DAN MORAN: If you’ve been waiting to boldly declare that the Great Recession is over, now’s your chance: The AAA Motor Club has announced that Labor Day Weekend 2014 will feature the most end-of-summer travel since 2008.
Aug. 27 12:19 p.m. |
EDITORIAL: If you have watched the transcendent rise of pitcher Mo’ne Davis at the Little League World Series, you will have witnessed both the best and worst of kids sports. You mostly will see what the megalomaniacal uber-mind of ESPN has done to our perception of games.
EDITORIAL: When Illinois became the last state to pass laws permitting concealed firearms, both critics and proponents had pre-designed narratives about what the effects would be. What has occurred since permits began flowing in January suggests we are at least two states that barely overlap.
Why won’t Brad Schneider be transparent with his tax returns? My concern is not about how much money he or his wife makes or their tax rate, but with his refusal to be transparent. He has a responsibility when called upon to be open and honest with his constituents. His failure to demonstrate accountability to those who elected him is what should worry voters this November. Unfortunately, Schneider is the type of politician who is a tired and sorry example of what we as Americans have come to expect from our elected officials.
— Richard Williams, Mundelein
Arts & Entertainment
The music of Mozart never grows old, whether it is the fierce but sometimes funny drama “Don Giovanni” when the legendary womanizer actually goes to hell before our very eyes, or the hilarious comedy “The Marriage of Figaro,” in which numerous obstacles pop up to sabotage the wedding of Figaro and his darling Susanna.
Aug. 24 7:30 a.m. |
The new hospital building, scheduled to open in 2017, will bring together the “highest technological standards” with caregivers who are “world leaders in their field,” Dr. James Adams, chief medical officer of Northwestern Memorial HealthCare, told the crowd.
Aug. 22 4:36 p.m. |
“We want to be sure kids are protected as well as they can [be],” said Dr. Bernard Bach, Midwest Orthopaedic’s director of sports medicine.
Things To Do
In addition to former patients, their families, and FFL crew and staff, this celebration will be attended by fire, emergency medical services, hospital, law enforcement, and dispatch personnel from throughout the area to recognize this milestone in the organization’s history.
Aug. 22 12:33 p.m. |
Aggrego News Service
The County of Lake is continuing on its mission to adjust speed limits to modern needs. Two seemingly minor alterations approved last week provide evidence that the more we encroach on old-time farmland, the more we need to scale back the speed.
Aug. 22 12:12 p.m. |
Lake County residents and first-responders who have benefitted from the services of Flight for Life are invited to share memories as the agency prepares for a series of events commemorating its 30th anniversary next month.
Aug. 22 11:43 a.m. |