| May 12, 2011
| 5:58 PM
Health care experts and some public officials are floating a radical idea as Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel prepares to take office: a full or partial merger of Chicago and Cook County's health departments.
Operating a single health department with broader...
| Dec 9, 2011
| 9:27 PM
SOMERSET — Somerset kicked off the inaugural Pine Grill Roundball Classic with a 77-27 victory over Windber Friday.
Four Somerset players reached double digits with Brent Barron leading the way with 16 points. Eddie Buck poured in 14 points. Justin...
| Dec 10, 2011
| 9:20 PM
Host Somerset claimed its inaugural Pine Grill Roundball Classic tournament Saturday with an 83-70 victory over Tussey Mountain.
Most Valuable Player Brent Barron poured in 22 points for the Eagles. Eddie Buck had a double-double of 17 points and 11...
| Dec 12, 2011
| 8:31 PM
Season previews for the Somerset County high school wrestling teams:
The Mountaineers have improved steadily under Jason Cornell, now in his seventh year as head coach.
Berlin finished 13-10 last season, including a 5-1 in-conference mark,...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 9:33 PM
JOHNSTOWN — Katie Reckner led a quartet of Lady Indians in double figures with 15 points and Conemaugh Township extended its record to 3-0 with a 78-35 victory over Johnstown on Tuesday.
Lyndy Baer (11), Kayla Luprek (10) and Gabrielle Williams...
| Dec 16, 2011
| 4:45 PM
At the end of this year, we stop to recognize the wonderful work put out by authors living in or originally from Chicago and the surrounding suburbs. Here is the list of our favorite titles from 2011:
"The Year We Left Home" by Jean Thompson
| Dec 17, 2011
| 3:40 PM
Conemaugh Township head coach Fred Galiote and North Star senior Chantelle Ansell headlined the 2011 Somerset All-County girls soccer team.
It’s the second straight year Galiote has earned the Coach of the Year award. Ansell became the Lady...
| Dec 19, 2011
| 9:44 PM
BOSWELL — Jill Penatzer scored a career-high 33 points to help Windber outlast North Star 91-89 in a girls basketball overtime thriller Monday night.
Windber's Ongie Null netted 16 points and pulled down a team-high 12 rebounds for a double-double....
| Jan 9, 2012
| 7:59 PM
Mary Margaret “Margie” Miller, 81, of Hooversville, died Jan. 9, 2012, at home. Born June 5, 1930, in Johnstown. Daughter of Ralph and Anna B. (Motter) Crouse. Preceded in death by parents, husband Robert C. Miller, and brother Russell Crouse....
| Jan 9, 2012
| 9:26 PM
MEYERSDALE — Meyersdale's Alex Yutzy poured in a game-high 12 points in a 46-29 girls basketball victory over Ferndale Monday.
Abby Stahl and Kylie Dunmeyer had nine points each. Stahl had six rebounds. Danielle Hetrick added seven points and...
| Jun 4, 2011
| 8:00 PM
There are still six more hours of great bookish programming scheduled for Sunday at Printers Row Lit Fest. Among the great talks and panels, prolific and respected authors Richard Ford and Terry McMillan will both take the stage.
Tomorrow should be a...
| Jun 17, 2011
| 11:50 AM
Christopher Garlington and David Haynes will present "The Beat Cop's Guide to Chicago Eats" at 6 p.m. at Barbara's Bookstore at UIC, 1218 S. Halsted St.; free.
Robbie Klein will read at 2 p.m. at the Poetry Center of Chicago, 78 E. Washington...