Queen of Peace High School to close in June

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Shock and sadness rippled through the southwest suburbs this week, after a Tuesday night announcement that Queen of Peace High School will close its doors at the end of the school year.Established in 1962 by the Sinsinawa Dominican Sisters, the Burbank school at 7659 S. Linder “has provided a mission-driven, college preparatory education for more……

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St. Louis de Montfort School to close in June

Photo by Joe Boyle The administration at St. Louis de Montfort Elementary School in Oak Lawn was notified on Jan. 11 that they will close in June. On the surface, it appeared like any other day last Thursday morning at St. Louis de Montfort Elementary School in Oak Lawn. The parking lot was full of……

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Son held in murder of Marianne Viverito

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A grandson of former state Sen. Louis Viverito is awaiting extradition from Wisconsin after being charged with murdering his mother last week at her home in Oak Lawn.Steven Chmela, 27, is being held in Milwaukee County Jail on a murder charge filed in Cook County after his mother, Marianne Viverito, was found dead in her……

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Son held in murder of Marianne Viverito

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A grandson of former state Sen. Louis Viverito is awaiting extradition from Wisconsin after being charged with murdering his mother last week at her home in Oak Lawn.Steven Chmela, 27, is being held in Milwaukee County Jail on a murder charge filed in Cook County after his mother, Marianne Viverito, was found dead in her……

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Obituaries for Jan. 12

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ARTHUR J. BARRETT JR. Arthur J. Barrett Jr., age 79, of Seminole, Fla., formerly ofBridgeport, passed away December 30. He was a Marine Corps veteran. Beloved husband of Maureen (nee LaVelle); loving father ofNancy (Donald) Lynn and Kimberley (late Joseph) Speck; proud grandfather ofJennifer (Francis) Raycroft, Laura, Stephanie and Kelley; great grandfather ofAdelaide; cherished brother……

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Burbank man shoots self in hand at pizza parlor

A Burbank man shot himself in the hand while he waited for a pizza earlier this month.Cesar Uribe, 32, of Burbank, accidentally shot himself in the hand with his own gun Dec. 14 while he stood at a counter waiting to take out a pizza at a popular Burbank pizza restaurant, police said. An employee……

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Comings & Goings: Staffing Network moves Burbank office

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Staffing Network relocated its Burbank office earlier this month to new digs at 8022 S. Cicero Ave. The company has been in business for more than 20 years and primarily staffs light industrial positions for a number of industries. Helping to celebrate its grand opening on Dec. 1 was Ray Castro, chief sales officer for……

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