Wednesday, May 1, 2013
The Allergy Alert tool shows you which pollen allergens are high in the village, and it also can provide a 4-day pollen forecast. Bookmark this page, so you can continue to come back and check if it's safe to go out.
Spring has arrived in Tinley Park , and the sunny songs of robins aren't the only things in the air, accompanying it. Pollen hitched a ride, too. Thanks to the effects of climate change, allergy experts say this season's pollen count in the United States, will be highest ever, especially in the Northeast, thanks in part to Superstorm Sandy. Those same experts say pollen counts could increase by 30 percent in seven years and double in 27 years. In 2000, U.S. pollen counts averaged about 8,400 grains per cubic meter of air; those counts could hit almost 22,000 grains per cubic meter of air by 2040, according to findings released last fall at the annual meeting of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology in Anaheim, Calif. The …
Saturday, November 17, 2012
Bettenhausen Automotive Group's three dealerships will be donation drop-off points until Nov. 17 for people who want to help the Superstorm Sandy relief effort. Find out what items are needed.
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Patch spotlights videos that give you a different look at the community, past and present. The first installment features footage from 2005 of Tinley Park volunteers helping victims of Hurricane Katrina.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Joe Vince
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Village Videos features videos from Patch, from around the web and from readers. Want your video featured? Upload it to our Neighborhood Gallery and email me at email@example.com to say you want to see it in Village Videos. After the devastation of Superstorm Sandy, communities around the country have stepped up to help those affected on the East Coast. And Tinley Park is no exception. Businesses have been collecting donations, and even Tinley Park Police officers have been asked to assist with emergency efforts. (No officers were deployed to New Jersey, however, because the state withdrew its request.) READ: Bettenhausen Dealerships Collect Items for Sandy Relief This isn't the first time the village has helped out storm victims. In 2005, …
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
Employees help out, and you can too.
It has been said that it's far better to have a neighbor who's near than a brother who's far away, but in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, Americans across the nation have proven to be the best neighbors and the strongest of families. This past weekend, AOL and Patch employees took an opportunity to pitch in, packing two tractor trailers worth of food, water and supplies in Dulles, Va., and Baltimore. The donations are headed to Hurricane Sandy-ravaged areas in New Jersey and Long Island. Want to join the relief efforts? Donate to the Red Cross through AOL's Network for Good page. "When a catastrophe of this size hits, we all feel it, both the hundreds of us who live in the impacted towns, and our colleagues who are watching and wishing they …