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  • West suburban event calendar, Oct. 9-15

    West suburban event calendar, Oct. 9-15
    Here's a look at upcoming events in and around the south suburbs. Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit triblocal.com/events. Thursday, Oct. 9 Cirque Italia: Cirque...
  • Football | Loyola, New Trier make statements in tight Week 6 contests

    Football | Loyola, New Trier make statements in tight Week 6 contests
    Both Loyola and New Trier made statements last weekend. Loyola remained in contention for at least a share of its fifth consecutive Catholic Blue title by shutting down then-No. 3 Providence's explosive offense. New Trier did not extend its season-...
  • Football | Uncommon miscues cost Loyola in loss to conference rival

    Football | Uncommon miscues cost Loyola in loss to conference rival
    The difference between winning and losing in the Catholic League Blue often is minuscule. Accustomed to being at the top of arguably the state's toughest conference, Loyola finds itself at the bottom of the standings following its 16-13 road loss to...
  • Football | Oak Park, Lyons prepare to square off after disappointing weeks

    Football | Oak Park, Lyons prepare to square off after disappointing weeks
    Lyons and Oak Park-River Forest suffered disappointing setbacks in Week 6. For all the progress made the last few years, Oak Park (5-1) learned it still hasn't caught up to Glenbard West after a 28-14 loss Saturday in Glen Ellyn. Following its 37-23...
  • Football | Powers Oak Park, Glenbard West set to meet in conference clash

    Football | Powers Oak Park, Glenbard West set to meet in conference clash
    The transformation into a power happened in short order. John Hoerster has turned Oak Park-River Forest into an elite program since becoming head coach in 2011. There's one remaining hurdle for Hoerster's Huskies to clear. Oak Park, 5-0 and ranked...
  • New sculpture in Niles to be dedicated to St. John Paul II

     New sculpture in Niles to be dedicated to St. John Paul II
    Catholic Cemeteries will dedicate a new 32-foot sculpture at Maryhill Cemetery in Niles honoring Pope John Paul II, in light of his 2014 declaration as a saint. "People have been driving by it, stopping, getting out of their cars and walking up to it...
  • Faiths work together in Week of Hope

    Faiths work together in Week of Hope
    Deerfield houses of worship will be among area congregations participating in the Week of Hope, Sept. 7 through Sept. 14, an initiative of the Southeast Lake County Inter Religious Council. Christ United Methodist Church, Holy Cross Catholic Church,...
  • Pets of all stripes due for blessing

     Pets of all stripes due for blessing
    To celebrate the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals and the environment, Trinity Episcopal Church in Highland Park and Holy Cross Catholic Church will host pet blessings on Sunday, Oct. 5. Parishioners as well as the public...
  • Highwood's St. James School to merge with Holy Cross

    Highwood's St. James School to merge with Holy Cross
    For nearly 90 years, students have attended classes at St. James Catholic School in Highwood. That will cease to be the case after this school year because the school's students, staff and tradition will be blended in with the Holy Cross School on the...
  • Luxembourg news editor Maryann L. Hughes-Hanks, 1923-2014

    Luxembourg news editor Maryann L. Hughes-Hanks, 1923-2014
    Maryann L. Hughes-Hanks for nearly 30 years ran the Chicago-based Luxembourg News of America, a monthly publication begun after World War II that has readers both in the United States and abroad. Mrs. Hughes-Hanks, 90, who for her contributions in...
  • Football | Nazareth shows mettle in win against Joliet Catholic

    Football | Nazareth shows mettle in win against Joliet Catholic
    Nazareth, because it had played so well all season, had no experience dealing with in-game adversity. As it turns out, the Roadrunners can do that too. Trailing at halftime for the first time all season, Nazareth took a huge step toward the East...