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Top 10 tips for a super successful garage sale Oct 31, 2014 12:01 AM
Here are some tips I’ve gathered over the years to organize a great yard or garage sale. Create a “holding area” for everything you want to sell weeks in advance, and start placing things in this spot.
Home-value numbers are still upbeat on equity Oct 31, 2014 12:01 AM
It’s official: The equity boom, which has added an estimated $1.6 trillion to the personal net wealth of American homeowners in the past year, has slowed dramatically. It’s not over by any means. It has just lost some of its previous pep.
Inspector sent into darkened Victorian on Halloween eve Oct 31, 2014 12:01 AM
Q. You never do columns that recognize holidays. Even at Christmastime and the 4th of July, your articles are always about property defects, real estate disclosure and home inspections. Now that Halloween is here, how about a spooky house story?
Westgate in neighborhood spotlight Oct 31, 2014 12:01 AM
A few years ago when Lisa Soto was traveling to physical therapy in a medical van, the driver stopped to pick up a woman in the Westgate subdivision. That’s when she discovered the charming neighborhood in Elk Grove Village where she now lives with her husband Pablo and three-year-old son.
A look back, and forward, at the evolution of the family room Oct 31, 2014 6:00 AM
What goes into the makings of a family room? Historically, the first family rooms emerged from the hands of architects into floor plans about 50 or 60 years ago.
1929 Model A's color is the perfect Halloween hue Oct 31, 2014 6:00 AM
Jerry Peters has a deep-seated love for high-octane hot rods. A lot of that passion stems from his early childhood, which was spent around petroleum products.
Palatine Park District Launches Website for Community Engagement Oct 31, 2014 7:43 AM
Palatine Park District Launches Website for Community Engagement
Park Ridge’s Wambach Receives National Award from Northwestern Mutual Oct 31, 2014 7:44 AM
Park Ridge’s Wambach Receives National Award from Northwestern Mutual
Ghosts of Blackbeard, Custer and ‘Bandange Man’ may still haunt homes Oct 31, 2014 1:01 AM
It’s nigh on the night of Halloween, so it’s time for my annual column about haunted houses.
Galena Canning Company opening store in downtown Long Grove Oct 31, 2014 5:30 AM
Known for drawing crowds of potential customers by offering salsas, relishes and sauces to sample at Long Grove festivals, a popular food business plans to open a retail shop in the village. Galena Canning Company will open in the Mill Pond development on Robert Parker Coffin Road. “Long Grove is very reminiscent of Galena. It has small-town charm," said the company's owner, chef Ivo Puidak.
Small-vehicle sales slump as low fuel prices benefit SUVs Oct 31, 2014 8:03 AM
The lowest gasoline prices in almost four years are giving U.S. auto buyers extra cash in their pockets and encouraging them to move toward larger vehicles, hurting sales of fuel-sipping small cars.
Gas ready to drop below $3 for 1st time in 4 years Oct 31, 2014 8:04 AM
The average price of gasoline in the U.S. hit $3 a gallon Friday, and should soon drop below the benchmark for the first time since December 2010. The price at the pump fell 33 cents in October, thanks mainly to plunging oil prices, according to AAA.
Gas almost under $3 nationwide: What to know Oct 31, 2014 8:04 AM
The sight is so surprising that Americans are sharing photos of it, along with all those cute Halloween costumes, sweeping vistas and special meals: The gas station sign, with a price under $3 a gallon. “It’s stunning what’s happening here,” says Tom Kloza, chief oil analyst at the Oil Price Information Service. “I’m a little bit shocked.”
Top-tier apartments proposed for unfinished Libertyville building Oct 31, 2014 5:37 AM
Cedar Street Co., of Chicago is proposing to finish the top two floors of a prominent building in downtown Libertyville with 34 high-end aparments. The proposal would attract single, affluent tenants, company representatives say and provide the village with increased sales and property taxes. Cedar Street bought the building last year out of receivership and with the conversion plans to invest $12.5 million.
Eurozone inflation creeps up to 0.4 percent Oct 31, 2014 8:06 AM
Inflation has crept higher in the 18 countries that use the euro but the rise to 0.4 percent in the year to October is unlikely to offer much relief to the European Central Bank as it tries to boost a weak economy.
Consumer comfort in U.S. held close last week to high for year Oct 30, 2014 10:20 AM
Consumer sentiment in the U.S. held last week near the highest level of 2014 as employment opportunities kept Americans upbeat about the economy. The Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index eased to 37.2 in the period ended Oct. 26 from 37.7 a week earlier.
Bird strike forces flight to return to Los Angeles Oct 30, 2014 10:20 AM
A Spirit Airlines flight forced to return to Los Angeles International Airport because of a bird strike is back on its way to Florida. Flight 310 originally took off late Wednesday. After the bird strike, it circled Los Angeles and returned to the airport.
Economy in U.S. grew more than forecast in third quarter Oct 30, 2014 10:20 AM
The economy in the U.S. expanded more than forecast in the third quarter, capping its strongest six months in more than a decade, as gains in government spending and a shrinking trade deficit made up for a slowdown in household purchases.
Google’s big data to help Aauction.com predict homebuying Oct 30, 2014 10:20 AM
Auction.com LLC, which got a $50 million investment from Google Inc. in March, said it will use the Internet-search company’s big-data capabilities to try to predict U.S. home sales and other trends ahead of competitors.
