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Thursday Thursday October 29_ ______ November 5_ _____

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Richardson Farm

Coyotes -Scottrade Center, St. Louis, 7 p.m.

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Trail of History

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In the Heights -The Fox Theatre, St. Louis, Mo., 8 p.m. St. Louis Blues vs. Vancouver Canucks -Scottrade Center, St. Louis, 7 p.m.

Illinois' jewel of the north.

A corn maze and more.

Life in the Northwest Territory.

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Family Farms

Apples, pumpkins and more.

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Classic dining in a classic setting.

14 "The Stepfather" A movie to skip.

Halloween Parade -downtown Edwardsville, 6:30 p.m. Rob Thomas -Fox Theatre, St. Louis, Mo., 8 p.m

St. Louis Blues vs. Calgary Flames -Scottrade Center, St. Louis, 7:30 p.m.

“Home for Christmas” Standard Flower Show -Collinsville Historical Museum, 406 W. Main, Collinsville, noon to 5 p.m.

Sunday Sunday _ _____ November 1 November 8_ _____ Robin Williams -Fox Theatre, St. Louis, Mo., 8 p.m.

Tuesday November 3_ _____ Celtic Thunder -Fox Theatre, St. Louis, Mo., 8 p.m.

Wednesday November 11_____ In the Heights -The Fox Theatre, St. Louis, Mo., 8 p.m. Dance in Concert 2009 -SIUE Theater and Dance, Dunham Hall Theater, www.siue/THEATER/

Fall Coin Show -Northfiled Center I, 3210 Northfield Dr., Springfield, Ill., 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. “Home for Christmas” Standard Flower Show -Collinsville Historical Museum, 406 W. Main, Collinsville, noon to 5 p.m.

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The best of both worlds McHenry County among the jewels in northern Illinois By DEBBIE SETTLE Of The Edge McHenry County offers the best of all worlds. There are a number of suburban shopping areas mixed with the rural country roads lined with farms, beautiful forests and lakes, streams and rivers that wind throughout. When people think of family vacation destinations, they really need to consider a visit to McHenry County. Just an hour’s drive northwest of Chicago and a hop-skip-and-jump from the Wisconsin border, there is enough of a variety of destinations to keep any family busy for several days. The main thing that I noticed as a visitor to the area was the honest, family-oriented attitude of every person I met during my stay. Every business owner was supportive of the other business owners, suggesting other stops and visits to make, even if the suggestions were of their competitors. From the first moment on arrival, locals give visitors the feeling that their patronage is very appreciated and welcomed.

Some of the towns to visit include Crystal Lake, Richmond, Woodstock, McHenry, Algonquin, Harvard, Hebron and others. The city of Crystal Lake is a bedroom community that offers the newly renovated Raue Center For the Arts featuring major Broadway productions, community theater and more. It is located at 26 North Williams Street in Crystal Lake. Web site: www.rauecenter.org. The Dole Mansion and Lakeside Legacy Arts Park is directly across from the actual Crystal Lake, located at 401 Country Club Road, Crystal Lake. Web site: www.lakesidelegacy.org. The Colonel Palmer House is a museum and archives, located at the corner of Route 176 and Terra Cotta Road

in Crystal Lake. Web site: www.cl-hs.org. Boating, sailing and fishing are offered on Crystal Lake. There are a number of festivals throughout the year. Visit www.crystallake.org for a complete calendar of festival dates and times. Maybe you would like to make a stop in Richmond to taste the delectable hand dipped chocolate and candy creations at Anderson’s Candy Shop, Inc., located at 10301 Main Street. You can even visit their online site if you would like to mail order some of their goodies at: www. andersonscandyshop.com; phone: 815-678-6000. There are a number of specialty shops and antique stores in Richmond, along with a number of quaint Victorian houses. After making a stop at the Port Edward Restaurant in Algonquin, located right on the Fox River, maybe a river walk or a stop in one their eclectic shop offerings should be on the agenda. Before you leave McHenry County, you must make a visit to the beguiling Victorian village of Woodstock, which was featured in the film “Groundhog Day” which starred Bill Murray and Andie MacDowell. The historic Woodstock Opera House is a mustsee, as its beautiful architecture and intimate stage setting are where Orson Welles honed his craft in the beginning of his career. Visitors will surely be surprised at what is offered in McHenry County, especially in the fall, as the rolling hills and storybook farms make for unforgettable scenery. For a complete listing of festivals, events and more on McHenry County, visit www. VisitMcHenryCounty.com.

Above, the town square in Woodstock. Building with bell tower is historic Woodstock Opera House. At left, handdipped chocolates made at Anderson’s Candy Shop in Richmond.

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Richardson Farm

A corn maze – and so much more By DEBBIE SETTLE Of The Edge The Richardson family rolls out the welcome mat the second you step on their farm. Hosting what they claim is “the world’s largest” corn maze along with rows and rows of Christmas trees, the family has the right to be proud and shows that pride in the way they do business. T h e R i c h a rd s o n F a r m w a s homesteaded in 1840 by Robert Richardson who emigrated from England. The farm has grown over the years to include 450 acres and two farmsteads. Eventually, brothers George and Robert Richardson became the owners and operators of the farm.

The corn maze and Christmas tree business are not where brothers George and Robert Richardson began in the family business. Hogs were their main farming interest. But after the bottom fell out of the hog business, they looked to other options to keep their family farm afloat. They began planting Christmas trees in 1982, and after attending a conference on how to build a corn maze, the brothers decided that it was just the thing to make a go of their failing hog farms. In 2001, the first corn maze was cut out of their fields, and it ended up being the world’s largest of its kind. That is still true in 2009. The maze is open from August through the end of October and the family

hosts upwards of 5,000 people on most weekends of those three months. The development and design of the corn maze begins each year in January, with George doodling out some designs and themes for the upcoming season. He then meets with the rest of the family to get their input and a decision is made on the theme for the year. The 2009 theme celebrated Abraham Lincoln’s 200th Anniversary, with Lincoln and Illinois images carved into the field design. After the basic theme and family drawings are designed, they are sent to someone who puts the design into software that gives a more detailed idea of the pathways and coordinates of the maze. After a number of drafts and adjustments, a final design is completed. The “maze engineer” then comes to the farm with a GPS attached to the front of his tractor, and after entering the four corner coordinates of the 28 acres into the GPS, the rest is up to the computer and the tiller on the tractor. The Richardsons decided a few years back to plant a sterile type of corn in order to not produce actual ears of corn on the stalks. They found that the ears made for dangerous projectiles and also realized that they could plant these plants much closer together to create a much denser look to the maze, making the sterile stalks a much wiser choice. After a couple more tillings of the paths to both widen and tamp down the soil, the maze is complete. The Richardsons have added new attractions to their property each year. They offer free picnic areas and campfire circles that patrons can call and reserve. They allow visitors to bring their own food and beverages and for a $5 charge you and your friends can hang out in your own little camp site with the farm providing all the firewood you need at no extra charge while the

kids are wearing themselves out in the maze. If you forgot your s’mores makings, just pick up a s’mores kit at the concession stand. The big top tent by the concession barn is a great place to eat, not to mention “The Bin,” an actual grain bin turned into a concession stand and bathrooms. If you want to enjoy the view, climb the huge, 50-foot tall observation tower so you can see the aerial view of the corm maze and the entire farm. If you are brave, for a fee, you can slide down the zip line from the top of the observation tower, across the tops of the corn tassles, and come in for a gentle landing. They are one of only a very few mazes in the country that are open late every night for a whole new twist on “corn mazing.” There’s nothing quite like finding your way through the mazes with flashlights or the light of the moon under the starry sky. The entire farm is clean and manned with friendly and helpful staff to assist in any way to help

make your visit a fun experience. If getting turned around or lost in the maze is a concern, you will find plenty of staff to help or you can climb up one of the several observation bridges throughout the maze to look over the corn tops to get your bearings. If you like, you can even visit the “punch” stations throughout the maze that are marked on a card which you receive at the entrance of the maze. Those that return with a completed punch card receive a “suitable for framing” c e r t i f i c a t e p ro v i n g t h a t t h e y completed the task. Completing the entire maze, including every single path, is an 11.1 mile trek! The Richardson Farm is located at 9407 Richardson Road in Spring Grove. The corn maze is open Aug. 1 through Nov. 1 each year, with the tree farm opening on Nov. 27 through Dec. 23. The tree farm is open daily, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. For corn maze hours or other information, including admission prices, visit www.richardsonfarm.com. To make reservations, call 815-675-9729.

The corn maze at Richardson Farm, above, is like no other in the world. At left, a zip line is available to thrill-seeking visitors. Photos for The Edge.

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Trail of History Exploring life in the Northwest Territory By DEBBIE SETTLE Of The Edge When planning your fall activities for next year, mark the date for the third weekend in October to visit McHenry County’s Trail of

History. The Trail of History is located in Glacial Park, at 6316 Harts Rd., in the town of Ringwood (located off of Route 31 between the cities of McHenry and Richmond). The Trail of History is a living history interpretive event. Interpreters from across the country portray and demonstrate life as it was from 1670 to 1850 in the former Northwest Te r r i t o r y

which encompasses present day Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio and portions of eastern Minnesota. The event’s focus is to show the interrelationship between nature, man and cultural development. The first event occurred in 1989 and was named the Kames Rendezvous. In 1990, the event was renamed Trail of History to reflect the increased focus toward living history interpretation. Today there are over 150 encampments featuring re-enactors who work hard to bring history to life by portraying life as it would have been during that timeline. The Trail of History encampment is nestled at the foot of the glacial kames in the rolling terrain of Glacial Park. It occurs annually the third weekend in October just as the prairie grasses and trees display their vibrant colors. The McHenry County Conservation District presents the Trail of History with the assistance of numerous volunteers and other areas and re-enactors from across the country. Visitors arrive and leave modern day behind with an approximate mile long hike through the beauty of the park to the “floor” of the encampments. There are fact-based stopping points along the entry trail that bring visitors back in time in preparation of the setting they are getting ready to experience. Throughout the day, re-enactments are performed of military tactics during the French

Indian War. Children learn about the frontier schoolhouse, making cornhusk dolls, making candles and playing pioneer games. Parents can even sign their children into “slavery,” where children sign a replica contract offering their services in payment of their parents debt. Children are given tasks such as carrying water, mashing corn into cornmeal, grinding meat and more. Parents can bring a camera to photograph their children at the dress-up area. Dr. Balthazar awes visitors with his traveling medicine show and even at times uses audience participation. Vendors are spread throughout the

encampments, selling and trading their wares to visitors. Many even put on demonstrations of how their goods are made and may even let visitors take part. Be sure to get there early to witness the opening ceremonies or stay late for the closing ceremonies. The re-enactments and character portrayals are truly fantastic. The education value of the Trail of History is well worth the nominal fee charged for the day long event. Just remember to leave the pets at home, as they are not allowed at the event. To read more about the Trail of History, visit www. mccdistrict.org/ web/Trail-ofH i s t o r y. htm.

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Ginger Blossom She’s real – and so is her

unique shopping experience By DEBBIE SETTLE Of The Edge Yes, her name is Ginger Blossom, and so is her business. Her first name just happened to be Ginger, when she met and married Evan Blossom, giving birth to the memorable title. The name fits the bubbly, outgoing personality of the woman that

her maternal grandmother described as a child as “being born with itchy feet.” Ginger began traveling the world in a number of different capacities and ended up teaching skiing lessons in Argentina. When Ginger found herself in the midst of a fateful Argentinean economy, she used up what money she had to bring home

sheepskin bedcovers to sell. The popularity of the sales of the bedcovers after returning to the United States led Ginger to a new career – importing art work and handicrafts. As her Web site explains: “In keeping with Ghandi’s principle of micro-industry, and working under the guidelines set by the Fair Trade Federation, Ginger

The Ginger Blossom Store is unique itself, as it is divided between the house that Ginger and her husband live in, the huge barn and basement of the barn that used to house the dairy cattle that were originally raised there, and a number of different out-buildings that are set up according to the theme of the items within. She offers a number of rugs including flat weaves, soumaks, and knotted carpets. The rugs are literally stacked wall to wall in the basement of the barn, which also houses a number of beautiful textiles, pillow covers, clothing and tribal wear. The main floor of the barn houses the furniture and home decor portion of Ginger ’s collection. Everything from huge armoires to small carved stones can be found in this area. Unique items that you will never see anywhere else can be found here, including a tree root that resembles some type of animals and has been adorned to be a

showpiece in someone’s home or business. Some of the items are ethnic antiques, while others are beautifully crafted replicas. Also available are some of the most beautifully designed hand knit sweaters, scarves, gloves, slippers, and hooded and zipped pullovers. You will also find jewelry, rare head dresses, ceremonial tribal wear and a number of other eclectic items that make for great unique gifts. If yard decor is your passion, Ginger has brought back some wonderful pottery, urns, fountains, iron works, bent willow and twig furniture, ornamentation and more from the far reaches. Since Ginger is used to shipping her items from overseas, she is well versed on shipping large items to wherever her customers want them. Ginger Blossom is located off Route 173 West, in a beautiful country setting. The shop is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Blossom buys from small scale producers who are paid an equitable wage, work under safe conditions, and do business in an ecologically sustainable manner.” Using the Fair Trade purchasing system, Ginger literally travels the furthest corners of the world to find some of the most unique items that are hand crafted by some of the world’s most talented artists.

