Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Melissa Patino, a junior at Tinley Park High School, is 1 of 9 finalists in the national Art of Dairy contest thanks to her bovine design. Voting begins at 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 17. Find out how you can cast your ballot.
A Tinley Park High School student's is getting some national exposure and could get even more if she gets enough votes. READ: Check Out Coverage of Bremen High School District 228 and Oak Forest's Other Districts in Patch's Schools Section Melissa Patino, a 16-year-old junior from Oak Forest, is one of nine finalists from around the country in Lucerne Dairy's eighth annual Art of Dairy contest. She earned her spot with a design she created on this year's contest theme, "ImaginDairy Places!" Melissa titled hers "Dairy Wonderland" and described the design on the official site: Fall into a waterfall of milk and string cheese rafts as you go on an adventure through an ice cream forest and cheesy mountain. And as part of the contest, she's …
Monday, March 11, 2013
The voter registration deadline for the Tuesday, April 9, election must register by Tuesday, March 12.
The deadline for Illinois voters to register for the upcoming election on Tuesday, April 9, is almost here. Voters looking to cast their ballot in the election should head to one of several locations to register, including the County Clerk's Office, city and village offices, township offices and public libraries and register by Tuesday, March 12. To register: Voters must provide two forms of identification: one with a current address, and others that can include a copy of current and valid photo ID, copy of a utility bill bank statement, paycheck, government check or other government document with name and address. Visit www.elections.il.gov for more information. For more information about registering to vote, visit www.elections.il.gov.
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Parents, Patch wants to hear from you on the questions that get families talking.
Welcome to "Hey, Mom and Dad"—a weekly feature where we ask our Facebook fans to share their views on parenting. Every week, we get the conversation started by taking a look back at a question we asked parents the week before on Patch Facebook pages from around the area. Elections and the associated politics can be difficult for young minds to grasp. Still, it's hard to imagine last week's election went unnoticed by our country's young citizens and it's safe to bet they had some questions about the process. That brings us to this week's question. Take a look at what people had to say and join the conversation in the comments section. Colleen Cantin Triana: I told my kindergartner because she asked (they were talking about it in class). She…