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Police & Fire, Schools
The Tinley Park intermediate school was in lockdown as police apprehended a boy with a pellet gun Thursday afternoon. No was hurt, and police say the incident is being handled as a juvenile case.
Schools, The Neighborhood Files
Raise it for Rachel is a benefit to help the family of Rachel Swallow with the 11-year-old's medical costs. Rachel, a sixth-grader at Hilda Walker School, was diagnosed with a serious brain disease after falling into a coma-like state in March.
D210 Supt. Lawrence Wyllie explains how the U.S. Route 30 widening project has impacted bus routes and student safety in this final installment. Find out why the piles of black dirt in front of L-W Central is a blessing.
The third part of Patch's video conversation with the Lincoln-Way school district Supt. Lawrence Wyllie. He discusses the different ways the district might be able to generate more money.
In the second part of Patch's conversation with Supt. Lawrence Wyllie, the Lincoln-Way school district administrator talks about doing more with less.
Lincoln-Way school Supt. Lawrence Wyllie talks about how the 2012-13 year is starting and what is new in the district. This is the first part of a video conversation with the superintendent.
Flutist Rachel Anderson was chosen to perform with the Bands of America Honor Band during the nationally televised parade on New Year’s Day.
Schools, Local Connections
Families with children receiving a free or reduced price school lunch are eligible to receive Comcast broadband Internet access for less than $10 a month.
John Troy, the former Mokena District 159 board president, resigned in July to pursue the district's business manager position. Now, the board will decide Wednesday whether to hire him.
Back to School
Student-athletes from Lincoln-Way North High School handed out T-shirts to more than Dr. Julian Rogus School kindergartners Aug. 22.
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