At top, hand-carved and painted items that Ginger Blossom offers in her shop. Above, front view of Ginger Blossom’s family homestead farm that houses part of her imported collections. At right, a view of the textiles and oriental and Persian rugs that are on display beneath the Ginger Blossom barn. Photos for The Edge.

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Apples, pumpkins and plenty of fun By DEBBIE SETTLE Of The Edge A great reason to plan a fall getaway for 2010 to McHenry County, is the family farms and orchards that provide pumpkins, produce and more fun that any one person can handle. Royal Oak Farm Orchard is located at 15908 Hebron Rd., between Hebron and Harvard. This family run farm is sure to please the entire family with all they have to offer. Start your day with a hearty breakfast of carmel apple french toast offered in the restaurant, or have lunch in the afternoon. The restaurant, along with the rest of the farm, is only open Aug. 1 through mid November. The hours are 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Admission fees are only charged on Saturdays and holidays, except for November, which is free. The farm is closed on Sundays. You can choose to pick your own apples, raspberries or pumpkins, according to what is in season. They provide visitors with containers for use in picking all fruit. Don’t forget to stop in the gift shop, bakery or produce market for some fantastic buys. Whether you are in the mood for their famous apple cider donuts or a wonderful gift item, you can find it there.

Finally, don’t forget to let the kids feed the goats in the petting zoo, take a ride on the full size carousel or jump aboard the trackless train. For more on Royal Oak, visit www.royaloakfarmorchard.com Another must-see is Stade’s Farm (pronounced like stody). Guests are treated to the sights of a pumpkin Volkswagon, “Frank” the combine, a pumpkin cannon that has been known to shoot a pumpkin as far as a mile away, a petting zoo, pedal cars, a “shooting range,” and much

more. Visit the produce store for seasonal farm grown produce such as asparagus, strawberries, tomatoes, cucumbers, eggplant, onions, canteloupe, apples, sweet corn, watermelon, and many more. Their mission is to provide healthy homegrown farm products, agricultural education and fine family entertainment at reasonable prices to the local and surrounding community. Stade’s is located at 3709 Miller

Rd., in McHenry and are open daily, 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. For more information, visit thefarm@ stadesfarmandmarket.com. Von Bergens Farm is another example of how important family is when running a farm. The entire family works and operates the farm located just outside Hebron, two miles east of Route 47 or six miles west of Richmond. 1,300 acres of the farm is used to grow soybeans and corn, while 150 acres are used to grow the produce that is sold in

their farm market. Sweet corn is picked fresh every morning when its the sweetest. Tomatoes, green beans, pickling cucumbers, broccoli, zucchini and other summer squash, and a variety of specialty peppers are among the fresh vegetables grown on the farm. Von Bergens pride themselves on hosting anywhere from 2,500 to 3,000 school children each season, giving them an education of how and where food actually comes from. “So many times kids think that food comes from the grocery store, but have no idea where it originates. Having them come out and actually pick fruit and vegetables gives them a true sense of where produce originates,” said Bobette Von Bergen, who owns the farm with her husband Mel, and hosts many of the school tours. Families enjoy their petting zoo that features a pot belly pig, turkey, chickens, rabbits, goats and more. Children especially love the tractor and sand play areas, which are available all season. Von Bergen’s Farm is open daily, July through Oct. 31, 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. To read more about the Von Bergens or to get some of their famous recipes from the “Shared Secrets” section of their Web site, visit www.vonbergens.com.

Above and at right are two views from Royal Oak Farm. Photos for The Edge.

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Port Edward Classic dining in a classic setting By DEBBIE SETTLE Of The Edge McHenry County, is fortunate to be the home of one of the most unique restaurants in the Midwest. Port Edward is located on the Fox River and Algonquin Road (Route 62) in Algonquin, and is as unique in decor as it is in class of cuisine. Opened in 1964 by Edward Wolowiec, Port Edward is home to a museum quality collection of rare nautical items that were collected by Wolowiec over his years of exploring the oceans as a diver in salvage expeditions. Described as “the eclectic soul,” Wolowiec’s genuine love of cuisine mixed with his passion for the nautical collections make for a dining experience that is second to none. Diners are greeted in the entryway with a glass showcase of hand built ships, including one made by sailors with discarded bones from meals and catches. The piece is considered to be one of the favorites of Wolowiec and has been said to carry a large price tag that appears and disappears from time to time, due to his apprehension of selling the piece. Waiting diners will next notice an indoor harbor which contains a 25-foot sailboat, The Porpoise, built in 1934, hosts private dining which comfortably seats four. The reservation list has a year-long wait, so call early if you would like to dine aboard. The Porpoise floats in the indoor harbor and is surrounded by a variety of fish. A favorite watering hole, the Salem Lounge is a floor to ceiling windowed lounge that offers a panoramic view of the Fox River. There is a “secret room” above the lounge that if guests are willing to climb the galley ladders to get to, they may enjoy a cocktail there. Another interesting feature in the lounge is a genuine

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1920s windmill that is set to the right of the entrance of the lounge. Wolowiec saved the windmill from destruction, and the interior offers an intimate setting where visitors have been known to use to “pop the question.” The restaurant has a fabulous wine cellar made up of hand hewn timbers and field stone, each personally carried in and assembled by Wolowiec. The cellar is now home to more than 3,500 bottles of wine from 355 different producers and has been recognized with the “Wine Spectator Award of Excellence.” The rest of the restaurant is worth the browse, with decor consisting of 17th century cannons, an Alaskan ice breaker’s double ships wheel, rare figureheads of an 18th century English gunship and a 16th century French vessel, a jawbone of a sperm whale, a large collection of harpoons and a number of hard hat diving helmets. Visitors are welcome to make their way downstairs, past the jail window that features a pirate skeleton with sword resting among the coins and booty. The matre de jokes that “he didn’t pay his bill,” as you enter the gift shop. Visitors can purchase ship models, ship wheels, telescopes, jewelry, dolls, books and more. There is even the “Port Edward Restaurant Celebrates the Joy of Seafood” cookbook on sale, which features a variety of recipes that have been featured over the years along with a history and bio of the restaurant, collections and Wolowiec. Finally, the menu is another reflection of Wolowiec and his love of the sea with selections of both sea and freshwater dishes. Selections include Alaskan King Crab Legs, Lobster “Edwardo,” Shrimp and Lobster Hoteliere, Port Royal “Seafood Grill,” Steward’s Choice, Bouillabaisse, Seafood Alfredo, Three Ocean’s Sampler, Potato Encrusted Halibut, Chicken Breast any style, Hemmingway Trout (a dish they are famous for), Atlantic Salmon Filet, Shrimp DeJonghe, Filet of Walleye Pike which can be pretzel encrusted, Mahi Mahi Hawaiian, and a number of other fantastic dishes. Finish your meal with one of their gourmet desserts that include Sundae Schooner, Crepes Beignet, Key Lime Pie, Tuxedo Cake, Tiramisu, Raspberry Creme Brulee, Chocolate Truffle Cake, Vanilla Bean Cheesecake (choice of topping), Green Frog, Brandy Ice and more. Port Edward is a wonderful experience, whether you are with your family or on a romantic date. The service is superb. If you would like to read more about Port Edward, view more of the photos or read more of the history, visit their Web site at www.portedward.com.

Port Edward is well-known for its wide selection of seafood. Photos for The Edge. The Edge – Page

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People People planner IWU plans Family Weekend Over Halloween weekend, Illinois Wesleyan University students may see miniature versions of Batman, Pippie Long Stocking and Cat in the Hat running across the quad. Or perhaps you will see ghosts flitting through the Hansen Student Center or cats prowling the dorms. These imitations would be the family, siblings, and current IWU students celebrating Family Weekend 2009. The festivities kick off Friday, Oct. 30 at 3:00 p.m. when the IWU volleyball team takes on the U n i v e r s i t y o f Wi s c o n s i n - E a u Claire at the Shirk Center (302 E. Emerson St., Bloomington). After cheering the Titans on, families are invited to register for the weekend at the Hansen Student Center Information Desk (300 E. Beecher St., Bloomington) if they haven’t already done so online. By registering, families receive t-shirts for every family member and access to the tailgate lunch on Saturday. Friday evening is jam-packed with events, including another volleyball game at 7:00 p.m. against the College of Mount St. Joseph at the Shirk Center. For families looking for a little more mystery, Kemp Hall, the International House (1207 N. Main St., Bloomington), is hosting an International Clue Night, where

they will create a live Clue game for families and students at 7:00 p.m. At 7:30 p.m. the IWU Jazz Ensemble is presenting a Halloween Concert at Westbrook Auditorium in Presser Hall (1210 N. Park St., Bloomington). Admission is free to the public and the audience is encouraged to wear their Halloween costumes to participate in the costume contest. To add to the atmosphere, all ensemble members will be clad in their very own Halloween costumes. The evening will be rounded off with a showing of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince at 8:00 p.m. on the Hansen Student Center’s Center Court. Starting Saturday, Oct. 31 at 7:30 a.m., registration opens for those families who chose to arrive on Saturday. It will remain open until10:30 a.m. at the Information Desk. Those registering guests and any early risers will also receive a complimentary continental breakfast open until 10:30 a.m. At 10:00 a.m. families are invited to the Shirk Center to watch the volleyball team take on the Anderson University Ravens. At 10:30 a.m. the Hansen Student Center will host an hour-long informational session for parents called “While Your Student is Still Sleeping.” At the event, Associate Professor of Political Science Greg Shaw, will inform parents about the happenings and highlights on campus. President Richard F. Wilson

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Botanical Garden, for “Saving Plants in a Changing Climate,” Thursday, Nov. 19 at 7p.m. The evening of informal discussion will be held at Herbie’s Restaurant, 405 N. Euclid Ave. in St.  Louis. The event is free to attend. Food and beverages are available for purchase. At Science Cafe, Albrecht will discuss the crucial role botanical gardens play in saving plants from habitat destruction and the challenges and solutions they face in doing so. Albrecht focuses his research on rare plant populations and ex situ conservation, the practice of storing plants in off-site seed banks. This form of conservation complements habitat protection and is a practical and efficient way to conserve plant diversity and ensure that the basic ecosystems on which human populations depend are sustained indefinitely. Plants conserved in seed banks are protected from habitat destruction, climate change, and exotic pests and weeds and are immediately available as genetic stock for largescale habitat restoration projects and focused species management. .For more information, visit www. slsc.org or call (314) 289-4474. The Missouri Botanical Garden is the oldest continually operating botanical garden in the nation, celebrating its 150th anniversary in 2009.

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To end the fun-filled day of festivities, families are invited back to Kemp Hall for another game of International Clue or to the Hansen Student Center to view Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince in Hansen. Free popcorn and candy will be provided for the movie. Both events begin at 7:00 p.m. The weekend closes Sunday, Nov. 1, with an hour-long worship service at Evelyn Chapel (1301 N. Park St., Bloomington) by IWU Chaplain Hope Luckie entitled “Everyday Saints.” The service will begin at 10:00 a.m. At noon, families are invited to the Bertholf Commons for a family brunch served until 1:00 p.m. Registration is now open for families and is available o n l i n e a t h t t p : / / w w w. i w u . edu/studentaffairs/programs/ FamilyWeekend.shtml. For any additional information, contact the Student Affairs and Dean of Students’ Office at 309-556-3850.

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will also address the parents and answer any questions they might have. While the parents will be at Center Court, there will be a pumpkin decorating event in Room 200 of Hansen for the younger children. Current IWU art students will bring supplies to help them create their pumpkin masterpieces. Then it’s time for the “Family Tailgate” Picnic Lunch from 11:45 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. This event is free to those families who have registered and will be held at the Shirk Center. After lunch, families are invited to walk the few short steps to Wilder Field (300 E. Kelsey St., Bloomington) to cheer on the Titan football team as they challenge conference rival North Central College (Naperville, Ill.). At 2:00 p.m. the volleyball team will close out their tournament with a game against Wartburg College. Also, at 2:30 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. there will be a double dose of soccer as the women and men’s soccer teams play Carthage College at Neis Field (1315 Franklin Ave., Bloomington). For those families desiring the warmth of the indoors, from 3:30 p.m.- 5:30 p.m. there will be a President’s Open House at the Hansen Student Center. This will give families the opportunity to meet with President and Mrs. Wilson and other faculty and staff. Light food and drink will be provided.

