Facebook Users Spill The Beans: Freshline Out and Pete’s In
Facebook users were on a roll yesterday and in the process the secret is out. A customer of Freshline Foods posted that they heard a rumor Freshline Foods is closing. The customer proceeded to ask the cashier if the rumor was true that Freshline was closing. “Yes” was the answer. The owner, according to Facebook posters, then told the customer that Pete’s Fresh Market was going to open a store in the location. Of course, Freshline will be knocked down but Pete’s will need more land than the little piece of property Freshline has on 95th Street.
Christ Hospital Site For Brawl?
Unconfirmed stories place as many as 100 people in a “brawl” at the Oak Lawn Christ Advocate Hospital the other night. According to readers who have provided the tip, a group was at the emergency room after a car hit and killed a family member. The victim’s family attacked a guy who the family mistakenly thought was responsible. Turned out the family was wrong and some innocent guy was pulled from the car and beaten. No word on any arrests. A review of the village’s website did not uncover any information. It has been the policy of the village to not issue news releases or notify the public of any issues involving criminal activity.
Township Assessor Urges Homeowners To Appeal Taxes
Worth Township Assessor Shaun C. Murphy is trying to get the word out that the deadline for Oak lawn residents to appeal their property taxes is Wednesday, July 18th. The Cook County Assessor has opened the window for appealing residential property taxes in Worth Township. Murphy and his staff are available to assist anyone living in Oak Lawn, Alsip, Blue Island, Bridgeview, Chicago Ridge, Crestwood, Evergreen Park, Hometown, Merrionette Park, Palos Heights (east half), Robbins (north quarter) and Worth (east of Harlem) as they file appeals. The Assessor’s Office Hours are Monday through Friday, 9 am to 4 pm.
Oak Lawn Residents at Marist High School Add To Victories
The Marist math team finished as the number one Catholic school in the State in the division 3AA of the Illinois Council of Teachers of Mathematics competition held in May at the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana. The senior team included Oak Lawn residents Jake Rahn, who was part of a team crowned state champions in pre-calculus. The freshman-sophomore relay team had two Oak Lawn residents: Nieve Boland and Tommy Kavanaugh, who with their teammates took third place. The sophomore written geometry team, including Oak Lawn resident Kezen Sanchez finished second in state. Michael Consentino and Eddie Stifter, both of Oak Lawn, were part of the Algebra 2 written team, which finished third in state. Marist placed in the top ten in eight of the 12 events at the state final.
Moraine Valley Respiratory Therapy Program Snags Honor
The Moraine Valley Community College Respiratory Therapy program received the 2018 Distinguished Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) Credentialing Success Award from the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC).
This is the first time Moraine Valley’s program has earned this honor from its accrediting body. CoARC recognizes the RRT credential and a program’s ability to inspire and encourage its students in future career successes.