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  • 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...
  • Sister Suzanne Zuercher, nun who specialized in psychology, 1931-2014

     Sister Suzanne Zuercher, nun who specialized in psychology, 1931-2014
    Sister Suzanne Zuercher lived for 63 years as a member of a monastic community of Benedictine sisters, but she was fully engaged with the world around her. "While she was very attuned to spiritual life, she was also in contact with an incredible...
  • 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,...
  • John Kass: Jimmy Fallon's coming, but where are the activists?

    If Jimmy Fallon really wants to grab Mayor Rahm Emanuel's attention when he brings "The Tonight Show" to Chicago for another mutual ear-licking session, Jimmy might ask this: When will Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson Sr. show up in Chicago to show...
  • EPC football standings heading into Week 5

    EPC football standings heading into Week 5
    Week 4 of the EPC football season isn't officially over yet. One game remains, with Pocono Mountain East scheduled to play East Stroudsburg North this evening. Neither of those teams is in position to contend for a championship. Six unbeatens are....
  • Becahi's Maff, Freedom's Hsu win EPC golf titles

    Becahi's Maff, Freedom's Hsu win EPC golf titles
    Bethlehem Catholic junior Nick Maff shot a 5-over 77 to win the Eastern Pennsylvania Conference golf tournament Tuesday at Woodstone Country Club. Maff next month will seek to win his second District 11 title at Shawnee Golf Resort. He won the Class...
  • Pope Francis appoints panel to streamline annulments

    Pope Francis appoints panel to streamline annulments
    Pope Francis has appointed a group of theologians and canon lawyers to study ways to make the annulment of Catholic marriages – often a complicated and lengthy task – simpler, the Vatican announced. The 11-member commission will attempt to...
  • Wednesday's/Tuesday's multi-sport high school roundup: Menchville's Jury, Avery combine to pitch softball no-hitter vs. Hampton

    Softball: Alexa Jury and Mary Blake Avery joined forces to pitch a seven-inning no-hitter as Menchville (8-7, 1-1 PenSouth Conference 10) beat visiting Hampton 8-0 Wednesday. Jury pitched the first four innings, and Avery completed the last three....
  • FLASHBACK: In 2004, Easton claims its 700th football victory

    FLASHBACK: In 2004, Easton claims its 700<sup>t</sup><sup>h</sup> football victory
    A weekly look back at sports in the Lehigh Valley, in anniversaries of multiples of five years. September 22 2004—Northampton grad Travis Mohr wins the 100 backstroke in the ParaOlympic Games in Athens with an American record time of 1:10.15....
  • Richard E. Kleinfelder, construction manager

    Richard E. Kleinfelder, construction manager
    Richard E. Kleinfelder, a retired construction manager who had also worked in equipment sales, died Sept. 13 at Stella Maris Hospice of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, more commonly known as Lou Gehrig's disease. He was 66. The son of Julius Elwood "Bud"...