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IL: Exceptions to ban on electronic message signs heads to Park Ridge City Council

The debate over electronic message board signs in Park Ridge is resurfacing as a recommendation to allow such signs at designated bus stops heads to the ...

District 207 school news: Maine South ranked 36th in state on ‘Best Schools’ list; student journalists earn aw  Chicago Tribune

Maine South High School was ranked 36th in Illinois on U.S. News and World Report's latest list of the year's Best High Schools.

Images: Maine South High School graduation  Chicago Daily Herald

See images from the Maine South High School graduation on Sunday, May 19, at the Rosemont Theatre. Valerie *Fresh*, 18, of Park Ridge flashes the peace sign ...

3 Maine South HS Students Win National Merit Scholarships

Maine South Students Win Nat. Merit Scholarships - Park Ridge, IL - 3500 National Merit Scholarships financed by U.S. colleges and universities chosen from ...

Teen hoping to become paramedic credited with life-saving response to Maine South High School student  Chicago Tribune

Kevin Tomsia was in P.E. class when he went into cardiac arrest. A team of people, including a fellow student, was there to help.

IL: Electronic message signs, banned in Park Ridge, requested for bus stops

Electronic message signs, currently banned in Park Ridge, are back up for discussion as the city's planning and zoning commission considers whether to amend ...

Rifle-Toting Maine South Student Posted Online Threat: Police

Maine South Student Charged Over 'Prank' Threat - Park Ridge, IL - The 18-year-old was charged after police said he posted an image online with a gun and ...

Maine South Class of '69 50th Reunion  Chicago Daily Herald

The 1969 graduating class of Maine South High School in Park Ridge will be celebrating its 50th reunion September 27 and 28, 2019. All members of the class ...

Seniors Say Final Goodbye To Dist. 207  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

Over 1580 seniors from Maine Township High School Dist. 207 said goodbye to their schools during Class of 2019 graduation ceremonies Sunday (May 19).

Maine South High School Yearbook Rated Among Best In Nation

Maine South Yearbook Earns Gold Medal - Park Ridge, IL - Maine South earned a yearbook gold medal from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association for the ...

Northwestern's third 2020 commit from Illinois is 4-star OG Peter Skoronski  USA TODAY High School Sports

For just the second time in recent years, Northwestern has landed a four-star football recruit from the greater Chicagoland area.

Maine South athletic summer camp schedule is out – join now to learn from the Hawks  The Bugle

Participant Eligibility Anyone who is high school age or younger may participate in the Summer Athletic Program. Grade/age level is often designated in the title ...

Maine South Student's Artwork Selected To Represent Illinois At White House Event  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

Maine South High School student Lydia Cruz was selected by the Illinois State Board of Education to have her artwork represent the entire State of Illinois at.

Teen hockey players hailed as heroes in stopping Park Ridge fire  Chicago Daily Herald

Five Maine South High School hockey players heading home from practice last Monday night spotted a fire growing outside a Park Ridge home. Their quick ...

Voters say 'yes' to Maine Township District 207's $195 million bond referendum  Chicago Tribune

Voters appear to have given the go-ahead for Maine Township High School District 207 to begin large-scale building improvements across its three schools in ...

Sondheim Spectacular Debuts April 12 At Maine South  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

Normally, when Maine South High School students consider going into the woods, they might look across the street to the forest preserves. This month, they'll ...

Maine South Grad Petitions For Senator To Shadow Nursing Shift  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

Maine South High School graduate Juliana Bindas has been making headlines since she started a petition calling for Washington state Sen. Maureen Walsh to ...

Loyola's defense stifles Maine South  Chicago Daily Herald

Loyola's Conor Hough led a defensive front four that help smother Maine South in the Class 8A quarterfinals Saturday in Park Ridge. Haugh had 2 sacks and ...

The story behind the ‘Raffle House,’ a 1929 art deco-style home in Park Ridge  Chicago Tribune

In the summer and early fall of 1929, raffle fever had taken over Park Ridge. The "raffle house" had fancy amenities for the time, like electric appliances. Now it's ...

Snapchat Threat Caused Maine South Lockdown

Snapchat Post Caused Maine South Lockdown - Park Ridge, IL - A 16-year-old boy was taken into custody in Park Ridge after police said he made threats about ...

