Libertyville is a village in Lake County, United States and an affluent suburb of Chicago. It is located 5 miles west of Lake Michigan on the Des Plaines River, the 2014 census population was 20,512. Libertyville is located at 42°17′03″N 87°57′38″W, according to the 2010 census, the village has a total area of 9.15 square miles, of which 8.81 square miles is land and 0.34 square miles is water. The Des Plaines River forms much of the boundary of the village. Other bodies of water include Butler Lake and Lake Minear, Libertyvilles main street is Milwaukee Avenue. The main automobile route to Chicago is via Interstate 94, Chicagos Loop is approximately 45 minutes away, the main Metra rail station sits at the northern edge of downtown off Milwaukee Avenue, and serves the Milwaukee District/North Line running from Union Station in Chicago to Fox Lake. The same line is served by another Metra station at Prairie Crossing, near the boundary of Libertyville, the Prairie Crossing station serves Metras North Central Line, with service from Union Station to Antioch.
The population density was 2,364.5 people per square mile, there were 7,458 housing units at an average density of 850.2 per square mile. The racial makeup of the village was 92% White, 5% Asian, about 1% each are classified as belonging to other races or to two or more races. 3% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race, while still largely homogeneous, ethnic diversity has increased slightly since the 1960 census, when the population was indicated as being 99. 9% white. 22% of all households were made up of individuals and 8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older, the average household size was 2.7 and the average family size was 3.2. 28% of the population is under the age of 18, 5% from 18 to 24, 27% from 25 to 44, 28% from 45 to 64. The median age is 39 years, for every 100 females there were 92.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.9 males, according to a 2007 estimate, the median household income was $106,337, and the median income for a family was $127,474.
Males had an income of $72,320 versus $39,455 for females. The per capita income for the village was $40,426, pursuant to the treaty, the Potawatomi left their lands by the mid-1830s, and by 1835 the future Libertyville had its first recorded non-indigenous resident, George Vardin. Said to be a well-educated English immigrant with a wife and a young daughter, though he apparently moved on to the west that same year, the settlement that grew up around his cabin was initially known as Vardins Grove. In 1836, during the celebrations that marked the 60th anniversary of the U. S, declaration of Independence, the community voted to name itself Independence Grove
The Post-Tribune of Northwest Indiana is a daily newspaper headquartered in Merrillville, United States. It serves the Northwest Indiana region, and is owned by the Chicago Tribune Media Group, the paper was founded in 1907 as The Gary Weekly. It was established to serve steel industry residents, on September 7,1908 the weekly became a daily and changed its name to the Gary Tribune. Snyder, purchased the Gary Evening Post from Gary mayor Thomas Knotts on March 9,1910, in July 1921 the two papers were merged producing the Post-Tribune a weekday evening and weekend morning paper. In August 1966, the Snyder heirs sold the publication to Northwest Publications, Gary was dropped from the masthead to further regionalize the Post-Tribune, although critics charged that it was an attempt to distance itself from the declining city. In 1974 the Post-Tribune became part of the Knight-Ridder chain of productions, in June,1986, the Post-Tribune became a morning paper. Hollinger International took over the production on February 2,1998, the Post-Tribune consolidated its printing with that of the Sun-Times in 2007, at which time it closed its printing plant on Broadway in Gary, ending more than 50 years of press runs there.
It had moved its editorial offices from Gary to neighboring Merrillville in 2000. In 2014, it was purchased by the Chicago Tribune Media Group, an abridged edition of the Post-Tribune appears in Northwest Indiana copies of the Sunday Tribune. The Post-Tribune is printed early at one of its parent-companys facilities in Chicago, driven to Northwest Indiana, regions are, Gary Lake County Porter County Southlake Valparaiso The Times of Northwest Indiana List of newspapers in Indiana Post-Trib. com
The Virginia Gazette
The Virginia Gazette is the local newspaper of Williamsburg, Virginia. Established in 1930, it is named for the historical Virginia Gazette published between 1736 and 1780 and it is published twice a week in the broadsheet format. There were actually three papers published in Williamsburg under the name The Virginia Gazette between 1736 and 1780, these papers serve as an important record for Virginias colonial history. The original Virginia Gazette, the first newspaper published in Virginia, was established by William Parks. Its motto was Containing the freshest Advices and Domestick, three years earlier, Parks had founded The Maryland Gazette in Annapolis, Maryland. In 1743, Parks built a mill in Williamsburg, he purchased the raw material to create newsprint from Benjamin Franklin. The paper was published, successively, by William Parks, William Hunter, Joseph Royle, Alexander Purdie and John Dixon and Hunter, the last issue was published on April 8,1780, after which point the paper relocated to Richmond, Virginias new capital.
