• Caleb (left) and Colby Clark, of Burr Ridge, slide down the Odyssey Fun World mobile zip line on Sunday, July 15, in Tinley Park. PHOTOS BY LAURIE FANELLI/22ND CENTURY MEDIA

    Zipping Through Summer: Downtown Tinley Block Party 2018

    July 20, 2018 By Laurie Fanelli, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts
    Along with 80s themed bands, the event featured all the fun and games associated with the era including an inflatable Twister game, a giant Lite-Brite and Hungry Hungry Hippos. There was even a Michael Jackson impersonator and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles training camp.
  • Mychah Spells (left) and John Bickel, who just completed their sophomore years at Andrew High School, qualified for the USA Track and Field Hershey National Junior Olympic Championships, which takes place Monday, July 23 through Sunday, July 29 at North Carolina A&T University in Greensboro, North Carolina. JEFF VORVA/22ND CENTURY MEDIA

    Andrew’s Spells and Bickel head to National Junior Olympic Championships

    July 19, 2018 By Jeff Vorva, Sports Editor Sports, High School
    Thunderbolts coach Doug Bozych invited members of the track team to compete in a USA Junior Olympic state meet at Benedictine University in Lisle several weeks ago and these two Andrew standouts qualified for the Regional 7 championships at Ball State in Muncie. Indiana.
  • A public hearing was held on July 17 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.



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