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East Side Scouts bowl in Lansing

East Side Scouts bowl in Lansing

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.

October 19, 2014 12:00 am

Lansing Autumn Fest a success

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…

October 19, 2014 12:00 am

The power of partnership

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…

October 19, 2014 12:00 am

Bond rating diversity reflects differences in south suburbs

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.

October 19, 2014 12:00 am

Ill. attorney general seeking info on Sauk Village town hall meetings

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.

October 19, 2014 12:00 am

Two years in, debate over crime and video gambling continues

SPRINGFIELD | When Illinois lawmakers began debating the legalization of video gambling in 2009, opponents argued it would result in an increase in crime.

October 19, 2014 12:00 am

Westbound U.S. 30 reduced to one lane in Lynwood

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.

October 19, 2014 12:00 am

Number of children in family in correct

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. 

October 18, 2014 12:00 am

Chicago mayor: Ebola risk 'remains low' in city

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.

October 18, 2014 12:00 am

Cal City elementary school adding a first-grade class on Monday

CALUMET CITY  | Woodrow Wilson Elementary School will have one more first grade class beginning Monday.

October 18, 2014 12:00 am

Sauk Village may vote on election etiquette ordinance on Oct. 28

SAUK VILLAGE | Village Clerk Debbie Williams wants a concrete definition of what the village considers as acceptable electioneering.

October 18, 2014 12:00 am

Lansing principal resigns; group of parents voices support

LANSING | The Lansing Elementary District 158 School Board this week accepted the resignation of Memorial Junior High School Principal Duane Schupp.

October 17, 2014 1:25 pm

D.215 students can report bullying anonymously via mobile app

Throughout the month of October, schools, businesses, and corporations across the nation will engage in various activities in recognition of National Bullying Prevention Month.

October 17, 2014 12:00 am
Teen scholar hopes to help others through her career

Teen scholar hopes to help others through her career

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.

October 17, 2014 12:00 am
Obama visit a 'plus' for Quinn

Obama visit a 'plus' for Quinn

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.

October 17, 2014 12:00 am

Pullman, South Holland among projects included for expert technical assistance

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.

October 17, 2014 12:00 am
Marian Catholic Endowment Golf Classic exceeds $100K goal

Marian Catholic Endowment Golf Classic exceeds $100K goal

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.

October 17, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Hegewisch school to complete work on new green space

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.

October 16, 2014 1:22 pm

Cops seeking public's help in Chicago Heights homicide case

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Investigators are asking for the public's help in their probe of a homicide there earlier this week.

October 16, 2014 10:53 am

SSC seeking volunteer tutors, participants for free adult literacy program

SOUTH HOLLAND | South Suburban College is seeking tutors and participants for the Adult Volunteer Literacy Tutoring Program.

October 16, 2014 12:00 am

It is not too late to register for Mental Health Conference at PSC

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…

October 16, 2014 12:00 am
Large fire in 1895 prompts Crete to form Fire Brigade

Large fire in 1895 prompts Crete to form Fire Brigade

CRETE | A fire on Nov. 14, 1895, at a major business in Crete led to the establishment of the village's first fire brigade.

October 16, 2014 12:00 am

Crete awards contract for roadway improvement project

CRETE | The Village Board awarded a contract Monday to a Monee-based company for improvements and a utility extension project for Old Monee Road.

October 16, 2014 12:00 am
Quinn, crime victims push assault weapons ban

Quinn, crime victims push assault weapons ban

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.

October 16, 2014 12:00 am
Computer engineering interests young scholar

Computer engineering interests young scholar

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.

October 16, 2014 12:00 am
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