• Blueberry Hill Cafe’s popular blueberry pancakes ($10.19) are made with fresh blueberries and topped with a blueberry glaze. Photos by Nuria Mathog/22nd Century Media

    The Dish: House specials always in season at Blueberry Hill

    February 15, 2019 By Megan Schuller, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts, Dining Out
    The Fats Domino lyrics “I found my thrill on Blueberry Hill” were the inspiration for the name of the local family-owned and -operated Blueberry Hill Cafe. And for the past 11 years ...
  • Princeton’s Patrick Brucki (left) and Harvard’s Cole Bateman battle in a match on Feb. 2. It’s the first time the longtime friends and teammates from Sandburg wrestled in a match. LISA ELFSTRUM/PRINCETON UNIVERSITY

    Brucki and Bateman wrestle for first time on 'awesome stage'

    February 14, 2019 By Jeff Vorva, Sports Editor Sports, Alumni-College

    Orland Park natives Patrick Brucki and Cole Bateman have known each other for a long time.

    “We wrestled, oh geez, since second grade,” Brucki said.

  • Residents provide input on next phase of Triangle project

    February 14, 2019 By Analisa Trofimuk, Freelance Reporter News, Village
    The master plan for the Main Street Triangle project is a work in progress. And the community recently had the opportunity to relay ideas to Structured Development representatives. The two main topics of discussion Feb. 11? Entertainment and traffic.
  • Pictured are the winning entries for the 2019 Valentine’s Day Coloring Contest, submitted by (left to right) Anna-Maria Mantzilas (ages 9-12), Peter Tadros (6-8) and Lenore McKee (Editor’s Choice). Bill Jones/22nd Century Media

    Love, creativity, vibrancy claim crown in Valentine’s Day Coloring Contest 2019

    February 14, 2019 By Bill Jones, Editor News, Contests
    The glitter has settled on the 2019 Valentine’s Day Coloring Contest. And it’s hard not to feel the love right now. This year, the annual 22nd Century Media competition brought in a total of 362 entries across its Southwest Chicago branch, with 135 of those coming from Orland Park children.
  • Sandburg wrestling star Patrick Nolan, shown before a regional match, had a tough time getting out of the sectional this year. PHOTOS BY JEFF VORVA/22ND CENTURY MEDIA

    Nolan, Talley have tough time returning to state

    February 13, 2019 By Jeff Vorva, Sports Editor Sports, High School

    Sandburg wrestler Patrick Nolan and girls gymnast Taylor Talley made it to state last year and figured to make it back again this year in their respective sports.


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