| Oct 28, 2014
| 4:53 AM
The days are getting shorter and the temperatures cooler.
I'm enjoying the beautiful fall days and all the outdoor activities the season has to offer with my children. We've gone on a hay ride to pick pumpkins, we've carved them, we've gone to farms,...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 1:55 PM
For the 22nd year, the Plainfield High School-Central Campus Parent Teacher Student Organization is seeking monetary donations for needy families in Plainfield School District 202 community.
All donations received will be used to provide Christmas...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 12:24 PM
Plainfield resident Toni Shelton, 48, was already a longtime fitness instructor in the area when she began searching for something more last year.
She taught Zumba cardio and other classes, but said she grew tired of the racy moves and music. She went...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 3:53 PM
The following items were collected from reports released by the La Grange Park Police Department.
Three smash-and-grab incidents were reported Oct. 29 by owners of vehicles parked on the 1000 block of Newberry Avenue near the YMCA. Windows were broken...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 3:31 PM
Concerns about terms in a proposed agreement to develop an upscale apartment complex on the former Rich Port YMCA site caused La Grange trustees on Monday to postpone a vote on the project.
At a Village Board meeting, trustees were asked to consider...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 8:50 AM
Plans to develop an upscale apartment complex on the former Rich Port YMCA site got the green light from La Grange trustees Monday, despite lingering concerns about the density of the project.
At a Village Board meeting, trustees voted 5-2 to approve an...
| Dec 20, 2014
| 11:45 AM
So, ten lords a-leaping, six geese a-laying, three French hens and a partridge in a pear tree aren't on your Christmas list this year. If they were, it would cost you more than five gold rings, anyway.
According to the Christmas Price Index compiled...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 11:48 PM
VCU at Old Dominion, 7
Hampton at Penn, 7
Barber-Scotia (N.C.) at Apprentice, 5:30
NCAA tournament first round (at Carmichael Arena in Chapel Hill, N.C.):
Coastal Carolina vs. Southern California,...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 9:03 AM
190 Broward County Public Schools are expected to participate in this year's “Harvest Drive,” a yearlong project that culminates in a charitable event taking place every Thanksgiving. The drive is a resource for families in crisis, providing...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 2:44 PM
They meld into the workout scene on the second floor of the Newport News YMCA, distinguished only by their wristbands. One tackles the treadmill, a few are on the elliptical trainers and others sweat it out on the rowing machine and stationary bikes....
| Dec 11, 2014
| 12:06 AM
English Family Classic (in West Palm Beach, Fla.):
Florida National vs. St. Francis, 5
Apprentice at Northwood, 7
UMBC Duals (in Baltimore):
Apprentice vs. Naval Academy Prep School, 6