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  • Downers Grove teen picked for Army marching band

    Downers Grove teen picked for Army marching band
    Sam Tedeschi aspired to play percussion, as a child but a turn with a brass instrument in fourth grade quickly changed his plans. "My dad brought a tuba home one day, and I just fell in love with it," said Tedeschi, a senior at Downers Grove South...
  • Giant horse pens in Newport News served World War I doughboys

    Two months after the United States entered World War I in April 1917, the Army selected its principal ports of embarkation for sending a massive expeditionary force to Europe. Writing in a June 20 memorandum to the chief of staff, Quartermaster Gen....
  • School hosts Veterans Day tributes

    School hosts Veterans Day tributes
    Franklin Academy's gymnasium was the scene of a stirring tribute on Veterans Day, packed with large audiences for three separate ceremonies. The patriotic spirit was palpable in the Boynton Beach facility as a Boy Scout color guard presented the...
  • Obama says volunteers in Ebola fight need support, not restrictions

    President Barack Obama said on Tuesday that health workers volunteering to help treat Ebola patients in West Africa should be applauded and he warned that government quarantine policies should not discourage their work needed to help contain the disease....
  • Costs soar in war against Islamic State

    Costs soar in war against Islamic State
    The cost of the fight against the Islamic State continues to mount. The departure of Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel may be one of them, but I want to focus on the dollars and sense, and by the latter I mean explaining more about what we are doing....
  • In Highwood, a prayer for veterans and peace

    In Highwood, a prayer for veterans and peace
    St. James Catholic School held its 10th annual Veterans Day Prayer Service at the church in Highwood, amid hopes the tradition will continue next year after the planned merger with Holy Cross School in Deerfield. About 150 students, families and...
  • Best bets in and around the north and northwest suburbs, Oct. 23-29

    Best bets in and around the north and northwest suburbs, Oct. 23-29
    Event highlights for the weekend and beyond in and around the south suburbs. Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit:triblocal.com/events. Family 5K and health fair The...
  • Sheridan Road in Highland Park marks 100th year

    Sheridan Road in Highland Park marks 100th year
    At 1 p.m. on Nov. 28, 1914, at the invitation of the Highland Park Business Men's Association, 115 motor vehicles drove single file north on Sheridan Road from the Congress Hotel to Forest Avenue in Highland Park. (The procession took several minor...
  • People on the Move

    People on the Move
    Hiring, promotions and recognition at South Florida employers. Cultural Palm Beach Dramaworks announces thatMark Perlberg and Lee Wolfhave been elected to its board of directors.In addition, former board membersShari Santell and Donald Silpeare now on...
  • La Grange police chief to retire at end of year

    La Grange police chief to retire at end of year
    After serving four decades as a police officer, including 11 years as the top cop in La Grange, Chief Michael Holub has decided to retire at the end of the year. Holub, 62, said he will always cherish his memories as chief, working and socializing...
  • Blotter: Two reports of young girls being followed by a man in La Grange

    Blotter: Two reports of young girls being followed by a man in La Grange
    The following items were collected from reports released by the La Grange Police Department. Two unrelated incidents of a suspicious man following girls were reported. On Nov. 9, several girls were walking near the intersection of Ashland and Harris...