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  • New Federal Farming Grants Aimed At Cutting Long Island Sound Pollution

    New Federal Farming Grants Aimed At Cutting Long Island Sound Pollution
    HARTFORD – Cutting agricultural pollution and improving the use of water by farms in the Connecticut River Valley and the Thames River Valley are the targets for $10.8 million in new federal grants, according to federal and state officials. The...
  • Private School Listings

    TRI-COUNTY Paladin Academy Paladin Academy is a K-12 private school for talented students with mild learning challenges. The program is accredited through the Southern Association of Colleges & Schools (SACS CASI), an accrediting division of AdvancED. ...
  • Thomas J. Todd, science teacher, coach and track official, dies

    Thomas J. Todd was a high school cross-country and track coach in the western suburbs who went on to work as an official at Illinois High School Association track meets. Mr. Todd, 61, died of complications from lymphoma on Wednesday, Dec. 10 at Rush...
  • Tourism photo company hiring 55 for new HQ

    Tourism photo company hiring 55 for new HQ
    Tourism photo company Magic Memories is establishing its U.S. headquarters in Orlando as it begins hiring about 55 people to work at the Orlando Eye. "Mostly we are looking for hourly employees, but there will be some salaried positions at our...
  • Harvesting solutions: How to address the plight of farmworkers in Mexico

    Harvesting solutions: How to address the plight of farmworkers in Mexico
    Last month, the Los Angeles Times published "Product of Mexico," a four-part series on the abuse of workers on Mexican megafarms that export fruits and vegetables to the United States. The articles and photographs documented dangerous and squalid housing,...
  • Is that juice really healthy?

    Is that juice really healthy?
    Juice labels are intended to inform and protect the consumer, but that only works if you speak label-ese. If you're squeezing juice into your diet, keep an eye out for these key words before you buy. >>100 percent juice "Start by looking for '100...
  • U.S.-Cuba Relations: a new beginning or much ado about nothing?

    U.S.-Cuba Relations: a new beginning or much ado about nothing?
    Former Federal Reserve chairman Alan Greenspan, in a 1996 televised speech, referred to the continued overvaluation of stocks as "irrational exuberance" — an apt expression today in the wake of President Barack Obama's Dec. 17th announcement of a...
  • Tips for keeping rabbits from eating your yard

    Tips for keeping rabbits from eating your yard
    A rabbit in our yard is eating everything, including bark from the trees and shrubs. We have an enclosed yard, and he lives under a deck. How can we keep him from eating our plants? Can we get him out of the yard? You can deter rabbits from vegetable or...
  • Don't get hooked on medical marijuana investment offers

    Don't get hooked on medical marijuana investment offers
    If your year-end routine includes reviewing your finances and looking for new investment opportunities, take a deep breath before buying into medical marijuana or virtual currencies, state banking officials suggest. The Pennsylvania Department of...
  • Northfield native wins $50K National Geographic prize

    Northfield native wins $50K National Geographic prize
    Northfield native Charles Engelman said he is still in shock after he was selected as the winner in a national contest sponsored by National Geographic, in which he will receive a $50,000 grant to launch his "dream expedition." "To be completely honest,...
  • Blotter: Food thefts lead to felony charges in River Forest

    Blotter: Food thefts lead to felony charges in River Forest
    The following items were collected from reports released by the River Forest Police Department. A 39-year-old Melrose Park man was charged with felony possession of a fraudulent identification card after an officer saw him hide a sandwich in his...