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Leo officially removes Shawn Frison, alum Jamal Thompson takes over  Chicago Sun-Times High School Sports

Leo announced on Wednesday that basketball coach Shawn Frison has been removed from his job and replaced by alum Jamal Thompson.

Leo High School alumni to host annual banquet  The Beverly Review

When Leo High School alumni gather on Friday, April 20, to honor their own, deeds and actions of significance will be the common thread to all award recipients, ...

Alumnus returns winnings to Leo | Community News  The Beverly Review

As Leo High School alumni gathered for a recent appreciation dinner, the Man of the Hour, Bill Gohr, was not in attendance.

South Suburban Death Notices, Week of Dec. 3  Oak Lawn, IL Patch

South Suburban Obituaries, Week of Dec. 3 - Oak Lawn, IL - South suburban obituaries and available visitation information.

Leo grad Branch transfers to RMU for junior season  The Beverly Review

After spending his freshman year at Albion College in Michigan and his sophomore year at Rock Valley College in Rockford, Darius Branch was searching for a ...

Leo High hangs tough after 90 years  Chicago Tribune

The words resonated with Leo High School President Dan McGrath the first time he heard his predecessor Bob Foster say them at his own 25-year reunion in ...

Leo High School president ramps up recruiting  Chicago Tribune

Since being installed as Leo High School president in 2010, Dan McGrath has worked to raise the school's profile and increase enrollment by bringing in busing, ...

Leo to honor Owens for aid to homeless | Community News  The Beverly Review

When Angela Hicks talks about Tom Owens, her voice raises three octaves.

McGrath honored by Chicago Catholic League | Community News  The Beverly Review

Dan McGrath was gathering his family and his thoughts before the Chicago Catholic League Hall of Fame dinner on April 26, where he would be inducted into ...

Leo Lions ready for return to Soldier Field for kick-off  The Beverly Review

There will be a “back to the future” element to the Leo High School Lions' season-opening football game this year.

Leo High School President Dan McGrath speaks on the current state of operations at Chicago Public Schools  WGN Radio

On this podcast, Rick is joined by Dan McGrath. Dan is the president of Leo High School and the former sports editor of the Chicago Tribune. Leo is celebrating ...

Leo High School officials announce tuition program | Community News  The Beverly Review

Leo High School's list of alumni reads like a “Who's Who” of politics, sports and commerce.

Leo clinches CCL-White share with big win over St. Laurence  The Beverly Review

With a lightning quick 8-0 run of his own to start the fourth quarter, Leo junior guard Fred Cleveland was doing all he could to help the Lions pull away.

Students across Chicago area walk out of class Wednesday to protest gun violence  WLS-TV

Students across the Chicago area and the country walked out of class as part of a protest against gun violence.

SJF to host HS coaches at inaugural Sports Night  The Beverly Review

Planning for their annual fundraiser, members of the St. John Fisher Holy Name Society brainstormed many ideas.

Leo hires two-time Olympian Michial Foy as wrestling coach  The Beverly Review

Michial Foy truly appreciates how much wrestling has impacted his life.

Leo finishes second in 1A state tourney | Community News  The Beverly Review

Leo High School's march to the Class 1A state championship game on March 12 ended in a quiet, but proud, ride back to Chicago as state runner-ups.

Leo High School names Rawls as new principal  The Beverly Review

One of Leo High School's own is returning to lead the school that is located in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood and counts many 19th Ward residents as ...

Dan McGrath named Leo HS Man of the Year  The Beverly Review

A Leo High School alum was informed that school president Dan McGrath had been named the school's 2015 Man of the Year.

Backcourt depth powers St. Rita past Leo with big second half  The Beverly Review

Jordan Matthews isn't looking too far ahead. The St. Rita High School junior knows the Mustangs have a long way to go, but the early returns are certainly ...

State champion Belleville West to open season at Washington Tournament of Champions  Belleville News-Democrat

sports news: The Belleville West High School Maroons basketball team from Belleville, Il. in southern Illinois near St. Louis , Mo. will open their season at the ...

