Friday, March 8, 2013
From parades to festivals, there are several events in the coming weeks where Southland residents can celebrate Irish pride.
St. Patrick's Day is almost here and there's no shortage of St. Paddy's celebrations in the south suburbs. Get our your green and check out these upcoming events. Ireland on Parade Oak Forest Fleadh South Side Irish St. Patrick's Day Parade Tinley Park Irish Parade St. Patrick's Day Tent Party
Sunday, June 19, 2011
Looking to buy? The Patch is on the prowl for Oak Lawn's hottest real estate deals.
Monday, February 21, 2011
This week's edition of "Good Read on the Southland" features big lottery winnings, J Lo tears for Chris Medina and a little boy's dreams for a Hooters in his hometown.
We've got the scoop on what folks are talking about these days. Every Monday, however, A Good Read on the Southland keeps you in the know with the region’s must-read stories. First, the Good News: An Orland Park woman is a millionaire after winning a share in the Hoosier State Lottery with her relatives earlier this month. On Feb. 4, Ann McClelland heard from her sister, Marcha Nowaczyk of Calumet City, that they'd won the lottery. “We kept checking the number for days. We had some doubts it was real," McClelland told the Southtown. Her mother purchased the ticket. "“My mother just told the cashier to do any type, and she bought a single ‘quick pick’ for Mega Millions. The cashier picked the right ticket,” McClelland said. “My mother wants…
Monday, January 24, 2011
Seven Chicago Southland communities have declared the week of Jan. 23 to Jan. 30 as "Park Lawn Awareness Week."
The Village of Oak Lawn and six other municipalities have declared Jan. 23-30 the first Park Lawn Awareness Week. Founded in 1955 by 10 families from Evergreen Park and Oak Lawn, Park Lawn is a non-profit organization offering programs for more than 450 individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. "It was initiated by two Park Lawn guardians, Charles and Maureen Reilly," said Kristen Bonk, spokeswoman at Park Lawn. The Reillys have a son, Kyle, who is enrolled in Park Lawn programs. Both parents are active with Park Lawn; Maureen serves on the board and is a member of the Resource Development Committee and they are both active in Park Lawn's February auction committee. "Park Lawn is one my absolute favorite organizations …