Bits N Briefs

November 10, 2015
Plans for veteran memorial

Honor American Veterans

November 11, 2015   11:00 a.m. on November 11, 1918 marked the end of hostilities between the Allied nations and Germany, ending World War I.  In 1926, the U.S. Congress passed a resolution declaring November 11th […]
October 14, 2015
Chicago Cubs baseball stadium

Beware Risk of Injuries at Ballpark

Owners Not Liable for Most Injuries As Chicago Cubs fans celebrate their team playing post-season baseball in October, those lucky fans should remember to pay attention – both to the game and to the back of […]
September 29, 2015
Operation Greylord book cover

When the Courts Were Corrupt

Operation Greylord   Terrence Hake, a former Cook County State’s Attorney turned F.B.I. agent, tells the true story about his fascinating yet dangerous undercover work, posing as a crooked prosecutor turned crooked defense attorney, bribing crooked court […]
September 9, 2015
ILNB logo

Register for Free Bankruptcy Class

Greg Martucci, a member of the Northwest Suburban Bar Association, will be presenting a free class titled “Filing for Bankruptcy” as part of the People’s Law School program on Wednesday, September 30, 2015 from 7:00 – […]
September 4, 2015
High rise building workers sitting on beam

Honor American Workers

Labor Day, 2015   Labor Day, celebrated on the first Monday in September, pays tribute to the contributions and achievements of the American worker.  Made a federal holiday in 1894, and September holiday in 1897, Labor Day honors […]
August 6, 2015
Students moving in to college dorm

Is Your Child Going Away to College?

You Will Need Authorization to Talk to the Doctor in a Medical Emergency It’s August, and many parents are preparing to move their recent high school graduates to college campuses near and far. These college students […]
July 2, 2015
Red, pink, yellow fireworks

Don’t Blow it this July 4th!

HAVE A SAFE 4th of JULY! Fireworks are NOT legal in Illinois Most people lining up at the fireworks stores across the state line know that they can legally buy firecrackers, bottle rockets and roman candles […]
May 7, 2015
Avoid telemarketing phone scams

Don’t Fall for Phone Scams

The I.R.S. is Not Calling for $$$ Like many of you, I’ve received several phone calls at home from aggressive, foreign sounding men claiming to be Internal Revenue Service collection agents.  They claim that an error was discovered […]