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Streit blasts trustees over vote to opt out THEof benefit program Depp can’t save Brett Rush sloppy, lackluster By Correspondent ‘Lone Ranger’     Tensions regarding the Oak 2 SECTIONS Lawn Village Board’s decision last 22 PAGES Review in O&A month to end pension participa-

good, but it solves nothing,” Streit thundered on. “And I say ‘not surprisingly,’ because [Carberry] is a former representative who durUSPS 118-690 ing his term in Springfield never proposed pension reform, where he actually could have done something that was meaningful.”     As Streit finished his report, he turned the question of pension reform to Bury, who responded by highlighting Streit’s apparently tion for elected officials boiled over lackadaisical communication. Tuesday night into a series of     “Trustee Streit, when you do heated verbal exchanges between have questions, I have email, other trustees that had the mayor reach- people have email,” Bury stated. Serving Ridge, Hickory Hills, Oak Lawn, Palos Hills and Worth Thursday, March 1, 2007 ing repeatedly for herChicago gavel. “We in Evergreen fact have sentPark, you emails     Trustee Robert Streit (District that you don’t acknowledge or 3), who last month voted along respond to, so please don’t imply with Trustee Carol Quinlan (Dis- there’s lack of communication on trict 5) against eliminating the our part.” pension program, fired the open-     Trustee Terry Vorderer (Dising salvo by calling the measure trict 4) also took time to clarify nothing more than a political ploy his reasons for supporting the meant to garner appreciation from measure, arguing it served as a voters eager for pension reform. gesture of goodwill in future pen    “First of all, I want to be abso- sion dealings. lutely clear that I support pension     “I voted for eliminating the Photos by Jeff Vorva reform,” Streit said. “What I do pension, but I didn’t do it as a not support are political gimmicks solution for the pension crisis that that may sound good, but actually we all know exists in the state,” do nothing.” Vorderer declared. “I did it for     Streit continued his argument the symbolism of us giving up our     Two area standouts who have enjoyed running success in college finished in second and third by claiming the village’s contri- pension rights so that we can ask places, respectively, in the Tinley Park Park District’s 23rd annual Stars & Stripes 5K run held on bution to the pension fund for others [the same] as we deal with Independence Day. elected officials is so small that this crisis. It’s a lot easier to say     Naperville’s Mitch Gilbert won the race in 15 minutes, 32 seconds — 10 seconds ahead of Oak its effect on village finances is ‘you have to give up something Lawn resident Dave Janet (left). Janet was a member of North Central College’s Division III National Championship cross country squad in 2012, and will be a senior at the school in the fall. Evergreen negligible. and I’ve given up something.’”     “In fact, while our general fund     Carberry, meanwhile, during Park resident Phil Rizzo (right), who helped the University of St. Francis to an NAIA national cross budget is about $50 million, to his report fired back at Streit, country championship in 2012, finished third with a time of 15:45. fund all of the trustee’s pensions stating the structure of the pencosts less than $2,000 per year, sion system could allow a former which is .004 percent, or four elected official to cash in by taking one-thousands of a percent,” he a full-time position with a musaid. nicipality. By working four years     The pension fund to which in a full-time pension supported the village contributes – the Il- position, such an official would linois Municipal Retirement Fund reap the average salary of those (IMRF) – is funded at 86 percent final four years of employment and is not indicative of the state’s – not the comparatively small sum unfunded pension liability, Streit earned during his elected service, contended. Carberry clarified.     The IMRF is not funded by     “This happens all over the state, the state, but is comprised of and it’s been happening for years,” contributions from participating Carberry said. “It’s an unfair penworkers, park districts, and mu- sion liability. For a part-time polinicipalities excluding Chicago and tician, why in the world should crement financing (TIF) district to the village. Cook County. The fund possesses you get an opportunity to get a By Kevin M. Coyne Correspondent that would also include the shut-     “We will be speaking with about $25 billion in assets. 30-year pension based on a fulltered Aldi, in the 10500 block Weston Solutions and Yellow     Unfunded liabilities in Illinois time salary when you never paid     When the mayor of Chicago of Harlem, and the long-closed Freight to determine what will include contributions to police and into it? In the first year, you’ve fire pensions, teacher pensions, already taken out more than you Ridge looks at the swath of Nikobee’s at the northeast corner benefit the village, developers largely unoccupied land along of 103rd and Harlem. and Yellow. We want to develop and Chicago and Cook County ever put in.” employees. According to Moody’s     An interruption by Streit then the village’s Harlem Road front-     Village officials are hopeful a mix-use development with a Investment Services, Illinois leads resulted in a flurry of exchanges age, he envisions a mixed-use the properties qualify under Il- mixture of retail, office space all states in unfunded pension between the two, with Carberry development — spurred by the linois TIF district statutes that and entertainment.” establishment of a tax increment include various factors such as     Creating a TIF district would liabilities, which it estimates at demanding an apology. $133 billion.     “You know what you should financing district — that would blight and the age of buildings. enable the village to float bonds     Despite interjections from apologize for?” Carberry insisted. generate both retail and property The special taxing district would that would help Weston finance be bounded by Harlem, South- the construction of a mixed-use Mayor Sandra Bury and vil- “You say ‘poster-boy’ one more tax revenues.     The Chicago Ridge Village west Highway and the Tri-State development at the Yellow site lage Clerk Jane Quinlan over time, that’s what you should Board last month approved a Tollway. and throughout the district. In the appropriateness of his re- apologize for.” proposal to Chicago-based de    “One thing to remember is a TIF district, real estate tax marks during a new business     Bury struck the dais with the report, Streit upped the verbal gavel several times to end the veloper Weston Solutions for the that the TIF district is more revenues yielded by properties ante by insinuating Trustee verbal altercation, however, Streit firm to redevelop land that in- than just Yellow Freight and is that increase in value are used Mike Carberry’s vote for the attempted to continue the fight cludes the former Yellow Freight double the size in acres,” said to fund improvements within the measure was hypocritical. Car- at the conclusion of Carberry’s site at 103rd Street and Harlem Chicago Ridge Mayor Chuck district, or as an incentive to the berry served as the appointed report. His final point was quelled Avenue. The 75-acre trucking ter- Tokar. “Developing a mix-use developer. minal, abandoned by the company facility will bring in tax revenue     “I’ve seen firsthand the benefits state representative in Illinois’ by Bury. 36th House District from March     “I’m going to gavel this personal three years ago, would comprise but besides just revenue, the of creating a TIF district,” said (Continued on page 3) 2010 to January 2011. attack down and we’re going to roughly half the size of a tax in- TIF district will also bring jobs     “This is not surprisingly a move on to general village mat‘Springfield,’ because it sounds ters,” Bury concluded.   

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Stagg start time bumped up to 8 a.m. next school year By Jeff Vorva

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Like a gecko     Breanne Boss of Oak Lawn scales a climbing wall last Wednesday night prior to the Palos Heights fireworks display. Breanna was celebrating her sixth birthday that day.

    Sandburg, Stagg and Andrew high schools will add another half hour to their school days.     High School District 230 Superintendent James Gay announced Friday via automated calls to students and their families that starting with the 2013-14 school year, the school day will start at 8 a.m. rather than 8:30 a.m.     “One of District 230’s goals is to assure that the daily schedule meets the needs of all students while supporting improved student achievement,” Gay said. “This essential element to the Successful Schools Successful Students Touchstone guarantees that all students are prepared for whatever path they choose after graduation.     “The key information for families is that beginning in August 2013, zero hour will begin at 7 a.m. First hour will begin at 8 a.m. All students will be assigned to an

Advisory/Enrichment/Intervention period following first hour.”     Dismissal will remain at 3 p.m.     Parents were getting anxious before the announcement as time was running out before the start of the new school year.     The issue was brought up in February and March and had flown under the radar the next few months. It has recently gone behind closed doors in conjunction with the contract negotiations with the teachers.     At a freshman parent orientation meeting in late June at Sandburg, one parent said some parents were “up in arms” about not knowing the status of the school hours. The issue came up multiple times and parents were asking why it is taking so long for an answer, she said.     In February, Gay publicly presented the idea to the board to start the school day at 8 a.m. instead of 8:30 a.m. Among his top reasons for the switch would

be to allow for extra assistance for students who are struggling in a subject area of skill and to have additional teachers outside of class. He said that visiting teachers after school works for some students but not for those who need to take busses home.     “I’m passionate about this,” Gay said at the time. “I am passionate about giving the kids the support they need while we have them in school.”     At the time, the sense of the rest of the board members was that it was a good idea but there was a debate on when it should be implemented.     Board member Kathy Quilty said: “I’m not against this but we put the cart in front of the horse. We were told it was going to happen in 2014-15. Things should have been eased into. I don’t think we should have brought this to the public until we had a presentation. (Continued on page 3)


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    A woman reported her cell phone was taken off her table at 1:03 p.m. last Saturday as she was eating at Panera Bread in the Chicago Ridge Mall.     The woman reportedly placed her phone on the table, and as she was eating a male she described as black, 6 feet 1 inch tall with a thin build grabbed it and ran out of the restaurant, according to police. ***     A 27-year-old Chicago Ridge man was charged with disorderly conduct after he allegedly threw eggs on a balcony in the 10400 block of Ridgeland Avenue.     Carlos Contreras was reportedly arrested at 1:05 a.m. July 4. ***     A 30-year-old Bridgeview man was arrested on a warrant for theft after police responded to an accident in a parking lot at 222 Commons Drive.     Michael Campbell was reportedly arrested at 4:44 p.m. Sunday. ***     A 24-year-old Chicago man was reportedly charged with driving without a valid license and driving a truck with no safety test decal after police stopped the box truck he was driving at 95th Street and Meade Avenue     Byron Gonzalez was reportedly arrested at 9:50 a.m. July 3. ***     A GPS unit was reported taken from a vehicle parked in the 6100 block of Marshall Avenue at 10 a.m. July 1. ***     A woman reported her cell phone was taken after she put it down while shopping at the Chicago Ridge Mall around 4:50 p.m. July 2. ***     A catalytic converter was reported stolen from a 2005 Honda Element parked at the Chicago Ridge Mall between 5 and 6 p.m. Sunday.

    A man reported his iPhone 5 phone was taken from the bar at Prime Time Bar & Grill when he went to the restroom around 8:30 p.m. June 29. ***     A 30-year-old Chicago Ridge man was reportedly cited for driving without a license after police stopped the vehicle he was driving in the 8500 block of 87th Street.     Patryk Lakomski was ticketed at 3:21 p.m. July 3. ***     A 40-year-old Chicago man was charged with driving with an obstructed windshield and driving while license suspended after police stopped the vehicle he was driving near 87th Street and La Grange Road.     Porfirio Cardona was reportedly arrested at 4:14 p.m. last Saturday. ***     A woman reportedly attempted to use a counterfeit $10 bill to pay for purchases at Speedway, 95th Street and Roberts Road, at 6:40 a.m. last Friday.

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Oak Lawn     A man and woman fled police after they allegedly took a shopping cart full of liquor bottles from a grocery store in the 4600 block of 103rd Street.     A store manager reportedly saw the pair exit the store at 7 p.m. July 1 without paying for the merchandise and get into a blue Dodge Durango, which then traveled north on Cicero Avenue from 103rd Street. Police saw the vehicle driving on Cicero Avenue and attempted to stop it as it turned east on 95th Street, but the vehicle sped over the median and was last seen headed north on Pulaski Avenue where police stopped the pursuit, according to reports.

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    The man was described as being 6 feet 6 inches feet tall with a medium build, in his mid-40s and wearing a red windbreaker, while the woman was described as 5 feet 9 inches tall with a husky build, according to reports. ***     The driver’s-side tires of a silver 1998 Pontiac Grand Am were reported slashed sometime between 5 a.m. June 30 and 5:30 a.m. July 1 while the vehicle was parked in the 5700 block of West 97th Street. ***     A 37-inch flat-screen TV and a DVD/VCR were reported stolen from a home in the 9000 block of South Cicero Avenue sometime between 5 a.m. and 3 p.m. July 2. ***     A checkbook and laptop computer were reported stolen from a 1998 Lexus sometime around 2 a.m. July 2 while the vehicle was parked in the parking lot of Denny’s, 9217 Cicero Ave. ***     A Shimno K2 bicycle valued at $1,000 was reported stolen from a bike rack next to an apartment building in the 10900 block of South Keating Avenue sometime between 4 p.m. June 29 and 7:55 p.m. July 2. ***     A Chicago woman was charged with criminal damage to property after breaking the cellular phone of a man during a dispute in the parking lot of a building in the 10300 block of South Circle Drive.     Lakeya S. Wilson, 25, was arrested at 2:46 p.m. July 2 after police responding to a report of a disturbance found the pair arguing outside the apartment complex, according to reports. The man’s whose phone Wilson broke was calling someone to come pick the woman up, police said. ***     An Oak Lawn man was charged with keeping a disorderly house after he allegedly played loud music and set off fireworks at his home in the 10100 block of South Kildare Avenue.     William Novak, 29, was issued a citation at 1:48 a.m. July 4 after police received several complaints from neighbors regarding noise at his home. ***     An Oak Lawn man was charged with disorderly conduct for yelling at a neighbor and threatening to get his shotgun after he mistakenly accused them of setting off fireworks, according to police.     Police cited Edward P. Donovan, Jr., 67, of the 4200 block of West 103rd Street, at 8:05 p.m. July 3

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after he allegedly shouted at his neighbor and threatened to “make louder noise” with his shotgun. ***     Two 24-inch black bicycles were reported stolen sometime between June 29 and July 3 from an unlocked garage in the 9700 block of S. Merrimac Avenue. ***     A Garmin GPS valued at $120 was stolen from a 2011 Silver Hyundai sometime between 8 p.m. July 1 and 5:45 a.m. July 2 while the vehicle was parked in the 4400 block of West 97th Street, according to reports.

Palos Hills     A 66-year-old Palos Hills man was charged with assault, battery and criminal damage to property after he allegedly threatened to kill a man and struck him with a mop handle outside a residence on Pebble Court.     Ante Lisnic was reportedly arrested at 10 a.m. July 3. Lisnic allegedly approached the other man, threatened to kill him for taking pictures of him, and struck him in the arm with a mop handle. Lisnic also broke the man’s phone, police said. The man struck with the mop handle was taken to Palos Community Hospital, according to police. ***     The home and vehicle of a former gang member were reportedly each shot with several bullets sometime July 3 or early July 4.     The man, who lives in the 10900 block of Eastwood Drive, reportedly went to his car around 11:20 a.m. July 4 and found several bullet holes in his car. He also found several bullet holes in the wall of his home, police said. He

reportedly told police that with all the fireworks going off the night before he did not notice any gunshots being fired at his home or vehicle. Police have determine the bullets fired were .45 caliber rounds, and are looking for a dark-colored SUV (possible a Dodge Durango) that was reportedly seen in the area around the time the shooting may have occurred. ***     An 18-year-old Blue Island man was charged with obstructing justice and disorderly conduct after he allegedly threatened to stab a youth in the 10700 block of Tod Drive.     Joseph Mcguiggan was reportedly arrested at 12:08 a.m. July 8. ***     A 24-year-old Palos Hills man was charged with battery after he allegedly struck a man on the head with a plastic pitcher at Durbin’s, 10154 Roberts Road.     Timothy Klapatauskas was reportedly arrested at 11 p.m. Sunday. Police reportedly found Klapatauskas walking in the 10700 block of Roberts Road. ***     A 19-year-old man was charged with theft after he allegedly took a debit card and $600 from a woman’s wallet.     Eric Truhlar was reportedly arrested at 7:45 p.m. July 4. Truhlar reportedly told police he took the money to buy heroin. ***     A smoke bomb was reported thrown through the open window of a car parked in the 8500 block of Sun Valley Drive at about 4:30 p.m. July 4. ***     The left rear tire of a vehicle parked in the 8500 block of Sun Valley Drive was reported damaged between 3 p.m. June 28 and

4 p.m. June 30. ***     The rear right tire of a vehicle parked in the 9700 block of 89th Avenue was reported slashed between 5 p.m. July 1 and 6:30 a.m. July 2. ***     A man reportedly cut a cable from a truck parked in the 8900 block of 100th Place at 10 p.m. last Saturday. ***     A 27-year-old Chicago man was charged with three counts of manufacturing or delivery of a controlled substance after he allegedly attempted to sell heroin to undercover police officers in Chicago.     Curtis Rodgers was reportedly arrested at 3:30 p.m. June 25. Palos Hills police were working with the Cook County sheriff’s police on an undercover operation in the 4300 block of Cermak Street when Rodgers allegedly tried to sell an officer 15 grams of the opiate. ***     Three men were reportedly charged with illegal transportation of alcohol after police stopped the vehicle in which they riding in the 10300 block of Harlem Avenue.     Hussein Abuosba, 24, of Orland Park; Mohammad Mousa, 28, of Oak Lawn; and Nabil Alattar, 24, of Hickory Hills, were reportedly arrested at 12:30 a.m. last Saturday. Police reportedly found an open bottle of Grey Goose vodka in the car. Area police departments Chicago Ridge 425-7831 Evergreen Park 422-2142 Hickory Hills 598-4900 Oak Lawn 499-7722 Palos Hills 598-2272 Worth 448-3979

New D123 supt. presents plan for his first 100 days By Jessie Molloy Correspondent        The superintendent of Oak Lawn-Hometown School District 123 presented his first 100-day plan at the board’s committee of the whole meeting Tuesday night.     Paul Enderle, who began his job July 1, began his presentation by saying he is proud of the community he serves and wants to secure a successful tomorrow for children in the district. The eight-page plan details Enderle’s goals for getting to know the inner workings of the district and improving communications with district “stakeholders.”     “It [the plan] is designed based on the belief that the role of the superintendent is one of public service, and that the most powerful and sustainable educational reform efforts are built by people from the ground up,” Enderle stated.     Enderle’s plan places a strong emphasis on communication and building relationships between him-

self and with the board, students, parents, and the district staff as well as other groups of people in Oak Lawn. Enderle plans to meet with each member of the school board individually to get their feedback and discuss the district’s possible strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.     The goal of all this is to make a smooth transition into the position and be able to compile a detailed report of the district’s strengths and areas in need of improvement, he said. He intends to present the report to the board in December following the completion of his first 100 days on the job. Enderle believes this report will help him become more informed about the district’s greatest needs and priorities “in order to make decisions that are reflective of community expectations and most importantly, in the best interest of our students.”     In the discussion following Enderle’s presentation of his plan, he and the board prioritized the finalizing

of the district’s strategic plan.     The last plan took the district through 2012 and initial meetings were held last school year with staff and parents to create a new one, but it was set aside incomplete during the resignation and replacement of former Superintendent Art Fessler. Board members agreed it is important to restart discussions on the plan, and they intend to begin working on it so additional community meetings can be held in the fall.     The previous meetings held on the subject set four goals for the new strategic plan: student achievement, healthy communication systems, fiscal responsibility, and community partnership, but the final details, including when the plan will last through and need to be reevaluated -- most likely in three to five years -- need to be established.     “The work was about 90 percent done,” Enderle said. “We just need to have another meeting or two to cap it off.”

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With the hockey and basketball seasons over, and Chicago’s baseball teams going nowhere, what will you do until football season to satisfy your sports crave? (Asked at Moraine Valley Community College in Palos Hills)

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What do you say?

Stan Gorka, Palos Hills     “I’ll still watch the Cubs and Sox even though they’re both fighting for last place. I’m a diehard sports fan so I’ll still watch any sporting event.”

John Chapman, Oak Lawn     “I’m just going to watch Korean drama videos.”

Mary Joe Grzynski, Orland     “I’m going to watch my nephew play Little League.”

Fernando Pierorazio, Justice     “I plan to just keep walking around Moraine Valley to give me some sort of physical activity.”

Brad Burrell, Palos Park     “I’m going to get my sporting fix by playing badminton.”

Deadline approaches for resolution of Chicago Ridge’s Roche problem By Kevin M. Coyne Correspondent     For nearly 15 years, Chicago Ridge property owner Mike Roche Sr. has vowed to clean up the land he leases to several businesses in the village’s industrial park.     Village officials have time and time heard Roche say he again how his property, 10014 Andersen Ave., will be cleaned up by the next board meeting, or how completing a certain task is not possible at that given time.     Trustees last month finally told Roche they had enough, and put the landlord’s feet to the flame, demanding he remedy the situation or face the revocation of his business licenses.     “I’ve been on the board now for 16 years and at least 14 years we’ve been dealing with Mr. Roche and trying to clean

up that property,” Trustee Dan Badontolf Roche’s son, Mike Jr., at a meeting in June. “We’ve given him ample time, extension after extension after extension. I’ve listened to Mr. Roche’s promises all these years and they are unfulfilled promises. I’m going to dig my heels in here and say I want at before anybody is issued a license.”     Roche Jr. has at the board’s last two meetings said the property will be cleaned up by the July 16 deadline. The younger Roche has made a lot of headway, and he continues to make progress in cleaning up the site, according to Chicago Ridge Mayor Chuck Tokar.     At the most recent board meeting the village grilled Roche Jr. about repaving the entire property. Roche Jr. acknowledged he will not have the paving done this year; however, he will take care of the

laundry list of code violations documented by village Building Commissioner Rich Sumner, he said.     Roche’s property is home to the largest recycling plant in the United States, Resource Management, at 9999 Andersen Avenue. In addition, Casey Czochara, owner of CMD Conveyer, 10008 Andersen Ave., promised to close up shop and move from Roche’s property within the next six months. Czochara’s decision to relocate his business may end up harming Resource Management since his business is tasked with fixing conveyor belts and equipment for the recycling plant.     The village is at this point at a standstill with Roche Jr. who must complete the remaining items on Sumner’s list and provide a contract outlining the scheduled completion date of repaving the property.

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The abandoned Yellow trucking terminal, 103rd Street and Harlem Avenue in Chicago Ridge, is the centerpiece of a proposed TIF district that Mayor Chuck Tokar believes is a prime area for redevelopment.

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to keep a lid on property tax, said Tokar.     While negotiations are underway with Weston, the village will continue to seek out bond counsel to help regulate the issuance of bonds and the oversight of financing the project using increment tax revenues.     Establishing a TIF district is one of the most common uses of public funds as a catalyst for economic development. Typically,

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(Continued from page 1) Tokar. “We created TIF districts for the Commons (south of the Chicago Ridge Mall) and the Industrial Park, and both proved beneficial in terms of jobs and tax revenue. Once we begin to develop a mix-use development we will entice businesses to come into the village and it will help Photos by Kevin M. Coyne

The Roche property is occupied by trucks, storage units and other items that can be best classified as junk.

2nd semester honors at OL High     The following Oak Lawn High School students made the honor roll for the second semester of the 2012-13 school year. High Honors Seniors     Cheyenne Aaron, Moises Adan, Samantha Akouris, Amal Al Sheikh, Yasmin Atra, Marc Augustine, Tesneim Awadallah, Samuel Bernier, Grace Brooks, Rachel Burba, Cathal Burke, Jocelyne Candelas, George Capetanos, Kyle Cheng, Weronika Ciezczak, Nicholas Contino, Kathleen Cortes, Jessica Cosenza, Noor Dakhlallah, Skye Darnell, Nicholas Demas, Sean Dunne, Julie Eble, Jeremy Eckert, Jamie Evtuch, Saphe Allah Falaneh, Christopher Figus, Matthew Figus, Zachary Frazier, Nathaly Gal, Cristian Garcia, Nick GarciaLara, Jakub Gil, Fidencio Gonzalez, Dominik Gorecki, Miranda Gray, Lorenzo Gudino, Adam Halim, Brylle Keane Handang , Emily Harris, Steven Henry, Lauren Hickey, Jenna Hurckes, Robert Kametas, Megan Keane, Marianna Kekebanos, Nicole Kilcran, Margaret Koll, Marcin Krzysiak, Emily LaCoco, Eliana LaSpina, James Lenihan, Moises Lopez, Samantha Lovecky, Ronald Luce, Viorel Maftei, Claudia Maka, Thomas Mallon, Peter McKee, Alexandria Mentz, Meghan Minnella, John Morgan, Cristal Munoz, Kaitlyn Murbach, Aliya Murray, Bartlomiej Niemiec, Connor Niemiec, Casey OConnell, Jamie Oliver, Barbara Pajor, Amanda Peters, Rebecca Procter, Carley Psik, Christopher Rafacz, Sage Rashaideh, Christine Richter, Angelina Romero, Emma Roza, Alicia Ruiz, Ahmed Said, Joseph Saldivar, Rosa Salinas, Kathleen Sandrik, YusraSarhan, Jessica Schlesser, Jillian Steigerwald, Matthew Stiltner, Kelly Strama, Hayley Swigart, Paige Sylvester, Thomas Theiss, Christy Turner, Katelyn Turney, Nicolette Vanderwarren, Michael Winski and Katlyne York. Juniors     Mohammad Abuosbie, Stiljan Agolli, Jamie Alberts, Jacob Allen, Natalia Bak, Melissa Barragan, Stephanie Barragan, Musaab Bashir, Steven Boetscher, Ran-

del Bracken, Stephanie BritoMiranda, Julia Bugaj, Matthew Bunda, Jeffrey Burzinski, Nicholas Chovancek, Martin Cisneros, Clarissa Dean, Matthew Dunne, Colleen Fahy, Michael Felton, Jamie Fionda, Jarad Fleming, Natalia Gawelda, Jasmine Gerena, Melissa Greiman, Vincenzo Gudino, Bushra Hamad, Jordan Hepburn, Haley Hiljus, Tara Hill, Moraweh Ibrahim, Kelly Jalbert, Paige Jarzabkowski, Morgan Jozsa, Daniel Kalinin, Kurt Kuzur, KamileLazauskaite, Gabrielle Lenihan, Amanda Leone, Gabriel Lira, Rebecca Mackowiak, Maynard Dane Madriaga, Kathleen Mancillas, Marlene Martinez, Emily Mathis, Lauren Montesano, Kennedy Moore, Victoria Morales, Kristen OConnor, David Oliver, Tariq Ouri, Andrea Pacetti, Megan Pacetti, Brian Pfister, Kathleen Plutz, Megan Pripusich, Kayla Reichert, Jessica Rodriguez, John Saldivar, Emily Salomone, Viviana Sanchez, Taylor Schaar, Markelle Scott, Adam Smith, Jason Snyder, Riley Spreadbury, Mitchell Swatek, SenadSweis, Nayfah Thnaibat, Kelsey Townsend, Shelby Trybula, Isabel Valle, Eduardo Varela, Ivette Vargas, Kamila Zaremba and Matthew Zwolinski. Sophomore     Deya Abdeljaber, Ahmad Abdulla, Laura Akouris, Ciara Berry, Piotr Bilek, Marisa Castrogiovanni, Joseph Cosenza, Rebecca Craig, Daniel Dore, Diana Espitia, Claire Ewers, Elise Fetzer, Kaylee Gattone, Samantha Germann, Noah Goebel, Marissa Goliszewski, Mitchell Gonsch, Kali Graziano, Dana Greene, Mark Henry, Mustafa Kanan, Lukasz Kopec, Megan Kusturin, Andrew LaRusso, Abby Mendoza, Nicholas Minnella, Cassandra Moustis, David Nejdl, Emmet Nugent, Sean Nugent, Sadik Odeh, Kristyn Oliver, Anna Oswald, Tomasz Parzadka, Mark Procter, Alyssa Radoicic, Nicholas Raymer, Richard Saldivar, Kenneth Schlesser, Madilyn Seyller, Nariman Shehaiber, Khaloud Shuaibi, Elizabeth Stepp, Alexis Suarez, Klaudia Swigon, Natalie Taylor, Casandra Marie Teodoro, Juliet Torres and Afreen Yasin.

