Saturday, May 25, 2013
The Titans only had one hit, but that was enough to slip by the Bengals, 1-0, in the regional final Saturday. Tinley now faces Lincoln-Way West in the Coal City sectional semifinal.
The score: Tinley Park 1, Oak Forest 0, in the regional final Saturday, May 25, at Oak Forest High School. The way it happened: On a crisp, overcast afternoon where pitching dominated, the only run of the game came early on a hard-luck play. In the bottom of the second inning with a runner on third, Titans freshman Megan Laib hit a soft, floating looper over Oak Forest second baseman Shannon Coyle. Powers drifted with the ball, and as the sophomore stretched out, she snagged the ball in the webbing of her glove. But as she fell to the ground, the ball popped out of her glove and was ruled an error. The runner on third scored on the play. The big plays: Tinley's second-inning run-producing play was clearly the biggest play of the game, but …
Memorial Day recognizes veterans that have given everything in service to their country over the years. Patch wants to know how readers honor those men and women by sharing your stories and photos.
In the past decade, it has become a tradition in the south suburbs and across the country to honor servicemen and women with a homecoming celebration when they return from a tour of duty. READ: Tinley Park Honors its Veterans, Then Dedicates Plaza to Patrick Rea However, not all veterans have been lucky to return home to receive that kind of welcome. On Memorial Day, the country observes the sacrifices veterans have made over the years. Patch wants to know how readers honor those sacrifices on this holiday, especially from those military men and women who are related by blood or friendship. This also is a chance to recognize their invaluable service to the country. READ: Memorial Day 2012 Ceremony Adds New Tribute to Veterans Killed in …
In less than a week, all Chicago-area Patch sites will have a brand new design and a whole new way to connect.
We have some exciting news to share about Patch: we’re getting a whole new look! It’s coming next week and it’s going to make Patch easier to use, and a better place to connect and share. The best part? You’ll be able to see it all on your mobile phone! Here’s what you need to know: Our site is being rebuilt from the ground up. The news will look better and be easier to comment on. And, you’ll find more local voices to keep you in the loop with the latest know-how and opinion. We’re adding Boards to make it easier for you to connect with each other, debate an issue, or announce your garage sale, graduation, or find a lost pet. More to say? It will be easier to start your own blog, too. You’ll soon be able to start your own blog anytime…
Check Patch's list of who in the village has Monday off—and in some cases, Saturday and Sunday—before you go out this holiday weekend.
Here's a list of what's closed Memorial Day. Many stores and restaurants will be closed Monday, May 27, but some will be open and offering special sales and discounts. Call ahead to make sure. READ: Check Out the Memorial Day Holiday Events and Ceremonies Going on in Tinley Park Village government: Administration offices will be closed all weekend and Monday. Postal service: There is no mail delivery, and the Tinley Park Post Office will be closed. Schools: Kirby School District 140, Arbor Park School District 146, Community Consolidated School District 146, Summit Hill School District 161, Lincoln-Way District 210, Bremen High School District 228 and Consolidated High School District 230 schools all will be closed, as well as private …
Teens cited after tossing water balloons • Driver allegedly struck mailboxes before he was charged with DUI • Shopper sangs Nicorette gum and Sara Lee bread ... This week's roundup of weird crime news in the Southland.
May 10: For some mornings, it's better just to sleep in. Jacalyn Harvey-Jaconetty, 52, of the 7400 block of Choctaw Road, Palos Heights, was charged with driving under the influence, leaving the scene of a crash and improper parking on the roadway, according to a report. Police responded at a about 9:20 a.m. to reports of a driver hitting several mailboxes. Witnesses stopped the vehicle in the 12800 block of South Winnebago Road, according to the report. The driver, Harvey-Jaconetty, appeared lethargic and had a strong odor of alcohol coming from her. She was taken to the hospital for treatment. Bail was set at $1,500. Harvey-Jaconetty is due on June 26 in Bridgeview court. Read more on Palos Patch May 19: Was it assault with a wet weapon…
The Frankfort pediatrician charged with molesting five women in his doctor's office appeared in court.
Dr. Kishor Jain—the Frankfort pediatrician charged with molesting five women in his Colorado Avenue office and named as a defendant in five civil lawsuits—appeared in court this week. This time, Jain, 59, was around for his criminal case. The special prosecutor appointed to Jain's case said he produced police reports and video evidence, but needs time to come up with more material for the defense. Here's a look at what else was going on in court last week: Check out all these stories and more on our Facebook page.
The Tinley Park-Park District is looking for an accompanist for its community chorale. Find out about the qualifications and how to apply at the district's Local Voices blog.
Check out photos, prices and a map of homes that are showing in Tinley Park and Oak Forest.
Hunting for a new home? Just want to see what's for sale in the area? Then scroll through the photo gallery above for pricing information and times of open houses this weekend. Are you holding an open house this weekend? Add it to the page by posting photos of your home and all the details to the gallery with the other residences. For even more home and garden stories, check out our Real Estate section. Open house information and photos are provided by Zillow. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Join Patch! Create a free user account and join the discussion about the future of the area. You'll be subscribed to the free daily newsletter and breaking news alerts.
Friday, May 24, 2013
But the Phoenix loses to Sandburg in Friday's soccer sectional championship. Plus, find out how Andrew did against Richards in a regional baseball semifinal game that had been postponed twice this week.
It's postseason time for high school spring sports, and we want to keep you updated on the progress of our local student-athletes. Here's a quick and easy way to track the teams for Andrew, Tinley Park and Lincoln-Way North high schools. You can also help us by sharing photos from games and meets, and also updating scores in the comments section below. Follow a certain team? You can also post photos and updates to our Local Voices section. SOURCE: Illinois High School Association - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Two Ways to Stay Connected to Tinley Park Patch:
Police will be searching for seat belt and DUI violators, said Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart.
Extra police patrols will be on Cook County streets over the Memorial Day weekend, Sheriff Tom Dart said Friday. Cops will search for seat belt and DUI violators during patrols starting Friday night through Saturday morning and, again, Saturday night through Sunday morning, according to the Cook County Sheriff's office. Extra officers will be looking for all types of violations Saturday night through Sunday morning. The effort is part of the Illinois Department of Transportation's "Click It or Ticket" campaign, according to the Sheriff's office. The enforcements are paid for through grants from the IDOT. Six people were killed on Illinois roads during the 2012 Memorial Day weekend, according to IDOT. Three of those fatalities involved …