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NEW LENOX – They may be rivals, but cheerleaders from Providence Catholic High School and Bishop McNamara High School recently teamed up for charity. The two cheerleading squads collected peanut butter and jelly from fans at the Oct. 10 home game at Bishop Kaffer Stadium, according to a press release from Providence High School. They collected 282 jars — the peanut butter from Providence fans and the jelly from Bishop McNamara fans. The Northern Illinois Food Bank’s Joliet office, which serves Will County food pantries, soup kitchens, shelters and programs for youth and seniors in need, was the beneficiary, according … ]]> Sun, 19 Oct 2014 02:22:58 -0500 http://southtownstar.suntimes.com/neighborhoodstar/30463832-524/providence-catholic-cheerleaders-support-peanut-butter-and-jelly-drive.html http://southtownstar.suntimes.com/neighborhoodstar/30463832-524/providence-catholic-cheerleaders-support-peanut-butter-and-jelly-drive.html <![CDATA[ Orland Township holds its first drive-through flu clinic ]]> Lead story image

Orland Township held its first drive-through shot clinic this month, bringing convenience to an annual ritual that sometimes can be a hassle. The event was Oct. 4 at the township office’s parking lot, 14807 S. Ravinia Ave. Drivers pulled into the parking lot and, within minutes, got their flu shots and were on their way, according to a news release. Registered nurses were stationed in the parking lot. “Influenza can be a very serious disease, especially in infants and children and people ages 65 and older,” Supervisor Paul O’Grady said in a news release. “It’s important for people to protect … ]]> Thu, 16 Oct 2014 02:21:25 -0500 http://southtownstar.suntimes.com/neighborhoodstar/30464130-524/orland-township-holds-its-first-drive-through-flu-clinic.html http://southtownstar.suntimes.com/neighborhoodstar/30464130-524/orland-township-holds-its-first-drive-through-flu-clinic.html <![CDATA[ Widow of truck driver killed in I-55 crash files suit ]]>

The widow of a semi truck driver killed in a crash on Interstate 55 near Channahon on Monday afternoon has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against his employer and the company that supplied the trailer of the truck he was driving. Neringa Mockus filed the suit in Cook County Circuit Court on Friday against Mediterranean Shipping Co. and Direct Trucking Corp. on behalf of her late husband, Deividas Mockus. Deividas Mockus was an independent owner and operator of a semi truck who had been hired by Direct Trucking to transport a container and trailer owned by Mediterranean, according to the … ]]> Thu, 28 Aug 2014 06:50:05 -0500 http://southtownstar.suntimes.com/neighborhoodstar/28870253-418/widow-of-truck-driver-killed-in-i-55-crash-files-suit.html http://southtownstar.suntimes.com/neighborhoodstar/28870253-418/widow-of-truck-driver-killed-in-i-55-crash-files-suit.html