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St. Joseph’s Open House on Sunday, Jan. 28

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245 total views, no views today St. Joseph Catholic School in Manhattan is holding an Open House on Sunday, Jan. 28, from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 275 W. North Street, Manhattan. The Open House is a great opportunity to learn about the school’s educational programs from preschool through 8th grade.  The school provides academic…

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Will County seeks land for road improvement

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23,371 total views, 0 views today by Susan DeMar Lafferty, The Daily Southtown Will County officials are moving forward with plans to widen the intersection of Francis and Parker roads in New Lenox Township, taking the first steps toward acquiring land near that three-way intersection. On Tuesday, the county board’s Public Works Committee agreed to spend $24,900 to…

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3 boys charged with damaging Lincoln-Way North High School

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10,352 total views, no views today by Susan DeMar Lafferty, The Daily Southtown Three male juveniles were charged Thursday with breaking into the shuttered Lincoln-Way North High School last month, according to the Will County sheriff’s office. The juveniles, all from Frankfort Township, were brought in for questioning after evidence apparently pointed to them as suspects in…

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Providence Catholic president retires amid investigation into ‘potentially inappropriate material’ on phone

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8,541 total views, 0 views today by Zak Koeske, The Daily Southtown The president of Providence Catholic High School has retired amid an investigation into “potentially inappropriate material on his mobile device,” the New Lenox high school said in a statement Friday. The Rev. Richard J. McGrath, 71, had helmed the Augustinian high school as either its principal…

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New Lenox historical society fighting time in effort to save old train depot

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120 total views, no views today by Susan DeMar Lafferty, The Daily Southtown, Tinley Park, Ill. Dec. 22–Support for the New Lenox Area Historical Society’s effort to save the existing Metra train depot continues to grow, as a deadline rapidly approaches to determine the old building’s fate. More than 4,000 people have a signed a petition and…

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New Lenox fire district seeks tax hike

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105 total views, no views today by Susan DeMar Lafferty, The Daily Southtown The New Lenox Fire Protection District (NLFPD) wants to increase its tax rate by 21 cents to add more firefighters/paramedics and replace old equipment, officials said. It will ask voters to approve the tax hike, from .38 to .59 on the March primary ballot,…

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College News

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56 total views, no views today Sarah Bonamino of New Lenox graduated from Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y., in May 2017, earning a Bachelor of Arts in English. Two area residents were among 14 athletes from Kankakee Community College to receive national awards for academic success. The NJCAA All-Academic Team Awards are for athletes earning a…

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College News

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51 total views, no views today Katherine Taylor of Peotone, studying animal science at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa, took learning out of the classroom to explore the world and participated in a short-travel study abroad program this summer. Taylor participated in “Animal and Dairy Science in the Netherlands,” and spent time in Amsterdam, Netherlands.The…

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College News

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42 total views, no views today Three area residents received their bachelor’s degrees at Knox College’s Commencement exercises on June 4 in Galesburg. They are Kyle Hall of New Lenox, educational studies, secondary, creative writing; Kyle Hammock of Steger, educational studies, elementary, minor in sports studies; and Ryan Weitendorf of New Lenox, political science, minor in…

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82 total views, 0 views today Sarah Rubin of Crete has been named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, Illinois. Sarah is the daughter of Tom and Joan Rubin of Crete Karlie Moffitt, of Beecher and a student at Kankakee Area Career Center in Bourbonnais, was awarded a Skill Point…

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68 total views, no views today Lynn Hnetkovsky of Manhattan, a current master’s student in the Advanced Inquiry Program (AIP) offered through Miami University’s Project Dragonfly in Oxford, Ohio, will travel to Hawai’i in July to study what it takes to save species in the wild and engage with local partners developing and testing site-specific methods…

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College News

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62 total views, 0 views today Chet Hoehn of Manhattan, and John Blair and Nathan Mathews, both of New Lenox, were named to the dean’s list for the spring term at the Iowa State University College of Business in Ames, Iowa. Elle LeClaire of Peotone has been named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at…

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College News

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90 total views, no views today Nicholas Trolian of New Lenox has been named to the president’s list for the winter semester at Davenport University in Grand Rapids, Mich. To achieve recognition on the president’s list, a student must maintain a minimum 3.8 grade point average while enrolled in at least nine credits of regular coursework.…

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College News

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59 total views, no views today Meaghan Reaney of New Lenox received a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine in Harrogate, Tenn., on May 13. She received her undergraduate degree from Augustana College and will continue her medical training in a pediatric residency at the University of Iowa Hospitals…

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College News

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64 total views, no views today Hannah Nilsen of New Lenox, graduated with the degree of Bachelor of Music in music therapy on Saturday, May 6, from the University of Evansville during UE’s 159th Commencement, held at the Ford Center in downtown Evansville, Ind. Mark Lipinski of Manhattan and Corinne Brennan, Jessica Cepolski, Rachel Johnson, and…

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College News

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66 total views, no views today Brendan Marz and Lauren Ringo, both of Crete, and Kennedy Nickerson of Monee have been named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Belmont University in Nashville, Tenn. Madeline Grimm of New Lenox and Alexandria Hausner of Manhattan have been named to the dean’s list for the spring…

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College News

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49 total views, no views today Noah Vancina of Manhattan has been named to the President’s list for the spring term at Bob Jones University in Greenville, S.C., where he is a junior majoring in keyboard performance. The President’s List recognizes students who earn a 3.75 or higher grade point average for the semester. Nicole Eatmon…

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