Elburn Days 2015
 

Elburn Herald | Sugar Grove Herald

 
Seattle Sutton indf
Category archive

Regional

Kane County Coroner to start cold case review initiative

in Regional by
BusinessFilesHC0410_M_150_C_R

KANE COUNTY—Kane County Coroner Rob Russell recently announced that he is starting a systematic review of previous Kane County Coroner cases for compliance with updated scientific and forensic standards. This new initiative was generated from a request made by former coroner candidate Dr. Bob Tiballi. Tiballi brought forth a case that he believed was inaccurately…

Keep Reading

Forest Preserve District seeks job applicants

in Regional by
forest

GENEVA—The Forest Preserve District of Kane County seeks applicants to fill open positions. Available positions include preserve maintenance worker, safety health and training coordinator part-time, wildlife technician part-time, naturalist intern/seasonal, maintenance-field operations seasonal, campground attendant seasonal and trades seasonal. The preserve maintenance worker will mow and maintain district open space areas; remove fallen trees/branches; insure…

Keep Reading

An honor 40 years in the making

in Regional/Sugar Grove by

Photos: Vietnam veterans were honored during the Sugar Grove Corn Boil opening ceremony on Friday evening. Many shared some of their experiences returning home from Vietnam. Photos by Julie Walker Sugar Grove Corn Boil honors Vietnam veterans 40 years after the war’s conclusion by Tony Scott SUGAR GROVE—With the joyful sound of a carnival in…

Keep Reading

Kane County schools in need of supplies

in Kaneland/Regional by
PencilsHC1308_M_150_C_R

GENEVA—Just as the school year is fast approaching, the need for school supplies for children is coming up, as well. Friends of Child Advocacy, the nonprofit organization that provides support to the Kane County Child Advocacy Center, invites you to join it in its efforts to help local children in need begin the school year…

Keep Reading

Prepare before the storm hits

in Health & Wellness/Regional by
StormCloudsHC1404_M_150_C_R

ALEXANDRIA, VA.—Before a summer storm arrives, it’s important for home and business owners to prepare for storm clean-up. The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI), an international trade association representing small engine, utility vehicle and outdoor power equipment manufacturers and suppliers, reminds home and business owners that it’s best to get ready before a storm strikes.…

Keep Reading

Council shares ways to cut energy costs

in Regional by
AdjustingThermostatHC1201_M_150_C_R

SPRINGFIELD—From packing a suitcase to booking flights, there is a lot that goes into planning a vacation. The Energy Education Council wants to remind people that while they are taking time off from their everyday life, their electric bill might appreciate a vacation too. “We want people to enjoy their vacations and keep their homes…

Keep Reading

Waubonsee offers free office software certificate

in Regional/Sugar Grove by
BusinesswomanHC1503_M_150_C_R

SUGAR GROVE—Community residents can learn popular Microsoft Office software and earn college credit tuition-free, thanks to a new grant-funded program at Waubonsee Community College. To qualify, students must take the appropriate placements tests. Preference will be given to those individuals with no prior college credit. They must also attend a free information session from 9…

Keep Reading

Thanks, but no thanks

in Elburn/Regional by
IMG_2278

Elburn board rejects Forest Preserve’s request to purchase Patten property ELBURN—Representatives of the Kane County Board and Forest Preserve District attended Monday’s Elburn Village Board meeting to again plead their case to the village regarding the preserve’s potential purchase of the Patten property along Route 47. In the end, the board voted against permitting the…

Keep Reading

Local representatives to host coffee

in Events/Regional by
CoffeeCupHC1303_M_150_C_R

CAMPTON HILLS—State representatives Bob Pritchard (R-Sycamore) and Keith Wheeler (R-Oswego) will host a coffee and conversation on Saturday, July 25, at 10 a.m. at the Campton Township Community Center, 5N082 Old Lafox Road, Campton Hills. Reps. Pritchard and Wheeler will discuss the spring legislative session thus far, the 2016 budget and recent bills that will…

Keep Reading

Sugar Grove, Aurora townships approve intergovernmental agreement

in Regional/Sugar Grove by

SUGAR GROVE TWP/AURORA TWP—Sugar Grove Township and Aurora Township recently approved an intergovernmental agreement to bring transportation services for seniors and disabled persons in Sugar Grove Township. The new agreement will allow seniors ages 65 and up and disabled residents to schedule rides for medical appointments only on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8 a.m. to 4…

Keep Reading

Chris Walk Against Substance Abuse event July 25

in Events/Regional by
10509513_281068492077657_5646361094938055573_n

GENEVA—A Chris Walk Night Out Against Substance Abuse event will take place Saturday, July 25, 4 to 8 p.m. at Gunnar Anderson Forest Preserve, Route 31 and Batavia Avenue, Geneva. The event will include a 5K run/walk, DJ, vendor fair, resources for substance abuse help, speakers, food, raffles, silent auction, professional face painter, Zumba, a…

Keep Reading

Blackberry Township residential taxpayer workshop July 23

in Elburn/Events/Regional by
TaxFormPenHC1304_M_150_C_R

BLACKBERRY TWP—Blackberry Township Assessor Uwe Rotter will host a residential taxpayer workshop on Thursday, July 23, at 7 p.m. at the Blackberry Township Building, 43W390 Main Street Road, Elburn. The entire 2015 workshop schedule is available at www.blackberrytwp.com/assessor.htm. At these meetings, taxpayers will be provided with information on: • The property tax cycle • How…

Keep Reading

Golf courses say ‘rain rain, go away!’

in Elburn/Golf/Regional/Sugar Grove by
0707_BlissCreek_Ben

Rain dampens links in June ELBURN, SUGAR GROVE—According to the National Weather Service, the Kaneland area received 11.31 inches of rain in June—nearly 7 inches above normal. Indoors, many area low-standing homes and lots of basements have suffered flooding. Outdoors, it’s had a big effect on local golf courses. “When it rains on the weekends,…

Keep Reading

Live aid

in Elburn/Regional by
IMG_1953

Elburn, Geneva residents transform bar into music venue Wasco—For music enthusiast and patron Dr. Steve Holtsfeld of Geneva, turning Old Towne Pub in Wasco into a live music venue was one idea he could not shake. Although Holtsfeld claims he cannot carry a tune in a bucket, his long appreciation of music and festivals helped…

Keep Reading

Volunteer registration for Garfield Museum 2015 archaeology program

in Regional by
warcheology500px

CAMPTON HILLS—Garfield Farm Museum is looking for volunteers to help with archaeological research in July and August. The hours are Wednesday through Sunday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. during the weeks of July 15-19 and July 22-26, as well as the second session, Aug. 12-16 and Aug. 19-23. Under the direction of James R. Yingst,…

Keep Reading

Sugar Grove, Aurora townships approve intergovernmental agreement

in Health & Wellness/Regional/Sugar Grove by
BloodPressureCheckHC1305_M_150_C_R

SUGAR GROVE TWP/AURORA TWP—Sugar Grove Township and Aurora Township recently approved an intergovernmental agreement to bring transportation services for seniors and disabled persons in Sugar Grove Township. The new agreement will allow seniors ages 65 and up and disabled residents to schedule rides for medical appointments only on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8 a.m. to 4…

Keep Reading

1 2 3 52
Go to Top