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  • Frankfort autistic man makes and sells art through Chicago nonprofit (with video)

    FRANKFORT – When Matt Bianchi was in first grade, he’d get into trouble for drawing in class – until his mother Annette noticed something about her au ...
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 9:32 am
  • Paramount Theatre turns in stellar version of ‘The Who’s Tommy’

    AURORA – As an longtime fan of the band The Who, I had misgivings when it was first announced that the band’s iconic album – “Tommy” – was being made ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 5:19 pm
  • Robert Crown Center to host open house for National Drug Facts Week

    HINSDALE – The Robert Crown Center for Health Education, 21 Salt Creek Lane, will host a series of events as part of an open house for parents and tee ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 2:43 pm
  • "Dancing with the Stars" cast member Tony Dovolani coming to Batavia

    BATAVIA – Professional ballroom dancer Tony Dovolani is a familiar face to fans of the television show "Dancing With The Stars."
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Two Plainfield boys dance with Chicago BullsKidz

    PLAINFIELD – During timeouts and halftime at Bulls’ games – among the dunks, dribbles and blocks – a different type of athletic performance takes plac ...
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 9:04 pm
  • The Bend General Store strives to tempt taste buds

    By ERIC SCHELKOPFeschelkopf@shawmedia.comST. CHARLES – The smell of fresh pastrami and cheeses hits ...
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Mystery Diner: The Corner Grind a wonderful addition to downtown Elburn

    ELBURN – The coffee shop is a vital component to Main Street America. During our often busy, fast-paced lives, it serves as a place for neighbors and ...
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Kane County officials promote radon testing

    GENEVA – Brett Youngsteadt, the county’s Animal Control administrator, said it wasn’t until he and his wife bought a house that he thought about radon ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 9:20 pm
  • Healthy Lombard accepts Health Heroes nominations

    LOMBARD – Healthy Lombard is now accepting nominations for its annual Health Heroes recognition, which honors people and companies for making healthy ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 11:49 am
  • Addison Park District holds weight loss competition

    ADDISON – Erin Chapa, fitness and aquatics supervisor for the Addison Park District, admits it’s not easy working at a fitness club as an overweight w ...
    Jan. 19, 2015 - 1:45 pm
  • Community Nurse receives national quality award

    LA GRANGE – The Community Nurse was recently named a recipient of the Health Center Quality Leader Award by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Se ...
    Jan. 19, 2015 - 1:47 pm
  • Gammon Coach House to honor tapping of 1,000th brew

    BATAVIA – Gammon Coach House in Batavia will reach a major milestone next week, when the craft-beer bar and eatery taps its 1,000th brew.
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 10:40 pm
  • Chit Chat: Page to Stage bringing works of St. Charles Writers Group to life

    ST. CHARLES – Batavia resident and St. Charles Writers Group member Don Lindman is anxious to see how the actors of the Vero Voce School of Performin ...
    Jan. 15, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • 'No Way to Treat a Lady' opens Fox Valley Repertory season

    ST. CHARLES – Fox Valley Repertory will open its 2015 theater series with Douglas J. Cohen’s musical “No Way to Treat a Lady.”
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 5:35 pm
  • Elburn pharmacist's retirement concludes nearly 70-year family tradition in village

    ELBURN – After watching Ken Gustafson spend decades working as a pharmacist in Elburn, one of his sons said it was wonderful to see his father finally ...
    Jan. 13, 2015 - 9:29 pm
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