Oak Lawn car wreck claims lives of two nuns

Two Little Company of Mary sisters were killed Sunday afternoon at 95th Street and Cicero Avenue in Oak Lawn as part of an 11-car crash described by officials as “a horrific scene.” Sister Jean Stickney, 86, and Sister Kab Kyoung Kim, 48, were killed when the car they were driving was struck by a pick-up…

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Checkers, anyone?

By Jeff Vorva Reporter Editor A fellow by the name of Joe Moore from Pennsylvania runs a checkers blog and he almost sounds like late comedian Rodney Dangerfield when he talks about the perception of the game he loves getting no respect. “I believe that the single most reason checkers is underrated it because it…

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William “Bill” White

William “Bill” White83, of Lowell, IN, passed away on Thursday, March 6, 2014.  Survived by his wife, Marilyn, children, Tom, Jeff (Shari), both of Lowell, IN and Tim of Palos Heights, IL, grandsons, Ryan (Lindsey) and Brendan and sister, Mary Ruth Mitchanis of Homer Glen, IL. Preceded in death by daughter-in-law Aggie.  Bill was a…

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They just couldn’t say no

  By Kelly White Correspondent   Girl Scout Troop 60089 stood before the Hickory Hills City Council with brightly colored poster boards and prepared presentations, asking for help. They asked. And they received. The council couldn’t say no. With a motion from Alderman Thomas McAvoy, the city council donated $250 from the city’s $2,500 in…

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Who knew the Russians love us?

Reporter/Regional correspondent Kevin M. Coyne headed to the Olympics last week to watch his sister, Kendall, play a little hockey for the United States. The Palos Heights resident offers up some of his experiences in Sochi.  SOCHI, Russia—I am at the world’s largest party. Last week I arrived and in the first four hours of…

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