“Relay for Life,” an overnight fundraiser, was held at Fifth Third Bank Ballpark in Geneva on Friday to benefit the American Cancer Society.
FOX VALLEY—Pirok Design owners Kevin and Cynthia Pirok are in the business of helping other businesses establish themselves. They work with business owners to build their identity through developing a logo and designing signage, a website and other supportive graphics.
Elburn resident gearing up for elite camp in N.Y.
ELBURN—Stefanos Lekkas, 16, of Elburn has his particular tools of the trade.
“My mask is white, with all-white straps and an all-white cage,” Lekkas said. “I just fell in love with it early on.”
MORRIS—Twenty-minute halves, a running clock, and kids wearing something akin to rec-league warmups.
Robert Johnson seems to be taking Friday evening’s Kaneland Knight Run 5K in stride.
FOX VALLEY—Steve Gaspardo, a manufacturing engineer with 15 years of experience in the field, founded Gaspardo & Associates in 1996.
MAPLE PARK—Maple Park resident Carrie Capes said she learned very early on with Max, her 11-year-old son with multiple disabilities, that “a child with a disability really and truly needs a village.”
Elburn—The Revs. David and Jessica Jones opened the doors of their Living Word of God Church in February of 2011, at 526 N. Main St., on the Great Lakes Leadership campus in Elburn.
The Elburn Chamber of Commerce held its annual golf outing at Hughes Creek on Thursday. The Chamber raises money at this annual event to bring more activities to the Village of Elburn.
Sugar Grove—Sugar Grove resident Laura Keske in February bought a franchise of the Club Z! In-Home Tutoring Services, which is the nation’s largest one-on-one in-home tutoring service.
ELBURN—Father Karl Ganss will retire after nine years at St. Gall’s Catholic Church in Elburn, and after a career of 44 years in the priesthood that spanned both education and ministry.
KANELAND—After his Major League Baseball debut on June 1, Casey Crosby knew he had to push on after a less-than-desirable result.
SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove resident Katelyn Alderman was only in the third grade when she was diagnosed with epilepsy. She was having staring spells, sometimes 20 to 40 a day, and taking 15 pills a day to try to prevent them.
Kaneland High School’s Class of 2012 held their graduation ceremony on Saturday at the NIU Convocation Center in DeKalb. Class President was Ashlyn Slamans, and Class Valedictorian was Malory Groen.
ELBURN—Spc. Nick Sepeda doesn’t like to be the center of attention. He said he is usually the guy in the background, but that definitely wasn’t the case on June 2, when Sepeda arrived home for a one-month leave from the U.S. Army, after a one-year deployment to Afghanistan.
Former Knight lefty officially becomes current Tiger southpaw
KANELAND—Never has a pitching appearance that lasted 3.1 innings been so noteworthy or celebrated.
BELVIDERE, Ill.—Kaneland softball’s season had more ups than downs in 2012.
Unfortunately, the Sterling Lady Warriors brand of diamond play made KHS land with a thud.
ELBURN—Building a green economy and assisting veterans as they find new careers and a way to heal … a tall order, but that’s what the Farmer-Veteran Coalition (FVC) aims to do.
ELBURN—The Elburn-to-Nashville pipeline might not be thought of as a road to potential success and stardom, but it’s a path that suits Charles Cain just fine.
Elburn man launches line of low-impact headgear
ELBURN—During his many years of working underneath heavy equipment and being conscious of trying not to hit his head, Mark Maxwell began to conceive of headgear that would not only protect workers’ heads should they knock up against steel, but also protect their heads and necks from the inevitable grease and grime that come with the job.