While last year’s new year’s celebrations took place amid pandemic precautions and capacity limits, this year things are moving more in the direction of normalcy.
'Tis the season for beautiful Christmas floral arrangements. Flowers help create the perfect holiday home and are a perfect gift for special someone or your holiday host.
Water rates continue to rise in Orland Park, New Lenox, Tinley Park and Mokena, which use Lake Michigan water via the Oak Lawn Regional Water System.
Tucked between the big box behemoth of Black Friday and the online frenzy of Cyber Monday, Small Business Saturday reminds shoppers of0 the things that make their towns so great and so unique.
The South Suburbs have not had much in the Illinois High School Association girls tennis tournament. Providence Catholic senior Emma Davis and Sandburg’s Maia Loureiro are changing that.
Mokena man reels in a bodacious bass in forest preserve contest.
Business snapshots: Abe’s Custom Car Care & Repair
The 464 area code will be an "overlay" for the current 708 area code.
Tinley Park will be busy morning, noon and night when it comes to Fourth of July events but the village’s park district chief, Shawn Roby, said that things will be scaled down in 2021 — though there is an added event.
On 20 acres in Mokena, Nova Quarter Horses corrals the spirit of horsemanship.
Family and friends remember Tinley Park coach who brought so much to the game and life.
A look at Creative Carpet & Flooring, Thimbles and Two Hearts Catholic Gifts & Books.
With the election certified, new and familiar public servants hit the ground running.
In August 2016, Mokena’s Brooke Veldman had to be rescued from Lake Michigan and later taken to a hospital.
It might be shocking to see firefighters setting fire to a building, especially with several area fire departments as witnesses. But that's what happened as part of a controlled burn in New Lenox for training purposes.
Led by the New Lenox Fire Protection District, area firefighters practice techniques and teamwork in three-day training exercise that ended with a controlled burn of a donated house.
The See family thinks big.
Lockport native Bobby Gikas earned an Evans Scholarship for the class of 2017 and parlayed it into some recent fame at the University of Illinois.
Just a few months after retiring as Orland Park police chief, Tim McCarthy finds himself heading the Mokena department and participating in its effort to hire a full-time chief.
Like many towns, Mokena is no stranger to granting building permits. But this is believed to be the first permit it has issued for a "fort" with an application from a 9-year-old.
Treading the dangerous waters of the 2020 pandemic is exhausting. Small businesses are struggling to stay afloat as they deal with restrictions and ordinances from village, county, state and federal governments.
“With this COVID, so many people have reached out, asking what we needed, how they could help,” said Jeannine Hetfleisch, director of the Frankfort Township Food Pantry. “It’s great how many people want to pitch in.” Among the pantry’s standout volunteers is Marist High School senior Lauren Zarris.
Sandhill crane webinar
High school special education teacher Christine Biegler is responsible for a “foster fail,” and that’s good news for the cat that Biegler and her family took into their home from the Mokena-based National Animal Welfare Society. That’s because “foster fail” means that a pet got adopted by it…
Pardon the noble ghost hunter this Halloween season if he or she seems a tad bit, ahhh, blue? Disappointed? Frustrated even?