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Painting an inspiring picture

Palos Hills woman thrilled to have her house painted during Palos Park church’s SON Weekend   Inspiration lifted church members up from thePalos Hills’ Carlene O’Connor had her house painted, rec…

MVCC looks to go tobacco free

  Moraine Valley Community College trustees are considering banning all tobacco products and creating a policy that would divorce state law, which currently governs all tobacco-related citations.  Mor…

Transparency not all that clear in OL

  Transparency was a central theme in Oak Lawn Mayor Sandra Bury’s campaign, and while her supporters insist she’s already taken steps to honor that pledge, opponents contend the mayor has been less t…

Retro Reporter 10-10-13

Reader likens tax to fund Worth library to cancer 50 years agoFrom the Oct. 10, 1963 edition The story: The Chicago area archdiocese bought property around 107th Street and Central Avenue for a propos…

Four Palos firefighters injured

  Four Palos Fire Protection District firefighters were injured Sunday night when a ceiling collapsed and fell on them at a house fire they were battling at 13203 S. 84th Ave. in unincorporated Palos …

OL board passes ethics ordinance

Conflict of interest prevention vital to trustees in wake of 2012 roofing controversy   An ordinance designed to prevent conflicts of interest and improper influence on the part of village offici…