• Robbin Wagner’s grilled picnic salad recently won the Food Network’s Firehouse Sub Side Dish Challenge which came with a $5,000 cash prize and $5,000 donation. PHOTO COURTESY OF ROBBIN WAGNER

    Tinley Park cook wins Food Network challenge and treats Tinley Park first responders to lunch

    November 17, 2018 By Cody Mroczka, Editor Life & Arts
    Luckily no one was injured and the Wagners have always remembered the experience in a mostly positive light thanks to the response by Tinley Park Fire Department firefighters. So when Robbin Wagner was notified in September that her dish was the grand prize winner of the Food Network’s Firehouse Sub Side Dish Challenge, she requested the $5,000 donation prize be donated directly to the TPPD.
  • George Winistorfer, a sophomore at Andrew High School, is pictured with pet supplies he collected for PAWS of Tinley Park. PHOTOS SUBMITTED

    Andrew Eagle Scout collects serious amount of supplies for PAWS of Tinley Park

    November 16, 2018 By Cody Mroczka, Editor Life & Arts
    “I thought the place needed help, not to say the volunteers don’t do an amazing job, because they do,” Winistorfer said. “But I thought they could use some help in the form of supplies and it’s for a great cause.”
  • Sophomore Autumn Jones and her Tinley Park High School teammates are looking for many smiles this season. PHOTOS BY JEFF VORVA/22ND CENTURY MEDIA.

    Girls Basketball: After four rough years, Tinley Park Titans want to turn things around

    November 15, 2018 By Jeff Vorva, Sports Editor Sports, High School
    “I would tend to think we can take bigger steps forward,” new coach Ryan Honan said. “We have the pieces where we have some talent and some intangibles that makes me think we can take a big step forward. There is aggressiveness that we like."
  • Andrew coach Bobby Matz closely watches Haley Smith (left) and Courtney Maloney in a preseason drill. JEFF VORVA/22ND CENTURY MEDIA

    Girls Basketball: Andrew T-Bolts looking to size-up big season

    November 14, 2018 By Jeff Vorva, Sports Editor Sports, High School
    “I was always pretty tall,” Fitch said. With nice comedic timing, Meuris added, “I was always pretty short.” The long and the short of it is that both players will be keys for Andrew’s girls basketball team this season.
  • Members of Tinley Park’s VFW Post 2791 and American Legion Post 615 perform a rifle salute during the Veterans Day ceremony on Sunday, Nov. 11. PHOTOS BY MARY COMPTON/22ND CENTURY MEDIA

    Tinley Park pays tribute to service men and women at annual Veterans Day ceremony

    November 13, 2018 By Mary Compton, Freelance Reporter News, Local Government, Village, Community
    “It’s important to me as a veteran to show appreciation to those that sacrificed and gave so much of themselves,” Thirion said. “The people who enter the military, it’s a calling for them. They give up a lot for us, they are the embodiment of unity and all that is good about this country.”


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