Lead recalls continue

Recent recalls for lead include:  Read...

 

Fossil hunting fun in Chicagoland

Looking around Chicago, with its skyscrapers and traffic, it’s hard to believe the entire area was once blissfully tropical, with coral reefs covered by a shallow sea, its waters teeming with life.  Read...

 

Just a phone call away

Rory Dominick tried going to parent support groups after her son Cameron was born 14 months ago. But because Cameron was born prematurely and with multiple health issues, she often found she had little in common with the other moms. Read...

 

Planning your escape

The Home Safety Council recommends the following guidelines for developing and practicing a home fire escape plan. Read...

 

Making a difference

It’s been a tough haul since Steven Summerall’s parent went to jail, but the teen found help thanks to a program that matches caring adults with children of the incarcerated. William Glover had signed on as a mentor through the Chicago Youth Centers and was matched with Steven, who is now 15.  Read...

 

Yellow, orange and white goodness

Most of us see it as a filler candy, the leftovers in every Halloween goody bag. Compared to the chocolatey, nutty or gooey treats that abound this time of year, candy corn is an old standby. Read...

 

Shall we dance?

From free tango lessons in Central Park to fox trot lessons as part of gym class in local schools, ballroom dancing’s popularity has exploded in recent years. Read...

 

Chill prevention

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Growing up in a caffeine culture

Is the coffee shop, where kids meet their friends, the 21st century version of our grandparent’s malt shop? Perhaps.  Read...

 
 







 
 
 
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