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8 ways to be safe during July, the deadliest monthJuly is the deadliest month of the year when it comes to preventable deaths. The key part of the statistic is that these are *preventable* deaths. Here are some tips to help keep you and your loved ones safe this month.Last Updated Jul 3, 2015 4:16 PM
Hearing set on Fox River Grove’s downtown redevelopment plansUpdated Jul 1, 2015 7:49 PM
A massive, $250 million redevelopment project in Fox River Grove’s downtown is kicking into high gear. The 20-acre downtown redevelopment would comprise a mix of apartments, commercial office space and retail built in four phases along both sides of Route 14 from Algonquin Road on the east to the Fox River on the west.
2 suburban educators receive presidential awardUpdated Jul 1, 2015 6:55 PM
Two suburban educators have been honored with the national Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.
‘Pink slime’ lawsuit against ABC comes to St. CharlesPosted Jun 29, 2015 5:30 AM
The $1.2 billion "Pink Slime" defamation lawsuit filed by a South Dakota meat company against Diane Sawyer and ABC News will come to St. Charles in mid-July for a deposition from a food safety executive who was subpoenaed to testify.
Chick-fil-a hosts blood driveUpdated Jul 3, 2015 10:58 AM
Chicago-area Chick-fil-A restaurants will team with Heartland Blood Centers to host blood drives between July 6 and 10.
Dawn Patrol: Who’s getting paid in state shutdown? July 4 festivities beginUpdated Jul 2, 2015 5:55 AM
Who's getting paid in the state government shutdown? Not all lawmakers. Fourth of July parade, festival listings. Kane County strip search questioned. Rain delays construction in the suburbs. Batavia man accused of forcing way into home. Aurora man accused of attempting to join ISIS skips court. The Cubs make it eight in a row over the Mets. Sox beat the Cardinals after rain delays.
Dawn Patrol: State government shut down, or is it? Saad leaving HawksUpdated Jul 1, 2015 5:52 AM
1-month budget fix debated as state government shutdown looms; Police: Fleeing driver caused 2nd crash that sent 5 to hospital; Volo woman charged in 3 bank robberies; Police, FBI investigating Mount Prospect bank robbery; Blackhawks trade star forward Saad to Blue Jackets; Rozner: Chicago Blackhawks, Saad feel salary-cap pain again; U.S. heads to World Cup final with 2-0 win over Germany; Hendricks, 3 relievers shut down Mets in Cubs’ 1-0 win
Griffin: Taxpayers foot six-figure pension for private employeeUpdated Jul 1, 2015 9:41 AM
It's not a government job, but the Illinois Association of Park Districts leader still gets a taxpayer-funded salary of $360,000 a year and six-figure public pension contribution, Suburban Tax Watchdog Jake Griffin writes.
Dawn Patrol: Pride Parade a ‘victory lap’; St. Charles cyclist dies during fundraiserUpdated Jun 29, 2015 6:01 AM
Pride Parade a 'victory lap' for gay couples. St. Charles cyclist dies during Bike MS event. Accreditation agency delays COD visit. Water fights the highlight of annual fest. BET Awards honor musical legends. Cubs swept in St. Louis.
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- Children make pine cone bird feeders at the Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC) class, hosted by Citizens for Conservation in Barrington. During the first part of the class, the children used binoculars to look for birds and count how many they saw. Their results were tallied and added to a global database as part of the international bird count. Tom Benjamin
- Forest preserve employees hauled used Christmas trees to the Baker's Lake heron rookery using all-terrain vehicles and snowmobiles. Volunteers from Citizens for Conservation and Friends of Deer Grove East were waiting on the island to trim the trees and stand them upright or lay them flat, providing nesting structures for herons, egrets and cormorants. Approximately 80 ? 100 Christmas trees are recycled in this way every year to freshen the rookery. Steve Halm
- The Smart Arts Class at St. Mark's Day School in Barrington Hills celebrated Dr. Seuss' birthday with a big celebration. The 4 and 5 year olds learned about the author, read and acted out scenes from an assortment of Seuss books, and dressed in the cat's red and white hat, red bow and whiskers. Dr. Seuss is just one of many well-known authors that the children are introduced to during the year. St. Mark's Day School
- Artist Kristin Plansky returned to the Fox River Grove Memorial Library to paint a winter-themed Fox River Grove scene to complement the existing summer-themed mural. Jamie Gehin
- Children look for birds as part of the Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC). The GBBC is an annual event at which bird watchers of all ages count birds to get a real-time snapshot of where birds are all over the world. The local event was hosted by Citizens for Conservation in Barrington. Tom Benjamin
- Ned Zerwic and Ya-Ju Wang are our new physical therapy students interning at Cary Physical Therapy. They are in their second year at the University of Illinois Chicago. Brenda Law, Marketing
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