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  1. Southland author explores definitions of womanhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | The Southtown Star

    The message that motherhood should not automatically be regarded as the ultimate expression of womanhood is at the heart of a new book by Melanie Holmes, of Merrionette Park. Released last month, the self-published "The Female Assumption: A Mother's Story: Freeing Women From the View that Motherhood is a Mandate" is part memoir, part sociological study and is already receiving praise as a breakthrough work for feminism.

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  2. Vickroy: Local moms collaborate on children's bookRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | The Southtown Star

    Nancy Gee knew right away she had the makings of a great picture book, but it still took a decade to bring "The Secret Drawer" to fruition. Gee, whose family owned Gee Lumber for decades, now owns May Wood Industries in Alsip.

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  3. Ex-Alsip treasurer sues mayor; says she was fired for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | The Southtown Star

    Alsip Mayor Patrick Kitching fired village Treasurer Elizabeth Gonzalez last year because she had rejected his sexual advances over several years, according to a federal lawsuit filed Wednesday in Chicago. Kitching's improper conduct included often leaving on Gonzalez's desk personal cards that contained "suggestive messages," the lawsuit claims.

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  4. Former teacher records Blue Island's historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | The Southtown Star

    Joseph Thomas Gatrell figured the time had come for a definitive historical book about Blue Island. After all, the previous book was published when FDR was in the White House.

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  5. Family of boy crushed during alleged theft in Alsip files lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | The Southtown Star

    The family of a boy who was crushed to death when police say he was stealing metal rods at an Alsip construction business has filed a wrongful death lawsuit. The lawsuit, filed by Nilas Harden on Wednesday in Cook County Circuit Court, claims The Lombard Co.

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  6. Surprise cutathon helps boost longtime volunter facing cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | The Southtown Star

    In a cruel twist of fate, cancer has come calling upon a woman who has spent much of her life helping others saddled by the disease. Marie Jarrell, a New Lenox resident who worked for 12 years as a coach for the fundraising arm of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Foundation, was diagnosed in April with breast cancer.

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  7. Midlothian pulls out of lake water projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 | The Southtown Star

    Midlothian has become the third town to pull out of the South Suburban Joint Area Water Agency, another serious blow to what appears to be an increasingly unlikely effort to establish an independent system to deliver Lake Michigan water. Midlothian trustees voted unanimously last week to withdraw from the agency, said Trustee Don Killelea, who represents the village on the water agency's board. 5 comments

  8. Sox Volunteer Corps a big hit in Oak LawnRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2014 | The Southtown Star

    White Sox mascot Southpaw visits clients of Park Lawn Services in Oak Lawn during a recent service event involving the White Sox Volunteer Corps. The White Sox Volunteer Corps scored big on a recent Saturday when it sent 75 volunteers to help build equipment for and visit clients at Park Lawn Services in Oak Lawn.

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  9. Fundraiser set for crash victim who faces extensive rehabRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2014 | The Southtown Star

    Information: Tickets $25 in advance or $30 at the door for adults; $10 in advance or $15 at the door for ages 6 to 20. Contact Juanita Hunt at 870-0753 or email just4joey@comcast.net.

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  10. Boy, 16, fatally crushed by brick wall in Alsip; two...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2014 | The Southtown Star

    A 16-year-old boy died early Wednesday when he was crushed between two brick walls at a construction company in Alsip, police said.

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  11. Boy, 16, fatally crushed by brick wall in AlsipRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2014 | The Southtown Star

    A 16-year-old boy died early Wednesday when he was crushed between two brick walls at a construction company in Alsip, police said.

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  12. Get Up and GoRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2014 | The Southtown Star

    Free Meals: Holy Cross Church is serving a free community meal on the second Tuesday of every month.

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  13. Alsip woman remembered as police continue search for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2014 | The Southtown Star

    Susan Boyd, Jennifer's mom, during the memorial balloon launch to help bring her dead daughter's murder story back into the public eye.

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  14. Plans for a new water system struggle to stay afloatRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2014 | The Southtown Star

    Though Alsip Mayor Patrick Kitching remains a staunch supporter of the effort to build a new water system with five other communities, not all officials in his village are on board.

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