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Songs of Riverside Singer songwriter Mark Dvorak of Riverside, along with Walt Meder of Downers Grove, performs Dec. 28 at Caribou Coffee in Downers Grove. The free show featured the original work of Dvorak, who recently published his first book of essays and poetry, “Bowling for Christmas and Other Tales from the Road.” In October 2012, Dvorak was the recipient of the 2013 Lantern Bearer Award from the Folk Alliance Region Midwest.

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LYONS – Hate those red light cameras at Ogden and First avenues in Lyons? Well, they are soon to be gone. Both red light cameras, at 44th Street and First Avenue and at First and Ogden avenues, will soon be removed. Both intersections are being reconfigured by the Illinois Department of Transportation and the cameras will be discontinued.

tions for two years, according to the village. Lyons Mayor Chris Getty said he has no plans to restore them or to move them to another intersection in the village. Both camera were deactivated Dec. 31, but Lyons officials said they may take up to 60 days to be fully removed.

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8ON THE COVER A grey seal pup is the first animal born at the Brookfield Zoo in 2014. The pup weighed 25 pounds at birth and is expected to triple in weight by next month. Photo provided

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LYONS – Negotiators for the village of Lyons and the Lyons Police Union have reached a contract agreement that will potentially save taxpayers as much as $800,000 and put more police on street duty, Mayor Christopher Getty announced in a news release Sunday. Under the new contract, the department will remain “fully staffed” and no police officer will receive a pay cut. The contract now goes before the Village Board at its Jan. 15 regular meeting for approval. The new contract calls for no salary increase during the first and second year, and a two percent increase for the following two years. Longevity or “bonus” pay hikes will be frozen for two years, Getty said. That agreement alone will save taxpayers nearly $100,000 each year. Getty said the contract reflects “work rule concessions” in which detectives and supervisors will be given street duty. He also said that perceptions of impending lay-offs resulting in a reduction in police protection were unfounded, and added

the village was able to save the taxpayers money while putting more police on the streets. Police Chief Harley Schinker said the agreement ensures the department will be able to continue to provide superior police and safety services to residents. Lyons currently has 25 police officers, not including dispatchers, crossing guards or part-time employees. Some attrition is expected through retirement. Getty said the union and the village agree that 21 police officers can effectively protect the municipality. The difference will be made up through anticipated early retirements as defined under the contract. Financial Director Dan Denys said the new contract brings expenditures in the police department in line with what communities the size of Lyons are paying. Dispatchers now employed with the village will remain with the village. New hires, Deny’s said, will be employed in a new public-private partnership with the professional dispatching service, Kurtz Inc.

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BROOKFIELD – The Chicago Zoological Society announced Friday the first baby born at the Brookfield Zoo in 2014 – a grey seal. In addition to being the first birth of the new year, the seal pup also is the first of its species born at the zoo. The male pup was born at 7 a.m. New Year’s Day to mother, Lily, 10. Both mother and pup will remain off exhibit for several weeks to allow them time to bond. Grey seal pups are born with long, white fur called lanugo (pronounced la-noogo, according to zoo officials), which is replaced two to four weeks later with shorter, stiffer hair, similar to that of adult grey seals. At birth, the new pup weighed more than 25 pounds. Zoo staff said he will triple or quadruple his weight in as little time as next month. A mother grey seal’s milk is very rich and the pup is expected to gain several pounds a day. After another two or three weeks, the pup will be introduced to a fish diet. The Brookfield Zoo is home to six grey seals – the most of any accredited zoo or aquarium in North America, zoo officials said. Grey seals are most often found in coastal waters and are divided into three populations: The Western North Atlantic, the Eastern Atlantic and the Baltic Sea.

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RIVERSIDE – Grumpy’s Coffee & Ice Cream Cafe closed Dec. 24 after 20 years as a community gathering spot where packs of regulars greeted the day and each other. Friends Kimberly Palka and Davoid Moreau opened the cafe in August 1993. Even after Grumpy’s closed its doors to the public, regulars continued to stop in for their morning coffee until the cafe’s spot at 35 E. Burlington St. was turned over to its next-door neighbor, The Chew Chew restaurant, which bought the location. “We solve the world’s problems here every day,� Palka said. “It’s ‘Cheers’ without the hangover. Everybody knows everybody’s business. It’s become family. We go to everyone’s funerals, birthdays.� Palka said people from all over the area would visit Grumpy’s daily for their morning coffee or breakfast. “Someone told me it’s like going to a party and ending up in the kitchen,� she said. “There’s no places like that any more. It’s a shame. It’s a dying art in a way.� Palka said she and Moreau are hoping to open another cafe, which would be called Grumpy’s Too, at a different location in Riverside or Berwyn. In the meantime, they plan to meet with the cafe’s regulars at another coffee shop, she said.

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Morton West, Ford donate food By ALEX RUPPENTHAL aruppenthal@shawmedia.com NORTH RIVERSIDE – Joe Rizza Ford and students at Morton West High School teamed to collect two truckloads of canned goods last month for those in need of food. As part of the Fill an F-150 food drive, customers at the car dealership received discounts on repairs and other services in December when they donated a can of nonperishable food. By the end of the month, the drive brought

in a full truckload of canned goods. Another truck was parked outside Morton West throughout the month until it was filled, and both trucks of food were delivered to Cicero-based CBS Anti-Hunger Foundation, which benefits residents in Cicero, Berwyn, North Riverside, Brookfield and Stickney. “There’s a lot of people around here in the area that don’t have a lot,” said Jim Malvestuto, the dealership’s service director, who organized the drive. “[The idea]

came up around Thanksgiving … [But] people need food after Thanksgiving, too. “At least we know two holidays in a row people have food.” Malvestuto said the dealership received calls from customers asking when the drive ended. Some even returned just to donate. “It was nice to do because it’s the holidays,” he said. “There’s a lot of people who aren’t as fortunate [as others]. They were really, really appreciative. It was nice to see.”

BROOKFIELD – Former Brookfield Jaycees President Yvonne Agnello-Adams was honored with a Junior Chamber International Senatorship at the Illinois Jaycees Convention last month. A JCI Senatorship is the highest honor that can be bestowed upon a current or past member for outstanding service to the organization. Only one out of 1,000 Jaycees becomes a senators. Agnello-Adams received the honor on behalf of the Lombard Jaycees, as the Brookfield chapter closed earlier in 2012 because of a lack of membership. Agnello-Ad-

ams joined the Brookfield chapter in 2003 and took on leadership positions at the local, regional and state lev- Yvonne els. She cur- Agnellorently serves Adams as the Illinois Jaycees Chief Ambassador and is a JCI Certified National Trainer, helping others to grow into better leaders for their communities. Through her own company, YDAA & Associates, Agnello-Adams travels around the country training professionals on communication, leadership and other profes-

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SUBURBAN LIFE MEDIA RIVERSIDE – Riverside Police Chief Thomas Weitzel is not a guy to leave his work at work. On Dec. 30, he brought some home at least part of the way. While driving his unmarked police car home about 4:15 p.m, Weitzel saw a semitrailer turn right on Archer Road from Route 171 where it struck an overhead street light, then struck a traffic control device while at the corner, Weitzel said. Several vehicles were forced to swerve out of the way to avoid falling debris in the roadway, Weitzel said. The driver, a 43-year-old Chicago man, allegedly ignored all attempts by Weitzel to stop him at Archer Road and Bulldog Drive in Summit. “I thought maybe he didn’t see me at first. I’m driving a Ford Taurus that’s

unmarked. But the other cars were getting out of the way,” Weitzel said. “I initially stopped to see if anyone was hurt. He slowed down, but then he kept on going.” Weitzel continued to follow the semitrailer south on Archer Road toward 63rd Street and then east on 63rd Street with emergency lights and sirens operating. Weitzel detained the driver after he finally pulled over in the 7600 block of 63rd Street until Summit police arrived. “I finally came up to his side and motioned him to pull over,” he said. “He was cooperative when he got out, but he offered no explanation.” There were no injuries reported. “These things usually don’t happen,” Weitzel said. “It’s usually a pretty uneventful ride home.”

