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  • Recreation association may find new home in Northbrook

    Recreation association may find new home in Northbrook
    The Northbrook Park District may share space with the Northern Suburban Special Recreation Association if voters approve the idea for converting a local Five Seasons Sports Club into a community recreation center, officials say. Park district officials...
  • Plainfield school district to sell land to Avery YMCA

    Plainfield school district to sell land to Avery YMCA
    Plainfield school officials Monday agreed to do something they likely wouldn't have thought of just a few years ago — sell off land earmarked for a future school. School board members agreed to sell 10.3 acres to the C.W. Avery YMCA for $1...
  • Minnesota town caught in 'frac sand' mining rush wants answers on pollution

    How much dangerous dust is being kicked into the air from the mounds of frac sand hauled daily across the southern Minnesota town of Winona? Looking for answers, the community got the state to install in January a pollution monitor for crystalline...
  • On the Town: Eva Longoria visits YMCA

    On the Town: Eva Longoria visits YMCA
    Children attending the Burbank Community YMCA summer day camp expect to go on interesting field trips, learn songs, play games, go swimming, participate in talent shows, create works of art and make meaningful friendships. What they don't expect is to...
  • Letter: There's also need for boys' camp

    Glendale should continue to host Camp Rosie for teen girls, especially since the funds used to support it are raised by the Commission on the Status of Women. It is completely reasonable to fund the camp with donations from those who obviously knew they...
  • Burbank YMCA honors volunteers

    Burbank YMCA honors volunteers
    As the Burbank YMCA celebrates its 90th anniversary, it recently honored two families and several individuals for their ongoing volunteerism to the facility. Considering the local Y's longevity, YMCA officials said it was fitting to recognize the...
  • Memo to the World Cup: Leave the fake injuries to pro wrestling [Commentary]

    Memo to the World Cup: Leave the fake injuries to pro wrestling [Commentary]
    Like many fans and casual observers around the world, my life has been inundated with soccer (or fútbol) over the past few days. This is not a complaint; I really love watching the World Cup. Generally speaking, I have never been able to get excited...
  • Summer brings drowning dangers

    Summer brings drowning dangers
    The drownings of four young children in the Chicago area over the weekend were tragic reminders that the lure of the water, while a tempting antidote to the hot months to come, can bring danger to almost any setting. With summer upon us and temperatures...
  • Elephant Bar closes in Burbank, restaurant's parent company files for bankruptcy

    Elephant Bar closes in Burbank, restaurant's parent company files for bankruptcy
    Downtown Burbank restaurant Elephant Bar quickly and quietly went out of business recently, along with more than a dozen other locations, as its parent company filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The restaurant was in business at First Street and...
  • Why your child needs to attend summer camp this year

    Why your child needs to attend summer camp this year
    What could splashing around in the pool, field trips to the zoo and talent shows really do for your child this summer? The answer: wonders. Enrolling children in summer camp drastically improves social skills, lessens summer learning loss and promotes...
  • More teen boys working as babysitters

    More teen boys working as babysitters
    More teen boys are earning extra cash as baby sitters these days, according to the American Red Cross, which offers classes for sitters throughout the U.S. "This year, 9.3 percent of our enrolled students are boys, which is up from 8.7 percent from...