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Teenage bicyclist hit

Car collides with Homer Glen girl riding her bike near

Bell Road and 143rd Street, Page 6

Welcome to town

Haircut business catering to men and boys, Taco Bell

have official ribbon cuttings, Page 6

Entering the race

Will County Board member from Homer Glen announces

his run for 3rd Congressional District seat, Page 8

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THURSDAY

Camp Invention

8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. June

20-21, Schilling School,

16025 S. Cedar Road,

Homer Glen. Homer

Community Consolidated

School District 33C will

host Camp Invention. Students

entering grades K-6

will have an opportunity to

see STEM concepts come

to life in this summer program.

Campers will take on

four exciting challenges,

meet innovative superheroes

and bring home newfound

confidence. Campers

will build ships to cross the

ocean, design high-tech

farms and create wire circuits

to bring ideas to life.

Local educators will facilitate

program modules, and

enthusiastic high school

and college students will

serve as leadership interns.

The cost is $230. For more

information and to register,

visit invent.org/camp.

Homer Community Fest

June 20-23, Heritage

Park, 14240 W. 151st St.

Annual summer festival

featuring live music performances,

a carnival, fireworks,

food, drinks and

more. A fireworks show set

to classic tunes from The

Beatles is to be held at 9:30

p.m. Thursday, June 20. An

Independence Day Parade

is planned for 11 a.m. Saturday,

June 22, kicking off

at 151st Street and Parker

Road heading north to Briarwood

Drive. For more

information on the festival,

visit www.homerfest.com.

Registration for Special

Needs Day for the festival

is now open. For Homer

residents with special

needs and their families, a

pre-carnival time has been

planned for 2:30 to 4:30

p.m. Friday, June 21. Event

registration is required.

Fore more information, see

the Event Flyer and Registration

Form on the Village

website at www.homergle

nil.org or call (708) 301-

0632.

Lockport-Homer Youth

Theater: ‘Frozen Jr.’

6 p.m. June 20 and June

21, 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. June

22, Lockport Township

High School East Campus

Theater 1333 E. 7th St.,

Lockport. The Lockport-

Homer Youth Theater will

present “Frozen Jr.” For

details and tickets, visit

HomerYouthTheater.com.

Circus I Spy Challenge

June 20-29, Homer

Township Public Library,

14320 W. 151st St., Homer

Glen. Six circus-themed

pictures are hiding in

the Library’s Kids Zone.

Complete the Circus I Spy

Challenge and return it to

the Youth Services Desk

for a Circus Sticker Scene

Sheet and chance to win

the fun-filled circus piñata.

One entry per child.

SATURDAY

Village Community Info

Tent on Comprehensive

Plan

Noon-7:30 p.m. June 22,

and Sunday, June 23, Heritage

Park, 14240 W. 151st

St. Information will be

available at Homer Community

Fest about Homer

Glen’s Comprehensive

Plan project.

TUESDAY

PFLAG Homer Glen,

Lockport Meeting

6:30-8 p.m. June 25,

Cross of Glory Lutheran,

RIC Church, 14719 W.

163rd Street, Homer Glen,

IL 60491. LGBTQ+, families,

friends and allies are

invited to join Parents,

Families and Friends of

Lesbians and Gays as they

come together to listen,

learn & connect. For more

information, contact pflag.

hgl@gmail.com, meetings

are the last Tuesday of every

month.

WEDNESDAY

Public Open House for

Comprehensive Plan

5-7 p.m. June 26, Village

Hall Community

Room, 14240 W. 151st St.

Discussion will be had on

an update to the Village

of Homer Glen’s Comprehensive

Plan.

UPCOMING

Konow’s Corn Maze

Summer Fest

July 10, Konow’s Corn

Maze, 16849 S. Cedar

Road, Homer Glen. There

will be a petting zoo, jump

house, cow train, hay

rides, mechanical bull,

tree house, two jump pillows,

refreshment trailer,

games and fun. For more

information, visit www.

konowscornmaze.com.

Hemp Night

6-9:30 p.m. Friday, July

12, Hempology CBD,

14831 Founders Crossing,

Homer Glen. Several local

artists have been invited

to showcase their artwork

with a hemp/CBD theme.

Live music will showcase

local musicians and CBD,

and there will be food.

Fore more information,

visit www.hempology

cbdstore.com.

Chalk-It-Up! Save the Date

9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday,

Aug. 3, Stonebridge Park,

16000 S. Stonebridge

Drive, Homer Glen. A free

sidewalk chalk art contest

for all ages. Prizes awarded

in each age group. Enjoy

music, games and more.

Pre-registration required.

Registration opens June

1. For more information,

visit www.homerglenil.org

under Special Events.

ONGOING

Homer Glen: Lemont Car

Club Cruise Nights

4-7 p.m. Sundays, Big

R, 15830 S. Bell Road in

Homer Glen. Guests are

asked by Big R to not arrive

before 3:30 p.m. For

more information, visit

www.lemontclassiccar

club.org.

Blood Pressure Screenings

10 a.m.-2 p.m. daily,

Silver Cross Health Center,

12701 W. 143rd St.,

Homer Glen. Free blood

pressure checks. Walk-ins

are welcome. For more information,

call (708) 364-

6337.

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Calcium Artery Scorings

By appointment, Silver

Cross Health Center,

12701 W. 143rd St.,

Homer Glen. A quick and

painless test using a highspeed

CT scanner that can

measure calcium deposits

in the coronary arteries

to determine one’s risk of

having a heart attack. Calcium

artery scoring is ideal

of men over the age of 45

and women over the age of

55 who smoke, have high

blood pressure, high cholesterol

or a family history

of premature coronary

artery disease. This scan

is available for $99. To

schedule an appointment,

call (815) 300-7076.

Wiggles and Giggles

Every Monday-Thursday,

Homer Township

Public Library, 14320

W. 151st St. This event

includes simple stories,

finger-plays, bouncing

rhymes, music and movement

activities to encourage

reading readiness.

This is a drop-in event

for children 0-35 months

with an adult. For more

information, contact Youth

Services at children@ho

merlibrary.org or (708)

301-7908.

Fish Fry

5-8 p.m. Fridays. John

Olson American Legion

Post 18, 15052 Archer

Ave., Lockport. Dine in

or carry out. For more information,

call (815) 838-

4515.


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Homer Glen farm and garden center reopens for the season

Alex Ivanisevic

Assistant Editor

No matter gloomy or

sunny weather, M & D

Farms and Garden Center

in Homer Glen brings

bright scenery all season

long.

The husband and wife

duo Mark and Donna

Walsh have owned the farm

— located at 14946 S. Bell

Road — since 2002 and

have eagerly reopened this

year for their May through

October season during the

warmer months.

Already, the farm has

rows of flowers displayed

and in three greenhouses

on the property for customers

to purchase. Donna said

they usually begin planting

around the beginning of

March so that the vast variety

of flowers are ready for

the summer. The planted

flowers are not the only

ones bringing people to the

farm.

“We have a sunflower

field coming up; we had it

last year, and we hope to

have it this year if the rain

holds off, but it is looking

good, and we’re finishing

up on our flower season

right now, and we will be

moving into home-grown

veggies,” Donna said.

“First, we do our flowers,

and then we do our

vegetables, and then in the

fall season we have pumpkins,”

Mark chimed in.

They also sell their M &

D honey and Mexican pottery

all season long. Tomatoes

and corn are among

the produce the couple sells

on the farm and to local restaurants.

“We co-op with Nancy’s

Pizza and the Original [Island]

Shrimp House in

Palos [Park], places that

really care about farm to

table,” Nancy said.

Mark and Donna work

beyond the farm’s open

hours, which are 9 a.m.-6

p.m. Monday-Friday and 9

a.m.-5 p.m. on weekends,

to work on planting the

sunflowers and to take care

of all the plants and acres.

They receive help from

about five employees.

According to Donna,

people have already excitedly

shown up inquiring

about the sunflower field’s

readiness. Depending on

the weather, she and Mark

hope they will be in bloom

by August. It is hoped that

at that time the flowers will

be ready to take pictures

with and to purchase.

“It is mostly about pictures,

but [visitors] just

love to go into the field,”

Donna said. “We had one

little field last year because

we wanted to try it out and

see, and they just went viral.”

Mark explained that this

year, they have decided to

charge a small fee for visitors

wanting to access the

sunflower field and take

home a flower.

“It is a lot to take care of

between planting the seeds

and taking care of the fields

and weed removal,” he

said.

Above all, the two are

happy to be back for the

season to greet their familiar

customers.

“I would say over 80 percent

of our customers are

loyal, repeat customers; we

are a mom-and-pop farm

stand, and people like to

come here,” Mark said as

Donna laughed about having

chairs set up outside for

the customers who come

by and talk to them.

They take pride in the

quality and service they are

able to provide, especially

when customers come in

and praise them for the different

arrangements they

make.

“One of us or both of

us are always around to

answer questions people

have,” she said.

Kelley, one of the couple’s

five daughters who

is currently working as a

nurse in Chicago, said she

has been helping out and

working at the farm on and

off since her parents got it.

“It has been a great experience

working here

and getting to talk to the

customers during the summer,”

she said.

For more information on

M & D Farms and Garden

Center, call (708) 935-1715

or visit manddfarmandgar

dencenter.com.

M & D Farms and Garden Center owners Mark and

Donna Walsh have owned their Homer Glen business

since 2002. Alex Ivanisevic/22nd Century Media

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Homer Township Board

Road District, administrative budgets approved for next fiscal year

Jessie Molloy

Freelance Reporter


The Homer Township

Board approved the Road

District and Township Administrative

budgets for

the 2019-2020 fiscal year

at its June 10 meeting after

fielding numerous questions

from residents.

While discussion on the

budget lasted nearly an

hour, no major changes

were made to the documents

from their tentative

forms, which were introduced

last month.

Cumulatively, across

the seven funds in the administrative

budget, the

Township is budgeted

to take in approximately

$2.73 million in revenues

and spend $6.07 million,

which is offset by a cumulative

fund balance starting

the year of $3,359,890.44

in surplus revenue. While

money from each fund is

kept separate throughout

the fiscal year, each fund

is budgeted to have at least

a small surplus by next

spring.

Over half of the administrative

spending for the

year is accounted for by

the Town Fund, which

includes the Township’s

personnel expenses, the

cost of the Assessor’s Office

and funding for certain

capital projects.

The Road District budget

is split into two separate

funds which account

for about $4.70 million in

revenue and $6.01 million

in expenditures.

The two funds will start

the fiscal year with a combined

balance of $1.4 million.

Videotaping meetings

The Township Board

has still not reached a final

decision on how to proceed

with the videotaping

of its meetings, which was

requested by the resident

at the Annual Town meeting

in April, although at

least one resident did take

it upon themselves to record

last week’s proceedings

and post an edited

version of the footage on

YouTube.

While residents are

welcome to take amateur

video, any official Township

videos must be preserved

for the permanent

public record. Therefore,













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according to Supervisor

Pam Meyers, the board is

investigating its options.

“Further research is being

done,” she said. “We

are working with our IT

staff on the feasibility of

different options for audio

or video recordings and

exploring how they would

be stored and formatted for

FOIA purposes.”

Meyers reported she has

reached out to Lockport

Community Television,

which provides video services

for the Village of

Lockport and Lockport

Township, and plans to explore

further options.

“It’s expensive to store

video in the cloud, so we

need to see what they say

and proceed from there,”

she said. “When I have

more information I will

bring it to the board for an

official decision.”

Tower repair

During the meeting,

the board also addressed

the issue of repairing the

announcers’ tower at the

Township football field.

For several years, the

building has had an issue

with moisture rotting the

window frames. Since the

issue arose, the board has

had the roof replaced and

had the windows professionally

caulked, yet the

moisture issue persists.

Over the winter, a wind

storm blew out one of

the building’s windows,

prompting an investigation

into replacing them.

“Our contractor recommended

we have a structural

engineer assess the

building,” Meyers said.

“It was his opinion that

the moisture issue may not

be related to the windows,

and that if we replaced

them, it could just happen

again.”

The theory is that a larger

flaw in the limited use

building’s construction has

lead to water leakage and

created both the roofing

and window problems.

The board voted unanimously

to approve the

structural engineer’s assessment,

though no official

cost of the evaluation

was specified.

Meyers estimated the

evaluation would cost between

$1,000 and $1,500,

though she offered no

guess as to what the engineer’s

recommended work

would cost.

“We’re going to have to

see what they say needs

to be done and go from

there,” she said.

Upcoming events

The annual Independence

Day Parade will be

held on the morning of

Saturday, June 22, in conjunction

with the Village

of Homer Glen-sponsored

Homer Community Fest.

While the Township is no

longer a partner for the

festival, the two events

will coincide as usual.

The parade will kick

off at 11 a.m. at the corner

of 151st Street and

Parker Road and march

north to Briarwood Drive.

This year, the parade will

include performances by

three bands, including the

Lockport Township High

School Marching Band.

The Porters band will be

joined by the Joliet American

Legion Band and the

Red Star Brass Band, as

well as costumed characters

and participants from

nearly 40 local organizations.

Despite the splitting of

the parade and the fest into

separate events and the

resignation of event chairman

Linsey Sowa, the former

Township clerk, Meyers

reported that planning

for the event is “on schedule

and on target.”

“The parade has been

around since before the

Village was, so it hasn’t

been too big of a change,”

said Meyers, who has absorbed

Sowa’s organizing

duties this year.

The board also announced

the creation of a

new event and the combination

of two existing

events coming later this

summer.

