Friends and colleagues of three family members from the Des Plaines area killed in a crash Sunday remember them as outgoing, caring and friendly. Edije and Serif Dilji and their 20-year-old daughter, Amra, all of unincorporated Maine Township, died in a collision at the intersection of Golf and Rand roads shortly after 6 p.m. Sunday. Their 16-year-old son, who was driving the family's car, survived and remains hospitalized at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge. The hospital did not release his condition Tuesday, citing privacy laws.Serif Dilji, 57, was an employee of Lutheran General since September 2011 and worked in environmental services, mostly supporting the emergency department, the hospital said in a statement."Serif was respected by all with whom he worked and was known for individually greeting everyone by name each morning when he came to work," the hospital said. "He will be deeply missed. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his loved ones."Amra Dilji … [Read more...] about Family members killed in Des Plaines crash remembered as friendly, outgoing
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John Caniglia and Jo Ellen Corrigan, The Plain Dealer Lisa DeJong, The Plain Dealer Nursing homes assistants among Ohio's most dangerous occupations John Caniglia and Jo Ellen Corrigan, The Plain DealerFor the more than 75,000 residents of Ohio's 960 nursing homes, nursing assistants provide nearly all of the hands-on care. It is a job that comes with a serious cost: One of the highest reported rates of injury in Ohio and across the nation. Continue reading Solutions to nursing home worker injuries seen as an investment John Caniglia and Jo Ellen Corrigan, The Plain DealerWorking as a nurse's assistant is among the jobs with the highest reported rates of injury in Ohio and the country. But some nursing homes employ tools that make it safer for workers, driving down the number of injuries and workers' compensation costs. Continue reading Safety professionals say finding resources isn't always easy John Caniglia and Jo Ellen Corrigan, The Plain DealerNursing home … [Read more...] about A Critical Choice: Plain Dealer analysis of nursing home care in Ohio
World Today’s Google Doodle celebrates the 310th birthday of Hannah Glasse, who penned what many regard as the first modern English language cookbook. The Art of Cookery Made Plain and Easy, published in 1747, was written in a plain, direct style in contrast with the elaborate cookbooks, written mostly in French for professional chefs, found at the time. With her help, Glasse writes in her preface, “I dare say, that every servant who can but read will be capable of making a tolerable good cook, and those who have the least notion of Cookery cannot miss being very good ones.” Hannah Glasse's signature at the top of the first chapter of her book, "The Art of Cookery Made Plain and Easy," 6th Edition, 1758. The writer's 310th birthday was celebrated in a Google Doodle. WikiCommons Recommended Slideshows 37 Who Will Be Invited to Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's Wedding? 51 In Pictures: The 50 Most Powerful Military Forces in the … [Read more...] about Who Was Hannah Glasse? Google Doodle Celebrates ‘Art of Cookery Made Plain and Easy’ Author
Three people were killed and two others were injured when two vehicles collided in north suburban Des Plaines on Sunday evening, according to authorities.The crash happened at the intersection of Rand and Golf roads about 6:05 p.m., Des Plaines police Cmdr. Dan Shanahan said in a news release.A vehicle with four occupants was traveling northwest on Rand Road and attempting to turn left into the westbound lanes of Golf Road.The vehicle, however, turned in front of a car with a single occupant that was traveling southeast on Rand Road and was pushed off the road, Shanahan said.Three of the four occupants in the turning vehicle were pronounced dead on the scene. The driver was extricated from the vehicle and taken to Advocate Lutheran General Hospital for injuries that were life threatening.The driver in the car with one occupant was transported to Advocate Lutheran General Hospital with minor injuries.Des Plaines police were investigating. The intersection remained closed as of 10:15 … [Read more...] about 3 dead after Des Plaines traffic crash