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September 25, 2000
make wish list
18, 2000] One way or
another, change must come to Lincoln’s Central School.
Built in 1915, the venerable structure must either be
replaced or modified to meet the needs of today’s children and the
safety measures required by the state of Illinois.
Whatever the change is to be, the teachers who work in the
building have drawn up a “wish list” they believe would provide
the best educational setting for the children they serve.
in LDN's 'Let's Eat' series
Bacon, eggs and talk of the stock market every day
at 6 a.m.
18, 2000] Joanne
Durchslag didn’t come all the way from Federal Way, Wash., just
for the food at Mary’s, but accompanying her parents, Edith and
Jim Geary, to their favorite morning place was certainly a side
benefit. “We come
here for coffee about every morning,” says Jim Geary, “and on
Saturdays we usually have breakfast. It’s the best bacon and eggs
"grandma" means to me
18, 2000] A
“G MA UV 3” (as a license plate says) or a
grandparent to any other number of offspring is typically proud, but
not everyone has grandchildren. We all have grandparents, however,
whether living or not. With a grandmother’s birthday at hand, a
columnist considers what “grandma” represents.
LCHS band director makes
music his life
18, 2000] “I
always knew music was going to be my life,” says Tony Corpus.
“And I knew when I was in high school I wanted to teach
As the band instructor at Lincoln Community High School for
the past nine years, he’s teaching music, and as a drummer for two
different jazz bands, he’s making music.
In addition, he’s teaching the jazz he loves to some of his
regular band students.
sponsors Wednesday breakfast with Rep. Ray LaHood
Blood drive at Sports
chips and compost available at old city landfill
named YMCA's top volunteer
Relay for Life raises
money for cancer research
Saying goodbye to your pet