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 […]
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, 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, 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Alice Ruth Marcson (Tootsie Solomon) passed away at home on September 2 at the age of 93. Marcson was born in Chicago on July 14, 1923. Her parents Harry and Jenny Solomon owned The Hyde Park Pantry, at 53rd and Ellis; She attended Kozminski Elementary School, Hyde Park High School and studied Zoology at the University of Chicago. She and her […]
Conrad Albert Wennerberg, a familiar figure to many Hyde Park residents, died at his home on the afternoon of Sept. 8. Wennerberg was a fixture at the Promontory Point dating back to the early1960s. “[Conrad] was the ‘old man’ of the Point in the great Hemingway tradition,” recalled his friend, Sherry Gutman, who affectionately refers […]