CALUMET CITY | The Thornton Fractional North Mock Trial team won second place at the sixth Municipal District’s Mock Trial Competition on Feb. 15 at Prairie State College in Chicago Heights.
Chiara Barbato, 17, is challenging her world view as a foreign exchange student from Rome, Italy.
CALUMET CITY | The City Council delayed approval of payments related to last year’s purchase and installation of a data backup solution for the city’s computer server.
SPRINGFIELD | While a child advocacy group's report shows that more Illinois kids now have health insurance, it also warns that health disparities related to income and race could intensify if there are program cuts to Medicaid and social services as the state faces a large dip in revenues n…
CHICAGO | Mayors of some of America's biggest cities said Thursday that cities, not Washington, D.C., are driving the country's economic growth.
UNIVERSITY PARK | The College of Business and Public Administration at Governors State University is hosting a virtual graduate programs information session from 6 to 7:30 p.m. March 24.
SOUTH HOLLAND | State Rep. Thaddeus Jones, D-Calumet City, visited South Suburban College last week to tour the adult education areas of the college, according to a news release.
I went to a meeting a little while back.
CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Marian Catholic High School is hosting its 12th annual Marian Madness NCAA Tournament celebration on April 5 in the Sister M. Paul McCaughey, O.P. Leadership Center.
CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Students from several south suburban area high schools will have their art work on display at the Prairie State College High School Juried Art Exhibit from March 17 through April 3. The exhibit is being hosted at the Christopher Art Gallery, on the PSC campus at 202 S. Halsted St.
MERRILLVILLE | Indiana Parenting Institute will conduct a free Cultural Competence Workshop from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday in Meeting Room B of the Merrillville branch of the Lake County Public Library, 1919 W. U.S. 30.
Third-grade teacher Kailey Arrivo was recently chosen as a recipient of the Back to School Bonanza classroom stock-up promotion sponsored by Peapod in partnership with Reckitt and Kimberly-Clark.
LANSING | St. Ann Catholic Church celebrated Ash Wednesday Mass with the school's students at 9 a.m.
TINLEY PARK | U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Ill., invites the public to a panel discussion about the critical role of women in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Saturday at DeVry University, 18624 W. Creek Drive.
CALUMET CITY | The Get Covered Illinois Road 2 Coverage statewide mobile tour will make a stop from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday at state Rep. Thaddeus Jones' office at 1910 Sibley Blvd., according to a news release.
CHICAGO | Three Illinois congressmen have signed a letter asking for a federal investigation into the handling and potential health effects of petroleum coke.
Municipal officials in both Lansing and South Holland have long been on the record as saying they are not interested in a casino, but they are more than willing to share in the profits if one is built in a nearby community.
(All fish fries held on Friday)
Hegewisch pride is running high this week thanks to the great news that St. Florian School will remain open. This neighborhood, which may be considered small compared to many of its Chicago counterparts, is never lacking in the size of its heart.
UNIVERSITY PARK | On March 11, in conjunction with Women’s History Month, Governors State University will host a special, free screening of “Not My Life,” a film about human trafficking and modern slavery on a global scale. The film is directed by Robert Bilheimer.
André Smith, a political science major at Butler University, is gaining valuable experience as an intern in Washington D.C.
CHICAGO | Stagg High School will celebrate its 50th anniversary with a namesake event April 12 at the University of Chicago’s Bartlett Hall, where Amos Alonzo Stagg served as associate professor and director of athletics.
SOUTH HOLLAND | Each year the South Suburban College Foundation has an annual spring gala from which all proceeds benefit scholarship programs. The Foundation is now seeking support from local partners for Showcase 2014: SSC Global, a dinner-dance-auction fundraiser on April 25 at Glenwoodie…
CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Marian Catholic High School President Sister Judine Hilbing, O.P. has announced Steve Tortorello ‘04 as the new principal of Marian Catholic High School beginning July 1, according to a news release.
THORNTON | The Thornton Police Department announced they will be conducting special patrols this St. Patrick’s Day holiday period, March 13 to 17, to crack down on drunk drivers and to cite unbuckled motorists.
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