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OFFBEAT: Steppenwolf's 'Qualms' naughty fun and thoughtfully entertaining

OFFBEAT: Steppenwolf's 'Qualms' naughty fun and thoughtfully entertaining

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

July 17, 2014 12:00 am
East Side Scouts raise $1,700 for Relay for Life

East Side Scouts raise $1,700 for Relay for Life

The Scouts raised $80 selling s'mores to the participants in the Relay for Life. Carefully cooking their marshmallows are Aiden August, Aidan Rocha, Cristan Rodriguez and Julian Castro.

July 16, 2014 12:00 am
East Side Scouts raise $1,700 for Relay for Life

East Side Scouts raise $1,700 for Relay for Life

Dale Downs, cancer survivor, volunteer and physicist, shows the Scouts how to make a fire using the log cabin method. After the short tutorial the Scouts each had time to construct their own versions. Aiden August, Benjamin Gaeta, Adrian Rodriguez, Aidan Rocha, David-Daniel Garza, and Aaron …

July 16, 2014 12:00 am
East Side Scouts raise $1,700 for Relay for Life

East Side Scouts raise $1,700 for Relay for Life

CHICAGO | With the simple motto of "Do Your Best" the Cub Scouts of Pack 773 did that and more raising over $1,700 for their Relay for Life team.

July 16, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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East Side Scouts raise $1,700 for Relay for Life

East Side Scouts raise $1,700 for Relay for Life

Cub Scouts of Pack 773 prepare to present the colors at Wolf Lake for the Relay of Southeast Chicago. Pictured from left are Aiden August, Julian Castro with the American flag, Jacob Garcia, Adrian Rodriguez, Benjamin Gaeta, Alex Williams, David-Daniel Garza, Aaron Rodriguez, Aidan Rocha, Da…

July 16, 2014 12:00 am
East Side Scouts enjoy nature with picnic at Wolf Lake

East Side Scouts enjoy nature with picnic at Wolf Lake

CHICAGO | Cub Scout Pack 773 recently held their annual "Get Outside" Picnic.

June 27, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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East Side Scouts enjoy nature with picnic at Wolf Lake

East Side Scouts enjoy nature with picnic at Wolf Lake

Preparing to hike the three miles from Eggers Woods to Wolf Lake are Aiden August, Noah Munoz, Riley August (sister) Anthony Moreno, Iian Villagomez, David Meduga, Cristan Rodriguez, Matthew Vale, Jacob and Miranda Garcia. In the tree is Benjamin Gaeta.

June 27, 2014 12:00 am
East Side Scouts enjoy nature with picnic at Wolf Lake

East Side Scouts enjoy nature with picnic at Wolf Lake

The Scouts stopped their activities for a visit from Barry Walker, Natural Resource coordinator at Wolf Lake. He received several trees he will be planting at the park as well as bird houses they made at a meeting. Pictured with Walker are Adrian Rodriguez, David-Daniel Garza, Benjamin Gaeta…

June 27, 2014 12:00 am
East Side Scouts serve the community

East Side Scouts serve the community

Webelos II Scouts Jacob Garcia, Miguel Trejo and Anthony Moreno prepare to hoist the American flag along with the POW flag while the national anthem is sung by Hegewisch resident Joe Garcia.

June 05, 2014 12:00 am
East Side Scouts serve the community

East Side Scouts serve the community

Cub Scouts of Pack 773 present the colors. From left are David Meduga, Aidan August, Noah Munoz, Matthew Vale, Gio Trejo, holding the American flag Adrian Rodriguez, Benjamin Gaeta displays the Pack 773 flag and on the end Alex Williams. Alex was responsible for leading the Pledge of Allegiance.

June 05, 2014 12:00 am
East Side Scouts serve the community

East Side Scouts serve the community

CHICAGO | Cub Scouts of Pack 773, who meet on the East Side, were invited to serve as color guard for the opening day ceremony at Hegewisch Babe Ruth on May 24. The Scouts provided a service to their community while at the same time learning how to conduct a flag ceremony. The Scouts learned…

June 05, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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St. Francis de Sales making big changes

CHICAGO | St. Francis de Sales High School will celebrate its 75th graduating class -- and with that milestone comes major changes to the school's academic model.

May 27, 2014 12:00 am
Local historian recalls playing on U-505 as young boy

Local historian recalls playing on U-505 as young boy

On June 4, 1944, the U-505 German submarine was captured off the coast of West Africa in a dangerous mission by the U.S. Navy.

May 23, 2014 8:00 pm Photos

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Alderman invites families to Faith and Action Kickoff on May 23

CHICAGO | Alderman John Pope of the 10th Ward is inviting families to a Faith and Action Kickoff sponsored by the city from 7 to 9 p.m. May 23 at Calumet Park, 9801 South Avenue G.

May 21, 2014 12:00 am
East Side Scouts learn first aid

East Side Scouts learn first aid

Lori Postma, RN, shows Wolf Scouts Matthew Vale and Aiden August a few first aid techniques using their own Scout uniform.

May 18, 2014 12:00 am
East Side Scouts learn first aid

East Side Scouts learn first aid

CHICAGO | Cub Scouts of Pack 773, who meet on the East Side at Annunciata Parish, had the opportunity recently to learn first aid from Lori Postma, RN, a supervisor in surgical/recovery at Franciscan Healthcare Munster.

May 18, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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East Side Scouts learn first aid

East Side Scouts learn first aid

Lori Postma, RN, stops during the Readyman Training to pose with Webelos I and II Scouts of Pack 773. Postma spent the afternoon teaching the skills that prevent accidents and making these young Scouts "Readymen" to help in emergencies.

May 18, 2014 12:00 am
De La Salle, Lourdes Hall students raise $24K for St. Baldrick's Foundation

De La Salle, Lourdes Hall students raise $24K for St. Baldrick's Foundation

CHICAGO | De La Salle Institute announces that it raised $21,000 for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation at a ceremony held at the Institute Campus for Young Men.

May 10, 2014 12:00 am
De La Salle, Lourdes Hall students raise $24K for St. Baldrick's Foundation

De La Salle, Lourdes Hall students raise $24K for St. Baldrick's Foundation

De La Salle students Glenn Kubek, of the East Side, and Patrick Schiller, of Beverly, display the T-shirts they received as St. Baldrick's Day participants.

May 10, 2014 12:00 am

Get outdoors to celebrate nature

It’s time to get out the bikes and hiking shoes for a week of special nature events in our area.

May 07, 2014 12:00 am
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