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Twirling to glory

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Twirling to glory

Twirling to glory Bridgeview girl takes her baton to nationals By Steve Metsch If things go as hoped, Sarah Shinsato will twirl her way to a national championship in South Bend. The 16-year-old Bridgeview girl – who on July 17 brought to a village board meeting three trophies she won this summer – will compete…

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Lyons offers free concerts

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Lyons offers free concerts

Lyons offers free concerts From polka to rock, wide range covered By Steve Metsch A wide range of music will be heard this summer during Lyons’ Music In The Park concert series held in Veterans Park, 4100 Lawndale Ave. The series, which started July 10 with The Redmonds, will bring seven performers each of the…

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The principals of the matter

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The principals of the matter

The principals of the matter Lyons SD 103 expects to hire two in near future By Steve Metsch Two principal job openings were the main topic of discussion the latest meeting of the Lyons School District 103 board of education. The July 10 meeting was rescheduled from June 25 when police were searching for a…

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100 years young

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100 years young

100 years young Century mark for former mayor Ed Formento  By Steve Metsch Other than using a walker, you wouldn’t know Ed Formento turned 100 years old on July 5. The former mayor of Willow Springs has a firm handshake to go along with his quick wit. “I feel great. I look great,” said Formento….

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Aerosmith a winning bet

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Aerosmith a winning bet

Aerosmith a winning bet Rockers’ residency in Vegas is a must-see  By Steve Metsch When my son and I booked a vacation to Las Vegas, we were pleased to learn that Aerosmith would be performing at the Park Theater at Park MGM, our hotel. It was one of those “we gotta” moments. So, we did….

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Going out a champion

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Going out a champion

Going out a champion Flach, Illini win national club baseball crown   By Steve Metsch La Grange resident Matt Flach was hoping to end his baseball career in style. And did he ever. Flach was the starting centerfielder and the leadoff batter for the University of Illinois Club Baseball team that, on May 30, won…

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