| Jun 29, 2013
| 1:59 PM
It's all about family at Biaggio's Pizzeria and Family Restaurant. Father-son duo Joseph and Salvatore Ruffino began serving their family's traditional Italian cuisine June 10 in South Whitehall Township's Crest Plaza shopping center.
"We want our...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 10:01 AM
An old familiar Grayslake restaurant is now gone, and the new owners are planning to landscape the grounds.
The Country Squire, 19133 W. Illinois Route 120, was built as a mansion owned by the Sears family. Over the years, it was repurposed for use as a...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 10:05 AM
Orchard Supply Hardware is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy but already has a waiting rescuer – larger competitor Lowe’s Companies Inc.
Lowe’s is offering to buy most of the San Jose company’s assets for $205 million in cash...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 10:23 AM
An investigation is ongoing into the death of a shark earlier this month that was shipped from New York to L.A. and placed in an above-ground pool in a Van Nuys backyard for a Kmart commercial shoot....
| Jan 24, 2013
| 3:30 PM
>> 50 Years Ago — If McCabe School were renamed for the family having the most children enrolled the name would have to be Kramar.
Sixteen youngsters all grandchildren of Mrs. A.R. Kramar, Valley Pioneer, are now enrolled at McCabe. There are three...
| Jan 9, 2013
He's been a big-time investor in the retail sector for more than 15 years and was chairman of Kmart after it emerged from bankruptcy about a decade ago. A few years later, he paired it with once-dominant Sears.
Yet even as Eddie Lampert is poised next...
| Jan 11, 2013
When prices essentially match, what stores are left to sell is themselves.
More than just the products they move, they compete on the basis of the shopping experiences they offer and the identities those experiences bolster. Customer loyalty has never...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 8:33 PM
Ronald Eugene Werner, 70, of Meyersdale, entered heaven's gates on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013 after a very short but courageous fight with cancer. Born Oct. 19, 1942 in Pocohontas, the son of the late Merle E. and Eleanor (Bolden) Werner. He was a 1961...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 1:34 PM
Bella Vista Suites
Bella Vista Suites, downtown Lake Geneva's stunning all-suite boutique hotel, features a four-story atrium, well-appointed one- and two-bedroom suites and elegant private function areas. The suites offer brilliant lake views or...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 5:00 PM
Glendale officials contacted Sears Holdings Inc. this week about its store on North Central Avenue after Councilwoman Laura Friedman last week complained that she was “just sick of it.”
Pointing out its uninspired, outdated appearance,...
| Dec 16, 2012
The Harvard University economics grad who upended centuries of baseball thinking, bringing his computer and fresh statistical formulas into the Oakland A's war room, is going to help Sears find out if it has game.
Translating Major League Baseball...
| Mar 31, 2013
CODY, Wyo. — The drive east of Cody is through high desert, and the February weekend of my visit was bitterly cold. But I was wearing a heavy down coat, snow pants and boots, and riding in a cozy, warm SUV.
That's not how nearly 14,000 earlier...