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Homeless man's death raises concern for emergency housing

The death of a homeless man who sometimes sought shelter at First Step Services has put into sharp focus the imminent need for an expansion of homeless services in Kenosha. Darryl Peddicord, 49, was found dead in the lot of Cabrales Used Cars, 1207 60th St., on Nov. 16. Kenosha Police Lt. Tim Schaal

KENOSHA NEWS.COM - 2017-11-24 06:00:00

South Shore students receive free violin lessons

When Breanna Bunch, 8, started school at Great Lakes Academy in South Shore, she befriended a classmate who played the violin. Inspired by her friend's musical talent, she came home and confidently told her parents that she too wanted to play the instrument. Eager to fuel her daughter's passion, her

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2017-11-25 00:28:00

Village of Lake Bluff Board of Trustees met October 23.

Village of Lake Bluff Board of Trustees met October 23. Here is the minutes provided by the Board: 1. Call To Order And Roll Call Village President O'Hara called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. in the Lake Bluff Village Hall Board Room, and Village Clerk Joy Markee called the roll. The following w

LAKECOUNTYGAZETTE.COM - 2017-11-24 11:53:02

Bountiful Backyard Includes Pool, Courts, Field, Green And More

LAKE FOREST, IL - This 2006-built home sitting behind electronic gates at the end of a quiet lane has been immaculately maintained by a single owner, according to its realtor.com listing, which lists a sales price of just under $2 million and a monthly rent of $9,000. This home's fenced-in backyard

PATCH - 2017-11-24 23:24:33

House destroyed in Vernon Hills fire, no injuries reported

No one was injured when a fire broke out Wednesday morning, destroying a home in north suburban Vernon Hills. Firefighters responded about 8 a.m. to a call of a fire at a two-story home on Monterey Drive, according to the Countryside Fire Protection District. Responding crews didn't initially see fi

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2017-11-24 09:24:00

Lake Forest Schools Looking To Fill Volunteer Positions

LAKE FOREST, IL - Lake Forest elementary and high school districts are seeking volunteers to serve as community representatives for District 115 board committees and as board members for the District 67 Association of Parents & Teachers. Applications for the committee membership are due next week, w

PATCH - 2017-11-24 20:55:12

2017 Lake Forest Tree Lighting Ceremony Schedule

LAKE FOREST, IL - The day after Thanksgiving becomes a "Bright Friday" in Lake Forest for the annual holiday tradition of lighting up the city's Christmas tree, which includes live entertainment, warm drinks, music, dance and Santa himself. There'll be lots of fun family activities going on all day

PATCH - 2017-11-24 15:43:57

Village Board to vote on hiring new assistant administrator

SOMERS - The Somers Village Board is expected to vote Tuesday on hiring an assistant administrator. The new hire would support its current administrator with the demands of a growing municipality and to train to be an eventual successor. Somers is offering the job to Jason J. Peters, 39, who is curr

KENOSHA NEWS.COM - 2017-11-24 19:00:00

Sen. Pam Helming announces next mobile office events

State Sen. Pam Helming will hold two mobile office events in December as she wraps up her first year in office. Helming, R-Canandaigua, and her staff will be available from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 7 at Webster Town Hall, 1000 Ride Road in Webster, Monroe County. She also has a Seneca County sto

CITIZEN ONLINE - 2017-11-24 15:33:00

What deals did shoppers get this Black Friday and Thanksgiving?

Bright and early Friday morning, Sarah Pullen and her husband David arrived at Eastview Mall. They drove from their home in Geneva to shop the Black Friday deals for their twin daughters Molly and Claire, 14. "It's our time to get presents for them," Pullen said. Black Friday is now a two-day event

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2017-11-24 19:39:48

Dugway Road residents seek safety fix

They are calling on the state Department of Transportation for help at what they say is a dangerous intersection. CANANDAIGUA - Motorists don't just drive up to the intersection of Dugway Road and Route 21. There's a process involved. Drivers creep to the intersection slowly, simultaneously watching

MPNNOW - 2017-11-24 03:58:35

Santa brings good cheer, big crowd

Families flooded Commons Park for the annual arrival of Santa Claus downtown CANANDAIGUA - A family tradition for Mary Keenan of Canandaigua and dozens of other families took place Friday when Santa rolled onto Main Street in a horse-drawn wagon. Keenan had her son and family in tow for Santa's arri

MPNNOW - 2017-11-24 21:00:50

First Time Around Group to meet Dec. 12

Thompson Health's First Time Around Group will meet from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Dec. 12 in the OB Classroom at UR Medicine's Thompson Hospital, 350 Parrish St., Canandaigua. The monthly support gathering for first-time mothers and their babies offers social and educational opportunities. This month's topi

MPNNOW - 2017-11-24 18:21:43

4Leaf Lifestyle Support Group to meet Dec. 12

UR Medicine Thompson Health will host its 4Leaf Lifestyle Support Group from 6 to 7 p.m. Dec. 12 in the Constellation Center for Health and Healing at Thompson Hospital, 350 Parrish St., Canandaigua. The group will discuss living a whole foods, plant-based lifestyle. Attendees will surround themselv

MPNNOW - 2017-11-24 18:20:32

Cobblestone Arts to present holiday events

Cobblestone Theater, 1622 state Route 332, Farmington, will offer a holiday concert and visit opportunity with Santa Claus on Dec. 15-16. "Holiday Voices" will feature members of Cobblestone Players as they share holiday classics at 7 p.m. Dec. 15. Tickets cost $15, and include wine and hors d'oeuvr

MPNNOW - 2017-11-24 14:55:28

New faces at critical time for Canandaigua Salvation Army

Interim leaders at Salvation Army will work until end of December after Red Kettle drive ends From Canada via South Africa, Salvation Army officers Les and Bonnie Bussey are now at the helm at the Canandaigua Salvation Army. During more than four decades with the Salvation Army, the Busseys have ret

MPNNOW - 2017-11-25 01:03:43

Police In Springtown & Azle Report Hearing Loud 'Boom' Sound

SPRINGTOWN (CBSDFW.COM) - Police in Springtown reported a "large boom" near the Salt Creek area on Wednesday morning, but were unable to identify what made the noise. In a post on the Twitter, the Springtown Police Department added that there were no signs of an explosion or fire nearby. The Azle Po


City employee pay structure below market

The City of Weatherford's pay structures are outdated, leaving most jobs starting below the entry level market range, a human resources consultant told the city council last week. Though actual salary data was more competitive, the city's outdated pay structures make it difficult to hire qualified

WEATHERFORD DEMOCRAT - 2017-11-25 01:00:00

Self and peer evaluation a must, college VP says

Peer and self-evaluations, along with graded teamwork can help students gain the soft skills they need for the workforce, said Michael Endy, vice president of instruction at Weatherford College. It's not easy to measure personal responsibility," he said. "Do you show up on time? Do you deliver on ti

WEATHERFORD DEMOCRAT - 2017-11-25 00:22:00

Loud boom heard during Lockheed Martin supersonic testing in Parker County

Many North Texas residents took to social media to report hearing a loud noise about 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, which may have been caused by supersonic testing conducted by Lockheed Martin. Law enforcement officials and other agencies received reports of homes shaking after the loud noise in northern P