No Indian mound means apartments can be built in Schaumburg Oct 30, 2014 11:36 AM
Vacant land along Algonquin Road in Schaumburg — suspected three years ago of being the site of an American Indian mound — might soon become a rare, post-recession residential development containing 192 apartment units.
- Bomb threat cancels activities at Neuqua Valley, school open Friday
- Chico praised for role in Waukegan teachers deal
- State officials: No more 'failing' schools this year
- Girls volleyball: Thursday's results
- Glen Ellyn students' costumes are saintly, not scary
- Oak Brook woman still learning and teaching at 83
- Trick-or-treating hours in the suburbs
- Big-name managers don't always work out for Cubs
- Hossa hits milestone in Blackhawks' win
- Prisoner who helped free death row inmate is freed himself
- Football: Week 9 MVPs
- Football Focus: Week 10 Preview
- Discipline will be key to Huntley's playoff chances
- Plenty of intrigue surrounds opening round of football playoffs
- Football playoffs: Who's up, who's out, proposed changes
- Like it or not, Glenbard South gets Riverside-Brookfield again
- Football playoffs: First round pairings/game days and times
- Scouting this weekend's DuPage County playoff football games
- Tough playoff tests loom for MSL teams, St. Viator
- Updated: IHSA to look at sweeping changes to football system
- CNA'S - Health Care -CNAs FT for 3pm-11pm shift & Weekend Only Program and PT for all weekend shifts. Ask about our new weekend incentive. Compassionate, reliable, & customer service oriented individuals please apply with Karina Negrete, Nursing Scheduler at Lee Manor -1301 Lee St., Des Plaines 847-827-5796 Fax (id:4389403) MEDICAL BILLER - MEDICAL BILLER, PT, exp. required for Mt. Prospect orthopedic office. Resume to firstname.lastname@example.org Call Kim 847-699-6810 (id:4389892) ARCHITECT SYSTEM - Solution Architect Grant Thornton LLP is seeking a Solution Architect in Chicago, IL with the following requirements: BS in CS, CIS, MIS, Management or a related field and 5 years prior experience. Prior exp. must include: design, develop and implement all parts of an Hyperion Financial Management (HFM) application (EPMA or classic): metadata, lists, rules, security, webforms and reports; develop Excel tools with Smartview and VBA to meet client needs on HFM; design and create dynamic reports with Financial Reporting Studio; implement, maintain and update HFM related tools including FDM, DRM and EPMA. 100% travel required. Must live near a major airport. Please apply at www.gt.com by clicking on the Careers link. (id:4389494)
- FOOD SERVICE - Food Service Aramark Grayslake H.S. Kitchen Help Wanted EOE, M/F/Disability/Vet Donna 847-986-3360 (id:4389660) JOB FAIR - Love food? Have a knack for connecting with people? Mariano's is interested in you! Job Fair Mariano's -Arlington Heights 802 East Northwest Highway Arlington Heights, IL 60004 Saturday, November 1st 9am to 4pm NOW HIRING FULL AND PART TIME FOR OUR ARLINGTON HEIGHTS STORE Bakery Team Member Cake Decorator Cashier Deli Team Member Food Demonstrator Food Service Team Member Grocery Team Member - All Shifts Meat-Seafood Team Member Salad Bar Team Member Sushi Chef We passionately believe our philosophy-Shop Well. Eat Well. Live Well-means nothing unless we hire well and treat our people well. If you are unable to attend on the above date, please apply on-line at: www. marianos.com or stop in and use our in-store employment kiosk Equal Opportunity Employer (id:4389358) EXPERIENCED DRIVER - Elgin metal company is hiring experienced CDL Class A tractor trailer drivers. Local and regional work around Chicago and an 800 mile radius. $21-hr. Call: 847-214-2800 for address to submit job application. (id:4389901)
- EDUCATION - Education TEACH YOUR PASSION Spring Adjunct Faculty Openings Come share your knowledge and experiences with our students! Located in Palatine, Illinois, Harper College enrolls over 20,000 students of all ages, is committed to diversity and multiculturalism and is dedicated to creating a vibrant learning environment which embodies our institutional core values of integrity, respect, excellence and collaboration. We are seeking applications for the following Spring 2015 Adjunct Faculty positions: View job descriptions and complete our required online application at: https://jobs.harpercollege.edu Credit Classes: Astronomy Chemistry Engineering General Biology Hospitality Mgmt Human Anatomy Clinical: Clinical Supervisor -Certified Nursing Assistant Program Clinical Supervisor -Medical Office Administration Program Clinical Supervisor -Practical Nursing Clinical Supervisor -Practical Nursing, Maternity/Pediatrics Clinical Supervisor -Nursing Clinical Supervisor -Nursing, Pediatric/Maternity/ Mental Health Human Physiology Phlebotomy Physical Science (includes Meteorology) Physics Spanish Harper College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, ethnic minorities and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply (id:4389089) CAREGIVER/CNA - Flexible hours and positions. Assisitng Hands 630-305-9100 (id:4388613) CELLULAR SOFTWARE SIGNALING ENGINEER - Engineer -LitePoint Corporation, a Teradyne company, looks for Cellular Software Signaling Engineer in Arlington Heights, IL, to develop signaling stacks. Visit www.litepoint.com for details. Reply with Req. ID to 965 W. Maude Ave. Sunnyvale, CA 94085. (id:4388961)
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