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Northwest suburbs in 60 seconds – Mon, 16 Mar 2009
Early voting begins today; Reba honors Maine W. coach; candidate forums upcoming; food work pays dividends
Kids, teens and family – Mon, 16 Mar 2009
Events specifically for children or teens as well as those for families, including classes, park and library programs, music, dances, family fitness events, battles of the bands. Deadline is two weeks before event date.
Adult social calendar – Mon, 16 Mar 2009
Events for adults that are largely social, such as singles events, reunions, game nights, wine tastings and adult open gym nights. Deadline is two weeks before event date.
50 Plus – Mon, 16 Mar 2009
Events that specify they are for those who are over age 50, including trips, classes, support programs, fitness and lectures. Deadline is two weeks before event date.
Police beat – Mon, 16 Mar 2009
The blotter for Arlington Heights, Des Plaines, Mount Prospect, Prospect Heights, Rolling Meadows and Wheeling
Arlington Heights trustee candidates spar over resident’s letter – Sun, 15 Mar 2009
A debate over a letter about handicapped curbs broke out between Arlington Heights trustee candidates at a forum on Saturday.
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.