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  • Scott Drury

    Suburban Democrat’s opposition kills millionaires taxApr 9, 2014 12:00 AM
    A suburban Democrat’s opposition to House Speaker Michael Madigan’s so-called millionaire’s tax effectively kills the controversial proposal for now. State Rep. Scott Drury, a Highwood Democrat, said he won’t be voting for the proposal, which would add a 3 percent tax to yearly income more than $1 million and send the money to Illinois schools.

  • Chef Dominic ZumpanoSteve Platcow will open a new steakhouse in Highwood later this spring. The restaurant P.M. Prime will offer traditional steakhouse fare, and also some modern interpretations created by Chef Dominic Zumpano. C. Saville

    Steve Platcow, CEO of RPM Advertising in Chicago, has spent the last decade championing the fine dining experiences found at Caesars Palace, Horseshoe and Harrah’s nationwide. When Platcow learned that Gabriel’s legendary restaurant in Highwood was for sale, he immediately knew that he wanted to get involved.

  • Book notes: Stephan Pastis comes to NapervilleFeb 22, 2014 12:00 AM
    Meet children's book author Stephan Pastis as he discusses and signs copies of his latest "Timmy Failure" title, "Now Look What You've Done," at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 1, at Anderson's Two Doors East, 111 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville.

  •  Ileana Angulo of Round Lake Beach looks at artwork on display Monday at the Members Exhibition at the Robert T. Wright Community Gallery of Art at the College of Lake County in Grayslake. Behind her is a wooden sculpture called “Banana and Apple” by Robert Andrus. The show features works by 85 artists.

    Members art exhibition on display at College of Lake County Feb 3, 2014 12:00 AM
    The Robert T. Wright Community Gallery of Art at the College of Lake County in Grayslake features the Members Exhibition through Feb. 23. The show includes works by 85 artists and a wide variety of paintings, drawings, sculptures, photography and other media.

  • CLC offers Alzheimer’s info: Jan 31, 2014 12:00 AM
    The College of Lake County will offer a free class called “The 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s” from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 4, in Room T323, 19351 W. Washington St., Grayslake.

  • CLC announces dates for international film screenings Jan 29, 2014 12:00 AM
    Four international films will be presented for free on Fridays this spring by the College of Lake County Center for International Education. The films begin at 7 p.m. in Room A162 (Anderson lecture hall) on the CLC Grayslake Campus, 19351 W. Washington St.

  • Career in teaching: Jan 26, 2014 12:00 AM
    College of Lake County hosts an information session for anyone considering a career in teaching on Thursday, Feb. 20.

  • ‘A Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald’ at College of Lake County Jan 22, 2014 12:00 AM
    Fans of Ella Fitzgerald and her amazing jazz vocal abilities will not want to miss the Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra’s “A Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald,” presented at 8 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 31, at the James Lumber Center for the Performing Arts at the College of Lake County.

  •  College of Lake County will host a tribute to Ella Fitzgerald at its flagship Grayslake campus at 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31. She is shown here in 1992.

    Ella Fitzgerald tribute coming to College of Lake County Jan 20, 2014 12:00 AM
    College of Lake County will present an Ella Fitzgerald tribute at 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31.

  • CLC to offer firearm concealed carry license training Jan 20, 2014 12:00 AM
    Concealed carry license training will be offered by Continuing Professional Development at the College of Lake County from Feb. 4-7. The CLC class runs from 6-10 p.m. at the Grayslake campus, with the final class held at a local shooting range. Future sessions will be held in March and April.

  •  William Strauss, senior economist and economic adviser for the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, explains his 2014 outlook at Friday’s 7th annual Economic Forecast Lake County luncheon at the University Center at the College of Lake County in Grayslake.

    Economy will continue to grow, though not significantly, expert says Jan 17, 2014 12:00 AM
    The economy and job prospects are expected to improve the next two years, a group of Lake County business and community leaders learned Friday. William A. Strauss, an economist and economic advisor with the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, said manufacturing is expected to be strong.

  • CLC helps future engineers attend UIUC Jan 16, 2014 12:00 AM
    Future engineers are guaranteed admission to the College of Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign through the College of Lake County’s new Engineering Pathways program.

  •  Watercolor “Path to Dunloe Castle, Ireland” by Laurel Fredericks of Lake Villa is one of the works that will be on display at the College of Lake County’s Members Exhibition.

    CLC holds reception Jan. 17 to open Members Exhibition Jan 14, 2014 12:00 AM
    A Members Exhibition, featuring a diverse collection of 87 artworks by artist members of the Robert T. Wright Community Gallery of Art, will open at the College of Lake County Friday, Jan. 17, and run through Feb. 23.

  • Jim Stoecker says he's eaten a pizza almost every day for the past seven years.

    Long Grove businessman eats pizza daily — about 2,400 days and counting Dec 29, 2013 12:00 AM
    When a retired Long Grove business executive discovered his favorite "date night" pizza place was in danger of closing, he and his wife swooped in and found new careers as restauranteurs. Now, Jim Stoeker figures he's eaten pizza almost every one of the past 2,400 days.

  • Bill Madole

    In memoriam 2013: Reflecting on those who died in Lake County Dec 24, 2013 12:00 AM
    In 2013, we said goodbye to several notable Lake County residents, who left indelible marks on their communities through impressive accomplishments and dedicated community service.

  • College of Lake County approves first photonics degree in Chicago area Dec 23, 2013 12:00 AM
    With the addition of a new Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree in Optics and Photonics Technology, students at the College of Lake County will have an opportunity to prepare for careers in an emerging high-technology field. The new degree supplements a certificate program CLC launched in 2009.

  • Dogs helping CLC students Dec 15, 2013 12:00 AM
    College of Lake County will have therapy dogs to help sooth students facing final exams.

  • CLC receives child care grant Dec 6, 2013 12:00 AM
    The Children’s Learning Center at the College of Lake County received a four-year competitive grant totaling $500,220 from the U.S. Department of Education to provide child care for up to 40 low-income CLC students (20 each at the centers at the Grayslake and Lakeshore campuses).

  • F. James Lumber

    Former Round Lake Mayor James Lumber dies Dec 3, 2013 12:00 AM
    A former Round Lake mayor who also served as the first chairman of the College of Lake County’s board died Monday. F. James Lumber, 78, died at Lake Forest Hospital following a lengthy illness.

  • Guests artists join CLC for its Winter Dance Concert Dec 3, 2013 12:00 AM
    The College of Lake County Dance Department will present its Winter Dance Concert Dec. 6-8 in the Mainstage Theatre of the James Lumber Center for the Performing Arts on the Grayslake campus.

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