Visitation will be held Friday, Dec. 14, from, 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Funeral will be held Saturday, Dec. 15, at 10:45 a.m. in Skokie.
The following obituary was provided by the Donnellan Family Funeral Home. Michael B. Higley, 55, of Glenview, died on Dec. 5, 2012. Devoted son of the late Robert and Mary Lou Higley, nee Hoehn. Beloved husband of Margaret “Mitty” Higley, nee Uriell; loving father of Patrick, Mark and Elizabeth Higley; dear brother of William (Mary) Higley and the late Susan (Patrick) Kordas; brother-in-law of Tom, Bill (Sherri), Mike Uriell and Mary (John) Mooney; caring uncle of Catherine, Callie, Kathleen, Patricia, Molly, Bobby, Annie, Corey, David, Ben, Kathryn, Sara, and Clair. Visitation Friday, Dec. 14, 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Funeral stars Saturday, Dec. 15, 10:45 a.m. and will from Donnellan Family Funeral Home, 10045 Skokie Blvd. at Old Orchard …
Local history is full of election day lore.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Joanna Brown
Wednesday, November 9, 2011
Though we don't have a national race to watch this Election Day, political junkies need not fret. Looking back in time, there are plenty of great stories from our community's colorful past, as well as from the neighboring towns. Consider these tales, and image what your great-grandchildren will be taking about a century from now! Cadwell Leads Deerfield Ever wonder, when you're stuck in traffic at Waukegan and Lake Cook roads, who is the Cadwell that shopping center is named for? According to the Deerfield Area Historical Society, Caleb Cadwell was elected the first supervisor of Deerfield Township in 1850, and then appointed postmaster of the first Deerfield Post Office. Cadwell manufactured hubs and wiffle trees for wagons and carriages…
Consider getting your green on at one of these local parties.
It’s Éirinn go Brách (Ireland Forever) all over this weekend, as local venues celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. Raise your glass and say sláinte at some of these local celebrations. A true Irish pub owned by a true Irishman, Bridie McKenna’s will have its usual array of traditional Irish dishes to pair with an extensive selection of beers and Irish whiskeys. Check out the live music and Irish dancers every Tuesday, and the full slate of performers in honor of St. Patrick today. This local pub opens at 11 a.m. today for traditional Irish food and drink in the tent or the pub. There will be roaming bagpipers all day, as well as live music from two bands, That’s That and King Fish. This local favorite featured the Chicago Celtic Pipe Band every …