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Long Grove man dies after crashA Long Grove man died after his vehicle ran into a parked semi Wednesday afternoon, police said. The crash happened just after 1 p.m. on the southbound shoulder of Old McHenry Road north of Prairie Wind Drive in Long Grove, police said in a news release.Last Updated Oct 22, 2014 11:23 PM
Can Forsythe family bring Long Grove back to glory days?Updated Oct 21, 2014 5:37 AM
A family of developers has bought about a third of the famous Long Grove historic business district and is attempting to revive the area with new businesses and restaurants to bring in a younger crowd. But not everybody in Long Grove thinks all the changes - like video gambling - is such a good thing.
Pit bulls, pinot and patriots in Long GroveUpdated Oct 19, 2014 5:54 PM
Pits, pinot and patriots came together Sunday in Long Grove to help turn resuced dogs into service animals for veterans and first responders. The 2nd annual Pinot with Pits For Patriots at Valentino’s Vineyard raised money to help veterans in need.
Coming Sunday: Special report on Route 53Posted Oct 24, 2014 10:01 AM
The newest incarnation in the 50-year struggle to extend Route 53 north into central Lake County is heading to a make-or-break decision about its future. Starting Sunday, read Mick Zawislak’s two-part report, which includes videos, photos, detailed map/graphics and an interactive Web map/graphic.
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- Woodlands Academy Hosts Open House Nov. 11
- NORTHWEST CHORAL SOCIETY ANNOUNCES PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE FOR 2014-15 SEASON
- Congregation Beth Judea hosts Torah Scribe
- Holiday cards to support the Leukemia Research Foundation
- Rotary Club Sponsors Community Dinner at Emmaus House
- Rotary Club of Long Grove, Kildeer and Hawthorn Woods and Sunset Foods to host Blood Drive October 25, 2014
- Nominations now being accepted for The Outstanding Young Person of Illinois
- CLC volunteers to participate in Make A Difference Day
- Free Health Screenings and Family Activities at Wellness Night in Highland Park
- Frightfully Fabulous FREE FUN at BOO BASH-October 25
- "When I grow up..." at the Station 26 Open House Hal Norman
Wayne Stayskal (right), retired Tribune Media editorial cartoonist, explains some of the finer points of his work to guests when Windsor Park, a Covenant Retirement Community at 124 Windsor Park Drive in Carol Stream, hosted a retrospective exhibit of his syndicated work. About 75 people attended the artist’s reception Aug. 20, including Stayskal’s wife Helen (center) and son Bob (left). The show is open to the public daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. until Sept. 30.
To see a video interview and catch a glimpse of the engaging personality who humorously commentated on culture for more than 30 years visit www.WindsorParkIllinois.org/downloads-news. For details, call Windsor Park at (630) 510-5500. Shirley Mott
- Nathan Cummings of Grayslake was the overall men's winner at the Long Grove Heritage Run on Sept. 8 with a time of 18:28. Nathan participated on behalf of OMNI Youth Services, one of the 10 charities participating in this year's event. G Dorner
- Susan Saint James (seated, second from right) joins classmates of 50 years ago at Woodlands Academy of the Sacred Heart Reunion Weekend during which she was the keynote speaker Oct. 4. Also pictured are, from left, Peggy Connelly Karol, Geri-Anne Benning, Mariclaire Halligan Dixon, Mary Ann Entrup, Colleen Sullivan Farrell, Saint James and Suzie Floberg Hayes. John Rodas
- Sophomore Willa Hart of Winnetka will perform a cello solo during the Woodlands Academy Symphonic Orchestra?s rendition of "Stille Nacht" by Mannheim Steamroller during the annual Christmas Concert Thursday, Dec. 5, at 7 p.m. This event, open to the public free of charge, features choral and orchestral music of the season. It takes place in the Chapel of the Sacred Heart at the school, 760 E. Westleigh Road, Lake Forest. Visit www.woodlandsacademy.org for more information. Woodlands Academy
- Bestselling mystery author Elizabeth George signs copies of her latest novel following her book talk at Kemper Lake Golf Club in Kildeer. The event was sponsored by Ela Area Public Library and Lake Forest Book Store. Valerie Stern
- The BG Singers are preparing for their 21st Annual Choral Concert, "Coast to Coast" at Stevenson High School in the West Auditorium on November 8 and 9 at 7:30 and Nov. 10 at 3:00. Tickets are available at the door or bigdealproductions.org. For further information, contact Lindsay Grandt at 847 850-2132 Debbie Macklin
- Nearly 100 fourth-through-seventh-grade students from St. Malachy School in Chicago visited Woodlands Academy of the Sacred Heart in Lake Forest Feb. 7 for a day of events including an uplifting gospel liturgy, pizza lunch, talent show and a carnival. This celebration marked the latest chapter in a Black History Month tradition between the inner-city grade school and the North Shore high school dating back to 1996. Pictured here, students from both schools joined the combined choirs at the conclusion of the gospel liturgy to sing “We Shall Overcome” in honor of Pete Seeger, who passed away Jan. 27. Woodlands Academy
