Citing rising costs and low enrollment, Cardinal Francis George has said some Archdiocese Schools will be closed or consolidated.
Oct. 29 1:02 p.m. |
The Park Ridge-Niles District 64 is currently in the midst of removing asbestos from Jefferson Elementary School – and it's making plans to remove from the other schools.
Oct. 28 4:39 p.m. |
Complete playoff brackets for Class 8A through 1A.
The story contains information about New Trier, Loyola, Maine South, Glenbrook South, Evanston, Niles West, Glenbrook North, Maine East and Niles North.
The story contains information about New Trier, Maine South, Loyola, Niles North, Niles West, Glenbrook North, Evanston, Glenbrook South, Notre Dame and Maine East.
Art and commerce often combine. Someone had the bright idea of making action figures of the two main "Breaking Bad" characters, Walter White and Jesse Pinkman. Then someone had the not-so-bright idea of selling them at Toys R Us.
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Oct. 28 11 a.m. |
Donnie Dunagan, who appeared as the son of Baron Wolf von Frankenstein (Basil Rathbone) and was menaced by Boris Karloff (the Monster), will attend the screening of "Son of Frankenstein" at Park Ridge's Pickwick Theatre Oct. 30.
Arts & Entertainment
Comedian Tom Dreesen has seen it all. In the 1960s, the Harvey native pioneered the first interracial stand-up comedian team with Tim Reid (best known for his later role as Venus Flytrap on “WKRP in Cincinnati”). In the 1970s, he helped lead the strike against Mitzi Shore's iconic Comedy Store. Dressen also appeared on the “Tonight Show” 61 times and served as Frank Sinatra’s opening act for 14 years.
Oct. 27 noon |
Robert K. Elder
We’ve been debating about making voting easier for citizens and more accurate and secure. Unfortunately, to make the vote count accurate and secure, you have to make it harder to cast a ballot. But making it easier for people to vote opens the doors wide to fraud.
Oct. 27 11 a.m. |
Help Squad: In June I went to make a phone call from my home office and the line was dead, so I decided to call it. A man answered. Upon my asking, he said he had ordered a landline from AT&T that was installed on June 14. He said, “It is my number now,” and hung up.
Oct. 27 11 a.m. |