Archive For The “Suburban Chicagoland” Category

Lyons block party a hit

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Lyons block party a hit

Lyons block party a hit Annual event filled with food and fun By Steve Metsch Lyons Village trustee Pat Alonzi was taking a well-deserved break Sunday afternoon. She rested on a folding chair during the annual block party she helps hosts every year in the village. “My legs,” she confided, “are killing me.” Alonzi, 81,…

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Worth the wait

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Worth the wait

Worth the wait Stallions capture La Grange Men’s League title By Steve Metsch Pitching, defense and patience paid off for the Brookfield Stallions baseball team. A complete game by starting pitcher Jon Kleinmeyer and several clutch plays on defense helped the team win its first championship Sunday in the La Grange Men’s Adult Baseball League….

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Police in the schools

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Police in the schools

Police in the schools Bridgeview approves officer in two schools By Steve Metsch The village of Bridgeview is entering into an intergovernmental agreement with Indian Springs School District 109 to have a police officer assigned to Bridgeview Elementary and Lyle Elementary schools. The officer, called a “school resource officer,” would be stationed in each school…

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National Night Out a success

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National Night Out a success

National Night Out a success Brookfield police pleased with turnout  By Steve Metsch Brookfield Police Lt. James Burdett was pleased by the large turnout for National Night Out. “It’s nice coming together, the community and police department, (to) foster positive relations. It means a lot to us, the community comes out and supports us. We…

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West Chicago Native Trains to be a U.S. Navy Future Warfighter

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West Chicago Native Trains to be a U.S. Navy Future Warfighter

West Chicago Native Trains to be a U.S. Navy Future Warfighter By Rick Burke Navy Office of Community Outreach Sailors are some of the most highly-trained people on the planet, according to Navy officials, and this training requires highly-dedicated instructors. At Naval Education and Training command, instructors at advanced technical schools teach sailors to be…

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Marie Newman names Shadin Maali as campaign chairwoman

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Marie Newman names Shadin Maali as campaign chairwoman

Marie Newman names Shadin Maali as campaign chairwoman Longtime Suburban Chicagoland community activist Shadin Maali was named as the Campaign Chairwoman for Marie Newman who is a candidate for the 3rd DIstrict Congressional seat held by Dan Lipinski. Maali’s appointment underscores Newman’s commitment to the district’s large Arab American population and community in general. Marie…

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