The Open Space Committee

is working on plans

for a flea market or Junk in

the Trunk event at Trantina

Farm, which will likely be

held on Aug. 24. Specific

plans for the event, including

the budget, are still being

worked out by Trustee

Tom Fijan and the committee.

Further updates

will be announced when

the board gives its final approval

for the event.

The Lincoln Way Special

Recreation Association’s

Party in the Park will

be held earlier this year on

July 22 in Sendra Park and

be combined with one of

the Homer Township Public

Library’s Movie in the

Park nights.

The SRA party will include

music and refreshments

for children between

6-7:30 p.m. At 7:30,

the library will host a story

walk trail challenge before

a family friendly movie

screening that will begin

at dusk.

The decision to combine

the two events was made

as a way of better utilizing

funds and the manpower

of Township employees

and volunteers, according

to Meyers.


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Girl, 14, suffers broken

bones and bruised liver

after being struck by car

near Homer intersection

Thomas Czaja, Editor

A 14-year-old girl was

riding her bicycle with

a friend when she was

struck by a car and suffered

broken bones and

a bruised liver the evening

of June 9 in Homer

Glen, according to Will

County Sheriff’s Office

spokeswoman Kathy

Hoffmeyer.

At 8:47 p.m., deputies

responded to the intersection

of Bell Road, north

of 143rd Street, about

the girl being struck, according

to police. When

they arrived, they found

the driver of a Mazda 6 at

the intersection with the

teenage girl lying in the

street.

The girl was responsive

but had difficulty speaking,

police said.

The Northwest Homer

From June 11

Fire Protection District

arrived and transported

her to Silver Cross Hospital,

per Hoffmeyer. The

teen was later transferred

to Christ Hospital to be

treated, and initial reports

have indicated her injuries

as being non-life-threatening.

Witnesses stated the girl

and her friend were crossing

Bell Road on their

bikes against a red light

when the 14-year-old was

struck, according to Hoffmeyer.

The injured girl is

a Homer Glen resident.

The accident remains

under investigation.

No tickets had been issued

initially following

the accident.

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HoneyCuts goes for barbershop

feel with garage-like environment

Haircut business

has ribbon cutting

along with new

Taco Bell location

Thomas Czaja, Editor

Without hyperbole, HoneyCuts

in Homer Glen is

unlike any haircut place

one has been in before.

Upon entering, customers

are often immediately

taken by the unique interior

layout, which is

modeled to look like a

garage-type environment

filled with retro signs,

toolboxes and more. Televisions

at each haircut

booth are tuned to sports

or cartoons, there is music

playing throughout the

business and the overall

atmosphere often transports

guests back to hanging

out in a neighborhood

garage with friends.

The new business was

one of two, along with

the local Taco Bell, to celebrate

its ribbon cutting

June 12 with Village of

Homer Glen and Heritage

Corridor Business Alliance

officials. HoneyCuts,

which opened June 3 and

is located at 14322 Will

Cook Road, is tailored for

haircuts for men and boys

with a barbershop feel.

“We’ve had very good

feedback, very good acceptance

in the community,”

said Ron Fasel, the

manager at the local HoneyCuts.

“The first thing I

see all the time [with the

unique layout] when people

come in is ‘oh, that’s

cool,’ ‘that’s neat.’

“It brings out a lot of

nostalgia, which is really

cool.”

Village of Homer Glen and Heritage Corridor Business

Alliance officials gather June 12 for the ribbon cutting

ceremony for the new HoneyCuts business in Homer

Glen. Thomas Czaja/22nd Century Media

Haircuts there run $22

for men and $18 for boys

ages 12 and under and

seniors ages 65 and over.

All haircuts include a free

wash, scalp massage and

style.

Additional services include

a beard trim for $5,

beard detail for $10, waxing

of the eyebrows nose

or ears for $7 and a gray

blend for $20.

“Our haircuts are 20-30

minutes, and we don’t just

cut hair,” Fasel said. “We

cut the hair, we style the

hair, we give a hot towel,

shampoo, shave the neck,

restyle the hair.

“We shampoo after the

haircut so you don’t go

home full of hair. … That

way, you can go home or

go out for the night if you

are going out for the night,

and you are ready to go.”

A promotion the business

is currently offering is

that all seniors ages 65 and

over, active military and

military veterans can receive

$10 haircuts, including

a wash, scalp massage

and hot neck shave, from

10 a.m. to 8 p.m. every

Wednesday.

There is also even a

John Deere tractor in the

business for boys to sit on

while at HoneyCuts to help

amplify the unique experience

and distract from the

haircut, as well.

Fasel said he has noticed

men taking care of

more grooming needs

than in the past, whether

utilizing the gray blend to

cover up gray hair or the

different waxing. Repeat

customers may come in

every three or four weeks,

which he considers fantastic.

“This is one of the fastest-growing

industries,”

Fasel said. “… We are not

going to stop growing hair.

The industry will continue

to grow over time.”

The business is open

from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Monday through Friday,

from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday

and closed on Sunday.

For more information,

call HoneyCuts at (708)

966-2906 or visit honeyc

uts.com/citystate/homerglen-barber.

Meanwhile, as officials

gathered outside the

new Taco Bell in town

at 14348 S. Bell Road in

Homer Glen Bell Plaza

for the ribbon cutting,

Mayor George Yukich

said he was happy to have

the restaurant just five

minutes from home.

“I was tired of driving

out to Lockport for [Taco

Bell],” Yukich said. “Now,

it is right there. Taco Bell

is my favorite, so this is

huge for me. It doesn’t

take a lot to please me. You

have good food, I’m OK.”

The Homer Glen Taco

Bell serves breakfast and

features the chain’s traditional

menu, along with

other popular choices with

fans like the crunchy taco,

cheesy gordita crunch and

baja blast among its selections,

per the Taco Bell

Media Department.

It was likewise previously

reported by The

Homer Horizon that the

store brought 30 new jobs

to the community.

Village Trustee Brian

Burian, who was also at

the ribbon cutting, said

Taco Bell was a good addition,

and that residents

could never have too many

choices on where to get

food locally. He said he

has been by with his children

three times already

going through its drivethru.

“The steak tacos are

pretty good,” Burian said.

“My kids love the Doritos

taco.”

The Homer Glen Taco

Bell is open from 7 a.m.

to 1 a.m. Sunday through

Thursday and 7 a.m. to 2

a.m. Friday and Saturday.

For more information,

including more details on

the menu, visit www.taco

bell.com.


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Fricilone announces candidacy for U.S. Congressional District 3 seat

Will County Board

member who is

from Homer Glen

enters 2020 race

Thomas Czaja, Editor

Will County Board Minority

Leader and District

7 Member Mike Fricilone,

of Homer Glen, announced

June 11 that he will run as

a Republican candidate for

the United States Congressional

District 3 seat currently

held by Rep. Dan

Lipinski, a Democrat.

The Primary Election

will be March 17 next year,

and Fricilone, 64, said he

decided to run because “it

was time for a credible,

honest candidate” on the

Republican ticket, noting

that self-avowed neo-Nazi

and white supremacist Arthur

Jones was the party’s

representative in the same

race for the previous election

cycle last year when

no one else was on the ballot

for the party.

“My experience at Will

County with financing

gives me a good base that I

can represent

well,” Fricilone

said.

The politician

has

served on the

Will County Fricilone

Board since

2012 and has been the Finance

Committee Chair

and Vice Chair of the Capital

Committee.

He said “the economy

is rocking right now” due

to policies put in place by

the current administration,

and that he plans to help

keep the economy rolling

if elected.

“The thing about this

district is it is good, hardworking

individuals,” Fricilone

said. “When you

work that hard, you need

to keep more of what you

make, not give it away

to people not wanting to

work as hard.”

The Will County Board

member went on to note

that while in his current

role, the Republican caucus

has looked at how

to help people the most,

pointing to the County

having reduced the tax rate

for the past four years.

He said a key was looking

at a budget and being

able to allocate resources

where the biggest bang for

the buck could be had, citing

an example of reducing

overtime in the Will County

Sheriff’s Office and putting

a few more people on

staff, costing less than the

overtime spending.

“We want to make sure

every penny spent by the

government is efficient to

reduce burden,” he said.

“People take a look at a

budget and say how do we

decrease it next year, but I

don’t see anybody looking

at the budget to say what

duplication of effort do we

have and what waste do

we have?”

That call for efficiency

will be a main point of his

campaign platform, also

working to reduce regulations

so small businesses

can grow while avoiding

different departments doing

the same things to reduce

costs.

Other main campaign

focuses will be strengthening

workforce training

opportunities, providing

for veterans and improving

sustainability efforts

in the district, according to

Fricilone.

“I believe in sustainability,”

he said. “I’m a

very green person. I think

we need to have two components,

that things are

financially beneficial, as

well as environmentally

beneficial.”

A County example he

gave in that regard was of

solar energy panels for the

new Will County Courthouse

that will provide 7

percent of the energy for

the building, showing they

make sense from both an

environmental and financial

standpoint.

As he is just starting

out in the early portion of

the race, he plans to start

reaching out to friends

and organizations in different

communities across

the district and start having

events and meet and

greets.

He said it was a combination

of his own interest

in running and others encouraging

him to jump in

the race that helped him

make the final decision to

run.

“People in the party are

excited about the fact of

having somebody credible

for a change, somebody

they can get behind,” Fricilone

said.

Fricilone is the executive

director of Midwest

Office Interiors in Woodridge

and has been involved

in community service,

including serving as

president of the Lockport

Township High School

Foundation, a member of

the Finance Committee

at his parish, St. Bernard

Catholic Church in Homer

Glen, being an Executive

Board member with the

Children Advocacy Center

and as former vice president

of the Order Sons of

Italy in America.

The U.S. Congressional

District 3 race has drawn

considerable attention on

the local and national level

as of late, with Lipinski,

known for traditionally

being a more conservative

member in his party,

securing 51 percent of the

vote in the 2018 primary to

defeat Marie Newman, a

progressive who is already

in the running to challenge

him again in 2020.

“I don’t know what’s

going to happen on the

other side,” Fricilone said

of the Democratic race. “I

can’t guess which person

will be the victor on that

side of the aisle.”

Fricilone added that

with Lipinski and Lipinski’s

father, Bill, holding

the congressional seat between

the two of them for

decades, change would

be good for the office, as

there continues to be a lot

of change going on in the

country.

The Homer Horizon

reached out to a Lipinski

aide for comment on Fricilone

throwing his name

into the ring.

“Right now, I’m focused

on taking care of the everyday

concerns of people

in the district and working

to deliver relief for

middle-class families with

better job opportunities,

improved infrastructure,

more affordable healthcare

and college education,

safer gun laws, and lower

taxes,” Lipinski said, according

to the aide.

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Police Reports

Playground equipment reportedly damaged by teens at Goodings Grove

A basketball shooting game

reportedly was damaged on

playground equipment May 16

at Goodings Grove School at

12914 W. 143rd St. Video surveillance

showed four male teenagers

in the area at the time of

the damage, according to police.

The incident remains under investigation.

May 27

Evangelo Neofotistos, 32, of

7737 S. Oketo Avenue in Bridgeview,

was cited for improper

display of registration and driving

while having a suspended license

at 143rd Street and S. Will

Cook Road.

May 26

• Jordyn L. Taylor, 23, of 922

Garfield St. in Lockport, was

charged with driving under the

influence, illegal transportation

of alcohol and illegal screeching

of tires on the 14000 block of S.

Boulder Drive.

May 18

• Alexander J. Labuda, 18, of

13808 Cokes Road in Homer

Glen, was charged with possession

of a controlled substance

and possession of drug equipment

at his home.

May 17

• Terence S. Leggett, 60, of 7804

S. Kingston in Chicago, was

cited for reportedly speeding and

driving while his license was

suspended at S. Gougar Road

and W. 143rd St.

• Victor Raices, 24, of 11140

Columbus Drive in Worth, was

cited for improper lighting, operating

an uninsured motor vehicle

and operating vehicle with

suspended registration at W.

Venetian Way and S. Will Cook

Road.

May 14

• Aivaras Zigmantas, 34, of 116

N. Waterford Drive in Schaumburg,

was cited for driving

while license suspended, illegal

use of cellphone and no driver’s

license on person at S. Parker

Road and W. 143rd St.

Editor’s note: The Homer Horizon’s

police reports come from

the Will County Sheriff’s Department’s

online news bulletin service.

Anyone listed in these reports is

considered to be innocent of all

charges until proven guilty in a

court of law.


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The Homer Horizon earns two first-place finishes to lead 22CM’s 16 national awards

Publication to be

honored at Oct. 5

event in Milwaukee

Staff Report

A feature piece on a

weeping icon many consider

a miracle and an

investigative story from

The Homer Horizon have

both been awarded first

place to lead 22nd Century

Media publications

in earning a company-record

16 awards for journalistic

excellence from

the National Newspaper

Association.

It is the seventh year of

national competition for

22nd Century Media, parent

company of The Horizon,

and the 16 awards

top the company’s previous

high of 14 (2015).

The Horizon has won

five national editorial

awards in its history, including

these two most

recent ones.

The National Newspaper

Association boasts

more than 2,000 members,

and this year, its

annual Better Newspaper

Contest welcomed more

than 1,300 entries from

36 states. Winners in

the competition, judged

by esteemed journalists

from across the country,

will be honored at an Oct.

5 banquet in Milwaukee.

“I am blown away,”

said Joe Coughlin, the

company’s publisher.

“Our editorial team

works tirelessly to produce

quality community

journalism that informs

and equips our readers.

And the winners are ...

