ABC recently announced the new celebrity dancers who will compete on “Dancing with the Stars” and created a buzz like it does every season.
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.
I think we are all ready to say goodbye to February and look forward to springtime. March gets us one step closer and it seems a lot of new activities are sprouting up next month.
The new visitor center on the Illinois side of Wolf Lake can be seen in the background.
The new building at the Illinois side of Wolf Lake looks quite cool and should open soon to visitors.
Two big birthdays happened in the past few weeks. I turned 35 and the little guy turned 2. You may recall that 35 years ago was the winter of 1978 to ’79, another miserable winter that my mom and many local meteorologists have referred to lately. Two years ago, the winter was nice and mild e…
Mike Cierski teaches piano lessons at Calumet Memorial Park District with a new session beginning later this month.
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.
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.
As always, I’m inspired by volunteers who work hard in their community to make a difference.
One seventh-grader at St. Florian School has taken action to save the school she loves. Jennifer Dejanovich, a seventh-grader at the Catholic school in Chicago’s Hegewisch neighborhood, started a Facebook page to bring together those who wish to help the school, which is among those to be cl…
It may have seemed like the past few days have been winter fest enough, but another sort of fest is taking place in a few weeks near Chicago’s Hegewisch neighborhood.
Now that it’s a new year, it’s time to plan some educational and healthy activities everyone in the family can enjoy.
As I get older, Christmases from the past start to blend together. They’re a cherished collection of memories, tastes, smells and emotions.
I had a nice chat with Santa Claus during Sunday morning’s Knights of Columbus breakfast at St. Columba in Chicago’s Hegewisch neighborhood.
Driving home through downtown Hegewisch the other night, I couldn’t help but notice how beautiful it looked with snow on the ground. I saw Christmas lights on the Baltimore Avenue streetlights and painted winter scenes on the grocery store windows.
Buying toys for kids and seeing their faces as they open their gifts is one of the best parts of Christmas. Even though my son has plenty of toys, it was hard to resist buying the Little People airplane, the Thomas the Tank Engine train set and the Mickey Mouse ball pit.
Jennifer Pallay's dog, Jasmine, tells Santa what she wants for Christmas during a past pet pictures with Santa event at Glenwood Village Pet Hospital. The animal hospital will host this year's event from 4 to 7 p.m. Dec. 10.
The Lansing Golden-K Kiwanis Club recently celebrated its 34th annual awards banquet at J.J. Kelley's Restaurant, 2455 Bernice Road in Lansing.
There’s something for everyone happening in Hegewisch the next few weeks. Whether you love a good meal or learning about local history, we’ve got you covered.
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