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Labor Day weekend filled with activities

Well, I missed some cool local events over this past Labor Day weekend.

September 04, 2014 12:00 am

Good luck to Cal City students for new school year

Well, school is/will be starting soon. Some have started already.

August 21, 2014 12:00 am

VictorFest a success for church and community

Well, the two great undertakings of my summer have passed.

August 07, 2014 12:00 am

Enjoy VictorFest July 24-27 in Calumet City

Well, I’ve got that feeling again.

July 17, 2014 12:00 am

Celebrate our freedoms on Friday

Friday is the Fourth of July.

July 03, 2014 12:00 am

Mayor addresses Cal City Chamber of Commerce

Well, I went to my first Calumet City Chamber of Commerce luncheon/meeting last week. It was at the council chambers of City Hall. I was invit…

June 19, 2014 12:00 am

Thanks to retiring T.F. North baseball coach for his efforts

Well, I didn’t know Mike Kosiara, but I knew about him. I have seen his teams play. And I knew through others who played and/or coached with h…

June 05, 2014 12:00 am

Cal City sinkhole could have been much worse

Well, Calumet City was a lead story on a lot of local newscasts a few days back (not always a good thing). But this was for a rather unusual c…

May 15, 2014 12:00 am

Calumet City Lions, VFW honor local heroes

Well, the Catholic Church has two new official heroes — the Church calls them saints.

May 01, 2014 12:00 am

Spring, time for baseball and recycling

Well, it’s spring ... I think, hope, pray.

April 17, 2014 12:00 am

My father keeps them laughing

Well, Dad’s in the hospital.

April 03, 2014 12:00 am

The season of Lent, the season of changes

The season of Lent, the season of changes

Happy Lent.

March 20, 2014 12:00 am

Calumet City planning for its future

I went to a meeting a little while back.

March 06, 2014 12:00 am

Hopeful signs at the Chicago Auto Show

I’ve never really been much of a gear head — you know, way into cars. I’ve been around for a long time, but I’ve only owned three new cars. I’…

February 20, 2014 12:00 am

St. Florian School in Hegewisch worth saving

Well I see that St. Florian Catholic School in Hegwisch is slated to be closed next school year by the Archdiocese of Chicago. That’s a shame.

February 06, 2014 12:00 am

TV weather reports sometimes state the obvious

Well, it’s gotten cold again.

January 16, 2014 12:00 am

Reflecting on the past

Well, we’re barely into this new year. This is usually a time when folks think about people of the past year and look forward to the next. So will I.

December 30, 2013 9:12 am

Here's hoping Cal City can find replacement for Sears

Well, I went to River Oaks recently. Christmas shopping should be easy for me, just the wife and my father. And it should be even easier this …

December 19, 2013 12:00 am

It's all about the Christmas lights

I hope I haven’t given up the fight, but I caved early this year.

December 05, 2013 12:00 am

Join Cal City Pride Facebook group

Well, it happened again.

November 21, 2013 12:00 am

Haunted hayride scares up fun in Cal City

Well, with Halloween gone, we’ve passed the last commercial speed bump before the onslaught of advertising prep for the “big one” — Christmas,…

November 07, 2013 12:00 am

Local organizations for the needy seek donations

I met up recently with some old friends from my earliest teaching days at St. Victor School in Calumet City. Tom Pietrasek, Sue Schmakel, Sist…

October 17, 2013 12:00 am

Tax situation in Illinois hurting local economy

I see that the Dari-Ville in Lansing is closed. I never went to that establishment, but I have driven by on many occasions. I notice it becaus…

October 03, 2013 12:00 am
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