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Two Broadcast Legends

Two Broadcast Legends

On August 15, 2015 I attended The Fest for Beatles Fans and two of the special guests were legendary DJ Dick Biondi of WLS and famed radio broadcaster and host of the television program The Newlywed Game Bob Eubanks.  Here is a short video clip from their appearance.  

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The Fest for Beatles Fans Chicago 2015

The Fest for Beatles Fans Chicago 2015

Two weeks ago I attended The Fest for Beatles Fans and one of the hi lights was seeing Terry Sylvester  of  the Hollies perform. Here is a short video from the fest.

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Yvonne Craig (Batgirl) Dies at 78

Yvonne Craig (Batgirl) Dies at 78

TV actress, Yvonne Craig, best known for her role as Batgirl passed away at her home in California.  She had been fighting breast cancer for two years and it spread through her body. Craig had also appeared in episodes of The Man From U.N.C.L.E., Star Trek, Voyage To The Bottom of The Sea, 77 Sunset Strip and […]

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Cullerton Industrial Park Street Ground Breaking

Cullerton Industrial Park Street Ground Breaking

On Wednesday, August 12, 2015 there was a ground breaking ceremony for the Cullerton Industrial Park Street Rebuilding in Franklin Park.  Many important dignitaries were on hand for this important event.  Here are some captured frames from a video that I shot of the event for Franklin Park.    

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Street Construction in Franklin Park

Street Construction in Franklin Park

For residents of Franklin Park, IL please be aware of the construction of a few streets in the area.  Here is a short video that I took just the other day of the 2700 block of North Hawthorne being torn up.  It might  be a mess now but after completion we will have updated sewers, wider streets and […]

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Peter Pan and The Pirates at East Leyden High School

Peter Pan and The Pirates at East Leyden High School

I attended a very good adaptation of Peter Pan produced  by Leyden High School students and it was a very professional production and above all very entertaining. The play was called Peter Pan and The Pirates and was held on Friday July 10 and Saturday July 11.  The students did an outstanding job with sets, lighting and […]

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Register to Vote @ Your Library@

| August 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

National Voter Registration Day is the largest one-day effort of the year to register voters. This year, National Voter Registration Day is September 22, 2015. The Franklin Park Public Library is proud to participate in this important national event. Stop by the Info Desk anytime on September 22 to register to vote. In order to […]

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Influenza Vaccinations @ the Franklin Park Public Library

| August 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

Join us on Thursday, September 17 @ 3:00-6:00pm as pharmacists from Walgreens visit the Library to provide Influenza vaccinations. Appointments will be taken at the Info Desk. In addition to the Flu vaccination, those who wish to receive the pneumonia vaccination may do so at this time. Appointments are recommended and those with appointments will […]

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September @ the Franklin Park Public Library

| August 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

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. Hours of Service: Monday-Friday: 9 AM – 9 PM     Saturday: 9 AM – 5 PM     Sunday: CLOSED September 2 – Friendship Quilting Club – […]

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DOLLAR TREE

| August 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

Find a job and career with the DOLLAR TREE … WORKING WITH DOLLAR TREE The DOLLAR TREE is the nation’s largest and leading operator of single priced items. They have more then 5,000 stores strong and growing within all 48 contiguous U.S states and 5 Canadian provinces. Their roots trace over fifty years, yet still […]

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Taste of Saint Gertrude Parish

Taste of Saint Gertrude Parish

| August 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Taste of Saint Gertrude Parish will be held on August 15th. and August 16th.  The hours are 2:00pm until 10:00pm on  August 15th. and 10:00am until 5:00pm on August 16th. There will be a raffle with chances selling for $10.00 a ticket.  Do not forget that this is an annual fund raiser for the church. […]

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