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Marian Catholic inducts five into Hall of Fame

The Marian Catholic High School community celebrated the achievements of five Hall of Fame inductees on Feb. 6 at Olympia Fields Country Club, according to a press release from the Chicago Heights School. The 2014 inductees were Alumnus of the Year Dr. Thomas Fagan (Class …

SSC art exhibit spotlights newspapers, magazines

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The art and design department of South Suburban College will present a new exhibition titled “News That Stays News” in the Dorothea Thiel Gallery on SSC’s main campus, 15800 S. State St., South Holland.

The art works — created separately by Burleigh Kronquist and Jenny …

Marian Catholic to stage ‘Shrek The Musical’

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The theater department of Marian Catholic High School in Chicago Heights will perform its annual spring musical, “Shrek the Musical,” at 7:30 p.m. April 11 and 12 and at 2 p.m. April 13.

The performances will be at the Croarkin Auditorium, 700 Ashland Ave.

The …

Financial empowerment fair slated for April 16

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U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly (D-2nd) will host a Financial Empowerment Fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 16 at New Faith Baptist Church, 25 S. Central Ave., Matteson.

The fair will offer sessions on managing a budget in today’s economy, strategies for making a …

Chicago Heights police blotter

CHICAGO HEIGHTS

BURGLARY: An air compressor, skill saw, drill and battery charger were stolen between Feb. 28 and March 3 from a house in the 200 block of West 16th Street.

DUI ARREST: Blaze Pierce, 21, 176 Carriage Lane, Sauk Village, was charged with drunken …

Drama Group to stage ‘Tale of Beauty and the Beast’

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The Drama Group Daytime Children’s Theatre will present “The Tale of Beauty and the Beast” at 9:30 a.m. and noon April 9, 10 and 11; at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. April 12; and at 1 p.m. April 13 at the Studio Theatre, 330 W. …

Prairie State College names two vice presidents

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Prairie State College recently named two individuals as vice presidents, according to a press release from the Chicago Heights school.

Craig Schmidt was named vice president of community and economic development, and Marie Hansel was named vice president of academic affairs.

Schmidt plans, organizes and …

Prairie State College to host job fair April 16

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Prairie State College will host its 2014 Spring Job Fair from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 16 in the Conference Center of the college, 202 S. Halsted St., Chicago Heights.

The fair is cosponsored with UPS and The Chicagoland Regional College Program, according to …

Prairie State College to host veterans fair

The Prairie State College Student Veterans Center will host a Veterans Services Fair from 9 a.m. to noon April 9 in the Conference Center on the college’s main campus, 202 S. Halsted St., Chicago Heights, according to a press release from the college.

The event …

Drama Group to stage ‘Tale of Beauty and the Beast’

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The Drama Group Daytime Children’s Theatre will present “The Tale of Beauty and the Beast” at 9:30 a.m. and noon April 9, 10 and 11; at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. April 12; and at 1 p.m. April 13 at the Studio Theatre, 330 W. …

Community Sports Calendar (East)

Here is a look at sporting events in the SouthtownStar’s East region, which includes Beecher, Chicago Heights, Country Club Hills, Crete, Flossmoor, Glenwood, Homewood, Matteson, Monee, Olympia Fields, Park Forest, Richton Park, Steger, and University Park.

SSC to host Earth Awareness Day & Expo

South Suburban College will host the Fourth Annual Earth Awareness Day & Expo on April 9 at the South Holland campus, 15800 State St.

A prescription drug take-back, including liquids, inhalers and mercury thermometers, will be conducted by the Cook County Department of Environmental Control. …

Chicago Heights police blotter

CHICAGO HEIGHTS

TIRES SLASHED: All four tires on a car were slashed Feb. 17 or 18 in the first block of West 15th Street.

BURGLARY: A stove and two refrigerators were stolen Feb. 18 from a house in the 100 block of West 16th Street. …

SSC literacy program seeks volunteers, participants

South Suburban College is seeking tutors and participants for the Adult Volunteer Literacy Tutoring Program, according to an SSC press release.

The program is structured to train volunteers to become one-on-one tutors for adults in need of basic literacy skills. Instruction in basic literacy includes …

Community Sports Calendar (East)

Here is a look at sporting events in the SouthtownStar’s East region, which includes Beecher, Chicago Heights, Country Club Hills, Crete, Flossmoor, Glenwood, Homewood, Matteson, Monee, Olympia Fields, Park Forest, Richton Park, Steger, and University Park.

Marian Madness event set for April 5

Marian Catholic High School’s 12th annual Marian Madness NCAA Tournament celebration will be held April 5 in the Sister M. Paul McCaughey Leadership Center, according to a press release from the school, 700 Ashland Ave., Chicago Heights.

The event will feature the Men’s NCAA Final …

State rep hots clergy breakfast

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State Rep. Anthony DeLuca, D-Chicago Heights, recently held his 13th Annual Clergy Breakfast at Homewood-Flossmoor High School, where he discussed state and local issues, presented his legislative agenda and answered questions, according to a press release about the event.

Staff report