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People People planner Boo at the Zoo nights planned B o a rd t h e f a m i l y U F O a n d gravitate toward the Saint Louis Zoo for gobs of spooks, laughs, animals, fireside stories, night hikes and hauntingly fun entertainment! St. John’s Mercy Children’s Hospital Boo at the Zoo Nights is a family friendly, non-scary Halloween experience from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. every night October 16-30. Keep your eyes peeled for the Phantom of the Zoo as you eerily make your way through Headless Horseman Graveyard, Pirate’s Cove, Dead Man’s Bayou, Boneyard Park and Old Western Cemetery. Careful not to tangle yourself in Frankie’s Maze! Pop into the Children’s Zoo to find out what the black and white ruffed lemurs are screaming about! If you are brave enough, stick around for “Halloween Hank’s Pirate Adventure” on stage at 6, 7 and 8 p.m. featuring animals performing natural behaviors. See some sneaky animals in the Children’s Zoo building. You may even happen upon a docent in the shadows to give you an up-close look at some of the Zoo’s night crawlers!  Admission to Children’s Zoo and show is free. Hooo’s asleep when the sun goes down?  Join Ichabod “Crowned” Crane on a guided tour through Not-So-Sleepy Hollow at the Zoo.  Meet some of the sleepy and not-sosleepy residents and hear about the not-so-spooky legends that keep the residents on their toes.  Will the Headless Hootsman appear during your visit?  Don’t be afraid to join the fun on this special trip through the Herpetarium, Big Cat Country and Historic Hill. Hikes are offered every half hour between 6 and 8 p.m. for $5 per hiker, age three and up. Children age two and under are free for the hike. Advance registration is recommended by calling (314) 646-4771. Eerily draped in cobwebs, the Conservation Carousel will be transformed into the not-toospooky “Scare-ou-sel” (additional fee $2/person). Make a “creepy craft” at the Kid’s Craft Corner, and see what’s brewing at Lakeside Cafe. Be sure to shop the Halloween bootique for souvenirs, and receive a free Halloween beanie with a $25 purchase at Zoo gift shops. This year ’s Boo at the Zoo souvenir T-shirt features prairie dogs as trick-or-treaters.  The longsleeve white cotton shirt can be purchased online at www.stlzoo.org or by calling (314) 646-4771.  Prices range from $10-18 for toddler to adult sizes. Admission to Boo at the Zoo Nights is $4 for members and $5 for non-members. Each child between the ages of 2 and 12 dressed in costume will receive a $1 discount on admission. Children under 2 are

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free. Proceeds benefit the Zoo in its efforts to save endangered species at home and around the world. Parking is our treat, and will be available for free on the South Lot on Wells Drive near Highway 40. Wells Drive is open to Zoo traffic during construction. Cars will be allowed to enter and exit from two entrances on the South Lot - one near Hampton Avenue and another near the Tamm Avenue bridge. Enter the event through the South Entrance using the t e m p o r a r y p a t h w a y f ro m t h e parking lot to the Zoo. The Living World North Entrance and North Parking Lot will not be open for

this event. For more information and driving directions, visit www. stlzoo.org or call (314) 646-4771. Be sure to stop by St. John’s Mercy Children’s Hospital Boo at the Zoo Spooky Saturday on October 24 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for a day of safe and fun trick-ortreating along the Pumpkin Trail. Admission is free. Boo at the Zoo Nights is sponsored by St. John’s Mercy Children’s Hospital, North Star Frozen Treats, Laclede Gas, Walmart, Coca-Cola, Soft Rock 102.5 KEZK, Y98 FM and Savvy Family Magazine.

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St. Boniface Church Announces “After Halloween Parade Bash” Saturday, October 31, 2009 outdoors on the St. Boniface Parking lot, (weather permitting or in the gym in case of rain) Food, Beer, soft drinks, live band “Leaky Canoe” and lots of fun. The festivities start at 8:00 PM and end at 11:30 PM 50 / 50 Drawing Proceeds go toward: Steeple People, high school youth group, Pro Life March in Washington DC & Father McGivney Catholic High School Campaign

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Journey’s Inn Praise Service 9 am Traditional Worship 10 am • Sunday School 11:15 am Wonderful Wednesday Schedule (begins Nov. 4) Children’s Christmas Play Practice - 5:30 pm, Open Dinner - 6 to 7:00 pm, Choir Cantata Practice - 7:00 pm www.immanuelonmain.org

Everyone is welcome!

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Episcopal ST. ANDREWS EPISCOPAL

Hillsboro At North Buchanan Edwardsville, IL 656-1929 The Rev. Virginia L. Bennett, D. Min. Sunday Services: 8:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist Rite I 9:00 a.m. Adult Education 9:00 a.m. Church School 10:00 a.m. Choral Eucharist Rite II Nursery Provided www.standrews-edwardsville.com

ST. THOMAS EPISCOPAL Summit at School Street, Glen Carbon, IL 288-5620 Fr. Eugene A. Stormer Sunday: Christian Education 9:30 a.m. Holy Eucharist 10:30 a.m. St. Thomas Child Care Center Now enrolling infants through Pre-K Call 288-5697 “Worship in the warm hospitality of a village church.”

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Thursday, Oct. 29 • Chippewa Chapel Traveling Guitar Circle, Medicine Show and Open Mic, Iron Barley, South City-St. Louis, Mo., 8 p.m. • Mason Jennings, The Pageant, University City, Mo. • Kim Massie, The Beale on Broadway, 701 S. Broadway, St. Louis • The Arboghast Band, Bottleneck Blues Bar, Ameristar Casino, St. Charles, Mo.

Friday, Oct. 30 • Powerful Percussion, featuring Colin Currie, percussion, St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, Powell Hall, 8 p.m. • Cornmeal, The Bridge, The Duck Room,

Blueberry Hill, University City-The Loop • Mike Harper, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.; Soulard Blues, 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. • Our Lady Peace, The Pageant, University City, Mo. • Honey Vox, Bottleneck Blues Bar, Bottleneck Blues Bar, St. Charles, Mo.

Saturday, Oct. 31 • Rob Thomas, Fox Theatre, St. Louis, Mo., 8 p.m. • Powerful Percussion, featuring Colin Currie, percussion, St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, Powell Hall, 8 p.m. • The Heaters, Stagger Inn, Edwardsville, 10 p.m. • Queensryche w/Lita Ford, The Pageant, University City • Pat Liston, Hazelwood Bowl, 210 Fee Fee Hills Dr., Hazelwood, Mo., 8 p.m. to 11

p.m. • Brown Bottle Fever-Halloween Party, 7 p.m. to 11 p.m., Villa Marie Winery, Maryville • Honey Vox, Bottleneck Blues Bar, Bottleneck Blues Bar, St. Charles, Mo.

Tuesday, Nov. 3 • Celtic Thunder, Fox Theatre, St. Louis, Mo., 8 p.m.

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• Pat Liston, Grafton’s Landing, 215 W. Water St., Grafton, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

• Carnegie Hall Concert, St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, featuring David R o b e r t s o n , c o n d u c t o r, C o l i n C u r r i e , Percussion, 8 p.m. • AFI, The Pageant, University City, Mo.

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Music Tuning in Jazz ensemble Halloween concert set Ghouls swaying with their trombones, Frankenstein playing the piano and Little Red Riding Hood belting out a clarinet solo on the stage of Westbrook Auditorium- this is not your typical day in Presser Hall (1210 N. Park St., Bloomington) It’s a dress rehearsal for Illinois Wesleyan University’s Jazz Ensemble’s Halloween Concert to be held Friday, Oct. 30 at 7:30 p.m. The concert is free and open to the public. All interested in attending are encouraged to wear their own Halloween costumes to add to the atmosphere of the season. There will be a costume contest and the winners will be given prizes. The program includes solos by two senior trumpet players who will be student teaching next semester, Cathy Frisbie and Dan Morris. Frisbie will perform Little Girl Blue by Rodgers & Hart and Morris will play Concerto For Cootie by Duke Ellington. In addition to the senior solos, other ensemble members will be featured in the performances. Tenor saxophonists Kristina Dakis, class of 2011 and David Nutt class of 2010 will perform in the updated arrangement of Matt’s Mood by Glenn Miller and Steve Krutschke will be highlighted on the drums in Sing, Sing, Sing by Louie Prima. Junior vocalist Matt Neylon will compliment the ensemble when the group plays “They Can’ Take That Away From Me” by George and Ira Gershwin and “What Are You Doing the Rest of My Life” by Michel Legrand. Other works on the program will include such well-known jazz pieces as What Is A Woman by Wes Hensel, Widow’s Walk by Rick Margitza, The Jody Grind by Horace Silver, Buy It and Fry It by Denis DeBlasio and Blues and the Abscessed Tooth by Matt Catingub. T h e m o s t re c e n t I W U J a z z Ensemble CD will be available for purchase after the performance. For additional information about the concert, contact the School of Music Office at (309) 556-3061.

“Drei Motetten,” or “Three Motets.”  Composed in the early 20th century the motets certainly serve the metaphor of the concert title as they speak to the prospect of death and the release it brings from a life of struggle and separation from God.  Complementing Reger’s work will be a 17th century Lutheran mass by Christoph Bernhard based on

the traditional melody ”On Adam’s Fall.”     The program will also feature a world premiere by the Chamber Chorus’s composer-in-residence, Clare Maclean.  Commissioned specifically for this concert, “Slow Gold,” addresses a “fall” in the moral sense as it weaves together a poem by Emily Dickinson with

John Bunyan’s “He That Is Down Needs Fear No Fall” and Psalm 23.  The venue, the recently opened Community Music School Concert Hall at Webster University, will be new to the Chamber Chorus and many audience members.  It offers modern facilities, comfortable seating and a crisp

acoustic.     Join the Saint Louis Chamber Chorus for “Music of the Fall,” S u n d a y, N o v e m b e r 8 a t t h e Community Music School of Webster University.  Parking is free.  For more information about the concert, and tickets, call 636458-4343.  The event will begin at 3 p.m.

Chamber Chorus to perform “Music of the Fall” The title of the Saint Louis Chamber Chorus’s second concert of the season, “Music of the Fall,” refers not only to the season but provides a metaphorical context for the music being offered.  The audience will have a rare opportunity to hear a complete performance of Max Reger ’s challenging and moving

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Movies

QuickGlance Movie Reviews

“Whip It”

Drew Barrymore has forged a persona as both an actress and producer with movies that exude a playful sense of girl power, so it only makes sense that her first feature as a director would share that same sort of vibe. What is surprising, though, is Barrymore’s ability to find just the right tone all the time, which would be a difficult feat for any first-time filmmaker to achieve — even one who’s had the benefit of spending her entire life on movie sets. “Whip It” is funny without trying too hard to be wacky, sweet without being overly sentimental. It has an appealing sort of low-budget, ‘70s-style kitsch. And after a recent string of femalecentric films including “All About Steve” and “The Ugly Truth” that wallow in the worst kinds of stereotypes, it is such a relief to see women depicted as strong, smart, cool individuals. It’s also a joy to see Ellen Page play a character other than the impossibly clever smart-alecks she’s become known for in movies like “Juno” and “Hard Candy.” Here, Page stars as Bliss Cavendar, a misfit growing up in the nowhere town of Bodeen, Texas, and working as a waitress at the local barbecue joint. Bliss is reluctantly following in the footsteps of her beauty-queen mother (Marcia Gay Harden), but on a visit to the big city of Austin, she sees a flier for the local roller derby league and is immediately intrigued. Not only does she secretly try out, she makes it and becomes the league’s petite, speedy star. Kristen Wiig, Alia Shawkat, Juliette Lewis, stuntwoman Zoe Bell and Barrymore herself are among the solid supporting cast. RATED” PG-13 for sexual content including crude dialogue, language and drug material. ASSOCIATED PRESS RANKING: Three stars out of four.

“Couples Retreat”

This is what life might have been like if the guys from “Swingers” had grown up, moved to the suburbs and turned into lame, sitcommy cliches. Jon Favreau and Vince Vaughn team up again, on screen and on the script (along with Dana Fox), for this broad comedy about four couples who go on a tropical vacation together. In theory, they’re all there to support their friends Jason (Jason Bateman) and Cynthia (Kristen Bell) as they try to save their marriage through the couples’ counseling the resort offers. Little do they know they’ll get sucked into agonizing therapy sessions that reveal their own rifts. Under the direction of Peter Billingsley, another longtime Vaughn friend and collaborator making his first feature, “Couples Retreat” veers back and forth in a jarring way between crude sexual humor and supposedly poignant moments. The couples endure forced nudity and a wildly erotic yoga class; Favreau’s character, Joey, and his wife Lucy (Kristin Davis) each try to get it on with their respective massage therapists. But they also must bare their souls. Each of these characters is exactly the same person the whole way through, until one night when they all magically experience an epiphany that makes them more communicative, patient and

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loving. During such moments, a distracting, feel-good score — surprisingly from “Slumdog Millionaire” Oscar-winner A.R. Rahman — pipes in early and often. A few funny lines emerge here and there, but “Couples Retreat” mostly feels repetitive and overlong at nearly two hours. You wouldn’t mind getting voted off this island. RATED: PG-13 on appeal for sexual content and language. ASSOCIATED PRESS RANKING: One and a half stars out of four.

