Wish comes true

Wish comes true

  We got our wish! We got our wish! We got our wish! We got our wish!  I can’t say it enough. I can’t sing it enough. Just thinking about it makes me want to dance.   We got our wish and this is going to be a special Christmas in the Parker household.   When I made a wish for what I wanted my daughter, who has special needs, to get for Christmas,... Read more


Show Time at Moraine

    The gym was rocking and fans were hollering, which made the scene resemble ones found at many other high school basketball games. What made it different was that cameras were rolling, too. But these weren’t just Mom-and-Dad-are-videotaping-it recording devices, but the kind that can present an event to a nationwide audience. And they were set up at Moraine Valley College Friday night. The Palos Hills school played host to a hoops contest between St. Rita and Simeon that... Read more

Out and About

Old Brosnan doesn’t bond well with audience in ‘November Man…

By Tony Pinto Pierce Brosnan is back in action as a wannabe James Bond. The man who actually played James Bond in “Goldeneye” nearly 20 years ago, is back trying to be an action star in the movie “The November Man.”      At 61, he’s still got something, but that might just be his appetite for on screen drinking.  Brosnan plays ex-CIA agent Peter Devereaux, who, like Bond, is fond of the liquor.... Read more


Battle to replace Topinka is all about …


Battle to replace Topinka is all  about the politics

You get a honeymoon when you win office, but there is no honeymoon in the political afterlife. Before Judy Baar Topinka was buried, a battle between the Democrats and Republicans was already erupting over who would take Topinka’s place as Illinois comptroller.It’s not like the office of comptroller is the most important state office. Sure, it isn’t. But the real issue is that Topinka was a Republican who held a... Read more