Thursday Jul 17
State law sets up task force for overseeing farmers markets
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn has signed a law aimed at helping vendors and farmers sell produce at local farmers markets.
Mosquito District spraying scheduled for tonight
The North Shore Mosquito Abatement District has scheduled a spraying effort for portions of Glenview, Northfield and Northbrook for Wednesday night between 8:00 p.m. and 2:00 a.m. Thursday morning, weather permitting.
Kaddish for Jacob Scotch revisited, a shameful American tale
Author's Note: The Sages of Israel teach that the most selfless kindness one man can do for another is to accompany him to his final resting place-considered sacrosanct in American criminal law and Jewish religious law .
Local Author Scratches Masterpiece in The Virgin Coop: a broken trilogy
Described as "Off beat! Unusual! But, very creative and charming!" by Al Gini of Loyola University Chicago, this collection of stories, poems, and vignettes carries a deeply spiritual message.