PetSmart suspends adoption program with Animal Welfare League

  Photo by Dermot Connolly Pet stores have suspended adoption programs they have had with the Animal Welfare League at 10305 Southwest Highway in Chicago Ridge, following an outbreak of dog flu and accusations of mistreatment of animals. Allegations of poor treatment of animals, and an outbreak of dog flu at the Animal Welfare League……

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Pressure intensifies for Animal Welfare League in Chicago Ridge

Photo by Dermot Connolly Pet stores have suspended adoption programs they have had with the Animal Welfare League at 10305 Southwest Highway in Chicago Ridge, following an outbreak of dog flu and accusations of mistreatment of animals. Allegations of poor treatment of animals, and an outbreak of dog flu at the Animal Welfare League at……

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ALERT: SCHOOL CLOSINGS FOR FRIDAY, FEB. 9

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Most, but not all, schools in our area have alreadycancelled classes for tomorrow in advance of the storm coming our way. CLOSED Summit District 104 allschools Willow Springs District 108 Indian Springs District 109 allschoolsÊ Burbank District 111 all schoolsÊ Oak Lawn District 123 allschools Stickney Township District110Ê Lyons District 103 allschools Universal School Amos……

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ALERT: SCHOOL CLOSINGS FOR FRIDAY, FEB. 9

2 8 2018 6 42 20 PM 10164696

Most, but not all, schools in our area have alreadycancelled classes for tomorrow in advance of the storm coming our way. CLOSED Summit District 104 allschools Willow Springs District 108 Indian Springs District 109 allschoolsÊ Burbank District 111 all schoolsÊ Oak Lawn District 123 allschools Stickney Township District110Ê Lyons District 103 allschools Universal School Amos……

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St. Laurence may go fully coed

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St.Laurence High School has announced that it is considering taking what would bethe final step to becoming fully coed. It is gauging interest from families who have daughters whowill be sophomores during the 2018-19 school year for potential admission intothe school. The decision comes after receiving interest from parentswith daughters that are part of the……

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Mayors back Lipinski, special interest groups favor Newman

                Lipinski The Democratic primary fight in the 3rd Congressional district between conservative incumbent Dan Lipinski and liberal challenger Marie Newman has become a war of endorsements that reflect their ideology. Lipinski is regarded as one of the most conservative House Democrats and is a member of the Blue Dog Coalition of……

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30 mayors support Lipinski in primary

                 Lipinski The Democratic primary fight in the 3rd Congressional district between conservative incumbent Dan Lipinski and liberal challenger Marie Newman has become a war of endorsements that reflect their ideology. Lipinski is regarded as one of the most conservative House Democrats and is a member of the Blue Dog Coalition of conservative Democrats.……

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Aldermen spotlight new downtown eateries in Palos Heights

  Photo by Kelly White Mayor Bob Straz speaks at Tuesday’s Palos Heights City Council meeting, flanked by City Attorney Thomas Brown (left) and City Clerk Thomas Kantas. Two new dining/entertainment establishments opened in downtown Palos Heights this month and they were acknowledged by local officials at Tuesday’s City Council meeting. “We……

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Police Reports for Jan. 12

Bust two suburban menon armed robbery rap Two men were arrested and charged with armed robbery afterthey allegedly robbed a 54-year-old Scottsdale man at gunpoint on a sidewalk inthe 4000 block of West 77th Place at 1:44 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 3. Cory D.McMullan, 19, of the 6600 block of West 95th Street in Oak Lawn,……

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2017: Year In Review

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BROOKFIELD: Bank robbed, Ketchmark re-elected The Citibank branch was robbed on Jan. 20. Police said the man implied he had a gun after he entered the branch at 9009 Ogden Ave. shortly after noon and approached a teller. No one was injured. Police said the man fled with an undetermined amount of cash. The FBI……

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