Week in Review: Former Stagg Student Dies, Texting in School and More
See what big headlines you might have missed from this week.
MONDAY, FEB. 11
The head of Carl Sandburg High School athletics was found dead in Carroll County early Sunday morning outside of southwest of Freeport. Those who knew Scheidegger remembered him as a supportive and caring figure in the school.
A District 230 school board vote coming later this month could open up cell phone policies at the high school.
TUESDAY, FEB. 12
Mayor Bob Straz identified a need for 'forward thinkers' who can change the city's business landscape during Tuesday's State of Palos Heights address. He also highlighted the city's fiscal responsibility and ongoing effort to draw new business.
Art Glaz, 27, an Air Force lieutenant and former Palos Hills resident, was killed Friday in Colorado on a trip with friends, according to a report.
A price hike from the City of Chicago is being blamed for squeezing more out of residents.
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 13
In his 2013 State of the Union Address Tuesday, President Barack Obama touched on immigration policy, gun control and the economy, among other national issues. In terms of infrastructure, he proposed a "Fix it First" plan could impact the Palos area.
Other recent improvements to Palos Heights' digital footprint include expanded email lists and a soon-to-be-completed upgrade to the business directory.
THURSDAY, FEB. 14
The bill will now move to the House of Representatives where it will have to pass committee and floor action before going to Gov. Quinn.
The locally sourced menu at Harvest Room makes it unique in Palos Heights and a rarity in the south suburbs.
FRIDAY, FEB. 15
Mayor John Mahoney said a replacement for Kent Oliven will be named later this month, according to a report.
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