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IRS WARNS CONSUMERS OF POSSIBLE SCAMS RELATING TO ORLANDO MASS-SHOOTING

  IR-2016-89, June 17, 2016 WASHINGTON ― The Internal Revenue Service today issued a consumer alert about possible fake charity scams emerging due to last weekend’s mass-shooting in Orlando, Fla., and encouraged taxpayers to seek out recognized charitable groups. When making donations to assist victims of last weekend’s terrible tragedy, there are simple steps taxpayers […]

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Thank You to Our Summer Reading Sponsors!

The Franklin Park Public Library would like to thank the following businesses and organizations for their generous donations to our Summer Reading Program: ATA Karate 4 Kids (Franklin Park) Chicago Sky Chicago Zoological Society – Brookfield Zoo Chipotle Mexican Grill (Melrose Park) Chuck E. Cheese (Melrose Park) Classic Cinemas Culver’s (Franklin Park) Dunkin Donuts (River […]

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Summer Reading Continues in July @ the Franklin Park Public Library!

Our annual Summer Reading Program continues through the month of July. There’s still time for you to sign-up and participate. We have many fantastic prizes available for people of all ages. Some of the grand prizes include: For Kids: 2 tickets to Raging Waves Waterpark in Yorkville, a Lego set, gift certificates for Chuck E. […]

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Railroad Day Now Part of Franklin Park Fest

Railroad Day Now Part of Franklin Park Fest

Railroad Day is now  part  of a four day long event in Franklin Park now known as Franklin Park Fest.  The event runs from June 9th. through June 12th. Thursday begins with Jazz Night followed by an evening of Rock ‘N’ Roll provided by The New Invaders and 7th. Heaven.  Franklin Park Fest continues on […]

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Mike’s Tech Corner

Mike’s Tech Corner

A month or so ago I wrote a Mike’s Tech Corner in the print edition of People and Places Newspaper on what it’s like to be a certified public access producer and volunteer.  I am a co-producer of The Larry and Mike Show which can be seen on Comcast Public Access channel 19 in the […]

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Reptilefest  at Northeastern Illinois University

Reptilefest at Northeastern Illinois University

While at Reptilefest I took some video. Reptilefest was held at Northeastern Illinois University.   There were various kinds of snakes, turtles, alligators and lizards and this entertaining and educational event.

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July @ the Franklin Park Public Library

| June 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Franklin Park Public Library District We are located at 10311 Grand Avenue in Franklin Park, IL and offer a range of services and programs for children, teens, and adults.  Further information is available at www.fppld.org or by calling 847-455-6016. Unless otherwise noted, registration is required for ALL library programs. Hours of Service: Monday-Friday: 9 AM – 9 PM […]

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OLIVE GARDEN

| June 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

Find a job and career with the OLIVE GARDEN … OLIVE GARDEN The Olive Garden is the leading US restaurant in the Italian dining segment with more than 800 restaurants, 96,000 employees and $3.8 billion in annual sales as of 2014. It is a division of Darden Restaurants, Inc. headquartered in Orlando, Florida. Darden owns […]

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SCAMP STUDIOS SUMMER ARTS CAMP 2016 SCHEDULE

| June 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Scamp Studios Summer Arts Camp 2016 This summer’s camp theme is: Creative Mischief: Mythology, Magic, Monsters, and more! Tuesdays, June 14thrd – August 9th –  10:00am-Noon: Ages 4-7years old                                                  1:00pm-3:30pm- Ages 8-13 years old                                                      $15 per child per camp date. Week 1- June 14th : Dragons! Week 2- June 21st: Under […]

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Scamp Studio’s Five Year Anniversary Celebration!

| June 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Scamp Studio’s Five Year Anniversary Celebration! Please join us Saturday, June 25th from 1-4pm as we celebrate 5 years in business with our first ever Art Show and Open House, featuring art created by our students and instructors!  All Scamp Students, of all ages, will be eligible to submit work. Students from all classes, including […]

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ANNUAL LATE-NITE FLEA MARKET BELVIDERE

ANNUAL LATE-NITE FLEA MARKET BELVIDERE

| June 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

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