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  • Local Voices Lake: March 6 edition

    Local Voices Lake: March 6 edition
    Letters to the editor from Deerfield, Highland Park, Libertyville, Grayslake and Waukegan. Remembering Ramis I was in physical therapy with Harold Ramis. One day I mentioned how my grandson loved "Ghostbusters." Then Harold Ramis brought in a box...
  • Breaking out the big sander

    Breaking out the big sander
    Most portable sanders are light-duty tools built for final smoothing with fine-grit paper. But to deal with burns and scrapes or to erase decades of wear and tear, it takes the end-of-the-line product: bench machines, or heavy-duty belt sanders and...
  • Wheaton approves Thompson berm fix

    Wheaton approves Thompson berm fix
    A berm that has lost elevation over the years and overtopped last spring will soon be fixed. Wheaton city council members voted on June 2 to approve the $110,500 project to raise the grade at the Thompson berm, which runs along the south end of Morse...
  • About 1,000 households without power in Tinley Park

    About 1,000 households without power in Tinley Park
    About 1,000 Tinley Park households were still without power Wednesday afternoon due to the overnight winter storm, village officials said. Power was lost about 3 a.m., according to Emergency Management Agency Director Pat Carr. He said the affected...
  • Lockheed Martin takes children to work

    Lockheed Martin takes children to work
    It’s not every day that people can play a life-sized Angry Birds game on the front lawn at the Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control plant. In the name of Take Your Child to Work Day, access to the plant was broadened on Thursday for a brief...
  • Old Saucon will deliver new traffic signal

    Q: The intersection of Route 378 and Colesville Road on the border of Upper Saucon and Lower Saucon townships has been in need of a traffic signal for many years, and traffic generated by the popular Promenade Shops has heightened the situation. Signals...
  • No one hurt in Schaumburg warehouse fire

    No one hurt in Schaumburg warehouse fire
    No one was hurt in a Schaumburg warehouse fire this morning that officials say may have started with a piece of equipment inside. The fire at a manufacturing building at 525 Estes Ave. started just before 7 a.m., said Schaumburg Police Sgt. John Nebl....
  • Bolingbrook principal's departure deal released

    Bolingbrook principal's departure deal released
    The abrupt departure of Bolingbrook High School principal Michael D. White last month has caused contentiousness to bubble up among the Valley View School District 365U community. Now, a copy of the employment separation agreement between White and...
  • Retail sales rise more than expected in February

    With the first hint of spring sunshine last month, shoppers began emerging from hibernation, fueling hopes that a particularly bitter winter was to blame for the sour economic signals of recent months. Retail sales rose 0.3% to $427.2 billion in...
  • Pennsylvania College of Technology awards degrees

    Pennsylvania College of Technology awards degrees
    PENNSYLVANIA COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY, Williamsport, held graduation ceremonies. Area residents receiving degrees include: PENNSYLVANIA Lehigh County Cody N. Bennicoff, Macungie, Bachelor of Science, Residential Construction Technology and Management:...
  • Tribeca Organizers See Fest Expand as Brand Grows

    As the Tribeca Film Festival enters its 13th year, fest leaders feel confident they've established an identity for the event as more than just a placeholder between Sundance and Cannes. Now the only trick is to convince everybody else of that. Although...