“Law Abiding Citizen”

The real mystery here isn’t how Gerard Butler’s character manages to wreak explosive, bloody havoc on Philadelphia while confined behind the walls of his jail cell. What’s truly baffling is how the star of the hugely successful “300” has managed to make yet another questionable movie choice since then, following “P.S. I Love You,” ‘’The Ugly Truth” and “Gamer.” (To be fair, “RocknRolla” was a good fit for him and it was a lot of fun.) This time, Butler serves as a producer and stars as Clyde Shelton, whose wife and young daughter were murdered during a home invasion. Ten years later, he’s out for revenge — not just against the killer who went free after testifying against his accomplice, but against the entire judicial system. His ultimate target is Nick Rice (Jamie Foxx, looking bored), the slick prosecutor who cut that deal a decade ago to maintain his high conviction rate. But before going after Nick, he takes out everyone around him in ridiculously elaborate fashion. Clyde’s impossible omniscience and his sadistically convoluted game-playing feel like a rip-off of the “Saw” franchise, and the banter he shares with Nick makes “Law Abiding Citizen” seem like a poor man’s “Silence of the Lambs.” His tactics become so predictable, you know the second you hear a ringing cell phone or see a character climb into a car that something is going to get blowed up real good. F. Gary Gray (“The Italian Job”) dully directs Kurt Wimmer’s over-the-top script with a misty, bleached-out aesthetic that only makes the movie feel like more of a drag. RATED: R for strong bloody brutal violence and torture, a scene of rape, and pervasive language. ASSOCIATED PRESS RANKING: One star out of four.

“New York, I Love You”

The title is “New York, I Love You,” and it’s a collection of shorts intended as one big love letter to the city and all the romance it has to offer. The result is a curiously bland hodgepodge — not terribly evocative of such a famous place, and not all that inspiring in the connections it depicts. Following 2007’s “Paris Je T’Aime,” this is the second in a planned series of “Cities of Love” films. Each features a group

of eclectic directors and well-known actors coming together to concoct brief clips. Inherently with such a structure, you’re going to have hits and misses. Not all the segments are going to work for every viewer. But whereas “Paris Je T’Aime” had a healthy number of hits, “New York, I Love You” is the unfortunate opposite. The challenge presented to filmmakers was intriguing, too: Each of them had two days to shoot, then a week to edit. Each short had to take place in an identifiable New York neighborhood. And each had to involve some kind of love encounter. Except for Shekhar Kapur’s entry, with its dreamy, ethereal light, nearly everything in “New York, I Love You” has a dark, gritty sameness that feels smothering. Aside from references to Central Park and the Dakota building and restaurants like Balthazar and Pastis, “New York, I Love You” could take place in any bustling, densely populated metropolis. Mira Nair, Brett Ratner, Joshua Marston and Natalie Portman are among the directors; James Caan, Orlando Bloom, Julie Christie and Robin Wright Penn are among the actors. RATED: R for language and sexual content. ASSOCIATED PRESS RANKING: Two stars out of four.

“Where the Wild Things Are”

The book is just 339 words long, but in turning it into a feature-length movie, director Spike Jonze has expanded the story with a breathtaking visual scheme and stirring emotional impact. What keeps the film from reaching complete excellence is the thinness of the script, which Jonze co-wrote with Dave Eggers. The beloved and award-winning children’s book, which Maurice Sendak wrote and illustrated 45 years ago, still holds up beautifully today because it shows keen insight into the conflicted nature of children — the delight and the frustration that can often coexist simultaneously. With its warm lighting and detailed production design, “Where the Wild Things Are” remains lovingly faithful to the look and spirit of the book but functions assuredly as its own entity. Jonze also gets the feelings of fear and insecurity that the wild things of “Wild Things” represent, and he’s taken the bold step of showing the creatures not through animation but rather by using actual people in giant, furry costumes. The monsters were voiced by an all-star cast and enhanced through digital effects to make the facial features seem more lifelike. And because talented character actors like James Gandolfini, Forest Whitaker, Catherine O’Hara and Paul Dano had the benefit of voicing their roles on the same stage at the same time — rather than recording their parts independently of each other, which is standard practice — their interplay feels more organic. At their center is Max, played by 12-year-old Max Records, a lonely, misunderstood kid who runs off to the magical land where the wild things are and becomes their king. RATED: PG for mild thematic elements, some adventure action and brief language. ASSOCIATED PRESS RANKING: Three stars out of four.

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“Law Abiding Citizen” is criminal By CHRISTY LEMIRE Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — The real mystery of “Law Abiding Citizen” isn’t how Gerard Butler ’s character manages to wreak explosive, bloody havoc on Philadelphia while confined behind the walls of his jail cell. What’s truly baffling is how the star of the hugely successful “300” has managed to make yet another questionable movie choice since then, following “ P. S . I L o v e Yo u , ” “ T h e U g l y Tr u t h ” a n d “ G a m e r. ” ( To b e fair, “RocknRolla” was a good fit for him and it was a lot of fun.) This time, Butler serves as a producer and stars as Clyde Shelton, who watched helplessly as his wife and young daughter were murdered d u r i n g a h o m e i n v a s i o n . Te n years later, he’s out for revenge — not just against the killer who went free after testifying against his accomplice, but against the entire judicial system. He gets himself intentionally arrested to go after his ultimate target, Nick Rice (Jamie Foxx, looking bored), the slick p ro s e c u t o r w h o c u t t h a t d e a l a decade ago to maintain his high conviction rate. But first he takes out everyone around Nick in ridiculously elaborate fashion, t o t h e g ro w i n g f ru s t r a t i o n o f t h e m a y o r, p l a y e d b y Vi o l a D a v i s . ( N a t u r a l l y, D a v i s h a s great presence in her few scenes, but one woman alone can’t save this film.) Clyde’s impossible omniscience and his sadistically convoluted game-playing feel like a rip-off of the “Saw”

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In this film publicity image released by Overture Films, Jamie Foxx, left, and Gerard Butler are shown in a scene from, “Law Abiding Citizen.” franchise, and the banter he shares with Nick makes “Law Abiding Citizen” seem like a poor man’s “Silence of the Lambs.” His tactics become so predictable, you know the second you hear a ringing cell phone or see a character climb into a car that something is g o i n g t o b l o w u p re a l g o o d , real soon.

F. G a r y G r a y ( “ T h e I t a l i a n Job”) dully directs Kurt Wimmer ’s over-the-top script w i t h a m i s t y, b l e a c h e d - o u t aesthetic that only makes the movie feel like more of a drag. The mind wanders; distracting questions arise. If Clyde has been focused on nothing but revenge for the past 10 y e a r s , h o w c a n h e a ff o rd a l l the high-tech explosives and

ammunition he’s amassed? Having seen human lives taken right before his eyes and k no w i ng t he i r v a lu e , d o e s h e f e e l e v e n v a g u e l y re m o r s e f u l about killing others? And what s o r t o f i c e c re a m m i g h t t a s t e good once the movie is over? “Law Abiding Citizen” asks us to remain firmly on Clyde’s side even as the body count of decent, innocent people piles

u p , b u t i t ’ s a t o u g h re q u e s t . He’s meant to be not just a purveyor of vigilante justice b u t a c r u s a d e r. B u t h e g e t s off on the carnage too much, a n d t h e e m p t y, r e p e t i t i v e conversations he has with Nick do nothing to humanize either man. And so in the end, all we’re left with are ticking time bombs and a chunk of our own time that we’ll never get back.

Step away from “The Stepfather” By ROBERT GRUBAUGH Of The Edge For the last few years I’ve been thoroughly exhaustive in railing against the overuse of the remake in the spate of pictures produced each year. It could be called a recurring obsession. That said, I’m always game to watch the original film when these relentless remakes arise, particularly if it’s an American reworking of an American title. I have nothing against foreign cinema, but the bastardized homeland versions of their films bear so little resemblance to the filmmaker’s original concept that it doesn’t brandish the same force. And discerning audiences abroad, suffice it to say, have different sensibilities than those here in the States. Wouldn’t you agree? So, halfway through the tepid and joyless new film, “The Stepfather,” I was floored when a co-worker leaned over and told me she’d

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“The Stepfather”

RATED: PG-13 for intense sequences of violence, disturbing images, mature thematic material, and brief sensuality. RUNNING TIME: 111 minutes. ROBERT’S RANKING: ½ star out of four. thought the original was much better. “The Stepfather” was a remake? I felt betrayed, mostly by the laziness I’d used in preparing for it. And the original starred Terry O’Quinn (the amazing John Locke on TV’s “Lost”)? I must have been stuck in a cave. But this happens every year at Halloween time. Loads of the most offending remakes in recent memory have been of product that was terrible the first time around (see: “The Hills Have Eyes” or “When a Stranger Calls”), usually from the mid-to-late 1970s.

In this version of “The Stepfather” we meet a bad dad who’s going by the name of David Harris (Dylan Walsh) these days. He’s already ingrained himself into the ready-built family provided by a lovely divorcee named Susan Harding (played by the equally lovely Sela Ward) and her two young children. David is the ideal replacement for their absentee father, a womanizer who left them years earlier. It isn’t until Susan’s older son, Michael (Penn Badgley), returns from exile at military school that we start to see chinks in the seamless façade David is fronting. We already know he’s a murderer, moving from town to town to marry eligible divorcees – leaving most in a bloody trail behind him after the rage takes over. Violence is David Harris’s trade, but he also does a great job of giving creepy looks to Michael’s girlfriend (Amber Heard), who offers nothing to this movie but the opportunity to model (at least)

seven different tiny bikinis in the family’s backyard pool. The closest thing to fun in this movie is seeing Michael, full of scorn and sneer at all times, begin to suspect and prove that his new stepfather isn’t all that he’s cracked up to be. Cracked, of course, is the key word here. David’s temper is his ultimate undoing. Bodies start to pile up in his wake, but they’re constantly unsuspecting supporting characters that his new family doesn’t connect to their thin hold on happiness. I can’t understand why they didn’t question his need for all those padlocked storage spaces in the basement. That isn’t normal. Luck is all that keeps them from finding a similar fate to their neighbors. By the time David utters his famous line, “Who am I here?” we’ve pretty much blocked out anything of merit in the entire film and are waiting for the credits to roll.

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What’s playing, when and where St. Clair Cinema Fairview Heights Movie Listings for 10/30 to 11/05 The following movies are playing at the O’Fallon Cinema. Call 1-800-FANDANGO Code 2405 for showtimes or visit on the Web at www.wehrenberg.com. Astro Boy (PG) Daily: 11:45 a.m., 2:30, 5:05, 7:55 p.m. Cirque Du Freak (PG-13) Daily: 12:45, 3:25, 6:05, 8:45 p.m. Law Abiding Citizen (R) Daily: 11:15 a.m., 2:05, 5:00, 8:30 p.m. Michael Jackson This Is It (PG) Daily: 12:00, 2:45, 5:30, 8:15 p.m. Where the Wild Things Are (PG) Daily: 11:10 a.m., 1:40, 4:10, 6:35, 9:05 p.m. Stepfather (PG-13) Daily: 11:05 a.m., 1:30, 4:05, 6:40, 9:10 p.m. Couples Retreat (PG-13) Daily: 12:05, 2:50, 5:35, 8:20 p.m. Paranormal Activitiy (R) Daily: 11:55, 2:10, 4:25, 6:40, 9:00 p.m. Saw VI (R) Daily: 11:50 a.m., 2:15, 4:35, 6:55, 9:15 p.m. O’Fallon 15 Cinema O’Fallon Movie Listings for 10/30 to 11/05 The following movies are playing at the St. Clair Cinema. Call 1-800-FANDANGO Code 2404 for showtimes or visit on the Web at www.wehrenberg.com. Amelia (PG) Daily: 11:30, 2:10, 4:50, 7:30, 10:10 p.m.

