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  • Faiths unite to celebrate in Buffalo Grove Nov 23, 2014 9:55 PM
    In the Buffalo Grove area, the Interfaith Thanksgiving Celebration is just as much of a tradition and cranberry sauce. The event, held by the Northwest Suburban Interfaith Council, takes place at a different house of worship each year. St. Mary Parish in Buffalo Grove was the site of this year’s celebration, which brings together worshipers of all faiths to celebrate each other’s religions and give thanks.

     
  • Thanksgiving Miracle Nov 21, 2014 5:59 PM
    A MIRACLE FOR THANKSGIVING The Nelson grandchildren and close friends are partnering with LongHorn Steakhouse to do a pancake breakfast on Saturday 11/22.

     
  • Property tax appeal seminar to be held Dec. 1 Nov 20, 2014 8:11 PM
    Cook County Board of Review Commissioner Dan Patlak will hold a property tax assessment appeal seminar for taxpayers seeking to appeal their 2014 property tax assessments at 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 1, at the Hanover Township Senior Center.

     
  • Self-published authors can enter Soon to Be Famous Illinois Author contest Nov 20, 2014 9:02 PM
    Illinois authors who have self-published an adult fiction book may enter the second year of the Soon to be Famous Illinois Author project until Monday, Dec. 15. The Soon to be Famous Illinois Author project is being coordinated in collaboration with the Illinois Library Association and Reaching Across Illinois Library System (RAILS) and is supported by the American Library Association Digital Content Working Group, the Public Library Association (PLA), Illinois Heartland Library System.

     
  • Final gap filled in Levee 37 along Des Plaines River Nov 19, 2014 5:00 PM
    Mount Prospect Public Works Director Sean Dorsey announced this week that the final gap in Levee 37 along the Des Plaines River has been completely and permanently filled. The $30 million project began in March 2009.

     
  • Honor Flight a High Point For Woman Veteran at Sedgebrook Nov 19, 2014 4:00 PM
    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.

     
  • Sedgebrook Honors Veterans Nov 19, 2014 4:03 PM
    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.

     
  • Jingle All the Way at Santa Hustle 5K: Comin’ to Town Saturday, Dec. 6th Nov 17, 2014 4:05 PM
    Join in on the jolly fun at the 6th annual Santa Hustle 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, December 6th starting at Chicago’s iconic Soldier Field. Race participants will be suited up with a Santa hat and beard-compliments of event producer Adrenaline Sports Management-along with a newly designed dri-fit Santa sweatshirt to boot!

     
  • Wheeling High School Bands Celebrate the Season with Holiday Extravaganza Concert Nov 14, 2014 8:00 AM
    Wheeling High School Bands Celebrate the Season with Holiday Extravaganza Concert

     
  • Hit the rails with a cup to go Nov 14, 2014 2:38 PM
    New coffee shop at the Prospect Heights train station

     
  • Lake County 4-H Officer's Training 2014 Nov 14, 2014 3:33 PM
    Lake County 4-H Teens lead the annual officer training on November 11. Thirty five youth participated in a Parliamentary Procedure Jeopardy game created by Avni Patel, learned the importance of being a President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer taught by Maddie Currie, Abby Daniels, Charlotte Roberts and parent volunteer Robbie Roberts.

     
  • Porte Brown to present “The Grinch” at Elk Grove Theatre Nov 13, 2014 6:31 PM
    Celebrate the holiday season at the Elk Grove Theatre with a showing of the “The Grinch.” The film, starring Jim Carrey and directed by Ron Howard, will be shown at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 13. Admission is free, and the film is sponsored by Porte Brown.

