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Illinois Small Business Development Center Network celebrates 30 years
Illinois Small Business Development Centers, which have been providing business assistance to new and existing businesses throughout the state of Illinois since 1984, are recognizing the milestone with the theme, "Celebrating 30 Years of Small Business Success." Since its inception, the Illinois SBDC Network has served over 1,063,416 pre-venture and existing small businesses and has assisted clients secure access to over $3.25 billion in debt and equity business financing.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Family Friendly: Worldwide Day of Play offers free games for kids, families
Families can play classic games, including a sack race, egg toss and hula hoop contest, at the Worldwide Day of Play on Sept. 20 in Vernon Hills.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
New Lombard businesses include spa, Dunkin' Donuts
Several commercial developments are likely to start taking shape this fall in Lombard, according to William Heniff, the village's director of community development. • Construction is scheduled to begin soon on a 7,500- square-foot retail center at 401 E. North Ave., which will house a Dunkin' Donuts with a drive-through, Heniff said.
Tue Sep 09, 2014
Ex-Bull orderd to give DNA sample in massage therapist sex assault case
A Lake County judge authorized police to take a DNA sample from a former Chicago Bulls player and coach accused of trying to sexually assault a massage therapist in April. Assistant State's Attorney Jason Grindel said Tuesday that the DNA sample will be taken later this month by police at a mutually beneficial location to Eric "Rick" Brunson, and his defense attorney, Stephen Simonian.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
District 128's Brainerd vote could come tonight
The Libertyville-Vernon Hills Area High School District 128 board could vote tonight to approve a contract for the demolition of the Brainerd Building and Jackson Gym. A Michigan firm, Dore and Associates Contracting, was the lowest bidder for the job, offering to do it for $484,800.
Sun Sep 07, 2014
Ray Harstein, one of the founders of Oakton Community College, died Sunday at 96.
Ray Hartstein, founding chairman of the Oakton Community College board and a member for 35 years, died peacefully Sunday at his Vernon Hills home at 96. Hartstein, for whom Oakton's eastern campus was named, was surrounded by family, said his son, former Buffalo Grove Village President Elliott Hartstein. The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald.
Fri Sep 05, 2014
Three fire departments honored:
Three Northwest suburban fire departments were recently presented with a Life Safety Achievement Award for fire prevention accomplishments in 2013 by the National Association of State Fire Marshals Fire Research and Education Foundation in partnership with Grinnell Mutual Reinsurance Company. Countryside Fire Protection District in Vernon Hills, Gurnee Fire Rescue and Wheeling Fire Department were among 142 fire departments in 33 states to receive the award this year for fire prevention accomplishments in 2013.
Tue Sep 02, 2014
Vernon Area Public Library encourages visitors in September
Vernon Area Public Library is pulling out all the stops to welcome library patrons old and new to the library in September.
Mon Sep 01, 2014
Get out and play:
Worldwide Day of Play, a free, family event encouraging families to get outdoors will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept.
Sat Aug 30, 2014
Family Friendly: Campfire Cookout for moms and sons at Libertyville's Adler Lodge
Moms and their sons will gather 'round the campfire and play outdoor games at the Mom & Son Campfire Cookout on Sept.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Cook Memorial Public Library District to Conduct Community Survey
Cook Memorial Public Library District is served by locations in Libertyville and Vernon Hills as well as a bookmobile.Andrew Traynor This September the library is seeking input from the community about how area residents use and wish to use the library and its services.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Bank executive appointed to Libertyville village board
Bank executive Scott Adams was chosen by Mayor Terry Weppler to complete the term of Jim Moran, who resigned because he moved just outside the village limit.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Annual Ryan's Run to take place in Vernon Hills
Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital will partner with The Ryan Briere Foundation for the fourth annual Ryan's Run, hospital officials announced.
Brainerd demolition contract vote delayed
The Libertyville-Vernon Hills Area High School District 128 board on Monday delayed hiring a company to demolish the Brainerd Building and Jackson Gym -- but it's hardly a stay of execution for the historic buildings.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Out & About Worth checking out in Lake County
'Between Normality and Terror': 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 27, Fremont Public Library, 1170 N. Midlothian Road, Mundelein.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Things to do around Lincolshire this weekend
Ribs, beer and music, can you ask for anything more? Check out Ribfest and more with our picks of the top eight things to do around Lincolnshire this weekend.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Little Bear Ribfest heats up
Food vendors include Real Urban BBQ, Smokin T's, Uncle Bub's, The Full Slab, and newcomer Big Ed's BBQ.
Flying Under the Radar: Surprise! Shopping Mall Flash Mob
Ok, maybe I ought to back up several steps and explain how I wound up having lunch one minute and then making a bad attempt at the "Carlton Dance," synchronized with dozens of others in front of surprised diners in the food court at Hawthorn Mall in Vernon Hills.
School Age Worker/Early Childhood Teach - Afterschool Club and...
Afterschool Club and Schoolhouse Children's Center is seeking DCFS qualified school age workers for our after school enrichment program and DCFS ECE qualified teachers for our daycare center.