| Jul 8, 2014
In 1979, the original Sony Walkman was the newest way to listen to music. Switchboard operators still connected telephone calls.
That's also when the Illinois village of North Riverside signed its first contract with the firefighters' union.
A lot has...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 5:04 PM
North Riverside's recent efforts to cure its pension-driven financial ills have little bearing on the question of whether the village violated state statutes by underfunding its police and fire pensions, a state Department of Insurance attorney said in...
| Jun 23, 2014
Last year North Riverside officials received a letter from a state agency ordering the village to start paying more into its underfunded pension accounts or face a financial reckoning.
The ultimatum and a shortage of cash prompted the village to...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 3:15 PM
The Tribune’s defense of suburban North Riverside’s bid to abolish its fire department in favor of a private, profit-incentive service steps way beyond the boundary of sensibility. Worse, your June 26 editorial advocates government malfeasance...
| Jun 26, 2014
North Riverside is a small town with a big problem: It can't make its pension payments.
The west Cook County suburb of 6,700 people faces a $1.9 million budget deficit. One big reason for the gap is that it has to make a $1.8 million payment to its...
| Oct 7, 2011
A new resume search claims more than 42,000 job hunters in Chicago.
Indeed.com launched its open resume search Sept. 14, but the site has been taking resume uploads since February, including imported LinkedIn profiles.
For now, the search at indeed.com/...
| Sep 16, 2011
| 2:13 PM
Hugs, tears and cheers greeted about 100 Illinois Army National Guard soldiers at a homecoming ceremony this morning in North Riverside following a 10-month deployment in the Mideast.
Several hundred family and friends waiting at the North Riverside...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 4:12 PM
CHICAGO (KTLA) -- A 34-year old man is behind bars after exposing himself to a theater filled with children watching "Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked."
About 30-minutes into the movie, Edward L. Brown allegedly stripped off his clothes and stood...
| Nov 18, 2007
The Defense Department last week identified the following American military personnel who were killed in Afghanistan, Iraq and Kuwait or who died at a military hospital of their injuries:
Derek R. Banks, 24, of Newport News, Va.; specialist, Army...