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  1. Some North Shore synagogues take extra security measuresRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

    ... to notify staff if they see something or someone suspicious. In addition, the newsletter said that a Highland Park police officer with a background in emergency management is training the synagogue's staff, clergy, educators, volunteers and board ...

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  2. Colorful ways to celebrate Youth Art Month in Lake CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Chicago Parent

    ... are included. Register here . Art doesn't have to be just putting paint on canvas. Check out Workshop in Highland Park (1929 Sheridan Rd.) or CRE8 Workshop in Deerfield (Deerfield Park Plaza, 405 Deerfield Rd.). Both locations offer drop-in as well ...

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  3. Howard L. Bochardt, Elkhorn, WIRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Janesville Gazette

    Howard L. Borchardt, age 95, passed away on Wednesday, February 22, 2017, in Elkhorn, WI. Howard was born in Highland Park, IL, on October 15, 1921, to Louis and Edna Borchardt.

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  4. Highland Park High graduate, Delta pilot, talks about pursuing passionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | The Capital-Journal

    Jeffrey Bolden, a Highland Park graduate and Delta Airlines pilot, speaks to students as part of Black History Month events at Highland Park High School. Jeffrey Bolden, a Highland Park graduate and Delta Airlines pilot, discusses how he became a pilot while speaking to students as part of Black History Month events at Highland Park High School.

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  5. Highland Park expands Senior Connector transportation servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Daily Herald

    The Highland Park Senior Connector will offer expanded services starting Monday, Feb. 27, by extending hours of operation from 9:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, and adding additional stops to better accommodate seniors. The expanded Senior Connector hours provide transportation later in the afternoon for those residents interested in participating in the afternoon activities at the Senior Center.

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  6. Two Parks We Can Build On the Trinity River, One of Which Is Real.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Dallas Observer

    ... up one side and down the other. Old Dallas absolutely knows how to spend money and make things fancy. Look at Highland Park. It's like an urban hair-do. The last thing Dallas needs is more hair-do, and that's the worst possible idea for the Trinity ...

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  7. 'Fist Fight' director Richie Keen draws from his Highland Park rootsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Chicago Tribune

    On one screen was "The Space Between Us," written by Allan Loeb, Highland Park High School Class of '87. On another was a sneak preview of "Fist Fight" starring Ice Cube and Charlie Day and directed by Highland Park High School alum Richie Keen, Class of '92.

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  8. Speaker series continues with 'Gypsy Music Street' March 15Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | Daily Herald

    ... of teaching English as a second language to adults. She has three grown children and lives with her husband in Highland Park, Illinois. The Geneva Library Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. The foundation is committed to providing a ...

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  9. 'Fist Fight' has no punchRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    ... a lack of focus and humor. It appears it was doomed from the beginning. Director Richie Keen, a native of Highland Park, Ill., and Northwestern University graduate, has found great success with "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia," but unfortunately, ...

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  10. Durbin releases statement on the confirmation of David Shulkin as VA SecretaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | RiverBender.com

    ... Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA). The Senate unanimously approved his nomination. "A son of Fort Sheridan in Highland Park, Illinois, David Shulkin is eminently qualified to serve as our nation's VA Secretary," said Senator Durbin. "Dr. Shulkin ...

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  11. Highland Park 'Fist Fight' filmmaker inspired by the late John HughesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Daily Herald

    Comedian and movie director Richie Keen sometimes stays at his parents' Highland Park home where everything still looks just as it did when he attended Highland Park High School. They're old pals who've worked together many times, mostly on the FX comedy series "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia."

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  12. Iacopetti, Lakes quickly back on targetRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Daily Herald

    The Lakes senior was hobbled by a leg injury Monday, the same injury that had kept her out of practice since last Thursday. Normally a starter, Iacopetti wasn't in the starting lineup for Lakes' regional opener at Warren against Highland Park.

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  13. Music notes: Romance at Raue with Richard MarxRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Daily Herald

    Pop icon Richard Marx dominated the 1980s airwaves and Walkmans with his smooth ballads "Right Here Waiting" and "Hold On to the Nights," along with slew of more pointed and poppy hits, including "Should've Known Better" and the Grammy-nominated "Don't Mean Nothing." But the Highland Park-raised musician didn't stop there; he picked up a second career writing songs for other musicians, including Keith Urban's smash hit "Long Hot Summer."

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  14. Cops: Highland Park man held on $1 million bond after firing at occupied vehicleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Chicago Tribune

    Andres Carillo-Escuvedo, 30, of the 2500 block of Green Bay Road, Highland Park, was charged with aggravated discharge of a firearm, reckless discharge of a firearm and unlawful use of a weapon. Andres Carillo-Escuvedo, 30, of the 2500 block of Green Bay Road, Highland Park, was charged with aggravated discharge of a firearm, reckless discharge of a firearm and unlawful use of a weapon.

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  15. Defendant in Highland Park homicide found unfit for trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Chicago Tribune

    Twice this month, felony defendants initially found fit for trial procedures following evaluation at mental health facilities have been sent back for further evaluation by Lake County Circuit Court judges. On Friday, Michael Coffee, one of three defendants facing murder charges in the 2013 death of 20-year-old Highland Park resident Colin Nutter, was found unfit for trial by Judge Victoria Rossetti, according to prosecutors.

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  16. Congregations in Highland Park, Buffalo Grove host pro-refugee gatheringsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Chicago Tribune

    Rabbi Evan Moffic said when he first heard about President Donald Trump 's executive order temporarily banning immigration from seven majority-Muslim countries and refugees from coming to the U.S., he immediately thought of the American government's decision to turn away hundreds of German Jews fleeing Nazi Germany who arrived by boat in Miami in 1939. Moffic, who leads Congregation Solel, spoke at an event held Sunday at his Highland Park synagogue about the importance of loving and welcoming strangers into this country.

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  17. Buffalo Grove synagogue hosts pro-refugee rallyRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 12 | Daily Herald

    ... event included rallies in Boston, New York, Washington, D.C. and San Francisco, as well as Chicago and Highland Park. Among those taking part in Buffalo Grove was village resident Marianne Shure, whose mother survived the Holocaust and whose father ...

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  18. Ten Mid-Suburban League wrestlers headed to stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 11 | Daily Herald

    ... the semifinal. Hartman then put together a dominant six-minute effort in the final against Alex Rosenbloom of Highland Park, leaving the No. 2-rated Bronco with a sectional title. "This is what I've been working toward since the beginning of the ...

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  19. Huntley sending five to stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 11 | Daily Herald

    ... overtime during his semifinal bout to earn his first trip, falling later in his final to No. 3 D.J. Penick of Highland Park. Huntley's successful weekend began with the Ferrante win over senior Jake Cysewski (Barrington, 39-9) by a score of 4-1 in ...

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  20. Chmiel's game-winner lifts Lake ZurichRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 11 | Daily Herald

    ... with 2 seconds left. The shot, off a pass from Ryan Kutsor, lifted the Bears to a 51-48 win over stunned Highland Park in a Camp Horseshoe Shootout game at Deerfield. "I knew I had to shoot it because there was (just) seconds left when I caught the ...

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