Washington the center of attention vs. Evergreen Park


By Jeff Vorva, Correspondent Because he is prone to making dramatic and spectacular plays on both offense and defense, Shepard football player Kendrick Washington finds himself to be the center of attention. But there was a time in his career when he was the center. Yes, when he was ages seven and eight, Washington was…

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Oak Lawn-Hometown Middle School teacher scores with Bears

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By Kelly White Oak Lawn-Hometown Middle School teacher, Heather McCarthy’s devotion to teaching has scored her quite the educational touchdown. McCarthy, who teaches seventh-grade English Language Arts at the school located at 5345 W. 99th St. in Oak Lawn, was surprised when Chairman of the Chicago Bears, George McCaskey personally popped in to announce her as…

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