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The Week in Pictures

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  • Emily Cheug, 3, of Mundelein, wearing a winter monkey hat picks up candy and filled plastic eggs at Wauconda Park District's annual Easter egg hunt at Cook Park on Saturday, March 31st.

       Emily Cheug, 3, of Mundelein, wearing a winter monkey hat picks up candy and filled plastic eggs at Wauconda Park District's annual Easter egg hunt at Cook Park on Saturday, March 31st.
    George LeClaire | Staff Photographer

  • Dustin Russell, 5 of Lindenhurst, gets licked by a black throat monitor lizard being held by Jim Galeno, reptile manager with Dave DiNaso's Traveling World of Reptiles during a program at Lake Villa District Library on Friday, March 30th.

       Dustin Russell, 5 of Lindenhurst, gets licked by a black throat monitor lizard being held by Jim Galeno, reptile manager with Dave DiNaso's Traveling World of Reptiles during a program at Lake Villa District Library on Friday, March 30th.
    George LeClaire | Staff Photographer

  • About 200 children races for candy and filled plastic eggs in three age groups at Wauconda Park District's annual Easter egg hunt at Cook Park on Saturday, March 31st.

       About 200 children races for candy and filled plastic eggs in three age groups at Wauconda Park District's annual Easter egg hunt at Cook Park on Saturday, March 31st.
    George LeClaire | Staff Photographer

  • Andrew Gasner, 1, of Huntley, takes a piece of candy from the Easter bunny while being held by his mom, Brittney, at Randall Oaks Park in West Dundee Saturday.

       Andrew Gasner, 1, of Huntley, takes a piece of candy from the Easter bunny while being held by his mom, Brittney, at Randall Oaks Park in West Dundee Saturday.
    JOE LEWNARD | Staff Photographer

  • Haley Ferguson, 7, of Mt. Prospect helps her beagle, "Francie" find a treat during an Easter egg hunt for dogs at Towne Square Park in Palatine Saturday.

       Haley Ferguson, 7, of Mt. Prospect helps her beagle, "Francie" find a treat during an Easter egg hunt for dogs at Towne Square Park in Palatine Saturday.
    JOE LEWNARD | Staff Photographer

  • Jacob Kelley, 2, of Winfield eyes his next prize, during the Great Egg Scramble Easter egg hunt at the Cosley Zoo in Wheaton.

       Jacob Kelley, 2, of Winfield eyes his next prize, during the Great Egg Scramble Easter egg hunt at the Cosley Zoo in Wheaton.
    Daniel White | Staff Photographer

  • Rob Hughes of Elburn cuddles with his dog, Sumo, 4, before the start of the Batavia Park District's doggy easter egg hunt in on Saturday, March 31. The pair were part of the 200 registered for the event held at the Batavia Bark Park.

       Rob Hughes of Elburn cuddles with his dog, Sumo, 4, before the start of the Batavia Park District's doggy easter egg hunt in on Saturday, March 31. The pair were part of the 200 registered for the event held at the Batavia Bark Park.
    Laura Stoecker | Staff Photographer

  • The Palatine Fire Department and Illinois State Police responded to a rollover accident Sunday involving a Jeep Grand Cherokee as it exited onto the eastbound ramp to Palatine Road from northbound Route 53 in Palatine. Bob Caputo of A-Express Towing in Kildeer tries to flip the vehicle as it is removed from the scene.

       The Palatine Fire Department and Illinois State Police responded to a rollover accident Sunday involving a Jeep Grand Cherokee as it exited onto the eastbound ramp to Palatine Road from northbound Route 53 in Palatine. Bob Caputo of A-Express Towing in Kildeer tries to flip the vehicle as it is removed from the scene.
    Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

  • Kids ready their whoopee cushions for "The Great Whoop Off" to celebrate the latest release of a new book in the Horrid Henry series, at Anderson's Bookshop in Naperville.

       Kids ready their whoopee cushions for "The Great Whoop Off" to celebrate the latest release of a new book in the Horrid Henry series, at Anderson's Bookshop in Naperville.
    Mark Black | Staff Photographer

  • Molly Lucas, 10 and Samantha Slepicka, 10 of Bollingbrook ready their whoopee cushions for "The Great Whoop Off" to celebrate the latest release of a new book in the Horrid Henry series, at Anderson's Bookshop in Naperville.

