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A great Homer Glen two-story in Old Oak Estates.
Thomas Czaja


TLC Animal Shelter

13016 W. 151st St.

Homer Glen, IL 60491

Jerth weighs about 20 pounds and is a year old Terrier mix. He is the perfect size for many families, housebroken, good with children and good with other dogs. He has a happy-go-lucky disposition. To see more of him, visit or go to the Tender Loving Care Facebook page. You can stop by the shelter to see him. You may also call for more information at (708) 301-1594.

Max Lapthorne
We have entered the dog days of winter, the days of cabin fever and maybe even of getting on each other’s nerves. Here are just a few tips that can be helpful for married couples during these days:
Erin Redmond
When it comes to badminton, Lincoln-Way West and Lockport Township traditionally have two of the best programs in the area, and they are evenly matched this season. That showed as the two schools met twice in a span of four days, the second of which was in a quadrangular meet — which also included Joliet Central and Joliet West — April 4 in Lockport.
Erin Redmond

Although the Porters won the SouthWest Suburban Blue tournament Saturday, Jan. 23, the team still lost the overall conference title to Joliet West.

Lockport (6,289) won the SWSC Blue tournament at Orland Bowl in Orland Park by 118 pins over Joliet West. But the Tigers went undefeated in the regular season and only needed a second-place finish in the tournament to earn the overall title.

Max Lapthorne
For many winters, publisher 22nd Century Media has put together a Healthy Living Guide to inform residents about all the area has to offer in terms of living better. But on Saturday, Jan. 14, those words will become reality, as the company hosts its first Healthy Living Expo.
Erin Redmond
Cecilia Trippiedi waited for her one shot to make a splash — and did she ever make it count. The Orland Park native and recent Sandburg High School graduate has wanted to be a musical theatre performer since she was a little girl.
Max Lapthorne

Providence is confident that the Judge will object to opponents’ bats this spring.

If that happens, you can probably count on the Celtics having another excellent season.

Now that All-Stater Amanda Wilson — the program’s all-time strikeouts leader — has taken her game to Florida Atlantic University, sophomore Kendal Judge (8-3, 2 saves, 75.1 IP, 111 strikeouts) inherits the role of staff ace.

Lauren Finkler

The Holiday Card Contest is off and running.

Quick refresher for those late to the game: We are hoping you will add us to your list for Christmas Cards (homemade and/or unique concepts preferred), year-end letters and holiday family portraits. By doing so, you’re entered. Easy.

Max Lapthorne
It was not a question of if Lincoln-Way East competitive cheer would advance to the state final but how much the Griffins win by. East whipped the capacity crowd into more of a frenzy than any other team Saturday, Jan. 28, at the Andrew Sectional.
Erin Redmond