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Glenview officials will dedicate a plaque May 19 at 106 Park Drive to commemorate the home's landmark designation. (File photo)

Plaque to be dedicated at historic Glenview home

Glenview officials on Saturday will dedicate a plaque to commemorate the village’s first home to be designated a local historic landmark. Laurie Weber, who owns … Read more ›

Julia Bikbova adjusts the uniform of Stepan Borozinets, a highly decorated Russian air force pilot during World War II, at the Skokie library on May 8. The Russian veterans were celebrating on the eve of "Victory Day," May 9, the date many Russians celebrate the end of the war and the defeat of the Nazis. (Brian L. Cox / Special to the Tribune.)

Former Soviet vets of World War II want to reconnect with their American allies

Like many military veterans, Stepan Borozinets can tell hair-raising stories of combat. Borozinets, 89, a highly decorated pilot in the Soviet air force during World … Read more ›

From the community

Istanbul and the Golden Horn: Connecting Two Cultures

Istanbul and the Golden Horn: Connecting Two CulturesHistorian and author Jerome O’Connor shares highlights of his December 2011 visit to the legendary city and empire … Read more ›

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Words, War, Worry-A Veterans' Day Remembrance

Sixty-eight years ago, on November 11, 1943, my grandmother penned a letter to her youngest son, training to be a navigator in World War II. … Read more ›

More than 100 people attended a Sept. 11 ceremony, where individuals tied yellow ribbons along the border of a handmade flag. (Jennifer Delgado/Tribune)

OCC remembers Sept. 11 with handwoven flag

Students, veterans and area residents gathered at Oakton Community College to pay tribute to the victims of Sept. 11 by tying 3,000 yellow ribbons to … 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 ›

9/11 anniversary ceremony to be held in Gallery Park

Like other communities across the United States, Glenview will mark the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks with a ceremony honoring those … Read more ›

SPOTLIGHT: Collectors reveal origins of hobbies

Some collections start accidentally, with a trinket purchased at a souvenir shop, others with a gift. Some grow out of a fascination with a specific … 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 ›

The outer finish of the cabinetry is what distinguishes its quality, value and longevity, as exemplified in this photo of Wood-Mode’s Southern Plantation-themed library and entertainment area.
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Defining “custom” in custom cabinetry

In life, they say, you get what you pay for. And that’s certainly true when it comes to custom cabinetry. But, what exactly, defines custom … Read more ›