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  • It's Officially Flea Market Season

    >>If you brake for flea markets, head to Newington Sunday, April 26, for the Big K (Kiwanis) Weekly Flea Market/Craft Fair, which kicks off the season at 8 a.m. and will be open every Sunday through June. The market is in the Market Square lot, (39 East...
  • Hinsdale-Clarendon Hills District 181 embraces digital learning

    I attended a Hinsdale-Clarendon Hills Elementary District 181 Digital Learning Initiative program last week called Reinventing Learning for the Always-On Generation. I went because I was hoping to hear in 50 minutes how our local educators would integrate...
  • Ask Amy: Four months of dating, no first kiss?

    Ask Amy: Four months of dating, no first kiss?
    Dear Amy: I have a question regarding chemistry and what I've heard described as a relationship "intimacy gap." I met someone through eHarmony and have been seeing him for four months. He is kind and attentive. He doesn't smoke, drink or gamble. He...
  • 'The Breakfast Club' 30 years later: Don't you forget about them

    'The Breakfast Club' 30 years later: Don't you forget about them
    When you grow up, your heart dies. I know this because Ally Sheedy told me so. She said we all become our parents, there is no avoiding it. Also, if I ever do decide to run away from home, I don't have to live on the streets; I could go to Afghanistan....
  • Save Some Green In Celebration Of Earth Day

    Save Some Green In Celebration Of Earth Day
    Earth Day is Wednesday, April 22, and some businesses are honoring the planet with eco-deals. >>Make a purchase at a Disney Store on Earth Day and you'll get a free "Monkey Kingdom" reusable tote bag. >>Make a purchase at Origins any time from April...
  • Presidential Museums, Homesteads A Great Destination For Families

    Presidential Museums, Homesteads A Great Destination For Families
    One of the pictures in our family's scrapbook is a shot of my sister and me in front of Mount Vernon, home of the country's first president, George Washington. Even now, I remember how the visit, during one of our summer vacations, made history a lot more...
  • Variety of activities cropping up like flowers

    The weather has broken and daylight takes up most of the day, but there is so much to do around town, there are fewer hours than ever. For example, in addition to the Walk the Walk for Autism on Sunday, April 26, the Hinsdale Chorale will present its...
  • New site offers safe place to talk about death

    New site offers safe place to talk about death
    You will die. While this certainly does not come as news to you, it is news you fight to ignore. You know, Dylan Thomas — "Do not go gentle into that good night/Old age should burn and rave at close of day;/Rage, rage against the dying of the...
  • Pottery, Consignment Items Among Weekend Sales

    Pottery, Consignment Items Among Weekend Sales
    >>Expressions Pottery holds a seconds sale at Auer Farm, 158 Auer Farm Road, off Route 185, in Bloomfield, on Saturday, April 11, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.. Eleven potters are participating and most items are priced between $1 and $15. Information:...
  • Mendez Reading Club turns these high schoolers into page yearners

    Mendez Reading Club turns these high schoolers into page yearners
    They meet on Mondays at lunch. They remove their earbuds, hide their smartphones and communicate without the aid of electronic devices. They are the coolest kids at Mendez High School in Boyle Heights. They are the Reading Club. "This is truly the...
  • A candidate but no library in Ford Heights

    A candidate but no library in Ford Heights
    Anne Coulter is running for trustee of the Ford Heights Public Library District, but there's no public library there. Residents can't even get a library card. Yet, those living in one of the poorest towns in Illinois are paying $13,382 a year in...