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  • You are what you write? Delray graphologist studies handwriting to unlock traits

    You are what you write? Delray graphologist studies handwriting to unlock traits
    When it comes to handwriting, Lillika Weinberger reads between the lines. She says she can tell, for instance, that Walt Disney loved the spotlight because he dotted his i's with a big circle. She deduces that Jackie Kennedy kept her distance based on...
  • Library Notes for Feb. 23

    Events for the whole family are being held at local libraries. Antioch Public Library 757 Main St. (847) 395-0874; http://www.apld.info Tai Chi: Get information and a demonstration of Tai Chi Chih at 2 p.m. Feb. 28. Grayslake Area Public Library...
  • Moments: Happy reading

    Moments: Happy reading
    National Read Across America Day is held annually on March 2, the birthday of Dr. Seuss. My daughter, Jessie, has read just about all of Dr. Seuss’ books. Jessie loves to read. When it’s time to begin her homework, she always does her...
  • Canadian author introduces new mystery series

    "Book or By Crook, the first in the Lighthouse Library Mysteries by Canadian author Eva Gates, will be introduced on Wednesday at 10 a.m. at the Lady Lake Public Library, 225 W. Guava St., and 2 p.m. at W.T. Bland Public Library, 1995 N. Donnelly St. in...
  • Programs offer tools to quit tobacco habit

    The Florida Department of Health in Lake County in conjunction with the Florida Area Health Education Center Network is sponsoring smoking-cessation programs (all forms of tobacco), which includes free nicotine-replacement-therapy patches and classroom...
  • Library's annual tea party features storytelling, finery

    Dolls, fairy tales, finery and a little taste of formal manners were the order of the day at Slater Library's annual American Girl Tea Party Feb. 21. Nearly 60 dressed-up girls, their dolls and their grown-ups piled into the downstairs children's...
  • Letter to the editor: Roosevelt parking decision is bad news

    As a 55-year River Forest resident, senior and long-time educator, I am disturbed by the recent Development Review Board actions. As a senior, I am concerned about parking. This includes parking for both Roosevelt Middle School and the River Forest...
  • 02/23: Business events

    02/23: Business events
    Chamber Winter Park: Winter Park Executive Women, 11:30 a.m. March 2, Winter Park Chamber of Commerce/Welcome Center, 151 W. Lyman Ave., Winter Park. Registration deadline is Feb. 27. Cost: $20 for members; $25 nonmembers. Details: 407-644-8281 or...
  • Mad Hatters make reading exciting at North Chicago Library

    Mad Hatters make reading exciting at North Chicago Library
    Twelve-year-old Jasmine Zuniga got her first glimpse of the self-proclaimed crazy ladies Saturday at the North Chicago Public Library. "I liked the songs," the North Chicago girl said of the Mad Hatters from the Chicago Junior Women's League. "There...
  • Northern Va. laborer office doesn't keep workers off corner

    The Labor Resource Center in Centreville is busy most mornings with Latino immigrants checking the Internet, waiting for English lessons and, mostly, hoping for a daily work assignment that will offer them a chance to send money back home. But the...
  • Plan for Obama library in Chicago must respect Frederick Law Olmsted parks

     Plan for Obama library in Chicago must respect Frederick Law Olmsted parks
    Maybe it's time to erect temporary, "proceed with caution" signs at the entrances to Chicago's Jackson and Washington parks. The signs would be directed not at drivers, but at President Barack and Michelle Obama, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the Barack Obama...