Oct. 24, 2022

Organize This!

In an attempt to organize our place, we found local professional organizer Colleen Klimczak. Listen as she helps us get through a frustrating moment with the water bill and learn how to organize your own life just a little better. …

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Oct. 20, 2022

Football Fri-Thursday: Mustangs (6-2) Look To Finish Strong

With 6 wins under their belt, the Evergreen Park Mustangs will play this postseason. A win on the road Thursday night at Argo, though, could get them a home opener for the playoffs. Head Coach Jerry Verde joins us to …

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Oct. 17, 2022

Reliving Those Glory Days

Amy Kazin of Evergreen Park High School stops by with a fun Halloween event for local kids and a brand new theater production for the Fall. We also marvel at how good our football teams are doing this year. Chris …

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Oct. 13, 2022

Football Friday: EP Mustangs Make Playoff Push

The Evergreen Park Mustangs (5-2) won big at Homecoming last weekend. Now they head into a big challenge versus Eisenhower on Friday night. Head Coach Jerry Verde joins us to break it all down. Coach also gives out his Week …

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Oct. 10, 2022

The Mayor, The Chief & Some Local Nerds

We party with the people of Evergreen Park this past weekend at the 2nd Annual Oktoberfest. Mayor Kelly Burke talks about local construction, getting her village more active and the need for more ponies. Evergreen Park Fire Chief Ronald Kleinhaus …

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Oct. 6, 2022

Football Friday: Homecoming Week

Following their biggest win of the season, the Evergreen Park Mustangs may have taken their most unfortunate loss of 2022. Head Coach Jerry Verde joins us to talk about a team trying to regain their form during a distracting Homecoming …

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Oct. 3, 2022

The Fests Of October

Evergreen Park was out this Saturday night at the Evergreen Park Public Library with live music and good times. We visit with Frank Murray at his very successful fundraiser. The Stockyard Kilty Band stops by to promote their own benefit …

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Sept. 29, 2022

Football Friday: Mustangs (4-1) Becoming Homecoming Road Warriors

Jerry Verde of the ECPHS Mustangs just saw his football team pull off their biggest win of the season and is watching them become homecoming road warriors. Hear about the play that turned the tide last week, the matchup this …

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Sept. 26, 2022

Nobody Wants To Become A Phone Book

This year's edition of the Evergreen Park phone book hit doorsteps over the past week, and it sparked some questions from The EP Podcast. Find out why we don't want to become a phone book and what you can do …

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Sept. 22, 2022

Football Friday: Mustangs (3-1) Look To Rebound vs Reavis

After a loss last Friday, the EPCHS Mustangs (3-1) have a big road game Saturday afternoon against Reavis. Head Coach Jerry Verde joins us again this week for a look at what went wrong and what the team must do …

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Sept. 19, 2022

That’s A Lot Of Construction

Road construction and sidewalk replacement have collided in the southwest quadrant of Evergreen Park. Village Trustee Jeannie Olson sits down with us to explain the timing of this large project and give us an update on the progress. She also …

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Sept. 15, 2022

Football Friday: Coach Verde Gets Ready For Richards

The EPCHS Mustangs are 3-0, but Head Coach Jerry Verde wants issues in their win over Oak Lawn cleaned up quickly. Listen as he preps his team for a big contest against Richards. Coach Verde also gives out his Week …

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Sept. 12, 2022

Launching Butterflies

The Evergreen Park Public Library is bringing a slew of breweries to their Micro Marathon Fundraiser, and Frank Murray returns to tell us about it along with a guest of his own. We also "Meet The Neighbors" and learn about …

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Sept. 8, 2022

Football Friday: 2-0 Mustangs Get Up For Oak Lawn

After a 2-0 non-conference start to their season, the EPCHS Mustangs are home for the first time under the Friday Night Lights against a rival in Oak Lawn (1-1). Evergreen Park Mustangs Head Coach Jerry Verde talks gives out his …

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Sept. 6, 2022

Finding Hidden Treasures In & Around The EP

When your local high school library wins a rare award, you brag a little. We bring Tina Ward on for the first time this week to talk about how her library at EPCHS got it done, and find out what …

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Sept. 1, 2022

Football Friday: 1-0 Mustangs Take On Carver

The EPCHS Mustangs are 1-0 after a convincing victory in Manteno. Now they travel to face Carver with a clear purpose. Evergreen Park Mustangs Head Coach Jerry Verde talks about what was learned Week 1 and how he is preparing …

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Aug. 29, 2022

The Kickball Principal

Dan Turney, principal of Most Holy Redeemer School in Evergreen Park, sits down to chat about a challenging first year in charge and what he hopes for the 2022-2023 school year. Dan also reveals his unique way of connecting with …

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Aug. 26, 2022

Football Friday: The Mustangs Kick Off Their Season

Evergreen Park Mustangs Head Coach Jerry Verde is ready for another season under the Friday Night Lights. The team is off to Manteno for Week 1. We're talking with Coach Verde about an improved offensive line and how he views …

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Aug. 22, 2022

Space, Wrestling & 12-Inch Trophies

Evergreen Park author Z Jeffries is back with a new book that takes kids to space in an attempt to save the world with pro wrestling. Hear about the fun story rooted in local family dynamics. We're also trying to …

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Aug. 19, 2022

So You Want To Run For Public Office?

A Weekend Special "30 Minutes of Good" discusses how to enter the political arena and make an impact in your area. Burton Odelson of Evergreen Park lawfirm Odelson, Sterk, Murphey, Frazier & McGrath is an expert in the field of …

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Aug. 15, 2022

Picnics, Parties & Parachuting Humvees

We recorded this "30 Minutes of Good" from Evergreen Park's Picnic In the Park on Thursday in Klein (Circle) Park and at The American Legion Car Show on Saturday. Hear from village trustee Mark Marzullo and many folks enjoying summer …

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Aug. 8, 2022

NERF Battle At The Library!

This week's "30 Minutes of Good" from The EP Podcast includes a visit from Mayor Kelly Burke, our good friend Frank Murray of The Evergreen Park Public Library, and the organizers behind a local fundraising event. Mayor Burke talks about …

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Aug. 1, 2022

Meet The New Principal

This week's "30 Minutes of Good" from The EP Podcast includes an interview with new Central Middle School Principal Dr. Joe Zampillo, a "Margarita Crawl" with Open Outcry & upcoming local festivals and events! Dr. Joe Zampillo talks about changing …

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July 25, 2022

A Show Full Of Tacos

This week's "30 Minutes of Good" from The EP Podcast has a trip to the EP Driving Range at 50-Acre Park, a new local restaurant review and village events for all ages! Glenn Pniewski of the Evergreen Park Recreation Department …

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