LITH hires new finance director
LAKE IN THE HILLS – The village has a new finance director. The Village Board on Thursday hired Rich Hentschel to replace Robert Miller, who resigned from the job in May for personal reasons.
Weekend picks: Violinist Joshua Bell plays with CSO
Violin virtuoso: Celebrated American violinist Joshua Bell joins with conductor James Conlon and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra for a gala fundraising concert featuring music of Mozart, Bruch and Dvorak on Saturday at the Ravinia Festival, 418 Sheridan Road, Highland Park.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Westfield Old Orchard holds art festival this weekend
More than 100 local and out-of-state artists will showcase thousands of one-of-a-kind art pieces available for sale this weekend at Westfield Old Orchard during the annual North Shore Festival of Art.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
There's some magic in Woody's 'Moonlight'
Woody Allen left his beloved New York City after many years and movies and headed to Europe to presumably recharge his creative batteries with a new series of films, one being his critically acclaimed, greatest commercial hit "Midnight in Paris."
Wed Jul 23, 2014
First Look Inside TargetExpress
Across the street from where 80-year-old independent convenience store House of Hanson once stood, before being razed for a six-story student apartment building last year, Target Corp. has opened the doors of its first ever TargetExpress store on the University of Minnesota campus.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Karma's Asian-fusion continues to delight in Mundelein
Chefs and menus have changed at Karma since my initial visit shortly after the Mundelein restaurant opened in 2002.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Highland Park Police Make 2 DUI Arrests
The following is from the Highland Park Police Department. An arrest is not an indication of guilt.
Former HPHS Sub Charged with Possession of Child Pornography
The Highland Park High School substitute teacher who was arrested for what police called "disparaging rants" after being let go from the job this spring has been charged with possession of child pornography, police said Monday.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
North Shore Rabbi to Israeli and Palestinian Teens: Keep Listening to Each Other
As violence rages between Israel and Hamas half a world a way, a group of Israeli and Palestinian high school students are visiting the North Shore this month through the Hands of Peace organization .
Highland Park chiropractor pleads not guilty to sex assault
A Highland Park chiropractor pleaded not guilty Thursday to allegations that he sexually assaulted a client during an appointment earlier this year.
Billy Corgan Blasts Amazon for Leaking Deluxe 'Adore' Track List
On Wednesday, Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan teased fans with news that he would be releasing the track list for the band's upcoming deluxe reissue of their 1998 album Adore , but hours later he realized a digital retailer beat him to the punch.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
New City Manager Gets 5-Year Contract, Residency Waiver
Highland Park's incoming city manager, Ghida Neukirch, received a five-year contract as well as a waiver of the city's residency requirement from the Highland Park City Council, the Highland Park News reports.
Concealed carry permit numbers higher in Lake Forest than nearby towns
Less than one percent of all residents of Highland Park, Deerfield, Lake Forest and neighboring communities hold permits to carry concealed weapons.
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Sentencing again delayed in fatal 'huffing' case
It will be two more months before Carly Rousso is sentenced for driving over and killing a 5-year-old north suburban girl after inhaling a computer cleaning agent.
3-Car Accident Leads to DUI Arrest
The following information is from the Highland Park Police Department. An arrest is not an indication of guilt.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Sat Jul 12, 2014
Top 3 bars in Lake Forest, according to Yelp
It's the same question that comes to mind every time Friday rolls around: "Where should I drink tonight?" Don't work any harder than you already have this week and check out these top bars in Lake Forest, according to Yelp reviews.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Tony Bennett to Return to Ravinia Festival, 8/16
There's only one! The magnificent Tony Bennett , returns to the Ravinia Festival on Saturday evening, August 16, at 8:30 PM.
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Rousso's DUI conviction upheld in death of girl, 5
A judge denied a motion Thursday challenging the state statute used to convict Carly Rousso of DUI in the death of a 5-year-old girl in Highland Park, clearing the way for her sentencing.