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FRONT PAGE ROUNDUP | Archives start 2-23-2009 (use upper right SEARCH BOX “2-23-2009“)
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Stabbing charge dismissed against Arlington Hts. man – Thu, 23 Apr 2009
Cook County prosecutors dismissed aggravated battery charges against 34-year-old Alberto Malaga-Antele for a March 28 stabbing in the 1100 block of E. Algonquin Road in Arlington Heights.
Neighbor sports – Thu, 23 Apr 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.
Health and fitness – Thu, 23 Apr 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.
Cook County briefs – Thu, 23 Apr 2009
The 10th annual Run for Rett will be at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, April 25, in Busse Woods in Elk Grove Village.
St. Viator star was among the best players of his era – Wed, 22 Apr 2009
One of the area’s most memorable all-state basketball players, who made a name for himself shooting free throws underhanded, passed away last week.
Nobody goes hungry at Chefs’ Fest – Wed, 22 Apr 2009
As hundreds chowed down Tuesday night at the 16th annual Chefs’ Fest, the line grew to more than 50 people waiting to attack the food at Ruth’s Chris Steak House.
Rolling Meadows-based team wins national robotics competition – Tue, 21 Apr 2009
The WildStangs robotics team continued its winning tradition in a big way by taking first place in a national competition. The Rolling Meadows High School-based group brought home the trophy from the weekend tournament, the FIRST Robotics Competition, in Atlanta.
Public service – Wed, 22 Apr 2009
Events where participation would benefit the public, such as volunteer events, social service clubs, call for donations to military, blood drives, bone marrow drives, food pantry drive, people who are giving away food, etc. Deadline is two weeks before event date.
Networking – Wed, 22 Apr 2009
Events that help those in the business world network with each other, such as political meetings, chamber events, business outings and job fairs. Deadline is two weeks before event date.
The briefs – Wed, 22 Apr 2009
Reception May 5 for officials, public; spring clean with Salt Creek Park Dist.; Des Plaines marks Earth, Arbor days; Buffalo Grove has health, wellness fair
Fundraisers – Wed, 22 Apr 2009
Events that raise money for some type of charity, including galas, golf outings, rummage sales, shopping events, fashion shows, picnics and sport nights. Deadline is two weeks before event date.
Lake County briefs – Wed, 22 Apr 2009
Fremont Township officials will dedicate Behm Homestead Park, 22222 W. Peterson Road, Grayslake, at 7 p.m. May 12. The park has football, baseball, softball and lacrosse fields; shuffle board and horseshoes; a walking path; and a centrally located playground.