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Bartlett police mix entertainment with crime-fighting tools for National Night OutA Bartlett business that opened its doors to Metra commuters left stranded by a derailment last fall is one of the honorees at a sprawling National Night Out celebration. Police will pay tribute to good Samaritans during a picnic expected to draw thousands. "Bartlett has a lot to be proud of," Sgt. Geoff Pretkelis said. "This is one of the ways Bartlett can show its pride."Last Updated Jul 30, 2014 2:36 PM
Firefighter hurt in Bartlett house fireUpdated Jul 27, 2014 10:19 PM
One firefighter was injured by falling debris while battling a Bartlett house fire Sunday afternoon and had to be transported to Central DuPage Hospital. Officials at the Bartlett Fire Protection District did not release the name of the firefighter, nor any further information on his or her condition.
Free fishing trip a way of thanking veteransPosted Jul 27, 2014 7:32 AM
Jerry Van Bladel, a Navy veteran and a resident of Cary, has never had an experience quite like the fishing trip he shared with nearly 130 other veterans. Funded and organized by Bartlett-based nonprofit Take a Vet Fishing, the trip honored the veterans for their service. "I realized that people appreciated us," Van Bladel said. "They appreciated what we did."
‘Got Art?’ show kicks off at Hanover Township Senior CenterPosted Aug 1, 2014 1:01 AM
Senior artists will be showcasing their works during Hanover Township's "Got Art?" show next month. A reception toasting the display will be held Thursday, Aug. 7.
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Wayne Stayskal (right), retired Tribune Media editorial cartoonist, explains some of the finer points of his work to guests when Windsor Park, a Covenant Retirement Community at 124 Windsor Park Drive in Carol Stream, hosted a retrospective exhibit of his syndicated work. About 75 people attended the artist’s reception Aug. 20, including Stayskal’s wife Helen (center) and son Bob (left). The show is open to the public daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. until Sept. 30.
To see a video interview and catch a glimpse of the engaging personality who humorously commentated on culture for more than 30 years visit www.WindsorParkIllinois.org/downloads-news. For details, call Windsor Park at (630) 510-5500. Shirley Mott
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Many of the veterans shown who reside at Windsor Park, a Covenant Retirement Community in Carol Stream, will have their service photo and other memorabilia on display in the community's Centrum beginning Friday, Nov. 8. Intended to honor all veterans, the show is open to the public daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. until Nov. 15. Windsor Park is located at 124 Windsor Park Drive. Captain Richard Blackburn, first row center, holds a book of his memoirs. He received the French Legion of Honor for valor in one of the main campaigns during WW II in France. Visitors can also view a world map with pushpins designating where each veteran served. Windsor Park residents plan this display each year. Those involved in 2013 are Harman Barnard, Ray Smith, Charlie Ochs, Ralph Weldon, Bill Anderson, Stan Johnson, and Herb Clausen.
For more information, call Windsor Park at (630) 510-5500.
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Second row: Bob Muzzy, Howard Headley, Reg Gerig, Len Buck, Dick Rung, Robert Fox, Check Lewis, Clayton Barker, Howard Morey, Wallace Alcorn, Charles Ochs, Stan Yohe, Edward Ayers, Dick Gerig, Jason Johnson, Wayne Cook.
Third row: Bob Doenges, Bill Anderson, David Blomberg, Jim Carr, Bill Taetzsch, Ralph Welton, Stan Johnson, Glenn Heck, George Saunders. Jim Steere
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