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League of Women Voters - Lake Forest/Lake Bluff Area Hosts "Beyond the State Budget Impasse: Impacts and Next Steps"
The League of Women Voters of Lake Forest/Lake Bluff Area invites the public to attend its next state fiscal policy program, "Beyond the State Budget Impasse: Impacts and Next Steps" on Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. The forum will take place at Gorton Community Center, 400 E. Illinois Rd.
Lake Forest Artist Opens Downtown Lake Bluff Art Studio
LAKE BLUFF, IL - The owner of a new art studio is bringing more than three decades of experience in commercial and fine art, a diverse range of skills and her two grown daughters together to help create an artistic destination at her new downtown Lake Bluff storefront. "It's been a wonderful respons
6th Annual Service Day Connects Deer Path Middle School Students With Community
LAKE FOREST, IL - Eighth graders at Deer Path Middle School in Lake Forest had their pick of more than a dozen different volunteer activities to dedicate their days to last Friday as part of the school's sixth annual Community Service Day, Daily North Shore reports. Deer Path's 2018 graduating class
$2M For New Capital Projects Fund: Lake Bluff Board Of Trustees Agenda
LAKE BLUFF, IL - At their next board meeting Lake Bluff trustees are set to establish a capital projects fund. Village staff has recommended transferring $2 million from the village's general fund to a new fund to pay for "improvements for the acquisition, construction, or improvement capital projec
New School Boundaries Considered By D-112 Board
HIGHLAND PARK, IL - The topic of how to draw and and implement new school boundaries dominated discussions at Tuesday's meeting of the North Shore School District 112 Board of Education, as board members suggested the new attendance areas would be optional for current students. School administration
Pet of the Week: Millie and Jerry
"Best of friends, Millie and Jerry... We adopted little Millie last year, hoping that our 4 year old Jerry would find a lifelong friend in her. Cats don't always bond, but here are 2 of the best friends around. When they're not hugging me, they hug each other...no joke!"
Highland Park Photographer Robert Tolchin on Exhibit
Deerfield resident Robert Tolchin has two photographs on display in "Recent Works 2017" the Fine Art Exhibit currently at the Robert T. Wright Gallery on the College of Lake County Campus. Tolchin's work was recently exhibited in "Real People" in Woodstock and earlier this year he was featured artis
Renowned Musical Married Couple To Open Highland Park Strings' 39th Season
HIGHLAND PARK, IL - The Highland Park Strings open their 39th season of classical music concerts on Sunda with a free, family-friendly performance featuring Dr. Robert G. Hasty - recently named Principal Conductor of the Strings - along with pianist Mikhail Yanovitsky and soprano Galina Sakhnovskaya
FBI Child Sex Trafficking Bust: 3 Juveniles Rescued, 2 Teens Arrested In Illinois
Three minors used as sex slaves were rescued in northern Illinois this month, and two teenage sex traffickers were arrested as part of the FBI's "Operation Cross Country XI." The series of raids netted 120 arrests nationwide as 84 juveniles - including an infant and a 5-year-old girl - were rescued,
Join with family and friends to feed hungry kids this holiday season.
Special meal-packing sessions at Feed My Starving Children (FMSC) provide critical food support following hurricanes and earthquakes Families, friends and church groups are invited to come together this holiday season to feed those in desperate need and provide critical food support in the aftermath
Wheeling Township Assists Families in Need Through Two Holiday Giving Programs
Image 1: Township residents are invited to donate Thanksgiving meals to in-need families in the community. Image 2: The Adopt a Family program matches donors with in-need Township families. Donors purchase gifts and clothes for under-resourced children who reside in the Township. 'Tis the season to
Walgreens Moving Some Tech Jobs From Deerfield To Chicago
DEERFIELD, IL - Walgreens will move some employees from its Deerfield headquarters to Chicago, doubling its number of workers at its downtown office. About 300 tech jobs will be added in the Sullivan Center to "establish a new technology center of excellence," Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Walgreens announ
Shout Out: Candice Cunningham, special rec superintendent
Candice Cunningham, 37, has worked for the Northern Suburban Special Recreation Association for 15 years. She was hired by the agency, which serves multiple towns including Glenview and Northbrook, in 2002 as recreation specialist, and she was promoted to superintendent in 2009. She married her husb
Time To Buy: Mortgage Rates Sink To Lowest Levels In Weeks
Mortgage rates have slid to their lowest levels in a few weeks, giving borrowers a good opportunity to lock in a low rate before expected rate increases. The average for the benchmark 30-year fixed-rate mortgage dropped for the first time in three weeks in Bankrate's weekly survey. Markets believe t
Column: Inclusion not yet on display in Mundelein's holiday decorations
With Halloween nearing, the autumn and winter holidays kick off. Accompanying those holidays are increasingly strident and divisive discussions about how to incorporate, or eliminate, some holidays from the public eye, especially related to the Christmas season. Even our current president boasted,
Mend Hunger to Host First Annual Fundraiser in Glencoe on November 11
NILES, OCTOBER 19, 2017 - Mend Hunger, a local 501(c)3 charitable nonprofit, announced today its annual fundraiser, Candlelight Cabaret: A Jazz Experience, will be held in Glencoe at the Takiff Center on Saturday, November 11 from 6 - 9 pm. The event is presented by Glencoe Rotary International and
Lake County's tomato 'king' shares fruits of labor with neighbors
When Lenord Hulfachor visited Kim Oclon in Gurnee on a sunny autumn day, she referred to him as royalty. That's because Oclon and some of Hulfachor's other friends consider him the Lake County king of tomatoes. For decades, Hulfachor of Park City has planted and cared for tomatoes for himself as wel
Austen classic comes to CLC with fresh approach
In "Sense and Sensibility," Jane Austen explores class, money and making decisions based on the heart versus the head. Published in 1811, "it's a classic work, because it has the potential to resonate with anyone," said Desiree Sanchez, director of the play that comes to College of Lake County Nov.
New Trier Township High School, Winnetka, Illinois - October 2017
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Nonprofit organizations present Glenview with funding requests
Representatives from four nonprofit organizations made presentations to the Glenview Board of Trustees Tuesday request funding from the village for fiscal year 2018. For about 30 years, the village has provided funding from its Special Appropriations Fund to the North Shore Senior Center and Youth