| Jun 24, 2014
| 4:34 AM
The Palatine Park District has a new mascot, but it needs a name.
The boy squirrel's possible names are: Chestnut, Pal, Parkie and Sammy. The monikers were chosen from more than 200 community suggestions, said Joan Scovic, the park district's...
| Jul 3, 2014
Allentown: 9:10 p.m. July 4, J. Birney Crum Stadium, 21st and Linden streets, held in conjunction with the street festival beginning at 4 p.m.
Bethlehem: 9 p.m. July 4, Sand Island; music by the Bethlehem Municipal Band, 7:30 p.m. Payrow...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 2:02 PM
Muggles: Have you booked your tickets for Florida yet? In its second phase, the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, the […]...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 11:35 AM
With a national Solar Day of Action on Saturday, schools and public buildings across the nation may be in for financial boosts of up to $14,000 to help them go solar.
As part of the public awareness campaign, an Oakland-based solar-investment...
| Jul 4, 2014
Yumina Myers' culture-shock moment came on the first day of high school in Vermont when, dressed in a T-shirt and jeans branded with Mickey Mouse's goofy face, someone stopped the recent Japanese immigrant in the hallway.
"They looked at me and said,...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 2:04 PM
You be the judge. Newport Beach voters have a chance to decide: car wash or another hotel? Height limits or no height limits?
This issue is raised in the planned July 8 City Council vote on a new General Plan amendment that will allow more-intense...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 8:32 AM
Maryland’s largest theme park is about to take a new roller coaster for a spin.
Six Flags America in Upper Marlboro on Saturday launches Ragin' Cajun, a ride that is billed as the first of its kind at the park.
At just over 40 feet, the ride...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 7:12 PM
A Winnetka man hiking near Salt Lake City fell hundreds of feet to his death last week, Utah authorities said Sunday.
William Pierce was on a business trip to the area when he went to a hiking area near a ski resort, said Detective Ken Hansen of the...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 4:51 PM
Converting the local Five Seasons Sports Club into a Northbrook community center could cost between $35.7 million and $46.7 million, according to official preliminary estimates.
About half of the price or more would go toward renovating the 14-year-old,...
| Jun 29, 2014
The city is proposing historic landmark status for parts of Fulton Market and Randolph Street, the traditional meat market district that has attracted restaurants and offices. The city wants to preserve storefronts' character, but many business owners...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 4:07 PM
The Northbrook Park District may share space with the Northern Suburban Special Recreation Association if voters approve the idea for converting a local Five Seasons Sports Club into a community recreation center, officials say.
Park district officials...