In 1766 William Rind founded a newspaper called the The Virginia Gazette. This paper was published by Rind, by his widow Clementina Rind and its last issue was printed on February 3,1776. On February 3,1775, Alexander Purdie, previously a publisher of the original Gazette and it was published by Purdie until his death in 1779, it was published by John Clarkson and Augustine Davis until December 9,1780. Afterward, various papers were published periodically around Virginia using the Virginia Gazette banner, in 1893 W. C. Johnston brought the name Virginia Gazette back to Williamsburg in newspaper form, but unrelated to its colonial predecessors. As editor of the Virginia Gazette, a Democratic weekly, Johnston campaigned vigorously to attract industry to the region. The Gazette, for example, described a new mill opened in 1895 as “the morning star of the future that heralds a glorious dawn of prosperity upon this little city. ”Typical content included local and national news, general interest stories, business directories, college notes. L. S.
Cottrell, Johnston’s original printer, became owner and publisher in 1894, circulation by 1900 was approximately 500, and there was no competing paper published in town during the paper’s life. Robert P. Scott became owner and publisher of the Gazette in 1917, local news still predominated, but national issues were becoming increasingly important. In 1920, Johnston editorialized against women’s suffrage as a violation of states’ rights, no one questions that they are as capable as men to cast their ballots. ”By 1922, the paper ceased publication. Another Virginia Gazette appeared in 1925, associated with the William Parks School of Journalism at the College of William and Mary, havilock Babcock, of the journalism faculty was editor and students served as reporters and handled all the other newspaper jobs, except printing. At Goodwins urging publisher J. A. Osborne moved to town from Florida, in 1961 the Osborne family sold the paper to John O. W. Gravely III
New York Daily News
The New York Daily News, officially titled Daily News, is an American newspaper based in New York City. It is the fourth-most widely circulated newspaper in the United States. It was founded in 1919, and was the first U. S. daily printed in tabloid format and it is owned by Mortimer Zuckerman, and is headquartered at 4 New York Plaza in Lower Manhattan. The Daily News was founded by Joseph Medill Patterson in 1919, Patterson and his cousin, Robert R. McCormick were co-publishers of the Chicago Tribune and grandsons of Tribune founder Joseph Medill. On his way back, Patterson met with Alfred Harmsworth, who was the Viscount Northcliffe and publisher of the Daily Mirror, impressed with the advantages of a tabloid, Patterson launched the Daily News on June 26,1919. The Daily News was not a success, and by August 1919. Still, New Yorks many subway commuters found the tabloid format easier to handle, by the time of the papers first anniversary in June 1920, circulation was over 100,000 and by 1925, over a million.
Circulation reached its peak in 1947, at 2.4 million daily and 4.7 million on Sunday. The Daily News carried the slogan New Yorks Picture Newspaper from 1920 to 1991, for its emphasis on photographs, and a camera has been part of the newspapers logo from day one. The papers slogan, developed from a 1985 ad campaign, is New Yorks Hometown Newspaper, while another has been The Eyes, the Ears, the Honest Voice of New York. News-gathering operations were, for a time, organized using two-way radios, prominent sports cartoonists have included Bill Gallo, Bruce Stark and Ed Murawinski. Editorial cartoonists have included C. D. Batchelor, editions were published as extras in 1991 during the brief tenure of Robert Maxwell as publisher. In 1982, and again in the early 1990s during a newspaper strike, in the 1982 instance, the parent Tribune offered the tabloid up for sale. In 1991, millionaire Robert Maxwell offered financial assistance to The News to help it stay in business, when Maxwell died shortly thereafter, The News seceded from his publishing empire, which eventually splintered under questions about whether Maxwell had the financial backing to sustain it.
