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United Auto Workers Local 551 planning community event

United Auto Workers Local 551 invites community members to come learn about the union at an upcoming educational event.

July 31, 2013 7:00 pm

Cook County to review contract for collect calls from jail

CHICAGO | With bills in some cases going as high as $10 per minute, Cook County government officials want to review the contract they have with a Dallas-based company that allows Cook County Jail inmates to make collect telephone calls.

May 19, 2012 7:45 pm

Local libraries offer treasure trove of materials

There's a place where you can read as much as you want, use free Wi-Fi and browse through dozens of magazines. No, it isn't the big name book and music stores that recently went out of business throughout the country. It's your local library.

October 19, 2011 12:00 am

South suburbs offer lots of fun

There's plenty to do in the next few weeks whether you love animals, eating out or just having fun. I personally love them all, so I can't wait to check out these events.

October 05, 2011 12:00 am
South Holland center offers outdoor adventures

South Holland center offers outdoor adventures

Sandridge Nature Center naturalist Rebecca Moss explains to Dallas Artis, of Orland Park; Jace Wegrzyn, of Hammond, and Jack Downs, of Chicago's Hegewisch neighborhood, the difference between a male and a female box turtle shell during Outdoor Adventure Camp at the South Holland facility.

September 16, 2011 12:00 am
South Holland center offers outdoor adventures

South Holland center offers outdoor adventures

SOUTH HOLLAND | A total of 16 11- to 13-year-olds spent a week at Sandridge Nature Center attending the Outdoor Adventures Camp.

September 16, 2011 12:00 am
Southeast Lions provide Braille Bible to blind man

Southeast Lions provide Braille Bible to blind man

CHICAGO | The Southeast Lions presented Nicolas Ayon, a blind South Chicago resident, with a Braille Bible at its August meeting at the Jovial Club, 9615 Commercial Ave.

August 27, 2011 12:00 am
Southeast Lions provide Braille Bible to blind man

Southeast Lions provide Braille Bible to blind man

The Southeast Lions recently purchased a Braille Bible for a blind South Chicago man. Pictured, from left, standing, are Southeast Lion Andy DiSanto, Hegewisch Lion George Petrich with wife Rosemary, Nicolas Ayon, of South Chicago, and Southeast Lion Joe Gonzalez. Seated from left are Southe…

August 27, 2011 12:00 am

Fireworks loud enough to scare a Bear

I've always said my Hegewisch neighborhood in Chicago loves its holidays and Fourth of July was no different. The neighbors practiced for two weeks, blowing off fireworks here and there every night, until they were ready for the big show on July 4.

July 06, 2011 12:00 am
St. Florian student honored for penmanship

St. Florian student honored for penmanship

Getting to know Janina Laskowiecki

June 29, 2011 12:00 am
St. Florian student honored for penmanship

St. Florian student honored for penmanship

Janina Laskowiecki, 11, is an effective communicator, according to Zaner-Bloser, an Ohio-based publisher of education materials for elementary students.

June 29, 2011 12:00 am
Scouts sport green thumbs

Scouts sport green thumbs

Scouts Elijah and Liam Bermejo and Jacob Kusar, of Pack 773 on Chicago's East Side, with the help of Den Leader Karina Bermejo begin to dig their hole to plant their tree at the living memorial.

June 19, 2011 12:00 am
Scouts sport green thumbs

Scouts sport green thumbs

Cub Scout Elijah Bermejo performs CPR on a worm he found while digging the hole for his tree.

June 19, 2011 12:00 am

Southeast Side road project set for spring

CHICAGO | Depending on whom you ask, planning for the reconfiguration of the intersection at 130th Street and Torrence Avenue has been ongoing for the past three to four decades.

January 28, 2011 12:00 am
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