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The Arts Artistic adventures Family Day planned at the Contemporary The Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis is happy to announce an upcoming Free Family Day at the museum. On Saturday, October 31 families are invited to the museum for an art-filled day with a Halloween theme.  “The Free Family Day program has always been one of the Contemporary’s most successful outreach programs,” said Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis Director Paul Ha. “These days enable families to spend a cost-free day together in a creative environment, engaging in art activities.”  On Saturday, October 31 from 1:00 to 4:00 pm, families are invited to enjoy hands-on art activities while exploring the exhibition For the blind man in the dark room looking for the black cat that isn’t there. The afternoon will be filled with opportunities for families to create art together while learning about contemporary art. Activities include face painting, decorating black cat masks, and working together to create a life-sized haunted house scene. Children are welcome to come in costume to celebrate Halloween. Every child in costume will be entered in a raffle to receive a special prize!  Free Family Days are designed to provide families and children of all ages with fun-filled opportunities to learn about contemporary art. Many of the opportunities are collaborative in nature and provide a vehicle for families to create art together. More than 1,500 children and 2,500 parents attend Free Family Days annually as a fun, educational, and cost-free way to spend the afternoon together. Free Family Day is generously supported by the William T. Kemper Foundation – Commerce Bank Trustee. F o u n d e d a s t h e F o ru m f o r Contemporary Art in 1980, the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis re-opened in its current location, 3750 Washington Blvd. Saint Louis, MO 63108, with a new 25,000 square-foot building in 2003. Visit the Contemporary’s website at www.camstl.org.

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Friday, Oct. 30 • Sleuth, The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, 130 Edgar Rd., St. Louis, Mo., 8 p.m. • Film: Van Gogh: Brush with Genius, St. Louis Science Center, Forest Park, various times • Quintessential Quilt 2009 Show, University City Public Library, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. • Wi l l i a m Q u i n n : P a i n t e r exhibition, Duane Reed Gallery, 4729 McPherson Ave., St. Louis, Mo.

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Travel Travel briefs FAYETTEVILLE, W.Va. (AP) — New River Gorge visitors will be able to walk directly across the canyon on a 30-inch-wide steel span 850 feet above the river starting in the spring. The National Park Service has picked Bridge Walk LLC to provide year-round guided tours on the New River Bridge’s maintenance catwalk, according to The Charleston Gazette. The catwalk is a 30-inch-wide path that hangs below the bridge and stretches more than 3,000 feet across the canyon. Bridge Walk and the state Department of Transportation will coordinate the development of a safety system for catwalk hikers, and work out a catwalk-access plan. Bridge Walk’s managing partner, Benjy Simpson, said catwalk hikers would wear climbing-type harnesses and clip on to a secure overhead cable.

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Dining Delights More uses for the pumpkin NEW YORK (AP) - You’ve crafted the perfect gruesome or goofy jacko’-lantern. But what to do with all the glop you scraped out in the process? Don’t even think of tossing it. Pumpkin seeds are a great healthy snack and a delicious addition to salads, granola or trail mix. “I look at pumpkin seeds like

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OK, we admit these are our opinions and you certainly should form your own, but it is nice to have a guide of places to eat when you are undecided or want to try something new or different. To send us a suggestion of a restaurant to try, e-mail theedge@edwpub.net Pantera’s Pizza Edwardsville 2 1/2 stars Still some of the best pizza around, but the decor needs a bit of updating, along with the dinner ware. The buffet is good if they keep it full, but that can be an issue at times. You better put on your running shoes to get that hot selection before everyone else beats you to it! El Maguey Mexican Restaurant Edwardsville 3 Stars Good chips and salsa start you off with a nice selection of dishes. Authentic Mexican dishes are delivered promptly to your table. Jimmy John’s Sandwich Shop Edwardsville 4 stars Where sandwiches are concerned, you can hardly beat a good Jimmy John’s. Their Bootlegger Club and The Big John are some of the favorites around here. Their cookies are great also, ask them to heat it up. They really are “freaky fast!” Big Daddy’s Edwardsville 3 stars Typical bar fare of appetizers, sandwiches, salads, and wraps round out Big Daddy’s menu. They offer specials on certain days that are a real value. Service can be a bit slow when they are busy. Fiona’s Family Restaurant Edwardsville 4 stars S p e c i a l s e a c h d a y, l o t s o f selections, great breakfast. Service is fast and food is hot. Very friendly environment where you won’t spend a lot to get a great meal. Bella Milano Edwardsville 4 stars Quickly becoming a legend in Edwardsville, Bella Milano is a favorite for many. Great dining atmosphere and lots of good Italian food and drink. Come hungry with loose fitting clothing. Bull and Bear Edwardsville 3 1/2 stars A sports bar and grill with that offers bar side and dining room seating. A selection of appetizers, sandwiches, steaks, baby back ribs, chicken, seafood, pizza, and a kid’s menu make it family friendly, yet a great hangout for friends. Buffalo Wild Wings Edwardsville 2 1/2 stars

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If you like wings, this is a great place for you. Other selections of appetizers, sandwiches and mostly bar fare round out the menu. A little pricey for wings, but if you gotta havem’ you gotta havem’. Service is kind of a toss up. Has been good, has been slow.

Bartolino’s Osteria St. Louis 5 stars Italian cuisine at its best. Elegant dining with a decor reminiscent of the

glamours ‘40s. Most of the traditional Italian dishes but additional gourmet Italian fare that is fantastic to the pallet. The Linguine Pinoli, includes shrimp, mushrooms, spinach, pine

nuts, lemon butter and garlic, is a tasty combination over fresh linguine. The bread is fresh and wonderful. A little pricier than a family restaurant, but well worth the price.

47 Port Street Grill Ameristar Casino-St. Charles 5 stars This is a fantastic, fabulous steak house that is a great date n i g h t o r s p e c i a l g ro u p n i g h t out. The steaks are perfect, the lobster delectable, the sea bass melts in your mouth, and the fresh pastries are world class. The ambiance is straight out of the “Rat Pack” scene. Amazing wine selections, but any drink available. Prices are a bit steep, but a memorable feast for that special occasion. Falcon Diner Ameristar Casino-St. Charles 4 stars This top notch diner serves more than typical diner fare and you will not leave hungry. With their “Happy Days” decor and a breakfast, lunch and dinner menue that includes a one pound chicken fried steak and burgers made to order, you will have to ask for a doggy bag. Their bakery counter is so popular, they had to give it a place of its own outside the diner so passers by can enjoy the magic also.

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Dining Delights Pumpkins Continued from Page 21 To toast the seeds, arrange them in an even layer on a baking sheet and bake for 10 minutes at 350 F. If not perfectly golden, leave them in the oven and check every minute until done. “Pay attention,” says Quinn. “When cooking any nuts or seeds, you can’t walk away or get sidetracked on the telephone.” But Quinn prefers a simpler method for cleaning her seeds. Rather than wash the fibers off the seeds, she toasts everything. “I throw the whole mess in the oven and once they are dried out, it separates very easily,” she says. If you go that route, roast them spread in an even layer on a baking sheet at 375 F until the fibers dry out and fall away from the seeds. Once clean, transfer the seeds to a bowl and toss with olive oil, peanut or saffron oil. Then add your spices. Quinn suggests: • Olive oil and salt • Grated Parmesan cheese, black pepper and salt • Cayenne pepper, lime juice, brown sugar and salt • Cinnamon, brown sugar, powdered ginger or cloves, and pinch of salt If you clean and season your seeds before roasting (the water washing method), be sure never to add sugar. The sugar will burn in the oven and should only be added after. And with any sweet spicing, don’t forget to add a pinch of salt, says Quinn. Pumpkin seeds seasoned with olive oil and salt are great in granola or on top of a salad. They also are great mixed with dried fruit (such as cranberries, cherries and raisins) to make a quick trail mix. “That salty, sweet and chewy is a great combination,” says Quinn. ••• Tricking and treating may be all about the kids, but this grown up use for candy corn will give adults yet another reason to raid the little ones’ goodie bags. These martinilike cocktails use vodka infused with candy corn, which needs to be made at least 3 hours ahead. CANDY CORN CORDIALS Start to finish: 5 minutes active (plus 3 hours to infuse) Servings: 2, plus extra infused vodka 1/2 cup candy corn, plus extra for garnish 1 1/2 cups vodka Ice 2 ounces orange liqueur Juice of 1/2 lemon 1 large egg white In a jar with an airtight lid, combine the 1/2 cup of candy corn and the vodka. Cover and set aside for at least 3 hours. When ready, strain out and discard the solids.

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The elevated floor, tall ceilings, steeply pitched roof and broad overhangs are borrowed from the traditional “cracker house” that relied on shade and air movement for relief from Florida’s sultry subtropical climate. A pair of magnolia trees, dark red siding, ceiling fans, bamboo flooring and rustic wooden beams salvaged from a Georgia barn add to the inviting atmosphere of the little house in the middle of Florida State University’s brick-and-mortar campus. It may look like an out-of-place throwback, but the $575,000 OffGrid, Zero Emissions Building — OGZEB — has a futuristic purpose. Its mission is to test potential solutions to the world’s energy and climate change problems by combining old tricks with cuttingedge technology, including a unique solar-hydrogen experiment. “What we’re trying to do is create the building of tomorrow with a lot of the feel of today,” said project manager Justin Kramer. “If nobody wanted to live in it, what’s the point?” Like a 19th century cracker house, there are no power lines. Solar panels on the roof are one of the few hints the two-bedroom home is not a relic of the past. Solar panels have been popping up on rooftops around the country this year, in part because of an expanded federal subsidy that pays for 30 percent of the cost. States, including Florida, offer additional tax credits and incentives that further drive down the cost. With Florida State’s off-grid

house, part of the electrical energy they produce is used to turn water into hydrogen for power when the sun isn’t shining. Dedicated in August, OGZEB has a couple small offices, but most of the interior, including an expansive living-dining-kitchen area, is strictly residential. Graduate students, staffers and VIPs will take turns living there to give old and emerging technologies alike a real world tryout. “If it’s not being lived in and used, we’re not getting good data,” Kramer said. Similar experiments are being done elsewhere, but what sets Florida State’s effort apart from most is the building’s reliance on hydrogen for power at night and on cloudy or rainy days. Hydrogen is a potential low-cost alternative to batteries because storage tanks for the lighter-thanair gas are comparatively simple and cheap. “It’s a viable concept that they are demonstrating,” said Yogi Goswami, co-director of the Clean Energy Research Center at the University of South Florida.

“For hydrogen the problem is the cost of production. It’s usually high. If they are going to reduce that cost, that’s moving in the right direction.” Florida State scientists think they have a solution, Kramer said. They’ve developed a way to use relatively cheap and common metals to replace platinum, a critical but rare and high-priced element that makes hydrogen from water electrolysis devices expensive. Perfecting that technology is going to take more time and money so the house is starting with an off-theshelf version that uses traditional platinum electrodes, Kramer said. To make a sufficient amount of hydrogen, the house needs a hefty array of photo voltaic solar panels. They produce 6.9 kilowatts of power compared to 1 or 2 kilowatts for a typical off-grid house of its size — 1,064 square feet, Kramer said. Another innovative feature is how the hydrogen is used. Besides a hydrogen fuel cell to generate electricity, the gas is burned in the kitchen range and other appliances may follow. “It’s more efficient to combust

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Kramer said. That also means hydrogen won’t work in the radiant-heat oven. It’s going to be converted to a convection oven that uses fans to circulate the heat. Gas-burning refrigerators that once were fairly common have become rare for household use, but most recreational vehicles still have small propane versions. The house now has an electric refrigerator, but Kramer said the goal is to replace it with one powered by hydrogen, solar-heated water or both. Key hydrogen components are housed under the building in a concrete block and steel blast room.

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ST. LOUIS (AP) — Pest-control specialist Gene Scholes even gets bugged by them — legions of ladybugs lately swarming his rural Missouri home and other stretches across the country, exploiting gaps in door and window seals for cozier climes inside. Bug experts say the Asian lady beetles, considered harbingers of good luck in many cultures, are making their seasonal appearance in droves in search of warmth for the approaching winter. The beetles are harmless to humans. That doesn’t make them any less annoying for folks like Scholes. “Every night when I get home and it’s dark, I turn on the lights and I have them to greet me. A lot of them,” said Scholes, an entomologist for Reliable Pest Solutions in Quincy. Thousands of them have congregated since Sunday outside his home near Hannibal, Mo. Dozens more have weaseled their way inside, he said, “and when they get in my space like that, that’s when they bother me.” Their fate? Scholes’ vacuum cleaner. Where the beetles swarm can vary wildly, experts say. The bugs have been especially thick in recent weeks in parts of Illinois, possibly because of this year’s abundance of soybean aphids on which the beetles feasted, said Phil Nixon, a University of Illinois extension entomologist. “Based on casual observation, many think we haven’t had this many Asian lady beetles before,” he said. The beetles are particularly drawn to light-colored buildings with sunny exposures as they look for a warm place where they can ride out the winter. “Basically they just shut down,” said Collin Wamsley, an entomologist with the Missouri Department of Agriculture. The ladybugs aren’t venomous but at times bite humans, leaving a red mark as they test a person’s fitness as a possible meal. And “people don’t like them because they smell bad,” the result of their stinky ability to reflexively bleed to ward off birds and other predators, Nixon said.

