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  • How to Ease Your Journey to Dreamland

    How to Ease Your Journey to Dreamland
    It's 1 a.m. You have to get up at 6. You're exhausted, but you can't sleep. What do you do? You may find yourself slurping a spoonful of NyQuil or taking a Tylenol PM. Is that the best approach? It all depends on how often you are in this situation,...
  • Much to like at Guavate's new location

    Much to like at Guavate's new location
    Guavate has given up its plain Jane digs on East Colonial Drive for a swell, modern strip mall off Alafaya Trail in East Orlando. I stopped by the Puerto Rican eatery recently with Colombian and Puerto Rican colleagues in tow to check things out. The new...
  • Rezko gavel-to-gavel: Week 2

    Rezko rewind. Day 8 March 14, 2008; 5:13 a.m. A hospital lobbyist testified at the Tony Rezko corruption trial that he feared the friend and fundraiser of Gov. Rod Blagojevich would turn a hospital regulatory board against his clients. So Jeff Ladd, the...
  • Marine from Camp Pendleton killed in Afghanistan

     
    A Marine from a Camp Pendleton-based command has been killed in Afghanistan, the Pentagon announced Tuesday. Staff Sgt. Christopher J. Antonik, 29, of Crystal Lake, Ill., died Sunday during combat operations in Helmand province, long a Taliban stronghold....
  • Look who's opposed to the secret ballot

     
    On April 1 of last year, the Illinois Senate considered and rejected a bill substantially similar to the proposal Gov. Pat Quinn is trying to sneak into law: Eliminates the requirement that a voter declare party affiliation when voting at......
  • Sunscreen or Smoke Screen?

    Sunscreen or Smoke Screen?
    Crystal Lake, Illinois' Peggy Lim has a healthy respect for the sun's powerful ultraviolet rays, and on a recent shopping trip she agonized over choosing a sunscreen for her three children. "I've always heard the higher the SPF (sun protection factor)...
  • Peeking behind the sunscreen

    Peeking behind the sunscreen
    Peggy Lim has a healthy respect for the sun's powerful ultraviolet rays, and on a recent shopping trip she agonized over choosing a sunscreen for her three children. "I've always heard the higher the SPF [sun protection factor] the better, until you...
  • First Congregational Church of Crystal Lake: Collecting Items for Haitian Relief

    First Congregational Church of Crystal Lake, in cooperation with the Northwest Haiti Christian and Waves of Mercy Missions in Port-de-Paix, is collecting much needed items to help the Haitian earthquake victims. These items will be flown directly into...
  • University of Illinois Extension Master Gardeners: Gardenfest 2010

    University of Illinois Extension Master Gardeners:  Gardenfest 2010
    April 10--Come join Gardenfest 2010 for a day of gardening for everyone from beginner to expert. Located at McHenry County College, 8900 U.S. Highway 14, Crystal Lake, IL 60012, Gardenfest takes place from 7:30am-4pm. Topics include Gardening Basics,...
  • Sidewalks: The past looms large

    Sidewalks: The past looms large
    Sometimes, to escape the leash of e-mail and the voices of editors, Osgood and I take a drive in the country, and this always makes us feel calmer, even though the drives are getting longer because the country is being pushed farther and farther away....
  • "Nothing Up My Sleeve!" Magic Production

    "Nothing Up My Sleeve!" Magic Production
    April 10--Magician producers Nino Cruz and Glenn Chelius are putting on the 8th Annual smash hit fundraiser Nothing Up My Sleeve! It is a Vegas Style Magic Production that benefits the Raue Center for the Arts in Crystal Lake IL. This year they are also...