When she was growing up, Karen Bronge-Pagano always liked hockey.
Still, it took a little time to get used to watching her daughter, Gina, grab a stick and skate around the ice.
“I was nervous, but she was good at it and enjoyed it,” said Bronge-Pagano, a Deerfield resident who grew to love watching her daughter play hockey.
The Teamsters Local 700, the union representing corrections officers and supervisors along with lieutenants and sergeants of the Lake County Sheriff’s Highway Patrol Division, has endorsed the sheriff’s opponent in the upcoming election.
July 29 2:49 p.m. |
The Highland Park City Council didn’t have the necessary votes Monday to approve a Dunkin’ Donuts drive-through and strip shopping center at Green Bay Road and Second Street.
But the split, 3-3 vote left open the possibility the proposal could be brought back for a vote when all seven council members are in attendance.
July 29 10:50 a.m. |
Illinois regulators say a Highland Park doctor misled a 79-year-old patient by issuing a bogus medical marijuana certification for a $250 fee.
Arts & Entertainment
Documentary film "Sukkah City" will premiere in the Chicago area at the North Suburban Synagogue Beth El on September 7.
It started with a city — a city full of soccer fields. Ghida Neukirch’s love of city government was born while planning a city for...
July 28 1:55 p.m. |
Officials from the Illinois Office of Tourism and Visit Lake County were at Great America on Monday, July 28, to unveil the county’s tourism-related revenue for 2013: $1.2 billion, up 1.6 percent from 2012.
Arts & Entertainment
July 28 1:44 p.m. |
The square dance music and callers’ chant filled the choice hotel lobby of Westin Chicago Northwest, where for three days more than 800 enthusiasts gathered to learn, dance and socialize.
July 26 6:13 p.m. |
In 1998, more than 250,000 attended the Lake County Fair. Granted, it is now a five-day festival rather than a six-day one, but for whatever reason, 200,000 visitors is the stuff of memories. In 2009, attendance was 138,000. It dropped below the 100,000 mark in 2011 and remains there.
July 25 11:59 a.m. |
Stevenson senior Sophia Way is not on any list of Illinois’s highest-ranked girls basketball players.
July 24 4:44 p.m. |
Property owners in Highland Park and other portions of Moraine Township will soon be receiving their 2014 assessment notices. The notices are set to be mailed July 30, though the next township-wide, quadrennial reassessment will not take place until 2015.
July 24 2:53 p.m. |
Hi, my name is Alana. I attend school in the Hawthorn District. I am doing a community service project collecting new school supplies and gently used backpacks with working zippers. All of the supplies will go to Lake County area schools.
In an era day when Congressional gridlock makes passage of legislation difficult, Rep. Brad Schneider (D-Deerfield) saw a unanimous vote on the second bill he has authored since he took office in 2013.
July 23 5:03 p.m. |