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Some accounts of recent infestations resemble something out of an Alfred Hitchcock film. In Lincoln, Mass., Margit Griffith told Boston television station WCVB that just a day after she saw no signs of ladybugs, she returned home Tuesday to find her home teeming with them — on the windows, on the clapboard, under the eaves. “All of a sudden, I looked out the window and there were about 100 ladybugs — or what I am assuming were ladybugs — on my son’s window,” she said. “So I ran to my daughter ’s room and there were about 100 ladybugs there.” Across the border in Canada, Carolyn Weaver did a double-take Tuesday when she checked her mail and saw the bugs clustered outside her home near Toronto. Controlling the beetles starts with prevention, including sealing areas where pipes or dryer vents enter the home, according to the University of Illinois extension’s Web site. Caulking around doors, windows and chimneys — as well as repairing tears in screens and keeping siding in good repair — also may help. Smashing the insects against furniture or drapes can stain, and crushed beetles stink. Scholes and others suggest using a vacuum cleaner to collect the bugs, then emptying it outside.

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PT Cruiser Sebring Sebring Sebring Sebring Sebring Sebring Co SEBRING TO TOWN & COU Town & Cou TOWN & COU Town and C

2002 2009 2008 2006 2002 1997 2006 2007 2005 2004 2007 2001

Call Call $11,961 $11,990 $6,995 $2,500 $10,995 Call $14,900 $13,900 $18,990 $4,988

100051A 4541 21344 097171A B2307A T0099 21537A P785 C33065B P2032A X5233 095915A

St Louis Honda Beiermann Buick Pontiac GMC Weiss Brentwood Volvo St Louis Honda Bob Brockland Pontiac Buick GM Trust Family Auto Sales Ackerman Auto Plaza Victory Lane Ford Royal Gate Dodge of Columbia Ackerman Auto Plaza Koetting Ford St Louis Honda

877 584 1058 877 691 9016 866 801 9462 877 584 1058 877-396-5065 866-398-4214 866-419-2762 866 576 3845 877-223-2703 866-419-2762 866-340-8597 877 584 1058

AVENGER Caliber Caliber CALIBER SX Caravan Caravan Challenger CHARGER Durango Grand Cara GRAND CARA Grand Cara JOURNEY RAM 1500 RAM 1500 RAM 1500 RAM 3500 Ram Pickup SPRINTER Stratus

2008 2008 2008 2008 2006 2002 2008 2007 2000 2008 2007 2002 2009 2008 2008 2007 2008 1998 2007 2004

$12,995 $12,700 $10,961 Call $9,700 $5,995 $40,904 $21,900 Call $18,861 $17,990 $5,904 $22,995 $27,900 $25,900 $20,900 $32,995 $5,995 $26,995 $7,995

D91039A B2421 21343 B9113 3218A 5002A R1521 C45050A 4532 P2105Z X5230 91781 P6939A D64157A D64128A P1518A D64139B T1174A P1449 B2356A

300 300 300-SERIES 300M CROSSFIRE Pacifica PT Cruiser PT Cruiser

2009 2005 2007 2004 2006 2005 2008 2006

$21,995 $18,900 $16,900 $10,988 $13,900 $12,995 $9,988 Call

CROWN VICT E-350 ECONOLINE Econoline EDGE EDGE Edge EDGE EDGE SEL P Escape Escape Escape ESCAPE Escape ESCAPE ESCAPE Escape Escape Hyb ESCAPE XLT ESCAPE XLT ESCORT Expedition Expedition EXPEDITION Explorer EXPLORER Explorer EXPLORER E EXPLORER S Explorer S F-150 F-150 F-150 F-150 F-150 F-150 F-150 F-150 F-150 F-150 F-150 F-150 F-250 Supe F150 F150 F150 F250 SUPER F250 SUPER F350 SUPER FOCUS FOCUS Focus FOCUS Focus FOCUS

2008 1996 2006 1998 2009 2008 2007 2007 2007 2009 2008 2008 2007 2007 2007 2005 2002 2006 2008 2007 2000 2008 2006 1998 2009 2007 2006 2009 2004 2007 2008 2008 2008 2008 2007 2007 2007 2007 2006 2006 2005 1995 2008 2009 2007 2007 2010 2010 2010 2009 2008 2008 2008 2008 2007

$18,990 $3,904 Call $6,961 $29,990 $23,990 $22,990 $22,990 Call $24,990 $21,990 $19,995 $19,990 $18,990 $17,990 $11,995 $7,904 Call Call Call $7,995 $32,990 $26,990 $9,995 $29,990 $21,990 Call Call Call $24,990 $28,990 $27,990 $25,990 $17,990 $27,990 $26,990 $24,990 $14,995 $21,990 $17,990 $18,990 Call $23,944 Call Call Call Call Call Call $18,990 $15,990 $15,692 $14,990 $13,990 $12,990

11783A R1528 B794 21201A X5242 P5179 P7581 P5190 P924 P7585 P7552 B2413 X5245 P7538 X5235 Z10013A R1529 A62053 B955 B984 B90286AA P7568 J669A T10051A P7534 P5253 5100B B983 B9107B P7565 P7550 J565A P7530 X5261 P7551 P7578 P7508 P2421 J503A P7566 X5209 P2083ZB R1548 T981 P921 P922 T1035 T1008 T1021 P5270 P5255 P2123Z X5133 P7574 P5267

P2048Z Y305 P2118Z P2035Z P2045Z P2073Z P2084Z P2112Z P1491 R14931 X5091 4490 B9110 P7006 R1553 P2113Z D82011A P7080 6755 P2069Z B2317 4504 P2114Z P7134 P2071Z P7112 R1503 P2063Z R1514 4489 B2359A 29391A 097585A B9101S P2029Z P2128Z P7206 P2046Z 4528 B90008A R1490 P1974 6771 T2671 P3666 29585A P7041 P7045 P7154 P7090 P7051 29115A 4494 4452 4523 P2110Z B2425 4480 P2001Z P2127Z T90466A Y253 5141B B2360C R15323 R1570 T90457A T2710 Z90185A P7021 P7012 B2398 B2403 P2082Z P2094Z 29390A 097575A P7212 B2399 P2070Z P2049 4535

CHRYSLER B2445 6703 P1507 096954A D64004A P2205 P7010 096401A

Bob Brockland Pontiac Buick GM Underwood Motors Royal Gate Dodge of Columbia St Louis Honda Royal Gate Dodge of Columbia Ackerman Auto Plaza St Louis Honda St Louis Honda

877-396-5065 866 485 3136 877-223-2703 877 584 1058 877-223-2703 866-419-2762 877 584 1058 877 584 1058

DODGE Royal Gate Dodge of Columbia Bob Brockland Pontiac Buick GM Weiss Brentwood Volvo Victory Lane Ford Bob Brockland Pontiac Buick GM Bob Brockland Pontiac Buick GM Four Flags Motors Pontiac Buick Royal Gate Dodge of Columbia Beiermann Buick Pontiac GMC George Weber Chevrolet Waterloo Koetting Ford Four Flags Motors Pontiac Buick Dave Sinclair Buick Pontiac GMC Royal Gate Dodge of Columbia Royal Gate Dodge of Columbia Royal Gate Dodge of Columbia Royal Gate Dodge of Columbia Bob Brockland Pontiac Buick GM Royal Gate Dodge of Columbia Bob Brockland Pontiac Buick GM

877-223-2703 877-396-5065 866 801 9462 866 576 3845 877-396-5065 877-396-5065 866-438-1169 877-223-2703 877 691 9016 866 496 0381 866-340-8597 866-438-1169 866-401-2564 877-223-2703 877-223-2703 877-223-2703 877-223-2703 877-396-5065 877-223-2703 877-396-5065

FORD Koetting Ford Four Flags Motors Pontiac Buick Victory Lane Ford Weiss Brentwood Volvo Koetting Ford Koetting Ford Jack Schmitt Ford Lincoln Mercur Koetting Ford Victory Lane Ford Jack Schmitt Ford Lincoln Mercur Jack Schmitt Ford Lincoln Mercur Bob Brockland Pontiac Buick GM Koetting Ford Jack Schmitt Ford Lincoln Mercur Koetting Ford Dave Sinclair Buick Pontiac GMC Four Flags Motors Pontiac Buick Beiermann Buick Pontiac GMC Victory Lane Ford Victory Lane Ford Dave Sinclair Buick Pontiac GMC Jack Schmitt Ford Lincoln Mercur Jack Schmitt Ford Lincoln Mercur Dave Sinclair Buick Pontiac GMC Jack Schmitt Ford Lincoln Mercur Koetting Ford Beiermann Buick Pontiac GMC Victory Lane Ford Victory Lane Ford Jack Schmitt Ford Lincoln Mercur Jack Schmitt Ford Lincoln Mercur Jack Schmitt Ford Lincoln Mercur Jack Schmitt Ford Lincoln Mercur Koetting Ford Jack Schmitt Ford Lincoln Mercur Jack Schmitt Ford Lincoln Mercur Jack Schmitt Ford Lincoln Mercur Ackerman Auto Plaza Jack Schmitt Ford Lincoln Mercur Jack Schmitt Ford Lincoln Mercur Koetting Ford George Weber Chevrolet Waterloo Four Flags Motors Pontiac Buick Victory Lane Ford Victory Lane Ford Victory Lane Ford Victory Lane Ford Victory Lane Ford Victory Lane Ford Koetting Ford Koetting Ford George Weber Chevrolet Waterloo Koetting Ford Jack Schmitt Ford Lincoln Mercur Koetting Ford

866-340-8597 866-438-1169 866 576 3845 866 801 9462 866-340-8597 866-340-8597 866-515-4038 866-340-8597 866 576 3845 866-515-4038 866-515-4038 877-396-5065 866-340-8597 866-515-4038 866-340-8597 866-401-2564 866-438-1169 877 691 9016 866 576 3845 866 576 3845 866-401-2564 866-515-4038 866-515-4038 866-401-2564 866-515-4038 866-340-8597 877 691 9016 866 576 3845 866 576 3845 866-515-4038 866-515-4038 866-515-4038 866-515-4038 866-340-8597 866-515-4038 866-515-4038 866-515-4038 866-419-2762 866-515-4038 866-515-4038 866-340-8597 866 496 0381 866-438-1169 866 576 3845 866 576 3845 866 576 3845 866 576 3845 866 576 3845 866 576 3845 866-340-8597 866-340-8597 866 496 0381 866-340-8597 866-515-4038 866-340-8597

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Model

Year Price Stock#

Dealer

Phone

Model

Year Price Stock#

Dealer

FOCUS FOCUS S/SE FOCUS SE Freestar FREESTYLE FUSION FUSION FUSION FUSION FUSION SEL Mustang Mustang Mustang MUSTANG Mustang MUSTANG MUSTANG Mustang Mustang Mustang Mustang MUSTANG GT RANGER Ranger Ranger Ranger TAURUS Taurus Taurus Taurus TAURUS SES Taurus X

2006 2007 2009 2005 2006 2007 2006 2006 2006 2008 2009 2008 2008 2008 2008 2007 2007 2006 2006 2005 2002 2006 2007 2006 2005 2002 2008 2007 2003 2000 2003 2008

Koetting Ford Victory Lane Ford Victory Lane Ford Bob Brockland Pontiac Buick GM Koetting Ford Koetting Ford Koetting Ford Koetting Ford Koetting Ford Victory Lane Ford Jack Schmitt Ford Lincoln Mercur Jack Schmitt Ford Lincoln Mercur Jack Schmitt Ford Lincoln Mercur Koetting Ford Underwood Motors Koetting Ford Koetting Ford George Weber Chevrolet Waterloo Underwood Motors Jack Schmitt Ford Lincoln Mercur Beiermann Buick Pontiac GMC Victory Lane Ford Victory Lane Ford Jack Schmitt Ford Lincoln Mercur Beiermann Buick Pontiac GMC Beiermann Buick Pontiac GMC Koetting Ford Bob Brockland Pontiac Buick GM Bob Brockland Pontiac Buick GM St Louis Honda Victory Lane Ford Jack Schmitt Ford Lincoln Mercur

866-340-8597 866 576 3845 866 576 3845 877-396-5065 866-340-8597 866-340-8597 866-340-8597 866-340-8597 866-340-8597 866 576 3845 866-515-4038 866-515-4038 866-515-4038 866-340-8597 866 485 3136 866-340-8597 866-340-8597 866 496 0381 866 485 3136 866-515-4038 877 691 9016 866 576 3845 866 576 3845 866-515-4038 877 691 9016 877 691 9016 866-340-8597 877-396-5065 877-396-5065 877 584 1058 866 576 3845 866-515-4038

