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D.148 hires new principal

D.148 hires new principal

A south suburban woman who got her start in education years ago as an aide in Dolton West School District 148 is heading back to the school system as a principal of two Riverdale schools.

August 14, 2014 12:00 am
D.148 hires new principal

D.148 hires new principal

Shinora Montgomery is the new principal of Dolton West School District 148's Early Childhood Center and Riverdale Elementary School. She comes to the district from Country Club Hills District 160 where she had served as an assistant principal.

August 14, 2014 12:00 am

Police: Dolton officer shot, killed suspect who pointed gun at him

DOLTON | A Dolton police officer shot and killed a suspect in a drive-by shooting Saturday night after the suspect jumped from a fleeing SUV and pointed a gun at the officer, police said.

August 10, 2014 7:00 pm

District 148 sets 2014-15 registration dates

Dolton West School District 148 parents and guardians are asked to mark their calendars for the 2014-15 registration dates.

August 06, 2014 12:00 am

Teens killed in Harvey crash identified

The Cook County medical examiner's office has released the names of the two teens killed in a crash Sunday in Harvey.

July 29, 2014 3:03 pm
2 teens killed, 2 injured in Harvey crash

2 teens killed, 2 injured in Harvey crash

HARVEY | Two teenagers died and two others were badly injured early Sunday when the stolen car they were riding in crashed near the Harvey Metra Station, a city spokesman said.

July 27, 2014 10:30 pm
D.148 leaders honored for efforts to prevent underage drinking

D.148 leaders honored for efforts to prevent underage drinking

Dolton West Elementary District 148 Superintendent Jayne E. Purcell, at right, poses with Family Guidance Centers Inc./Southland Prevention Coalition representatives Tula Beene and Robert Thompson. Purcell was honored for her support of the Coalition's efforts to prevent underage drinking.

July 20, 2014 12:00 am
D.148 leaders honored for efforts to prevent underage drinking

D.148 leaders honored for efforts to prevent underage drinking

Southland Prevention Coalition Vice President Robert Thompson presented Superintendent Jayne E. Purcell with a Community Service Award in appreciation for her outstanding dedication and service "above and beyond the call of duty."

July 20, 2014 12:00 am
D.148 leaders honored for efforts to prevent underage drinking

D.148 leaders honored for efforts to prevent underage drinking

Southland Prevention Coalition Vice President Robert Thompson also presented School Board Secretary James E. Bendell with a Community Service Award for his service to and support of the Southland Prevention Coalition.

July 20, 2014 12:00 am
D.148 leaders honored for efforts to prevent underage drinking

D.148 leaders honored for efforts to prevent underage drinking

DOLTON | Dolton West Elementary District 148 Superintendent Jayne E. Purcell, School Board Secretary James E. Bendell, and the entire School Board received honors from the Family Guidance Centers Inc./Southland Prevention Coalition during the School Board’s June meeting.

July 20, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Comcast bringing Internet access to low-income families in Thornton Township

Comcast bringing Internet access to low-income families in Thornton Township

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle addresses the audience during a news conference Thursday announcing a new program in partnership with Comcast called Internet Essentials that will help thousands of low-income families in Thornton Township gain Internet access, many for the first time.

July 17, 2014 2:45 pm
Comcast bringing Internet access to low-income families in Thornton Township

Comcast bringing Internet access to low-income families in Thornton Township

DOLTON | Comcast is expanding Internet access into Thornton Township for low-income families who might otherwise not be able to afford it.

July 17, 2014 12:35 pm

Local fire departments share in $1.8M grant

HOMEWOOD | The Homewood Fire Department has received a $1.8 million grant that will help it and 19 local fire departments, including Lansing, Calumet City and Munster, purchase portable radios and conduct firefighting training.

July 08, 2014 12:00 am
ArcelorMittal pays $90 million to settle price-fixing lawsuit

ArcelorMittal pays $90 million to settle price-fixing lawsuit

ArcelorMittal will spend $90 million to settle a price-fixing lawsuit that alleged U.S. steelmakers violated federal antitrust laws.

June 19, 2014 7:01 pm

Four Illinois motorcyclists arrested after high-speed chase

CEDAR LAKE | Police arrested four Illinois motorcyclists Saturday after chasing them south and then north on U.S. 41 through Cedar Lake.

June 08, 2014 7:39 pm
Lansing prinicpal to retire after 38 years in education

Lansing prinicpal to retire after 38 years in education

Coolidge Elementary School Principal Linda Blomquist, left, talks with fifth-grader Sydney Rosinia-Cowan on Blomquist's last day of work with the students at the school in Lansing. Blomquist is retiring after 38 years in education.

June 08, 2014 12:00 am

Manufacturers can learn how to manage energy costs

RIVERDALE | Manufacturers who got stuck with big power bills this winter can learn how to manage their energy costs at an upcoming talk.

June 06, 2014 2:00 pm
Advocates lend their voice for lung friendly policies at Illinois State Capitol

Advocates lend their voice for lung friendly policies at Illinois State Capitol

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | Recently, Respiratory Health Association led a group of 60 constituents from more than 30 different districts on a trip to Springfield, Ill., giving them the opportunity to meet with decision makers about lung health legislation. The group included several Rush University…

May 16, 2014 12:00 am
Advocates lend their voice for lung friendly policies at Illinois State Capitol

Advocates lend their voice for lung friendly policies at Illinois State Capitol

Cynthia Jackson, of Riverdale, meets with her lawmaker, state Sen. Napoleon Harris, D-Flossmoor, to discuss lung health policies. Jackson has been personally affected by COPD.

May 16, 2014 12:00 am

Harvey man killed in Riverdale shooting

RIVERDALE | A Harvey man died Wednesday night after he was shot multiple times in Riverdale, an official said.

May 15, 2014 7:00 pm
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