Denise Pearl: Candidate profile  Chicago Daily Herald

Denise Pearl is a candidate for District 64 school board.

High Schoolers Take Over Maine Township  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

Students from Maine Township High School Dist. 207 were able to get hands-on experience in local government during a triannual program held earlier this ...

Letter: Voting no this time around on Maine Township District 207 referendum  Chicago Tribune

I am writing this letter to the editor to explain why I currently intend to vote no on the November 2018 ballot regarding the referendum whereby Maine Township ...

Maine South Students Shoulders In Senior Photo Spark Sexism Debate

Shoulders In Senior Photo Spark Sexism Debate - Park Ridge, IL - After a student was told her senior photo was unacceptable, she began a petition to stop the ...

Newsweeks Top Public High Schools 2016: Maine South Named to Lists Top 100

UPDATED (9:35 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 11): Maine South High School made Newsweek's list of best public schools in the country, ranking No. 73. Maine South ...

Twenty-first Star Chapter NSDAR Annual High School Awards Ceremony  Chicago Daily Herald

At its 2019 American History Luncheon on February thirteenth, the Twenty-first Star Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution was ...

District 207 Refines School Renovation Plans  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

A little over six months after the voters approved the referendum allowing Maine Township High School District 207 to issue bonds to fund renovations and.

Park Ridge Blotter: Suspicious Man Reported Near Maine South  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

The following records are from the files of the Park Ridge Police Dept. The Park Ridge Journal publishes its "Police Blotter" every Wednesday: Domestic Battery.

Park Ridge Parents Concerned Over Online Gun Threat To Maine South

Online Gun Threat Concerns District 64 Parents - Park Ridge, IL - The District 64 board went into closed session at Monday's meeting to discuss last week's ...

How Rocky Is Road To Consolidating Schools?  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

Many local school districts just outside the Chicago city limits can trace their roots to the creations of townships in 1850, when each township was required to.

The Breakfast Club Manuscript Found in Old Maine South High School

Park Ridge, IL - Original screenplay from John Hughes' 1983 classic found while officials were moving out of building.

Park Ridge considers raising age of tobacco, e-cigarette sales to 21  Chicago Tribune

A proposal that would bar businesses from selling cigarettes, e-cigarettes and other tobacco products to anyone under age 21 received preliminary backing from ...

Maine South football wins state championship

Maine South High School of Park Ridge defeated Loyola Academy of Wilmette, 27-17, in their division of the state championship Saturday night in Champaign, ...

11 Students Named National Merit Semifinalists In District 207

D-207 Students Named National Merit Semifinalists - Park Ridge, IL - The 10 students from Maine South and 1 from Maine West scored in the top 1 percent ...

'Goldbergs' actor and Park Ridge native Sean Giambrone to star in new Disney Channel film  Chicago Tribune

When primetime television came calling nearly six years ago, Sean Giambrone didn't completely give up his old life in Park Ridge.

Park Ridge resident leaves giant impression at Oakton  Chicago Daily Herald

Park Ridge resident Jack Timperley may be small in stature due to a rare genetic condition, but his list of accomplishments at Oakton Community College is ...

More than 50 tickets issued for underage vaping in Park Ridge since penalties took effect last year: police  Chicago Tribune

More than 50 teenagers in Park Ridge have been ticketed for offenses related to underage vaping since the city began regulating the practice more than a year ...

Park Ridge Blotter: English Bulldog Walks Up To Officers…  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

The following records are from the files of the Park Ridge Police Dept. The Park Ridge Journal publishes its "Police Blotter" every Wednesday: Battery Charged ...

Students Snapchat Posts Of Fake Guns Lead To Real Investigations

Snapchat Posts Of Replica Guns Prompt Police Probe - Park Ridge, IL - Park Ridge police investigated two images of apparent guns posted by Maine South ...

District 64 approves unspecified 'settlement' with student accused in Maine South threat  Chicago Tribune

Officials on the Park Ridge-Niles District 64 Board of Education unanimously approved a settlement agreement between the district and a student accused of ...

Shout Out: Geri Ann DiFranco, award-winning Park Ridge periodontist  Chicago Tribune

Dr. Geri Ann DiFranco of Park Ridge is a periodontist. The Arcolian Dental Arts Society honored her as Arcolian of the Year at the society's annual Christmas ...

