Category : Lifestyle

by Staff - 1 week ago

Gentrification: The new Jim Crow

“This man is my brother: He has nine and ninety ewes, and I have (but) one: Yet he says, ‘commit her to my care,’ and is (moreover) harsh to me in speech.” - (David) said: “He has undoubtedly wronged thee…

by Staff - 1 week ago

When Will We Cure Sickle Cell Disease?

September is not just “back-to-school” month; it’s National Sickle Cell Awareness Month—a month selected to call attention to a life-long illness affecting around 100,000 Americans, the majority of whom are African American or Hispanic. Sickle cell d...

by Staff - 1 week ago

Wednesday Words of Wisdom: Flexibility, one secret to success

"Flexibility is one secret to success."Andre got our son ready for school today, like he does most days. Today, when the boy and I arrived at his school I noticed that his pants were extremely short. Like my uncle would say, it as if he were awaiting...

by Staff - 1 week ago

Easy Apple Crisp Recipe

This Easy Apple Crisp Recipe is an easy, delicious, and rustic dessert for any occasion or day of the week. Enjoy this Easy Apple Crisp Recipe with a dollop of vanilla ice cream any day of the week. Okay, let’s see, so there is pie, cobbler, and cri...

by Staff - 1 week ago

Joliet West forum focuses on ‘Doing the right thing'

Provide a venue where people can sit in on a panel featuring current and former athletes, conduct raffle drawings, offer a plethora of tips and words of encouragement, and have the fortune of holding the program right after school ends and chances ar...

by Staff - 1 week ago

Low- Fat Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Serving: 12-15 cookies Ingredients • 1 cup quick oats • 3/4 cup whole wheat flour, spooned and leveled • 1 and 1/2 teaspoons baking powder • 1 and 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon • scant 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt • 2 tablespoons butter, melted and c...

by Staff - 1 week ago

Pecan Pumpkin Pie Bars Recipe

These Pecan Pumpkin Pie Bars recipe made me immediately excited for Thanksgiving. Serving these Pecan Pumpkin Pie Bars are great for small parties or a great addition to your holiday dessert table. I mentioned before ( I can’t remember which blog it...