| May 26, 2011
| 7:19 AM
Even though he spends his days as a service adviser for an auto dealer, Chicagoan Jerry Marichal's favorite summer pastime is checking out the area's many cruise nights. Unlike indoor car shows, where dealers peddle their wares, cruise nights are casual...
| Jan 14, 2011
| 4:18 PM
The DuPage Water Commission's board has hired retired DuPage County Auditor Jim Rasins as the agency's treasurer and agreed to restart talks with three finalists who interviewed last year to be the commission's general manager.
Commissioners have said...
| Feb 4, 2011
| 7:30 AM
It was back to class for Chicago public school students today -- but that often meant late to work for their parents.
While classes resumed after two days, there was no bus service for 24,000 of the system's 409,000 students. At least half those students...
| Feb 8, 2011
Keenan Cahill is a YouTube superstar, now known the world over for his hilarious lip-syncing of hit songs. But though the 15 year old freshman from Elmhurst, Illinois can count Jennifer Aniston, Jimmy Kimmel, Katy Perry, Chelsea Handler, 50-Cent, and DJ...
| Feb 15, 2011
| 2:24 PM
In addition to facilitating a Grandparents Raising Grandchildren support group in Waukegan Township, Cheri Pierson-White works with the grandparents one-on-one to make sure they have everything to which they are entitled.
Many of the grandparents are on...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 7:50 AM
Summer Family Fun in Chicago
Young Eagles Program – Free Airplane Rides for Kids
Young Eagles is a FREE program offered by the EAA (the Experimental Aircraft Association is a community of enthusiasts who fly, build and restore recreational...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 9:11 AM
After hearing food banks were experiencing a shortage on one of their most important staples, peanut butter, we got a nutty idea. So, we spread the word and started a one day peanut butter drive. In a Jif, we had 18 listeners offer their businesses as...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 6:47 AM
Construction crews in Elmhurst are still busy cleaning up debris from Sunday’s storms.
Much of the heaviest damage was along St. Charles Rd.
Residents say the storm devastated homes and businesses in just 15 minutes.
Many of the village’s...
| May 28, 2012
| 7:48 AM
Cabin Fever Remedies for Kids in Chicago
Mom & Tot Bowling at Pinstripes
Pinstripes is an upscale and sophisticated entertainment / dining facility where you can bowl or play bocce ball. There are two locations: in Northbrook and South Barrington. On...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 12:00 PM
Loyola Health Fair
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Live a healthy lifestyle by watching your weight and getting 7-9 hours of sleep each night.
Engage in regular aerobic, resistance and stretching exercise....
| Jul 20, 2011
| 2:19 PM
If you see a lifeguard enjoying a ride down one of the water slides or taking a dip in a wave pool at Six Flags – it’s just part of staying safe on the job.
Lifeguards at the Hurricane Harbor water park at Great America switch positions every...