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Farther Foundation education travel grants help deserving students

This past summer, with the help of Farther Foundation, 16 eager and deserving Chicago High School students had the opportunity to travel across the country … Read more ›

James Sprowl was an expert on the nexus of law and technology. (HANDOUT / October 17, 2011)

James Sprowl, patent attorney and technology expert, dies at 70

Long before laptops and LexisNexis became standard tools of the legal profession, patent attorney James Sprowl was working to connect his colleagues with technology. A … Read more ›

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Illinois is Broke – $140 BILLION in debt – and if you’re a teacher it’s bad news for you. It’s basic math. There is not … Read more ›

Dr. Reid O. Engelmann, plastic surgeon, dies at 89

Services for Dr. Reid O. Engelmann, 89, who taught at Northwestern University’s medical school and was an attending surgeon at several north suburban hospitals, will … Read more ›

Members of the Page It Forward Deerfield Team (pictured L to R: Brooke Jackson, Spencer Jackson, Michelle Jackson, Ryan Wilkov, Andee Wilkov, Ally Wilkov, Willie Wilkov) drop off two truckloads of new and gently used children’s books at Bernie’s Book Bank. The local team has already collected 5,000 books toward their personal goal of 10,000. North suburban residents who want to help, visit:
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Deerfield Family Sets Goal to Collect 10,000 Books for Lake County Kids; Calls on Local Residents to Help

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In Memoriam: Saphir leaves sweet-sounding legacy in Wilmette

Wilmette Beacon reports: On the day of his passing, Kurt Saphir said to his son Dennis, “How can I be turning 86 when I feel … Read more ›