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  • Which way to go?  While heading to my car I noticed the in and out parking lot arrows at the Naperville Municipal Center and thought they made for a clean graphic monotone image. I held my camera over my head to get the most downward angle I could. While culling the images I decided to pick a frame where my feet showed, I thought it added something. This photo was published in the Perspective column in the print edition.

       Which way to go? While heading to my car I noticed the in and out parking lot arrows at the Naperville Municipal Center and thought they made for a clean graphic monotone image. I held my camera over my head to get the most downward angle I could. While culling the images I decided to pick a frame where my feet showed, I thought it added something. This photo was published in the Perspective column in the print edition.
    Mark Black | Staff Photographer

  • Ray Hagen, of Streamwood, plays a chord harmonica during a meeting of the Harmelodian Club at Pottawatomie Community Center in St. Charles Monday. The harmonica-playing club is part of the Adult Activity Center run by the park district and has been around for about 5 years.

       Ray Hagen, of Streamwood, plays a chord harmonica during a meeting of the Harmelodian Club at Pottawatomie Community Center in St. Charles Monday. The harmonica-playing club is part of the Adult Activity Center run by the park district and has been around for about 5 years.
    Rick West | Staff Photographer

  • The Agony of Victory. Jacqueline Ferrer, age 10-1/2 months, of Schaumburg, cries as she heads to the finish line to win her heat during the recent Diaper Derby at Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg. Her grandmother, Nelly Ferrer, of Des Plaines, encourages her from the other end of the floor. This photo was published in the Perspective column in the print edition.

       The Agony of Victory. Jacqueline Ferrer, age 10-1/2 months, of Schaumburg, cries as she heads to the finish line to win her heat during the recent Diaper Derby at Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg. Her grandmother, Nelly Ferrer, of Des Plaines, encourages her from the other end of the floor. This photo was published in the Perspective column in the print edition.
    Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer

  • McHenry County College Children's Learning Center students Joshua Dalton, left, and Jaxton Michaels, gaze up from the inside of the inflatable Geosphere Monday on the Crystal Lake campus. Pointing out some of the Earth's features to Jaxton is student teacher Jill Shadwell. Joshua and Jaxton, both 4, are from Crystal Lake. Director Steve Jansen, of The Geographic Society of Chicago, taught the kids about how much water covers the earth versus land, the rainforests, and the relative size of mountains compared with the depths of the oceans.

       McHenry County College Children's Learning Center students Joshua Dalton, left, and Jaxton Michaels, gaze up from the inside of the inflatable Geosphere Monday on the Crystal Lake campus. Pointing out some of the Earth's features to Jaxton is student teacher Jill Shadwell. Joshua and Jaxton, both 4, are from Crystal Lake. Director Steve Jansen, of The Geographic Society of Chicago, taught the kids about how much water covers the earth versus land, the rainforests, and the relative size of mountains compared with the depths of the oceans.
    Christopher Hankins | Staff Photographer

  • Janice Lamberty, of Yorkville, "walks" her dog August, or more accurately he takes her for a ride, near Peck Farm Park in Geneva Tuesday. Lamberty had a doctor's appointment in Geneva for her broken leg and also works at the nearby Trader Joe's in Batavia. "I walked him every day before this and I figured I'm not going to stop for 6 weeks just because I broke my leg, so I got a wheelchair," she said. "He's been so good you'd think he's been trained for this," she said.

       Janice Lamberty, of Yorkville, "walks" her dog August, or more accurately he takes her for a ride, near Peck Farm Park in Geneva Tuesday. Lamberty had a doctor's appointment in Geneva for her broken leg and also works at the nearby Trader Joe's in Batavia. "I walked him every day before this and I figured I'm not going to stop for 6 weeks just because I broke my leg, so I got a wheelchair," she said. "He's been so good you'd think he's been trained for this," she said.
    Rick West | Staff Photographer

  • Kindergartners Sebastien Frason, left, and Matthew Bergst, make spring baskets Tuesday at the Lindenhurst Early Childhood Center. Five hundred baskets will be distributed to children through DCFS, Lake County Housing Authority, food pantries, Little City, One Hope United, PADS and other groups.