List and details of the 16 national awards for 22nd Century Media

The work is for the community,

but accolades of

this magnitude help validate

those efforts.”

Of the 16 awards won

by 22nd Century Media,

two were first place,

and seven were secondplace

honors. 22CM also

earned three third-place

nods, and four were honorable

mention.

The Horizon, the first

newspaper launched by

22nd Century Media,

earned both first-place

awards — one for a feature

written by Editor

Thomas Czaja, and the

other for an investigative

piece produced by a team

of reporters.

“A really nice balance

of objectivity, explaining

what this unusual phenomenon

means to both

the faithful and to those

disinclined to explain

it religiously,” a judge

wrote of the feature,

which provided an update

to the ongoing happening

of the weeping icon

of St. John the Baptist at

Assumption Greek Orthodox

Church in Homer

Glen.

For the investigative

piece, which focused on

a Homer Glen native and

former Lockport Township

High School student

who said she was sexually

abused by a teacher,

a judge wrote of its lasting

effect.

“Out of all the entries

in this category, this story

haunted me for days,”

the judge wrote. “It was

well-written, well-reported

and impactful. The research

through interviews

and records was exceptional.

It is definitely relevant

in today’s climate

and shows the impact that

newspapers across the

country can have.”

Four of the honors

went to The Orland Park

Prairie, which was recognized

for two editorials

by Managing Editor Bill

Jones, a sports column by

Jeff Vorva and an obituary

tribute by reporter

Meredith Dobes.

Three each went to

The Northbrook Tower

and the Malibu Surfside

News, 22CM’s only California

newspaper.

The Tower’s editor,

Martin Carlino, authored

two award-winning articles:

a sports feature and

an education story. Sports

Editor Michal Dwojak

earned recognition for a

sports news story.

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Malibu Surfside News

was honored for its collective

work covering

the devastating Woolsey

Fire, a feature by Editor

Lauren Coughlin and a

sports story by reporter

Chris Megginson.

Other awards were won

by: The Tinley Junction

(a review and a sports

feature each by Sports

Editor Jeff Vorva), The

Lockport Legend (sports

story by Editor Max Lapthorne),

The Frankfort

Station (sports photo by

Julie McMann).

“The variety of work

that was recognized is

particularly impressive

to me,” Coughlin said.

“These are the best reporters

in Chicago’s suburbs,

and they keep proving

it.”

Paper Category Author(s) Description of work

The Homer Horizon Investigative Story Max Lapthorne, • Report from a four-month investigation on a former Lockport Township

Thomas Czaja,

High School student who said she was sexually abused by her teacher

Joe Coughlin

The Homer Horizon Feature Story Thomas Czaja • Exploratory profile of a religious icon that appears as if it is crying

Malibu Surfside News Breaking News Lauren Coughlin, • In-depth coverage of a disastrous and deadly wildfire

Joe Coughlin, Bill Jones,

Barbara Burke

Malibu Surfside News Sports Story Chris Megginson • Recap of Olympic bobsledder Lauren Gibbs’ silver-medal performance at

the 2018 Winter Olympics

Malibu Surfside News Feature Story Lauren Coughlin • In-depth look at the disappearance and search for Elaine Park,

one year after she went missing

The Orland Park Prairie Sports Column Jeff Vorva • Local angle on a historic high school football win by Brother Rice

The Orland Park Prairie Editorial Bill Jones • 1. A rallying cry to push voters to the polls, and 2. How some missed

the point of a student walkout

The Orland Park Prairie Obituary Tribute Meredith Dobes • Honoring the life of a local Congressional Medal of Honor recipient

The Tinley Junction Review Jeff Vorva • Recap of a head-banging show by Rob Zombie and Marilyn Manson

The Tinley Junction Sports Feature Jeff Vorva • Story of a senior resident running a race just months after a heart attack

The Northbrook Tower Education/Literacy Story Martin Carlino • The stories of a high school’s walkout and a district’s handling of the walkouts

The Northbrook Tower Sports Feature Martin Carlino • Profile of pitcher Michael Oh, who after two surgeries was back on the mound

The Northbrook Tower Sports Story Michal Dwojak • Looking at the career, influence of Hall-of-Fame basketball coach David Weber

The Lockport Legend Sports Story Max Lapthorne • Report on a youth baseball team’s blow-torch- and triple-play-aided victory

The Frankfort Station Sports Photo Julie McMann • Cover photo of leaping, horizontal touchdown catch by football star AJ Henning


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From Page 8

In November of last

year, Lipinski defeated

Jones soundly, securing

73 percent of the vote. In

what has been a blue collar,

Democrat-siding district,

the outcome of the current

race remains anybody’s

guess.

Steve Balich, a longtime

friend and Republican ally

of Fricilone and fellow District

7 Will County Board

member, said he believes

Fricilone will win the 3rd

District race whether facing

off against Lipinski,

Newman or someone else.

“Mike is one of the best

people I’ve ever met with

finding ways to fund projects

without raising taxes,”

Balich said.

He estimated that he and

Fricilone agree “probably

95 percent of the time,” and

that his fellow Will County

Board member for District

7 is “one of the most-level

headed guys you could

meet who is able to see two

sides of the coin.”

Balich said those in his

party are concerned about

Newman’s progressive

background and Lipinski

also moving more to the

left upon facing pressure

from inside his party.

“It’s a good thing we

have a real, viable choice

this time,” Balich said. “I

believe [Fricilone] will

make a real good representative.

I’ll be out there

working my butt off for him

[on the campaign trail].”

For Fricilone, another

motivating factor is thinking

about his grandchildren

and future generations.

“I look through the eyes

of my grandkids and wonder

what this country will

look like when they are

in their teens and in high

school, going to college,

making sure there are opportunities

for them, instilling

in them hard work

and the American dream,”

Fricilone said. “… What

is the future for them and

helping them benefit in the

long term.”


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Social snapshot

Top Web Stories

From HomerHorizon.com from Monday,

June 17

1. Girl, 14, suffers broken bones, bruised

liver after reportedly being struck by car

in Homer Glen

2. Grcevic triplets all to head to Indiana

University

3. Homer Glen brothers, 9 and 7, excel in

Brazilian jiu-jitsu

4. Lockport: Car show cruises back into

Lockport for 2019

5. Homer Community Fest set to take place

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From the Editor

Already getting into the next election cycle

Thomas Czaja

tom@homerhorizon.com

I

am often reminded

how quickly time

goes by in a variety of

ways.

One way is by how

many elections I have

covered in my time here.

One finishes, and before

you know it, it seems

like preliminary steps are

already being taken for the

next one.

I still recall being in

the office in fall 2016

on a November evening

covering our local races

when Donald Trump was

elected president. It is crazy

to think now the next

U.S. presidential election

is already next year, and

that we increasingly hear

more and more about

Trump gearing up for his

re-election campaign and

the number of Democratic

challengers that will be

battling to take him on.

Another election also

taking place already

again next year is the one

for U.S. Congressional

District 3. This will be a

likewise big race impacting

many towns in 22nd

Century Media’s coverage

area, including all or

portions of Homer Glen,

Lockport, Orland Park,

New Lenox and Tinley

Park.

Big news came out last

week that Will County

Board Minority Leader

and Homer Glen resident

Mike Fricilone is throwing

his name in the hat for

this race. Our full story

on his decision to run and

what he will be campaigning

on can be found on

Page 8 of this issue.

Now, the primary for

this race is not until next

March, happening in a

little under nine months.

While voters may not be

looking at this election too

much yet, its candidates

will no doubt be gearing

up and trying to get

their messages out there

as quickly and as early as

they can.

The process of politics

and how long candidates

must campaign for to

match their competitors

has always fascinated me.

I can imagine the long

grind it must be campaigning

for month after

month, and thanks to the

modern day, 24-hour news

cycle, candidates must

continue to feel it is a

necessity to jump into the

race as soon as possible.

With time continuing to

fly by, I am sure the next

election cycle will be here

before we know it. And

we will continue to keep

you updated with all its

major developments along

the way.

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building built,” Broccolo

said. “I think, if it’s not

the best looking building

in Will County, it’s pretty

close. I know I’m prejudice,

but I think it’s a beautiful

building.”

Broccolo lost the first

time he ran for a board position

and he did not think

it would bother him much,

but it did, he said.

“When I ran the first

time, I never said ‘I’m

going to do this, this and

this,’” he said. “I was

just encouraged to run by

Georgia Madden, who has

passed away since then.

She worked here and said

‘you’re in here all the time,

why don’t you run for the

library board.”

Part of what Broccolo

was known for was his

sense of humor, so that

shined through at times.

The second time he ran

unopposed and told Madden

if he somehow lost

that time, he was going

to put a “for sale sign” in

front of his house because

he could not be a “nobody.”

And that was the

start of a 34-year tenure.

Reporting by Sean Hastings,

Editor. For more, visit New

LenoxPatriot.com.

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FAITH BRIEFS

Cross of Glory Lutheran Church

(14719 W. 163rd St., Homer Glen)

Registration Open for

Vacation Bible School

2019

Registration is open for

the July 8-11 Vacation

Bible School 2019. This

year’s theme is “God is

Pixar.”

Nursery for Children

9:30 a.m. Sundays, 6:30

p.m. Wednesdays. Parishioners

may use the nursery

for their children up to age

3 during services. There is

a Kids Klub for children in

grades 4-5 during the service.

Bible Study

7:30 p.m. Wednesdays

Open to anyone ready to

discuss the Bible.

Christian Life Church

(15609 W. 159th St., Homer Glen)

Sunday Service

10 a.m.

EDGE Youth Service

7:30-9:30 p.m. Thursdays.

Our Mother of Good Counsel Parish

(16043 S. Bell Road, Homer Glen)

Daily Mass

8 a.m. Monday-Saturday

Weekend Mass

5 p.m. Saturday

8:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m.

Sunday

Confessions

4-4:45 p.m. Saturdays;

9:30-10:15 a.m. Sundays;

8:30 a.m. every first Friday

Council of Catholic Women

7 p.m. Second Tuesday

of the month.

Women of the parish

meet to discuss its needs.

The group also hosts a

monthly charity bake sale.

St. Bernard Parish

(13030 W. 143rd St., Homer Glen)

Happy Hours (Seniors)

11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Seniors meet monthly for

food, fun and fellowship.

St. Bernards Kids’ Choir

4:30-6 p.m. Thursdays.

All children in grades

first through eighth are

FUNERAL SERVICES DIRECTORY

welcome to join choir.

A permission slip to join

can be obtained through

Julie Kane at the table by

the church exit or through

one’s RE teacher.

Weekday Worship

9:30 a.m. weekdays.

Communion Service on

Thursdays.

Weekend Worship

4:30 p.m. Saturdays.

8:30 a.m., 10 a.m., and

11:30 a.m. every Sunday.

Confession

3:30-4:15 p.m. First

and third Saturday of the

month. Confessions are

also available upon request

at any time.

more information, call

(708) 645-0652.

Adult Bible Study

9-9:45 a.m., first and

third Sundays of the month

Assumption Greek Orthodox Church

(15625 S. Bell Road, Homer Glen)

Sunday Services

8:15 a.m. Orthros; 9:30

a.m. Divine Liturgy; 10

a.m. Sunday School. For

more information, call

(708) 645-0652.

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Weekly Worship Services

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7:30-9 p.m. Thursdays.

Parish members ages 16

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and instrumentalists.

For more information,

join the weekly rehearsal

or contact the music director,

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Annunciation Byzantine Catholic Church

(14610 S. Will Cook Road, Homer Glen)

Sunday Services

8:15 a.m. Orthros; 9:30

a.m. Divine Liturgy; 10

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Children up to fifth grade

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In Memoriam

Dolores Inboden

Dolores E. Inboden, 85,

of Homer Glen, died June

10. She is survived by

her sister, Carol (Joseph)

Witek; her nieces and

nephews, Mark (Daphne)

Inboden, Denise (Robert)

May, Juliana (William)

Welcome, Kimberly

(Mark) Tallungan and

Joseph (Sarah) Witek;

and her great-nieces and

great-nephews, Cristina,

Nicholas, Rebecca, Sarah,

Michael, Daniel, Mallory,

William, Kariella,

Della and Vivian. She was

also a niece and cousin to

many. In lieu of flowers,

donations to Misericordia

Home, 6300 N. Ridge Ave.

in Chicago, appreciated.

For information, call (708)

301-3595.

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the homer horizon | June 20, 2019 | 17

Organist originally from Homer Glen shares his story

Tallar speaks on his

love of, experiences

playing instrument

Mary Compton, Freelance Reporter

While walking along Scott

Street behind the Rialto Square

Theatre in Joliet on some evenings,

one’s ears might pick up

the sounds of organ music from

“The Phantom of the Opera.”

Glenn Tallar, a Homer Glen

native, is the one rehearsing said

music, destined for a life on the

organ bench.

Pointing to a Barton Grand

Theatre Pipe Organ inside the

Rialto, Tallar begins the story of

his love for music.

“Growing up, I had a pipe

organ in my house in Homer

Glen,” he said. “My parents, Janet

and Robert Tallar, still have

that organ in their home today.

“My whole family was Joliet

Area Theatre Organ Enthusiasts

members. I grew up around organs.

I’ve been coming to the Rialto

since I was born. I’ve been

playing this Barton organ since I

was about 3.”

Tallar explained he could not

even reach the pedals when first

began to play.

“While playing on this organ

as I kid, I could never read the

music because I was so short,”

he said. “There was a pane of

glass where the music would sit.

I would read the music through

the glass.”

At the age of 5, Tallar would

begin to play “When the Saints

Go Marching In.” His first concert

was at the Rialto when he

was 11 years old.

