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  • Harper students join Saturday in MLK Day of Service Jan 16, 2015 5:41 PM
    Harper College students are taking part in the community college’s first MLK Day of Service Saturday, Jan. 24. They’ll work on a service project, design a mural of King and hear from keynote speaker Noelle Jones, founding English teacher at the Greater Lawndale High School for Social Justice in Chicago.s

     
  • Believe Project: $100 to make blankets for cancer patients Jan 16, 2015 5:30 AM
    The Daily winner of $100 through the Believe Project is Iris Kanter of Buffalo Grove, who wants to buy supplies for a volunteer effort to make blankets for cancer patients.

     
  • Pet food pantry now open in Grayslake Jan 15, 2015 5:28 PM
    Our House of Hope K-9 Rescue is now operating a pet food pantry distribution site at Central Bark Doggy Day Care, 256 Commerce Drive, Grayslake.

     
  • Constable: Money gone, but new heart arrives Jan 15, 2015 6:53 AM
    Months of agonizing about whether their baby boy would get his new heart transplant in time became even more stressful for Tyler and Rachel Knickerbocker when donations collected by a relative never made it to the Huntley family.

     
  • Believe Project: $100 to split between two struggling families Jan 15, 2015 5:30 AM
    The Daily winner of $100 through the Believe Project is Gayle Lendabarker of Glen Ellyn,who wants to split it between two families she knows who are struggling to get by.

     
  • Geneva Idol karaoke event set for Friday at EvenFlow Jan 15, 2015 11:38 AM
    The Geneva Academic Foundation will return to EvenFlow Music & Spirits Friday, Jan. 23, to host the second annual GAF Geneva Idol Karaoke event.

     
  • Suburban firefighter's wife gives part of liver to another's toddler Jan 14, 2015 9:53 PM
    11-month-old Madison Casey will need medication every day of her life to keep her body from rejecting a liver transplant. But the Streamwood firefighter's daughter has her organ donor -- a Schaumburg firefighter's wife -- and a group of her dad's co-workers supporting her recovery with a benefit to help pay medical bills.

     
  • Naperville’s 360 Youth Services names operations director Jan 14, 2015 2:23 PM
    A certified public accountant with a background in finance, human resource management, staff training and development has been named operations director for Naperville-based 360 Youth Services. In her new role, Mary Kataura is responsible for financial planning, forecasting and reporting for the agency, as well as human resources, policy development and facilities.

     
  • Barrington Area Conservation Trust to host woodland clean up Jan 14, 2015 6:02 PM
    The Barrington Area Conservation Trust is hosting a work day on Martin Luther King Jr. Day to help restore an oak woodland at the trust's new Far Field Preserve in Barrington Hills.

     
  • Believe Project: $100 to help friend with sick daughter get by Jan 13, 2015 5:16 AM
    The Daily winner of $100 through the Believe Project is Diane Kronke of Palatine, who wants to help her friend Maria, who is now a single mom of a child with cancer and who has health problems of her own.

     
  • Chicago Bear delivers pro apparel to Allendale kids Jan 13, 2015 11:52 AM
    Imagine the confidence boost of going on your first job interview in a suit given to you by Bears’ middle linebacker D.J. Williams.

     
  • Bistro put ‘thanks’ in his Thanksgiving Jan 13, 2015 5:01 AM
    Letter to the editor: Lloyd Levin of Mount Prospect felt the "thanks" in Thanksgiving because of the kindness of a local restaurant/

     
  • Hanover Twp. grateful for donations that poured in Jan 13, 2015 5:01 AM
    Letter to the editor: On behalf of Hanvoer Township, Supervisor Brian McGuire thanks everyone who contributed to the 2014 toy drive and adopt-a-family programs this past holiday season.

     
  • Mundelein blood drive: Jan 13, 2015 6:21 PM
    The Mundelein Fire Department is working with LifeSource to host a “special emergency blood drive” on Saturday, Jan. 24, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Mundelein Fire Station 1, 1000 N. Midlothian Road.

     
  • Wine Tasting Fundraiser to Benefit ICompete Program Jan 15, 2015 9:29 AM
    The fourth annual ICompete Wine Tasting Fundraiser will be from 4:30 to 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 16, at Pop’s Bar and Grill, 19 N. Bothwell St., Palatine.

     
  • Four bands back Arlington Hts. music school that launched them Jan 12, 2015 7:52 AM
    Power pop girl band Serendipity headlines a lineup of up-and-coming bands that are gathering in support of the place where they were born — The El Rey Music Center.

     
  • Believe Project: $100 to help empower women of Zambia Jan 12, 2015 5:30 AM
    The Daily winner of $100 through the Believe Project is Marge Hamberg of Huntley, who wants to contribute to Extending Hands, an organization that empowers vulnerable women in Zambia.

     
  • Believe Project: $100 to help couple avoid eviction Jan 11, 2015 8:00 AM
    The Daily winner of $100 through the Believe Project is Rich Weigel of Lisle, who wants to help a man and woman who are at risk of losing their apartment.

     
  • Believe Project: $100 to help family fraught with medical problems Jan 10, 2015 7:25 AM
    The Daily winner of $100 through the Believe Project is Monica Glavey of Wauconda, who wants to help the Johnson family, which is fraught with medical problems.

     
  • Believe Project: $100 to replace money a generous teachers aide lost Jan 9, 2015 5:30 AM
    The Daily winner of $100 through the Believe Project is Patricia Ruff of Palatine, who wants to replace the money a generous teachers aide lost when she lost her purse.

     
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