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  • Residents get say in remaking Homer Glen park

    Residents get say in remaking Homer Glen park
    A newly renovated Edmond J. Sendra Park could have a rain garden, fitness stations or a splash pad, depending in part on what residents say they want. "It's just a really exciting community project," said Sheree Kozel-La Ha, Homer Township Public...
  • Singing bowls help cancer patients relax

    Singing bowls help cancer patients relax
    Listening to the Tibetan Singing Bowls transports Ed Susralski to a peaceful place, far from the terminal cancer that might otherwise cloud his thoughts. As Jayne Hayes played the rims of 17 different Tibetan Singing Bowls with a mallet during a...
  • Poor health can cost you dearly in retirement

    Poor health can cost you dearly in retirement
    People in poor physical health may need as much as 20% more in annual retirement income than those in good shape, according to a new study. An unhealthy person earning $80,000 a year may need to replace up to 96% of his or her income -- or $76,800 -- in...
  • Moraine Valley's fitness center attracts a crowd

     Moraine Valley's fitness center attracts a crowd
    When Moraine Valley Community College in Palos Hills opened its new 113,000-square-foot, $35 million Health, Fitness and Recreation Center, 84-year-old Don Aulwurm was waiting at 5:30 a.m. to be the first user. He and many others followed during the...
  • Palatine's Buehler YMCA reduces rate for young adults

    Palatine's Buehler YMCA reduces rate for young adults
    The Buehler YMCA of Metro Chicago in Palatine attracted about 160 new members as a result of a campaign that significantly reduced rates for young adults, officials said. Of the 22 YMCA Metro sites participating in the program, the Palatine facility...
  • Does 'P' stand for popular? Lakers' Nick Young is center of attention

    SACRAMENTO -- Sad news for Lakers writers. There might be only seven games left to cover the eminently quotable, entirely likable Nick Young. But good news for Young: Lakers governor Jeanie Buss loves his personality, seeing a player who can connect...
  • Westmont seeks grant for arts building

    Westmont seeks grant for arts building
    Westmont Park District officials are seeking a state grant that would help fund the construction of a new $3.3 million recreation arts center in Ty Warner Park. The proposed 10,000-square-foot arts center would be located on an empty lot on the south...
  • Trainer gets 4 years in abuse of teen athlete

    Trainer gets 4 years in abuse of teen athlete
    A trainer who sexually abused a teenage athlete was sentenced Wednesday to four years in prison, according to DuPage County prosecutors. Judge Blanche Hill Fawell sentenced Robert Theodore, 61, who had entered a guilty plea in December to a count of...
  • LAFD recruit program is suspended

    LAFD recruit program is suspended
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti suspended the city's firefighter recruitment program Thursday amid concerns about mismanagement and nepotism, including new emails that show special recruitment workshops were organized for relatives of department insiders....
  • Cardiac rehab beneficial for variety of heart disorders

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What does cardiac rehab involve? Do you recommend it for everyone who's had a heart attack, or only in certain cases? ANSWER: Cardiac rehabilitation is extremely beneficial for people with a variety of heart disorders. It involves a...
  • Oscars Picks: Variety Critics on Who Should Win Best Supporting Actor/Actress

    BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR JUSTIN CHANG: Bonjour, Peter. I know you're still settling into your new Parisian digs as we speak (I'm picturing you at your laptop in an "I Louvre Paris" T-shirt with a cafe au lait at the ready), so I appreciate your taking the...