• Dan Rizzie was selected June 11 in the 2016 MLB First-Year Player Draft. Charles Banke/Xavier University

    Sandburg grad selected by Mets in MLB Draft

    June 24, 2016 By Randy Whalen, Freelance Reporter Sports

    Dan Rizzie had quite a whirlwind week.

  • Orland Park natives Tim Davis (middle) and Jon Cvack (right) work on the set of their movie “Road to the Well.” Photos submitted

    Orland Parkers Kickstart fund, release indie movie ‘Road to the Well’

    June 23, 2016 By Ryan Wallace, Staff Writer Life & Arts
    Nobody said it would be easy. Nearly four years after completing the screenplay for his first feature film, Orland Park native Jon Cvack was able to see his movie “Road to the Well” premiere at the Dances With Films Festival earlier this month in Los Angeles.
  • Actors Tyler McMahon (left) and Michael Carioto (right) portray Shrek and Donkey Thursday, June 16, at a dress rehearsal of “Shrek the Musical” at Sandburg. Photos by Laurie Fanelli/22nd Century Media

    ‘Shrek the Musical’ enchants audiences with songs

    June 22, 2016 By Amanda Del Buono, Freelance Reporter News, Village

    Community members were invited to a fantasy world full of fairy-tale characters, princesses and dragons this past weekend, as the Village of Orland Park Theatre Troupe put on a three-day

  • The Bacon Cheeseburger Pizza ($9.95) is the Pizza of the Month at Orland Park’s Pronto Pizza Kitchen through the end of June. Bill Jones/22nd Century Media

    Pronto Pizza Kitchen melds two American favorites in Orland

    June 21, 2016 By Bill Jones, Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out
    It is June. The weather is nice. And lines have been drawn. Americans are split. The country divided. Strong opinions abound. And from coast to coast, people are struggling over a tough choice: hamburgers or pizza?
  • Orland Park woman joins movement, gets ordained

    June 20, 2016 By Bill Jones, Editor Life & Arts
    Terese “Tee” Rigodanzo-Kasper is a woman, and she says she is now a Roman Catholic priest. And while those two things do not compute for many, that is not stopping Rigodanzo-Kasper, 58, from saying it.