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  • Global fellowship an ingredient in holiday cookie recipes among local au pairs

    Global fellowship an ingredient in holiday cookie recipes among local au pairs
    Milk and cookies aren’t only for Santa Claus but for Father Christmas, Kris Kringle, Pere Noel and other international fans of homemade sweetness, including au pairs serving North Shore families. Cultural Care Au Pair is a placement agency with a...
  • Health briefs for Dec. 3

    Healthy heart diet class Porter Health Care System will offer a free class on healthy heart diets on Dec. 16, according to a release from the health care provider. The class will provide an understanding on how to read food labels and choose heart-...
  • Nine Displaced After Main Street Fire

    Nine Displaced After Main Street Fire
    MANCHESTER — Nine people were displaced after a fire Tuesday at a downtown building. No one was hurt and the six tenants who were home at 1077 Main St. escaped without injury, Fire Chief Dave Billings said. The building at Main and Eldridge...
  • Craft bazaars pop up all over the Peninsula

    Craft bazaars pop up all over the Peninsula
    Looking to get some holiday shopping done in the next couple of weeks? Consider one of the following craft shows in the region. From crafters with handcrafted hair bows to painters with works valued in the thousands, Peninsula arts and crafts shows...
  • Electrical overload sparks Christmas tree fire in Oak Park

    Electrical overload sparks Christmas tree fire in Oak Park
    Fire crews made short work of an electrical fire that lit up a Christmas tree on the 1400 block of North Austin Boulevard Tuesday night. The fire, which took place at a brick two-flat apartment building at 1426 N. Austin, burned for about half an hour...
  • 44 arrests in Ferguson, but police see improvement Tuesday night

    44 arrests in Ferguson, but police see improvement Tuesday night
    Twenty-four hours after Ferguson, Mo., erupted in a spasm of violence and looting when a grand jury refused to indict a white police officer in the killing of an unarmed black man, St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar said Tuesday night's unrest was...
  • As Ferguson anger simmers, protests in other cities are more peaceful

    As Ferguson anger simmers, protests in other cities are more peaceful
    Protests unfolded in major cities across the nation Tuesday night as more than 2,000 National Guard troops and hundreds of police officers converged in the St. Louis area to guard against the vandalism, arson and looting that erupted in suburban...
  • What happens in the jungle stays in the jungle

    What happens in the jungle stays in the jungle
    Palm Beach can be a jungle sometimes, especially when it attracts more than 600 young socialites to the season's most talked about event. Marking the eighth anniversary, this year's “Red Cross Beach Bash” takes on a What Happens in the...
  • Hampton apartment fire displaces six

    Hampton apartment fire displaces six
    At least six people were displaced after a fire at a seven-unit apartment building in Hampton Wednesday night, a spokesman said. About 11:50 p.m., firefighters responded to the 5100 block of Goldsboro Drive, where they found heavy smoke and fire...
  • Bombs, gunfire kill 81 at crowded mosque in Nigeria's Kano

    Bombs, gunfire kill 81 at crowded mosque in Nigeria's Kano
    Gunmen set off three bombs and opened fire on worshipers at the main mosque in north Nigeria's biggest city Kano on Friday, killing at least 81 people, witnesses and officials said, in an attack that bore the hallmarks of Islamist Boko Haram militants....
  • Firefighters respond to fire at apartments, baby born in stairwell

    Firefighters respond to fire at apartments, baby born in stairwell
    Four Schaumburg families were displaced from their homes Friday because of an early morning fire, while on a separate call, firefighters helped a woman who had just given birth in an apartment stairwell. Four units of a multifamily apartment complex in...