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  • One Dream helps low-income seniors fulfill small wishes

     One Dream helps low-income seniors fulfill small wishes
    For most of her 92 years, Diana York loved the opera. She first went when she was 19 and said it was a rare year that she didn't catch at least one performance, often with her sister. Until recently, though, she hadn't been back since around 2007....
  • Lake County's first Hispanic judge elected chief of the court

    Lake County's first Hispanic judge elected chief of the court
    At a meeting of circuit judges of the Nineteenth Judicial Circuit last week, Judge Jorge L. Ortiz was unanimously elected to serve as the next chief judge in Lake County. Ortiz's term will begin Jan. 4, 2016 and end on Jan. 1, 2017. "I am honored to...
  • Maureen Fuechtmann, led campus ministry at Loyola, dies at 76

    Maureen Fuechtmann, led campus ministry at Loyola, dies at 76
    Maureen Fuechtmann turned an initial calling as a Catholic nun into a career in campus ministry, developing innovative programs to expand the horizons of students of all faiths and denominations. As vice president for ministry with Loyola University...
  • John L. Keeley Jr., investor and philanthropist, dies at 75

    John L. Keeley Jr., investor and philanthropist, dies at 75
    John L. Keeley Jr., who founded Keeley Investment Corp. and Keeley Asset Management Corp., was skilled at finding value others missed in smaller companies known as mid-caps. Mr. Keeley was also an investor in his industry and his community, endowing a...
  • Jazz pianist Corky McClerkin and wife killed in auto accident

    Jazz pianist Corky McClerkin and wife killed in auto accident
    Longtime Chicago jazz pianist Corky McClerkin, 73, and his wife, Winnie Mae Cole-McClerkin, 72, died Sunday afternoon near 57th Drive and Hyde Park Boulevard, according to their daughter, Casemmie Cole-Kweli. The couple’s car crashed into a tree...
  • Shout Out: Skokie's Misba Shakir, Loyola student, Al-Watan employee

    Shout Out: Skokie's Misba Shakir, Loyola student, Al-Watan employee
    Misba Shakir, 20, was welcoming everyone into Al-Watan restaurant when she agreed to an interview about her future career goals and love for Skokie. Q: What do you do for a living? A: I work at Al-Watan during my summer vacation. But I'm a college...
  • Chinese parents snapping up Chicago condos for their college kids

     Chinese parents snapping up Chicago condos for their college kids
    Riding in his real estate agent's white Range Rover, Chinese grad student Owen Wang spent a sunny Saturday afternoon zipping from condo to condo in some of Chicago's most desirable neighborhoods. A West Loop high-rise offered eucalyptus wood floors...
  • Piney Ridge Elementary special ed teacher recognized for positively impacting students

    ELDERSBURG — At the age of 4, Sue Elseth knew she would someday become a teacher. Decades later, she's a special education teacher at Piney Ridge Elementary School. "I remember just telling my dad that was what I wanted to do," said Elseth, 52,...
  • Winter Wonderland light displays up for grabs

    Winter Wonderland light displays up for grabs
    Vernon Hills is planning to give away or sell the hundreds of displays used in its now-ended annual Winter Wonderland holiday lights show at the Cuneo Mansion. Village officials revealed in December that a housing development will take over part of...
  • Man tries to stop Spike Lee from using word 'Chiraq'

    Man tries to stop Spike Lee from using word 'Chiraq'
    A man who has filed several trademarks for the word "Chiraq" in the state of Illinois sent a letter through his attorney to Spike Lee's production company demanding that it not use the word as the title of an upcoming film about violence in Chicago....
  • Eugene Cullen Kennedy, psychologist and author, dies at 86

     Eugene Cullen Kennedy, psychologist and author, dies at 86
    Eugene Cullen Kennedy — psychologist, theologian, novelist and pundit — was a man of many interests, but in all his pursuits, he was a man enthralled with humanity. That fascination brought him closer to the Roman Catholic Church and, for...