Hillary Clinton and Park Ridge  Chicago Tribune

The nomination of Park Ridge native Hillary Clinton as the Democratic Party's candidate for president put the city of Park Ridge in the international spotlight yet ...

Park Ridge Blotter: Driver Allegedly Goes Through Stop Sign, Flees Crash  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

The following records are from the files of the Park Ridge Police Dept. The Park Ridge Journal publishes its "Police Blotter" every Wednesday: Battery Charged ...

New zoning, development proposed for former medical office site in Park Ridge  Chicago Tribune

A new commercial and residential development is proposed for a stretch of Higgins Road in Park Ridge where a vacant medical and office building has stood for ...

Park Ridge Applauds South's Constitution Team  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

Members from the Maine South High School 2017-18 Constitution Team graduated over the weekend, but most of them came back together on Monday (May ...

Losing Betsy Ebeling; Hillary Clinton's Friend Dies  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

When your best friend in the world becomes a world figure, your own life changes too. Betsy Johnson Ebeling may not have expected to become recognized ...

Betsy Ebeling, best friend of Hillary Clinton, remembered for kindness, generosity  Chicago Daily Herald

Betsy Ebeling was perhaps best known as a human rights advocate and the longtime best friend of Hillary Clinton. But loved ones say her kindness extended far ...

Hillary Clinton recognized with 'milestone' in hometown of Park Ridge  Bloomington Pantagraph

PARK RIDGE — With the addition of an inscription recognizing the local roots of former senator, secretary of state, presidential candidate and first lady Hillary ...

What Makes Park Ridge's James Argionis A 'Community Star'  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

A busy trial law career has not stopped Park Ridge resident James Argionis from volunteer efforts in town. In fact, his work earned him a "Community Star" from.

Farm-To-Table Headed To Park Ridge  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

With Park Ridge City Council approval Monday (Feb. 4) of a Class R liquor license, Pennyville Station, a new farm-to-table restaurant, is on track to open this.

Hank Kupjack Dies; Created Miniature Treasures  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

Henry "Hank" Kupjack, 67, who died Feb. 18, helped the world see things in miniature. It was a family tradition for Kupjack and Associates. Hank had spoken.

All Schools Serving Niles Ranked 'Exemplary' Or 'Commendable'  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

The Illinois State Board of Education released its annual report cards Wednesday, Oct. 31, showing each school in each district serving any part of Niles.

Maine South students call attention to LGBT community during Day of Silence  Chicago Tribune

There are some things members of Maine South High School's Gay-Straight Alliance wish would disappear when it comes to outside perceptions of the lesbian, ...

Police: Videos of Park Ridge teens damaging property shared on Snapchat  Chicago Tribune

Several Park Ridge teens were arrested last week after police say they committed criminal acts that were shared on a social media messaging app.

Hamann Excited To Take Over At South  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

Maine South High School recently named Jeff Hamann as its new girls head basketball coach after Mark Smith stepped down after 13 highly successful seasons ...

Park Ridge Civic Orchestra 25 Years Strong  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

Pamela Benitez, president of the Park Ridge Civic Orchestra Board of Directors, said orchestra members feel proud when looking back over two decades of ...

'Bigger, Bolder, Balder'  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

Middle school students in Park Ridge-Niles School Dist. 64 surpassed their expectations March 19 when they tallied the pledges and contributions they had.

Maine South's Carrie Saurer Is Nominated For A Tony  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

To professionals working in live theatre in America, the ultimate accolade is to receive the Antoinette Perry Award, otherwise known as a "Tony." Maine South.

Maine Township District 207 introduces $240.7 million plan to redesign schools  Chicago Daily Herald

Maine Township High School District 207 wants to spend $240.7 million to upgrade its three high schools, creating modern learning spaces, stronger security at ...

Park Ridge Blotter: 4 Teens Charged With Possessing E-Cigarettes  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

The following records are from the files of the Park Ridge Police Dept. The Park Ridge Journal publishes its "Police Blotter" every Wednesday: Damage ...

Maine West Program Highlights Importance Of Local Government  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

A group of incoming Maine West High School seniors began the three-week Clinical Government class Monday (June 10), a summer program offered by the ...

