East Hazel Crest to cut Palos Heights in on casino


By Jeff Vorva The Illinois Gaming Board awarded a casino to an area divided between Homewood and East Hazel Crest and the towns plan to give nearby communities a small piece of the action. Palos Heights, Orland Park and Worth are three of a host of communities that will receive a small percentage of the…

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Worth seeks new direction for Water’s Edge golf course

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By Joe Boyle Worth officials hope that the third time is the charm with a proposal for new management of the Water’s Edge golf course. Two representatives from Orion, which is based out of Kansas City, Mo., attended the Worth Village Board meeting on Tuesday night to respond to questions and provide a vision for running the…

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Worth Veterans Day Observance recalls 9/11 sacrifices

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By Joe Boyle Sunny skies and warmer temperatures were a welcome sight for the annual Veterans Day Observance on Sunday morning in Worth. Worth Mayor Mary Werner reminded a large crowd that attended the event at the Eternal Flame Memorial at 111th Street and Harlem Avenue that the day should be remembered for a lot…

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Worth Park District’s welcomes fall with a festival


By Kelly White Happy to welcome and celebrate the beginning of the fall season was the Village of Worth. The Worth Park District hosted its annual Fall Fest on October 3 at Gale Moore Park, 109th and Nordica, Worth. “The Fall Fest is exactly what the name says, a celebration of the fall season,” Robert O’Shaughnessy, Director of Parks and Recreation at the Worth Park District, said. “It gives families and individuals…

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Girls Volleyball: Logan Grevengoed’s 1,001th career kill sends Chicago Christian to supersectional

By Steve Millar Correspondent Senior outside hitter Logan Grevengoed set off a raucous celebration at Chicago Christian on Wednesday night when she put down her 1,000th career kill. No. 1,001 was pretty special, too. That’s the one that clinched a Class 2A sectional championship for the host Knights, who beat Beecher 25-19, 25-13. Chicago Christian (33-6)…

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New accountant impresses Worth officials

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By Joe Boyle Kelly Zabinski wanted to make it clear that she was not your typical accountant. “I don’t come in with pencils or pens in my top pocket,” Zabinski told members of the Worth Village Board Tuesday night. “I’m not like most accountants. I have a sense of humor. If you have any questions, I would…

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