ARTHUR I CYR: The United States government commendably has moved fast to identify and condemn the guilty parties. President Barack Obama immediately publicly expressed condolences and determination to hold those guilty accountable.
Reader submission: “Regarding Route 41 and Delany Road. When are the cops going to ticket and arrest those who sit halfway across the road and block three lanes of traffic for four to five minutes so they can make a left onto Route 41. Something needs to be done because these people do it everyday.”
July 31 11:40 a.m. |
EDITORIAL: If you could disconnect addiction to fossil fuels and perhaps save the planet, you’d likely support that. But how do you achieve that without sending us back to the caves?
“Grief is a form of love,” says my friend Maureen “Mo” Ryan. Best known as the LaGrange Park-based television critic for HuffPost TV, Ryan has had a rough few years that she’s dubbed the “Parent Apocalypse.”
July 31 6:15 a.m. |
Robert K. Elder
Round Lake Park 26-year-old Jose Rebollar-Vergara was sentenced to 38 years in prison Wednesday for the March 10, 2013 murder of a Zion man outside of a Round Lake Beach convenience store.
July 30 5:47 p.m. |
The new Miss Mundelein, Junior Miss Mundelein and Little Miss Mundelein formally introduced themselves to Mayor Steve Lentz and village trustees during their July 28 meeting.
Thirty-one young girls and teens competed for the three positions during a June 29 pageant at Mundelein High School, but only three became queens.
July 30 4:03 p.m. |
The Gurnee area will soon have an assisted living community center dedicated to residents with memory care needs, such as Alzheimer’s and dementia.
July 30 2:11 p.m. |
Yadira Sanchez Olson
Lake County police blotter, crimes and charges from Grayslake, Lindenhurst and Winthrop Harbor.
Dan Moran: It’s been nearly 20 years since members of the Black Abolition Movement for the Mind (BAMM) dedicated themselves “to the uplifting and enlightenment of the community and people we serve.” That journey continues this Saturday, Aug. 2, with a Street Corner Poetry Marathon at the intersection of 8th Street and McAlister Avenue on Waukegan’s South Side.
July 30 11:44 a.m. |
Reader submission: “Shantal Taylor, former commissioner in Zion, you should be ashamed of yourself being on the front page of the News-Sun for the walk against violence. That was nothing but a political ploy on your part. If you want to be the mayor of Zion then you need to do for the people of Zion and not just for yourself.”
July 30 11:30 a.m. |
EDITORIAL: As much as Libertyville mourned the loss of Motorola and its 3,000 jobs to Chicago this spring, the pending arrival of BECO from the East Coast might make everyone forget the smartphone maker.
After 60 years of educating Lake County kids, Santa Maria del Popolo’s elementary school in Mundelein is closed.
Students and teachers from all generations are invited to celebrate the school’s legacy during a “say your goodbyes” event at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 9, at the parish.
July 30 10:06 a.m. |
An allegedly intoxicated man who was driving a motorized bicycle died Sunday after the bicycle struck a parked car in Waukegan.
July 29 4:37 p.m. |
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