Category Archives: Tom Siebert

‘Cop and Convict’ share message of hope over dope to Chicago suburb

By Tom Siebert Community Contributor “My name is Tim, and I’m a grateful recovering alcoholic and heroin addict.” With those sobering words, Tim Ryan introduced himself not to a 12-step meeting Wednesday night but to an audience of more than … Continue reading

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Democrat Howard Dean and Republican Newt Gingrich to keynote 2018 World Leaders Forum at Judson University

By Tom Siebert Hoping to generate less heat and more light in the global political debate, Judson University has scheduled ex-Vermont Governor Howard Dean and former U.S. Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich to speak, not spar, at the Christian … Continue reading

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Famed illusionist tells Christian college audience that it was not magic but a miracle that cured his cancer

By Tom Siebert World-known illusionist Jim Munroe wowed a Judson University crowd with sleight of hand Monday night but asserted that it was the hand of God that healed him from a fatal form of leukemia. “Modern medicine was a … Continue reading

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Homeless group facing critical shortage of volunteers

By Tom Siebert Assistant Director for Community Relations Public Action to Deliver Shelter (PADS) of Kendall County, Illinois Unless Kendall County PADS can recruit about 100 more volunteers in less than a month, the nonprofit group will be unable to … Continue reading

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Christian school set to open its doors and hearts to the homeless in the suburbs west of Chicago

By Tom Siebert Assistant Director for Community Relations Public Action to Deliver Shelter (PADS) of Kendall County, Illinois Parkview Christian Academy in Yorkville, a rustic suburb west of Chicago, will be joining six area churches this fall in providing nutritious … Continue reading

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Jerry Lewis leaves legacy of humor and humanitarianism

By Tom Siebert Jerry Lewis was a comic genius and visionary movie maker. If laughter is indeed the best medicine, he healed millions. Moreover, his decades of service to the Muscular Dystrophy Association helped prolong and improve the lives of … Continue reading

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Homeless group reaches out to community as shelter season nears

By Tom Siebert Assistant Director for Community Relations Public Action to Deliver Shelter (PADS) of Kendall County, Illinois Volunteers from Public Action to Deliver Shelter (PADS) of Kendall County will be blanketing the community over the next two months, sharing … Continue reading

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