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FRONT PAGE ROUNDUP | Archives start 2-23-2009 (use upper right SEARCH BOX “2-23-2009“)
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Freddie’s coming to Elk Grove, Hersey high schools – Mon, 27 Apr 2009
Students at two Northwest suburban high schools will have the chance be in the remake of a classic horror movie, with filming to be done on both campuses, an official said Sunday.
Daily Herald’s Photos of the Week – Mon, 27 Apr 2009
Disabled Conant dad fought for access for students and parents – Mon, 27 Apr 2009
Mike Lyons saw the flight of stairs and decided he’d reached the end of his rapidly fraying rope. The father of two students at Conant High School in Hoffman Estates had missed teacher conferences and awards ceremonies. He’d been isolated from the crowd at football games and swim meets.
Kids, teens and family – Mon, 27 Apr 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, 27 Apr 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, 27 Apr 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.
Car fire on Addams Tollway ramp at Arlington Heights Rd. – Sun, 26 Apr 2009
Illinois State Police were called to the scene of a car fire Sunday morning. State police Master Sgt. Robert Fierstein said police and fire responded to a report at about 7:30 a.m. of a vehicle that was pulled over and smoking south of the Arlington Heights Road exit on the Jane Addams Tollway.
Northwest suburbs in 60 seconds – Mon, 27 Apr 2009
Volunteerism celebrated; have ice cream, help fire dept.; make Diaper Day donations; shelter seeks ‘taggers’;
After tumor’s return, Johnsburg family hopes for 2nd ‘miracle’ – Sun, 26 Apr 2009
This time there is no private jet, no Make-A-Wish trip to see the monkeys at the zoo, no frantic quest for help from strangers. Instead, Taylor Radtke’s stunned and desperate family quietly will make their way to O’Hare International Airport today to catch a flight to Phoenix where, once again, they hope to find a miracle.
Northwest suburban local A&E – Sun, 26 Apr 2009
“High School Musical”: Through May 9, Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire. 10 a.m. Sundays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays; 11 a.m. Saturdays. Based on the smash hit Disney film. $12. (847) 634-0200 or Marriott Theatre.com.
Northwest suburban briefs – Sun, 26 Apr 2009
The deadline is Monday, April 27 to submit photographs to the Northwest Cultural Council’s 2009 fifth annual international juried photography exhibition, “Pop Shots – Images Celebrating Dads.”
Cook County briefs – Sat, 25 Apr 2009
Schaumburg, Palatine and Wheeling townships will hold their monthly senior job club at 1 p.m., Tuesday, April 28, at Schaumburg Township hall, 1 Illinois Blvd. in Hoffman Estates.