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  • Marjorie Baker SchillingOctober 25, 1945 - January 19, 2015

    Marjorie Baker Schilling<br/>October 25, 1945 - January 19, 2015
    Marjorie Baker Schilling passed away January 19, 2015 after a short illness and was buried at Forest Lawn Hollywood Hills. Marjorie was born in Hollywood, California. She was in the first graduating class of Crescenta Valley High School and attended...
  • Community and Clubs: Legion is legend in Newport Beach

    "The Legion," as it is known, is not the oldest service club in Newport Beach, but it is by far the most visible. Members protect their values and their beloved building like a mother bear protects her cubs. With the ever-increasing support for our...
  • African-American Heritage Festival showcases cultural and educational events

    African-American Heritage Festival showcases cultural and educational events
    The African-American Heritage Festival will kick off with a free cultural event beginning at 6 p.m. Feb. 6 with a performance by "American Idol" contestant David Oliver Willis in the Tavares High gym, 603 N. New Hampshire Ave. The Community Choir of...
  • 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...
  • Recreation and outdoors calendar

    Boat show Saturday-Sunday, Jan. 31-Feb. 1: The Baltimore Boat Show will conclude at the Baltimore Convention Center. Hours: Saturday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Children 15 and younger will be admitted free with a paying adult....
  • Landowners to get pitch for wind-power superhighway

    No, the Grain Belt Express isn't a monorail pitched by a con man like in "The Simpsons"; it's a transmission line designed to carry wind-generated electricity. Beginning next week, Clean Line Energy Partners will host a series of public meetings about...
  • Lovell Health Care Center gets 4-star rating in VA assessment

    Lovell Health Care Center gets 4-star rating in VA assessment
    More than six months after the Veterans Affairs health system was mired in controversy, the top brass at the Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center expressed pride Thursday in the hospital's recent four out of five-star rating. Director Dr....
  • Naperville honors veterans

    Naperville honors veterans
    Twenty-five years after dedicating Veterans Park, Naperville residents gathered there Tuesday to honor those who have served. "We must not and we will not forget those veterans who made the ultimate sacrifice so that our nation's ideals, freedoms...
  • Wilmette Legion post's latest mission is to stay open

    Wilmette Legion post's latest mission is to stay open
    Peter Huerter American Legion Post 46 has just won a battle to stay open. Now its officers have to figure out how to win the war. For Commander Michael Jonscher, senior vice-commander John Fragassi, and others, that means keeping the doors open at 1925...