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St. Patrick's Day

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  • Fourth of July is no holiday for police

    Fourth of July is no holiday for police
    As many prepare for Fourth of July cookouts or head to the Shore, law enforcement agencies across the state are beefing up patrols — to monitor large crowds at fireworks celebrations and ramp up DUI enforcement. Officers plan to be out in force on...
  • Nostalgic reader hungers for silver cake

    Nostalgic reader hungers for silver cake
    Q: Greetings from a former Chicagoan. I grew up in Chicago in the '40s and '50s and I recall my mom buying a white pound cake with a silver or white frosting. The cake was prepackaged and sold in grocery stores and had a cellophane wrapper. It was...
  • Downers Grove Police plan July 4 patrols

     Downers Grove Police plan July 4 patrols
    Downers Grove Police will increase patrols for the July 4 holiday weekend in an attempt to nab drivers who are drunk or impaired as well as motorists who are not using seat belts. Lt. Mike Willison said officers will be working "saturation patrols" in...
  • Field Day's Lesson No. 1 for parents: Be ready for anything

    Field Day's Lesson No. 1 for parents: Be ready for anything
    All I really need to know I learned at field day. My daughter's school closed out the year with a trek to a nearby park for tug-of-war and three-legged races and burlap-sack races and a bunch of other activities that make you think: This here. This is...
  • Thomas M. Gibbons, CEO of phone company

    Thomas M. Gibbons, CEO of phone company
    Thomas M. Gibbons, former president and CEO of Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Cos. who also served on boards of business and educational institutions, died Sunday of complications from a stroke at The Terraces of Bonita Springs Retirement Community in...
  • Iron Heart Canning's Business Foaming Over

    Iron Heart Canning's Business Foaming Over
    EAST WINDSOR — Where does the story of Iron Heart Canning begin? Is it St. Patrick's Day 2006, when Ann Stratton and Tyler Wille met through a friend, when they were both at a bar in New York City? Tyler was high on whiskey, not beer, so maybe...
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  • Jackie Gaughan dies at 93; pioneer of Vegas casino industry

    Downtown Las Vegas knew him as the guy who wore wacky ties and kept his pockets stuffed with coupons for a free lunch at El Cortez Hotel and Casino. When he met someone new, he handed them a "fun book," as the vouchers are sometimes called, and introduced...
  • Capturing Irish spirit in cuisine

     Capturing Irish spirit in cuisine
    An Orland Park pub and restaurant owned by an Irish immigrant provides that country's fare and a traditional pub atmosphere in a building more than 100 years old. "It's in an very old part of Orland Park," Vincent Tuohy, owner of The Irish Patriot at...
  • Some pairings for your St. Patrick's Day brew

    Some pairings for your St. Patrick's Day brew
    Ratebeer.com last month announced that it has more than 250,000 different beers reviewed on its site. With a nearly endless array of breweries and beers, there is a type for almost anyone. Whether you like a crisp, cool pilsner or a funky wild ale aged in...
  • Naperville parade celebrates St. Patrick's Day

    Naperville's St. Patrick's Day Parade kicked off Saturday morning with thousands of residents lining streets ready to celebrate all things Irish. Check back at TribLocal.com/naperville for updates.