Freshmen     Lamees Abdallah, Jamilla Abdeljaber, Fiona Agapito, Othman Ilaf Al, Allia Aladwan, Rakan AlAdwan, Danielle Allen, Bridget Ayres, Ashley Bachelder, Sean Baldwin, Raneen Bishawi, Brea Brennan, Melissa Buss, Fernanda Carabez, Brianna Castrogiovanni, Dylan Catalano, Kaeley Clark, Alyssa Contino, Luz Cruz, Cameron DeLaMora, Joclyn Deleon, Nicholas Dellorto, Natasha Ehrlicher, Shania Enriquez, Marcus James Favila, Hannah Featherstone, Jessica Gavras, Dana Ghouleh, Aleksandra Gronski, Athmar Ibrahim, Xavier JacquezFlores, Jacob Janicke, Natalie Kaminski, Aseel Khatib, Patrycja Kucharska, Kaylee LaCoco, Amanda Largent, Marisa Loya, Mia Loya, Nathan Lupescu, Alexandra Malivuk, Kara Melvin, Val Molloy, Ashanti Murillo, Kellie OConnor, Kaitlyn Osipczuk, Molly Pajor, Parth Patel, LeAnn Peschel, Ryan Quinn, Ahmed Ramadan, Jorge Ramirez, Steven Raybould, Linda Reyes, Stephanie Rieck, Michael Rodriguez, Matthew Roti, Ayman Salah, Sarah Saleh, Sharon Schallmo, Eric Sciaky, Carl Seibel, Javier Serna, Sophia Shader, Ahmed Shehata, Richard Sheppler, Danielle Smith, Trevor Spreadbury, Rebecca Suarez, Justin Swatek, Kelly Touchie, Tai Tran, Junyi Wang, Nathaniel Warning and Rodrigo Zavala. Honors Senior     Salih Ahmad, Miranda Akers, Jasmine Alonso, Sean Altenburg, Tyler Anderson, Joshua Ascencio, Amanda Asfour, Matthew Baldwin, Raymond Baniewicz, Jonathan Beattie, Mai Beerm, Alcides Bernal, Francisco Blanco, Hector Candia, Shawn Cannon, Michael Carpenter, Christopher Ciszek, Joseph Colesby, Daniel Cooksey, Pilar Cruz, Nicholas Cunningham, Mayra Diaz, Benur Dominguez, Stephanie Dominguez, Kyle Downey, Martin Duran, Brendan DuVall, Abdelrahman Elasaawy, Celina Espinoza, Michael Ewers, Matthew Fetzer, Julyssa Gaytan, Madison Geraghty, Sarah Ghouleh, John Glover, Jocelyn Gomez, Michael Gomez, Rebecca Graves, (Continued on page 5)

(Continued from page 1)     “I can’t go to Jewel without someone coming up to me and complaining.”     Outgoing board member Laura Murphy said in March that she has an incoming freshman in the district and didn’t want to waste a year, so she was in favor of moving it up to the coming school year.     Former Board President Frank Grabowski added: “The feedback that we are receiving is ‘yes we need to do this and we need to do it sooner rather than later.’”     Freshmen students report on Aug. 14 and the rest of the students report Aug. 15.     Despite the fact that Board President Richard Nogal calls the negotiation talks with the teachers “amicable” there are still issues that need to be ironed out before a contract is finalized. The current three-year pact runs out Aug. 11. The teachers can still work under the current contract if an agreement is not reached by that point.

    Metropolitan Water Reclamation District President Kathleen Therese Meany would like to inform Cook County residents that the district can help when it comes to storm flooding.     “We monitor the weather and lower the Chicago Area Waterway System to provide maximum capacity for storm water in the area waterways, tunnels and reservoir system,” Meany stated in a press release.     The MWRD operates seven plants throughout the region. The plants take in a combined flow of more than 3 billion gallons a day. During rain events, the MWRD maximizes flow to the plants to ensure the district is moving the maximum amount of water through the system.     When the Chicago area waterway levels are higher than Lake

a TIF is created only if municipal officials believe it is the best way to redevelop the designated area.     Critics of TIF district often oppose the use of public tax dollars as an incentive to private developers, and sometimes state TIF district work to dissuade other business from moving to a non-TIF area because of the “free pass” a developer of the TIF district received.

Michigan and predetermined elevations are reached, the MWRD opens control structures to move as much water as possible out of the system. This provides protection from overbank flooding as well as more capacity for storm water.     Tunnels that comprise the Tunnel and Reservoir Plan (TARP) system, or so-called Deep Tunnel, are at the following levels: the Mainstream Tunnel has reached 92 percent capacity, the Des Plaines Tunnel has reached 60 percent capacity and the Calumet Tunnel is at 4 percent. The tunnel system is 109 miles and holds 2.7 billion gallons of water.     “We encourage the public to minimize their use of water in their homes to reduce the amount of water flowing into the sewer system during extraordinary rain events such as what is occurring,” Meany said. “This will provide maximum capacity for combined storm water flows.”

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Our Neighborhood Palos Hills recognized for green energy use By Kelly White Correspondent

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    Go green. That’s what some residents in Palos Hills have decided to do during the transition to a new electrical supplier, according to city officials.     FirstEnergy Solutions offered residents and some businesses in Palos Hills a green energy option for only a few cents more per kilowatt, and since the August 2012 changeover from ComEd the city has used 5 megawatts of green energy. Palos Hills Mayor Jerry Bennett at Tuesday’s City Council meeting presented to the city a certificate of recognition from FirstEnergy Solutions.     “It’s great to see that residents are taking advantage of the green option available to them,” Bennett said.     Green energy produced in such a way as to minimize its negative impact on the environment. Traditional energy sources, most notably fossil fuels, produce greenhouse gases that are believed to be the primary cause of an effect known as global warming or climate change. Sources of green energy such as solar, wind, geothermal, and hydro energy have been promoted as alternative sources that make little or no contribution to climate change. Nuclear energy is sometimes considered a green

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    The Oak Lawn Park District held its annual 4th of July celebration last Thursday in Memorial Park, 102nd Street and Major Avenue. Among the festivities was Oak Lawn’s Got Talent, won by the band 1 Sound featuring Tevin Kimble, Tristian Arnez, Kendrick Vasser and Donald Jones, above. Alyssa Bitner took second place and Shannon Ferguson earned third. 1 Sound later performed at the evening’s fireworks show at Richards High School.     Before the Oak Lawn’s Got Talent got underway, park district Veterans Services Coordinator Jacqueline Canty asked those in attendance who have served in the military to join her onstage to lead the “Pledge of Allegiance,” right.     A sea of participants dig in at the Oak Lawn Park District’s Treasure Hunt, sponsored by the Oak Lawn Professional Firefighters Association Local 3405, below.

energy source because some types of nuclear technology produce less waste than either oil and coal.     Bennett reported that 6,858 Palos Hills residents have chosen to opt in to the electrical aggregation program, whereas 220 residents have decided to stay with ComEd. Slightly more than 700 other accounts were not eligible because the resident is currently in contract with another energy supplier, and 68 opt-out forms were returned because they were undeliverable. The exact number of residents or businesses within the city who chose the green energy option is not available. The option was made available to all residents and businesses that opted into the electrical aggregation program last year.     Alderman Joan Knox (1st Ward) questioned whether or not residents currently in contract with FirstEnergy Solutions could change their account over to the green option. With a two year contract, FirstEnergy Solutions Corporation’s electrical aggregation agreement with the city continues through the July 2014 billing cycle.     “I, myself, would like to switch over if it is possible to change now without having to wait for the contact to be expire,” Knox said. “I think if the option is available to switch over to green energy, a lot of residents might consider it.”

Duty, Honor, Country     Air Force Airman Earl W. Pote of Hickory Hills has graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio.     Pote completed an eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.     Pote is the son of David and Deena Pote of Hickory Hills. He is a 2008 graduate of Stagg High School in Palos Hills. ***     Marine Corps 2nd Lt. Daphne A. Vargas of Oak Lawn has graduated from the United States Naval

Academy in Annapolis, Md., and was commissioned to her current rank.     Vargas completed four years of academic, physical and professional training. As a graduate of the Naval Academy, she completed a four-year, total-immersion program where a strong, balanced academic program focused on the educational needs of the Navy and Marine Corps is superimposed on a strict, professional military training environment emphasizing the development of leadership skills.     Vargas is the daughter of Nohemi Vargas of Oak Lawn. She is a 2009 graduate of Richards High School of Oak Lawn. ***     Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Juan V. Gardunio has reported for duty at Naval Air Station in Corpus Christi, Texas.     Gardunio joined the Navy in September 1999. He is a 1998 graduate of Stagg High School in Palos Hills.

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    Lori Chesna, executive director of South West Special Recreation Association (SWSRA), was recently certified as a Certified Park and Recreation Professional (CPRP) by the National Certification Board (NCB) and the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA).     The CPRP certification is granted to individuals employed in the recreation, park resources and leisure services professions who meet the eligibility requirements — including a combination of higher education and/or work experience — and who successfully complete the national CPRP examination. The examination tests knowledge in all aspects of general administration, programming and operations management for parks and recreation. CPRP certifications are valid for a period of two years, and professionals who wish to re-apply are required to complete a professional continuing education unit requirements or equivalent academic course work.     Chesna has been the Executive

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Director for SWSRA since 1998. Obtaining the CPRP certification was both a personal and professional goal. Lori believes “You should never stop learning, ever!” Lori has been married to her husband, Robert for 33 years, has three children, four grandchildren and resides in Oak Lawn.     “Lori attaining her CPRP indicates her commitment to her profession. Becoming a Certified Parks & Recreation Professional is more than just putting letters after your name. It is an investment in her career and demonstrates Lori’s dedication to providing the highest quality of recreation opportunities to those she serves,” said Mike Leonard, SWSRA Board of Directors President and Director of Parks & Recreation for the city of Palos Heights. “Congratulations, Lori!”     The CPRP program is offered by the National Certification Board in coordination with NRPA and the CPRP Certification Committee.

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July 11, 1963     A thriving cannabis plant was found growing on the north bank of the Calumet Sag Channel near Worth. The Worth mayor, police chief and several Cook County Sheriff’s Police officers used a tractor to destroy the crop. ***     Two firefighters were injured battling a blaze that started after an explosion at Cramer Plant in Oak Lawn.

25 Years Ago

July 14, 1988     Worth police warned residents to be wary of two men reported to be impersonating policemen. The imposters wore police uni-

forms, and carried handguns and radios. ***     Two men, one from Oak Lawn and one from Worth, were arrested after the allegedly vandalized two mausoleums at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Evergreen Park. The men were accused of stealing a human skull and a crucifix from a casket.

10 Years Ago

July 10, 2003     Evergreen Park agreed to pay Wal-Mart $5.25 million between 2008 and 2030 as an incentive for the corporation building a store off near the intersection of 95th Street and Western Avenue, on the site of the old Drury Lane Theatre property.


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same address within the district; and two utility bills (other than     School District 124 provides     Matthew Morrone, a mecell phone) in the name of parfree vision, hearing, speech, chanical engineering major from ent/guardian indicating the same language, basic concepts knowlWorth, and Martha Savory, address within the district. Quesedge, and fine and gross motor an industrial engineering major tions about proof of residency can skills screenings for children 3 from Evergreen Park, made the be directed to Maria Vanderwarto 5 years old who are not yet honors list for the spring 2013 ren at 741-5602. Students who in kindergarten. Children eligible quarter at the Milwaukee School pick-up their schedule/textbooks can qualify for special programs. of Engineering. after Aug. 14 will be assessed a For more information call Jean *** $50 late fee. Hector at 423-0951, Ext. 2140.     Evan Sendra, a software en    Families who are new to the gineering major from Oak Lawn, school district and have not yet Oak Lawn High was named to the Milwaukee     Oak Lawn Community High registered or selected courses School of Engineering dean’s list School will hold its 2013-14 should contact Vanderwarren to with high honors for the spring schedule/textbook pick-up days on begin the registration process 2013 quarter. Tuesday, Aug. 6 and Wednesday, prior to the schedule/textbook *** Aug. 7 in the media center from pick-up days.     Brian Bowman of Palos Hills 10 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. and 4 to 7     Enrollment fees for the 2013made the dean’s list at Eastern p.m. Parents/legal guardians will 14 school year includes a $365 Michigan University for the win- need to show proof of residency general fee and additional fees ter 2013 semester. by providing a current driver’s for items such as driver education *** license or state ID of parent/ training, yearbooks, newspapers,     Roberto Rodriguez of Oak guardian indicating an address and student parking requests. Fee Lawn made the dean’s list for within the district; mortgage or payments are due upon registrathe spring 2013 semester at Dun- rental documentation in the name tion. Additional information is woody College of Technology in of parent/guardian indicating the available online at olchs.org. Minneapolis. ***     Mary C. Collier of Oak Lawn made the dean’s list for the spring 2013 semester at Clarke University in Dubuque, Iowa. ***     Sarah Dynia of Oak Lawn has been awarded a Kohl’s Care Scholarship — Store Level for the third consecutive year. Dynia is being considered for a regional scholarship worth $1,000 and a national scholarship worth $10,000. Winners will be announced this month. ***     The following area students made the dean’s list for the spring 2013 semester at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb.     Caileen Brett of Evergreen Park; Jessica Biller and Catherine Kovacs, both of Hickory Hills; Karl Haack of Palos Hills; and Ashley Sorrentino, Samantha Wesolowski, Jamie Harris, Thomas Hickey, Submitted Photo Melynda Geraghty, Jennifer Murphy, Melissa Pauliks and Zilvinas Peciura, all of Oak Lawn.     Emma Hughes, a student at St. Bernadette Catholic Academy ***     The following area residents in Evergreen Park, accepts a $500 scholarship from Anton Iberle, made the dean’s list at Olivet Past Grand Knight of the Joseph Cardinal Bernardin Knights of Nazarene University for the Columbus chapter.     Iberle and Grand Knight Stephen M. Ligda Jr. presented the scholspring 2013 semester.     Joel Andrade of Evergreen arships in May to six students including Hughes and Kyra Signorelli, Park; Serena Procknow of Palos a student at Most Holy Redeemer School in Evergreen Park; Nathan Hills; Philip Caffee, Sarah Manning, a student at Queen of Martyrs School in Evergreen Park; Gliwa, Jeremy Huish, Les- and Patrick Dillon, a student at St. Catherine of Alexandria. lie Miller, Susan Morrill and Rebecca Williams, all of Oak Lawn; and Rebecca Timmer, Dana McMahan and Stephanie Linquist, all of Worth.

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College Grads     Sean Yaros of Palos Hills graduated in May from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville with a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice. ***     Ewa Zarycka of Palos Hills graduated May 11 from Rockhurst University in Kansas City, Mo., with a doctoral degree in physical therapy. ***     Mary C. Collier of Oak Lawn graduated May 11 from Clarke University in Dubuque, Iowa, with a bachelor’s degree in athletic training. ***     Richard Zobak of Evergreen Park graduated May 18 from Plymouth State University in Plymouth, N.H., with a bachelor’s degree in marketing. ***     The following area residents graduated May 4 from University of St. Francis in Joliet.     David Dickey and Philip Rizzo, both of Evergreen Park; Mateusz Gorecki and Arthur Stringham, both of Oak Lawn; and Melissa Sztachelski of Palos Hills. ***     Robert Dee, Madalyn Phillip and Patrick Weisgerber, all of Oak Lawn; and Lisa Wright of Palos Hills graduated June 8 with bachelor’s degrees from North Central College in Naperville.     Kimberly Stabosz of Oak Lawn graduated with a master’s degree. ***     The following area students have graduated from Marquette University in Milwaukee.     Patrick Cimaglia of Evergreen Park, bachelor’s degree in civil engineering; Grace Flaherty of Evergreen Park, bachelor’s degree in information technology; Timothy Malone of Evergreen Park, bachelor’s degree in operations and supply chain management; Joseph Scannell of Evergreen Park, bachelor’s degree in writing intensive English; Anthony Procaccio of Hickory Hills, juris doctorate in law; Sarah Van DeKerchove of Oak Lawn, bachelor’s degree in construction engineering and management; and Brian McNally of Palos Hills, bachelor’s degree in construction engineering and management.

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Moraine chapter of honors group earns most awards ever

    Moraine Valley Community College’s chapter of Phi Theta Kappa won 13 awards at the international honor society’s Illinois Regional Convention held last month in Belleville.     The chapter the Five Star Chapter Award, Outstanding Chapter Award, Honors in Action Project Award, and Outstanding Chapter Officer Team Award. The chapter also was recognized for receiving the Five Star Award at the National Convention in San Jose, Calif., in April. Special recognition was presented to the chapter’s advisor, and the combined distinctions were the most any chapter has received in the history of the Regional Convention.     Individual members to receive awards were Timothy Stoehr, chapter president, who won the Leader of Distinction Award. The Hall of Honor Officer Award was presented to Phillip Bianco, the chapter’s vice president of fellowship. Kayla Smith, vice presi-

dent of communications, received the Outstanding Officer Award. April Gallik, vice president of leadership, took home the Spirit Award.     Advisor Demetrius Robinson was named Outstanding Advisor, and he accepted the All Illinois Advisor Team Award. Robinson also received special recognition for receiving the Distinguished Advisor Award at the National Convention. His co-advisor, Kimberly Golk, won the Hall of Honor Advisor Award and Horizon Advisor Award.     Additional accolades included the chapter winning first place in the Illinois Region Yearbook competition and Smith being installed as the new Northeastern vice president for the 2013-14 Illinois Regional Officer Team.     “We are very proud of our team’s accomplishments and would like to thank Phi Theta Kappa for recognizing the amazing work these kids do all year long,” Robinson said.

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tas Leskauskas took home the Military Order of the Purple Heart award; Alex Villafuerte won the Sons of the American Revolution Award; and Thad Spyrnal was the recipient of the Navy League Theodore Roosevelt Medal. Other award recipients were Qwamarria Covington, Coast Guard Award for Military Excellence; Michael Marlow, NonCommissioned Officers Association Service Medal; Tim Doran, Sons of the Union Veterans of the Civil War Association Award; Sydney Torres, Surface Naval Associations 1st year cadet ribbon; and Rama Al-Ali, Celebrate Freedom Foundation Award for scholastic excellence.     The following students earned the American Veterans Medal for academic achievement, dedication

to JROTC, and excellent military bearing: Sydney Torres, Rama AlAli, Minnie Espindola, Mel’Linda Cole, Korina Mendoza, Margaret Kowalski, Reyna Okampo, Jeremy Rivera, Cameron Smentek, Kelly Scheafer, Oswaldo Flores, Steven Grant, and Ryan Ramsaran.     One student from each academic class earned the Distinguished Cadet Ribbon for dedication to JROTC program and scholastic excellence. These students included (senior to freshman) Kylla Pate, Alex Villafuerte, Angeles Ochoa-Raya and Sydney Torres.     Next year, senior Alex Villafuerte will serve as company commander and junior Angeles Ochoa-Raya will serve as executive officer.

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    With parents, grandparents, and other family members watching, the U.S. Navy Junior ROTC program at Richards High School closed the 2012-13 school year with its annual awards ceremony and change of command.     Retired Navy Cmdr. Douglas Groters and retired Chief Petty Officer Dennis Reynolds, who manage the junior ROTC program at Richards, hosted the ceremony and presented the awards.     Students who won Honor Cadet Ribbons for leading their academic classes in grade point average included Oleksandr Gorobets, Alex Villafuerte, Robert Cook and Sydney Torres. Students who won a Distinguished Cadet ribbon — one each per academic class — for outstanding dedication to the JROTC program and academic excellence included Brianna O’Brien, Kylla Pate, Alex Villafuerte and Thad Spyrnal.     Individual award winners included Kylla Pate, American Legion Medal for Military Excellence; Kelly Scheafer and Lydell Tyler, American Legion Medal for Athletic Excellence; Bob Cook and Angeles OchoaRaya, Military Aptitude Award; Angeles Ochoa-Raya, Military Officers Association of America Leadership Award; Oleksandr Gorobets, Surface Navy Association Award for Excellence; Emily Bargouthi, Daughters of the American Revolution Award for Excellence; Michael Johnson, Veterans of Foreign Wars Leadership Medal; Donald Jones, Sojourners Patriotism Medal; and, Alex Lorenz, Military Order of World Wars Leadership Medal. Ted Rock from the Chicago Chapter of the Navy League presents     Josh Kamba was awarded the Thad Spyrnal with the Navy League Award at the Richards High Daedalians Excellence Medal; Ma- School JROTC program’s honors ceremony.

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    The baccalaureate/master’s degree program at Saint Xavier University School of Nursing has received notice of its continuing accreditation by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education extending until June 30, 2023.     The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education’s decision is effective as of last Oct. 15, the date of the school’s most recent onsite evaluation. The commission determined SXU’s School of Nursing programs met all four accreditation standards including mission and governance, institutional commitment and resources, curriculum and teaching-learning practices, and aggregate student and faculty outcomes.     A continuous improvement progress report is due at the mid-point of the accreditation term on June 1, 2018. The report must address the nursing programs’ continued compliance with all accreditation standards. The Report Review Committee and then the Board of Commissioners will review the progress report in the winter of 2018. The school’s next site visit will take place in fall 2022.

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Inside the First Amendment

Brave new world of journalism By Gene Policinski     Glenn Greenwald is a writer for the British newspaper The Guardian. He lives most of the time in Brazil. And he is a central figure in the sensational disclosures of covert surveillance programs conducted by the U.S. that have touched nations around the planet.     Welcome to the new global world — quite literally — of journalism that is challenging both the notions and definitions of a free press and who is a journalist.     The news media have a direct, obvious stake in how the issues are resolved. But now close behind are government officials roiled over what they see as questionable motives of Greenwald and other writers involved in the disclosure of classified government information about the National Security Agency programs.     And then there are First Amendment advocates and government advocates of a proposed national “shield law” protecting journalists and sources, who face a thorny problem of deciding in upcoming months who is covered by that law and who is not.     A little perspective: Acerbic media critic A.J. Liebling essentially was correct for his time when he wrote more than 60 years ago that “freedom of the press is guaranteed only to those who own one.”     For many years, the matter of “who is a journalist?” largely was settled along his observation. In practice, if not statute, the free press was seen as a print or broadcast news operation or as a publishing organization. “Journalism” was what those entities did, and those employed by them were “journalists.”     There were some notable achievements — and exceptions — under that system. CBS News documentaries such as 1960’s “Harvest of Shame,” exposing to the nation the deplorable conditions endured by migrant workers, is an example. The press of course had a pivotal role in helping to expose scandal and cover-ups ranging from the Pentagon Papers to Watergate.     And there were those practitioners like I.F. Stone, self-identified as both an independent investigative reporter and a political activist. In the spirit of colonial era “pamphleteers” and of later writers called muckrakers, I.F. Stone’s Weekly, which reached its circulation peak in the 1960s, was investigative reporting tinged proudly with advocacy, challenging the notion that good journalists were simply nonpartisan and objective.     Stone once wrote that a journalist’s duty was “to write the truth, to defend the weak against the strong, to fight for justice, to bring healing perspectives to bear on the terrible hates and fears of mankind in the hope of someday bringing about a world in which men will enjoy the differences of the human garden, instead of killing each other over them.”     A formal review of journalism in the United States came

in the mid-20th Century, with the scholarly Hutchins Commission on Freedom of the Press. In 1947, it set out five goals for the news media, including “a truthful, comprehensive and intelligent account of the day’s events, in context.” The commission bolstered the idea that a free press, with fairness and balance, provides the essential service of informing fellow citizens and contributing to self-governance — essentially, providing the mechanism of democracy.     Re-reading the commission’s work makes clear the generational bulwark it helped build for the news media’s constitutional role as a watchdog on government and as a news–gathering mechanism and surrogate for the public.     But the commission also advanced a theory of social responsibility: decisions about news should consider the good that such reporting would bring to society. At the time, its members were worried that a new generation of press moguls had little concern over social good, that there was little effective self-criticism in the press, combined with a declining ability for outsiders to be heard, in an increasingly powerful news and information media.     Enter the internet — and what is now shaping up as the next great “reset” in journalism.     The Web’s empowerment of bloggers and others to reach mass audiences has no history of self-restraint or media “gatekeepers” reflected in the Hutchins’ recommendations. It provides the ultimate in opportunity for individual engagement, reaction and response.     From aggregators to agitators, reporters to disclosers, from leakers to sources to whistleblowers — news, information and comment on the Web simply flows. Participants in this grand, new global network range from media stalwarts such as The New York Times, to individual writers such as Greenwald — who is also a lawyer and blogger — to innovative news operations such as The Guardian with a new eye to the international. And then there is the self-described journalism-andactivist enterprise WikiLeaks, which along with millions of bloggers and tweeters, owes no particular allegiance to companies, geography or political boundaries.     In this new world, it may be that the function of conveying news and information to others — not institution, tradition, means or method — is how journalists and journalism are best identified. Certainly, through our nation’s history, that ultimately is what the First Amendment has protected.     And Independence Day 2013 is as good a point as any to mark the start of this revolutionary — or at least evolutionary — debate. Gene Policinski is chief operating officer of the Newseum Institute, which includes the First Amendment Center. E-mail him at gpolicinski@newseum.org.

Letters to the Editor Tyranny comes suddenly

Dear Editor:     The Fourth of July is the happiest holiday (outside of Christmas) that we celebrate. There are parades, picnics, flags and fireworks. What are we celebrating in such a massive output of joy?     It is because of two priceless words that every American knows — Personal Liberty. It is so a part of our genes that we react with alarm whenever it is threatened.     Back in l776 our country of a mere l3 million people felt thus threatened. They had had it with England and

with its taxes, regulations and constant interference in their lives and livilhood. Their protests brought no relief so they decided to go it alone and separate itself from it.     In the short space of 237 years later we have become the most creative, productive and powerful nation in the world, out-distancing European and Asian countries that have been around for thousands of years.     All because our Founding Fathers, a small group of brilliant men, recognized that personal freedom is the (Continued on page 7)

In Other Words

A big season for falling stars Paula Deen and Aaron Hernandez suffering fates of their own making By Donald Kaul     Reversals of fortune can be breathtaking. One minute, people are riding high, surfing the wave of life. The next, they tip over like capsized canoes.     Take Paula Deen. This Typhoid Mary of the obesity epidemic made untold fortunes in becoming the unchallenged champion of southern cooking.     Her television shows, books, and restaurants were dedicated to the proposition that the only food groups that mattered were salt, sugar, and whipped cream. And if you could figure out a way to combine them with something deep-fried, so much the better.     I once turned on one of her shows and gained three pounds, just watching. But she’s a lively, cheerful sort, and her down-home charm won her hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of followers.     Until it was revealed, as part of a discrimination lawsuit filed against her, that she had used racist language in the past — the “N” word in particular — and allowed racist, sexist, homophobic, and anti-Semitic jokes to be part of the kitchen talk

in at least one of her restaurants. Then there was that cringe-worthy concept of a “plantation-style wedding” with an all-black wait staff she suggested for her brother’s nuptials.     The Food Network immediately cancelled one of her shows and announced plans to sever ties with her. Smithfield Foods, Walmart, Target, Caesar’s Entertainment, and QVC, all huge sources of Deen’s income, quickly followed suit.     Shortly thereafter, Sears, Kmart, and J.C. Penney said they would stop selling products branded with her name, which prompted Random House to cancel a multi-million-dollar book contract with her.     Deen apologized. Then she apologized some more, desperately trying to stem the damage, but to no avail. The more she apologized, the more damage there was to stem.     Perhaps the cruelest blow fell when the pharmaceutical company, Novo Nordisk, fired her as its spokesperson for a diabetes drug. Thus ended the supreme hypocrisy of Deen, a Type 2 Diabetic whose recipes are virtual prescriptions for acquiring the disease, getting paid to plug its remedy. (It turned out

she’d known she had the disease for several years but didn’t admit it until the drug company hired her.)     Her fans still love her. She’s still hugely popular with the huge people who keep lining up at her restaurants. But her days as a national figure are over.     Who says there’s no good news anymore?     There’s another fallen star who recently plummeted to Earth: Aaron Hernandez. This handsome, extravagantly talented football player signed a multi-year $40 million contract with the New England Patriots only last year.     He was 23, just approaching his prime, and had recently become a father. He survived a rough childhood and was set up to live happily ever after.     Until last month — when police arrested him and charged him with being involved in the murder of one of his own friends. That was shocking, but pro football is no stranger to off-the-field incidents of a similar sort, often involving gunfire. Usually it turns out that the player was simply in the wrong place at the wrong time.

