Given the superb job Phil Cotter has done heading River Forest's Public Works Department, we suppose it was inevitable that he would soon move on to bigger and better things. In his three years as director, Phil led an already excellent public works crew to an even higher level of public service.
With CVS/Caremark's recent announcement that they will stop selling tobacco products in their pharmacies, we are witnessing one of the biggest examples of a major corporation putting people ahead of profits.
Cancer? Me? No way. But yes. Four weeks ago I was diagnosed with cancer, colorectal cancer to be exact. So what kind of cancer is that? I wondered that as well. As soon as I got my diagnosis, I wondered how it explained the months of troubling and puzzling symptoms I was suffering.
This winter has reached epic proportions. How are you handling it? Grousing has limited value. Are you able to appreciate the beauty along with the inconvenience? Or has it gotten to you — the same thing, day after day after day. Are you sure it will never end?