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Special Olympics

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  • NCL installs board, makes gifts

    NCL installs board, makes gifts
    National Charity League, Inc. Glendale Chapter recently held its annual installation meeting in preparation for the coming year. The event was held at the Thursday Club in La CaƱada, where Rose Chan, outgoing president, delivered her final address,...
  • Council OKs two more housing projects for Glendale

    Council OKs two more housing projects for Glendale
    Despite opposition from neighbors, the City Council approved two five-story residential developments on Tuesday, with some Council members saying their hands were tied because the projects meet city zoning requirements. The council has control over...
  • Brandon Smith elected to Virginia's bowling hall of fame | Community notebook

    One of Brandon Smith's most-memorable moments in bowling came last October when he was inducted into the Virginia Peninsula USBC Hall of Fame. That most-memorable list just got longer. The Newport News resident, 39, has been voted into the Virginia...
  • Northwestern will 'Soak the Superintendent' to raise funds for Brett Snyder

    Northwestern will 'Soak the Superintendent' to raise funds for Brett Snyder
    Brett Snyder has been an inspiration to all in the Northwestern Lehigh community. The former Tigers and Lehigh University football standout has been battling ALS for more than a decade. His former schools, as well as many others in the New Tripoli area,...
  • Geneva City Council honors police, passes annual budget

     Geneva City Council honors police, passes annual budget
    Three Geneva police officers were lauded Monday night for their over-and-above efforts. Sgts. Dan Kott and Tim Baker, along with Officer Chuck Parisi, received standing ovations from the council and a standing-room-only crowd of friends and family at...
  • Crescenta Valley Water District eyes bump in water rates

    Roughly a year after the Crescenta Valley Water District ratcheted up water and sewer rates, the water provider is considering another set of increases. Officials have proposed a 5.8% jump for water beginning July 1 and two years of boosts for sewer...
  • New job, new school, new age for Wilson Middle School assistant principal

    New job, new school, new age for Wilson Middle School assistant principal
    The school day was in full swing around 9 a.m. Wednesday at Wilson Middle School as students made their way to second period, and making her rounds with walkie-talkie in hand to prevent tardiness was Assistant Principal Josephine Bixler. It’s...
  • New lottery game to benefit Special Olympics

    New lottery game to benefit Special Olympics
    Gov. Pat Quinn will appear tonight at the Special Olympics Illinois Summer Games Opening Ceremonies in Normal to sign a bill creating a special state lottery scratch-off game to benefit the Special Olympics. Senate Bill 219 creates the new $2 "Go for the...
  • Local Voices South: April 3

    Local Voices South: April 3
    Letters to the editor from Palos Park, Tinley Park, Orland Park, Joliet, Lemont, Oak Lawn and Palos Heights. Rauner's wealth I often read about people complaining about how rich Bruce Rauner is. When did it become a crime to be rich and successful?...
  • Downers Grove man to compete at Special Olympics

     Downers Grove man to compete at Special Olympics
    Jeff Osowski of Downers Grove followed his father, Ray, onto the golf course as a pre-teen. Some 20 years later, the 32-year-old's skills on the links have earned him a trip to New Jersey to compete in the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games. "It's my...
  • 2 Orland athletes to compete in Special Olympics USA Games

    2 Orland athletes to compete in Special Olympics USA Games
    Two Orland Park athletes will represent Team Illinois at the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games in New Jersey. Christopher Baumann, 37, and Geoffrey Klimek, 18, are among the 59 athletes in Illinois's delegation to the games, which kick off this weekend....