    But as this drama unfolded, it became obvious that the victim hadn’t merely been shot, but executed gangland style and that policed believed that Hernandez might have been personally involved.     Then, as the story spun out, police tied Hernandez to the recent drive-by shooting of two other acquaintances after they’d had an altercation with him. It was possible he’d been the triggerman, police said. That moved the story from OJ Simpsonville into Tony Sopranoland.     He was jailed without bond and the Patriots voided his contract.     In a blink, Hernandez went from a life of fame and fortune to facing a future in a maximum-security prison. And from what we know, it wasn’t even for a comprehensible reason. The killings grew out of two garden-variety barroom dust-ups.     I don’t know whether these stories have a moral, but I do know this:When you’re on top of the world, there’s only one direction for you to go — down.     So watch your step. OtherWords columnist Donald Kaul lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan. OtherWords.org

Another Perspective

Supreme Court decision mocks marriage By Matt Barber     While poorly decided U.S. Supreme Court cases are a dime a dozen, prior to Wednesday, two stood alone as the most wretched and constitutionally groundless in American History. First was the 1857 Dred Scott decision. Among other things, it robbed AfricanAmericans of both their U.S. citizenship and their dignity.     Next came the 1973 ruling in Roe v. Wade. It has robbed over 55 million U.S. citizens of their very lives. For the first time in American history, the high court imagined a phantom constitutional right for women to dismember alive their own pre-born children.     Both of these cases are blights on American history. Fortunately, the first, Dred Scott, has been officially relegated to the dustbin of judicial disgrace, while the second, Roe v. Wade, continues to be used as justification for mass genocide. With each passing day, the bodies of the innocents pile-up like God’s chosen at Auschwitz.     Tragically, this past week we hit the unholy trifecta. A third precedential abomination was added to the mix. On Wednesday, the high court handed down two cases concerning the pagan left’s abjectly bizarre efforts to redefine the age-old and immutable institution of marriage (Hollingsworth v. Perry and U.S. v. Windsor). The more egregious of the two opinions, Windsor, presumes to invalidate Section 3 of the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), granting limited federal recognition to sin-centric and sodomy-based same-sex “marriage.”     Not only did this 5-4 decision effectively deconstruct the institution of legitimate marriage, removing all ethical and legal justification for barring similar such perverse “marriage” amalgamations as “gay marriage” (i.e., multi-party or incestuous nuptials) — it also laid the groundwork to force the 37 “marriage reality” states to join the remaining 13 in a corporate “marriage equality” delusion. This is not just judicial activism;

its judicial tyranny — a potentially fatal self-inflicted wound to the high court’s yet waning legitimacy.     Still, while much will be written about Windsor from a legal standpoint, for now, let’s focus on another of the decision’s inevitable outcomes: Anti-Christian persecution. If, through judicial fiat, “gay marriage” ultimately becomes the law of the land, tens-of-millions of Christians (as well as Jews and Muslims) will be forced to choose between obedience to God and obedience to Caesar — between fidelity to conscience and government oppression.     Millions of us have already made that choice.     As we’ve now seen in states that fancy mock “gay marriage,” for instance, the only way to force Christian individuals and business owners — such as bakers, photographers, innkeepers and florists — to lend their talents to sin-centered “gay weddings” is through the power of the police state. This amounts to a systemic, immoral and profoundly unconstitutional trampling of the First Amendment.     What follows will be a deviantsexual-behavior-based “LGBT” suspect minority class with all the associated trimmings. In the eyes of government, Bible-believing Christians will be treated as modern-day racists. Any outward expression of the Judeo-Christian sexual ethic will be trumped by newfangled “gay rights” and deemed verboten. For all intents and purposes, Christianity will be criminalized. This is not mere speculation. It’s been the plan all along.     Case in point: Chai Feldblum, President Obama’s EEOC commissioner — a lesbian activist who supports “plural marriage” — has promised as much. She admits that progressives “want to revolutionize societal norms” and believes that “gay sex is a moral good.” She calls the clash between religious liberty and “sexual liberty” a “zero-sum game,” meaning someone wins and someone loses. Guess who loses? Feldblum has “a hard time coming up with any case in which religious liberty should

win.”     Even so, Wednesday, after the offending high court opinions were announced, I was reminded by a close friend and fellow Christian attorney that, “God is in control, and that has to be more than a slogan at times like this.”     Since, no doubt, the Obama NSA has already read our entire email exchange, I thought I’d go ahead and share excerpts with you as well. My colleague’s insights are profound. I found them encouraging. I hope you do, too.     “Amen,” I replied. “At the risk of sounding a bit apocalyptic, I’m fully convinced that this is part of His divine plan — perhaps to begin separating the wheat from the chaff. We have arrived: ‘As it was in the days of Noah, so it will be at the coming of the Son of Man.’ Matthew 24:37.”     “I agree with you,” he responded, “and that conviction makes all this much easier. What depresses me is the astonishing disconnect and irrationality that sin so easily produces, and how quickly it spreads; we are truly sheep and fully as stupid without a Good Shepherd.     “In my 35 years as a Christian, I never seriously believed we might end up in prison for our faith — except, perhaps, for something like a pro-life demonstration. This is the first time it seriously occurs to me that the trajectory of the nation is such that it is possible in five to 10 years. Oddly, this thought does not discourage or scare me; in fact, it’s almost a joyful thought that we might have the privilege to suffer for our faith. Rejoice greatly when men revile and persecute you for my name’s sake, for your reward is great in Heaven (a rough paraphrase of Matthew 5:12).     “It may be that the truly toughest tests we had were earlier in our lives,” he continued, “before we got fully engaged and in the movement. … Now we’re part of networks with support from like-minded people, and we’re largely insulated from what the opposition can do to us. The real heroes are our clients who speak up at the risk

of losing their livelihood, getting thrown out of school, or getting death threats from the tolerance crowd. I feel now like my faith costs me less than when I was in private practice before hostile judges and antagonistic media hit-men.”     “You nailed it,” I replied. “What an honor that our Creator chose us before time began to be part of a Gideon’s army of truth-tellers and defenders of the faithful. It’s an amazing time to be alive. But, as you mentioned, although we’re on the front lines, we also have tremendous support. It’s quite liberating to be written-off by the world and, consequently, free to speak and behave in a way that reflects the reality that we couldn’t give a rat’s behind what the world thinks of us. Those we represent rarely have that luxury.     “Whether it’s one day or hundreds of years,” I continued, “I really believe we are living in the last days (in the total scheme of time and space). I just hope that when and if the time comes, the Holy Spirit gives me the strength of character to not only refuse to deny His Truth, but to be like our martyred brothers and sisters who walked up and kissed the stake before being burned alive on it.     “Anyway, that’s enough trying to cheer each other up for now,” I joked. “Keep on keepin’ on, my friend.”     Do I really believe American Christians will be burned at the stake over counterfeit “gay marriage”? No. Do I believe Christians will face real persecution, such as loss of livelihood, civil penalties, physical abuse or even jail? Absolutely.     Still, come what may, we Christ followers must always remember this admonition from Romans 12:12: “Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, [and] faithful in prayer.”     In other words, mock “marriage” or not: Keep on keepin’ on, my friend. Matt Barber(@jmattbarber on Twitter) is an attorney concentrating in constitutional law. He serves as Vice President of Liberty Counsel Action.


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Don’t get trampled by the ‘Herd’     Every year in early July, thousands of people “run with the bulls” in Pamplona, Spain. While the event is exciting, it is also hazardous, and many runners have gotten badly injured over the years. As an investor, you may find that running with the herd is dangerous to you, too — because if you’re constantly following what everyone else is doing, your own financial goals could end up getting “trampled.”     The urge to run with the herd, or follow the crowd, may have been hard-wired into our psyches, according to anthropologists. In prehistoric times, running with the pack may have helped people minimize danger or increase their chances for finding food. But today, there are far fewer rewards for following a herd mentality — especially in investing.     For example, consider what happens when the financial markets go through a period of volatility. Virtually every time this happens, many investors flock to gold, apparently believing that the shiny yellow metal will always be valuable and that its price will never drop. Yet, the fact is that gold prices, like those of other financial assets, do fluctuate. Furthermore, certain types of goldbased investments can be quite risky in their own right.     What other “follow the herd” movements should you avoid

when you invest? For one thing, try to stay away from “feeding frenzies.” If you look back about 15 years ago, you may remember the buzz surrounding speculative technology stocks — many of which were companies that had futuristic names but lacked some useful elements, such as profits or business strategies. For a few years, the prices of these companies soared, but in 2000 and 2001, the “dot-com” bubble burst, splattering investors with big losses that were either irreversible or, at the least, took years from which to recover.     The herd mentality often applies even when investors know the right moves to make. To illustrate: One of the most basic rules of investing is “buy low, sell high” — and yet many investors do the exact opposite. When prices drop, they sell, so that they can cut their losses — even though they may be selling investments that,

while temporarily down, still have strong potential. On the other hand, when an investment’s price has shot up, these same investors will often keep buying more shares, hoping to reap even bigger gains — even if the investment has now become quite expensive, as measured by the price-to-earnings ratio, and has little upside potential remaining.     Instead of emulating other investors, think about your own financial goals and create a viable strategy for achieving them, taking into account your risk tolerance and time horizon. Look for quality investments and hold them for the long term. Don’t be discouraged by the inevitable market downturns, but be ready to adjust your portfolio as needed. Above all else, be patient and disPhotos by Jeff Vorva ciplined, always keeping your eye The Mancuso family — Daniela, Luca, Maurizio Sr. and Maurizio Jr. — opened Capri Italian Deli on your ultimate objectives. in Palos Park, at 12902 S. La Grange Road.     It can feel comfortable when you’re in the midst of a herd — but it can lead you to places where, as an investor, you don’t want to go. Steer clear of the crowds and go your own way.

Capri Italian Deli carves out niche in Palos Park

Scott Johnson, CFP, is a financial advisor with Edward Jones, 8146 W. 111th St., Palos Hills, 974-1965. Edward Jones does not provide legal advice. This article was written by Edward Jones for use by your local Edward Jones By Jeff Vorva financial advisor.

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Free Wi-Fi opens ID theft portal     On a summer vacation, you should be able to sit back and relax, not worry about your identity being stolen. Unfortunately, there have been more and more reports of scammers trying to collect personal information by creating unsecured Wi-Fi zones near hotels that guests can connect to for free.     “Checking personal and work email, as well as updating social media posts while on vacation are common,” said Steve J. Bernas, president and CEO of the Better Business Bureau serving Chicago and Northern Illinois. “Scammers know that because many hotels charge for Wi-Fi, a free connection looks appealing. However, by connecting to an unknown and unsecure Wi-Fi connection, you are letting the owner of the connection see all your Internet activity,” Bernas stated. “This could include your personal information, banking information and other Internet browsing activity.”     The BBB chief explained

Letters to the Editor (Continued from page 6) natural yearning of the human spirit, created by God in us; not something granted by any government. Later, they would write a Constitution to cement it all in.     However, Thomas Jefferson in his wisdom even then warned that eventually freedom would gradually yield to government interference again. So it is up to each generation to fight for this most precious gift for the sake of those who follow us.     Tyranny can also come suddenly, so that is why eternal vigilance is necessary and our periodic elections so important. Mildred L. Para Evergreen Park

that when something claims to be free, it should always be a red flag to be cautious. “If you must connect to the Internet, paying the hotel fee may be worth it rather than having your personal information wind up in the hands of criminals,” he noted.     The BBB offers the following advice for vacationers looking to connect to Wi-Fi zones:     • Use extreme caution when connecting to Wi-Fi on vacation. Connecting to free Wi-Fi zones can endanger you because of the transparency between your device and the owner of the connection. If you must connect to the Internet, use the hotel’s Wi-Fi, as it is less likely to be hacked.     • Avoid Wi-Fi connections near conferences or large events. If there is a big event going on near your location, be wary of Wi-Fi connections, since criminals look at these events as opportunities to gather personal information of individuals.

    • Make sure your firewall is enabled. A firewall helps protect your computer from unauthorized users gaining access by way of the Internet or a connection. This can help decrease the likelihood of criminals installing viruses on your device.     • Do important online work, such as banking, at home if possible. If you will end up needing to connect to Wi-Fi, avoid using it for tasks such as banking. Financial activity is one of the key activities hackers are looking for. Save that for home or on your mobile device.     For more advice on protecting your identity, visit bbb.org. — The Better Business Bureau

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Talkin Poker Aggressive betting has its drawbacks     My general mentality about poker is “keep betting” when I get involved in a hand. That’s an oversimplification, but my generation of poker players generally shares that mentality, and we’ve separated ourselves from the older generation of players by taking aggression to the next level. But there are also moments when you have to dial back the aggression, even when you have a strong hand.     The Playground Poker Club in Montreal hosted last month’s PartyPoker WPT Canadian Spring Championship, a $3,300 tournament with three starting days. The event allowed for reentry if you were eliminated before play finished on Day One. I had intended to play the first day, Day 1A, but I went to an NHL playoff game

    • Make sure your computer is not set up to automatically connect to networks. If you are set up to connect to networks, you could be connecting to an unknown, unsecured network without knowing it.

with locals the night before, and after enjoying too many Molsons, I thought it best to wait an extra day. So I played Day 1B instead, and for the first few hours of play I mostly folded, losing the few pots I entered.     During the fourth level the blinds were 100-200 with a 25 ante, and I had around 21,000 chips left from the 30,000 we started with. My opponent in this hand was on my immediate right with 45,000 chips: a Canadian player in his early 30s who had been fairly aggressive and active but by no means crazy. I had threebet him once before, about 30 minutes earlier, but he had folded preflop.     In our major hand, he raised two off the button to 500. On the cutoff with Ac 10s, I reraised to 1,300. It folded back to my opponent, and he made

    The Capri Ristorante Italiano has been popular in its nine years in Palos Heights, so the owners wanted to expand the brand.     They opened the Capri Italian Deli in late June in Palos Park, where people can buy some of the restaurant’s food or pick up some ingredients and try to make their own Carpi-style food at home.     “It’s like a Capri-to-go,” said Daniela Mancuso, who co-owns the restaurant, banquets room and deli with her husband, Maurizio.     So, why a deli?     “Well … I have to tell you I don’t know,” she said. “We wanted to open something else. We didn’t want another restaurant. We thought a deli would be a different way of having people experience our food. We wanted to show we could do a little more with our salads and cold cuts.     “The location came up, and here we are with this deli.”     The deli is at 12902 S. La Grange Road, near the Mill Creek shopping center.     Customers may purchase a variety of sauces, spices, pastas and many other grocery items which are all imported from Italy.     “A lot of customers at the restaurant ask us if they can buy marinara sauce or our dressing or some of our other foods so we figure we could put it all together and this is what we came up with,” Daniela said. “So here we are at a deli.”     But there is also plenty of food to go.     There are five types of pizza, including the “Palos Park Pizza” which features Italian sausage, mushrooms and red peppers.     The deli has Italian beef and sausage, various salads, pastas — including rigatoni vodka — chicken Parmesan and chicken limone.     Six types of panini sandwiches are offered, including the Daniela (mortadella, ham, lettuce, pomodoro, pepperoncini and house dressing) and the Maurizio (spicy sopressata, salami, provolone, pomodoro, lettuce, pepperoncini and house dressing). Subs sandwiches are also available.     The Mancusos also made sure to bring some of their signature sweets to the deli.     Homemade tiramisu, chocolate cake, cannoli, espresso, cappuccino and gelato are available.     The owners are both from Ca-

By Tony Dunst the call.     The flop came Ad Jd 6c, and when my opponent checked, I bet 1,500. He thought for a moment, then raised to 3,900.     Here’s the problem with this hand: By betting, I allowed my opponent to create a situation that was difficult to assess and could cost me all of my chips. He could be raising with two pair or a set, but he could also be raising with a strong draw. And if he was making the raise with a strong draw, he’d likely keep betting on future streets. So if I call his check-raise, I have to be willing to call the bets he makes on future streets if blank cards fall.     Which was exactly what happened. I called his checkraise, and when the turn brought the 7s, my opponent bet 5,500 and I called.     The river was the 3h, and

my opponent shoved for the remainder of my stack. I called and lost to his top two pair. I could have avoided the entire situation by checking back on the flop and calling smaller bets on future streets. Sure, I still would have lost some money on this hand, but I would have lost less, and in some instances I might have induced bluffs from hands with poor equity that I could easily call.     Instead, I was busted and had to pass up a night on the town with my Canadian friends so that I could re-enter and play again in the morning. Such are the consequences of relentless aggression.    (Tony Dunst is a poker pro and host of “Raw Deal” on World Poker Tour telecasts. Catch him every Sunday night on FSN.)

Sue Davis, of Chicago Ridge, slices some imported prosciutto at the new Capri deli. labrese in Italy and at different times came to the United States and met in the south suburbs.     “I came when I was two so I lost my accent,” Daniela said.     “I can’t lose mine,” Maurizio added.     The pair opened a Capri restaurant in Oak Lawn and moved to the bigger location in Palos Heights nine years ago.     Their two sons, Maurizio Jr. and Luca can be found helping around the new deli as well. The younger Maurizio is a senior at Sandburg High School and wants to go to college before considering work in the business world.     “I told him he could open up a little store and I could teach him everything he needs to know about the business,” the elder Maurizio

said. “He could see me cook, and how we work with writing checks and deliveries. He could work and that would be his college for him. But he’ll go to a regular college for a while and we’ll see what happens after that.”     The Mancusos have been away from Italy for decades but they tried to bring an authentic feel of a restaurant in Italy to Palos Heights and hope to do the same with the deli in Palos Park.     “It has an Italian look,” he said. “My wife came up with a lot of the ideas and I was able to design it.”     “Customers have been surprised by the way it looks,” Daniela said. “It looks like an authentic deli in Italy. The decorations my husband put up catches your eye.”

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Death Notices Otha “Ray” Donaubauer     Ortha “Ray” Donaubauer, 66, of Alsip, died July 2. Visitation was held July 5 at Blake-Lamb Funeral Home in Oak Lawn. A funeral service was held July 6 at the funeral home. Interment was at Bethania Cemetery in Justice.     Mr. Donaubauer is survived by his wife, Cheryl; his sons, Keith and Brian; his brothers, William and Bruce Linhart; his sisters, Joann Ivnes, Catherine Warren and Laura Smith; and six grandchildren.     Mr. Donaubauer was born in St. Louis, Mo. He served in the Marines and fought in the Vietnam War. He worked as a foreman. Manuela “Molly” S. LaBuda     Manuela “Molly” LaBuda, 72, of Alsip, died July 3. Visitation was held July 5 at Curley Funeral Home in Chicago Ridge. A funeral Mass was held July 6 at St. Catherine of Alexandria

Church in Oak Lawn. Interment was private.     Mrs. LaBuda is survived by her husband, Ted LaBuda Sr.; her daughter, Ann Hayes; her son, Ted Jr.; and six grandchildren.     Mrs. LaBuda was born in Spain. She was a homemaker. John McPherson Cameron Harvey     John McPherson Cameron Harvey, 83, of Worth, died June 24 at home. Visitation was held June 27 at Schmaedeke Funeral Home in Worth. A funeral service was held the same day at the funeral home. Interment was private.     Mr. Harvey is survived by his son, Mark; his daughter, Robin; and four grandchildren.     Mr. Harvey was born in Scotland. He worked as an electrician. Albert De Vries     Albert De Vries, 91, of Chicago Ridge, died June 25. Visitation was held June 27

at Schmaedeke Funeral Home in Worth. A funeral service was held June 28 at Faith Lutheran Churchin Oak Lawn. Interment was at Chapel Hill Gardens South Cemetery in Alsip.     Mr. Harvey is survived by his wife, Louise; his son, John; his daughter, Carol; and five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.     Mr. Harvey was born in Chicago. He served in the Army during World War II. He worked as a truck driver. Albert A. Fabianowicz     Albert A. Fabianowicz, 67, of Worth, died June 25 at home. Visitation was held June 28 at Schmaedeke Funeral Home in Worth. A funeral Mass was held the same day at the funeral home. Interment was at Chapel Hill Garden South Cemetery in Alsip.     Mr. Fabianowicz is survived by his sons, Tom and Teddy.     Mr. Fabianowicz was born in Chicago. He worked as a prison guard.

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Knight moves     The newly elected officers of the Joseph Cardinal Bernardin Council of the Knights of Columbus in Evergreen Park, led by Grand Knight Thomas W. Morrissey, were installed last month by Knights of Columbus District Deputy David Wolken and District Warden Claude Zaba.     Prior to the ceremony, the Council presented a $3,000 grant to the Courage program director Sister Nancy Swanson. The Courage program, based at St. Germaine Parish in Oak Lawn, is a volunteer organization built on compassion and Christian values, advocating for pregnant young women and their families. For more information visit courageprogram.org.     Seen here are Wolken (kneeling, from left), Zaba and Morrissey; Treasurer Robert B. Murphy (middle row, from left), Recorder Anton Iberle and Financial Secretary Richard Fox; and Trustee Joseph Muraida (top row, from left), Thomas Ostrowski and Trustee James Tierney.

Church Corner Green Faith

    United By Faith is one of 11 new congregations nationwide that have been accepted into the Green Faith Certification Program (greenfaith.org), through which religious institutions of all faiths and denominations commit to being leaders in environmental stewardship. United by Faith will during a two-year period engage in a variety of initiatives to be more environmentally conscious within the walls of their spiritual community, to deepen the awareness among their congregation of the relationship between their spiritual beliefs and environmental responsibility and to provide youth and adult education on how individuals can live in greater harmony with Mother Earth. For more information call Bonnie Osborne at 424-6301 or email ubfelca@sbcglobal.net.

Bible School

    Pilgrim Faith United Church of Christ, 9411 S. 51st Ave. in Oak Lawn, will hold the “Everywhere Fun Fair” Vacation Bible School July 29 to Aug. 2 from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Each day will feature games, crafts, Bible stories and music with dance moves. Children 4 years old through fifth grade are welcome. Cost is $5 per child for the week. Register at http://2013. cokesburyvbs.com/pilgrimfaithvbs or call 422-4200.

Classical Music

    “Of the Soul: Music for Strings and Woodwinds” will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 24 at Sacred Heart Church, 8245 W. 111th St. in Palos Hills. The program will include works by Corelli, Massenet, Mozart, Piazzola, Poulenc, Sibelius, Widor and others. Admission is a free will offering. For more information call James Grzadzinski at 9743336, Ext. 245.

Bishop in Palos

    Sacred Heart Church in Palos Hills in will present the Rev. Alberto Rojas, auxiliary bishop of Chicago and Episcopal Vicar of Vicariate III, as celebrant and homilist for Solemn Choral Evening Prayer I of the Assumption at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 14. A Choral Prelude will begin at 6:45 p.m.

VBS

    Oak Lawn Bible Church will hold its annual free Vacation Bible School July 22 to 26 at the church, 9435 S. 54th Ave. The program will run from 9:30 to noon daily and is open to children in kindergarten through those entering fifth grade. This year’s program is “Colossal Coaster World.” Children need not be members of the church to attend. The program is free. For more information and to register call 857-9800 or visit oaklawnbible.org.

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STATE OF ILLINOIS)                                         ) SS COUNTY OF COOK) THE TOWNSHIP OF PALOS COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS PUBLIC ADOPTION OF PREVAILING WAGE STANDARDS     PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that on the 27th day of June, 2013, the President and Board of Trustees of the Township of Palos, Cook County, State of Illinois, adopted Ordinance No. 2013-03 determining prevailing wages pursuant to 820 ILCS 13/1 et seq., which determination is now effective. Dated: July 7, 2013     Published by Order of the Supervisor and the Board of Trustees of Palos Township. /s/ Jane Nolan Township Clerk

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    Smith Village residents, staff members and friends turn out to honor Jim Fitch (center) at a ceremony that included a reading of a congratulatory letter from Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel. A stone placed in the garden at Smith Village continuing care retirement community in Chicago’s Beverly community commemorates the accomplishments of Fitch, who devoted 40 years of service to Smith Senior Living before retiring this spring.     Joining Fitch at the dedication were Smith Village Board of Trustees Chairman Bill Hunding (from left), Smith Village President/CEO Kevin McGee, Smith Village executive director Marti Jatis, and Chicago 19th Ward alderman Matt O’Shea.     As Smith’s special projects manager, Fitch coordinated the construction of Smith Village, which replaced the former Washington & Jane Smith Home in 2007. Having served for 17 years on the Smith Senior Living board of trustees, Fitch lives at Smith Crossing in Orland Park, another Smith Senior Living community for which he coordinated construction.

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Retire Smart By Jill Schlesinger

Halfway through 2013, a midyear update

Mayo Clinic

    The Federal Reserve has can’t do much about the timing thrown a wrench into what was of the Fed’s policies and the gyrashaping up to be a very good tions in the market, six months six months for investors. The into the year is a perfect time to Federal Reserve policy meeting revisit the financial issues over and its aftermath roiled global which you actually have control: markets as worries escalated that your investments, retirement savthe economy is actually stronger ings and some of those other fithan we thought — gasp! As a nancial to-dos that have been on result, the Fed should be able to your list for a while. taper its purchases of bonds this     Investments: Quit complainyear, and eventually, it will stop ing about the markets and DO buying altogether, which is what SOMETHING! Remember: If you has caused both stocks and bond are a long-term investor, periprices to drop. odic market pullbacks are great     There is an irony in the timing opportunities to rebalance your of the market’s first 2013 convul- accounts so that your allocation sion and the Fed’s upgraded view: remains in check. This requires It comes on the four-year anniver- that you override your emotional sary of the end of the recession. urge to keep winning funds and The Business Cycle Dating Com- dump those that are lagging. But mittee of the National Bureau of that’s the point of asset allocation Economic Research “determined — different funds are supposed that a trough in business activity to move in different directions at occurred in the U.S. economy in different points in the economic June 2009.” The 18-month reces- cycle. sion that began in December 2007     Retirement: Many people say was the longest of any recession they are worried about retiresince World War II. ment, but most of them haven’t     Of course, it wasn’t really the done any planning to help themend. The ensuing four years have selves. Any conversation about been highlighted by a slow and retirement must start with this painful recovery, during which easy step: calculating your retirejob losses continued, housing ment numbers. EBRI’s “Choose prices kept dropping and every to Save Ballpark E$timate” step forward was met with at (www.choosetosave.org/ballpark/) least two steps back. Even today, is easy to use, or check out your it’s hard to feel upbeat about an retirement plan/401(k) website economy that will likely grow by for more retirement tools. about 2.5 percent this year and     Homeowners and renters instill has 11.8 million people out surance: It seems like the past of work. year has seen an unusual num    The Fed acknowledges that ber of natural disasters, from things aren’t all rosy, but, four tornados to hurricanes to wildyears into the recovery, its Federal fires. Summer often brings more Open Market Committee (FOMC) scary weather, so, before an event be taken twice a day — rather “sees the downside risks to the occurs, make sure that your curthan once a day with warfarin outlook for the economy and the rent coverage is adequate. The — so patients have to be willing labor market as having dimin- three biggest mistakes that people to comply with a more frequent ished since the fall.” Since you make with their homeowners or medication schedule.     Although one of these drugs cannot be recommended over the others for everyone, certain people are good candidates to try a new anticoagulant. They By Christopher Elliott include those younger than 75 without other health concerns who have not previously taken warfarin, as well as people who have taken warfarin but have had required frequent dose adjustments.     If you already take warfarin for atrial fibrillation, your dose is stable and you have easy ac-     Q: I recently rented a car ously unseen damage to either cess to blood monitoring, then from Budget in Ontario, Calif. the underside of the vehicle, there may be no need to change. When I returned the vehicle, a or the roof. These new drugs generally are representative claimed that I     Second, there’s the lag time not appropriate for most people scraped the bottom of the front between your return and your older than 75, those with ad- bumper on the passenger side claim. A damage claim should be sent in within four weeks or ditional health problems that of the car. increase the risk of bleeding,     I did not cause this damage less. What took Budget so long? and people who have kidney and told him I wanted to dispute Add that to the directions you the claim. He gave me a form to received on the damage claim, disorders.     If you have atrial fibrilla- complete and told me not to do and I had little choice but to tion and think you may be a anything — including notifying ask Budget to review your case. good candidate for a new an- my insurance company — until I’ll have the outcome in just a second. ticoagulant medication, talk to I heard back from Budget. your doctor to see if one might     I received a letter from Bud-     But before I go there, I have be right for you. — Bernard get in February, stating that I a little advice for you. Always, Gersh, M.B., Ch.B., D.Phil., would be held responsible for always take a photo of your Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo the damage. I immediately noti- rental car before you rent it fied my credit card insurance and afterward. These will prove Clinic, Rochester, Minn. company, through which my (or disprove) any damage claim. Car rental companies ought to    (Medical Edge from Mayo rental was covered. Clinic is an educational resource     To make a long story short, be photographing their cars, and doesn’t replace regular med- my credit card company is de- anyway, and thankfully, some ical care. E-mail a question to nying the claim because it was are. medicaledge@mayo.edu, or filed on the 46th day after the     Also, if you believe there write: Medical Edge from Mayo incident, even though I filed might be a damage claim Clinic, c/o TMS, 2010 Westridge the claim the same day that I — even if it’s not your fault Drive, Irving, TX 75038. For was notified I was being held — you’ll want to notify your insurance company immediately more information, visit www. responsible.     When I called the Budget fa- when you return a car with mayoclinic.org.) cility directly, the manager told reported damage. Your credit me I needed to find out why card requires you to report any the Budget claims adjustor, who claim within 45 days. The conis a contract employee, didn’t tract employee you spoke with notify me until six and a half was incorrect. weeks after the incident, saying     Budget dropped its claim that I should have been notified against you. within three to four weeks. people most likely to require     My take on this is that the    (Christopher Elliott is the medical care, which could Budget claims adjustor took author of “Scammed: How to include hospitalization and life what should have been a vi- Save Your Money and Find support. This is most often seen able claim and negated it by not Better Service in a World of in older people and in people following the timeline Budget Schemes, Swindles, and Shady with other medical problems. has for notifying customers. Deals” (Wiley). He’s also the     The best ways to do is to I’ve filed an appeal with my ombudsman for National Geoprotect yourself from mosquito credit card insurance, including graphic Traveler magazine and bites are to use bug spray, keep a timeline of events. Any ad- the co-founder of the Consumer windows and doors closed, drain vice you could provide would be Travel Alliance, a nonprofit orstanding water outside and gratefully accepted. — Susan ganization that advocates for travelers. Read more tips on avoiding peak exposure during Young, Lopez Island, Wash. the early morning and evening     A: I’m suspicious about a his blog, elliott.org or e-mail hours. When you can, wear long few items in this claim. First, him at chris@elliott.org. Chrissleeves, long pants and socks. there’s the mysterious damage topher Elliott receives a great For infants, buy some mosquito to the bottom of the front bum- deal of reader mail, and though per. I’m not saying the bill was he answers them as quickly as netting to cover strollers.     Lastly, don’t panic. Some bogus, but I’ve handled many possible, your story may not be parents are already telling car rental damage claims where published for several months me they aren’t letting their an employee discovered previ- because of a backlog of cases.) children go outside. We have a long summer ahead and everyone needs fresh air and exercise. The LATCH system makes it easier to be sure your     I’ll talk more about West child’s car seat is installed correctly every time. Just Nile as summer deepens, clip it to the lower anchors, attach the top tether, and although my zipcode in Texas is already reporting WNV-positive pull the straps tight. To find out more, visit safercar.gov. mosquitoes!    (Dr. Sue Hubbard is an awardwinning pediatrician, medical editor and media host. “The Kid’s Doctor” TV feature can be seen on more than 90 stations across the U.S. Submit questions at www. kidsdr.com.)

