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  • Abbie Hitt, 8, and Dylan Hitt, 9, of Rolling Meadows cheer for their horse Friday afternoon on opening day at Arlington Park.

       Abbie Hitt, 8, and Dylan Hitt, 9, of Rolling Meadows cheer for their horse Friday afternoon on opening day at Arlington Park.
    Bill Zars | Staff Photographer

  • Brian Neville of Mount Pulaski, successfully fires up his two gas-powered antique engines that he uses to make homemade ice cream at the Long Grove Chocolate Festival.

       Brian Neville of Mount Pulaski, successfully fires up his two gas-powered antique engines that he uses to make homemade ice cream at the Long Grove Chocolate Festival.
    Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer

  • Survivors Alex Miller, of Bartlett, from left, Aaron Rittgarn of South Elgin and South Elgin High School teacher Mary Jane Bellezzo, lead the opening lap during Relay For Life at the South Elgin High School Friday May 4, 2012.

      Survivors Alex Miller, of Bartlett, from left, Aaron Rittgarn of South Elgin and South Elgin High School teacher Mary Jane Bellezzo, lead the opening lap during Relay For Life at the South Elgin High School Friday May 4, 2012.
    BRIAN HILL | Staff Photographer

  • Aliyah Evans, 5, of Lakemoor, enjoys a chocolate covered strawberry at the second day of the Long Grove Chocolate Fest on Saturday. The fest continues Sunday with chocolaty treats, live music, workshops, wine parings, live music, and children's activities.

       Aliyah Evans, 5, of Lakemoor, enjoys a chocolate covered strawberry at the second day of the Long Grove Chocolate Fest on Saturday. The fest continues Sunday with chocolaty treats, live music, workshops, wine parings, live music, and children's activities.
    George LeClaire | Staff Photographer

  • Kendall Origer, 7, of Lake Barrington, flies her kite at Barrington Area Kid Fest on Saturday. The festival, which included kite flying, food, raffles and other family activities, combines the Community Kite Fly and the Family Nature Fest.

       Kendall Origer, 7, of Lake Barrington, flies her kite at Barrington Area Kid Fest on Saturday. The festival, which included kite flying, food, raffles and other family activities, combines the Community Kite Fly and the Family Nature Fest.
    George LeClaire | Staff Photographer

  • Cardinal Francis George prepares to conducted mass Sunday at St. Zachary Parish in Des Plaines to mark its 50th anniversary.

       Cardinal Francis George prepares to conducted mass Sunday at St. Zachary Parish in Des Plaines to mark its 50th anniversary.
    Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

  • Cardinal Francis George gives a blessing to parishioner Marisa Perna, of Des Plaines, Sunday at St. Zachary Parish in Des Plaines. Cardinal George conducted mass at the church to mark its 50th anniversary.

       Cardinal Francis George gives a blessing to parishioner Marisa Perna, of Des Plaines, Sunday at St. Zachary Parish in Des Plaines. Cardinal George conducted mass at the church to mark its 50th anniversary.
    Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

  • Joy Wagner, of Palatine, rides a Segway representing FitMS during Walk MS 2012, to raise funds to end multiple sclerosis, Sunday at Harper College in Palatine. The walk was one of 11 locations in Illinois sponsored by Walk MS that raised more than $2.6 million last year. Her mother, Hazel, walks on the left of Wagner, who suffers from MS.

       Joy Wagner, of Palatine, rides a Segway representing FitMS during Walk MS 2012, to raise funds to end multiple sclerosis, Sunday at Harper College in Palatine. The walk was one of 11 locations in Illinois sponsored by Walk MS that raised more than $2.6 million last year. Her mother, Hazel, walks on the left of Wagner, who suffers from MS.
    Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

  • The Paper-Cut Girls take to the stage during the 2012 Year of the Dragon Xilin Lantern Festival at North Central College Sunday. 14 acts entertained members of the Xilin Art Center in Naperville. This show was slated to last an hour.