Today, he plays music from

everything from Star Wars and

Disney movies to Lady Gaga.

Tallar started saxophone lessons

in grade school.

“I went to grade school at

[Homer 33C] and high school

at Lockport [Township] High

School,” Tallar said. “I was always

fascinated by sound and

lighting, so in my freshman year

at Lockport [Township] High

School, I joined the Drama Club.

By my senior year in 2006, I was

in charge of running sound for

the productions.

“Back in 2004, we got an interesting

request from the music

choir director, Sarah Randolph

at Kelvin Grove School in Lockport,”

Tallar said. “Myself, Jim

Patak and other JATOE members

coordinated playing ‘The

Phantom of the Opera’ on donated

instruments, and we gave

a concert to kickoff their music

program. To this day, she is still

doing that.”

Randolph brought her students

to Rialto recently for a chance to

play the famous organ. Eight of

the students became members

of the Joliet Area Theatre Organ

Enthusiasts.

Tallar said he does his best to

keep the pipe organ music up-todate.

“If you play music from the

[19]20s and [19]30s, the general

public is not interested in

that style of music,” Tallar said.

“You’re going to get more of an

interest and applause if you play

Star Wars than you would from

the Gershwin era. That’s what

has to bring this music back.

“I play anything from Joplin to

Gaga because everyone knows

the entertainer. I always hope to

stay current in my music. It also

takes a long time to develop your

skills to play one of these. It’s a

never-ending process.”

Joel Martis, president of the

Joliet Area Theatre Organ Enthusiasts,

has been coming to

the Rialto since he was a young

boy. Back in the early 1970s, after

going to see the movies there,

his eyes caught the attention of

a beautiful pipe organ in the orchestra

pit.

“We maintain the Barton pipe

organ at the Rialto Square Theatre,”

Martis noted. “This is one

of the original theatres that still

have the original instrument designed

for it. There’s only about

Glenn Tallar, originally from Homer Glen, rehearses recently on the Barton Grande Theatre Pipe Organ

at Rialto Square Theatre in Joliet. Mary Compton/22nd Century Media

300 left in the country.”

According to Martis, he, Tallar

and Patak perform on the pipe

organ made in 1926.

“Most of the organs from the

era met their demise, busted up

or moved,” he said.

One of the goals for Martis

and Tallar is to keep the art of the

organ pipe alive, so they host socials

inviting church groups and

others. The JATOE organization

has been doing so for 48 years.

“I have been house organist at

the Rialto since 1992,” said Patak,

the treasurer for the group.

“I’m 88 years old and still having

a ball.”

As Tallar gives a recent mini

concert, Patak keeps a watchful

eye as Tallar’s fingers move

across four keyboards with keys.

Meanwhile, Martis explains how

Tallar got a wedding gig.

“We were all here going over

maintenance of the Barton organ,”

Martis said. “A bride and

groom walk in explaining to

the wedding planner of their

‘Phantom of the Opera’ wedding

theme. She hands the planner a

CD from the movie and told her

we’re going to use this.

“After a few minutes, they

walk in the hallway as Glenn

jumps on the organ to play. He

begins to play the music from the

production ‘Phantom of the Opera.’

The bride runs in and told

Glenn we want you, we want to

hire you. And so, they did.”

Tallar said he still gets hired

to play at weddings and also is

invited to play the pipe organ

around the country. Between all

of that, he runs a business restoring

and servicing pipe organs.

At the age of 14, Tallar was

hired to play an old pipe organ

which is now at Beggars Pizza in

Lansing. When he is available,

he still plays there on Tuesday

and Friday evenings.

He also is the house organist at

the Chicago Theatre.

“I opened for the former Mayor

of Chicago Rahm Emanuel

and also opened for Ken Burns,

as well as the Oak Ridge Boys,”

he said.

Earlier this month, when an

organist that usually plays for

the Providence Catholic High

School graduation booked another

event, Tallar came and

played an hour before graduation,

giving a full concert to the

surprised crowd of family and

friends. It was the first time he

had performed for a Providence

graduation.

The Barton organ is used for all

the movie events at Rialto. Another

goal for JATOE members

is to bring back their once-a-year

concert, Rialto Extravaganza.

“That was a lot of fun,” Tallar

said.

The group is also trying to attract

younger members to their

group.

“We want the young musicians

to inherit this,” Martis said

as he put one of his hands on the

organ. “If you don’t get them interested

in this, it’s just going to

stay covered.”

JATOE is always looking for

new members. For more information,

visit jatoe.org.

The Rialto Square Theatre

in Joliet also gives tours and

concerts of the Barton pipe organ.

For more information, call

Leann Hoffrogge at (815) 726-

7171, ext. 209.

To contact Tallar, visit gtor

gan.com or email gtallar@gtor

gan.com.


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Cast of 100 children and teens to stage ‘Frozen Jr.’

Lockport-Homer

Youth Theater set

for performances

June 20-22

Submitted by Lockport-

Homer Youth Theater

Soon, recognizable

characters from “Frozen”

will be coming to the

Lockport Township High

School East Campus auditorium.

From Thursday, June

20, through Saturday, June

22, the Lockport-Homer

Youth Theater will be

putting on “Frozen Jr.,”

an 80-minute, Broadwaystyle

production of the

popular 2013 film. With a

cast of 100 students, the

story of Anna and Elsa will

come to life with special

effects and a talented cast.

Lockport-Homer Youth

Theater will be closing out

its fifth season with this

production.

There are two different

types of performances one

can join. At 6 p.m. June

20, there will be a sing

along. Students attending

will receive a magic lightup

snowflake wand (while

supplies last) to help Elsa

make it snow. Attendees

will also receive a lyric

book to help sing along

to their favorite “Frozen”

songs, as well as getting

the chance to join the cast

A cast of 100 students from communities including Homer Glen, Lockport, Orland

Park, New Lenox, Lemont and Plainfield will be bringing “Frozen Jr.” to life.

onstage for photos “inside”

Elsa’s ice castle.

Regular full-scale performances

will take place

at 6 p.m. June 21 and at

both 1 p.m. and 6 p.m.

June 22.

This cast will be premiering

the costumes for

this production. All costumes

were designed and

created by All Dressed

Up in Batavia. The costume

pieces will mimic

the cartoon film and treat

audience members to an

authentic look at Arendelle.

Every detail of these

costumes are crafted to

bring the audience into this

story.

The directing team used

the movie and Broadway

production to help inspire

them in bringing this classic

tale to life. The show

will include professional

backdrops and sets, along

with special effects, dances,

songs and a talented cast.

Lockport-Homer Youth

Theater Executive Director

Angela Adolf said this

is the group’s 15th production

in Lockport. She said

the youth theater is excited

to bring the story to life

for community members

and went on to explain

what makes their theater

company different from

other youth productions,

noting they strive to create

a professional, quality

production for the students

involved.

She said that cast members

and their audiences

are treated to a production

having all the elements of

shows seen downtown.

Adolf added her teams

hopes to inspire the young

people involved to develop

a love for the arts,

and that offering a highquality

production is good

Members of the Lockport-Homer Youth Theater

rehearse for “Frozen Jr.,” which the group is scheduled

to put on from Thursday, June 20, through Saturday,

June 22, at Lockport Township High School’s East

Campus auditorium. Photos submitted

for the arts, cast members

and members of the community

that get to see the

shows.

The executive director

said she hopes everyone

leaves the shows wowed

by the performances they

were a part of. The students

in this cast range

from first to 10th grades

and live in Homer Glen,

Lockport, Orland Park,

New Lenox, Lemont and

Plainfield.

“Frozen Jr.” is an all-ages

show, and tickets — with

prices ranging from $13-

15 — can be purchased at

the door if the show is not

sold out. Tickets can also

be purchased in advance

by going online to Show

Tix4U.com or through the

LHYT website at HomerY

outhTheater.com.

faith

From Page 16

study for women of all

ages.

Prayer Meeting

10 a.m. Tuesdays.

Parkview Christian Church - Homer Glen

(14367 W. 159th St., Homer Glen)

Senior Connections

10:45 a.m.-1 p.m.. Orland

Park Campus, 11110

Orland Parkway, Orland

Park. Second Friday of

the month, chili lunch

and program. The cost is

$10, and Pastor Chaz will

speak. To RSVP, call (708)

478-7477 ext. 272 or email

merry-o@att.net.

Sunday Services

8:30 a.m., 10 a.m. and

11:30 a.m.

First United Methodist Church of

Lockport

(1000 S. Washington St., Lockport)

Sunday Worship

9 a.m. Sunday School

10:25 a.m. Worship

Circle of Love

9 a.m. Wednesdays. Circle

of Love provides diapers,

feminine and incontinence

products to clients

who are qualified to use

the local FISH Food Pantry.

For more information,

call (815) 838-1017.

Communion

First Sunday of the

month.

Lemont United Methodist Church

(25 W. Custer St., Lemont)

Sunday Services

8:30 a.m. Communion

Worship Service

9:30 a.m. Sunday School

10:45 a.m. Contemporary

Worship Service

(nursery available)

Christ Community Church

(13400 Bell Road, Lemont)

Sunday Worship

9:30 a.m. Sundays. Worship

is casual.

Have something for Faith

Briefs? Contact Assistant

Editor Alex Ivanisevic at

a.ivanisevic@22ndcentury

media.com or call (708) 326-

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due by noon Thursday one

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Orland Park resident April Koerber wears spring fashions found at Orland Park Crossing

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Bailey’s owners ‘put a lot of love’ into restaurant over past decade

Jacquelyn Schlabach

Contributing Editor

With practically no experience

in the food industry

under their belts,

husband and wife Ronald

and Tamir Bailey opened

Bailey’s Bar and Grill in

2009.

Ten years later, they

have continued to pour

their love for quality food,

service and atmosphere

into the restaurant that has

evolved into a “hot spot”

in Tinley Park.

“We’re staying with

what we’re doing,” Ronald

said in regard to the

restaurant’s 10th anniversary,

which was celebrated

in March. “We started this

business — neither one

of us were ever involved

in the bar/restaurant business,

and we had a lot of

big dogs that are our competition,

and now we’re

neck and neck with all the

competition on Oak Park

Avenue. They’re following

our pattern.”

The Bailey duo never

wanted to just open a bar;

they wanted to create an

experience for customers

by which they could

pair great food with great

drinks.

“If you just come here

and sit in a bar and there’s

no food — you have to eat

sometime and somehow, or

people are going to leave,”

Tamir said. “You have to

have good food, because

then people are going to

stay and then drink and

hang out. Without food, I

don’t know how any bar is

going to survive.”

They refer to their menu

has “way above bar food”

and take pride in making

many of their items in

house.

“You can find any drinks

at every bar, but you just

can’t find the service or

good food, because everybody

cooks differently,”

Tamir said.

Bailey’s hamburgers,

which are the most popular

men item, are fresh, handpacked

and seasoned in

the kitchen. The restaurant

also makes its own soups,

dips and salsa.

A popular sandwich

item, the Bailey’s Reuben

($11) comes with

corned beef, sauerkraut,

Swiss cheese, Thousand

Island dressing served on

marble rye bread with a

side of chips. One of the

popular entree dinners is

the 12-ounce New York

strip steak ($21.99) and is

served with garlic bread,

choice of potato, vegetable

and a house salad or cup of

soup.

On Mondays and Saturdays,

Bailey’s offers $2.50

hamburgers, which Ronald

said contributes to Mondays

being one of the restaurant’s

busiest days. The

restaurant also offer $1 tacos

on Tuesdays.

“There’s many times

throughout the day you

can’t even get a seat in this

place, because of that,”

Ronald said. “Literally, it

costs us more to make that

taco than a dollar, but it’s

been a good business model

for us.”

Bailey’s offers daily

specials Monday through

Sunday, as well as drink

specials every day.

The food is not the only

thing that keeps bringing

people back to Bailey’s.

In addition to daily specials,

Bailey’s welcomes

customers to enjoy free

karaoke nights at 9 p.m.

Wednesdays and Fridays

and free live acoustic

Bailey’s Bar and Grill

17731 Oak Park Ave.

in Tinley Park

Hours

• 6 a.m.-2 a.m.

Monday-Thursday

• 6 a.m.-3 a.m. Friday-

Saturday

• Noon-2 a.m. Sunday

Kitchen hours

• 11 a.m.-10 p.m.

Monday-Thursday,

Sunday

• 11 a.m.-midnight

Friday-Saturday

For more information…

Phone: (708) 429-

7955

Web: baileystinleypark.

com

music from 7-10 p.m. on

Tuesdays and Saturdays

throughout the summer.

“Some bars are like a

biker crowd; some bars

are like the kids crowd,

[but] we have a little bit of

an older, mature crowd,”

Ronald said. “That’s because

we’re trying to be

more restaurant and not

100 percent bar.”

Bailey’s strives to be a

family-friendly restaurant

that also allows dogs to be

on its front patio.

“When we first started,

we had no experience,”

Ronald said. “Our food

was going to be just basic,

and we were going

to be more bar. But over

time, we found out that

you have a better clientele

when people come in with

their families and couples

come in, instead of just

having the bar crowd.

So, we’re achieving our

goal.”

Because of its success

in Tinley Park, Bailey’s

expanded the restaurant,

knocking down the middle

Bailey’s Bar & Grill focuses on being a restaurant as much as it is a bar, but that

does not stop the Tinley Park spot from serving drink concoctions such as this beer

margarita ($15). Photos by Jacquelyn Schlabach/22nd Century Media

Bailey’s Reuben ($11) comes with corned beef, sauerkraut, Swiss cheese and

Thousand Island dressing, served on marble rye bread with a side of chips and pickle.

wall and adding two retail

spaces to the mix. In addition,

Bailey’s also opened

another location two years

ago in Oak Forest.