SONATA

2008

$13,995 P7055

Dave Sinclair Buick Pontiac GMC 866-401-2564

FX35 G35 G37

2006 2003 2008

$26,826 21342 $11,990 P6952A $32,995 B091593A

S-Type

2006

$23,944 R1559

$13,990 Call Call $5,700 $18,990 $14,990 $15,990 $14,990 $13,990 Call $22,990 $18,990 $18,990 $16,990 Call $23,990 $15,990 $20,672 Call $14,990 Call Call Call $17,990 Call Call $23,990 $10,995 $5,995 Call Call $24,990

X5232 B990 P925 P3660 X5210 X5161 P5254 X5248 X5249 B986 P7529 P7546 P7536 P5218 6773 X5215 11759A 29238A 6772 J481A 4517 B961 P920A P7557 4518A 4531A P5256 K8014A P3668 097512A B936S P7562A

GMC 2500 Acadia ACADIA ENVOY ENVOY Envoy Envoy XL Sierra 150 Sierra 150 SIERRA 150 Sierra 150 Yukon Yukon YUKON XL

1984 2009 2008 2008 2007 2006 2005 2008 2007 2005 1994 2007 1996 2002

$2,888 Call $29,995 $23,995 $18,595 $20,740 $14,990 $18,990 Call $21,995 $2,860 $32,446 Call $15,495

29517AA 4520 P7078 P7114 T10025A 29170A J645A P7543 5126A C13072A 9059-1 P2106Z 5055B T90107A

Accord Accord Accord Accord Accord Accord Accord Accord Accord Accord Accord Accord Accord Accord Civic Civic Civic Civic Civic Civic Sdn CR-V CR-V Odyssey Odyssey Odyssey Odyssey Odyssey Pilot Ridgeline

2007 2007 2007 2007 2007 2007 2007 2006 2006 2006 2005 2003 2002 1998 2009 2008 2007 2006 1997 2005 2006 1999 2007 2007 2005 2004 2000 2007 2006

$19,990 $18,990 $18,490 $17,998 $17,990 $16,888 $15,998 $17,990 $15,998 $14,998 $16,995 $13,990 $8,990 Call $21,990 $17,990 $16,990 $11,990 $4,990 Call $15,488 Call $30,990 $22,340 $12,998 $11,990 Call $22,990 $15,998

P7033 P7023 P7011 097578A P7042 097145A P7007 P7021 P6984 P6971 T1001A 097622A 097582A 097601A 097230A P7035 096754A 096625A 097238A 21347 100145A 097589U 096948A 100166A 100049A 100137A 100245B P7048 P7016

H3

2007

$25,904 R1540

Santa Fe Santa Fe SONATA Sonata Sonata

2008 2002 2009 2009 2009

$15,998 Call $15,995 $15,944 $12,998

George Weber Chevrolet Waterloo Beiermann Buick Pontiac GMC Dave Sinclair Buick Pontiac GMC Dave Sinclair Buick Pontiac GMC Dave Sinclair Buick Pontiac GMC George Weber Chevrolet Waterloo Jack Schmitt Ford Lincoln Mercur Jack Schmitt Ford Lincoln Mercur Beiermann Buick Pontiac GMC Royal Gate Dodge of Columbia Four Flags Motors Pontiac Buick George Weber Chevrolet Waterloo Beiermann Buick Pontiac GMC Dave Sinclair Buick Pontiac GMC

866 496 0381 877 691 9016 866-401-2564 866-401-2564 866-401-2564 866 496 0381 866-515-4038 866-515-4038 877 691 9016 877-223-2703 866-438-1169 866 496 0381 877 691 9016 866-401-2564

HONDA St Louis Honda St Louis Honda St Louis Honda St Louis Honda St Louis Honda St Louis Honda St Louis Honda St Louis Honda St Louis Honda St Louis Honda Bob Brockland Pontiac Buick GM St Louis Honda St Louis Honda St Louis Honda St Louis Honda St Louis Honda St Louis Honda St Louis Honda St Louis Honda Weiss Brentwood Volvo St Louis Honda St Louis Honda St Louis Honda St Louis Honda St Louis Honda St Louis Honda St Louis Honda St Louis Honda St Louis Honda

877 584 1058 877 584 1058 877 584 1058 877 584 1058 877 584 1058 877 584 1058 877 584 1058 877 584 1058 877 584 1058 877 584 1058 877-396-5065 877 584 1058 877 584 1058 877 584 1058 877 584 1058 877 584 1058 877 584 1058 877 584 1058 877 584 1058 866 801 9462 877 584 1058 877 584 1058 877 584 1058 877 584 1058 877 584 1058 877 584 1058 877 584 1058 877 584 1058 877 584 1058

INFINITI

Octo ber 29, 2009

St Louis Honda Ackerman Auto Plaza Dave Sinclair Buick Pontiac GMC Four Flags Motors Pontiac Buick St Louis Honda

866 801 9462 877 584 1058 866 617 6146

Four Flags Motors Pontiac Buick

JEEP COMMANDER Compass GRAND CHER Grand Cher GRAND CHER LIBERTY LIBERTY LIBERTY SP WRANGLER

2006 2007 2006 2007 2003 2008 2007 2008 2004

$16,900 $12,998 Call $14,998 $12,900 $19,995 $16,990 Call $16,995

P1478A P6977 B959 100063A C48006A P7106 11810A B9112 J65112A

Rondo Sorento Spectra

2008 2006 2006

$12,488 P7026 $15,995 P2204 $9,404 R1478-1

IS RX

2006 2005

$24,997 T7595 $25,988 T10221A2

Continenta LS MKX Navigator Town Car Town Car ZEPHYR

1998 2000 2008 2005 2008 2004 2006

Call Call $32,990 Call $26,990 $18,855 $20,990

29460A 097126A P7555 6763 P7572 6620 P5221

626 MAZDA3 MAZDA3 MAZDA6 MAZDASPEED RX-8

2000 2008 2004 2008 2005 2007

Call $11,488 $11,900 $10,998 $13,988 $18,990

097691A P6996 P1517B P6974 T7560 J597A

C-Class CLK-Class E320 CDI

2005 2007 2005

$15,961 21282A $26,381 21290 $29,995 B091607A

GRAND MARQ Grand Marq GRAND MARQ Grand Marq Grand Marq MARINER MARINER MILAN MILAN Milan Montego Mystique Sable SABLE SABLE PREM

2005 2009 2008 2004 1993 2007 2006 2008 2007 2006 2007 2000 2008 2008 2008

Call $22,990 $18,990 Call $5,990 $18,990 Call $17,995 $17,990 $14,995 $17,990 $5,990 $22,990 $19,990 Call

COOPER

2006

Call

Eclipse Eclipse Sp Galant Galant Galant Lancer

2009 2009 2009 2009 2007 2004

$15,959 $18,988 $14,988 $14,988 $11,988 $7,904

Altima

2008

$20,497 T10270A

Royal Gate Dodge of Columbia St Louis Honda Victory Lane Ford St Louis Honda Royal Gate Dodge of Columbia Dave Sinclair Buick Pontiac GMC Koetting Ford Victory Lane Ford Royal Gate Dodge of Columbia

877-223-2703 877 584 1058 866 576 3845 877 584 1058 877-223-2703 866-401-2564 866-340-8597 866 576 3845 877-223-2703

KIA St Louis Honda Ackerman Auto Plaza Four Flags Motors Pontiac Buick

877 584 1058 866-419-2762 866-438-1169

LEXUS Newbold Toyota BMW Scion Newbold Toyota BMW Scion

866 617 6146 866 617 6146

LINCOLN George Weber Chevrolet Waterloo St Louis Honda Jack Schmitt Ford Lincoln Mercur Underwood Motors Jack Schmitt Ford Lincoln Mercur Underwood Motors Koetting Ford

866 496 0381 877 584 1058 866-515-4038 866 485 3136 866-515-4038 866 485 3136 866-340-8597

MAZDA St Louis Honda St Louis Honda Royal Gate Dodge of Columbia St Louis Honda Newbold Toyota BMW Scion Jack Schmitt Ford Lincoln Mercur

877 584 1058 877 584 1058 877-223-2703 877 584 1058 866 617 6146 866-515-4038

MERCEDES Weiss Brentwood Volvo Weiss Brentwood Volvo Newbold Toyota BMW Scion

866 801 9462 866 801 9462 866 617 6146

MERCURY P917A P7548 X5120 4494A P7569A P5237 T1027A P7053 P5222 Mike1 J431A J574B P7579 X5262 P919

Victory Lane Ford Jack Schmitt Ford Lincoln Mercur Koetting Ford Beiermann Buick Pontiac GMC Jack Schmitt Ford Lincoln Mercur Koetting Ford Victory Lane Ford Dave Sinclair Buick Pontiac GMC Koetting Ford Victory Lane Ford Jack Schmitt Ford Lincoln Mercur Jack Schmitt Ford Lincoln Mercur Jack Schmitt Ford Lincoln Mercur Koetting Ford Victory Lane Ford

866 576 3845 866-515-4038 866-340-8597 877 691 9016 866-515-4038 866-340-8597 866 576 3845 866-401-2564 866-340-8597 866 576 3845 866-515-4038 866-515-4038 866-515-4038 866-340-8597 866 576 3845

MINI COOPER B966

Victory Lane Ford

877 584 1058 866-419-2762 866-401-2564 866-438-1169 877 584 1058

T7678 P7028 T7608 T7645 T7271 91501

Newbold Toyota BMW Scion St Louis Honda Newbold Toyota BMW Scion Newbold Toyota BMW Scion Newbold Toyota BMW Scion Four Flags Motors Pontiac Buick

866 576 3845

866 617 6146 877 584 1058 866 617 6146 866 617 6146 866 617 6146 866-438-1169

NISSAN Newbold Toyota BMW Scion

Model

Year Price Stock#

Dealer

Phone

Altima Altima Altima Maxima MAXIMA Pathfinder SENTRA Sentra

2007 2005 2005 2006 2004 2001 2006 2005

$16,288 $16,490 $7,988 $18,637 $14,995 Call $10,990 $8,490

Newbold Toyota BMW Scion St Louis Honda St Louis Honda George Weber Chevrolet Waterloo Dave Sinclair Buick Pontiac GMC St Louis Honda Koetting Ford St Louis Honda

866 617 6146 877 584 1058 877 584 1058 866 496 0381 866-401-2564 877 584 1058 866-340-8597 877 584 1058

Alero Alero GL Cutlass Ci

2004 2000 1994

Call $5,988 $2,995

Neon

2000

Call

T10399A 100089A 096674A 21003A B10044A 097149B 11795A 097202A

OLDSMOBILE

866-438-1169

MITSUBISHI 866-438-1169

HYUNDAI YP1222 P2399 P7027 R1561 P7002

Weiss Brentwood Volvo St Louis Honda Newbold Toyota BMW Scion

JAGUAR

HUMMER Four Flags Motors Pontiac Buick

Phone

4322A T10382A R1474-1

Beiermann Buick Pontiac GMC Newbold Toyota BMW Scion Four Flags Motors Pontiac Buick

877 691 9016 866 617 6146 866-438-1169

PLYMOUTH 097655A

St Louis Honda

877 584 1058

PONTIAC Bonneville BONNEVILLE G5 G5 G6 G6 G6 G6 G6 G6 G6 G6 G6 G6 G6 G6 G6 G6 G6 G6 G6 G6 G6 G6 G6 G6 G6 G6 G6 G6 G6 G6 G6 G6 G6 GT Grand Am Grand Am Grand Am GRAND AM G GRAND PRIX GRAND PRIX GRAND PRIX GRAND PRIX GRAND PRIX GRAND PRIX Grand Prix Grand Prix GRAND PRIX Grand Prix Grand Prix Grand Prix Grand Prix GRAND PRIX Montana SOLSTICE Sunfire Torrent VIBE Vibe VIBE Vibe Vibe VIBE Vibe

2004 1996 2009 2008 2009 2009 2009 2009 2009 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2007 2006 2006 2006 2005 2005 2004 2001 2004 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2007 2005 2005 2001 2002 2008 2002 2008 2009 2009 2009 2009 2009 2005 2003

$9,995 Call $11,588 $14,995 $21,904 $17,944 $16,944 $15,995 $13,998 $15,995 $15,995 $15,495 $15,495 $14,995 $14,995 $14,995 $14,995 $14,995 $14,995 $14,995 $14,995 $14,795 $14,595 $14,595 $13,995 $13,995 $13,709 $12,628 Call Call $13,980 $14,900 $12,944 Call Call $13,900 $7,995 $6,944 Call $15,995 $15,995 $15,495 $14,995 $14,995 $14,995 $13,995 $13,995 Call Call Call $12,995 $9,495 Call $6,995 $24,995 $6,477 $17,725 $18,495 $18,450 $17,995 $16,995 $15,880 Call $9,995