       The Paper-Cut Girls take to the stage during the 2012 Year of the Dragon Xilin Lantern Festival at North Central College Sunday. 14 acts entertained members of the Xilin Art Center in Naperville. This show was slated to last an hour.
    Paul Michna | Staff Photographer

  • 2-year-old Oliver Berzac dons a hard hat during groundbreaking ceremonies for Myers Place in Mount Prospect. His mom is Jessica Berzac of the Daveri Development Group. Several community leaders and project partners spoke about the importance of the project and the opportunities it will create for its residents and the surrounding community.

       2-year-old Oliver Berzac dons a hard hat during groundbreaking ceremonies for Myers Place in Mount Prospect. His mom is Jessica Berzac of the Daveri Development Group. Several community leaders and project partners spoke about the importance of the project and the opportunities it will create for its residents and the surrounding community.
    Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer

  • Chaplains at Adventist Glen Oaks Hospital in Glendale Heights bless the hands of nurses during this year's National Nurses Week. Chaplain Hugo Portal, 3rd right, leads the nurses in a prayer following the blessing of the nurses.

       Chaplains at Adventist Glen Oaks Hospital in Glendale Heights bless the hands of nurses during this year's National Nurses Week. Chaplain Hugo Portal, 3rd right, leads the nurses in a prayer following the blessing of the nurses.
    Scott Sanders | Staff Photographer

  • Five-year-old's Katie Song, left, Sydney Gwozdz, Ramona Foreman, and Teagan Lichtonstein take advantage of the rain as they play in water puddles at Paulus Park in Lake Zurich after attending the Yellow Brick Road Preschool. The program is run by the Lake Zurich Park and Recreation Department.

       Five-year-old's Katie Song, left, Sydney Gwozdz, Ramona Foreman, and Teagan Lichtonstein take advantage of the rain as they play in water puddles at Paulus Park in Lake Zurich after attending the Yellow Brick Road Preschool. The program is run by the Lake Zurich Park and Recreation Department.
    Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

  • Kyle Raye, Parkman for the Mundelein Park and Recreation Departmen, work son the shade structures Tuesday at Barefoot Bay Family Aquatic Center. The park district will hold a free open house at the pool on Friday, May 25, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Swimming and the pools will be open May 26.

       Kyle Raye, Parkman for the Mundelein Park and Recreation Departmen, work son the shade structures Tuesday at Barefoot Bay Family Aquatic Center. The park district will hold a free open house at the pool on Friday, May 25, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Swimming and the pools will be open May 26.
    Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

  • 8-year-old Jordan Swanson sings during Rockland Elementary School's Spring Showcase at Highland Middle School Tuesday night in Libertyville.

       8-year-old Jordan Swanson sings during Rockland Elementary School's Spring Showcase at Highland Middle School Tuesday night in Libertyville.
    Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer

  • Music teacher Michelle Berens receives a bouquet of flowers from her students during Rockland Elementary School's Spring Showcase at Highland Middle School Tuesday night in Libertyville.

       Music teacher Michelle Berens receives a bouquet of flowers from her students during Rockland Elementary School's Spring Showcase at Highland Middle School Tuesday night in Libertyville.
    Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer

  • Schaumburg Park District Executive Director Jean Schlinkmann blows out the candles on her cake at her retirement party.

       Schaumburg Park District Executive Director Jean Schlinkmann blows out the candles on her cake at her retirement party.
    Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer

  • Maria Barba bilingual teacher at Douglas MacArthur Elementary was surprised in her class room with a Golden Apple Award, which recognizes outstanding prekindergarten through third grade teachers, on Wednesday, at the school in Hoffman Estates.

