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Daniel Fegan,73

Daniel Fegan,73

Daniel Fegan passed away at age 73 from complications from leukemia, Oct. 1, while surrounded by his family. A lifelong Chicagoan and Hyde Park resident for the last three decades, Fegan leaves behind his beloved wife, Dr. Claudia Fegan, his first-born child and daughter, Angela, his son, James, and his younger sister, Mary. Fegan was(…)

Nancy Shlaes deGrazia, 79

Nancy Shlaes deGrazia, 79

Nancy Shlaes deGrazia, 79. Beloved wife of the late Victor R. deGrazia and former wife of Jared B. Shlaes; devoted mother of Bruce (Beth Wilson) deGrazia, Janet (Hans Funke) deGrazia, Lee deGrazia, Amity Shlaes (Seth) Lipsky, Daniel (Lauren) deGrazia, Noah (Lynda Jo) Shlaes, Nancy (Phil) LoCascio, and Jane Shlaes; cherished grandmother of 18; proud great-grandmother(…)

Chaturanga promotes the practice of yoga through Mindful Meetups

Chaturanga promotes the practice of yoga through Mindful Meetups

By ALLISON MATYUS Staff Writer You don’t have to be flexible or relaxed in order to practice yoga; Chaturanga Holistic Fitness, 1525 E. 55th St., is proving that the practice of yoga goes far beyond the limits of the yoga mat in their new Mindful Meetups series. “Connecting with yourself in any way is a(…)

Broncos cruise to victory over Englewood Urban Prep

Broncos cruise to victory over Englewood Urban Prep

By JOSEPH PHILLIPS  Sports Writer  Thanks to a dominate first half performance by the Kenwood Academy High School defense, the Broncos improved to 4-2 on the season with a 36-2 blowout victory over Englewood Urban Prep on Friday night, Sept. 30, at Gately Stadium, 810 E. 103rd St. “It was very important that our guys(…)

Elaine Wong, 91

Elaine Wong, 91

Hyde Park resident Elaine Wong, M.D., nee Chong, age 91, of Chicago, passed away on September 2, 2016 of natural causes. Wong, or “Popo” to her three beloved grandchildren, was a loving grandmother, mother of two children, and wife to Arthur Wong for 51 years. She was born in Honolulu, Hawaii as the middle of(…)

Phil C. Neal, 97

Phil C. Neal, 97

Former University of Chicago Law School (UCLS) Dean Phil C. Neal, antitrust expert, litigator and law firm founder, died Sept. 27, he was 97. Neal was a professor at the Law School for 21 years and its sixth dean. He taught subjects including Elements of the Law, Antitrust, and Constitutional Law. He hired scholars Richard Posner,(…)

Mt. Carmel Caravans fall short against St. Rita

Mt. Carmel Caravans fall short against St. Rita

By Joseph Phillips  Sports Writer  Thanks to a last second field goal by sophomore kicker Gavin Mottl of Saint (St.) Rita High School, the Mount (Mt.) Carmel Caravans would fall short in a 31-28 losing effort on Friday night in front of a packed house at Gately Stadium. “I was thinking that I was practicing(…)

Conrad Albert Wennerberg memorial service

Conrad Albert Wennerberg memorial service

A memorial service for Conrad Albert Wennerberg will be held on Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016 at the home of Anne Marie Miles, 5490 S. Shore Drive, beginning at 10 a.m. Reception immediately follows.

Joan Hartman Agin, 86

Joan Hartman Agin, 86

Joan Hartman Agin, beloved wife of Dan Agin, has passed on. She was 86. She will long be remembered as a vivacious Chicago girl and woman, former Secretary to the President of Mercury Records, a graduate with Honors in History from Roosevelt University, a crusader for women’s rights and political, social, and economic justice for(…)

Marvin Gittler, 77

Marvin Gittler, 77

Marvin Gittler, who devoted his life to fight for unions and labor laws as a Chicago attorney, died on Thursday, Sept. 9, at his home in Union Pier, Mich. He was 77 years old. Gittler was born in New York and studied at Syracuse University, where he met his wife of 56 years, Carol. He(…)

Charline Johnson, 48

Charline Johnson, 48

By ALLISON MATYUS Staff Writer Charline Johnson passed away from her battle with cancer on Aug. 28. She was 48 years old. Johnson was actively involved in Hyde Park during the decade that she lived in the neighborhood, and even afterwards living on the South Side. She was a nanny at the Baby PhD. Childcare(…)

Mt. Carmel falls short in comeback attempt over Loyola

Mt. Carmel falls short in comeback attempt over Loyola

By JOSEPH PHILLIPS Sports Writer The Mt. Carmel Caravan fell short of their comeback attempt after a 35-28 loss to the top-rated Loyola Ramblers at Gately Stadium during the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) Game of The Week, Friday, Sept. 9. The Ramblers (3-0, 1-0) would outscore the Caravan (2-1, 1-0) 28-0 in the first 18 minutes of the half, leading(…)