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Village of Franklin Park and American Legion Post 974 Honor Our Veterans

Village of Franklin Park and American Legion Post 974 Honor Our Veterans

This past Veteran’s Day the Village of Franklin Park and American Legion Post 974 honored our Veterans with a beautiful ceremony held at the Franklin Park Police headquarter.  Many people were in attendance and our veterans, both past and present were honored by the placing of the wreath by Mayor Barrett Pedersen.  There was a gun […]

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Mad City  Money at West Leyden High School

Mad City Money at West Leyden High School

Leyden Credit Union sponsored Mad City Money at West Leyden High School to teach students how to maintain and keep a household budget.  Here are photos from that event.  See page seven of the December issue of People and Places Newspaper for more information.  

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Mad City Money at West Leyden High School.  Sponsored By: Leyden Credit Union

Mad City Money at West Leyden High School. Sponsored By: Leyden Credit Union

Mad City Money is a financial literacy simulation geared to high school students and gives them a taste of the real world. The program teaches them how to cope with family, occupation, children, spouse, salary, student loan debt, credit and medical expenses. Most of all it teaches them how to maintain a balanced household budget. […]

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Mike’s Tech Corner

Mike’s Tech Corner

I enjoy music, I play bass, guitar, 5 string banjo and 3 string cigar box guitar.  I also enjoy collecting vinyl records, CD’s and DVD’s.  I like to go to concerts.  When my next door neighbor’s band One Down performed at the Underpass Lounge I took my camera, iPad and iOgrapher to document the event.  […]

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Pickwick Classic Film Series Presents: The Bride of Frankenstein with Sara Karloff

Pickwick Classic Film Series Presents: The Bride of Frankenstein with Sara Karloff

On  October 18, 2018  I attended a screening of the classic horror film, The Bride of Frankenstein starring  Boris Karloff, Colin Clive, Valerie Hobson and Elsa Lanchester.  The film is part of the Park Ridge Classic Film Series which takes place in the newly enhanced main theater.  Matthew C. Hoffman is a film historian and […]

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Photos from The 41st. Annual Eddie Biondo Fall Fest Parade 2018

Photos from The 41st. Annual Eddie Biondo Fall Fest Parade 2018

It was a damp. cold and rainy day for the 41st. Annual Eddie Biondo Fall Fest Parade and instead of taking my good camera out to photograph and document the parade I used my iPhone 6S and iOgrapher case.  I also video recorded the parade with my Winbook water proof action camera.  You can watch […]

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The 41st. Annual Eddie Biondo Fall Fest Parade 2018

The 41st. Annual Eddie Biondo Fall Fest Parade 2018

| November 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

On September 30, 2018 The 41st. Annual Eddie Biondo Fall Fest Parade kicked off at the corner of Grand Ave. and Scott Street.  Many people and organizations participated in this years parade.  Not only did People and Places Newspaper cover the parade but so did The Larry and Mike Show.  Here is the video that […]

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Prairie State Cat Club Cat Show

Prairie State Cat Club Cat Show

| November 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

After I was finished with my photo shoot for the open house at Franklin Park’s Firehouse #2 I walked across the street to Centre at North Park to take a few photos at the Prairie State Cat Club Cat Show.  Here are a few photos from that event.

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Franklin Park Firehouse #2 Open House

Franklin Park Firehouse #2 Open House

| November 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

On October 13, 2018 I  attended Franklin Park’s Firehouse #2 for it’s open house.  All sorts of safety vehicles were on display and there were activities for the children.  A few informational tables were set up and lite refreshments were being served up by Franklin Park’s Firemen.  Here are some photos from the event.

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Triton’s Fall Family Fun Fest 2018

Triton’s Fall Family Fun Fest 2018

| November 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

On September 29. 2018 with camera in hand I paid a visit to Triton College in River Grove, IL to take a few photos at Triton’s Fall Family Fun Fest.   There were many activities at this annual event such as face painting, mask making, jumbo ring toss, a bucket toss, a youth obstacle course […]

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Norm The T-Rex at Eisenhower Library in Harwood Heights

Norm The T-Rex at Eisenhower Library in Harwood Heights

| November 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

On one of my photo shoots for People and Places Newspaper I visited the  Eisenhower Public Library in Harwood Heights to take a few photos of  Norm the T-Rex a dinosaur skull on loan from the Field Museum and sponsored by Fanny’s Café.  Norm was on exhibit at Eisenhower Library from September 26th through October […]

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