RIVERSIDE – Three 17-year-old boys were charged with felony residential burglary for allegedly stealing computers, cameras, jewelry, alcohol and a number of other items from a residence on Christmas Eve in the 300 block of Herrick Road. A police investigation determined the teens, two from Riverside and one from Brookfield, entered the home between 4 and 5:30 p.m. Dec. 24 while the family living there was at church. Police learned later, one of the teens attended the same church

service as the family, stepping out of the service for a few minutes to notify the other alleged offenders the family was not home. He knew a side door to the residence would be unlocked and informed the other teens to use the door so they wouldn’t have to force entry into the home. The two teens then stole property from the home, loading it into a vehicle they had parked in the driveway. Several hours after the burglary, investigators examined the scene for fingerprints and interviewed neighbors but found no witnesses. On Dec. 27, Riverside police

were notified someone had tried to log on to a Kindle e-reader stolen from the home. Police used an IP address to trace the location of the device to a residence in the 0 to 100 block of Groveland Avenue, where they arrested the first teen. Police then arrested another teen in the 300 block of Herrick Road, the same block as the victims’ residence. They arrested the third teen in the 3800 block of Cleveland Avenue in Brookfield. Police recovered all stolen items excluding an undisclosed amount of cash, most of which had been spent by the alleged offenders.

Midwest to ban the use of handheld phones while driving when state lawmakers passed a new bill Aug. 19. Drivers caught using their cellphones will be fined up to $75. The use of hands-free devices and speaker phones will still be allowed under the new bill, which also has exceptions for two-way mobile radios and using phones

during emergency situations. Riverside police will conduct special enforcement programs targeting cellphone use in school zones. Riverside police issued 26 citations for driving while texting in 2013. All of the violations took place in school zones.

8NEWS BRIEF Police plan enforcing new cellphone law RIVERSIDE – Riverside police will conduct special enforcement programs to target drivers using cellphones as the state’s new ban on using hand-held cellular devices while driving took effect Jan. 1. Illinois became the 12th state in the country and the first in the

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DUI Patricia J. Martinez, 35, of the 4400 block of South Sawyer Avenue, Chicago, was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol at 11:53 p.m. Dec. 28 after swerving between lanes at Harlem Avenue and Joliet Road.

Residential burglary • About $300 in jewelry was stolen at 10:47 p.m. Dec. 28 from a residence in the 400 block of Desplaines Avenue. • About $800 in cash and jewelry were stolen at 1:13 p.m. Dec. 31 from a residence in the 3500

block of South Harlem Avenue.

LYONS DUI Carlos L. Orozco, 38, of the 1000 block of La Grange Road, La Grange, was charged at 7:17 p.m. Dec. 29 with driving under the influence of alcohol after a collision in the 4100 block of Harlem Avenue.

Burglary A purse was stolen at 11:12 a.m. Dec. 28 from a vehicle that was broken into in the 3900 block of Harlem Avenue.

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Why do you need a license for that in Ill.? SPRINGFIELD – During the decades I’ve covered government, I’ve seen a steady stream of people heading to Springfield wanting to have their profession licensed. And beginning Jan. 1, the state began licensing yet another – condominium managers. That vocation joins a litany of jobs such as hair braiders, interior decorators, barbers, auctioneers and others that are regulated by the state of Illinois. There are some who would VIEWS have you believe that governScott ment bureaucrats are like Reeder perched vultures waiting for some unsuspecting entrepreneur to come along before they swoop in. The reality is something a bit more interesting. Regulation often is the product of a chummy relationship between elected officials and those in business who want to cut down on their competition to maximize profits. So every year, a parade of folks in various vocations come to the state Capitol asking for their fields to be licensed and regulated. And it usually works like this: • Have the state require extensive training for those wanting to enter the field. • Exempt everyone already in the field from the new regulations by “grandfathering” them in. By doing this, folks in the profession can create an artificial shortage of “licensed” individuals. This reduces the supply of people who can do the job and enables those still in the field to be paid more. And the rest of us pay more for their services. Yes, there are some life-or-death professions such as physicians or dentists for which it makes sense to require a license. But frankly, I could care less if my barber has been OK’d by the state. If I’m not pleased with a haircut, I’ll go to someone else the next time. That’s how the free market regulates things. Or how about interior designers? What would constitute a gross license violation? Improper use of the word “mauve”? Shag carpeting in the basement rec room? Beaded doorway curtains? Macramé potholders? An interior decorator license benefits the public about as much as a two-dollar word like “feng shui.” Barriers such as these hurt lower-income people by creating obstacles for them to enter certain fields. It hurts the rest of us by reducing competition and increasing costs of the services those vocations offer. That’s why the best regulator of professions is the consumer – not state bureaucrats. After all, that’s how the free market is supposed to work.

Scott Reeder is a veteran statehouse reporter and the journalist in residence at the Illinois Policy Institute. He can be reached at sreeder@illinoispolicy.org.

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Lyons Township High School graduate and actress Gabrielle Walsh stars in “Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones” released in theaters Jan. 3.

A thumbs up to Lyons Township High School grad Gabrielle Walsh. Walsh recently got the opportunity of a lifetime – she’s starring in the new horror film “Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones.” Walsh followed her dream, which led her from Indian Head Park to Hollywood, and shows that hard work and determination often pay off. Congratulations on your success, Gabrielle. A thumbs up to local comedian Jeff Lukas of Riverside. Lukas has plans in January to start a program of low-cost improv classes for area children. According to Lukas, kids learn to come out of their shell, build confidence and learn how to laugh at themselves through comedy. The first class starts today. We’re excited about the opportunity these classes will offer kids in the area and we support his mission. Break a leg!

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8LETTER out to the next Brookfield Village Board meeting at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 13 at 8820 Brookfield Avenue to discuss parking issues.

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8SOUND OFF Thanks to village workers I live in Lemont and would like to compliment the Lemont village snow plow drivers for doing an excellent job this winter. The roads have been just fantastic. Keep up the good work and thank you so much for keeping our roads nice and clean.

Keep the open space What’s with the Glen Ellyn Park District’s plans for Ackerman Park? The Park District board has a potential $7 million outlay for the proposed improvement for the beautiful open space at Ackerman. I sure hope the park board realizes that sometimes less is more and doesn’t get carried away with making a monument to themselves – like the ground clock on Main Street in Glen Ellyn that took up several valuable parking spaces and is in constant need of repairs. Glen Ellyn Park Board members: Have mercy on the taxpayers who are still overburdened by the economy’s downturn by being fiscally responsible. Keep in mind many of us enjoy the natural beauty of our parks. There’s already enough manmade structures in the park already polluting the landscape. Do we really need an indoor pool to occupy park space?

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The Lisle Main Street pedestrian tunnel underneath the Metra tracks has been in disrepair for many years. On Nov. 1, it was closed for repair. Not only is this a major inconvenience, it is a major safety issue. Who makes these decisions? Certainly not a commuter. Perhaps it was the same people who permanently closed off eastbound traffic on School Street at Main Street, which forces patrons searching for parking to exit the downtown area at Ogden Avenue and just keep going. Two months later, the tunnel is still closed and no one is there. What is the priority?

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State of Illinois pension system. The information that was supplied was very spot on, succinct, honest and clear. I wish more people would submit info like this – the truth about the retirees’ huge pensions. We don’t all have such huge pensions. You’d be very surprised how small some pensions are after 20 years of service. Again, thanks for going through the trouble for the rest of us.

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Early Thursday morning, I noticed my mailbox post had been broken off at the base by a snow plow. I called the Lombard Public Works Department and left a message not knowing what, if anything, they would do. Even with all of the work going on I heard back from them within two hours. A very pleasant woman let me know that not only would the city replace my mailbox (probably in the spring) but that a temporary box would be put up within a day or two. Much to Thanks for letter my surprise, before the mailman This is a response to a letter arrived, a replacement box had that appeared in the Dec. 25 been installed and I never missed Suburban Life: I want to thank the a letter. Way to go Lombard writer who wrote regarding the Public Works Department.


