• Tinley Park resident Al Newton plays the banjo Sunday, Aug. 17, during the Old Settlers Day Fair at Landmark Church.

    Fair replicates life in Tinley in the late 1800s

    August 22, 2014 By Felicitas Cortez, Staff Writer Life & Arts

    The Tinley Park Historical Society decided to use new approach in teaching residents the rich history of their town — by living it. 

  • The Andrew band plays a song during one of its four performances in Europe this summer.

    Andrew musicians take on ambassador role

    August 22, 2014 By Amanda N. Marino Life & Arts

    Seven Andrew High School band students and their director spent a portion of their summer traveling across Europe as Illinois Ambassadors of Music. 

  • Zion has little library, big heart

    August 22, 2014 By Erik Schmidt, Assistant Editor News

    Like any good library, the new one over on 171st Street and 69th Avenue in front of Zion Lutheran Church is free and filled with books.

  • Firm hired to create redevelopment plan for mental health center site

    August 22, 2014 By Michael Gilbert, Editor News, Village

    A Chicago-based planning firm has been hired to create a blueprint for the future redevelopment of the property that houses the shuttered Tinley Park Mental Health Center.

  • New Andrew Athletic Director Mike Dwyer (left) shakes hands with student Kyle Lemonier Wednesday, Aug. 13. Dwyer is entering his first year as athletic director after replacing the retired Rich Piatchek, who held the position for the last 17 years.

    Dwyer prepares for first season as AD

    August 15, 2014 By Randy Whalen, Staff Writer Sports, High School

    As many youths did, Mike Dwyer played sports when he was younger.

    But he always knew that athletics would be a part of his life when he got older as well.