Forest View celebrates annual Oktoberfest

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The Village of Forest View held its third annual Oktoberfest celebration at Forest View Park on Saturday, October 7. This is now an annual free event for all Forest View residents and it keeps growing every year. This year featured music by The Polka Pals, and American English. The village provided free food, including bratwurst,…

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Argo’s girls varsity tennis team wins South Suburban Red title

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Argo High School’s girls varsity tennis has won the South Suburban Red conference title for the fourth time in school history. Prior to this season, the last title was won in 2017. This year’s team consists of Gabriela Dabrowski, Olivia Dlugi, Abigail Grenier, Julia Grenier, Ashley Jauregui, Sofia Jauregui-Ibarra, Athena Litsogiannis, Olivia Lopez, Lana Murphy, Isabel…

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Argo’s Coach McCarthy hosts basketball clinics for area schools

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By Carol McGowan  Argo’s Head Girls Basketball Coach, Dan McCarthy, has been busy getting area students ready for their upcoming season, as well as ready for Argonaut basketball. McCarthy recently hosted two basketball clinics.  One was at Heritage Middle School in Summit, and one was held at Argo High School in Summit. The first, a…

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My Twist Boba and Yogurt in Summit is a must try!

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By Carol McGowan On 63rd Street in Summit, sits a great place to get in on all of the excitement of Boba Tea, and delicious frozen yogurt. My Twist, 7520 W. 63rd Street, has been open for almost a year and a half, and is drawing in more customers as word gets around over the…

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Summit Fire Department remembers September 11

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By Carol McGowan  Nearly 30 people gathered Monday morning at the Summit Fire Department on 59th Street to remember the people who died in the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks carried out by al-Qaeda against the United States. The ceremony and prayer service were followed by Summit Fire Chief Anthony Anderson and Summit Police Chief…

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Summit residents voice 74th Avenue traffic concerns 

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By Carol McGowan  Residents who live on the north side of the village voiced concerns about traffic flow on 74th Avenue at the August 21 village board meeting. The residents are worried about the direction of traffic flow on 74th Avenue. At present, 74th Avenue is a two-way street from Archer Road to the first alley…

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Forest View names Zarate as police chief

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By Carol McGowan  There’s a new chief in town in Forest View. It was a full house at their August 22 village board meeting, when longtime village police officer, Bianel Zarate, had a ceremonial swearing in as police chief by Village Clerk Laura McGuffey. He had taken over as police chief on August 3. Those…

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Aleco Julius, former Summit trustee, passes away

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Aleco S. Julius, 71, passed away on August 23. Mr. Julius was a lifelong resident of the Village of Summit, a village trustee for eight years, and was an alumnus of Argo High School’s Class of 1969. He worked for many years and retired from the Argo-Summit Post Office. Summit Mayor Sergio Rodriguez told the…

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