GENEVA—Beginning this week, FEMA Disaster Survivor Assistance Teams (DSATs) will be in Kane County to provide information and provide residents affected by last month’s flooding with an opportunity to register for federal disaster assistance. These teams will be visiting homes, businesses and high-traffic locations in the affected areas providing support to disaster survivors directly in…
SPRINGFIELD—Illinois Governor Pat Quinn has proclaimed May as Older Americans Month in Illinois, and joins the Illinois Department on Aging to honor more than two million adults, aged 60 years or older, who live in the state. The governor’s proclamation coincides with the national observance of Older Americans Month. Since 1963, the observance each year…
NORTH AURORA—Easter and Passover traditions often include eggs, either as part of a fun holiday activity or a recipe.
Have you ever wondered how some people manage to be in a good mood all the time? What is it that they know that you don’t about seeing the glass as “half full” instead of “half empty?”
KANE COUNTY—January is National Radon Action Month, and the Kane County Health Department, in conjunction with the Kane County Healthy Places Coalition, recommends that now is a good time to test your home for the presence of radon.
ILLINOIS—January is Radon Action Month, according to the Surgeon General. Health agencies throughout the United States have joined forces to promote awareness of the leading cause of lung cancer for non-smokers.
ILLINOIS—Many people are decorating their homes for the holidays, but pet owners should be aware that some plants used for holiday decorating can be dangerous to cats and dogs.
ILLINOIS—If heavy snow is left on your roof, it can result in costly water damage, or even cause your roof to collapse.
KANE COUNTY—The Kane County Health Department is alerting residents that True Taste, LLC of Kenosha, Wis., is recalling vacuum-packaged Hot Smoked Rainbow Trout, Hot Smoked Whitefish, Hot Smoked Herring …
KANE COUNTY—The Kane County Health Department recently announced that Capital City Fruit, Inc. of Norwalk, Iowa, is voluntarily recalling cherry tomatoes shipped by Rio Queen Citrus Inc. on Nov. 10.
CHICAGO—BluePearl Veterinary Partners urges people to practice caution over the Thanksgiving holiday, as many of the items prepared for humans to feast on may pose serious problems to their furry and feathered friends.
KANE COUNTY—What would the holidays be without a sumptuous family feast? But as you prepare that large meal, you should take precautions to prevent food borne illness.
KANELAND—Kaneland High School Assistant Principal Diane McFarlin considers herself a “Jersey girl” at heart. Her husband is from New Jersey, and she grew up near the eastern seaboard.
KANE COUNTY—The Kane County Health Department is announcing that Dole Fresh Vegetables will voluntarily recall a limited number of cases of Dole American Blend salad in 12-ounce bags, coded A275208A or B, with Use-by date of Oct. 17, and UPC 7143000933, due to a possible health risk from Listeria monocytogenes.
CHICAGO—November is National Pet Diabetes Month, and BluePearl Veterinary Partners encourages pet owners to become more aware of the signs and symptoms of diabetes.
MAPLE PARK—Twice a week, a core group of about 10 Maple Park women get together at the Maple Park Civic Center and dance to a mix of salsa, merengue, as well as other Latin music and current hits.
KANE COUNTY—The Kane County Health Department recently reported four more cases of West Nile Virus, bringing the total so far this season to nine.
All students at Kaneland McDole Elementary School participated in the National Walk to School Day on Oct. 3.
KANELAND—Kaneland High School teacher Bridget Sweeney had gotten used to dealing with cancer.
Twenty years ago, when she was a high school senior, she was diagnosed with a malignant soft tissue sarcoma in her right arm.