| Apr 30, 2015
| 1:13 PM
Leila is an 8 year old reading enthusiast. If she’s not curled up somewhere with a good book, you can either find her dancing her heart out or making some kind of elaborate creation out of anything she can get her hands on.
| Apr 30, 2015
Creative Edge hair salon, in Woodbine, supplied 85 Easter baskets to children at Walter Reed Military Medical Center. Syanne Barry earned service hours for school requirements by filling the baskets with the donated candy, toys, books, crayons and other...
| Apr 29, 2015
| 5:57 PM
The parents of a Homer Glen eighth grader said their daughter's school took political correctness too far when it refused to let the girl and four friends decorate classmates' lockers for Easter.
Talia Roti, 13, said each girl spent at least a day...
| Apr 23, 2015
| 9:48 AM
Guests donned fresh flower necklaces and women tucked hibiscus blooms behind their ears at the 37th Annual Polynesian Paradise themed Benefit Gala for Easter Seals DuPage and Fox Valley. The black-tie event, held April 11 at the Four Seasons Hotel in...
| Apr 22, 2015
| 11:44 AM
Kin-nect, is a community-based non-profit devoted to remembering senior citizens in care facilities and nursing homes.
This year, Kin-nect "adopted" the South River Health & Rehabilitation Center in Edgewater. In February, they brought the center...
| Apr 21, 2015
| 3:10 PM
Something really big is going down in Deerfield Beach.
It weighs about 300 tons and is half the length of a football field. And when it's sunk one mile off the coast of Deerfield Beach, supporters hope the Rapa Nui Reef will grandly distinguish the...
| Apr 20, 2015
| 8:50 AM
The Easter bunny sat holding court in Griswold's Veterans Park gazebo, but 4-year-old Abigail was onto him. "That's not a real bunny," she informed her parents. "That's a person. A bunny would hop." Even after she posed the question to the bunny himself...
| Apr 19, 2015
| 8:30 PM
Handel wrote two Easter oratorios. One is the "Messiah," taken over by Christmas, the extravagant "Hallelujah" chorus so well suited to the season. The other is in every conceivable way not the "Messiah" and all but ignored until recently because Handel...
| Apr 19, 2015
Armed with bags, baskets and pails, almost 30 children tackled the task of finding more than 250 Easter eggs recently at the Annapolis Senior Activity Center. These children were the grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-nephews and nieces, and...
| Apr 15, 2015
| 2:34 PM
Grateful for Easter ad
I was bewildered and saddened at the April 8 letter to the editor by Robin Westbrook criticizing the Hobby Lobby ad, which appeared at the back of Section A on Easter Sunday.
There was no mention of the holiday on the front page...
| Apr 14, 2015
| 9:03 AM
District 230 slate says thanks
The "230 United" team of school board candidates — Rick Nogal, Pat O'Sullivan, and Denis Ryan — extends its thanks and appreciation to the Consolidated High School District 230 community for the support and...