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St. Cletus School, first trimester HIGH HONORS EIGHTH GRADE: Neil Doherty, Phallyn Habercoss, Rhyan Komsthoeft, Lauren Piskorski, Andrew Schramka and Madeline Walsh SEVENTH GRADE: Danielle Dahill, Lauren Decker, Isabelle Donahue, Caitlyn Edenfield, Abigail Hurley, Mary Okkema, Eric Otrusina, Emily Rausch, Deirdre Sheridan, Brendan Temple and Pilar Valdes HONORS EIGHTH GRADE: William Bruce, Kevin Cahill, Eliana Condotti, Benjamin Cranny, Thomas Jacobs, Ryan Kallal, Patrick Kane, Alexander Kapusta, Grace Luxem, Ryan Morfoot, Martin Pavlik, Samuel Rahman, James Ramicone, Luke Rohrbacher, Sean Ryan, Ethan Tosheff and Heather Vogt SEVENTH GRADE: Colin Attaway, Mira Burens, Patrick Burke, Kevin Clarke, Margaret Degnan, Michael Fanta, Patrick Farnan, Ryan Flannery, Jake Gamboa, Mary Clare Garvey, John Kane, Kelly Kern, Pranika Kumaran, Kaitlyn Lowe, Matthew Murray, Neven Naumovski, John O’Brien, Anthony Orloff, Jessica Pulciani, Colleen Renehan, Ava Riccione, Joseph Schuler, Sarah Schultz, Emily Tobolski and Matthew Zukauskas

GOLD EIGHTH GRADE: George Anagnos, Eileen Bergman, Katherine Beumer, Stephanie Birch, Samuel Byczek, Meghan Collins, Luke Cunningham, Tara Flaherty, Elizabeth Hall, Lindsey Hauch, Jacob Hollowed, Lucas Huneryager, Alexandra Kales, Spiro Kass, Ayse Kelemet, Daniel Kilrea, Casey Linn, Luke Lusson, Nicole Lynch, Liam Mathie, Sarah McAllister, Caitlin McCarthy, Elsa McMahon, Cassidy McNichols, Elise Naval, Lydia Olson, Lorenzo Orders, Christina Rossetti, Christopher Sedlacek, Aleksa Silinis, Alexandra Smith, Katherine Stamatakos, Maxwell James Stapel-Kalat, Maeve Sullivan, Luke Szczesniak, Charlotte Trecartin, Piper Turckes, Sarah Valeika and Adelaide Vear SEVENTH GRADE: Katherine Aubert, Hannah Babe, Sarah Barcelona, Emily Bittman, Desa Bolger, Elizabeth Brunet, William Bryant, Maria Cieniawski, Brynn Colwell, Grace Cooper, Jack Cultra, Grace Dekoker, John Di Zillo, Katherine Dillon, Georgia Dougherty, Benjamin Ellenby, Margaret Hennessy, Jessica Jareczek, Luke Jareczek, Mark Jareczek, Grace Johnston, Megan Kimberling, Edward Kruszynski, Grant Leader, Elena Levato, Benjamin Lynch, Caroline McLean, Elizabeth McNeela, Tyler Mora, Jack Nash, Melissa Noonan, Jessica Nutter, James O’Connor, Sydney Olsen, Nicholas Ortiz, Emma Parzyck, John Quinlan, Anja Robbert, Joshua Santarelli, Sarah Schaber, Lizzie Scotty, Elaina Simms, Elena Stirn, Katherine Vaiciulis, Elizabeth Vear, Bodie Wheaton and Conor White RED EIGHTH GRADE: Maxwell Abrahamson, Michael Ahrens, Belinda Andrade, Graham Andrews, Mary Arito, Grace Ashby, Anna Rose Benson, Rebecca Bernier, Ryan Boyd, Nicholas Burriesci, Sarah Ann Cada, Mollie Chambers, Henry Claesson, Anna Conneely, William Cooke, Eric Cooper, Samuel DeBoer, Emma Dziura, Ryan Easterday, Linnea Eich, Meredith Gebhart, Catalina Gogonea, Josue Gonzalez, Tyler Guagenti, Charles Hall, Ellen Henderson, Michael Henehan, See EDUCATION, page 16

Anne Silvia Broggi, nee Prazak, age 97, of Brookfield. Beloved wife of the late John J. Broggi; fond mother of Joanne (John) Glover and Michael (Patricia Annen) Broggi; loving grandmother of Jose (Brian) Robinson, Michael (Michelle) Glover, Jennifer (Cory) Ferrell and Robert (Amanda) Broggi; great grandmother of Kristen Robinson, Cole Robinson, Stephanie Robinson, Ian Robinson, Stacy Robinson, Nina Glover, Jeremy Glover and Emma Broggi; sister of the late Julia (the late Edward) Kust and John Prazak. Visitation Friday, January 3, 2014, 4:00 P.M. To 8:00 P.M. and Saturday, January 4, 2014, 8:30 A.M. To 9:00 A.M. at Hitzeman Funeral Home, Ltd., 9445 W. 31st Street, Brookfield. Funeral Saturday at 9:00 A.M. Interment Mt. Carmel Cemetery. Member of Riverside Golf Club, Brookfield Chamber of Commerce and St. Barbara Church. Memorials to Children's Research Foundation, Inc., P.O. Box 205, Clarendon Hills, IL 60514. Information: 708-485-2000 or www.HitzemanFuneral.com

HENRY A. GERINGER Henry A. Geringer, age 93, of Westchester, passed away December 27, 2013. Arrangements by ConboyWestchester Funeral Home. 708-562-5900

JOHN D. HAYES John “Jack” D. Hayes, age 78, of Brookfield. Army Veteran. Beloved husband of Donna Hayes, nee Ondris and the late Charlotte Hayes, nee Erickson; dear father of Kimberly Hayes and Kathleen (Theodore) Schwitzner; fond grandfather of Erick (Angelica) Hayes, Jack Hayes and Renee Schwitzner; brother of Patricia (the late Richard) Nerad and Susan (Paul) Greth; uncle of many nieces and nephews. Visitation Tuesday, January 7, 2014, from 3:00 P.M. To 8:00 P.M. At Hitzeman Funeral Home Ltd., 9445 West 31st Street, Brookfield. Will lie in state at Cornerstone Community Church, Brookfield, Wednesday, January 8, 2014, 10:30 A.M. until time of service 11:00 A.M.

Interment Bronswood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials appreciated to: Cornerstone Community Church Benevolence Fund, 9008 Fairview Avenue, Brookfield, IL. 60513. Information: 708-485-2000 or www.HitzemanFuneral.com

AUDREY R. KERBS Audrey R. Kerbs, nee Meduna, age 88, of Burr Ridge, formerly of Brookfield, passed away December 29, 2013. Arrangements by Hitzeman Funeral Home. 708-485-2000

DENIS G. LEVANG Denis G. Levang, age 75, of Brookfield, passed away December 30, 2013. Arrangements by Hitzeman Funeral Home. 708-485-2000

CARMELLA OCCHIPINTI Carmella Occhipinti, nee Carbone, age 95, of Chicago, formerly of Brookfield and Naperville, passed away January 4, 2014. Arrangements by Hitzeman Funeral Home. 708-485-2000

ALLAN ROESSLER Allan Roessler, age 78, passed away peacefully at home in Western Springs, on December 28, 2013, after a long courageous battle with cancer. He was born on July 10, 1935 in Chicago, IL to Albert and Elisabeth Roessler. Allan attended the Parker School for the Deaf, graduated from Chicago Vocational High School and attended the University of Arizona. Al was the loving husband of Ineke for 44 years, father of Steve (Katy), Brian (Jessica), grandfather of Emerson, and Teddy. He worked for District 101 for many years, where he was known as, Mr. Al. He volunteered at Adventist La Grange Hospital for 22 years. A memorial service will be held at the Congregational Church of Western Springs, on Saturday, January 11, 2014 at 10:00 am followed by a reception. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Leukemia Lymphoma Society.