K7033A 29513A P6997 P7200 R1506 R1569 R1564 P7207 P6998 P7214 P7190 P7197 P7161 P7192 P7174 P7196 P7183 P7148 P7195 P7189 B2441 P7208 P7205 P7204 P7186 P7168 P2115Z P2090Z 4529 4496 P2244A P2153 267937 1349B B998 P2165 4454 R15261 T985S P7199 P7201 P7178 P7140 P7156 P7141 B2392 B2394 B9103 4507 4509 4174A 4195A M1015S 4034A J64009A T7631A P2091Z P7052 R1496 P6936 B2368 Y291 B962 4124A

Aura Aura Aura Aura Aura

2009 2009 2008 2008 2008

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ORTHODONTIC CHAIRSIDE ASSISTANT Our quality oriented orthodontic team in the Edwardsville, IL area is seeking a cheerful, detail oriented individual to serve as our Orthodontic Chairside Assistant. Dental/ Orthodontic assisting experience is required. This position involves assisting the Orthodontist in patient care, wire changes, bonding brackets, debonds, impressions, radiographs, tracking inventory and ordering supplies. Applicants should be efficient, self starting and have a desire to learn. Most of all, we are looking for someone with excellent people skills, enthusiasm and the ability to work well within a team dynamic (a must). Please fax resume to 618-6926901 or email bauerortho@gmail.com

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2 BDR, 1 Bath, 116 N. Fillmore, Edwardsville: W/D hookup; stove, refrig included. Pets OK. $750mth. 618-401-4664 2 BDRM 2 BA, completely remodeled: 400 S. Fillmore, Edwrdsvlle. $800/mo. + deposit, lease. 618-409-4925; 616-1124 2 bedroom, newly remodeled. Central air & heat. 2 car garage & workshop. Downtown E’ville. $800/mo. 656-6119 2 BR & 3 BR Maintenance-free Homes & Villas New construction

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Brown leather CHAIR with E-Clean Cleaning Service OTTOMAN: $95.00/OBO. Foreclosures, Estate, Rental Properties, New construction 618/307-5318 and Move-in/Move-Out CleanFor Sale: 73” couch, very good ing. Call 618-409-9363 or visit condition, $120. Phone 205us at: ecleanco.com 4514 FLOODING FROM BROKEN PIPE? We’re Fast! WET CARAppliances 418 PET? We’re Fast! SEWAGE BACK-UP? We’re Fast! We’re Fast! Call 1-8OO FAST HELP Refrigerator for sale. Runs (1-8OO-327-8435) for the great, $60. 692-1864 fastest emergency CLEAN UP services in town. Home and property emergencies are all we Misc. Call 1-8OO FAST HELP 24 Merchandise 426 do. hours a day - WE’RE FAST!!

CARRIER NEEDED! Rt. 44 - Newspaper carrier needed in the area of Eberhart, Lincoln, M St., Tower Ave., Phillipena. Approximately 22 newspapers on this route. Papers need to be delivered by 5 p.m. Monday thru Friday and by 8:30 a.m. Saturdays. If you are interest- 1 space cemetery lot. Good ed in this route, please call the condition. In Wood Lawn GarIntelligencer at 656-4700 ext. dens, $600. 656-0242 40. 4’ White Pine Trees: delivered, CARRIER NEEDED! planted, mulched. $64.50 per tree. Buy 10, get 1 free. Other Rt. 79 - Newspaper carrier sizes/shade trees. Call needed in the area of vicksburg (217)886-2316; leave message. Subdivision-off of Goshen Rd. Entry DOORS, Approximately 29 newspapers DOUBLE on this route. Papers need to be 60”X80”, white; w/storm doors, delivered by 5:00 p.m. Monday screens. $100/OBO. 618/288thru Friday and by 8:30 a.m. 2296 Saturdays. This route will be For Sale: Washer/Dryer, available on October 26th or $50/obo. Black cauldron for possibly sooner. If you are inter- plants, $15/obo. Hide-a-bed, ested in this route, please call $100. 2 dehumidifiers, the Intelligencer at 656-4700 $15/each/obo. Electrolux vacuext. 40. um cleaner, $15/obo. 288-3345 Individual needed to substitute GRAND PIANO on casters: 65” for a motor route. The area front-to-back; J. Bauer & Co., includes Route 159 North, Car- Chicago. Walnut, ivory keys; penter Rd, Quercus Grove Rd, w/padded bench. Excellent Old Alton-Edwardville Rd, State condition. $3,000/OBO. Rt 140, Holiday Shores. Approx- 618/530-0977 imately 225 newspapers. 115 miles daily. Need to be available from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Pets 450 Monday thru Friday and from 5:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Saturday mornings. For more information, FREE to GOOD home. Orange call the Edwardsville Intelli- male kitten or grey tabby female gencer at 656-4700, ext. 20. kitten. With shots. 656-0360

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2-story, 4BR: quiet street; full bsmt; completely remodeld; big yd.; downtown Edwardsvle; pets OK. $1,350/mo. 618/910-2587

1 BDR APT near SIU and down- 2 BR, 1 BA, duplex, Hamel. W/D town Edw. No pets. Quiet street. hook up, 1 car garage. No pets. Avail. now. $375 plus dep., $585/mo.+dep. 618-514-2274 w/out utilities. 618/558-0151 2 BR, 1.5 BA: 1-car gar., 1-story. 2BR, 1BA, Edw: bsmt., renovat- 1 BR APTS: $630, incl. all util. & 24 Pearl Ct., Pontoon Beach ed, w/d, CA, gar; no pets/smok- carport, in Edw, close to post (behind GC Credit Union Bank. ing, wooded. $850/mo w/lawn office, banks, & shopping. 692- Ideal for seniors. No pets. care; 1 yr lease; dep. No 1st- 9284 leave msg. $550 + dep. 377-8834 time renters. 618-691-9066 1 Bdrm Loft Style Apt, Main St., 2 BRs, Glen Carbon, Cotton3 BD, 2 BA, 1800sf. house in Edw, w/t/s pd. All new, w/stove, wood Sub., w/d hk-ups, APTS GLEN CARBON. 2 car gar., walk- fridge & washer/dryer. 1-year starting at $625, TH $675, LOFT $685 (618)346-7878 out, $950 DISCOUNTED. lease $650 618/407-3139. www.osbornproperties.com Call Agent: 618-789-5863 2 BDRM LOFT APT located 1 block from downtown Troy. Nice 2BR TOWNHOMES, Edw., off 3 bedroom home. Open kitchen quiet safe neighborhood. Clean, Main. 1.5BA, wshr/dryr hook up, & living area. New carpet & well kept apartment 13 minutes all kitchn appliances. No pets, paint. Large yard. Very nice, in from SIUE campus. No pets. $775. 618/659-2188; 978-2867 Worden by school. No pets. $495/mo. 618-830-4183. For Rent: 3 bedroom, 1 car $650+dep. 633-2333; 792-3060 2 BDRM, 1.5 BATH TOWN- garage, duplex, Glen Carbon. 3 BR, 1.5 BA in Edwardsville. HOUSE in Glen Carbon. Close No pets, $850 per month. 6181,800 sq. ft., applncs & W/D proto SIU. No pets. 1 year lease. 278-4745 vided. 1 car gar. Lawn care incl. $650 per month. 618/288-9882. Hamel, 2 BR Duplex in Oct., $1000/mo. 618-610-6300 2 BEDROOM apartment in w/d hk up & garage. Also, imme3BR, 1.5BA, 700 Hale, Edw: pets Glen Carbon. W/D hookups. diate occupancy 1 & 2 BR Apts. cnsidrd w/xtra dep; 2 porchs (1 $700 per month. 618-975-0975. 50 Devon Ct., Edw. 618-656enclsd), W/D hkup, DR, CA; $950/ 7337 or 618-656-4102 2 Bedroom APARTMENT, mo. Call Mike: 618/656-2783 LERCH PROPERTIES Edwardsville, minutes from Goshenview Townhomes SIUE: 1.5 bath, W/D hookup. Glen Carbon $625/month. 618-407-5333 2 BR Townhome, 1 full bath & 2 BR 2 BTH apt for rent. Quiet Apts, Duplexes, & Homes 1 half bath, W/D hk up $695mo neighborhood in downtown Visit our website 288-3108 Edwardsville. Please call www.glsrent.com 656-2230 618/692-7915 Collinsvle—1530 Franklin, frnt: 4 BR,clean, nice neighborhd, A/C, 2 BR Duplex near SIU: C/A, yd., Beautiful 6 BR House frig, stve, w/d hook-up. $885/mo + scrnd porch, gar, w/d; updtd BA, kit; 95 Devon Ct, Edw. $820/mo. dep. Look then call 288-0048. Prestigious 618-444-4658. Cats ok. 1-yr lse.

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5 acres west of Worden. City water, beautiful serene setting, independent living. $55,000/obo 633-2333; 792-3060

Cross-Town or Cross-Coun- Acreage try: EdwardsvilleHomes.com. For Sale 825 Home Buyers Relocation Services. Exclusively for buyers! Horse/Hunting property. FSBO: 656-5588, 800-231-5588 18 acres, updated home, 2 out FSBO E’ville 3B2b 2050sf Brick buildings, close to town. 8727 Hills Dr., ranch, great area, double lot, Rosewood large rooms, new furnace, AC, Edwardsville roof, WH, carpet, tons of upgrades. $175,000 567-6083 Commercial Property

FSBO: 1720sf, 3 BR, 2 1/2 BA For Sale 830 Townhouse with w/o bsmt, 2 car gar, F/P, deck, SS appl, H/W LEASE OR SALE: Glen Cbn, near Homes 2nd flr laundry. Maryville 270. 2000+ sf, stylng rms; For Sale 805 flrs, $209,000. 618-520-3142 Commercial Space Available. equipmnt, furniture incl. Was dr. 500-2400sq. ft. Can be used as office. Agent owned. Sale price 317 Clay, Edw. Charming 2BR, FSBO: 4 Bed 2.5 BA, 2700 sf, office or wearhouse space. $359K. $10K remodeling credit 2BA home. Fenced yard. new construction home. 30 Located on Kettle River Dr., if purchased. 618/830-4265 Applncs incl., $123,000. 110 days from being finished. 1603 Glen Carbon. Was previously a Maple St., Edw. Great location! Coles Ct., Willow Creek Sub. beauty & barber shop. 618-9172BR, 1BA $119,000. Duncan SP: $309,900. 618-779-9461 9132 Realtors 618-977-2195

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1 excellent 3BR, 1200 sq.ft. TH: Collinsville, near 157/70; 12 min. to SIUE. FP, DW, W/D, ceiling fans, cable, sound walls, offst. prkng. Sm pets OK, yr. lse. $780/mo. Sect. 8 ok. 618/3459610: give AM/PM phone.

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Television New producers asked to spice up Oscars LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Hairspray” director Adam Shankman and former 20th Century Fox studio boss Bill Mechanic have been named producers of the Academy Awards, saying they hope to inject more fun and restore TV ratings glory to Hollywood’s biggest party. Tuesday’s announcement marked the second year in a row that organizers have picked a pair of rookie Oscar producers to oversee the show. Last season’s Oscars were produced by filmmakers Bill Condon and Laurence Mark. Oscar organizers are trying to put more razzle-dazzle into the show, whose TV ratings generally have declined over the last two decades. Instead of the usual standup comic, the Oscars called on song-and-dance man Hugh Jackman to host the show this past year. Mechanic and Shankman said they plan to build on the changes Condon and Mark brought to February’s Oscars, which tinkered with the way awards were presented and featured Broadway-style musical interludes. “We’re hoping to bring it the highest ratings in years, and we’re hoping every academy member thinks it’s the best show in years,” said Mechanic, whose tenure at Fox included a co-production with Paramount on blockbuster Oscar champ “Titanic” from 1997, when

the awards had their all-time best TV audience. Some years, the Oscars have dragged on for more than four hours, resembling a ponderous exercise in self-worship by Hollywood royalty. Shankman and Mechanic said they want to deliver a show that plays to mainstream audiences that have been relying on big studio flicks for an emotional lift during economic hard times. “I personally want to kick up the funny a little bit,” Shankman said. “Movies are an invaluable source of entertainment during a very tough time in our country’s history. Since entertainment is what we’re selling, we want to celebrate that aspect and not just have it be that we’re sitting around congratulating ourselves and patting ourselves on the back.” Scheduled for March 7, the Oscars already have undergone a major makeover. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences moved its honorary Oscars, often a long-winded affair that bogs down the ceremony, to a separate event in November. And in the biggest change in decades, the academy doubled the number of best-picture nominees from five to 10. Academy overseers hope that might open the top category to a wider range of films, including commercial pictures that might draw in more TV viewers.

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