The National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced students who received the prestigious National Merit Corporate-Sponsored Scholarship for their outstanding academic and extracurricular accomplishments. Four students hail from Fremd High School in Palatine.
Township High School Dist. 211 students recently completed a weeklong "Water for Flint” drive at each high school. The end result far surpassed initial goals.
In its ongoing efforts to streamline and upgrade operations, Rolling Meadows hired consulting firm Baker Tilly to upgrade the city’s 10-year-old financial operations software as part of a multi-year, estimated $750,000 project.
Rolling Meadows' Community Events Foundation will host its first 2016 fundraiser, the Wine & Cheese Affair, With a 1950s Flair, from 5 to 9 p.m. today (Thursday) at the Historical Museum, 3100 Central Rd.
The Palatine Park District and village of Palatine will conduct their annual joint Arbor Day celebration at 10 a.m. Friday, April 29 at Pleasant Hill Elementary School, 434 W. Illinois Ave.
Township High School Dist. 211 juniors Tuesday, April 19 took the ACT test for the last time.
A recent tax system modernization initiative at the Illinois Dept. of Revenue (IDOR) has uncovered a misallocation to the Personal Property Replacement Tax (PPRT) Fund that has a major negative financial impact on several Northwest suburbs.
With the state budget impasse approaching its 10th month, local legislators have been busy since the start of the legislative session this month in Springfield.
Palatine Elementary School Dist. 15 and the Classroom Teachers Council (CTC) recently reached an agreement on a new 10-year contract.
During the April 13 Palatine Elementary School Dist. 15 board meeting, the Facilities Plan Committee presented several recommendations for addressing long-term facilities needs, which include building an elementary school for grades K-5 in northeast Palatine.
What some describe as the front door to Rolling Meadows, Gateway Park, is close to receiving a complete makeover after more than 40 years.
The Fantasy Sports Trade Association (FSTA), on behalf of its 300 members across the nation including DraftKings, FanDuel, and several Illinois-based operators, is supporting HB 4323 sponsored by State Rep. Mike Zalewski (D-Riverside) and Sen. Kwame Raoul (D-Chicago), which passed the House Judiciary Committee Wednesday morning.
Journal & Topics Media Group placed in three categories in the Illinois Press Association’s 2015 Editorial Contest.
Fremd High School boys volleyball coach Curt Pinley has been around for a while. In fact, he has been coaching boys volleyball longer than the IHSA has recognized it as an official sport.
Rolling Meadows aldermen at their Tuesday, April 13 meeting voted to postpone first reading of two ordinances that would allow the Islamic Society of the Northwest Suburbs (ISNS) to move its mosque to an industrial site.
Palatine American Legion Post 690, 122 W. Palatine Rd., is conducting a food drive this month for the Palatine Township Food Pantry.
Today’s (April 14) issue of the Palatine Journal & Topics, distributed in the township of Palatine contains a 140-page supplement of the Real Estate Assessment List for the township of Palatine. This list is prepared by the Assessor of Cook County, Joseph Berrios.
Surrounded by family members including his wife Laura and officers from Rolling Meadows and Elk Grove Village, Mayor Tom Rooney swore in new Rolling Meadows Police Chief John Nowacki at Tuesday’s (April 12) city council meeting.
The Kenneth Young Center (KYC) is hosting its 15th annual 5K Run/Walk fundraiser in Busse Woods next month.
Township High School Dist. 214's WildStang Robotics Team has advanced to the FIRST Robotics Championship competition in St. Louis after placing second at a recent regional competition.
Brian Liedlich, a St. Viator High School parent and board trustee, was named the new president of the Arlington Heights school on Tuesday, April 12.
Rolling Meadows Chamber of Commerce officials rolled out their newly designed website, www.rmchamber.org, last week.
Major changes may be coming to Des Plaines with the scheduled auctioning of real estate and equipment owned by brothers Nat and Vito Caputo.
One year following the death of Francis Cardinal George, OMI, Archbishop Emeritus of Chicago, Archbishop Blase J. Cupich will bless the new ledger stone marking Cardinal George’s grave at All Saints Cemetery & Mausoleum in Des Plaines.
Rolling Meadows City Council members unanimously approved a resolution stating that all expenses related to the $9 million, earmarked to build two new fire stations, be included in a future debt issuance by the city.