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Memorial Planned For Former York Cross Country Coach

December 11, 2017 by

Patch.comHe attended Parker High School on Chicago's South Side, where he won 12 varsity letters and was named a High School All-American in 1947. He attended Northwestern University, where he sprinted and received his degree in 1951 and a his Master's degree ...

Newton, legendary US cross country coach, dies

December 11, 2017 by International Association of Athletics Federations

International Association of Athletics FederationsJoe Newton, one of the most successful high school cross country coaches in US history, died on Saturday (09). He was 88. Born in 1929, Newton's coaching career spanned 63 years, including 61 at York High School in Elmhurst, Illinois, near Chicago ...

Legendary York cross country coach Joe Newton dies at age 88

December 9, 2017 by Suburban Life Publications

Suburban Life PublicationsLegendary York Community High School cross country coach Joe Newton died Saturday at his home in Arizona. Newton, 88, retired in 2016 after leading the Dukes to 28 state cross country titles in a 57-year career at the Elmhurst school. Newton led York ...

George Alexander Blakey, 78

November 15, 2017 by Hyde Park Herald

George Alexander Blakey was born on June 23, 1939 in Chicago, Ill. to the union of George and Mary Hyla Blakey (both deceased). Blakey attended Wendell Phillips Elementary School, Parker High School, Allen University (Bachelor of Arts), and Governors ...

Leo James Ford III, Chicago, IL

October 31, 2017 by Gazettextra

GazettextraLeo James Ford III, age 57, passed away at his home in Chicago surrounded by his family on October 27, after a heroic battle with cancer. Leo grew up in Janesville, and graduated from George S. Parker High School. He received a civil engineering degree ...

A. Stewart Durrant

October 20, 2017 by Hi-Desert Star

Hi-Desert StarArchibald Stewart Durrant, known as Stewart, died Oct. 18 at the age of 97 in Yucca Valley. He was born Aug. 14, 1920, in Chicago Illinois. The only child of Archibald and Florence (Kappleman) Durrant, he grew up in Chicago. He graduated from Parker ...

Who Is Laura Harrier? Meet Spider-Man's Liz!

July 6, 2017 by Just Jared

Just JaredI can also suck my lip into my nose,” she told the Chicago Tribune. - Speaking of Chicago, Laura was born in Chicago, Illinois and attended Evanston Township High School before heading off to New York University. There, she fell into modeling and has ...

Parker High School's Autumn Breuer is a profile in courage, resilience

June 9, 2017 by Gazettextra

GazettextraParker High School teachers and staff picked her as a standout senior. She's kind, thoughtful and a hard worker—a description that makes her sound like a teacher's pet rather than a real person. But her life has been punctuated by trauma. She doesn't ...

Anniversaries: Danae Rittmann & Mitchell Parker

May 14, 2016 by Indianapolis Star

Indianapolis StarDanae Rittmann & Mitchell Parker. Kenneth and Lorrie. Rittmann of Indianapolis are pleased to announce the Engagement of their. daughter, Danae Lynn. Rittmann to Mitchell James Parker, son of Robert and Karen Parker of Evansville. Danae graduated from ...

Danae Rittmann and Mitchell Parker

May 13, 2016 by Kokomo Tribune

Kokomo TribuneDanae Rittmann and Mitchell Parker have plans to wed July 9, 2016, at Lucas Oil Estate, Carmel. She is the daughter of Kenneth and Lorrie Rittmann, Indianapolis, and formally of Kokomo. She graduated from Western High School in Russiaville in 2009 ...

Robert W. Farquhar, 83, a retired astrodynamicist, has died

October 25, 2015 by Baltimore Sun

Baltimore SunRobert Willard Farquhar was born and raised in Chicago and graduated in 1950 from Parker High School. He enlisted in the Army in 1951 and was assigned to the 82nd Airborne Division. He was later deployed to Korea where he served with the 187th Infantry ...

Mark Allen Severance, Janesville, WI (1963-2015)

May 6, 2015 by Janesville Gazette

Janesville GazetteMark Allen Severance, 52, of Janesville, died on Friday, May 1, 2015, at Mercy Hospital and Trauma Center from injuries he sustained in a motorcycle accident. Even after this tragic event, Mark will continue to live on through his gift of organ ...

High school student's fake Harvard rejection letter goes viral

March 6, 2015 by

CHICAGO, IL (KTVI)– A Chicago high school student's fake Harvard rejection letter has gone viral. Molly McGaan, 18, a student at the Francis W. Parker School in Chicago, created the rejection letter that was full of references to hip-hop mix tapes and ...

Are Jabari Parker And Andrew Wiggins The Next Carmelo And LeBron?

October 30, 2014 by Neon Tommy

Neon TommyThe comparison of Wiggins and Parker to LeBron and Carmelo dates back to Wiggins' and Parker's high school days. Wiggins, who is Canadian, transferred to Huntington Prep, a basketball-focused college-preparatory high school in West Virginia to play his ...

Marc Parker, supporter of arts at Barrington High

October 10, 2014 by Chicago Tribune

Chicago Tribune"The Barrington High School Performing Arts Alumni Endowment brought him back full circle to his high school days and allowed him to give back to the community that had formed him." Born in Indiana, Mr. Parker grew up in the northwest suburbs. After ...

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