LANSING | Cub Scouts of Pack 773, who meet at Annunciata Parish on the East Side, recently gathered at Lan-Oak Lanes, 2524 Ridge Road in Lansing, for a night of bowling.
I, like many others, am in recovery mode this week after the conclusion of Lansing Autumn Fest. It’s been a long year of planning the 2014 fest and the last six to eight weeks have been pretty intense for the entire board of the Lansing Association for Community Events, but it all paid off n…
For the past 25 years, the Crown Point Community Foundation has worked with donors to grow our assets. As the assets grow, so does the Foundation’s ability to be a grant-maker. The Crown Point Community Foundation has grant cycles in February, June and September. Nonprofits seeking funding c…
Each individual south suburban community faces a different set of financial and debt-related challenges. Some have addressed those challenges better than others in recent years.
SAUK VILLAGE | The Illinois attorney general's office has contacted the village about possible Open Meetings Act violations, the village attorney told the board Tuesday.
SPRINGFIELD | When Illinois lawmakers began debating the legalization of video gambling in 2009, opponents argued it would result in an increase in crime.
LYNWOOD | The Illinois Department of Transportation announced that westbound U.S. 30 in Lynwood will be reduced to one lane next week at the CN Railroad crossing just west of the state line for the installation of temporary signals to warn traffic of approaching trains.
An Oct. 16 column about former Calumet City Alderman Joe O'Neill incorrectly stated the number of children in the O'Neill family. There are eight. The Times regrets the error.
CHICAGO | Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel says the risk of Ebola "remains low" for the city's residents, but efforts to prepare for the virus are underway in both the public and private sectors.
CALUMET CITY | Woodrow Wilson Elementary School will have one more first grade class beginning Monday.
SAUK VILLAGE | Village Clerk Debbie Williams wants a concrete definition of what the village considers as acceptable electioneering.
LANSING | The Lansing Elementary District 158 School Board this week accepted the resignation of Memorial Junior High School Principal Duane Schupp.
Throughout the month of October, schools, businesses, and corporations across the nation will engage in various activities in recognition of National Bullying Prevention Month.
Lansing resident Kaitlyn Dominiak was chosen as a September Student of the Month by the Lansing Rotary Club for her academic success and outstanding character.
SPRINGFIELD | While some Democratic candidates try to distance themselves from President Barack Obama, Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn is embracing a weekend campaign visit from the commander in chief.
Improving transportation to the site of a proposed Pullman National Park and keeping a long-range plan for South Holland relevant are among two dozen new projects that will receive support in coming years from the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning.
CHICAGO HEIGHTS | The Marian Catholic High School Endowment Golf Classic that took place Sept. 8 at Olympia Fields Country Club netted more than $121,000, exceeding its $100,000 goal.
CHICAGO | Officials with a Hegewisch school are expected to complete work Saturday on a schoolyard that was converted from asphalt to a green space for use by the community.
CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Investigators are asking for the public's help in their probe of a homicide there earlier this week.
SOUTH HOLLAND | South Suburban College is seeking tutors and participants for the Adult Volunteer Literacy Tutoring Program.
CHICAGO HEIGHTS | It might be the most helpful and informative conference you attend all year. Prairie State College is hosting a conference to help people understand mental health. Titled, “Changing Perspectives and Altering Perceptions: Understanding Mental Health,” the conference is a ful…
CRETE | A fire on Nov. 14, 1895, at a major business in Crete led to the establishment of the village's first fire brigade.
CRETE | The Village Board awarded a contract Monday to a Monee-based company for improvements and a utility extension project for Old Monee Road.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | Gov. Pat Quinn drew on the support of families of victims of gun violence Wednesday to push for a ban on assault weapons during his re-election bid against Republican challenger Bruce Rauner.
Portage High School student Nicole Griffin was recently named a member of the National Society of High School Scholars, recognizing her academic achievements, leadership skills and community commitment.
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