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  • Ilga Vitolins, University of Chicago library cataloger, dies at 77

     Ilga Vitolins, University of Chicago library cataloger, dies at 77
    llga Vitolins had a single mission while working in the cataloging department at the University of Chicago Library for more than four decades: making sure that scholars from around the world found what they were looking for among the library's 11.9...
  • 01/26: Business events

    01/26: Business events
    Chamber East Lake County: Networking Breakfast, 8 a.m. third Saturday, Lisa's Kountry Café, 23911 State Road 46, Sorrento. Details: http://www.elcchamber.com or 352-383-8801. West Orange: networking groups, 8-9 a.m. Tuesdays, Mimi's Cafe, 3130 Daniels...
  • Temple going for classic campus feel with new library

    Temple University has spent $1 billion over the last decade transforming itself from a commuter college into a residential school that can draw students nationally. It has added glassy classroom buildings, a ritzy skyscraper dorm and amenities such as...
  • The day Ernie Banks came to see his photos

    The day Ernie Banks came to see his photos
    My first meeting with Ernie Banks occurred during the 1994 baseball strike at a golf outing. To fill the massive space void in the Tribune with both the White Sox and Cubs not playing, we decided to run a classic games series, complete with box scores and...
  • 'Doc' Hurley Book Launch At hartford Library Moved To Feb. 18

     'Doc' Hurley Book Launch At hartford Library Moved To Feb. 18
    Walter "Doc" Hurley, who died in 2014 at age 91, was indeed a legend in Hartford. A star athlete at Weaver High School, he became a Marine and attended Virginia State University and went on to become an educator, administrator and sports coach in...
  • Board OKs new $32,000 security system for Naper Blvd. Library

    The Naperville Library Board of Trustees on Wednesday night approved a contract worth almost $32,000 for a new security system at the Naper Boulevard facility this spring. The facility is already undergoing more than $1 million in renovations,...
  • Talk of the County: 'North Chicago ranks 7th safest in America. What?'

    Editor’s Note: Talk of the County is a reader-generated column of opinions. If you see something you disagree with or think is incorrect, please tell us! Call us at (847) 249-7265 or email countytalk@stmedianetwork.com. Voters' regret Teachers who...
  • Robert H. Chambers III

    Robert H. Chambers III
    Robert H. Chambers III, whose tenure as the seventh president of Western Maryland College was marked by a renovated campus, increased enrollment and expansion abroad, died Jan 15 at John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital in Indio, Calif., of complications from...
  • Hartford's Report Card: 10 Ways To Measure The City

    Hartford's Report Card: 10 Ways To Measure The City
    Though the calendar and the weather forecasters say it's winter, there's a hint of spring in Hartford's step. High-end apartments are sprouting. A Double-A minor-league ballpark is in the offing. School scores are rising. Crime is being tamped down. The...
  • Letter: The pros and cons of library upgrades

    Re: “Ballot wording in the works,” Jan. 14. Why not have a fifth referendum on the ballot, say a Measure “L” (the “L” standing for Library) regarding the Central Library renovation's scope, vis-a-vis its estimated...
  • Letter: Regarding zoning and library upgrades

    Letter: Regarding zoning and library upgrades
    I would like to expand on my League of Women Voter candidates’ forum responses, specifically with regard to zoning variances and the Burbank Central Library. I am not against zoning variances, but think they should be granted thoughtfully, and...