| Mar 26, 2015
| 4:09 PM
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...
| Mar 25, 2015
| 4:04 PM
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...
| Mar 24, 2015
| 12:22 PM
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,...
| Mar 25, 2015
| 2:03 PM
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...
| Mar 23, 2015
| 5:36 PM
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....
| Mar 31, 2015
Born in Delray Beach, Joanna Bradley came to Fort Lauderdale in 1942 to work as a nurse at Provident Hospital, the only medical facility serving the African-American community at the time.
In the 24 years she worked there, Bradley often performed...
| Feb 10, 2015
| 2:08 PM
A once-plain aluminum bench near the playground at El Morro Elementary School has been transformed into a colorful means for bringing students together.
If a student is lonely during recess or lunch, he or she takes a seat on the Buddy Bench and waits...
| Mar 17, 2015
| 9:28 AM
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...
| Mar 14, 2015
| 5:11 PM
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...
| Mar 16, 2015
| 5:47 PM
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,...
| Mar 16, 2015
| 7:02 PM
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...