Wednesday, December 12, 2012
If you've got wit, add your caption to Patch's weekly comic challenge and win a personalized print.
Are you blessed with insight and good humor? Or just bored today? Share your wit with your neighbors by entering Patch's comic caption challenge. Just add your dialogue for today's comic in the comment section of this post. Our only requirement is that you keep it clean! At week's end, we'll pick the winning punchline based on how many of us here at Patch giggle and smile at your contribution. The user who produces the winning punchline will get a personalized proof of the comic, with the winning words and a credit line, from cartoonist Chuck Ingwersen and Patch. Congratulations to Richard Sakowski, who provided the winning punchline to Little Red Wagon cartoon: Pardon me. Do you have any grey poupon?
Sunday, September 16, 2012
After taking a beating in Green Bay, the irritable quarterback finds more grief at the market.
Monday, January 24, 2011
Sandra Barbour, of Lemont, will be sent a $100 Target gift card for correctly guessing the final score of Sunday's NFC championship.
More than 80 Patch readers from Lemont and Woodridge entered our "Predict the Score" contest for Sunday's Bears-Packers showdown, but only one correctly guessed the game's final score. Sandra Barbour, a longtime resident of Lemont, accurately predicted Sunday morning that the Chicago Bears would lose to the Green Bay Packers by a score of 21-14 in the NFC championship game. As a reward, she will receive a $100 gift card to Target, courtesy of Lemont Patch and Woodridge Patch. In making her prediction, Barbour said she went with her head, not her heart. "I'm a Bears fan, but I knew they weren't going to win so I had to bet on the Packers," Barbour said. Despite being disappointed over the loss, Barbour said she was excited when she realized…
Sunday, January 23, 2011
Check out our site's top stories this week.
From a visit from the Chinese president to features on Woodridge's Bears and Packers fans, check out the top stories on the site from this week. Government Sports Police/Fire Schools
Friday, January 21, 2011
Mayor William F. Murphy and five of Woodridge's Village Trustees predicted the score of Sunday's NFC championship game versus the Chicago Bears and the Green Bay Packers. Who are the Packers fans and who are the Bears fans? Watch the video to find out.
Woodridge resident Frank Klemenswicz wears a Packers hat every day -- and has a Packers bar in his basement.
Frank Klemenswicz roots for his football team behind enemy lines. Klemenswicz is a Green Bay Packers fan in the midst of Chicago Bears Country. His family’s allegiances are split. He and his son, Jeff, are die-hard Packers fans. His daughter, Brittney, his wife, Robyn, and his father, Frank Klemenswicz, Sr., are all Bears fans. The family dog, Bella, wears a Packers jersey around the house (Brittney’s dog wears a Bears jersey.) Frank Klemenswicz, Jr., will be cheering for the Packers on Sunday at his Woodridge home, in the Packers bar he built in his basement. His 93-year-old father will join him in a Bears jersey. Klemenswicz's confident the Packers will win. “(The Packers) are going to hammer (the Bears),” he said. “It’s going to be 34-…
Mike Szczepaniak's family has had season tickets since 1975.
Mike Szczepaniak hasn't missed many Chicago Bears games in the past four decades. His father purchased two season tickets in 1975. The pair would arrive to Soldier Field four hours before kickoff to barbecue and tailgate. "I didn't miss many games growing up," Szczepaniak said. He's passed that tradition on to his two sons: Mitch, 27, and Dustin, 24. His two sons will be at the game on Sunday. "They're very excited," Szczepaniak said. "My oldest told me he hasn't slept all week just thinking about it." The family considered selling the tickets. "We imagined how much money we'd make," he said. But they quickly decided the experience would be worth more. Szczepaniak said he expects the Bears will win Sunday by 10 points. "The experts are not…
Thursday, January 20, 2011
We've got the drink and food specials in town for you to enjoy while watching the Bears take down the Packers.
Places in Woodridge: St. Scholastica Parish, 7800 Janes Avenue: The party starts at 1:30 p.m. and will go until 9 in the Activity Center. Watch both the AFC and the NFC championship games on a 12-foot screen and two 45-inch flatscreen TV's. Tickets are $30 at the door and include beer, wine, pop, chili and a catered meal. You can bring your own liquor (they'll have the mixers) and your own bagchair (their suggestion). You can also play Texas Hold’ Em , Bunco, Line or Squares Pools. There will be hourly raffles for liquor baskets and local food certificates. All proceeds will go to student athletic programs at St. Scholastica. Cabana Charley's, 6315 Main Street: Drink specials include $3 Bloody Mary, all domestic pint $2, 312 pints $3.50, …
Tuesday, January 18, 2011
We want to hear from Woodridge fans leading to Sunday's match-up.
Are you a Bears die-hard? Living the Packers life in the midst of Bear country? Is your family split down the middle? We want to tell your stories leading up to Sunday's match-up. If you or someone you know would like to be featured on the site, just e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also send photos from games, tailgates, home watching parties or just you in your gear. You have to live in Woodridge (don't worry, if you're from a neighboring town, I'm sure they'd love to hear from you, too!). I'll post content as I receive it throughout the week. I really hope to hear from you! By the way, if you haven't seen our $100 competition with Lemont Patch, you should check it. Guess the score of the game or come closest and you get $100 from …
Woodridge Patch and Lemont Patch are asking readers to guess the final score for Sunday's Bears vs. Packers game.
Thank you all for your votes! We will announce the winner tomorrow morning. --- The Bears will host the Packers in the NFC title game Sunday at Soldier Field in a rivalry that dates back to 1921 when the Chicago Staleys beat the Packers 20-0 at Cubs Park. But you didn’t need to read this article from Chicagobears.com to know that, did you? And what’s a 90-year rivalry (complete with 181 regular-season games and only one prior playoff contest) without a contest into which YOU can sink your teeth? That’s exactly what we thought, too. So, the Patch reader from Lemont or Woodridge who comes closest to guessing the correct Bears vs. Packers score on Sunday’s game wins a $100 Target gift card. • If you’re a Woodridge Patch reader, simply comment…