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Zion Lutheran pianists plan encore at Be Art Momence

Zion Lutheran School in Beecher held its third hymn recital on May 18, with 14 students from the school’s piano program playing solos and duets in the church sanctuary, according to a release from the school. Piano lessons are offered during the school day to …

Marian Catholic announces honor roll

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Marian Catholic High School in Chicago Heights recently released its list of students who made the honor roll in the fourth quarter of the 2013-14 school year.

Southland residents who qualified, and their hometowns, include:

Beecher: Christine Boland-Prom, Allison Spence, Zachary Spence, Stephanie Wisniewski, Alexis …

South Suburban College slates open houses

South Suburban College will hold several program-specific open houses in the coming weeks for prospective students still weighing their college options for the coming fall semester, in addition to a comprehensive, collegewide open house on Aug. 7, according to a release from the college.

The …

Zion Lutheran students find (piano) keys to success

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Students of the piano program at Zion Lutheran School in Beecher were invited to perform at the recent Be Art Momence event, according to a press release about the program.

Be Art Momence is a recently formed nonprofit art group of like-minded individuals who would …

Chicago Heights church to hold rummage sale and more

First Christian Church in Chicago Heights will be holding a number of events in the coming weeks, including its annual rummage sale, according to the church.

The church will hold “flip side” prayer and worship services at 7 p.m. Wednesdays in July.

A movie night …

Chicago Heights, Country Club Hills police blotter

CHICAGO HEIGHTS

BURGLARY: A television was stolen between April 28 and May 7 from an apartment.

AGGRAVATED ASSAULT: Viola Coleman, 65, 1312 Park Ave., Chicago Heights, was charged with aggravated assault after threatening to kill another woman with a knife at her apartment complex on …

Chicago Heights nursing/rehab center adds physiatrist

Through a partnership with Integrated Rehab Consultants LLC, Prairie Manor Nursing and Rehab in Chicago Heights has added a physiatrist — a physician who specializes in physical medicine and rehabilitation — at the facility three times a week, according to a press release from Prairie …

SSC theatre issues ‘Moon Over Buffalo’ casting call

The PAC Rats Theatre Co., of South Suburban College, will hold open auditions for the Ken Ludwig comedy, “Moon Over Buffalo,” beginning at 7 p.m. July 9 and 10. Readings will be held in the Kindig Performing Arts Center on the main campus at 15800 …

Crete Park District announces July programs lineup

The Crete Park District is hosting a number of upcoming programs.

Unless otherwise indicated, they will be held at the park district’s Willard Wood Center, 515 First St., Crete. Advance registration is required at the center or online, unless otherwise indicated, and registration is requested …

Mills leads impressive showing for Zion Lutheran track team

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Zion Lutheran School in Beecher recently participated in the Lutheran Sports Association state competition for track and field at Concordia University in River Forest. As a team, Zion placed 19th out of 32 schools. Riley Koehn, Zion eighth-grade student, placed 12th out of 21 for …

Vacation Bible school offered at St. John’s Lutheran School

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St. John’s Lutheran School, 18100 Wentworth Ave., Lansing, will hold vacation Bible school for children entering preschool to eighth grade from 9 a.m. to noon June 16 to 20, according to a press release.

The program is “Weird Animals, Where Jesus’ Love is One-of-a-Kind.”

Parents …

Southland trio mark five years as cancer survivors

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Three Southlanders were among 123 five-year cancer survivors who gathered on June 6 to celebrate at the Celebrate Life tree-planting ceremony with their families, friends and supporters at Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Midwestern Regional Medical Center in Zion.

More than 300 trees are …

SSC to host open house for new speech language pathology assistant program

South Suburban College’s health professions department will host an open house June 24 for its new speech language pathology assistant program, which it will pilot during the fall, according to a press release from the college.

The speech language pathology assistant educational program prepares individuals …

Service offers help finding transportation to St. James hospitals

Franciscan St. James Health recently announced the introduction of CareLinks Transportation Service, a free resource that provides patients information about transportation services available in the communities served by the hospital, according to a press release from Franciscan St. James Health.

The service was introduced to …

Chicago Heights marks Memorial Day

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Chicago Heights held its annual Memorial Day celebration on Monday.

Chicago Heights police blotter

CHICAGO HEIGHTS

BOGUS BILL: The manager at Mr. Burrito, 686 W. 14th St., told police two women attempted to pay for their food using a counterfeit $100 bill on April 1.

DUI ARREST: Monae Weathington, 24, 26539 Murray, Crete, was charged with drunken driving, improper …

Ingalls offers lineup of events, tours

Ingalls Health System will hold a series of health programs in the coming weeks, according to a press release from the organization.

They include the following:

Babypalooza

The staff of Ingalls Maternity Suites will hold this free, fun-filled family event from 10 a.m. to 2 …