The end of an EYESORE?

The end of an EYESORE?

   The abandoned terminal sits on 75 acres and had become a weed-infested eyesore. Photos by Jeff Vorva. Chicago Ridge mayor hopes truck terminal can be torn down soon It’s been nearly five years since Yellow Freight If Chicago Ridge Mayor Chuck Tokar (bottom right photo) has his way, the old Yellow Transport truck terminal behind him will be gone this time next year. abandoned its truck terminal in Chicago Ridge. It left the... Read more


Sports wrap

A combination of experience and youth has proved a winning mix for Shepard’s girls’ tennis team thus far.   Behind the veteran 1-2 punch of former South Suburban Conference champion Rhonda Habbal and Martha Turown, plus a set of junior twins and pair of freshmen who are fortifying the doubles ranks, the Astros captured their first four meets of the season. After defeating Bremen and Hillcrest in the opening week, Shepard continued its mastery over SSC Blue... Read more

Out and About

broaden your horizons

This week The Bridge TeenCenter programs • Chingo with Standard Bank — 4:30-6 p.m. today (Thursday), The Bridge Teen Center, 15555 S. 71st Court, Orland Park, will hold a game of Chingo with Standard Bank. Chingo is like human checkers that includes trivia. The winners of this game will receive prizes.• “8:33” with Chipotle — 7:30-10:30 p.m. Aug. 22, Friday Night Live event with live music from acoustic/rock band “8:33” with free... Read more


Inside the First Amendment


Executing journalists a savage and futile act When will these ISIS terrorist thugs realize that the phrase “U.S. journalist” concerns geography, not political science? Killing journalists from this county does get you headlines, but history tells us that it’s an ignorant, tragic and foolish belief to think that the government of the United States will change geo-political directions because journalists die.Clearly, those who Tuesday killed journalist Steven Sotloff — and who killed... Read more