Post a story


From the community

E-Friendly Way to Rid Your Home of E-Waste

Delta Institute, Cook County, and Forest Preserve District Partner To Collect E-Waste RecyclablesPilot Collection Events Will Test Locations as Possible Permanent Sites CHICAGO (May 31, … Read more ›

Artist booth at the Northbrook Farmers Market
From the community

Nonprofit Groups, Artists Showcase at Northbrook Farmers Market

Make Reservations Now Northbrook Farmers Market revolving tables are filling up quickly, so those interested in reserving booth space should contact the market immediately. The … Read more ›

From the community

New Mother New Baby to Host the Great Cloth Diaper Change

The Great Cloth Diaper Change World Record Breaking Attempt – New Mother New Baby Host to Local Northbrook Site Cloth diapers have come a long … Read more ›

Max A Pooch poses with litter he bagged during a morning walk in a park.
From the community

Max A Pooch nominated for American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards

The amazing dog that finds cans, bottles and other litter and puts them in their place is nominated in the "Emerging Heroes" category of the … Read more ›

Photo submitted by Round Lake Area Park District.

Guide to Easter events, bunny visits

Parents and kids, get our your Easter baskets and cameras. Here come the annual Easter egg hunts and bunny visits. The following is a list … Read more ›

subdivision in Hoffman Estates backs up to a Com-Ed Substation on Wednesday, March 7, 2012.  (Stacey Wescott/Chicago Tribune)

Lower electric rates: Voters could help scores of suburbs cut electric bills

Rare is the ballot-box initiative that could actually save taxpayers money. But in Tuesday’s primary election, voters in nearly 300 communities and counties across Illinois … Read more ›

photo courtesy of Foundation for Jewish Camp
From the community

Local Partners Team Up to Bring Modern Israel History Program to Summer Camps

The Skokie-based Lillian and Larry Goodman Foundations has awarded a four-year, $2.3 million matching grant to the iCenter and the Foundation for Jewish Camp (FJC) … Read more ›

From the community

Indiana Christian Vocal Group Brings "Music From The Camps – A Holocaust Cantata" to the North Shore This Sunday, February 19

CONTACT: Nancy Holab Nevins 847-446-7215 nhnevins@amyisrael.orgThe Vespers Chorale of South Bend, Indiana will perform music created by Jewish prisoners in Nazi death camps this Sunday, … Read more ›

This furry ermine showed off its snow-white winter coat during a hike through the woods in Wisconsin. Photo submitted by Jim Lennon.

‘Ermine’ wins photo contest

Jim Lennon’s photo of a furry ermine peeking out from behind a log won this week’s photo contest. As the winner, Lennon’s photograph will appear in … Read more ›

From the community

Chamber Businesses Offer Valentine's Day Specials

Enjoy a fabulous romantic surf and turf dinner for two at one of the area’s top restaurants, toast your Valentine with a romantic drink, shower … Read more ›