       Maria Barba bilingual teacher at Douglas MacArthur Elementary was surprised in her class room with a Golden Apple Award, which recognizes outstanding prekindergarten through third grade teachers, on Wednesday, at the school in Hoffman Estates.
    George LeClaire | Staff Photographer

  • Maria Barba bilingual teacher at Douglas MacArthur Elementary was surprised in her class room with a Golden Apple Award, which recognizes outstanding prekindergarten through third grade teachers, on Wednesday, at the school in Hoffman Estates.

       Maria Barba bilingual teacher at Douglas MacArthur Elementary was surprised in her class room with a Golden Apple Award, which recognizes outstanding prekindergarten through third grade teachers, on Wednesday, at the school in Hoffman Estates.
    George LeClaire | Staff Photographer

  • Robert Taylor, second grade teacher at Central Road Elementary received a Golden Apple Award on Wednesday at the school in Rolling Meadows. The award recognizes outstanding prekindergarten through third grade teachers.

       Robert Taylor, second grade teacher at Central Road Elementary received a Golden Apple Award on Wednesday at the school in Rolling Meadows. The award recognizes outstanding prekindergarten through third grade teachers.
    George LeClaire | Staff Photographer

  • Robert Taylor, second grade teacher at Central Road Elementary, receives a hug from Lisa Nuss, president of Classroom Teachers Council, after Taylor received a Golden Apple Award on Wednesday at the school in Rolling Meadows. The award recognizes outstanding prekindergarten through third grade teachers.

       Robert Taylor, second grade teacher at Central Road Elementary, receives a hug from Lisa Nuss, president of Classroom Teachers Council, after Taylor received a Golden Apple Award on Wednesday at the school in Rolling Meadows. The award recognizes outstanding prekindergarten through third grade teachers.
    George LeClaire | Staff Photographer

  • George Iliopoulos of Addison was one of 60 friends, family, and fellow students who attended the prayer vigil/protest for Harper College wrestler Kerin Ramirez in front of the DuPage Sheriff's office in Wheaton Wednesday. The protesters are concerned Ramirez is being mistreated by prosecutors who don't want the jury to hear about his shooting injury or his level of intoxication at the time of the offense. Iliopoulos was engaged in prayer when this image was taken.

       George Iliopoulos of Addison was one of 60 friends, family, and fellow students who attended the prayer vigil/protest for Harper College wrestler Kerin Ramirez in front of the DuPage Sheriff's office in Wheaton Wednesday. The protesters are concerned Ramirez is being mistreated by prosecutors who don't want the jury to hear about his shooting injury or his level of intoxication at the time of the offense. Iliopoulos was engaged in prayer when this image was taken.
    Paul Michna | Staff Photographer

  • Highland School second grade teacher Kathy Burns, right, gets a big hug from school principal Susan Stuckey after being surprised Wednesday when a horde of photographers, reporters, friends, and relatives burst into her classroom. She is Naperville's first winner this year of the Golden Apple award for outstanding teaching.

       Highland School second grade teacher Kathy Burns, right, gets a big hug from school principal Susan Stuckey after being surprised Wednesday when a horde of photographers, reporters, friends, and relatives burst into her classroom. She is Naperville's first winner this year of the Golden Apple award for outstanding teaching.
    Scott Sanders | Staff Photographer

  • Highland School second graders react to their teacher, Kathy Burns, being given the Golden Apple award for outstanding teaching. Keaton Crument, center right, was especially excited, saying "I was so happy for her. She's a great teacher. And, she made all the subjects really fun for me."

       Highland School second graders react to their teacher, Kathy Burns, being given the Golden Apple award for outstanding teaching. Keaton Crument, center right, was especially excited, saying "I was so happy for her. She's a great teacher. And, she made all the subjects really fun for me."
    Scott Sanders | Staff Photographer

  • Highland School second grade teacher Kathy Burns reacts to seeing many of her family and friends arrive in her classroom Wednesday after being surprised with the Golden Apple teaching award.

