Citing additional coursework requirements that would extend students' time in the program and add significant costs to the school, Concordia University has decided not to continue the accreditation of its school counseling program, which it maintained for over 15 years.
When Hurricane Sandy hit New York City last month, Dan Bogojevich was sitting at home with his wife watching the news coverage on TV. The River Forest realtor had helped with relief efforts before, and his wife knew as they watched that those other trips would not be his last.
Two men approached an Oak Park resident, the night of Nov. 21, in the 1100 block of North Humphrey Avenue while the victim was cleaning his vehicle. One offender told him to "give me what you got," and the victim sprayed both men in the face with a carpet cleaner.
Mary Anne Brown, the executive director of Hephzibah Children's Association for 36 years, thought someone was pulling her leg when a few months ago she took a call from a person saying the non-profit was to receive a $1.2 million bequest from a doctor who had died in Texas back in 2005.