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  • 15-year-old boy to install new display case at Oak Ridge Marsh

    15-year-old boy to install new display case at Oak Ridge Marsh
    Another area of town will soon be improved at the hands of a local Life Scout. This summer, 15-year-old Justin Grzonka will be installing a new double-sided display case at Oak Ridge Marsh Nature Park, located at 500 Lions Drive. "The current...
  • Local teens earn Eagle Scout ranking

    Local teens earn Eagle Scout ranking
    Five members of Jet Propulsion Laboratory Boy Scout Troop 509 were recently feted at a Court of Honor in February after having achieved the rank of Eagle Scout. Ethan Angold, Henry Bley, Ian de Moura, Hunter Farrington and Grant McComb were honored on...
  • 'Mr. Pinewood' reflects on three decades of Boy Scout car races

     'Mr. Pinewood' reflects on three decades of Boy Scout car races
    He's known as Mr. Pinewood, and he carries duct tape to every race. Mike Currier of Green Oaks has been running Cub Scout Pinewood Derbies for the past three decades, shuttling from one race to another throughout the northern suburbs. "It's a name I...
  • Arlington Heights trustee candidates sound off

    Arlington Heights trustee candidates sound off
    The six candidates running for Arlington Heights village board have different priorities, but many agree on how to address the construction of a new police station and the village-subsidized Metropolis Performing Arts Centre. A new police station...
  • Scouts complete projects to earn Eagle rank

    In an average year, there might be one or two Boy Scouts in Troop 92 from Ashford and Eastford earning their Eagle badges, but this year there are four. James Potter, of Ashford, has received his badge after completing a sign for the Ashford Volunteer...
  • In Theory: Thoughts on Utah's SB 296

    In a move that was hailed as a "milestone," Utah Gov. Gary Herbert this month signed into law SB 296, which, according to the Salt Lake Tribune, "gives Utah its first statewide nondiscrimination protections for the gay and transgender community while...
  • Around Town

    Boys chorus to welcome visitors Boys age 8 to 10 are invited to learn what it's like to sing in the All-American Boys Chorus during a free "shadow day" on Saturday. The event runs from 8:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Orange County fairgrounds, 1055 Arlington...
  • Simsbury High Senior Girl Scout Completes Gold Award Project

    Simsbury High Senior Girl Scout Completes Gold Award Project
    SIMSBURY — For the first time in 10 years, a Simsbury High School senior will complete her Girl Scout Gold Award this week. Emily Cole, who has been a Girl Scout since kindergarten, created a Unified Art program for the high school. Unified Art...
  • Byron Lawrence Weston, Jr.August 5, 1958 - March 8, 2015

    Byron Lawrence Weston, Jr.<br/>August 5, 1958 - March 8, 2015
    Byron Weston, Jr. passed away while skiing at Mammoth Mountain, leaving behind his loving wife Monica and son Phillip.  He was preceded in death by his son Byron L. Weston, III, in 2011.  Also mourning his loss are mom Cecelia Weston, sisters Elizabeth...
  • Around Town: UCI Law School ranked No. 30 on U.S. News list

    The UC Irvine School of Law debuted at No. 30 in U.S. News & World Report's rankings of 198 accredited law schools nationwide — the highest debut ranking of any new law school in the list's history. Additionally, UCI Law's clinical program...
  • Spaghetti dinner a tradition at St. Gerald

    Greetings, fellow Oak Lawnians! St. Gerald-based Boy Scout Troop 619 and Cub Scout Pack 3619 are hosting their annual spaghetti dinner from 1 to 6 p.m. Sunday at St. Gerald Parish, 9310 S. 55th Court in Oak Lawn. This will be the 43rd year for the...