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A party with bagpipers and a horse prompts Tinley Park to scrutinize short-term house rentals

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 11:56

Some Tinley Park residents have complained about large parties at a home made available online for short-term rentals, with police called out to a recent event where a horse was paraded down the street. Some Tinley Park residents have complained about large parties at a home made available online for short-term rentals, with police called out to a recent event where a horse was paraded down the street.

Paul McCartney tickets go on sale today for Arlington concert - " but not for everyone

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 14:02

In this July 26, 2017 file photo, Paul McCartney performs on the One on One Tour at the Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre in Tinley Park, Ill. Commuters with tickets to ride out of New York's Grand Central Station heard a special serenade on Friday evening, Sept.

What holiday filmmakers are getting wrong about Chicago

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 09:34

This is "Chicago" in the new Hallmark Movies and Mysteries film "Once Upon a Christmas Miracle." This year's batch of Chicago-set holiday movies include "The Christmas Chronicles," "The Princess Switch," "Christmas Lost and Found" and "Once Upon a Christmas Miracle."

Consultant backs out of Lincoln-Way North High School consolidation study

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 13:43

Summit Hill School District 161 is pursuing a feasibility study to determine if it should take over the closed Lincoln-Way North High School, at 199th and Harlem Avenue, in Frankfort Township. Summit Hill School District 161 is pursuing a feasibility study to determine if it should take over the closed Lincoln-Way North High School, at 199th and Harlem Avenue, in Frankfort Township.

Bettinardi Studio Stock putters

Tue, 11/27/2018 - 17:59

The Scoop Last season was special for Bettinardi Golf, the boutique putter maker based near Chicago in Tinley Park, Ill. Francesco Molinari used a Bettinardi putter to run away with the Quicken Loans National a few weeks before the club helped him win the British Open at Carnoustie.

Ice, snow force school closings and power outages in south suburbs

Mon, 11/26/2018 - 11:14

Snow is cleared from a vehicle in Chicago as a blizzard dumps snow on the city Nov. 26, 2018. South suburban residents woke up Monday morning to school closings, power outages and fender benders as the winter storm brought ice followed by heavy wet snow and gusty winds.

Calumet Park readies for privatized fire-protection services

Fri, 11/23/2018 - 10:20

CALUMET PARK, Ill. -- Calumet Park officials have approved an agreement for private fire services in a move the village attorney calls "historic."

Bettinardi 2019 lineup to bolster Studio Stock and Queen B franchises ...

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 18:40

The Bettinardi putter lineup for 2019-three new models each in the Studio Stock and Queen B lines-not surprisingly reflects the attitude and contributions of its staff players. That includes the steady precision and improved features of old reliables , combined with the addition of something new you might not have noticed until you look a little closer.

The Latest: Vigil held for security guard shot by police

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 08:46

People gathered for a vigil outside the suburban Chicago bar where an armed black security guard was shot over the weekend by a police officer. The Daily Southtown reports that at the vigil on Monday night people praised 26-year-old Jemel Roberson as a decent and religious man.

Teacher's hiring sparks outrage in Lyons

Fri, 10/26/2018 - 17:04

Lyons Mayor Christopher Getty and other elected officials are calling for sweeping changes at Lyons School District 103 after it was learned a sixth-grade teacher who has been charged with attempted murder was hired in August. The controversy is over the hiring of Andres Rodriguez, who in August was brought in to teach sixth-grade English at George Washington Middle School.

Tinley Park trustee charged with sending threatening texts to ex-fiancee's boyfriend, police say

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 18:00

Tinley Park Trustee Brian Younker was charged Friday with harassment by electronic communication, according to village police Chief Matthew Walsh. He said that Younker had been contacted by police investigators and that, accompanied by his attorney, arrived at the police station Friday morning, then later posted bond following a court hearing.

Tinley Park community mourns unexpected death of teacher, 25, who...

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 14:33

Just after 3 p.m. on Oct. 12, a light went out at Virgil I. Grissom Middle School in Tinley Park. Abby Ohl was only 25 but she'd already made an impression on her students, their parents and her fellow staffers in the Kirby School District 140 building.

Vigil set for missing Grant Park man

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 14:37

The family of a missing Grant Park man will hold a candlelight vigil Saturday at Victor J. Andrew High School in Tinley Park. His van was found at Kankakee River State Park two days later, but there has been no sign of him since.

Industrial Construction Starts Increase Dramatically

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 09:41

Hillwood just put the final touches on this 296,180-square-foot speculative facility, the largest of the third quarter, at 18700 S. Ridgeland Ave. in the Tinley Park Corporate Center. This is the first new building to be completed in Tinley Park since 2009.

McCartney Pens Book for His Grandchildren

Fri, 09/28/2018 - 09:57

Paul McCartney performs on the One on One Tour at the Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre in Tinley Park, Ill., 26, 2017. Paul McCartney has written a children's book called Hey Grandude! , a name the 76-year-old former member of The Beatles says came from one of his grandchildren.

When Taxes Hit Home

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 08:16

Adan Villafranca never thought about buying a home. Not until he got engaged, that is.

Tinley Park's Affordable Housing Fight Is Over. Will The Village Now Diversify?

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 15:19

Delores Franks lives in far southwest suburban Joliet, but she likes to shop in Tinley Park, a village about 20 miles away.  "You can see it in certain stores. You can feel it in certain restaurants," she said.

Paul McCartney lands No. 1 album for first time in 36 years

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 15:51

Sir Paul McCartney performs in concert during his One on One tour at Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre in Tinley Park, Illinois July 26, 2017. Sir Paul McCartney performs in concert during his One on One tour at Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre in Tinley Park, Illinois July 26, 2017.

Her teachers became her parents: Decades later, Southland educator...

Sat, 09/15/2018 - 06:50

Retired Andrew High School teachers Marion and Michael Johnson went to court in 1987 to gain custody of Jeanann Paczensy , who at the time was a student in the foster care system. Retired Andrew High School teachers Marion and Michael Johnson went to court in 1987 to gain custody of Jeanann Paczensy , who at the time was a student in the foster care system.

McHenry VFW Post 4600 more than a watering hole

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 21:46

World War II and Korean War veteran Howard Lexow of McHenry receives a free blood pressure screening from Missy Robel of Ringwood while attending the Veteran Stand Down Resource Fair on April 28, 2016, at the McHenry VFW Post 4600. Marine veteran Robert Lungren of McHenry and Marine Sgt.