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Palestinian-American tour guide delivers hopeful message

August 8, 2018 by Katie Copenhaver, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts, Faith, Living

Members of the St. James Lutheran Church of Lake Forest are getting ready for a private trip to Israel this October with MEJDI Tours. This will be their second trip with the tour company, which is co-owned by a Palestinian man and a...

A Safe Place to provide support to domestic violence victims

by Alyssa Groh, Editor Life & Arts, Living

More than 40 years ago after the Lake County States Attorney realized there was an increase in domestic violence instances, they decided it was time to take action to support victims, while also preventing it from happening.


Music therapy brings comfort to seniors with dementia

by Kelly Page, Editorial Intern Life & Arts, Living

It’s happened to everyone — a song plays that brings back a memory from years ago. The memory contains sights, feelings and emotions and brings with it a sense of comfort, and even nostalgia. Even for those suffering from dementia,...

Walking tour explores the early resort era of Lake Bluff

by Gina Grillo, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts, Living

The Lake Bluff History Museum hosted its first docent-led walking tour of the summer, Camp Meeting Cottages and Country Houses, a 90-minute neighborhood jaunt, inviting participants to take a stroll back in time on Sunday, July 8.  ...