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  • Local sax teacher spreading popular beatboxing technique online

    WHEATON – A Wheaton saxophone teacher is making waves in the music world and online with a new technique that throws a little pop and rap into the wor ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 4:29 pm
  • Mystery Diner: FoxFire in Geneva specializes in seafood, steaks, chops

    GENEVA – FoxFire in Geneva has been around since 2003, specializing in steaks, seafood and chops. Th ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Chit Chat: Businesses combine love of wine, painting

    GENEVA – Geneva Park District Executive Director Sheavoun Lambillotte took a sip of wine as she went about putting the finishing touches on the cobble ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Steel Beam Theatre’s ‘Big Meal’ an appetizing production

    Five generations whiz by in “The Big Meal,” Dan LeFranc’s meaty slice-of-life play that’s now onstage at Steel Beam Theatre. Unfolding without an inte ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Before the Diploma: The perks of being a waitress

    What do flipping greasy hamburgers, cleaning popcorn off of movie theater floors, collecting money at a cash register and dealing with aggravating cus ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 9:20 pm
  • Adult Activity Center keeps seniors in the know, on the go

    Think of it as one-stop shopping for everything a healthy, active senior (or one who wants to be or stay that way) needs.
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 9:01 pm
  • Park District Dish: Participants prove you can be fit at any age

    Fitness is always a hot topic when a new year rolls around. A lot of people choose to wait until January to get active and healthy, but several Batavi ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 11:07 pm
  • Batavia student overcomes congenital heart defect

    Like most 6-year-old girls, Sydney Mowen is full of energy. She has been keeping busy in a ballet class offered through the Batavia Park District.
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 7:13 pm
  • Joliet-area health experts discuss prevalence of C. difficile

    JOLIET – Last spring, my relatively robust dad, age 93, was hit by a series of health misfortunes: pneumonia, a mild heart attack, a fall on his face ...
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 6:00 pm
  • Lightweight ski gear leads trends

    Nothing contributes more to a perfect snowy day on the slopes than being warm.   Newly engineered ski wear repels cold and moisture, while retaining ...
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 3:57 pm
  • SCB can train anyone to dance

    Photo by Keith Gerling Do you have two left feet longing for toe shoes?   Do you yearn to e ...
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 2:57 pm
  • Joliet woman takes her love of giving back to Head Start

    JOLIET – For nearly three years, Judy Easley was a family service worker for the Head Start program for the Catholic Charities Diocese of Joliet.
    Feb. 21, 2015 - 7:28 pm
  • Villa Park vet named nation's best

    VILLA PARK – Pets Best Insurance Services has named Villa Park veterinarian Mary Felt the nation’s best veterinarian of 2014, according to a news rele ...
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 5:04 pm
  • Salt Creek Ballet celebrates 3 decades of dance

    What started as a few ballet students pirouetting on a worn gymnasium floor in LaGrange, has blossomed into a nationally acclaimed dance company, with ...
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 3:25 pm
  • Ski competitions build skills, friendships

    You don’t have to be an Olympic athlete to experience the thrill of skiing competitively.  Local, national, and worldwide ski races welcome participan ...
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 1:56 pm
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