Cookie contest winners and judges Tammy Trevino (left to right) and Carol Skirmont of Hammond, Patty Grigutis of Lansing, Chef Terry Zych, Nora Kopaczewski of Hammond and newspaper columnists Joan Dittmann (back) and Eloise Valadez gather under the fringed shade of a giant "Leg Lamp" in homa…
HIGHLAND | Kempo Jujutsu Martial Arts is celebrating 20 years in business this month by sponsoring a holiday toy drive.
Illiana Christian High School senior Hannah Byma enjoys displaying her creativity as yearbook editor at the Lansing school.
The Christmas season is in full swing now. I think our late Thanksgiving threw things off a little because we usually don’t do any decorating on Thanksgiving weekend and it’s normally the first Saturday in December that we go and pick out a real tree. I’m big on holiday traditions and our ro…
LANSING | Businesses within the village that wish to get a property tax break from Cook County government will now have to pay municipal government a fee to cover the costs of processing the request.
When voters in parts of the south suburbs go to the polling place March 18, they will be asked to decide whether a pair of incumbent government officials should be replaced by people whose records include felony convictions.
LANSING | Pelcher's Shooters Supply and Range, 18149 Henry St., is hosting a grand re-opening this weekend of its new indoor shooting range.
Lansing resident Jessica Gomez is excited to begin a career in health care as a dermatologist.
The T.F. North Drama Department cordially invites you to attend its rendition of "Charlotte's Web" the musical at 6 tonight and Saturday in the T.F. North Auditorium, 755 Pulaski Road. Those who attend the annual tree lighting ceremony will receive complimentary hot chocolate and will be adm…
LANSING | Some 14 special education students at Thornton Fractional South High School on Friday held their annual Christmas holiday bazaar, at which they sell items they made to raise money for a local charitable cause.
Thornton Fractional South High School sophomore Liset Garcia picks a Christmas treat Thursday in the school's grand looby at the fourth annual Hoilday Bazaar presented by the special education students from 353 Rebels Inc.
In the Thornton Fractional High School grand lobby, special education student D.J. Altgilbers works the cash register for customers Brianna Martin, right, and Bonnie Devries at the fourh annual Holiday Bazaar on Thursday morning. The students formed their own company, 353 Rebels Inc.
LANSING | Lansing schoolchildren cross the village's streets every day to get to school with the help from crossing guards.
Lansing Elementary District 158 crossing guards Ed Kwasny, left, and Van Modrzejewski allow children to cross the intersection of Torrence Avenue and Thornton Lansing Road. "This is the busiest intersection in Lansing. We see it all here," Modrzejewski said.
LANSING | A village trustee said Tuesday he wants the board to reconsider action it took two months ago to alter the procedures by which trash and yard waste is picked up.
HARVEY | The city’s Fire Department will take over the bulk of firefighting protection to neighboring Dixmoor, which closed its Fire Department on Sunday due to financial reasons.
William Arnold holds his grandson, Mason Arnold, as he tells Santa Claus his wishes for Christmas prior to the Lansing Christmas tree lighting ceremony Friday evening at Fox Point in Lansing.
The holiday season is here and I’m typing up my column in the midst of turkey and stuffing and pie and much good spirit surrounded by family. Thanksgiving is a once a year deal where the world seems to slow and the most important thing is gathering around the table with those you love. Every…
Tiffany Saulsberry-Harvey, right, shares a laugh with registered nurse Lori Latimer at La Rabida Children's Hospital in Chicago. Saulsberry-Harvey and a co-worker organized the donation of a sensory table to the hospital for children to play with as part of their treatment.
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