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La Grange

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  • Harry Carl Eck

    Harry Carl Eck
    Harry C. Eck, a former Baltimore & Ohio Railroad locomotive engineer who rose to become superintendent of locomotive operations and later, as a docent at the B&O Museum, shared his enthusiasm for railroading with visitors, died Saturday of pneumonia at...
  • Two teens charged with trespassing at Sandburg High School

    Two teens charged with trespassing at Sandburg High School
    A former Sandburg High School student and his friend were charged with misdemeanors, including criminal trespassing, after they prompted a lockdown at the Orland Park school Wednesday morning, officials said. Ian Sipes, 18, of Orland Park, and a 17-...
  • Herbert R. Pohl, 1942-2014

     Herbert R. Pohl, 1942-2014
    Herbert R. "Kip" Pohl worked in community publishing for more than 20 years, operating a "shopper" newspaper in the near west suburbs and then starting a community newspaper, the La Grange Sun. Mr. Pohl was an enthusiastic supporter of the La Grange...
  • Sports briefs: La Grange

    Lockdown finishes 2nd Two players from Lyons Township High School are on the Chicago Lockdown 17U basketball squad that finished second in the silver division of the NY2LA Swish 'N Dish Spring Warm-Up in Milwaukee over the weekend. JaQuann Phipps...
  • Districts weigh in on school treasurer's office

     Districts weigh in on school treasurer's office
    As Lyons Township High School District 204 pursues legislation to leave the Lyons Township school treasurer's office, smaller school districts that are part of the office are split on whether they'd like to stay in the system or leave it. Some school...
  • More La Grange Road construction is on horizon

    More La Grange Road construction is on horizon
    As the winter weather thaws, construction is set to speed up on the more than $100 million La Grange Road widening project, Illinois Department of Transportation officials said Tuesday. "Like everybody else, we're hoping this is it and we can really get...
  • Oak Park, La Grange police vetting gun permits

    Oak Park, La Grange police vetting gun permits
    Police chiefs in Oak Park and La Grange said their departments have carefully vetted dozens of local concealed-carry permit applications, as the first round of state permits hits mailboxes this week. Eighty-nine Oak Park residents and 75 La Grange...
  • Supreme Court refuses to hear Gordon Park case

    Supreme Court refuses to hear Gordon Park case
    After a lawsuit and two unsuccessful appeals, a La Grange citizens group is out of options to prevent the sale of a piece of Gordon Park. "We're disappointed, but it is the end of the game," said Tom Beyer, an attorney for La Grange Friends of the...
  • ADA access issues led to La Grange hospital plan

    ADA access issues led to La Grange hospital plan
    An Americans with Disabilities Act complaint regarding access to restrooms at Adventist Hinsdale Hospital prompted an investigation more than three years ago, leading the hospital to its current plan to construct a rehabilitation unit in La Grange. In...
  • CorePower Yoga eyes La Grange studio

    CorePower Yoga eyes La Grange studio
    CorePower Yoga has filed papers to open a studio in La Grange. The national franchise applied in January to open a studio on the second floor of a building at 1 South La Grange Rd., Village of La Grange Assistant Director of Community Development Angela...
  • La Grange work moving forward, with others in line

    La Grange work moving forward, with others in line
    The tractors and trucks are marching along La Grange Road in Orland Park and Tinley Park, having forced some businesses to take down signs and motorists to await traffic snarls through the busy holiday season. But as the Illinois Department of...
  • After complaint, Adventist plans to build handicap-accessible rehab center

    A proposal to add a $2.3 million rehabilitation center at Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital has been submitted to an Illinois state board after a complaint filed in an effort to improve services for people with disabilities. Adventist Hinsdale...