Archive For The “Suburban Chicagoland” Category

Music returns to Lyons

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Music returns to Lyons

Music returns to Lyons Five more concerts scheduled for Veterans Park By Steve Metsch A big crowd was on hand Wednesday night to see Strung Out, the third in a series of Wednesday night performances for the Music in the Park concert series at Veterans Park in Lyons. The concert series is back after being away for…

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Lose church and school, gain homes

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Lose church and school, gain homes

Lose church and school, gain homes Getty has a plan for St. Hugh property in Lyons By Steve Metsch Lyons Mayor Christopher Getty has a plan for the land that for nearly 100 years was home to St. Hugh Catholic Church. “I can see us doing single-family houses along Joliet Avenue, tearing down the auditorium,…

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Lyons native is new trustee

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Lyons native is new trustee

Lyons native is new trustee Lazich selected for board vacancy by Mayor Getty By Steve Metsch The new village trustee in Lyons has deep roots in the village. Ivica “Otis” Lazich has lived in Lyons his entire 44 years, is a graduate of Robinson School, served on the public library board, and owns a business…

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Cicero lawsuit accuses BNSF of altering property to force water runoff into neighborhoods

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Cicero lawsuit accuses BNSF of altering property to force water runoff into neighborhoods

Cicero lawsuit accuses BNSF of altering property to force water runoff into neighborhoods The Town of Cicero this week filed a lawsuit against the BNSF Railway Company alleging that the company intentionally elevated its land surface by several feet and covered the soft ground with pavement to force the run-off of rainwater from its property…

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Chicago Wolves elevate Mahoney, Sata to team Presidency

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Chicago Wolves elevate Mahoney, Sata to team Presidency

Chicago Wolves elevate Mahoney, Sata to team Presidency Organization’s long-time leaders rewarded for their excellence The Chicago Wolves announced Thursday that senior vice presidents Courtney Mahoney and Jon Sata have been named President of Operations and President of Business Operations, respectively, for the four-time league-champion organization. Mahoney has been a leader in the Wolves front…

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Tribute to fighter behind a Chicagoland success story, RoseMarie Lipinski

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Tribute to fighter behind a Chicagoland success story, RoseMarie Lipinski

Tribute to fighter behind a Chicagoland success story, RoseMarie Lipinski Court of Claims Judge RoseMarie Lipinski, nee Lapinski, attorney and wife of former alderman and Congressman Bill Lipinski, passed away late Sunday night July 11, 2021 at age 83 after a long illness. RoseMarie Lipinski, the mother of two children Laura and Dan, and two grandchildren…

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Monday’s Column: Making the impact of coronavirus worse

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Monday’s Column: Making the impact of coronavirus worse

Monday’s Column: Making the impact of coronavirus worse Race, politics and a lack of justice is making the impact of the coronavirus pandemic worse on Americans. Many politicians at the Federal and State level are instead helping targeted constituencies rather than addressing the wider problem in Illinois, Cook County and Chicago. They are creating a race…

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Terrence Howard Was the Featured Guest for Conversations with Mark Vargas Event

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Terrence Howard Was the Featured Guest for Conversations with Mark Vargas Event

Terrence Howard Was the Featured Guest for Conversations with Mark Vargas Event Actor and Entrepreneur Terrence Howard was the featured guest for the second Conversations with Mark Vargas that took place on July 9 at Judson University in Elgin. Judson alumnus Mark Vargas ’04 hosted the discussion with Howard about life, business, and finding inspiration. Before a crowd…

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Orland Township Bringing Excitement with Back-To-School Health Fair

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Orland Township Bringing Excitement with Back-To-School Health Fair

Orland Township Bringing Excitement with Back-To-School Health Fair Residents are invited to attend the fun-filled back to school event later this Summer. Orland Township hopes to get everyone ready to get back to school this August by holding their annual Back-To-School Health Fair, proudly presented by Supervisor Paul O’Grady and the Board of Trustees! The…

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Freddy’s Pizza in west suburban Cicero featured on the “It’s Not So Late Show”

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Freddy’s Pizza in west suburban Cicero featured on the “It’s Not So Late Show”

Freddy’s Pizza in west suburban Cicero featured on the “It’s Not So Late Show” The spectacular success of Freddy’s Pizzeria is discussed by owner Joe Quercia who immigrated from Naples, Italy in 1968 and attended Morton East High School when he started working at the restaurant’s previous location. Quercia, who runs the popular bakery at…

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Classifieds: Job available in health and social services

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Classifieds: Job available in health and social services

Classifieds: Job available in health and social services Do you enjoy working with kids and making a difference in their lives??? Consider being a CS-I worker for children and adolescents! What you would do? Take child/adolescent out into the community to help them work on their goals (like social skills, anger management, focus, behavior in public,…

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Opinion writing: “If you want a friend, get a dog”

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Opinion writing: “If you want a friend, get a dog”

Opinion writing: “If you want a friend, get a dog” I am grateful for the readership that I get in my opinion writing, and I appreciate those who support me and enjoy the column and recognize the importance of the angry haters, too. If I wanted a friend, I would go out and get a…

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