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FRONT PAGE ROUNDUP | Archives start 2-23-2009 (use upper right SEARCH BOX “2-23-2009“)
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Cook County briefs – Sat, 14 Mar 2009
The Des Plaines River near Des Plaines is at 5.55 feet and is expected to be below flood stage, 5 feet, at 7 a.m. today, according to the National Weather Service.
Police blotter – Fri, 13 Mar 2009
Roxanne R. Diaz, 23, of the 0-100 block of East Streamwood Boulevard, Streamwood, was arrested around 5:25 a.m. March 8 on the 400 block of West Algonquin Road and charged with traffic violations, transportation of open liquor and driving under the influence. Her court date is March 25.
Northwest suburban religion notes – Fri, 13 Mar 2009
Western Wall’ prayer center: The Congregation at North Northfield United Methodist Church in Northbrook has created a Western Wall as part of a prayer center for Lent.
Northwest suburban clubs notes – Fri, 13 Mar 2009
Northwest Suburban Astronomers: 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 13, Hoffman Estates Park District Community Center, 1685 W. Higgins Road, Hoffman Estates. Open to the public. Free. Gordon, (847) 231-3145 or nsaclub.org.
Northwest suburban nature calendar – Fri, 13 Mar 2009
History of the Canary: 1:45 p.m. Friday, March 13, Victory Centre of Bartlett, 1101 W. Bartlett Road. Donald Perez presents, the history of the Canary. Free, register at (630) 213-0100.
Northwest suburban crafts and bazaars – Fri, 13 Mar 2009
Indoor Fishing Flea Market: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, March 14, Rolling Meadows High School, 2901 Central Road, Rolling Meadows. Rolling Meadows Choral Boosters and Chicagoland Muskie Hunters tenth annual Indoor Fishing Flea Market.
Cook County briefs – Fri, 13 Mar 2009
The League of Women Voters is presenting a forum featuring candidates from various units of government in Wheeling Township from 9:30 a.m. to midafternoon Saturday, March 14, at the third floor Arlington Heights Village Hall, 33 South Arlington Heights Road.
Daily Herald weekly photo contest finalists – Thu, 12 Mar 2009
Arlington Heights officer of the year honored – Thu, 12 Mar 2009
The Arlington Heights Police Department and Rotary honored Sgt. Michael J. Shabez as 2008 L.W. Calderwood Officer of the Year in a luncheon Thursday at the Wellington of Arlington Restaurant.
Police blotter – Thu, 12 Mar 2009
Joshua N. Wilson, 18, of the 300 block of Gierz Street, Downers Grove, was arrested around 3:20 a.m. Feb. 28 on the 0-100 block of Ferndale Road and charged with possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. His court date is March 18.
Northwest suburban health and fitness – Thu, 12 Mar 2009
Events that focus on physical and mental health, well-being and fitness, including runs, walks, exercise events, classes, health screenings, mental health screenings and support information, support groups starting up, Deadline is two weeks before event date.
Northwest suburban Neighbor sports – Thu, 12 Mar 2009
Tryouts and clinics for community sports groups, plus sporting events and tournaments, skate competitions, public appearances by sports stars in the area, autograph signings, sports conventions, etc. Deadline is two weeks before event date.