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Summer camps offer enrichment for kids

Pretty soon the kids will be out of school and their parents will be looking for activities to keep them busy.

April 16, 2014 12:00 am
Local events keep Easter Bunny hopping

Local events keep Easter Bunny hopping

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny was hopping this Sunday in Hegewisch. The General Pulaski Knights of Columbus 3223 served up its annual tradition with plenty of eggs, French toast and pancakes to satisfy hungry attendees.

April 09, 2014 12:00 am

Tuesday is Lansing Fallen Heroes Memorial Day

At last week’s Village Board meeting, Village President Norm Abbott presented a proclamation declaring April 8 as Lansing Fallen Heroes Memorial Day. By designating that day, it helps bring awareness to the sacrifices made by our public servants and specifically to Officer Kenneth Novak Jr. …

April 06, 2014 12:00 am
Run unites fallen police officer’s family

Run unites fallen police officer’s family

For the Mathews family, the Chicago Police Memorial Foundation’s Run to Remember is an important time to be together.

March 19, 2014 12:00 am
Run unites fallen police officer’s family

Run unites fallen police officer’s family

Siblings Joey Mathews, Anne Mathews and John Mathews, along with family and friends, participate in the Chicago Police Memorial Run to Remember in honor of their dad, John W. Mathews, who was killed on duty in 1988 in Hegewisch.

March 19, 2014 12:00 am
Diners enjoy Knights of Columbus spaghetti dinner

Diners enjoy Knights of Columbus spaghetti dinner

CHICAGO | The Knights of Columbus Pulaski Council 2014 recently hosted a spaghetti dinner at St. Columba Church, 134th Street and Avenue O in Chicago's Hegewisch neighborhood.

March 16, 2014 12:00 am
Diners enjoy Knights of Columbus spaghetti dinner

Diners enjoy Knights of Columbus spaghetti dinner

Pictured at the Knights of Columbus spaghetti dinner on March 8 in Hegewisch are from left, Bob Burnett; Sister Margaret Murphy, standing, Sister Julita Jelen; Janice Paruszkiewicz, standing, Clair Gadzinski and Pat Tomczak. Murphy and Jelen used to teach at St. Columba School, which is clos…

March 16, 2014 12:00 am

Hegewisch comes together to save St. Florian

Hegewisch pride is running high this week thanks to the great news that St. Florian School will remain open. This neighborhood, which may be considered small compared to many of its Chicago counterparts, is never lacking in the size of its heart.

March 05, 2014 12:00 am

St. Florian School in Hegewisch to remain open

CHICAGO | St. Florian School in the Hegewisch neighborhood will stay open, according to parents and a letter from the Archdiocese of Chicago posted on the school’s website and Facebook page Friday night.

February 28, 2014 7:31 pm
New building at Wolf Lake almost ready for visitors

New building at Wolf Lake almost ready for visitors

The new visitor center on the Illinois side of Wolf Lake can be seen in the background.

February 19, 2014 12:00 am
New building at Wolf Lake almost ready for visitors

New building at Wolf Lake almost ready for visitors

The new building at the Illinois side of Wolf Lake looks quite cool and should open soon to visitors.

February 19, 2014 12:00 am
Scouts learn swimming safety at Hegewisch pool

Scouts learn swimming safety at Hegewisch pool

CHICAGO | Cub Scouts of Pack 773 took their regularly scheduled meeting on Jan. 31 to Mann Park Pool in Hegewish.

February 17, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Scouts learn swimming safety

Scouts learn swimming safety

Cub Scouts of Pack 773 enjoy the water with their fellow Scout friends. Pictured in front row are: Xavier Elizalde, Cameron Spencer, and Alex Williams. Second row: Cristan Rodriguez, Patrick and Matthew Donahue, and Cubmaster Joe Cordero. Third row: Daniel Elizalde, Abby Gorny, Jacob Garcia,…

February 13, 2014 12:00 am
Scouts learn swimming safety

Scouts learn swimming safety

Cubmaster Joe Cordero discusses the importance of knowing how to float while Bear Scout Daniel Elizalde demonstrates his skills.

February 13, 2014 12:00 am

Principal: St. Florian nearing goals, needs 'extra push’

CHICAGO | Fundraising and enrollment at St. Florian School in Chicago’s Hegewisch neighborhood are on the rise but help is still needed, Principal Krista Wilkinson said.

February 09, 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
Ice fishing lures anglers to Wolf Lake

Ice fishing lures anglers to Wolf Lake

A little frigid weather can’t stop ice fishermen. Even as temps were dipping below zero on Monday, they were dipping their lines into Wolf Lake waiting for a nibble.

January 29, 2014 12:00 am
Ice fishing lures anglers to Wolf Lake

Ice fishing lures anglers to Wolf Lake

The sun sets over a frozen Wolf Lake in Chicago's Hegewisch neighborhood. Ice fishing is just one of the activities available at the William W. Powers State Fish and Wildlife Area this time of year. It's been the best ice fishing in the region in years.

January 29, 2014 12:00 am
Volunteers help St. Florian, Lansing Golden-K Club

Volunteers help St. Florian, Lansing Golden-K Club

Franklin Corpuz is a Kiwanis member from the Philippines who recently helped collect donations for the Lansing Golden-K club at the Strack & Van Til in Munster.

January 22, 2014 12:00 am
Volunteers help St. Florian, Lansing Golden-K Club

Volunteers help St. Florian, Lansing Golden-K Club

As always, I’m inspired by volunteers who work hard in their community to make a difference.

January 22, 2014 12:00 am
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