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  • Fox Valley Jewish School makes blankets for veterans Jan 6, 2015 9:20 PM
    Three very special blankets are now available for patients to use at Edward Hines, Jr., Veterans Administration Hospital. Students at Fox Valley Jewish School in Geneva contributed to the creation of these blankets as each child decorated an 8-inch muslin square.

  • Kane County Fair talent contest winners to compete in Springfield Jan 6, 2015 9:33 PM
    The Kane County Fair 2014 Talent Contest first-place winners Sophia Peterson of Elgin (Junior Division) and Erin Newman of St. Charles (Senior Division) will represent Kane County and compete on Saturday, Jan. 17, at the Illinois Association of Agricultural Fairs Official Talent Contest State Competition in Springfield.

  • Weekend picks: TruTV's Mo Mandel comes to Rosemont Jan 8, 2015 12:25 PM
    If you're a fan of the truTV show “Barmageddon,” then don't miss host Mo Mandel performing standup comedy locally at Zanies in Rosemont. The All Canada Show starts Thursday at the Pheasant Run Mega Center, showcasing all the that Canada has to offer an outdoorsy vacationer. And speaking of outdoors, bundle up and head for an evening of winter family activities at Frosty Fest at Bittersweet Golf Course in Gurnee.

  • Scholarships for local students offered by Community Foundation Jan 2, 2015 3:21 PM
    The Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley’s 2015 Scholarship Program offers scholarships to students who will attend an accredited institution of higher education on a full-time basis during the 2015-16 academic year.

  • CASA Kane County offers training, asks men to volunteer Jan 2, 2015 3:14 PM
    CASA Kane County will hold general information meetings for individuals interested in becoming a Court Appointed Special Advocate volunteer for abused and neglected children. Currently, only about 24 percent of CASA volunteers are men, but more than half of the organization’s caseload involves boys and young men in need of strong role models.

  • Fox Valley residents made their marks in 2014 Jan 2, 2015 12:01 AM
    In 2014, Fox Valley residents made their mark on the suburbs. From breaking down barriers and helping homeless people to leading their communities, they all made a difference.

  • All-Canada Show returns to Chicago area Jan 2, 2015 6:50 PM
    The All-Canada Show returns to the Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles on Jan. 8-11 featuring Canada’s top fishing and hunting destinations. The event includes: free seminars, free maps and travel guides, free hunting simulator and, on opening night, a free Eppinger 2015 collector lure.

  • Your 2015 Guide to the Suburbs: It’s our best advice, but share yours too Jan 1, 2015 7:30 AM
    Want to make the most of 2015? Daily Herald Editor John Lampinen introduces a special New Year's Day guide to living, working and playing in the suburbs.

  • Holiday hauntings agog in hucksterism Jan 1, 2015 1:01 AM
    An Aurora letter to the editor: The last acceptable bigotry in the country is maligning Christianity (red meat for the press). A current example is the “Christmas Nightmare.” This new breed of hucksters cloak themselves in “for the children” wrappings. The Massacre Haunted House ad reads, “Bring a toy and $5.” Very clever!

  • Wildlife photo contest now accepting entries Dec 31, 2014 3:04 PM
    The Fox Valley Wildlife Center is accepting entries for its 2015 Wildlife Photo Contest. Prizes will be awarded for top five photos. This contest is open to amateur photographers only. All submissions must be received at the Fox Valley Wildlife Center by Friday, Jan. 9.

  • $500,000 bail for Aurora cheerleading coach held on sex abuse charges Dec 31, 2014 2:25 PM
    A 51-year-old Oswego man and Aurora cheerleading coach accused of sexually abusing a 15-year-old prostitute is likely to ring in the new year behind bars in Joliet. A Will County judge Wednesday morning declined to reduce the $500,000 bail set for Ray Saleh, of 608 Hartford Drive and set a preliminary hearing date for 9 a.m. Jan. 16 in Will County.

  • New Naperville Photography Meetup Group Reaches 100 Members in First Month Dec 30, 2014 5:29 PM
    New Naperville Photography Meetup Group Reaches 100 Members in First Month

  • WIM Fox Valley presents Andrew Grams, up close and personal Dec 30, 2014 5:01 PM
    Women in Management Fox Valley presents a special “up close and personal” interview with Andrew Grams, music director of the Elgin Symphony Orchestra, at the WIM Fox Valley meeting on Thursday, Jan. 8. The luncheon will be held at the Elgin Country Club. Area women business owners and managers are welcome to attend this month’s presentation. Reservations must be made for attendance online.

  • Where to recycle your Christmas tree in Kane County Dec 30, 2014 8:07 PM
    Keep your Christmas tree out of the landfill. In Kane County, there are many options for recycling/mulching your tree. Below is a list of cities, villages, and township’s tree recycling programs. It also lists a couple of drop-off locations in case you miss the city program or just want to deliver it yourself.

  • Aurora cheerleading coach arrested on sex abuse charge Dec 30, 2014 8:03 PM
    A 51-year-old Oswego man and Aurora cheerleading coach, accused of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old prostitute, was apprehended Tuesday afternoon in Oswego. Aurora police said Ray Saleh was arrested by members of the department’s U.S. Marshals Fugitive Apprehension Task Force around 12:30 p.m. following a brief foot chase after he left a fast-food restaurant on the 200 block of Douglas Road.

  • Images: The Week in Pictures Dec 29, 2014 2:15 PM
    This edition of The Week in Pictures features Daily Herald staff photos of toys being donated, a homeless peoples memorial service, and snow falling inside a shopping mall.

  • Nominate directors for Kane-DuPage Soil and Water Conservation District Dec 29, 2014 2:53 PM
    Nominations are now being accepted for the two-year term of the office of director of the Kane-DuPage Soil and Water Conservation District. To be considered for nomination as a candidate for the office of director, nominees must provide proof of residency or ownership of land located within the boundaries of the district.

  • Top Fox Valley news stories of 2014 Dec 29, 2014 2:31 PM
    From murders to manhunts to a celebrity wedding, the year 2014 was full of news in the Fox Valley. Here's a look back at some of the top news stories of the year.

  • Aurora man charged with theft from church Dec 29, 2014 5:07 PM
    An Aurora man was charged with theft after police say he stole metal pieces from a church and sold them to a nearby scrapyard.

  • Zonta Club offers math, science camp scholarships Dec 29, 2014 11:21 AM
    The Zonta Club of St. Charles-Geneva-Batavia Girls Math or Science Camp scholarship offers local girls the opportunity to explore the world of mathematics or science in a cooperative environment.

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