• Orland Fire Protection District battled a brush fire Friday, Dec. 8, near 135th Street and Wolf Road. (Photos submitted)

    UPDATED: Brush fire extinguished near 135th and Wolf

    December 10, 2017 By Bill Jones, Editor News
    A brush fire reported Friday, Dec. 8, near 135th Street and Wolf Road reportedly was extinguished in roughly 45 minutes. Orland Fire Protection District responded to a call for the fire around 1:30 p.m., according to an email sent the same day by district spokesperson Ray Hanania.
  • Sandburg wrestler Pat Nolan puts a hold on Lincoln-Way East’s Cael Geijer in an early-season test for the Eagles Thursday, Nov. 30, in Orland Park. Photos by Julie McMann/22nd Century Media

    Rivalry brings out the best in youthful Sandburg wrestling

    December 5, 2017 By Jason Maholy, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School
    A young and largely inexperienced Sandburg wrestling squad rode its veterans to the narrowest of victories over rival Lincoln-Way East in the first dual meet of the season for both teams.
  • Dan’s Homemade Candies in Mokena offers pre-assorted boxes of chocolates, caramels and creams for roughly $24.50 for a 1-pound box. T.J. Kremer III/22nd Century Media

    Dan’s Homemade Candies offers favorite sweets of connoisseurs

    December 1, 2017 By T.J. Kremer III, Contributing Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out
    So many things have changed since 1919 that it is pointless to even begin to mention what some of those things are. But at least two things have remained the same in the southwest suburbs: Dan’s Homemade Candies and the way those candies are made.
  • The Haleem family (left to right) Adam, Ibrahim, Maysoon, Neil and Yasmeen pose for a photo. Photo submitted

    Miracles Made Thru Research gaining ground on liver disease

    November 30, 2017 By Ryan Terrell, Freelance Reporter News
    Despite four liver transplants as a young child, Ibrahim Haleem will tell anyone that his life has been a series of fortunate events. The now 25-year-old Orland Park resident endured chronic ...
  • Luke Ball smiles as he skates Nov. 22 with Olympic hockey player and Sandburg graduate Kendall Coyne during a fundraiser at Arctic Ice Arean in Orland Park. Photos by Geoff Stellfox/22nd Century Media

    USA hockey forward raises funds to bring family along to 2018 Games

    November 29, 2017 By Tim Carroll, Sports Editor Sports
    When Sandburg graduate Kendall Coyne was named a member of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, she and her family began trying to plan a way for her family to cheer her on.


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