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Letter to the editor: Hidden costs to hypothetical war over Ukraine - Sun-Times
An editorial in the May 5 edition of Forbes Magazine titled “Is Vladimir Putin another Adolf Hitler?” by Paul Johnson draws parallels between Putin’s virtual annexation of the Crimea and Hitler’s annexation of Austria, and points out that most ...
Oak Park girl takes 94 pounds of books to India - Sun-Times
When Najda Hadi-St. John, 11, made her first trip to mother Samina Hadi-Tabassum’s native India in 2013, she noticed a glaring absence of something she took for granted: books. “It was kind of weird because I’m really a kind of big book person.
Lost artist, found: Paintings on Buzz Café’s walls have Hollywood ties, obscured origins - Sun-Times
If you look carefully at the walls of the Buzz Café, there’s a little bit of Hollywood. How it got to the Oak Park Arts District cafe is a bit of mystery, or was, until recently. Specifically, two photo-realistic paintings — titled “Blue Cup” and ...
Triton College-based volunteer organization looking for more members - Sun-Times
A volunteer organization sponsored by Triton College is seeking more volunteers with service on their minds. The RSVP Volunteer Program of West Suburban Cook and Southern DuPage Counties is looking for volunteers to help in the community. RSVP is a ...
Paul Sassone: Let the teenagers sleep - Sun-Times
I’m an insomniac and just can’t get to sleep at night. Teenagers, however, may want to sleep, but circumstances often conspire to make them sleep-deprived. Teens need nine-and-a-half hours of sleep each night, according to the National Sleep Foundation.
Oak Park crime briefs: Armed robbery reported at Madison St. gas station - Sun-Times
An unknown offender entered the Oak Park River Forest High School, on the 200 block of North Scoville Avenue, and removed a Mackie 1402VLZ Pro 14 channel audio mixer from school’s Little Theatre. It is believed that the incident occurred sometime between ...
Construction starts on Pete’s Fresh Market in Oak Park; ‘early spring’ opening expected - Sun-Times
Renovations at the much-anticipated Pete’s Fresh Market in Oak Park have officially begun, and a representative for the grocery store said the company expects to open in early spring next year. Interior demolition of the property, a former Dominick’s ...
Oak Park police blotter: Man charged with trying to force way into apartment building - Sun-Times
The following incidents were listed among the official reports of the Oak Park Police Department. Readers are reminded that an arrest does not constitute a finding of guilt. Only a court of law can make that determination. Pianche Guidry-Watkins, 25, was ...
Paul Sassone: Government has interesting perception of ‘justice’ for banks - Sun-Times
Either way, I don’t understand. Take this for example: the recent government settlement with Citigroup. Citigroup agreed to cough up $7 billion for bad mortgages the government said helped set off the Great Recession. So, here’s the first thing I don ...
North Coast Music Festival after shows - Sun-Times
North Coast Music Festival has brought some of the biggest names in electronic dance music, jam rock and hip-hop to Chicago for the last five years. With the exception of Saturday’s Navy Pier yacht boat party and STS9′s House of Blues show on Sunday ...