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St. Patrick's Day

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  • St. Patrick's Day events begin this weekend

    St. Patrick's Day events begin this weekend
    No need to wait until March 17 to celebrate a wee bit o' Irish. St. Patrick's Day festivities begin this weekend with the Tinley Park Irish parade. The 15th annual parade will step off at 2 p.m. Sunday from Central Middle School, 18146 Oak Park Ave.,...
  • Tinley Park celebrates St. Patrick's Day

    Tinley Park kicked off St. Patrick’s Day festivities Sunday afternoon with its annual Irish parade and what Mayor Ed Zabrocki called “the biggest crowd we’ve had in 15 years.” Ireland’s Consul General in Chicago, Aidan...
  • St. Charles gears up for this weekend's St. Patty's parade

     St. Charles gears up for this weekend's St. Patty's parade
    Thousands of people from the Tri-Cities area are expected to line Main Street in St. Charles on Saturday afternoon for the city's 15th annual St. Patrick's Day parade. "People are anxious to get outside ... and we are more than happy to give them a...
  • Wredling School honors namesake on his 100th birthday

    Wredling School honors namesake on his 100th birthday
    Students and staff at Wredling Middle School in St. Charles took some time on Monday morning to recognize the achievement of one District 303 community member that few ever realize: turning 100 years old. John H. Wredling, for whom Wredling school is...
  • St. Charles gearing up for St. Patrick's Day parade

    St. Charles gearing up for St. Patrick's Day parade
    Although St. Patrick's Day is more than a month away, St. Charles is already gearing up for its 15th annual parade March 15. Last year's parade drew nearly 8,000 spectators and hundreds of participants from 80 local organizations and businesses,...
  • GOP governor, Senate hopefuls travel the state to rally voters

    GOP governor, Senate hopefuls travel the state to rally voters
    Illinois Republican governor and U.S. Senate candidates are traveling the state rallying potential voters ahead of Tuesday’s primary election. Republican Bill Brady urged his supporters on St. Patrick's Day to turn out in force and repeat his 2010...
  • Jackie Gaughan dies at 93; pioneer of Vegas casino industry

    Downtown Las Vegas knew him as the guy who wore wacky ties and kept his pockets stuffed with coupons for a free lunch at El Cortez Hotel and Casino. When he met someone new, he handed them a "fun book," as the vouchers are sometimes called, and introduced...
  • Republican governor candidates do last-minute campaigning

    Republican governor candidates do last-minute campaigning
    With the primary election a few days away, Republican governor candidates fanned out across Illinois to shake voters' hands and attempt to score some last-minute support. State Sens. Bill Brady and Kirk Dillard hit the St. Patrick's parade in...
  • Police: St. Patrick's Day crackdown nets DUI arrests

    Police: St. Patrick's Day crackdown nets DUI arrests
    Downers Grove Police arrested several people and issued multiple tickets during a crackdown aimed at drunken drivers during the week leading up to St. Patrick's Day. Five people were arrested and charged with driving under the influence during the...
  • Man charged with St. Pat's Day parade bomb threat

    Man charged with St. Pat's Day parade bomb threat
    A 58-year-old Elmhurst man has been charged with felony disorderly conduct after he allegedly posted comments on a local news website indicating he would blow up Elmhurst's annual St. Patrick's Day Parade. Glenn Schumacher, of the 500 block of S....
  • Orland Park celebrates St. Patrick's Day

    Orland Park celebrates St. Patrick's Day
    Orland Park residents celebrated St. Patrick's Day last week with bright red trolley bus that ferried revelers among among four 143rd Street restaurants hosting Irish-themed entertainment. It's "the Irish strip," according to Vincent Tuohy, owner of The...