I vote in every election. Even if the only candidates on the ballot are for the Water Reclamation District Board and Dog Catcher, I’m voting.
Oct. 29 4:27 p.m. |
Dan Moran: Julie and Jim Donovan, who founded Habitat for Humanity Lake County 25 years ago, were honored with a lifetime achievement award.
Oct. 29 1:15 p.m. |
Citing rising costs and low enrollment, Cardinal Francis George has said some Archdiocese Schools will be closed or consolidated.
Oct. 29 1:02 p.m. |
PADS Lake County celebrated the grand opening of its new offices and Daytime Resource Center at 1800 Grand Ave. in Waukegan on Tuesday.
Oct. 28 2:26 p.m. |
A creative flair for breakfast food and that passion for cooking with eggs led Deerfield native Ryan Abramson to victory Oct. 3 on TNT’s reality show “On the Menu” and placed his apple Danish stuffed French toast on Denny’s bill of fare.
Oct. 28 1:49 p.m. |
Art and commerce often combine. Someone had the bright idea of making action figures of the two main "Breaking Bad" characters, Walter White and Jesse Pinkman. Then someone had the not-so-bright idea of selling them at Toys R Us.
Oct. 28 11 a.m. |
“People think about Long Grove history as all these farmers doing happy stuff…and a lot of it is…”
But on Friday night, 156 visitors to the Long Grove Historical Society’s second-annual Ghost Walk learned about other aspects of the town’s story, including the crazed tree-stump bomber and the double-murderer. They even learned some stuff that did not really happen.
Arts & Entertainment
Oct. 27 1:09 p.m. |
Comedian Tom Dreesen has seen it all. In the 1960s, the Harvey native pioneered the first interracial stand-up comedian team with Tim Reid (best known for his later role as Venus Flytrap on “WKRP in Cincinnati”). In the 1970s, he helped lead the strike against Mitzi Shore's iconic Comedy Store. Dressen also appeared on the “Tonight Show” 61 times and served as Frank Sinatra’s opening act for 14 years.
Oct. 27 noon |
Robert K. Elder
It is the question that has vexed hungry denizens of the northwest suburbs for 25 years now:
“I see the sign for Lou Malnati’s…but where is the restaurant?!”
Oct. 27 11:23 a.m. |
We’ve been debating about making voting easier for citizens and more accurate and secure. Unfortunately, to make the vote count accurate and secure, you have to make it harder to cast a ballot. But making it easier for people to vote opens the doors wide to fraud.
Oct. 27 11 a.m. |