After four years in the Marine Corps, the transition from military service to civilian life wasn't easy, Arlington Heights resident Scott Lietzow admits. Finding a job so he could financially support his family was a particular challenge. "When I transitioned in 2010, most companies did not have military (hiring) programs, so most companies didn't know what value a mortar man brought to the table," Lietzow, 30, said.But an encounter with then-congressman Bob Dold led to a job as the Kenilworth Republican's district representative for veterans outreach."This position was a defining moment in my life," Lietzow said."It allowed me to leverage my valuable experience in the military."It also prepared Lietzow for his current job as military and veterans talent recruiter for Northbrook-based insurance giant Allstate.Lietzow recruits active-duty troops, veterans and military spouses for jobs at Allstate. He also trains hiring managers to use veteran-specific interview tactics and how to … [Read more...] about Marine veteran from Arlington Heights helps comrades get jobs
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For the price of $420,000, Arlington Heights' busy Vail Avenue garage could get a digital system that would more easily show drivers which of the structure's 1,056 spaces are available. Though the parking guidance system is the single most expensive option in the first phase of a village downtown parking upgrade plan, village board members Monday night favored it as they look for ways to ease congestion in the area. The system uses sensors to detect when vehicles enter parking spaces, in which overhead LEDs change from green to red. Naperville has the system in one of its downtown garages, as does Rosemont at the Fashion Outlets of Chicago.A less costly option trustees considered is installation of sensors, cameras and signage that would indicate how many spaces are available on each level of the five-story garage.Cost estimates range from $134,000 to $230,000, but village officials plan to bid out both options before bringing contracts back to the board for final consideration and … [Read more...] about Red or green light? How drivers could soon find parking in Arlington Heights garage
Palm Court restaurant in Arlington Heights has a new owner after being run by brothers John and Angelo Sellis for nearly four decades. George Theodossopoulos, a restaurateur who has helped manage Main Event Entertainment, Medieval Times and Jameson's Charhouse, purchased Palm Court from the Sellis family. "The previous owner has done a tremendous job," Theodossopoulos told village trustees last week. "It's an institution for the community. We will take pride to continue the successes for many years to come hopefully."The village board approved a new liquor license for the restaurant, 1912 N. Arlington Heights Road, because of the transfer of ownership."After 39 years in the village, we very much appreciate your loyalty to our community," Mayor Tom Hayes said. … [Read more...] about New owner for Palm Court restaurant in Arlington Heights
By Nancy Sarnoff and R.A. Schuetz Updated 7:23 am CST, Wednesday, January 9, 2019 Warby Parker was the first major brand to lease with the Heights Mercantile retail center. Warby Parker was the first major brand to lease with the Heights Mercantile retail center. Photo: Elizabeth Conley, Staff / Houston Chronicle Photo: Elizabeth Conley, Staff / Houston Chronicle Image 1 of / 92 Caption Close Image 1 of 92 Warby Parker was the first major brand to lease with the Heights Mercantile retail center. Warby Parker was the first major brand to lease with the Heights Mercantile retail center. Photo: Elizabeth Conley, Staff / Houston Chronicle Heights Mercantile sold to North Carolina company 1 / 92 … [Read more...] about Heights Mercantile sold to North Carolina company