| Jan 7, 2015
| 5:37 PM
The 2014 season John McDonald spent as a valuable late-inning defensive replacement for the Angels turned out to be his last. The popular 40-year-old infielder announced his retirement on Wednesday after a 16-year major league career in which he played...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 12:44 PM
This week marks a month and one week since South Windsor lost one of its most beloved members, Cary Prague, at age 58. Prague had a major impact on the community, but more importantly, on the hearts he touched.
Prague worked in the computer software...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 1:15 PM
The volunteers who annually run the Morton Grove Days July Fourth festival have a new challenge this year: to raise an additional $18,000 for fireworks.
The Morton Grove Park District opted not to fund the fireworks this year, as it has in many of the...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 11:46 PM
Monday, Jan. 12: Capt. Tom Hughes will review the 2014 fishing season at a meeting of the Pasadena Sportfishing Group, Earleigh Heights Fire Company, 161 Ritchie Highway, Severna Park. Doors open at 6 p.m. Information:...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 10:45 AM
The following items were discussed and/or action was taken at the Village of Lincolnwood Board of Trustees meeting on Jan. 6.
Winter parking bans begin
The first snowfall of the season on Jan. 5 triggered the alternate side parking rule to go into...
| Jan 15, 2015
I have been thinking about baby boomers who, for one reason or another, have left the daily grind. No more snooze button to hit, no more gridlock. Gone is the relentless psycho babble cascading from the next cubicle and (a boost in morale, so they say)...
| Jan 19, 2015
| 5:55 AM
Fire swept through the American Legion Post 55 in Clermont on Sunday morning, Clermont Fire Department authorities said.
The veterans' building at 1063 W. DeSoto St. already was shrouded in "light to moderate smoke conditions" when the fire department...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 11:45 AM
Earl W. Bohlman, a retired Baltimore & Ohio Railroad superintendent who later founded an electrical contracting firm, died of multiple organ failure Jan. 13 at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Severna Park resident was 88.
Born in Baltimore, he was the son...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 8:26 PM
The following snow emergencies, cancellations and closures have been announced due to the storm expected Friday into Saturday.
Bangor - From 10 p.m. Friday until 3 p.m. Saturday.
Bath - From 10 p.m. Friday until 5...
| Jan 25, 2015
| 11:13 AM
The following items were taken from Hoffman Estates police reports:
Four women took a taxi from the 500 block of North Milwaukee Avenue in Prospect Heights to the 1100 block of Valley Lane and ran off without paying for the $50 fare. The incident took...
| Jan 26, 2015
| 10:28 AM
An overwhelming voice vote at town meeting Jan. 20 gave the Griswold Board of Selectmen the power to enter into a contract with American Ambulance of Norwich as the town's provider of emergency medical service. The vote essentially sounded the death knell...