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  • Good morning, Baltimore: Health exchange audit, Cosby sales and water bill woes

    Good morning, Baltimore: Health exchange audit, Cosby sales and water bill woes
    Good morning, Baltimore:  Here's what you need to know for Friday. WEATHER It’s going to be  a rainy Friday with temperatures reaching 51 and falling back to 34 overnight. There is a possibility of --- there’s that word again --- snow...
  • Former PTA president charged with theft

    Former PTA president charged with theft
    A Baltimore County woman was arrested Thursday and charged with stealing close to $10,000 from the Orems Elementary School's PTA during the time she was the group's president. Christine Samuels, 43, of Essex turned herself in to authorities Thursday...
  • Verdugo Views: The history behind a rector at St. Mark's

    Verdugo Views: The history behind a rector at St. Mark's
    Virginia Parlour Young was just about ready to start school when her family moved to Glendale and her father became rector of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church. Clarance Parlour’s journey to Glendale was a lengthy one. Born in England, he grew up...
  • Candidates differ on early-childhood building in District 200

     Candidates differ on early-childhood building in District 200
    The five candidates vying for three seats on the board of Wheaton Warrenville Community Unit District 200 on April 7 hold divergent views on how to approach a potential upgrade of the Jefferson Early Childhood Center. In 2013, voters in the district,...
  • La Cañada History: Australia's Stephenson wins inaugural GNA tournament at Oakmont

    La Cañada History: Australia's Stephenson wins inaugural GNA tournament at Oakmont
    Ten Years Ago A small band of residents angered by the estimated costs to install sewers in their Flintridge neighborhoods held a demonstration in front of City Hall. Carrying handmade signs and waving them at passing motorists, the four-member group...
  • McKenzie Variety Show puts parents, teachers on stage

    McKenzie Variety Show puts parents, teachers on stage
    Jeff Goldman occasionally runs into people who get confused when he talks about the McKenzie Variety Show. "A lot of my friends and family don't understand when I talk about it," Goldman said of the venerable McKenzie Elementary School tradition....
  • Glendale PTA: Community service favored at Glendale High

    Glendale High students can use the spring recess to work on community-service hours. School officials encourage students to experience at least 100 hours of community service during their four years of high school. For students who reach 100 hours and...
  • Five seek three seats on District 101 Board

    Five residents are vying for the three open spots on the Western Springs District 101 School Board. The candidates are Brett Lettiere, Todd McLawhorn, Jeanne Padgett, Jamie L. Secord and Thomas P. Simpson. McLawhorn is the only incumbent running in...
  • Endorsements: Glendale school board candidates Nayiri Nahabedian, Kevin Cordova-Brookey

    Endorsements: Glendale school board candidates Nayiri Nahabedian, Kevin Cordova-Brookey
    The tightest race, in terms of overall competence, is clearly the one for Glendale Unified’s board of education. With Sandy Russell following through on a promise not to run for a full term, and the drama surrounding Nayiri Nahabedian’s...
  • Museum taking exhibits on the road

    Museum taking exhibits on the road
    Illinois' new student assessment testing is adding extra challenges for an unlikely group that already is in the midst of digging out from disaster: the DuPage Children's Museum in Naperville. Rather than worrying about how to bring kids to the museum,...
  • D39 hopefuls talk budgets, tests, class size at forum

    D39 hopefuls talk budgets, tests, class size at forum
    They're not all running together, but when they spoke at a March 14 candidate forum, the four hopefuls running for three Wilmette School District 39 board seats in the April 7 election shared nearly identical views. Among the issues on which...