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  1. 'Safe Rides Home' Running in New Lenox for New Year's Eve RevelersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 |

    Five south suburbs are again teaming up to reduce the number of drunk drivers traveling on New Year's Eve. The Village of Orland Park has offered the Safe Ride Home Program for nearly 20 years, with Palos Heights, Mokena, Tinley Park and New Lenox all coming on board over the last several years.


  2. Safe Ride Home Returns for New Year's Eve RevelersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | City of Orland Park

    ... on New Year's Eve. The Village of Orland Park has offered the Safe Ride Home Program for nearly 20 years, with Palos Heights, Mokena, Tinley Park and New Lenox all coming on board over the last several years. "Safe Ride Home is a great example of ...


  3. 4 Palos Residents Among Mother McAuley's Illinois State ScholarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 |

    ... announce that 34 students from the graduating class of 2015 have been recognized as Illinois State Scholars. Palos Heights residents Marueen Berglind, Tara Duffy and Kristin Galvin and Palos Park resident Colleen Romano received the honor. The ...


  4. Holiday Hayride with carols, food, fun and crafts at Lake KatherineRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 |

    To celebrate the countdown to Christmas, Lake Katherine Nature Center & Botanical Gardens in Palos Heights will hit the road with our annual holiday hayride on Friday December 12, 2014. Our jovial tour is fun for all ages as we amble into Palos Heights city on our decorated hay wagon looking at the lights and singing carols.


  5. 17-year-old brings stun gun to schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 6 | KFVS12

    The Cook County Sheriff's office says a south suburban high school student brought a stun gun to school which he used to shock four of his peers. The incident happened around 9:15 a.m. on Friday at Shepard High School in Palos Heights.


  6. Teen charged with using stun gun on classmates at Palos Heights schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | My FOX Chicago

    A teen is charged with bringing a stun gun to class Friday and shocking four fellow students at Shepard High School in Palos Heights. Cook County Sheriff's police responded to the high school, at 13049 S. Ridgeland Ave., after the 17-year-old Alsip boy shocked four other teens about 9:15 a.m., spokeswoman Sophia Ansari said.


  7. Lemont's Jorie Dybcio Commits to Run Track and Cross Country at Trinity ChristianRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 |

    ... roll student. Dybcio will run for head coach Bob Brickman at Trinity Christian, an NAIA institution located in Palos Heights, Ill., and a member of the Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference (CCAC). Brickman has guided the Trinity Christian ...


  8. Plea Deal Not Yet Set for Oak Forest Woman Accused of Embezzling $350,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 |

    ... 15. Sopko is charged with misconduct and forgery, after it was discovered she allegedly funneled $352,000 from Palos Heights Fire Protection District's payroll and accounts payable system into the couple's bank account over the course of 30 months. ...


  9. DUIs, Thefts, Speeding: BlotterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 |

    Bryan J. Scapardine, 39, of the 14800 block of S. Cleveland Avenue, Posen, was arrested and charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, operating a handheld electronic device while driving and improper parking on the roadway after a Nov. 30 traffic stop, according to Palos Heights police reports. Police stopped Scapardine at about 4:04 a.m. in the 12600 block of Ridgeland Avenue after his vehicle was stopped in the median lane, and he was using his cell phone without a hands-free device, the report stated.


  10. Video: Thanksgiving at ShepardRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 |

    For more than three decades, students, staff and parents at Shepard High School have worked to make Thanksgiving a little brighter for local needy families. The Jerry Lemon Needy Family Food Drive, which feeds hundreds, this year also received some extra help from Dollar Deals in Crestwood and the Jewel Food Store in Palos Heights.


  11. Mayor: Berkot's Not Coming to Vacant Dominick'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 |

    Palos Heights residents have been buzzing with rumors of a big name coming to vacant space-but they'll have to keep wondering. Mayor Robert Straz Tuesday quelled rumors that Berkot's Super Foods will move into the former Dominick's site, 6401 W. 127th St. Construction residents might have noticed nearby is Dominick's parent company tearing up the grocer's former gas station near the store, The Regional News reports.


  12. Save the Date: Countdown to Downton AbbeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 |

    Join us as we watch the last episode of season! There will be trivia, tea and treats, and a drawing for Downton Abbey related prizes. Advance registration is required. Call 708-448-1473 or stop on by to register 12501 S. 71st Ave. Palos Heights, IL 60463


  13. Suburban priest remembered for prowess with homilies and hockeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Daily Herald

    ... who worked at Prince of Peace from 1995 until he retired in 1999, died Sunday at Palos Community Hospital in Palos Heights. He was 80. Prince of Peace Deacon Jim Minor said Ouletta's mark on the church as associate pastor can still be seen in a ...


  14. Tickets Going Fast for Mother McAuley's Staging of 'Wizard of Oz'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 |

    ... Dwyer (Tinley Park) and Falyn King (Ashburn) as Aunt Em; seniors Tabitha Miller (Burbank) and Tara Duffy (Palos Heights) as the Scarecrow; junior Francesca Velcich (Tinley Park) as the Cowardly Lion; seniors Nora Hartnett (Beverly) and Claire ...


  15. Community members can donate blood at Shepard on FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 |

    ... entrance and tell staff that you're there to donate blood. Shepard is located at 13049 S. Ridgeland Avenue in Palos Heights. If you have questions, please call teacher Ann Chang at 708-371-1111 ext. 3186.


  16. Tinley Residents Star in Chicago Christian High School's 'The Diary of Anne Frank'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 |

    ... at the box office the night of the show at 7pm. Chicago Christian is located at 12001 S/ Oak Park Ave., in Palos Heights. Picture: Shannon Kuiper of Tinley Park is preparing to bring Anne Frank to life during the Chicago Christian Theater ...


  17. Lipinski earns victory, 6th termRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | Southwest News-Herald

    ... a sixth term over Republican challenger Sharon Brannigan on Tuesday. Brannigan, a Palos Township trustee from Palos Heights with a family-owned florist shop, ran a spirited campaign against him. With a platform of repealing Obamacare, and lowering ...


  18. Calvin volleyball players receive weekly honors from MIAARead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 |

    The Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association has named Calvin right side hitter Stacey Kamp its Player of the Week and libero Elise Biesboer its Specialty Player of the Week in volleyball for this past week's MIAA volleyball tournament. Kamp, a senior from Palos Heights, Ill.


  19. Calvin volleyball players receive All-MIAA honorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2014 |

    ... the award. Older sisters Rebecca (2008, 2010 and 2011) and Lizzie (2012) also received the award. Kamp is from Palos Heights, Illinois, and a graduate of Chicago Christian High School. During the regular season, she has receive MIAA Player of the ...


  20. Calvin volleyball teams holds off Trine in MIAA Tournament semifinalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 |

    ... took the lead at 19-18, forcing a Calvin timeout. The Knights responded, and on a kill by senior Stacey Kamp (Palos Heights IL/Chicago Christian HS), took the first set 25-23. At the beginning of set two, Trine took a 7-6 lead. A four-point swing ...


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