| Jun 13, 2011
| 2:53 PM
Sherman Jerome Spiegel
August 20, 1936 – June 9, 2011
Mr. Spiegel was born in Lawrence, MA to Mark and Elizabeth (Libby) Spiegel. He graduated from Boston English High School in 1954 and received a BSME from University of Massachusetts at...
| Jun 30, 2011
| 4:02 PM
Cook County officials on Thursday pulled the plug on a troubled $44 million effort that left faulty cameras in police cars.
A review of “Project Shield” by County Board President Toni Preckwinkle’s team found an “ill-conceived,...
| Oct 31, 2010
| 1:12 PM
The sound is unmistakable: "RRRR, RRRR, rrrrr, rrrrr… click." Then: nothing. It's the sound of a battery dying, and most of us have heard it.
In Florida, we don't have the extreme strain on batteries like car owners do up north, or even in the...
| Mar 10, 2011
| 8:53 AM
There's a new face at the top for Holland's Tulip Time festival. The festival's Board of Directors has hired Gwen Auwerda out of a pool of more than 180 applicants for the position.
Auwerda is a Hope College graduate who worked for Johnson Controls in...
| Dec 9, 2010
| 9:25 PM
Editor's note: This corrects an earlier version. Jeffrey Hubbard was not arrested and was not in jail.
Newport-Mesa Unified School District Supt. Jeffrey Hubbard was charged Thursday with two felony counts of misappropriation of funds related to his...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 6:28 PM
Union workers at Johnson Controls in York County are poised to go on strike. Members of UAW Local 1872 earlier this month voted overwhelmingly to authorize a strike when the current contract expires at midnight on Friday.
Union leadership cited several...
| May 2, 2012
| 4:29 AM
For the first time, all floats in this year's Kinderparade will be towed either by hybrid or electric vehicles to reduce the event's emission and fuel consumption.
The Kinderparade will be held on Thursday, May 10 at 2:00 p.m. More than 7,000 are...
| May 31, 2012
| 12:49 AM
Empire State Building Goes Green
Empire State Building owner Tony Malkin and Johnson Controls Vice President Clay Nesler talk about how the iconic landmark was transformed into an energy-efficient skyscraper. They also talk about how the retrofit of...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 4:56 PM
The 72,500-acre Aberdeen Proving Ground has been named to the Top Earth Day Champions list for its success in reducing harmful carbon emission and energy waste. The facility has a goal of reducing energy consumption 30 percent by 2015.
| Jan 9, 2012
| 9:42 AM
A troubled Cook County program put faulty camera equipment in police cars, wasting perhaps millions of federal dollars, the Department of Homeland Security's inspector general said in an audit released this morning.
Sen. Mark Kirk and U.S. Rep. Michael...
| Aug 4, 2011
| 10:55 AM
For the second time in 13 months, President Obama will visit the City of Holland to highlight lithium ion battery manufacturing.
The President will tour the Johnson Controls-Saft plant on 48th Street and discuss how the technology will help vehicles...