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  1. D123 School Board Earns IASB Governance Recognition DesignationRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago |

    "This award is an indicator of our continuous work with the board's commitment to transparency, sound practices and policy..." The Oak Lawn Hometown School District 123 Board of Education is one of only 14 school districts to earn the IASB's 2015 School Board Governance Recognition designation. "This recognition is designed to acknowledge those school boards that have engaged in activities and modeled behaviors that lead to excellence in local school governance in support of quality public education," according to a letter from the Illinois Association of School Boards, Executive Director Roger Eddy.


  2. New boss at Minneapolis Realtors' group beings an outside perspectiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 3 | Star Tribune

    ... for a boutique brokerage, so my clients were either people we knew, or firemen and policemen and a lot of veterans. Hometown: Lisle, Ill. “I grew up there when it was just cornfields, so I'm a small-town person at heart.” Education: ...


  3. Oswego teen scientist wins medal creating 'next-generation' biofuelRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 1 | Daily Herald

    ... and Science Academy in Aurora. "I want to work now to fix the things I can, to lessen the negative impact." Age: 17 Hometown: Oswego School: Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy Who inspires you? Neil deGrasse Tyson. I watch his TV show "Cosmos: ...


  4. SALMAGUNDI: Gambling expansion talks miss the markRead the original story

    Monday Sep 28 | The Times

    ... Illinois Gaming Board members who last week unanimously rejected a proposal to refurbish a half-empty strip mall in Hometown into multiple video gambling cafes. The Chicago suburb of 4,500 encompasses less than a square mile and is landlocked. "All ...


  5. Report: Gambling at a slowdown in IllinoisRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 27 | Chicago Tribune

    ... on Tuesday, voting unanimously to reject the video license applications of three operators who hoped to open in a Hometown strip mall. Illinois Gaming Board members attempted to shut down the development of "casino malls" on Tuesday, voting ...


  6. Illinois Gaming Board rejects video licenses for strip mallRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 23 | Daily Chronicle

    CHICAGO – Plans to refurbish a half-empty strip mall outside Chicago into multiple video gambling cafes have been rejected by Illinois Gaming Board members who questioned it as an attempt to skirt state regulations and create a “back-door casino.” Officials in the small suburb of Hometown – a community of roughly 4,500 people – hoped to create jobs and spur development in a decades-old strip mall that's seen businesses leave. The proposed casino parlors, each with its own gambling terminals, would operate separately, but be located under the same roof.


  7. Kadner's dogged determination kills casino mallRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 23 | The Capitol Fax Blog

    A developer is apparently hoping to launch a unique concept, a sort of casino mall, in strip malls in Crestwood and Hometown. The idea would be to lease storefronts to multiple owners of gambling cafes, with up to five video machines in each, to create more opportunities for patrons to gamble and to generate more foot traffic.


  8. Congressman Curt Clawson In Lehigh AcresRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 15 | Lehigh Acres Gazette

    Today at Noon I attended State Rep. Curt Clawson's Hometown meeting in Lehigh Acres attended by about 13 residents and a Senior Class of Evangelical Christian School Students who posed very poignant and thought provoking questions. Rep. Clawson answered in a Philosophical way that young and old alike understood.


  9. Lauren Leduc talks opening Karma Tribe Yoga, not apologizing anymore, ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 9 | The Pitch

    Name : Lauren Leduc Occupation : Yoga teacher, founder of Karma Tribe Yoga and Pop-Up Yoga KC Twitter handle : @ PopUpYogaKC Hometown : I grew up in Lee's Summit, moved to Chicago and Tampa, and am now back in Kansas City. Current neighborhood : I just moved from Valentine to Manheim Park.


  10. D123 & Oak Lawn Tree NurseryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2015 |

    Hometown School District 123 and Village of Oak Lawn tree nursery program completed phase I planting of 24 native variety trees including bur oak, Kentucky coffeetree, butternut, chinkapin oak, catalpa, American linden and yes, even a few pecan trees. Everyone had a lot of fun at the nursery located on the northwest corner of the Oak Lawn - Hometown Middle School facility at 99th and 54th Avenue.


  11. Moving to Chicago When You Don't Know a SoulRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    From deep dish pizza to "Da Bears," Chicago is a town known for its killer food and die-hard sports fans. Hometown pride is front and center in this Midwestern cultural hub .


  12. D123 Welcomes Back StaffRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2015 |

    As the summer break quickly draws to a close, staff are welcomed back to the 2015-2016 school year. This is the school district's 113th year! "I hope you share my excitement at the onset of the upcoming school year, which is filled with limitless opportunities to better serve our students and partner with families in an effort to provide the best possible education for our entire Oak Lawn and Hometown community."


  13. 77-Year-Old Man Swindled Out of $32K by Con MenRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2015 |

    ... South Africa and needed to find a "good person" to leave some money with, reports said. Oak Lawn police went to the Hometown police station for a report of a robbery at 4453 Southwest Highway, Oak Lawn, around 4 p.m. July 24. The elderly man told ...


  14. Young Des Plaines chef cooking up recipe for successRead the original story

    Jul 30, 2015 | Daily Herald

    ... the form to the right and a reprint consultant will contact you to discuss how you can reuse this article. Age: 17 Hometown: Des Plaines School: Maine West High School Who inspires you? Chef and instructor Brian Schreiber at Kendall College. What ...


  15. 'Something About Mary': Colleagues Rally To Help Ailing Hair StylistRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 |

    ... for her because she never asks for anything. She just does, does, does for everyone else." Kendall, a lifelong Hometown resident, has been a dedicated hair stylist at New Day for 13 years and has built up a loyal clientele. Since her diagnosis she ...


  16. Hometown Days Offers Two Days of Music, Mirth and MerrimentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 |

    Hometown kicks off its party in a parking lot this weekend offering music, food, beer tent, a kids' bike parade and a visit from Batgirl, Batman and Spiderman. Hometown Days launches at 5 p.m. continuing until midnight Friday, July 17, with an evening of live music at the Hometown Shopping Plaza , 87th Street and Southwest Highway.


  17. Are Any of These 19 Famous Comedians from Your Hometown?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2015 |

    With all its history in producing some of the most successful comedy clubs and comedians of their time, it's no wonder Chicago was named Time Magazine's #1 funniest city in America in 2014. Actors and writers alike have traveled far and wide to the Windy City in order to pursue a career in comedy.


  18. Family owned pharmacy business celebrates 50th anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2015 |

    ... the years, he launched several more stores-at 905. W. 81st St. in Justice in 1976, at 4080 Southwest Highway in Hometown in 1980, in Palos Hills at 7620 W. 111th St. in 1985, and at 15300 West Ave. in Orland Park in 2004. Today, he continues to ...


  19. AWOL Sex Offender Found in Hometown: ProsecutorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 |

    A man was taken into custody by Hometown police on charges that he failed to report a change of address on the Illinois Sex Offender Registry, prosecutors said in court on Thursday. Joseph Derby, 32, was taken into custody on July 1. According to prosecutors, Derby was required by Chicago Police to register on April 1, 2014.


  20. Midwest travel: Be a tourist in ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2015 | Daily Herald

    ... at each stop, a meal at a brewery on each day of the tour and overnight accommodations in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Hometown of the PT Barnum Circus, Delavan, Wisconsin, holds a parade of artists, nearly 200 from around the country, for the 2015 Walldog ...


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