Christmas tree lights damaged at Worth Veterans Park

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By Joe Boyle Damage took place sometime over the weekend to the Christmas tree lights that were put up at Veterans Memorial Park in Worth. Bob O’Shaughnessy, supervisor of the Worth Park District, said they noticed that the Christmas tree lights were cut by an individual or individuals. O’Shaughnessy and employees noticed the damage after…

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Mitten Tree returns to Worth Village Hall

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By Joe Boyle The holiday season is not always warm and bright for some residents who are experiencing hardship. But providing some hats, gloves and mittens can at least give those a helping hand as Christmas approaches. The Mitten Tree has returned to the Worth Village Hall, 7112 W. 111th St., and with it is…

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Altman Park eyed as a future recreation jewel in Worth

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By Joe Boyle When Bob O’Shaughnessy was appointed supervisor of the Worth Park District eight years ago, he had one main priority. His primary goal was to have the area known as Altman Park be managed and cared for by the Worth Park District. So, O’Shaughnessy was delighted when the Worth Village Board voted unanimously…

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Worth Library presents sleep like a baby program

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By Kelly White National Sleep Foundation guidelines advise that healthy adults need between seven and nine hours of sleep per night. However, that’s easier said than done. To help its residents get more snooze time, was the Worth Public Library, 6917 W. 111th St., with a program called, Sleep Like a Baby. “I know a…

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Shepard students chosen for ILMEA district festival

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Shepard High School choir students Aidan Reilly (Bass 1), Carson Steele (Bass 1), Alejandro Gutierrez (Tenor 1) and Ellie Davidson (Soprano 2) and band student Gabriella Scalzo last weekend earned selection to the Illinois Music Education Association District 1 Choir. “These students started working on their all-district auditions at the start of the school year,…

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Palos Heights man dies in motorcycle crash in Worth

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A Palos Heights man was killed September 21 when the motorcycle he was driving crashed into another vehicle in Worth. The driver was identified as Nicholas Locasio, 26. A passenger on the motorcycle was injured in the accident. Both were taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn where Locasio was pronounced dead. Worth…

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