Wednesday, January 2, 2013
Two babies were born shortly after midnight, one in Highland Park and one in Evanston.
Naija Niyogi was the first baby born at an area hospital on New Year’s Day. She arrived Jan. 1, 2013 at 12:39 a.m. Naija was born to Shiladitya Niyogi and Aindrila Gupta of Highland Park at NorthShore University HealthSystem Highland Park Hospital. The baby girl is 6-pounds, 5-ounces and 19.5 inches. This is the couple’s first child. About two minutes later, Samson Chambers was born to Chicago residents Donald and Sheryl Chambers at NorthShore University HealthSystem in Evanston at 12:41 a.m. The boy came in at 8-pounds, 3-ounces and 20-inches. “I wanted [Samson] to be born on Christmas day and my husband wanted him to be born on New Year’s Day,” Sheryl Chambers said. “My husband got his wish.” This is the fifth child for the Chambers …
Friday, December 28, 2012
Several Deerfield businesses will be open, while others are taking the holiday off.
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- Amy Johnson
Friday, December 28, 2012
If you’re feeling good enough to get out on New Year’s Day, several stores and restaurants will be open to welcome you. However, others will be hibernating until the second day of 2013. Some restaurants will run their regular hours, while others will have modified hours for New Years Day. Here is a sampling of spots you can and cannot visit. If you're looking to get a bite to eat out, Trax Tavern, 833 Deerfield Road, will be open from 11 a.m. to midnight, Biaggi's, 711 Deerfield Road, will be open from 11:30 a.m. until 9:30 p.m., and Boston Blackies, 405 Lake Cook Road, also will be open its regular hours from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. You can also head to Ristorante Abruzzo, 483 Lake Cook Road, today from 4 to 8 p.m., and Rosebud, 560 Waukegan …
Friday, December 30, 2011
Always had a hunch for the weather and think you can feel it in your bones? Then check your stats with the North Shore's own meteorologist.
The year is ending on a good note weather-wise with above-average temperatures and below-normal snowfall, which has been the theme during the month of December. The same general pattern will continue through the first week of January with perhaps some colder air making an appearance just in time for 2012 and lasting for a few days. Earlier: Predicting Mother Nature's Whims Block By Block Saturday: Partly cloudy, windy with above-average temperatures continuing. Low temp: 31 degrees Fahrenheit High temp: 49 degrees Fahrenheit Wind: South to southwest winds at 15-20 with gusts to 35 mph New Year's Day: Mostly cloudy, windy and colder with a 40 percent chance of light rain with possibly a few snowflakes mixed in from 12 a.m…