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  • Astellas to pay $7.3 million settlementApr 16, 2014 12:00 AM
    The U.S. Justice Department announced Wednesday that an Northbrook-based pharmaceutical company will pay $7.3 million to resolve allegations involving the marketing of the drug Mycamine.

     
  • Allstate sells Sterling Collision CentersApr 15, 2014 12:00 AM
    Allstate said it will sell its Sterling Collision Centers business to Service King Collision Repair Centers. Terms of the transaction were not announced.

     
  • Owner Bill Kaiser cuts the ribbon at Lee Donuts with Mayor Terry Weppler. From left, Bill’s wife Francine Kaiser, MainStreet Libertyville Executive Director Pam Hume and GLMV Executive Director Ray Mullen looking on.

    Business owner left behind Wall Street for Libertyville streetsApr 14, 2014 12:00 AM
    Kukec's People features Bill Kaiser, who was a broker for 36 years, owning William S. Kaiser Corp. since 1978, which then morphed into Zap Futures Inc. when he introduced electronic trading in 1994. He had 24 brokers and 12 support staff and even did live 5-minute reports from the Mercantile Exchange daily for CNBC. Now, he owns two family-oriented businesses in Libertyville. What made him change?

     
  • 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.

     
  • 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.

     
  • Summer programs at Lake Forest College – Registration openApr 9, 2014 12:00 AM
    Lake Forest College offers two summer sessions of for-credit college-level classes for area college students and advanced high school students. In addition, the College also serves as the home for the Writing and Thinking Workshop, Vocal Arts Performing Academy, and several camps and conferences. Registration is now open.

     
  • 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.

     
  • Area youth bands can apply to compete at an annual contest in Northbrook. Northbrook Park District

    Young Bands Invited to Rock the GreenApr 8, 2014 12:00 AM
    Teen bands can enter a contest in Northbrook until May 5.

     
  • Northbrook-On-Ice features tiny tots as well as high-level skaters. Northbrook Park District

    Northbrook-On-Ice Presents “Skate Home Chicago”Apr 8, 2014 12:00 AM
    An award-winning ice show in Northbrook will return for its 45th anniversary from May 9-11.

     
  • Sixth graders listen intently as Fern Schumer Champman tells the inspiring story of her mother's imagration from Nazi-Germany through a little-known American program during a presentation at Gavin South School in Ingleside Thursday.

    The week in picturesApr 7, 2014 12:00 AM
    This edition of The Week in Pictures features kids doing charity work and fundraising, charity, give-away prom dresses, and people starting to relax outside in warming temperatures.

     
  • Current West Chicago Cultural Arts Commission chair Anni Holm pictured working on Plasti-City piece in 2008. Photo credit Tony Abasolo.

    ommission Members Bring Backgrounds to Volunteer AppointmentsApr 7, 2014 12:00 AM
    Commission Members Bring Impressive and Accomplished Backgrounds to Volunteer Appointments

     
  • Downtown retailer celebrates first anniversary with expanded products and services. Courtesy of Little Details

    Downtown Retailer Celebrates First AnniversaryApr 7, 2014 12:00 AM
    Downtown Retailer Celebrates First Anniversary

     
  • Tom Zengeler, owner of Zengeler Cleaners, hands donated prom dresses to Enrique Tovar in a van at the cleaners in Northbrook on Saturday. The dresses are being delivered to Chicago for girls from needy families as part of the Glass Slipper Project.

    Donated dresses brighten prom for thousandsApr 5, 2014 12:00 AM
    More than 4,000 prom dresses made their way from Northbrook to a disadvantaged area of Chicago Saturday morning — the result of donations made by suburban students, businesses and civic organizations. As it has since 1999, Zengeler Cleaners’ Northbrook headquarters took responsibility for gathering, storing, repairing, cleaning and ultimately delivering the dresses. “There’s girls in tears. There’s a lot of joy,” Tom Zengler said.

     
  • North Shore youth bands are invited to take part in the annual Rock the Green contest in Northbrook. Northbrook Park District

    Youth Bands Invited to Rock the Green in NorthbrookApr 4, 2014 12:00 AM
    Teen bands have until May 5 to apply for Rock the Green: Battle of the North Shore Youth Bands.

     
  • Don Collins, as Don Lockwood, Tori Marie Cahn as Kathy Selden and Mike Danovich as Cosmo Brown stepping out of the rain for a candid in Music on Stage’s performance of Singin’ in the Rain Rick Johnson

    Music on Stage presents Singin’ in the RainApr 1, 2014 12:00 AM
    Music on Stage presents Singin' in the Rain

     
  • Children’s music instructor Susan Nierman, of Mundelein, helped Kensho Beasley, 5, also of Mundelein, play a trumpet during “Ms. Sue’s Musical Petting Zoo!” program Thursday at the Fremont Public Library in Mundelein. Nierman introduced young children to a variety of musical instruments.

    Images: The Week in PicturesMar 31, 2014 12:00 AM
    This edition of The Week in Pictures features kids' spring break activities, a gaggle of clowns, and Lake County seniors producing a cable television show.

     
  • One in One Thousand: Darius Melton, 23, of Chicago and a lifeguard at the Oak Brook Park District Family Aquatic Center, was the recent recipient of the National Golden Guard Award from Ellis and Associates, Inc. Only one in one thousand lifeguards across the nation will ever receive this award. Greg Wooley, Oak Brook Park District

    Oak Brook Park District Lifeguard Receives National Top HonorMar 31, 2014 12:00 AM
    Oak Brook Park District is proud to announce that the agency has not only recently been awarded the prestigious Gold International Aquatic Safety Award by international risk management company Jeff Ellis & Associates, Inc., but it’s very own lifeguard, Darius Melton, 23, has been recognized as one of the top lifeguards in the nation.

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

     
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