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  • Local students win scholarships from Back 2 School Illinois

    Local students win scholarships from Back 2 School Illinois
    While many families are in the midst of making plans for summer activities, one organization is already gearing up for next school year. To raise money for school supplies, Back 2 School Illinois (B2SI) is hosting its biggest fundraising effort Monday,...
  • Free fries and cookies with Burger King scholarship fund donation

    Free fries and cookies with Burger King scholarship fund donation
    Get free eats at Burger King with a donation to the chain's scholarship fund. Donate $1 to the Miami-based fast-food company's annual college fundraiser and you'll get two coupons good for a value-sized fry or onion rings and two Otis Spunkmeyer...
  • Community news for Jewett City edition

    Griswold 5K run/walk GRISWOLD – The Griswold Booster Club and the Griswold Bicentennial Committee will be hold a 5K run/walk on Saturday, June 13, in celebration of Griswold's Bicentennial, with proceeds going to Griswold Public School Athletics...
  • Tasters tip glasses at Grayslake craft beer event to raise funds for scholarships

    Tasters tip glasses at Grayslake craft beer event to raise funds for scholarships
    Wet weather didn't stop people from attending the third Craft Beer Festival on Saturday in Grayslake. Celebrating the art of brewing, hundreds of beer aficionados traveled from station to station, sampling a variety of beers from more than 65 breweries,...
  • 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...
  • Nearly 529 good reasons to use that plan for college savings

    Nearly 529 good reasons to use that plan for college savings
    If you needed a new car, you probably wouldn't pick the first one you saw, you'd drive others and compare prices. You'd want to get the most for your money. Yet even though a four-year college education — at about $100,000 — now costs...
  • Personal Finance Q&A: 529 plans vs. education tax breaks

    Personal Finance Q&A: 529 plans vs. education tax breaks
    Dear Liz: You recently mentioned in your column that you can't use any of the three education tax breaks — the American Opportunity Credit, the Lifetime Learning Credit or the tuition and fees deduction — for expenses paid with 529 college...
  • UC law students celebrate exemption from supplemental fee increases

    UC law students celebrate exemption from supplemental fee increases
    What was in effect a footnote in Gov. Jerry Brown's recent proposed budget for the University of California has turned into a cause for major celebration among UC law students. Surprising many faculty, Brown and the UC regents have exempted the four law...
  • Nazareth Academy seniors graduate

    Nazareth Academy seniors graduate
    It was a different kind of show Sunday at the Drury Lane theater. Members of the Nazareth Academy class of 2015 took center stage as graduation ceremonies were held at the theater. Nazareth Academy, the private, Catholic, coeducational college...
  • Italian-themed night to benefit Tony Segreto Athletic Scholarship fund

    What's happening: A Night in Roma Mark your calendar: June 9 at 6 p.m. Where: Nova Southeastern University's Don Taft University Center, 3301 College Ave., Davie The details: The fifth annual event will replicate New York City's Mulberry Street with...
  • 5 things to know about repaying student loans

    It is the season for commencement addresses, telling new college grads how to look forward to their lives and careers. It is also the season to start dealing with repaying student loans. As a reminder, you have six months after graduation to set up a...