New blood thinners offer new benefits, but also some drawbacks     DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What are the new anti-coagulating drugs the FDA is approving for atrial fibrillation? Which would you recommend?     ANSWER: Three new anticoagulant drugs can help prevent blood clots in people with atrial fibrillation. Two have been approved by the U.S Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and one is still under review. These drugs appear to have a variety of benefits over warfarin, the standard anticoagulant therapy used for atrial fibrillation. But there are some drawbacks, too, including a significant cost increase.     Atrial fibrillation is an irregular heart rate that often results in poor blood flow to the body. During atrial fibrillation, the heart’s two upper chambers, called atria, beat irregularly and out of sync with the two lower chambers, or ventricles. This abnormal heart rhythm may cause blood to pool in the atria and form clots. A blood clot that forms could be carried in the circulation from your heart to your brain. There, it may block blood flow, causing a stroke.     Anticoagulant medications, sometimes called blood thinners, can greatly lower the risk of stroke in people who have atrial fibrillation. For years, the standard anticoagulant used for atrial fibrillation has been warfarin. Although very effective at preventing blood clots, warfarin is a powerful medication that can have serious side effects, including bleeding within the brain and elsewhere

in the body.     The new anticoagulant drugs include dabigatran, approved by the FDA in 2010, and rivaroxaban, approved in 2011. The FDA is currently reviewing a third, called apixaban. In studies, these drugs appear to be safer than warfarin in terms of bleeding within the brain. Research has also shown them to be either as effective or more effective than warfarin at preventing strokes, although the specific findings vary among those studies.     One advantage to these new drugs is that they’re more convenient for patients because they don’t require the close monitoring that warfarin does. Warfarin can interact with many other medications, as well as certain foods. As a result, regular blood tests are required to ensure that a person taking warfarin is receiving the correct dose. The warfarin dose may need to be adjusted, depending on blood test results. The new anticoagulant drugs have a fixed dose that does not require ongoing monitoring or individual dosing adjustments.     A disadvantage to the new drugs, particularly dabigatran, is that they may increase the risk of bleeding complications in people older than 75, as well as those with kidney problems. In addition, if bleeding starts in someone taking these drugs, currently there is no antidote available to quickly stop the bleeding, as there is with warfarin. In addition, these drugs are significantly more expensive than warfarin. And one of them, dabigatran, needs to

The Kid’s Doctor By Sue Hubbard, M.D. Protect your family from West Nile Virus this summer     Summer has arrived and the bugs are already coming out in full force, including mosquitoes. In Texas, where temperatures are higher than in many areas, I’m already seeing lots of mosquito bites. Parents are more anxious than usual due to the risk of West Nile Virus.     West Nile Virus (WNV) was first detected in the U.S. in 1999, and 2012 saw the second worst outbreak (the worst came in 2003). WNV disease is a seasonal illness, typically seen during summer and early fall, when mosquito infestation reaches its peak.     In 2012, a total of 5,674 cases of West Nile Virus were reported to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and 286 deaths. WNV has been reported in all 48 contiguous states, as well as Washington, D.C. and Puerto Rico. Seventy-five percent of human West Nile cases were reported from just 10 states, with Texas having the highest number (1,868 cases and 89 deaths).     So, what do you need to know? First of all, WNV, as the name states, is a virus, which

means there is no antibiotic to treat the infection. Secondly, about 80 people (or 4 out of 5) who are infected with WNV will never show any symptoms of illness. Up to 20 percent of those infected will display symptoms such as fever, headache, body aches, nausea, or vomiting, and some may also develop swollen lymph nodes and a rash.     Such symptoms mimic many other viral illnesses, so trying to decide if your child, who has a fever and “the feel bads” has West Nile or an enterovirus (like coxsackie) or and adenoviral infection is really not important.     What do you do for all of these viral infections but treat the symptoms, right? Wait for a few days to see how your child is doing, treat the fever, keep the child comfortable and hydrated, and the illness will typically resolve and be forgotten as another nuisance viral illness.     Only about 1 in 150 people infected with West Nile will develop severe illness with neurological problems, including seizures, meningitis and encephalitis. These are the

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renters insurance are 1) underinsuring, 2) shopping for price only and not comparing apples to apples and 3) not reading policy details before a loss occurs.     Estate Planning: If you haven’t done so already, PLEASE DRAFT A WILL! I advise hiring a lawyer to prepare a will, a power of attorney and a health-care proxy/ living will. If you insist on doing it yourself, you can use a software program like Quicken WillMaker. All of your estate documents and final instructions should be stored in a safe place — don’t forget to provide copies to your executor/trustee.     If your total estate is greater than $5.25 million this year, a revocable or changeable trust will shelter your unified tax credit against federal estate and gift taxes. Many states impose a state death tax at lower levels, so check the rules. Even if your estate is unlikely to incur estate taxes, you may want a trust to better control the disposition of your assets. Revocable trust assets are not subject to probate.     Volatile markets are always unsettling, but doing what you can now may help you feel more in control and allow you to enjoy the second half of the year a little more.    (Jill Schlesinger, CFP, is the Emmy-nominated, Senior Business Analyst for CBS News. A former options trader and CIO of an investment advisory firm, Jill covers the economy, markets, investing and anything else with a dollar sign on TV, radio (including her nationally syndicated radio show), the web and her blog, “Jill on Money.” She welcomes comments and questions at askjill@jillonmoney.com.)

History of the World By Mark Andrews     July 11: ON THIS DATE in 1533, Pope Clement VII excommunicated England’s King Henry VIII. In 1864, Confederate forces led by Gen. Jubal Early began an abortive invasion of Washington, D.C., turning back the next day.     July 12: ON THIS DATE in 1812, U.S. forces led by General William Hull entered Canada during the War of 1812 against Britain. In 1914, Babe Ruth made his baseball debut, pitching for the Boston Red Sox.     July 13: ON THIS DATE in 1863, deadly rioting against the Civil War military draft erupted in New York. In 1960, John F. Kennedy won the Democratic presidential nomination at his party’s convention in Los Angeles.     July 14: ON THIS DATE in 1881, outlaw William H. Bonney Jr., alias “Billy the Kid,” was shot and killed by Sheriff Pat Garrett in Fort Sumner, N.M. In 1933, all German political parties except the Nazi Party were outlawed.     July 15: ON THIS DATE in 1799, the Rosetta stone was found by a French officer during Napoleon’s Egyptian Campaign; it provided the key to understanding ancient hieroglyphs. In 1971, President Nixon announced he would visit the People’s Republic of China.     July 16: ON THIS DATE in 1918, Russia’s Czar Nicholas II, his wife and their five children were executed by the Bolsheviks. In 1945, the United States exploded its first atomic bomb in the desert of Alamogordo, N.M.     Answer to last week’s question: This week in 1950, U.S. Army Gen. Douglas MacArthur was named commander-in-chief of United Nations forces in the Korea War.     This week’s question: During congressional Watergate hearings in 1973, who revealed the existence of a secret White House tape-recording system?    (Mark Andrews can be reached via e-mail at mlandrews@embarqmail.com.)


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hat’s W Oak Lawn bridal store donates Going On hundreds of gowns for fundraiser Adult College Fair     Moraine Valley Community College will hold its inaugural Adult College Success Fair from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, July 20 in the Moraine Rooms, in Building M on the main campus at 9000 W. College Pkwy. in Palos Hills. The event is free and open to the public. Moraine Valley representatives from various career programs and departments, including health care and technology, will be in attendance as well as staff from admissions, academic advising and the counseling and career development center. Attendees can apply for financial aid, have an on-thespot transcript evaluation, get help registering for classes, learn about job search strategies, and have a career assessment. Some workshops will take place. There will be a supervised children’s area available for parents. Refreshments will be served. RSVP to 974-5277 by July 15.

Focus on Seniors Double Nickel

    The Double Nickel Plus Chorus meets at the Community Center, 3450 W. 97th St. in Evergreen Park, every Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. in Room 111. Newcomers are always welcome. For more information call 4228776.

Rules of the Road

    The Worth Township Seniors will hold a free Rules of the Road class from 9:30 and 11:30 a.m. Aug. 7 and Oct. 2. Appointment must be made to attend; call the Worth Township Senior Room at 371-2900, Ext. 28. Worth Township Center is at 11601 Pulaski Road in Alsip.

Meals on Wheels

    The Evergreen Park Office of Citizens’ Services offers a Meals on Wheels program for village residents 60 years and older who are unable to prepare their own meals. Meals are delivered Monday through Friday. For more information call 422-8776.

55 and Up

    Palos Hills residents 55 years and older meet from noon to 2 p.m. the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month at the Palos Hills Community Center, 8455 W. 103rd St. Tickets for events must be purchased one week in advance. Entertainment includes musicians, singers, luncheons, movies, plays and bingo.

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From Together We Cope Contributor     High-couture bridal gowns usually come with a price to match, but hundreds of women can choose a high-end wedding dress for only $75 at a sale this weekend in Tinley Park.     Donated by Eva’s Bridal of Illinois in Oak Lawn, the sample wedding dresses by such designers as Vera Wang will be available at a fundraiser to be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, July 13 and 14, at the retail plaza at 18219 Harlem Ave. The event will benefit Together We Cope, a social service agency that helps families in temporary crisis.     “These are high-end gowns made with great fabric, handmade French and Italian lace, Swarovski crystals,” said Ronia Ghusein, the owner of Eva’s Bridal in Oak Lawn, which donated hundreds of dresses to Together We Cope.

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will also appeal to crafters.”     Wedding gowns are priced at $75 each, while bridesmaid dresses cost $50 each; sizes run from 4 to 22.     Kathryn Straniero, executive director of Together We Cope, said the agency was surprised and delighted with Ghusein’s donation. Straniero is looking forward to the sale, which will feature more than 700 gowns.     “It’s an honor to have her think of us,” she said. “This is an opportunity for a lot of women to get a beautiful gown at a great value.”     All proceeds from the sale will benefit clients of Together We Cope, which bridges the gap for Southland residents in temporary crisis by providing food, shelter, clothing and referrals, Submitted Photo empowering them to return to self-sufficiency. For more infor- Delaney Kleber of Mokena models one of more than 700 bridal mation visit togetherwecope. gowns and bridesmaid dresses to be sold by Together We Cope at a fundraiser this weekend in Tinley Park. com or call 633-5040.

Library Notes Evergreen Park

    The Evergreen Park Public Library is at 9400 S. Troy Ave. The phone number is 422-8522 ***     The Read to a Teen program for children in kindergarten through second grade will be at 3:30 p.m. Thursdays through Aug. 1. Teens will encourage children to develop a reading habit. Children will have the opportunity to read aloud and play a reading game. Each participating child will get a new book with every visit. Registration required. ***     A crochet club for teens and adults will be at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Aug. 13. Beginners should bring an H/8 crochet hook; yarn will be provided. Non-beginners should bring a current project. Registration required. ***     The library will be closed on Sundays until Sept. 8. ***     The library is accepting donations of hardcover books, paperbacks, music CDs, videos and DVDs. Magazines, encyclopedias and textbooks are unacceptable. ***     The library is accepting applications for exhibits at its Mini Maker Faire to be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19. The event will celebrate the do-ityourself mind set by showcasing various projects in a show-andtell format. Submit projects at evergreenparklibrary.org. ***     The library booth at the Evergreen Park Farmers Market will be offering samples of strawberry shortcake, strawberry recipes and strawberry themed stories and crafts from 10 to 11 a.m. at the market, 89th Street and Kedzie Avenue.

    The Worth Senior Pinochle club is seeking new members. Membership is free. Visit the group at the Worth Park District Terrace Centre, 11500 Beloit Ave., every Monday and Wednesday from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Games begin at noon. Call 448-1181 for Green Hills     The Green Hills Public Library information. is at 8611 W. 103rd St. in Palos Hills. The phone number is 5988446. ***     The library is seeking teen volunteers to help with tis Summer Reading Program. Parental permission is required and volun    The Kelly High School Class teers must be at least 13 years of 1963 is planning a 50th re- old. Sign up at the library. For union for this fall. The plan- more information contact Youth ning committee is seeking class- Services at 598-8446, Ext. 117. mates. For more information *** or to have your name placed     The library offers IndieFlix. on the distribution list for the Get unlimited access to Awardformal invitation contact Ber- winning independent movies, nadette (Bernie) Petrauskas at shorts, documentaries, and web (630) 469-9418 or bernptrsks@ series that can be viewed on a yahoo.com. home computer or portable device. Go to greenhillslibrary.org to start streaming free movies. *** SUDOKU Solution     The library offers books for parents and teachers to borrow for a three-week period. Resources may be helpful for lesson planning and obtaining creative ideas. Books are in the Youth Services Department. ***     The library is collecting Legos to be used in a Lego club that will begin this summer. Bring donations to the library. ***     The library offers the eBook platform 3M Cloud Library, and has a touch-screen Discovery Station where patrons can browse and checkout eBooks. Cloud eBooks can be read on most eReaders, computers, tablets and smart phones. Check out a 3M eReader at the circulation desk. Visit greenhillslibrary.org to get started. ***     The library has an eBook service, Axis 360, through which users can download bestselling eBooks for as many as 21 days directly onto a device using the

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    Ghusein’s original store at 95th Street and Cicero Avenue was destroyed by fire in November 2010, prompting a flood of donated wedding gowns to Eva’s Bridal for its customers. Ghusein later passed along dozens of unused dresses to the Tinley Park agency, which hosted a successful wedding dress sale in January 2012.     This spring, Ghusein decided to give Together We Cope hundreds of high-end gowns she had acquired for an outlet store that she operated briefly before the fire, and then put into storage.     “These gowns are gems,” she said.     Pat Hosman, manager of Together We Cope’s resale store Nu2u, echoed the thought.     “These dresses are in a league of their own,” she said. “We know women will buy these dresses for weddings, formal dances and quinceaneras; but the fabric, beadwork and lace

Blio software application. Titles automatically expire at the end of the lending period and there are no late fees. Place holds on items that are checked out. Service is only available to Green Hills cardholders. To start browsing visit http://ghpl.axis360.baker-taylor. com. For more information call 598-8446. ***     The library is collecting firstperson accounts of stories of military service to be donated to the Veteran History Project of the Library of Congress. The library is seeking photos, memoirs, and wartime diaries from World War II, Korea, Vietnam, the Persian Gulf, and the conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq. Call 598-8446 for more information. ***     The library offers Freegal Music, a downloadable music service that provides access to the Sony Music Entertainment catalog. The catalog offers hundreds of thousands of songs in more than 100 genres of music. ***     The library’s Media on Demand program enables patrons to download best-selling and classic audiobooks, eBooks, music and video. No late fees. Works include best-selling novels, wellknown classics and self-improvement guides. For more information visit mediaondemand.org. ***     The library has a scanner available to the public. Pictures, documents, etc., can be scanned and sent to an email, printer or USB device. ***     The library offers TumbleBooks!, a collection of animated talking picture books with fiction, non-fiction and foreign language titles, and read-alongs (chapter books with sentence highlighting and narration but no animation). Visit greenhills.lib.il.us or call 598-8446, Ext. 117, for more information.

Oak Lawn

    The Oak Lawn Library is at 9427 S. Raymond Ave. The phone number is 422-4990. ***     The library will present a free family movie screening of “The Fantastic Mr. Fox” (PG) at noon Friday, July 12 and 2 p.m. Sunday, July 14. An urbane fox cannot resist returning to his farm-raiding ways, and then must help his community survive the farmers’ retaliation. No advance registration required. Children under 8 years old must be accompanied by an adult. For more information call 4224990 or visit oaklawnlibrary.org. ***     The library will present a free movie screening of “Hitchcock” (PG-13) at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 16. Film is about a love story between influential filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock and wife Alma Reville during the filming of “Psycho” in 1959. Starring Anthony Hopkins, Helen Mirren and Scarlett Johansson. ***     A free movie screening of “Double Indemnity” (NR) will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 23. An insurance rep lets himself be talked into a murder/insurance fraud scheme that arouses an insurance investigator’s suspicions. Starring Fred MacMurray, Barbara Stanwyck and Edward G. Robinson. ***     Donate gently-used books, magazines, CDs and videos to the Friends of the Oak Lawn Library Ongoing Book Sale at the Oak Lawn Public Library. The Friends will not accept Readers Digest condensed books, encyclopedias and older text books. The

Park Clips donation drop-off area is near the library’s Cook Avenue entrance. Interested parties may fill out a short form at the Reception Booth to receive a tax letter by mail that acknowledges their donation. Hardcover books cost 50 cents each, paperbacks are 25 cents and magazines cost five cents each. Audio visual items are priced as indicated. Funds collected from the book sale support library programming and purchases that are beyond their regular budget. ***     The library sponsors three adult writers groups that meet year-round. A general interest group meets from 10 a.m. to noon on the second and fourth Saturday of each month. Writers interested in screen-writing meet from 1 to 3:30 p.m. on the second and fourth Saturday of each month. Budding children’s authors meet from 10 a.m. to noon on the third Thursday each month. Meetings include readings, critiques and writing exercises. New members are welcome anytime. No registration required. ***     The library is holding summer reading programs for children and adults. Children from preschool to eighth grade are invited to participate in “Dig Into Reading,” which will run through Aug. 3. Prizes, weekly crafts and contests will also be part of the program. Residents and children who attend Oak Lawn schools will be allowed to register for special programs with their library card. High school students will be able to participate in a “Beneath the Surface” program For every 300 pages a student reads or listed to, he or she will receive a raffle ticket to apply towards the gift basket of his or he choice. When a student reaches 1,800 pages, he or she will receive a pop culture button. For every 300 pages a student reads after 1,800 pages, students can enter additional raffles. Prizes include autographed books, a comic book fan basket, and more. Adults are able to read at their own pace through the “Dig into Reading” program. For every 300 pages read, adults can apply a raffle ticket to the gift basket of their choice. For every 600, they will receive two tickets, and so on. When 1,800 pages are read, adults will receive a $5 gift card to Starbucks or the library’s BookWorm Café. Prize basket drawings will be held Tuesday, Aug. 6. ***     The library would like to add photos of patrons reading or listening to library books to the library’s Pinterest page, pinter est.com/OakLawnPL. Send photos to jchurchill@olpl.org. ***     Artist Kevin Luthardt is painting a mural in the Youth Services Department. Luthardt, the author and/or illustrator of eight picture books for children, has created more than 50 largescale murals in schools, libraries and many other venues. The “Imagination” themed mural will be complete by the end of May. Patrons are encouraged to visit the library to watch the transformation take place on the wall closest to the Raymond Avenue entrance. ***     Donate your “gently used” books, magazines, CDs and videos to the Friends of the Oak Lawn Library ongoing book sale. The Friends will not accept Readers Digest Condensed Books, encyclopedias and older text books. The donation drop-off area is near the library’s Cook Avenue entrance. Interested parties may fill out a short form at the Reception Booth (Continued on page 12)

Evergreen Park

    The Evergreen Park Office of Citizens’ Services will take a seven-day trip to “Christmas at the Biltmore House and Dollywood” in Tennessee from Nov. 10 to 16. Cost includes transportation, hotel, some meals, and admission to Dollywood and Biltmore Estate. For more information call 422-8776. ***     The Evergreen Youth Department has teens and young adults available to help with yard work, cleaning garages and basements, and hauling items to the dumpster. For more information call 229-3377.

Hickory Hills

    The Hickory Hills Park District has openings in its preschool classes. Five-day class is $1,540, three-day class (Monday, Wednesday, Friday) is $860, and two-day class (Tuesday and Thursday) is $695. Classes start in September and run through May 2014. Class times are 8:45 to 11:45 a.m. and 12:15 to 3:15 p.m. The office is open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. for registration. Parents must provide child’s birth certificate and immunization records. For more information call 598-1233 or visit hhparkdistrct. org.

Oak Lawn

    Duplicate bridge will be held at 11:30 a.m. Mondays at the Oak View Center. Cost is $7 per person and includes a light lunch. For more information, call 857-2200.

Palos Hills

    The Palos Hills Community Resource & Recreation Department, 8455 W. 103rd St. in Palos Hills, will take a trip to Shipshewana, an Indiana Amish community, flea market and historical downtown shopping area on Tuesday, Sept. 24. Coach transportation is $30 per person, must register and pay before trip. ***     Future Pros Soccer Camps for ages 5 to 14 will be July 29 to Aug. 2 (Session II). Camps are Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. All participants receive a T-shirt and soccer ball. ***     Zumba classes are Tuesdays, July 30 through Sept. 3 from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Cost for residents is $40, non residents are $45. For more information call 430-4500.

Worth

    The next Movie in the Park will be “Wreck-it Ralph” at 8 p.m. Thursday, July 25 at Gale Moore Park, 109th Street and Nordica Avenue. ***     Play in the Parks presented by RecExpress will be from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 16 at Penny

Park and July 30 at Homerding Park. ***     The park district will celebrate National Ice Cream Day at Gale Moore Park, 109th Street and Nordica Avenue, from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, July 21. There will be games, crafts, a bounce castle, an inflatable obstacle course and ice cream. ***     A trip to see the Tall Ships at Navy Pier will be Saturday, Aug. 10. Tour the ships dockside or sail on Lake Michigan on select ships. Fee is $45 per person and includes general admission, ship tour, transportation and parking. Register by Aug. 3. Trip leaves from the Terrace Centre at 10 a.m. and returns at 5 p.m. ***     Pickle Ball will be at the Terrace Centre, 11500 Beloit Ave., from 6 to 8 p.m. every Tuesday. Pickle Ball is a cross between tennis and ping-pong and involves strategies such as lobbing, drive shots and overhead slams. Cost is $1. ***     Open gym basketball is offered at the Terrace Centre, 11500 Beloit Ave., Thursdays from 6 to 8 p.m. Cost is $1. ***     Pickle Ball, a cross between tennis and ping pong, will be offered as an open program on Tuesdays, 6 to 8 p.m. at the Terrace Centre, 11500 Beloit Ave. Open gym basketball will also be offered at the Terrace Centre on Thursdays from 6 to 8 p.m. Cost to play either game is $1. ***     The park district is holding a smile search contest with two ways to participate. All summer long the park district will hide its “Worth Your Smile” logo throughout its website, worthparkdistrict.org. To participate follow “Worth Park District” on Facebook for contest details. Through Facebook participants will get instructions and clues on how to find the logo and report back to the park district. Several online Smile Searches will be held through the summer. ***     Little Club offers benefits such as free indoor playground usage. Fee is $10 resident, $15 non-resident. For more information call the park district. ***     The Terrace Centre, 11500 Beloit Ave., has an indoor playground featuring slides, a climbing wall, tree house and more for children who can walk through 4 years old. Hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Fee is $1 for residents, $2 for non-residents. For more information call 448-7080 or visit worthparkdistrict.org.

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Whatizit?     Dana Oswald of Chicago Ridge, and Theresa Rebersky (where’s George?) and Robert Solner of Worth, you folks knew last week’s “Whatizit?” was a reflection in a window. It was actually taken in downtown Chicago across from Union Station, but you didn’t have to know what building it was, and even if you guessed a building and were wrong, you still get credit. Just because we’re so darn nice!     This week’s clue is: Of course. Send responses to thereporter@ comcast.net under the subject Whatizit, and include your first and last names and where you live.

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Oh, snap! New osteo drug may cause breaks     For years, alternative health practitioners have warned about the dangers of many osteoporosis drugs.     Patients, mostly women, have overwhelmingly been convinced that the drugs will help create healthy bone. One of the first objectors to such drugs was Nan Kathryn Fuchs, who claimed that while the drugs can contribute to an increase in bone mass, the increase is unhealthy bone without an adequate matrix. Her description of the bone is that the bone is weaker and much less solid than naturally created bone.     Several years ago, I referenced a television news report showing a number of women on such drugs that had sustained fractures of the femur without even having been subjected to trauma. Many of the women were walking down the street or stepping up when they noticed a “snap.” The reports seemed to fit in with the description given by Fuchs.     The authors of Worst Pills/Best Pills issued a warning in their June newsletter, explaining the new osteoporosis drug, denosumab (Prolia), for post-menopausal

women, may also lead to such atypical fractures and more.     The newsletter states: “Denosumab interferes with the body’s important processes of bone me-

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tabolism and immune function.” It explains that as a result of the above information regarding denosumab, “Its use may lead to atypical fractures (breaks in the bone that occur spontaneously with little to no trauma, unlike breaks involving major trauma, such as a fall).”     Our bones normally develop micro-cracks from wear and tear, but new cells help create fresh new bone. As we age, the rebuilding slows a bit. Just as in other osteoporosis drugs, denosumab hinders the natural process of ridding the body of the old bone, which sounds good, but it appears

to hinder new bone formation as well. It seems when one process is reduced artificially with the drug, the rebuilding process is also reduced.     The authors noted that with denosumab, the Food and Drug Administration team leader observed the drug affected both the destruction of old bone as well as hindering the creation of new bone; hence, micro-cracks are never repaired. When the microcracks become larger, the bone structure is greatly compromised and weakened.     In a three-year study of 8,000 women, all of whom took vitamin D and calcium, the difference between those taking denosumab and those taking placebo, showed very small differences; yet, when comparing hip and new vertebral fractures in the group taking denosumab, the incidence of those hip and vertebral fractures actually increased during the third year of the study.     As all drugs do, this drug has potential side effects such as serious infection, hypocalcemia, fracture healing problems, dermatologic adverse events, pancreatitis, new primary malignancy

and broken bones.     Here’s a comment that jumped out at me and should do the same for readers: “It is unusual to find so many serious adverse events established by randomized clinical trials that still result in a drug being approved.” The trials were small, yet showed serious problems. Post-study wider usage resulted in additional warnings.     The article notes this stunning observation: “Given that denosumab affects both normal immune system function as well as normal bone repair, the extensive nature of this list is perhaps unsurprising. What is surprising is that a drug could be approved for use in millions of people with so little efficacy and so many potential side effects.”     We wonder how these things happen, but as always, follow the money. Can you think of any other reason for overlooking such side effects? Dee Woods is available to give presentations about alternative health treatments and healthy living. She can be reached at deewoods@comcast.net.

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Malnutrition, waste causes of most sickness     “I have my health” is a common saying that reflects the importance we place on being healthy, and perhaps never before has health care been a more contentious and debated topic in the United States. The health care industry rakes in billions and billions of dollars every year, and the saddest thing is much if not most of that money is spent to treat diseases that are very avoidable if not completely preventable. The citizens of this great nation would be well-advised to spend their money on preventing illness, rather than overcoming it.     The great, almost magical thing about this all is that preventing disease is not expensive, and it is a hell of lot less costs than paying for repeated visits to the doctor, pills, injections, surgery and therapy and rehabilitation. It is crazy how much money goes into something that never had to happen in the first place.     Nearly every ailment that afflicts the human body can be traced to either the retention of waste matter or malnutrition — and in the latter I do not mean starvation, at least in the physical sense. We can eat many meals a day — we can eat

to the point of obesity — and still be malnourished. Nourishment comes from the quality of food one eats, not the quantity. Malnutrition results from feeding the body food that has been robbed of its natural goodness through heating, processing or other adulterations. The life — which would otherwise give us life through eating it — has been literally sucked out of it. The molecules that compose the substances that help build and heal our bodies are gone. The body cannot be rejuvenated, cells cannot replicate properly to replace lost or damaged cells, if they are not provided the appropriate vitamins and minerals.     Such food results in biological starvation. Your appetite may be satiated, but your body is slowly weakening and growing susceptible to sickness and disease. It is a miracle that people can actually exist on some of the things they stuff into their faces, but they are living despite what they eat, not because of it.     The answer is to eat foods that give life, but before that the toxic wastes that have accumulated in the body must be eliminated. The system must be cleansed, and fruit and vegetable

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juices are excellent for this task. This is because by ingesting solely juice, the body can focus on simple digestion, rather than trying to break down fiber. Much digestive work is spent breaking open the cells of food and liberating the life-giving atoms and molecules, but by separating the fiber the energy contained within is made much more available to the body, and in greater amounts.     One should drink two pints of juice a day, or as much as eight pints. This should be whole juice, not from concentrate, never juice containing added sugar or flavorings, and preferably not even from the store — the best juice is that which you can juice yourself.     This does not mean the fiber is not good, for it provides the means necessary to rid the colon of accu-

mulated waste that line the walls of the intestine. The body needs this bulk, and raw fruits and vegetables are the best source. Apples, avocados and all kinds of berries are fruits rife with fiber, and broccoli and other cruciferous vegetables such as cauliflower and Brussels sprouts are great sources as well. Fiber moves through the digestive system like a broom, pushing the unwanted, poisonous waste through and out. This eliminates an environment in which dangerous bacteria can flourish and propagate, which can lead to illnesses both temporary and chronic.     Keep your colon clean, and give yourself more life by eating that which itself contains life. Drink your wine, and enjoy all that life has to offer. Anthony Scarano is not a doctor. He is an 88-year-old Evergreen Park resident, winemaker and certified naturopath. Suggestions in this space are solely the opinions of Mr. Scarano based on years of independent study and personal experience, and may not be beneficial to health. Wine should be consumed in moderation, as overindulgence may be harmful to health.

