Byrne Bengals roar to Hale Park crown

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The Byrne School eighth grade volleyball team has once again won a championship in the league at Hale Park. In the regular season which concluded earlier this month, the Bengals went 9-0. Then in the playoffs, they first defeated St. Symphorosa; and in the championship match, they knocked off St. Richard in straight sets, 21-7,…

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Going out like a lion or lamb?

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By Joan Hadac Your correspondent in Clearing and Garfield Ridge (708) 496-0265 • [email protected] As I write this (March 23), the weather forecast I’m looking at for Marfch 31 calls for a high of 48 degrees with a 30% chance of rain. Does that mean March is going out like a lion or a lamb? I…

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Top wrestler headed to college

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Garfield Ridge resident Dorian Vaughns, a champion-caliber wrestler and senior at Kennedy High School, recently signed a letter of intent to continue his academic and athletic career at Central College in Pella, Iowa, where he will don the red and white and compete for the Dutch, an NCAA powerhouse in wrestling. In a social media…

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Newman notes fed funds for the CTA

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From staff reports U.S. Rep. Marie Newman (D-3rd) recently said she has helped secure a $912.1 million award of American Rescue Plan (ARP) funds to the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA). The new grant funding from the American Rescue Plan will help the CTA keep workers on the payroll as communities across the region continue to…

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Invite girls to Red Stars soccer camps

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By Tim Hadac Southwest Side girls are invited to take part in a series of camps and clinics offered by the Chicago Red Stars. The Chicago Red Stars Elite Soccer Academy provides an immersive experience for young female athletes. The program focuses on a full-day structure, much like collegiate and professional players, with an emphasis…

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Corrupt news media ignored Hunter’s laptop

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I spent the past week researching in depth the facts about Hunter Biden, the youngest son of President Joe Biden, to find out what the truth is. I wrote about it last month, but it seemed readers on both sides of the deep political dive were angry. The right criticized me for criticizing President Donald…

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Sister Regina was a wonderful and kind leader

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By Kathy Headley Your correspondent in Chicago Lawn and Marquette Manor 6610 S. Francisco • (773) 776-7778 As I wrote this column, I received the sad news that Sister Regina Dubickas, SSC passed away today. It is with a heavy heart that I send my deepest condolences to the Sisters of St. Casimir. An SSC…

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Police close in on girl’s killers

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Release video of suspects firing weapons From staff reports Police have released surveillance video which they say shows three suspects wanted for questioning in connection with the slaying of a 12-year-old girl on her birthday. The video, a compilation of several cameras mounted at several Chicago Lawn homes, shows three men walking in the 2300…

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Burglars hit Brighton Park businesses

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From staff reports A trio of burglaries of businesses in the north end of Brighton Park has prompted police to issue a community alert. All three crimes were against businesses located in the 3500 block of South California on March 13-14. Police did not say what was stolen or how access was gained. Those with…

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Police Reports

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Ambulance with shooting victim struck by SUV A 39-year-old man was shot in the right arm as he stood outside in the 6300 block of South Troy at 12:35 p.m. Sunday, March 20. The victim was transported by CFD ambulance to Advocate Christ Medical Center, where he was listed in good condition. No one is…

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