       Kindergartners Sebastien Frason, left, and Matthew Bergst, make spring baskets Tuesday at the Lindenhurst Early Childhood Center. Five hundred baskets will be distributed to children through DCFS, Lake County Housing Authority, food pantries, Little City, One Hope United, PADS and other groups.
    Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

  • Gamma-level students participate during rehearsal at the Oakton Ice Arena for the upcoming Park Ridge Park District Ice Show.

       Gamma-level students participate during rehearsal at the Oakton Ice Arena for the upcoming Park Ridge Park District Ice Show.
    Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer

  • Instructor Becky Spillar works with 4-5 year olds in the Snowplow Sam beginers skating class at Crystal Ice House Thursday in Crystal Lake. Some children start even younger.

       Instructor Becky Spillar works with 4-5 year olds in the Snowplow Sam beginers skating class at Crystal Ice House Thursday in Crystal Lake. Some children start even younger.
    John Starks | Staff Photographer

  • U.S. Representative Brad Schneider shows video of his son, Daniel, playing with a lion cub before the dedication ceremony for the Freedom Shrine at W.J. Murphy School in Round Lake Park. The shrine features replicas of famous document such as the U.S. Constitution, the Bill of Rights, the Gettysburg Address, and others.

       U.S. Representative Brad Schneider shows video of his son, Daniel, playing with a lion cub before the dedication ceremony for the Freedom Shrine at W.J. Murphy School in Round Lake Park. The shrine features replicas of famous document such as the U.S. Constitution, the Bill of Rights, the Gettysburg Address, and others.
    Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

  • A man sweeps up at the Waste Management Recycle America Lake County Processing Facility in Grayslake.

       A man sweeps up at the Waste Management Recycle America Lake County Processing Facility in Grayslake.
    Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer

  • Second grader Vedant Rathi makes a face as Nicholas Rayyan takes his picture with an iPad during Explore the Arts day at Laura B. Sprague School in Lincolnshire on Thursday. The students then took the picture and changed it into a Picasso-style artwork using a special art app.

       Second grader Vedant Rathi makes a face as Nicholas Rayyan takes his picture with an iPad during Explore the Arts day at Laura B. Sprague School in Lincolnshire on Thursday. The students then took the picture and changed it into a Picasso-style artwork using a special art app.
    Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

  • Gabrielle Grinnell, 14, a student from Westminster Christian School in Elgin, tries to tire out a group of pre-school children at the YWCA in Elgin during the second annual giveback day.

       Gabrielle Grinnell, 14, a student from Westminster Christian School in Elgin, tries to tire out a group of pre-school children at the YWCA in Elgin during the second annual giveback day.
    Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

  • Jesus, played by Rubin Callajo, falls a third time during  Stations of the Cross re-enactment on Good Friday by Mission San Juan Diego Catholic Church.

       Jesus, played by Rubin Callajo, falls a third time during Stations of the Cross re-enactment on Good Friday by Mission San Juan Diego Catholic Church.
    Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer

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    Elena Ferrarin | Staff Photographer Estrellita Salas, front left, and Luz Maria Zambrano, with

  • Jesus, played by Miguel Angel Correa, of Mundelein, carries the cross through the isle of Santa Maria del Popolo Church during a Passion drama in Mundelein on Good Friday. The annual events illustrates the passion and death of Jesus Christ.

       Jesus, played by Miguel Angel Correa, of Mundelein, carries the cross through the isle of Santa Maria del Popolo Church during a Passion drama in Mundelein on Good Friday. The annual events illustrates the passion and death of Jesus Christ.
    George LeClaire | Staff Photographer

  • Aubrey Burgart, 6, of Antioch, left, her sister, Annabelle, 3, right, and their friend Isabella Lebron, 6, of Lake Villa, gather candy during Saturday's Easter Parade on Main Street in Antioch.

       Aubrey Burgart, 6, of Antioch, left, her sister, Annabelle, 3, right, and their friend Isabella Lebron, 6, of Lake Villa, gather candy during Saturday's Easter Parade on Main Street in Antioch.
    Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer

  • With bunny ears in place, two year old Alexis Berndl, of Bolingbrook, gathers up Easter Eggs at the 29th annual Jaycees Egg Hunt held at the Frontier Sports Complex in Naperville.

