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  • Veterans Day events in the south suburbs

    Veterans Day events in the south suburbs
    A gathering to decorate holiday stockings for overseas troops, a concert and dinner dance are among the ways to mark Veterans Day in the south suburbs next week. Events will be on Veterans Day, Nov. 11, unless noted otherwise. Orland Park The...
  • 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...
  • Best bets in and around the south suburbs, Nov. 6-12

     Best bets in and around the south suburbs, Nov. 6-12
    These are some highlights of events this weekend and beyond in and around the South suburbs. Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit: . Veterans Day pancake breakfast To show...
  • Best bets in and around the north and northwest suburbs, Oct. 30-Nov. 5

    Best bets in and around the north and northwest suburbs, Oct. 30-Nov. 5
    These are some highlights of events this weekend and beyond in the North and Northwest suburbs. Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit: triblocal.com/events Corks for a...
  • Listen to good advice when retirement becomes your way of life

    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)...
  • Hearings begin for 101 York student housing proposal in Towson

    Hearings begin for 101 York student housing proposal in Towson
    An administrative law judge will decide whether a Towson student housing project that's drawn criticism from neighbors and community members should go forward. The $75 million project would accommodate more than 600 college students, mainly those...
  • Community celebrates La Crescenta beautification project

    Community celebrates La Crescenta beautification project
    Crescenta Valley Town Council President Robbyn Battles sat on a bench at the corner of Rosemont and Orange avenues on Saturday. Her eyes scanned what stood in front of her. Benches bearing the names of sponsors such as the American Legion Verdugo-Hills...
  • News from the Lincolnwood Village Board: Lincolnwood officer promoted

    News from the Lincolnwood Village Board: Lincolnwood officer promoted
    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...
  • Things to do around Clarendon Hills this weekend, Dec. 5-7

    If you’re in the mood to brave the cold weather this weekend, make it worth your while by checking out these events. For more event listings around the suburbs, check out the Pioneer Press events calendar. Western Springs Recreation Dodgeball...
  • You won't believe some of the reasons Chicago has closed school

    You won't believe some of the reasons Chicago has closed school
    After Chicago-area schools canceled classes two days last week because of brutally low temperatures and dangerous wind chills, many parents and other curmudgeons complained loudly. The phrase "back in the day" was trending around office watercoolers,...
  • Cary Prague: South Windsor remembers a friend and neighbor

    Cary Prague: South Windsor remembers a friend and neighbor
    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...