Jan Pate, executive director of the West Cook YMCA on Marion Street, was offering a tour Thursday and talking up the improvements gradually being made to the 1950s-era structure. She said she had been describing the Y to people recently as being "a vintage building."
On Saturday, April 27, the West Cook YMCA and the Boys and Girls Club of West Cook County are celebrating YMCA's Healthy Kids Day with a free community event that encourages kids to get moving and learning, and families living healthier.
As we walked down Terminal 3, to Gate K16, at O'Hare Intl. Airport, we never could've known what was waiting ahead for us. We boarded the plane headed to Narita promptly at 1:00 pm; our flight was departing at 1:35. Due to the weather, we sat on that plane in Chicago for 3 hours. After finally getting clearance to take off, we flew for 12 hours to Narita Airport in Tokyo.