• Two of Illinois’ largest governmental risk management pools are in open competition for the 2019 insurance services of Tinley Park. 22ND CENTURY MEDIA FILE PHOTO

    Village of Tinley Park could leave current risk management insurer

    August 20, 2018 By Cody Mroczka, Editor News, Local Government, Village
    An interoffice memo from Village Manager David Niemeyer and Assistant Treasurer Michael Zonsius concluded that, “staff cannot make a case that ICMRT will be financially more advantageous for the Village, and in years when there are a high number of claims, the cost differences between ICMRT and the IRMA are significant.”
  • Mokena resident Christopher Spreadbury dunks a ball into the hoop on Thursday, Aug. 16 in Tinley Park. PHOTOS BY LAURIE FANELLI/22ND CENTURY MEDIA

    Tinley Park-Park District's Back to School Fun Fair readies students for new year

    August 19, 2018 By Laurie Fanelli, Freelance Reporter News, Community, School
    The Tinley Park-Park District said farewell to summer and hello to ABCs and 123s at its annual Back to School Fun Fair on Thursday, Aug. 16. Music from School of Rock Mokena, games, crafts, refreshments and more greeted early attendees before a screening of “Monsters University” served as the main attraction.
  • Andrew’s volleyball players want to celebrate early and often and avoid the early-season blues that have haunted them the past two seasons. JEFF VORVA/22ND CENTURY MEDIA

    Volleyball: Andrew looks to come out of the gates winning

    August 18, 2018 By Randy Whalen, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School
    The past two seasons have seen strong finishes for the Andrew girls volleyball team. The Thunderbolts hope a strong start can lead to better overall results this season. With at least nine returners back from last seasons squad, that could certainly be the case.
  • Junior Emily Kleffman could be a dominant middle hitter and blocker for Tinley Park High School’s volleyball team this season. JEFF VORVA/22ND CENTURY MEDIA

    Volleyball: Tinley Park Titans trying to keep recent success going

    August 17, 2018 By Randy Whalen, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School
    “We’re not complaining,” Tinley Park coach Lee Rucinski said of his teams four-year surge. “It’s changed the trajectory of the program. Now people wonder what Tinley Park High School is up to rather than looking at us as just another game on the schedule.”
  • Hannah Mayer, a vet tech at the school, and Zach Crosby pet Patches, an American Bulldog, on Aug. 11 in Tinley Park. PHOTOS BY ROCHELLE MCAULIFFE/22ND CENTURY MEDIA

    Vet Tech Institute in Tinley Park encourages finding a sidekick during adoption event

    August 16, 2018 By Rochelle McAuliffe, Freelance Reporter News, Community, School
    Every dog has their day – and on Saturday, Aug. 11, the Vet Tech Institute at Fox College helped some dogs and other animals living in their kennels have a chance to seize their day as the school hosted its annual summer adoption event at their Tinley Park campus.