After Maxwells death in 1991, the paper was held together in bankruptcy by existing management, led by editor James Willse, mort Zuckerman bought the paper in 1993. From its founding until 1991, the Daily News was owned by the Tribune Company, in 1948 The News established WPIX, whose call letters were based on The News nickname of New Yorks Picture Newspaper, and bought what became WPIX-FM, which is now known as WFAN-FM. The News maintains local bureaux in the Bronx and Queens, at City Hall, within One Police Plaza, in January 2012, former News of the World and New York Post editor Colin Myler was appointed editor-in-chief of the Daily News. Myler was replaced by his deputy Jim Rich in September 2015, ather than portraying New York through the partisan divide between liberals and conservatives, The News has played up the more mythic rift between the city’s fiends and heroes
Forty-eight of the fifty states and the federal district are contiguous and located in North America between Canada and Mexico. The state of Alaska is in the northwest corner of North America, bordered by Canada to the east, the state of Hawaii is an archipelago in the mid-Pacific Ocean. The U. S. territories are scattered about the Pacific Ocean, the geography and wildlife of the country are extremely diverse. At 3.8 million square miles and with over 324 million people, the United States is the worlds third- or fourth-largest country by area, third-largest by land area. It is one of the worlds most ethnically diverse and multicultural nations, paleo-Indians migrated from Asia to the North American mainland at least 15,000 years ago. European colonization began in the 16th century, the United States emerged from 13 British colonies along the East Coast. Numerous disputes between Great Britain and the following the Seven Years War led to the American Revolution. On July 4,1776, during the course of the American Revolutionary War, the war ended in 1783 with recognition of the independence of the United States by Great Britain, representing the first successful war of independence against a European power.
The current constitution was adopted in 1788, after the Articles of Confederation, the first ten amendments, collectively named the Bill of Rights, were ratified in 1791 and designed to guarantee many fundamental civil liberties. During the second half of the 19th century, the American Civil War led to the end of slavery in the country. By the end of century, the United States extended into the Pacific Ocean. The Spanish–American War and World War I confirmed the status as a global military power. The end of the Cold War and the dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1991 left the United States as the sole superpower. The U. S. is a member of the United Nations, World Bank, International Monetary Fund, Organization of American States. The United States is a developed country, with the worlds largest economy by nominal GDP. It ranks highly in several measures of performance, including average wage, human development, per capita GDP. While the U. S. economy is considered post-industrial, characterized by the dominance of services and knowledge economy, the United States is a prominent political and cultural force internationally, and a leader in scientific research and technological innovations.
In 1507, the German cartographer Martin Waldseemüller produced a map on which he named the lands of the Western Hemisphere America after the Italian explorer and cartographer Amerigo Vespucci
The Morning Call
The Morning Call is a daily newspaper based in Allentown, Pennsylvania, in the United States. It ranks among the nations top 100 largest-circulation daily newspapers, with circulation of 80,548 daily readers and 119,216 Sunday readers, the Morning Calls history goes back to 1883 when The Critic, an Allentown newspaper, was founded. The editor and chief reporter of The Critic was Samuel S. Woolever, in what would become a family dynasty that would oversee the company for four decades, in 1894 Muhlenberg College senior David A. Miller went to work for The Critic as its sole reporter. Its owners were Charles Weiser and Kirt W. DeBelle, the identity of the lucky winner is lost to history, but on Jan. 1,1895, Allentown City Treasurer A. L. Reichenbach and that same year, David A. Miller and his brother Samuel Miller were able to purchase their first shares of The Morning Call. It was the start of a series of stock buyouts that would leave the newspaper entirely in the hands of the Miller brothers by 1904, in that nine-year period, the Miller brothers worked to gather subscribers.
In one case, David A. Miller even attended a corn husking party and had family there signed up by the time he left. By 1920, World War I and the work of the Millers had raised circulation to 20,000, a series of newspaper mergers that year, funded by Gen. Harry Clay Trexler, led to the Millers sale of The Morning Call to the Trexler interests. It was only after Trexlers death in 1933, and at the urging of David A. Millers sons, Donald P. in 1935 The Morning Call acquired the sole remaining Allentown newspaper, the Chronicle and News, and renamed it the Evening Chronicle. In 1938 the Sunday Call-Chronicle was first published, in 1951, David A. Miller assumed the official title of president of the Call-Chronicle newspapers. He would keep that post until his death in 1958 at the age of 88 and that September his sons and Samuel, were named publishers. After Samuels death in 1967, Donald P. Miller continued to run the newspaper and he did so with his son, Edward D. Miller, until the late 1970s when Edward became executive editor and publisher.
