| Sep 30, 2013
| 3:14 PM
One hundred years ago last month, Deerfield residents gathered to celebrate the laying of the cornerstone for a new school. The old wooden school had burned down the previous May, and the community wasted no time getting plans underway for its new...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Q: With Independence Day around the corner, is there anything I can do to help our dog, Betty, who gets really nervous about the fireworks displays held fairly close to our home? -- M.M., Deerfield, IL
A: Run away! If you can, slip away for a few days to...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Long Island Medium On the Road in Chicago Recap Season 4: Long Island Medium “Chicago” Original Airdate: Sunday, July 7, 2013 Long Island Medium Theresa Caputo headed to the Windy City of Chicago for her second Long Island Medium On the Road...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 8:36 PM
WEEK 1 Friday. Aug. 30
Ag. Science 22, Roosevelt 0
Buffalo Grove 28, Leyden 14
Douglass 12, Bronzeville 8
Dunbar at Bogan, at Gately
DuSable at Aurora Christian, 7
Dyett at Marine, 4:15 at Rockne
Evergreen Park 2, Little Village 0 (forfeit)...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 3:11 PM
Games at 7:30 p.m. unless noted
Thursday, Sept. 19
Chicago Public, Big Shoulders
Amundsen at Mather, 4:15 at Lane
Steinmetz at Taft, at Lane
Chicago Public, Illini Land of Lincoln
King at Raby, 7:30 at Hanson
Phillips at Julian, 4:15 at Gately...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 11:00 AM
A crumbling, U-shaped asphalt entrance road at Mooney Cemetery in Highland Park has been resurfaced with permeable pavers. They are intended to solve flooding problems by channeling rainwater through underground pipes into two rain gardens.
| Sep 10, 2013
| 1:57 PM
Deerfield will get a quicker turnaround on water testing results at the Central Lake County Joint Action Water Agency in Lake Bluff because of the newer testing method used there.
But Highland Park officials say their testing method provides more...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 5:20 AM
With all due respect to his elders at the time, it's a good thing Geoff Gluck didn't listen to a coach when he was at Highland Park High School who told Gluck to put down his tennis racquet.
Otherwise, Gluck might have missed out on a hall-of-fame...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 11:10 AM
Beginning in the spring, a major rebuilding of a mile-long stretch of Deerfield Road will affect residents and businesses in both Deerfield and Highland Park.
But the timing is right, officials say, given the failing utilities beneath the road and...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 10:08 AM
The village of Deerfield has lifted the boil order that was imposed after the fecal coliform bacteria was found in the drinking water supply late last week.
The source of the contamination is still unknown, said Andrew Lichterman, assistant to the...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 6:40 AM
Deerfield officials apologized on Monday night for a delay in the boil water order issued Aug. 12, saying Highland Park employees working in the water testing lab did not clearly communicate the fecal coliform results to Deerfield employees.
| Aug 5, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Walking in Deerfield's North Trail subdivision recently, Mark Samuels stooped near the curb line, grabbed a chunk of asphalt that had crumbled from the road and flung it aside.
"There's no arguing it," said Samuels, an architectural photographer and...