Archive For The “Veterans” Category

New affordable homes to be built for veterans in Yorkville

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New affordable homes to be built for veterans in Yorkville

New affordable homes to be built for veterans in Yorkville Fox Valley Habitat for Humanity has a new initiative to build 116 affordable homes for veterans on 50 acres in Yorkville, Illinois. Operation Home America will provide affordable homeownership opportunities for military veterans and their families, 34% of whom are struggling to live on 30-80% of median…

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Families Invited to Add Veterans’ Names to Orland Park’s Memorial Wall

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Families Invited to Add Veterans’ Names to Orland Park’s Memorial Wall

Families Invited to Add Veterans’ Names to Orland Park’s Memorial Wall Those Wishing to Add Veteran’s Name to Orland Park Memorial Wall Must do so by May 1 The Village of Orland Park hosts ceremonies each Memorial Day and Veterans Day and invites area families to add their veterans’ names to the Village’s granite walls…

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One of America’ oldest WWII veterans turns 102

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One of America’ oldest WWII veterans turns 102

One of America’ oldest WWII veterans turns 102 One of America’s Oldest WWII Veterans, Sidney Walton, Turning 102, to be Honored in Miami Beach! Pit Crew to Update Sidney’s “National No Regrets Tour” Vehicle Wrap from “101” to “102.”  Live! Starlite Hotel, 750 Ocean Dr, 8:00 am, Thurs, Feb 11.  Invited guests include Mayor Dan Gelber of Miami Beach Sidney Walton, 101,…

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CBS’ Gayle King should be fired and vicious murderers should be put to death

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CBS’ Gayle King should be fired and vicious murderers should be put to death

CBS’ Gayle King should be fired and vicious murderers should be put to death By Ray Hanania It’s very upsetting to watch CBS TV’s Gayle King plead for the life of Brandon Bernard who is to be executed today for the 1999 murder of Todd and Stacie Bagley, a married couple in their mid-20s. King…

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Military News: VAW-124 welcomes new commending officer in change of Command Ceremony

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Military News: VAW-124 welcomes new commending officer in change of Command Ceremony

Military News: VAW-124 welcomes new commending officer in change of Command Ceremony By Commander, Naval Air Force Atlantic Public Affairs The “Bear Aces” of Airborne Command & Control Squadron (VAW) 124 stationed aboard Naval Station Norfolk held a change of command ceremony, Dec. 3, to mark a transition of command leadership. During the change of command…

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Deadline Nears To Add Veteran’s Name to Orland Park Memorial Wall

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Deadline Nears To Add Veteran’s Name to Orland Park Memorial Wall

Deadline Nears To Add Veteran’s Name to Orland Park Memorial Wall Last day to add a veteran’s name to Orland Park’s granite memorial is Oct. 15 to be read aloud during Veterans Day ceremony The Village of Orland Park hosts ceremonies each Memorial Day and Veterans Day, inviting area families to add their veterans’ names to the…

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Naval Aviators team with U.S. Coast Guard to safeguard Mariners

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Naval Aviators team with U.S. Coast Guard to safeguard Mariners

Naval Aviators team with U.S. Coast Guard to safeguard Mariners On Wednesday, June 24 as a five-person crew aboard VAW-124’s E-2C Hawkeye were manning the skies above Hampton Roads they heard a potential Search and Rescue (SAR) distress call announced on the Urgent Marine Information Broadcast and took action. By Jennifer Cragg Commander, Naval Air…

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Feeling sorry for failed Mayor Keith Pekau

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Feeling sorry for failed Mayor Keith Pekau

Opinion: Feeling sorry for failed Mayor Keith Pekau Orland Park Mayor Keith Pekau attacked me, yet again, in his political newsletter once again making the false assertion of “factual inaccuracy” in my opinion columns. Of course, if anyone has a problem with facts and accuracy, it is Mayor Pekau who stumbles through leadership responding to…

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Remembering our fathers and the past

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Remembering our fathers and the past

Remembering our fathers and the past The story about my father, a proud immigrant from Palestine who came to America in 1926 to get away from the religious hatred that plagued Christians, Muslims and Jews. He loved America. Fought to defend America enlisting right after Pearl Harbor with his brother, and taught his children to…

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Chicago resident on Navy assignment

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Chicago resident on Navy assignment

Chicago resident on Navy assignment Culinary Specialist 3rd Class Jeriel Butler, from Chicago, stirs cheese sauce in the aft galley aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) in the Atlantic Ocean April 26, 2020. The Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group (HSTCSG) remains at sea in the Atlantic as a certified…

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University of Chicago Law Student challenges Rush for Congress

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University of Chicago Law Student challenges Rush for Congress

University of Chicago Law Student challenges Rush for Congress Law student Sarah Gad of the University of Chicago says her own personal experiences from seven years ago involving drug addiction has motivated her to understand the challenges facing many Illinois residents and to support pro bono legal work for those in need. Gad is an exemplary…

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Bill Conway slams Kim Foxx in new TV Commercial

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Bill Conway slams Kim Foxx in new TV Commercial

Bill Conway slams Kim Foxx in new TV Commercial New Ad from Afghanistan War veteran and Democratic candidate for Cook County State’s Attorney Bill Conway slams incumbent Kim Foxx for not fighting for the rights of victims of crime while defending the rights of hoaxers like Jussie Smollett. The Democratic Primary election is March 17,…

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