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  • District 207 names new board member

    District 207 names new board member
    A hospital administrator and Maine South graduate has been selected to fill a vacancy on the District 207 school board, Maine Township High School district officials announced this week. Board members voted unanimously at a special meeting Sunday to...
  • Cracking the egg shell hassle

    Cracking the egg shell hassle
    Q: When I boil eggs I get variable results, sometime the shells are easy to remove other times they stick tightly to the whites.  Is there a trick?  I would like this year's colored Easter eggs to be easy to shell. --Andrew Maselli, Chicago A: The...
  • Park Ridge moves to change ethics complaint process

    Park Ridge moves to change ethics complaint process
    Future ethics complaints against Park Ridge officials will have to say what laws or rules are believed to have been violated, and aldermen will get the final say on whether complaints will be investigated, under proposed changes to the city's ethics...
  • Park Ridge will have to raise taxes, official warns

    Park Ridge will have to raise taxes, official warns
    Park Ridge Finance Director Kent Oliven recently told aldermen that, as things currently stand, the city will have to raise its property tax levy by 16.38 percent, or $2.9 million, in December to cover the ballooning debt to a special taxing district used...
  • Ready, set, vote!

    Ready, set, vote!
    TribLocal readers have spoken! Now it's time to vote. You nominated local high school athletes for TribLocal Readers' Athlete of the Month May challenge. Now the game is going to heat up, because polls are open! You may vote once every 24 hours...
  • Ford Mustang turns 50 with no hint of mid-life crisis

    Ford Mustang turns 50 with no hint of mid-life crisis
    (Reuters) - April 17, 2014 is the 50th anniversary of the first Ford Mustang. The anniversary evokes a long-ago day when new cars could generate as much excitement, at least in America, as new iPads. The car caused a sensation, even though it wasn't a...
  • Demonstrators again press for U of C trauma center

    Demonstrators again press for U of C trauma center
    Upset that there is no trauma center that serves adults on the South Side, demonstrators are pressing again this week for the University of Chicago to reopen the unit it closed in 1988. The protesters, some of them clergy members, say it's incongruous for...
  • Park Ridge nullifies deal on labor agreement

    Park Ridge nullifies deal on labor agreement
    Park Ridge aldermen on Monday upheld Mayor David Schmidt's veto of a new labor agreement that would have shifted some health insurance costs from the city to the employees' union and settled mutual "unfair labor practice" allegations. Their 5-2 vote...
  • District 207 seeks new board member

    District 207 seeks new board member
    District 207 officials are seeking to fill a school board vacancy after the resignation of long-time board member Donna Pellar. Pellar, a Park Ridge resident who joined the Maine Township High School District 207 school board in 1995, submitted her...
  • Park Ridge Park District wins state grant

    Park Ridge Park District wins state grant
    The Park Ridge Park District won a $750,000 state grant to help pay for buying the former Youth Campus, officials announced recently. Park District officials announced the grant award on April 7, just hours before Park Ridge aldermen overwhelmingly...
  • Park Ridge officials change ethics rules

    Park Ridge officials change ethics rules
    Ethics complaints against Park Ridge officials must now cite specific violations in their accusation, and aldermen will get the final say on whether complaints will be investigated, under changes to the city's ethics ordinance that won final approval on...
  • Lake Zurich, Mundelein, Grayslake police blotter: April 22

    Lake Zurich, Mundelein, Grayslake police blotter: April 22
    The following items were taken from police reports: Lake Zurich •A Lake Zurich resident reported on April 14 that $11,000 in unauthorized charges were made on a credit card. •A 33-year-old Wauconda man was arrested April 14 at 11:31 p.m....