• A public hearing was held on July 19 for Leonard McEnery, owner of Lenny’s Food and Fuel at 19420 S. Harlem Ave., who petitioned the Village to annex his 4.87-acre property that currently operates as a car and truck fueling station, a convenience store with drive-up food service, a car wash, and propane tank filling station within unincorporated Will County. CODY MROCZKA/22ND CENTURY MEDIA.

    Annexation request by truck stop rejected by Tinley Park board

    July 18, 2018 By Cody Mroczka, Editor News, Local Government, Village, Community, Business
    As was the case when the request went through the Plan Commission review, over a dozen citizens showed up again to express opposition to the additional services, which they claimed would increase traffic, pollution and crime while lowering property values in the abutting residential neighborhood.
  • Rivers Cuomo resembled a combination of David Byrne and Buddy Holly during a show in Tinley Park on July 7. PHOTOS BY JEFF VORVA/22ND CENTURY MEDIA

    Rock group Weezer doesn’t play their age at Tinley Park show

    July 17, 2018 By Jeff Vorva, Sports Editor Life & Arts
    Weezer singer/guitar player/musical genius Rivers Cuomo is less than two years away from blowing out 50 candles on his birthday cake so some of the geek teen songs that he wrote in the 90s might not be as inspiring or relevant to him and his fans as they were so many years ago.
  • Imad Alsarraj, 14, was last seen near the 7300 block of South Sandalwood in Tinley Park on July 12. PHOTO SUBMITTED

    Tinley Park boy, 14, reported missing since July 12

    July 16, 2018 By Cody Mroczka, Editor News, Breaking, Police-Fire, Community
    Imad Alsarraj, 14, of Tinley Park, was reportedly last seen Thursday, July 12 near the 7300 block of South Sandalwood before leaving home to play basketball at a local park.
  • Leigh Palomeque from Tinley Park teaches a bible story to a group of children that attended Vacation Bible School from June 25-29. PHOTOS BY MARY COMPTON/22ND CENTURY MEDIA

    Trinity Lutheran's vacation bible school offers lessons to Tinley Park youth

    July 15, 2018 By Mary Compton, Freelance Reporter News, Community
    Each day of the fun filled week, the children learned new songs, prayed, heard a bible story, played games, had a snack, and made a craft each day. Children also received a free T-shirt.
  • Andrew baseball coach Dave DeHaan saw a lot of players but no wins in eighth regular-season summer games this season. JEFF VORVA/22ND CENTURY MEDIA

    Baseball: After rough summer, T-Bolts have 'got to move on'

    July 14, 2018 By Randy Whalen, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School
    “We kept 33 players over the summer,” DeHaan said. “We’ve seen most of our pitchers three times over the summer. We’re not going to keep all of them, but the summer goes a long way to seeing who will throw strikes and who the leaders are.”

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