ADELINE STANEK Adeline Stanek (nee Nedelka) age 94, of Brookfield, passed away peacefully with her family present on December 21, 2013.

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1, Adeline was born April 29, 1919, the last of 4 children born to Anna and Alois Nedelka. She spent her childhood in Chicago and attended Whitney Grammar and Farragut High Schools.. She was married to Frank, her late beloved husband ,of over 50 years. Adeline is survived by her twin daughters, Susan Saballus (late DeWayne) Lieneman and Karen (Thomas) Galvin; five grandchildren, Gerald Saballus, Frank (Zuzana) Saballus, Michele (James) Spears, Elizabeth Keeley (Robert V) Biddle and Maureen (Marc) Santre; eleven great-grandchildren, Andrea and Gerald Saballus, Delaney, Sloane and Rowan Santre, Robert VI, Owen, Charles, and Caroline Biddle, and Frank and Bennett Saballus; sisters in law, Rosemary (Frank) Mikrut, and late Elsie (Gerald) Lang; and best friend, Helen Caldwell; and many nieces and nephews, Dorothy (Joseph) Hron, Gwen (Glenn) Kolman, late Joseph Halik, Gerald (Joyce) Lang, Kenneth Lang, Paul (Sabra) Lang and their families. She was preceded in death by siblings, Mildred (Joseph) Halik, Anna (Jerry) Hanzlik, Louis Nedelka. She was the most kind-hearted and generous mother and grandmother and friend that anyone could have. Adeline was employed by Kaplan Dept store on 26th and Pulaski, and was a devoted long-time employee at Marshall Field's Department Store in Oak Brook, being top sales associate for many years in the china department. She was the poet-laureate for all the employees who had retirement and birthday parties. She was a member of CSA Lodge Harrison-Hus- Garfield 378. Grandma Adeline loved eating her favorite Czechoslovakian dishes at Klas Restaurant, a family owned establishment, with all of her family members and friends. A springtime Memorial Service will be held at Bohemian National Cemetery in Chicago, for family and friends at a date and time to be determined.

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BRONZE EIGHTH GRADE: Patrick Akaniroj, Abigail Bryant, Madeline Cohen, Anthony Gennett, Nicholas Grba, Evelyn Grace Hanns, Maksymillian Jasiak, Kevin Keller, Raunaq Kohli, Karyssa Labayen, Heley Patel, Vytas Stankus and Philip Veta SEVENTH GRADE: Grace Castro, Klaudius Diliunas, Jacob Eby, Stephen French, Simone Garcia, Emma Hahn, Emily O’Heron, Mary Russell, Anna Satala, Ava Sengpiel and Megan Tobias SIXTH GRADE: Victor Aletich, Viktorija Buntinas, Benjamin Cassioppi, John Floros, Michael Ibrahim, Zachary Kristy, Patrick Leach, Thalir Moorthi, Sierra Nelson, Kylie Orrick, Rohan Shah, Marguerite Striegel, Dominic Varchetto, Andrea Vuckovic and Kyle Williams FIFTH GRADE: Brandon Buday, Olivia Corcoran, Francesca Dreher, Gianna Imbarrato, Tyler Klimes, Noah Negron, Mia Parente, Angela Ruiz and Emmett Spolar

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BULLETIN BOARD BROADVIEW Broadview Rotary Club, 12:15 p.m. Thursday, Sawa’s Old Warsaw Restaurant, 9200 W. Cermak Road, Broadview.

BROOKFIELD Brookfield Friends of the Library, Wednesday, Brookfield Public Library, 3609 Grand Boulevard, Brookfield. Meets the second Wednesday of each month. For information, visit www.brookfieldlibrary.info. Tense and Tired: Yoga for Adrenal Fatigue with Theresa Mikuls, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Focus Yoga Studio, 9047 Monroe Ave., Brookfield. Cost is $25 in advance and $35 at the door. For information, call 708-387-2006. Terrific 2s & 3s Storytime, 10:30 and 11:15 a.m. Tuesday, Brookfield Public Library, 3609 Grand Boulevard, Brookfield. For children ages 2 and 3 years with caregivers. Registration required. For information, visit www.brookfieldlibrary.info. Kids Yoga (ages 5-8), 4 to 5 p.m.

Tuesday, Focus Yoga Studio, 9047 Monroe Ave., Brookfield. Tuesdays from Jan. 7 through Feb. 11. Cost is $60 for the series. For information, call 708-387-2006. Kids Yoga (ages 9-12), 5:15 to 6:15 p.m. Tuesday, Focus Yoga Studio, 9047 Monroe Ave., Brookfield. Tuesdays from Jan. 7 through Feb. 11. Cost is $60 for the 6 week series. For information, call 708-387-2006. Thirsty Runners/Walkers Club, 6 p.m. Tuesday, Blue Water Lounge, 9016 W. 31st St., Brookfield. Ages 21 and older. For information, visit www.bluewaterlounge.com. Best Life Breakfast Club, 9 to 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Cantata Adult Life Services, 8700 W. 31st St., Brookfield. Discover the secrets to living your best life at any age. RSVP. For information, visit www.cantata.org.

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POSITIVELY PASTA WHERE: Liberty Cultural Center, 6445 W. 27th Place, Berwyn WHEN: 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18 COST & INFO: $25; 708-795-2892, www. berwynparks.org ABOUT: Mark the calendar and save your appetite for Berwyn’s Positively Pasta event. Guest chefs will be Commissioners Mario Manfredini and Frank Amaro, who will whip up a pasta extravaganza to benefit the Berwyn Park District Scholarship Fund, which helps provide access to community programs and recreation. The evening opens with cocktails, followed by a family style dinner at 7 p.m., and music and dancing at 8 p.m. Silent auctions and raffles also are planned.

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WHERE: City Lit Theater, 1020 W. Bryn Mawr Ave., Chicago WHEN: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Jan. 10 and 11, and 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 12 COST & INFO: $20 cash only, or $5 less with donation of new winter gloves or hat for child or teen; www.citylit.org ABOUT: The Seeker and The Traveler will present “Little Earthquakes,” written by Berwyn native Paul Barile, in which 10 monologues exploring the human condition are performed by Chicago actors. Donations of winter wear will go to children in the Edgewater area through Care For Real (careforreal.org).

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WHERE: Plymouth Place Senior Living, 315 N. La Grange Road, La Grange Park WHEN: Concert at 7:15 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11 COST & INFO: Free, with reservations requested at 708-482-6511 or crichardson@ plymouth.provinet.com ABOUT: Singing will be Maureen Christine, a recording artist whose CD “The Very Thought of You” includes standards and American Songbook favorites. She has headlined at The Palmer House and Royal George Cabaret Theatre. At 3 p.m. Monday, Jan. 13, Lyric Opera of Chicago presents a lecture on “Die Fledermaus” by Johann Strauss Jr. Photo provided

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WHERE: First Baptist Church, 20 N. Ashland Ave., La Grange WHEN: 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11 COST & INFO: $35; www.lattetheater. com, 708-655-0989 ABOUT: If you’re a teen and have always wanted to try your hand at acting, La Grange Area Teen Theater Ensemble offers a winter workshop on getting started in theater. LATTE’s workshop for ages 11 to 19 will teach improv comedy, stage combat, choreography, and audition and acting skills. In addition, anyone interested in participating in the spring show may attend auditions taking place directly after the workshop from 5 to 7 p.m.