     
  • Sweets show to feature Harper students, instructors Nov 12, 2014 10:23 AM
    Sweets show to feature Harper students, instructors

     
  • CrossFit Arlington Heights Million Meter Marathon Set to Benefit American Brain Tumor Association Nov 12, 2014 10:06 AM
    CrossFit Arlington Heights Million Meter Marathon Set to Benefit American Brain Tumor Association

     
  • Chewy lemon bars earn Prospect Heights mom top baking honors Nov 11, 2014 6:01 AM
    A Prospect Heights woman won top honors as local bakers competed for the opportunity to represent the burbs at America's Baking and Sweets Show later this month. The entry categories include pumpkin pie, lemon squares, oatmeal raisin cookies and blueberry muffins.

     
  • After the election, some musings Nov 10, 2014 5:01 AM
    A Prospect Heights letter to the editor: After this past election, I am sure that practically all your readers, including me of course, are both happy and disappointed in some of the results, I am reminded of the quote by the late Sydney J. Harris, who wrote in one of his columns in the Chicago Daily News, “I have found over time that candidates I supported were never as good as I hoped and candidates I opposed were never as bad as I feared.”

     
  • Illinois Fencers Club successful in the 2014 Regional Open Circuit and Regional Junior Cadet Circuit Nov 10, 2014 7:40 AM
    Illinois Fencers Club members competed at the Remenyik Open on October 25th and 26th at Henry Crown Sports Pavilion, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois. The Regional Open Circuit (ROC) is designed to promote and develop strong regional tournaments for the Open/Division I-A fencer, who seeks competitive opportunities beyond the local and division levels but can not travel to all of the national Division I tournaments. Only the top eight fencers at the Remenyik Open qualify to the 2015 Division I-A event at the USFA Summer Nationals. IFC’s Maciek Zmyslowski won the Senior Men’s Epee by besting a challenging field of 74 fencers. This was Maciek’s second win of the event. Deon Bradford and Timothy Glass took 8th and 9th respectively in the same event. At the Remenyik Regional Junior/Cadet Circuit, IFC’s Zimo Zhu finished 3rd in Cadet Men’s Epee and 6th in Junior Men’s Epee. Jacob Nowak took 10th place in Cadet Men’s Epee. In the Cadet Women’s Epee sisters Nikita Jhangiani and Geeta Jhangiani got to receive medals together with Nikita placing 3rd and Geeta 6th. Isabelle Nasser took 5th place. The Regional Junior Cadet Circuit (RJCC) is designed to promote and develop strong regional tournaments for Junior and Cadet fencers who seek competitive opportunities beyond the local and division levels. The Illinois Fencers Club promotes and teaches the Olympic sport of fencing to students of all ages and skill levels and provides a friendly venue for members to practice their sport. It is a member operated non-for-profit sports association that has been serving beginning, recreational, and competitive fencers for more than 40 years. The club meets in the Lions Recreation Center in Mount Prospect. Background information about the club can be found here: http://www.ifcfencing.org/ and here: https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10151541311928821&set=a.10150734527983821.414545.61075428820&type=1 For additional information you can contact: Jim Auchinleck jimauchinleck@yahoo.com

     
  • Prospect Heights woman pleads guilty to hit-and-run Nov 8, 2014 12:30 PM
    A Prospect Heighs woman involved in a hit-and-run accident in Des Plaines pleaded guilty to an amended charge recently, court records show, Karolina Maculewicz, 28, was sentenced to 12 months conditional discharge after pleading guilty to leaving the scene of an accident, court records show.

     
  • Wheeling High School Jazz Band rocks Europe Nov 7, 2014 9:12 AM
    Thanks to supporters, including many Daily Herald readers, the Wheeling High School Jazz Band toured Switzerland and Italy last July. An article published in June detailed the fundraising shortfall the band had encountered but generous donations soon poured in enabling the trip to proceed.

     
  • Sedgebrook residents take part in own Ironman challenge Nov 7, 2014 8:41 AM
    The Ironman Triathlon is widely considered to be among the most challenging athletic events in the world. Sedgebrook introduced a modified, but still impressive version of the Ironman/Ironwoman this summer, with approximately 40 residents signing on.

     
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