Library Notes (Continued from page 11) to receive a tax letter by mail that acknowledges their donation.     The Friends Ongoing Book Sale provides an ever-changing variety of books, magazines and other forms of media at bargain prices. Hardcover books cost 50 cents each, paperbacks are 25 cents and magazines cost five cents each. Audio visual items are priced as indicated. Funds collected from the book sale support library programming and purchases that are beyond their regular budget. ***     The library now offers movie check-out for free. Check-out periods are seven days with no renewals. Oak Lawn residents may check out up to 10 films at a time. ***     The library offers “Temporary Online Patron Registration.” Fill out a registration form at oak lawnlibrary.org/librarycards2. shtml, and visit the Circulation Desk within 14 days to receive a permanent card. Proof of residency in Oak Lawn is required. ***     The library has the newest and most popular titles and resources in its collection of eBooks, Blu-Ray and DVDs (movies and TV series), CDs for a range of music interests, and hard copy books. The library also has a language learning program and databases. During September, new library card-holders will add a leaf to the tree in the Cook Avenue foyer and be eligible to enter a drawing for a book of their choice (one child prize and one adult/young adult prize up to $35 value each). Cards are available to Oak Lawn residents at the Circulation Desk. Bring an ID and proof of address. ***     Books, tapes and CDs not found at the library can be requested online from another library. For more information call the Interlibrary Loan department or stop by the Help Desk on the first floor. ***     “Images of America: Oak Lawn” by Oak Lawn Library local history coordinator Kevin Korst contains more than 200 photographs with captions and chapter introductions, and highlights the many aspects of Oak Lawn’s history in-

cluding Round-Up Days and the 1967 Tornado. The book is available for purchase at the library’s Reception Booth for $21.99 (cash or check). Book sales benefit the Oak Lawn Community Library Foundation. A corresponding photo exhibit is on display and features more than 100 historic Oak Lawn images and dozens of artifacts. The display is in the Local History Room on the library’s second floor. For more information contact Korst at 422-4990. ***     The library offers “Accessible Archives,” an electronic resource available at oaklawnlibrary.org. Click on the “Research” tab and select the icon for “Accessible Archives.” The collection features historic periodicals and books and provides eyewitness accounts and editorial observations of events, genealogical records, county histories and Godey’s “Lady’s Book” — a magazine published

to entertain, inform and educate women of America. The Civil War collection is noteworthy and presents coverage based on various historical perspectives. ***     The Freegal music service is available on the library’s website, oaklawnlibrary.org. Patrons may download up to three songs a week from the Sony catalog with their library card. Freegal includes millions of songs and requires no software to install. Files that can be played on any device including iPods. For more information visit oaklawnlibrary.org. ***     Recycle “gently used” books, magazines, CDs and videos by donating them to the Friends of the Oak Lawn Library Ongoing Book Sale. The Friends will not accept Readers Digest Condensed Books, encyclopedias or older text books. The donation drop-off area is near the library’s Cook Avenue entrance. Interested parties may fill

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Crime doesn’t punish collectibles Bartosh     Contrary to popular opinion, crime does sometimes pay.     Now, I’m not advising anyone to immediately go on a spree of rampant lawlessness. Societal reprobates certainly don’t need any encouragement from me to misbehave badly, and hopefully those of you currently found among the law-abiding ranks remain strong enough in your convictions to avoid being convicted in the future.     Still, you have to wonder if a kernel of truth indeed exists in that earlier declaration, at least from a monetary standpoint. Why, for instance, do those who commit illegal deeds so often seem to prosper from them?     In a perfect world, librarians would draw bigger incomes than looters, engineers would outearn embezzlers and druggists would have a better revenue stream than drug dealers. But, of course, that’s not the way the real world operates.     We who reside on the right side of the law are rightfully disgusted when we learn of the latest examples of wrongdoing, whether that involves guys wearing masks, disguises or three-piece suits. In truth, the latter sometimes are the worst offenders of all when it comes to inflicting financial pain to the unsuspecting — assuming he didn’t physically harm any of his victims while robbing them, your typical street thug ruins fewer lives than people like Bernie Madoff or Ken Lay did.     Naturally, murder is the most reprehensible of crimes, but that hasn’t stopped certain segments of the public from becoming fascinated by the perpetrators of those horrific acts. Many young people know all about Charles Manson without having to look up anything on Wikipedia, even though his most infamous crimes took place 44 years ago.     Worse, Manson continues to have “fans,” individuals who attempt to correspond with him and readily accord him celebrity status. Other mass murderers still living on taxpayers’ dollars have had similar kinds of warped followers.     What does all of this talk about crime have to do with sports? If you don’t know, then you must not follow sports too closely these days.

    Few of the days seem to pass by without incident, as a steady stream of athletes pops up on news stories as suspects or guilty parties in one illegal activity after another. A recent tale involved New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, who was arrested on murder charges.     Not surprisingly, the Patriots quickly distanced themselves from Hernandez by cutting him from their roster. The organization then went one step further to appease fans by offering anyone who had purchased Hernandez’s No. 81 jersey from the Patriots ProShop at Gillette Stadium an opportunity to exchange it for the jersey of a staying-out-of-trouble New England player.     But not everyone chose to take advantage of the Patriots’ generosity. Instead, some who planned to discard their Hernandez jerseys sought to pick up some extra cash in the process.     And according to an online story by Susanna Kim of ABC News, at least a couple of them realized a greater monetary windfall than expected. While nearly 1,600 items relating to Hernandez were listed on eBay shortly after his arrest, jerseys were a particularly hot item.     Kim interviewed a Virginia Beach man named Ben Kent, who listed his Hernandez jersey for $50 and watched the bids for it go beyond the $225 mark with a few hours remaining before the auction closed. The item had been viewed over 2,300 times.     Kent told Kim the original price of his jersey was about $250, but he admitted he was “just going to take anything for it.” He said that if he had kept the Hernandez jersey, he could “never wear it in public without people making comments. He’s charged as a murderer. I don’t need to be a part of that.”     A Florida man named John Lamothe initially listed his Hernandez jersey for $15 on eBay, but sold it for $289 according to a story that first ran in the Boston Globe. That was nearly double Lamothe’s original purchase price.     Like Kent, Lamothe could not envision himself ever again donning the Hernandez jersey. Lamothe refrained from donating it to Goodwill because he

“didn’t think anyone would want to buy it,” but then he noticed other eBay listings and decided to “see what happens.”     What happened was the latest evidence that plenty of people out there don’t really care what an athlete does wrong, just as long as he doesn’t do it against them.     Think I’m exaggerating? According to statistics provided by NFLShop.com, Hernandez’s jersey had never ranked among its 100 most popular ones, so why the sudden interest on online auctions?     Lamothe surmised that some people simply get drawn to badboy personas, no matter how bad that boy might actually be. And Kent stated collectors are merely interested in something rare.     Both men are probably correct, which doesn’t make me feel any better. While rarities in any collecting circle automatically create value, where exactly do we draw the line on what is pursued?     I don’t blame Kent or Lamothe for wanting to rid himself of his Hernandez jersey, if for no other reason than to avoid the embarrassment attached to owning one now. But regrettably, there are two other people who felt no compunction about that same thing and were willing to fork over more than $200 for the privilege of owning a Hernandez jersey.     And I have the strange feeling that if Hernandez ultimately gets convicted, the price tag on his jerseys will increase again. After all, the bottom never completely dropped out on all things O.J. — after a downturn in the wake of the two murders for which he stood trial in the mid1990s, Simpson collectibles gradually regained a sizable amount of their previous worth, a trend no doubt helped along by his current incarceration.     Convicted felons are prohibited from deriving any monetary benefits from their crimes. I suspect no sensible person would argue against that, but why does sensibility suddenly disappear when outsiders seek to prosper from those same misdeeds?     If we wouldn’t break the law ourselves, we shouldn’t try to break the bank when someone else goes astray.

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Lighter work week for area clubs By Ken Karrson     Independence Day meant freedom from baseball for most area teams.     Even the busiest squads took a break from Thursday through this past weekend, but a few lightened their summer-league loads before that. Chicago Christian, in fact, did not schedule any contests the entire week.     Oak Lawn, Sandburg and Shepard all took the field just one time, the latter pair doing so against each other last Monday. The Eagles won in a romp, as did the Spartans over Stagg on Wednesday.     One club that tackled a full slate was Brother Rice, and the Crusaders made the most of their opportunities as they went 4-1 on the week. Their only loss came by a 2-0 score against Bremen, which was somewhat surprising seeing as how Rice included among its conquests Chicago Catholic League heavyweights St. Rita (8-2) and De La Salle (6-2).     The Crusaders also bruised Stagg, as they knocked off the Chargers in both ends of a Tuesday twinbill, 16-1 and 10-0.     “We were really, really happy with the way we played,” Rice coach John McCarthy said. “We want to keep it going and get better every day.     “I want to see us really have that killer mentality, a little more fight. And if we run the bases better, we’ll be a tough team.”     Eleven foes likely think that way about the Crusaders now, seeing as how they’ve come up short versus Rice this summer. St. Rita did so because of some clutch hitting by Rice’s Mike Schalasky (three-run double) and Mike Massey, plus solid pitching from Alex Alarcon and Kevin Biondic.     Massey, a transfer from St. Rita, also slugged a two-run homer in one of the wins over Stagg.     “He’s been absolutely outstanding,” McCarthy said. “He was at almost .600 for the week. He’s been tearing up the baseball.”     Before romping past the Chargers, the Crusaders (11-5) got stonewalled by Bremen and wasted a decent mound effort by Jack Nelligan. While McCarthy credited Braves hurlers’ ability to mix up pitches as a key reason for his own team’s stagnant offense, he felt something else was a negative factor: overconfidence.     “You can’t have that,” he said. “I think we thought we were [automatically] going to win and our focus at the plate wasn’t very good. We didn’t move runners very well.” ***     Ian McGinnis, Barry Biondic,

Joey Preusser and Jordan Taylor joined forces on the hill to silence Stagg twice. Erich Lieser aided Rice’s attack with a bases-clearing triple in one of the contests.     “They had a few costly mistakes that allowed us to extend innings,” McCarthy said of the Chargers. “The biggest thing is you’ve got to pick up the baseball — if you do that, you give yourself a shot to win.     “That’s what this group has done [for us]. I’ve been impressed with how they’ve stayed in ballgames [that way]. We’ve just got to find a way to get that timely hit.”     That obviously wasn’t a problem for Rice on Tuesday, but its opponent hasn’t been quite so lucky. Stagg, which also struggled to score in the spring, collected a dozen hits against the Crusaders, but only Drew Bolero’s single in Game 1 generated a run for the Chargers.     “Not many good things came out of that day,” Stagg coach Matt O’Neill said. “We played a really good Rice team and we never really were in the game[s].     “I think they’re going to be pretty good in the spring. They’re pretty scary with the bats. They just pounded the ball and we didn’t [always] pick it up.”     As for his own squad, O’Neill didn’t read too much into either of the outcomes versus Rice or the 13-2 defeat against Oak Lawn, even though none of those results reflected the competitiveness the Chargers have demonstrated most of the summer.     “Our concerns didn’t really change because of this [past] week,” O’Neill said. “We really haven’t hit all summer, so that wasn’t a surprise, but I don’t think we’re any different than many other teams.”     Joe Van Nieuwenhuyse accounted for two of Stagg’s five hits in Game 2. Rice totaled twice as many and augmented those safeties by placing four other runners aboard via Chargers errors. ***     Lieser’s two-run single helped the Crusaders upend De La Salle on Wednesday. Schalasky and Jake Barry split the pitching duties.     Also cited by McCarthy for contributions during the week were Andrew Dyke, Kevin Sullivan and Kyle Hilliard.

STAGG     Chris Yaros’ single kept the Chargers from being shut out last Wednesday, but Stagg (2-11) could not overcome Oak Lawn’s six-run eruption in the first inning and wound up getting tagged with a resounding setback. The Spartans struck for six more markers in the third.     Bobby Beard (three-run double in the first) and Jake Slusinski (two-run double in the third) delivered the big blows for Oak Lawn. Spartans coach Bill Gerny praised the development of both west Interleague by defeating Bur- were Cassidy McCarthy, Samantha Madelyn Powers, Becca Harkala, players, who are expected to fill Worth 12U girls win bank 12-3 in the championship Lhotak, Mikayla Flanagan, Alyssa Savannah Templeton, Hailey Ger- pivotal roles in 2014. softball championship Stergiopoulos, Genelle Grabowski,     “Despite playing several differ    The Worth 12U girls’ softball game on June 29. (Continued on page 2) ent positions, he has gotten really team took first place in the South-     Comprising the Wildcats’ roster Skylar Lisante, Andrianna Patty, comfortable at the plate and has shown that he can hit varsity-level pitching,” Gerny said of Beard. “He has really stepped up this summer.     “[Slusinski] was a player last year that was used for his defense and his speed, but, like Beard, he has become really comfortable at the plate. He is showing much more patience and waiting on pitches that he can drive.”     Sophomore-to-be Justin Swatek chipped in with two hits and a walk and tallied three times, and Gerny described him as someone who “hits the ball hard and doesn’t play intimidated on the varsity level.”     Other RBI men for Oak Lawn (5-6) were Mitch Swatek (sacrifice fly), Joe Dodaro (single), Matt Witkowski (sacrifice fly), Brandon Quillin (single), Matt Dunne (single), Ivan Georgelos (single) and Kevin Zurek (groundout).     “We are getting contributions from every spot in the lineup,” Gerny said. “If we can maintain that consistency, I think our offense will be much stronger next year. I’m still waiting for all of the underclassmen to assert themselves and play with confidence, and I think that this game was a step in the right direction.”     Witkowski earned the pitching victory by scattering three hits over the first three innings while walking no one and fanning five. Ray Walker threw a five-pitch fourth frame, while Chris Donato worked the fifth Submitted photo and final stanza. The Worth 12 U girls’ softball team took first in its league.     According to Gerny, Witkowski,

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Walker and Donato are all battling to become the Spartans’ No. 3 starter behind Dunne and Mitch Swatek next spring. ***     Finding a No. 3 man to support primary mound occupants Max Strus and Jeff Goral has been on O’Neill’s summer to-do list as well, and making another bid for that spot was C.J. Casey, who pitched the Chargers to an 8-1 triumph over Reavis last Monday.     Casey, who had held LincolnWay North to one hit over 3 1/3 innings and whiffed eight in a Stagg win the week before, was sharp again versus the Rams. Reavis managed two hits in six frames and struck out seven times.     Casey did issue four walks, but that number was less than in his previous appearance.     “He is the epitome of ‘effectively wild,’” O’Neill said. “He shows glimpses of being somebody who can help us in the spring. A lot of guys are battling for that No. 3 spot, and we’re trying to extend him a little bit because we really want to see what he can do.”     All of the candidates for pitching assignments in 2014 have gotten longer looks because of the top two hurlers’ unavailability. Strus has been focusing on basketball, while Goral has missed the entire summer to date because of a bad elbow.     Batting-wise, the Chargers were at their best against the Rams, who were reached for 11 hits. Bolero (two-run double), Brett Stratinsky (RBI double) and Nick Gerzon (two hits, three RBI) were the ringleaders, but Stagg also received input from Trace Moustakas (RBI single) and Jimmy Farnan (sacrifice fly).     The Chargers scored twice in the first inning and then tacked on three runs in both the third and fifth stanzas. SANDBURG     The trio of Matthias Dietz, Jeremy Kelso and Ben Kociper teamed up to no-hit Shepard last Monday and propel the Eagles toward an 11-0 win.     Dietz pocketed the victory after fanning seven over four innings. He threw first-pitch strikes to 11 batters. For the summer, Dietz has surrendered just two hits and two walks over 11 innings.     “Opponents’ batting average against him is real low,” Sandburg assistant coach George Fear said. “Everybody looked sharp [against the Astros]. I didn’t even realize it [was a no-hitter] until the sixth inning.”     Shepard coach Frank DiFoggio definitely noticed it earlier.     “We only hit one ball out of the infield,” he said. “I can see that’s where Sandburg is going to hang their hats.”     Despite the lack of punch, the Astros (5-7) didn’t get rolled until the seventh inning. That’s when the Eagles (6-2) staged a six-run uprising, using two infield singles and a bloop hit as part of the rally.     “When it’s going well, that’s what happens,” Fear said. “For Shepard, when it rains, it pours.”     In DiFoggio’s opinion, the main reason it began pouring on his club was because of his decision to go young with the lineup later on.     “We had all freshmen in the infield,” he said. “It was one of those learning-type innings. It was a pretty good 5-0 game for most of the game.”     The Astros’ ability to hang relatively close for quite a while didn’t shock Fear.     “Shepard has had some pretty tough games against us [in the past], for sure in the spring,” he said. “They’re well-coached over there and they do things the right way.”     At the plate, Dan Santiago (two hits), Julian Gutierrez (two hits) and Chris Stearns (two RBI) were Sandburg’s headliners.     “Those are three veterans we need to produce,” Fear said. “We kind of need them to be offensive catalysts.     “[Success is] kind of a crapshoot, but our pitching’s been good and we’re definitely there. We’ve got enough to win [regularly].” RICHARDS     Mt. Carmel may have won the Class 4A championship in early June, but the Caravan’s accomplishment then hasn’t fazed the Bulldogs this summer. Richards’ 2-1 triumph last Tuesday was its (Continued on page 2)


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Community sports news (Continued from page 1) zation travel teams captured shon, Kelly Walinski, Kayla Strezo championships last weekend in and Diana Vargas. the War Off 294 Tournament in Oak Lawn. Palos baseball teams capture     It was an all-Palos finale Oak Lawn tourney titles in the 11-and-Under Division,     Two Palos Baseball Organi- as the Thunder 11U-Elmosa

squad held off the Thunder 11U-O’Leary team to claim the crown. In the 14-and-Under Division, the Thunder 14ULadewig club outscored its opponents 70-12 overall en route to a title.

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The Palos Thunder 11U-Elmosa (top photo) and Palos Thunder 14U-Ladewig traveling baseball teams won tournament championships in Oak Lawn.

Summer baseball (Continued from page 1) third over Mt. Carmel in four weeks.     “We just want our guys to believe they can compete with anybody,” Bulldogs coach Brian Wujcik said. “We’re not going to intimidate anyone with our size, but we’re doing things right, little things that have added up. We’ve got a team batting average around .370 or so, our fielding percentage is up and the pitching staff is throwing strikes.”     Handling the mound chores on this occasion was the threesome of Eric Mallo, Adrian Gonzalez and Brett Thomas. Mallo garnered the win after going the first four innings.     Richards (11-5) totaled only six hits, but one of those was Andrew Schramm’s two-run single in the first frame. ***     Thomas also lent a hand in the Bulldogs’ 10-6 triumph over De La Salle last Monday by going 2-for-2. One of the hits was a three-RBI double.     “Offensively, he’s right around .300, and on the mound he’s got two wins and a save,” Wujcik said of Thomas. “It’s always good to find [versatile] guys like that.”     Charlie Zeschke went 4-for-4 against the Meteors and sports an average near .600 this summer, prompting Wujcik to label the senior-to-be catcher “a machine.” Shawn Chiaramonte totaled three hits, two runs and one RBI, while Mike Marchione contributed a pair of hits.     Schramm was the victorious pitcher in relief of Eric Rugge. ***     Mallo was 2-for-2 against St. Rita last Wednesday, but Richards accrued just three other hits and wound up suffering a 6-0 defeat,     “We didn’t hit the ball poorly, but it seemed like they came with two outs,” Wujcik said. “We never really threatened early in an inning.”     The ’Dogs left the bags jammed in the seventh and failed to capitalize on earlier extra-base hits by A.J. Sanchez (triple) and Mallo (double). ST. LAURENCE     The Vikings’ revival from an early summer slump continued last week, as they bulldozed their way past Reavis (11-1) and Evergreen Park (12-0) after edging Mt. Carmel 3-1 in the opener of a doubleheader last Monday. The Caravan won Game 2, 5-2.     “For as long as I’ve been coaching, it’s been a back-and-forth series [with Mt. Carmel],” St. Laurence coach Pete Lotus said. “Every game is an interesting one, to say the least.”     The Caravan squeezed out only two hits off the Vikings’ trio of Brad Wood, John Riordan and Steve Schultz in the initial contest. While Wood’s dominance over the first three innings wasn’t surprising due to his springtime exploits and two-time status as an all-area player, the same couldn’t necessarily be said of Riordan and Schultz.     “They’ve done great,” Lotus said of the duo. “[Schultz] didn’t get a great deal of innings last year, but he’s throwing the ball very well. His off-speed is his [best] pitch.     “John was one of the main guys on the sophomore level and a guy we definitely need to step up next year. We’re looking at him to fill the No. 4 spot [in the rotation].”     Mike Kornacker, St. Laurence’s acknowledged pitching ace, did damage to Mt. Carmel with his bat as he stroked a double and a pair of RBI singles in his team’s win.     The Caravan broke through in the opening stanza of Game 2 by plating four runs and establishing

an edge that would not be lost. A bases-on-balls, hit batsman and two Vikings errors were all part of the explosion.     St. Laurence (8-4) collected its only runs on Riordan’s first-inning groundout and a wild pitch in the third. ***     It was full steam ahead for the Vikings’ offense on Tuesday and Wednesday, however. Victimized first was neighboring Reavis, which gave up a baker’s dozen worth of hits to St. Laurence and got burned by back-to-back multiple-run rallies.     The Vikings stretched their advantage out to 5-0 by tallying four times in the fourth inning and then doubled their run total in the fifth. Roger Wilson (4-for-4 with a double, four RBI) spearheaded the assault, but Kornacker, Jake Tholl, Mike Sterna, Kevin Aderman and Frank Greco all hit safely and drove in a run.     “We’ve been swinging the bats much, much better,” Lotus said. “Even a lot of the outs we made were hit well.”     Offense alone would have been enough to get the job done here, but St. Laurence combined its potent sticks with some top-flight pitching and solid defense to create a complete performance. On the hill, Greco, Sean Burnett, Dom Pilas and Alex Hitney all excelled as the Rams scratched out just one hit.     And Evergreen was stung even worse the next day, as the Vikings’ first seven batters got hits and 10 runs were amassed. Mike Miller socked a two-run triple, Wood swatted a two-run double, Rob Gutierrez knocked in one teammate with his three-bagger and Nick Verta belted an RBI double to lead the charge.     Also getting in on the act were Kornacker, Wilson and Nate Tholl, all of whom singled in one run. Jake Kolniak garnered an RBI with his groundout.     “The last two days have been very, very good,” Lotus said. “Our whole team was swinging well.     “We’ve played much better [of late]. All those little bumps and hiccups — if we’re not making those now, it was worth it [then]. It’s a combination of a few things, like the younger guys just feeling they can play with those older guys and getting used to being around each other.”     And Lotus likes the personnel depth that should eventually be realized from those occurrences.     “We’re kind of growing and we want to make sure guys don’t become complacent,” he said. “We want people to compete for spots because it makes us better as a team.”     Mustangs coach Mark Smyth knows his club is better than its current 1-8 record might indicate. For proof, he needs only to look back about a month, when Evergreen advanced all the way to a Class 3A sectional final for the first time in school history with assistance from a large number of athletes who’ll be returning in 2014.     And while he would have loved for the Mustangs to pose a greater challenge to St. Laurence, Smyth didn’t mind squaring off with the Vikings.     “Summer’s fun for us to see that kind of competition,” he said. “It’s a good learning experience. You play a team like that, you’d better bring your ‘A’ game.     “Holy cow, they really don’t let up all the way down the lineup. They pounded it.”     Getting saddled with the pitching loss was senior-to-be Frank Meisl, who had been one of Evergreen’s shining stars during the spring campaign.     “Frank didn’t have his best stuff,” Smyth said. “He was leaving everything up in the zone and they put the barrel on it quite a bit. The good thing is, maybe that’ll be some fuel for the fire to get ready for next year.”     David Ziebarth enjoyed a better outing in relief, as he held the Vikings’ bats fairly well in

check over a span of 3 2/3 innings. Registering the Mustangs’ lone hits were Joey Piet (double) and Kevin Gallagher.     “We see some good things in every game,” Smyth said. “We’re not winning games, but that doesn’t matter. It’s summer baseball, and you learn about what you have and who you can depend on in reserve roles.” EVERGREEN PARK     The Mustangs’ three contests prior to their matchup with St. Laurence featured them as a more formidable foe. Mt. Carmel did pin a 7-1 defeat on Evergreen, but both St. Rita and Rich Central had to fight hard to bag one-run triumphs.     St. Rita prevailed 5-4 the week before, while the Olympians notched an 8-7 victory last Tuesday. The latter game was a bit frustrating to Smyth because the Mustangs had forged a 3-all tie in their portion of the sixth and then gone ahead 7-6 in the top of the seventh.     “We gave it to them, they gave it to us, and we gave it back to them,” Smyth said.     A couple of two-out errors by Evergreen enabled Rich Central to overtake its guests in its last at-bat and snatch a win away from the Mustangs. Gallagher took the loss, but Smyth was happy with how his player had performed in extended action, which became necessary in part because of the absence of two pitchers the coach might have considered using.     “I’m proud of him,” Smyth said of Gallagher. “He’s going to be a senior and has good stuff, and this was the first time he battled [for several innings]. He kind of became a pitcher that day instead of a thrower.     “We’re pretty solid with who we have coming back [from the spring season] and we’re super excited [about next year]. I feel we’ve got five or six solid guys to pitch for us.”     While none could be considered a big-strikeout type, Smyth doesn’t mind.     “Depending on your teammates to make plays — that’s the right attitude,” he said. “They’re carrying it over from the spring.”     Piet (two-run double) and Brendan Walsh (RBI double) were Evergreen’s hitting notables versus the Olympians. MARIST     The RedHawks fell short in their two most recent outings, as both De La Salle (7-3) and Andrew (6-5) got the better of them, the latter doing so in nine innings last Monday.     “We’ve lost three in a row, but they were all pretty close games,” Marist coach Tom Fabrizio said. “I’m happy with some of our at-bats — we’re hitting the ball pretty good. I’m pretty much getting my questions answered, which is what I wanted.”     The RedHawks were ahead of the Thunderbolts most of the way, but a pitching change helped Andrew muster some late-game offense and walk away with a win.     “We just play things a little differently in the summer,” Fabrizio said. “We’re not playing to situations, but we’re trying to do certain things.” ***     The Meteors shoved Marist (5-5) into an immediate hole by plating five first-inning runs, an uprising that was triggered by eight straight hits.     “They just singled us to death,” Fabrizio said. “They’re just contact guys — nothing that scares you. We didn’t really make any mistakes, but they hit some seeing-eye balls. We battled throughout the rest of the game, which I was happy about.”     Eric Hansen (double, RBI single) and Rich Kairis (RBI double) were the RedHawks’ top hitters. Kairis also worked on the hill, as did Patrick Meehan.     Marist was without several players last week due to football commitments.

