| Aug 31, 2007
The 213-piece Imaginarium coloring set sold at Toys R Us includes felt pens, crayons, oil pastel markers, watercolors, a mixing palette, a brush, a ruler, a pencil and a pencil sharpener.
And lead -- possibly enough to permanently disable a kid.
| Feb 4, 1997
Andrew thumps Raymond on the head with a plastic shovel. Patricia stuffs two giraffes into a microwave. Tiffany and Kimberly cram dolls into the washing machine.
Then Andrew, the strongest, pulls on the toy stove until it topples over onto all of them....
| Nov 25, 2013
Garden Club Events
The Kensington Garden Club is having a Bi-Annual-Christmas Boutique Saturday, Dec. 7 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Delaney Room, Peck Memorial Library, 234 Kensington Road, Kensington. The boutique includes silk floral Christmas...
| Nov 25, 2013
News briefs from Geneva, St. Charles and Batavia.
Helping tornado victims
The city is collecting donations for residents of Washington, Ill., left homeless after the tornadoes swept though the town on Nov. 17. Donations can be dropped off...
| Nov 24, 2013
Restaurant opens in East Boca Raton
Fork & Knife opened Sunday at 99 SE Mizner Blvd., Suite 110 in East Boca Raton.
Fork & Knife owners say they'll serve a "modern take" on comfort food, changing seasonally and taking inspiration from American grilles,...
| Nov 22, 2013
For decades, U.S. manufacturers have filled upholstered furniture with pounds of toxic chemicals to comply with a flammability standard set by a single state, California.
The obscure rule, known as Technical Bulletin 117, brought flame retardants into...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 5:32 AM
Connecticut Public Health Association Press Release
Disney Princess Chair Purchased In Connecticut Store Contained Hormone-Disrupting Chemical Firemaster 500
CONNECTICUT – Independent testing commissioned by the Center for Environmental Health...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 11:15 AM
As morning anchor part of my job is to schedule live interviews during our 8'oclock hour on KSCW. I'm always racking my brain for new ideas and topics to share with viewers more importantly topics, you, the viewer find interesting. This week, I invited...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 12:41 PM
The Hadassah House Resale Shop in Highland Park boasts donated treasures ranging from clothes and accessories — Coach, Burberry, Dior, Juicy Couture, were recently among the designer brands on hand — to CDs, books, and house furnishings that...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 5:06 PM
Fewer than 20 days after the last bell rang for the 2012-2013 school year, big box retailers launched their annual back-to-school promotions.
Advertisements for 25-cent boxes of crayons and brightly colored displays of glue sticks and notebooks...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 12:18 PM
Editor’s note: Each Sunday, The Herald-Mail runs “A Life Remembered.” Each story in this continuing series takes a look back — through the eyes of family, friends, co-workers and others — at a member of the community who died...