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  • Lourdes H S Class of 1959Mar 31, 2014 12:00 AM
    High School Reunion

     
  • Harper students to get sobering look at impaired drivingMar 31, 2014 12:00 AM
    Harper College students will get a lesson in the dangers of impaired driving when the national Save a Life Tour pays a visit to the Student Center on April 2.

     
  • Renz Center Supports Alcohol-Free Weekend Mar 28, 2014 12:00 AM
    April is National Alcohol Awareness month. Renz Addiction Counseling Center is encouraging residents to participate in a community-wide three day Alcohol-free Weekend April 4-6.

     
  • The Harper College Speech Team returned from the Pi Kappa Delta National Speech and Debate tournament with a first place in the Community College division and a ninth overall finish.

    Harper speech team wins big in IndianapolisMar 28, 2014 12:00 AM
    The Harper College Speech Team recently returned to Palatine with a big victory under its belt after winning the Community College championship at the Pi Kappa Delta National Speech and Debate tournament held March 20-23 in Indianapolis.

     
  • Background checks needed for gun buysMar 27, 2014 12:00 AM
    A Lake Barrington letter to the editor: Background checks save lives without inconveniencing law-abiding gun owners. There is overwhelming support for background checks by the American people.

     
  • Crown Service Systems Joins A Non ProfitMar 27, 2014 12:00 AM
    Crown Service Systems Donating Free House Cleaning to Women With Cancer

     
  • Harper nursing alumni, students to gather at symposiumMar 27, 2014 12:00 AM
    Past graduates of Harper College's nursing program will gather at the fourth annual Nursing Alumni Symposium to continue their goal of lifelong learning and pass along some words of wisdom to current students.

     
  • The New England Aster is just one the many native plants you will find at the Citizens for Conservation Native Plant, Shrub and Tree Sale scheduled for May 3-4 in Barrington.

    Plant and tree sale is a sure sign of springMar 27, 2014 12:00 AM
    A welcome sign that spring is on its way is the news that all preparations are being made for Citizens for Conservation’s 18th annual Native Plant, Shrub and Tree Sale from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on Saturday, May 3, and Sunday, May 4. A huge selection of robust, hardy native plants will be available for purchase and knowledgeable volunteers will be on hand to answer questions.

     
  • Colorectal cancer screening could save your lifeMar 27, 2014 12:00 AM
    March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, which should be a friendly reminder for those 50 and older to schedule an appointment for a colonoscopy screening.

     
  • Good Shepherd earns chest pain accreditationMar 26, 2014 12:00 AM
    Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital in Lake Barrington has received accreditation from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care, the hospital announced this week. The organization gave the hospital Chest Pain Center Accreditation after staff engaged in rigorous evaluation by SCPC for its ability to assess, diagnose, and treat patients who may be experiencing a heart attack.

     
  • Come to the Lakeside Legacy Arts Park for First Friday on April 4.

    April’s First Friday at the Lakeside Legacy Arts Park Mar 26, 2014 12:00 AM
    Are you looking for a unique, local event to enjoy with family and friends? Have you ever been downtown to the Art Institute of Chicago or to a gallery opening? No need to travel far from home for a cultural evening. Lakeside Legacy Arts Park at the Historic Dole Mansion in Crystal Lake hosts a monthly art show called First Friday that is the perfect, local event. The public is welcome at the upcoming showcase on Friday, April 4 from 5 to 8 p.m.

     
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  • Lake Among ‘Healthier Counties’ in Illinois According to County Health Rankings ReportMar 26, 2014 12:00 AM
    A public health report card that grades the health of America’s counties has ranked Lake County among the healthier counties in Illinois. The report card, developed by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation in collaboration with the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute, ranked Lake County thirteenth out of 102 counties in Illinois.

     
  • Participants receive complimentary tech shirts. Palatine Park District

    Palatine Park District Presents 3rd Annual Healthy Living EventMar 26, 2014 12:00 AM
    Event to include 5K run/walk, 12 mile bike ride, and free healthy living expo.

     
  • Schaumburg Mayor Al Larson (right) joins Clearbrook President, Carl M. La Mell (center) and PAL Parent, Paul Jochim at the 17th Annual Clearbrook PAL Fundraiser. Clearbrook

    Clearbrook PAL Event Showcases Tastes of ItalyMar 26, 2014 12:00 AM
    On Sunday, March 16, Maggiano’s Little Italy at the Streets of Woodfield in Schaumburg opened its doors to host the 17th annual Clearbrook’s PAL (Partners in Adult Learning) Program fundraiser where friends and family alike were encouraged to “mangia, mangia” while supporting a worthy cause.

     
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  • Dinner and a live auction are part of Woodlands Academy’s annual fundraiser, Congé. This year’s event takes place Saturday, April 26, at the Glen View Club in Golf, Ill. Online bids for some auction items can be made at www.bidpal.net/Conge from April 7-13 and again from April 23-26.

    Woodlands Academy’s Congé: Fundraising for Financial AidMar 21, 2014 12:00 AM
    Online bidding in April for silent auction items such as four VIP tickets to a Los Angeles taping of Conan O’Brien’s TBS TV show is just one way of participating in the 41st annual Congé fundraiser, Woodlands Academy of the Sacred Heart’s largest campaign to support ongoing academic and student financial aid programs.

     
  • The Varsity Black team competed at State in 2013. Palatine Park District

    PAFA Spirit Registration Now OpenMar 21, 2014 12:00 AM
    Early Bird deadline is March 31.

     
  • How video games might actually help kids lose weightMar 20, 2014 12:00 AM
    Kids these days are often living a more sedentary lifestyle which has contributed to increasing obesity.

     
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