The Evening Chronicle went to press for the last time in 1980, in 1981 Edward D. Miller left the newspaper, and Donald P. Miller returned as chairman. The publisher and chief officer was Bernard C. Publishers of the Stamford Advocate and Greenwich Times, shorts was publisher and chief executive officer from 1987 until succeeded by Guy Gilmore in 2000. Susan Hunt was named publisher in June 2001, in September 1996, The Morning Call launched its website, themorningcall. com. In 2000, Times Mirror was acquired by the Tribune Company, merging 11 newspapers,22 television stations, four stations, a cable TV company. In February 2006, Timothy R. Kennedy was named publisher, in 2010, Timothy E. Ryan, the publisher and CEO of The Baltimore Sun Media Group, became The Morning Call’s publisher and CEO
The Hartford Courant is the largest daily newspaper in the U. S. state of Connecticut, and is often recognized as the oldest continuously published newspaper in the United States. A morning newspaper serving most of the north of New Haven and east of Waterbury. It reports regional news with a chain of bureaus in smaller cities, beginning in 2000, it was owned by Tribune Company, which combined the papers management and facilities with those of Tribune-owned WTIC-TV in Hartford. In 2014, the newspapers were spun off to corporate parent Tribune Publishing, the Connecticut Courant began as a weekly on October 29,1764, started by Thomas Green. The word courant, borrowed from the French, was a name for English-language newspapers. The daily Hartford Courant traces its existence back to the weekly, thereby claiming the title Americas oldest continuously published newspaper, joseph Roswell Hawley, a leading Republican politician and former governor of the state, in 1867 bought the newspaper, which he combined with the Press.
Under his editorship, this became the most influential newspaper in Connecticut, emile Gauvereau became a reporter in 1916, and the managing editor in 1919. His energetic and often sensational news policies affronted Charles Clark, the owner, Clark fired him when he refused to stop a series of stories about the exploitation of fake medical diplomas. Herbert Brucker was the most prominent editor in the 20th century, the Courant was purchased in 1979 by Times Mirror, the Los Angeles Times parent company. The first years of ownership are described by a former Courant reporter in a book titled Spiked. One criticism was that the new owners were interested in awards. A series of articles about sexual abuse by the head of a worldwide Catholic order, published since February 1997, in 2000, Times Mirror and the Courant became part of the Tribune Company, one of the worlds largest multimedia companies. Ironically, along the way, the Courant acquired the Valley Advocate group of alternative weeklies started by two disgruntled Courant staff members in 1973, under new ownership, it is co-owned with two local television stations, Fox affiliate WTIC-TV and The CW affiliate WCCT-TV.
The Courant is the most recent American newspaper to win the Society for News Designs Worlds Best Designed Newspaper award. In late June 2006, the Tribune Co. announced that Courant publisher Jack W. Davis Jr. would by replaced by Stephen D. Carver, vice president and general manager of Atlanta, Ga. TV station WATL. In March 2009, Tribune replaced Carver with Richard Graziano, who was given a role as Courant publisher. Shortly after that, the Courants two highest ranking editors were let go, after 2010, Courant has offered early retirement and buyout packages to reduce staff as it continues to experience declines in advertising revenue. There have been layoffs and reduction in pages, newsroom staff peaked in 1994 at close to 400 staff, down to 175 staff by 2008, and 135 staff in 2009
The Baltimore Sun
The Baltimore Sun is the largest general-circulation daily newspaper based in the American state of Maryland and provides coverage of local and regional news, issues and industries. Founded in 1837, it is owned by tronc, abell was born in Rhode Island, where he began journalism with the Providence Patriot. He worked with newspapers in New York City and Boston, from 1947 to 1986, The Sun was the owner of Marylands first television station, WMAR-TV. In the postwar years, The Sun significantly expanded its overseas presence, the newspaper opened its first foreign bureau in London in 1924. Between 1955 and 1961, it added four new foreign offices, as Cold War tensions grew, it set up shop in Bonn, West Germany, in February 1955. Eleven months later, The Sun opened a Moscow bureau, becoming one of the first U. S. newspapers to do so, a Rome office followed in July 1957, and in 1961, The Sun expanded to New Dehli. At its height, The Sun ran eight foreign bureaus, giving rise to its boast in a 1983 ad that The Sun never sets on the world, the paper was sold in 1986 to the Times-Mirror Company of the Los Angeles Times.
