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  • Solomon Burke dies; singer's voice was as big as his soul

    Solomon Burke dies; singer's voice was as big as his soul
    Solomon Burke, a pioneering singer-songwriter of so-called sweet soul music whose powerful ballads in the 1960s were a major influence on a generation of rock, R&B and pop vocalists, has died. He was in his early 70s. Burke died early Sunday morning of...
  • A grieving father's final gift to his son

    A grieving father's final gift to his son
    Lawrence Tolliver II, a barber by trade, wasn't sure he could do it at first. But now he thinks he's ready. The tools are in his backpack, and he is preparing to travel to a funeral home on South Crenshaw Boulevard to cut the hair of his deceased son. He...
  • Funeral director, dentist, notary sanctioned by state licensing boards

     
    Here are the latest disciplinary actions announced by Pennsylvania's licensing boards against professionals who live and work in the Lehigh Valley area. The information is taken verbatim from the PA Department of State's website, where you can find all...
  • Funeral home massacre: Is there a double standard for outrage?

     
    Imagine you were a space alien who just landed on earth. And imagine there was no such thing as race or ethnicity, that all humans were simply human. Which situation would be more shocking and outrageous to you? a) A......
  • Take your time when handling death's details

     
    Sooner or later, most of us will be called on to handle the burial and final affairs of a loved one. Take your time and focus on the details, because death is big business and mistakes can be costly. Today's......
  • For the Illinois House

     
    46th District: Villa Park attorney Dan Kordik has been a fixture in local politics since the 1980s. John “Chip” Humes is a promising newcomer with …...
  • LOLing for health at Harper

     
    Michael Urbano is used to bringing humor into everyday life to get by – he used to work in a funeral home. But, last week …...
  • Funeral plans set for slain 5-year-old

     
    Visitation and funeral arrangements have been made for a 5-year-old boy killed in Elgin as authorities say they continue to follow multiple leads in the …...
  • Pet crematorium gets approval to open in Arlington Heights

     
    A Mundelein pet crematorium is moving its business to Arlington Heights, following approval from the village board. Hoping to create a more welcoming atmosphere for …...
  • WWII veteran, longtime VFW supporter Bob Oehmen dies at 89

     
    Robert “Bob” Oehmen, a World War II veteran who spent 45 years supporting and building his beloved VFW Post 2791, died Oct.31 in his Tinley …...
  • Longtime park board secretary, Annette Rickerson, loses battle with cancer

     
    Annette Rickerson, a dedicated Tinley Park resident who served as board secretary for the Tinley Park Park District for 44 years, died Monday at Palos …...
  • Patrice O'Neal: A new album and a marathon of memories [Audio]

     
    Patrice O'Neal dead: Patrice O'Neal, the veteran standup comic who died Tuesday of complications of a stroke, will be remembered by "The Opie & Anthony Show" all weekend. Patrice O'Neal also had a new album coming out, which will be released posthumously....