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  • Attorney General's Office files suit against LaGrange Park man

    Attorney General's Office files suit against LaGrange Park man
    Attorney General Lisa Madigan Tuesday filed a lawsuit against the president of a downstate charity, Sheri Ann & Her Boys, alleging over $33,000 was misappropriated from the charity's accounts. Madigan filed the complaint in Cook County Circuit Court...
  • HPHS Charity Drive raises $170,000; and school pride

    HPHS Charity Drive raises $170,000; and school pride
    The high-voltage enthusiasm of Highland Park High School's assembly March 20 proved more than justifed when the final dollar amount raised during this year's Charity Drive was slowly revealed to the entire student body. Through a variety of zany and...
  • Harbor Hills Ladies Charity members thrive on helping others

    Harbor Hills Ladies Charity members thrive on helping others
    LADY LAKE — The joy of friends and the satisfaction of raising money to help others has been a consistent theme in the Harbor Hills community, where the giving spirit of those who live and work there continues to grow stronger, residents say....
  • Trustee candidates discuss pension burden

    Trustee candidates discuss pension burden
    Candidates for Oak Brook village trustee say an increasing pension burden is a top issue that the next Village Board must address. "We need to seriously consider creative, alternative ways to maintain high quality service while at the same time...
  • Volunteerism is a family project for the Stones

    Volunteerism is a family project for the Stones
    LEESBURG — Mike Stone is a firm believer that education is the key to success. Stone is in charge of logistics for the annual No Duck Left Behind Rubber Ducky Race and Carnival, which provides scholarships for local students to go to college....
  • Auguste Rodin sculptures at Michener Museum highlight his innovations

    Possibly no single force has so deeply influenced modern sculpture as Auguste Rodin. A bold statement, surely, but even more remarkable when applied to someone raised with all the earmarks of failure. Born into humble beginnings in Paris in 1840 —...
  • Ohio charities form coalition as bingo faces competition

    A new group is pushing for an update to Ohio's charitable bingo laws following the rise of casinos and other gaming options in the state. The United Charities of Ohio coalition held a Statehouse news conference Friday to announce its formation and...
  • Letter: Catholic Charities provides help, hope thanks to donations

    On behalf of everyone at Catholic Charities' Lake County Services, I write to thank the Lake County News-Sun for its vital role in securing the much needed contributions Catholic Charities has received through the Help Them to Hope Foundation. Due to...
  • Vernon edition community news

    2015 Parks & Recreation Department Snowman Contest Winners VERNON - Best Overall Sculpture: Allison MacKay; Runner Up Sculpture: Jay Lanz (pictured); Best Overall Snowman: Jeffery Coma (pictured); Runner Up Snowman: Chris Leister; Snowman Champ: Oskar...
  • Fundraiser goes Hollywood

    A "Red Carpet Hollywood Gala" will be the theme for Saturday's annual Helping Hands Dinner & Auction, put on by the Southwest Regional Advisory Board of The Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago. The event will be from 6 to 10:30 p.m. at...
  • AP Source: Lance Armstrong meets with USADA

    Lance Armstrong talked last week with the head of the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency in hopes of potentially reducing his lifetime ban from the sports he loves, The Associated Press has learned. Armstrong and Travis Tygart met for six hours, according to a...