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GE Healthcare moving hundreds of workers from Barrington for ChicagoGE Healthcare said Thursday it is moving hundreds of jobs from Barrington to downtown Chicago. The exact number of jobs is not being disclosed, but the workforce will be combined with an existing Chicago office at 500 W. Monroe that will include software engineers, software developers, data scientists and other workers.Last Updated Feb 23, 2017 5:47 PM
Report: Off-duty Woodstock cop charged with DUI in Round Lake crashUpdated Feb 23, 2017 3:43 PM
An off-duty Woodstock police officer was arrested and charged with driving under the influence and driving too fast for conditions after a Feb. 11 crash into a utlity pole in Round Lake.
Open house on 60/83 proposal March 1Updated Feb 23, 2017 1:11 PM
An open house public meeting regarding the proposed widening and reconstruction of Route 60/83 from Route 176 through Mundelein will be held Wednesday, March 1 in Mundelein.
Enjoy this weather while it lastsUpdated Feb 23, 2017 8:48 AM
Enjoy the balmy weather while it lasts. Saturday’s forecast calls for snow. You remember snow, right?
Lake County Board chairman chooses diversity event to reveal he’s gayUpdated Feb 22, 2017 11:03 PM
Lake County Board Chairman Aaron Lawlor said he deliberately chose this week’s summit about diversity and inclusiveness to tell the public he’s gay. “I tried to do it in a way that complemented and magnified (the) message,” he said.
Local sheriffs air concerns on deportationsUpdated Feb 22, 2017 7:35 PM
Suburban authorities’ reactions range from ambivalence to defiance over the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s plans for a massive deportation effort that includes deputizing local police to assist.
Schneider, Holt highlight heart health event at LovellUpdated Feb 22, 2017 1:58 PM
Heart health and services for women will be the focus of a town-hall meeting from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, at the Lovell Federal Health Care Center in North Chicago. Lovell Director Stephen Holt and U.S. Rep. Brad Schneider are among the expected speakers.
Saving struggling bee populations focus of Lake County seminarUpdated Feb 21, 2017 4:09 PM
Nationally known experts will convene in Lake Forest next month for a seminar on keeping struggling bee colonies alive and strong. Their discussions could prove essential to our food supplies.
Lake County deputies save OD victim near GraysklakeUpdated Feb 21, 2017 3:57 PM
Lake County sheriff’s deputies used a combination of CPR and the anti-opiate drug naloxone to save a 23-year-old man suffering from an apparent overdose Saturday, authorities said.
- Fox Lake Lions and Rotary host trivia night Saturday
- EmpoweRun 5K to raise money to fight domestic violence in Lake County
- Lake County leaders hold summit to promote inclusiveness
- Library director at next Round Lake Beach Fireside Chat
- Learn about Des Plaines watershed at March 9 event
- Motorcyclist killed in Wadsworth crash
- Wauconda gets past Round Lake
- Images: Great stuff from our photographers in The Week in Pictures
- Reptile Rampage fundraiser returns March 12
- Friends of Volo Bog seeks board members
- County officials plan summit on tolerance
- Lake County officials plan summit on tolerance
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- COD College Theater Presents ‘The Ballad of the Sad Café’ March 2 to 19
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- COD to Host Sustainability Film and Discussion Series This Spring
- Tom Cullerton launches petition to stand up against taxing senior citizens’ retirement income
- Took this picture of a bald eagle circling over my house of Nippersink and Dawn Marie in Round Lake. Scott Cebula
- 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
"Local Girl Needs Help"
A little girl in our community needs help with medical expenses. Her name is Isabella Oliver. Please see her story at: www.gofundme.com/Isabellasjourney. "Give, and you will receive...The amount you give will determine the amount you get back." Luke 6:38. Friends of Isabella Oliver
"Lucky the hound dog howlin for spring to come!"