Belleville West’s EJ Liddell to attend prestigious Nike basketball camp  Belleville News-Democrat

sports news: EJ Liddell, a member of the Belleville West High School Maroons basketball team in Belleville, IL. in southern Illinois near St. Louis, Mo. has been ...

Chicago banker Alfred O’Malley, dead at 89, had role in financing ‘The Graduate’  Chicago Sun-Times

Retired Chicago banker Alfred O'Malley, former CEO of Standard Bank, has died at 89. He had a role in financing "The Graduate" and "The Lion in Winter."

She Might Be Tiny, But Leo H.S. Boxing Coach Packs A Mean Punch  CBS2 Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS) — When Kim Hickey walked into Leo High School on the South Side and applied for a job as a math teacher and boxing coach, the principal ...

Knee surgery doesn't slow Leo's Pittman | Sports  The Beverly Review

When Mario Pittman took the court on Dec. 9, he experienced a flood of emotions.

Married 55 Years, Couple Dies Hours Apart  Beverly, IL Patch

Beverly Couple Married 55 Years Dies Hours Apart - Beverly-MtGreenwood, IL - For Tom and Dolores Smith, who died hours apart after 55 years of marriage, ...

Cunningham, 90, tough, blunt owner of Red's | Community News  The Beverly Review

As the owner of Red's Drive-In for 40 years, William Frank Cunningham Jr. had a reputation as a tough, blunt, hard worker.

3 Catholic schools keep dangerous secrets, sex abuse victims say  WLS-TV

The ABC7 I-Team looked into claims by nearly 100 alleged victims of sexual abuse in metro Chicago that the archdiocese and some of its schools are keeping ...

Br. Rice's Hassan Johnson wins Class 2A state title  The Beverly Review

With the state title within his grasp on Feb. 17 at the State Farm Center in Champaign, Br. Rice senior Hassan Johnson had a familiar foe to beat, Lemont ...

Beverly boxing coach, dead at 66, urged kids to stay in school, train for jobs  Chicago Sun-Times

Martin McGarry, dead of amyloidosis at 66, was a pipefitter by trade and boxer by passion. He built a gym at his Beverly home to teach kids to box.

Young Leo team looks to future after strong year  The Beverly Review

Looking to lead a late comeback, Leo High School senior guard Aamir Holmes made a play on a ball and found himself lying on the floor looking up at the.

Community mourns local residents | Community News  The Beverly Review

In 2017, the community mourned many local residents who made an impact that will never be forgotten. From children to accomplished seniors, these people ...

Brother Rice Teacher and Christian Brother John Jay Toole Dies At Age 76

Mass of Resurrection Set for Christian Brother - Beverly-MtGreenwood, IL - A Christian Brother for 47 years, Brother John "Jay" Toole taught at Brother Rice, ...

ESPN hosts needed discussion on athletes and responsibility  Chicago Sun-Times

Dwyane Wade and his mother, Pastor Jolinda Wade of the New Creation Church on the South Side, took part in a town-hall forum Thursday to address the ...

Former Religious Brother Accused of Sexually Abusing Br. Rice, St. Laurence Students Surfaces in Hawaii

Oak Lawn, IL - What does a convicted serial abuser do after he's alleged to have molested 50 teens and children? He retires in Hawaii.

They're getting the band back together for P.J.  The Beverly Review

When friends asked how he wanted to celebrate his retirement, longtime high school band director Patrick “P.J.” Henning had a simple response.

Rauner vetoes part of education reform laws  Illinois News Network

Gov. Bruce Rauner has vetoed part of the school funding agreement struck this fall, asking for lawmakers to allow more private schools to be eligible to get ...

Catholic High Schools Set December Date for Placement Exam

Catholic High School Placement Test Info, Dec. 2 - Beverly-MtGreenwood, IL - Eighth graders will take the Catholic high school placement exam Dec. 2.

