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Maine Township Anti-Bullying Seminar Deemed Highly Successful
Bullied No More Seminar a Rousing Success With over 450 parents, teens, educators, counselors and others in attendance and the television cameras rolling Jarrett Payton, son of Chicago Bears running back Walter Payton, and Camille Paddock, a 15-year-old who was bullied almost to the point of ending her life, appeared with Maine Township Supervisor ... (more)
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Thu Mar 13, 2014
The Southtown Star
Kadner: Rita says he'll propose new gambling legislation
When state Rep. Robert Rita said last spring that he was going to take a fresh look at casino expansion legislation for the state, I doubt anyone took him seriously.
Burt Constable Kidsa hospital has a funny regimen
Teddy Christiansen, 7, shares smiles and laughs with his mom, Jenny, as they watch the Funny Bones Improv show at Advocate Children's Hospital-Park Ridge.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Woman named in lawsuit never served Zinke with subpoena
Sondra Matterness called the Northwest Herald on Wednesday to clear up her involvement in a lawsuit filed on her behalf against sheriff candidate Andrew Zinke: Her car was there, but she wasn't.
Schaumburg approves Sunstar Americas development pact
Schaumburg officials have approved a redevelopment agreement for the Japanese firm Sunstar Americas Inc. to bring its North American headquarters and 400 new jobs to a site overlooking the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Elgin-O'Hare details emerging
A tolling system that avoids charging fees at entrances and exits is among the new details of the Elgin-O'Hare Expressway extension and western bypass laid out at an open house Tuesday in Bensenville.
Accusations dominate 17th Cook County Board GOP primary
The Northwest suburbs are miles away from the Southwest suburbs, but those who live in the 17th Cook County Board district are finding Orland Park-area politics all over their Republican primary.
Naples Daily News
Neighborhood meeting tonight to discuss planned Pine Ridge Road car dealership
In this Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012, file photo, Honda Civic and Honda CRVs are parked outside of a Honda car dealership in Des Plaines, Ill.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Displaced animal shelter closer to new home
Wright-Way Rescue, a no-kill shelter that had to abandon its Niles location after a bus crashed into it last October, said Monday it's on track to open its new Morton Grove adoption center in late spring.
Drills Go Missing in Two Separate Thefts
The following information is from the Northbrook Police Department. An arrest is not an indication of guilt.
Prom-goers shop at seventh annual "My Sister's Dress"
"MoJo," the nighttime radio DJ with Star 105.5, makes an announcement that the doors will soon be opening to participants lined up to enter the Big Brother's Big Sister's "My Sister's Dress" prom dress sales event at McHenry County College in Crystal Lake on Sunday, March 5th, 2014.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Family Time: Mom, Dad, Daughter Shoplift $7M Together
By Emily Stone and David MacLean A Northbrook mother, father and daughter have been charged with a multi-state "shopping odyssey" that involved a skirt that could hide stolen goods and resulted in more than $7 million in stolen merchandise that prosecutors say they then sold on eBay over the last decade.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Des Plaines Seniors Win Spelling Bee
Maine Township and its MaineStreamers seniors division held its 8th Annual Spelling Bee on March 3. The MaineStreamers have been organizing and promoting the local competition sponsored by the Association of Illinois Senior Center's since 2006.
Des Plaines hosts Coffee with a Cop
The informal event will give residents the opportunity to ask questions, voice concerns and get to know Des Plaines police officers, Police Chief Bill Kushner said in a news release.
Reel life: Catch the Geneva Film Fest wrap party
The 7th annual Geneva Film Festival continues through Saturday, March 8, with showings at Dodson Place, Fulton Avenue and 2nd Street, in downtown Geneva.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Images: Ash Wednesday in the Suburbs
Father Peter Sarnicki, right, puts ashes on second-grade St. Margaret Mary Catholic School student Sean Tan .Deacon Jim Woeste is seen in the background.
Commuters receive ashes-to-go at Des Plaines station
The Rev. M.E. Eccles of St. Martin's Episcopal Church in Des Plaines provides “ashes to go” to John Spaw of Chicago Wednesday at the Des Plaines Metra train station.
Boy Scout Volunteer to be Honored with Major Scouting Regional Award for Service
Kris Zahrobsky, of Willowbrook, IL, has been selected to receive the Boy Scouts of America Central Region's Silver Antelope Award for service to youth and Scouting.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Chef Ron Wells explores Joyful Chinese Cooking in Des Plaines
The Des Plaines Park District hosted the second of three Winter Cooking Classes with Chef Ron Wells on Thursday, Feb. 20. Chef's program focused on Joyful Chinese Cooking to welcome in the Year of the Horse.
The Doings Weekly
Bellar challenges Gorman for Cook County Board's 17th District
The contest to represent the Cook County Board's 17th District in the March 18 Republican primary pits conservative challenger Barbara Bellar of Burr Ridge against Elizabeth Doody Gorman of Orland Park, seeking her fourth term.