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She's history

  Her broken down car leads to curator’s love of Worth history Colleen McElroy had never heard of Colleen McElroy, shown at an outdoor board meeting earlier this summer in which board members dressed up in period pieces, has been synonymous with Worth history for years. Photo by Jeff Vorva.Worth until her car broke down in the Friendly Village 14 years ago. “My ‘check engine’ light’ went,” recalls McElroy, who was returning home... Read more

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St. Laurence seeking JV hockey coach  St. Laurence is seeking an individual to serve as its junior-varsity hockey coach.  Interested candidates must have previous high school coaching experience or an equivalent and must meet all AHAI and Archdiocesan requirements to be considered. St. Laurence does not presently have a varsity team, so the JV coach will head up the entire hockey program. The goal is to begin varsity play in a few years, with the JV coach being... Read more

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‘Hundred-Foot Journey’ leaves you hungry for more

By Tony Pinto   “The Hundred-Foot Journey” is a film that wants to be more than it is. It’s a film that does so many things well; it doesn’t need to be a serious film that it tries so desperately to be. At times it can be sad and depressing, but for the most part it’s a light-hearted film that teaches acceptance.  The film centers on a young man named Hassan and... Read more

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Even in bad times, listen for the music…

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Even in bad times, listen for  the music that is playing for us

 There’s value in experiencing comfort from unlikely sources.  My youngest daughter, Rhonda-Rene (age 3), is adamant about who she prefers between my husband, Don, and I. Especially when she gets hurt. Don’t let me be the first responder to a tumble if Don is nearby, she’ll contort her body until she’s broken free of me, to get to him. It leaves me left thinking, “Why won’t she let me comfort her?  I... Read more