• Mike Pticek swings Sister Charbel Mabellin, of Rosary Hill Home, during the annual Rosary Hill Home spring fundraiser dinner dance at the Orland Chateau. Mary Compton/22nd Century Media

    Rosary Hill Home sees support in Orland

    April 24, 2018 By Mary Compton, Freelance Reporter News, Community
    Friends for more than 40 years and sister-in-laws for roughly the same, Joan Emery, of Orland Park, and Rita Naughton, of Roselle, were on the same page once again April 15. They were out to help Rosary Hill Home. Rosary Hill Home is a convalescent home in Justice, run by Dominican Sisters.
  • Doug Sutor, in sunglasses, poses with his 2-year-old granddaughter, Holly, during Sutor’s retirement ceremony on Friday, April 20. PHOTOS BY JEFF VORVA/22ND CENTURY MEDIA

    Fifth time the charm as Sutor has number retired

    April 23, 2018 By Jeff Vorva, Sports Editor Sports, High School
    The sun was out. The grass was green. There was no rain. There was no snow. And Doug Sutor finally had his number retired.
  • Don’t think about it, just send your best vacation photo

    April 19, 2018 By Bill Jones, Editor News, Contests
    Ever just jump in a car and hit the open road? Without meticulously planning every last detail of the trip with a strict itinerary? Sans direct course from Point A to Point B? Without figuring out where you’re going to stay on a night-to-night basis? Without the comforts of home? A true getaway?
  • rland Park’s Doug Gehrke was inducted into the first Moraine Valley Community College Athletics Hall of Fame for his role in starting up the school’s athletic program. JEFF VORVA/22ND CENTURY MEDIA

    No slipups as Gehrke helps build Moraine Valley sports program

    April 19, 2018 By Patrick McGavin, Freelance Reporter Sports, Alumni-College
    The modern era of sports at Moraine Valley Community College began with a slip of sorts. Newly armed with his master’s degree in business administration from DePaul in the fall of 1972, Doug Gehrke started his career at the Palos Hills community college as a professor of economics.
  • Officials conflicted on idea of paid concert for 2018

    April 18, 2018 By Jon DePaolis, Freelance Reporter News, Village
    A ticketed concert at Centennial Park West in Orland Park is looking more and more likely to happen. The only question is when. The Village of Orland Park Board of Trustees, during its regular meeting April 16, continued discussing the possibility of a paid-ticket concert at the venue.