       Molly Lucas, 10 and Samantha Slepicka, 10 of Bollingbrook ready their whoopee cushions for "The Great Whoop Off" to celebrate the latest release of a new book in the Horrid Henry series, at Anderson's Bookshop in Naperville.
    Mark Black | Staff Photographer

  • Barrington High School student Claire Sincox of Barrington told Lou Zamperini, 94, that the best-selling book "Unbroken" about his life during and after World War II, was the most inspirational book she has read. Zamperini spoke to students and fellow military veteran at Barrington High School on Tuesday, April 3rd.

       Barrington High School student Claire Sincox of Barrington told Lou Zamperini, 94, that the best-selling book "Unbroken" about his life during and after World War II, was the most inspirational book she has read. Zamperini spoke to students and fellow military veteran at Barrington High School on Tuesday, April 3rd.
    George LeClaire | Staff Photographer

  • Lou Zamperini, 94, whose World War II heroics are the subject of a best-selling book "Unbroken" spoke to students and fellow military veterans at Barrington High School on Tuesday, April 3rd.

       Lou Zamperini, 94, whose World War II heroics are the subject of a best-selling book "Unbroken" spoke to students and fellow military veterans at Barrington High School on Tuesday, April 3rd.
    George LeClaire | Staff Photographer

  • Elaine Evans in dress rehearsal of "The Living Last Supper" at Heritage Presbyterian Church in Carol Stream.

       Elaine Evans in dress rehearsal of "The Living Last Supper" at Heritage Presbyterian Church in Carol Stream.
    Bev Horne | Staff Photographer

  • Debra Hruby of Wheaton shows off her collection of magnets received at Chicago Cubs home openers since 1990. For the past 28 years the Hruby family has been going to the Cubs home opener and sitting in the bleachers.

       Debra Hruby of Wheaton shows off her collection of magnets received at Chicago Cubs home openers since 1990. For the past 28 years the Hruby family has been going to the Cubs home opener and sitting in the bleachers.
    Bev Horne | Staff Photographer

  • Nikki Patel tries to catch the ball with her stick during a hands-on Lacrosse demonstration for Hawthorn Elementary North fifth graders. Lynn Merrill of the Illinois Girls Lacrosse Association gave a presentation Tuesday.

       Nikki Patel tries to catch the ball with her stick during a hands-on Lacrosse demonstration for Hawthorn Elementary North fifth graders. Lynn Merrill of the Illinois Girls Lacrosse Association gave a presentation Tuesday.
    Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer

  • Gilbert R. Boucher II / gboucher@dailyheraldThe miniature golf course is falling apart and overrun with weeds as it sits idle at the Libertyville Sports Complex.

      Gilbert R. Boucher II / gboucher@dailyheraldThe miniature golf course is falling apart and overrun with weeds as it sits idle at the Libertyville Sports Complex.

  • 9-year-old Deena Dobrin of Libertyville holds up a glass of white grape juice symbolizing wine as Congregation Or Shalom in Vernon Hills held a model Seder for kids in grades 3-5 Wednesday in Vernon Hills.

       9-year-old Deena Dobrin of Libertyville holds up a glass of white grape juice symbolizing wine as Congregation Or Shalom in Vernon Hills held a model Seder for kids in grades 3-5 Wednesday in Vernon Hills.
    Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer

  • Grace Elliott, left, helps fellow third-grader Jane Sottrel as she makes her way with a blindfold as the Western DuPage Special Recreation Association's Disability Awareness Program visits Wiesbrook School in Wheaton.

       Grace Elliott, left, helps fellow third-grader Jane Sottrel as she makes her way with a blindfold as the Western DuPage Special Recreation Association's Disability Awareness Program visits Wiesbrook School in Wheaton.
    Bev Horne | Staff Photographer

  • Sourya Palepu, 4, looks for candy and plastic eggs in shredded paper Thursday at an Adaptive Spring Holiday Egg Hunt at Kenyon Woods Middle School in South Elgin. The egg hunt is designed to meet the needs of children of all abilities and promotes hand-eye coordination. The South Elgin Parks and Recreation Department sponsors the annual event. He is from Aurora.

       Sourya Palepu, 4, looks for candy and plastic eggs in shredded paper Thursday at an Adaptive Spring Holiday Egg Hunt at Kenyon Woods Middle School in South Elgin. The egg hunt is designed to meet the needs of children of all abilities and promotes hand-eye coordination. The South Elgin Parks and Recreation Department sponsors the annual event. He is from Aurora.
    John Starks | Staff Photographer

 
 

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