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  • Quaker folksinger to perform March 8 at Brethren Coffeehouse Feb 24, 2015 10:25 PM
    Take the banjo-picking and spirited lyrics of a folk singer, cross them with the astringent wit of a literature professor, add the wisdom and compassion of a Quaker, and you have Bill Jolliff, singer, songwriter, instrumentalist, teacher, and poet, who will perform at a coffee house at 7 p.m. Sunday, March 8, at the Highland Avenue Church of the Brethren in Elgin.

     
  • Join in National Girl Scout Weekend Feb. 27-March 1 Feb 24, 2015 12:17 PM
    This Feb. 27 through March 1, Girl Scouts of Northern Illinois will participate in National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend, a celebration of all the fun and excitement girls have selling Girl Scout Cookies. National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend will give girls in northern Illinois a chance to show off their cookie-selling skills by participating in booth and direct sales throughout the area.

     
  • Retired teachers to meet with TRS Outreach director Feb 23, 2015 5:38 PM
    The Northern Kane County Retired Educators, a group of retired teachers, administrators, and educational assistants, will host Rich Frankenfeld, Teachers’ Retirement System Outreach Director, at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 3. Frankenfeld will address the developments surrounding the pension situation for educators, both those currently retired and those considering retirement in the near future.

     
  • Metro West Council hosts legislative breakfast Feb. 24 Feb 20, 2015 11:35 AM
    Metro West Council of Government, a nonprofit organization that represents municipalities in Kane, Kendall and DeKalb counties, will hold its annual legislative breakfast on Tuesday, Feb. 24, at Gaslite Manor, 2485 Church Road in Aurora. Registration and breakfast begin at 7:30 a.m. The program start at 8 a.m. State legislators from the area have been invited to meet with mayors and managers to discuss legislative issues of importance to municipalities.

     
  • Fox Valley police reports Feb 20, 2015 4:22 PM
    Samvedna M. Dean, 39, of Carpentersville, was charged Thursday with aggravated DUI and driving with a suspended license in Elgin, court records show.

     
  • Breaking the Code Feb 23, 2015 10:17 AM
    Breaking the Code (BTC) is a research-based prevention simulation that highlights the existence and harmfulness of a hidden and unchallenged bullying social structure.

     
  • Get your tickets for popular corned beef, cabbage dinner Feb 19, 2015 9:04 PM
    Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day early when St. James Episcopal Church hosts a Corned Beef & Cabbage Dinner on Sunday, March 1. This traditional Irish meal will be served along with a gourmet horseradish sauce and Guiness gravy. Due to the overwhelming response last year, tickets will be sold in two seatings, which include both dinner and performance.

     
  • Ostomy Support Group to meet March 11 Feb 19, 2015 8:27 PM
    The McHenry-Kane Counties area Ostomy Support Group will meet from 2 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, March 11. The guest speaker will be Mike Parikh, a representative for Medicare World Inc. He will talk about supplies available in store for ostomy care.

     
  • “Wishing for Spring” meat raffle set for March 7 Feb 19, 2015 7:25 PM
    The Ladies Auxiliary of the Lake in the Hills American Legion Post 1231 will host a "Wishing for Spring" meat raffle at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 7. Let’s get ready for spring with a meat raffle that will offer roasts, sausages, steaks, ribs, pub burgers, chops and more varieties of meat to win.

     
  • Carpentersville trustee hopefuls differ on when, how to cut sales tax Feb 19, 2015 5:10 PM
    Six people seeking three Carpentersville trustee seats agree the village's 9 percent sales tax is high, but disagree on how and when to reduce it. Incuments Don Burroway and Paul Humpfer are seeking another 4-year term while challengers Humberto Garcia, Sara Miller, Jeffrey Sabbe and Christopher Scholl hope to earn a first term.

     
  • Girl Scout Summer Camp offers adventure for all girls Feb 20, 2015 5:39 PM
    Did you know that girls who regularly spend time outdoors more readily seek challenges and are better problem solvers than their peers? According to a recent study by the Girl Scout Research Institute, “More Than S’mores,” girls benefit immensely from time spent outdoors. In 2015, Girl Scouts of Northern Illinois will be offering summer camp to all girls — not just Girl Scouts — in first to 12th grade.

