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Area Firefighters 'Fire Up A Cure' for Pediatric Cancer

Area Firefighters 'Fire Up A Cure' for Pediatric Cancer

Saint Xavier University the scene of third annual competition between area fire departments in family-friendly event benefiting pediatric cancer research this Saturday.
Congressman Lipinski To Host Town Hall Meeting in Oak Lawn

Congressman Lipinski To Host Town Hall Meeting in Oak Lawn

Illinois Third District residents invited to attend town hall meeting at Oak Lawn Community High School on July 31.
13 More Awesome Ways Residents Help Build Communities

13 More Awesome Ways Residents Help Build Communities

Patch readers told us who the "Everyday Inspirations" in their communities are, and we're sharing their stories and the work they've done locally.
Pediatric Heart Specialist Warns Energy Drinks Could Be Deadly for Children and Teens

Pediatric Heart Specialist Warns Energy Drinks Could Be Deadly for Children and Teens

Recent studies show that energy drinks may be the cause of increased trips to the emergency room for children and teens, Advocate Children's cardiologist says.
'Theology On Tap' Continues at St. Bernadette This Sunday

'Theology On Tap' Continues at St. Bernadette This Sunday

"Discerning God's Call" topic for discuss at South Side "Theology on Tap" this Sunday at St. Bernadette's Church in Evergreen Park.
Come One, Come All to Hometown Days 2014

Come One, Come All to Hometown Days 2014

Hometown Days kicks off this weekend, Friday and Saturday, July 25-26, at the Hometown Shopping Center.
Bronze Star Recipient Joins Fifth District Trustee Race for 2015

Bronze Star Recipient Joins Fifth District Trustee Race for 2015

Candidates continue to line up early for Oak Lawn's April 2015 village board races. Capt. Dan Johnson declares his candidacy for the fifth district trustee seat.
Police Determine Hostage-Taking Call To Be A Hoax

Police Determine Hostage-Taking Call To Be A Hoax

Oak Lawn police issue Everbridge alert after receiving call from subject claiming to be holding hostages on Thursday morning. Police deemed call a hoax.
11 Years After 'Heaven,' What Life is Like for the Burpo Family

11 Years After 'Heaven,' What Life is Like for the Burpo Family

The movie, in stores July 22, is about a real-life boy who says he went to Heaven and met Jesus during surgery. We spoke with the family behind the film about how it can help start a discuss
Beverly Mom, Daughter Take 'Choose Kind' Message to Australia

Beverly Mom, Daughter Take 'Choose Kind' Message to Australia

Kerry Lynch and 2-year-old Mary Cate were recently interviewed on a TV show Down Under to discuss the girl's rare syndrome and talk about accepting differences.
24 Amazing Ways Residents Inspire Their Communities

24 Amazing Ways Residents Inspire Their Communities

Patch readers told us who the "Everyday Inspirations" in their communities are, and we're sharing their stories and the work they've done locally.
Park Board Votes to Cut Down the Nets at One Playground

Park Board Votes to Cut Down the Nets at One Playground

Commissioners approved a measure Tuesday to remove one of the two basketball hoops at Little Wolfe Playground as a way to combat fights.
Grandma Charged in Infant's Murder Mentally Unfit for Trial

Grandma Charged in Infant's Murder Mentally Unfit for Trial

A Cook County Circuit Court judge ruled Monday that Alfreda Giedrojc, of Oak Lawn, will be re-evaluated in a year to see if she can stand trial then, according to reports.
'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes': Trailer + Review

'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes': Trailer + Review

Cinema Siren says: Spectacular Simians should make Dawn the brightest of summer blockbusters.
Everyday Inspirations: Incredible Ways People Give Back Locally

Everyday Inspirations: Incredible Ways People Give Back Locally

Patch readers told us who the "Everyday Inspirations" in their communities are, and we're sharing their stories and the work they've done locally.
Al's Beef Debuts 'Spicy Jumbo Ditka Dog' for National Hot Dog Month

Al's Beef Debuts 'Spicy Jumbo Ditka Dog' for National Hot Dog Month

Three times bigger than the traditional hot dog—will you try it?
Patsy Cline Songbook Featured At Beverly Arts Center

Patsy Cline Songbook Featured At Beverly Arts Center

Weepin' Willows explore music of Patsy Cline this Friday at the Beverly Arts Center.
Theology-on-Tap Returns To South Side

Theology-on-Tap Returns To South Side

Popular speaker and conversation series geared to young adults kicks off at St. Bernadette Church on July 13.
Evergreen Park Man Held on $3M Bail In Fatal Shooting of Pal

Evergreen Park Man Held on $3M Bail In Fatal Shooting of Pal

Witnesses tell cops Richard L. Magnan was waving gun around and pointing it at friends before gun went off, Chicago Tribune reports.