Friday, May 24, 2013
Each week, we feature cats and dogs available for adoption from Heartland Animal Shelter in Northbrook.
Adoption Information - Heartland's cat adoption fee of $100 includes up-to-date vaccinations, spay/neuter, deworming, FIV/Feline Leukemia test and a microchip. Kitten adoption fees are slightly higher and reduced rates are often offered for special needs cats. Heartland Animal Shelter, located at 2975 Milwaukee Avenue in Northbrook, is open on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 4-7 p.m. and on Saturdays and Sundays from 12-4 p.m.
The comic TV actor, who graduated from Notre Dame in 1997, will be the commencement speaker at graduation Saturday.
Danny Pudi may have graduated from Niles' Notre Dame College Prep in 1997, but he's still attending Greendale Community College in NBC's comedy series Community. He plays Abed, one of a group of tight-knit friends who study together, in the well-written comedy series about life at a fictional community college. On Saturday, Pudi will take a break from life in Los Angeles, where he lives, to speak to Notre Dame's Class of 2013 at their commencement. Will he gossip about celebrities he's met in the world of TV glitterati? Tell tales of the funny men and women at Second City, where he studied? Or just reminisce about the balmy weather during Chicago winters while a student at ND? As they say, stay tuned. Like Patch on Facebook Notre Dame …
Want to be a tourist without travelling too far? Click on the blue dots below for ideas on places to go and things to do in Skokie, Evanston, Wilmette, Winnetka, Glenview and Northbrook.
Patch will help be your guide as you become a tourist in along the North Shore. Whether you're new to town or want to explore the the beautiful lake front communities you've loved for years, we're here to show you what there is to see. Are you looking to experience other towns in Chicagoland? Make Patch your guide for all your visits with the following guides that we published in the past.
Here's a look at the top news this week in Glenview from lightning strike causing a roof fire to North Shore memories of Laurie Dann's violent rampage.
Get the latest results as they unfold straight from Eastern Illinois University.
Athletes from all over Illinois including the north and northwest suburbs will compete in the Illinois High School Association State Track Meet today (Friday) and Saturday at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston. Results are available here as they unfold. Meanwhile, watch videos of many of the athletes competing at the meet from the immediate area as they took part in either the Niles West or Buffalo Grove Sectional meets May 16.
Find out where the internet hot spots are in Glenview.
Comcast has turned on more than 1,000 wi-fi hotspots throughout the Chicago suburbs. While the hotspots are meant to help Xfinity Wi-Fi customers connect more easily while on the go, the company will be running a promotion that allows anyone to use the hotspots from May 24 through July 4, according to the Chicago Tribune. According to the Comcast website some local wi-fi hotspots include: More hotspot locations can be found by searching the Comcast website. You can also search for a network on your computer by searching for networks named "xfinitywifi" or "cablewifi," according to the Chicago Tribune.
State Rep. Laura Fine (D-Glenview) will host a town hall on Thursday, June 6 at the Glenview police station.
In an effort to reach out to area residents and provide an update on the spring legislative session, state Rep. Laura Fine (D-Glenview) will host a town hall meeting on Thursday, June 6 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Glenview Police Station located at 2500 E. Lake Ave., according to a press release. “I believe one of my most important jobs as state representative is to be open and accessible,” Fine said in the release. “My door is always open and I look forward to meeting with constituents and answering questions about our state and community. I encourage local residents to join us for this helpful and informative event.” Fine will be joined by state Senator Daniel Biss (D-Evanston) at this town hall meeting. Fine and Biss will be …
Get the latest results as they unfold straight from Hersey High School in Arlington Heights.
Tennis players from all over Illinois including the north and northwest suburbs will compete in the Illinois High School Association State Tournament today and Saturday at Hersey High School in Arlington Heights and other area courts. Results are available here as they unfold.
The Glenview Park District’s Thor-Guard Lightning Prediction System has been activated at locations throughout the district.
The Glenview Park District’s Thor-Guard Lightning Prediction System has been activated at locations throughout the district, according to a press release. The state-of-the-art technology predicts when conditions are right for lightning strikes, rather than detecting previous strikes, which provides an earlier warning for staff and residents to take shelter from approaching storms. When the system detects high levels of electrical activity, a signal is sent to activate horns and strobe lights. These horns emit one prolonged blast and the strobe light will continue flashing till the all clear horns sound. This is the warning for all outdoor activities to cease. When Thorguard determines that the threat of lightning strikes has passed, three …
Thursday, May 23, 2013
The Glenview Park District is hosting a camp out in July, featuring a 'Monsters Inc.' screening.
Glenview's Stars Under the Stars Overnight Camp Out & “Can” Film Fest featuring Monsters Inc. is scheduled starts Friday, July 19 at 6:00 p.m. and lasts till Saturday, July 20 at 8:30 a.m. in Flick Park. Pitch a tent under the stars, enjoy a movie and an overnight adventure with your family. Don’t forget sleeping bags, pillows and flashlights for lots of fun after dark. A special treat will be provided but bring a picnic dinner, drinks and snacks to enjoy during the film (no alcoholic beverages permitted). A 7:30 am wake-up call will allow everyone to have their belongings packed up by 8:30 am. Bring cans or boxes of non-perishable food items to donate to the Northfield Township Food Pantry and help fight hunger in the community. The event…