Ah one, ah two...Pressy plays 2,300 straight Cubs games

  When the presidential election reaches a boiling point and if Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are the two who are fighting it out for the nation’s top position, there is a good chance they won’t have much in common. But if you look hard enough, there is at least one common connection between the two and it involves  a Palos Hills musician. Cubs organist Gary Pressy, who has been playing music at... Read more


Brooke-ends: Marist senior makes history…

  The Illinois High School Association Class 4A state softball state championship between Marist and Lincoln-Way East was scheduled to begin at 5:30 p.m. Saturday. But at 5:30 p.m. the RedHawks players, coaches and fans were back in Chicago in the Marist cafeteria eating cake after listening to speeches about how great they were. The weather forecast in East Peoria forced the IHSA officials to schedule the game before noon and the Redhawks found morning glory with... Read more

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‘Ted 2’ sequel should have stayed in hibernation The comedy “Ted 2” is an unneeded sequel to the film “Ted.” The first brought us Mark Wahlberg as John, along with Seth MacFarlane as Ted, his foul-mouthed Teddy bear of a best friend. This film picks up a little after the first film ended. We see the bear getting married to his sleazy fiancee, Tami-Lynn (Jessica Barth), at a wedding officiated by Sam... Read more


I Claudia -- Heading back to school


I Claudia -- Heading back to school

  I went back to school. “College? you may ask? Nope. Elementary school! On Aug 3 I became the communications coordinator for the Evergreen Park Elementary School District 124. I’m super excited but I’ve already ran into an issue. I don’t know what to wear to work. I’m used to throwing on whatever is near me when I drop my daughter, Donae, curbside at school. “Mom, why do you always wear... Read more