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  • Extension offers tips on choosing perfect Christmas tree Nov 25, 2014 9:46 PM
    Selecting the perfect Christmas tree this holiday season is simply a matter of following a few steps. “When I was growing up, we would often cut down a Christmas tree growing on my grandparents’ farm,” said Ron Wolford, a University of Illinois Extension horticulture educator. “Today you can purchase trees from garden centers, pop-up lots, big box stores, and Christmas tree farms. The following tips can help you select a fresh tree for your home and keep it looking its best throughout the holiday season.”

     
  • Native American Arts & Crafts Holiday Bazaar Dec. 6 & 7 at Mitchell Museum of the American Indian Nov 26, 2014 9:05 AM
    Native American Arts & Crafts Holiday Bazaar Dec. 6 & 7 at Mitchell Museum of the American Indian

     
  • Top ten tips for holiday food safety Nov 24, 2014 6:53 PM
    As families and friends across Illinois makes plans for their holiday feasts, the Illinois Poison Center is offering its top ten tips for proper food handling techniques this season. According to the Centers for Disease Control, more than 76 million people experience foodborne illness each year.

     
  • Blood drive/bone marrow registry Sunday for 4-year-old with leukemia Nov 24, 2014 6:58 PM
    There is quiet concern and worry in the superhero world: Superboy has leukemia. As he awaits a bone-marrow transplant, the resolve of this Buffalo Grove 4-year-old has prompted his family and super friends to celebrate his courage — and raise awareness for other children battling this disease — with a blood drive and bone marrow registry drive from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 30, at Northbrook Fire Department.

     
  • Special event at Cadwell’s Grille raises $2,100 for Leukemia Research Foundation Nov 25, 2014 4:49 PM
    A special event in memory of Jessica Shayne Magid raised $2,100 for the Leukemia Research Foundation. The event was held November 11 at Cadwell’s Grille, 1445 Lake Cook Road, inside the award winning Embassy Suites in Deerfield. The evening featured Cadwell’s Grille’s signature gourmet dinner buffet featuring prime rib from a carving station manned by executive chef, Moises Ibarra.

     
  • Benedictine’s criminal justice degree, new student club preps students to succeed Nov 25, 2014 4:55 PM
    Benedictine’s Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Criminal Justice program prepares students to excel in a wide range of careers — from forensic scientist, legal analyst to police chief or detective.

     
  • Lake Forest’s Gorton Community Center Kicks Off $6.5 Million Capital Campaign Nov 21, 2014 5:51 PM
    Gorton Community Center has launched its Community Spirit Transformed Capital Campaign, which will revolutionize the historic building -- converting it to a 21st-century arts, cultural and educational venue -- while strengthening Gorton’s endowment

     
  • 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.

     
  • Byrne was tenacious, courageous as mayor Nov 20, 2014 5:00 AM
    A Northbrook letter to the editor: I met Jane Byrne on several occasions. She was a tough cookie and a remarkable woman, especially for her time. Following our very first meeting I may have been the first to publicly predict to a friend in attendance at our meeting, that “one day, Jane Byrne will be the mayor of Chicago.”

     
  • Sedgebrook Woodworker Brings New Life to Old Finds Nov 21, 2014 5:59 PM
    Don Hollenbeck is disturbed by “move-in-ready” home makeover TV shows. “I can’t understand how people can just come into a place with things that someone else has picked out and set up for them,” said the woodworker and resident of Sedgebrook, a senior living community in Lincolnshire.

     
  • Friendship Village Introduces Skills Lab Nov 24, 2014 7:44 AM
    Friendship Village Introduces Skills Lab

     
  • 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!

     
  • Just like mom would like, Frontier Soups founder continues to be resourceful Nov 17, 2014 5:14 AM
    Kukec's People column features Trisha Anderson, president of Frontier Soups in Waukegan, says her 94-year-old mother was the inspiration for her company.

     
  • Aging Expert Provides Seven Ways to Increase Happiness Nov 14, 2014 7:50 AM
    Aging Expert Provides Seven Ways to Increase Happiness

     
  • 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.

     
  • Jewish scholar Steven Katz to trace origins of anti-semitism with Glencoe’s Aitz Hayim Nov 13, 2014 7:12 PM
    No ideas influenced the 20th century more than the application of the ideas of race and anti-Semitism. Professor Steven Katz, the distinguished head of the Eli Wiesel Center for Jewish Studies at Boston University, will explore how these ideas became so powerful and prevalent that they defined an entire century.

     
  • Northbrook Park District Offers Free Ice Skating Lesson Nov 12, 2014 10:21 AM
    Northbrook Park District Offers Free Ice Skating Lesson

     
  • Zengeler Cleaners Announces Two New Production Managers Nov 12, 2014 10:26 AM
    Zengeler Cleaners Announces Two New Production Managers

     
  • Cadwell’s Grille’s Seafood Boil Another Popular Dining Option From New Executive Chef Featuring ‘Octoberfest’ Craft Beer Nov 10, 2014 4:20 PM
    Cadwell’s Grille www.cadwellsgrille.com, 1445 Lake Cook Road, inside the award winning Embassy Suites in Deerfield, has introduced its special Friday night Seafood Boil. The Seafood Boil includes lobster tail, shrimp, crawfish, mussels, clams, Andouille, corn on the cob, red potatoes, and garlic crostini with a choice of steamed, spicy old bay or Revolution Octoberfest.

     
  • Feed your Mind Wellness Welcomes New Associate in Highland Park & Skokie Nov 10, 2014 4:01 PM
    Dr. Sandra Scheinbaum is pleased to announce that Heidi Kalman, LCSA, has joined Feed Your Mind Wellness, LLC. Coupled

     
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