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  • On-som’ bel event showcases unique art for a good cause

    BATAVIA – The multicolored wig Lauren Schmidt wore Saturday added about three feet to her 5-foot, 6-inch frame, but surprisingly, it did not weigh her ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 10:57 pm
  • Elmhurst Hospital lifts visitor restrictions

    ELMHURST – Inpatient visitor restrictions imposed in response to Enterovirus cases have been lifted at Elmhurst Hospital.
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 12:13 pm
  • Dining in a Geneva gem for breakfast

    GENEVA – One of life’s simple pleasures comes in the form of the American diner. Being able to relish in the round-the-clock service of pancakes, waff ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Liberating literature: Banned Books Week celebrates freedom to read

    The “Harry Potter” series, “A Wrinkle in Time” and “The Scarlet Letter” are among the many titles depicted on a poster hanging in the back of high ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Art, fashion join in Water Street Studios’ fundraiser

    Those who attend Water Street Studios’ third annual on-som’ bel fundraiser on Saturday, Sept. 27, will see how fashion and art interact.
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Park district programs provide valuable resources for area troops

    Is your child a Daisy or a Wolf? A Brownie or a Bear? Notice the use of initial capital letters. We’re not talking about personality traits or favorit ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 10:30 pm
  • Events for Sept. 24 to Oct. 2 across the western suburbs

    If your event is missing and you'd like to see it listed here and in our print editions, you can add ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 4:02 pm
  • McHenry County health department sets children's flu clinic schedule

    The children's annual flu clinics have been scheduled now that the McHenry County Department of Health has received its influenza vaccination.
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 2:28 pm
  • Cancer screenings important for women sponsored by Illinois Cancer Specialists

    Cancer screenings are important for every adult, but there are some that women, especially, need to put on their must-do lists.
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 1:06 pm
  • Lombard Race for Cure raises $300,000

    LOMBARD – Thousands gathered in the battle against breast cancer Sunday at Susan G. Komen’s fifth annual Lombard Race for the Cure.
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 11:47 am
  • McHenry County police departments participating in prescription drug take back day

    Several area police departments are scheduled to participate in Saturday's National Prescription Drug Take-Back day.
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 11:16 am
  • Lombard burger restaurant participates in No Kid Hungry campaign

    LOMBARD – A local restaurant is joining the fight against child hunger by participating in the Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry campaign, which runs ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Safety surface gives participants of all abilities a chance to play

    When the Batavia Park District begins a park build or renovation, staff consults with the neighbors of that park for input. It’s important to know wha ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 9:57 pm
  • Hearing tests start at birth sponsored by Susan Rogan Hearing

    Before leaving the hospital, each newborn’s hearing is now tested, to comply with the government’s law that affirms the value of catching hearing loss ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 2:49 pm
  • Fest at Lions Park to raise money for American Brain Tumor Association

    VILLA PARK – The EISUS Fun Fest on Sunday in Villa Park will donate all proceeds to the American Brain Tumor Association.
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 5:30 am