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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS COUNTY DEPARTMENT - CHANCERY DIVISION U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR BEAR STEARNS ALT-A TRUST 2006-3 Plaintiff, -v.ALEKSANDRA ZWOLEN, TOMASZ ZWOLEN, PNC BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION AS A POSSIBLE SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO NATIONAL CITY BANK SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO MIDAMERICA BANK, FSB, UNKNOWN OWNERS AND NONRECORD CLAIMANTS Defendants 12 CH 015464 8810 W. 100TH PLACE PALOS HILLS, IL 60465 NOTICE OF SALE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above cause on May 7, 2013, an agent for The Judicial Sales Corporation, will at 10:30 AM on August 9, 2013, at the The Judicial Sales Corporation, One South Wacker Drive - 24th Floor, CHICAGO, IL, 60606, sell at public auction to the highest bidder, as set forth below, the following described real estate: Commonly known as 8810 W. 100TH PLACE, PALOS HILLS, IL 60465 Property Index No. 2310-413-001. The real estate is improved with a single family residence. Sale terms: 25% down of the highest bid by certified funds at the close of the sale payable to The Judicial Sales Corporation. No third party checks will be accepted. The balance, including the Judicial sale fee for Abandoned Residential Property Municipality Relief Fund, which is calculated on residential real estate at the rate of $1 for each $1,000 or fraction thereof of the amount paid by the purchaser not to exceed $300, in certified funds/or wire transfer, is due within twenty-four (24) hours. No fee shall be paid by the mortgagee acquiring the residential real estate pursuant to its credit bid at the sale or by any mortgagee, judgment creditor, or other lienor acquiring the residential real estate whose rights in and to the residential real estate arose prior to the sale. The subject property is subject to general real estate taxes, special assessments, or special taxes levied against said real estate and is offered for sale without any representation as to quality or quantity of title and without recourse to Plaintiff and in “AS IS” condition. The sale is further subject to confirmation by the court. Upon payment in full of the amount bid, the purchaser will receive a Certificate of Sale that will entitle the purchaser to a deed to the real estate after confirmation of the sale. The property will NOT be open for inspection and plaintiff makes no representation as to the condition of the property. Prospective bidders are admonished to check the court file to verify all information. If this property is a condominium unit, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale, other than a mortgagee, shall pay the assessments and the legal fees required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/9(g)(1) and (g)(4). If this property is a condominium unit which is part of a common interest community, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale other than a mortgagee shall pay the assessments required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/18.5(g-1). IF YOU ARE THE MORTGAGOR (HOMEOWNER), YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO REMAIN IN POSSESSION FOR 30 DAYS AFTER ENTRY OF AN ORDER OF POSSESSION, IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 15-1701(C) OF THE ILLINOIS MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE LAW. For information, examine the court file or contact Plaintiff’s attorney: CODILIS & ASSOCIATES, P.C., 15W030 NORTH FRONTAGE ROAD, SUITE 100, BURR RIDGE, IL 60527, (630) 794-9876. Please refer to file number 14-11-12857. THE JUDICIAL SALES CORPORATION One South Wacker Drive, 24th Floor, Chicago, IL 60606-4650 (312) 236-SALE You can also visit The Judicial Sales Corporation at www.tjsc.com for a 7 day status report of pending sales. CODILIS & ASSOCIATES, P.C. 15W030 NORTH FRONTAGE ROAD, SUITE 100 BURR RIDGE, IL 60527 (630) 794-5300 Attorney File No. 14-11-12857 Attorney ARDC No. 00468002 Attorney Code. 21762 Case Number: 12 CH 015464 TJSC#: 33-12334 NOTE: Pursuant to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, you are advised that Plaintiff’s attorney is deemed to be a debt collector attempting to collect a debt and any information obtained will be used for that purpose. I544152

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS COUNTY DEPARTMENT - CHANCERY D I V I S I O N � NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE LLC P l a i n t i f f , � v . � 12 CH 163 10218 SOUTH ELEANOR AVENUE PALOS HILLS, IL 60465 JOHN KAPUSTINEC, JR A/K/A JOHN G KAPUSTINEC A/K/A JOHN G KAPUSTINEC, JR D e f e n d a n t s � NOTICE OF SALE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above cause on April 25, 2013, an agent for The Judicial Sales Corporation, will at 10:30 AM on July 26, 2013, at the The Judicial Sales Corporation, One South Wacker Drive - 24th Floor, CHICAGO, IL, 60606, sell at public auction to the highest bidder, as set forth below, the following described real estate: Commonly known as 10218 SOUTH ELEANOR AVENUE, PALOS HILLS, IL 60465 Property Index No. 23-11-409-032-0000. The real estate is improved with a single family home with a detached 2 car garage. Sale terms: 25% down of the highest bid by certified funds at the close of the sale payable to The Judicial Sales Corporation. No third party checks will be accepted. The balance, including the Judicial sale fee for Abandoned Residential Property Municipality Relief Fund, which is calculated on residential real estate at the rate of $1 for each $1,000 or fraction thereof of the amount paid by the purchaser not to exceed $300, in certified funds/or wire transfer, is due within twenty-four (24) hours. No fee shall be paid by the mortgagee acquiring the residential real estate pursuant to its credit bid at the sale or by any mortgagee, judgment creditor, or other lienor acquiring the residential real estate whose rights in and to the residential real estate arose prior to the sale. The subject property is subject to general real estate taxes, special assessments, or special taxes levied against said real estate and is offered for sale without any representation as to quality or quantity of title and without recourse to Plaintiff and in "AS IS" condition. The sale is further subject to confirmation by the court. Upon payment in full of the amount bid, the purchaser will receive a Certificate of Sale that will entitle the purchaser to a deed to the real estate after confirmation of the sale. The property will NOT be open for inspection and plaintiff makes no representation as to the condition of the property. Prospective bidders are admonished to check the court file to verify all information. If this property is a condominium unit, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale, other than a mortgagee, shall pay the assessments and the legal fees required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/9(g)(1) and (g)(4). If this property is a condominium unit which is part of a common interest community, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale other than a mortgagee shall pay the assessments required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/18.5(g-1). IF YOU ARE THE MORTGAGOR (HOMEOWNER), YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO REMAIN IN POSSESSION FOR 30 DAYS AFTER ENTRY OF AN ORDER OF POSSESSION, IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 15-1701(C) OF THE ILLINOIS MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE LAW. For information: Visit our website at service.atty-pierce.com. between the hours of 3 and 5 pm. PIERCE & ASSOCIATES, Plaintiff's Attorneys, One North Dearborn Street Suite 1300, CHICAGO, IL 60602. Tel No. (312) 476-5500. Please refer to file number PA1126550. THE JUDICIAL SALES CORPORATION One South Wacker Drive, 24th Floor, Chicago, IL 60606-4650 (312) 236-SALE You can also visit The Judicial Sales Corporation at www.tjsc.com for a 7 day status report of pending sales. PIERCE & ASSOCIATES One North Dearborn Street Suite 1300 CHICAGO, IL 60602 (312) 476-5500 Attorney File No. PA1126550 Attorney Code. 91220 Case Number: 12 CH 163 TJSC#: 33-10592 I543646

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF COOK COUNTY, I L L I N O I S � COUNTY DEPARTMENT, CHANCERY DIVISION MIDFIRST BANK, P l a i n t i f f � V . � RUTA HARDIN A/K/A RUTA KHAN; NOORUN KHAN; MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC.; THE RIVIERA IN PALOS IMPROVEMENT ASSOCIATION; UNKNOWN OWNERS AND NON-RECORD C L A I M A N T S , � D e f e n d a n t s � 11 CH 3582 Property Address: 23 COUR MADELEINE PALOS HILLS, IL 60465 NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE Fisher and Shapiro file # 11-049689 (It is advised that interested parties consult with their own attorneys before bidding at mortgage foreclosure s a l e s . ) � PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure entered on April 19, 2013, Kallen Realty Services, Inc., as Selling Official will at 12:30 p.m. on August 22, 2013, at 205 W. Randolph Street, Suite 1020, Chicago, Illinois, sell at public auction to the highest bidder for cash, as set forth below, the following described real property: Commonly known as 23 Cour Madeleine, Palos Hills, IL 6 0 4 6 5 � Permanent Index No.: 23-23-101-018 The mortgaged real estate is improved with a dwelling. The property will NOT be open for inspection. The judgment amount was $ 216,835.68. Sale terms for non-parties: 10% of successful bid immediately at conclusion of auction, balance by 12:30 p.m. the next business day, both by cashier's checks; and no refunds. The sale shall be subject to general real estate taxes, special taxes, special assessments, special taxes levied, and superior liens, if any. The property is offered "as is," with no express or implied warranties and without any representation as to the quality of title or recourse to Plaintiff. Prospective bidders are admonished to review the court file to verify all information and to view auction rules at w w w . k a l l e n r s . c o m . � For information: Sale Clerk, Fisher and Shapiro, Attorney # 42168, 2121 Waukegan Road, Suite 301, Bannockburn, Illinois 60015, (847) 498-9990, between 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. weekdays only. I543304

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS COUNTY DEPARTMENT - CHANCERY DIVISION EVERBANK P l a i n t i f f , � v . � BAHAA HAMMOOD, HEBA HELMI D e f e n d a n t s � 13 CH 00499 7837 WEST 97TH STREET Hickory Hills, IL 60457 NOTICE OF SALE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above cause on May 7, 2013, an agent of The Judicial Sales Corporation, will at 10:30 AM on August 20, 2013, at the The Judicial Sales Corporation, One South Wacker Drive - 24th Floor, CHICAGO, IL, 60606, sell at public auction to the highest bidder, as set forth below, the following described real estate: Commonly known as 7837 WEST 97TH STREET, Hickory Hills, IL 60457 Property Index No. 23-12-101-013-0000. The real estate is improved with a single family residence. The judgment amount was $179,814.39. Sale terms: The bid amount, including the Judicial sale fee for Abandoned Residential Property Municipality Relief Fund, which is calculated on residential real estate at the rate of $1 for each $1,000 or fraction thereof of the amount paid by the purchaser not to exceed $300, shall be paid in certified funds immediately by the highest and best bidder at the conclusion of the sale. No fee shall be paid by the mortgagee acquiring the residential real estate pursuant to its credit bid at the sale or by any mortgagee, judgment creditor, or other lienor acquiring the residential real estate whose rights in and to the residential real estate arose prior to the sale. The subject property is subject to general real estate taxes, special assessments, or special taxes levied against said real estate and is offered for sale without any representation as to quality or quantity of title and without recourse to Plaintiff and in "AS IS" condition. The sale is further subject to confirmation by the court. Upon payment in full of the amount bid, the purchaser will receive a Certificate of Sale that will entitle the purchaser to a deed to the real estate after confirmation of the sale. The property will NOT be open for inspection and plaintiff makes no representation as to the condition of the property. Prospective bidders are admonished to check the court file to verify all information. If this property is a condominium unit, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale, other than a mortgagee, shall pay the assessments and the legal fees required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/9(g)(1) and (g)(4). If this property is a condominium unit which is part of a common interest community, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale other than a mortgagee shall pay the assessments required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/18.5(g-1). IF YOU ARE THE MORTGAGOR (HOMEOWNER), YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO REMAIN IN POSSESSION FOR 30 DAYS AFTER ENTRY OF AN ORDER OF POSSESSION, IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 15-1701(C) OF THE ILLINOIS MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE LAW. For information, contact Plaintiff's attorney: HEAVNER, SCOTT, BEYERS & MIHLAR, LLC, 111 East Main Street, DECATUR, IL 62523, (217) 422-1719. THE JUDICIAL SALES CORPORATION One South Wacker Drive, 24th Floor, Chicago, IL 60606-4650 (312) 236-SALE You can also visit The Judicial Sales Corporation at www.tjsc.com for a 7 day status report of pending sales. HEAVNER, SCOTT, BEYERS & MIHLAR, LLC 111 East Main Street DECATUR, IL 62523 (217) 422-1719 Attorney Code. 40387 Case Number: 13 CH 00499 TJSC#: 33-12431 NOTE: Pursuant to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, you are advised that Plaintiff's attorney is deemed to be a debt collector attempting to collect a debt and any information obtained will be used for that purpose. I535783

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For Notice Sale IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS COUNTY DEPARTMENT - CHANCERY DIVISION JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL A S S O C I A T I O N � P l a i n t i f f , � v . � KATHY MCFARLANE A/K/A KATHLEEN MCFARLANE, STATE OF ILLINOIS D e f e n d a n t s � 11 CH 004893 7909 W. LANGDON LANE PALOS PARK, IL 60464 NOTICE OF SALE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above cause on April 30, 2013, an agent for The Judicial Sales Corporation, will at 10:30 AM on August 1, 2013, at the The Judicial Sales Corporation, One South Wacker Drive - 24th Floor, CHICAGO, IL, 60606, sell at public auction to the highest bidder, as set forth below, the following described real estate: Commonly known as 7909 W. LANGDON LANE, PALOS PARK, IL 60464 Property Index No. 23-25-300-121. The real estate is improved with a single family residence. Sale terms: 25% down of the highest bid by certified funds at the close of the sale payable to The Judicial Sales Corporation. No third party checks will be accepted. The balance, including the Judicial sale fee for Abandoned Residential Property Municipality Relief Fund, which is calculated on residential real estate at the rate of $1 for each $1,000 or fraction thereof of the amount paid by the purchaser not to exceed $300, in certified funds/or wire transfer, is due within twenty-four (24) hours. No fee shall be paid by the mortgagee acquiring the residential real estate pursuant to its credit bid at the sale or by any mortgagee, judgment creditor, or other lienor acquiring the residential real estate whose rights in and to the residential real estate arose prior to the sale. The subject property is subject to general real estate taxes, special assessments, or special taxes levied against said real estate and is offered for sale without any representation as to quality or quantity of title and without recourse to Plaintiff and in "AS IS" condition. The sale is further subject to confirmation by the court. Upon payment in full of the amount bid, the purchaser will receive a Certificate of Sale that will entitle the purchaser to a deed to the real estate after confirmation of the sale. The property will NOT be open for inspection and plaintiff makes no representation as to the condition of the property. Prospective bidders are admonished to check the court file to verify all information. If this property is a condominium unit, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale, other than a mortgagee, shall pay the assessments and the legal fees required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/9(g)(1) and (g)(4). If this property is a condominium unit which is part of a common interest community, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale other than a mortgagee shall pay the assessments required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/18.5(g-1). IF YOU ARE THE MORTGAGOR (HOMEOWNER), YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO REMAIN IN POSSESSION FOR 30 DAYS AFTER ENTRY OF AN ORDER OF POSSESSION, IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 15-1701(C) OF THE ILLINOIS MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE LAW. For information, examine the court file or contact Plaintiff's attorney: CODILIS & ASSOCIATES, P.C., 15W030 NORTH FRONTAGE ROAD, SUITE 100, BURR RIDGE, IL 60527, (630) 794-9876. Please refer to file number 14-11-03180. THE JUDICIAL SALES CORPORATION One South Wacker Drive, 24th Floor, Chicago, IL 60606-4650 (312) 236-SALE You can also visit The Judicial Sales Corporation at www.tjsc.com for a 7 day status report of pending sales. CODILIS & ASSOCIATES, P.C. 15W030 NORTH FRONTAGE ROAD, SUITE 100 BURR RIDGE, IL 60527 (630) 794-5300 Attorney File No. 14-11-03180 Attorney ARDC No. 00468002 Attorney Code. 21762 Case Number: 11 CH 004893 TJSC#: 33-11608 NOTE: Pursuant to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, you are advised that Plaintiff's attorney is deemed to be a debt collector attempting to collect a debt and any information obtained will be used for that purpose. I543402

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For Notice Sale IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS COUNTY DEPARTMENT - CHANCERY DIVISION U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR MASTR ASSET BACKED SECURITIES TRUST 2006-WMC3, MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-WMC3 Plaintiff, -v.AGNIESZKA RUSIN, MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., WMC MORTGAGE CORP., CAMBRIDGE IN THE HILLS CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATION Defendants 09 CH 008734 8100 W. 87TH STREET UNIT #2H HICKORY HILLS, IL 60457 NOTICE OF SALE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above cause on May 15, 2013, an agent for The Judicial Sales Corporation, will at 10:30 AM on August 19, 2013, at the The Judicial Sales Corporation, One South Wacker Drive - 24th Floor, CHICAGO, IL, 60606, sell at public auction to the highest bidder, as set forth below, the following described real estate: Commonly known as 8100 W. 87TH STREET UNIT #2H, HICKORY HILLS, IL 60457 Property Index No. 18-35-407-091-1014, Property Index No. 18-35-407-091-1039. The real estate is improved with a residence. Sale terms: 25% down of the highest bid by certified funds at the close of the sale payable to The Judicial Sales Corporation. No third party checks will be accepted. The balance, including the Judicial sale fee for Abandoned Residential Property Municipality Relief Fund, which is calculated on residential real estate at the rate of $1 for each $1,000 or fraction thereof of the amount paid by the purchaser not to exceed $300, in certified funds/or wire transfer, is due within twenty-four (24) hours. No fee shall be paid by the mortgagee acquiring the residential real estate pursuant to its credit bid at the sale or by any mortgagee, judgment creditor, or other lienor acquiring the residential real estate whose rights in and to the residential real estate arose prior to the sale. The subject property is subject to general real estate taxes, special assessments, or special taxes levied against said real estate and is offered for sale without any representation as to quality or quantity of title and without recourse to Plaintiff and in “AS IS” condition. The sale is further subject to confirmation by the court. Upon payment in full of the amount bid, the purchaser will receive a Certificate of Sale that will entitle the purchaser to a deed to the real estate after confirmation of the sale. The property will NOT be open for inspection and plaintiff makes no representation as to the condition of the property. Prospective bidders are admonished to check the court file to verify all information. If this property is a condominium unit, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale, other than a mortgagee, shall pay the assessments and the legal fees required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/9(g)(1) and (g)(4). If this property is a condominium unit which is part of a common interest community, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale other than a mortgagee shall pay the assessments required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/18.5(g-1). IF YOU ARE THE MORTGAGOR (HOMEOWNER), YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO REMAIN IN POSSESSION FOR 30 DAYS AFTER ENTRY OF AN ORDER OF POSSESSION, IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 15-1701(C) OF THE ILLINOIS MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE LAW. For information, examine the court file or contact Plaintiff’s attorney: CODILIS & ASSOCIATES, P.C., 15W030 NORTH FRONTAGE ROAD, SUITE 100, BURR RIDGE, IL 60527, (630) 794-9876. Please refer to file number 14-09-04858. THE JUDICIAL SALES CORPORATION One South Wacker Drive, 24th Floor, Chicago, IL 60606-4650 (312) 236-SALE You can also visit The Judicial Sales Corporation at www.tjsc.com for a 7 day status report of pending sales. CODILIS & ASSOCIATES, P.C. 15W030 NORTH FRONTAGE ROAD, SUITE 100 BURR RIDGE, IL 60527 (630) 794-5300 Attorney File No. 14-09-04858 Attorney ARDC No. 00468002 Attorney Code. 21762 Case Number: 09 CH 008734 TJSC#: 33-12727 NOTE: Pursuant to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, you are advised that Plaintiff’s attorney is deemed to be a debt collector attempting to collect a debt and any information obtained will be used for that purpose. I544991

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L.T. Blount, REALTORS® For Notice Sale IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF COOK COUNTY, I L L I N O I S � COUNTY DEPARTMENT - CHANCERY DIVISION JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL A S S O C I A T I O N � P l a i n t i f f , � v s . � ROBERT PETTAS; UNKNOWN OWNERS AND NON RECORD CLAIMANTS; Defendants, 12 CH 15895 PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the above entitled cause on April 30, 2013, Intercounty Judicial Sales Corporation will on Monday, August 5, 2013, at the hour of 11 a.m. in their office at 120 West Madison Street, Suite 718A, Chicago, Illinois, sell to the highest bidder for cash, the following described property: P.I.N. 23-32-101-024-0000. Commonly known as 11020 WEST 131ST STREET, PALOS PARK, IL 60464. The mortgaged real estate is improved with a single family residence. If the subject mortgaged real estate is a unit of a common interest community, the purchaser of the unit other than a mortgagee shall pay the assessments required by subsection (g-1) of Section 18.5 of the Condominium Property Act. Sale terms: 25% down by certified funds, balance within 24 hours, by certified funds. No refunds. The property will NOT be open for inspection. Upon payment in full of the amount bid, the purchaser will receive a Certificate of Sale which will entitle the purchaser to a Deed to the premises after confirmation of the sale. For information: Visit our website at http://service.atty-pierce.com. Between 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. only. Pierce & Associates, Plaintiff's Attorneys, 1 North Dearborn Street, Chicago, Illinois 60602. Tel.No. (312) 476-5500. Refer to File Number 1027573. INTERCOUNTY JUDICIAL SALES CORPORATION Selling Officer, (312) 444-1122 I544879

For Notice Sale IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS COUNTY DEPARTMENT - CHANCERY D I V I S I O N � RBS CITIZENS NA P l a i n t i f f , � v . � NICK DESALVO, RIVIERA REGAL I CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATION, RIVIERA REGAL CONDOMINIUM UMBRELLA A S S O C I A T I O N � D e f e n d a n t s � 12 CH 042220 11111 S. 84TH AVENUE UNIT #2B PALOS HILLS, IL 6 0 4 6 5 � NOTICE OF SALE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above cause on May 1, 2013, an agent for The Judicial Sales Corporation, will at 10:30 AM on August 19, 2013, at the The Judicial Sales Corporation, One South Wacker Drive - 24th Floor, CHICAGO, IL, 60606, sell at public auction to the highest bidder, as set forth below, the following described real estate: Commonly known as 11111 S. 84TH AVENUE UNIT #2B, PALOS HILLS, IL 60465 Property Index No. 23-23-200-026-1034/1134, Property Index No. (23-23-200-016 Underlying). The real estate is improved with a condo/townhouse. Sale terms: 25% down of the highest bid by certified funds at the close of the sale payable to The Judicial Sales Corporation. No third party checks will be accepted. The balance, including the Judicial sale fee for Abandoned Residential Property Municipality Relief Fund, which is calculated on residential real estate at the rate of $1 for each $1,000 or fraction thereof of the amount paid by the purchaser not to exceed $300, in certified funds/or wire transfer, is due within twenty-four (24) hours. No fee shall be paid by the mortgagee acquiring the residential real estate pursuant to its credit bid at the sale or by any mortgagee, judgment creditor, or other lienor acquiring the residential real estate whose rights in and to the residential real estate arose prior to the sale. The subject property is subject to general real estate taxes, special assessments, or special taxes levied against said real estate and is offered for sale without any representation as to quality or quantity of title and without recourse to Plaintiff and in "AS IS" condition. The sale is further subject to confirmation by the court. Upon payment in full of the amount bid, the purchaser will receive a Certificate of Sale that will entitle the purchaser to a deed to the real estate after confirmation of the sale. The property will NOT be open for inspection and plaintiff makes no representation as to the condition of the property. Prospective bidders are admonished to check the court file to verify all information. If this property is a condominium unit, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale, other than a mortgagee, shall pay the assessments and the legal fees required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/9(g)(1) and (g)(4). If this property is a condominium unit which is part of a common interest community, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale other than a mortgagee shall pay the assessments required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/18.5(g-1). IF YOU ARE THE MORTGAGOR (HOMEOWNER), YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO REMAIN IN POSSESSION FOR 30 DAYS AFTER ENTRY OF AN ORDER OF POSSESSION, IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 15-1701(C) OF THE ILLINOIS MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE LAW. For information, examine the court file or contact Plaintiff's attorney: CODILIS & ASSOCIATES, P.C., 15W030 NORTH FRONTAGE ROAD, SUITE 100, BURR RIDGE, IL 60527, (630) 794-9876. Please refer to file number 14-12-29805. THE JUDICIAL SALES CORPORATION One South Wacker Drive, 24th Floor, Chicago, IL 60606-4650 (312) 236-SALE You can also visit The Judicial Sales Corporation at www.tjsc.com for a 7 day status report of pending sales. CODILIS & ASSOCIATES, P.C. 15W030 NORTH FRONTAGE ROAD, SUITE 100 BURR RIDGE, IL 60527 (630) 794-5300 Attorney File No. 14-12-29805 Attorney ARDC No. 00468002 Attorney Code. 21762 Case Number: 12 CH 042220 TJSC#: 33-11788 NOTE: Pursuant to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, you are advised that Plaintiff's attorney is deemed to be a debt collector attempting to collect a debt and any information obtained will be used for that purpose. I545057

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“10 in the Park” NEW as of 7/7/11 For Sale Notice IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS COUNTY DEPARTMENT - CHANCERY DIVISION OCWEN LOAN SERVICING, LLC Plaintiff, -v.DIANE DACIC, JANUSZ LOPACINSKI, ELIZABETH DACIC, MORAINE VALLEY VILLAS HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, 11341-45-49 ROBERTS ROAD MGT. CORP., UNKNOWN HEIRS AND LEGATEES OF MARIA LOPACINSKI, UNKNOWN OWNERS AND NONRECORD CLAIMANTS, GERALD NORDGREN, AS PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE Defendants 12 CH 030409 11341 S. ROBERTS ROAD UNIT D PALOS HILLS, IL 60465 NOTICE OF SALE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above cause on May 3, 2013, an agent for The Judicial Sales Corporation, will at 10:30 AM on August 5, 2013, at the The Judicial Sales Corporation, One South Wacker Drive - 24th Floor, CHICAGO, IL, 60606, sell at public auction to the highest bidder, as set forth below, the following described real estate: Commonly known as 11341 S. ROBERTS ROAD UNIT D, PALOS HILLS, IL 60465 Property Index No. 23-24-100-139-1004. The real estate is improved with a residence. Sale terms: 25% down of the highest bid by certified funds at the close of the sale payable to The Judicial Sales Corporation. No third party checks will be accepted. The balance, including the Judicial sale fee for Abandoned Residential Property Municipality Relief Fund, which is calculated on residential real estate at the rate of $1 for each $1,000 or fraction thereof of the amount paid by the purchaser not to exceed $300, in certified funds/or wire transfer, is due within twenty-four (24) hours. No fee shall be paid by the mortgagee acquiring the residential real estate pursuant to its credit bid at the sale or by any mortgagee, judgment creditor, or other lienor acquiring the residential real estate whose rights in and to the residential real estate arose prior to the sale. The subject property is subject to general real estate taxes, special assessments, or special taxes levied against said real estate and is offered for sale without any representation as to quality or quantity of title and without recourse to Plaintiff and in “AS IS” condition. The sale is further subject to confirmation by the court. Upon payment in full of the amount bid, the purchaser will receive a Certificate of Sale that will entitle the purchaser to a deed to the real estate after confirmation of the sale. The property will NOT be open for inspection and plaintiff makes no representation as to the condition of the property. Prospective bidders are admonished to check the court file to verify all information. If this property is a condominium unit, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale, other than a mortgagee, shall pay the assessments and the legal fees required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/9(g)(1) and (g)(4). If this property is a condominium unit which is part of a common interest community, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale other than a mortgagee shall pay the assessments required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/18.5(g-1). IF YOU ARE THE MORTGAGOR (HOMEOWNER), YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO REMAIN IN POSSESSION FOR 30 DAYS AFTER ENTRY OF AN ORDER OF POSSESSION, IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 15-1701(C) OF THE ILLINOIS MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE LAW. For information, examine the court file or contact Plaintiff’s attorney: CODILIS & ASSOCIATES, P.C., 15W030 NORTH FRONTAGE ROAD, SUITE 100, BURR RIDGE, IL 60527, (630) 794-9876. Please refer to file number 14-12-19623. THE JUDICIAL SALES CORPORATION One South Wacker Drive, 24th Floor, Chicago, IL 60606-4650 (312) 236-SALE You can also visit The Judicial Sales Corporation at www.tjsc.com for a 7 day status report of pending sales. CODILIS & ASSOCIATES, P.C. 15W030 NORTH FRONTAGE ROAD, SUITE 100 BURR RIDGE, IL 60527 (630) 794-5300 Attorney File No. 14-12-19623 Attorney ARDC No. 00468002 Attorney Code. 21762 Case Number: 12 CH 030409 TJSC#: 33-12296 NOTE: Pursuant to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, you are advised that Plaintiff’s attorney is deemed to be a debt collector attempting to collect a debt and any information obtained will be used for that purpose. I543981

