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In this 2013 file photo, Crown Point resident Corey Girnus looks at the sign she picked, "Adoption The Loving Option," as a volunteer to stand on Ridge Road in the Lake County Right to Life organization's chain from Highland's Wicker Park on Indianapolis west into Illinois.
Seven-year-old Haley Armellino colors a Christmas tree and house in the coloring contest held Saturday morning in the Jullian Day Spa shop as part of the Crete Country Christmas.
Ruthy Perdue holds Puddles, a Yorkshire terrier, as they parade around in the Reindog Parade and Contest on Saturday morning held at the Crete Country Christmas. Ruthie won the Best Dog Owner Costume prize.
Children watch Friday evening as Santa Claus arrives with Mrs. Claus to light the Calumet City Memorial Park Christmas tree lights.
Santa Claus raises his hands to light the Calumet City municipal building's Christmas tree lights on Friday evening. Later he helped light the Christmas tree lights at Memorial Park.
Thornton Fractional South High School sophomore Liset Garcia picks a Christmas treat Thursday in the school's grand looby at the fourth annual Hoilday Bazaar presented by the special education students from 353 Rebels Inc.
In the Thornton Fractional High School grand lobby, special education student D.J. Altgilbers works the cash register for customers Brianna Martin, right, and Bonnie Devries at the fourh annual Holiday Bazaar on Thursday morning. The students formed their own company, 353 Rebels Inc.
William Arnold holds his grandson, Mason Arnold, as he tells Santa Claus his wishes for Christmas prior to the Lansing Christmas tree lighting ceremony Friday evening at Fox Point in Lansing.
Harmony Collier, 6, pets Santa Claus' horse, Caruso, with Christian Gannon, of Dolton, at the 14th annual Spirit of Thornton Township celebration Saturday at the Township Hall.
Among the oldest Lansing residents, Florence Schultz, 103, left, and Camille Hamilton, 100, were honored by lighting the Christmas tree at a ceremony Friday evening at the downtown Park Plaza in Lansing.
Among the oldest Lansing residents, (l-r) Florence Schultz,103, and Camille Hamilton, 100 starting with a count down, were honored by lighting the Christmas tree at a ceremony held at the downtown Park Plaza on Friday evening.
Navy recruits, from left, Seaman Recruit Kyle Seevers, Seaman Recruit Clark Ellers and Seaman Apprentice Luke Yerrich enjoy the Thanksgiving dinner that the Hammond Mohawks hosted Thursday for 36 recruits from Great Lakes Naval Training Center. A combination of 57 individuals, vendors and or…
Great Lakes Training Center Navy recruits, Seaman Recruit David Peyton and Seaman Todd Biddle search the Internet along with other recruits during the Thanksgiving dinner that the Hammond Mohawks hosted Thursday afternoon.
Bloom Trail High School ROTC Navy cadet Jessica Fleckinger helps Sandra Fleckinger and Nancy Liptak fill a shipping box with shoe boxes containing gifts for children during a packing event Tuesday at Village Church in Dyer. The group was participating in Operation Christmas Child's National …
Giana Jackson, 5, fills in turkey feathers with crayons at the Calumet City Library Youth Services craft program.
Phillip Singleton, 6, picks up another paper feather Monday to glue onto his Thanksgiving turkey craft, Gobble, Gobble, at the Calumet City Library Youth Services program.
Samaiyah Senoi, 4, shows off her turkey craft creation at the Calumet City Library Youth Services program Gobble, Gobble.
About 1,500 senior citizens sit for the annual Thanksgiving meal Sunday hosted by the Thornton Township Supervisor Frank Zuccarelli held in the South Suburban College Fitness Center.
Volunteer Moli Cortney prepares pumpkin square desserts at the Thornton Township Thanksgiving meal for about 1,500 senior citizens.
Artie Rogers talks with T.F. North quarterback Aaron Dunigan during a game against Tinley Park. Rogers stepped down Monday after four years as the Meteors head coach after five seasons.
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