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PARK DISTRICT OF FRANKLIN PARK UPCOMING EVENTS

Check out our Winter brochure online @ www.fpparks.org. WE NOW OFFER ONLINE REGISTRATION. CHECK OUT OUR WEBSITE FOR DETAILS! Special Events Information in your local paper, or call the Park District at 847-455-2852  Big Band Dinner Dance Sunday, Jan. 12th  2:00-4:30pm Location: Centre at North Park, 10040 Addison Street Dance all afternoon to the sounds […]

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Library Closings

Please note that the Franklin Park Public Library will be closed on the following days: For the Christmas holiday: Wednesday, December 24, Thursday, December 25, and Friday, December 26 For the New Year’s holiday: Wednesday, December 31 and Thursday, January 1, 2015  

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Video #1 of U.S. Senator Mark Kirk at Triton  College, River Grove, IL.

Video #1 of U.S. Senator Mark Kirk at Triton College, River Grove, IL.

Here is a short video clip of a question and answer session at Triton College in River Grove, IL that is being moderated by Dr. William Griffin chair of Triton College’s School of Business.

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In Case You Missed It

Crazy but True -Intoxication without drinking?

Man gets drunk without drinking a drop: Is it possible to get drunk without drinking a drop of alcohol?  Yes, it turns out, thanks to a rare and bizarre ailment newly dubbed “auto-brewery syndrome.” As National Public Radio NPR explains, this case involved a Texas man who would get drunk at random times while swearing up and down that […]

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OCTOBER OBSERVANCES – Familiar and some Funny too!

October Monthly Observances – Some you know, some you don’t Adopt A Shelter Dog Month AIDS Awareness Month (President Reagan) American Cheese Month Antidepressant Death Awareness Month Apple Month Link Bat Appreciation Month Black Speculative Fiction Month  Link Breast Cancer Awareness Month Bullying Prevention Month Link (World) Blindness Awareness Month Link Caffeine Addiction Recovery Month Celiac Disease Awareness Month Celebrating […]

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Teen Hero – Lancaster, PA.

Teen Hero – Lancaster, PA.

 This is a Feel Good Story,  Kids doing the Right thing.  A story that could have ended tragically.   Lancaster ,PA. —  Temar Boggs, 15, is being praised as a Teen Hero after saving a 5-year-old girl from an attempted abduction. Pennsylvania police say on July 11 the girl, little Jocelyn Rojas, was kidnapped  while  playing  in her Grandmothers front  yard. Temar Boggs and a […]

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FOUR SEASONS HEATING AND AIR CONDITIONING

| November 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Find a job and career with FOUR SEASONS … WORKING WITH FOUR SEASONS Looking to launch a new career? You may be able to work for one of the most successful, respected and expanding companies in Chicagoland! It may be time to join one of Chicago Tribune’s “TOP 100 PLACES TO WORK IN CHICAGO” as […]

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FORMAN MILLS

| November 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Find a job with FORMAN MILLS … WORKING AT FORMAN MILLS FORMAN MILLS is a successful, off price, retail company with aggressive low priced items. They are a rapidly chain of factory warehouse superstores selling brand name fashions for the entire family at discount prices up to 80% below other department stores. They have stores […]

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U. S. Senator Mark Kirk at Triton College

U. S. Senator Mark Kirk at Triton College

| October 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

On October 30, 2014 U. S. Senator Mark Kirk spoke at Triton College’s School of Business Executive Series discussing his career path and providing his personal insight into domestic and international economic issues, while also talking with Triton’s students on how to compete in the global workforce.  Here are a few pictures from the event.

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Halloween Safety for Children

Halloween Safety for Children

| October 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Happy Halloween! 1.   Trick or Treat in groups and stay with your group. 2.  Do not go out alone. 3.  Have an adult with you. 4.  Have a plan about where you are going. 5.  Carry a flashlight and wear warm clothing. 6.  Watch out for cars. Look both ways before crossing the street. 7.  […]

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Chestnut Park Grand Opening

Chestnut Park Grand Opening

| October 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

On Saturday, October 25, from 11:30 am until 1:00 pm The Park District of Franklin Park invited residents to a fun filled party to celebrate the Grand Opening of Chestnut Park.  There were three ribbon cutting ceremonies, two cake cuttings and tee shirt give a ways.  Senator Don Harmon was in attendance as well as Mayor […]

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