Thornton Township brings ‘Days in the Park’ to Lansing’s Lan-Oak Park

Food, music, and fun bring neighbors together by Ernst Lamothe Jr. LANSING, Ill. (June 28, 2018) – Holding her 16-month-old daughter, Lanna, and dancing to the live music, Loren Willard was soaking up the entire event. Between all the activites and options around her, she couldn’t believe her choices as a first-time attendee of the … Read more

Thornton Township Holiday Dinner serves hundreds

Holiday Dinner

by Ernst Lamothe SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (December 9, 2017) – Thornton Township held its annual Holiday Dinner at South Suburban College on Saturday, December 9. More than 1,500 people were served. Thornton Township Supervisor Frank M. Zuccarelli, the Board of Trustees, and Township Clerk Jacqueline E. Davis-Rivera hosted the holiday dinner for residents. Clerk Rivera … Read more

District 215 and Thornton Township join forces against breast cancer

Pink Out

by Ernst Lamothe Jr. CALUMET CITY, Ill. (October 2017) – In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Thornton Township Supervisor Frank Zuccarelli and the Board of Trustees along with Thornton Fractional School District 215 (headquartered in Lansing) created a Pink Out Football and Volleyball event. The October 13 football game and October 18 volleyball game … Read more

Hispanic Heritage Month celebration includes music, food, and speeches

Hispanic History Month

by Ernst Lamothe Jr. SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (September 23, 2017) – Thornton Township celebrated its 13th Hispanic Heritage Month with native music, food, and speeches about the importance of Latino culture. Entertainment included the Thornton Township Mexican Folklore Dancers, Magician Ken Mate, and the Holy Cross Immaculate Heart of Mary Marimba Ensemble. Celebration “We have … Read more

Thornton Township celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Saturday, September 23, 10:30amThornton Township Hall Information provided by Ernst Lamothe Jr. SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (September 23, 2017) – The doors open at 10:00am, and the Human Relations Commission of Thornton Township is asking guests to “please be on time” for Saturday’s Hispanic Heritage celebration. The celebration is an opportunity to learn about Hispanic culture, … Read more

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