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Region views on Father's Day
Author Richard S. Post, photographed at his home in Arizona, on Father's Day 2013.
Standing with his father Stanley, the author Richard S. Post is shown in 1953 at his eighth grade graduation from St. Boniface Catholic School in Chicago.
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Rhea Lindemann, Munster | "My dad was a coach, so I think it's him helping my son and daughter with sports."
Olga Rhodes, Chesterton | "My parents owned a grocery and meat market store. They made liver sausage, and it was the best."
Richard Rhodes, Chesterton| "Going to see the Cubs play with him. We lived on Addison Street, and we went quite often."
Yiorgo Karnezis, Munster| "My dad always grows his beard out for the Blackhawks. His is always white, so mine is better."
Betty Jones, Munster | "Teaching us to ski at the Pines in Valparaiso when we were in high school. It started a love affair with skiing all over the country."
Christian Poulos, Munster| "After we go to visit my aunt's house, my father would drive and make fun of other drivers. It would bring us to tears."
Region views on Father's Day
“Why do men like me want sons?" he wondered. "It must be because they hope in their poor beaten souls that these new men, who are their blood, will do the things they were not strong enough nor wise enough nor brave enough to do. It is rather like another chance at life; like a new bag of co…
Father and Son Life Lessons: New book and local signing event highlight Polish family life with a father's strict guidance
Early on, in his new 176-page paperback book of his childhood stories, author Richard Post, who was raised in the Polish neighborhood of Chicago known as "Goose Island" during the 1940s and 1950s, shares a vivid story about the importance his father placed on discipline:
Dad will surely flip when zipping open the Grilling Set of handy BBQ sling with tools and a quilted oven-mitt packaged as a great Father's Day gift idea or a great gift for any grilling enthusiast. Gathered with the Grilling Tools Gift Set are gourmet goodies to sustain the grilling hero's e…
LAKE STATION | It is Rad Dad Week at Bellaboo’s Pay and Discovery Center through Father's Day this Sunday. All special activities are included in regular admission prices. Dads are admitted free on Father’s Day. Join the Lake County Parks and Recreation Department for some quality play time …
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