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samantha April 23, 2014 at 10:29 am
Agree worried with the issues l.a been having with cleanness. And what they will be just AsRead More expensive. I like xsport bc its cheaper. But I miss the xsport in chicago ridge bc it was lot bigger and more things. Why cant we have big gyms and low prices. Xsport in crestwood shouldve picked a better building. Its too small, and horrible with parking, but it is what it is.not saying xsport in crestwood is better, bc workers there are lazy and not friendly, well some.
JennyandHannah DeWilde April 23, 2014 at 11:15 am
Any word on what they would do with Oak Fest? would they stop having it?
Danielle Abendroth April 23, 2014 at 11:22 am
I like how everyone is more concerned with oak fest and not considering how much good this can doRead More for the city that has trouble attracting and retaining bigger businesses. Oak Fest can move down the street to where the empty car dealers are at. We need tax revenue in this city, so that there is something besides our propertry taxes supporting this city. I hope that LA fitness and oak forest can get this worked out.
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Ted Buchanan April 21, 2014 at 06:47 pm
Who has even heard of these stores? Didn't Aaron Bros.go under in 1987? Who wants to take the timeRead More to hack into these accounts? Dummies that shop there don't have any money! Low-brow and low income customers who bring in their 5 screaming kids ( 4 are obese!) And their parents let them terrorize the rest of the shoppers. Free babysitting while Mommy orders an extra large Slushee for Remo and his ADD. Why ? Parents weren't parented either. Or its considered cute as Jr. has his meltdown with sticky chocolate fingers ! Count me out...
yourusmcboyelvises April 21, 2014 at 11:20 pm
you elvisees need to grab a par and march on the lilly house and drag those obummers and smoldens toRead More the streetskies for some real justskies. before icks too lakes.
Scott Peterson April 21, 2014 at 11:44 pm
Security is a deterrent not a preventative measure. There is no way to be secure from everyRead More possibility because it is impossible to even conceive of every possibility. Instead we try to secure against the threats we know of through experience and those we may anticipate through inference extrapolated from those experiences. The businesses are naturally and rightly profit driven and things that do not directly and or immediately hurt the bottom line do not get priority funding. Thieves too are profit driven though they are less regulated than business and in general face more personal risk than businesses typically do toward realizing their bottom line. Due to the actual few distinctions between the thief and business the thief must be the more resourceful of the two and thus more innovative. Security is always going to be a reactionary means of preventing theft. The proactive means to prevent theft are to accept there is no absolute security and otherwise either too expensive, too harsh, too time consuming or some combination of those. Considering how long humanity seems to have dealt with the issue, one might think we would have tried all of the available variables and figured it out sometime during the last 5000 years through trial and error. Oh wait, we have. Communities where the moral code is instilled in the population from cradle to grave coupled with punishment, justly applied, for infractions have almost zero crime and it costs them almost zero dollars. Face it folks, we're all hippy freaks living in/on a commune we call Earth. Continually spending good money over top of bad as our orthodox approach has required over the centuries has only produced more crime and or prisons. This implies more crime/prisons is the goal if you THINK.
It could cost Americans 20 percent more to get their bacon fixes as a deadline virus sweeps through the nation's hog barns. (Patch file photo)
mark April 18, 2014 at 07:23 am
When taxes are imposed on various industries then to stay in business the prices increase on theRead More consumer! Obamacare , gas taxes, payroll taxes, tolls, the proposed soda and candy tax , your tobacco tax is 75% of what the product really costs! Commercial Property tax increases! Do you people see what's going on here? This country is being destroyed by the Democrats! It is starting to resemble The a Soviet Union! We should change the name of this country to the USSA!
all-c-ing-eye April 18, 2014 at 02:14 pm
And all this time i thought it was Pork Barrel spending.
JBrad April 19, 2014 at 01:57 pm
Mark, Your words are absolutely disgusting. Please do not use this comment thread as a vehicle toRead More spew your racist mentality. And for your information, food-borne illnesses come from agriculture, period. All around the world, including in the U.S. Lastly, your hatred for people of colour does not mean that you understand disease, at all. Good luck in life.
Amanda Horn April 13, 2014 at 06:53 pm
Too bad TOBS didn't have good parents to teach him right from wrong. Hating is wrong. There are goodRead More and bad in every group. I think I'm a little late. You've got to be taught to hate, before you're six, or seven, or eight...so the song goes.
Tired of the B.S. April 14, 2014 at 09:57 am
Amanda, you said, on one of your earlier posts, Amanda Horn March 25, 2014 at 10:03 PM "HowRead More miserable it would be to insist that everyone have the same lifestyle, views, politics, etc. as me." Too bad that if you are white, not gay, not liberal, or don't conform your beliefs to which ever way the winds are blowing, you seem to insist that those people are, in some way, wrong and full of hate. By the way, I have wonderful parents, who did teach me right from wrong. I just don't change the way I feel to try to fit in with the liberal way of thinking. Another thing that they taught me was "Sticks and stones may break my bones, but names will never hurt me."
JusticeLeague April 14, 2014 at 02:44 pm
Tired of B.S. - This might not be on your top priority list, but it's on the top of other people's.Read More Keep that in mind.
frank April 10, 2014 at 06:23 am
Let's see some action? #############
Sharon Carr April 10, 2014 at 09:56 am
If anyone can make this work its Frank Gatto and family! One of my favorite restaurants but most ofRead More all really great people to know!! OP you will love it!!
