Posts Tagged “summit”

New fire contract in Summit

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New fire contract in Summit

New fire contract in Summit Hurckes: Pay hikes “in line” with nearby towns By Steve Metsch The Summit Village Board, at its monthly meeting on June 15 , approved a new contract with Teamsters Union Local 700, which represents the firefighters. The contract, which runs retroactively from July 1, 2019, through June 30, 2022, includes…

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This parade beats pandemic

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This parade beats pandemic

This parade beats pandemic St. Joseph School salutes retiring principal  By Steve Metsch Despite the coronavirus pandemic, parents, teachers, staff and students still managed to give St. Joseph School Principal Lawrence Manetti, Sr., a warm sendoff for his retirement. On the afternoon of June 12, they had a 40-vehicle parade that drove around the Summit…

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Virus claims parks, libraries

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Virus claims parks, libraries Bridgeview Park District among few open By Steve Metsch In an attempt to slow spreading the coronavirus, scores of public facilities are closing their doors around the nation The Lyons, La Grange and Summit park district facilities are closed. However, the Bridgeview Park District is remaining open. The Summit, Lyons, Bedford Park…

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Summit’s Katie 3rd in “Voice”

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Summit’s Katie 3rd in “Voice” Sad fans see a bright future for singer By Steve Metsch In one moment, pure elation morphed into utter despair at a watch party cheering Summit’s own Katie Kadan in the finals of “The Voice.” When host Carson Daly made the nation wait what seemed an eternity to find out…

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Summit loves Katie

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Summit loves Katie Big crowd at “The Voice” watch party By Steve Metsch There was a buzz in the air at Fergie & Foz, a tavern at 7245 Archer Avenue, and it wasn’t about Monday Night Football. Dozens of friends, family and Summit residents had gathered to watch and cheer one of their own, 38-year-old…

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Summit parking woes

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Summit parking woes Couple takes troubles to the village board By Steve Metsch Parking is at a premium in Summit. And few know that better than Danny Spataro and Daniele Drain-Tinder. After getting no help from their landlord, the couple brought its case to the Summit Village Board on Sept. 16. They live in an…

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