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  • Tinley Park, Orland Park, Frankfort, Mokena, Bolingbrook entertainment calendar: April 7

    Tinley Park, Orland Park, Frankfort, Mokena, Bolingbrook entertainment calendar: April 7
    Fun things to do in Tinley Park, Orland Park, Frankfort, Mokena and Bolingbrook from April 11-22. TINLEY PARK Bunny Hop Prizes for best Easter bonnets, an egg hunt and craft show will be part of the Tinley Park Bunny Hop from noon to 3 p.m. Sunday,...
  • Geneva Park District dedicates park dock to late alderman

     Geneva Park District dedicates park dock to late alderman
    A new teaching area at Peck Farm Park now officially bears the name of Ralph Dantino, a Geneva alderman and park district supporter who helped create the expansive park around the new dock. A crowd of family and friends gathered at Peck Farm on a...
  • Moraine Township to hold food drive

    Moraine Township to hold food drive
    Moraine Township is partnering with Sunset Foods in Highland Park this Friday and Saturday in a special food drive entering the Passover and Easter holidays, highlighting a growing food insecurity in the community. Hours will be 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. both...
  • Lent time 'to get on track spiritually'

    Lent time 'to get on track spiritually'
    Holy Cross Catholic Church in Deerfield defines itself by the phrase "go make a difference." That spirit is particularly manifested during the Christian season of Lent, which began Wednesday and lasts through Easter Sunday. The church has scheduled a...
  • Highland Park communities celebrate Easter

    Highland Park communities celebrate Easter
    Easter, said the Rev. Thomas Baldonieri, pastor at St. James Parish in Highwood, "is truly a joyful time of the year, especially after participating in the Lenten practices of prayer, fasting and alms-giving." Capping Holy Week, area churches are...
  • Highland Park seeks clergy's help in meeting needs

    Highland Park seeks clergy's help in meeting needs
    Highland Park wants to work with area clergy to meet the needs of the community's most vulnerable residents. Mayor Nancy Rotering recently met with seven religious leaders in what is believed to be the city's first meeting of its kind. Rotering...
  • Australian artist releases new Noah GIF, chats with Tribune

    Australian artist releases new Noah GIF, chats with Tribune
    While Aussie artist Chris Edser slept half-a-world away, Chicago sports fans were abuzz Wednesday about his cartoon GIFs of Bulls center Joakim Noah. Edser released another GIF overnight on basketball art blog Ron Artist, this one of Jo swatting Lebron...
  • Easter lilies highly poisonous to cats, vets warn

    Easter lilies highly poisonous to cats, vets warn
    Easter Sunday lands on April 20 this year, so it's a good idea your cat doesn't get the munchies.  Easter lilies, a potted staple of the holiday, are highly poisonous to cats, the Chicago Veterinary Emergency and Specialty Center warned days ahead of...
  • Some see Christ's image in 'Treesus' stump in Orlando before Easter

    Some see Christ's image in 'Treesus' stump in Orlando before Easter
    Jesus Christ is everywhere during Holy Week, but one Orlando woman thought she was going crazy when she saw his image in the bark of a dead tree in her front yard. "It's Treesus," the homeowner, Kim, said on the eve of Resurrection Sunday. "I find it...
  • Pope denounces 'wastefulness' in Easter address

    Pope denounces 'wastefulness' in Easter address
    Pope Francis, in his Easter address before a huge crowd, on Sunday denounced the "immense wastefulness" in the world while many go hungry and called for an end to conflicts in Syria, Ukraine and Africa. "We ask you, Lord Jesus, to put an end to all...
  • Jobless claims fall to lowest level in nearly seven years

    Jobless claims fall to lowest level in nearly seven years
    Initial jobless claims plunged last week to their lowest level in nearly seven years, a sign that the labor market was picking up traction. The number of first-time claims for unemployment benefits dropped to 300,000 last week, a decrease of 32,000 from...