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Lorraine Swanson
Hometown: I grew up in Des Plaines, Ill., and have lived and worked in the Chicago region my entire life.
Phone: 708-990-4905 Lorraine Swanson is the first member of her family to live south of Roosevelt Road since her grandmother stopped the rag man from whipping his horse in Gage Park in 1910. She is a veteran community journalist, writing and/or editing weeklies for Lerner Newspapers, Pioneer Press and Chicago Journal. Most recently, Lorraine had her own community news site covering Chicago's Far North Side neighborhoods called Lake Effect News.
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Entertainment
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From performing arts to painting to music and more, this is the place for your artsMore and entertainment news.
Back to School
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Key school calendar dates, the latest staff and teacher changes, safe walking routes,More and everything else you need to get ready for the new school year. Plus, share your first day of school photos in our all-town photo gallery.
Top News
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The most interesting posts every day from each group.
Holidays
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Need the lowdown on the local parade? Planning your holiday menu? This is the spaceMore to get all the information you need to make the holidays extra special.
Food & Drink
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All the best food and drink events around town. Like to wine and dine? ThisMore group's for you.
Babies!
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When there's an addition to the family
Sports
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From high school rivalries to youth leagues, stay updated on our local sports news.
Business
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The official Patch Group covering local businesses and the economic and politicalMore conditions that affect them.
Breast Cancer Awareness
202 Posts, 157 Followers
Your source for up-to-date information and events about breast cancer awareness.
Volunteering
133 Posts, 157 Followers
Stories about how you and your neighbors give back to the community and the worthyMore causes that your town has adopted.
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