Steward's volunteer efforts win award for mentoring group  The Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle

Kristopher Steward of. Flossmoor, his mother, Barbara Steward, and Fred Carter, sponsor for 100. Black Men of Chicago, at the ComEd awards ceremony

Learn The Real Story Behind Ness Vs. Capone OP History Museum  Orland Park, IL Patch

'Ness Vs. Capone,' Feb 3, At OP History Museum - Orland Park, IL - Author Joseph Geringer tells the real story behind famed G-man Eliot Ness and gangster Al ...

Joe Phelan, 68, seriously funny, dedicated to CPD | Community News  The Beverly Review

Chicago Police Department officers such as Joseph P. Phelan Jr. don't buy charity raffle tickets to win prizes; they're just responding to need.

Chicago private school tuition scholarship program gears up  Crain's Chicago Business

The race is on to license organizations that will raise and dole out scholarship money under a controversial $100 million tuition tax-credit program for private ...

Mr. Mannas Opus: A History of the Legendary Marist Band

Mr. Manna's Opus - Beverly-MtGreenwood, IL - Decades of dedication from Frank Manna made Marist High School a "band school" that continues to thrive after ...

Your 2018 South Side Irish Parade Survival Guide  Beverly, IL Patch

Parade Day Survival Guide - Beverly-MtGreenwood, IL - Here's everything you'll need to know before the South Side Irish Parade takes over Western Avenue on ...

Bertling, 63, remembered as hard-working dad | Community News  The Beverly Review

Charlie Bertling once treated himself to a T-shirt on sale at KMart.

Obituary: Daniel (Dan) Thomas Adams | Obituaries

Daniel (Dan) Thomas Adams, age 76, went to be with the Lord on July 14, 2018 after a long battle with cancer and heart disease.

Vice President Pence Attends Family Funeral in Palos Heights

Vice President In Town Attending Family Funeral - Palos, IL - The vice president was in town Saturday attending a family funeral for beloved Palos Heights civic ...

Morgan Murphy Jr., former congressman, dies at 83  Chicago Tribune

Former U.S. Rep. Morgan Murphy Jr. represented Chicago's South Side in the 1970s.

McKee, Sr., 85, bagpiper with Stock Yard Kilty Band  The Beverly Review

David E. McKee, Sr., a longtime Beverly resident and proud member of the Chicago Stock Yard Kilty Band, died Aug. 22. He was 85.

Chicago's South Side Auburn Gresham Community, a neighborhood that needs prayer  ChicagoNow

Pray Chicago is a group of believers from all denominations committed to praying for Chicago's neighborhoods. Auburn Gresham is the focus for day three.

Pfleger Suspended from St. Sabina  NBC Chicago

Father Michael Pfleger has been suspended by Francis Cardinal George as pastor of Chicago's St. Sabina Parish. Cardinal George last month revealed he ...

Mike Keaty, 86, enjoyed family, network of friends | News  The Beverly Review

Life was a grand journey for Mike Keaty. A longtime Beverly resident, Keaty truly enjoyed his life and the people in it—his wife, Marge, his 12 children, ...

Eagle Impact Teams To Ontario  FloRugby

Eagle Impact Rugby Academy is sending two teams to Ontario.

Fr. Joseph Lynch, Pastor Emeritus of St. Albert the Great, Dead at 88

Evergreen Park, IL - Priest was dedicated to his parishioners. Served in Burbank and Evergreen Park. Visitation and funeral Mass set for Tuesday and ...

Celtic Boxing Club to hold fundraiser for scholarship  The Beverly Review

Mike Joyce began his boxing career as a teen while at Leo High School, competing in amateur tournaments across the city and beyond before enjoying a brief ...

Memories of an Andy Frain find place in new book  The Beverly Review

In 1975, John Linehan was 16 and living on the South Side when he landed a job as an Andy Frain usher. His experiences over the next couple of years.

Marty Gavin, 65, dependable friend, detective | Community News  The Beverly Review

Whether they were family, a neighbor, a friend or a citizen of Chicago he was serving as a Chicago Police Department (CPD) detective, people who met Marty ...

