SPRINGFIELD—Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka on Tuesday announced that she has directed her staff to prioritize payments for day programs, child group homes, community living facilities and other programs serving the developmentally disabled.
Program retains area’s agricultural roots
ELBURN—Take a turn down Pouley Road, between Keslinger and Hughes roads, and you’ll get a sense of rural Elburn before the train and the subdivisions arrived in town.
KANE COUNTY—On June 25, at approximately 4:50 p.m., a 9-year-old girl who lives in the Prestbury subdivision, located in unincorporated Sugar Grove Township, reported that a pickup truck drove near her while she was skateboarding.
KANE COUNTY—Kane County Auditor Bill Keck on June 6 announced the implementation of the Kane County Fraud and Compliance Hotline, also known as the “Audit Hotline.”
GENEVA—Delnor Health and Wellness Center is offering hot stone massage therapy.
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.”
FOX VALLEY—Position-Tech, a sports equipment manufacturing company created by four former Northern Illinois University students, was one of several companies featured last Thursday at an event celebrating the successes of entrepreneurs from the Fox Valley area.
DEKALB—NIU is looking for dedicated and motivated students interested in having fun and learning about global leadership and philanthropy this summer.
SPRINGFIELD—Invasive plant and animal species are threatening Illinois’ agricultural and natural lands and waterways, consequently posing a threat to the state’s economy.
Photos from the Elburn and Kane County Memorial Day observances.
KANE COUNTY—Paul Kuehnert, executive director for of the Kane County Health Department, accepted a position with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
SUGAR GROVE—When it was established in 1976, Waubonsee Community College’s Interpreter Training Program (ITP) was the first of its kind in the state.
Kane County—Some low-level felony drug offenders in Kane County will have the opportunity to avoid a permanent conviction on their record, and in some cases prison, if they agree to treatment under a new program of the Kane County State’s Attorney’s Office.
ST. CHARLES—Spring is here, and with it comes kittens. Homes for Endangered and Lost Pets (H.E.L.P.) is seeking volunteers to care for orphaned kittens in their homes.
T. CHARLES—Aquascape, Inc, the innovative leader of water features in North America and inventor of the low-maintenance ecosystem pond …
Stop by the welcome tents in front of the courthouse (100 S. Third St.) or down by Geneva Jakes at Dodson’s Place (407 S. Third St.) or at The Little Traveler (404 S. Third St.) to buy tickets to win Gardenology Day raffle prizes.
Kane County Cougars mascot Ozzie T. Cougar, Congressman Randy Hultgren, Geneva Mayor Kevin Burns and Fifth Third Bank officials gather at Cougars Stadium for a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday, officially renaming the stadium Fifth Third Bank Ballpark.
GENEVA—TriCity Family Services kicked off national Mental Health Awareness Month by having a day named in its honor.
GENEVA—May is the month designated for Mental Health Awareness, but TriCity Family Services (TCFS) works all year long to raise awareness and the importance of mental health.