An Arlington Heights-based credit union serving Northwest suburban school district employees and their families will be relocating to a larger, more prominent location in town. The Arlington Area Education Community Credit Union plans to move early next year to 1104 S. Arlington Heights Road, occupying a one-story, 4,508-square-foot building that was formerly a branch location for First Midwest Bank. At a village board meeting Monday night, the credit union cleared a legal hurdle that will allow it to move to the new location from its current office building suite at 115 S. Wilke Road."I was disappointed when First Midwest decided to close. I'm pleased you stepped forward," Trustee John Scaletta told credit union officials Monday. "It would be a shame to see such a well-designed building on the south side of Arlington Heights to remain vacant for too long."A 2007 land use variation allowed The People's Bank of Arlington Heights -- which later merged with First Midwest Bank -- to … [Read more...] about Arlington Heights credit union serving educators moving across town
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Lois Seiler was hired as the Daily Herald's first women's editor in the late 1940s and went on to create the "Cook of the Week" column, showcasing suburban cooks and their recipes. Her career with the Daily Herald spanned nearly four decades, until her retirement in 1986. Seiler died Oct. 10 at the age of 92. "Lois was ahead of her time in creating a column that celebrated home cooks," said Eileen Brown, vice president and director of strategic marketing and innovation for the Daily Herald."She shined a spotlight on suburban moms and dads, creating lovely meals for their family and friends," Brown said. "Remember, this was before Food Network and most people thought that fine dining was only to be found in fancy restaurants."In creating the column, Seiler merged two of her passions: writing and entertaining.She was a graduate of Northwestern's Medill School of Journalism, where she met her future husband, Ted Seiler. The couple married in 1948, and within a year Ted Seiler would … [Read more...] about ‘She shined a spotlight on suburban moms and dads’: Daily Herald’s first women’s editor dies at 92.
Updated 12:24 am CDT, Sunday, October 14, 2018 Warren's Jason Coronado stops Jay's Jaylin Hastings as teammate Davare Harrison moves in to help. Jay vs Warren on Saturday, October 13, 2018 at Farris Athletic Complex. Warren's Jason Coronado stops Jay's Jaylin Hastings as teammate Davare Harrison moves in to help. Jay vs Warren on Saturday, October 13, 2018 at Farris Athletic Complex. Photo: Ronald Cortes/Contributor Photo: Ronald Cortes/Contributor Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Warren's Jason Coronado stops Jay's Jaylin Hastings as teammate Davare Harrison moves in to help. Jay vs Warren on Saturday, October 13, 2018 at Farris Athletic Complex. Warren's Jason Coronado stops Jay's Jaylin Hastings as teammate Davare Harrison moves in to help. Jay vs Warren on Saturday, October 13, 2018 at Farris Athletic … [Read more...] about Saturday’s high school football, cross country, golf results
What started as a block party to kick off the Arlington Million, now has stretched into a two-day bash in downtown Arlington Heights that draws thousands of people for this annual celebration of summer. The Mane Event and Taste of Arlington Heights return this weekend with a blockbuster lineup of bands, more than 25 participating restaurants, a business meet-and-greet, and family entertainment. "It's a not-to-be-missed summer event," says Laurie Mitchell, who serves on the village's Special Events Commission that hosts the block party. "It brings friends and neighbors together in our beautiful downtown setting to enjoy delicious foods from local restaurants and great music."Friday entertainment opens at 5 p.m. and includes live music by the rock and funk band WaxWorks at 6 p.m., followed by the cover band Mike and Joe at 8:30 p.m.Saturday's lineup opens at noon with young musicians from the School of Rock in Arlington Heights, followed by Orange Star at 3 p.m., the Dan Harvey Band … [Read more...] about Music, food highlight Mane Event, Taste of Arlington Heights
When Arlington Heights resident Chrissy D’Angelo asked if a recent sock hop at Windsor Elementary School could include a “sensory friendly” 30 minutes for special needs students like her 7-year-old daughter, she said she never imagined her request would be denied.“When I heard the (Windsor Elementary School) PTA president had rejected my request, I was hysterical, and I was confused, as I thought it would be a slam dunk,” said D’Angelo, a mother of four.Windsor Principal Shelley Fabrizio said she stepped in shortly after D’Angelo’s idea was rebuffed, asking the PTA, which organized the school dance earlier this winter, to accommodate the request. In late January, the sock hop went on as scheduled, including a sensory friendly half-hour for the first time.But the fallout after D’Angelo’s request was denied continues to reverberate throughout Arlington Heights School District 25.The PTA dust-up, which spawned its share of … [Read more...] about PTA spat over Windsor Elementary School sock hop inspires special education advocacy