2012-12-20

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Schools not so broke after all



So I thought I was being judicious by voting no on Prop. 30, but yes on Prop. 38. But your recent article makes the case for me being a prize idiot—$44 million to construct theaters so 1,320 parents can watch their children prance around on stage like their celebrity heroes on “Glee.” I will save this article and wave it […]

Familyfilm written, directed by Oak Park resident released on DVD




A family Christmas movie written and directed by Gregory Poppen, of Oak Park has been released on DVD. “Chilly Christmas,” is about 11-year-old Bobby Cole (Bryson Sams) and his friend Caps (Karan Brar), who attempt to teach Bobby’s dog, Chilly, to behave. The comedy follows the boys’ attempts to corral Chilly’s rambunctious spirit, acceptable at the beach but trouble in […]

Olympian tells students to aim high



Eye On Local Area Stocks



A nation loses its ‘moral compass’



I have no doubt The Acorn will be flooded with letters from people who want to use the Connecticut tragedy to further their own political agenda, whether pro-gun or anti-gun. This incident is so grave and evil that we need to look beyond the obvious. Blaming this incident on guns along is about a simplistic as blaming airplanes for Pearl […]

Santa helps steer kids toward college



Acupuncturist joins group



Daniel Regan, a licensed acupuncturist, has joined Wilkes Family Medicine and will begin treating patients in January. Trained at the New York College of Health Professionals, Regan earned a master’s degree in science and a doublespecialty in acupuncture and herbology. His studies included more than 3,000 hours in medical training including Western and Eastern medical theory. Donnelly Wilkes, MD, a […]

Take Your Acorn on Vacation



The liberal failing



Reading the first paragraph of the most recent letter from ol’ liberal Larry, I got excited when he stated that he was going to gloat about the recent elections. But alas, it was just more of the same drivel spewing forth from ol’ Larry, paragraph after paragraph bashing Republicans and the GOP. When ol’ Larry said he was “going to […]


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