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  • Hormone replacement doesn't appear to dull memory, may improve mood

    Hormone replacement doesn't appear to dull memory, may improve mood
    A major new study of women at midlife has found that those who received hormone-replacement therapy soon after entering menopause did not experience declines in memory or other measures of cognitive health. And menopausal women who followed an oral...
  • Libertyville basketball coach Brent Mork has experience on his side

    Libertyville basketball coach Brent Mork has experience on his side
    As newly hired freshman boys basketball coach at Stevenson in 2008, Brent Mork envisioned his future. He saw himself as a head coach. And the place he most desired to lead is where he is now in charge. "I told my wife (Kristi) I could see myself at...
  • News briefs: Car shows come to Park Ridge, library seeks 'Bright Ideas'

    News briefs: Car shows come to Park Ridge, library seeks 'Bright Ideas'
    Car shows planned for Uptown, Maine East Two car shows will take place this weekend in Park Ridge. "Crusin' Park Ridge," presented by the Park Ridge Chamber of Commerce, will kick off a summer of monthly shows on Friday, June 5, from 6 to 9 p.m. in...
  • Michael Campus dies at 80; director of inner-city cult classic 'The Mack'

    Michael Campus dies at 80; director of inner-city cult classic 'The Mack'
    It's hard to image two films more different than "The Mack" and "Thomas Kinkade's Christmas Cottage." "The Mack" (1973) is a gritty, violent tale of mean-street Oakland pimps, often decked out in wild '70s fashions, that has become a cult classic....
  • Staley opened world of music to students

    Staley opened world of music to students
    Charles "Chip" Staley is used to ending on a high note, and this month is no exception. The Neuqua Valley High School Fine Arts Department chairman and leader of the Wind Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble and Musical Theater Orchestra is retiring after a...
  • Thursday Club awards scholarships to area students

    Thursday Club awards scholarships to area students
    Thirteen seniors from four local high schools were awarded $1,000 each in scholarships from the La CaƱada Thursday Club during the organization’s recent tea meeting. The awardees include Catherine Cea (LCHS), Lacy Coan (Flintridge Prep), Grant...
  • Lauranita Dugas, early childhood educator, dies at 88

     Lauranita Dugas, early childhood educator, dies at 88
    Lauranita Taylor Dugas was born into an accomplished family and added her own mark as an advocate of early childhood education. "She believed early childhood education was the key to success to support children and families," said Patsy Cooper, who co-...
  • Tom Valeo, a longtime Chicago-area journalist, dies at 65

    Tom Valeo, a longtime Chicago-area journalist, dies at 65
    Tom Valeo was a longtime Chicago-area journalist who was the theater critic for the suburban Daily Herald and later freelanced for the Chicago Tribune before moving to Florida and becoming an expert on science writing. "Tom was the most analytical...
  • The best brain exercise may be physical

     The best brain exercise may be physical
    Work out for the brain, not the body. Exercise tones the legs, builds bigger biceps and strengthens the heart. But of all the body parts that benefit from a good workout, the brain may be the big winner. Physical fitness directly affects our mind...
  • Lake Forest schools name new assistant superintendent

    Lake Forest schools name new assistant superintendent
    Lake Forest school officials have promoted from within to fill the elementary and high school districts' assistant superintendent job. Barry Rodgers, 48, currently the principal at Lake Forest High School, will take over on July 1 as assistant...
  • Parker B. Lusk, public relations executive, teacher and reporter, dies

     Parker B. Lusk, public relations executive, teacher and reporter, dies
    Parker B. Lusk worked in public relations at AT&T and Illinois Bell and also taught news reporting and public relations courses at Triton College, Loyola University and Rosary College. Mr. Lusk, 91, died of complications from Alzheimer's disease on...