       With bunny ears in place, two year old Alexis Berndl, of Bolingbrook, gathers up Easter Eggs at the 29th annual Jaycees Egg Hunt held at the Frontier Sports Complex in Naperville.
    Mark Black | Staff Photographer

  • Laura Tierman, left, and Ann Irwin, both of Wauconda, hop in place as they stay loose for the third annual Bunny Hop run and walk in Wauconda Saturday.

       Laura Tierman, left, and Ann Irwin, both of Wauconda, hop in place as they stay loose for the third annual Bunny Hop run and walk in Wauconda Saturday.
    Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer

  • Emma Aguilar, 2, of Plainfield, scrambles to fill up her basket with plastic eggs during an Easter Egg Hunt at Lisle's Community Park Saturday morning.

       Emma Aguilar, 2, of Plainfield, scrambles to fill up her basket with plastic eggs during an Easter Egg Hunt at Lisle's Community Park Saturday morning.
    Mark Black | Staff Photographer

  • Two-year-old Jolene Tugs, of Arlington Heights, reaches down for an Easter egg during the Faith Lutheran Church Eggstravaganza event Easter Sunday in Arlington Heights. About 30 children searched for 850 eggs, worked on religious crafts, and listened to the story of Easter.

       Two-year-old Jolene Tugs, of Arlington Heights, reaches down for an Easter egg during the Faith Lutheran Church Eggstravaganza event Easter Sunday in Arlington Heights. About 30 children searched for 850 eggs, worked on religious crafts, and listened to the story of Easter.
    Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

  • Five-year-old Nathan Mroczek, of Lincolnshire, looks at a red-eared slider turtle with is father, Tony and sister Leia, 10, during the Greet Education Animals program Sunday by the Lake County Forest Preserve District at Ryerson Conversation Area near Riverwoods. The event kicked off a week of programs celebrating Earth Day.

       Five-year-old Nathan Mroczek, of Lincolnshire, looks at a red-eared slider turtle with is father, Tony and sister Leia, 10, during the Greet Education Animals program Sunday by the Lake County Forest Preserve District at Ryerson Conversation Area near Riverwoods. The event kicked off a week of programs celebrating Earth Day.
    Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

  • Jackson Karlovsky, 6, left, and his brother, Finnegan, 4, of Algonquin, look out to the ball field filled with eggs at the Kane County Cougars Easter breakfast at Fifth Third Bank Ballpark in Geneva on Saturday. The two-hour breakfast was concluded with an Easter egg hunt on the field. The Karlovsky family are regular season ticket holders.

       Jackson Karlovsky, 6, left, and his brother, Finnegan, 4, of Algonquin, look out to the ball field filled with eggs at the Kane County Cougars Easter breakfast at Fifth Third Bank Ballpark in Geneva on Saturday. The two-hour breakfast was concluded with an Easter egg hunt on the field. The Karlovsky family are regular season ticket holders.
    Laura Stoecker | Staff Photographer

  • Eliseo Coron, 12, of Elgin, gets a turn carrying the cross during St. Joseph Catholic Church's annual Good Friday Stations of the Cross procession in Elgin.

       Eliseo Coron, 12, of Elgin, gets a turn carrying the cross during St. Joseph Catholic Church's annual Good Friday Stations of the Cross procession in Elgin.
    Rick West | Staff Photographer

  • At one of the stops on the tour depicting Holy Week, Jesus, as portrayed by Conor Hughes, prays in the Garden of Gethsemene before being crucified while the parishioners watch.

       At one of the stops on the tour depicting Holy Week, Jesus, as portrayed by Conor Hughes, prays in the Garden of Gethsemene before being crucified while the parishioners watch.
    Scott Sanders | Staff Photographer

  • Chicago Sky player Elena Delle Donne, right, talks with St. Matthew preschool students, from left Emily Horbus, Caitlin Ruley, and Sophia Krueger, at the start of Tuesday's Hoops for Health program in Hawthorn Woods.

       Chicago Sky player Elena Delle Donne, right, talks with St. Matthew preschool students, from left Emily Horbus, Caitlin Ruley, and Sophia Krueger, at the start of Tuesday's Hoops for Health program in Hawthorn Woods.
    Paul Valade | Staff Photographer

 

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