For Notice Sale IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS COUNTY DEPARTMENT - CHANCERY D I V I S I O N � MARQUETTE BANK P l a i n t i f f , � v . � LAWRENCE C. WALL, KATHERINE A. WALL, WESTGATE VALLEY TOWNHOMES CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATION, UNKNOWN OWNERS AND NON-RECORD CLAIMANTS D e f e n d a n t s � 12 CH 11240 1001 SPYGLASS CIRCLE, UNIT #1001 Palos Heights, IL 60463 NOTICE OF SALE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above cause on May 14, 2013, an agent for The Judicial Sales Corporation, will at 10:30 AM on August 15, 2013, at the The Judicial Sales Corporation, One South Wacker Drive - 24th Floor, CHICAGO, IL, 60606, sell at public auction to the highest bidder, as set forth below, the following described real estate: Commonly known as 1001 SPYGLASS CIRCLE, UNIT #1001, Palos Heights, IL 60463 Property Index No. 24-31-404-056-1027. The real estate is improved with a residential condominium. The judgment amount was $161,238.39. Sale terms: 25% down of the highest bid by certified funds at the close of the sale payable to The Judicial Sales Corporation. No third party checks will be accepted. The balance, including the Judicial sale fee for Abandoned Residential Property Municipality Relief Fund, which is calculated on residential real estate at the rate of $1 for each $1,000 or fraction thereof of the amount paid by the purchaser not to exceed $300, in certified funds/or wire transfer, is due within twenty-four (24) hours. No fee shall be paid by the mortgagee acquiring the residential real estate pursuant to its credit bid at the sale or by any mortgagee, judgment creditor, or other lienor acquiring the residential real estate whose rights in and to the residential real estate arose prior to the sale. The subject property is subject to general real estate taxes, special assessments, or special taxes levied against said real estate and is offered for sale without any representation as to quality or quantity of title and without recourse to Plaintiff and in "AS IS" condition. The sale is further subject to confirmation by the court. Upon payment in full of the amount bid, the purchaser will receive a Certificate of Sale that will entitle the purchaser to a deed to the real estate after confirmation of the sale. The property will NOT be open for inspection and plaintiff makes no representation as to the condition of the property. Prospective bidders are admonished to check the court file to verify all information. If this property is a condominium unit, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale, other than a mortgagee, shall pay the assessments and the legal fees required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/9(g)(1) and (g)(4). If this property is a condominium unit which is part of a common interest community, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale other than a mortgagee shall pay the assessments required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/18.5(g-1). IF YOU ARE THE MORTGAGOR (HOMEOWNER), YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO REMAIN IN POSSESSION FOR 30 DAYS AFTER ENTRY OF AN ORDER OF POSSESSION, IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 15-1701(C) OF THE ILLINOIS MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE LAW. For information, contact Plaintiff's attorney: Kimberly A. Padjen, GOMBERG, SHARFMAN, GOLD & OSTLER, This newspaper strives to monitor the clasPC, 208 South LaSalle Street, Suite 1410, CHICAGO, sified ads its prints. However, when an ad is IL 60604, (312) 332-6194. Please refer to file number submitted from outside area, it is often 44883. THE JUDICIAL SALESthis CORPORATION One impossible us to 24th checkFloor, its credibility. South WackerforDrive, Chicago, IL 60606-4650 (312) 236-SALE You can also visit The Therefore, we suggest caution when Judicial Sales Corporation at www.tjsc.com for a 7 day answering ads with offers that seem too status report of pending sales. GOMBERG, good to beGOLD true. & OSTLER, PC 208 South SHARFMAN, LaSalle 1410 CHICAGO, IL 60604 (312) For Street, moreSuite information regarding financ332-6194 Attorney File No. 44883 Attorney Code. 90334 ing, business opportunities and/or work-atCase Number: 12 CH 11240 TJSC#: 33-13061 NOTE: home opportunities in this Practices newspaper, we Pursuant to the Fair Debt Collection Act, you urge our that readers to contact thedeemed BettertoBusiare advised Plaintiff's attorney is be a ness Bureau, 330 N.toWabash debt collector attempting collect a Ave. debt #2006, and any information will be(312) used for that purpose. Chicago,obtained IL 60611, 832-0500. I544368

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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS COUNTY DEPARTMENT - CHANCERY DIVISION WELLS FARGO BANK, NA Plaintiff, -v.JANINA HEFLIN, COLYN HEFLIN, HERITAGE COVE MANOR HOME CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATION, INC., UNKNOWN HEIRS AND LEGATEES OF PAUL HEFLIN, UNKNOWN OWNERS AND NONRECORD CLAIMANTS, GERALD NORDGREN AS SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR PAUL D. HEFLIN A/K/A PAUL DONALD HEFLIN(DECEASED) Defendants 12 CH 036535 11106 W. COVE CIRCLE PALOS HILLS, IL 60465 NOTICE OF SALE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above cause on May 8, 2013, an agent for The Judicial Sales Corporation, will at 10:30 AM on August 12, 2013, at the The Judicial Sales Corporation, One South Wacker Drive - 24th Floor, CHICAGO, IL, 60606, sell at public auction to the highest bidder, as set forth below, the following described real estate: Commonly known as 11106 W. COVE CIRCLE, PALOS HILLS, IL 60465 Property Index No. 2322-200-108-1009. The real estate is improved with a residence. Sale terms: 25% down of the highest bid by certified funds at the close of the sale payable to The Judicial Sales Corporation. No third party checks will be accepted. The balance, including the Judicial sale fee for Abandoned Residential Property Municipality Relief Fund, which is calculated on residential real estate at the rate of $1 for each $1,000 or fraction thereof of the amount paid by the purchaser not to exceed $300, in certified funds/or wire transfer, is due within twenty-four (24) hours. No fee shall be paid by the mortgagee acquiring the residential real estate pursuant to its credit bid at the sale or by any mortgagee, judgment creditor, or other lienor acquiring the residential real estate whose rights in and to the residential real estate arose prior to the sale. The subject property is subject to general real estate taxes, special assessments, or special taxes levied against said real estate and is offered for sale without any representation as to quality or quantity of title and without recourse to Plaintiff and in “AS IS” condition. The sale is further subject to confirmation by the court. Upon payment in full of the amount bid, the purchaser will receive a Certificate of Sale that will entitle the purchaser to a deed to the real estate after confirmation of the sale. The property will NOT be open for inspection and plaintiff makes no representation as to the condition of the property. Prospective bidders are admonished to check the court file to verify all information. If this property is a condominium unit, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale, other than a mortgagee, shall pay the assessments and the legal fees required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/9(g)(1) and (g)(4). If this property is a condominium unit which is part of a common interest community, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale other than a mortgagee shall pay the assessments required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/18.5(g-1). IF YOU ARE THE MORTGAGOR (HOMEOWNER), YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO REMAIN IN POSSESSION FOR 30 DAYS AFTER ENTRY OF AN ORDER OF POSSESSION, IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 15-1701(C) OF THE ILLINOIS MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE LAW. For information, examine the court file or contact Plaintiff’s attorney: CODILIS & ASSOCIATES, P.C., 15W030 NORTH FRONTAGE ROAD, SUITE 100, BURR RIDGE, IL 60527, (630) 794-9876. Please refer to file number 14-12-27413. THE JUDICIAL SALES CORPORATION One South Wacker Drive, 24th Floor, Chicago, IL 60606-4650 (312) 236-SALE You can also visit The Judicial Sales Corporation at www.tjsc.com for a 7 day status report of pending sales. CODILIS & ASSOCIATES, P.C. 15W030 NORTH FRONTAGE ROAD, SUITE 100 BURR RIDGE, IL 60527 (630) 794-5300 Attorney File No. 14-12-27413 Attorney ARDC No. 00468002 Attorney Code. 21762 Case Number: 12 CH 036535 TJSC#: 33-12371 NOTE: Pursuant to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, you are advised that Plaintiff’s attorney is deemed to be a debt collector attempting to collect a debt and any information obtained will be used for that purpose. I544189

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS COUNTY DEPARTMENT - CHANCERY DIVISION NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE, LLC, Plaintiff, -v.RANDY BROWN, SR., DEBORAH D. BROWN, PALOS BANK AND TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF A TRUST AGREEMENT DATED THE 16TH DAY OF JULY, 2001 AND K, CITY OF CHICAGO, BADESCH ABRAMOVITCH, VALLEY TOWNHOMES CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATION, WESTGATE VALLEY TOWNHOMES CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATION, UNKNOWN OWNERS AND NON-RECORD CLAIMANTS Defendants 12 CH 32838 1304 SPYGLASS CIRCLE Palos Heights, IL 60463 NOTICE OF SALE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above cause on May 17, 2013, an agent for The Judicial Sales Corporation, will at 10:30 AM on August 12, 2013, at the The Judicial Sales Corporation, One South Wacker Drive - 24th Floor, CHICAGO, IL, 60606, sell at public auction to the highest bidder, as set forth below, the following described real estate: Commonly known as 1304 SPYGLASS CIRCLE, Palos Heights, IL 60463 Property Index No. 2431-404-056-1046 VOL. 0248. The real estate is improved with a single family residence. The judgment amount was $433,210.60. Sale terms: 25% down of the highest bid by certified funds at the close of the sale payable to The Judicial Sales Corporation. No third party checks will be accepted. The balance, including the Judicial sale fee for Abandoned Residential Property Municipality Relief Fund, which is calculated on residential real estate at the rate of $1 for each $1,000 or fraction thereof of the amount paid by the purchaser not to exceed $300, in certified funds/or wire transfer, is due within twenty-four (24) hours. No fee shall be paid by the mortgagee acquiring the residential real estate pursuant to its credit bid at the sale or by any mortgagee, judgment creditor, or other lienor acquiring the residential real estate whose rights in and to the residential real estate arose prior to the sale. The subject property is subject to general real estate taxes, special assessments, or special taxes levied against said real estate and is offered for sale without any representation as to quality or quantity of title and without recourse to Plaintiff and in “AS IS” condition. The sale is further subject to confirmation by the court. Upon payment in full of the amount bid, the purchaser will receive a Certificate of Sale that will entitle the purchaser to a deed to the real estate after confirmation of the sale. The property will NOT be open for inspection and plaintiff makes no representation as to the condition of the property. Prospective bidders are admonished to check the court file to verify all information. If this property is a condominium unit, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale, other than a mortgagee, shall pay the assessments and the legal fees required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/9(g)(1) and (g)(4). If this property is a condominium unit which is part of a common interest community, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale other than a mortgagee shall pay the assessments required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/18.5(g-1). IF YOU ARE THE MORTGAGOR (HOMEOWNER), YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO REMAIN IN POSSESSION FOR 30 DAYS AFTER ENTRY OF AN ORDER OF POSSESSION, IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 15-1701(C) OF THE ILLINOIS MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE LAW. For information, contact Plaintiff’s attorney: JOHNSON, BLUMBERG & ASSOCIATES, LLC, 230 W. Monroe Street, Suite #1125, Chicago, IL 60606, (312) 541-9710. Please refer to file number 12-2537. THE JUDICIAL SALES CORPORATION One South Wacker Drive, 24th Floor, Chicago, IL 60606-4650 (312) 236-SALE You can also visit The Judicial Sales Corporation at www.tjsc.com for a 7 day status report of pending sales. JOHNSON, BLUMBERG & ASSOCIATES, LLC 230 W. Monroe Street, Suite #1125 Chicago, IL 60606 (312) 541-9710 Attorney File No. 12-2537 Attorney Code. Case Number: 12 CH 32838 TJSC#: 33-13308 NOTE: Pursuant to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, you are advised that Plaintiff’s attorney is deemed to be a debt collector attempting to collect a debt and any information obtained will be used for that purpose. I544355

DANIEL T. KWAK, LINDA M. KWAK, JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NA, AS PURCHASER OF THE LOANS AND OTHER ASSETS OF WASHINGTON MUTUAL BANK, F/K/A WASHINGTON MUTUAL BANK, FA FROM THE FDIC, ACTING AS RECEIVER FOR THE SAVINGS BANK AND PURSUANT TO THE FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE ACT Defendants 10 CH 033704 8832 S. 84TH AVENUE HICKORY HILLS, IL 60457 NOTICE OF SALE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above cause on April 30, 2013, an agent for The Judicial Sales Corporation, will at 10:30 AM on August 1, 2013, at the The Judicial Sales Corporation, One South Wacker Drive - 24th Floor, CHICAGO, IL, 60606, sell at public auction to the highest bidder, as set forth below, the following described real estate: Commonly known as 8832 S. 84TH AVENUE, HICKORY HILLS, IL 60457 Property Index No. 23-02-115-004. The real estate is improved with a single family residence. Sale terms: 25% down of the highest bid by certified funds at the close of the sale payable to The Judicial Sales Corporation. No third party checks will be accepted. The balance, including the Judicial sale fee for Abandoned Residential Property Municipality Relief Fund, which is calculated on residential real estate at the rate of $1 for each $1,000 or fraction thereof of the amount paid by the purchaser not to exceed $300, in certified funds/or wire transfer, is due within twenty-four (24) hours. No fee shall be paid by the mortgagee acquiring the residential real estate pursuant to its credit bid at the sale or by any mortgagee, judgment creditor, or other lienor acquiring the residential real estate whose rights in and to the residential real estate arose prior to the sale. The subject property is subject to general real estate taxes, special assessments, or special taxes levied against said real estate and is offered for sale without any representation as to quality or quantity of title and without recourse to Plaintiff and in “AS IS” condition. The sale is further subject to confirmation by the court. Upon payment in full of the amount bid, the purchaser will receive a Certificate of Sale that will entitle the purchaser to a deed to the real estate after confirmation of the sale. The property will NOT be open for inspection and plaintiff makes no representation as to the condition of the property. Prospective bidders are admonished to check the court file to verify all information. If this property is a condominium unit, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale, other than a mortgagee, shall pay the assessments and the legal fees required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/9(g)(1) and (g)(4). If this property is a condominium unit which is part of a common interest community, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale other than a mortgagee shall pay the assessments required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/18.5(g-1). IF YOU ARE THE MORTGAGOR (HOMEOWNER), YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO REMAIN IN POSSESSION FOR 30 DAYS AFTER ENTRY OF AN ORDER OF POSSESSION, IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 15-1701(C) OF THE ILLINOIS MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE LAW. For information, examine the court file or contact Plaintiff’s attorney: CODILIS & ASSOCIATES, P.C., 15W030 NORTH FRONTAGE ROAD, SUITE 100, BURR RIDGE, IL 60527, (630) 794-9876. Please refer to file number 14-10-26289. THE JUDICIAL SALES CORPORATION One South Wacker Drive, 24th Floor, Chicago, IL 60606-4650 (312) 236-SALE You can also visit The Judicial Sales Corporation at www.tjsc.com for a 7 day status report of pending sales. CODILIS & ASSOCIATES, P.C. 15W030 NORTH FRONTAGE ROAD, SUITE 100 BURR RIDGE, IL 60527 (630) 794-5300 Attorney File No. 14-10-26289 Attorney ARDC No. 00468002 Attorney Code. 21762 Case Number: 10 CH 033704 TJSC#: 33-11600 NOTE: Pursuant to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, you are advised that Plaintiff’s attorney is deemed to be a debt collector attempting to collect a debt and any information obtained will be used for that purpose. I543379

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For Notice Sale IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS COUNTY DEPARTMENT - CHANCERY DIVISION NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE, LLC P l a i n t i f f , � v . � NABIL F KATIB A/K/A NABIL KATIB A/K/A NABIL F SALAH, MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., AS NOMINEE FOR SUNTRUST MORTGAGE, INC. D e f e n d a n t s � 12 CH 34017 8804 WEST 89TH STREET Hickory Hills, IL 60457 NOTICE OF SALE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above cause on May 17, 2013, an agent for The Judicial Sales Corporation, will at 10:30 AM on August 20, 2013, at the The Judicial Sales Corporation, One South Wacker Drive - 24th Floor, CHICAGO, IL, 60606, sell at public auction to the highest bidder, as set forth below, the following described real estate: Commonly known as 8804 WEST 89TH STREET, Hickory Hills, IL 60457 Property Index No. 23-03-204-053-0000. The real estate is improved with a 1 story home with an attached garage. Sale terms: 25% down of the highest bid by certified funds at the close of the sale payable to The Judicial Sales Corporation. No third party checks will be accepted. The balance, including the Judicial sale fee for Abandoned Residential Property Municipality Relief Fund, which is calculated on residential real estate at the rate of $1 for each $1,000 or fraction thereof of the amount paid by the purchaser not to exceed $300, in certified funds/or wire transfer, is due within twenty-four (24) hours. No fee shall be paid by the mortgagee acquiring the residential real estate pursuant to its credit bid at the sale or by any mortgagee, judgment creditor, or other lienor acquiring the residential real estate whose rights in and to the residential real estate arose prior to the sale. The subject property is subject to general real estate taxes, special assessments, or special taxes levied against said real estate and is offered for sale without any representation as to quality or quantity of title and without recourse to Plaintiff and in "AS IS" condition. The sale is further subject to confirmation by the court. Upon payment in full of the amount bid, the purchaser will receive a Certificate of Sale that will entitle the purchaser to a deed to the real estate after confirmation of the sale. The property will NOT be open for inspection and plaintiff makes no representation as to the condition of the property. Prospective bidders are admonished to check the court file to verify all information. If this property is a condominium unit, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale, other than a mortgagee, shall pay the assessments and the legal fees required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/9(g)(1) and (g)(4). If this property is a condominium unit which is part of a common interest community, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale other than a mortgagee shall pay the assessments required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/18.5(g-1). IF YOU ARE THE MORTGAGOR (HOMEOWNER), YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO REMAIN IN POSSESSION FOR 30 DAYS AFTER ENTRY OF AN ORDER OF POSSESSION, IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 15-1701(C) OF THE ILLINOIS MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE LAW. For information: Visit our website at service.atty-pierce.com. between the hours of 3 and 5 pm. PIERCE & ASSOCIATES, Plaintiff's Attorneys, One North Dearborn Street Suite 1300, CHICAGO, IL 60602. Tel No. (312) 476-5500. Please refer to file number PA1215436. THE JUDICIAL SALES CORPORATION One South Wacker Drive, 24th Floor, Chicago, IL 60606-4650 (312) 236-SALE You can also visit The Judicial Sales Corporation at www.tjsc.com for a 7 day status report of pending sales. PIERCE & ASSOCIATES One North Dearborn Street Suite 1300 CHICAGO, IL 60602 (312) 476-5500 Attorney File No. PA1215436 Attorney Code. 91220 Case Number: 12 CH 34017 TJSC#: 33-13476 I546756

For Notice Sale IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS COUNTY DEPARTMENT - CHANCERY DIVISION JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO CHASE HOME FINANCE LLC. P l a i n t i f f , � v . � MARTIN GUTT, JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NA D e f e n d a n t s � 11 CH 039854 9309 S. 82ND AVENUE HICKORY HILLS, IL 60457 NOTICE OF SALE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above cause on May 10, 2013, an agent for The Judicial Sales Corporation, will at 10:30 AM on August 12, 2013, at the The Judicial Sales Corporation, One South Wacker Drive - 24th Floor, CHICAGO, IL, 60606, sell at public auction to the highest bidder, as set forth below, the following described real estate: Commonly known as 9309 S. 82ND AVENUE, HICKORY HILLS, IL 60457 Property Index No. 23-02-406-003. The real estate is improved with a single family residence. Sale terms: 25% down of the highest bid by certified funds at the close of the sale payable to The Judicial Sales Corporation. No third party checks will be accepted. The balance, including the Judicial sale fee for Abandoned Residential Property Municipality Relief Fund, which is calculated on residential real estate at the rate of $1 for each $1,000 or fraction thereof of the amount paid by the purchaser not to exceed $300, in certified funds/or wire transfer, is due within twenty-four (24) hours. No fee shall be paid by the mortgagee acquiring the residential real estate pursuant to its credit bid at the sale or by any mortgagee, judgment creditor, or other lienor acquiring the residential real estate whose rights in and to the residential real estate arose prior to the sale. The subject property is subject to general real estate taxes, special assessments, or special taxes levied against said real estate and is offered for sale without any representation as to quality or quantity of title and without recourse to Plaintiff and in "AS IS" condition. The sale is further subject to confirmation by the court. Upon payment in full of the amount bid, the purchaser will receive a Certificate of Sale that will entitle the purchaser to a deed to the real estate after confirmation of the sale. The property will NOT be open for inspection and plaintiff makes no representation as to the condition of the property. Prospective bidders are admonished to check the court file to verify all information. If this property is a condominium unit, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale, other than a mortgagee, shall pay the assessments and the legal fees required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/9(g)(1) and (g)(4). If this property is a condominium unit which is part of a common interest community, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale other than a mortgagee shall pay the assessments required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/18.5(g-1). IF YOU ARE THE MORTGAGOR (HOMEOWNER), YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO REMAIN IN POSSESSION FOR 30 DAYS AFTER ENTRY OF AN ORDER OF POSSESSION, IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 15-1701(C) OF THE ILLINOIS MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE LAW. For information, examine the court file or contact Plaintiff's attorney: CODILIS & ASSOCIATES, P.C., 15W030 NORTH FRONTAGE ROAD, SUITE 100, BURR RIDGE, IL 60527, (630) 794-9876. Please refer to file number 14-11-04981. THE JUDICIAL SALES CORPORATION One South Wacker Drive, 24th Floor, Chicago, IL 60606-4650 (312) 236-SALE You can also visit The Judicial Sales Corporation at www.tjsc.com for a 7 day status report of pending sales. CODILIS & ASSOCIATES, P.C. 15W030 NORTH FRONTAGE ROAD, SUITE 100 BURR RIDGE, IL 60527 (630) 794-5300 Attorney File No. 14-11-04981 Attorney ARDC No. 00468002 Attorney Code. 21762 Case Number: 11 CH 039854 TJSC#: 33-12626 NOTE: Pursuant to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, you are advised that Plaintiff's attorney is deemed to be a debt collector attempting to collect a debt and any information obtained will be used for that purpose. I544488

������������ For Notice Sale ���� IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS COUNTY DEPARTMENT - CHANCERY DIVISION DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE OF THE INDYMAC INDX MORTGAGE TRUST 2007-AR1, MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES ����� 2007-AR1 UNDER THE POOLING AND SERVICING ���������� AGREEMENT DATED FEBRUARY 1, 2007 �������������� Plaintiff, -v.IKLAS ABDELHADI, RASHID ABDELHADI, FOUNTAIN HILLS OF ORLAND PARK HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, P.T. FERRO CONSTRUCTION COMPANY Defendants 09 CH 030973 18040 ALYSSE COURT ORLAND PARK, IL 60462 NOTICE OF SALE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above cause on December 19, 2012, an agent for The Judicial Sales Corporation, will at 10:30 AM on July 26, 2013, at the The Judicial Sales Corporation, One South Wacker Drive - 24th Floor, CHICAGO, IL, 60606, sell at public auction to the highest bidder, as set forth below, the following described real estate: Commonly known as 18040 ALYSSE COURT, ORLAND PARK, IL 60462 Property Index No. 27-32-304-003. The real estate is improved with a residence. Sale terms: 25% down of the highest bid by certified funds at the close of the sale payable to The Judicial Sales Corporation. No third party checks will be accepted. The balance, including the Judicial sale fee for Abandoned Residential Property Municipality Relief Fund, which is calculated on residential real estate at the rate of $1 for each $1,000 or fraction thereof of the amount paid by the purchaser not to exceed $300, in certified funds/or wire transfer, is due within twenty-four (24) hours. No fee shall be paid by the mortgagee acquiring the residential real estate pursuant to its credit bid at the sale or by any mortgagee, judgment creditor, or other lienor acquiring the residential real estate whose rights in and to the residential real estate arose prior to the sale. The subject property is subject to general real estate taxes, special assessments, or special taxes levied against said real estate and is offered for sale without any representation as to quality or quantity of title and without recourse to Plaintiff and in “AS IS” condition. The sale is further subject to confirmation by the court. Upon payment in full of the amount bid, the purchaser will receive a Certificate of Sale that will entitle the purchaser to a deed to the real estate after confirmation of the sale. The property will NOT be open for inspection and plaintiff makes no representation as to the condition of the property. Prospective bidders are admonished to check the court file to verify all information. If this property is a condominium unit, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale, other than a mortgagee, shall pay the assessments and the legal fees required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/9(g)(1) and (g)(4). If this property is a condominium unit which is part of a common interest community, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale other than a mortgagee shall pay the assessments required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/18.5(g-1). IF YOU ARE THE MORTGAGOR (HOMEOWNER), YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO REMAIN IN POSSESSION FOR 30 DAYS AFTER ENTRY OF AN ORDER OF POSSESSION, IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 15-1701(C) OF THE ILLINOIS MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE LAW. For information, examine the court file or contact Plaintiff’s attorney: CODILIS & ASSOCIATES, P.C., 15W030 NORTH FRONTAGE ROAD, SUITE 100, BURR RIDGE, IL 60527, (630) 794-9876. Please refer to file number 14-09-11746. THE JUDICIAL SALES CORPORATION One South Wacker Drive, 24th Floor, Chicago, IL 60606-4650 (312) 236-SALE You can also visit The Judicial Sales Corporation at www.tjsc.com for a 7 day status report of pending sales. CODILIS & ASSOCIATES, P.C. 15W030 NORTH FRONTAGE ROAD, SUITE 100 BURR RIDGE, IL 60527 (630) 794-5300 Attorney File No. 14-09-11746 Attorney ARDC No. 00468002 Attorney Code. 21762 Case Number: 09 CH 030973 TJSC#: 33-14935 NOTE: Pursuant to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, you are advised that Plaintiff’s attorney is deemed to be a debt collector attempting to collect a debt and any information obtained will be used for that purpose. I545185

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For Notice Sale IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS COUNTY DEPARTMENT - CHANCERY DIVISION WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. P l a i n t i f f , � v . � ROBERT J. COLEMAN, DELL FINANCIAL SERVICES L.L.C. D e f e n d a n t s � 12 CH 044171 7813 W. 98TH STREET HICKORY HILLS, IL 60457 NOTICE OF SALE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above cause on May 20, 2013, an agent for The Judicial Sales Corporation, will at 10:30 AM on August 22, 2013, at the The Judicial Sales Corporation, One South Wacker Drive - 24th Floor, CHICAGO, IL, 60606, sell at public auction to the highest bidder, as set forth below, the following described real estate:Commonly known as 7813 W. 98TH STREET, HICKORY HILLS, IL 60457 Property Index No. 23-12-104-014. The real estate is improved with a residence. Sale terms: 25% down of the highest bid by certified funds at the close of the sale payable to The Judicial Sales Corporation. No third party checks will be accepted. The balance, including the Judicial sale fee for Abandoned Residential Property Municipality Relief Fund, which is calculated on residential real estate at the rate of $1 for each $1,000 or fraction thereof of the amount paid by the purchaser not to exceed $300, in certified funds/or wire transfer, is due within twenty-four (24) hours. No fee shall be paid by the mortgagee acquiring the residential real estate pursuant to its credit bid at the sale or by any mortgagee, judgment creditor, or other lienor acquiring the residential real estate whose rights in and to the residential real estate arose prior to the sale. The subject property is subject to general real estate taxes, special assessments, or special taxes levied against said real estate and is offered for sale without any representation as to quality or quantity of title and without recourse to Plaintiff and in "AS IS" condition. The sale is further subject to confirmation by the court. Upon payment in full of the amount bid, the purchaser will receive a Certificate of Sale that will entitle the purchaser to a deed to the real estate after confirmation of the sale. The property will NOT be open for inspection and plaintiff makes no representation as to the condition of the property. Prospective bidders are admonished to check the court file to verify all information. If this property is a condominium unit, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale, other than a mortgagee, shall pay the assessments and the legal fees required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/9(g)(1) and (g)(4). If this property is a condominium unit which is part of a common interest community, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale other than a mortgagee shall pay the assessments required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/18.5(g-1). IF YOU ARE THE MORTGAGOR (HOMEOWNER), YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO REMAIN IN POSSESSION FOR 30 DAYS AFTER ENTRY OF AN ORDER OF POSSESSION, IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 15-1701(C) OF THE ILLINOIS MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE LAW. For information, examine the court file or contact Plaintiff's attorney: CODILIS & ASSOCIATES, P.C., 15W030 NORTH FRONTAGE ROAD, SUITE 100, BURR RIDGE, IL 60527, (630) 794-9876. Please refer to file number 14-12-35726. THE JUDICIAL SALES CORPORATION One South Wacker Drive, 24th Floor, Chicago, IL 60606-4650 (312) 236-SALE You can also visit The Judicial Sales Corporation at www.tjsc.com for a 7 day status report of pending sales. CODILIS & ASSOCIATES, P.C. 15W030 NORTH FRONTAGE ROAD, SUITE 100 BURR RIDGE, IL 60527 (630) 794-5300 Attorney File No. 14-12-35726 Attorney ARDC No. 00468002 Attorney Code. 21762 Case Number: 12 CH 044171 TJSC#: 33-13139 NOTE: Pursuant to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, you are advised that Plaintiff's attorney is deemed to be a debt collector attempting to collect a debt and any information obtained will be used for that purpose. I545164

