Speeders on Cicero put on notice

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‘They’re trying to save lives’ By Tim Hadac For decades, many motorists have seemingly treated the stretch of Cicero Avenue between 47th Street on the north and Archer on the south as a kind of extension of the nearby Stevenson Expressway. It has not been unusual to see vehicles hitting 50 mph, especially those heading…

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McAuley Earth Day

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By Kelly White McAuley’s Mighty Macs weren’t afraid to get their hands dirty in order to help the environment in celebration of Earth Day. The high school’s environmental club, known as the EcoMac’s held a seed planting day in the student cafeteria courtyard after school on Wednesday, April 21st at Mother McAuley High School, 3737…

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First vaccine doses arrive in Illinois

By Joe Boyle The first shipments of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine has arrived in Illinois and delivery is expected this week at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn. Advocate Christ Medical Center, 4440 W. 95th St., is one of 10 hospitals in the state to serve as a regional distribution center. Administrators at Advocate said…

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Oak Lawn plans to hold Fourth of July Parade

By Joe Boyle The Village of Oak Lawn has decided to hold its annual Fourth of July Parade, but with some modifications Some residents have said they may not attend because of the presence of COVID-19. But the village has decided that holding the parade, with some restrictions, can take place. The parade will be…

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Richards seniors say goodbye with a parade

By Joe Boyle The Class of 2020 of Richards High School decided to make the best of an unprecedented situation as they said goodbye to parents, relatives, administrators and the faculty. It was supposed to be prom night on May 15 but the presence of COVID-19 canceled those plans. However, Deborah Swanson, math teacher and…

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