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  • Brooklyn Park: Pizza with the Marines celebrates Grab Bags for Grunts

    Brooklyn Park: Pizza with the Marines celebrates Grab Bags for Grunts
    Before a group of Marines sat down to chow down on pizza, they were treated to a rousing rendition of the Marine Corps Hymn┬áby their hosts – a number of students at Belle Grove Elementary School. The Marines were there to show their gratitude on...
  • After broken gang truce, El Salvador sees deadliest month in 10 years

    After broken gang truce, El Salvador sees deadliest month in 10 years
    Dr. Oscar Quijano touched his pinky to the hole in the head of the latest skeleton brought to the metal slab before him. It was clear she had been killed "in a violent way," Quijano said as he examined the skull of one of the many people slain despite a...
  • Sandy Delgado, Northlake alderman, dies at 58

    Sandy Delgado, Northlake alderman, dies at 58
    Northlake Ald. Sandy Delgado, a quiet advocate for community events in the city, died of cancer on March 28. She was 58. Delgado was elected to the Northlake City Council in 2005. Though generally quiet at City Council meetings, she liked working...
  • Rhodes school volunteers rewarded with barbecue

    Rhodes school volunteers rewarded with barbecue
    Burgers and hot dogs were served last Wednesday evening at Rhodes Elementary School to school volunteers as a way of saying thanks for their help. At around 6 p.m. April 8, the food was being put on the grill outside the school for the school's annual...
  • Hampton's secretive superintendent search disrespects parents, community

    Hampton's secretive superintendent search disrespects parents, community
    The Hampton School Board's secretive search for a new superintendent shows little respect for city parents — at a time when the ailing school system needs all their support. Barely a third of the district's 30 schools — 12 — earned...
  • Eldersburg Elementary to hold fundraiser to fight brain cancer

    When Cathy Chiaramonte, a fourth-grade teacher at Eldersburg Elementary School, had a headache for three weeks in January, she though it was just a sinus problem. Chiaramonte, 54, was diagnosed in February with glioblastoma multiforme after an episode...
  • Voters give incumbent unprecedented third-term in Glen Ellyn

    Voters give incumbent unprecedented third-term in Glen Ellyn
    Glen Ellyn voters April 7 returned incumbent trustee Pete Ladesic to what might be an unprecedented third-term to the village Board of Trustees. Ladesic, 53, said he was thrilled voters are giving him another term on the board. It is uncommon for...
  • 'How fast it grew': Old photos of Valley's birth and boom

     'How fast it grew': Old photos of Valley's birth and boom
    It's 1957, and a line of kids — the boys on bikes, the girls in bobby socks and saddle shoes — stretches around a newly opened North Hollywood Dairy Queen. It's 1964, and Mr. and Mrs. Ernest E. Berry of Van Nuys celebrate their 50th...
  • Bring back TTS, Kindle

    Amazon's Kindle is common enough in American life to be "the Official E-reader of the National PTA." But it could enrich the lives of many more people if recent E Ink models weren't missing text to speech (TTS) technology. TTS costs next to nothing and...
  • Hogan plays politics with school funding

    Hogan plays politics with school funding
    On behalf of Maryland PTA's more than 180,000 parent and teacher members, I'm writing to commend your editorial chiding Gov. Larry Hogan for aggressively playing politics with education funding in the proposed 2016 budget ("Hogan plays chicken," April 3)....
  • Mix of incumbents, newcomers prevail in Wheaton council, school races

    Voters in Wheaton and Warrenville on Tuesday night cast their ballots in favor of two incumbents and one newcomer in the race for three seats on the Community Unit School District 200 board. With all 80 precincts reporting late Tuesday, unofficial...