| Jun 2, 2015
| 4:43 PM
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...
| May 23, 2015
| 1:06 PM
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...
| Jun 2, 2015
| 8:37 AM
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...
| May 31, 2015
| 10:05 PM
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....
| May 30, 2015
| 12:00 PM
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...
| May 29, 2015
| 7:41 PM
Thirteen seniors from four local high schools were awarded $1,000 each in scholarships from the La Cañada Thursday Club during the organization’s recent tea meeting.
The awardees include Catherine Cea (LCHS), Lacy Coan (Flintridge Prep), Grant...
| May 27, 2015
| 3:24 PM
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-...
| May 21, 2015
| 3:22 PM
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...
| May 7, 2015
| 9:17 AM
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...
| Apr 20, 2015
| 2:07 PM
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...
| Apr 5, 2015
| 2:07 PM
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...