Park Ridge Blotter: Man Allegedly Placed GPS Tracker In Woman's Car  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

The following records are from the files of the Park Ridge Police Dept. The Park Ridge Journal publishes its "Police Blotter" every Wednesday: Order Violation.

Teen cancer survivor helps Park Ridge school kick off St. Baldrick's fundraiser  Chicago Tribune

Three years after joining his classmates to shave his head in solidarity with cancer patients, Benicio "Benny" Martinez was back at Lincoln Middle School.

Court reconstruction bounces Park Ridge tennis players this season  Chicago Tribune

Many Park Ridge tennis players are looking for new courts to play on this summer due to a major reconstruction project that has left their home courts unusable ...

District 207 alternative high school relocates to Park Ridge  Chicago Tribune

An alternative school run by Maine Township High School District 207 has opened in Park Ridge.

Dr. Ben Collins named next Maine South Principal  The Bugle

Dr. Ben Collins has been selected to serve as Principal at Maine South High School, effective July 1. He will succeed Mr. Shawn Messmer, who recently was ...

Composed Maine South song, wrote book, and BTW, dated Hillary  Chicago Daily Herald

Gary Koca of Pingree Grove wrote the Maine South High School fight song, broadcast games with radio partner Steve Goodman years before "Go, Cubs, Go," ...

Images: Palatine vs. Maine South, semifinal playoff football  Chicago Daily Herald

The Maine South High School football team hosted Palatine High School on Saturday, Nov. 19 in Park Ridge. The winner will play in the state finals on Saturday, ...

Fotis Kokosioulis Excited About Maine South Legacy, NIU  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

Fotis Kokosioulis is making plans for his next home at Northern Illinois University after a record-breaking career at Maine South High School as a yard-eating.

Betsy Ebeling, friend to many including Hillary Clinton, dies at 72  Chicago Tribune

At Eugene Field School in Park Ridge, Ebeling “was the new girl in class and Hillary was the captain of the Patrol Girls," Ebeling wrote in the Tribune in 2008.

Maine East students choose alumna Hillary Clinton in mock election  Chicago Tribune

Like their counterparts at Maine South High School, Maine East students chose Park Ridge native Hillary Clinton as their preferred candidate for president ...

Annual Fourth Of July Fireworks To Be Held At Maine East  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

The sky will once again light up over Maine Township High School Dist. 207 land this summer after the district's board of education approved at its Monday.

Sandra Rowe | Obituaries  Leader-Telegram

Sandra Lynn “Sandi” Rowe born in Evanston, IL to Dr. Robert and Jane Mitchell, on November 12, 1950 passed away on May 29, 2019 at the age of 68 in.

Despite local tie, Park Ridge isn't exactly Hillary Clinton turf  Chicago Tribune

Despite her Park Ridge ties, Hillary Clinton is by no stretch the obvious choice for some more Republican-leaning Park Ridge residents.

After winning the national title last season, the Oakton Community College baseball team opens play  The Bugle

The Oakton Community College baseball team is ready to “defend the nest” in 2019 after securing its first national championship by dramatically dethroning ...

Walkout Was A Success, Says Dist. 207  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

Throughout Maine Township High School Dist. 207, an estimated one-fourth to one-third of students participated in the national school walkout protest last.

Park Ridge father killed in crash was reportedly on way to son's basketball tournament  WLS-TV

Tommy Gardiner died in a single-vehicle accident on I-88 near Sterling on Monday afternoon, according to Illinois State Police. He was reportedly on his way to ...

Images: Maine South vs. Naperville Central quarterfinal football  Chicago Daily Herald

Maine South hosted Naperville Central for Class 8A state quarterfinal football action on Saturday, Nov. 11 in Park Ridge. Maine South won 39-28.

Another Dist. 207 Principal Expected To Retire In 2020  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

Maine Township High School Dist. 207 will hire two new principals within the next few years, according to Assistant Supt. of Business Mary Kalou. Following the.

'Fly Quiet' Changes In Store  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

Proposed changes to overnight flight paths are expected to increase O'Hare Airport traffic over Glenview, northwest sections of Niles and Park Ridge and.

Park Ridge 2017 in review: Social media controversy, election and more  Chicago Tribune

A school board member's controversial tweets about January's Women's March on Washington, community-wide concerns over an alleged SnapChat threat ...

