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Recent articles by Steve:

New venues in Kildeer, Buffalo Grove show indoor golf's growth in the suburbs

You don't have to risk sunburn or strain your knees trudging from hole to hole to enjoy golf. The Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce gathered last week for a ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house for the new indoor golf venue X-Golf, 20771 N Rand Road in Kildeer. → Read More

After battling through pandemic with new owner, Pastabilities closes in Buffalo Grove

Battered by the pandemic and rising food costs, Pastabilities in Buffalo Grove has closed. The Italian eatery served its last meal Tuesday. → Read More

With new facility planned, what's next for Buffalo Grove's public works site?

Now that Buffalo Grove trustees are moving ahead with plans to transform a vacant warehouse into a new public works center, one big question remains: What's next for the current public works site? → Read More

Business, home customers decry dayslong Astound Broadband outage

Despite social media posts claiming resolution to a dayslong internet outage for a number of its suburban customers, replies to Astound Broadband's online assurances Monday indicate issues remained for many. → Read More

McHenry man charged with arson, attempted murder dies in hospital

A 51-year-old McHenry man facing attempted murder and arson charges stemming a domestic disturbance and fire Friday has died, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office. → Read More

Steve Zalusky: White Sox pitcher Joel Horlen

Pitcher Joel Horlen was steady and dependable for the White Sox in the 1960s. → Read More

Teenager fatally shot near Des Plaines identified

The 14-year-old boy fatally shot Wednesday night near Des Plaines has been identified as Erick Alfaro, a resident of the Blackhawks Estates mobile home community where the shooting took place. → Read More

Remembering the first days of the Kane County Cougars

Steve Zalusky recalls when the Kane County Cougars opened the baseball season in 1991 in Geneva. → Read More

Oak Brook man charged in Park Ridge murder

Park Ridge police say they have arrested an Oak Brook man in the February murder of a 47-year-old Skokie man. → Read More

Wheeling resident accused of wielding golf club during Arlington Heights robbery

Good communication between two police departments led to the capture of a Wheeling woman accused of robbing a convenience store in Arlington Heights. → Read More

Judge increases bail for Elburn rape suspect

A Kane County judge boosted bail for a Yorkville man accused of an Elburn sexual assault after information came to light about a previous arrest. → Read More

Friend, good Samaritan pull angler from Fox River channel near Antioch

Two people rescued a 73-year-old Lake County man who fell into a Fox River channel while trying to retrieve a fishing line Friday afternoon. → Read More

With revenues soaring, Mount Prospect may eliminate vehicle stickers

Encouraged by swelling revenues from sales and income taxes, and rosy projections for more of the same, Mount Prospect officials are talking about retiring the village vehicle sticker and the $45 annual fee to buy one. → Read More

Streamwood police investigating fatal shooting; Death ruled a homicide

Streamwood police are investigating a suspected homicide Friday night in a townhouse complex on the northeast side of the village. → Read More

Bartlett man identified as victim in fatal West Chicago crash

A Bartlett man has been identified as the person killed of a fatal two-vehicle crash Friday in West Chicago. → Read More

Mount Prospect delays penny-per-push gambling tax to 2024

Mount Prospect trustees on Tuesday voted to delay implementation of a penny-per-push video gambling tax until at least 2024, while awaiting the outcome of legal challenges to similar taxes in other towns. → Read More

Octopus flower and alligator tenderloin: Wild Fork specialty grocer coming to Buffalo Grove

Buffalo Grove diners may soon have a go-to place for cooked octopus flower, elk medallions and alligator tenderloins. Wild Fork is one of the prospective tenants of a 10,000-square-foot building proposed for an outlot of the new Northwest Community Hospital medical office building. → Read More

Mount Prospect dentist on mission to help Ukrainian homeland

Mount Prospect dentist Vasyl Baranovsky has assembled more 250 pounds of dental supplies he'll be sending to his native Ukraine next month, where the items are badly needed. → Read More

Tons of paper burns in fire at Addison recycling center; No injuries reported

No injuries were reported after fire broke out Saturday evening at a paper recycling facility in Addison. → Read More

Grayslake's Jay Hook leaves his mark with expansion N.Y. Mets

Steve Zalusky: Jay Hook grew up in Grayslake and went on to earn the first victory in the history of the New York Mets. → Read More