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Glen Oak Restaurant unveils its new menu GLEN ELLYN – We made a happy discovery when we stepped inside Glen Oak Restaurant on a recent Sunday, finding ourselves hungry but not sure what we were in the mood for foodwise. Art posters dot the walls of the downtown Glen Ellyn eatery, whose high-ceilinged, airy space has lots of elbow room, with tables and comfortable booths. Dining there for the first time, we noticed the unusual touch of casters on the chairs for ease of motion. With expansive windows all around for views, we enjoyed watching the trains a block away. A friendly server brought over warm rolls, quickly followed by the French onion soup we’d ordered. It was an ideal antidote to a bitterly wintry day. A telltale clue that it was freshly homemade were the chunky onions and an errant bayleaf. My dining companion was pleased the soup wasn’t too salty, adding, “There’s a zesty bite to it.” For his main course, he opted for the Reuben sandwich. The tender corned beef was piled high on rye, with just the right proportion of sauerkraut and melted Swiss, and a crunchy dill pickle. The sandwich normally is served with Thousand Island dressing, but he changed it up with bleu cheese. The Reuben passed the test with flying colors. I focused on the breakfast menu, which is served all day. An avowed omelet fan, I wasn’t disappointed with a delicious blend of creamy cheese, grilled onions, spinach and ham. For a side, I chose hash browns, which arrived light, slightly crispy and ready to be seasoned to personal liking. My companion felt compelled to complete the homey diner experience with a slice of warm cherry pie a la mode for a sweet finish to an enjoyable meal. The restaurant begins the New Year with a change in

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Changing its hours with the New Year, Glen Oak Restaurant now serves breakfast and lunch daily in the heart of downtown Glen Ellyn.

Warm cherry pie served a la mode is a sweet closer. hours, serving from 6 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. daily. Its Facebook page states the shift reflects patrons’ preference to dine out for breakfast and lunch rather than dinner. The full bar service will continue. And late afternoon and evenings, the restaurant will be available for private events. We’re looking forward to trying other dishes next time around, knowing we won’t leave hungry. The ample leftovers we took home tasted great for lunch the next day. The new menu offers a wide array of breakfast

specialties including sweet or savory crepes, multiple Benedict variations and gluten-free pancakes, plus panini, burgers, wraps, salads, sandwiches and other fare. We learned Glen Oak has been around for three decades, and now we know why.

The Mystery Diner is a newsroom employee at Suburban Life Media. The diner’s identity is not revealed to the restaurant staff before or during the meal. Only positive dining experiences will result in published reviews.

A standout Reuben piled high with flavorful corned beef is one of the sandwich specialties at Glen Oak Restaurant in Glen Ellyn.

Glen Oak Restaurant n Where: 479 Pennsylvania Ave., Glen Ellyn n Hours: 6 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. daily n Dress code: Casual n Info: 630-469-6262, www.glenoakrestaurant.com

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“Keep Your Edges Glued Down” Art Exhibit, 1 to 4 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Addison Center for the Arts Gallery, Addison Trail High School, 213 N. Lombard Ave., Addison. Mixed- media art exhibit by The Collage Sisthars Collaborative. For information, call 630-458-4500 or visit www.addisoncenterforthehearts.com. Carl Sandburg Exhibit, 1 to 5 p.m., Tuesdays through Sundays through April 20, Elmhurst Historical Museum, 120 E. Park Ave., Elmhurst. This exhibit explores the years from 1919 until 1930 when Sandburg lived in Elmhurst and worked in the “City of Big Shoulders” – a decade that was one of the most proliic of Sandburg’s career. His story is told through rare photos, ilm clips, touch-screen interactives, and an array of loaned artifacts. Admission is free. For information, visit www. elmhursthistory.org.

JAN. 8 Get Your Tickets: Bill Hooper’s Active Music for Children, Wednesday, Winield Library, 0S291 Winield Road, Winield. Free tickets are available now for the Jan. 17 performance of Bill Hopper’s Active Music for Children. Recommended for children up to 8 years old, but all ages are welcome. The performance is at 10 a.m. on that Saturday. For information, visit www.winield.lib.il.us. Wine Wednesdays, 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Autre Monde Cafe, 6727 W. Roosevelt Road, Berwyn. For information, call 708-775-8122 or visit www.autremondecafe.net. For information, visit www.autremondecafe.net.

JAN. 10 Teen Movie Friday, 3 to 5 p.m. Friday, Fountaindale Public Library, 300 W. Briarcliff Road, Bolingbrook. All movies rated PG-13 and below. Contact the Vortex for movie title information. For grades 6 to 12. For information, visit www.fountaindale.org. Westmont High School Sentinels Athletic Booster Club Dinner, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Westmont High School, 909 N. Oakwood Drive, Westmont. The Westmont High School Sentinels Athletic Booster Club is hosting the Sentinel Round Up Dinner with a BBQ dinner, live country music, rafles, basketball and more. Cost for dinner is $8 per person. For information, call 630-468-8100. Bridal Showcase, 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Naper Settlement, 523 S. Webster Street, Naperville. Planning a wedding? Make this complex job easier with opportunities for one-on-one discussions with more than 40 ven-

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FOREST PRESERVE VOLUNTEERS SOUGHT WHERE: Headquarters at Danada Forest Preserve, 3S580 Naperville Road, Wheaton WHEN: Open house 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Jan. 11, and Q&A session 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 4 COST & INFO: The Forest Preserve District of DuPage County presents a “Step Up and Volunteer!” open house in January, and an in-depth, question-and-answer session in February. Pictured is a volunteer working with one of the raptors at the Willowbrook Wildlife Center in Glen Ellyn. The open house will highlight diverse opportunities in a one-hour presentation at 10 a.m., with volunteers and staff on hand. Volunteers teach school groups and families about nature, care for animals, restore habitats, maintain public areas, and help visitors explore trails and outdoor activities. Adults, junior volunteers and families can choose from weekly, monthly and one-time opportunities, while groups can work on special projects. For details, call Volunteer Services at 630-933-7681. Visit www.dupageforest.org/Volunteer.aspx.

dors at this free Bridal Showcase. For information, visit www.napersettlement.com.

JAN. 11 Cosmic Skate, Saturday, Center Ice of DuPage, 1N450 Highland Ave., Glen Ellyn. Center Ice of DuPage offers Cosmic Skate Friday and Saturday nights. Enjoy a fun time on the rink with lights and music. Admission is $7 for adults, $5 for children (10 and under) and seniors (55 and over). Skate rental is available for $2.50. Hours are 8:30 to 10 p.m. on Friday and 8:50 to 10:20 p.m. on Saturdays. For information and to check times, visit www.centericeofdupage.com. Cooking Class at Bakersfield, 2 p.m. Saturday, Bakersield, 330 E. Ogden Ave., Westmont. Monthly cooking class series led by Executive Chef Patrick Cassata. Each course will feature a different theme. The participants will not only learn to create new recipes, but will also explore beverage pairings for each dish (wine, cocktail, smoothie). The January class will highlight “Gluten Free Comfort Foods.” Cost is $40 for one class or $100 for all three in the series. For information, call 630-568-3615 or visit www.bakersieldrestaurant.com. Rockin’ Lock-In, 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Wagner Community Center, 615 N. West Ave., Elmhurst. Get ready for a rockin’ good time! Featuring a DJ, dancing, games, dodgeball, open gymnastics, and pizza. For information, visit www.epd.org. Chili Open Golf Outing, 6 a.m. to 6

p.m. Saturday, Twin Lakes Golf Club, 400 W. 59th Street, Westmont. This event is especially for diehard golfers. Dress warm and prepare to challenge yourself to a unique round of golf. Speciic rules have been developed for this golf open in the snow. Fee includes greens fees, prizes, snow golf balls, hot dogs, chili, and beverage. For information, visit www.wpd4fun. org.

JAN. 12 Horse-Drawn Sleigh Rides, noon to 3 p.m. Sunday, Danada Equestrian Center, 3S507 Naperville Road, Wheaton. Relax on a 15-minute ride through prairies and woodland. Wagons are used in place of sleighs when there is less than 4 inches of packed snow on the trail. All ages. Tickets, $5 per person ages 13 and up; $2 ages 5 to 12; under 5 free, are available in the main barn beginning at 11:30 a.m. Groups of 15 or more should reserve private rides. For information, call 630-6686012 or visit dupageforest.org.

