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From the Assistant Editor: Fond memories of the Fourth

July 5, 2017 by Brittany Kapa, Assistant Editor Opinion, From the Editor

From the Assistant Editor

I have many fond memories of Fourth of July shenanigans. 

I grew up in Elgin, just a few blocks from the Hoffman Estates border. All of the area towns in the...

From the Editor: If you stare at the sun too long, you’ll get burned

by F. Amanda Tugade, Editor Opinion, From the Editor

When I was little, I had a habit of staring at the sun. 

My father had warned me that if I stared at it too long, I’d lose my eyesight. 

The thing is my curiosity got the best of me. 

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From the Assistant Editor: Help me, help you.

by Brittany Kapa, Assistant Editor Opinion, From the Editor

I have come to learn that Tinley Park residents are well-travelled folk.

Those photos on the Tinley Park Historical Society’s Facebook page are proof that residents here take some pretty interesting trips. Likewise, I...

From the Editor: Take it from me. Learn how to protect yourself.

by F. Amanda Tugade, Editor Opinion, From the Editor

I have a confession to make: I am afraid of open water. 

And if you’re heading to the beach – or much less a pool – you can count me out. 

I wasn’t always like this though.  

This fear...