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Three accused of concealing man’s death in Park Ridge apartment

Three men have been charged with concealing the death of a 43-year-old man in connection with the third suspicious-death investigation undertaken by Park Ridge Police detectives in the last month. Michael A. Kelly of Des Plaines was found unresponsive in the courtyard of an apartment complex at 725 Busse Highway at 1:30 a.m., March 4, […]

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Voterama in Congress for the week ending March 2, 2012

Members of the U.S. House of Representatives voted to repeal new federal rules for the for-profit colleges and universities that specialize in online instruction. House members refused to retain a rule to establish a process by which students could file grievances with state officials against for-profit colleges and universities. House members also voted on legislation […]

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Strange week in weather continues, rain and snow expected Friday

A strange week in weather in the Chicago area will continue Friday, when you’ll want to choose between your rain and winter boots — or perhaps bring both. A quick-moving storm system combined with cooler temperatures means an afternoon thunderstorm could give way to heavy, wet snow in the evening before tapering off into flurries […]

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School shooter drill prepares Maine South to face emergency

Just two weeks before 17-year-old T.J. Lane allegedly opened fire in a Cleveland-area high school, killing three students and wounding two others, one local high school was taking measures to prepare for such an emergency situation on its own campus. Maine South High School and city of Park Ridge public-service personnel conducted a drill exercise […]

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Polling Locations

Norwood Park Township Precinct 17 – Eisenhower Public Library, 4613 N. Oketo Ave., Harwood Heights. Precinct 2 – Estelle Sieb Community Center, 7774 W. Irving Park Road, Norridge. Precincts 9 and 13 – Leigh School, 8151 W. Lawrence Ave., Norridge. Precinct 16 – Norridge Nursing Centre, 7001 W. Cullom Ave., Norridge Precinct 5 – Norwood […]

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Maine South High School names ‘Hawk Pride’ students

Maine South High School in Park Ridge recently released the names of Hawk Pride Students of the Quarter for the first two quarters of the 2011-12 school year. Hawk Pride Students are selected by their teachers for being positive members of the school community. Hawk Pride Students of the first quarter were Jane Acker, Cassandra […]

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Rep visits pantry to rally support

Maria Rodriguez, 32, and Howard Burch, 30, stood in the long line last week at the Norridge Salvation Army Food Pantry, 8354 W. Foster Ave., and also got a chance to voice their opinion about the importance of a federal food assistance program. “The food Stamps are a big help,” Burch said during a videotaped […]

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Winds whip up through west, northwest suburbs

While last week’s snow event may seem like a distant memory as temperatures rise and the sun shines down on the Chicago area, the National Weather Service is cautioning area residents to watch out for the winds. The weather service has issued a wind advisory for far west and northwest suburban areas, as well as […]

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Suburban Cook County’s Early Voting starts Monday at 43 locations

Early Voting for the March 20 Presidential Primary Election is set to start Monday at 42 locations in suburban Cook County and one in downtown Chicago, according to Cook County Clerk David Orr “You don’t have to wait until March 20 to cast a vote in this election,” Orr said. “Take advantage of the convenience […]

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Harwood Heights trustee questions land deal price tag

A Harwood Heights trustee, who is on the village’s finance committee, charged at Thursday’s Board of Trustees meeting that a deal with a developer will cost Harwood Heights significantly more than the public $4 million price tag. Trustee Lester Szlendak is circulating information on a flier to residents that a $4 million 20-year loan, with […]

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A bit of good news for housing market

In late February, the National Association of Realtors released existing-home sales data for January that included some good news for the housing market. Sales of existing single-family homes, townhomes, condominiums and co-ops rose nationally in January, marking the third gain in the past four months. Completed transactions showed an increase of 4.3 percent, to about […]

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Get a shovel, it’s still winter

A snowstorm reminded us Friday that it’s still winter. And for emphasis, left behind more than 8 inches of snow in some parts of the north and northwest suburbs.

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Snow to taper off late Friday morning

The snowstorm is on its way out, but it may still drop 1 to 2 inches across northeast Illinois, including Chicago, through noon. Some northwest suburbs already have 8 inches of snow on the ground.

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Leiby chosen as District 80 superintendent

Following an approximate seven-month search for a new school superintendent, the Norridge District 80 Board decided on someone already working in the district. Kerry Leiby, former Giles school principal and an assistant superintendent in the district, was approved unanimously to fill the vacancy during the district’s Feb. 21 meeting. School Board President Srbo Radisavljevic released […]

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Leiby chosen as District 80 superintendent

Following an approximate seven-month search for a new school superintendent, the Norridge District 80 Board decided on someone already working in the district. Kerry Leiby, former Giles school principal and an assistant superintendent in the district, was approved unanimously to fill the vacancy during the district’s Feb. 21 meeting. School Board President Srbo Radisavljevic released […]

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