CALUMET CITY | An Illinois Department of Natural Resources program is providing $15.3 million to benefit public parks across the state, including facilities in Calumet City and Crete.
CRETE | Village Administrator Tom Durkin told the Village Board this week the time has come to conduct a hotel market survey for Crete.
PSC President Eric Radtke, far left, congratulates speech team members Jasmine Ross, Liz Rossi, Sarah Ross, and Nicholas Williams for their recent successes in the Phi Rho Pi Region 4 Speech Tournament at Elgin Community College.
CHICAGO HEIGHTS | The Prairie State College speech team was named co-regional champions in Individual Events and received the silver medal overall (Individual Events and Debate) during the Phi Rho Pi Region 4 Speech Tournament at Elgin Community College. This is the first team gold medal for…
The Crete Public Library recently held a program presented by naturalist Sharon Peterson all about bats. During the multimedia presentation Peterson, pictured above, holds her Fruit Bat to show his full wing span and structure.
CRETE | St. James Manor & Villas, 1251 E. Richton Road, will host a free educational workshop about VA benefits and creative funding for seniors at 6 p.m. May 22 in the chapel.
CRETE | Naturalist Sharon Peterson presented a multimedia presentation about bats of the world at the Crete Public Library on April 20.
During a recent program on bats held at the Crete Public Library naturalist Sharon Peterson holds an African Straw-Colored bat while Savannah Davis rubs its soft fur. Peterson's multimedia presentation dispelled myths and educated the audience about the benefits of bats.
Cosmo Marlini celebrated his 105th birthday Wednesday at the Village Woods Christian Retirement Community in Crete.
Cosmo Marlini looks at a cake made for his birthday with his niece, Paulette Dyrda, of Chicago Heights, at the Village Woods Christian Retirement Community in Crete. Nearly 100 residents and staff sang "Happy Birthday" to Cosmo as he walked into the facility' lower level banquet hall. Marlin…
Bonnie Umland, of Chicago Heights, visits with Cosmo Marlini on Wednesday durng his 105th birthday celebration at the Village Woods Christian Retirement Community in Crete. Umland grew up in Chicago Heights two blocks away from Cosmo. At right is Cosmo's niece, Paulette Dyrda, of Chicago Heights.
Pro Shred Security employee Nick Barelli dumps Ray Gottardo's documents to be shred on site at the Crete Public Library. The shredding event occurred in April.
CRETE | The Crete Public Library’s Shredding Event took place April 20 in the library’s parking lot.
CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Marian Catholic High School hosted an Excellence in Academics Award breakfast on April 25 and Medals of Academic Excellence were awarded to 61 sophomores, juniors, and seniors.
A Munster man is $100,000 richer thanks to a winning ticket in the Illinois Lottery's St. Patrick's Day Millionaire Raffle.
CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Marian Catholic High School announces the Students of the Month for March. Departments choose students that go above and beyond their duties as student aides.
Chef Jennifer Ruzbasan of Hobart, the head chef at St. James Manor and Villas in Crete, Ill., displays her award-winning recipe for Orange-Ginger Chicken Stir Fry.
CRETE | Region native Shannon McQueen is a busy woman.
DYER | A Caregiver Support Group that encompasses Alzheimer’s Disease and other dementia, cancer, stroke and other adult care responsibilities will meet at 2 p.m. Sunday at Franciscan Alliance St. Margaret Health Dyer, 24 Joliet St.
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