The same week, the rival News American, with publishing antecedents since 1773, the oldest paper in the city, it had been owned by the Hearst Corporation since the 1920s. In 1997, The Sun acquired the Patuxent Publishing Company, a suburban newspaper publisher that had a stable of weekly papers. In the 1990s and 2000s, The Sun began cutting back its foreign coverage, in 1995 and 1996, closed its Tokyo, Mexico City and Berlin bureaus. Two more — Beijing and London — fell victim to cost-cutting in 2005, the final three bureaus — Moscow and Johannesburg, South Africa — fell a couple years later. All were closed by 2008, as the Tribune Co. streamlined and downsized the newspaper chains foreign reporting, some material from The Suns foreign correspondents is archived at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. In 2000, the Times-Mirror company was purchased by the Tribune Company of Chicago, I,2014 it transferred its newspapers, including The Sun, to Tribune Publishing. On September 19,2005, and again on August 24,2008 and its circulation as of 2010 was 195,561 for the daily edition and 343,552 on Sundays.
On April 29,2009, the Tribune Company announced that it would lay off 61 of the 205 staff members in the Sun newsroom. On September 23,2011, it was reported that the Baltimore Sun would be moving its web edition behind a paywall starting October 10,2011, BSMG content reaches more than one million Baltimore-area readers each week and is the regions most widely read source of news. On February 20,2014, The Baltimore Sun Media Group announced they are going to buy the alternative weekly City Paper, in April, the Sun acquired the Maryland publications of Landmark Media Enterprises. The Evening Sun was first published in 1910 under the leadership of Charles H. Grasty, former owner of the Evening News, for most of its existence, The Evening Sun led its morning sibling in circulation
Daily Herald (Arlington Heights)
The Daily Herald is a daily newspaper based in Arlington Heights, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago. The newspaper is distributed in the northern and western suburbs of Chicago, the paper started in 1871 and is independently owned and run by the Paddock family. The papers longtime slogan has been To fear God, tell the truth, the Daily Herald serves Cook, DuPage, Lake, and McHenry counties and has a coverage area of about 1,300 square miles. It is the third-largest newspaper in Illinois, the Daily Herald was founded in 1872 as the Cook County Herald. Paddock, a teacher, bought the newspaper in 1889 for $175. In 1926, the paper was renamed the Arlington Height Herald, for its first century, it was a weekly publication. Over the years and his son Stuart, the papers real growth began in 1968, when Stuart Paddock, Jr. took over the paper. A year later, the paper began publishing five days a week and this move came almost out of necessity, Field Communications, publisher of the Sun-Times, had introduced its Daily papers for the northern suburbs in 1966.
A brutal one-year circulation war ensued, ending in 1970 when Field pulled out of the area and that year, the paper dropped Arlington Heights from its masthead after merging with its sister publications and expanding into Lake County. It began publishing on Saturdays in 1975 and it became the Daily Herald in 1977 and began publishing on Sundays in 1978. During the second half of the 1980s, it expanded into DuPage and its growth has continued to this day. Stuart Paddock, Jr. died in 2002, the Daily Heralds motto is, Big picture. Local Focus because it covers international and national news as well as news local to its circulation area. June 2013 Top Media Outlets, Blogs, Consumer Magazines, Websites & Social Networks
The Sun-Sentinel is the main daily newspaper of Broward County, Florida. Owned by Tronc, it all throughout the three counties that comprise South Florida. It is the newspaper in the area. Howard Saltz of Delray Beach, Florida has held the position of editor since 2011, Saltz was named publisher and editor-in-chief in 2016. Saltz has been in media since 1983 and held positions including reporter and editor in other cities before moving to South Florida. For many years, the Sun-Sentinel exclusively targeted Broward County, however, it expanded its coverage to all of South Florida, including the Miami-Dade and Palm Beach areas, in the late 1990s. In the former area, The Miami Herald is its primary competition, the Sun-Sentinel emphasizes local news, through its Community News and Local sections. It has a circulation of 163,728 and a Sunday circulation of 228,906. It produced a significant contribution to information graphics in the form of News Illustrated, the photography department has been a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize twice in the Spot News category.
