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WWII veteran Jack Roche will join six other veterans from The Garlands of Barrington on an Honor Flight July 11th.
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Seven WWII Garlands Veterans To Take Honor Flight to Washington

With the number of surviving World War II veterans on the decline, it’s amazing that seven WWII veterans from The Garlands of Barrington will all … Read more ›

Barrington-area resident and award-winning author Jim Proebstle will discuss his book, Fatal Incident, at the May 1 Barrington Noon Rotary Club luncheon at the Garlands.
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Noon Rotary Club involved in two upcoming events to honor World War II veterans and stories in the Barrington area

The Barrington Noon Rotary Club continues its recognition of World War II veterans and history by participating in and co-hosting two upcoming local events on … Read more ›

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Feb. 23-24: Trace Your Family History Workshop at the CLC Lakeshore Campus

Learn how to trace your family history at a series of Black History Month workshops on Feb. 23 and 24 being held at the College … Read more ›

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Where Are You Today?: 70th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor Attack

In the early morning hours of December 7, 1941, Japanese planes bombed Pearl Harbor Hawaii. Before the day was over, the Unites States lost airplanes, … Read more ›

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Classic Cinemas Chain Honored With Statewide Preservation Award

The Classic Cinemas chain of movie theatres and its owners, Willis Johnson with his wife Shirley and son Chris were recently recognized with the “Stewardship … Read more ›

Crew members from USS LST 888 have been holding reunions since 1986 and met in late September at the Lincolnshire, Marriot. The U.S. Navy vessel was decommissioned in 1946 after serving in the Pacific during WWII.  Front row, left to right: Leonard Nappa, Ernest Hasemeyer, Tony Rocha. Back row, left to right: Jim Buck, Paul Terry, Alan DeMuth, Bill Ellmann. (Photo by Brian L. Cox, special to the Tribune)

WWII veterans of Navy troop transport gather in Lincolnshire

It’s not too often that 85-year-old Lake Zurich native Norbert W. Ellmann is considered the youngster in a group. But when the group is made … Read more ›

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In their own words: TribLocal contributors reflect on 9/11

Sept. 11, 2001, dawned bright and clear, but before the day was out indelible memories had been etched into our collective consciousness. For the 10-year … Read more ›

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Piano History in Crystal Lake

There is an old piano in Crystal Lake with some ties to Chicago History. In particular to the Chicago Fire of 1871. The story that … Read more ›

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Civil Rights Attorney Donates a piece of African American History to University

(Chicago, IL) May 18, 2011 – Celebrated matrimonial attorney and historian Jeffery M. Leving will be donating an original 1855 first edition of My Bondage … Read more ›

Josh Carl has big plans to make the Joy of the Game huge for local residents while keeping high profile events at the facility. (Jeff Vorva/Tribune)

Sky is the limit for Josh Carl, Joy of the Game

When Josh Carl was a junior basketball star, he brought a lot of joy to Glenbrook North fans when he helped get the Spartans down … Read more ›