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Halloween

Halloween
A collection of news and information related to Halloween published by this site and its partners.

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  • Sister Kathleen McIntyre, former CEO of Evergreen Park hospital, 1937-2014

     Sister Kathleen McIntyre, former CEO of Evergreen Park hospital, 1937-2014
    Sister Kathleen McIntyre was born at Little Company of Mary Hospital in Evergreen Park, the hospital that ultimately became her life's work. She was inspired to become a nurse after watching the Sisters of Little Company of Mary care for her ailing...
  • How to make an Easter bunny cake -- with ears!

    How to make an Easter bunny cake -- with ears!
    The new cookbook "Surprise-Inside Cakes" should come with a big fat warning: "Will cause an uncontrollable urge to run into the kitchen and get baking." Author Amanda Rettke -- known is the blogosphere as I Am Baker -- has carved out a niche for herself...
  • Trying a killer took patience

    Trying a killer took patience
    When the phone rang, the beating in the Lawndale motel stopped. Howard Bloomgarden, a 26-year-old college grad and self-styled mobster, was calling from Miami. He was checking on a cross-country manhunt that was reaching its climax on this night in 1994...
  • Curious George: Endangered Species?

    Count Frank Welker among the number of people who think the world needs more "Curious George." Welker is a renowned voice actor who helped create such notable tones as the voice of Fred in the long-running adventures of "Scooby-Doo"; Slimer in a 1980s...
  • Tim Duncan tells of strange happenings at haunted hotel

    Tim Duncan tells of strange happenings at haunted hotel
    The NBA just found its perfect matchup for next Halloween: San Antonio at Golden State. Just don't expect Tim Duncan and Jeff Ayres to play, because they are convinced the hotel they stay at when they play the Warriors is haunted. The Spurs were in...
  • Paint parties and other events in the south suburbs

    Paint parties and other events in the south suburbs
    Looking for something different to do? Here's a sampling of ideas, from painting dinner parties to record-setting dancing and duct-tape crafting. March 30: Hip-hop University of St. Francis graduates and classmates are hoping to draw 1,000 people to...
  • Local Voices Lake: April 3

    Local Voices Lake: April 3
    Letters to the editor from Kildeer, Wadsworth and Lake Barrington. Election costs I laugh at the letters to the editor from people who are so upset that Bruce Rauner is "buying the election." I bet many of them are union members who are afraid of...
  • Instilling bravery in kids starts with their parents

    Instilling bravery in kids starts with their parents
    Can we spend a few minutes talking about Noreen Bruce? She's the mom of Grayson Bruce, the 9-year-old North Carolina boy who was harassed at school for carrying a My Little Pony backpack, which he uses as a lunch box. You've probably heard his story....
  • Zombie Gras attracts living dead in Baltimore

    Zombie Gras attracts living dead in Baltimore
    A gala of gore attracted a human figure adorned with sharp plastic claws and accompanied by a little fake blood cocktail sauce. Baltimore's Zombie Gras is that kind of event. The fourth annual celebration of creative decomposition and masterful makeup...
  • 'Conjuring' Sequels May Be Put on Hold by Suit

    Warner Bros. and New Line have been hit with a copyright lawsuit seeking to block production of sequels to their hit horror film "The Conjuring." The suit, filed Friday by Evergreen Media Group and Tony Derosa-Grund in federal court in Houston, alleges...
  • Patrick Stewart on being Ian McKellen's bestie, shedding solitude

    Patrick Stewart on being Ian McKellen's bestie, shedding solitude
    Patrick Stewart is great to follow on Twitter, even more so lately as he posts daily pics of himself and pal Ian McKellen while they count down the remaining days of their "Two Shows in Rep" run on Broadway. Stewart and McKellen playing Skee-Ball,...