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Caring Neighbors Bring Holiday Cheer to 70 Local Families

Because of Recent Trier Township’s Caring Neighbors program, many local families faced with hardships won’t miss out this holiday season.  This system is overseen by social employee Jeanne Winsted Rosser, who works with identified township families with children under the age of 18 and receive...

Sears families party to usher in school year

Joseph Sears students, parents and educators shook off any back-to-school jitters at the annual Family Fun Day Tuesday, Sept. 5. The longstanding tradition is put on by the Joseph Sears School Parents’ Volunteer Association, and group president Lydia Mathas said the event is a...

‘Want this for my parents’: Reward increased in 1979 murders of Niles West students as families want answers

MORTON GROVE, Ill. — A reward has been increased to $10,000 to help solve the murders of two 17-year-old girls found shot to death inside a forest preserve in 1979. On Sept. 5, 1979, Susan Ovington, 17, and Eyvonne Bender, 17, both students at Niles...

Behind project that’s served 400+ families, Highland Park teen earns award from governor’s office

The Highland Park City Council presented Jagger Barnes, a rising senior at Highland Park High School, with the Illinois Governor’s Volunteer Service Award on June 12. The award, administered annually by the Serve Illinois Commission on Volunteerism and Community Service, seeks to “recognize individual volunteers...