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John Sobol, longtime North Shore barber, dies

John Sobol ran John’s Barber Shop in Wilmette for 55 years and brought to the job all the requisite talents — natty appearance, a broad … Read more ›

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CJE SeniorLife Builds Awareness for National Crime Victims' Rights Week Through Highland Park Cable Show

Have you or someone you know been the victim of a crime? To help build awareness for National Crime Victims’ Rights Week [April 22-28], CJE … Read more ›

The Famous Brothers perform Wednesday, April 25th 8PM at The Laughing Chameleon, in the Glen.  $10 in advance/ $12 at the door
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Will Clinger, Former Star of Wild Chicago, With the Skinny on The Famous Brothers

Will Clinger is probably best known as the host of Wild Chicago, a TV program that looked at the offbeat side of the city and … Read more ›

Franklin McMahon, artist who covered news events, dies at 90

Franklin McMahon covered the world and its newsmakers with a pencil and a sketch pad. “He told what he saw through his art,” said his … Read more ›

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Frozen Dreams Ice Skating Show

Need a Valentines gift? Looking for some entertainment ? Come check out “Frozen Dreams Ice Show” at Rocket Ice Arena Saturday February 25th at 7pm. … 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 ›

Doris McClory, widow of former Cong. Robert McClory, dies

The Daily Herald reports: She never held public office but Doris Hibbard McClory, a fixture in Washington D.C. and Lake County, was well known and … Read more ›

Stanley Whitten, former U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission investigator, dies

The Chicago Sun-Times reports: As an investigator for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Stanley Whitten hunted down Wall Street swindlers who were part of … Read more ›

Magician JB Brash dies

Magic grabbed Joel A. Brash in the 1960s, when he was a University of Wisconsin football player. Walking through his dormitory one day, he saw … Read more ›

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Lynne Jordan plays benefit concert for Kids with Special Needs

Lynne Jordan & The Shivers is one of Chicago's finest R & B bands to date, is performing at the Cubby Bear North tonight, at … Read more ›