In a battle stretching the length of Lake Michigan, Windquest outdueled Il Mostro for first-to-finish honors in the Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac.
Deerfield is on pace to collect the smallest amount of sales tax revenue it has received in the last five years unless a recent surge in new retail business and a robust holiday shopping season reverse the trend.
After steady growth between 2009 and 2012, revenue dropped five percent last year and has continued at the 2013 pace, according to the treasurer’s report presented by village Finance Director Eric Burk at the July 7 village board meeting.
Arts & Entertainment
July 21 11:25 a.m. |
Simply put, “Boyhood” is an extraordinary film about ordinary life. There’s never been anything quite like it, probably because the odds against it working out, even on a purely practical level, must have seemed enormous in the beginning.
July 20 10 a.m. |
Anyone driving by the Congregational Church in Deerfield on Wilmot Road cannot help but notice the vegetable garden in its front yard.
Designed to feed the community’s hungry, the garden is one example of the church’s social action mission, which had its start 56 years ago amid controversy that achieved national attention.
July 18 9:15 a.m. |
Hannah Schlacter of Riverwoods, a Stevenson High School graduate, was hurrying to bomb shelters in Kiryat Gat, Israel, 30 miles from the Gaza Strip last week at the same time Bashar Sorri was hearing air raid sirens in his native Jerusalem before arriving in Northbrook July 6 for the Hands of Peace Program.
July 18 9 a.m. |
Noah’s Rest is a Zion-based nonprofit that arranges safe, temporary shelter for pets of domestic abuse victims while they seek help in shelters, such as A Safe Place, where pets are not allowed.
July 17 12:04 p.m. |
Yadira Sanchez Olson
Author Scott Turow calls his latest novel, “Identical,” a “weird stew of personal things.” Indeed it is. The book centers around a set of twins — state Sen. Paul Giannis and his brother Cass, a recently released ex-con who served 25 years for the murder of his girlfriend.
Things To Do
July 17 6:20 a.m. |
Robert K. Elder
Celebrate the mid-summer with a nod to Shakespeare, fairies and magic.
July 16 3 p.m. |
A police lodge that boasts amongst its members current Lake County Sheriff Mark Curran, has endorsed Democratic challenger Jason Patt for Lake County sheriff in the November election.
Cancel the limo ride, the plane ticket and the job offer — because nothing sexual happened.
Deerfield police were summoned to the lobby of the Embassy Suites, 1445 Lake Cook Road, on July 9 to deal with an arguing man and woman. The call resulted in the arrest of Dwayne Cecil Webb, Sr., 46, of 532 Pleasant Wind Drive, Aberdeen, Maryland, for an unrelated warrant, but that came after the two told differing stories about how they came to meet, and squabble.
July 16 10:20 a.m. |