Wednesday, January 16, 2013
If you've got wit, add your punchline to Patch's weekly comic and win a personalized print.
Are you blessed with insight and good humor? Or just bored today? Share your wit with your south suburban neighbors by entering Patch's comic caption challenge. Just add your dialogue for today's comic in the comment section of this post. Our only requirement is that you keep it clean! At week's end, we'll pick the winning punchline based on how many of us here at Patch giggle and smile at your contribution. The user who produces the winning punchline will get a personalized proof of the comic, with the winning words and a credit line, from cartoonist Chuck Ingwersen and Patch. Congratulations to Tim Howe for the winning punchline to last week's Magic Bear cartoon: Sorry about your rabbit, but I couldn't find any Charmin in here.
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
Aldi to hold job fairs this morning at area locations. Fashion Bug stores are coming to end of the road.
A co-owner of Calabria Imports in Evergreen Park said the deli's Beverly location at 1905 W. 103rd St. hopes to reopen by Thursday after closing Tuesday over what she said was a "leasing issue." "The Beverly location was closed (Tuesday and Wednesday) because the owner is working out some leasing issues with the landlord," said Victoria Barajas, a co-owner of the Evergreen location with Pat Roberto, who owns the Beverly location. "He hopes to reopen by Thursday," she said. She flatly denied the Beverly location was closed for good. "That's just not true," she said. "Pat is working on the lease." There was no mention of the closing on either the deli's website or Facebook page. The Fashion Bug store at 8735 S. Harlem Ave. in Bridgeview’s …
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Work has also been going on for several weeks to rebuild Franconello's in Beverly, which burned down last Labor Day.
- Bob Bong
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
A Vitamin Shoppe is scheduled to open on Sunday, Sept. 30, at 2501 W. 95th St. on the site of the former Theodore’s restaurant. The store will be about 3,500 square feet and is one of three new Vitamin Shoppes to open in Illinois this month. Hours will be Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sundays from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. For information, call 708-229-0370 or visit the company online at the Vitamin Shoppe. It was just a year ago that popular eatery Franconello’s Italian Restaurant burned down at 10222 S. Western Ave. in Beverly. Workers have been busy in recent weeks rebuilding the restaurant. Calls to the owner have not been returned, but this message was posted on the restaurant’s Facebook page on July 29: “We are in there …
Friday, August 24, 2012
Congressman Dan Lipinski is hosting a job fair on Friday, Aug. 24, at the Sabre Room in Hickory Hills. More than 40 employers will be on hand to talk to prospective job candidates.
Wednesday, August 22, 2012
Congressman Dan Lipinski (D-IL) will be hosting a job fair this Friday in Hickory Hills.
Looking for a new job, or just need help finding work? A good place to start could be at a job fair this Friday, Aug. 24 in Hickory Hills, which will be hosted by Congressman Dan Lipinski. Job seekers will have the opportunity meet with representatives of 48 local businesses, including BNSF Railway, Advocate Christ Medical Center, Standard Bank and Trust, AT&T, Walgreens, Hoist Liftruck, Electro-Motive Diesel, the Chicago Transit Authority, CITGO – Lemont Refining, Securitas and more. The fair will begin at 10 a.m. and run until noon at The Sabre Room, 8900 W. 95th St., in Hickory Hills, IL. For more information, call Congressman Lipinski's office at 312-886-0481.
Thursday, February 2, 2012
More than 20 employers scheduled to attend job fair on Feb. 14. 'How To Work A Job Fair' workshops planned for Feb. 9, 10 and 13.
Saint Xavier University hopes to give hopeful job hunters a Valentine when it hosts its 14th annual Chicago Campus Job Fair on Feb. 14 at the Shannon Center. The fair is free and open to the public. Attendees are invited to network with invited employers. The job fair starts at 3 p.m. Employers scheduled to attend the fair include Angels at Home Healthcare, Fastenal Co., Franciscan Outreach, Franciscan St. James Health, Grand Prairie Services, Imagetec LP, Ingalls Memorial Hospital, Jewel-Osco, Mercy Home for Boys and Girls, Mercy Volunteer Corps, Moraine Valley Community College, Palos Community Hospital, Speedway LLC, Standard Bank and Trust, TCF Bank, United States Secret Service, U.S. Army Health Care Recruiting, and Waddell and Reed, …
Tuesday, October 4, 2011
Looking for a job? Congressman Dan Lipinski wants to help you find one.
Tuesday, October 4, 2011
Congressman Dan Lipinski (D-IL) will host a Job Fair this Friday, Oct. 7 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Bridgeview Community Center, 7900 S. Oketo Avenue, in Bridgeview. The fair will provide job seekers an opportunity to meet with a wide range of area businesses that are currently hiring. Attendees should be sure to bring multiple copies of their resume. “Helping Americans get back to work is my top priority,” Congressman Lipinski said. “This Job Fair is an excellent opportunity for area residents looking for work to network and connect with local businesses." Participating businesses include, among others: BNSF, Norfolk Southern, Academia Truck Driving School, Cintas Corporation, Brookfield Zoo, EMD, Staffmark, May Trucking, Schneider …