| Aug 30, 2014
| 3:09 PM
No more than 24 hours after Virginia senior Denny McCarthy bowed out after a semifinal run in the U.S. Amateur Championships, his brother, Ryan, was researching what might've been Denny's next enormous golfing destination.
As Denny's caddy in several...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 2:21 PM
Naper Settlement's new leader will be a longtime Naperville resident with legal and management experience, museum officials announced today.
The boards of the Naperville Heritage Society and Naper Settlement chose Macarena (Rena) Tamayo-Calabrese from...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 4:23 PM
Several suburban hospitals are restricting visitors due to a multistate outbreak of a respiratory disease.
Naperville's Edward Hospital, Linden Oaks at Edward and Elmhurst Memorial Hospital are not allowing visitors under 18 or those of any age with...
| Jun 16, 2014
John "Jack" Hickey was in school when he began his career with Galvin Manufacturing Corp., which became Motorola.
Mr. Hickey, who retired in 1986 as executive vice president and chief financial officer but continued another 10 years as a director, was a...
| Apr 30, 2014
The Rev. Thomas W. Strieter and his wife, Doris, had recently finished editing the third in a series of six volumes on the homilies of outspoken Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero, who was assassinated in 1980 while in church celebrating Mass.
| Jun 24, 2014
Sister Suzanne Zuercher lived for 63 years as a member of a monastic community of Benedictine sisters, but she was fully engaged with the world around her.
"While she was very attuned to spiritual life, she was also in contact with an incredible...
| Jul 23, 2014
Dr. Harold Gerstein created programs at Northwestern University Dental School and Marquette University School of Dentistry, and he invented several instruments used in the practice of endodontics.
He never applied for patents for those devices, his...
| Sep 14, 2014
| 5:26 PM
During the final phase of construction of Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove in the mid-1970s, hospital administrator Philip M. Moore was at the 63-acre work site from sunrise to sunset, coordinating operations from a building known as "the...
| Apr 6, 2014
Bernard McCullough grew up above an Englewood church and then worked as a fry cook while honing his comedy act at night. Decades later, after hitting it big in nightclubs, television and movies, Bernie Mac wanted to give back.
He founded a small charity...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 2:44 PM
From The College Fix: Drunk, passed-out college students on display in Twitter trend
A gross new Twitter trend is causing concern among parents, college administrators and even some students. So-called “pass out pages,” specific to each...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 2:19 PM
Rabbi Yoel Ackerman is bringing his skills working with students to the growing Jewish community of eastern Boca Raton as the second campus rabbi of the Boca Raton-based Jewish Education Center of South Florida.
Ackerman, originally from North Miami...