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Blue Island,

city (1990 pop. 21,203), Cook co., NE Ill., a residential and industrial suburb of Chicago, on the Little Calumet River; inc. 1843. It has oil refineries, railroad yards and shops, canneries, and plants that manufacture steel products, plastics, fluorescent ballasts, electronic equipment, and chemicals.
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Festive window decorations have become one of the traditions at Jeben's Hardware in Blue Island, Illinois. Sometimes, they make the difference between someone stopping to come in or just walking by.
With classes specializing in immersion, our rag tag group from Blue Island, Illinois seems primed and ready to jump right into their studies.
He grew up in suburban Blue Island, Illinois, worked for his father's janitorial business, played on his high school football team and made good grades.
Gary was born in Blue Island, Illinois. He was nominated for a best supporting actor Oscar for his role as Lt Dan Taylor in Forrest Gump and won a Golden Globe for Harry S Truman in Truman.
Image: Reliable character actor Best known for: Playing Det Mac Taylor in CSI: NY Early life: Gary Alan Sinise was born on March 17, 1955, in Blue Island, Illinois. He has a brother and a sister.
He was born in Blue Island, Illinois, son of Douglas P.
"I figured I'd work for another 10 years, until I'm eligible for Social Security," says Williams, who lives in Blue Island, Illinois, just outside Chicago.
For Manufacturer's Brass & Aluminum Foundry (MBAF), Blue Island, Illinois, and its Vice President and General Manager Geary Smith, the struggles of increasing profitability are compounded by the fact that 25% of its production is sold at cost to its parent corporation (and next door neighbor) G&W Electric Co., a manufacturer of high-voltage electrical equipment.
Born March 17, 1955, in Blue Island, Illinois, he has a brother and a sister.
Bob was born in Blue Island, Illinois, son of the late Robert Dunlap, and was a graduate of Lyons Township High School.