It was a finalist in 1982 for its coverage of a Haitian refugee boat disaster, the Sun-Sentinel publishes several websites, including SunSentinel. com, SouthFlorida. com, SouthFloridaParenting. com, CityLinkMix. com, and TeenlinkSouthFlorida. com. It publishes a Spanish-language weekly, El Sentinel, and an alternative weekly distributed for free throughout the region, in 1925, the Everglades Breeze was renamed the Sentinel. That same year, two Ohio publishers bought both the Sentinel and the Herald, consolidating the newspapers into a publication called the Daily News. In 1926, Horace and Tom Stillwell purchased the paper, the devastation wrought by the 1926 Miami hurricane caused circulation to drop and, in 1929, Tom Stillwell sold the paper to the Gore Publishing Company, headed by R. H. Gore, Sr. By 1945, circulation of the Daily News and Evening Sentinel had climbed to 10,000, in 1953, Gore Publishing changed the name of the paper to the Fort Lauderdale News and added a Sunday morning edition.
In 1963, the Tribune Company acquired Gore Publishing, in the 1970s, the morning paper changed its name to the Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel. In 1982, the two merged their editorial staffs. The two papers merged into a single morning paper under the Sun-Sentinel name. In 2000, after expanding its coverage, the changed its name to the South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Gurnee is a village in Lake County, United States. Its population was 31,295 as of the 2010 census and it borders the city of Waukegan and is considered a part of the Chicago metropolitan area. It is best known for being the location of Six Flags Great America and Gurnee Mills, early settlers in the Gurnee area came by foot horseback and by Prairie Schooners drawn by oxen or via the Erie Canal and the Great Lakes. They came from the town of Warren, New York, which was named in honor of Major General Joseph Warren, Warren Township, formed in 1850, was named after him. The first settlement of Warren Township commenced in 1835 in the vicinity of the Aux Plaines River, in 1835-36, a land company from New York State erected a Community House to accommodate families while they were locating and getting government land grants to their farms. Near the Community House, there was a used by the Potowatomi Indians for crossing the river. A floating log bridge was built there in 1842, later, a stationary wooden bridge was constructed, and still an iron bridge was erected.
With the erection of a permanent bridge, roads were established, and it was at this junction that the Milwaukee Road crossed the river from west to east, and continued north to eventually connect Chicago to Milwaukee. This road was out in 1836 by three early settlers, Thomas McClure, Mark Noble, and Richard Steele. The east-west road, now known as Grand Avenue, was a route from McHenry County to the port of Waukegan. Stage coaches ran on route as late as 1870. The hamlet was originally called Wentworth, after Congressman Long John Wentworth, who served as the Republican Mayor of Chicago between 1857-1863. Thereafter, Walter S. Gurnee, the 14th Mayor of Chicago and one of the directors of the railroad, agreed to develop a station in Wentworth, over time, Gurnee Station became known simply as Gurnee and was incorporated as such. Just east of the bridge, at the junction of Milwaukee Road and Grand Avenue, was the Mutaw Tavern, earlier known as Marm Rudds Tavern and more recently as the Mother Rudd House.
This was a coach stop between Chicago and Milwaukee and was a stopover for farmers from the west traveling to Little Fort to barter their crops for supplies. It served as a stop during the underground railroad and this building was acquired by the Village of Gurnee in 1984, has been restored, and now houses the Warren Township Historical Society. In May 2004, Gurnee received major rainfall, causing the worst flooding in 100 years, the flood forced several schools to close and caused building damage to dozens of homes and businesses. Gurnee is located at 42°22′N 87°56′W, according to the 2010 census, Gurnee has a total area of 13.576 square miles, of which 13.5 square miles is land and 0.076 square miles is water