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NCH Offers Free Programs for Seniors in August
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. – Northwest Community Healthcare is hosting several free programs for adults over age 55 in August at the Arlington Heights Senior Center, 1801 W. Central Road, Arlington Heights.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
Dogs get carnival all their own in Palatine
All across the suburbs this month hometown festivals offered seemingly something for everyone, from well-known bands for music lover and carnival rides for thrill-seekers, to games and activities for kids and booths featuring fare from some of the area's favorite eateries for foodies.
Palatine man pleads not guilty to alleged child solicitation
A Palatine man pleaded not guilty in Lake County court Thursday to charges he solicited sex from an undercover Lake County sheriff's detective posing as a 14-year-old boy, authorities said.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Vandals target Rolling Meadows site where trees removed
Vandals spray-painted graffiti on a vacant house and landscaping equipment at a construction site in Rolling Meadows where neighbors last weekend protested the razing of old trees to clear the way for new homes.
'Peter Pan' flies into Palatine Aug. 1-2
Palatine Park District's Caught In The Act youth theater program presents "Peter Pan" Aug. 1 and 2, at Cutting Hall Performing Arts Center, 250 E. Wood Street, Palatine.
Charges upgraded to murder after Palatine fight
A 35-year-old Palatine man is now facing a first-degree murder charge after a man died who he allegedly punched outside a bar.
Man Held On $2M Bond For Palatine Punching Death
Bond was set at $2 million Tuesday for a man charged with fatally punching a northwest suburban man nearly two weeks ago in Palatine.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Weekend picks: Finesse Williams brings three days of standup
Laugh central: Comedian Finesse Mitchell, a veteran of the 2013 Shaq All-Star Comedy Jam tour, continues his run of standup shows this weekend at the Improv Comedy Showcase, 5 Woodfield Road, Schaumburg.
U Pick: 2014 Mid Suburban
I know that Fremd has a ton back and that Barrington looked good this summer. What about the East? Is Rolling Meadows Mom now a Grandma? Yikes! Post your thoughts and pick here.
From the food editor: Catching up with suburban chef-testants
In the year since Itasca's Brian Emmett won CBS' "America's Baking Challenge" and nearly 18 months since Palatine native and former Libertyville chef Paul Caravelli exited ABC's "The Taste" , things have been a roller coaster for these two guys.
Editorial: Homeless education funding scarce but needed
Rick Westfirstname.lastname@example.orgAlex Fulton graduated from Hampshire High School and was accepted at DePaul University after being essentially homeless for the last year and a half.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Palatine man injured in bar fight dies
A Palatine man seriously injured during a fight outside a bar has died 10 days after the injury, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office.
Evanston toasts to 100 years of filtered water
In honor of Evanston's 100 years of filtered water, the Department of Utilities invited neighbors to a July 26 open house at the Evanston Water Treatment Facility, 555 Lincoln St. Folks asked questions of staff who were pleased to celebrate a 100-year anniversary or birthday with bagels, orange juice and naturally, blue bottles filled with Evanston ... (more)
District 211 saves millions fighting tax appeals
Since 1998, Palatine-Schaumburg High School District 211 has spent $1.06 million fighting the tax appeals of commercial property owners, winning back $12.25 million from settled and withdrawn challenges.
10 stories you may have missed this weekend
2. A fund has been set up to help the two children of an Arlington Heights mom who gave her life last week to save a young boy from drowning in a Wisconsin lake.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
New Dist. 211 leader eager for start of new year
Daniel Cates has spent his entire 22 years in education working in Palatine-Schaumburg High School District 211, and is about to start his 23rd as its new superintendent.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Rockina The Blocks continues Saturday in Palatine
The Rockin' The Blocks community block party featuring food, family fun and plenty of live music got underway Friday night and will continue from noon to 11 p.m. Saturday at the corner of Brockway and Slade streets.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Friends mourn loss of advocate for suburban homeless
Mary Cadigan was a slightly built mother of six whose parents came from Ireland, but friends and acquaintances knew her as more than just a sweet Irish lass.
Gas leak slows traffic in Palatine
Traffic was moving slowly through the intersection of Lake-Cook Road and Rand Road, while police were closing Rand both ways from Lake-Cook to the Deer Park Town Center.
Des Plaines hopes to save money if new water deal approved
Des Plaines hopes to extend a new water pipe from its pumping station at 877 Central Road to the Northwest Water Commission about a mile north if the agency accepts the city as a water customer.