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FRONT PAGE ROUNDUP | Archives start 2-23-2009 (use upper right SEARCH BOX “2-23-2009“)
Obama’s top economic adviser Lawrence Summers: ‘free-fall’ ending »»» Rick Santorum: Obama has a deep-seated antipathy toward American values and traditions »»» Petraeus: US will increase presence near pirates near Horn of Africa »»» USS Bainbridge (DDG-96) on the scene: Somali pirates keep Maersk Alabama freighter Richard Phillips hostage »»» Another bossnapping incident at French auto parts maker »»» San Jose Police: Sabotage, fiber optic cables cut in manhole disrupt Santa Clara, Santa Cruz counties, 9-1-1 »»» Angels Nick Adenhart killed in DUI hit-and-run crash »»» Joliet Emperss Casino closed until mid-to-late-June »»» Obama’s team virtually all Chicago millionaires »»» Meijer pulls ‘Save My Planet’ ferret pet toy after one toy found infested with worms »»»
Northwest suburban crafts and bazaars – Fri, 10 Apr 2009
Silent Auction: Through 9 p.m. Monday, April 27, Indian Trails Public Library, 355 S. Schoenbeck Road, Wheeling. The Foundation for the Indian Trails Public Library District will host a silent auction for the public.
Northwest suburban clubs notes – Fri, 10 Apr 2009
Northwest Suburban Astronomers: 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 10, Hoffman Estates Park District Community Center, 1685 W. Higgins Road, Hoffman Estates. Open to the public.
Northwest suburban pets and wildlife – Fri, 10 Apr 2009
Be Citizens for Conservation volunteer: Citizens for Conservation restoration volunteers work from 9-11 a.m. every Thursday and Saturday. Jobs include: sowing legume seed, cutting brush, rescuing native plants and planting sedges.
Northwest suburban religion notes – Fri, 10 Apr 2009
Spiritual master: H.H. Sant Rajinder Singh Ji Maharaj, a spiritual master, will speak in Hindi with English translation at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 10, at the Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel, 1551 N. Thoreau Drive, Schaumburg.
Northwest suburban briefs – Fri, 10 Apr 2009
Applications are being taken now for space at the Elk Grove High School Grenadier Athletic Boosters Community Garage Sale, the organization’s spring fundraiser. The sale will be May 16 at the school, 500 W. Elk Grove Blvd., Elk Grove Village.
Northwest suburban Easter services – Fri, 10 Apr 2009
Atonement Lutheran: 909 E. Main St., Barrington. Vigil at 8 p.m. Saturday, April 11; traditional services at 8 and 9:30 a.m. and contemporary service at 11 a.m. Sunday, April 12. (847) 381-0243, churchofatonement.org.
Vernon Hills runner turns passion into children’s book – Thu, 9 Apr 2009
Glen McGowean never ran a marathon until his oldest brother started running them for fun. Marathons led him to triathlons, which led him to his wife, and eventually to a series of children’s books about a triathlon-prone family.
With no regrets, Pinney doesn’t rule out running for other political offices – Thu, 9 Apr 2009
There probably won’t be another Leslie Pinney for a long time. She was controversial even before winning her seat four years ago after raising $20,000 to run for the nonpaying spot on the Northwest Suburban High School District 214 board.
Music video highlight of Special Olympics conference – Wed, 8 Apr 2009
In 1969, “One” was the loneliest number you’d ever know, at least according to Three Dog Night. Wednesday, it took on a whole new meaning, musically speaking.
Northwest suburban health and fitness – Thu, 9 Apr 2009
Ostomy Support group: 1 p.m. Thursday, April 9, Northwest Community Hospital, Busse Center, B1, Room LC7-8, Arlington Heights. Walgreens pharmacist Len Zych and Eric Morrow with Shield Healthcare talk about the services they provide.
Northwest suburban Neighbor sports – Thu, 9 Apr 2009
Palatine Panthers registration: The Palatine Amateur Football Association is accepting registration for its 2009 season. Open to ages 8-14.
Arlington Heights voters go with experience at the polls – Thu, 9 Apr 2009
Unlike Palatine, it looks like voters are pretty happy with the way things are going in Arlington Heights. Not only did Arlene Mulder win back her spot as village president but so did every last one of the village board incumbents.