Larry April 11, 2014 at 08:59 am
Good Luck to the Gatto brothers, make this restaurant as successful as the Tinley Park location.
Lester Scanland April 9, 2014 at 08:49 am
The point of this is understandable, but in all likelihood, the land will be sold and developed forRead More retail which in turn will be profitable for the community, not to mention the jobs it would create. Maybe that should be the primary focus.
Dm April 9, 2014 at 11:07 am
Section 8 housing will be built there just like the one in CCH
Judy Sutter April 9, 2014 at 06:38 pm
We need a nice 18 hole golf course
New Lenox Citizen April 3, 2014 at 07:48 am
Goodwill is a joke . They take donated items and sell them for profit. None of the money goes to anyRead More charity or needy group. The CEO pays himself $600k a year while paying his employees (who are usually physically or mentally handicapped) less than minimum wage people would be better off donating items to shelters or Salvation Army
Jimmy Fallon
Lenny Kravitz April 1, 2014 at 10:49 pm
Anyone but Phillips Chevrolet. I got screwed at Phillips. I picked-out a truck, put down a $200 cashRead More deposit and came back the next day to find they sold my truck to someone else. Cheeseballs.
Interested resident April 2, 2014 at 09:01 am
That is a shame Lenny Kravitz. I'm sorry to hear that. The patch says Fallon will buy the truckRead More for the rep (in quotes). My understanding is that he is going to buy a truck from the rep. He said last Friday night that he didn't want to make it that easy for the sale.
william savick April 2, 2014 at 03:35 pm
Question Lenny Kravitz; Did you get your $200. back?
Leah Bowman and her Lego resume kit.
Mikerrr April 1, 2014 at 12:17 pm
Who cares what reddit commenters said about it? What did potential employers say about it????
Mikerrr April 1, 2014 at 12:18 pm
Who cares what a bunch of reddit commenters have to say about it? What did potential EMPLOYERSRead More have to say about her idea?
Hitchens! March 30, 2014 at 04:19 pm
Here is an idea for the "community" focused Patch. Take a ride up to Dream Pizza on CiceroRead More and interview the owners for an article. Any new business usually gets the "patch" treatment, so why hasn't this one? Could you please explain the oversight and tell us when to expect the article to post?
James P. McMahon March 19, 2014 at 08:03 pm
Great idea. Let's ban tobacco and legalize marijuana. Makes sense to me!
Garrett Fifer March 23, 2014 at 05:27 pm
To all the people making the, "But they also sell alcohol!" argument. You must not beRead More aware that alcohol kills only a small fraction of people when compared to tobacco. According to the CDC, excessive alcohol consumption (key-word being excessive) leads to 88,000 deaths annually; while tobacco is responsible for 480,000 (almost a half-million) deaths annually. Furthermore, alcohol can be safely consumed in moderation without a large risk of addiction or cancer. In fact, alcohol (especially red wine) has health benefits. Tobacco has not one single health benefit and the most common outcome of consuming it is addiction, chronic illness, and shortened life expectancy. Tobacco companies profit off addiction. So please, take your uneducated comparisons elsewhere.
Greg Alan March 24, 2014 at 09:48 am
Not arguing here, about the facts of tobacco, and how it kills people. Not comparing alcohol, toRead More tobacco, & which 'drug' kills MORE people. People make CHOICES to buy these items. People also choose to drink irresponsibly, and kill, injure, & affect families, when they choose to DRINK & DRIVE! Smokers affect their own health! Which is more evil? I agree with Tony!
Kathy Rogge March 7, 2014 at 02:11 pm
Durbins?
Lauren Traut (Editor) March 7, 2014 at 02:14 pm
Durbin's actually isn't included in the list of official pub crawl participants. Their number isRead More 708-687-1700, if you want to call and check. :)
Jordan S. Zoot March 5, 2014 at 02:49 pm
Given all of the things I have to worry about today I am sure glad that tainted nuts isn't one ofRead More them.
Oliver P. McCracken March 6, 2014 at 09:33 am
I thought folks were complaining that The Patch no longer had an editor? If there is no editor, thenRead More who deleted my nuts-&-taint-tainted remark?
Citizen Sane March 16, 2014 at 08:44 pm
Haha. I prefer this thread. Very nice.
Dan February 21, 2014 at 06:52 am
beggers sucks, fasanos in justice is bettet
Dan February 21, 2014 at 06:53 am
better,sorry
NANCY GRACE February 21, 2014 at 12:46 pm
Connies, Ginos east, Giordanos should be considered
Louie, an 8-month-old chihuahua, napped Saturday afternoon in advance of the big adoption event Sunday. | Photo Credit: Dennis Robaugh
Lenny Kravitz February 23, 2014 at 07:21 pm
Is anybody buying this load of crap how the former animal abusers Alsip has turned-over a new leafRead More and is rescue central? My family used to buy all our landscaping and pet supplies there for many years, but wouldn't give them a red cent now, especially with so many other choices around town. If you forgive these same scummy owners with the slick new CEO, than you really don't put your money where your mouth is when it comes to animal abusers.