Illinois has instituted a 10-day tax holiday on school supplies, and working families and teachers can expect to have reduced shopping costs ahead of the upcoming school year, state Sen. Adriane Johnson announced.




The Lake County Retired Teachers Association will meet at noon Aug. 9 at Lambs Farm restaurant in Libertyville, located at the junction of Route 176 and Interstate 94.


The Deer Park Jazz & Wine Festival, sponsored by Fidelity Investments Deer Park, will take place from 1 to 8:30 p.m. Aug. 6 at Deer Park Town Center.