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  1. Diner Flips Out After All-You-Can-Eat Pancake Special is Cut OffRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 15 |

    ... West punctuating her getaway by kicking the door several times. Police were called, and officers in neighboring Hometown spotted the diners' car. Police brought the pancake-pilfering crew back to Denny's, and someone paid the bill. But West, who ...


  2. D123 Salutes VeteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 13 |

    ... If you walk into Sward School, make sure to take a look at their Veteran's Wall of Honor in the front hall. HOMETOWN and HANNUM ELEMENTARY schools held assemblies honoring all those that fight for our freedom. Servicemen and women came dressed in ...


  3. Denny's customer arrested over all-you-can-eat pancake flapRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 12 |

    ... After the Denny's manager called authorities and gave a description of the car that West and her friends left in, a Hometown city police officer saw the car at Southwest Highway and Pulaski Road - a short distance from the restaurant - and stopped ...


  4. 'Valued Car Wash Employee' Found Slumping Behind Wheel: PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 12 |

    A 42-year-old man was charged with aggravated DUI when he was found sleeping behind the wheel of his car while in traffic, prosecutors said in court Thursday. According to the charges, a Hometown police officer saw Telesforo Medina-Lopez asleep in his running vehicle with his foot on the brake near Southwest Highway and Cicero Avenue.


  5. Diner flips out over restaurant's pancake policyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 12 | Chicago Tribune

    ... gave a description of the car that West and her friends drove away in, and it was spotted a short time later by a Hometown officer who stopped it at Southwest Highway and Pulaski Road. The group was brought back to Denny's, where West was identified ...


  6. Butler preview: Jones plays low, dreams bigRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 10 | The Indianapolis Star

    ... because viewers can watch him in televised Big East games. One of his former coaches named the family dog "Butler." Hometown folks come to Hinkle Fieldhouse not only to relive glory days of the O'Fallon Panthers, but because Jones represents their ...


  7. D123 Community Leaf Raking EventRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 1 |

    Pile on the good-will and take part in our annual Community Leaf Raking event helping both Oak Lawn and Hometown residents. In cooperation with The Village of Oak Lawn and City of Hometown, School District 123 will be sponsoring a senior citizen leaf raking day.


  8. Schooled in fashion: SAIC seniors talk winter trends, studying in ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 28 | Red Eye Chicago

    ... to talk about their designs, what's in their closets and trends they're lusting after this winter. Noa Loewald Hu Hometown: Brooklyn, N.Y. Inside his closet: "I like classic American shapes but maybe not put together the same way - without the ...


  9. Meet An Artist Behind Hinsdale's Snapchat SelfiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2015 |

    ... Molly Malec is just one of the artists behind the designs in front of your selfies. Name: Molly Malec Age: 23 Hometown: Brookfield, Illinois Geofilters: Wrigleyville, Little Italy, Downtown La Grange, Riverside, Brookfield and Hinsdale. Day job: Art ...


  10. Meet The Artist Behind Elmhurst's Snapchat SelfiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2015 |

    ... Vasquez is just one of the artists behind the designs in front of your selfies. Name: Fabian A. Vasquez Age: 21 Hometown: Lyons Geofilter: Elmhurst Design experience: Graphic design student in Elmhurst 1. What made you want to create a Snapchat ...


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

    Oct 9, 2015 |

    "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.


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

    Oct 3, 2015 | 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: ...


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

    Oct 1, 2015 | 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: ...


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

    Sep 28, 2015 | 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 ...


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

    Sep 27, 2015 | 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 ...


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

    Sep 23, 2015 | 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.


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

    Sep 23, 2015 | 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.


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

    Sep 15, 2015 | 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.


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

    Sep 9, 2015 | 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.


  20. 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.


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