On a sunny, Friday afternoon, I discover her standing in my kitchen. She’s leaning deep into my refrigerator, hunched in the manner of a friend or another mom, shifting leftovers, making space.
Sept. 30 8:45 a.m. |
Winnetka Public Schools board members are planning to keep their promise of tax relief to residents as the 2014-15 budget was approved Sept. 23.
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.
Things To Do
Sept. 29 11 a.m. |
For employees working 9 to 5 needing an after-hours break, then punch in to “9 to 5 the musical,” which opens Friday, Oct. 3, and runs the first two weekends in October at the Wilmette Park District Center for the Arts Community Recreation Center.
Sept. 29 10:25 a.m. |
Karie Angell Luc
Police in Michigan announced they have arrested former Winnetka Public Schools teacher and Boy Scout leader William Hartwell Bricker in connection with an investigation into the alleged sexual assault of two minors, which took place decades ago in Wyoming.
Sept. 26 2:05 p.m. |
When Michelle Reynolds brought her young son Owen to the park she was worried, but it only took one act of kindness to change everything.
Arts & Entertainment
Sept. 26 12:32 p.m. |
An old-fashioned adventure story that’s refreshingly non-reliant on action (no space battles, no explosions, no superheroes punching each other through buildings), “Tracks” is content to allow a fascinating true story to speak for itself.
Sept. 26 12:15 p.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. |
Loyola coach Mark Chang said the Ramblers wouldn’t be where they are this season without Stadler, a 5-foot-6 junior libero.
Sept. 25 10:02 a.m. |
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