| Feb 6, 2015
| 7:17 AM
A spoonful of sugar, anyone?
The career of Dame Julie Andrews, from her young vaudevillian start to her Disney collaborations and beyond, will be celebrated through stories and songs when Chicago cabaret artist Laura Freeman brings her show "The Hills...
| Feb 27, 2015
| 2:44 PM
Benedictine University in Lisle recently named students to the fall 2014 dean's list and dean's recognized list.
The following full-time students who achieved a 3.5 grade point average or above were named to the dean's list:
From Burr Ridge:...
| Feb 27, 2015
| 7:34 AM
GARY – The city celebrated Black History Month Thursday inside City Hall's council chambers, honoring "Gary Legends" and performances by students from Wirt-Emerson Visual and Performing Arts High Ability Academy and the Gary Youth Services Bureau....
| Feb 26, 2015
| 2:05 PM
Philip D. Snodgrass, who was an assistant general counsel at the National Federation of Federal Employees and a 2005 graduate of Dulaney High School, was killed Monday in downtown Washington when he was hit by a speeding motorist.
He was 27 and lived in...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 3:44 PM
It's no coincidence that the upcoming week holds both George Washington's birthday as well as National Engineers Week. When the National Society of Professional Engineers initiated Engineers Week in 1951, it was timed with a nod to Washington who, among...
| Feb 15, 2015
| 4:30 PM
Half a century ago, the man who built the Broadway department store chain and his wife gave to UCLA their house and the Japanese garden that spilled down the hillside below it near the Hotel Bel-Air. The UC regents, UCLA's governing body, promised to...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 3:27 PM
COLUMBUS, Ind— Columbus North senior Keirsten White believes in wishes — so much so that she once left 100 pennies at a Columbus fountain saying, "Your next wish is on me." It was that kind of spirit that moved White to do something to help...
| Feb 12, 2015
| 8:44 AM
Some Lake Zurich High School students made the most of the extra time they had before starting class later on Feb. 9 by doing a little "Career Scene Investigation."
The students — mostly juniors — weaved their way through the tables of...
| Feb 10, 2015
| 10:00 PM
The Chicago Humanities Festival said it would name on Wednesday Jonathan Elmer its new artistic director, a half-time position that helps guide the festival's programming choices and serves as one of its public faces.
Elmer, 54, is a professor of...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 2:14 PM
Audiences love young musicians. The soloist with the three-quarter size violin, the pianist whose legs just now reach the pedals, the kid whose confidence is as big as the talent exploding before our eyes.
We are astonished, awed, and amazed. We wonder...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 1:54 PM
GARY — Twenty-nine teams of middle and high school students from 23 schools in Lake, Porter, LaPorte counties and surrounding areas will demonstrate their science and engineering talents at the 2015 Science Olympiad Regional Tournament on Saturday,...