“We glow in [the success],”

Ronald said.

“That’s what drives us.”

Looking onto the next 10

years, Ronald and Tamir

simply want to maintain

what they have been doing

for the past decade.

“Sometimes I wonder

how we did it,” Tamir said.

“If you saw this building

before, oh my God, it’s

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crosstown CROSSWORD & Sudoku The crosstowns: Frankfort, Homer Glen, Lockport, Mokena, New Lenox, Orland Park, Tinley Park

Crossword by Myles Mellor and Cindy LaFleur

Across

1. Beehive, e.g.

5. One of three

sisters created by

Chekhov

10. Nile reptiles

14. Lather

15. Red Bordeaux

16. Afternoon

socials

17. Yard pest

18. Grammatical

mark

20. 22nd Century

Media’s former

Chicago magazine

22. ___ roll (winning)

23. Lake that contains

a monster

24. Santana song

27. Gifted speech

makers

31. Deli offering

32. Corral

33. Hamburg’s river

36. USA alternative

37. Ocean bird

38. Where to see

Congressional hearings

39. Eye, at the Eiffel

Tower

40. Keanu’s Matrix

role

41. Old Russia

42. “Well, ___!”

43. Providence basketball

star, Adam

___

46. Visibly tired

48. Hatred

49. Novice

50. Government security

agency, abbr.

51. Part of a pilot’s

announcement

56. “Women Ironing”

artist

59. Earth Day subj.

60. Chitchat

61. Avoid doing

62. Utter

63. Celtic singer

64. Smarter

65. Picnic raiders

Down

1. Letters at Camp

Lejeune

2. Hundred Acre Wood

resident

3. Painter of limp

watches

4. Oil moguls’ org.

5. Graphics machine

6. Take back

7. Billy and namesakes

8. Overzealous

9. Pretend to be

10. Dissonant

11. Individually

12. Tuba note?

13. Compass point

19. Alitalia destination

21. In a short time

25. Drink

26. Having walkways

27. Not necessarily

against

28. Study again

29. In a disturbing

manner

30. Wed

31. DC bigwig

34. Records that may

be broken

35. Defensive barrier

38. Rotter

39. Matador’s accolade

42. False thing to

worship

44. Capital of Zambia

45. Mets general manager

Minaya

47. Stationer’s item

49. One-piece garments

51. Son of Leah

52. Prefix with hertz

53. Words of confidence

54. Pen, with blanc

55. Animals with

antlers

56. Summer at the

Sorbonne

57. Football legend

Marino

58. Morning mist

How to play Sudoku

Each Sudoku puzzle consists of a 9x9 grid that

has been subdivided into nine smaller grids of

3x3 squares. To solve the puzzle each row, column

and box must contain each of the numbers

1 to 9.

LEVEL: Medium

Crossword by Myles Mellor and Susan Flanagan

answers

HOMER GLEN

Front Row

(14903 S. Bell Road,

Homer Glen; (708) 645-

7000)

7 p.m. Wednesdays:

Trivia

Orland PARK

Traverso’s Restaurant

(15601 S Harlem Ave,

Orland Park; (708) 532-

2220)

■5-7 ■ p.m. Mondays:

Free bar bingo

Girl in the Park

(11265 W. 159th St.,

Orland Park; (708) 226-

0042)

■8 ■ p.m. Wednesday-

Saturday: Live music

The Brass Tap

(14225 95th Ave. Suite

400, Orland Park; (708)

226-1827)

■8 ■ p.m. Tuesdays:

Trivia. Prizes awarded

■9 ■ p.m. Fridays and

Saturdays: Live music

Dan ‘D’ Jac’s

(9358 171st St., Orland

Hills; (708) 460-8773

■9 ■ p.m.-1 a.m.

Wednesdays: acoustic

open mic night

■9:30 ■ p.m.-1:30 a.m.

Thursdays: karaoke

■9:30 ■ p.m.-2:30 a.m.

Fridays and Saturdays:

karaoke

Fox’s Restaurant and Pub

(9655 W. 143rd St.,

Orland Park; (708) 349-

2111)

■6-9 ■ p.m. Thursday,

Friday, and Saturday:

Eman

■6-9 ■ p.m. Wednesdays:

Gene Infelise and

Francesca

LOCKPORT

Strike N Spare II

(811 Northern Drive,

Lockport; (708) 301-

1477)

■9:30 ■ p.m.-12:30 a.m.

Mondays: Quartermania

■10 ■ p.m.-midnight Saturdays:

Cosmic Bowl

To place an event in The

Scene, email a.ivanisevic@

22ndcenturymedia.com.


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The Homer Horizon’s

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• 13035 Bramble Court, Homer

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Caponigri to Nathaniel J. Hartwig,

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• 13133 Hedge Apple Drive, Homer

Glen, 604918184 Casimer J. Kurek

to Jose Montes, Marisol Montes,

$390,500

• 14341 S. Heather Lane, Homer

Glen, 604917820 Jpax Properties

Llc to Emily Gut, Jan Krzystyniak,

$319,000

• 16025 S. Messenger Circle, Homer

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May 8

• 13103 W. Beaver Lake Drive,

Homer Glen, 604916723 Frank

Garcia to Peter L. Gut, Elizabeth Gut,

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May 9

• 13645 Quail Run Court, Homer

Glen, 604919448 Mtglq Investors

Lp to Kazimierz Leja, $221,000

• 14111 Churchill Drive, Homer

Glen, 604918255 Michael McCarthy

to Barbara M. Borys, Alexander T.

Borys, $405,000

• 14825 Glen Crest Lane, Homer

Glen, 604918743 Michael R. Sims

to Wieslaw Siuta, Malgorzata Siuta,

$330,000

• 15424 W. 163rd St., Homer Glen,

604917937 Lewis J. Bernardin to

Marshall A. Kuypers, Elise Kuypers,

$610,000

May 14

• 15653 Janas Drive, Homer Glen,

604917405 Us Bank Na Trustee to

Edward T. McGowan, $483,000

May 15

• 14351 S. Heather Lane, Homer

Glen, 604917820 Thomas R.

Boland to Nicole Wojciechowski,

$285,000

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Help Wanted · Garage Sales · Automotive

Real Estate · Rentals · Merchandise

Automotive

$52 4 lines/

7 papers

Help Wanted

$13 4 lines/

per line 7 papers

1003 Help

Wanted

1010 Sitters

Available

1050 Community Events

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1003 Help Wanted

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT/CONSULTATIVE SALES

for Custom Rubber Products Company

At Aero Rubber Company, Inc. we value the desire to succeed,

providing a great customer experience, and supporting our teams.

As a business development professional at Aero you’ll receive

in-depth training on our rubber products, so you can actively

identify new targets and establish new business from inception

through to final sale. To succeed, you’ll need to evaluate

opportunities, build relationships, and develop leads with

the support of targeted marketing campaigns. You’ll call on

qualified targets, provide technical sales consultations, develop

quotes, and provide outstanding customer service to ensure

loyal customers. Throughout the entire process you’ll track

your leads with our CRM system and report on your results.

This is an inside non-commissioned position;

it is not a telemarketing position.

Qualifications:

- 3-5 years minimum successful B2B business development and

industrial sales experience

- Prior consultative sales experience and relationship building

(not catalog sales)

- Proven track record of achieving results

- Strong phone presence with excellent verbal communication

and listening skills

- ISO and/or quality system experience a plus

Benefits:

- Medical/Dental/Vision

- 401K

- Performance Bonus

-Relocation Package

About Aero:

Located in SW Suburb of Chicago

46+ Years Strong

ISO 9001:2015

To Apply:

Send cover letter and resume to: bschatte@aerorubber.com

Kirby School District 140

We are currently seeking

Full-Time Bus Drivers

A CDL License, with current

School Bus and Passenger

endorsement is preferred,

but we are willing to train.

$13.00/hour for training;

$17.00/hour with CDL and

SBP endorsements.

Benefits offered

Apply at KSD140.org

Hiring Desk Clerk

(must be flexible w/ shifts)

& Housekeeping

(Morning)

Needed at Super 8 Motel

Apply within:

9485 W. 191st St, Mokena

No Phone Calls

Real Estate

$50 7 7 papers

lines/

Help

Wanted

Merchandise

$30 7 4 papers

lines/

Homer Glen-Home Office

adding to permanent office

staff. Mon-Fri, 9am-3pm.

Exp in cust serv, computer,

some accting. Start @

$14/hr w/ pd vacation +

raises. Solid work history +

reliability a must.

Only serious need apply.

Send resume to:

apm-resume@comcast.net

Permit Coordinator

Tinley Park Transportation Co.

looking for a full-time

permitting assistant.

Must have experience in

Microsoft Office & possess

good communication skills.

Please forward resume to

recruiting@shipgt.com

SALES SUPPORT

ASSISTANT

Due to our rapid growth and

expansion, Tinley Park

Industrial Manufacturing Sales

office seeks detail-oriented

Sales Assistant for full-time

position. A Sales Assistant at

ARC does both sale’s

administrative and customer

service functions. This is a

very diversified position in our

FAST-PACED office. The

ideal candidate must be

HIGHLY MOTIVATED and

needs to possess strong

organizational &

communication skills.

Excellent computer literacy

needed, including MS Word &

Excel. Industrial customer

service experience a plus.

Repeat customer & supplier

contact. No telemarketing or

cold calling required.

Competitive salary & benefit

pkg incl. 401K.

Send letter & resume to:

cstratton@aerorubber.com

Are you a person with

attention to detail?

Hiring P/T House Cleaners

No Evenings/Weekends

Will Train

(815) 464-1988

Medical Transportation

Drivers Wanted.

Call or email:

708.444.4440

transportationresume4@

gmail.com

Medical Office in

Orland Park seeks P/T,

licensed medical X-ray

technician for 1 day/wk.

Fax resume to 708.460.9254

or email datkenson@aol.com

Alvernia Manor in Lemont

Part-Time Driver

Monday - Friday

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

(630) 257-7721

1004 Employment

Opportunities

BABYSITTER AVAILABLE

LWE Honors Student with

American Red Cross certific.

Flexible schedule -

days, evenings, weekends

Multiple children are OK

Reasonable fees

LW Area preferred

Call (815) 517-6603

NEED BABYSITTER

HELP?

Loving mom in New Lenox,

will provide daily care in my

home, Monday-Friday.

Nelson Prairie School area

and Spencer Kindergarten.

Call Stacy at

630-776-4103.

1023 Caregiver

Caregiver Services

Provided by

Margaret’s Agency Inc.

State Licensed & Bonded

since 1998. Providing quality

care for elderly.

Live-in/ Come & go.

708.403.8707

Heaven Sent Caregivers

Professional caregiving

service. 24 hr or hourly

services; shower or bath

visits. Licensed & bonded.

Try the best! 708.638.0641

1037 Prayer /

Novena

PRAYER TO THE

HOLY SPIRIT

Holy Spirit, you who solve

all problems, light all roads so

that I can achieve my goal.

You who give me adivine gift

to forgive and forget all evil

against me and that in all my

life are with me. Iwant this

short prayer tothank you for

all things you confirm once

again that Inever want to be

separated from you, even in

spite of all material illusions. I

wish to be with you in eternal

joy and thank you for your

mercy towards meand mine.

The person must say this

prayer for 3consecutive days.

After 3 days the favor requested

will be granted even if

it seems difficult. The prayer

must be published immediately

after the favor is granted without

mention ofthe favor, only

your initials should appear at

the bottom. S.S.

1052 Garage Sale

Homer Glen 13730 W Cavecreek

Ct. 6/21-6/23 8am-4pm

APICKER’S DREAM! Vintage

signs, clothes, toys, sports

equip, collectibles, tools, Holiday,

housewares, office &

school items, books, CDs,

DVDs, records & more!

Homer Glen 14057 Camdan

Road. Fri. 6/21, 9-3pm. Rain or

shine - lots of fun stuff!

Mokena 19457 Stonehenge Dr

6/20-6/22 9-2pm Empty nest

special! 3 kids & 30 years

worth of stuff must go!

New Lenox 1267 Edmonds

6/21 & 6/22 9-3pm Tools!

MCM furniture, wood stove,

crib, bumper pool, toys, tools

Tinley Park 17700 Bayberry

Ln. Fri. 6/21 & Sat. 6/22,

9-2pm. Tools, Xmas decor., hh

goods, sports, accessories, etc.

...to

place

your

Classified

Ad!

708.326.9170

Garage

Sale

1053 Multi Family

Sale

Homer Glen 13535 Chippewa

Tr 6/20-6/22 9-4pm 3Families!

Home decor, kitchenware,

toys, jewelry, plants,

shoes

Lockport 805 Maryknoll Dr.

Fri. 6/21 &Sat. 6/22, 9-3pm.

Furniture, lots of baby clothes,

and something for everyone!

Tinley Park 167th and Fairfax

Court, 1 block East of Oak

Park Avenue. Fri. 6/21 &

Sat. 6/22, 8-2pm. Don’t miss!

1058 Moving Sale

Monee 25324 S. 80th Ave 6/21

&6/22 8-3pm furniture, small

appliances, tons of clothing (jr

8towomen 16) shoes, homeware,

lots of .50 items, most

items under $5

Tinley Park 6210 WKimberly

Dr 6/21 & 6/22 9-3pm

furniture and awhole garage

full of stuff

Tinley Park 7431 163rd St

6/22 9-3pm must sell most

furn, Caricao Tivoli fine

china(7954) 12 serv, vintage

Atari 2600 bundle, toys,

clothes, holiday decorations

Buy

It!

