Forest Park Review from Forest Park, Illinois on February 17, 1971 · Page 8
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FQREST PARK RE.VIEW, ^WEDNES^AY, .FEBRUARY,!,?, Altenheim News The Ladles Auxiliary of the "Rheinlscher Verein" Introduced the newly chosen Prince and Princess to the members of the Old People's Home. "Prinz Peter der Eclite" and "Prinzessin Marilyn" . together with their attendance made many people happy on February 1st when they gave out gifts, sang songs together and brought a little bit of Germany into the Home. Peter and Marilyn Kern also are members of the Forest Park Harlem Maennerchor and Damenchor, besides, being members at the Rheinischen Verein. The German Mardi Gras has been celebrated in the Rheln-land area of Germany for centuries. Mardi Gras is celebrated from November until Ash Wednesday and has been doing this in the Chicago area since 1897. With all the fun and splendor that goes with the Mardi Gras, It really is a preparation for a serious season which is Lent. Long live the Prince and Princess! Betsy Ross Fun Fair By loan Come one, come all to the Fun Fair at Betsy Ross school on February 19th from 5:00 to 10:00 p.m. An evening of fun, prizes galore, and refreshments are in store for all who attend. There'will be 18 booths to try your luck at. Break away from winter doldrums - come out and take a chance at the Hoop-La or goldfish toss. This year there will be a candy sale for those with a sweet tooth. Also a bake sale. Rippa A big hit each ear is the cake walk with cakes donated by the mothers 'and a grab bag which is delightful for the children. There's something for everyone so we'll see you there! Hot dogs and soft drinks make a nice simple supper. Have your family eat at the Fun Fair. Chairmen of tills event are Donna Zembowski and Loreen Thornton, two hard-working ladies who put a lot of time and effort into this Fun Fair! It will be an August wedding for Rosemarie Rinella and Thomas P. Stocky. Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Rinella of Lathrop Ave., River Forest, were pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter. Mr. and Mrs. James Till of Fourteenth St., Forest Park, are the parents of the prospective bridegroom. A graduate of Trinity High School, Miss Rinella received her bachelor of arts degree in English literature from St. Mary's College at Notre Dame. She is currently teaching English at Morton West High School, Berwyn. Mr. Stocky, a graduate of Fenwick High School, received his bachelor of science degree in chemistry from the University of Notre Dame. While working toward his Ph. D. in Organic Chemistry, he Is an Instructor at Purdue University. His studies have been temporarily interrupted, however, while he fulfills his military obligation in training with the United States Marine Reserves. Talk of Tkc T own by Jackie Schulz Early this Monday morning, I attended a breakfast press conference with U.S. SENATOR CHAKLES PERCY. The senator is very charming, handsome and ,suave. The breakfast was fit for a thrasher - scrambled eggs, fried potatoes, chicken livers, English muffins, sweet rolls, orange juice and coffee! Alter the breakfast, there was a question and answer period during which the senator directly asked for a question from my unfortunate friend - YikesU She did ask an astute one about welfare and revenue sharing but we were both so rattled we couldn't concentrate on his response. Some reporters we are! He answered questions concerning the proposed social security legislation which will enable persons over 65 to earn $2400 instead of the present $1680. Good news for lots of people. In the field of education since the very poor are often the recipients of much aid, and the rich can afford to send their children to private colleges without imposing too great a hardship on the family budget, It's us poor* guys in the middle who seem to lose out so often on the education of children. So Senator Percy has a plan whereby tax deductions or tax credits will be available to middle income families to be used for private school education. Best wishes to EDWARD VAN LENNER and JEAN ANN ZITTERGRUEN who will be married in Garber, Iowa, February 20th. Edward Is the 'son of ED VAN LENNER and the grandson of MRS* FLORENCE VAN LENNER of.Forest Park. The good news about the wedding came to us from Edward's cousins LORRAINE and JAMES CROWLEY. JEANNINE CROWLEY recently became engaged to MICHAEL DUNST. Michael has been working for Coleman Industries and Jeannine is a Medical Secretary at Hines Hospital. "SANTO RIZZO wants everyone to know the trees in the park do NOT belong to the village. They belong to the Park, a separate taxing body. JOHN and MAURA STOCKY of Sylmar, California would like their friends here to know they were not injured in the earthquake. The Stockeys live quite near the Veterans Hospital which suffered such devastation. RUTH WARNER has some happy news - she saw the first robin of '71! Ruth has been feeding the birds all winter and never saw him before so she thinks he's probably not a hold-over from last year. In 36 years in their home on Marengo Avenue, the Warners have never seen a robin so early in the year. Maybe her robin will show up that gloomy groundhog in Puxatawnee, Pennsylvania who's always predicting long winters.- Vote for CURRAN CARES "Let Him Prove It" JEREMIAH J. CURRAN COMMISSIONER FOREST PARK CURRAN CONCERNED CONSCIENTIOUS CONSTRUCTIVE A ramilv 1 ratlition ol over a liali ccnliu-v of ' hiisint's.s Operations in I'orcst Park VOTE FOR JEREMIAH J. CURRAN Commissioner of Forest Park 2nd NAME ON THE COMMISSIONERS BALLOT Primary Election Tuesday, February 23rd Polls Open 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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