Chicago rock legend to perform at Krapil’s

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By Bob Bong Krapil’s Steakhouse in Worth offers live music on weekends in the summer and when Ambidextrous takes the stage Saturday night they will be joined by a Chicago rock legend. Taking the stage with Ambidextrous will be Ray Graffia Jr., one of the founding members of the New Colony Six. Graffia is making…

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Worth Park District is closer to managing Altman Park

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By Joe Boyle The next phase of the Worth Park District plan to develop Altman Park has been approved by the village board. The board approved the measure during the Worth Village Board meeting Tuesday night. The park district and village will share the costs for the boundary survey. A resolution was approved by the…

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Worth FOP golfers chip in for SD127 school board

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By Joe Boyle Worth Mayor Mary Werner praised the efforts of the police department for their work on what she said was another successful FOP golf outing. “I always like to start a meeting with a check presentation,” Werner said at the Worth Village Board meeting Wednesday night. “It was another great event and it’s…

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New Frankmobile draws a crowd in Hickory Hills

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Oscar Mayer brought its newly christened Frankmobile to Fairplay Foods in Hickory Hills on Thursday as part of a round of appearances at company stores in the Chicago-area including Oak Lawn and Worth. Everyone enjoyed seeing the former Weinermobile and tried their luck at rolling a dice hoping to win a prize. Everyone went home…

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Local Fourth of July celebrations say ‘Happy Birthday’ to America

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By Isabella Schreck The southwest suburbs are bringing the red, white and blue spirit to the area with festivals, fireworks and fun this Fourth of July. Evergreen Park and Lyons host the earliest Independence Day events. This year’s five-day Lyons Fest begins Friday, June 30, and Evergreen Park’s parade marches the same day. Here’s a…

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Worth police to receive new vehicles

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By Joe Boyle New vehicles for the police department and two block party requests have been approved to mark the beginning of summer in Worth. Two 2023 Toyota Rav 4, LE Hybrids will be purchased to replace a 2018 Jeep Cherokee Latitude, one 2022 Ford Explorer and one 2018 Dodge Durango RT. Police Chief Tim…

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Moraine Valley to host summer Movie in the Moonlight series

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Moraine Valley Community College is hosting its popular Movie in the Moonlight series this summer. The college will show three movies on a 16-foot inflatable screen at the Gateway, between Buildings F and M, on campus, 9000 W. College Parkway, Palos Hills. Admission is free. The first movie is the Oscar-nominated “Puss in Boots” on…

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Worth passes parking restrictions for better safety

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By Joe Boyle A series of parking regulations have been established in Worth in an effort to provide improved public safety within sections of the village. Trustee Brad Urban, who is the head of the public works committee, mentioned that an ordinance was being considered to eliminate parking on the south side of 116th Street…

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