SELL

It!

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It!

in the

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CLASSIFIEDS

Help Wanted · Garage Sales · Automotive

Real Estate · Rentals · Merchandise

READYTO SELL

YOUR REAL ESTATE?

CALL

Mike McCatty

& ASSOCIATES

708-945-2121

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Automotive

Help Wanted

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Merchandise

per line

DEADLINE -

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$50

$30

4 lines/

4 lines/

7 lines/

4 lines/

Friday at 3pm

7 papers

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7 papers

7 papers

LOCAL REALTOR

DIRECTORY

BILLION IN SALES

5000 SOLD

Are you a REALTOR?

Your ad could be here!

Call to advertise.

708-326-9170 ext. 47

Contact Classified Department

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Real Estate · Rentals · Merchandise

Automotive

$52 4 lines/

7 papers

Help Wanted

$13 4 lines/

per line 7 papers

2011 Brick/Chimney Experts

Real Estate

Business Directory

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Real Estate

$50 7 7 papers

lines/

Merchandise

$30 7 4 papers

lines/

1124 Salon For

Sale

2003 Appliance

Repair

2006 Basement Waterproofing

Salon for Sale, Orland Park

Turn key operation in busy

strip mall. Salon has 5 stations

3 shampoo chairs, 4 dryers

+color station. Cozy estheticians

rm. All fixtures & most

equip. stay. Rental income,

owner would like to stay.

$22,500. 708-577-8211

Rental

1225 Apartments

for Rent

QUALITY

APPLIANCE

REPAIR, Inc.

• Air Conditioning • Furnaces

Refrigeration • Dishwashers

Stoves & Ovens • Microwaves

Garbage Disposals

Washers&Dryers

Family Owned &Operatedsince 1986

Someone you can TRUST

All work GUARANTEED

BEST price in town!

708-712-1392

2007 Black Dirt/Top Soil

Sawyer

Dirt

Pulverized Black Dirt

Rough Black Dirt

Driveway Gravel

Available

For Delivery Pricing Call:

815-485-2490

www.sawyerdirt.com

Place a garage sale ad & reach

over 96,000 homes across

the southwest suburbs!

FOR $42 YOU’LL GET

ASINGLE FAMILY AD

4 LINES in 7 PAPERS

CALL THE CLASSIFIED

DEPARTMENT: 708.326.9170

With the Purchase

of a Garage Sale Ad!

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2011 Brick/Chimney Experts

2017 Cleaning Services

FANTASTIK POLISH

CLEANING SERVICE

If you’re tired of housework

Please call us!

(708)599-5016

5th Cleaning is

FREE! Valid only one time

Free Estimates

& Bonded

Buy

It!

SELL

It!

2018 Concrete Raising

FIND

It!

in the

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708.326.9170

2004 Asphalt

Paving/Seal

Coating

Oak Forest Terrace

15815 Terrace, Oak Forest

2025 Concrete Work

Spacious 1 & 2 Bdrms.

Serene setting & Beautiful

Grounds. Tennis, Pool,

Walking Trails. Near metra.

708-687-1818

oakterrapts@att.net

Mokena/Weber

Wills Apartments

1 Bedroom apt. $ 850

2 Bedroom apt. $ 980

A+

CLOSE TO METRA AND 1-80

708-479-2448


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CLASSIFIEDS

Help Wanted · Garage Sales · Automotive

Real Estate · Rentals · Merchandise

Automotive

$52 4 lines/

7 papers

Help Wanted

$13 4 lines/

per line 7 papers

2032 Decking

2070 Electrical

2120 Handyman

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$50 7 7 papers

lines/

Merchandise

$30 7 4 papers

lines/

2025 Concrete Work

Sturdy

Deck & Fence

Repair, Rebuild or

Replace

Make It Safe - Make it Sturdy

708 479 9035

EXPERIENCED

ELECTRICIAN

R E A S O N A B L E

D E P E N D A B L E

SMALL JOBS

CALL ANYTIME

(708) 478-8269

2032 Decking

PROTECT-YOUR-DECK

DECK, FENCE MAINTENANCE

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over 96,000 homes across

the southwest suburbs!

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ASINGLE FAMILY AD

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&

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HOUSE PAINTING

EXTERIOR WOOD RESTORATION

POWERWASH CONCRETE &SIDING

CONCRETE SEALING

- FREE ESTIMATES -

815.935.9949

2060 Drywall

Drywall

*Hanging *Taping

*New Homes

*Additions

*Remodeling

Call Greg At:

(815)485-3782

2090 Flooring

2120 Handyman

2075 Fencing

HANDYMAN SERVICE —WHATEVER YOU NEED

"OVER 30 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE"

Windows, Doors, Decks Kitchen & Bathroom Remodeling, Plumbing Interior and

Exterior Painting Wall Paper Removal Professional Work At Competitive Prices

BEECHY’S

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Custom Painting

Drywall & Plaster Repair

Carpentry Work

Trim & General

Tile & Laminated Flooring

Light Plumbing & Electrical

Remodeling, Kitchen & Bath

Install StormWindows/Doors

Clean Gutters

Wash Siding & Windows

Call Vern for Free Estimate!

708 714 7549

815 838 4347

CALL MIKE AT 708-790-3416

...to

place

your

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Ad!

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2130 Heating/Cooling


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2132 Home Improvement

CLASSIFIEDS

Help Wanted · Garage Sales · Automotive

Real Estate · Rentals · Merchandise

Sell It 708.326.9170

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DEADLINE -

Friday at 3pm

Automotive

Real Estate

$52

4 lines/

7 papers Help Wanted

$50

7 lines/

7 papers Merchandise

$13

per line

4 lines/

7 papers

$30

4 lines/

7 papers

2132 Home Improvement 2140 Landscaping

2140 Landscaping

Ideal

Landscaping

Complete

Landscaping

Sodding, Seeding, Trees

Shrubs, Pavers, Retaining

Walls, Firewood

Since 1973

708 856 5422

815 210 2882

2145 Lawn Maintenance

BL MING!

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2145 Lawn

Maintenance

2150 Paint &

Decorating

2170 Plumbing

2170 Plumbing 2174 Propane

MARTY’S

PAINTING

Interior / Exterior

Fast, Neat Painting

Drywall

Wallpaper Removal

Staining

Free Estimates

20% Off with this ad

708-606-3926

2150 Paint & Decorating

2200 Roofing

orlandpainting@gmail.com

www.orlandpainting.com

BL MING!

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Help Wanted · Garage Sales · Automotive

Real Estate · Rentals · Merchandise

Sell It 708.326.9170

Fax It 708.326.9179

Charge It

DEADLINE -

Friday at 3pm

Automotive

$52

4 lines/

7 papers

Help Wanted

per line $13

4 lines/

7 papers

Real Estate

$50

7 lines/

7 papers

Merchandise

$30

4 lines/

7 papers

2200 Roofing

2200 Roofing

2220 Siding

2276 Tuckpointing/Masonry

BL MING!

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CLASSIFIEDS

Help Wanted · Garage Sales · Automotive

Real Estate · Rentals · Merchandise

Sell It 708.326.9170 | Fax It 708.326.9179

Charge It | DEADLINE - Friday at 3pm

2294 Window Cleaning

P.K.WINDOW

CLEANING CO.

Window Cleaning

Gutter Cleaning

Power Washing

Office Cleaning

call and get $40.00 off

708 974-8044

www.pkwindowcleaning.co4

2489 Merchandise Wanted

Metal Wanted

Scrap Metal, Garden

Tractors,

Snowmobiles,

Appliances, Etc.

ANYTHING METAL!

Call 815-210-8819

Free pickup!

Buy

It!

2378 Architects

Automotive

$52 4 lines/

7 papers

Real Estate

$50 7 7 papers

lines/

2390 Computer Services/Repair

Help Wanted

$13 4 lines/

per line 7 papers

Merchandise

$30 7 4 papers

lines/

Professional

Directory

Buy

It!

SELL

It!

SELL

It!

FIND

It!

FIND

It!

in the

CLASSIFIEDS

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708.326.9170

in the

CLASSIFIEDS

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708.326.9170

2701 Property for

Sale

COMMON AD -

REAL ESTATE SECTION

SHERIFF'S SALE OF REAL ESTATE

of 16849 S. Cedar Road, Homer Glen,

IL 60491 (Single-family). On the 27th

day ofJune, 2019 to be held at 12:00

noon, at the Will County Courthouse

Annex, 57 N. Ottawa Street, Room 201,

Joliet, IL 60432, under Case Title: BMO

Harris Bank, N.A. f/k/a Harris N.A.

Plaintiff V. Walter O. Konow; Laura A.

Konow; Chicago Title Land Trust Company,

as successor for Harris, N.A. as

successor for NLSB, asTrustee under

the Provisions of a Trust Agreement

Dated June 29, 1992, known asTrust

Number 1614; Village of Homer Glen;

Unknown Beneficiaries of Trust #1614;

Unknown Owners and Non-Record

Claimants Defendant.

Case No. 18CH 0885 in the Circuit

Court of the Twelfth Judicial Circuit,

Will County, Illinois.

Terms of Sale: ten percent (10%) at the

time of sale and the balance within

twenty-four (24) hours. Nojudicial sale

fee shall be paid by the mortgagee acquiring

the residential real estate pursuant

to its credit bid at the sale or by any

mortgagee, judgment creditor, or other

lienor acquiring the residential real estate

whose rights in and tothe residential

real estate arose prior to the sale. All

payments shall be made in cash or certified

funds payable tothe Sheriff of Will

County.

In the event the property is acondomin-

ium, in accordance with 735 ILCS

5/15-1507(c)(1)(H-1) and (H-2), 765

ILCS 605/9(g)(5), and 765 ILCS

605/18.5(g-1), you are hereby notified

that the purchaser of the unit, other than

amortgagee, shall pay the assessments

and legal fees required by subdivisions

(g)(1) and (g)(4) of Section 9and the assessments

required by subsection (g-1)

of Section 18.5 of the Illinois Condominium

Property Act.

Pursuant to Local Court Rule 11.03 (J)

if there is asurplus following application

ofthe proceeds of sale, then the

plaintiff shall send written notice pursuant

to 735 ILCS 5/15-1512(d) to all parties

to the proceeding advising them of

the amount ofthe surplus and that the

surplus will beheld until aparty obtains

acourt order for its distribution or, in

the absence of an order, until the surplus

is forfeited to the State.

For Information Please Contact:

Egan & Alaily LLC

321 N. Clark Street Suite 1430

Chicago, IL

P: 1-312-253-8640

F:

PURSUANT TO THE FAIR DEBT

COLLECTION PRACTICES ACT

YOU ARE ADVISED THAT THIS

LAW FIRM ISDEEMED TO BE A

DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING

TO COLLECT ADEBT AND ANY

INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL

BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE.

2703 Legal

Notices

PURSUANT TO THE FAIR DEBT

COLLECTION PRACTICES ACT

YOU ARE ADVISED THAT THIS

LAW FIRM ISDEEMED TO BE A

DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING

TO COLLECT ADEBT AND ANY

INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL

BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE.

STATE OF ILLINOIS

)

) SS.

COUNTY OF WILL

)

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OFTHE

TWELFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT

WILL COUNTY, ILLINOIS

BMO Harris Bank, N.A. f/k/a Harris

N.A.

Plaintiff,

vs.

Walter O. Konow; Laura A. Konow;

2703 Legal

Notices

Chicago Title Land Trust Company, as

successor for Harris, N.A. as successor

for NLSB, asTrustee under the Provisions

of aTrust Agreement Dated June

29, 1992, known asTrust Number 1614;

Village of Homer Glen; Unknown

Beneficiaries of Trust #1614; Unknown

Owners and Non-Record Claimants

Defendant.

No. 18 CH 0855

NOTICE OF SHERIFF'S SALE

Public notice ishereby given that pursuant

toajudgment entered in the above

cause on the 25th day of March, 2019,

MIKE KELLEY, Sheriff of Will

County, Illinois, will on Thursday, the

27th day of June, 2019 ,commencing at

12:00 o'clock noon, at the Will County

Courthouse Annex, 57 N. Ottawa Street,

Room 201, Joliet, IL 60432, sell at public

auction to the highest and best bidder

or bidders the following-described real

estate:

THAT PART OFTHE SOUTH 1/2 OF

THE SOUTH 1/2 OFTHE NORTH-

WEST 1/4 OF THE NORTHEAST 1/4

OF SECTION 28, TOWNSHIP 36

NORTH, RANGE 11, EAST OF THE

THIRD PRINCIPAL MERIDIAN, DE-

SCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COM-

MENCING AT THE NORTHWEST

CORNER OF THE NORTHEAST 1/4

OF SAID SECTION 28; THENCE

SOUTH 0DEGREES 00 MINUTES 00

SECONDS EAST ALONG THE WEST

LINE OF THE NORTHEAST 1/4 OF

SAID SECTION 28, 1007.00 FEET TO

THE POINT OF BEGINNING;

THENCE NORTH 90 DEGREES 00

MINUTES 00 SECONDS EAST,

396.00 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 0DE-

GREES 00MINUTES 00 SECONDS

WEST, PARALLEL WITH THE

WEST LINE OFTHE NORTHEAST

1/4 OF SAID SECTION 275 FEET;

THENCE NORTH 90 DEGREES 00

MINUTES 00 SECONDS WEST, 396.0

FEET TO THE WEST LINE OF SAID

NORTHEAST 1/4; THENCE NORTH

0DEGREES 00 MINUTES 00 SEC-

ONDS WEST, ALONG SAID WEST

LINE 275 FEET TO THE POINT OF

BEGINNING, INWILL COUNTY, IL-

LINOIS.

