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Dynia is a Dynamo

Dynia is a Dynamo

   Sarah Dynia is buried in some of her hand-sewn hearts that she makes and shares to kids and adults who can use a little comfort. Photo by Jeff Vorva.Stuffing, sewing and stitching add up to changing lives for Oak Lawn teen A little stuffing, sewing and stitchingSarah Dynia poses with one of her hearts under a couple of photos of former White Sox reliever Matt Thornton, whom she met before a... Read more

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Brother Rice baseball is at a full boil

All systems go for streaking Crusaders   Many chefs willingly cook with rice, but most area baseball chiefs are probably steamed at the reality of Rice cooking.  Brother Rice was at full boil last week as, at various times, its defense, pitching and offense all shone. Crusaders coach John McCarthy is most pleased about his team’s ongoing success in the first two areas, but he certainly wasn’t about to complain when Rice’s bats put Andrew in plenty of... Read more

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This week Rock, gemand jewelry show   Moksha Imports’ Holiday Rock, Gem and Jewelry show will be held this Saturday and Sunday, April 12 and 13, from noon to 4 p.m., at Tranzformation, 5528 W. Cal-Sag Road in Alsip.  Ed and Sue from Moksha Imports (the original owners of Sanctuary Crystals) will be offering one of the finest selections of rocks, mineral specimens, crystals and jewelry in the Chicago area. (897-0778; tranzformation.biz) The Bridge TeenCenter... Read more

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Math teacher hopes votes add up for Oak …

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Math teacher hopes votes add up for Oak Lawn student needing car

  Teaching is tough profession. And those who babble on about teachers not working a full day and having summers off are misinformed and ought to be quiet.I’ve worked as a substitute teacher and while that’s not comparable to working in a school on a full-time basis, it helped me appreciate the challenges and obstacles teachers face day in, day out.No two days are the same, there are always a handful... Read more