Dear Help Squad, The Village of Skokie did construction on our street this summer. On July 10, they accidentally hit a gas pipe. Nicor was called; they came out and told us a tree had to be removed to fix the pipe.
Sept. 29 11 a.m. |
“I can’t go to school anymore,” my eighth-grader said — multiple times — last year. Then, in February, she grew frighteningly quiet as she waged a silent war that few at her school recognized or discussed.
Sept. 26 8:30 a.m. |
On a recent friends and family camping adventure, rain got the better of us and we wisely opted to trade in our campfire fare and umbrellas for seats in a warm and dry restaurant. As we perused the menu we came across an unexpected appetizer offering.
Sept. 25 noon |
For 50 years, Jim Peterik has been a staple of the Chicago-area music scene. He first hit it big with the Berwyn-based band the Ides of March and their brassy single “Vehicle,” before co-founding Survivor, best known for its anthemic “Eye of the Tiger."
Sept. 25 6 a.m. |
Robert K. Elder
My friend Carrie Goldman, author of "Bullied: What Every Parent, Teacher and Kid Needs To Know About Ending The Cycle Of Fear," posted a YouTube video of her 4-year-old daughter talking about equality.
Sept. 24 4 p.m. |
If you’re thinking the NFL has a big problem with the domestic abuse scandal that has come to light over the last few weeks, you need to expand your thinking a bit.
Sept. 23 9:45 a.m. |
If there was one place I was sure would always be safe from reality it was the world of television commercials.
The League of Women Voters of Evanston, Glenview, and Wilmette, will a hold public candidate forum for the Illinois 17th District State Representative race on Saturday, September 27, 2014.
Healthy adults are a diverse population, outstandingly different in our goals and intentions.