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  • While waiting for new hearts, women build loving friendship

    While waiting for new hearts, women build loving friendship
    For months, Niki Glass waited anxiously in Room 976 of the cardiac intensive care unit for the call that would save her life. A few doors down the hall at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Karen Tompkins was in painfully similar limbo. Also waiting for...
  • At COT and NU, it's a perfect storm of recent American operas

    At COT and NU, it's a perfect storm of recent American operas
    When was the last time you witnessed the Chicago-area premieres of two operas by living American composers within the same nine-day period? That rare alignment of planets will take place later this month when Tobias Picker's "Therese Raquin" (2001)...
  • 'Dead Man Walking' opera makes Chicago premiere

    'Dead Man Walking' opera makes Chicago premiere
    The Northwestern University Bienen School of Music is mounting the Chicago-area premiere of "Dead Man Walking," an opera composed by Jake Heggie with libretto by Terrence McNally. It chronicles a Catholic nun's experiences as a spiritual advisor on...
  • Marilyn Rudd Wright, sixth-grade teacher in south suburbs, dies at 86

    Marilyn Rudd Wright, who taught sixth graders at schools in Park Forest and Matteson for 27 years, was known for challenging her pupils to get the best out of them, former students said. "She wanted critical thinking, and she held us to very high...
  • DePaul professor discusses her efforts to protect world's cultural heritage

     DePaul professor discusses her efforts to protect world's cultural heritage
    Patty Gerstenblith was working as a research associate at the Cincinnati Art Museum in the late 1970s when a cumbersome project and an ownership dispute over a statue got her interested in the law. After an art scholar discovered there were large...
  • Dr. Marshall Blankenship, respected Chicago dermatologist, dies at 81

    Dr. Marshall Blankenship, respected Chicago dermatologist, dies at 81
    Dr. Marshall Blankenship welcomed difficult cases, both in his career as a longtime dermatologist and in his recreational reading as a Sherlock Holmes aficionado. When he joined the Army in 1959, he had almost no experience with skin diseases. But...
  • John Robinson, Motorola employee and school board member, dies

     John Robinson, Motorola employee and school board member, dies
    John Winthrop "Jack" Robinson sat on two suburban school boards and played a key role in Motorola's educational program, Motorola University, during a 35-year career with the communications company. "Jack was way ahead of the game technologically, so...
  • Thank you, Pullman

    I am a graduate of Wendell Phillips High School (in Chicago’s Bronzeville neighborhood) and Northwestern University. I grew up in the Ida B. Wells Homes and the Clarence Darrow Homes (former public housing projects in Bronzeville ). I am one of...
  • Hires and promotions at Lehigh Valley businesses

    STACI SAEGER Has been promoted to Director of Marketing at NAI Summit. In her role Saeger designs and manages the marketing efforts for both the brokerage of available properties in the portfolio as well as the promotion of NAI Summit's property...
  • 1 challenger to face 3 incumbents in Deerfield board race

    1 challenger to face 3 incumbents in Deerfield board race
    Business development is one of several major issues confronting the four candidates for three seats on Deerfield's Village Board of Trustees. Three incumbents — Robert Benton, Tom Jester and William Seiden — face Plan Commission chairman Dan...
  • Committee mulls fine hike for sidewalk bike riding

    City officials are considering a hike in the fine for riding on a sidewalk in the Central Business District and other business districts, but members of a city committee also want to try public education and clearer signage to reach compliance on the...