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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS COUNTY DEPARTMENT - CHANCERY DIVISION U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR J.P. MORGAN MORTGAGE ACQUISITION TRUST 2006-ACC1, ASSET BACKED PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-ACC1 Plaintiff, -v.PATRICK J. LYNCH A/K/A PATRICK LYNCH, GRETCHEN LYNCH, FIRSTMERIT BANK, NA, STATE OF ILLINOIS Defendants 12 CH 019076 15630 HEATHER COURT ORLAND PARK, IL 60462 NOTICE OF SALE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above cause on April 24, 2013, an agent for The Judicial Sales Corporation, will at 10:30 AM on July 26, 2013, at the The Judicial Sales Corporation, One South Wacker Drive - 24th Floor, CHICAGO, IL, 60606, sell at public auction to the highest bidder, as set forth below, the following described real estate: Commonly known as 15630 HEATHER COURT, ORLAND PARK, IL 60462 Property Index No. 27-13-403-044. The real estate is improved with a single family residence. Sale terms: 25% down of the highest bid by certified funds at the close of the sale payable to The Judicial Sales Corporation. No third party checks will be accepted. The balance, including the Judicial sale fee for Abandoned Residential Property Municipality Relief Fund, which is calculated on residential real estate at the rate of $1 for each $1,000 or fraction thereof of the amount paid by the purchaser not to exceed $300, in certified funds/or wire transfer, is due within twenty-four (24) hours. No fee shall be paid by the mortgagee acquiring the residential real estate pursuant to its credit bid at the sale or by any mortgagee, judgment creditor, or other lienor acquiring the residential real estate whose rights in and to the residential real estate arose prior to the sale. The subject property is subject to general real estate taxes, special assessments, or special taxes levied against said real estate and is offered for sale without any representation as to quality or quantity of title and without recourse to Plaintiff and in “AS IS” condition. The sale is further subject to confirmation by the court. Upon payment in full of the amount bid, the purchaser will receive a Certificate of Sale that will entitle the purchaser to a deed to the real estate after confirmation of the sale. The property will NOT be open for inspection and plaintiff makes no representation as to the condition of the property. Prospective bidders are admonished to check the court file to verify all information. If this property is a condominium unit, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale, other than a mortgagee, shall pay the assessments and the legal fees required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/9(g)(1) and (g)(4). If this property is a condominium unit which is part of a common interest community, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale other than a mortgagee shall pay the assessments required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/18.5(g-1). IF YOU ARE THE MORTGAGOR (HOMEOWNER), YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO REMAIN IN POSSESSION FOR 30 DAYS AFTER ENTRY OF AN ORDER OF POSSESSION, IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 15-1701(C) OF THE ILLINOIS MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE LAW. For information, examine the court file or contact Plaintiff’s attorney: CODILIS & ASSOCIATES, P.C., 15W030 NORTH FRONTAGE ROAD, SUITE 100, BURR RIDGE, IL 60527, (630) 794-9876. Please refer to file number 14-12-01908. THE JUDICIAL SALES CORPORATION One South Wacker Drive, 24th Floor, Chicago, IL 60606-4650 (312) 236-SALE You can also visit The Judicial Sales Corporation at www.tjsc.com for a 7 day status report of pending sales. CODILIS & ASSOCIATES, P.C. 15W030 NORTH FRONTAGE ROAD, SUITE 100 BURR RIDGE, IL 60527 (630) 794-5300 Attorney File No. 14-12-01908 Attorney ARDC No. 00468002 Attorney Code. 21762 Case Number: 12 CH 019076 TJSC#: 33-11113 NOTE: Pursuant to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, you are advised that Plaintiff’s attorney is deemed to be a debt collector attempting to collect a debt and any information obtained will be used for that purpose. I542659

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS COUNTY DEPARTMENT - CHANCERY D I V I S I O N � PROVIDENT FUNDING ASSOCIATES, L.P. P l a i n t i f f , � v . � AIYMAN JUDEH, CHELSEA LANE CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATION, UNKNOWN HEIRS AND LEGATEES OF AIYMAN JUDEH, UNKNOWN OWNERS AND NON-RECORD CLAIMANTS D e f e n d a n t s � 12 CH 30726 9414 SOUTH 77TH COURT, UNIT 3D Hickory Hills, IL 60457 NOTICE OF SALE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above cause on April 29, 2013, an agent for The Judicial Sales Corporation, will at 10:30 AM on July 31, 2013, at the The Judicial Sales Corporation, One South Wacker Drive - 24th Floor, CHICAGO, IL, 60606, sell at public auction to the highest bidder, as set forth below, the following described real estate: Commonly known as 9414 SOUTH 77TH COURT, UNIT 3D, Hickory Hills, IL 60457 Property Index No. 23-01-320-017-1015. The real estate is improved with a condominium. The judgment amount was $168,333.88. Sale terms: 25% down of the highest bid by certified funds at the close of the sale payable to The Judicial Sales Corporation. No third party checks will be accepted. The balance, including the Judicial sale fee for Abandoned Residential Property Municipality Relief Fund, which is calculated on residential real estate at the rate of $1 for each $1,000 or fraction thereof of the amount paid by the purchaser not to exceed $300, in certified funds/or wire transfer, is due within twenty-four (24) hours. No fee shall be paid by the mortgagee acquiring the residential real estate pursuant to its credit bid at the sale or by any mortgagee, judgment creditor, or other lienor acquiring the residential real estate whose rights in and to the residential real estate arose prior to the sale. The subject property is subject to general real estate taxes, special assessments, or special taxes levied against said real estate and is offered for sale without any representation as to quality or quantity of title and without recourse to Plaintiff and in "AS IS" condition. The sale is further subject to confirmation by the court. Upon payment in full of the amount bid, the purchaser will receive a Certificate of Sale that will entitle the purchaser to a deed to the real estate after confirmation of the sale. The property will NOT be open for inspection and plaintiff makes no representation as to the condition of the property. Prospective bidders are admonished to check the court file to verify all information. If this property is a condominium unit, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale, other than a mortgagee, shall pay the assessments and the legal fees required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/9(g)(1) and (g)(4). If this property is a condominium unit which is part of a common interest community, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale other than a mortgagee shall pay the assessments required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/18.5(g-1). IF YOU ARE THE MORTGAGOR (HOMEOWNER), YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO REMAIN IN POSSESSION FOR 30 DAYS AFTER ENTRY OF AN ORDER OF POSSESSION, IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 15-1701(C) OF THE ILLINOIS MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE LAW. For information, contact Plaintiff's attorney: POTESTIVO & ASSOCIATES, P.C., 223 WEST JACKSON BLVD, STE 610, Chicago, IL 60606, (312) 263-0003. Please refer to file number C12-67457. THE JUDICIAL SALES CORPORATION One South Wacker Drive, 24th Floor, Chicago, IL 60606-4650 (312) 236-SALE You can also visit The Judicial Sales Corporation at www.tjsc.com for a 7 day status report of pending sales. POTESTIVO & ASSOCIATES, P.C. 223 WEST JACKSON BLVD, STE 610 Chicago, IL 60606 (312) 263-0003 Attorney File No. C12-67457 Attorney Code. Case Number: 12 CH 30726 TJSC#: 33-12703 NOTE: Pursuant to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, you are advised that Plaintiff's attorney is deemed to be a debt collector attempting to collect a debt and any information obtained will be used for that p u r p o s e . � I543116

For Sale Notice IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS COUNTY DEPARTMENT - CHANCERY DIVISION CITIMORTGAGE, INC. P l a i n t i f f , � v . � KESTAS SIMKUS, RAMUNE NIPARAVICIUTE, SCENIC TREE CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATION D e f e n d a n t s � 11 CH 037258 10213 S. 86TH TERRACE UNIT #103 PALOS HILLS, IL 60465 NOTICE OF SALE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above cause on January 28, 2013, an agent for The Judicial Sales Corporation, will at 10:30 AM on July 29, 2013, at the The Judicial Sales Corporation, One South Wacker Drive - 24th Floor, CHICAGO, IL, 60606, sell at public auction to the highest bidder, as set forth below, the following described real estate:Commonly known as 10213 S. 86TH TERRACE UNIT #103, PALOS HILLS, IL 60465 Property Index No. 23-11-302-003-1038, Property Index No. (23-11-302-002 Underlying). The real estate is improved with a condo/townhouse. Sale terms: 25% down of the highest bid by certified funds at the close of the sale payable to The Judicial Sales Corporation. No third party checks will be accepted. The balance, including the Judicial sale fee for Abandoned Residential Property Municipality Relief Fund, which is calculated on residential real estate at the rate of $1 for each $1,000 or fraction thereof of the amount paid by the purchaser not to exceed $300, in certified funds/or wire transfer, is due within twenty-four (24) hours. No fee shall be paid by the mortgagee acquiring the residential real estate pursuant to its credit bid at the sale or by any mortgagee, judgment creditor, or other lienor acquiring the residential real estate whose rights in and to the residential real estate arose prior to the sale. The subject property is subject to general real estate taxes, special assessments, or special taxes levied against said real estate and is offered for sale without any representation as to quality or quantity of title and without recourse to Plaintiff and in "AS IS" condition. The sale is further subject to confirmation by the court. Upon payment in full of the amount bid, the purchaser will receive a Certificate of Sale that will entitle the purchaser to a deed to the real estate after confirmation of the sale. The property will NOT be open for inspection and plaintiff makes no representation as to the condition of the property. Prospective bidders are admonished to check the court file to verify all information. If this property is a condominium unit, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale, other than a mortgagee, shall pay the assessments and the legal fees required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/9(g)(1) and (g)(4). If this property is a condominium unit which is part of a common interest community, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale other than a mortgagee shall pay the assessments required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/18.5(g-1). IF YOU ARE THE MORTGAGOR (HOMEOWNER), YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO REMAIN IN POSSESSION FOR 30 DAYS AFTER ENTRY OF AN ORDER OF POSSESSION, IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 15-1701(C) OF THE ILLINOIS MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE LAW. For information, examine the court file or contact Plaintiff's attorney: CODILIS & ASSOCIATES, P.C., 15W030 NORTH FRONTAGE ROAD, SUITE 100, BURR RIDGE, IL 60527, (630) 794-9876. Please refer to file number 14-11-34541. THE JUDICIAL SALES CORPORATION One South Wacker Drive, 24th Floor, Chicago, IL 60606-4650 (312) 236-SALE You can also visit The Judicial Sales Corporation at www.tjsc.com for a 7 day status report of pending sales. CODILIS & ASSOCIATES, P.C. 15W030 NORTH FRONTAGE ROAD, SUITE 100 BURR RIDGE, IL 60527 (630) 794-5300 Attorney File No. 14-11-34541 Attorney ARDC No. 00468002 Attorney Code. 21762 Case Number: 11 CH 037258 TJSC#: 33-15000 NOTE: Pursuant to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, you are advised that Plaintiff's attorney is deemed to be a debt collector attempting to collect a debt and any information obtained will be used for that purpose. I545797

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For Notice Sale IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS COUNTY DEPARTMENT - CHANCERY D I V I S I O N � CITIMORTGAGE, INC. SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO ABN AMRO MORTGAGE GROUP, INC. P l a i n t i f f , � v . � NAYEF I. GHUSEIN A/K/A NAYEF GHUSEIN, LAYALI GHUSEIN, BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO LASALLE BANK, N . A . � D e f e n d a n t s � 12 CH 003058 8829 W. 99TH PLACE PALOS HILLS, IL 60465 NOTICE OF SALE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above cause on February 7, 2013, an agent for The Judicial Sales Corporation, will at 10:30 AM on July 29, 2013, at the The Judicial Sales Corporation, One South Wacker Drive - 24th Floor, CHICAGO, IL, 60606, sell at public auction to the highest bidder, as set forth below, the following described real estate: . Commonly known as 8829 W. 99TH PLACE, PALOS HILLS, IL 60465 Property Index No. 23-10-415-015. The real estate is improved with a single family residence. Sale terms: 25% down of the highest bid by certified funds at the close of the sale payable to The Judicial Sales Corporation. No third party checks will be accepted. The balance, including the Judicial sale fee for Abandoned Residential Property Municipality Relief Fund, which is calculated on residential real estate at the rate of $1 for each $1,000 or fraction thereof of the amount paid by the purchaser not to exceed $300, in certified funds/or wire transfer, is due within twenty-four (24) hours. No fee shall be paid by the mortgagee acquiring the residential real estate pursuant to its credit bid at the sale or by any mortgagee, judgment creditor, or other lienor acquiring the residential real estate whose rights in and to the residential real estate arose prior to the sale. The subject property is subject to general real estate taxes, special assessments, or special taxes levied against said real estate and is offered for sale without any representation as to quality or quantity of title and without recourse to Plaintiff and in "AS IS" condition. The sale is further subject to confirmation by the court. Upon payment in full of the amount bid, the purchaser will receive a Certificate of Sale that will entitle the purchaser to a deed to the real estate after confirmation of the sale. The property will NOT be open for inspection and plaintiff makes no representation as to the condition of the property. Prospective bidders are admonished to check the court file to verify all information. If this property is a condominium unit, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale, other than a mortgagee, shall pay the assessments and the legal fees required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/9(g)(1) and (g)(4). If this property is a condominium unit which is part of a common interest community, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale other than a mortgagee shall pay the assessments required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/18.5(g-1). IF YOU ARE THE MORTGAGOR (HOMEOWNER), YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO REMAIN IN POSSESSION FOR 30 DAYS AFTER ENTRY OF AN ORDER OF POSSESSION, IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 15-1701(C) OF THE ILLINOIS MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE LAW. For information, examine the court file or contact Plaintiff's attorney: CODILIS & ASSOCIATES, P.C., 15W030 NORTH FRONTAGE ROAD, SUITE 100, BURR RIDGE, IL 60527, (630) 794-9876. Please refer to file number 14-11-38914. THE JUDICIAL SALES CORPORATION One South Wacker Drive, 24th Floor, Chicago, IL 60606-4650 (312) 236-SALE You can also visit The Judicial Sales Corporation at www.tjsc.com for a 7 day status report of pending sales. CODILIS & ASSOCIATES, P.C. 15W030 NORTH FRONTAGE ROAD, SUITE 100 BURR RIDGE, IL 60527 (630) 794-5300 Attorney File No. 14-11-38914 Attorney ARDC No. 00468002 Attorney Code. 21762 Case Number: 12 CH 003058 TJSC#: 33-14014 NOTE: Pursuant to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, you are advised that Plaintiff's attorney is deemed to be a debt collector attempting to collect a debt and any information obtained will be used for that purpose. I543018

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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS COUNTY DEPARTMENT - CHANCERY DIVISION WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. Plaintiff, -v.BILAL RAFATI A/K/A BELAL A. RAFATI, SHAREEN RAFATI A/K/A SHIREEN M. RAFATI, WELLS FARGO BANK, NA S/B/M TO WELLS FARGO BANK SOUTHWEST, NA F/K/A WACHOVIA MORTGAGE FSB, F/K/A WORLD SAVINGS BANK, FSB, UNKNOWN SUCCESSOR TRUSTEE OF THE GLADYS STAM TRUST DATED 5/13/1999, CAPITAL ONE BANK (USA), N.A., SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO CAPITAL ONE BANK, GMAC, LLC, CITIBANK N.A. S/I/I TO CITIBANK (SOUTH DAKOTA), N.A., UNKNOWN BENEFICIARIES OF THE GLADYS STAM TRUST DATED 5/13/1999, UNKNOWN OWNERS AND NON-RECORD CLAIMANTS Defendants 12 CH 7014 7503 HALESIA COURT ORLAND PARK, IL 60462 NOTICE OF SALE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above cause on May 2, 2013, an agent for The Judicial Sales Corporation, will at 10:30 AM on August 5, 2013, at the The Judicial Sales Corporation, One South Wacker Drive - 24th Floor, CHICAGO, IL, 60606, sell at public auction to the highest bidder, as set forth below, the following described real estate: Commonly known as 7503 HALESIA COURT, ORLAND PARK, IL 60462 Property Index No. 27-13-203-002-0000. The real estate is improved with a one story single family home with a two car attached garage. Sale terms: 25% down of the highest bid by certified funds at the close of the sale payable to The Judicial Sales Corporation. No third party checks will be accepted. The balance, including the Judicial sale fee for Abandoned Residential Property Municipality Relief Fund, which is calculated on residential real estate at the rate of $1 for each $1,000 or fraction thereof of the amount paid by the purchaser not to exceed $300, in certified funds/or wire transfer, is due within twenty-four (24) hours. No fee shall be paid by the mortgagee acquiring the residential real estate pursuant to its credit bid at the sale or by any mortgagee, judgment creditor, or other lienor acquiring the residential real estate whose rights in and to the residential real estate arose prior to the sale. The subject property is subject to general real estate taxes, special assessments, or special taxes levied against said real estate and is offered for sale without any representation as to quality or quantity of title and without recourse to Plaintiff and in “AS IS” condition. The sale is further subject to confirmation by the court. Upon payment in full of the amount bid, the purchaser will receive a Certificate of Sale that will entitle the purchaser to a deed to the real estate after confirmation of the sale. The property will NOT be open for inspection and plaintiff makes no representation as to the condition of the property. Prospective bidders are admonished to check the court file to verify all information. If this property is a condominium unit, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale, other than a mortgagee, shall pay the assessments and the legal fees required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/9(g)(1) and (g)(4). If this property is a condominium unit which is part of a common interest community, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale other than a mortgagee shall pay the assessments required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/18.5(g-1). IF YOU ARE THE MORTGAGOR (HOMEOWNER), YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO REMAIN IN POSSESSION FOR 30 DAYS AFTER ENTRY OF AN ORDER OF POSSESSION, IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 15-1701(C) OF THE ILLINOIS MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE LAW. For information: Visit our website at service.atty-pierce.com. between the hours of 3 and 5 pm. PIERCE & ASSOCIATES, Plaintiff’s Attorneys, One North Dearborn Street Suite 1300, CHICAGO, IL 60602. Tel No. (312) 476-5500. Please refer to file number PA1129183. THE JUDICIAL SALES CORPORATION One South Wacker Drive, 24th Floor, Chicago, IL 60606-4650 (312) 236-SALE You can also visit The Judicial Sales Corporation at www.tjsc.com for a 7 day status report of pending sales. PIERCE & ASSOCIATES One North Dearborn Street Suite 1300 CHICAGO, IL 60602 (312) 476-5500 Attorney File No. PA1129183 Attorney Code. 91220 Case Number: 12 CH 7014 TJSC#: 33-11225 I545428

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS COUNTY DEPARTMENT - CHANCERY DIVISION PNC MORTGAGE, A DIVISION OF PNC BANK N.A. Plaintiff, -v.ADNAN A. JABER A/K/A ADNAN JABER, ESMAT A. JABER, FIRSTSECURE BANK AND TRUST CO. F/K/A FAMILY BANK AND TRUST COMPANY AS TRUSTEE UTA DTD 10/17/06 AKA TRUST 11-920, MB FINANCIAL BANK, N.A. SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO INBANK, FIRST SECURE BANK AND TRUST CO. F/K/A FAMILY BANK AND TRUST CO., THE MISSION HILLS HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, UNKNOWN BENEFICIARIES OF FIRST SECURE BK & TRUST CO FKA FAMILY BK & TRST CO AS TRUSTEE UTA DTD 10/17/06 AKA TRUST 11-920, UNKNOWN OWNERS AND NON-RECORD CLAIMANTS Defendants 10 CH 05357 10439 SANTA CRUZ LANE ORLAND PARK, IL 60467 NOTICE OF SALE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above cause on February 20, 2013, an agent for The Judicial Sales Corporation, will at 10:30 AM on July 25, 2013, at the The Judicial Sales Corporation, One South Wacker Drive - 24th Floor, CHICAGO, IL, 60606, sell at public auction to the highest bidder, as set forth below, the following described real estate: Commonly known as 10439 SANTA CRUZ LANE, ORLAND PARK, IL 60467 Property Index No. 2732-206-003-0000. The real estate is improved with a white brick two story single family home; three car attached garage. Sale terms: 25% down of the highest bid by certified funds at the close of the sale payable to The Judicial Sales Corporation. No third party checks will be accepted. The balance, including the Judicial sale fee for Abandoned Residential Property Municipality Relief Fund, which is calculated on residential real estate at the rate of $1 for each $1,000 or fraction thereof of the amount paid by the purchaser not to exceed $300, in certified funds/or wire transfer, is due within twenty-four (24) hours. No fee shall be paid by the mortgagee acquiring the residential real estate pursuant to its credit bid at the sale or by any mortgagee, judgment creditor, or other lienor acquiring the residential real estate whose rights in and to the residential real estate arose prior to the sale. The subject property is subject to general real estate taxes, special assessments, or special taxes levied against said real estate and is offered for sale without any representation as to quality or quantity of title and without recourse to Plaintiff and in “AS IS” condition. The sale is further subject to confirmation by the court. Upon payment in full of the amount bid, the purchaser will receive a Certificate of Sale that will entitle the purchaser to a deed to the real estate after confirmation of the sale. The property will NOT be open for inspection and plaintiff makes no representation as to the condition of the property. Prospective bidders are admonished to check the court file to verify all information. If this property is a condominium unit, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale, other than a mortgagee, shall pay the assessments and the legal fees required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/9(g)(1) and (g)(4). If this property is a condominium unit which is part of a common interest community, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale other than a mortgagee shall pay the assessments required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/18.5(g-1). IF YOU ARE THE MORTGAGOR (HOMEOWNER), YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO REMAIN IN POSSESSION FOR 30 DAYS AFTER ENTRY OF AN ORDER OF POSSESSION, IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 15-1701(C) OF THE ILLINOIS MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE LAW. For information: Visit our website at service.atty-pierce.com. between the hours of 3 and 5 pm. PIERCE & ASSOCIATES, Plaintiff’s Attorneys, One North Dearborn Street Suite 1300, CHICAGO, IL 60602. Tel No. (312) 476-5500. Please refer to file number PA1003120. THE JUDICIAL SALES CORPORATION One South Wacker Drive, 24th Floor, Chicago, IL 60606-4650 (312) 236-SALE You can also visit The Judicial Sales Corporation at www.tjsc.com for a 7 day status report of pending sales. PIERCE & ASSOCIATES One North Dearborn Street Suite 1300 CHICAGO, IL 60602 (312) 476-5500 Attorney File No. PA1003120 Attorney Code. 91220 Case Number: 10 CH 05357 TJSC#: 33-14863 I545384

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A ‘Lone’ at the box office by Jase Howell     OK, so there is no “Pirates of the Caribbean” this summer, but Johnny Depp and director Gore Verbinski have tried to do the next best thing and re-create another childhood tale using an outlandish budget, Depp acting like a circus clown, and Michael Bay somehow involved to make it incredibly bombastic.     You cannot fault anyone involved here, this recipe has thus far produced some pretty entertaining films and an obscene amount of money; but let’s not forget, a long time ago before the flood of money, “Pirates” was considered a risk and had to earn the trademark status. Re-inventing a 1930s radio serial isn’t exactly a slam dunk, even with Depp’s and Verbinski’s names attached.     “The Lone Ranger” in many respects follows the blueprint already forged by “Pirates,” which is smart; however, it really never finds the surprising magic those films used to enchant the audience. But more importantly, the “Pirates” films were fairly confident and linear films. “The Lone Ranger,” on the other hand, is a strange mess of a film provided

with many of the same ingredients, but mixed into a hodge-podge that makes it difficult to even discern its target audience.     In the wrap around story-telling style, we find Tonto, circa 1933, in San Francisco as sort of a carnie side-show telling stories of the Lone Ranger. This set-up didn’t work well for “Young Guns II,” and it doesn’t work much better here. But Tonto begins the tale and we’re shuttled back to 1869 and Colby, Texas. A train arrives carrying John Reid (Armie Hammer), a local prosecutor, outlaw Butch Cavendish (William Fichtner) and, attached to Cavendish by chain, Tonto (Johnny Depp). Greeting the three is a ruthless railroad magnet (Tom Wilkinson).     The train set-up is nice because we pretty much get all the principals out of the way so we can commence with a whole lot of Bruckheimer action sequences, which veer from the incredibly silly to isn’t this a little bloody for the kids? An ambush of the Texas Rangers sets in motion John Reid’s turn toward becoming The Lone Ranger, set on justice and a sort of revenge. His pairing with Tonto, who is strictly bent

on revenge, is not exactly ideal for either party, but both want the dastardly Cavendish (also reprised from the serial) and, of course, the ever wicked Wilkinson gets some nice moments as well, villainous not being a stretch for him.     Oh, and Helena Bonham-Carter joins the fun as madam Red Harrington. There are also devil rabbits, a mythical Silver, and Tonto constantly feeding a dead bird on his head. I mentioned this was a mess.     Perhaps the magic of the “Pirates” crew vanished when they hit the desert, but more or less everyone is intact here including Depp, Verbinski and writers Justin Haythe, Ted Elliot and Terry Rossio. Everything about this film screams better left not realized as a concept, including a destined to be immortalized train sequence (immortalized for all of the wrong and absurd reasons). One can’t exactly say the talent is squandered here, after all, these actors hopefully read the script. Armie Hammer must have known he was going to come off as a bumbling second fiddle to depp’s Tonto, though I’m still not sure how

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    The Isle a la Cache Brigade will bring insight into what life was like in the Illinois Territory during the mid-18th century during a living history demonstration this Sunday, July 14, from noon to 3 p.m., at Isle a la Cache Museum, in Romeoville.     The living history demonstration is free of charge and open to all ages.     The Isle a la Cache Brigade consists of re-enactors who represent voyageurs, courier du bois, French women, Metis and Native Americans. On any given Living History Sunday you may find potters, musket shooters, cooks, seamstresses or craftsmen sharing their talents.     Demonstrations will be ongoing from noon until 3 p.m., so the public can arrive at anytime to observe the demonstrations and talk with the Brigade about life in the wilderness.     While at Isle a la Cache, visit the museum devoted to the furtrade era, open from noon to 4 p.m. on Sundays.     Isle a la Cache Museum is at 501 E. 135th St, (Romeo Road), ½-mile east of Route 53 in Romeoville.     For information, call the museum at (815) 886-1467.

    The Center offers a six-week lapidary classes beginning Wed­ nesday July 17, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at 12700 Southwest Highway, Palos Park.     Instructor Sharon Byrne teaches students to use rock saws and water-cooled wheels for turning rough hunks of rock into polished gemstones. The Center’s lapidary program works in tandem with The Center’s silver jewelry classes, which enable students to set their stones into silver fittings.     The six-week class costs $84 plus a $10 materials fee for new students. Students purchase rocks Discovery Isle for future projects. Registration at Isle a la Cache is required. Call The Center at 361-3650.     Children’s programs are held

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The Center offers family pottery class    A pottery class for families will be held Wednesdays, July 17 and 24, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., at The Log Cabin Center for the Arts, 12700 Southwest Highway in Palos Park.    Shown are birdbaths and toadhouses made in family pottery class.    Families with children of any age are invited to make summer birdbaths and toadhouses for their yards or gardens on July 17 and to come back to glaze their creations on July 24. The class fee is $16 per person and includes all supplies and two kiln firings. A class fee of $8 per person is charged for families who choose to come only to the July 17 session, and create their pieces from fired but unglazed terra cotta clay.    Reservations are required. Call The Center at 361-3650. recipes to refuel the body. This free program is exclusively for girls in 7th through 12th grade.     For more information or to sign up for a program, call 532-0500 or (Continued from page 7) gram where participants will learn visit thebridgeteencenter.org. how to make homemade gnocchi and sauce with Chef Dominic from Bartolini’s. This free program is for teens in 7th through 12th grade.     • Photography — 4 to 5 p.m. Fall Festival vendors July 11-25, participants will learn the basics and elements that go     Craft, flea market, and garage into taking a great photo. This sale vendors are sought for the free program is for teens in 7th annual Fall Festival at The Children’s Farm in Palos Park to be through 12th grade.     • Friday Night Live — 7:30 to held on Saturday, Sept. 28. 10:30 p.m. July 12, music from     More than 2,000 people usually Sixspeed plus a bean bag tour- attend the festival which features nament with Marquette Bank. games, kid’s crafts, hayrides, horse This free event is for teens in rides, entertainment, food concession and root beer saloon. 7th through 12th grade.     • Saturday Night — 7:30 to 10:30     Vendor spaces cost $25 each. The p.m. July 13, The Bridge Teen Cen- farm is at 12700 Southwest Highway ter will host Saturday Night with in Palos Park. Call 361-3650. music from Leave The Light On plus free Jamba Juice samples. This Travel journal workshop event is exclusively for students in     A journal-making workshops 10th-12th grade and is free with will be offered at The Log Cabin a student membership application Center for the Arts on Monday or $5 with a school ID. afternoon, July 22, from 1 to 3:30     • Behind The Scenes: Fox News p.m., at 12700 Southwest HighChicago — 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. way in Palos Park. July 16, go behind the scenes of     Artist Marge Boyd of Frankfort Fox News Chicago and see first- will teach students to create a hand what goes into the produc- small book from envelopes and tion of a TV news show. This a decorative cover. The envelopes free program is for teens in 7th can then be filled with receipts, through 12th grade. airline tickets and other colorful     • Around the World: France — memorabilia. The outside of the 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. July 16, France’s envelopes can be used for writing, culture, rich history, delicious food, drawing, or gluing on additional famous art and pretty language. mementos. As a finishing touch, This free program is for teens in students will add ribbons, beads 7th through 12th grade. and stamps to their journals.     • Sew Your Own Pillow — 1:30     The cost of each workshop day to 4 p.m. July 17, The American is $18 plus a $4 materials fee. Sewing Guild will teach partici-     Registration is required. For pants how to make throw pillows. more information, call The CenThis free program is for teens in ter at 361-3650. 7th through 12th grade.     • Drawing — 2 to 3:30 p.m. July ‘Hamlet’ at Moraine 18, participants will learn the basics of drawing. Bring your own sketch     Moraine Valley Community Colbook. This free program is for teens lege’s will celebrate the 10th anniin 7th through 12th grade. versary of “Shakespeare Under the     • Be Good To Yourself — 4 to 6 Stars” with an outdoor performance p.m. July 18, participate in a one- of “Hamlet” at 7 p.m. Thursday, hour yoga session and learn hands- Aug. 1, Friday, Aug. 2 and Saturon cooking skills while learning day, Aug. 3. The production will be

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