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  • Burb's Eye View: A man of his sword

    As in life, there’s a tempo and a rhythm to fencing. This is the sword-fighting lesson embodied by Tim Weske. The jabs and strikes are fast — forward motion is helped by good footwork. The parries and retreats are more deliberate and...
  • Pasadena man admits hitting fencing coach with snowplow

    A snowplow driver admitted Thursday that he didn't stop after he'd struck a pedestrian during a snowstorm in January. The pedestrian, Richard Francis Oles, a retired Johns Hopkins University fencing coach, died of injuries he sustained after being...
  • BGE: Utility's finances will be protected if merger is approved

    Jay Hancock's Sept. 25 business column ("Regulators must protect BGE from potential Exelon trouble") emphasized the importance of protecting BGE's financial strength and independence as a condition of the proposed merger between the utility's parent,...
  • Seafood and Sausage, Southern-style

    Seafood and Sausage, Southern-style
    October is one of Mother Nature's finest moments, in theory. Cool, maybe even crisp. Occasionally, some rain. But we best remember the bright, sunny days, and the pleasant evenings, when we can enjoy both the great outdoors and the snug indoors. Indeed,...
  • A raw deal from garlic

    A raw deal from garlic
    Q: Raw garlic in recipes (salad dressing, pesto) gives me an upset stomach.  Is there any way to tame the garlic to be more palatable? Janet Cornell, Glen Ellyn A: Assuming you don't have some sort of allergy or issue with eating garlic, I'd try cooking...
  • Gil Cates dies at 77; producer, director and showman

    Gil Cates, the Hollywood showman who transformed the annual Academy Awards telecast from a tired and predictable affair into a polished entertainment extravaganza with hosts such as Billy Crystal and Steve Martin, has died. He was 77. Cates may have been...
  • Big game has playoff feeling for St. Francis

    With two games left in the regular season, St. Francis High Coach Jim Bonds said now is the perfect time to treat the rest of the regular season like the postseason. The Golden Knights are on the outside of the playoff bubble, the result of two Mission...
  • Pasadena man ordered jailed for leaving scene of fatal crash

    A Pasadena man was sentenced Wednesday to 60 days in jail for leaving the scene of the accident in which his snowplow blade fatally struck retired John Hopkins University fencing coach Richard Francis Oles while he was walking on Mountain Road, a...
  • Knights hold back St. Paul, 28-22

    SANTA FE SPRINGS — On fourth down with a yard to go, the St. Francis High football team's season hung by a thread late Friday night. So too did host St. Paul's, as the Swordsmen were not only feet from a first down, but 10 yards from a game-tying...
  • November 9: Lunchbreak - Thanksgiving with The Neelys

    November 9: Lunchbreak - Thanksgiving with The Neelys
    The Neelys To purchase a copy of the book: The Neelys' Celebration Cookbook: Down-Home Meals for Every Occasion Appearing: Tonight 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Meijer 1301 Meijer Drive Rolling Meadows Corn Bread and Collard Dressing This dish is the...
  • It had to happen: Thanksgiving dinner gets downsized

    It had to happen: Thanksgiving dinner gets downsized
    On Thanksgiving, one blessing for some of us is a large-group feast that we plan and prepare in stages for several days, if not weeks. Regardless of whether some of the guests are bringing a variety of side dishes, the head chef still has to wrestle...