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  • Petrak: Maybe time to give gaming a shot

    I took my chances, and checked out a different type of entertainment. You might say I was game for taking a little risk. Bad puns aside (should I not mention that I found a perfect slot to write about in this column?) I have recently noticed more local...
  • Moose Lodge donates $3,000 to Morton Grove Days

     Moose Lodge donates $3,000 to Morton Grove Days
    Despite the cold, plans are fully in swing for July 2-4, when the annual Morton Grove Days festival will take place. The Morton Grove Days Commission has received two $3,000 donations toward the $18,000 it is raising for the Fourth of July fireworks,...
  • Merle Lucille Woodburn October 13, 1921 - January 15, 2015

    Merle Lucille Woodburn</br> October 13, 1921 - January 15, 2015
    Merle Lucille Woodburn (93) passed away peacefully at home on the morning of January 15, 2015. Merle was a very active member of the Burbank Community where she lived for over 72 years. Merle was born in Wolf Lake, Illinois to Merle and Dennis...
  • Earl W. Bohlman, railroad worker

    Earl W. Bohlman, railroad worker
    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...
  • Snow emergencies, cancellations, closures

    Snow emergencies, cancellations, closures
    The following snow emergencies, cancellations and closures have been announced due to the storm expected Friday into Saturday. SNOW EMERGENCIES Allen Township Bangor - From 10 p.m. Friday until 3 p.m. Saturday. Bath - From 10 p.m. Friday until 5...
  • Blotter: Cub Scouts' dog sled taken in Hoffman Estates

    Blotter: Cub Scouts' dog sled taken in Hoffman Estates
    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...
  • Voters opt for contract with American Ambulance

    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...
  • Volunteers seek $18,000 for July Fourth fireworks

    Volunteers seek $18,000 for July Fourth fireworks
    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...
  • American Legion Post 55 in Clermont suffers fire

    American Legion Post 55 in Clermont suffers fire
    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...
  • Budget victory for veterans

    The omnibus appropriations bill approved by Congress and signed last month by the president finally closed the book on federal budgeting for the fiscal year ending Sept. 30, more than two months late and only after another threat of a government shutdown....
  • Woman assaulted by man she told police was stealing downspouts [Crime Log]

    Woman assaulted by man she told police was stealing downspouts [Crime Log]
    The following is compiled from police reports from the Towson and Cockeysville precincts. Our policy is to include descriptions when there is enough information to make identification possible. A 67-year-old woman was assaulted and robbed of her...