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Round Up Days

July 23, 2010 by Paul Sandilla (Register to contact)

Dolton Lynwood Elks Lodge #2335 (formerly Dolton Elks) is hosting the 1st Annual Dolton/Riverdale Roundup Days, if you grew up in Dolton & Riverdale....... OK even if you haven't grown up yet but LIVE IN, LIVED IN or HUNG AROUND the AREA come on out and meet up with some old friends and make some new friends! ENTERTAIN......MENT DJ "THE DOCTOR", FOOD, SPIRITS and GOOD TIMES! Sept 18, 2010.

Take a look at the event page for more details. If you need tickets contact me $5 in advance or $10 at the door.
Thank you,
Penny Burns

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Thornridge High School coach accused of having sexual relationship with student  WLS-TV

A former coach at Thornridge High School is accused of having a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old female player.

Boy shot inside car in South Holland  WLS-TV

Police in south suburban South Holland are investigating after a boy was shot inside a car Wednesday morning.

Moline coach loses 4th player to gun violence from Thornridge team he led for 1 year  Quad-Cities Online

MOLINE — Football coach Mike Morrissey still remembers the night he was working crowd control at a basketball game at Thornridge High School in Dolton in ...

Slowik: Village of Thornton may offer place to take high school courses online  Chicago Tribune

The village of Thornton may set aside space where parents could send children to take online courses as an alternative to public or private high schools.

Southland College Prep, Lincoln-Way high schools get top state rankings  Chicago Tribune

Graduation is the norm rather than the exception at Southland College Preparatory High School in Richton Park.

Slowik: Many famous athletes, entertainers have called the Southland their home  Chicago Tribune

Jane Lynch, Dwyane Wade, Gary Sinese and Dick Butkus are among famous athletes and entertainers with connections to the south suburbs.

Former suburban high school coach charged in sexual assault of student  Chicago Tribune

A former coach at Thornridge High School in Dolton was scheduled to appear in bond court Friday afternoon on allegations he had a sexual relationship with a ...

Stevenson tabs Morrissey to run football program  Chicago Daily Herald

Stevenson has named Mike Morrissey as its new head football coach. He becomes the fifth football coach in the history of Stevenson, which opened in 1965.

That Time My High School Teacher Was Shot in Class  ChicagoNow

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Ex-Saint Xavier University football player shot to death in Dolton  Chicago Tribune

Joshua Hunter had an infectious personality and a positive nature that rubbed off on his teammates, Saint Xavier University football coach Mike Feminis said.

'The Book of Mormon' tour features locals in its fourth Chicago visit  Chicago Daily Herald

Joining "The Book of Mormon" tour is a bit like jumping aboard a moving train. Actors Jacques C. Smith, formerly of Harvey, and Henry McGinniss, formerly of ...

Knowles: Two south suburban women’s message for November — vote  Chicago Tribune

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Teen Killed in Dolton Shooting an Innocent Bystander, Cops Say  NBC Chicago

A boy shot and killed just minutes after his south suburban high school let out for the day on Monday is believed to be just an innocent bystander to the shooting, ...

Former SXU Football Player Shot To Death  Beverly, IL Patch

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D.205 has new acting superintendent | South Suburban News

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High school student killed in Oak Park head-on crash  Fox 32 Chicago

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Hinsdale Central Students Named As ILMEA All-District Musicians

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Indiana man who ‘lived to make other people laugh’ gets hilariously detailed obituary  WGN TV Chicago

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Yorkville police sued over teenager's death in crash during pursuit  Chicago Tribune

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Aurora 1st grade teacher charged with sexually abusing children  Fox 32 Chicago

An Aurora elementary school teacher has been charged with sexually abusing two children he knew.

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Starting Monday, you can no longer touch your phone while driving in Illinois  Fox 32 Chicago

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A man accused of leaving the scene of a fatal accident that killed three people — including his sister — on the Near West Side was denied bail.

Dozens displaced after overnight fire at Crystal Lake apartment  Fox 32 Chicago

An attic fire Tuesday has displaced all the residents of an apartment building in northwest suburban Crystal Lake.

Man wanted for possible child luring near Schaumburg  Fox 32 Chicago

Police are looking for the man who tried to lure a child near Lincoln Prairie Elementary School Thursday in northwest suburban Hoffman Estates.

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2 dead, 3 wounded in Sunday shootings  Fox 32 Chicago

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Woman, 19, killed after young couple shot at close range in Dolton  Fox 32 Chicago

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Suburban girls softball coach dies in apparent hit-and-run  Fox 32 Chicago

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2 killed in shootout at Harvey convenience store  Fox 32 Chicago

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23 shot – 2 killed – Monday in shootings across Chicago  Fox 32 Chicago

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3-year-old boy killed in fire in Grand Crossing neighborhood  Fox 32 Chicago

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Vehicle crashes into Homewood Dairy Queen, leaving 2 injured  Fox 32 Chicago

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Police: Man called Glenwood cops to say he killed wife, son  Fox 32 Chicago

Police say a man in Glenwood killed his wife and son before hurting himself Thursday afternoon.

Missing 15-year-old Crystal Lake girl found safe  Fox 32 Chicago

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Suspect surrenders to police in fatal Schaumburg shooting  Fox 32 Chicago

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No bond for man charged with fatal Melrose Park shooting  Fox 32 Chicago

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House explodes in Libertyville - Story | WFLD  Fox 32 Chicago

Crews responded to a home explosion Wednesday afternoon in north suburban unincorporated Libertyville.

1 killed, another wounded in Blue Island nightclub shooting  Fox 32 Chicago

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