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FRONT PAGE ROUNDUP | Archives start 2-23-2009 (use upper right SEARCH BOX “2-23-2009“)
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Wheeling High welcomes back famous alumnus – Fri, 20 Mar 2009
Whoever said you can’t go home again never played professional football. Because in that case, it’s most certainly worth the trip.
Clubs & hobbies – Fri, 20 Mar 2009
Glenview Square Dance Club: 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 20, Glen Grove School, 3900 Glenview Road, Glenview. Round and Square dancing at the plus level.
Crafts, bazaars and markets – Fri, 20 Mar 2009
Friendship Park Conservatory Spring Craft Show: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, March 21, 395 Algonquin Road, Des Plaines. Artisans display dried florals, metal work, jewelry and more. Free.
Cook County briefs – Fri, 20 Mar 2009
No one was injured in a Thursday morning fire in a Palatine home on the 0-100 block of south Winston Drive. Crews responded around 10:15 a.m. and found smoke coming from the eaves and roof vents of the single-family home.
Police blotter – Thu, 19 Mar 2009
Two men stole $300 from a 79-year-old man on the 1200 block of East Suffield between 1 and 2 p.m. March 10 after they falsely convinced him their work crew had cleaned his gutters. They left in a black van.
Northwest suburban health and fitness – Thu, 19 Mar 2009
Wellness program: 1-3 p.m. Thursday, March 19, Victory Centre of Bartlett, 1101 W. Bartlett Road. Community health nurse Trish Simon talks about the free screenings offered to the public, including blood pressure, blood sugar, heart rate and hemoglobin/anemia checks.
Northwest suburban Neighbor sports – Thu, 19 Mar 2009
U.S. Olympic Basketball skills competition: 6 p.m. Thursday, March 19, Bartlett Community Center gymnasium, 700 S. Bartlett Road. Free and open to ages 8-13. Advance registration encouraged.
Mayor candidates disagree on what to do with Arlington Market – Wed, 18 Mar 2009
More than two years ago and in front of 100 residents, the Arlington Heights village board approved the Arlington Market project at a meeting that lasted until midnight.
Irish dancers show Arlington Heights students how it’s done – Tue, 17 Mar 2009
Trinity Irish Dancers showed some Arlington Heights students a traditional way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day – by dancing.
Northwest suburban networking – Wed, 18 Mar 2009
LeTip of Schaumburg Networking Group: 7-8:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 18, Poplar Creek Country Club, 1400 Poplar Creek Drive, Hoffman Estates. Business professionals meet to work together to promote each others businesses. Kevin, (847) 878-6211.
Police blotter – Wed, 18 Mar 2009
Kevin L. Kraus, 21, of the 0-100 block of 11th Avenue, Arlington Heights, was arrested around 1:45 a.m. March 12 at Algonquin and Golf roads and charged with possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia, driving under the influence of drugs and traffic violations.
Northwest suburban fundraisers – Wed, 18 Mar 2009
Alzheimer’s Association wine tasting: Thursday, March 19, River East Art Center, 435 E. Illinois St., Chicago. “A Toast to Remember,” premier wine tasting. $100-$125.