• Members of the Bremen VFW Post 2791 Color Guard conduct a presenting of the colors ceremony for local veterans gathered for a golf outing at the Odyssey Golf Foundation on Oct. 1. PHOTOS BY CODY MROCZKA/22ND CENTURY MEDIA

    For(e) the Veterans: Tinley Park golf course serves various communities as playable nonprofit

    October 19, 2018 By Cody Mroczka, Editor Life & Arts
    Nestled just beyond the Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre in Tinley Park lies the only nonprofit, public golf course explicitly dedicated to U.S. veterans and active service members in the country. The Odyssey Golf Foundation was created in 2013 by the Halikias family with a mission to serve veterans, active military personnel, and children and adults with special needs.
  • Jake Arthur (left photo) a former Lincoln-Way North and Lincoln-Way East quarterback form Tinley Park and his brother Ryan (right) a former North quarterback hope to get some playing time when Jake’s team, Illinois Wesleyan, visits Ryan’s team, Washington University, in St. Louis on Saturday, Oct. 20. LEFT PHOTO 22ND CENTURY FILE PHOTO, RIGHT PHOTO DANNY REISE/WUSTL Photos

    Arthur! Arthur! Tinley Park brothers and their college teams to clash in St. Louis

    October 18, 2018 By Jon DePaolis, Contributing Editor Sports, High School, Alumni-College
    It’s brother against brother. No, it’s not at the level of the Civil War, but for Tinley Park natives Ryan and Jake Arthur it will at least be for bragging rights. The Lincoln-Way Community High School District 210 graduates, both of whom are on college football rosters, will see their teams play one another at 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20 when Illinois Wesleyan visits Washington University in St. Louis.
  • Providence Catholic High School officials break ground at its New Lenox location on Route 30. The school opened in 1962 after being in Joliet since 1918. PHOTOS COURTESY OF PROVIDENCE CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL

    100 Years Later: Providence Catholic High School to celebrate centennial Oct. 20-21

    October 17, 2018 By Megan Schuller, Freelance Reporter News, Community, School
    According to historical records, the school had 59 students enrolled its first year, with the graduating class of 1919 featuring only six members, along with eight others who received certificates from the commercial class. Now, Providence’s current enrollment is more than 900, and graduating classes average at 240.
  • A dozen Tinley Park High School students along with teacher Josh O’Shea got to tour Atlas Putty Products in Tinley Park on Oct. 3 as District 228 participated in Manufacturing Day. PHOTOS SUBMITTED

    Tinley Park HS students tour Atlas Putty Products on Manufacturing Day

    October 16, 2018 By Cody Mroczka, Editor News, Community, School, Business
    Students from TPHS visited Atlas Putty Products located at 8351 185th Street to meet with owner/CEO Dave Payton who runs the business with his brother and sister.
  • The 32 National Oratory Fellows selected by the Ford’s Theatre Education team attended a week-long retreat in August to learn about the program. Homer Glen's Hadley Middle School teacher Joe Cernak, of Tinley Park, was one of the teachers selected for 2019. PHOTO COURTESY OF FORD’S THEATRE

    Teacher from Tinley Park selected for Ford’s Theatre oratory program honoring Lincoln

    October 15, 2018 By Jacquelyn Schlabach, Assistant Editor Life & Arts
    To the Tinley Park resident, Abraham Lincoln may have once been president, but he was also just like anybody else with strengths and weaknesses, experiencing good days and bad days. It was Lincoln’s resiliency that has inspired Joe Cernak in and out of the classroom.

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