| Jan 19, 2015
| 2:00 PM
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...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 3:54 PM
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,...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 10:48 AM
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...
| 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...
| 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 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 4, 2015
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....
| Jan 2, 2015
| 6:13 AM
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...