• Jake Pederson goes through the obstacle course Thursday, May 17, during the CMS Olympics staged by Community Consolidated School District 146 at Central Middle School. PHOTOS BY JULIE MCMANN/22ND CENTURY MEDIA

    Game On: CCSD146 brings back CMS Olympics after successful first year

    May 24, 2018 By Jamilyn Hiskes, Freelance Reporter News, Community, School
    Margi Strombeck, a special education teacher at CMS and the organizer of the CMS Olympics, said events such as this help “expand the world” for children with disabilities.
  • Andrew freshman Malachi Spells (right) celebrates after finding out his older brother, Mychah, qualified for state in the 110-meter hurdles Thursday, May 17, during the Homewood-Flossmoor Sectional. JAMES SANCHEZ/22ND CENTURY MEDIA

    Boys T&F: TPHS, Andrew sending 10 athletes to 'Chucktown' state meet

    May 23, 2018 By Jeff Vorva, Sports Editor Sports, High School
    Eight athletes from TPHS and two from Andrew High School will compete at the Illinois High School Association state meet on Friday, May 25, and Saturday, May 26, at O’Brien Field on the campus of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, also known as “Chucktown.”
  • Tinley Park Trustees unanimously approved the first reading of the ethics code ordinance amendment, but further changes could be made. 22ND CENTURY MEDIA FILE PHOTO

    BoT: Debate over ethics code continues, Village has deal with TP-PD for 'Bormet Tot Lot'

    May 22, 2018 By Cody Mroczka, Editor News, Local Government, Village, Community
    A compromise “in the interest of intergovernmental coordination” was struck between the Village and the Tinley Park-Park District to officially transfer ownership of the “Bormet Tot Lot” from the former to the latter.
  • John Bickel, a sophomore 200-meter runner at Andrew, finishes third at a controversial sectional re-race on Saturday, May 19, two days after finishing second to earn a trip to the state finals. JEFF VORVA/22ND CENTURY MEDIA

    Andrew sophomore was in, then out, now back in the IHSA state track meet

    May 21, 2018 By Jeff Vorva, Sports Editor Sports, High School
    “After careful consideration of the circumstances surrounding the results and outcome of the 200-meter dash ... Bickel and Adams qualify for the state finals as the result of an administrative error on the evening of the sectional final,” IHSA Executive Director Craig Anderson said in a statement on Monday.
  • Concluding a lengthy exploration process for requests for proposals that began last November, Tinley Park’s Director of EMS And 911 Communications recommended the Village stick with its current emergency medical services provider. 22ND CENTURY MEDIA FILE PHOTO

    Current ambulance provider recommended to continue Tinley Park EMS

    May 21, 2018 By Cody Mroczka, Editor News, Police-Fire, Local Government, Village
    “Kurtz not only do they have the low price, but had the same amount of continuity that we currently have to provide for some of the plans that we want to go forward,” Carr said. “Not only that, we’re going to get five new box type ambulances, which was a recommendation from our task force, with the emphasis being on pay and benefits.”

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