GENEVA—Forest Preserve Restoration Ecologist Ben Haberthur was named one of four TogetherGreen fellowship award recipients on June 21.
BATAVIA—Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory welcomes the public to view its herd of American bison, commonly known as buffalo.
Storms ravaged much of the Kaneland area Friday.
CHICAGO—Governor Pat Quinn on June 27 signed a law that will help further protect children and young people from sex abuse and child abuse.
ST. CHARLES—The annual St. Charles July 4th Celebration is a time for friends and family to get together for picnics, leisure, entertainment and, most of all, to commemorate our nation’s birthday.
“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.
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.