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  • League of Women Voters to Host Candidate Forums Sep 11, 2014 9:41 AM
    The League of Women Voters of Evanston, Glenview, and Wilmette, will a hold public candidate forum

     
  • UOP technology to help meet petrochemical demand in China Sep 11, 2014 11:09 AM
    Des Plaines-based UOP LLC, a Honeywell company, said its Oleflex process technology has been selected to produce key ingredients to help meet the growing demand for fuel and petrochemicals in China.

     
  • Northwest suburban ceremonies recall loss of 9/11 Sep 12, 2014 10:03 AM
    Ceremonies around the Northwest suburbs today recalled the loss of 9/11. At a ceremony of remembrance in Hoffman Estates, Schaumburg Fire Lt. John Schneidwind recalled his days working at ground zero after joining a group of Chicago-area firefighters who left for New York City in the predawn hours of Sept. 12. “I’ve been asked why we do this each year,” Schneidwind said. “Isn’t it like opening an old wound? The truth is, we have to remember.”

     
  • Images: September 11 Observances in the Suburbs Sep 11, 2014 9:51 PM
    Images of September 11 memorials and observances in the suburbs of Chicago. 2014 marks the 13th anniversary of terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and a plane lost in a Pennsylvania field.

     
  • Missing woman discovered in Des Plaines pond Sep 11, 2014 6:46 PM
    Des Plaines police are conducting a death investigation after finding a missing 51-year-old woman floating face down in a pond Thursday afternoon outside the Prairie Lakes Community Center. Police Chief Bill Kushner said the woman, a Des Plaines resident, was discovered in the pond at 2:52 p.m., and subsequently removed by firefighters.

     
  • John Hershey selected as a Daily Herald Business Ledger 2014 Award Winner Sep 10, 2014 10:25 AM
    Libertyville, Illinois: John Hershey, President of J. Hershey Architecture, has been selected as a recipient of the 2014 Daily Herald Business Ledger Entrepreneurial Excellence Award.

     
  • Movoto Names West Chicago #16 On Safest Place List for llinois Sep 10, 2014 5:15 PM
    Movoto Names West Chicago #16 On Safest Place List for llinois

     
  • Workers agree to new contract, end strike, at Des Plaines company Sep 10, 2014 6:48 PM
    Union workers at Juno Lighting Group in Des Plaines are back on the job after a strike that lasted four days. The new deal ratified by workers awards them increases of 45 cents, 45 cents and 50 cents in each year of the contract.

     
  • Many bands playing at Fall Fest in Des Plaines Sep 9, 2014 2:13 PM
    Celebrating its sixth year, Fall Fest, a three-day, family-friendly Des Plaines festival will feature bands including American English, Serendipity and Seventh Heaven, a carnival and lots of other activities from Sept. 12 to 14.

     
  • St. Stephen Folk Choir History Sep 9, 2014 9:56 AM
    Summarizes the history of our parish folk choir.

     
  • Grill masters, compete in charity Rib & Chicken Cook-Off Sep 8, 2014 2:28 PM
    Northwest suburban-based non-profit, C.A.T.I.F. (Celebrating All That Is Feminine) will host a family picnic on Sunday, September 14, and competitors for a cook-off challenge that is part of this event are still able to enter.

     
  • Images: The Week in Pictures Sep 8, 2014 1:01 AM
    This edtition of The Week in Pictures features Daily Herald staff photos from 24 area towns, of rainy weather and it's effects on festivals and parades, as well as kids with kites, and a woodwind quintet performing a concert on a boat.

     
  • Learn about nun’s last book, “The Ground of Love and Truth,” Sept. 21 Sep 8, 2014 5:29 PM
    Greg Pierce, president of ACTA Publications, will discuss “The Ground of Love and Truth,” about Trappist monk Thomas Merton, at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 21, at the Rectory Assembly of Immaculate Conception Parish, 7211 W. Talcott, Chicago, sponsored by the Merton Society.

     
  • Bogusz appoints former alderman to replace Sojka on Des Plaines council Sep 8, 2014 2:37 PM
    Former longtime Des Plaines Alderman Don Smith could return to his old 7th ward seat following 29-year-old Alderman Joanna Sojka’s sudden death last month. As the city council prepares for its 2015 budget discussions this fall, “now’s not the time for a wild card” appointee, said Mayor Matt Bogusz. “He took a very professional approach to the council and I think that’s something I want to support and preserve with our council members."

     
  • Fall a good time to pump up the yard with water features Sep 7, 2014 1:01 AM
    As summer wanes we start thinking about ways to enhance our garden next year. It's hard to beat a water feature for bringing relaxation and beauty or maybe even excitement. From fountains to swimming pools, koi ponds and waterfalls, water creates music and color.

     
  • Stone Soup - A Supportive Community Sep 5, 2014 7:22 AM
    The deligthful children's book, Stone Soup is a paralell to how the community is helping me raise money for important cancer research. I am hosting an important event - and all are helping me - we are all working together for a great cause.

     
  • Des Plaines Fall Fest Kicking off Friday September 12 Sep 5, 2014 7:10 AM
    Des Plaines 3 Day Fall Fest at Lake Park kicking off on Friday, September 12. Carnival, concerts, food, and loads of kid activities!

     
  • Northwest suburban police blotter Sep 5, 2014 10:54 AM
    Thieves stole a woman’s wallet between 11 and 11:45 a.m. Sept. 2 at Starbucks, 2964 W. Euclid Ave., Arlington Heights. Credit cards in the wallet were used at Best Buy and Target for $2,000 and the Apple store in Schaumburg for $2,000.

     
  • Change of ownership of Maryville hospital in Des Plaines in progress Sep 5, 2014 11:21 AM
    The transfer of ownership of the Maryville Behavioral Health Hospital to a for-profit firm is moving along, company officials said this week. “We’ve got a few more steps to be done," said Richard Kresch, president and CEO of 2014 Health LLC. "We’re hoping to have it all done before the end of the month.”

     
  • Images: Photo Contest Finalists Sep 5, 2014 1:01 AM
    Each week you submit your favorite photo. We pick the best of the bunch and select the finalists. Here are the finalists for the week of September 1.

     
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