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Another Music Video From Paul Kantner and Jefferson Starship

Another Music Video From Paul Kantner and Jefferson Starship

Here’s another music video from Paul Kantner’s long music career.  This time with Jefferson Starship.  This is one of my favorites, Count On Me.

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Another Rock Icon Gone

Another Rock Icon Gone

When I heard the news the other day that Paul Kantner of the Jefferson Airplane and later the Jefferson Starship had passed away from multiple organ failure brought upon by a heart attack, I thought to myself, “Oh no, not another one”!  We all heard that David Bowie,  Ian ‘Lemmy’ Kilmister, Terence Dale Griffin and Glenn […]

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Abe Vigoda, “Barney Miller” and “Godfather” Star, Dies at 94

Abe Vigoda, “Barney Miller” and “Godfather” Star, Dies at 94

Abe Vigoda, the beloved character actor known for his role as Detective Fish on Barney Miller and mobster Sal Tessio in The Godfather, and for weathering years of mistaken reports about his death, died in his sleep in New Jersey on Tuesday, January 26th, at the age of 94.

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Mike’s Tech Corner #8

Mike’s Tech Corner #8

In the December issue of People and Places I wrote an article about the Blues Box Guitar that I purchased at Half Price Books in Niles.  The guitar is made and distributed by Hinkler Publishing.  Here is a Youtube video going into detail on this guitar.

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Simbang Gabi Mass at St. Gertrude Church

Simbang Gabi Mass at St. Gertrude Church

     Here are some pictures I took at Simbang Gabi celebration.  Enjoy!

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Simbang Gabi Mass and Celebration at St. Gertrude Church in Franklin Park

Simbang Gabi Mass and Celebration at St. Gertrude Church in Franklin Park

On December 20th. 2015 the Filipino community celebrated  Simbang Gabi and an agape after the mass.  The celebration was held at St. Gertrude Church in Franklin Park.  Here is a short video from the mass and agape.

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VALPAK

| February 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

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February @ the Franklin Park Public Library

| January 18, 2016 | 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. Unless otherwise noted, registration is required for ALL library programs. Hours of Service: Monday-Friday: 9 AM – 9 PM     Saturday: 9 AM – 5 […]

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Eagles Founder Passes Away

Eagles Founder Passes Away

| January 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

Glenn Frey of the Eagles passed away today from complications of  Rheumatoid Arthritis, Acute Ulcerative Colitis and Pneumonia.  He was only 67.

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District 84 School Children Sing Christmas Carols at Christmas Tree Lighting In Franklin Park

District 84 School Children Sing Christmas Carols at Christmas Tree Lighting In Franklin Park

| December 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

The school children of District 84 along with director Mrs. Dahl sang Christmas Carols before the Christmas Tree lighting in Franklin Park.  Everyone who attended the event was put into the Christmas spirit by the wonderful singing.

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Santa Arrives In Franklin Park

Santa Arrives In Franklin Park

| December 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

On December 3, 2015 Santa and Mrs. Claus arrived in Franklin Park to help the Franklin Park community light up the Christmas Tree in Hammill Square.

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