Dinosaurs come to life at Worth Library

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As part of the Worth Public Library’s Imagination Station Weekly Storytime, Bonnie Pawlarczyk, Head of Youth Services at the library, 6917 W. 111th St., hosted a Dinosaur Storytime on Tuesday. The free event was open to local area children and their parents and/or caregivers. At the event, children were able to listen to dinosaur-themed stories,…

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New managers warm up to Worth golf course

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By Joe Boyle Even snow flurries in April cannot alter the mood of the new management team at the Water’s Edge Golf Course in Worth. Matt Roberts and Kevin Bollinger, representatives of Orion Management Solutions, based out of suburban Kansas City, Mo., told the members of the Worth Village Board Tuesday night that plans for…

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Worth residents complain about rat infestation

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By Joe Boyle A group of Worth residents stated Tuesday night that a surge in the rodent population has them frustrated and disgusted and would like village officials to address the problem. During the public forum segment of the Worth Village Board meeting, residents asked if the village could do more to eliminate the growing…

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Harlem Avenue resurfacing from 62nd to 111th to resume April 4

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From staff reports The Illinois Department of Transportation announced that a resurfacing of Harlem Avenue, from 62nd Street, in Chicago and Summit, to 111th Street, in Worth, passing through Bedford Park, Bridgeview, Burbank, Chicago Ridge and Palos Hills, will resume, weather permitting, Monday, April 4. The $5 million project, which consists of resurfacing the six-mile stretch…

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Worth Spring Craft Night

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The Worth Public Library, 6917 W. 111th St., held a Spring Craft Night for area children and their parents on March 10. During the event, Bonnie Pawlarczyk, Head of Youth Services, read When Spring Comes by Kevin Henkes. Afterwards, children were able to make a variety of spring crafts that they could take home with them. The event…

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Worth narrowly approves COVID testing and medical services site

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By Joe Boyle With COVID-19 positivity rates declining in Illinois, some members of the Worth Village Board wondered why a business emphasizing testing is necessary? Trustees Rich Dziedzic and Brad Urban brought the issue up during the Worth Village Board meeting Tuesday night, questioning if Free COVID Drive Thru Testing Inc. should be operating with the current…

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New director joins Worth Public Library


By Kelly White With a love of books and knowledge, Rachel Snyder is happy to take on her new role as director of the Worth Public Library. “It sounds so stereotypical, but I have always loved books and felt most at home when I was around them,” Snyder, of Lemont, said. “So, a chance to…

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Worth bans overnight parking of large vehicles on streets

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Polar Plunge to be held Saturday at Altman Park By Joe Boyle An ordinance has been introduced in Worth to restrict overnight parking of large vehicles along public streets or village-owned property. According to the ordinance, it will be unlawful to park or store any vehicle with an Illinois license plate classification higher than Class F between…

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More renovations planned for Worth golf course

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By Joe Boyle Upgrades continue at Water’s Edge Golf Course in Worth with plans for an electronic message board to be erected on the property this year. An ordinance was approved for a license agreement with BRT Outdoor LLC concerning Water’s Edge Golf Course signage during the Worth Village Board meeting on Tuesday night. The…

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