Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau welcomes new Communications Manager

Lansing resident Katie Arvia brings writing, marketing, and design skills to the position information provided by CSCVB LANSING, Ill. (May 25, 2019) – The Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau has hired Katie Arvia as their new Communications Manager. Arvia joins the CSCVB team with several years of writing experience, gained from working as a … Read more

Marian Catholic High School hosts Special Olympics Young Athletes


Over 150 participate in sports event information provided by Marian Catholic High School CHICAGO HEIGHTS, Ill. (May 21, 2019) – On May 15, 2019, Marian Catholic High School was host for the Region E Culminating Event for the Young Athletes of Special Olympics. Over 150 athletes aged 2–7, from Cook, Will, and Grundy Counties, took … Read more

Bulldogs’ Championship Basketball Camp coming to South Holland this summer

Registrations currently being accepted information provided by South Suburban College SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (May 22, 2019) – The South Suburban College Basketball Program is currently accepting registrations for their annual summer camps in June. The 2019 Bulldog Championship Basketball Camp will take place from June 17-20, 9:00am–3:00pm, with a Shooting Camp the following week from … Read more

Edge Adventure Parks host Salute to Service weekend

Saturday, May 25–Monday, May 27 information provided by Edge Adventure Parks CROWN POINT, Ind. (May 18, 2019) – All three Edge Adventure Parks are planning a special Memorial Day weekend that will benefit disabled American veterans. The parks will donate $1.00 from each ticket purchased for Saturday, May 25–Monday, May 27, to the Disabled American … Read more

Local history, local business: Class takes trip to Homewood Bat Company

by Ashlee De Wit HOMEWOOD, Ill. (May 10, 2019) — A parked yellow school bus rumbled in front of the former Illiana Christian High School building in Lansing, awaiting its students: a group of 40 adults, taking Jeff White’s five-week local history class. They’ve already been to Family Farms in Lynwood, Ill., visited a one-room … Read more

Three IHSA fishing tournaments rescheduled due to weather

New date: Monday, May 6 (weather permitting) information provided by the Forest Preserves of Cook County COOK COUNTY, Ill (May 1, 2019) – The Forest Preserves of Cook County is hosting three Illinois High School Association (IHSA) Bass Fishing Sectional tournaments, and students will be fishing for a chance to compete at the State tournament … Read more