JAN. 13 Evening with Author Daniel P. Smith, 7 p.m. Monday, Clarendon Hills Public Library, 7 N. Prospect Ave., Clarendon Hills. Smith is the author of “On the Job: Behind the Stars of the Chicago Police Department,” describing never-before-told stories of the toll the job exacts on the oficers and their lives while interweaving a discussion of Chicago’s criminal landscape, police department culture and history.

Advance registration required. For information, call 630-323-8188 or visit www.clarendonhillslibrary.org.

JAN. 14 “Exploring Watercolors” Art Class, Tuesday, Mayslake Peabody Estate, 1717 W. 31st Street, Oak Brook. The six-part class will take place Jan. 14 to Feb. 18 on Tuesdays and is open to adults only. Sessions for beginners are offered from 1 to 3:30 p.m., and sessions for intermediate and advanced painters are scheduled from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The course costs $125 per person; register in advance. For information, call 630206-9566 or visit www.dupageforest. org. “Introduction to Relief Printmaking” Art Class, 4 to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Mayslake Peabody Estate, 1717 W. 31st Street, Oak Brook. This class will teach the basics of using linoleum to create hand-printed works of art. The six-part program will meet Jan. 14 to Feb. 18 on Tuesdays from 4 to 5:30 p.m. and is open to adults only. The course costs $125 plus a $25 supply fee per person; advance registration required. For information, call 630206-9566 or visit www.dupageforest. org. Free Screening of “Marty”, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Clarendon Hills Public Library, 7 N. Prospect Ave., Clarendon Hills. Starring Ernest Borgnine. Register in advance. Refreshments will be served. For information, call 630-323-8188 or visit www.clarendonhillslibrary.org.

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New coach, new culture

Mike Boyd rebuilding Riverside Brookfield’s wrestling program

By DAN SANTAROMITA dsantaromita@shawmedia.com RIVERSIDE – First-year wrestling coach Mike Boyd is changing the culture at Riverside Brookfield, and wrestlers like Nick Guirini are noticing the difference. Boyd, a state champion in 2001 at St. Rita and three-sport star, coached under Mike Powell at the powerful Oak Park-River Forest program. He is trying to bring over much of the philosophy that has worked so well for the Huskies’ program. “We’re trying to change the culture,” Boyd said. “I used to coach at Oak Park-River Forest so I’m trying to get them on the same culture level and buying into that.” So far Boyd is seeing the progress. Guirini, Andrew Misiorowski, Jon Szydlo and Shannon Hickey have been some of the team’s top wrestlers so far. Of that group, only Misiorowski is a senior. The other three are juniors. The hope is that a year from now the Bulldogs will be further along in Boyd’s vision for the program. “People see the change, but it’s still not at the level that I’m expecting,” the coach said. “We got a young team so hopefully this time next year these kids are killing this.” Boyd thinks Guirini can be a state medalist at 113 pounds. Last year Guirini won a regional title at the same weight and was one match away from qualifying for state. Guirini is hoping the extra work put in during the offseason and this winter will pay off. He has seen the changes under Boyd. “The biggest difference is everybody is buying in,” Guirini said. “There’s so many guys in the room that are always pushing each other and working hard.” Beyond just the change in

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Riverside Brookfield’s Antonio Ochoa (top) wrestles at 132 pounds against Johnsburg on Jan. 3. Ochoa and the Bulldogs are rebuilding the program under new head coach Mike Boyd. mentality for the high school group, Boyd is hoping to influence the younger levels as well. Varsity coaches are spending time with the youth clubs to help improve the coaching. “A lot of these kids haven’t wrestled in the kids’ club

so they’re slowly closing that gap,” Boyd said. “During the summer, we’ll get 50-100 matches in. This time next year, they should be ready to compete for medals. Right now, they’re just learning how to be tough.” Boyd remembers what RB

was known for when he was in high school, its high-flying football team under quarterback Tim Brasic. He is hoping to elevate the level of pride students have in the school and its sports teams. “When I was younger, I

knew of the whole Tim Brasic era for football,” Boyd said. “I came in thinking these kids are tough, but then I came in and these kids were kind of soft. “[But now] kids are starting to walk around with their chest up a little bit. It’s nice to see.”


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Local pair lead Lewis men The Lewis University men’s basketball team is ranked in the top 25 in Division II and has two area products to thank for that. Senior Ryan Jackson (Riverside Brookfield) leads the team with 20.6 points per game and is second on the Flyers with six rebounds per game. Jackson is shooting 43.9 percent from 3-point land. Junior Jeff Jarosz (Morton) is also a regular starter averaging 12.1 points and just under four assists per contest. The Flyers are 8-0 in regular season games and even beat Division I Loyola in a preseason exhibition.

9-2 and ranked in the top 10 in Division III.

Lyons Township grad Nick Zeisloft is getting starting min- Perez getting feet wet for utes for Illinois State. The Red- Maroons After 11 games, University of bird junior has 10 starts in 14 games for ISU and is averaging Chicago freshman Waller Perez 6.2 points and 4.1 rebounds per (Morton) played in seven games, averaging 4.9 minutes per game. contest. He is scoring 2.4 points per game and averaging just under one reHenry seeing regular bound a contest. minutes at U. of Mary Damonta Henry (Riverside Brookfield) has adjusted well to college ball at the University of Mary. The freshman guard has made seven starts and played in all 13 games for the Division II Marauders. Henry is averaging 9.8 points, third on the team, and leads the team in 3-pointers made (20) and free throw percentage (86.4).

Kougars getting freshman boost from Davis Kishwaukee College freshman Ashanti Davis (Lyons Township) has been a nice addition to the Kougars this season. The guard is a regular starter and is third on the team with 12.2 points per game.

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Junior forward Nick Burt (Lyons Township) has started every game for Washington University in St. Louis. Burt is fourth on the team with 4.5 rebounds and fifth with 8.3 points per game. The Bears are

Sara Beck (Lyons Township) has played in nine games for Roosevelt this season, coming off the bench to average 3.7 Photo provided by Steve Woltmann/Lewis University minutes per game. In her limit- Ryan Jackson, a Riverside Brookfield graduate, is the leading scorer ed minutes, Beck is averaging for Lewis University’s men’s basketball team, which is ranked in 2.7 points and 1.2 rebounds.

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St. Joseph’s boys hoops undefeated run ends SUBURBAN LIFE MEDIA St. Joseph’s boys basketball team maintained its undefeated record all the way to the semifinals of the Proviso West Holiday Tournament, but the Chargers lost to Stevenson and Bogan at the end of the tourney to finish fourth. Following the 69-67 overtime loss to Bogan in the third place game, St. Joseph’s record was 11-2. Jordan Ash and Glynn Watson were both named second-team all-tournament.

BOYS BASKETBALL Riverside Brookfield After finishing 2-2 at the Jack Tosh Holiday Tournament, the Bulldogs will host Glenbard South on Friday. Will Kincanon was an all-tour-

nament selection at the Tosh. RB is 8-4.

fourth at the tournament. Naz bounced back with a 53-49 win over Lincoln Park in the consolation bracket before Fenwick The Friars lost the fifth losing to Libertyville 58-57 to place game at the Proviso West close the tournament with a Holiday Tournament to finish 1-2 record. The 7-5 Roadrunners return with a 3-2 record. to action Saturday against Fenwick advanced to the quarterfinals with wins over Hubbard. Von Steuben (60-26) and Auburn (63-50) before losing to Proviso West Morgan Park 77-60. The Panthers went 1-2 at The Friars beat Providence their own holiday tournament. St. Mel 56-46 in the consola- Auburn beat the Panthers 79tion bracket and then lost to 52 in the first round, but West Proviso East 59-51 to finish the beat Von Steuben 57-36 to get tourney. a win. Thornton Fractional South edged past the Panthers 64-59 Nazareth The Roadrunners gave St. later on. Khalill Walker averaged Joseph a run in the Proviso West Holiday Tournament 19.7 points per game and opener, but ultimately lost 60- led the team in scoring each 48 to the Chargers, which took game.

ment, but lost to St. Ignatius in the final, 46-35. Jules Raimondi Lyons Township led the team with 12 points in LT beat neighboring St. Jothe final. Naz (12-3) returns to seph 62-54 on Saturday. The Liaction Friday against Regina. ons, which took fourth place at Wheaton North’s Bill Neibch Classic before the new year, St. Joseph Following a 14th place are 9-5. finish at the loaded Montini Christmas Tournament, the Riverside Brookfield Chargers fell to Lyons TownThe Bulldogs lost in the ship 62-54 on Saturday in the semifinals of their own holifirst game of 2014. Chanel day tournament, 54-45, to NazBrown scored 24 points. areth. RB did bounce back to take third place by beating McHenry 57-41. Freshmen WRESTLING Dana Rettke and Samantha Lyons Township Bloom made the all-tournaOn Dec. 28, the Lions placed ment team. third at Palatine’s 32-team Berman Holiday Wrestling Classic. A.J. Villarreal won the Nazareth The Roadrunners won four tournament title at 152 pounds games in a row to make the fi- with three falls and a major denal of the RB Holiday Tourna- cision.