Commonly known as:

16849 S. Cedar Road, Homer Glen, IL

60491

Description of Improvements:

Single-family

P.I.N.:

16-05-28-200-009-0000

Terms of Sale: ten percent (10%) at the

time of sale and the balance within

twenty-four (24) hours. Nojudicial sale

fee shall be paid by the mortgagee acquiring

the residential real estate pursuant

to its credit bid at the sale or by any

mortgagee, judgment creditor, or other

lienor acquiring the residential real estate

whose rights in and tothe residential

real estate arose prior to the sale. All

payments shall be made in cash or certified

funds payable tothe Sheriff of Will

County.

In the event the property is acondomin-

ium, in accordance with 735 ILCS

5/15-1507(c)(1)(H-1) and (H-2), 765

ILCS 605/9(g)(5), and 765 ILCS

605/18.5(g-1), you are hereby notified

that the purchaser of the unit, other than

amortgagee, shall pay the assessments

and legal fees required by subdivisions

(g)(1) and (g)(4) of Section 9and the assessments

required by subsection (g-1)

of Section 18.5 of the Illinois Condominium

Property Act.

Pursuant to Local Court Rule 11.03 (J)

if there is asurplus following application

ofthe proceeds of sale, then the

plaintiff shall send written notice pursuant

to 735 ILCS 5/15-1512(d) to all parties

to the proceeding advising them of

the amount ofthe surplus and that the

surplus will beheld until aparty obtains

acourt order for its distribution or, in

the absence of an order, until the surplus

2703 Legal

Notices

is forfeited to the State.

FOR INFORMATION PLEASE CON-

TACT:

Egan & Alaily LLC

321 N. Clark Street Suite 1430

Chicago, IL

P: 1-312-253-8640

F:

Plaintiff's Attorney

MIKE KELLEY

Sheriff of Will County

Village of Homer Glen

Will County, Illinois

Notice to Information

Technology Firms

The Village of Homer Glen is

seeking proposals for information

technology managed services for

the Village ofHomer Glen. Information

regarding the request is

available on the Village’s website

at www.homerglenil.org or at the

Village Hall at 14240 W. 151st

Street, Homer Glen, IL 60491.

Proposals are due by 3:00 PM on

Friday, July 19, 2019.

All proposals shall be sealed in an

envelope, addressed tothe Facilities

Manager, Village of Homer

Glen, 14240 W. 151st Street,

Homer Glen, IL 60491. The name

and address ofthe firm and the

name of the project shall appear on

the outside of the envelope.

2900 Merchandise

Under $100

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radial for SUV size

P215/70R17 100H $10, Glass

Libby drinking jars all 11 for

$7, Toaster $6, Zippo mug $10,

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773-552-7850

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planks 6” x 48” EA 60 sq ft

easy install each strip has its

own glue 1-box = $30 ea

3 boxes total 708-460-3626

5 boxes of metal cars $10 each

Call 708-479-0193

6 Lamp time clocks like new

$3 each, 4 Ridgid threading 1”

dies brand new $4, Set of 3

brass fireplace tools $3.

Call 708-614-8148

Antique maple highchair (circ

1940’s) converts to table &

chair $90 Call 708-460-4406

Audi R8 Ride-on Car grey 3yrs

to 60lbs like new $75 Call

815-469-0425

Black Ikea leather chair $40

Black entertainment center $35

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$25 Call 815-534-5273

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Call 708-305-3987

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60”wide 72” height new in box

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2900 Merchandise

Under $100

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sun room never been

used $95, Free take down/take

with 10 panel gazebo cedar

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Call 708-429-0259

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mower recently tuned up bag

included $75 Call after 4pm

708-429-0259

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used once $25, Like new

Craftsman small deluxe router

table $30 Call 708-479-0193

Engraved brass veteran name

plaques 2” x6” from Tinley &

area, may have yours or relative.

FREE! Call 708-429-3623

FREE baby stroller, 7pc

wrought iron patio set $100

Call 708-301-5136

High flo 1HP pool pump AD

Smith motor $60

708-448-9597

Hope chest cedar lined light

oak Call 708-349-3238

Jitterbug cell phone with

charger flip new $65, Peewee

Herman lunch box w/thermos

$35 Call 708-645-4245

Ladies leather jackets small

$5-$10, Ladies leather jacket

med $12, Mens leather jacket

XL w/zipper lining $10 Call

773-552-7850

Marine gang quarter slot machine

$100 OBO Call

773-470-7019 Ask for Ken

Proctor Silex 5in1 grill/griddle

new in box model 25340 $30,

New Elite Cuisine 3in1 panini

press/grill $20, New omelette

maker $10, All for $40

Call 708-349-1636

Red Wing soft toe shoes

American made 8.5D $55

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Athlete of the Week

10 Questions

with Kyle Langellier

Kyle Langellier will be a

senior at Lockport Township

this fall and is on the

boys track and field team.

Can you describe

what finishing in fifth

in the 400-meter

dash and helping the

1,600-meter relay to a

second-place finish at

state was like?

It was actually the second-straight

year that I was

All-State in two events.

The previous season, I was

on both of our Top 10 relay

teams (800 and 1,600).

But this one was better

because I never thought

that I’d get All-State in an

individual event. I thought

those events would be too

fast, too competitive. But

this was a really great confidence

builder going into

next season.

Were you more

excited to place fifth

in the 400?

No. Actually, I was more

excited to finish strong and

get second in the 1,600.

That’s because one of my

best friends is Ray Holland.

He was a senior and

the third man in the relay,

and it was his last-ever

race. Being the anchorman,

I wanted to finish the race

strong for him, and I did.

Down the stretch, did

you hear the crowd

cheering?

No, especially for that

race. I wasn’t hearing a

sound. I just tune everything

out during a race. I

was thinking to just drive

my legs and go as fast as

I can.

How did you get

involved in running?

I remember that in fifth

or sixth grade, I would be

faster than everyone else. At

Homer Jr. High, you can’t

do track until seventh grade.

So I first started doing cross

country in sixth grade. But

the first time I ever ran the

100 in seventh grade, I ran

11.5 seconds and broke the

school record.

What is your favorite

event to run?

Starting my sophomore

year, it became the 400,

without a doubt. The 100 is

too quick to enjoy. The last

100 of the 400 is the worst.

Your legs are screaming,

but you go on adrenaline,

and it’s the best feeling

when you keep going and

finish strong.

What are you doing

training-wise this

summer break?

I do sprint work two

days a week, and I will

start running cross county

[this] week. I will be running

cross country again in

the fall.

What do you do to get

fired up before a race?

Actually, I normally

have to calm myself down,

especially in the 400. I

have to listen to mellow

music like Frank Sinatra to

calm myself down. Then

in the 1,600 relay, Michael

Walkosz goes first in the

event. When I’m about to

get the baton passed on to

22nd Century Media File

Photo

me as the final runner, he’s

now on the side. He looks

at me, and that’s all I need

to see for the final stretch.

What have you

learned from Lockport

track sprint coach

Robert Beach?

He taught me the proper

running form. He’s the

one who taught me about

the 400-meter technique.

Physical-wise, I owe it all

to coach Beach.

You still have another

year in high school,

but are you planning

to run in college?

Yes, that’s my plan. I

got a few more emails and

calls after this season’s

state tournament. I’m going

to go into writing and

journalism. The distance

doesn’t matter.

What is the best thing

about being at LTHS?

I love the family feel.

Now that I’ve completed

my junior season in high

school, there’s even more

of a relationship between

the athletes and coaches.

I’m so happy to have

these guys as coaches, and

there’s a real brotherhood

between the athletes out

there.

Interview by Freelance Reporter

Randy Whalen

22ND CENTURY MEDIA is looking

for local FREELANCE REPORTERS

and PHOTOGRAPHERS to cover events,

meetings and sports in the area.

Interested individuals should send

an email with a resume and any clips to

jobs@22ndcenturymedia.com

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Lockport’s Fontanetta competes at Great Lakes Games

Swimmer will be a

sophomore next school

year for LTHS swimming

Nick Frazier

Contributing Sports Editor

Lockport’s Ellie Fontanetta competes in the mixed 50-meter freestyle at the Great Lakes Games on Saturday, June 15, at Lake Forest High

School. Nick Frazier/22nd Century Media

There were plenty of feelgood

stories to go around on the

North Shore this past weekend,

including one for the Porters.

That is because the Great

Lakes Adaptive Sports Association,

or GLASA, held its annual

Great Lakes Games at Lake Forest

High School and Niles West

High School. LFHS hosted archery,

powerlifting, boccia and

swimming on Friday, June 14,

and Saturday, June 15, while

Niles West was home to the track

meet on Sunday, June 16.

The Great Lakes Games is a

multi-sport regional competition

for athletes with a physical

disability or visual impairment.

Over 230 athletes registered to

participate this year, including

some United States Paralympians

attempting to break world

records.

Lockport Township High

School’s Ellie Fontanetta, who

will be going into her sophomore

year for the Porters, took part in

the swim meet at the LFHS pool

this past Saturday. The 15-yearold

started her day by swimming

the mixed 50-meter breaststroke

in 2:10.68, good for fifth-best in

her heat. She then finished fourth

in her heat in the mixed 50-meter

freestyle with a time of 1:35.88.

Fontanetta is a member of the

Porters girls swim team. She was

the school’s first athlete with disabilities

to win a state medal for

swimming.

It has now been 20 years since

GLASA Executive Director Cindy

Housner founded the organization.

“I had worked with athletes

previously with physical or visual

disabilities, I just saw so much

the importance of sports and how

it affects everyday life in regards

to self-esteem and independence,”

Housner said. “[GLA-

SA] provides opportunities for

travel, and for our athletes to

be successful in school, college

and go on to lead their projected

life. There wasn’t an agency in

this area, that was doing it, that’s

kind of why it prompted me to

start the organization.”

Marilyn Wieland has been a

member of GLASA’s board of

directors for over 12 years now.

She also is an Illinois Paralympic

swimming official and served as

director of the swim meet.

“We’ve been doing it for

years; we love it,” Wieland said

of the meet. “We love to see the

kids’ smiles on their face. We

actually do other regional meets

and junior nationals that are up

in Minnesota this year.”

Housner’s daughter swam at

Lake Forest High School, and

the organization has a good relationship

with Scouts girls swimming

and diving coach Carolyn

Grevers. The Great Lakes

Games’ swim meet has been at

LFHS for 10 years now, bringing

a smile to those who take part

and creating lifelong memories

for the athletes.

“The entire school support

staff, [LFHS athletic director]

Tim Burkhalter, his coaches and

his staff and across the board

have been so extremely supportive,”

Housner said. “They

truly believe in our missions and

being inclusive. It’s one of our

strongest partners. We’re very

appreciative for the partnership

that we have in Lake Forest High

School.”

RIGHT: Ellie Fontanetta

participated in three events for

the Porters at state this past

season in the Athletes with

Disabilities category, taking

ninth there in the 50-yard

freestyle, eighth in the 100-yard

freestyle and sixth in the 100-

yard breaststroke. 22nd Century

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the Orland the homer Park horizon Prairie | June 20, 2019 | 45 37

22nd Century Media chose the best girls soccer student-athletes based on coach and writer

recommendations, as well as player statistics, in its seven-town southwest suburban coverage area

to place them on one super team — Team 22. The team features student-athletes from Lincoln-

Way Central, LW East, LW West, Providence Catholic, Andrew, Lockport Township, Tinley Park and

Sandburg high schools.

—Compiled by 22nd Century Media staff

forwarD

MiDfielDer

MiDfielDer

Nicolette Gossage,

senior, LW Central

26 goals, 18 assists.

All-State, All-SWSC Red.

One of the top players in

the southwest suburbs.

Headed to Northern

Illinois for soccer.

Ella Hase, junior,

Sandburg

7 goals, 8 assists. SWSC

Blue Player of the Year.

The verbal commit to

Northwestern scored a

goal in a 2-1 win over

Marist this year for a

regional title.

Sara Loichinger, senior,

LW West

16 goals, 10 assists.

All-State, All-SWSC Red,

All-Tournament (Windy

City). The LW West MVP

and captain is heading

to Olivet Nazarene.

forwarD

MiDfielDer

DefenDer

Megan Hutchinson,

sophomore, LW Central

31 goals, 9 assists. All-

Sectional, All-SWSC Red.

Seemingly scored at will

against most. Committed

to Purdue to continue her

soccer career.

Megan Nemec, senior,

Andrew

23 goals, 13 assists.

SWSC Red Player of

the Year. All-State,

All-Tournament (Windy

City Ram Classic). The

captain of the T-Bolts

was versatile.

Amber Brooks, senior,

LW East

1 goal, 1 assist. All-

Sectional. The hardworking

captain for the

Griffins was a leader,

despite an injury the last

quarter of season.

forwarD

MiDfielDer

DefenDer

First team

Maddie Manzke, senior,

Sandburg

13 goals, 3 assists. All-

Sectional, All-SWSC Blue.

She had the lone goal in

a sectional semifinal win

over LW West, plus two

goals against Downers

Grove South.

Lauren Newton, senior,

Tinley

19 goals, 7 assists.

All-Sectional. All-SSC.

She had two goals in a

regional championship

game against Marian

Catholic.

