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  • Ham radio operators to stage storm drill

    Ham radio operators to stage storm drill
    They usually chew the fat via short-wave radio or reach out to others simply to make friends. But when hurricanes knock out cell phones and other lines of communications, HAM radio operators get down to business, passing along crucial information to...
  • Going Dutch ... in Holland's polder country

    Going Dutch ... in Holland's polder country
    Today my long-time Dutch friends, Hans and Marjet, are driving me to polder country -- the vast fields reclaimed from the sea where cows graze, tiny canals function as fences, and only church spires and windmills interrupt the horizon. Hans is behind the...
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  • Free doughnuts are being offered on Friday, June 6

    Free doughnuts are being offered on Friday, June 6
    Friday, June 6, is National Doughnut Day, and Krispy Kreme is celebrating by handing out a free doughnut of any variety to folks who drop by. For store locations, go to krispykreme.com. Also, Dunkin’ Donuts is offering a free doughnut with the...
  • Thrift store moving to Arlington Heights

    Thrift store moving to Arlington Heights
    Community Threads thrift store has been a success at its Buffalo Grove location and will be moving to a significantly larger space in Arlington Heights on June 13. The not-for-profit thrift store that offers a wide variety of items financially...
  • Jackson Jr. eligible for halfway house in about 3 months

    Jackson Jr. eligible for halfway house in about 3 months
    WASHINGTON—Sentencing experts were not surprised Tuesday at news that former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., now in a federal prison camp in Alabama, will be eligible for placement in a halfway house beginning Sept. 20. They pointed to his relatively...
  • On the Town: Altrusa International holds installation dinner; "Mod Pop," GCC's annual student art show

    On the Town: Altrusa International holds installation dinner; "Mod Pop," GCC's annual student art show
    At a recent evening at L.A.'s Taix French restaurant, the atmosphere was anything but French. An Africa safari motif graced the tables at the installation dinner of Altrusa International of Glendale. More than a dozen female members and one male...
  • Readers react to 'Chicagoland'

    A vehicle for Rahm It was clear from start that this series is a vehicle for Rahm Emanuel's political ambitions beyond being re-elected mayor of Chicago. While my wife and I have followed the show, the tightly choreographed segments featuring Emanuel...
  • Community: L'aureole celebrates luncheon, fashion show

    Community: L'aureole celebrates luncheon, fashion show
    L’aureole, a philanthropic women’s club, celebrated its Perennial Rose Luncheon and Fashion Show in grand style earlier this month. To pamper the guests, ladies were shuttled by golf cart to the entrance of the La CaƱada Flintridge Country...
  • Zooey Deschanel enters new territory

    Zooey Deschanel enters new territory
    She's the star of television's "New Girl" series, She & Him singer, HelloGiggles.com creative director and a red-carpet standout. Now, Zooey Deschanel is adding fashion designer to her considerable list of talents, with a new collection of dresses for...