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Hester Junior High School Choir performs for Chamber By O’Hare Christmas Gathering

Hester Junior High School Choir performs for Chamber By O’Hare Christmas Gathering

| February 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Hester Junior High School Choir performed at the Underpass Lounge on December 6, 2018 for the Chamber by O’Hare for their annual Christmas gathering.  I used my iPhone to capture some of the performance.  Here is the short video.

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Chamber by O’Hare  Christmas Gathering

Chamber by O’Hare Christmas Gathering

| February 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

On December 6, 2018 the Chamber by O’Hare held their annual Christmas gathering at the Underpass Lounge in Franklin Park.  Many things happened at this event such as a check presentation to the Shriners, a presentation to Ken Kollar to honor him for his many years as president to the chamber, entertainment by Hester Junior […]

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Toys for Tots Drive at Firehouse Subs

Toys for Tots Drive at Firehouse Subs

| February 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

On November 30, 2018 Firehouse Subs, located  at  3124 W. North Ave in Stone Park hosted a kick-off for the Toys for Tots Drive in conjunction with the United States Marine Corps.  Here are a few photos from that event.

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Winterfest at Hammill Square

Winterfest at Hammill Square

| February 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

On November 29, 2018 Franklin Park kicked off the Christmas season with the annual Winterfest featuring the Christmas tree lighting, Christmas songs as sung by the students of school District 84, hot chocolate and a visit from Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus.  Here are a few photos from that event.

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Franklin Park’s Winterfest at Hammill Square

Franklin Park’s Winterfest at Hammill Square

| February 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

On November 29. 2018 the Village of Franklin Park held their annual Christmas Tree lighting as well as a visit from Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus and entertainment from the students from the District 84 schools.  Here is a short video that I edited from footage that I recorded.

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February 2019 @ the Franklin Park Public Library

| January 11, 2019 | 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 […]

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January 2019 @ the Franklin Park Public Library

| January 11, 2019 | 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 […]

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Mike’s Tech Corner

Mike’s Tech Corner

| December 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

It’s here! It has arrived!  The new iOgrapher Multi Case!  Dave Basulto never ceases to amaze me with his creative genius in designing cases for the iPhone and iPad.  The new iOgrapher Multi Case is very flexible in that it was built for various sizes and models of iPhones and now the big news, Android […]

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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

| December 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

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

| December 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

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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