Friday, November 23, 2012

Highland park lights

  • First solar-powered streetlight to light up Highland Park

    "If we can figure out how to light Highland Park off the grid, in a town with less and less resources, then we can figure out how to do a lot of things to turn this town around," he said.

  • Solar-powered streetlight to debut in Highland Park today

    In the poverty-stricken city, DTE Energy yanked out 1,300 streetlights last year for nonpayment of the light bill. So A.J. O'Neil, who operates a nonprofit from a basement office at Highland Park's St. Benedict Catholic Church, started collecting ...

  • Highland Park Lighting Crisis Spurs Citizens To Action

    We're raising enough to get the first street light in and hopefully 199 after that all over Highland Park. Tell us a little about the streetlights themselves?

  • Taurid, Leonid, Geminid Meteor Showers Shoot Over Chicago Area

    A thin crescent moon in 2012 will provide for dark nights and early morning light to enhance this year's North Taurid meteor shower display that peaks early Monday, Nov. 12, but some stragglers will appear for several more days, according to EarthSky.

  • Merry and bright — A bounty of holiday entertainment awaits

    1350 N. Milwaukee Ave., Vernon Hills, (847) 362-3042; Lincoln Park Zoo, Zoo Lights. Meet Santa, visit the animals, enjoy giant character displays and light tunnels along with a light show choreographed to holiday music against a ...

  • Holiday Safety Tips From the LAPD

    Highland Park currently averages approximately 16 property crimes per-week, according to the Los Angeles Times. However, in recent weeks, ... If you use lights on your Christmas tree ensure the wiring is not damaged or frayed. Frayed or damaged wiring ...

  • Tree Lightings, Milford Christmas Parade, and Other Holiday Events Nearby

    Highland Tree Lighting: 7 p.m., Dec. 3, at Veterans Park and Highland Station House in Highland. There will be caroling, cookies and cider.

  • Small businesses hope to grab some shoppers Saturday

    Adrienne Sherard relaxes as she gets a spa treatment at Eden Organix spa from owner Valerie Mason-Robinson, on Nov. 17 in Highland Park, N.J. After the crowds have shopped at large stores and sprawling malls on Black Friday, many smaller businesses ...

  • CALENDAR: Nov. 24-30

    Annual Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser hosted by The Randolph Garden Club at the VFW, 20 Highland Avenue, Randolph from 8 to 11 a.m.

  • Little white house on Preston has stood for almost nine decades

    As it turned out, Preston Hollow was a hit with residents who wanted to live out past the city lights. By 1939, enough people ... During the same election, Highland Park and University Park narrowly voted to remain independent. Changing hands in 1955 ...

  • When Christmas comes early — let there be light!

    The Inverness side had been played off their home park by visitors Motherwell a matter of hours ahead of the switch being flicked on the Highland capital lights on Sunday. As one Ross County-leaning wag observed: "It's a good job they hadn't pre-booked ...

  • BRIEFLY: Nov. 23

    CARVER - Edaville's Christmas Festival of Lights has been a New England tradition for five generations. Featuring an authentic railway ... 16, at The Company Theatre Centre for the Arts, 30 Accord Park Drive, Norwell. Tickets for all performances range ...

  • Florida travel calendar for December

    31: Space Coast Light Fest. Melbourne. Established by the Eau Gallie Rotary Club the Space Coast Lightfest is a holiday themed drive-through event held at Wickham Park. It is a family oriented celebration featuring shimmering lights and dazzling ...

  • West Seattle Weather Watch, afternoon/evening update: Wind, rain, downed ...

    1:32 PM UPDATE: We've received a request for help from Nickelsville via intermediaries - they need gasoline to power generators to pump out floodwaters at the camp (West Marginal and Highland Park Way). If you can help, just take some down. 1:36 PM ...

  • Events in New Jersey

    HIGHLAND PARK Highland Park Public Library "Anita," an Argentine film by Marcos Carnevale, presented by the Friends of the Library International.

  • Out & About Calendar

    9-11 a.m. Saturday, High Falls State Park, 76 High Falls Park Drive, Jackson. Hike off that extra slice of pie with this exhilarating 3.5-mile hike.

  • 'Pi' dreamlike spectacle

    Then the fateful storm strikes - followed by the most harrowing shipwreck sequence since "Titanic," including a haunting shot of the boy under water watching the ship as it descends into the depths with all its lights still glowing - leaving him as ...


    An officer opened fire on a driver Sunday night as he was being dragged more than 150 feet in Highland Park. Investigators said two ... "I was sitting there on the porch and I saw all these lights and I thought, 'Oh, time for me to go,'" Jordan said ...

  • Freedom Park Trail to Come Out of the Dark Ages

    The problem is that many of the light posts that run along the Freedom Park Trail and on Freedom Parkway itself don't work.

  • Holiday celebrations in Clackamas and Washington counties

    Boring Station Trailhead Park, off Oregon 212, between Wally Road and Dee St.; free, but donations of canned food or unwrapped toys for the Boring Fire Department Christmas Giving Tree Program welcome; Karla Farr, 503-658-7369 ... Light the Night ...

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