Man Charged With Trespassing At Advocate Says He Was Praying
Yawo Yannick Hegbe, an Evergreen Park resident was charged with criminal trespass to property at Christ Advocate hospital. The 25 year old black male was found in the chapel of the hospital behind the curtain. He allegedly had refused to leave and the police were called. He was allegedly found sleeping in the chapel, behind the curtain with his shoes off and his hand was allegedly in his pants. When asked why, Hegbe claimed that he is a Muslim and he was “praying”. He was arrested and will appear in court on October 3rd.
Little Something Extra Bakery Offers Special Story for Oak Lawn
Kudos to Maria and Bill Veal, who realized that Oak Lawn was underserved in two key markets: freshly made pastries served in a casual setting and great coffee.
Although neither Maria nor Bill grew up anywhere near Oak Lawn, it has been home for nearly 22 years. So, their vision was based on first hand experience. “Little Something Extra” is a reference to their son, Billy, who was born with Down Syndrome and who works at the bakery along with other adults with special needs.
This soon to be institution in Oak Lawn has a café with seating and a drive thru window if you are in a hurry. The café opens at 7 a.m. on weekdays, except Tuesday, and 8 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday. The drive thru, at 4616 W. 103rd Street, opens one hour earlier. The bakery closes at 2 p.m. each day.
Oak Lawn Librarian Mentioned In New York Times
Life may never be the same for local librarian Izabel Gronski who was mentioned in a New York Times story about the #Metoomovement.
The New York Times story noted that librarians are making teenagers understand the movement and the threat of sexual violence. In part, it stated:
“At Oak Lawn Public Library in Illinois, Izabel Gronski, 31, a librarian for the young adult section, compiled an online list with a #MeToo theme. She also tucked a display in a spot on the second floor where young readers could browse privately. She included information about the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network, or Rainn…”
Oak Lawn Inventor May Hit The Big Time
An Oak Lawn inventor has developed a product that may be useful to pipe-fitters, HVAC workers and other tradesmen. The C Shape Jack is Patent Pending and was invented by Jerzy Maslowski of Oak Lawn, who told Digital Journal, “The C-Shape Jack is an accessory that installs easily and gives a hydraulic floor-jack a range of versatility that it does not otherwise possess.”
The C Shape Jack is an accessory pedestal which slides onto the existing saddle of a hydraulic floor jack converting that saddle into an arched C-shape for supporting and lifting cylindrical objects from axles and spindles to pipes. The inventor says it works.