       Highland School second grade teacher Kathy Burns reacts to seeing many of her family and friends arrive in her classroom Wednesday after being surprised with the Golden Apple teaching award.
    Scott Sanders | Staff Photographer

  • Gracie Thompson waits in the rain at Paulus Park in Lake Zurich after attending the Yellow Brick Road Preschool. The program is run by the Lake Zurich Park and Recreation Department.

       Gracie Thompson waits in the rain at Paulus Park in Lake Zurich after attending the Yellow Brick Road Preschool. The program is run by the Lake Zurich Park and Recreation Department.
    Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

  • Pamela Kelly, first grade teacher at Naper School in Naperville, is overwhelmed with joy after being named one of 10 Chicagoland area Golden Apple Awards winners.

       Pamela Kelly, first grade teacher at Naper School in Naperville, is overwhelmed with joy after being named one of 10 Chicagoland area Golden Apple Awards winners.
    Daniel White | Staff Photographer

  • Pamela Kelly, first grade teacher at Naper School in Naperville, is overwhelmed with joy after being named one of 10 Chicagoland area Golden Apple Awards winners. Her friend Gail Stocchero, left, congratulates Kelly.

       Pamela Kelly, first grade teacher at Naper School in Naperville, is overwhelmed with joy after being named one of 10 Chicagoland area Golden Apple Awards winners. Her friend Gail Stocchero, left, congratulates Kelly.
    Daniel White | Staff Photographer

  • Pamela Kelly, first grade teacher at Naper School in Naperville, is overwhelmed with joy after being named one of 10 Chicagoland area Golden Apple Awards winners. Student Kylee Stapleton shares her joy.

       Pamela Kelly, first grade teacher at Naper School in Naperville, is overwhelmed with joy after being named one of 10 Chicagoland area Golden Apple Awards winners. Student Kylee Stapleton shares her joy.
    Daniel White | Staff Photographer

  • Nicole McDaniel of Elgin, left, wipes away a tear after director of the nursing program Linda Hartley, RN, MS, CNE, right, gives McDaniel her nurses pin during the Elgin Community College nursing graduate reception Thursday May 10, 2012 at the Elgin school.

      Nicole McDaniel of Elgin, left, wipes away a tear after director of the nursing program Linda Hartley, RN, MS, CNE, right, gives McDaniel her nurses pin during the Elgin Community College nursing graduate reception Thursday May 10, 2012 at the Elgin school.
    BRIAN HILL | Staff Photographer

  • Director of the Nursing program Linda Hartley, RN, MS, CNE, left, attaches Lorraine Duarte's pin as the 2012 Graduates receive their nurses pin at the Elgin Community College nursing graduate reception Thursday May 10, 2012 at the Elgin school.

      Director of the Nursing program Linda Hartley, RN, MS, CNE, left, attaches Lorraine Duarte's pin as the 2012 Graduates receive their nurses pin at the Elgin Community College nursing graduate reception Thursday May 10, 2012 at the Elgin school.
    BRIAN HILL | Staff Photographer

  • Coaster enthusiasts are all smiles after riding Six Flags Great America's newest roller coaster X-Flight during media Thursday in Gurnee.

       Coaster enthusiasts are all smiles after riding Six Flags Great America's newest roller coaster X-Flight during media Thursday in Gurnee.
    Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer

  • Six Flags Great America debuted it's newest roller coaster X-Flight during media Thursday in Gurnee

       Six Flags Great America debuted it's newest roller coaster X-Flight during media Thursday in Gurnee
    Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer

  • Fremont Middle School sixth grade student James Rector checks out a long sword during the program presented by Caton Enterprise at their school Thursday. Students participated in Middle Ages Day and learned about battle gear and plagues, made trebuchets and created stained glass.

       Fremont Middle School sixth grade student James Rector checks out a long sword during the program presented by Caton Enterprise at their school Thursday. Students participated in Middle Ages Day and learned about battle gear and plagues, made trebuchets and created stained glass.
    Paul Valade | Staff Photographer

 

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