Posts Tagged “2019”

OFPD Coffee & Conversation addresses power of Music in Alzheimers and dementia Sept. 26, 2019

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OFPD Coffee & Conversation addresses power of Music in Alzheimers and dementia Sept. 26, 2019

OFPD Coffee & Conversation addresses power of Music in Alzheimers and dementia Sept. 26, 2019 The Orland Fire Protection District (OFPD) will focus on the challenges of Alzheimers at its next public “Coffee & Conversation” community meeting on Thursday, September 26, 2019. Research has shown that Music has a powerful impact on memory and can…

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Cicero hosts Houby Festival Oct 3 – 6, 2019

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Cicero hosts Houby Festival Oct 3 – 6, 2019

Cicero hosts Houby Festival Oct 3 – 6, 2019 The 51st Annual Houby Festival will kick off on Thursday, October 3, 2019 featuring a carnival with rides for family and children, a variety of Czech and other ethnic foods, a wide range of entertainment, and a parade on Sunday Oct. 6. Houby is the Czech/Slovak…

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Presidential candidate Warren endorses Newman for Congress

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Presidential candidate Warren endorses Newman for Congress

Presidential candidate Warren endorses Newman for Congress Democratic Presidential contender Elizabeth Warren announced Tuesday that she is endorsing Marie Newman in the March 2020 Democratic Primary election for The Illinois 3rd Congressional District. The seat is currently held by Congressman Dan Lipinski. Two other Democrats have also entered the Democratic Primary election contest that will…

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Suspect sought in Cicero Bowling Alley assault

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Suspect sought in Cicero Bowling Alley assault

Suspect sought in Cicero Bowling Alley assault Cicero Police are seeking a male suspect in his late 20s or early 30s, who is African American, who is seen in a social media video striking another individual with a bowling ball on his head during a bowling event that was held Wednesday night at Town Hall…

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School should be more than just an education

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School should be more than just an education

School should be more than just an education As my son readies for college, I reminisce about what it was like 50 years ago when I left homew to go to college. It was a different world then and a different world today By Ray Hanania My son Aaron leaves for college next week and…

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Keller Williams’ Grateful Grass to Kick-Off Alternating Currents Festival Weekend

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Keller Williams’ Grateful Grass to Kick-Off Alternating Currents Festival Weekend

Keller Williams’ Grateful Grass to Kick-Off Alternating Currents Festival Weekend Downtown Davenport Partnership (DDP) is excited to announce the third year of Alternating Currents festival August 22-25, 2019, now expanded to four days. The festival kicks off with headliner Keller William’s Grateful Grass, with Max Weinberg’s Jukebox opening on Thursday, August 22 at the Adler…

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Charlotte Checkers beat Chicago Wolves in Game 2 of Calder Cup championship

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Charlotte Checkers beat Chicago Wolves in Game 2 of Calder Cup championship

Charlotte Checkers beat Chicago Wolves in Game 2 of Calder Cup championship The Chicago Wolves erased a two-goal deficit in the second period, but fell to the Charlotte Checkers 5-3 in Game 2 of the Calder Cup Finals on Sunday night at Bojangles’ Coliseum. Center Gage Quinney scored two second-period goals while forward Keegan Kolesar…

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Lightfoot targets gun violence in inauguration

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Lightfoot targets gun violence in inauguration

Lightfoot targets gun violence in inauguration Mayor Lori Lightfoot is sworn into office on May 20, 2019, as Chicago’s first African American woman and first “openly Gay” mayor. Much of Lightfoot’s inauguration speech reflected many of the same principles that were reiterated 40 years ago when on April 16, 1979, Jane Byrne was inaugurated as…

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Pekau thinks its all about him

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Pekau thinks its all about him

Pekau thinks its all about him Now that the Orland Park election for trustee is over, Mayor Keith Pekau could start working to make Orland Park better with the three qualified trustees he helped to get elected, Cindy Katsenes, William Healy and Michael Milani. Instead, he just can’t seem to get past the fact that…

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Lyons School District 103 tosses failed board for new leaders

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Lyons School District 103 tosses failed board for new leaders

Lyons School District 103 tosses failed board for new leaders Olivia Quintero, Jorge Torres, Vito Campanile, and Winifred Rodriguez ran under the banner of  Parents for Student Excellence slate decisively defeated the controversy-plagued slate lead by Lyons School District 103 board member Joanne Schaeffer, newly appointed trustee Thomas Weiner, former trustee Connie Esparza, and Jacqueline…

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