Christmas.
CRETE | The Crete Public Library’s Curiosity Club “sprang into action” recently with a program all about springs.
Judy Richert, left, shows the children the many tricks of a Slinky toy. The children viewed books on springs, made a craft using clothes pins, held slinky races, and viewed a huge car strut that uses a spring which supports the weight of the car.
Jacob VanVossen, pictured above, paints a clothes pin during a recent Crete Public Library Curiosity Club program all about springs. Jacob's finished craft was a decorated magnet cloths pin for clipping papers together.
CRETE | November and December are active months for the Crete Woman's Club. Sponsorship of the Crete Food Pantry for Thanksgiving and Christmas, bell ringing for the Salvation Army at Walt's and the cookie sale at the Township Hall on Dec. 7 are part of the club's holiday activities which su…
CRETE | The Village Board gave tentative approval to reimburse a local day care center with tax increment finance district funds to rebuild an outdoor deck where children play.
CRETE | The village’s longtime fire chief is at home recovering from quadruple bypass heart surgery he underwent earlier this month.
The Limitations, Steve Justman, Tony Volini and Tom Swenson performed at the November Crete Woman's Club luncheon.
CRETE | Rebecca Hauser, 16, of Crete, a junior at Marian Catholic High School in Chicago Heights, says she was raised with a spirit of helping others in her family.
St. Monica Home manager Liz Guzman-Arredondo, left, with the donations Rebecca Hauser, right, of Crete, collected at her Sauk Village church. The home on the campus of Franciscan St. Margaret Health hospital in Dyer helps teen mothers through their pregnancies.
HAZEL CREST | Advocate South Suburban Hospital has honored five associates as MVP Value Leaders for the third quarter of 2013. The MVP (Mission, Value and Philosophy) Program recognizes associates, physicians and volunteers who go above and beyond in demonstrating Advocate Health Care's core…
CRETE | Police officials are asking village residents to help collect food, clothing and other goods for the residents of tornado-stricken Washington, Ill.
Jerilyn Hale, left, and Kyra Malak show off their creation at Crete Park District's Card Board City.
Jerilyn Hale, from left, Billy O'Reilly, Antney Urbikas and Kyra Malak play school inside the cardboard school they created as part of the Crete Park District Card Board City program.
Caden Ordanas, from left, Jackson Malak, Brianna Lexow and Jerilyn Hale decided the first job in creating their Card Board City was to create and raise a flag.
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