• 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.”
  • Tinley Park’s John Gonsalves dives into second base as Andrew’s Mike Carey grabs the ball in the Thunderbolts’ 4-1 win on Friday, May 18. JEFF VORVA/22ND CENTURY MEDIA

    Baseball: Andrew beats TPHS for Zabrocki Cup in battle of conference champs

    May 20, 2018 By Jonathan Barlas, Editorial Intern Sports, High School
    Andrew won its third straight Zabrocki Cup with a 4-1 victory in front of hundreds of fans filling the stands and lining the fences. This was the 10th season the event was scheduled and Andrew owns a 5-1 lead with four games being wiped out because of weather.
  • Bob Dietz photograph entitled “The 482 Ready For Service” won Print of the Year for large color entries on May 11 at OLCC’s Print of the Year Salon Competition. PHOTOS SUBMITTED

    Longtime Tinley Park photographer captures top awards from Oak Lawn Camera Club

    May 19, 2018 By Cody Mroczka, Editor News, Community
    On May 11, Dietz captured the Oak Lawn Camera Club’s coveted Large Color Print of the Year for “The 482 Ready For Service,” which he shot on that orange morning last year in southwest Colorado.



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