Fire damages Orland Park Row House

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From staff reports A fire that started on the back patio of a row house located at 146th Street and Morningside Road in Orland Park spread to the home and injured one resident on Saturday. The Orland Fire Protection District said that the fire was reported just before midnight July 30 and quickly spread to…

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Argo Wrestling busy over winter break

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By Carol McGowan While many students enjoyed time off during the school’s winter break, Argo wrestlers were hard at work competing in an all level tri meet. They beat both DeLaSalle High School and Riverside-Brookfield teams and it came down to the last match to decide the winner. The Argonauts battled to the end and…

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Christmas lies straight ahead

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By Karen Sala Your correspondent in Gage Park (773) 471-1429 • [email protected] There’s one more week until Christmas. I hope you have all your shopping and wrapping finished. This is supposed to be a time of peace and love, yet people are crabbier and meaner than ever. Temperatures like these in December scare me. One day…

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Obituaries Dec. 2, 2021

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FEDERICO BAUTISTA Federico Bautista, age 60, of Chicago, Brighton Park community, passed away November 18. Beloved husband of Flora Bautista (nee Barragan); loving father of Darcy, Adriana and Eduardo; cherished son of Federico and Maria Bautista; Federico is also survived by many brothers and sisters, bother-in-laws and sister- in-laws, nieces and nephews. Visitation was held…

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Give thanks to your local paper

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By Thomas L. Knapp Around Thanksgiving, I usually take a little time to think about who and what I’m thankful for. That seems to be the point, after all. This year, for various reasons, my thoughts and appreciation turn toward journalists, newspapers and other news media. Sometimes the people and institutions we rely on to…

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