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A Hands of Peace group from 2011. Patch file photo
Amy Lohmolder July 19, 2014 at 11:23 am
I am glad that Rabbi Moffic is teaching "the power of hearing multiple voices". If thereRead More is ever to be peace, it is every bit as important to hear of the experiences of Palestinians as those of our Jewish friends.
forest barbieri July 19, 2014 at 05:03 pm
I applaud the efforts of Rabbi Moffic as the children of Palestine and Israel have no quarrel onRead More equal terms, rather politics and adults propagate the hate and killing. Unfortunately, the current killing of so many innocent civilians and children will create another generation of what one side will say are terrorists and another say patriots avenging their child or relatives death. A vicious cycle that violence only enhances. When will the intelligent and forward thinkers of the Middle East come together to create a better future for all. Who is humble enough to find peace?
alan donahue July 20, 2014 at 10:48 am
I'm sure Rabbi Moffic is talented, but I think this synagogue needs to find someone who is moreRead More sexually dynamic and visually appealing.
Jordan Zoot | Credit: Evanston Police Department
Walter White July 7, 2014 at 05:58 am
That is definitely the new face of the pro gun lobby.
Steve S. July 7, 2014 at 08:26 am
Hmmmmmmmmmmm, another Cox fan bites the dust
Walter White July 7, 2014 at 10:16 am
I guess that's what happens when you run your mouth all over Patch. Front and center placement withRead More your mug all over the internet. Nice job Patch!
Colleen McAbee July 2, 2014 at 10:30 am
Awesome in the true sense of the word.
william savick July 2, 2014 at 02:18 pm
We don't often get storms of this character in Chicago-proper the magnitude of which gives us moreRead More than a concerned eye for those unprotected in the outskirts .
Joan Lourich Hackett June 20, 2014 at 08:14 pm
If you have had West Nile virus can you be reinfected???
Tom June 21, 2014 at 08:30 pm
According to all I read, it may not be lifetime immunity but, it'll be a number of yrs. it's likeRead More chicken pox, technically you can get it again. If you're immunocompromised you may not get immunity.
Congregation Bnai Torah will closes its doors on June 30
McCloud June 24, 2014 at 04:47 pm
Hey, I might have a uni cycle for the jester in your group. I know it's an anachronism, but seemsRead More to entertain the crowd whilst juggln the ball my lord.
McCloud June 24, 2014 at 04:58 pm
How about juggling two large turkey legs and a black ball with chain, wait a minute, dost I writeRead More your entire act? The king would not be pleased.
Just Sayin June 24, 2014 at 06:11 pm
Proud of you McClown...laying bare for all to see...step in the right direction. Good for you !!!
Classmates and friends have sent cards wishing the Highland Park family good luck. Courtesy of Jeanette Ocampo
Bambi June 18, 2014 at 12:54 pm
God Bless you Ocampo family. I hope all goes well for you and hoping that Lucas will be able to runRead More and play again with his friends.
lisa bleichman June 23, 2014 at 08:04 am
You are an incredible mother! My mom gave me her kidney over 20 years ago and I now have threeRead More beautiful children and became a nurse afterwards! Your son will get to live a full and rewarding life thanks to your generosity! Good luck to you and your family! Your almost there!
Credit: Illinois Department of Transportation
Dolores Hayes June 14, 2014 at 08:06 am
I think we already had enough warnings. You would have to be from outer space not to know to stayRead More away from the Kennedy expressway. It has been the opening story on almost every newscast for over a week.
j June 14, 2014 at 11:01 am
Why is Obama coming?
j June 14, 2014 at 01:49 pm
Thanks Hector. Would you mind?
Johnny appleseed June 23, 2014 at 10:11 am
Didn't know mansions were section 8
Jj June 24, 2014 at 08:53 am
luv these comments....everything I was thinkin..thks guys :-)
Stu Pidasso June 26, 2014 at 09:20 am
Goodbye, smell you later.
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Dan Cox June 11, 2014 at 02:15 pm
A boat is not an Island... it is still just a boat with a fancy deck. What do you do with it in theRead More dead of winter?
seer. June 11, 2014 at 09:27 pm
Sure Stan- people are clamoring to move into the corrupt cesspool that is Chicago.
stan June 11, 2014 at 10:09 pm
You most of never been to chicago seer all I'm saying chicago is gonna be nicer then the burbs theRead More burbs turning ghetto while parts of the city are turning nice
Yes, because this is so much fun.
Catherine Caporusso May 27, 2014 at 05:53 am
This comment string definitely opened my eyes to hatred against disabled people in this country.Read More Pearl, never stop fighting!
Pearl Gannon May 27, 2014 at 06:17 am
I definitely have to say I'm very surprised by the amount of attention this post received. I will beRead More writing a response to this for my next article because of the feedback in the comments to respond to some of what people said. I'm also shocked that two weeks later people are still writing in about it.
Shawn Palmer June 2, 2014 at 02:15 am
I think Pearl has made good points and to let others view in disabled eyes. I would have to agreeRead More with numbers 4 through 7. My grandma is disabled from a car accident in the 80's and was paralyzed from her waist down only. When she has to use a bathroom at a public place, She's fine cause she has a tubing that can be used for any bathrooms which maybe is helpful in her case. Narrowing aisles she does have problems cause like Pearl mentioned are not wide enough as I witnessed it and sometimes take the advantage and move them if needed for her to go through. Now five is something my grandma has trouble with. She can't push a cart of course or even a basket unless trying to push herself which is hard basically for everyone cause you only have two hands to use. She tries all the time but me or my aunt does take it away just to make things easier for her to push herself. It's true most places don't have automatic doors just opened for you but she doesn't have a problem as she has people opened doors for her even if me and my aunt are there which is nice of them to do so, walking in or out. seven, Same goes for my Grandma. She can't reach cause things are quite bit high for her so she has to ask me or my aunt to get her things if out of her reach. Lastly, eight. Rarely happens only at hospital when my Grandma comes with. But at woodfield mall, I can see where Pearl is coming from. Not so much though at Vernon hills as we usually get on elevators ourselves to minimal amount of people with us. So somethings my Grandma has problems with but she's never down or sad about them. She's grateful to be alive and not dead. Doesn't let anything like that bother her. But whenever she does go out, My aunt and me most of the time are with her anyways cause of how much we care about her. She can still think and do most things as other people can just not with her legs. It's difficult if you go out alone but my Aunt and I make sure to go along with cause we know she's gonna need some help. She accomplish a lot of things before the accident and after too when I was born. Sure we haven't experience much bad things but the point is, she doesn't let whatever stop her. She can find an alternative route but having us with her is ensuring. As long you have a family member or a friend with you if your disabled, you be fine. We all need a hand for something and if we as human beings can't help each other, we are only gonna go down together and further.
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