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Week In Review: Palos Place Moving Forward and Phone Scams

In the past week, you may have missed stories about earlier high school start times, a newspaper chase, Great Harvest Bread Company, Worth Township election issues, ruse burglary, an armed robbery suspect captured and others in the Palos area and nearby

MONDAY

Suspect from 3-Year-Old Armed Robbery Captured in Virginia

Police say Jerry R. Wyatt, 53, drew a knife on a tanning salon employee during a robbery in April 2010. He was arrested on Wednesday in Virginia.

Title Boxing to Open in Palos Park

Title Boxing to Open in Palos Park • Citgo Closes • Allstate Agent Opens Palos Office.

TUESDAY

D230 Students Expected to Start School 30 Mins Earlier in August

The Consolidated High School District 230 administration is looking to create an advisory/resource period for all students by starting studies at 8 a.m. instead of 8:30 a.m. beginning in August.

Woman Chases Kids onto School Bus Over Newspaper Theft: Blotter

Palos Hills police reports, March 7-8.

WEDNESDAY

Worth Township Challengers' Slate Promises Tax Rebate

If elected on April 9, the Worth Township Community First Party says they will give township homeowners a one-time property tax rebate

Meet the Merchant: Great Harvest Bread Company

Palos Heights TV Channel 4 visits with the Palos Park whole grain wheat bread bakery to talk about their artisan goods and baking unique bread.

THURSDAY

Palos Place Development Moves Another Step Forward with Zoning

The Palos Heights City Council approved changing zoning of the old Ben Franklin site to allow plans for the proposed mixed-use development to move ahead. More council votes still remain before the plan is officially underway.

Catalytic Converters Disappear from Metra Parking Lot: Blotter

Palos Heights police reports, March 13-17.

FRIDAY

'Police Awareness Fund' Scammer Targeting Palos: Police

Watch out for scammers using the police to get you to donate.

Job Hunters: Palos Heights Looking for Pool Manager

Need a job? Know someone who is looking? Check out Patch's weekly online listings for local job openings.

SATURDAY

Markham Teen Charged With Murder in 7-Eleven Shooting

Christopher J. Dyson, 18, also faces an armed robbery charge connected to Thursday's shooting that left a Tinley Park man dead. He is being held without bail.

Elderly Woman Targeted in Another Area Ruse Burglary

Worth police are searching for a man who is suspected in a ruse burglary where jewelry and cash were stolen.

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