Natalie Miller, senior,

Lockport

4 goals, 4 assists. All-

Sectional, All-SWSC Blue.

The Porters’ captain

was great in 1-on-1

situations, leading the

attack from the flank. St.

Ambrose next year.

second team

forwarDs

Brooke Johnston, senior, LW East

15 goals, 4 assists. All-Sectional.

All-SWSC Blue.

Sam Koppers, senior, Andrew

13 goals, 4 assists. All-SWSC Red.

Erin Jaskierski, junior, Andrew

9 goals, 7 assists.

MiDfielDers

Abbey Ward, junior, LW Central

15 assists, 5 goals. All-Sectional.

All-SWSC Red.

Alex Dennis, senior, Andrew

11 goals, 6 assists. All-Sectional,

All-SWSC Red.

Kylee Brandau, senior, LW West

5 goals, 2 assists. All-Sectional, All-

SWSC Red.

Cameron Korhorn, junior,

Providence

6 goals, 10 assists. All-Sectional,

All-GCAC.

DefenDers

Samantha Sarna, senior, LW West

3 assists. All-SWSC Red. Involved in

7 shutouts this season.

Lindsay Graham, senior, Providence

3 goals, 2 assists. All-Sectional HM,

All-GCAC.

Jennifer Latoza, senior, Lockport

All-SWSC Blue.

Goalie

Reagan Tompkins, junior, Lockport

15 shutouts, .52 goals against

average.

DefenDer

Nicole Koppers, junior,

Andrew

The top T-Bolts defender

was a strong presence

on the field and part of

15 shutouts in 2019.

Goalie

Gabby Sportiello, senior,

Andrew

15 wins, 11 shutouts, .47

goals against average.

All-Sectional, All-SWSC

Red. The Thunderbolts’

captain might be the

best keeper in Andrew’s

history.

Honorable mentions:

F: Arienne Monteclar, junior, Sandburg; Haley Moustis, senior, LW East; Finley

Travis, senior, Lockport; Gabi Guerra, junior, Tinley.

M: Emma Goyola, sophomore, Tinley; Megan O’Neill, senior, Andrew; Bella

Corluka, sophomore, Sandburg; Erin O’Connor, freshman, Sandburg; RoseMarie

Richardson, freshman, Sandburg; Kayleigh Hanlon, junior, LW East; Chloe Barrett,

junior, Lockport; Anna Waishwell, junior, LW East.

D: Amanda Yaeger, sophomore, LW West; Sarah Matuszek, freshman, Lockport;

Alexa Simonsis, sophomore, Tinley.


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Homer Glen duo helps Marist boys volleyball to a state championship

Mayer, McClain

both starters on

title-winning squad

Randy Whalen

Freelance Reporter

Homer Glen is the home

of a pair of state champions.

Those two are Rocky

Mayer and Jake McClain.

The duo were both starters

on the Marist boys volleyball

team that won the

state championship with a

25-21, 25-23 victory over

Glenbard West on June 1

at Hoffman Estates High

School.

Mayer, a senior, was used

in much more of a setter

role in the first half of the

season. In the second half,

he transitioned to mostly

a right side hitter. He finished

the season with 107

kills, 370 assists, 168 digs,

28 blocks and was second

on the team in aces with 32.

McClain, a junior,

worked his way into the

starting lineup as a middle

blocker around midseason.

In the three matches at

state, he had 16 kills, which

was the second most on

the team in those matches

behind Player of The Year,

Marty Jepsen. He finished

the season with 131 kills

and was second on the

team with 72 blocks, just

behind sophomore middle

blocker Nyherowo Omene

(79 blocks).

An interesting thing is

that although the pair both

live in Homer Glen and

went to the same grade

school, St. Michael School

in Orland Park, they were

not close friends until Mc-

Clain joined the varsity

team this season. It was

the first time they played

on the same team in high

Marist won the state championship with a 25-21, 25-

23 victory over Glenbard West on June 1 at Hoffman

Estates High School.

school, as Mayer was a

three-year varsity player.

Although they were not

close until this season,

McClain certainly knew

who Mayer was.

“Rocky and I first met at

St. Michael’s, and I looked

up to him,” McClain said.

“So, it was really cool to

play volleyball with him.

It was great to see all our

hard work come into play

at once.”

Mayer was happy for

McClain to step up and become

a force in the second

half of the season.

“Jake stepped into the

role and took advantage

of the opportunity,” Mayer

said. “We had a handing

down of the torch. We

had 14 guys who started

every day with a common

goal. We took matters into

our own hands, and it all

clicked. I think we were

just mentally stronger, and

we pushed each other so

much.”

Although McClain was

certainly happy to step

into the starting role, he

credits the team’s depth

for helping them reach the

pinnacle.

“We could have had the

same result with any variation

of the lineup,” Mc-

Clain said. “We were so

deep.”

Both of them certainly

credit Marist coach Jordan

Vidovic, a 2009 graduate

of nearby Lewis University,

for keeping the team

on a path all season. The

RedHawks (40-2) only lost

seven sets all season, and

only one of those (a 20-25,

25-18, 30-28 loss on April

11 to host Lincoln-Way

West) did they lose a set by

more than two points.

“The team just kept

learning and getting better,

and that’s due to coach Vidovic,”

McClain said. “He

can turn anybody into the

best player ever. It’s just

his attention to detail, the

drills we do and how he

pushed us to be our best.”

Mayer also loved that attention

to detail.

“It was his attention to

detail and thoroughness

that got us prepared,”

Mayer said of Vidovic.

“Sometimes, position for

position we weren’t always

the strongest team

going against an opponent.

But we were the most

prepared. That’s because

coach Vidovic does a great

job.”

The feeling was certainly

mutual.

“Rocky and Jake were

huge factors in our team’s

state championship run,”

Vidovic said. “Rocky was

a three-year starter who is

one of the most impactful

individuals on Marist volleyball

since we have been

here. His leadership was

crucial to our success, and

he was our most versatile

player that I asked to fill

multiple roles throughout

the season. He embodies

what the word ‘program’

means to us.

“Jake was a huge X-

factor for us, as he worked

hard to improve early on

and worked his way into

a big presence at the net

for us in the middle. He

became one of [junior

setter] Gene McNulty’s

go-to targets in the playoffs

and was the most efficient

middle percentage

wise at state. He came up

with huge blocks against

top players in our biggest

matches and helped put us

over the top.”

Mayer has a few local

ties to the Homer Glen

community. He went to

Goodings Grove School

for kindergarten. He also

was on the Homer Heat

traveling baseball team.

Plus, his oldest sibling,

Rachel, went to Lockport

Township High School and

played volleyball there.

She graduated in 2011 and

was the only one in the

family to attend Lockport.

“Oh, yeah, I went to her

matches at Lockport Central

back in those days,”

Mayer said of his oldest

Jake McClain (left) and Rocky Mayer, both from Homer

Glen, each were starters that played big roles in leading

Marist to a state title in boys volleyball this spring.

Photos submitted

sister. “That was a lot of

fun.”

Once McClain started

playing volleyball, he had

a lot of fun.

“I used to play basketball

in grade school,” he

said. “I thought I’d do that

in high school, but I went

out for the basketball team

at Marist and didn’t make

it. So, I decided to play

volleyball and made the

freshmen B team. I worked

my way up from there.”

McClain is one of nine

players on the RedHawks

postseason roster that is

expected back next season.

He hopes to help them

back to the same position

next spring.

But no matter what, he

believes that the team’s approach

this season helped

them to get where they got.

“We had to be evenkeeled,”

McClain said of

the team’s approach. “If

things were going up or

down, we had to be evenkeeled

and stay there.”

Mayer will continue to

play volleyball, but at a

different level.

“I’m going to the University

of Illinois at Urbana-

Champaign to study journalism,”

he said. “But I will

play club volleyball there

because they don’t have an

actual men’s team.”

The elation of being on

a state championship team

this spring is something

that Mayer will never forget.

“I wanted to leave this

school with a state championship,”

Mayer said.

“When we finally scored

that match point [on a kill

by Jepsen], the feeling was

indescribable.”


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fastbreak

Boys Basketball

Porters work on their game at Ray Milnes Summer Shootout

22nd Century Media File

Photo

1st and 3

Porters boys

basketball putting

in work this

summer

1. Plenty of practice

LTHS boys basketball

recently played

six games in two

days on Friday, June

14, and Saturday,

June 15, at the Ray

Milnes Summer

Shootout, held at

Stagg High School

in Palos Hills.

2. Gaining confidence

The Porters went

5-1 in those six

games played at

the shootout, beating

Leyden, Mt.

Carmel, T.F. South,

Minooka and Oak

Forest. In their one

loss, which was to

Hillcrest, the teams

were tied with two

minutes left to play.

3. Growing together

The Porters look

to improve on

last year’s 14-13

record, their first

winning season in

seven years.

Randy Whalen

Freelance Reporter

Just like in the past, the

Lockport Township boys

basketball team wants

winning seasons to become

the norm.

Coming off their first

winning season in seven

years, the Porters know

that the building blocks to

doing that do not start the

first day of practice in November

— they start now.

That is why Lockport

has a busy summer schedule

of basketball. That

showed again last weekend

with six games in two

days at the Ray Milnes

Summer Shootout, which

was held at Stagg High

School in Palos Hills.

According to Stagg boys

basketball coach Marty

Strus, Milnes was a volunteer

coach at Stagg through

the 2017 season. He also

helped run the annual summer

shootout there.

So, when Milnes died in

March, Struss and Stagg

decided to rename the

shootout after him.

The Porters were glad

to be a part of it and even

more happy to go 5-1 over

the two days at Stagg.

Especially since eight seniors,

including six that

played key roles, graduated

from last season’s

squad, which was 14-13.

“It’s like a blank slate

this year,” Lockport boys

basketball coach Brett

Hespell said. “But I’m encouraged.

Our freshman

team last season was 23-3,

and our sophomores were

16-11. I feel like we raised

the bar last year, and I can

feel it. The kids understand

what we have to do.”

Lockport kicked off the

shootout on Friday, June

14, with a 53-42 win over

Leyden. That was followed

by a 73-34 mashing of Mt.

Carmel and then the only

loss of the tourney, a 65-55

one to a talented Hillcrest

team. Lockport led by 10

in the second half, and the

game was tied 54-54 with

two minutes to play, but

the Hawks closed it out on

an 11-1 run.

Then, on Saturday, June

15, the Porters defeated

T.F. South 43-32, Minooka

53-32 and toppled what

Hespell called “a really

talented and aggressive”

Oak Forest team 58-53.

The four returners from

last year’s team are all seniors

now. They are ready

to take the reins this season.

“I think last season was

a culture change,” said

Tommy Ferriter, who started

much of last season as a

guard/forward. “Now, we

are in transition of being a

true winning program. The

seniors from last year set

that up as a good example.

It’s about leadership and

character.”

Plus, summer is an opportunity

to play with

fresh faces and work on

new facets.

Tommy Ferriter is one of the returning players for the Porters looking to continue

building off the improvements made last season. 22nd Century Media File Photo

“It’s good to work on

new things with new teammates,”

guard Tim DiCristofano

said. “In a shootout

like this [at Stagg], you get

a good feel of upcoming

opponents and what they

are going to run. Then, we

go to Grand Valley State

University [this] weekend

for a tournament there.

That’s great team bonding

in the three days/two

nights there.”

Jake Kaczmarek is another

returning guard that

will be back on this season’s

team.

“We started playing

shoot[out] games at Plainfield

East,” Kaczmarek

said of the previous weekend,

when the Porters

played games on June 7

and 8. “This is just good

experience for guys to get

varsity experience. A lot of

us have been playing together

for four years. We

want to make sure the new

guys know we want to be

a winning program that’s

tough to beat.”

Donny Wallace, another

returning guard, agreed.

“You get to see your role

for the upcoming year,”

Wallace said of the summer

league. “You get to

see all the hard work in the

offseason pay off. Something

we’d like to do is

play better at the end of

the season. We want to be

on that consistent winning

level.”

Last season, Lockport

got out to starts of 7-2 and

11-5 before losing eight of

11, including its last four

of the year, to end the season.

“We have a lot of guys

that can shoot, and some

big kids with size and

length,” said Hespell, who

was happy with how the

team did the week before

at Plainfield East. “We

have some inexperience

factor as far as varsity play.

It’s just a matter of putting

the pieces together.”

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“This is just good experience for guys to get varsity experience. A lot of us

have been playing together for four years. We want to make sure the new

guys know we want to be a winning program that’s tough to beat.”

Jake Kaczmarek — LTHS boys basketball player, on playing in the

Ray Milnes Summer Shootout

Tune In

Youth and Teen Basketball Camp

Hoops clinic — 9 a.m.-3 p.m. June 28 and 9 a.m.-1

p.m. June 29, at LTHS

• Former Porter and current Phoenix Suns

basketball player Richaun Holmes hosts his

annual camp for boys and girls ages 7 to 18.

Index

37 - Team 22 Girls Soccer

35 - Athlete of the Week

FASTBREAK is compiled by Editor Thomas Czaja,

tom@homerhorizon.com.


homer glen’s Hometown Newspaper | June 20, 2019

Standouts on the pitch

Team 22 all-area girls soccer team

released, Page 37

Giving her all

LTHS girls swimmer participates in Great

Lakes Games, Page 36

Two from Homer Glen a part of state title boys volleyball team this spring at Marist, Page 38

Homer Glen’s Rocky Mayer (33) and Jake McClain (20) each played integral roles in helping Marist to a state championship in boys volleyball this past spring season.

Photos by Jeff Vorva/22nd Century Media

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