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Times Columnist Philip Potempa (right) with his Parents Chester and Peggy Potempa at Teibel's Valentine's Day Luncheon 2014

Times Columnist Philip Potempa (right) with his Parents Chester and Peggy Potempa at Teibel's Valentine's Day Luncheon 2014

Times Columnist Philip Potempa (right) and his parents Chester and Peggy stand at one of the display tables dedicated to USO entertainer Bob Hope, filled with personal effects from the late comedian who died at age 100 in 2003. The Potempa Family hosted their 6th Annual Valentine's Day Chari…

February 19, 2014 7:51 pm
OFFBEAT: Lowell reader wants update about actor Burt Reynolds

OFFBEAT: Lowell reader wants update about actor Burt Reynolds

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

January 29, 2014 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Reader wants weight update following 2010 Slim Down Challenge

OFFBEAT: Reader wants weight update following 2010 Slim Down Challenge

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

January 26, 2014 12:00 am
Chicago Gossip Columnist Irv "Kup" Kupcinet with Peggy and Chester Potempa in Kup's Lakeshore Drive Apartment in December 2002

Chicago Gossip Columnist Irv "Kup" Kupcinet with Peggy and Chester Potempa in Kup's Lakeshore Drive Apartment in December 2002

Chicago Gossip Columnist Irv "Kup" Kupcinet with Peggy and Chester Potempa in Kup's Lake Shore Drive Apartment in December 2002, with a portrait of Kup's late daughter Karyn hanging in the bedroom.

November 29, 2013 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Chicago gossip columnist Kup never forgot beloved daughter

OFFBEAT: Chicago gossip columnist Kup never forgot beloved daughter

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

November 29, 2013 12:00 am
Chester Potempa's Custom Crafted Bluebird House and Peggy Potempa's Gift Basket of Homemade Jams and Preserves

Chester Potempa's Custom Crafted Bluebird House and Peggy Potempa's Gift Basket of Homemade Jams and Preserves

Times Columnist Philip Potempa's father, Chester Potempa, created a custom crafted bluebird house, with Phil's mother Peggy Potempa assembling a "From the Farm" gift Basket of her homemade jams and preserves for Lakeshore Public Media's 2013 Annual Holiday Auction.

November 17, 2013 12:00 am
FROM the FARM: Readers have lots to say, includes recipe request

FROM the FARM: Readers have lots to say, includes recipe request

Phil Potempa's weekly farm column recipe.

September 11, 2013 12:00 am
FROM the FARM: Happy 60th Wedding Anniversary Mom and Dad

FROM the FARM: Happy 60th Wedding Anniversary Mom and Dad

Phil Potempa's weekly farm column recipe.

September 04, 2013 12:00 am Photos

Photos

1953 Wedding of Parents of Times Columnist Philip Potempa

1953 Wedding of Parents of Times Columnist Philip Potempa

Times columnist Philip Potempa's parents Peggy and Chester were married in 1953 with Peggy's twin sister Patty as the maid of honor and family friend Joe Ruszczyk as best man.

September 04, 2013 12:00 am
Peggy and Chester Potempa with Bride's Gown at 40th Wedding Anniversary Party in 1993

Peggy and Chester Potempa with Bride's Gown at 40th Wedding Anniversary Party in 1993

Peggy and Chester Potempa with Bride's Gown displayed at 40th Wedding Anniversary Party in 1993.

September 04, 2013 12:00 am
Peggy Potempa (left) with Soap Actress Jeanne Cooper on Mackinac Island in May 1994

Peggy Potempa (left) with Soap Actress Jeanne Cooper on Mackinac Island in May 1994

Peggy Potempa, left, with actress Jeanne Cooper in May 1994

May 27, 2013 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: 'Young & Restless' soap star Jeanne Cooper gets TV tribute

OFFBEAT: 'Young & Restless' soap star Jeanne Cooper gets TV tribute

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

May 27, 2013 12:00 am
Mock Hostess Ho-Ho Sheet Cakes at 2013 Teibel's Valentine's Day Charity Luncheon

Mock Hostess Ho-Ho Sheet Cakes at 2013 Teibel's Valentine's Day Charity Luncheon

A line of Mock Hostess Ho-Ho Cakes, baked by Times Columnist Philip Potempa's mother Peggy, line tables at Teibel's Restaurant in Schererville last month for a 2013 Valentine's Day charity luncheon.

March 20, 2013 12:00 am
Times Columnist Philip Potempa with Parents Peggy and Chester and Actress Mitzi Gaynor in March 2010

Times Columnist Philip Potempa with Parents Peggy and Chester and Actress Mitzi Gaynor in March 2010

Times Columnist Philip Potempa (left) is joined by his parents Peggy and Chester Potempa and singer/actress Mitzi Gaynor backstage at Star Plaza Theatre in Merrillville in this March 2010 file photo.

March 16, 2013 12:00 am
Ruth Schumacher (left) with San Pierre Ladies Bowling Team in May 1989

Ruth Schumacher (left) with San Pierre Ladies Bowling Team in May 1989

Ruth Schumacher (left) at the May 1989 San Pierre Ladies Bowling Team Banquet, with bowling friends (seated left to right) Bernita Amm, Ruth's daughter Andrea Schumacher, Carol Yost, and standing behind, Lee Spurgeon and Peggy Potempa (in stripe blazer), mother of Times Columnist Philip Potempa.

January 16, 2013 12:00 am
Anne Eckert's Zucchini Bread

Anne Eckert's Zucchini Bread

Fresh and moist zucchini bread, created by Times Columnist Philip Potempa's mother Peggy, is easy to make, using a simple family recipe by retired farm town teacher Anne Eckert.

November 07, 2012 12:00 am
FROM the FARM: Mushrooms not just a Halloween recipe ingredient

FROM the FARM: Mushrooms not just a Halloween recipe ingredient

Happy Halloween!

October 31, 2012 12:00 am
Andy Williams with Times Columnist Philip Potempa and his Parents Chester and Peggy in 2005

Andy Williams with Times Columnist Philip Potempa and his Parents Chester and Peggy in 2005

Singer Andy Williams with Times Columnist Philip Potempa, right, and Phil's parents Chester and Peggy backstage following Williams' December 2005 Christmas concert.

September 27, 2012 12:00 am
FROM the FARM: Time for 7th Annual Hammond Pie Contest

FROM the FARM: Time for 7th Annual Hammond Pie Contest

Reader Marty Wheeler, of Crown Point, called me last week for advice about an event her group is hosting later this fall.

September 12, 2012 12:00 am
FROM the FARM: Robertsdale reader likes easy 'table cucumber recipe'

FROM the FARM: Robertsdale reader likes easy 'table cucumber recipe'

Thank you to the many readers who participated in a parade of friendly canines for last Saturday's charity pet event in Robertsdale near Whiting and Hammond.

September 05, 2012 12:00 am
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