• Tinley Park residents Kiera Fitzmaurice, Sophia Cescato and Colin Cescato working at the annual lemonade stand on June 16 in support of Midwest BBQ for the Brave. PHOTOS BY LAURIE FANELLI/22ND CENTURY MEDIA

    Sweet Summer Staple: Young Tinley Park resident's annual lemonade stands supports veterans

    June 21, 2018 By Laurie Fanelli, Freelance Reporter News, Community
    Kiera Fitzmaurice’s annual lemonade stand was once again open for business outside her home on Sandy Lane on the morning of Saturday, June 16. As temperatures rose so did lemonade sales as members of the community flocked to this delicious fundraiser.
  • (Left to right) Tinley Park residents Daniel, Michaelene and Jessica Hultman posing for a pre-movie photo on June 15 during the Village of Tinley Park's Third Friday Flicks. LAURIE FANELLI/22ND CENTURY MEDIA

    Tinley Park debuts Third Friday Flicks interactive singalong movie series

    June 20, 2018 By Laurie Fanelli, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts
    Before the movie began, Village of Tinley Park staff members handed out “detention slips” which instructed attendees on each interactive element of the “Hairspray” sing-along. Doing a hair swipe every time one of the characters said, “Link,” and applauding every time someone said, “Corny Collins,” were among the activities.
  • Tinley Park’s Britney Johnson cried when she first tried Tae Kwon Do but 18 years later is an award winner and a teacher of the sport. PHOTOS SUBMITTED

    A Mean Kick: Tinley Park's Britney Johnson mastering martial arts

    June 19, 2018 By Tom O'Connor, Freelance Reporter Sports, Youth
    Johnson has perfected the art of self-defense, staving off those in pursuit of her finest exploits, namely a silver medal at the 2018 Illinois State Tae Kwon Do championship.
  • On June 12, the Public Safety Committee recommended the Board of Trustees approve a purchase for a temporarily 2,000-square foot C-span tent structure and the rental of construction trailer living quarters for the cost of $125,649. VILLAGE OF TINLEY PARK PHOTO

    Temporarily relocation plan for Tinley Park firefighters recommended

    June 18, 2018 By Cody Mroczka, Editor News, Police-Fire, Local Government, Village
    Fire Chief Forest Reeder laid out two different options, with the tent structure gaining favor due its multi-use purpose. Reeder said the re-assembled equipment, which will house fire vehicles for the construction phase, will then be given to Public Works for vehicle storage.
  • As an assistant coach, Jim Holba, a former head softball coach at Andrew, helped Providence Catholic to a third-place finish in the IHSA Class 3A tournament. RANDY WHALEN/22ND CENTURY MEDIA

    Softball: Ex-Andrew boss helps coach Providence to 3rd place in state

    June 17, 2018 By Randy Whalen, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School
    Holba, who is still a physical education teacher at Andrew, has been the assistant softball coach at Providence for the past three seasons. Well earlier this month he was able to walk off the field holding a state trophy for the first time as the Celtics captured third place in Class 3A with an explosive 16-15 victory over Mt. Zion on June 9 at EastSide Centre in East Peoria.

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