LTHS announces honor roll for first semester

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Lyons Township High School announces its first Semester Honor Roll for the 2016-2017 school year: FRESHMEN Margaret Abbs Thomas Abbs Joseph Abrahamson Natalie Adkins Isabelle Ahrens Elena Ainalakis Diego Alamo-Morales Anthony Ales Victor Aletich Elizabeth Allan Danielle Almase Evie Anagnos Sarah Arenas Samuel Arney Alexander Arquilla Grace Asleson Mikayla Auriene Yna Austria Heather Auwerda Abigail…

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LTHS announces honor roll for first quarter

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Lyons Township High School has announced its first quarter Advisory Honor Roll for the 2015-2016 school year. The Advisory Honor Roll is based on quarter work only, including mid-term examinations. Listed are freshmen, sophomore, junior, and senior students who have achieved a grade point average of 3.125 or higher. Honor rolls are determined using an…

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Ridge Central School celebrates book program with cereal dominos

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By Kelly White Students in Chicago Ridge School District 127.5 have been reading together through the One District One Book Program. The selected book this semester was “The Lemonade War” by Jacqueline Davies. One District, One Book was an initiative the entire district adopted this year. Every student and staff member were given the same…

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Orland Park police reports

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DUI Mateusz Wojcich Szwajnos, 28, of Worth was arrested on Feb. 5 and charged with DUI and three other offenses on 143rd Street. Police said they stopped his car after receiving a complaint that a car was driving into oncoming traffic. Police said there was a strong odor of alcohol on his breath and his…

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Obituaries for April 22

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FRANCIS ‘FRANKIE’ BLANDA Francis “Frankie” Blanda, 57, of Justice, passed away April 10. Devoted son of Lydia (nee Volmer) and the late Daniel A. Blanda Sr.; dearest brother of Julie (late William) Dahlke, Suzanne Kelly, Jennifer Kolodziejczyk and the late Daniel A. Blanda Jr.; fond uncle of Michelle, Michael, Stephen (Lindsay), Suzanne (Cory), Joshua, Jacob,…

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Bridgeview promotes firefighter, second female police officer

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By Steve MetschÊ Personnel moves were on the agenda at the latest meeting of the Bridgeview Village Board.Ê The board unanimously approved promoting a firefighter to the rank of lieutenant, and making a part-time police officer a full-time officer.Ê Firefighter Jason Yerkovich, with the department for 11 years, is now a lieutenant. After the April…

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‘Midnight Terror’ expands frightful presen

Anyone wanting to get in the spirit of Halloween and scare up a good time may visit haunted houses in Oak Lawn, Worth, and Orland Park. In Oak Lawn, the Midnight Terror Haunted House is operating for the second consecutive year in the former Beatty Lumber property at 9531 S. 52nd Ave., but it has…

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‘Coffee with the Mayor’ program starting in Worthcoffee

Worth Mayor Mary Werner would like to share a cup of coffee with residents. During the Worth Village Board meeting on Tuesday, Werner said a new initiative has been introduced called “Coffee with the Mayor,” which she plans to hold on the first Saturday of each month. The first session is scheduled from 9 to…

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