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  • Residents mourn Andy Beattie, community volunteer and public safety commissioner

     Residents mourn Andy Beattie, community volunteer and public safety commissioner
    Andy Beattie, a longtime community volunteer and public safety commissioner who was past president of both the La Cañada Unified School Board and the La Cañada High School Spartan Boosters, died Sunday morning. The La Cañada resident was walking the...
  • Crescenta Valley Briefs: YMCA of the Foothills to launch new Tribes season; National Night Out Tuesday

    The YMCA of the Foothills is preparing to launch another season of its Tribes program for children in grades pre-kindergarten through fifth grade and their fathers. Participants take part in games, camping trips, ceremonies and family adventures....
  • Want preschoolers to eat more veggies? Serve them and say nothing

    Want preschoolers to eat more veggies? Serve them and say nothing
    If you want your preschooler to eat more vegetables, skip the marketing -- like all that talk about growing big and strong -- and just serve them, says a new study. Young kids ate more carrots, the study found, when they were served without any message....
  • Recreation association may find new home in Northbrook

    Recreation association may find new home in Northbrook
    The Northbrook Park District may share space with the Northern Suburban Special Recreation Association if voters approve the idea for converting a local Five Seasons Sports Club into a community recreation center, officials say. Park district...
  • Six children hospitalized overnight from chemical exposure at Edgewater camp

    Six children remained hospitalized Wednesday night after campers and counselors were exposed to dangerous concentrations of pool chemicals at an Edgewater summer camp, a camp spokeswoman said. Some 31 campers and four counselors were hospitalized...
  • Capital Campfire Stories: Glories of gaga ball

    EDITOR'S NOTE: Since 1906, YMCA Camp Letts has remained a summertime retreat for children. This week, we bring you stories from the camp, where generations of Anne Arundel residents grew up. Come along with The Capital's series: "Campfire stories." ---...
  • Capital Campfire Stories: Boogie in the dining hall

    Plates, forks, pitchers of water, wet towels slung on shoulders, campers coming from swimming to lunch, setting tables, taking seats, when a boy, 13, his hair still wet, stands and shouts: My name is Zack. I'm No. 1. My reputation has just begun. If...
  • Carroll's Best: 2001 Winners

    Carroll’s Best 2001 Restaurants/Food Best Bagels Winner - Sam's Bagels Honorable Mention - Bagel Café Honorable Mention - Zi Pani Breads & Café Best Bakery Winner- Heinz Bakery Honorable Mention – Weis Markets Honorable...
  • Plan for YMCA property in La Grange prompts questions

    Plan for YMCA property in La Grange prompts questions
    Development plans for the site of the former Rich Port YMCA in La Grange got their first public hearing Tuesday night, when the Plan Commission questioned a proposed condominium complex's size, appearance and impact on traffic. Opus Development...
  • Carroll's Best: 2005 Winners

    Carroll’s Best 2005 Restaurants/Food Best Bagels Winner - Sam's Bagels, Westminster Honorable Mention - Zi Pani Breads & Café, Eldersburg Honorable Mention - Bagel Café, Sykesville Best Bakery Winner- Heinz Bakery, Westminster...
  • Veterans help Chicago teens through 'war' times

    Veterans help Chicago teens through 'war' times
    With smoky barbecue scent filling the air and '80s hip-hop thumping from a speaker, two inner-city teens led their teams up and down the forest preserve field in a friendly but spirited game of pickup football. Alex, 18 and wiry, weaves across the...
  • Harsh winter delays trail opening until mid-2015

    Harsh winter delays trail opening until mid-2015
    Winter's longer-than-usual grip on Chicago this year will postpone the opening of the 606, the 2.7-mile park and trail system that's being built atop an old elevated railway spur along Bloomingdale Avenue on the Northwest Side, until June 2015,...