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Bob Boone honored by College Bound Opportunities
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Former Highland Park High School Teacher Honored at Annual Gala: Bob Boone Receives Award from College Bound Opportunities

Glencoe resident and former Highland Park High School teacher, Bob Boone, was recently honored by College Bound Opportunities (CBO) for his dedication to mentoring local … Read more ›

From left to right, CBO Scholars Dylan Carrigan, Tatiana Alonso, Arturo Vergara, and Chase Ellman celebrate their college graduation.
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Graduation Spells Success for Area Students: College Bound Opportunities Celebrates the Graduation of 31 Scholars

It's graduation season and students from high school to college are celebrating their achievement. Many high school graduates are preparing for their next step into … Read more ›

CBO Scholars could see their debt burden nearly double after graduating college as college costs continue to rise.
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Access to College Threatened by Rising Costs: College Bound Opportunities Appeals for Help for its Scholars

(Riverwoods, IL) In just a few weeks, high school seniors from across the country will be graduating, and many will begin preparation for their next … Read more ›

(L to R) First Bank of Highland Park President and CEO Randy Green, St. James School Assistant Principal Mary Vitulli, St. James School students Kristin Bradford, Hattie Mikulenka and Vanessa Lara with St. James School Principal Deborah Dedeo at the reception honoring Jr. Banking Ambassador Program graduates. Photo courtesy of Audrey Suffrin Public Relations, LLC.
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Innovative Peer-to-Peer Banking Program Trains Youth to Teach Classmates Fiscal Responsibility

CONTACT: Audrey Suffrin Public Relations, LLC Office: 847.607.9559 Cell: 847.204.2534 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Innovative Peer-to-Peer Banking Program Trains Youth to Teach Classmates Fiscal Responsibility … Read more ›

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Sheila Leonard, wife of radio personality Roy Leonard, dies

Sheila Leonard often played a role in her husband Roy’s long-running conversation with listeners during his 31 years at WGN-AM. “She went with me everywhere,” … Read more ›

Loren Hutter, MD
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Links Medical Director Honored as Teacher, Community Leader

Loren Hutter, MD, a Wilmette resident, has been the volunteer medical director of Links – North Shore Youth Health Service since 1995, a Board member … Read more ›

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Super Kids Celebrate Education on Super Bowl Sunday

(Riverwoods, IL) While many people were preparing to watch the big game on Sunday, students from Highland Park High School, Deerfield High School, and Lake … Read more ›

Jack Hicks worked at the Deerfield Public Library for more than three decades. ---Photo courtesy of the Hicks family

Deerfield’s top librarian remembered for his loyalty, love of books

Local officials this month mourned the death of Jack Hicks, who worked at the Deerfield Public Library for more than 34 years and ran it … Read more ›

Former Deerfield library leader dies at 72

The Northbrook Star reports: Jack Alan Hicks, the renaissance man who led the Deerfield Public Library through its major growth period, has died. He was … Read more ›


Longtime Lake County publisher dies

William Schroeder produced his first newspaper when he was 12, a four-pager complete with cartoons for his grade school. He went on to start the … Read more ›