posted: 6/2/2014 1:01 AM
Images: The Week in Pictures
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Paul Valadefirstname.lastname@example.orgLake Zurich American Legion Post 964 member Paul Carrubba carries the American flag and is reflected in the helmet of fellow post member Angel Lebron during Monday's Memorial Day parade in Lake Zurich.
Brian Hillemail@example.comIt's that time of year again when nature comes alive, even if we just had snow showers less than a couple weeks ago. These baby geese were on their way to test their swimming abilities in the Fox River at the Fabyan Forest Preserve in Geneva recently. They sure are cute when the are young, but I am not so sure that I could say the same thing about the adults though. I had to dodge a few angry momma geese and keep my distance when I shot this photo. This photo was published in the Perspective column in the print edtion.
Joe Lewnardfirstname.lastname@example.orgOakton Community College students walk together just prior to the start of their graduation ceremony in Des Plaines recently. I liked how a small amount of light was entering the hallway from above, and I just managed to catch a graduate making a last-minute adjustment to her cap as she passed beneath brighter light. This photo was published in the Perspective column in the print edtion.
Mark Blackemail@example.comOlivia and Avery Pecak, 3 of Lisle, along with Graem Wiegand, 3 of Wheaton, waves their American flags during the Wheaton Memorial Day parade.
Brooke Herbert Hayesfirstname.lastname@example.orgMark Kilgore, of Carol Stream, and John Cunningham, of Elgin, right, play bagpipes before the start of the Memorial Day Service at River Valley Memorial Gardens in West Dundee on Monday. Kilgore and Cunningham are members of the Dundee Scottish Pipe Band.
Bob Chwedykemail@example.comTrue Patriots Care Foundation member Frank LeBeau, from Cary, along with fellow volunteers, remove the 323 American flags from the "Field of Honor," representing Illinois soldiers killed since September 11th 2001. The flags were on display over the Memorial Day weekend at Arlington International Racecourse.
Paul Valadefirstname.lastname@example.orgSecond grade students Abby Mago, left, plays Cinderella and shares a dance with the prince, Bryce Carlton, during Tuesday's Readers Theater at Woodland Elementary East in Gages Lake. Twenty one students in Krystyna Jakielski's class presented three stories to parents and siblings.
Rick Westemail@example.comTwo of Heidi Conner's children play in the driveway as she talks about how a deer jumped off an overpass and crashed through the windshield of her Chevrolet Venture minivan while driving on I-90. They were in the car along with two other siblings. None of the children were hurt.
Joe Lewnardfirstname.lastname@example.org"Jazzman" Jeff Justman, of Mundelein, plays at the Palatine Farmer's Market.
Paul Valadeemail@example.comWoodland Middle School seventh grade student Kevin Czerwinski makes his way up the climbing wall during the Gurnee school's Field Day trip to the Libertyville Sports Complex on Wednesday.
Laura Stoeckerfirstname.lastname@example.orgKlein's Farm and Market employee Joe Miller waters plants in a greenhouse at the business' Udina location, west of Elgin, on Thursday. Miller, a retired landscape architect, started working at Klein's just a few weeks ago because he wanted to stay busy. He and other employees were busy distributing new plants that had been delivered to the shop that morning and making sure they were freshly watered.
Paul Valadeemail@example.comLake County Sheriff reserve deputies from left Brian Hansen, Keith Salas and Thomas Kajohn, wave from outside the Third Lake Dunkin' Donuts during Friday's Cop on Rooftop event. Twenty members of the sheriff's office raised money for the Law Enforcement Torch Run to benefit Special Olympics Illinois.
Laura Stoeckerfirstname.lastname@example.orgLeslie Goddard, of Darien, portraying Amelia Earhart, shows a model of her famous Lockheed Vega 5B plane during her presentation of Amelia Earhart at the St. Charles Public Library on Thursday. Goddard presents "History lectures and Living History Portrayals" on 12 different women from famous to not so famous, including Jane Austen, Estee Lauder, and a Titanic stewardess. She presented at the library last fall as Jackie Kennedy, and has been portraying Amelia Earhart for about a year. "She's always been a heroine of mine," she says of Earhart.
Laura Stoeckeremail@example.comJohanna Huerta, 16 months, with her parents Brandy and Jose, and older sister, Bianca, 15. Johanna has been diagnosed with the name neurological disease that Bianca's late sister, Joselyn, had.
Daniel Whitefirstname.lastname@example.orgKaren Lund talks about the Great Horned Owl during Mother's Day with Birds of Prey at the Stillman Nature Center in South Barrington. According to Lund, skunks are one of this species favorite prey.
Mark Welshemail@example.comGolfers Dick Muhlethaler, who is 103 years old, left, and his golfing partner Dick Breeden, 98 years old, golf every Tuesday at Arlington Lakes and have done so for many years. Up until a few years ago they walked the course.
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