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  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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A funny thing happened, but we wouldn’t know it Where did our senses of humor go? We used to have them, you know, but they’ve suddenly disappeared and been replaced by the thinnest skins found outside of a peach orchard. No longer can we laugh at ourselves or snicker at the lampooning of one’s heritage, background or personal traits.Done without malice, jokes of that nature are comical, not cruel. There’s nothing wrong with cultivating humor from such subject... Read more

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This week The Bridge TeenCenter events • Album Artwork — 4:30 to 6 p.m. today (Thursday), The Bridge Teen Center, 15555 S. 71st Court, Orland Park, will host an art program with Art-A-La-Carte to allow students to make their own album artwork using acrylic on canvas.• The Science of Taste — 5 to 6 p.m. today a program with Wrigley Gum to teach students how their body tastes things.• Deadbolts — 7:30... Read more

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Treating the customer as The Enemy Have you recently tried to order a product from a large company using your telephone?  Has a recording answered your call by stating “due to an unusually high call volume, we are unable to take your call at this time so please call back later” ...click...dial tone? This happens just as often at midday as after regular hours. Or you may hear “if you wish to... Read more