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  • Summer brings drowning dangers

    Summer brings drowning dangers
    The drownings of four young children in the Chicago area over the weekend were tragic reminders that the lure of the water, while a tempting antidote to the hot months to come, can bring danger to almost any setting. With summer upon us and temperatures...
  • Youth triathlon keeps growing

    Youth triathlon keeps growing
    Sherry Boston Rennard gave valuable advice to the young athletes Saturday morning at the Newport-Mesa Family YMCA. In a pre-race seminar she told the kids participating in the fifth annual junior triathlon to pace themselves, and to yell out "On your...
  • 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....
  • Police reports: Thief chased, forehead bitten, spray painter nabbed

    Police reports: Thief chased, forehead bitten, spray painter nabbed
    The following items were taken from Oak Park and River Forest police reports: A 39-year-old Evanston man was arrested and charged with theft after fleeing police May 2. A global positioning system device, stolen from a car parked in a garage on the...
  • Gator's Dockside signs on as official restaurant of Florida Collegiate Summer League

    Gator's Dockside signs on as official restaurant of Florida Collegiate Summer League
    The Florida Collegiate Summer League has partnered with Gator’s Dockside for the 2014 summer season. Gator’s joins Bright House Networks, BishopBeale, Yuengling, Central Florida YMCA, Insight Credit Union and Orlando Sanford International...
  • Avoiding the summer learning lag

    For students, the long-awaited summer break from school means relaxation and leisure. Unfortunately, the detachment from educational involvement can also cause a learning lag that can extend into the upcoming semester. Monica Logan, vice president of...
  • Oak Park, La Grange police blotter: April 8

    Oak Park, La Grange police blotter: April 8
    The following items were taken from police reports: Oak Park An 18-year-old man was charged March 26 with assault, criminal damage to property and harassment by electronic communications after he argued with and threatened his mother on the 0-100...
  • Anthony Guptaitis Jr., decorated Vietnam vet, 1949-2014

    Anthony Guptaitis Jr., decorated Vietnam vet, 1949-2014
    During the Vietnam War, while carrying out an assignment as a helicopter door-gunner and crew chief in the Navy's Helicopter Attack Squadron (Light) 3 support of river patrol boats and Navy SEALs along the Mekong River, Anthony Guptaitis Jr. and his...
  • Northbrook's Taste of Asia offers new activities

     Northbrook's Taste of Asia offers new activities
    Demonstrations of Chinese lantern making, Japanese flower arrangement and martial arts will be added to the menu of festivities Sunday at the 10th annual Taste of Asia in Northbrook. The festival, which celebrates Asian-American and Asian cultures and...
  • Varsity scores: April 16

    Varsity scores: April 16
    Baseball   Olympia 5, Edgewater 4 Buzz: Nick Gordon went 3-for-4 for Olympia (21-2). Clayton Campbell went 2-for-3 with 2 RBIs. Jonah Garrison went 2-for-3 with 2 RBIs for Edgewater.     Lake Brantley 2, Winter Springs 1 Buzz: Roberto...
  • Still more 5K races: Run for the Angels, I-Drive 5K Run

    Still more 5K races: Run for the Angels, I-Drive 5K Run
    As an addendum to the previous post, here are more runs: Run for the Angels 5K, 8 a.m. Saturday, April 19, at Orlando Executive Airport, boasts that it's "Orlando's only event where you run on an airport runway!" It benefits Angel Flight Southeast,...
  • Burbank Y honors volunteers

    Burbank Y honors volunteers
    As the Burbank YMCA celebrates its 90th anniversary, it recently honored two families and several individuals for their ongoing volunteerism to the facility. Considering the local Y’s longevity, YMCA officials said it was fitting to recognize the...