     
  • Fox Valley Crisis Line seeks volunteers Feb 19, 2015 8:04 PM
    Do you have good communication skills and enjoy helping people? The Crisis Line of the Fox Valley is looking for candidates for the spring training session. The current economic downturn has created increasing levels of stress, anxiety, and depression for persons in the community. This has translated into greater need for Crisis Line support.

     
  • Carpentersville hopefuls mixed on how to improve village’s image Feb 17, 2015 6:24 PM
    The six people seeking three, 4-year trustee seats on the Carpentersville Village Board have differing opinions on how to improve the village's image. Incumbents Paul Humpfer and Don Burroway are seeking re-election while challengers Humberto Garcia, Christopher Scholl, Sara Miller and Jeffrey Sabbe are vying for their first terms.

     
  • Garcia, Burroway and Sabbe for Carpentersville Village Board Feb 17, 2015 1:00 AM
    The Daily Herald endorses Humberto Garcia, Don Burroway and Jeffrey Sabbe for Carpentersville Village Board.

     
  • Elgin Woman’s Club plans March meeting Feb 16, 2015 9:07 PM
    The Elgin Woman’s Club will hold its next meeting at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 3, with a luncheon and program at Villa Olivia Country Club in Bartlett. Cost for the luncheon meeting and program is $20 and may be paid for the day of the meeting.

     
  • Menchie’s fro-yo comes to Randall Road corridor Feb 16, 2015 1:28 PM
    The rich and famous always seem to be stopping by a Menchie’s in California to get their frozen yogurt fix, and a photo taken by the paparazzi with their fro-yo creation. Now you too, can get your photo taken at a Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt, as the business expands into the Chicagoland area, and two locations open along the Randall Road corridor.

     
  • Learn what it takes to get ideas into laws Feb 16, 2015 8:58 PM
    4-H members in Illinois will learn how ideas become law during a mock debate in the Chambers of the Illinois House of Representatives March 27-28 in Springfield. Delegates will debate mock bills using the same process used by real legislators in the Illinois House and Senate, including use of the House microphones and voting buttons to determine the fate of various bills. 4-H members who were at least 14 years of age by Sept. 1, 2014 may register online at go.illinois.edu/4hgreatdebate by March 13.

     
  • East Dundee candidates differ on Wal-Mart departure Feb 16, 2015 7:09 PM
    The four candidates vying for spots on the East Dundee Village Board weigh in on the best strategy to keep or replace Wal-Mart. The store is the village's largest single source of sales tax, but it's bolting for neighboring Carpentersville.

     
  • Carpentersville candidates mixed on video release Feb 16, 2015 5:44 PM
    Six people seeking three seats on the Carpentersville Village Board have differing views on whether the village should have released a video of the arrest of DUI suspect Josh Paul, who later died, after Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan issued a non-binding opinion last year.

     
  • Unidentified Body Found in North Carolina Has Streamwood Connection Feb 17, 2015 1:00 AM

    Streamwood Behavioral Healthcare System

    The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children's Facebook site, Help ID Me, recently contacted Streamwood Behavioral Healthcare System to help spread the word to local resources in hopes that the young man might be identified. New technology helped to produce an image to show what the unidentified teenager may have looked like. Help give him back his name. John Doe is a Caucasian male between the ages of 15-20, who had short, light brown hair, stood five feet nine inches tall and weighed 171 pounds. He was wearing jeans, a blue plaid long-sleeved shirt, a brown jacket and sneakers. Investigators believe he was transient for some time prior to his death, and may have lost touch with relatives. They believe he spent time in Florida, Illinois and Tennessee before arriving in North Carolina. If you have any information, please call 1-800-THE-LOST. A complete story can be found by the Crossroads Chronicle here: http://www.crossroadschronicle.com/pages/full_story_free/push?article-Body+still+unidentified+after+31+years%20&id=26459663&instance=top_stories Link to National Center for Missing & Exploited Children Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/HelpIDMe

     
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