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High schools are just getting back in the swing of things for the new year after a slow weekend of high school sports. However, college teams don’t slow down during the holiday season. Area basketball products are showcasing their talents for a variety of schools at different levels. Here’s a look at how some of them are doing so far this season.

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Just how far away from Playoffs are Bears? Hub Arkush

Of the 12 teams that started the 2013 playoffs, the Bears only played four of them. In five games against Green Bay (2), Cincinnati, New Orleans and Philadelphia, the Bears were 2-3. The Bengals game was the first game of the season and the Bengals did as much or more to lose it as the Bears did to win it, kind of like Cincinnati’s third consecutive first round playoff exit last Sunday. Their other win over the Packers was accomplished without Aaron Rodgers as quarterback. Including the Bears game in which Rodgers went out after their first possession, the Packers were 2-5-1 without Rodgers including losses to the Giants, Lions and Steelers. The Bears losses to New Orleans and Philadelphia were their only two

losses of the year in which they were noncompetitive, and their other five losses besides a loss to the Packers were to Detroit (2) and the last place Rams, Vikings and Redskins. The Bears are clearly not in the same league with this year’s playoff teams. For starters, the Bears need to get better at quarterback. Seven of the 12 playoff starters including Nick Foles, Peyton Manning, Philip Rivers, Aaron Rodgers, Drew Brees, Russell Wilson and Colin Kaepernick (91.6) had better passer ratings than Jay Cutler and all but Kaepernick were at least 12 points better at 101.2 and above while Cutler was 89.2. The other five Alex Smith (89.1), Andy Dalton (88.8), Cam Newton (88.8), Tom Brady (87.3) and Andrew Luck (87.0) were all almost even with Cutler in rating, all of them threw more touchdowns and only Dalton and Newton threw more picks. You tell me, other than Dalton is there a QB in the group you wouldn’t take over Cutler? The Bears are very competitive

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with all of these playoff clubs at running back and wide receiver. With the possible exception of the Broncos, the Bears are better than any of those clubs at those positions. The only 2013 playoff teams that aren’t clearly more talented on the offensive line than the Bears are Indianapolis, San Diego and Green Bay. The Bears line was effective most of the time this season, but it’s not capable of taking over games the way the 49ers, Eagles, Seahawks, Panthers, Broncos, Patriots and Chiefs can at times. If you’re a Bears fan you already know that defensively they just don’t match up, particularly in the NFC. Seattle, the number one seed in the NFC also is first in the NFL in scoring defense. The second seeded Panthers are second in the league in fewest points allowed, the fifth seeded 49ers are third and the sixth seeded Saints are fourth. In the AFC, the Bengals and Chiefs tied for fifth in the league in scoring defense, the Colts were ninth in the league, the Patriots 10th and the Char-

gers were actually 11th. Nine of the 12 playoff teams are in the top 11 in scoring defense. In that top 11 only the Cardinals – seventh in points allowed and 10-6 – and the Dolphins – eighth and 8-8 – failed to make the playoffs. The Bears were 30th in scoring defense in 2013, tied with the Redskins and only the Vikings were worse. The Bears dramatic improvement on offense under Marc Trestman this year was exciting and at times a lot of fun to watch. But their decline from fifth in the NFL in total defense in 2012, eighth vs. the run and third in points allowed is the reason they fell from 10-6 to 8-8 and are not currently a legitimate contender. It is quite possible the Bears will improve at quarterback as Cutler spends more time with Trestman, but the only way they’re going back to the playoffs for the first time in four seasons and just the second time in the last eight is by turning over the defensive half of their roster with a lot more talent.

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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF COOK ILLINOIS COUNTY COUNTY, DEPARTMENT - CHANCERY DIVISION WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A., AS TRUSTEE FOR PARK PLACE SECURITIES, INC. ASSET-BACKED PASSTHROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2005-WCH1 Plaintiff, -v.ADAM E. SZYSZKO, 355 SOUTH BLUFF CONDOMINIUM Defendants 09 CH 035028 355 S. BLUFF UNIT #3C LA GRANGE, IL 60525 NOTICE OF SALE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above cause on October 21, 2013, an agent for The Judicial Sales Cor-

an ag poration, will at 10:30 AM on January 23, 2014, 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 355 S. BLUFF UNIT #3C, LA GRANGE, IL 60525 Property Index No. 18-04-418037-1011. 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 twentyfour (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 th al tate after nfir

pu 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 14-09-24714. 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. 14-09-24714 A ARDC No

(630) ey 14-09-24714 Attorney ARDC No. 00468002 Attorney Code. 21762 Case Number: 09 CH 035028 TJSC#: 33-23930 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. I580221 December 25, Jan. 1, 8, 2014 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF COOK ILLINOIS COUNTY COUNTY, DEPARTMENT, CHANCERY DIVISION JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, Plaintiff V. ERIC OLSAUSKAS A/K/A ERIC C. OLSAUSKAS; JULIE A. MANTEL; BANK OF AMERICA, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO LASALLE BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, Defendants 09 CH 37578 Property Address: 269 Blackhawk Road Riverside, IL 60546 NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE Fisher and Shapiro file # 09-023708 (It is advised that interested parties consult with their own attorneys before bidding at mortgage foreclosure sales.) PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure entered on March 21, 2013, Kallen Realty Services, Inc., as Selling Official will at 12:30 p.m. on January 30, 2014, 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 269 Blackhawk Road Riverside IL 60546

Suburban Life - Wednesday, January 8, 2014 • CCK • Page 27 y hawk Road, Riverside, IL 60546 Permanent Index No.: 15-36408-008 The mortgaged real estate is improved with a dwelling. The property will NOT be open for inspection. The judgment amount was $1,014,829.97. 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 www.kallenrs.com. For information: Sale Clerk, Fisher and Shapiro, Attorney # 42168, 2121 Waukegan Road, Suite 301, Bannockburn, Illinois 60015, (847) 291-1717, between 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. weekdays only. I580883 January 1, 8, 15, 2014 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS COUNTY DEPARTMENT, CHANCERY DIVISION JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, Plaintiff V. MIGUEL LUEVANO; MARIA E. LUEVANO; JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A., Defendants 10 CH 34020 Property Address: 5324 9TH AVENUE COUNTRYSIDE, IL 60525 NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE

