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Fire’s farewell saddens fans

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Fire’s farewell saddens fans

Fire’s farewell saddens fans Soccer team leaving Bridgeview for Soldier Field By Steve Metsch The likely final game in Bridgeview for the Chicago Fire soccer team had fans feeling bittersweet. They were happy to attend Sunday’s game. They were looking forward to what the future may hold. And, many were feeling sad. Juan Hernandez, 41,…

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Lyons needs to win Saturday

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Lyons needs to win Saturday

Lyons needs to win Saturday Must win  four of five for shot at football playoffs By Steve Metsch The Lyons Township football team finds itself in the unenviable position of needing to get hot – and fast – in order to have a shot at making the  state playoffs. The Lions are now 1-3 overall…

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Summit parking woes

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Summit parking woes

Summit parking woes Couple takes troubles to the village board By Steve Metsch Parking is at a premium in Summit. And few know that better than Danny Spataro and Daniele Drain-Tinder. After getting no help from their landlord, the couple brought its case to the Summit Village Board on Sept. 16. They live in an…

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Bridgeview OKs marijuana tax

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Bridgeview OKs marijuana tax

Bridgeview OKs marijuana tax No vendors yet, but tax in place in case By Steve Metsch No one has submitted proposals to open a business selling recreational marijuana in Bridgeview, but the village board is prepared if it happens. By a 6-0 vote, trustees at their Sept. 18 meeting approved setting up a cannabis retailers’…

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11 Year-old Harvey resident in critical condition, victim of gun violence

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11 Year-old Harvey resident in critical condition, victim of gun violence

11 Year-old Harvey resident in critical condition, victim of gun violence On the evening of Monday, September 23, an 11-year-old girl became the latest victim of gun violence in Chicago’s south suburban region. The young girl was in her Harvey home, near 158th and Paulina streets, when she was shot in the head by a…

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Dansk and Sparks join the Chicago Wolves

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Dansk and Sparks join the Chicago Wolves

Dansk and Sparks join the Chicago Wolves The Chicago Wolves announced Sunday that goaltenders Oscar Dansk and Garret Sparks have been assigned to the team by the NHL’s Vegas Golden Knights. They’ll join the Wolves in time for Monday’s official start to training camp. Dansk served as the workhorse for the Wolves’ run to the…

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Going out in style

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Going out in style

Going out in style Dukes, vintages cars bid farewell with a party By Steve Metsch Glancing around the crowded parking lot filled with classic cars and car buffs of all ages, Kevin Lawrence said he will miss Dukes Drive-In. Forty-four years of Italian beefs and – more importantly to those there  – 44 years of…

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Chicago Wolves add nine players as training camp nears

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Chicago Wolves add nine players as training camp nears

Chicago Wolves add nine players as training camp nears The Chicago Wolves announced Friday that nine players, including three who helped the team reach the 2019 Calder Cup Finals, have been assigned to the organization by the NHL’s Vegas Golden Knights. Forwards Paul Cotter, Lucas Elvenes, Ben Jones, Jake Leschyshyn, Jermaine Loewen, Tye McGinn, Gage…

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Second half powers Nazareth

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Second half powers Nazareth

Second half powers Nazareth Big rally “shows what we can do,” Morris says By Steve Metsch After being pushed around by Fenwick’s football team in the first half Sept. 13, Nazareth Academy knew something had to change. The host Roadrunners were clinging to a 7-0 lead after Riley Theobald’s 16-yard touchdown run in the second…

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SeatGeek has the blues

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SeatGeek has the blues

SeatGeek has the blues Windy City Blues Fest in Bridgeview Oct. 5 By Steve Metsch The Windy City Blues Fest scheduled to return in October has a new home, SeatGeek Stadium in Bridgeview. Last year, it was held over a three-day September weekend in Lyons. This year, it, will be held on a single day,…

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