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  • Loyola hockey players beautify Skokie lagoons

     Loyola hockey players beautify Skokie lagoons
    Getting teenagers out of bed at 7:30 on a Saturday morning is no easy task. Getting them out of bed at 7:30 to go pick up trash in a Winnetka forest preserve is almost miraculous.
  • Martha Grieashamer, Chicago

    Age: 58 Writing letters since: The great Chicago blizzard of 1967 and the race riots of 1968 (more than 15 published pieces in the Tribune). Life Story in 50 words or less: Born and raised in Chicago's Jefferson Park; graduated from Steinmetz High...

    Chicago's first archbishop was 'good prelate, good man'

    Chicago's first archbishop was 'good prelate, good man'
    When the president of All Hallows College in Ireland saw the regal man on the framed canvas, he knew the portrait buried in a Dublin basement should head home to Chicago. The painting of Patrick Feehan, Chicago's first Roman Catholic archbishop,...

    For some firms, nonprofits mean big profits

    For some firms, nonprofits mean big profits
    Most days, they are easy to spot. Wearing brightly colored vests, the canvassers stand on Chicago sidewalks, quick to pose a question to passers-by: Do you have a minute for children in the developing world? What might not be as easy to see is that...

    Trice: Woman meets ex-prostitute who set her straight — 20 years earlier

    Trice: Woman meets ex-prostitute who set her straight — 20 years earlier
    Until recently, Brenda Myers-Powell had no idea the impact she had on Tilisha Harrison's life more than 20 years ago. In fact, for a year, the two women crossed paths in the hallway at work and never knew they shared a past. Since last March, Myers-...