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  • Rabbi from Joliet Jewish Congregation discusses "giving thanks" from a Jewish perspective

    JOLIET – Do Jews celebrate Thanksgiving?That was the title of a discussion hosted Nov. 23 by Charles ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 4:05 pm
  • Cook County Health Department reports increase in flu-like cases

    An increase in the number of people seeking emergency room treatment, and in reported school absences, for exhibiting flu-like symptoms caused the Coo ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 1:29 pm
  • PLANIT 5 For Nov. 26- Dec.4

    Grayslake Tree Lighting FestivalWHERE: Downtown Grayslake, Center & Whitney streetsWHEN: 5:30-8 p.m. ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 12:08 pm
  • Music invigorates ballet students

    Like sunshine to a beach, music to a ballet class invigorates this classical art form.   Dancers can perform without it, but it’s so much richer ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 11:16 am
  • Joliet woman organized blood drives for her 40th birthday, in memory of her husband

    JOLIET – Kyla Fris, of Joliet, didn’t want gifts or cards or flowers for her 40th birthday.She only ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 5:00 pm
  • Ski New England!

    “The East Coast ski resort scene is not one to be overlooked,” advises Ski.com.  “A long history of ski culture and New England charm result in an exp ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 10:35 am
  • Fawn rescued after losing footing on Campton Hills lake

    CAMPTON HILLS – A deer that lost its footing on an icy Campton Hills lake was brought to safety Friday morning, uninjured.
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 8:57 pm
  • O’Sole Mio closes Batavia, St. Charles locations

    BATAVIA – Friday was the last day for O’Sole Mio at 27 N. River St. in downtown Batavia.The restaura ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 8:42 pm
  • Hearing test easy to take

    Raise your hand if you hear the beep.” That simple process is part of a complex hearing test that helps patients learn the status of their hearing, an ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 9:40 am
  • Plainfield pastor seeks to capture elusive details, candid moments

    PLAINFIELD – He’s a bishop, pastor, husband, father and author of several motivational books.But whe ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 5:30 pm
  • PLANIT 5 For No. 20-27

    Philoptochos' fest on tapWHERE: St. Demetrios Church, 1400 O'Plaine Road, LibertyvilleWHEN: Noon-8 p ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 11:31 am
  • Writing the ‘Great American Novel’

    Marte Freke Smiewec started writing her novel “The Woodsman” in 2009, but never got around to finishing it.
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Noah’s Arcade to perform Saturday in Aurora

    Those familiar with the music of singer-songwriter and guitarist Noah Gabriel might be surprised by his latest effort.
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • New Lenox church hosts annual community Thanksgiving celebration

    NEW LENOX – Unannounced guests for Thanksgiving dinner might panic some hosts, but for George Rumbaugh of Tinley Park, the more, the merrier.
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 5:50 pm
  • Family, friends support Elmhurst boy with muscular disorder

    ELMHURST – Marshall Bell takes off, ready for the pass. A second later, he spins around over his shoulder, hand extended over his head just in time fo ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 7:58 am
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