Another pro soccer team in Chicago is in the House


By Jeff Vorva Peter Wilt is at it again. The man who was a huge influence in bringing the Chicago Fire and Chicago Red Stars to the area and helped pioneer other soccer teams in the Midwest, said Chicago is big enough to support another pro team and has hatched the Chicago House Athletic Club,…

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Burbank Little League field benefits from Ball Park Buns

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From Staff Reports Children 6 to 9 years were among the first to play on the newly renovated tee-ball field in Narragansett Park on June 5. Ball Park Buns provided funding to Burbank National Little League for the ultimate field makeover to celebrate the return of baseball and softball. The effort was part of the…

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Community Calendar

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AREA WIDE ¥ Aging Care Connections’ 14th annual Sports Ball benefit gala will be held Friday, Sept. 25, at 6 p.m. at Pinstripes in Oak Brook. Comedian Pat McGann will headline an evening of tailgate cocktails, skybox dining, auctions, bocce and bowling. Sports Ball is Aging Care Connections’ major fundraising event held to…

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Death notices

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BRIAN L. BAKALICH Brian Bakalich, 58, of La Grange Park, passed away May 5. He was an Army veteran. Beloved husband of Sandra Bakalich (nee Joyce); devoted father of Alexandra Bakalich and Rachel Bakalich; loving son of Ruth Bakalich (nee Feddern) and the late Lawrence Bakalich; dear brother of Bruce Bakalich and Craig Bakalich; son…

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A few smiles for St. Laurence after loss to Providence


By Jeff Vorva, Correspondent There were smiles from some St. Laurence football players at Kavanaugh Field on Friday night after their game with Providence Catholic. But they may have been a little forced. After the 33-7 loss to the Celtics in a Chicago Catholic League/East Suburban Catholic Conference crossover showdown in Burbank, the players trudged…

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