Pictured volunteering at a recent Catholic Charities supper are, from left, state Rep. Anthony DeLuca, D-Chicago Heights, with Catholic Charities Regional Board member Sandra Slayton, retired state Rep. Joe Lyons and state Rep. William Davis, D-East Hazel Crest.
SOUTH HOLLAND | Elected officials from the south suburbs pitched in to serve the hungry and homeless at a free supper sponsored weekly by Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago on Oct. 6 at St. Anne Parish in Hazel Crest.
Washington Elementary School teachers Katrina Garrett, at left, and Kim Wilson are the recipients of an award from the Dunkin' Donuts store in Dolton. These teachers were the top vote-getters in a competition designed to recognize outstanding educators.
DOLTON | A desire to give back to the community and to show appreciation for teachers prompted a Dolton business to present a monetary award to two popular Washington Elementary School teachers.
Dunkin' Donuts multi-unit manager Kajal Patel, second from left, and restaurant manager Karen Avalos, second from right, presented balloons and a monetary award to Katrina Garrett and Kim Wilson for use in their classrooms. Also pictured are Washington Elementary School and Washington Junior…
SPRINGFIELD | A controversial proposal to overhaul how Illinois funds public schools won't come up for debate during the General Assembly's fall veto session.
HARVEY | The Harvey Park District board is asking the U.S. attorney’s office and the Cook County state’s attorney to investigate their finances, following the discovery of financial irregularities that caused it this week to fire their executive director.
MARKHAM | Two suspects from an August hostage standoff in Harvey during which a police officer was wounded entered not guilty pleas Tuesday at a hearing at the Markham courthouse.
CALUMET CITY | Count Thornton Fractional Township High School District 215 Superintendent Creg Williams among those who are wary of a bill pending before the Illinois General Assembly that aims to reform state public education funding.
CALUMET CITY | Just over 10 percent of the total enrollment of the Thornton Fractional high schools this year are students transferring into the community from elsewhere, and that is a fact that has school administrators concerned.
On Monday, the Maya Angelou Elementary School in Harvey was rededicated in the poet's honor. Angelou died May 28 in North Carolina. In attendance at the rededication ceremony were, from left, Denean Adams, superintendent of Harvey Public Schools District 152; Angelou's grandson Colin Johnson…
HARVEY| On Monday, Harvey Public Schools District 152 officials held a rededication ceremony at the Maya Angelou Elementary School, 15748 Page St., which was first renamed in her honor 20 years ago.
MARKHAM | Two men learned Wednesday they have been indicted on various criminal charges for a two-day standoff with police in Harvey.
DOLTON | A financial adviser helping Thornton Township High School District 205 prepare its budget for the current fiscal year said the district faces several complicating factors from Illinois state government in the near future.
DOLTON | A parent of a student-athlete and a business representative tried using the "public participation" portion of a Thornton Township High School District 205 meeting Wednesday to address their concerns, only to be told they could not speak to the board.
DOLTON | The attorney for Thornton Township High School District 205 says newly hired support staff to the district are not in jeopardy of losing their jobs because the board failed on Wednesday to approve payment of bills and personnel for the past year.
MIDLOTHIAN, Ill. | Golfers are invited to join friends of Restoration Ministries at their 19th annual golf tournament on Monday, at the Midlothian Country Club, 5000 W. 147th St.
This foursome from Faith Church in Dyer participated in Restoration Ministries 2013 golf tournament at Midlothian Country Club. More than $43,000 was raised at last year's golf outing. Foursomes and sponsorships are still available for the upcoming outing on Monday.
CHICAGO | Center Avenue in Harvey and a Flossmoor Road viaduct that provides access to a Metra station will be improved under two measures approved Wednesday by the Cook County Board.
MARKHAM | A Hammond man was charged Wednesday with the attempted murder of a police officer in connection with an incident in Harvey on Sunday.
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