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FRONT PAGE ROUNDUP | Archives start 2-23-2009 (use upper right SEARCH BOX “2-23-2009“)
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Neighbors upset over plans for funeral home at cemetery – Sat, 28 Feb 2009
People drive by a cemetery and think maybe it’s a park or a forest preserve. But there’s no hiding what goes on inside a funeral home, said Jim Grossman.
Obama a hot topic a Black Teen Summit – Sat, 28 Feb 2009
A panel of educators and college students warned black high school students Friday that, despite the Obama presidency, some employers and teachers will still hold prejudices based on skin color.
Cook County briefs – Fri, 27 Feb 2009
Evidence from a separate pending disorderly conduct case can be used against the man accused of taking lewd photos of a 10-year-old boy at a Schaumburg restaurant, Cook County Circuit Court Judge John Scotillo ruled Thursday.
Police beat – Fri, 27 Feb 2009
A laptop computer was stolen out of a 2004 Chevrolet Aveo on the 600 block of West Rand Road between 3 p.m. Feb. 18 and 2 p.m. Feb. 20.
Northwest suburban clubs and hobbies – Fri, 27 Feb 2009
Walk the Line in 2009: Friday, Feb. 27 to Sunday, March 1, Westin Chicago North Shore, 600 Milwaukee Ave., Wheeling.
Northwest suburban nature calendar – Fri, 27 Feb 2009
Midwest Bass Busters: Bass fishing club is looking for new members at any experience level. No boat is necessary. Monthly meetings are held at The Where Else Lounge, Higgins Road and Lively Blvd., in Elk Grove Village.
Northwest suburban crafts and bazaars – Fri, 27 Feb 2009
Acrylic painting classes: 9 a.m.-noon Wednesdays beginning mid-March for eight weeks, The Studio, 1000 W. Central Road, Mount Prospect.
Northwest suburban religion notes – Fri, 27 Feb 2009
A Quarterly Memorial Service will be held honoring all those who have passed away at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 27, at Victory Centre, 1101 W. Bartlett Road, Bartlett.
The blotter – Fri, 27 Feb 2009
Low CPI has local school districts slashing expenses – Fri, 27 Feb 2009
Stimulus plan or no stimulus plan, many suburban school districts are hacking away at next year’s budgets because of a steep drop in the Consumer Price Index, a figure that determines how much property tax revenue schools can collect.
Hersey show choir and guest present the best of the American song book – Thu, 26 Feb 2009
If you like classic Broadway show tunes, Arlington Heights is the place to be this Saturday. Musical talent Daniel Narducci of Bloomington, Ind., takes the stage with Arlington Heights’ John Hersey High School swing choir to perform a medley of Broadway hits.
Palatine man charged after hit-and-run; police say drugs found – Wed, 25 Feb 2009
A 30-year-old Palatine man landed himself in court Wednesday after police say he hit a car, left the scene and passed out in his car, all with heroin in his possession.