| Dec 26, 2014
| 12:17 PM
In a local tradition that stretches back to the early 1950s, 18 young women will be presented to society on Saturday evening, when the La Cañada Thursday Club holds its annual black-tie event, the Bal Blanc de Noel at the Omni Los Angeles Hotel.
| Dec 23, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Longtime Barrington resident Kathie Perkins has a simple idea on how to make the days brighter during a time of year when sunshine can be elusive. Earlier this month, Perkins gathered a crowd of friends to perform Random Acts of Kindness (RAK) at area...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 2:18 PM
Seven individuals and one Park Ridge business will be recognized next month as 2014 Community Stars by the Park Ridge Chamber of Commerce.
Each year, the chamber accepts nominations of local residents, volunteers, educators, students, business leaders...
| Dec 31, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Ten hours after ringing in the New Year, 7-year-old Logan Kraines prepared to do something she had put on her wish list: Jumping in Lake Michigan with her father and brother, who are regular participants in Waukegan's annual Polar Bear Plunge.
| Dec 30, 2014
| 10:00 AM
It’s been a little more than a year since Ciocca Subaru came to Allentown, but it didn’t take long for the dealership to kick things into high gear.
“We sold more than 2,400 new cars in our first year,” says General Manager...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 10:00 PM
The YWCA, Marklund Home and Open Door Clinic are a few of the 600 organizations joining #ILGiveBig on Giving Tuesday, a day focused on helping nonprofits and the causes they support.
Cities around the country are organizing their own day, but it’...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 11:52 AM
A former pro football player who grew up in Miramar is using his sports background to help people with traumatic injuries.
Ray Shipman was named Mr. Basketball and Gatorade Player of the Year during his time at Pace High School in Miami Gardens. He...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 11:43 AM
WETHERSFIELD -- Kids will have the chance to meet Santa Claus and eat a hearty breakfast Saturday morning at the Pitkin Community Center.
The town parks and recreation department is holding its annual Santa Claus pancake breakfast from 8 a.m. to noon....
| Dec 6, 2014
| 8:08 PM
The YMCA of the Foothills presented its 2014 YMCA Pacesetter Award to the Gorvetzian family at a special donor recognition event Thursday, Dec. 4 at Oakmont Country Club. Hosted by YMCA Board of Director Chair Kristin McQueen, the event featured...
| Dec 10, 2014
Marylander McFadden named USOC Female Athlete of the Month
The United States Olympic Committee named Paralympic track and field athlete Tatyana McFadden, who grew up in Clarksville and attended Atholton, Female Athlete of the Month for...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 3:40 PM
Howard County Executive Allan Kittleman has formally named Gary L. Gardner as the county's chief of police. Gardner has been acting chief since July when he was named by then-County Executive Ken Ulman upon the retirement of longtime chief William...