Ultimate Dodgeball Championship returns to Orland Park

August 2–5 at Sky Zone Trampoline Park (yes, it’s on trampolines) information provided by the Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau ORLAND PARK, Ill. (July 20, 2018) – Sky Zone, creator of the world’s first wall-to-wall trampoline court, will be hosting the 2018 Ultimate Dodgeball Championship Finals in Orland Park, Illinois. The world’s 35 best … Read more

Lynette D. Stokes, Ed.D., named incoming South Suburban College president

information provided by South Suburban College SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (July 19, 2018) – The South Suburban College Board of Trustees voted unanimously to appoint Dr. Lynette D. Stokes, Ed.D., the incoming President of South Suburban College. Dr. Stokes will be the first woman President in SSC’s history. Stokes, currently serving as Vice President of Academic … Read more

Village Board expresses appreciation to two new Lansing businesses

Ooo Wee and The Party Chasers both “getting involved” by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (July 18, 2018) – During last night’s Village Board meeting and the Committee of the Whole meeting, Trustees Brian Hardy and Jerry Zeldenrust and Mayor Patty Eidam mentioned two new businesses who have found creative ways to get involved in the … Read more

Advertising and articles: two related (but different) forms of newspaper content

A few facts to clarify the differences by Melanie Jongsma, Managing Editor 1. An ad is different from an article. A newspaper is an information delivery vehicle. When you buy an ad, you are essentially renting space in that vehicle. You can use that space to communicate whatever message you choose. Through your “rental fee,” … Read more

2019 theater season includes Million Dollar Quartet and White Christmas

Artistic Director Fortunato announces “exciting season” of five fun shows information provided by Theatre at the Center MUNSTER, Ind. (July 16, 2018) – Irving Berlin’s White Christmas—The Musical, Million Dollar Quartet, and The Pajama Game are among the 2019 Season favorites announced by Linda Fortunato, artistic director at Theatre at the Center, the only professional … Read more

Water meter replacements continue

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Non-responsives receive increasingly strong notices by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (July 15, 2018) – Residents who have ignored or not yet responded to letters and postcards sent by Village Administrator Dan Podgorski about the water meter replacement program are now expressing some alarm at the recent round of communication. Letters received last week explain that … Read more

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