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  • Civil War-themed 'Battle of the Bands'

    Civil War-themed 'Battle of the Bands'
    See two community bands in a money-raising battle of musical merit Sunday. The American Legion Band of Bethlehem and the Marine Band of Allentown meet in the second annual "Battle of the Bands" at 3 p.m. at St. Peter's Lutheran Church, 1933 Hanover Ave....
  • 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...
  • Ladies raise cash for troops by trading cookies at American Legion

    It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas cookies at the River Grove American Legion, where the post’s Ladies Auxiliary held their fourth annual cookie exchange Dec. 13. The club is made up of women who have one or more family member who...
  • Best bets in and around the north and northwest suburbs, Oct. 23-29

    Best bets in and around the north and northwest suburbs, Oct. 23-29
    Event highlights for the 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:triblocal.com/events. Family 5K and health fair The...
  • Veterans Day | War Stories: In Their Own Words: Army surgical technician recalls World War II hospital duty

    Veterans Day | War Stories: In Their Own Words: Army surgical technician recalls World War II hospital duty
    This Veterans Day, Pauline Haydt Minnich remembers growing up in Northampton and her service in the Army Air Forces during World War II. - You know where the new Sacred Heart assisted living is in Northampton, on 21st Street by the Hokendauqua Creek?...
  • Lake Forest Day changes tie local businesses to patrons in a fun environment

    Lake Forest Day changes tie local businesses to patrons in a fun environment
    In its 105th year, the 2014 Lake Forest Day parade and carnival has taken on an updated approach with a new Party in the Park and more sponsorship opportunities to ensure an upbeat two-day festival. “We’re trying to re-energize Lake Forest...
  • 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...
  • Saturday will be Whitehall's day to "Remember Ron"

    The death of Ron Madouse in April still leaves a hole in the hearts of everyone who knew him, both in Whitehall where he was a basketball coach and a fixture in the community, and also at Freedom High School where he was a teacher. On Saturday, many...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...