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  • Blotter: Vehicles broken into near YMCA in La Grange Park

    Blotter: Vehicles broken into near YMCA in La Grange Park
    The following items were collected from reports released by the La Grange Park Police Department. Three smash-and-grab incidents were reported Oct. 29 by owners of vehicles parked on the 1000 block of Newberry Avenue near the YMCA. Windows were broken...
  • Mohegan Tribe, Legislator Talk About Expanding Gaming

    Mohegan Tribe, Legislator Talk About Expanding Gaming
    The Mohegan tribe and at least one legislator are interested in expanding gambling to include some type of attraction along I-91 to curb the flow of Connecticut residents to an MGM Springfield casino when it opens in 2017. "From the business side, I can...
  • La Grange trustees OK 254-unit apartment building for former YMCA site

    La Grange trustees OK 254-unit apartment building for former YMCA site
    Plans to develop an upscale apartment complex on the former Rich Port YMCA site got the green light from La Grange trustees Monday, despite lingering concerns about the density of the project. At a Village Board meeting, trustees voted 5-2 to approve an...
  • Florida gambling's next step: Seminole compact

    Florida gambling's next step: Seminole compact
    The question of who will govern Florida is settled and there's a consensus on the next step in planning Florida's gambling future. But after that... Casino operators, legislators and others in the gambling industry met Tuesday for the annual Florida...
  • Tapped Out

    Tapped Out
    I’m not a fan of gambling, or as the casinos call it, “gaming.” They call it that because they’re not gambling. They never lose. I think for the most part, casino games are for suckers, save one. Poker. At least poker requires some...
  • YMCA prepares for annual Turkey Trot

    YMCA prepares for annual Turkey Trot
    Contrary to popular belief, turkeys — wild ones, at least — can fly. On Thanksgiving Day in Burbank, however, they'll trot. Burbank Community YMCA will host its fifth annual Turkey Trot on Nov. 27 to raise money for the organization's...
  • Ticked off! @moms, trash pickup

    I'm ticked off at moms who are poisoning their children by using laundry detergent pods. Evidently, they are too lazy to use liquid detergent, even with all the daily reports of child poisonings related to these pods. Are these mothers stupid or what? I'...
  • Craft Beer & Blues Festival

    Craft Beer & Blues Festival
    WHAT: Casselberry's monthly outdoor Art & Music in the Park events are always picturesque, thanks to the view of Lake Concord. But this weekend, the party takes on a blue hue as the Craft Beer & Blues Festival adds music and quality brews to the mix. Beer...
  • Prosecutors: Cafeteria manager stole $50K from Waubonsie Valley H.S.

    Prosecutors: Cafeteria manager stole $50K from Waubonsie Valley H.S.
    A contract employee who managed the Waubonsie Valley High School cafeteria has been charged with stealing more than $50,000 from the school by skimming cash from lunchroom sales, prosecutors said today. Kristy Davis, 48, who worked for food service...
  • Will's Pub hosts Order of the Bartenders

    Home-brew heaven You don't have to go far for a craft beer these days, but the members of the Central Florida Home Brewers prefer to get theirs without even leaving the house. Fittingly enough, the latest edition of their annual Sunshine Challenge home-...
  • Sanford's mug runneth over at new bars Wop's Hops, Celery City Craft

    Sanford's mug runneth over at new bars Wop's Hops, Celery City Craft
    With plans for a mixed-use development looming along Palmetto Avenue, chances are good that the downtown Sanford I visit a year from now won't be the same as the one I checked in on last weekend. So what else is new? Seems like every time I drop by,...