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  • High school finalists named for musical theater awardApr 17, 2014 12:00 AM
    Broadway in Chicago on Thuresday announced the 24 finalists for the Illinois High School Musical Theater Awards.

  • A $3.5 million plan to renovate the Vernon Hills police station, which was built in 1992, has moved from the discussion stage as trustees tentatively agreed to pursue a contract to prepare bid specifications for the work.

    Vernon Hills trustees take next step in proposed $3.5 million police station remodelApr 17, 2014 12:00 AM
    A potential $3.5 million renovation of the Vernon Hills police department headquarters has moved from the discussion stage as village officials informally have approved a contract for architectural services to take the work out to bid.

  • Dr. John Piper will speak at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School on April 25.

    John Piper speaks at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School on April 25 Apr 17, 2014 12:00 AM
    Dr. John Piper, founder of Desiring God ministry, is the featured speaker in the Jonathan Edwards & The Church lecture series at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School on Friday, April 25. The program begins at 1 p.m.

  • Registration Deadline Nears for Free K-12 Science Teacher WorkshopApr 17, 2014 12:00 AM
    Science teachers who wish to attend a free May 10 workshop on how to bring the excitement of NASA to their Earth Science classrooms should register by April 25.

  • Stephen Ostrander of Chicago Metropolitan Area Planning, Dr. Scott Allard, Associate Professor at the University of Chicago and expert on poverty, Tony Beltran of the Lake County Health Department and Jodi Gingiss of Lake County Community Development with Foundation executive director Sylvia Zaldivar-Sykes during a presentation about how the nationwide trend of the Suburbanization of Poverty is playing itself out in Lake County. Esther J. Cepeda

    The Lake County Community Foundation and Elected Officials to Raise Awareness About Escalating Suburban Poverty and Discuss Solutions for Lake CountyApr 17, 2014 12:00 AM
    The Lake County Community Foundation along with the Healthcare Foundation of Northern Lake County and Lake County Community Development department convene local funders, municipal and government leaders, and elected officials to raise awareness about escalating suburban poverty and discuss solutions for Lake County.

  • Michael Zyzak

    Northwest Cultural Council to hold gala at Cuneo MansionApr 17, 2014 12:00 AM
    The Northwest Cultural Council invites the public to a gala event at the Cuneo Mansion and Gardens on April 26, 1-3 p.m. The winning poems from the Council's 2014 Martin Ryan Annual International Poetry Competition will be read.

  • Police offer self-defense class:Apr 16, 2014 12:00 AM
    Vernon Hills police will host a women’s self-defense class from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, May 6, at the department headquarters, 740 Lakeview Parkway.

  • Police offer self-defense class:Apr 15, 2014 12:00 AM
    Vernon Hills police will host a women’s self-defense class from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, May 6 at the department headquarters, 740 Lakeview Parkway.

  • Fund for young crash victim:Apr 15, 2014 12:00 AM
    A fund has been established to assist a 9-year-old Vernon Hills girl who was the only survivor of a March 28 crash in Arizona that killed her parents and 16-year-old brother while the family was vacationing near the Grand Canyon.

  • Townline Elementary School students Tony Segrero and Abigail Weiner play dununs, West African drums, as part of an Artful Learning in Action program. District 73 hopes that connecting the fine arts to learning will help students develop into analytical thinkers and team players, with higher academic achievement and an appreciation for cultural diversity.

    Townline students learn art of drummingApr 15, 2014 12:00 AM
    Students in Townline Elementary School made rhythmic music using dununs, West African drums, as part of an artful learning project.

  • Drop notices sent to residents by mistakeApr 14, 2014 12:00 AM
    An “Confirmation of Drop” letter that was recently sent from ComEd to residents of several Northwest suburban communities that participate in electric aggregation was a mistake. It is causing confusion among residents and forcing each community to clarify the future of the program.

  • Procrastinators can Celebrate! Scientists Say it’s in Your GenesApr 14, 2014 12:00 AM
    If you’d rather put off until tomorrow what could be done today, blame your parents. Researchers have discovered there may be a genetic reason for these tendencies, genetically linking procrastination and impulsivity which suggests they can be inherited.

  • Judge Sara Lessman, left, presents the Marathon Service Award to Amy Gregario of Northfield. Gregario has been a volunteer for abused children for eight years.

    CASA volunteers honored at appreciation dinnerApr 14, 2014 12:00 AM
    Lake County Juvenile Court Judge Sarah P. Lessman told more than 100 CASA Lake County volunteers and guests that CASA volunteers advocating for abused children are “significant, special and make a difference.

  • Pet microchips, vaccinations offered:Apr 11, 2014 12:00 AM
    The Vernon Hills Police Department will host a pet vaccination and microchip clinic from 9 a.m. to noon, Saturday, April 26, in the police garage at 754 Lakeview Parkway.

  • Ela Soccer Becomes the First Soccer Club in Illinois to Receive the 5-Star Competitive Club Award. Apr 11, 2014 12:00 AM
    (April 10, 2014) LAKE ZURICH - Illinois Youth Soccer has awarded Ela Soccer Club with the 5-Star Competitive Club award. This designation complements the US Youth Soccer 5-Star Recreational Program award that Ela Soccer was awarded last year. Ela Soccer becomes the First soccer club in Illinois to receive the 5-Star Competitive Club designation and the only soccer club to have received both awards.

  • Mayor Ruben Pineda meets citizens following the 2014 State of the City Address at City Hall. Krista Coltrin

    West Chicago Mayor Delivers 2014 State of the CityApr 10, 2014 12:00 AM
    Mayor Credits "Thoughtful Planning and Strategic Foresight" For City's Solid Financial Position in the 2014 State of the City Address

  • IBPS Chicago will have a Buddha’s Birthday Celebration this year on Sunday, May 4. Besides the Buddha Bathing Ceremony, they also have a Baby Blessing Ceremony for newborns and children up to 10 years of age.

    Buddha’s Birthday Celebration Apr 10, 2014 12:00 AM
    IBPS Chicago will have a Buddha’s Birthday Celebration this year on Sunday, May 4. Besides the Buddha Bathing Ceremony, they also have a Baby Blessing Ceremony for newborns and children up to 10 years of age.

  • Riders prepare for the 24 hour clock to start Wendy Petera

    Book Bridge Fundraiser a Huge SuccessApr 10, 2014 12:00 AM
    Book Bridge of Lake County raises over $10,000 in bike ride

  • Dietrich Bonhoeffer

    Trinity Hosts Bonhoeffer Seminar on April 16 in Deerfield Apr 9, 2014 12:00 AM
    Trinity Evangelical Divinity School welcomes Jordan J. Ballor of the Acton Institute, as he presents “A Survey of Bonhoeffer’s Social Ethics” on Wednesday, April 16, from 10-11:30 am, in the Waybright Center on the Deerfield campus. The event is free and open to the public.

  • Avni Patel, 4-H member of Busy Beavers in Lake County. Cindy Sarkady

    Local 4-H members part of legislative team in SpringfieldApr 9, 2014 12:00 AM
    Avni Patel promoted the value of the 4-H program as part of Illinois’ delegation to the Illinois Capitol as part of Illinois 4-H’s Legislative Connection. Avni from Lake County was one of the 29 4-H members statewide who met with state legislators March 25 and 26 to show the impact of University of Illinois Extension 4-H on the lives of Illinois families.

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