- Dr. Jerry Weber, president of the College of Lake County, gets a blue streak sprayed in his hair from Allison Brand, an elementary education major who volunteered at the 'Light it up Blue" Autism awareness event held April 2 at the college. College of Lake County
It’s countdown time for Woodlands Academy of the Sacred Heart’s 41st annual financial aid fundraiser, Congé. Modeling this year’s theme colors are (from left) Co-Chair Mary Oelerich of Chicago, Silent Auction Chair Alison Kohlmeyer of Lake Forest and Co-Chair Jean Olson of Evanston. The fundraising starts at 9 a.m. Friday, April 11, with online bidding at www.bidpal.net/Congé for a variety of exciting silent auction items such as four VIP tickets to a Los Angeles taping of Conan O’Brien’s TBS TV show, a Chicago Blackhawks hockey stick signed by members of the 2013-14 team and for wine enthusiasts, a 750ml bottle of Chateau Petrus Pomerol (2006). Online bids will be accepted up to and then as part of the silent auction that takes place during the Congé dinner event which begins with cocktails at 6 p.m. Saturday, April 26, at the Glen View Club, 100 Golf Road, Golf, IL. Silent auction bidding ends at 10 p.m.
For more information about Congé contact Woodlands Academy Associate Director of Advancement for Special Events Tami Rocha at 847-234-4300, ext. 226 or visit www.woodlandsacademy.org Woodlands Academy
- Congregation Beth Am of Buffalo Grove dedicates its new home.
- Congregation Beth Am of Buffalo Grove Volunteers to bring Rosh Hashanah food to those in need JV Springman
- On Yom Kippur, Jews choose to observe a fast from food. While members of Congregation Beth Am choose to fast, members also work together to help those who fast because they have no choice. Annual Yom Kippur food drive is a success thanks to the donations of Beth Am's many members. In this picture, Beth Am Congregant Carly Springman helps collect the bags. Rabbi Richard Prass
- Rabbi Richard Prass
- Barrington High School Gymnast, Danny Schnura places 1st in All-Around at Friday's Freshman Invitational in Hinsdale. Eleven schools competed and Barrington High School finished 4th for overall team. Go Broncos! T. Lauderdale
- Extrication Demo at the Station 26 Open House Hal Norman
- Face painting at the Station 26 Open House Hal Norman
- Fire Pole slide at the Station 26 Open House Hal Norman
- Lt. Col. Frank Bart with sixth-graders from Frassati Catholic Academy. Four members of the Wauconda American Legion, including Lt. Bart, spoke to students at Frassati Catholic Academy and Transfiguration Catholic Elementary School in honor of Veterans Day. Lt. Colonel Bart has served in the U.S. Marines for 27 years, including service in Iraq and Afghanistan. He is currently the Mayor of Wauconda and has two children enrolled at Transfiguration School. Jean Simpson
- Free fire truck rides at the Station 26 Open House Hal Norman
- Girl Scout Troop 40523 delivered cookies to the homeless at JOURNEYS | The Road Home in Palatine. The clients felt grateful receiving such a special treat. JOURNEYS | The Road Home
- Jacob Moodhe was the recipient of a Golden Ticket for a ride to school on a fire truck. Left to right: Firefighter Josh Himmelspach, Trevor Moodhe, Jacob Moodhe, Lt. Russ Anderson Mary Moodhe
- A Halloween contest during lunch was a highlight of the day that saw most students and many faculty members at Woodlands Academy of the Sacred Heart in costume Oct. 31. Judges used a decibel-meter app on their iPads to determine winners in various categories based on the cheers contestants received. Pictured, English teacher Erin Brysiewicz as the “Crazy Cat Lady” surrounded by her (advisory group) cats took second-place honors in the Sophomore Advisory Group category. Woodlands Academy
- Heather Robbins, Trauma Treatment Program project director at the Lake County Health Department, received the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Patriot Award from Michael Peck, Superintendent of the Veterans Assistance Commission of Lake County. She was nominated by Oluwatoyin Hines, a major in the U.S. Army Reserve and an intern at the Health Department. Peck presented the award on behalf of the Illinois Committee for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, which recognizes efforts employers make to support citizen warriors. Lake County Health Department
- Women gathered for a wonderful luncheon at the Inverness Golf Club April 30 to benefit JOURNEYS | The Road Home. JOURNEYS provides supportive services to over 1,300 homeless and at risk families and individuals annually. It also manages the PADS shelter program. The "Garden of Giving" Women's Luncheon raised nearly $8,000. JOURNEYS | The Road Home
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