Posts Tagged “summit”

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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9/11 remembered in Summit

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9/11 remembered in Summit “It was like God went silent” – woman recalls By Steve Metsch Wendy Esposito will never forget the “eerie quiet” of that September evening 18 years ago. Esposito was sitting on the front stoop of her home on 55thPlace in Summit, perhaps 12 hours after the 9/11 terrorist attacks in New…

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Goodbye to ‘Mr. Summit’

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Goodbye to ‘Mr. Summit’ Memorial Saturday for late fire chief Nemeth  By Steve Metsch The man that many around town call “Mister Summit” will be honored on Saturday. John M. Nemeth Jr., former fire chief of Summit, who also worked in public works and was a part-time police officer in the village, died earlier this…

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