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Children’s Museum Book Fair Enjoyed by Many

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Children’s Museum Book Fair Enjoyed by Many

This past Thursday evening, the Children’s Museum in Oak Lawn held their Book Fair event at the Barnes and Noble Book Store in Southwest Suburban Orland Park. This fundraising event attracted approximately 200 museum members and guests who enjoyed activities including arts and crafts, cup cake decorating and storytelling. The Easter bunny was also on…

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Oak Lawn Cub Scouts Rev It Up in Derby

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Oak Lawn Cub Scouts Rev It Up in Derby

Cub Scout Pack 3619 of St. Gerald Parish located in Oak Lawn took to the track today for their Pinewood Derby Race. The annual event is always a favorite for both scouts and parents each year. Today was the first time the scouts raced with a new track along with computer software that automatically records…

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Chicago Wolves Bring Read to Succeed To Library’s

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Chicago Wolves Bring Read to Succeed To Library’s

The Chicago Wolves Hockey team is once again visiting local library’s to help promote reading to their young fans. Targeting students in kindergarten through eighth grade, the Read to Succeed program serves as a reward and inspiration for students to excel at existing or new reading programs at school. The Wolves supply posters and free…

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Body Found in Chicago’s River North Parking Garage

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Body Found in Chicago’s River North Parking Garage

January 17, 2017 By Steve Neuhaus @steveneuhaus60   An unidentified body has been found in a parking garage at 300 N. LaSalle in Chicago. Just before 6 a.m., police and fire crews responded to the 11th floor of the parking garage. The cause of death was unknown, police said, and no further information was immediately…

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iOS 10 – All the big features you should know about

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iOS 10 – All the big features you should know about

iOS 10 was revealed grandly at WWDC 2016 (Worldwide Developers Conference), which is the company’s annual event. Though the software update is slated to be released in September, or probably with the launch of iPhone 7, if you are too eager to try the new update, you can sign up for Apple’s public beta phase…

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Critical Waterways Infrastructure Bill Includes Lipinski Amendments

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The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, including Congressman Dan Lipinski (IL-3), has passed the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016. The bill authorizes the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to develop and maintain America’s vital water infrastructure, including the locks and dams that mitigate flooding and facilitate commerce in Northeastern Illinois. Before final approval,…

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Oak Lawn-Hometown School District 123 to host Southland Learning Conference for Educators

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Oak Lawn-Hometown School District 123 to host Southland Learning Conference for Educators

Oak Lawn-Hometown School District 123 has partnered together with Illinois ASCD to host the Southland Learning Conference on Monday, August 8, 2016. This free professional learning conference in open to all educators in Illinois and will take place from 8:30AM-1:00PM at Oak Lawn-Hometown Middle School located at 5345 W 99th St, Oak Lawn, IL 60453….

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De La Salle’s Ashley Trendle Chosen to All-GCAC Softball Team

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De La Salle’s Ashley Trendle Chosen to All-GCAC Softball Team

Trendle batted .528 with 24 runs and 33 RBI’s By Steve Neuhaus @neuhaus_ilnews De La Salle Institute in Chicago’s Bridgeport neighborhood salutes student-athlete Ashley Trendle who was chosen to the 2016 All-Girls Catholic Athletic Conference Softball Team. Trendle, a senior catcher, appeared in all 27 games for the Meteors this season. She batted .528 with…

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Man Found Dead At Fire With Gunshot Wound To Head

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Man Found Dead At Fire With Gunshot Wound To Head

By Steve Neuhaus @neuhaus_ilnews   The body of 56 year old Edward McArthur Jr. was found in a home in the 8000 block of South Stoney Island Ave. in Chicago early Tuesday around 5:30 am, after firefighters extinguished a blaze. According to law enforcement officers a gun was also found at the scene. No other information is available at this time.    

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Fatal Crash Kills Woman in Chicago’s Gresham Neighborhood

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Fatal Crash Kills Woman in Chicago’s Gresham Neighborhood

By Steve Neuhaus @neuhaus_ilnews CHICAGO — According to police reports, a woman in her 30’s was killed in an accident in Chicago’s Gresham community early this morning near 7800 S. Loomis Ave. The unidentified woman was riding in a tow truck traveling northbound on Loomis Ave. when it crashed into a minivan. The tow truck then…

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