And the Man of the Year goes to...  Chicago Daily Herald

A high school bestows Man of the Year honors on a guy who was involved in a dust-up at a Rosemont restaurant a couple years back. It was after that incident ...

Muhammad Ali, the Greatest, Gone But Not Forgotten in Chicago

Chicago, IL - Beloved boxer, champion of the world, discovered the Nation of Islam in Chicago and made his home in the city for a while. He died at 74.

South Suburban Death Notices, Week of August 28

Edward John Mahon Retired CPD, ISP U.S. Army veteran. Born: Oct. 9, 1941. Died: Aug. 4, 2017. Memorial Visitation and *Service*: Sept. 14. Spiros C. Katsianis

4 Dead, 31 Wounded In Shootings This Weekend  CBS2 Chicago

UPDATED 06/25/12 11:10 a.m.. CHICAGO (CBS) — Two boys – ages 13 and 14 – were among four killed, and at least 31 others were wounded in shootings in ...

Illinois Boxing Hall of Fame Announces 2015 Inductees  Boxing News 24

Mike McNamara, the Director of the Illinois Boxing Hall of Fame, announced the Hall's 2015 class of inductees today. This year's inductees include a wide.

Fr. Jack takes the reins at Mater Christi Church  Riverside Brookfield Landmark

A firm handshake, a broad smile and a hearty laugh were my first impressions, all good, when I met the new pastor of Mater Christi Church in North Riverside ...

Wrigley Field umpire attendant Jimmy Farrell passes away  SB Nation

Longtime Chicago Cubs' umpire room attendant Jimmy Farrell, who became known to fans at Wrigley Field as the man who each game put the game ball and a ...

South Suburban Death Notices, Week of May 15

South Suburban Obituaries, Week of May 15 - Oak Lawn, IL - South suburban obituaries and available visitation information.

Path To St. Theresa Divine Providence For New Principal

Palatine, IL - Dr. Milt Kobus' path to St. Theresa began as a boy after he survived the 'Our Lady of the Angels' fire in Chicago.

After 50 years, barber not quite ready to cut ties with customers  Chicago Tribune

Tom Grochowski on Sunday marks 50 years as a barber and may hang up his clippers soon.

Colonel Richard W. Prendergast, Jr. | Lifestyles |

Colonel Richard W. Prendergast, Jr. MUNSTER, IN - Colonel Richard W. Prendergast, Jr., age 88, of Munster, IN passed away on Sunday, November 11, 2018.

A.A. (Trey) Rayner, III, 60, funeral to be held today, Friday, August 2nd  ChicagoNow

By Chinta Strausberg, contributor. Funeral services for third generation A. A. (Trey) Rayner, III, 60, the son of the late funeral owner A.A. “Sammy” Rayner, Jr., will ...

In remembrance: Locals who passed on in April  Bloomington Pantagraph

April 2017 obituaries and announcements in the Bloomington–Normal area. View obituaries any time at

Vitals for the week of 3-30-16 | Vitals  Kokomo Perspective

The following are arrests made by the Kokomo Police Department. All those arrested are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. March 17. Michael L.

Cardinal Francis George Funeral Mass at Holy Name Cathedral

Line grows to about 50 people outside Holy Name Cathedral, waiting for Cardinal George public visitation to begin. 10:08 AM - 21 Apr 2015 · ReplayRetweet ...

Beverly Arts Alliance sets events | Entertainment News  The Beverly Review

After a successful opening reception for “A Constant Struggle”–a multi-form art exhibition about racism, equality and identity–the Beverly Area Arts Alliance ...

Kevin Flynn relished 'the art of the deal' | Chicago Business & Financial News & Analysis  Crain's Chicago Business

Kevin Flynn grew up a rough-and-tumble kid who learned to channel his energies by hiking in the rugged mountains of Utah when he was a teenager in an ...

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Chicago's Cardinal Finally Punishes Catholic Bashing Priest  ChicagoNow

-By Warner Todd Huston. Father Michael Pfleger of Chicago's Saint Sabina Church on the city's southside has been a thorn in the side of the Catholic Church for ...

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