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  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Albert M Irwin February 11, 1918 - December 22, 2014

    Albert M Irwin<br/> February 11, 1918 - December 22, 2014
    Newport Beach’s beloved “Coach” and Lifeguard, Albert M Irwin, passed away on Monday, Dec. 22nd, 2014.  He will be remembered as a gentleman who changed the course of many lives bringing out the best in others. During the weeks prior...
  • 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...
  • State police cite businesses for liquor law violations

    State police cite businesses for liquor law violations
    State police cited several Lehigh Valley area businesses for liquor code violations. Platinum Plus at 1251 Airport Road in Allentown was cited for allowing women in for free but charging men an admission fee, according a news release issued by state...
  • Over 900 Pounds Of Baked Goods Donated To Enfield Cookies For Camouflage Drive

    Over 900 Pounds Of Baked Goods Donated To Enfield Cookies For Camouflage Drive
    ENFIELD – Over 900 pounds of donations were collected Sunday in the fifth annual Cookies for Camouflage campaign. Cookies for Camouflage was started by Enfield Hooah, a military support web site run by Enfield resident Lori Gates. Organizers...
  • Rookery benefit set for nature center

    Watch birds return to their night rookery at Trout Lake Nature Center in Eustis. During the winter months large numbers of double-crested cormorants and anhingas fly in over the lake and settle in bald cypress trees. Wood ducks, egrets, great blue herons...
  • Cookbook chefs to whip up tasty programs at the library

    W.T. Bland Public Library will present Cookbook Café, part of the "Mount Dora Gets Cooking @ the Library" series, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday in the library, 1995 N. Donnelly St. The following chefs/authors, Ze' Carter, Lucille D'Armi-Riggio and...
  • 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...
  • 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...