Category Archives: Leyden Fire Protection District

Memorial Day Weekend Marks the 45th Anniversary of the Totem Lumber Fire in Schiller Park


This Memorial Day weekend marks the 43rd Anniversary of the Totem Lumber Fire on 25th Avenue. The fire started on the Saturday shortly after lunch on Memorial Day weekend 1976. George Kubalewski was the shift commander. Walter Siwek was the … Continue reading

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O’Hare Area Is Getting a New Highway: I 490


I 490 is currently under construction to link I 90 (Jane Addams Tollroad) to I 294 (TriState Tollroad) with interchanges at Green Street/Franklin Avenue and at the intersect of I 294 and County Line Road, with the major interchange at … Continue reading

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This Day, May 25th, is One That is Forever in my Heart as We Remember American Flight 191


My thoughts and prayers go out to all of , those whose lives were lost 42 years ago and their families who still are grieving the loss of their loved ones. In 1979, May 25th, was also a Friday, and … Continue reading

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Flight 191 Remembered


My thoughts will be with everyone who lost a loved one this week…39 years ago, especially this week. I will visit the Memorial in Lake Park this week to honor those lost and the first responders who served. God Bless … Continue reading

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Why Should You Vote ?


Make your voice heard … Every Vote Counts! The Importance of Voting Voting is one of the most important rights and responsibilities that U.S. citizens have. About 150 million American citizens are qualified to vote. Unfortunately, many don’t. They give … Continue reading

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Vote “YES” For Leyden Fire Protection District’s Referendum on March 20, 2018


For those that live in the Leyden Fire Protection District it is very important that you come out and vote in the March 20, 2018, primary.   Not only should you vote but make sure you vote “YES” for the … Continue reading

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