• 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.
  • New Sandburg coach Matt Niemeier and his troops have been red-hot since an opening season loss to state-power Lyons. PHOTOS BY JEFF VORVA/22ND CENTURY MEDIA

    Boys Water Polo: Eagles are flying high after initial loss to Lyons

    April 18, 2018 By Jeff Vorva, Sports Editor Sports, High School
    For the first time since the Illinois High School Association recognized boys water polo in 2002, a guy named Jim Caliendo was not the head coach at Sandburg. New coach Matthew Niemeier, who played the sports at Sandburg and was coached by the legend ...
  • A single bedroom sustained fire damage April 17 in an apartment building in the 15700 block of 86th Avenue. (Courtesy of the Orland Fire Protection District)

    Bedroom damaged but no one injured during apartment fire

    April 17, 2018 By Bill Jones, Editor News, Breaking, Police-Fire
    A fire reportedly damaged a bedroom the morning of April 17 in an apartment building in the 15700 block of 86th Avenue, but no one was injured. The fire was reported around 8:19 a.m., according to a press release issued the same day by the Orland Fire Protection District.