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  • My wife and I took a summer trip to the village of Ephraim in Door County, Wis. We spotted these twin sailboats at sunset framed by the trees and reeds lining the shore of beautiful Eagle Harbor.

    Images: Photo Contest FinalistsApr 18, 2014 12:00 AM
    Each week you submit your favorite photo. We pick the best of the bunch and select the 12 finalists. Here are the finalists for the week of April 14.

     
  • Buffalo Grove Rotary offers community grantsApr 18, 2014 12:00 AM
    In honor of Bill Reid, Rotary will provide funding for projects and causes that contribute to the success of the local community with the objective of making Buffalo Grove a better place to live and work. One-time grants of up to $2,500 are given to efforts that have the potential to provide visible, long-term, sustainable benefits for community members.

     
  • Expressions’ Brian McCallister wins “Best Male Soloist” at Mundelein Showchoir Invitational.

    Buffalo Grove Expressions Show Choir 2014 Big Show tickets on sale nowApr 18, 2014 12:00 AM
    A rite of spring and highlight of the Buffalo Grove High School performance season, the Expressions Show Choir’s annual Big Show, will soon take the school’s stage. “Journey through Musical Theater” opens at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 1, and continues its run at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, May 2-3, The school is located at the corner of Dundee and Arlington Heights Roads in Buffalo Grove.

     
  • 4th Fridays at The Starline Gallery celebrates 3rd anniversaryApr 18, 2014 12:00 AM
    This month, 4th Fridays at The Starline in Harvard, IL will celebrate three years of bringing a monthly fresh and fun night of art and music to the Northwest suburbs of Chicago.

     
  • Watch parents cash in on aborted sea journeyApr 17, 2014 12:00 AM
    A Buffalo Grove letter to the editor: On April 9, the Coast Guard, Navy and California National Guard announced that they will not charge Eric and Charlotte Kaufman for their dramatic evacuation at sea, despite the folly for taking two toddlers on a sailboat trip around the world. Did they think their children could travel at sea on a lengthy journey and never get sick?

     
  • High school finalists named for musical theater awardApr 17, 2014 12:00 AM
    Broadway in Chicago on Thuresday announced the 24 finalists for the Illinois High School Musical Theater Awards.

     
  • Dr. John Piper will speak at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School on April 25.

    John Piper speaks at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School on April 25 Apr 17, 2014 12:00 AM
    Dr. John Piper, founder of Desiring God ministry, is the featured speaker in the Jonathan Edwards & The Church lecture series at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School on Friday, April 25. The program begins at 1 p.m.

     
  • Registration Deadline Nears for Free K-12 Science Teacher WorkshopApr 17, 2014 12:00 AM
    Science teachers who wish to attend a free May 10 workshop on how to bring the excitement of NASA to their Earth Science classrooms should register by April 25.

     
  • Stephen Ostrander of Chicago Metropolitan Area Planning, Dr. Scott Allard, Associate Professor at the University of Chicago and expert on poverty, Tony Beltran of the Lake County Health Department and Jodi Gingiss of Lake County Community Development with Foundation executive director Sylvia Zaldivar-Sykes during a presentation about how the nationwide trend of the Suburbanization of Poverty is playing itself out in Lake County. Esther J. Cepeda

    The Lake County Community Foundation and Elected Officials to Raise Awareness About Escalating Suburban Poverty and Discuss Solutions for Lake CountyApr 17, 2014 12:00 AM
    The Lake County Community Foundation along with the Healthcare Foundation of Northern Lake County and Lake County Community Development department convene local funders, municipal and government leaders, and elected officials to raise awareness about escalating suburban poverty and discuss solutions for Lake County.

     
  • Free Kite Fly in PalatineApr 17, 2014 12:00 AM
    Ninth annual Flying 4 Kids event to be held April 26 at Riemer Reservoir.

     
  • Chandelier Boutique is one of many business participating in Girls on the Town 2014. Downtown Palatine Business Association

    Girls on the Town Event Coming to Palatine April 25Apr 17, 2014 12:00 AM
    The evening offers extended hours from select local merchants, with opportunities to shop, pamper, dine and learn.

     
  • Call for Distinguished Alumni nominationsApr 15, 2014 12:00 AM
    Harper College is accepting nominations for its 2014 Distinguished Alumni Awards, an annual honor saluting former students for outstanding career and community achievements.

     
  • The Chicago Skyliners Big Band will perform at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 27, at Cutting Hall in Palatine.

    Chicago Skyliners Big Band to play in PalatineApr 15, 2014 12:00 AM
    Chicago Skyliners Big Band to perform at Cutting Hall on April 27.

     
  • Drop notices sent to residents by mistakeApr 14, 2014 12:00 AM
    An “Confirmation of Drop” letter that was recently sent from ComEd to residents of several Northwest suburban communities that participate in electric aggregation was a mistake. It is causing confusion among residents and forcing each community to clarify the future of the program.

     
  • Buffalo Grove Senior Expo April 29Apr 14, 2014 12:00 AM
    The 14th annual Buffalo Grove Senior Citizen Expo will take place from 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 29, at The Arboretum Club, 401 Half Day Road, in Buffalo Grove.

     
  • Procrastinators can Celebrate! Scientists Say it’s in Your GenesApr 14, 2014 12:00 AM
    If you’d rather put off until tomorrow what could be done today, blame your parents. Researchers have discovered there may be a genetic reason for these tendencies, genetically linking procrastination and impulsivity which suggests they can be inherited.

     
  • Harper to host etiquette dinnerApr 14, 2014 12:00 AM
    Don’t underestimate the importance of knowing which fork to use for the salad course. How you conduct yourself at the table can impact business relationships and your credibility, according to career experts.

     
  • Get info on returning to collegeApr 14, 2014 12:00 AM
    Though she earned a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering in her native Bolivia, Cecilia Marchant knew landing a good job in the U.S. would likely require another higher education credential.

     
  • Free College and Career Expo for KidsApr 14, 2014 12:00 AM
    Dozens of demonstrations and hands-on activities will be available at this year’s College and Career Expo, put on by Harper College to inspire area students and their parents to prepare earlier for higher education.

     
  • Buffalo Grove hangs onto Aaa bond ratingApr 11, 2014 12:00 AM
    Moody’s Investor Services has confirmed Buffalo Grove’s Aaa bond rating for its existing general obligation debt. Moody’s was reviewing the village for a possible downgrade, but said the diversity of the community’s tax base, solid fiscal management and a favorable debt profile overcame its “elevated” pension liabilities.

     
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