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Learn about College Scholarships, Applications and More At Library's College Prep Programs

Several upcoming programs at the Schaumburg Library will help high school students and their parents navigate the college planning process, including scholarships, options, majors, applications and more. All of the programs are free, but require registration, and all take place at the central librar

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 19:36:25

U46 teachers union president planning run at state House seat

A second name has surfaced in replacing retiring Rep. Steven Andersson's seat in 2018. Richard Johnson, the president of the School District U46's Elgin Teachers Association, announced this weekend he is gathering signatures to get on the ballot for the 65th Legislative District. "There's only been

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 22:11:14

Crespo Visits Hanover Park Facility for People with Disabilities

HANOVER PARK, Ill. - State Rep. Fred Crespo, D-Hoffman Estates, joined staff and volunteers from the Hanover Park Park District (HPPD, Northwest Special Recreation Association (NWSRA), and Clearbrook recently to visit the new PURSUIT Adult Day Program facility in Hanover Park. "Individuals with di

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 21:54:35

Elgin group, housing authority help low-income residents 'move on and up'

In addition to more units for low-income seniors, the Housing Authority of Elgin got additional administrative space last year when it opened the Robert Gilliam building at 130 S. State St. With that additional space, the Elgin provider of housing vouchers has room for the Association for Individual

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 22:50:03

Elgin man charged with striking, fondling nurse: court records

A 35-year-old Elgin man faces charges he battered a nurse and fondled her during an Aug. 26 incident at Presence St. Joseph Hospital, according to court records. Christopher Newman remains in Kane County Jail on $25,000 bail following his arrest last week on the warrant accusing him of aggravated ba

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 21:34:32

Text Message From Police - Journal and Topics Online: Home

Elizabeth Montalvo, shows reporters a 2:45 a.m. Tuesday text message from an Elk Grove Village police detective, which said, "Sorry to bug you so late but wanted to let you know before it hit papers. Joy's boyfriend has been charged with murder too." Although police were told that was the case at th

JOURNAL & TOPICS - 2017-09-21 16:57:00

Ace Hardware opens door for product pitches

Linda Wachter had visions of the past, present and future Wednesday when she was one of 61 attendees invited to pitch her product to an Ace Hardware panel in hopes of having the Oak Brook-based company make it available in its supply chain. The past for Wachter, a Glen Ellyn resident who grew up in

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-21 14:16:00

Column: Walk On's Country Fair event promises to deliver many activities for families

I cannot do better for this column than offer readers the poster information for a great family event being offered by the nonprofit Walk On in Barrington. All of the activities scheduled for Oct. 8 promise a traffic jam at the corner of Hart and Cuba roads in Barrington! Walk On, which provides equ

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 21:43:04

State Senator Dan McConchie to host Town Hall

State Senator Dan McConchie (R-Hawthorn Woods) will host a Town Hall at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 27, at Barrington Village Hall, 200 S. Hough Street in Barrington. Senator McConchie will be providing constituents with the latest information on the recently passed tax increase, state budget, and th

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 19:46:13

How Chicagoans Can Help Earthquake Survivors in Mexico

Sears and Chicago-area pastors are joining an effort to collect donations for survivors in Mexico. On Saturday, the Sears on Cicero, just north of Irving Park on Chicago's Northwest Side, will collect donations to aid in the relief efforts. Drop-off hours will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Supplies nee

NBC CHICAGO - 2017-09-21 11:53:06

Boxwood owners expand West Dundee home design business

Adding a retail component to their downtown West Dundee design-build company was a logical next step for husband and wife team Rod and Lauren Perrine. In 2010, the pair began the Crystal Lake-based RDP Builders, which specializes in residential and commercial contracting services. Last year, they op

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 20:19:02

Off The Beaten Path: Little Boxes

I hate brown packing boxes. Not only are they aesthetically unpleasing, but they also represent transiency. They are a necessary evil because when they are needed, they are needed and we are sometimes forced to expend money on these essential receptacles because of their functionality. Try moving wi

JOURNAL & TOPICS - 2017-09-20 22:39:00

Off The Record: State House Contest 'Heats' Up

Grasping a pistol in her right hand is Marilyn Smolenski, a wife and Park Ridge mother of two who last week announced that she is a candidate to unseat incumbent State Rep. Marty Moylan (D-55th) in next fall's election. She first has to win the March primary contest, which is likely because no one e

JOURNAL & TOPICS - 2017-09-20 22:25:00

Arts Culture Master Plan Adopted

Niles village trustees approved an arts and culture master plan at their Sept. 12 village board meeting. Members of the village's public arts and culture advisory council are expected to meet next month to begin putting the plan into effect. Arts and culture council members are expected discuss secu

JOURNAL & TOPICS - 2017-09-20 20:45:00

Pug puppy is a `little wish` come true for brave boy

Today, a Gilberts Illinois boy found sometimes the small things can make a very big difference. A pug puppy is he the very dog 8-year-old Lucas Winarski has spent two years hoping for and they are years which have not been easy. Lucas was just 5 when he broke his leg on the first day of football pra

WGNTV.COM - 2017-09-20 22:54:07

Glenbard Parent Series event: Myths of Marijuana

The Glenbard Parent Series: (GPS) Navigating Healthy Families will present the Myths of Marijuana with Kevin Sabet at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 28, at the Marquardt School District 15 Administration Center, 1860 Glen Ellyn Road in Glendale Heights. Sabet has researched and implemented drug policy fo

PATCH - 2017-09-21 14:44:01

Marmion Students Recognized in National Merit Program

Three Marmion Academy seniors have been named Commended Students in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Competition. Jack Caton of Geneva, Matthew Lagman of Oswego and Eric O'Brien of North Aurora are recognized for their exceptional academic promise. They placed among the top 50,000 of more than 1.

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 19:29:29

Shout out: Kyle Froehlich, farmer

Kyle Froehlich, 28, is a fifth-generation farmer, and owner of Sunny Harvest Farms in Eau Claire, Mich. He was interviewed at downtown Northbrook's Wednesday farmers market, which he has anchored for five years. He also sells his produce in Libertyville on Thursdays and Wheaton on Saturdays. His fat

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 19:32:40

Ivy Hill Elementary School, Arlington Heights, Illinois - September 2017

Homes for sale that attend Ivy Hill Elementary School Marco Amidei in an IL licensed real estate broker with RE/MAX Suburban. The data relating to real estate for sale on this website comes in part from the Broker Reciprocity program of Midwest Real Estate Data LLC. Real Estate listings held by brok

PATCH - 2017-09-21 14:45:29

Documentary in the works on former Wilco member and Arlington Heights native, Jay Bennett

Two filmmakers are working on a documentary about Jay Bennett, the multitalented musician from Arlington Heights who died in 2009, eight years after leaving the Chicago band Wilco. North Riverside resident Fred Uhter says he was inspired to make the film after he told someone younger than him just h

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-21 15:50:45