• Andrew linebacker Tommy Piekarz (52) celebrates with his teammates after he intercepted a pass and returned it for a touchdown Friday, Aug. 28, during the Thunderbolts 31-19 win over Bloom Township.

    Andrew’s offense clicks in season-opening win

    August 29, 2015 By Jason Maholy, Staff Writer Sports

    The opening quarter of the 2015 football season did not begin as Andrew’s coaches and players had planned.

  • Natalie De Nova, of Tinley Park, rides in a wagon during last year’s Down in the Southland parade. The 2015 installment is to be held Sept. 20 in Peotone. Photo Submitted

    Down in the Southland making strides as annual walk approaches

    August 28, 2015 By Michael Gilbert, Editor News

    A decade ago, Tinley Park resident Juliette De Nova and a few other parents of children with Down syndrome started a small playgroup to help their children learn educational, social and

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    Village weighing pros, cons of broadcasting board meetings

    August 28, 2015 By Elissa Chudwin, Assistant Editor News, Village

    Tinley Park residents who cannot make it to Village Hall on Tuesday evenings for Village Board meetings may have the opportunity to watch them on TV instead. 

  • Members of the Homer Stallions Maroon Lightweight football team stopped by 22nd Century Media’s private movie screening of “Rudy” Thursday, Aug. 27, at Marcus Theatres’ Orland Park Cinema.

    Publisher 22CM holds private screening of ‘Rudy’

    August 28, 2015 By Heather Warthen, Chief Events Officer Life & Arts

    To kick off the start of football season, 22nd Century Media readers and The Tinley Junction Plus members viewed a private movie screening of “Rudy” Thursday, Aug.

  • A corn maze featuring characters from the movie the “Wizard of Oz” is one of the attractions at the Midwest Wizard of Oz Festival, which will take place this month at Odyssey Fun Farm. Photo submitted

    Midwest Wizard of Oz Festival tornadoes into Tinley

    August 28, 2015 By Elissa Chudwin, Assistant Editor Life & Arts

    The Midwest Wizard of Oz Festival is not in Kansas anymore. 

    The festival is not in Chesterton, Indiana —where it was an annual event for 35 years —anymore either.