No ammo for revoked cardholders, Dart says

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Wants legal loophole closed From staff reports Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart recently urged lawmakers to close a loophole he said allows thousands of individuals with revoked gun permits to still buy ammunition. “A gun is only dangerous if it is loaded,” Dart said. “Right now, there are thousands of individuals in Cook County…

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Offer rebates on new security devices


From staff reports City officials and others this week launched the Home and Business Protection Program, designed to protect people and property from crime. Through the program, anyone who lives in the city of Chicago, operates a business in the city, or owns or leases a vehicle registered to a primary address within the city…

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Historic home now belongs to the ages

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By Kathy Headley Your correspondent in Chicago Lawn and Marquette Manor 6610 S. Francisco • (773) 776-7778 A building starts out as a collection of wood or bricks. As time goes on, some might be cherished for their aesthetic value, some for their historic value, some for the memories held inside. We have great vintage…

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2 incumbents seek Dem nomination in newly drawn 6th District

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By Steve Metsch It doesn’t happen often, but voters in the newly drawn 6th Congressional District have an unusual choice in the Democratic primary. Because of redistricting, two sitting members of Congress are going toe-to-toe for the nomination in the June 28 primary. The district covers the Midway Airport area, Chicago’s Beverly neighborhood and the…

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Celebrating culture in color

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A colorful display of young talent filled the stage at Hubbard High School recently, at Ballet Folklórico Estrella Del Mar’s annual showcase. The event provided an evening of music, dance and culture from several dozen students at St. Mary Star of the Sea School. The children are under the tutelage of the troupe’s co-founder and…

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Club America, Pumas match at SeatGeek officially sold out

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PRIMETIME Sports announced Friday that the Pretemporada MX 2022 Clásico match between Club América and Pumas to be played on Sunday, June 19, at SeatGeek Stadium in Bridgeview is officially sold out and Saturday’s Clásico Tapatío match is working towards a sellout. The two-day event hosts Liga MX’s two biggest derbies at SeatGeek Stadium. The…

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Celebrating real men on Father’s Day


By Mary Stanek Your correspondent in Archer Heights and West Elsdon 3808 W. 57th Place • (773) 284-7394 Happy Father’s Day to all the strong, male, father-like figures in our neighborhood. I will try to name just a few. We have Faras, the security and safety fellow at Peck School. He is young and has…

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‘Our friend Pat’ will be missed

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By Kathy Headley Your correspondent in Chicago Lawn and Marquette Manor 6610 S. Francisco • (773) 776-7778 Recently Chicago Lawn lost a longtime resident that many may have known, Pat Buckley. Presiding at her funeral, Father Homero Sanchez, pastor of St. Rita of Cascia Parish, referred to her so appropriately as “our friend Pat.” Neighbors…

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