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  1. Author events: Stephen King, Owen King talk 'Sleeping Beauties' at NCC in NapervilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Daily Herald

    ... of his new novel for young people, "Ban This Book," at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 25, at The Book Stall, 811 Elm St., Winnetka. Recommended for fourth grade and higher. (847) 446-8880 or . Gratz signs copies of his book at 7 p.m. ...


  2. Free K-8 Music Programs Announced at Music InstituteRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 19 |

    The Music Institute of Chicago will offer one free music performance or activity to every K-8 school in proximity to its campuses, located in Evanston, Downers Grove, Lake Forest, Lincolnshire, and Winnetka, as well as on Chicago's Near North Side during the 2017-18 school year. Schools in these and adjacent communities can request or collaborate on performances, listen-and-learn classes, musical instrument petting zoos, band and orchestra section rehearsals, master classes, and other music education activities.


  3. Broadway Loses Another Great with the Death of Shirley CallawayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 16 |

    ... nursery school at Temple Sholom in Chicago, music in West Babylon, NY and voice at New Trier East High School in Winnetka, IL. After moving back to the Chicago area, she became a professional member of The Chicago Symphony Chorus for eight years, ...


  4. Send postcards from the North Branch TrailRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 15 | Daily Herald

    ... in Chicago; LaBagh Woods in Chicago; Bunker Hill in Chicago; Harms Woods in Glenview/Skokie; Skokie Lagoons in Winnetka; and the Chicago Botanic Garden in Glencoe. Once the photo is posted to social media using the hashtag #NBTpostcard, participants ...


  5. Textbooks in a classroom in at Lake View HighRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 14 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    ... based on state test data from the 2013-2014 school year. Only the North Shore districts that include Glencoe, Winnetka, and Wilmette had enough high-performing seats for every child enrolled. IFF defined high-performing based on an ambitious goal of ...


  6. Peyton Manning surprises CPS team with visit, new equipmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 12 | WGN-TV Chicago

    ... sparks both excitement and fear. Some schools are now taking the hit. One of them is North Shore Country Day in Winnetka. After almost 100 years, the football program there was scrapped. The Park District of Highland Park cancelled its tackle ...


  7. Author events: Joyce Maynard, R.L. Stine appear in the suburbs this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 8 | Daily Herald

    Joyce Maynard discusses her book "The Best of Us: A Memoir" Monday, Sept. 11, at The Book Stall in Winnetka.


  8. Oh Say, Can You See?: 9/11 Flag Displays and the Flag's Symbolic PowerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 7 | Religion Dispatched

    ... lives on 9/11. While this often leads to the use of smaller than standard-size flags ( in the Village Green of Winnetka, Illinois this year, for instance, 2,977 flag of 8' by 12" inch each will be planted , an increase from the 4" by 6" flags used ...


  9. Batavia seeks 4th Ward alderman applicantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2017 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    ... of 207 patrons and is expected to open Sept. 18. Branding brouhaha: Last December, representatives from Sparc, a Winnetka-based graphic design firm, told aldermen that the community branding project would be ready to implement by the first day of ...


  10. Eclipse FAQs: Are pets' eyes in danger? What if I'm on a plane?Read the original story

    Aug 20, 2017 | Daily Herald

    ... hearing the birds quiet down, says a spokeswoman for the Hadley Institute for the Blind and Visually Impaired in Winnetka. Guidelines: Keep it civil and on topic; no profanity, vulgarity, slurs or personal attacks. People who harass others or joke ...


  11. FRAZIER, Douglas L.Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2017 | Dayton Daily News

    ... Marine Corps. He was an avid fisherman. He is survived by two daughters, Vickie L. (husband, Russ) Lockridge of Winnetka, Illinois and Sharon Frazier of Trenton; four grandchildren, Dawn Frazier, Matthew (wife, Meredith) Lockridge, William Lockridge ...


  12. Is your home drowning in old photos? Organizers offer tipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2017 | Daily Chronicle

    ... them or putting them in photo-safe boxes. Imagining specialist Erin McClintic works in the lab at Phototronics in Winnetka, digitizing and archiving a shoebox of customer photographs. Perhaps you'll find baby pictures in albums in the living room, ...


  13. Tips to store and secure mountain of old photosRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2017 | The London Free Press

    ... of colour eventually fades off," said Toni Greetis, lab manager at Phototronics, an independent camera shop in Winnetka, Illinois. In basements, photos can be damaged by flooding, humidity, mould and mildew. In attics, heat and humidity can cause ...


  14. Marcia Chellis Kay Honored by Marquis Who's Who for Professional Excellence in AuthorshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2017 | 24-7 Press Release

    ... "Living with The Kennedys: The Joan Kennedy Story," "Ordinary Women, Extraordinary Lives," and "The Girls from Winnetka." Within these works, the New York Times and London Times best-selling author covers a range of topics related to the lives of ...


  15. Deerfield librarian creates audio tour of village's public artRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    ... he wanted to sculpt from at a quarry in Carrara, Italy. He lacked the resources but Zavagno said Nathan Cummings, a Winnetka resident who controlled Sara Lee, made it all possible. From the collaboration between Poncet and Cummings, 18 pieces of ...


  16. Author appearances: Stacey Ballis signs new book at Anderson'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2017 | Daily Herald

    ... his new book "May I Have a Word?" at storytime at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 16, at The Book Stall, 811 Elm St., Winnetka. Event includes drawing and singing. (847) 446-8880 or . • Best-selling author Kevin O'Brien discusses and ...


  17. Dining events: Seafood lover's lunch at Red LobsterRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2017 | Daily Herald

    ... colored with squid ink; and peach souffle, all for $63 per person. Restaurant Michael, 64 Green Bay Road, Winnetka. (847) 441-3100 or . A new doughnut is coming to suburban Krispy Kreme locations soon. The peanut butter ...


  18. 'Psycho Elevator Lady' killed boy, 8, in Illinois school in 1988Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2017 | New York Daily News

    Laurie Wasserman Dann, 30, looked like a student teacher or visiting parent when she entered a second-grade classroom at the Hubbard Woods elementary school in Winnetka, Ill., on the morning of May 20, 1988. Another victim, a first-grader, had been shot in the bathroom before Laurie's attack on the classroom.


  19. Organize photos, preserve memoriesTake a survey of your home, and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2017 | Journal Gazette

    ... layer of color eventually fades off," said Toni Greetis, lab manager at Phototronics, an independent camera shop in Winnetka, Illinois. In basements, photos can be damaged by flooding, humidity, mold and mildew. In attics, heat and humidity can ...


  20. Author events: Food Network's Addie Gundry talks new cookbooks at Lake Forest Book StoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2017 | Daily Herald

    ... Sneed speaks with Perrotta about his new novel at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 8, at The Book Stall, 811 Elm St., Winnetka. (847) 446-8880 or . • Food Network personality Addie Gundry of Lake Forest discusses her two new ...


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