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  • Images: Pilgrimage to Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Des Plaines Dec 12, 2014 3:04 PM
    An overnight celebration honoring Our Lady of Guadalupe, Patroness of the Americas, began with an opening Mass on Thursday, December 11, at 6 p.m., celebrated by Fr. Marco A. Mercado, Archbishop’s Delegate for Hispanic Ministry and Rector, at the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Des Plaines and ends with a closing Mass at 7 p.m. on Friday, December 12. Archbishop Blase J. Cupich was the main celebrant at the 12:30 a.m. Mass on Friday, December 12.

     
  • Honor Flight a high point for female WWII veteran Dec 12, 2014 9:42 AM
    By 1945, at the end of WWII, less than three percent of American military personnel were women. Barbara “Bobbie” Merritt was one of them. A resident of Sedgebrook, a senior living community in Lincolnshire, Bobbie achieved the rank of Chief Petty Officer inthe Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service), serving in Arlington, Virginia.

     
  • Catholics flock to Our Lady of Guadalupe shrine Dec 12, 2014 3:25 AM
    Araceli Gonzalez dressed her two young children like the humble peasant who would become a saint. Her son and daughter, 5 and 3, wore simple vests with the iconic image of Our Lady of Guadalupe and her apparition to Juan Diego. It was the Wheeling mom’s tribute to the Virgin at her shrine in Des Plaines, where as many as 120,000 pilgrims are celebrating her feast day overnight on the Maryville campus.

     
  • Road closings, remote parking for Guadalupe celebration Dec 10, 2014 7:26 PM
    With as many as 100,000 people expected in Des Plaines Dec. 11-12, for the overnight celebration honoring Our Lady of Guadalupe, authorities are urging people to take note of road closings and parking plans. The event, held at the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe on the Maryville campus, begins with a 6 p.m. Thursday Mass. It ends with a closing Mass at 7 p.m. Friday.

     
  • How about an apology from the president? Dec 9, 2014 5:01 AM
    A Des Plaines letter to the editor: Just a brief comment on James Cook’s Dec. 3 letter in which he is so impatient for an apology from a nobody who dissed President Obama’s daughters. Well, better late than never. I have been waiting for an apology from Obama for more than three years.

     
  • Northwest suburban police blotter Dec 9, 2014 2:10 PM
    Thieves stole the catalytic converter Nov. 17 from a 1999 Chevrolet sedan on the 200 block of East Rimini Court in Palatine. They also stole them from a 2000 Chevrolet coupe and 1997 Oldsmobile sedan, both on the 900 block of East Wilmette Road.

     
  • Mueller names director of entertainment, media and sports group Dec 9, 2014 6:01 PM
    Mueller, a CPA and management consulting firm, recently announced that accomplished entertainment and sports industry lawyer Brenda J. (Robinson) Casanave has been named director of the firm’s newly formed Entertainment, Media and Sports Group. Casanave will be based out of Mueller’s Elgin and Chicago office as she advises clients across the country.

     
  • Local Mom Develops Spiritual Website For Her & Kids Dec 15, 2014 3:21 PM
    The struggle of a small group of suburban Chicago mothers looking to find a spiritual outlet for themselves and their children has led to the introduction of Spiritual Playdate, an interfaith website that provides age-appropriate tools to foster dialogue and exploration of spiritual concepts and beliefs.

     
  • Dr. Yaroslav Yarmolyuk from Orthodontic Experts of Arlington Heights Has Achieved Invisalign Premier Provider Status Dec 15, 2014 3:21 PM
    Orthodontic Experts of Arlington Heights is proud to announce that Dr. Yaroslav Yarmolyuk is now a Premier Invisalign and Invisalign Teen Provider.

     
  • Sedgebrook woodworker brings new life to old finds Dec 8, 2014 1:18 PM
    Don Hollenbeck is disturbed by “move-in-ready” home makeover TV shows. “I can’t understand how people can just come into a place with things that someone else has picked out and set up for them,” said the woodworker and resident of Sedgebrook, a senior living community in Lincolnshire.

     
  • Woman charged with filing false stabbing report Dec 8, 2014 8:09 PM
    A Des Plaines woman has been charged with filing a false police report for saying she was stabbed last month while jogging in a Palatine-area forest preserve, Cook County officials said Monday.

     
  • Bogusz shouldn’t try to build dynasty Dec 8, 2014 5:01 AM
    Letter to the editor: Matt Bogusz should stay out of trying to influence the aldermanic elections, advises William McNutt of Des Plaines.

     
  • Sedgebrook residents honor veterans with ceremony Dec 8, 2014 9:31 AM
    In a solemn and inspiring ceremony, Sedgebrook residents honored veterans today: those now living beside them at the Lincolnshire retirement community, those lost in the four wars during their lifetime and all those who served in our military and their families.

     
  • Palatine Holiday Wine Tasting Fundraiser Hosted by C.A.T.I.F. Dec 9, 2014 1:50 PM
    C.A.T.I.F. [Celebrating All That Is Feminine] will be hosting their 2nd annual Holiday Wine Tasting Fundraiser on Wednesday, December 17 from 6-8pm at d'Vine Wine and Gifts. The Kappa Kappa Gamma GIRLS Academy is the beneficiary for the fundraiser. The organization provides support, mentoring

     
  • Images: The Week in Pictures Dec 7, 2014 6:39 PM
    This edition of The Week in Pictures features Daily Herald staff photos of police departments shopping for toys with kids, many people donating gifts, and the splendor of lighting a big Christmas tree, representing about 20 local communities.

     
  • Pearl Harbor survivors gather in Des Plaines Dec 7, 2014 8:13 PM
    Ed Block’s face filled with emotion Sunday as he sat in a wheelchair at Oakton Place in Des Plaines. During ceremonies commemorating another Sunday in 1941, one President Franklin D. Roosevelt, called a “date which will live in infamy,” Block was a living reminder not only of what happened that day in Pearl Harbor, but of the nearly four-year struggle that followed it.

     
  • Artistry in Motion’s Winter Spectacular Dec. 12-13 Dec 9, 2014 2:22 PM
    Artistry in Motion, the resident dance company of the Des Plaines Park District, will present their Winter Spectacular at 7 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 12, and 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13, in the Prairie Lakes Theater.

     
  • Des Plaines gets $283,919 federal grant Dec 6, 2014 1:01 AM
    The Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded a $283,919 Community Development Block Grant to the city of Des Plaines.

     
  • St Stephen Culinaires present the annual Bake Sale Dec 5, 2014 7:11 AM
    St Stephen Culinaires present the annual Bake Sale

     
  • St Stephen Pancake Breakfast with Santa Dec 5, 2014 7:13 AM
    St Stephen Pancake Breakfast with Santa

     
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