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  • 'Whitetail Underdogs' now on RCN Cable

    Playing catch-up after a week of enjoying the outdoors is perhaps worse than suffering from cabin fever. Sorting through the lengthy email list and voice mails is not the type of indoor activity that makes the heart beat faster, but it sure does raise...
  • Volunteering in Anne Arundel

    Box of Rain Volunteers are needed to act as mentors for the Box of Rain organization's Big Sailor/Little Sailor Program and to serve as sailing instructors. Donations of funds and safety boats for sailing classes, boats, boating equipment —...
  • 2 of 3 proposed cell towers OK'd by planners

    2 of 3 proposed cell towers OK'd by planners
    Tinley Park plan commissioners narrowly endorsed 129-foot-tall cellular towers at Christa McAuliffe and Helen Keller schools, accepting AT&T's argument that they were needed to improve cellular service and wouldn't be detrimental to the neighborhoods....
  • Elmhurst residents walk all night to fight cancer

     Elmhurst residents walk all night to fight cancer
    Walking all night is not a difficult task when you've faced the much greater battle of fighting cancer. For cancer survivors, it was a joy to see the support-- and worn shoe leather—of other people who also want to conquer cancer. More than 500...
  • District 230's Relay for Life tops among high schools

    District 230's Relay for Life tops among high schools
    More than 2,250 students filled Sandburg High School's football stadium for District 230's annual Relay for Life Friday night, with music and festivities lasting through sunrise the next morning. The event — an annual fundraiser for the American...
  • FDA: New warning stickers coming to a tanning bed near you

    The FDA wants to deter teenagers from using tanning beds, and officials are hoping a new warning sticker will help. Citing evidence that tanning in young adulthood is related to an increase risk of skin cancer later in life, the Food and Drug...
  • Datebook

    Sunday, June 1 Fun run Temple Isaiah sponsors the 10th annual Matzohball 5K and 1-mile Fun Run beginning at 9 a.m. at Centennial Park in Ellicott City. Music and entertainment will be provided. A portion of the proceeds benefit DreamBuilders and...
  • Pa. high school baseball could use a few rule tweaks

    The 2014 high school baseball season has reached its twilight. All but a handful of District 11 teams will be done playing by this morning. While Notre Dame-Green Pond and Parkland can still pursue a state title, most programs are already pointing...
  • Deerfield H.S. badminton team raises money for cancer

    Deerfield H.S. badminton team raises money for cancer
    Membership on the Deerfield High School badminton team is about more than being an athlete. Members have to be part of the community. They have to raise money and donate time, and not just once. The Warriors certainly have met with success on the court...
  • Bands Battling Cancer enters 6th year

    Bands Battling Cancer enters 6th year
    Most 6th-graders spend their time studying for exams, playing in the park or navigating through the adversities of adolescence. Alec Lopata was not like most 6th-graders. Now a junior at Deerfield High School, Lopata is astonished that his concept,...
  • District 203 considers allowing cell towers at schools

    District 203 considers allowing cell towers at schools
    Cell towers could eventually be erected at two junior high schools in Naperville Unit District 203. AT&T has asked the district for permission to lease space at Lincoln Junior High in Naperville and Kennedy Junior High in Lisle to install a 100-foot...