Broadway In Chicago Announces Nominees For Illinois High School Musical Theatre Awards  Broadway World

Broadway In Chicago announces the twenty-four students nominated for Best Actor and Best Actress, and nominees for Best Production presented by Guardian ...

Richard Larsen Tops Stars At Chamber's Awards Night  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

The Park Ridge Chamber of Commerce's Night of Stars on Saturday, Feb. 16 at Café la Cave in Des Plaines combined a salute to community leaders with a.

'There will never be another one like him:' Park Ridge native remembered for entertaining as Myron Noodleman  Chicago Tribune

A Park Ridge native who entertained thousands at minor league baseball games with the lovable nerd character he dubbed Myron Noodleman is being ...

Stars Shine Bright In Park Ridge Volunteers  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

For a dozen years, the Park Ridge Chamber of Commerce has saluted special people in the city who share their time and talents helping others. The Night of.

Kennedy, Rauner and marijuana get Park Ridge voter support during primary election  Chicago Tribune

J.B. Pritzker may have won the Democratic nomination for Illinois governor last week, but if Park Ridge voters had a say, they would have chosen his rival Chris ...

'Goldbergs' co-star splits time between Park Ridge, Hollywood  Chicago Daily Herald

Sean Giambrone is a 15-year-old suburban kid with a double life. For part of his life -- about half the year -- he's a normal Maine South High School sophomore, ...

14 Days to Kickoff: Montini

Our countdown to the 2019 Illinois high school football season continues with No.14, the Montini Broncos.

Rosemont sergeant charged with armed robbery suspended without pay pending termination hearing  Chicago Tribune

A Rosemont police sergeant arrested last month in connection with two suburban armed robberies has been suspended from his job without pay pending the ...

New coffee shop, nighttime event space proposed in Uptown Park Ridge  Chicago Tribune

An Uptown Park Ridge business owner is looking to bring craft coffee and party space to a building on Main Street where a long-time salon has down-sized.

Park Ridge Men's Prayer Breakfast celebrates 50 years  Chicago Tribune

The Park Ridge Men's Prayer Breakfast celebrated its 50th anniversary March 14 at the Park Ridge Country Club at 636 N. Prospect Ave. More than 200 guests ...

Park Ridge Blotter: Teens Face Burglary Charges In Separate Incidents  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

The following records are from the files of the Park Ridge Police Dept. The Park Ridge Journal publishes its "Police Blotter" every Wednesday: Order Violation.

Always running, always prepared: Hillary Clinton as a high school politician  The Washington Post

PARK RIDGE, Ill. — Hillary Rodham was 16 when she first ran for president. It was February 1964, her junior year of high school in this town of steeples and ...

Constable: Maine South grad's work links sense of smell, death  Chicago Daily Herald

The predictor of when you will die isn't right under your nose. It is your nose. "The sense of smell is like the canary in the coal mine," says Dr. Jayant Pinto, ...

New Venue Works For PRCO  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

The Park Ridge Civic Orchestra proved Sunday (Oct. 21) it can have a successful concert in Park Ridge away from the Pickwick Theatre. With the Pickwick's ...

Candidates in Harwood Heights, Norridge begin to file petitions  Chicago Tribune

Some candidates for the April election have filed in Norridge and Harwood Heights.

'A true inspiration': Park Ridge cancer survivor's mobile blood drive results in over 50 donations  Chicago Tribune

Jimmy Rancich, who turned 22 on July 17, hosted a blood drive in Park Ridge on Aug. 11 as a way to help others who, like himself, have required blood ...

Illinois High School Musical Theatre Awards Will Be Held May 6  Broadway World

Broadway In Chicago is delighted to announce that the eighth annual Illinois High School Musical Theatre Awards (IHSMTA) will be held at the Broadway ...

Park Ridge Blotter: Valuables, Handgun Stolen In Ruse  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

The following records are from the files of the Park Ridge Police Dept. The Park Ridge Journal publishes its "Police Blotter" every Wednesday: Domestic Battery.

Keith Erickson | Obituaries  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Keith Randall Erickson, 70, of Urbana passed away at 2:18 p.m. Friday (April 26, 2019) at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, surrounded by his family.

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