• Together We Cope assistant manager Chris Saletta (left to right) accepts donations Thursday, Oct. 20, from Kim Gignac and Shelby Saylor. Together We Cope is one of three food pantries receiving donations as part of the food drive. Brittany Kapa/22nd Century Media

    Pet food drive to benefit three area nonprofits

    October 24, 2016 By Brittany Kapa, Assistant Editor News

    The holidays can be a difficult time for families in need, and the Avenue Animal Hospital of Tinley Park is trying to make the upcoming holidays a little easier for both pets and their o

  • Andrew’s Matt Kulpinski (right) shoots over the oustretched arms of the Reavis goaltender Oct. 22 during the first overtime of the teams’ IHSA Regional final. Jason Maholy/22nd Century Media

    A penalty kick decides Andrew’s fate at final

    October 24, 2016 By Jason Maholy, Staff Writer Sports, High School

    Andrew and Reavis high schools played 100 minutes of soccer before a penalty kick in the third overtime.  That kick ended Andrew’s chance at winning the IHSA Class 3A regional final Oct.

  • Michael Wlodarek, 45, and his son Joe, 10, both of Frankfort, entered into the Frankfort Square Park District’s Halloween decorating contest. The two are featured in front of one their decorated items, a scarecrow. photos by f. Amanda Tugade/22nd Century Media

    Locals show off Halloween spirit in contest

    October 18, 2016 By F. Amanda Tugade, Assistant Editor Life & Arts

    There is a large, colorful sign posted on the front of Michael Wlodarek’s home on Benton Drive in Frankfort. 

    “Scare at Joe’s,” it reads. 

  • IEPA announces Tinley vehicle emission testing facility to close Nov. 1

    October 14, 2016 By Brittany Kapa, Assistant Editor News

    The vehicle emissions testing facility along Duvan Drive in Tinley Park will close effective Nov. 1, a spokeswoman for the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency said.

  • Tinley teen on the cusp of attaining Eagle Scout rank

    October 14, 2016 By Michael Gilbert, Editor News

    Boy Scout Troop 911 member Zach Unger knew exactly who he wanted to benefit from his Eagle Scout service project.

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