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Martin Luther King Jr Day

South Holland honors Seton Academy for its community service

South Holland honors Seton Academy for its community service

Seniors Cameron Marshbanks, president of Seton Academy Student Council, and Melanie McCoy accept a Service Award on behalf of Seton Academy from South Holland Village President Don De Graff at the Martin Luther King Jr. celebration on Jan. 18 at Covenant United Church of Christ in South Holland.

February 02, 2014 12:00 am
South Holland honors Seton Academy for its community service

South Holland honors Seton Academy for its community service

The Seton Academy Jazz Ensemble was invited to play at the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Day event at Covenant United Church of Christ in South Holland. After the service, the Rev. Ozzie Smith accompanied the Jazz Ensemble on clarinet.

February 02, 2014 12:00 am

SSC hosts MLK Day event on Monday

SOUTH HOLLAND | South Suburban College will host a celebration in honor of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. at 10 a.m. Monday in the Kindig Performing Arts Center, 15800 S. State St., according to a news release.

January 18, 2014 12:00 am

Free legal consults offered on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Seventy-five Northwest Indiana attorneys will provide brief legal consultations at no cost to the public at eight locations Monday on Martin Luther King Day.

January 16, 2014 12:00 am

It wasn't his words, but his actions that defined Martin Luther King Jr.

It has been a while since I wrote about Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The reason is pretty simple; there isn’t much that I can say about an American icon that hasn’t already been said.

January 12, 2014 12:00 am Related

South suburban hospital to feature 'The Mountaintop' tribute to King

OAK LAWN, Ill. |  Presentation of the award-winning play, "The Mountaintop," a poetic drama that offers a portrayal of Martin Luther King's final hours preceding his assassination, will highlight the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration at Advocate Christ Medical Center on Jan. 20.

January 10, 2014 12:00 am
Obama, King honored on historic day

Obama, King honored on historic day

Dancers of the Thornwood Jammers perform at the Martin Luther King Jr. celebration on Monday at South Suburban College in South Holland.

January 22, 2013 12:00 am
King, Obama honored on historic day

King, Obama honored on historic day

SOUTH HOLLAND | The few hundred people who gathered Monday at South Suburban College were there to pay tribute to the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Yet many had their minds also set on the activities taking place about 1,000 miles to the east.

January 22, 2013 12:00 am

Saturday program will mark King day at library

EAST CHICAGO | The East Chicago Public Library, in collaboration with the I Too Sing America Organization Inc., will commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day at an event at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Main Library, 2401 E. Columbus Drive. The program is free and open to the community.

January 18, 2013 12:00 am

IUN marks Martin Luther King Jr. holiday with civil rights play

GARY | Indiana University Northwest will celebrate the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday with a presentation of “The Meeting” by Jeff Stetson, internationally acclaimed, award-winning playwright and screenwriter.

December 31, 2012 12:00 am
MARK KIESLING: Katie Hall, like all, a mix of saint and sinner

MARK KIESLING: Katie Hall, like all, a mix of saint and sinner

I don't recall the author of the quote, but someone once said that dying does not necessarily confer sainthood on a person.

February 24, 2012 12:00 am Related
Hammond's first black teacher speaks of need for tenacity during MLK event

Hammond's first black teacher speaks of need for tenacity during MLK event

HAMMOND | In September 1960, Annie Hicks entered Maywood Elementary School as the first black teacher employed in Hammond.

January 16, 2012 8:35 pm Photos

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New horizons for acceptance

New horizons for acceptance

GARY | Quentin Smith describes the new George Lucas film "Red Tails" as "a movie meant to keep an important story and message alive for future generations to know and learn from."

January 15, 2012 10:45 pm Photos

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Driver service facilities closed in observance of holiday

All driver service facilities of the Illinois secretary of state's office that are open weekdays will be closed Monday in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the office has announced.

January 12, 2012 10:30 pm

Habitat volunteers to mark King Day with service

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Habitat for Humanity Chicago South Suburbs will observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday with a day of service by giving back to the community.

January 12, 2012 7:45 pm
Project will put books in children's hands

Project will put books in children's hands

AmeriCorps members of the Porter County United Way Partnership serving in Lake, Porter, LaPorte and Starke counties are collecting new books for school children in kindergarten through grade 3.

January 11, 2012 12:00 am

Chicago Heights, Bloom High School to host MLK Day celebration

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | The city of Chicago Heights and Bloom High School will host a Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration at 10:30 a.m. Monday.

January 09, 2012 5:30 pm

South Holland church hosts MLK Day celebration

SOUTH HOLLAND | Calvary Community Church, 16341 South Park Ave., will host a Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration at 10 a.m. Saturday.

January 09, 2012 5:15 pm
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