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  • ‘Oculus’ Filmmaker Comes to Cutting Hall on October 22 Oct 9, 2014 9:58 AM
    “Oculus” Filmmaker Comes to Cutting Hall on October 22

  • Mountain View Adventure Center is Haunted! Oct 8, 2014 7:59 AM
    Mountain View Adventure Center is Haunted!

  • Constable: Maine South grad’s work links sense of smell, death Oct 7, 2014 8:37 AM
    The predictor of when you will die isn’t right under your nose. It is your nose. “The sense of smell is like the canary in the coal mine,” says Dr. Jayant Pinto, a 1988 graduate of Maine South High School and the lead author of a University of Chicago study that made recent headlines around the globe by finding a distinct relationship between the ability to smell and the likelihood of death among older people. “The sense of smell is really important to people’s health.”

  • Des Plaines Camera Club October Programs Oct 6, 2014 7:30 AM
    The first October meeting will focus on enhancing your own skills. The October 13 meeting will be “Bring Your Camera Night.” You will be able to practice with various tabletop and lighting setups. Work with the other photographers to discuss pros and cons of various techniques and receive help from the many very experienced and professional photographers in the club.

  • Dogs making a big impact on patient care at local hospitals Oct 6, 2014 12:05 PM
    It's official. Health care is going to the dogs. At Northwest Community Hospital, administrators have started training their 10th team of animal assisted therapy dogs and trainers — just to keep up with demand. At nearly the same time, officials at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge held a picnic to honor their therapy dogs and handlers

  • Illinois Railway Museum to restore classic Streamliner Oct 3, 2014 7:11 PM
    The Illinois Railway Museum in Union has begun a restoration project planned to return the famous streamlined Electroliner to operational condition in 2017. The museum's Electroliner received an external restoration when it returned to Illinois in the 1980s, but problems with the train's eight electric motors prevented the streamliner from returning to operation. Work is now under way to return the luxury streamliner to operable condition within the next three years. In addition to work on the motors, work is needed on the wheels, trucks, air brakes and air conditioning before it can be operated.

  • JOURNEYS lauds laundry aid from medical centers Oct 3, 2014 2:33 PM
    Two days before Northwest suburban homeless shelters’ Oct. 1 opening for the cold weather months, JOURNEYS | The Road Home received word that its primary donator of laundry service would no longer provide clean linens for 13 of its 18 sites. However, two medical centers, which already jointly did laundry for the five other shelters, agreed to take over all the sites.

  • Family Shelter Service Fundraiser October 16 at York Theatre Oct 3, 2014 5:31 PM
    In recognition of domestic violence awareness month, a fundraiser benefitting the Family Shelter Service will be held at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 16, at the York Theatre, 150 N. York St., in downtown Elmhurst. A $10 donation is recommended.

  • How Well Do You Know Your Car? Oct 3, 2014 4:23 PM
    Learning about the maintenance on your car.

  • 4-H is Preparing Youth for the Challenges of Life Oct 3, 2014 4:23 PM
    Lake County youth are joining the more than 6 million other 4-H members across the nation in celebration of National 4-H Week Oct. 5-11.

  • “Uncommon Threads” event returns to St. Charles Oct 2, 2014 5:42 PM
    Tickets are now on sale for "Uncommon Threads," the annual one-of-a-kind wearable art show and luncheon, presented by Fine Line Creative Arts Center in St. Charles. Superlative wearable art is the focus of this event, which brings together textiles and accessories created by local and national artists. A juried runway show is the star of the day. Featuring wearable works of art, all items will also be available for purchase that afternoon. In its 28h year, this event — Fine Line's biggest annual fundraiser — will take place at Q Center in St. Charles on Sunday, Oct. 19.

  • Former TMA Chairman Steve Kase Discusses Manufacturing Exports At White House Roundtable Oct 2, 2014 1:43 PM
    Former TMA Chairman Steve Kase Discusses Manufacturing Exports At White House Roundtable

    Rescue dog wins hearts of cast and audience Big Noise Theatre's "Legally Blonde, the Musical"

  • Nationwide drug investigation nets suburban arrests Oct 1, 2014 12:55 PM
    Men from Schaumburg, Crystal Lake, Lombard and Bensenville are among 22 people arrested in a yearlong federal drug investigation resulted in the seizure of nearly $5 million and almost 220 pounds of heroin and cocaine.

  • AOIIs “Focus On Food” at Sur La Table on Oct.8 Sep 29, 2014 8:10 AM
    Local AOII alums meet at Sur La Table in Barrington at 7 PM on Oct. 8 to learn more about the art and fun of cooking.

  • Halloween Hustle 5K Fun Run & Walk Coming Up in Palatine: Sign Up Today! Sep 29, 2014 8:02 AM
    The 9th annual event will start in historic downtown Palatine and include a .5K Kid's Dash as well as an after part at Durty Nellie's!

  • First Round of 2014 NFL Punt, Pass & Kick held in Des Plaines Sep 29, 2014 7:52 AM
    NFL PPK competition held at Prairie Lakes Park brought many young athletes who were ready to test their skills. Several participants and spectators in attendance, including last years National PPK Champion Alisa Fallon of Des Plaines.

  • SAOC Attends Chicago Symphony Concert Sep 29, 2014 7:47 AM
    On Friday September 19th, students from Science Academy of Chicago located in Mt. Prospect, IL headed to Chicago’s Millennium Park to attend one the Chicago Symphony Orchestra free concerts in the Park.

  • Support Bill’s Needs From a Spinal Cord Injury Sep 29, 2014 3:28 PM
    This story is about Bill Kornfeind - The business owner of Ultimate Car Wash in Round Lake Beach and a longtime Wauconda resident. Bill suffered a tragic accident which left him a quadriplegic. We would like to share his story through the fundraiser that is setup to help him.

  • Discover the rich rewards of quilting, weaving and embroidery at Fine Art of Fiber Sep 26, 2014 7:11 PM
    Have you loved an heirloom quilt to threads, and wish you could make a new one for future generations? Do you sit in awe of the people you see happily knitting on the train? Are your fingers itching to embroider flowers along the hem of an old pair of jeans? You may be channeling that age-old creative force that compels people to make things with their hands and express themselves through craftwork.

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