KC Health Department awarded national accreditation status KANE COUNTY—The Kane County Health Department recently announced that it has received national public health department five-year accreditation status through the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB). With this achievement, Kane County becomes the first county health department in Illinois to reach this status. To receive accreditation, a health…
VIRGIL—S.S. Peter and Paul Catholic Church will host its Snowball Dance (one of Kane County’s oldest dances) on Saturday, Jan. 19, 7 p.m. to midnight at the church, 5N939 Meridith Road in Virgil.
ILLINOIS—In recognition of his many years of service as their continuing education sponsor, the Illinois Association of County Auditor has named William F. Keck, CPA, retired Kane County auditor, as their 2012 Auditor of the Year.
AURORA—Bring the kids to a mid-day New Year’s Eve celebration from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 31, at Vaughan Athletic Center, 2121 W. Indian Trail Road in Aurora.
ILLINOIS—If heavy snow is left on your roof, it can result in costly water damage, or even cause your roof to collapse.
AURORA—Marmion Academy High School will host its second entrance exam for 8th-grade boys on Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013, beginning at 9 a.m. In order to register for the exam, an application for admission must be filed prior to or on the day of the exam.
CHICAGO—The Illinois Association of School Boards (IASB) seeks legislation that would require every Illinois public school district policy on bullying to contain a definition that includes “cyber bullying.”
AURORA—Aurora Christian football coach Don Beebe has made a career and life out of transitions.
SPRINGFIELD—On the anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, Illinois State Treasurer Dan Rutherford unveiled an updated Operation Reunite list of names now that several military medals have been returned to veterans.
SUGAR GROVE—The Waubonsee Community College Board of Trustees recently appointed Marc Dale Jr. as its director of Registration and Records/Registrar.
ILLINOIS—By taking action before the end of December, families who hope to help their children afford a college education can receive a boost in their accumulated savings.
CAMPTON HILLS—A two-car collision in Campton Hills has claimed the life of a Maple Park teen.
BIG ROCK—First Baptist Church will host a concert featuring pianist extraordinaire Huntley Brown on Sunday, Dec. 9, at the church, 201 Lincoln Ave., Big Rock.
SPRINGFIELD—The Illinois AMBER (America’s Missing Broadcast Emergency Response) Alert Task Force recently announced the 10-year anniversary of the first AMBER Alert broadcast in Illinois.
SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove Village Board members on Nov. 20 discussed hiring the company Tricom to answer 911 calls and take care of dispatch.
BIG ROCK—The death of a Big Rock woman has been ruled the result of wounds sustained during a dog attack.
INCKLEY/BIG ROCK—Gianina Ludwig has lived in Hinckley and Big Rock her entire life, and at a very young age was raised around horses.
ELBURN—Two Elburn residents were among the five suspects recently arrested following a three-month-long investigation into cannabis trafficking that yielded a seizure of 598 pounds of cannabis.
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.