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  • Thursday Club presents 18 Les Fleurettes

    Thursday Club presents 18 Les Fleurettes
    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. Les...
  • Barrington resident helps to further national Random Acts of Kindness movement

    Barrington resident helps to further national Random Acts of Kindness movement
    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...
  • Latest group of Park Ridge 'Community Stars' named

    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...
  • More than 300 brave the Big Lake to welcome 2015

    More than 300 brave the Big Lake to welcome 2015
    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. "She's...
  • Ciocca Subaru celebrates one-year anniversary

    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...
  • Local nonprofits join national Giving Tuesday campaign

    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’...
  • Program helps patients rehab from injuries

    Program helps patients rehab from injuries
    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...
  • Breakfast With Santa Saturday In Wethersfield

    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....
  • YMCA honors active family with award

    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...
  • Tatyana McFadden named USOC Female Athlete of the Month

    Tatyana McFadden named USOC Female Athlete of the Month
    Olympics 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...
  • Gardner formally named chief of Howard County police

    Gardner formally named chief of Howard County police
    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...