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IRS phone scams spike in Illinois

By Scot Bertram  Illinois News Network The Better Business Bureau is warning of a recent spike in phone scam attempts across Illinois. Steve Bernas, president and CEO of Better Business Bureau serving Chicago and Northern Illinois,…

Mr. Green Car. High tech safety in autos

By Allen Penticoff Columnist I am old enough to remember when safety equipment in cars was limited to a simple lap belt that nobody wore. Although, as a child, our family ‘66 Chevy Bel Air was in a minor highway accident and we were all…

Embracing electric lawn care

By Allen Penticoff  Columnist  I had written on this topic several years ago, but new products on the market warrant an updated report. I like electric lawn tools. Small gasoline engines always seem to be problematic. But, to be…

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