Forest Park Review from Forest Park, Illinois on January 20, 1971 · Page 1
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Forest Park, Illinois
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Wednesday, January 20, 1971
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Forest Park Public Library 7555 Jackson Blvd. Forest Park, III. FOREST PARK REVIEW Delivered Eaqh Tnun. Morning By Your Poitmin $5.00 Per Year in Advance Second Class Postage Paid •I Forest Park, Illinois LARRY-KAERCHER, EDITOR 7451 MADISON STREET. FOREST PARK. ILLINOIS 60130 366-0600-366-0601 At All News Stands No. 3 FOREST PARK, ILLINOIS, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 20, 1971 Established In 1889 Archdiocesan Essay Contest Winners The unexpected amount of entrants from this area in the Archldocesan Essay Contest, about local community improvements, prompted the Saint Bernardlne's Women's Club to present awards. The recipients are, left to right: Karen Gustafson, third place, Joan Holzman, second and Chester Marc, Jr., first prize winner. Looking on Is Father Joseph LeVoy, moderator of the club, as Mrs. Cecelia Sinkevitch, president, presents the first prize check. Each student read their winniig essay, Tuesday evening, January 12th at the club's meeting. March of Dimes Campaign The 1971 March of Dimes'Volunteer Leaders from Forest Park plan to make the March of Dimes' "Mission Possible" January 22nd thru the 26th when they campaign for donations to prevent birth defects. Chairman - Mrs. B. Mohus, St. "Bernardine School Co-Chairman - Mrs. D. Dunne, St. Bernardino School Zone Colonel - Mrs. M. Swan, Garfleld School Zone Colonel - Mrs. T. White, St. Bernardine School Zone Colonel - Mrs. M. Leyva, St. Bernardine School Zone Colonel - Mrs. V. Branlgan, St. Bernardine School The contributions collected by thevolunteers will support life saving March of Dimes' programs in the areas of research, treatment and education. These programs bring hope to an annually estimated 8,000 infants in the Metropolitan Chicago area who are born mentally or physically handicapped In some way and also brlngapromise of health to future new boras. ff you are abletohelplnanyarea, please call 366-4918 or 366-0974. Virginia Syhilla Passes Away By My Hiidirsii During the summer of 1960, Mrs. Virginia Sybilla began her employment with the Forest Park Public Schools. From 1960-1965, /Mrs. Sybilla was secretary in 'the Field-Stevenson School. Mrs. Sybilla returned to the schools in 1966 again at Field-Stevenson where she stayed until Jan. 1970 when she becameSecretarytothe Superintendent. During these nine years, Mrs. Sybilla was a friend to all people. She spoke of all the children as her children. The love for our Secretary was shared by everyone who met her. Mrs. Virginia Sybilla was born Virginia Langless in Chicago on May 10, 1914. When she was 8 months old her family moved to Forest Park where she has resided since. Virginia attended Garfleld School and graduated from Proviso East High School. In 1940 she married Joseph Sybilla and they had one daughter Mrs. Cynthia Tyer. She is survived by her husband, daughter, a sister Mrs. Joseph Cortlno and a step-father and step-brother who reside In California. Her mother, father and one brother preceded her in death. -, A Letter From Mrs. Eric Fielden Ed. Note: Mr. Fielden was the first patient treated at the Forest Park Dialysis Center. He passed away on Thursday, January 14th. See Obituaries. I want at this time to express my most sincere and humble thanks to the people of Forest Park who have stood beside me and my family for the pasK27 months. When Eric became 111 in October 1968, It was the people of Forest Pirk who opened their hearts and showed thetrue meaning of human kindness. It was through the efforts of Pastor Roth and the good people of St. Peter's Church that the kidney center at St. Peters Parish House was established which gave Eric the past 2-1/2 years of life and has helped countless others in their fight against kidney disease. Special thanks must go to the fire and police departments who responded so many times. There are no words to express my feelings to Dr. Muekrcke, Dr. Moles, Dr. Lawrence and Marian Sheehan who fought so hard for Eric and will continue this fight against kidney disease. I know that the past two years of Eric's life were not in vain and to the people of Forest Park, I thank you. Mrs. Eric Fielden and family Candidates Night February ?8th Thei FOREST PARK REVIEW -will host a political-social event called "CANDIDATES NlGHT" on Thursday, February 18th at 7:30 P.M. at Homer's Banquet Room, 7340 Madison Street. The Informal event is designed to help you choose the candidates who will guide the destiny of our village for the next four years. • Mark this date on your calendar and "READ THE REVIEW" for further details. Candidate for Commissioner ARMAND C. LADOUCEUR.of 1039 Ferdinand Avenue has died as a candidate for Commissioner of Forest Park.-He Is 50 years of age and a trained machinist. A homeowner of Forest Park for 15 years, Armand and his wlfe'Adela have two sons. He has earned the nickname o/ Forest Park's "Paul Revere" by his activities as Chairman of a taxpayer Watchdog group known as the "Forest Park Civic Committee". If elected, he has a definite program that he will Introduce to the Council Including the following: . 1. Full disclosure of ownership on Zoning Variations Proceedings. 2. Concessions to elder citizens on Vehicle Licenses. One flat price for all vehicles, regardless of horsepower with a nominal charge of $1.00 for anyone over 65 years of age. 3. Prohibition of Officials dealing with the Village that might be remored as conflict of Interest. 4. Economy in Village Government. 5. No Bond Issues without Voter Approval whether or not required by law. 6. The adoption of a Master Plan for the future development of the Community to compliment the small homeowner as well as the business establishment. "Al" as he is his friends was prompted to become a candidate by his observance of the "disregard of some Officials for the wishes of'those who pay the bllls-the taxpayers of Forest Park". ' He solicits your vote on Election Day. Millard Phebus with Forest Park National Bank Millard S. Phebus, retired Vice President and Cashier of the River Forest State Bank for 18 years will start his 48th year in banking with the Forest Park National Bank in their Installment Lending Division. Mr. Phebus started his banking career /in 1922 with the Oak Park Trust and Savings Bank.

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