The local real estate agent's full page ad [Aug. 31, p. 11] asking for people to join him in a possible lawsuit against our Historic Preservation Commission was quite interesting for what the ad doesn't say. Of the issues brought up in the ad, does this particular agent have a financial interest in the outcome of the issue of the Historic Preservation Commission acting to prevent the tear-down of two Victorian homes in the historic district?
Recently, both my husband and I got tickets for not displaying our current license plate stickers. This also happened to be the first week of August when on-street parking stickers need to be updated. For the record, both our cars had updated license plate stickers.
Kicking out a karate move or bench-pressing 300 pounds used to be no problem for Tim Toerber. But since a car accident in 1976, he can only walk a few feet on his own. His souvenirs include arthritis, fused bones in his spinal column and emphysema.
Jeanine Camaren has been ensnared by Tangled Web, the knit shop at 177 S. Oak Park Ave. She regularly makes the trek to Oak Park, past other stores closer to her Western Springs home, to find buttons, yarn and kindred spirits.
Clyde E. Williams moved to Chicago in 1979â€"its West Side is where he sought his fortune and raised his children, where he bought a house and then a business, and later bought anotherâ€"but this isn't home. Not really.
Ice dancers Logan Giulietti-Schmitt, 20, of Oak Park, and his partner, Mauri Gustafson, 17, of St. Louis, will represent the United States at the International Skating Union-sanctioned Junior Grand Prix in Tallinn, Estonia, Sept. 15-18. They were chosen as members of Team USA based on the results of the 2005 Lake Placid Ice Dancing Championships in August, where they earned a fifth in compulsory, fourth in original and second in free dance events.