Lena McLin has been teaching for more than half a century, and some of the most famous singers in the country were her students. CBS 2′s Harry Porterfield reports.
The Heifer organization gives animals to needy people in 40 countries around the world. The elementary students were donating $13,127 to the cause. CBS 2′s Harry Porterfield reports.
It all began when barbershop patrons started singing while waiting to get their hair cut. A century or so later, the Melodeers chorus is taking the music to a dazzling new height with 140 ladies singing in unaccompanied four-part harmony. CBS 2′s Harry Porterfield reports.
For more than two decades, a Chicago group has been working to help troubled kids, and the approach it takes is all about cars.
Amilee Cruikshank is a unique person: She still works four days a week and is in excellent health, despite the fact that she will soon be 109 years old. CBS 2’s Harry Porterfield says she’s someone you should know.
If you think the world is too big and could be a little smaller, why not try making doll houses? A good place start is the Blackberry Harvest Dollhouse Museum in Homewood, CBS 2′s Harry Porterfield reports.
At the Chicago Math and Science Academy, students are becoming young experts in robotics and winning awards for them. CBS 2′s Harry Porterfield reports.
Lee Krizka and her dog, Merlot, both have disabilities, but they make quite a team. CBS 2′s Harry Porterfield reports.
First a teacher and then a healthcare administrator, at 75 Phillips began creating collages from bits and pieces of paper and fabric. CBS 2′s Harry Porterfield reports.
Bob Lee of Barrington is giving back to cancer research and other causes. CBS 2′s Harry Porterfield reports.
Same Lozada and his wife, Janice, perform at more than 300 nursing homes. CBS 2′s Harry Porterfield reports.
Six days a week, you can find Seymour Goldberg at his shop, Seymour’s BMW, at 3510 N. Elston, where he starts work at 5 a.m. CBS 2′s Harry Porterfield reports.
Eschel’s documentary captures the history of the Maxwell Street Market. CBS 2′s Harry Porterfield reports.
Her commanding voice is even more remarkable when you realize Mae Ya Carter Ryan is only 11. CBS 2′s Harry Porterfield reports.
CBS 2′s Harry Porterfield introduces us to a program that enhances the self-esteem of young women.
CBS 2′s Harry Porterfield introduces us to some performers who believe laughter is the best medicine.
Benches and birdhouses are some of the products they make at the New Lenox Wood Works, but what’s most important is the joy the place brings to the people who work there.
The award-winning Irish fiddler and founder and director of the Irish Music School of Chicago grew up on the city’s North Side.
Over the years, George Hernandez has trained thousands of professional and amateur boxers and at least 30 are classified as world champions.
Etta Schiller just celebrated her 100th birthday and she’s still going strong. CBS 2′s Harry Porterfield reports.