My name is Dina Anzalone and this is my bassett hound named Lucky. We are from Round Lake Beach. This picture was taken just a few days ago. It was quiet cold out and I told him Lucy spring isn't coming anytime soon he let out a big howl and I so happened to snap a picture at that time. I'm guessing he is ready to get out in some warm weather ... Dina Anzalone
- Students at Matigian Preschool in Libertyville were excited to welcome spring. The children colored eggs, made bunny projects and received a special visit from a mysterious bunny who left behind treats for the kids. A Sekili
- From left, Georgianna Powers, Ryan Jones, Yvonne Jones, Lauren Jones. This picture was taken at Community Park in Mundelein where MBSA is constructing a Red Monster home run fence in memory of Mike Jones with donations received from many, many supporters. Abby Nierman
- The women's team for Red Dot Arms participates in Lake Villa water fights
- Star player Munoz Jr. #23 runs for a big gain against the Grayslake Colts in Round Lake Park District Flyweight Football David Davenport
- St. Mary of the Annunciation School in Mundelein held traditional May Crowning ceremony today. The students participated in a ceremony to honor the Virgin Mary as the "Queen of May." Fifth graders placed a crown of flowers on the statue of Mary. Jean Simpson
- Fr. Ron Gollatz, crossing guard for the first day of school, welcomes families to Transfiguration Elementary School in Wauconda. Fr. Ron Gollatz assists Nathan Christiansen and his mom. Jean Simpson
- M. Curtis Whittington, a veteran waiting for a heart transplant, drove away in a recycled car Feb. 12 after being nominated by Tim Heiney, a case manager with Lake-McHenry Veterans and Family Services (LMVFS). The car was presented to the Whittington family at the 4th Annual Gifting of a Recycled Ride by CARSTAR Mundelein and their sponsors Esurance, 1-800-Charity Cars, Cottman Transmissions & Total Auto Care, Jack Phelan Dodge, MOPAR, Recycled Rides, Stafford’s, Keystone/LKQ, Atlas Car Wash, NABC, AutoZone, NTB, and St. Vincent de Paul. A reception was held for the gifting where local businesses and restaurants donated food and services. This is the second LMVFS client who has received a car through this annual program. The Lake-McHenry Veterans and Family Services program works through a network of agencies to help military personnel, veterans and their families face challenges, before, during and after their service to this country without eligibility restrictions. LMVFS is also a member of Illinois Joining Forces, an initiative formed to insure community level, military-culture sensitive support and services statewide. LMVFS is located at the Lake County Health Department, 121 E. Grand Avenue in Lake Villa, and has additional offices in Waukegan and McHenry. For more information, call: (847) 377-VET6 (8386). Lake County Health Department
- Spring has sprung at the Prairie Crossing Learning Farm in Grayslake. Seedlings are growing in the greenhouse in preparation for the May 18 Farm Connections Plant Sale. Erin Cummisford
- Woodlands Academy of the Sacred Heart Debate Team members Elena Gutierrez of Waukegan (left) and Arminda Downey-Mavromatis of Gurnee, both sophomores, finished the season by receiving awards at the Illinois Communication and Theatre Association (ICTA) State Tournament held March 15 at Belvidere North High School in Belvidere, Ill. Gutierrez was the top seed (out of a field of 41) in the playoff rounds after achieving an 8-1 record in the preliminary rounds. She ended the tournament as a quarterfinalist. Downey-Mavromatis earned the 6th place speaker award. Kyle Schmitt, coach of the Lake Forest school’s newly revived Debate Team, is proud of its achievements this year. “We are liked and respected newcomers in the northern Illinois debate circuit,” he said following the state meet. Woodlands Academy
- Artwork by Woodlands Academy junior Erika Cerillo of Waukegan is among those featured at the Deer Path Art League Emerging Artists show in Lake Forest now through March 28. This is one of three exhibits in which artwork by several Woodlands Academy students is on display this month. The other shows are at the Lake Forest Library and the University of St. Francis School of Creative Arts in Fort Wayne, Ind. Woodlands Academy
Woodlands Academy of the Sacred Heart students Elizabeth (left) and Laura Bartusiak of Lake Forest were among the volunteers who packed meals at Feed My Starving Children in Libertyville recently. In all, nearly 30 girls from the Lake Forest school helped out Jan. 17 at the Libertyville site, 742 E. Park Ave. Volunteers that afternoon packed 142 boxes which represented 30,672 meals. This amount of meals translates to enough nourishment to feed 84 kids for an entire year.
Woodlands Academy requires each student to do at least 70 hours of community service prior to graduation. Many students, though, are passionate about helping others and perform significantly more hours. Woodlands Academy
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