Posts Tagged “holiday”

Orland Township Provides Gifts and Meals for Over 200 Families

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Orland Township Provides Gifts and Meals for Over 200 Families

Orland Township Provides Gifts and Meals for Over 200 Families Generous community supports Holiday Program. Orland Township Supervisor Paul O’Grady and the Township board distributed food and toys to more than 200 needy families during the Township’s annual Holiday Program Through many acts of kindness and generosity, the holidays were made a little brighter for…

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Wishing everyone a Happy Thanksgiving

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Wishing everyone a Happy Thanksgiving

Wishing everyone a Happy Thanksgiving One of my favorite holidays, Thanksgiving, has a lot to be thankful for and to also think about. Happy Thanksgiving everyone By Ray Hanania Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday, next to election day of course. I don’t like to think about what we did to the Native Americans, though. I’ve…

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Men turn into zombie customers during last-minute holiday rush

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Men turn into zombie customers during last-minute holiday rush

Men turn into zombie customers during last-minute holiday rush As the calendar approaches the Christmas holidays, men experience a transformation, turning into addled, confused zombies desperately searching for the last-minute gift for their wives, girlfriends and significant others. Although the retail business has a name for every experience, they haven’t figured this male zombie shopper…

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Arab Americans celebrate Thanksgiving

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Arab Americans celebrate Thanksgiving

Arab Americans celebrate Thanksgiving Remembering back to the 1960s when Arab Americans had hope for freedom and racism in America was focused elsewhere. Thanksgiving was a feast in Arab American homes in the 1960s and 1970s before politics, hatred, racism and Israeli violence created a refugee crisis By Ray Hanania Thanksgiving is a special holiday…

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A mother of a Mother’s Day

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A mother of a Mother’s Day Published in the Des Plaines Valley News, The Southwest News Herald Newspaper, the Reporter Newspapers, the Regional Newspaper May 18, 2017 By Ray Hanania Mother’s Day: I was standing in the lobby of Buca di Beppo Sunday with my wife and son as some two dozens unhappy people waited…

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