• Sandburg’s Patty Meza golfs during a meet earlier this season. Meza played a role in Sandburg’s win over Bradley.

    Eagles streaking to start season

    September 9, 2014 By Randy Whalen, Staff Writer Sports, High School

    Sandburg girls golf coach Todd Allen knows he has a special group this season.

  • Battalion Chief Raymond Kay (right) shakes hands with Pijus Stoncius of the Orland Fire Protection District Senior Advisory Council Tuesday, Sept. 2, during Kay’s farewell luncheon. Kay is retiring after 24 years of service.

    The man who held Orland’s hand

    September 9, 2014 By Erik Schmidt, Assistant Editor News

    The heroic career of Battalion Chief Raymond Kay was not always about braving towering infernos or saving frightened felines from treetops.

  • Elisa Brooks hits the ball during a tennis meet with Lincoln-Way North. The Eagles won to start the season 7-0.

    Sandburg continues winning ways against LW North

    September 9, 2014 Sports, High School

    After winning his first two matches of the season on the road, Sandburg varsity girls tennis coach Brian Ostrander sensed that a letdown could be around the bend, as the team hosted visiting Lincol

  • Gee-Schussler Insurance owner Joe Mikan (back row, far right) stands outside the company’s new location with his employees. The company relocated from its longtime location at 143rd Street and LaGrange Road to 11314 Southwest Highway.

    New home for old business

    September 9, 2014 By Erik Schmidt, Assistant Editor Life & Arts

    It was not quite the tearful teardown of the old Yankee Stadium, which stood tall and proud in the Bronx for nearly 90 years, but when the long-standing walls of the Gee-Schussler Insurance buildin

  • Kelly Sgarlata, an independent consultant with Tastefully Simply, speaks with guests during the second annual Benefit for Lulu’s Locker Rescue Thursday, Aug. 21, at the Orland Park Civic Center.

    Tickled pink by Lulu’s Locker

    September 2, 2014 By Erik Schmidt, Assistant Editor Life & Arts

    Raising breast cancer awareness and rescuing animals from shelters are two of the more beloved means of charity today, but rarely — if ever — do the two causes have a reason to cross paths.