The Volunteer Center Board of Directors and staff thank the following individuals and businesses for their support of our 6th Annual Canine Carnival on June 25. This annual fundraiser helps to support our Youth Programs and a portion is donated to a dog-related organization.
Sports Editor Brad Spencer's vigorous defense of Oak Park's baseball/softball program is an insult to the players, as well as their parents who sit in the stands, venting their frustrations with each other over the "closed door" structure of the league ("A bat and ball balancing act," July 6).
Gertrude Frank, 94, nurse at Michael Reese, active volunteer Helen Follett, 87, Bookkeeper, Girl Scout leader, bridge player Beryl Bradbury, 99, Continental Bank secretary, First Presbyterian member Louise Sedzielasz, 56, Postal worker, member of Order of St. Francis George Messner, 88, 51-year Forest Park and Oak Park resident, WWII veteran Lucy Reum, 91, Prominent civic leader
School's out for summer, so camp is in. A necessity for working parents, or just a way to get kids away from video games and out the door, camps of every variety now are in session across Oak Park and River Forest.
In a few of the many activities that enchanted kids at the Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince book release party in Oak Park last Friday, Brian Nebolsky tries to influence the Mills Park Quidditch players by casting a spell; Marina Atkin signals her readiness for the Hermione portion, while Noah Segal waits for his chance to be the best Harry Potter during a costume contest.
Mad Hot Ballroom is enjoying great word-of-mouth, what filmmakers value even more than rave reviews from critics?#34;or, in some cases, instead of rave reviews from critics. As it happens, this gentle documentary is generating both.
You're just getting ready to leave work and suddenly you're gripped with the awful realization that there's nothing to feed your family. But instead of the usual pizza, fast food or frozen dinner solution, imagine a meal of fusion salmon or honey coriander chicken with spicy peanut sauce waiting at home. And all you have to do is to combine the ingredients and pop dinner in the oven.
Marcia and Lee Horowitz are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Nina Elizabeth Horowitz to Matthew Thomas Walters, son of Roger and Mary Walters of Oak Park. The bride-to-be graduated from Northwestern University and the Harris School of Public Policy at the University of Chicago.
A lone gunman entered the Game Stop store, 6321 W. North Ave. the evening of July 16. After displaying a small handgun he demanded the clerk open the cash register. When the clerk gave up $100, the gunman then demanded another employee hand over three Playstation 2 computers from a display case. Total loss was $850. On Feb. 24 of this year the store was robbed of $245 by a man implying he had a gun.