Oak Hills grad Thornton in Navy
Navy Seaman Recruit Sean M. Thornton, son of Richard A. Thornton and Lisa Gorman, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, IL.
Sat Dec 14, 2013
Natalie Salk, Katie Hoffman Crowned Deerfield Idol
Natalie Salk and Katie Hoffman became Deerfield High School's official Deerfield Idols Wednesday in one of the annual highlight's of the School Chest campaign benefitting the Great Lakes Adaptive Sports Association this year.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
Lake County News-Sun
Great Lakes woman charged with DUI after hitting squad car
A Great Lakes woman is charged with DUI and child endangerment, after police said she hit a Lake Bluff squad car with her SUV in the city early Friday, while her young children were left in a North Chicago motel.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Editorial: It's the best time to share the wealth
A front-page story Tuesday on the so-called "new rich" of U.S. adults - those with household income of $250,000 or more - increasing in numbers in America, comes at a fortuitous time.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
DHS School Chest Gets Fast Start
Deerfield High School's annual School Chest Fundraising Drive got off to a fast start over the weekend as the Race for Change and gala benefit brought in the initial donations to benefit the Great Lakes Adaptive Sports Association .
One Hope United collects gifts for children in Lake Villa
Volunteers load boxes of gifts on trucks Tuesday at One Hope United in Lake Villa.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
DHS School Chest Moves Into High Gear
Deerfield High School students prepare to greet and encourage runners Saturday as part of the annual School Chest fundraising drive.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Great Lakes sailors, veterans get holiday treat
Mrs. Claus, aka Jan Oerly, helps to escort Rodney Williams of the blind unit from Hines VA Hospital to a table, as the VFW in Antioch hosted 350 sailors from Great Lakes and 50 veterans Saturday from Lovell and Hines hospitals for a full Christmas dinner.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
DHS School Chest Charity Drive Opens
Each December, Deerfield High School organizes School Chest, a three-week-long charity drive that captures the attention of students, faculty, and community members.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Naval recruits enjoy Thanksgiving dinner in Palatine, Wheeling
Kayla Turrubiate of Fort Hood, Texas, and her friends play cards before having Thanksgiving dinner at the American Legion Post 690 in Palatine with other recruits from Great Lakes Naval Station.
VFW provides sailors with touch of home for holidays
Sailors from the Great Lakes Naval Station experienced a little touch of home Thursday when they celebrated Thanksgiving with turkey and calls to loved ones at Villa Park VFW Post 2801.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Holiday shuttle for veterans
Gurnee Mills will offer a complimentary shuttle for Black Friday weekend shoppers traveling to and from the Great Lakes Naval Base, the mall said in a news release.
Wind, Heavy Rain, Snow Could Affect Holiday Travel
The Northeast is getting hit hard today by a winter storm that could affect travel plans for many while locally, the national weather service is forecasting the possibility of some snow tonight for the area.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Waukegan man arrested for armed robbery, battery
A team of law enforcement agencies picked up a Waukegan man Tuesday who was wanted for multiple charges of armed robbery and aggravated battery.
Palatine Legion, AT&T team up so sailors can call home on Thanksgiving
Palatine American Legion Post 690 and AT&T are teaming up this week to allow sailors visiting the post for a Thanksgiving feast to call their loved ones back home.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Gurnee hotel giving sailors a Thanksgiving treat
General manager Stephen McCulley at the Holiday Inn Gurnee Convention Center looks forward to hosting 10 sailors from Great Lakes Naval Training Station for Thanksgiving Day.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Deerfield Student Earns Perfect AP Score
Congratulations to Deerfield High School sophomore Joseph Liberman for earning a perfect score on his AP Microeconomics Exam this past spring.
Nights at the round table
Home brew devotees and Renn Faire fanatics, we may have found your Holy Grail: Ale Quest, a medieval craft beer festival held Friday and Saturday at the court of Schaumburg's Medieval Times.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Armed Forces Bank Account Holder Victim of Identity Thief
An Oak Forest man who holds an account with Armed Forces Bank found out his identity was stolen after discovering two ATM withdrawals he did not make.