Fisher and Shapiro file # 10-042246 (It is advised that interested parties consult with their own attorneys before bidding at mortgage foreclosure sales.) PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure entered on October 31, 2013, Kallen Realty Services, Inc., as Selling Official will at 12:30 p.m. on February 3, 2014, 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 5324 9th Avenue, Countryside, IL 60525 Permanent Index No.: 18-09411-031 The mortgaged real estate is improved with a dwelling. The property will NOT be open for inspection. The judgment amount was $196,847.30. Sale terms for nonparties: 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 www.kallenrs.com. For information: Sale Clerk, Fisher and Shapiro, Attorney # 42168, 2121 Waukegan Road, Suite 301, Ba ckb Illinoi 60015

eg Bannockburn, Illinois 60015, (847) 291-1717, between 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. weekdays only. I573206 January 1, 8, 15, 2014 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF COOK ILLINOIS COUNTY COUNTY, DEPARTMENT - CHANCERY DIVISION JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO CHASE HOME FINANCE, LLC Plaintiff, -v.NELSON MERCADO A/K/A NELSON N. MERCADO, HARRIS BANK, NA SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO SUBURBAN BANK OF BARRINGTON, BANK OF AMERICA, NA Defendants 10 CH 004959 2326 WESTOVER AVENUE NORTH RIVERSIDE, IL 60546 NOTICE OF SALE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above cause on October 24, 2013, an agent for The Judicial Sales Corporation, will at 10:30 AM on January 27, 2014, 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 2326 WESTOVER AVENUE, NORTH RIVERSIDE, IL 60546 Property Index No. 15-25-111022. 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 checks will be ted Th

rp 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 twentyfour (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 le othe th rt shall

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Page 28 • CCK • Suburban Life - Wednesday, January 8, 2014 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 14-10-03341. 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. 14-10-03341 Attorney ARDC No. 00468002 Attorney Code. 21762 Case Number: 10 CH 004959 TJSC#: 33-24149 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. I581261 January 1, 8, 15, 2014 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF COOK ILLINOIS COUNTY COUNTY, DEPARTMENT - CHANCERY DIVISION CITIMORTGAGE, INC., Plaintiff, -v.GRZEGORZ S. URBANIK, ZUZANNA URBANIK, ASTORIA FEDERAL MORTGAGE CORP., UNKNOWN OWNERS AND NON-RECORD CLAIMANTS Defendants 11 CH 44663 2244 BURR OAK AVENUE North Riverside, IL 60546 NOTICE OF SALE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above cause on October 25, 2013, an agent for The Judicial Sales Corporation, will at 10:30 AM on January 24, 2014, 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 al

g real estate: Commonly known as 2244 BURR OAK AVENUE, North Riverside, IL 60546 Property Index No. 15-25-104028-0000. The real estate is improved with a single family residence. The judgment amount was $328,150.84. 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 twentyfour (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

), YO 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: HAUSELMAN, RAPPIN & OLSWANG, LTD., 39 South LaSalle Street - Suite 1105, CHICAGO, IL 60603, (312) 372-2020. Please refer to file number 11-222218855. 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. HAUSELMAN, RAPPIN & OLSWANG, LTD. 39 South LaSalle Street - Suite 1105 CHICAGO, IL 60603 (312) 372-2020 Attorney File No. 112222-18855 Attorney Code. 4452 Case Number: 11 CH 44663 TJSC#: 33-24222 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. I580192 December 25, Jan 1, 8, 2014 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ILLINOIS EASTERN DIVISION DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, TRUSTEE POOLING AND SERVICING AGREEMENT DATED AS OF MARCH 1, 2007 SECURITIZED ASSET BACKED RECEIVABLES LLC TRUST 2007-BR1 MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007-BR1 Plaintiff, -v.LORETTA N. LOGAN, RICHARD G. LOGAN, MERS, INC. AGENT OF WMC MORTGAGE CORP EDMOND E. CHANG Defendant 11 CV 825 NOTICE OF SPECIAL COMMISSIONER'S SALE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above cause on April 21, 2011, an agent for The Judicial Sales Corporation, Special Commissioner appointed herein,will at 10:30 AM on January 27, 2014, 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

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pu 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 1204709. INTERCOUNTY JUDICIAL SALES CORPORATION Selling Officer, (312) 444-1122 I579970 December 25, Jan 1, 8, 2014 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF COOK ILLINOIS COUNTY COUNTY, DEPARTMENT - CHANCERY DIVISION OCWEN LOAN SERVICING, LLC Plaintiff, -v.MIGUEL H. ORTIZ A/K/A MIGUEL ORTIZ, ADRIANA ORTIZ Defendants 12 CH 034504 1638 GARDNER ROAD WESTCHESTER, IL 60154 NOTICE OF SALE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above cause on August 2, 2013, an agent for The Judicial Sales Corporation, will at 10:30 AM on January 17, 2014, 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 1638 GARDNER ROAD, WESTCHESTER, IL 60154 Property Index No. 15-21-403027-0000; 15-21-403-028-0000. 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 twentyfour (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

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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF COOK ILLINOIS COUNTY COUNTY, DEPARTMENT - CHANCERY DIVISION JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION Plaintiff, -v.GREGORY COPPAGE JR. Defendants 12 CH 13061 2226 S. 15TH AVE. Broadview, IL 60155 NOTICE OF SALE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above cause on October 23, 2012, an agent for The Judicial Sales Corporation, will at 10:30 AM on February 3, 2014, 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 2226 S. 15TH AVE., Broadview, IL 60155 Property Index No. 15-22-201017-0000. The real estate is improved with a single family residence. The judgment amount was $147,225.50. 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 th side tial al tate io

ght 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. If the sale is set aside for any reason, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the deposit paid. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee or the Mortgagee's attorney. 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: 12 CH 13061 TJSC#: 3326963 NOTE Pu nt to th Fair Debt

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The mortgaged real estate is improved with a condominium residence. The purchaser of the unit other than a mortgagee shall pay the assessments and the legal fees required by subdivisions (g)(1) and (g)(4) of Section 9 of the Condominium Property Act Sale terms: 10% down by certified funds, balance, by certified funds, within 24 hours. No refunds. The property will NOT be open for inspection For information call Mr. Anthony Porto at Plaintiff's Attorney, Freedman Anselmo, Lindberg LLC, 1807 West Diehl Road, Naperville, Illinois 60563-1890. (866) 402-8661. For Bidding instructions visit www.fal-illinois.com 24 hours prior to sale. F13060050 INTERCOUNTY JUDICIAL SALES CORPORATION Selling Officer, (312) 444-1122 I579907 December 25, Jan. 1, 8, 2014 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS COUNTY DEPARTMENT - CHANCERY DIVISION HEARTLAND BANK AND TRUST COMPANY, AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO WESTERN SPRINGS NATIONAL BANK, N.A., AN ILLINOIS STATE BANK Plaintiff, -v.CHRIS GABRIELIDES, DISCOVER BANK, STATE OF ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE, ACACIA UNIT 5 TOWNHOMES ASSOCIATION, UNKNOWN OWNERS AND NONRECORD CLAIMANTS Defendants 13 CH 3250 2 WESTWOOD SQUARE Indian Head Park, IL 60525 NOTICE OF SALE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above cause on October 25, 2013, an agent for The Judicial Sales Corporation, will at 10:30 AM on January 27, 2014, 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 2 WESTWOOD SQUARE, Indian Head Park, IL 60525 Property Index No. 18-20-111083-000. The real estate is improved with a townhouse. The judgment amount was $212,848.23. Sale terms: 10% 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 twentyfour (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

prop ty op 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 151701(C) OF THE ILLINOIS MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE LAW. For information, contact Plaintiff's attorney: GRACIELA MATA, HOWARD AND HOWARD ATTORNEYS, PLLC, 211 FULTON STREET, SUITE 600, PEORIA, IL. 61602, (309.999.6317). Please refer to file number 013706-00570. 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. 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. I581319 January 1, 8, 15, 2014

pe (10%) successful and highest bid to be paid to the Sheriff by cashier's check or certified funds at the sale; and the full remaining balance to be paid to the Sheriff by cashier's check or certified funds within twenty-four (24) hours after the sale. Sale shall be subject to general taxes, special assessments. Premise will NOT be open for inspection. Firm Information: Plaintiff's Attorney FREEDMAN ANSELMO LINDBERG LLC Anthony Porto 1807 W. DIEHL., Ste 333 Naperville, IL 60566-7228 foreclosurenotice@fal-illinois.com 866-402-8661 f ax 630-428-4620 For bidding instructions, visit www.fal-illinois.com This is an attempt to collect a debt pursuant to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act and any information obtained will be used for that purpose. I577594 January 1, 8, 15, 2014 Get Bears news on Twitter by following @bears_insider

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