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Parakeets in the Chicago ‘Burbs ?


Have you seen parakeets in Chicago? Some time in the 1970s, somebody’s pet parakeets escaped. These weren’t tropical parakeets, but ones that evolved in the relatively cold climate of southern South America, called Monk Parakeets (Myiopsitta monachus). Their cold-tolerance and … Continue reading

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A Memory of an Election Past


As the normal acrimony builds in suburban elections in the western suburbs of Chicago, as we approach the April 4, 2017, local government elections where there are contested seats, it brings back memories of an election in Schiller Park in … Continue reading

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Schiller Park Voters Need Answers Before Election Day


  When will the candidates for the elective offices for the Village of Schiller Park focus on the voter issues? We as voters would like to hear the candidates positions on many issues confronting Schiller Park today.  We need to … Continue reading

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Gang Member Apprehended in Schiller Park Wanted For Melrose Park Murder


A father and son have been charged in connection with the fatal shooting of a 16-year-old boy Sunday afternoon in west suburban Melrose Park, according to police. Reinaldo Collazo Jr., 22, faces one count of first-degree murder; and his father, … Continue reading

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So What Does An Enhanced ATF Presence in Chicago Mean for Schiller Park and the West Cook Suburbs ?


  About 20 additional agents from the US Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives are headed to Chicago………David Coulson, a spokesman for the Chicago field office of the ATF, said “We are always seeking to enhance the enforcement efforts … Continue reading

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Daily Herald: Suburban schools’ legal bills cost taxpayers $11.5 million last year


Taxpayers in Elgin Area School District U-46 paid almost $1.9 million to nine different law firms during the 2015 school year. That’s almost five times the $390,383 spent on lawyers in Naperville Unit District 203, which had the second-highest legal … Continue reading

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Thank You For Happy Birthday Wishes


I wish to extend a “thank you” to each and everyone who remembered my birthday this year and extended their good wishes to me and my family. Β  Β I was the recipient of numerous face book posts, instant messages, emails … Continue reading

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Things To Do Around Schiller Park This Weekend, July 25-27, 2014


Don’t let the rain ruin a great weekend, join a beer brewing club or head to a comedy show with our picks of the top ten things to do around SchillerΒ Park this weekend. For a complete list of events happening … Continue reading

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Schiller Park Celebrating 100th Year


Schiller Park Celebrating 100th Year – Journal & Topics Newspapers Online: News.

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Accident at Schiller Park O’Hare Oasis 294


March 10, 2014 (AM)

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