| Oct 17, 2014
| 6:35 PM
In his 25 years as a financial planner in Phoenix, Gregg Murset noticed two things his successful clients all had in common: They worked hard and they were smart with their money.
Hoping to instill those values in his own children, Murset set out with...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 7:35 AM
•The Edy's Outshine Fruit Bars brand provided a donation to Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida to purchase nearly 70,000 pounds of fresh produce as part of the brand's new giving campaign. The food bank purchased 55,000 pounds of sweet...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 11:51 AM
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Working with the elderly...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 11:55 AM
It's shortly after 1 p.m. on a Saturday in Druid Hill Park. Several dozen young people, many decked out in trim-fitting athletic gear, gather under a pavilion.
A plastic storage bin is stocked with cans of Miller Lite and Bud Light. Two grills are...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 4:10 PM
Children in FOCUS Center for Autism's Day Program will have more opportunities for personal growth, thanks to a $15,000 grant awarded by Ronald McDonald House Charities of Connecticut and Western Massachusetts (RMHC). The grant will provide funding for...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 1:01 PM
Just because Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Jimmy Johnson will compete against each other Sunday doesn’t mean they can’t have dinner together.
The two friends – who will face off in the Chase for the Sprint Cup at Chicagoland Speedway in...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 11:23 AM
Beer lovers of all stripes can sample more than 200 craft beers from more than 60 breweries Saturday at the fourth annual Midwest Brewers Fest at Plainfield's Riverfront Park.
Fest vice president Kevin Herbstsaid all proceeds will go to charity. He...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 6:38 PM
Preventing and managing chronic diseases has taken center stage with local health systems trying to control costs and improve outcomes for patients.
Bon Secours Mary Immaculate Hospital offers free diabetes management classes on the second and fourth...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 7:20 PM
Nick Sercel and Andrew Nettles, students at St. Bede the Venerable Catholic School, were recently recognized as distinguished service award winners by local branch 374 of the Italian Catholic Federation.
Branch President Al Restivo, and First Vice...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 5:06 PM
Same clown, new clothes: Is that the main takeaway of McDonald’s newest makeover of its brand ambassador Ronald McDonald?
On Wednesday, the Oak Brook, Ill., fast-food giant unveiled a new look for the redheaded clown and announced he'd be featured...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 3:27 PM
Twenty-two local residents who have completed six months of provisional training were welcomed this month as new members of the La Cañada Junior Women’s Club. Sharing the honors of presenting each with a flute of champagne and an orchid plant were...