NORRIDGE — The impact of the Holocaust still resonates with a Ridgewood High School student. Marzena Mistarz was one of 12 students statewide recognized in the Illinois Holocaust Museum’s 2013 Leo and Antonia Gershanov Student Arts and Writing contest.
FRANKLIN PARK — If the April 9 election was a referendum on how Barrett Pedersen has performed as village president, he must be feeling pretty good.
Recent headlines included the news of a caregiver accused of stealing $255,000 from the Lincolnshire man that she was supposed to be looking after. The Detectives involved in this case say that events like this one occur more frequently than anyone would like to see.
Springtime brings flowers, outdoor activities and often the start of the moving discussion in families living with seniors. The cold winter months may have led to isolation, a possible illness or many other possibilities; whatever the reason, many senior living communities see an increase in tours and moving discussions as the weather improves.
Public-Private partnerships are not new. Communities and the businesses that support them often work together to provide opportunities for their residents. In Highwood, the mayor and his wife are teaming up with a local skilled nursing facility to help create a central location where seniors can connect and engage.
Navy Seaman September A. Matthiessen , daughter of Jean M. and Henry O. Matthiessen of Northlake, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.
During the eight-week program, Matthiessen completed a variety of training which included classroom study and practical …
ELMWOOD PARK — Last week, the Saturday-morning crowd at the North Avenue Panera Bread seemed typical. Some customers rushed in and out; others with more time ate breakfast alone or in pairs at small tables.
FRANKLIN PARK — Harvey Hobik joined the auxiliary police in Franklin Park in 1976. He retired on April 1 after 37 years with the department. During that time he served under at least seven police chiefs. He was born in Chicago and has lived in Franklin Park since 1975.
NORTHLAKE — Todd Anderson, age 20, has been racing small boats since he was 13. He’s now a junior at Illinois Wesleyan University. The Northlake resident is the third generation in his family to race. In June he’ll race with the U.S. A-Team at the World Championships in Barcis, Italy.
FRANKLIN PARK — Wayne Hutchinson pulls out a decades-old scrapbook full of yellowing newspaper articles about bowling.