| Jan 14, 2015
Martin Luther King Jr. Day holds special significance this year. In addition to honoring King's legacy, it marks the 15th annual Spady Cultural Heritage Museum breakfast.
"It's hard to believe that 15 years has passed, but it is lovely to acknowledge...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 6:13 PM
After Chicago-area schools canceled classes two days last week because of brutally low temperatures and dangerous wind chills, many parents and other curmudgeons complained loudly.
The phrase "back in the day" was trending around office watercoolers,...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 8:21 AM
Most bike tours are all about the biking, making them not all that attractive as a getaway if your traveling companion(s) don't bike. Not so with the Vietnam — Coastal Exploration package from Ride & Seek, an Australian company. Sure, there's plenty...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 9:00 PM
The end of Florida's same-sex marriage ban will be the beginning of new challenges for South Florida's spiritual leaders.
For many Christian leaders, the choice of whether to have such ceremonies is hardly a choice at all. The tenets of the Roman...
| Dec 20, 2014
| 2:25 PM
Jan. 3: Alton-Audubon Eagle Festival. Activities are scheduled at the Audubon Center at Riverlands and downtown. There will be live eagles on hand, ice-carving displays and shuttles to see eagles in the wild along the Mississippi River. Advance...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 10:16 AM
After two years of construction and nearly $55 million in costs, the first part of the much-anticipated Maggie Daley Park will open Saturday when the ice-skating ribbon debuts, giving residents and the public a first glimpse of the site, according to...
| Dec 7, 2014
| 7:59 PM
Capital Prep capped off its first undefeated season with its second straight championship last year, beating Weaver in the Class L final.
The Trailblazers (27-0) will look to repeat that achievement this season with a similar cast of characters,...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 7:32 AM
New Trier High School students will likely be enjoying longer summer vacations for the next few years, with officials proposing a revised calendar they say is needed to ensure that the $100 million renovation of the Winnetka campus is finished by the...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 7:07 AM
The YMCA of Broward County will come together to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with the 11th annual “Martin Luther King Jr. Inspirational Breakfast” Jan. 16 and the “YMCA MLK Day of Service” Jan. 19. ...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 8:35 PM
By Wayne Fish
Of Calkins Media
UNIONDALE, N.Y. – The road has not been kind to the Flyers this season and those woes continued on Monday night with another loss, this one by a shootout.
But it was no fault of goaltender Steve Mason, who had to...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 11:05 AM
The harsh reality that human trafficking is not just taking place overseas, but right here in Connecticut, was one of the key points driven home at a powerful performance in Glastonbury on Oct. 9.
More than 100 people from Glastonbury and the...