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Jul 21, 2010
Former Elgin police chief on the blogs
The Courier News (blog)
Two finalists to become the next police chief of Greensboro, that is. And one of them is former Elgin Police Chief Lisa Womack. Previously, Womack was one of 11 in the running to become police chief of Seattle, Wash., in late April, as we reported then in The ...

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Jul 8, 2010
Paximanthia recipe from St. Sophia's Greek Fest
The Courier News (blog)
Thumbnail image for julia.jpg (PHOTO: Nikki Limberis (left) of West Dundee prepares baklava with other volunteers on Monday in preparation for Greek Fest this weekend at St. Sophia Greek Orthodox Church in Elgin. Andrew A. Nelles | For The Courier-News).

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Jul 6, 2010
Courier2030: Our picks for puppets to play us--and city officials
The Courier News (blog)
Quite frankly, we're disappointed in Elgin gadfly Tony Aiello's picks for stick figure puppets for his Elgin2030 video blog rants. Sometimes the connections seem dubious at best. Gollum for Mike Warren. Really? Warren is chasing around town naked looking to ...

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Jul 2, 2010
Why I will fight 'Twilight' -- until my heart stops beating
The Courier News (blog)
Thumbnail image for emily.jpg I first was introduced to the Twilight saga when I started commuting from my apartment in Chicago to The Courier-News in Elgin. A thoughtful coworker lent me Stephenie Meyer's first book on tape for that hour-long drive.

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May 26, 2010
Your Santa's Village memories
The Courier News (blog)
Emily Whalen: I remember riding the fire engine ride and putting out the "real" house fire. posted Monday from Elgin via Facebook. Melissa Helland Read: I remember riding the rocket and it explained about the future of space. posted Monday via Facebook.

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Apr 28, 2010
How to be your own health care advocate
The Courier News (blog)
gloria.jpg A relative had to go to the emergency room a few years ago and had a horrible experience. I won't say which hospital; I don't want to be accused of not being objective. This relative required a blood transfusion, but the nurse did not explain the ...

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Apr 28, 2010
When journalists become the story
The Courier News (blog)
cetera.jpg NOTE: Yes, we read your comments on Between the Bylines. Every one. This thread, we thought was worth its own post from Sun-Times Media West Editorial Director Mike Cetera. So keep the comments coming. You never know when they may ...

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Jan 25, 2009
North reigns supreme on legends night in St. Charles
The Courier News (blog)
A number of former St. Charles players also returned to take in the game, including Elgin High assistant coach Jeff Howard, whose Maroons beat the Saints in St. Charles for the first time in a decade the previous night. For all the good spirit shown by both ...

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Dec 3, 2008
IHSA announces boys regional, sectional sites
The Courier News (blog)
Elgin will host a Class 4A Sectional at Chesbrough Fieldhouse while Hampshire will host a Class 3A Sectional at its new gym. The winner of both sectionals will advance to the NIU Super-Sectional in DeKalb, which is once again hosted by Elgin.

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Nov 12, 2008
St. Charles East's De Bord lands lacrosse scholarship
The Courier News (blog)
St. Charles East senior Paul De Bord will sign a letter of intent to play lacrosse for notable Division I program Towson University in Maryland, East's athletics department announced Wednesday. De Bord, who just completed a successful season at tight end for ...

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