| Feb 13, 2015
It's crunch time, Cupid. If you didn't make a dinner reservation, start planning that home-cooked menu immediately. If you are still without a gift, welcome back to the Christmas Eve Santa scramble. If chocolate is your fall back, let's skip that drug-...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 7:02 AM
Alex & Sierra, the Central Florida duo that won "The X Factor," will perform "Love Is an Open Door" from "Frozen" on the "Disney Parks Frozen Christmas Celebration."
The 31st annual Christmas Day telecast has a "Frozen" theme this year to salute the...
| Dec 21, 2014
| 1:06 PM
Classic movies and repeated specials will be plentiful this week as we head toward Christmas on Thursday. But there are some new programs as well.
"One Direction: The TV Special" will feature footage from a concert for lucky fans at Universal Orlando...
| Feb 25, 2015
| 12:55 PM
In the midst of another winter storm the York County School Division has put its snow makeup day plan on hold, said York County School Board Chairman Mark Medford on Wednesday.
The school board met Monday evening and discussed some makeup day options...
| Feb 25, 2015
| 8:57 AM
Every year around this time, Sabine Schneider misses her native Austria, especially the month-long celebration known as Fasching.
"There are a lot of events and balls during the season," Schneider said to a small group gathered at Kent Memorial Library's...
| Dec 11, 2014
From memory-foam mattresses to cordless vacuums, many useful products can be traced to the U.S. space program.
Perhaps none comes equipped with the dazzling entertainment value of Trans-Siberian Orchestra, the pyro-powered, laser-shooting arena-rock...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 3:51 PM
The Village of Lombard is promising fireworks and fun, but no food at this year's annual Fourth of July celebration.
In a decision announced Friday in a new release, village officials said they will suspend Taste of Lombard, the multi-day carnival and...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 12:05 PM
Even if it's closer to Christmas Day than Groundhog Day, an evening trip to Woodstock — the one in McHenry County, not the one written about by Joni Mitchell — reveals more than a few flashbacks to 1993.
For example, you stumble across a...
| Feb 16, 2015
| 8:26 AM
Timing is everything in the Oscar race. Except when it's not.
This year's Academy Awards field has done more than most to upend traditional rhythms of Hollywood's awards season, a normally finely-tuned red-carpet ballet. "Not my tempo" — the...
| Feb 14, 2015
| 7:06 PM
Many Christians will begin to journey on a path simply referred to as Lent. The Lenten period gives us all a period of time that should be used wisely.
All of us are given 60 minutes in an hour and 24 hours in a day. These are ample periods of time to do...
| Feb 11, 2015
| 8:22 PM
The perspective with this roster is different, and on nights such as these, the reality is clear: The Miami Heat, at least at the moment, are not in the same league as the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Just as there was only so much the Dwyane Wade-less Heat...