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The current Stevenson High School sign that was in the planning stages of being replaced last winter. | Michael Schmidt/Sun-Times Media

Stevenson to play host, model for Friday’s Sustainable Schools Symposium

With the Lincolnshire school on display as an environmental model, Gov. Pat Quinn and education officials from around the state are scheduled to convene Friday to learn how to...

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Happiness could be the key to senior health and long life

It may not come as a big surprise that happier seniors tend to live longer and enjoy better health than those who do not enjoy life. The reason for...

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Police Blotter: Banned from the mall, stolen cigarettes, retail theft and more

The following incidents were listed among the official reports of the Vernon Hills Police Department. Readers are reminded that an arrest does not constitute a finding of guilt....

Hawthorn Surgical Associaties opened this month at 240 Center Drive in Vernon Hills. | Submitted rendering

Hawthorn Surgical Associates moves to Vernon Hills

An outpatient ambulatory care center opened this month at 240 Center Drive in Vernon Hills. The 15,200-square-foot Hawthorn Surgical Associates, a subsidiary of Surgical Care...

Sara Stojakovic wears traditional Serbian attire while advocating for medical help in Serbia during Vernon Hills High School's April 10 activism fair. | Rick Kambic/Sun-Times Media

English classes create student activists

Vernon Hills High School’s English department challenged sophomore students with a three-month research project that ended on April 10 with a school-wide activism fair that...

<p>Stephen Ostrander of Chicago Metropolitan Area Planning, Dr. Scott Allard, Associate Professor at the University of Chicago and expert on poverty, Tony Beltran of the Lake County Health Department and Jodi Gingiss of Lake County Community Development with Foundation executive director Sylvia Zaldivar-Sykes during a presentation about how the nationwide trend of the Suburbanization of Poverty is playing itself out in Lake County.&nbsp;</p>

Lake County Community Foundation: Suburban poverty escalating

The Lake County Community Foundation ins increasing its efforts to spread awareness of the rising trend of suburban poverty.

Magician Randy Berstein wows children with colorful handkerchiefs spewing out of his mouth during the Vernon HIlls Park District's annual Easter Egg Hunt event last Saturday. | YADIRA SANCHEZ OLSON/SUN-TIMES MEDIA

Egg hunt, magic show enthrall youngsters at Vernon Hills Park District event

The hunt was on at the Vernon Hills Park District’s annual Easter Egg Hunt last Saturday where 2,000 plastic eggs were semi-hidden on the grass and behind trees for children to...

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Paul Sassone: Digital life consuming us all

There must still be a few of you left out there. How do you manage to survive? To navigate life?

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