A big party in Rick and Deann Bayless' backyard and the Festival of the Lakes has an deep and eclectic menu from all over the world in Hammond.--- Pat Colander, Associate Editor and Publisher, Shore Magazine.
The Scouts raised $80 selling s'mores to the participants in the Relay for Life. Carefully cooking their marshmallows are Aiden August, Aidan Rocha, Cristan Rodriguez and Julian Castro.
Dale Downs, cancer survivor, volunteer and physicist, shows the Scouts how to make a fire using the log cabin method. After the short tutorial the Scouts each had time to construct their own versions. Aiden August, Benjamin Gaeta, Adrian Rodriguez, Aidan Rocha, David-Daniel Garza, and Aaron …
CHICAGO | With the simple motto of "Do Your Best" the Cub Scouts of Pack 773 did that and more raising over $1,700 for their Relay for Life team.
Cub Scouts of Pack 773 prepare to present the colors at Wolf Lake for the Relay of Southeast Chicago. Pictured from left are Aiden August, Julian Castro with the American flag, Jacob Garcia, Adrian Rodriguez, Benjamin Gaeta, Alex Williams, David-Daniel Garza, Aaron Rodriguez, Aidan Rocha, Da…
In last Sunday’s Forum section of The Times, former Executive Editor William Nangle wrote a column criticizing my stances on several important issues and taking me to task from both a policy and personal standpoint. I'm sure many people expected me to immediately respond in an angry manner t…
CHICAGO | Cub Scout Pack 773 recently held their annual "Get Outside" Picnic.
Preparing to hike the three miles from Eggers Woods to Wolf Lake are Aiden August, Noah Munoz, Riley August (sister) Anthony Moreno, Iian Villagomez, David Meduga, Cristan Rodriguez, Matthew Vale, Jacob and Miranda Garcia. In the tree is Benjamin Gaeta.
The Scouts stopped their activities for a visit from Barry Walker, Natural Resource coordinator at Wolf Lake. He received several trees he will be planting at the park as well as bird houses they made at a meeting. Pictured with Walker are Adrian Rodriguez, David-Daniel Garza, Benjamin Gaeta…
HAMMOND | Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. and the city released Wednesday a report outlining the financial status of the 2013 Festival of the Lakes.
We took advantage of Illinois’ free fishing days this past weekend by visiting Hegewisch’s Wolf Lake where our 2-year-old son reeled in the first fish of what's sure to be an illustrious fishing career.
CHICAGO | Bicycling enthusiasts are invited to a bike tour around Wolf Lake and beyond from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. June 21.
Some participants of Leon's Triathlon shedded some of their cloths during the third leg of the race Sunday to help battle the heat Sunday afternoon.
Some runners poured water over their burning heads to cool down Sunday morning during the third leg of Leon's Triathlon in Hammond.
Athletes bike down Calumet Ave in Hammond for the second leg of Leon's Triathlon on Sunday morning.
A community cleanup effort planned in Hegewisch offers a great opportunity for neighbors to work together to keep our town great. This upcoming one just happens to be organized by a friend of mine, who also calls Hegewisch home.
I just returned from a trip to Florida and am still readjusting to real life back in Chicago. Luckily, there are many upcoming events in June to get me back into the swing of the Windy City.
CHICAGO | Cub Scouts of Pack 773, who meet on the East Side, awoke early April 26 to help clean up Boy Scout Road once again.
050114-com-ILscoutcleanup1.jpg Photo provided Cub Scouts of Pack 773 stop for a photo while cleaning up Boy Scout Road at Wolf Lake in Chicago. In front are David-Daniel Garza, David Meduga, Aiden August, Eli Ford, Matthew Vale, Patrick Donahue, Gio Trejo, and Benjamin Gaeta. In back are Nic…
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