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  • Bishop David J. Malloy

    Diocese of Rockford launches ‘Be Reconciled’ during LentMar 27, 2014 12:00 AM
    Recognizing the need for God’s grace and forgiveness in the lives of Catholics, the Diocese of Rockford is launching “Be Reconciled,” an initiative to make the Sacrament of Reconciliation more available this Lenten season.

     
  • Kids can sign up for theater group’s programMar 27, 2014 12:00 AM
    GodStage, sponsored by SELF, offers classes for second- to eighth-graders, all about building self-esteem and core values through family-friendly performing arts.

     
  • Michelle Wang, Yash Shah and Michael Daanen are the first-, second- and third-place winners, respectively, of the Pi Day challenge at Mill Creek Elementary School.

    Mill Creek students celebrate Pi Day with contestMar 27, 2014 12:00 AM
    Fifth-grader Michelle Wang bested Mill Creek Elementary School’s Pi Day record by 85 digits during the school’s annual Pi Day grade level event March 14 by memorizing and reciting 550 digits of Pi.

     
  • Eddie Gaedel Pub and Grill in Elburn offers burgers as well as other sandwiches, salads and starters.

    Elburn pub aims for big splash in small spaceMar 26, 2014 12:00 AM
    Elburn used to be a quintessential small town — a modern-day “Mayberry,” if you will — that rolled up the sidewalks at night. Well, no more. There's a thriving nighttime bar scene along Route 47, and one of the hotspots is Eddie Gaedel Pub and Grill.

     
  • NIU College of Law held its 11th annual Minority Reception hosted by Dean Rosato and alumnus Vincent F. Cornelius (‘89). Pictured, from left, are Vincent F. Cornelius (‘89), 21st Ward Alderman Howard B. Brookins Jr. (‘88), Dean Jennifer Rosato, Professor Leona Green, and 2nd Ward Alderman Bob Fioretti (‘78). Brookins received the Excellence in Service and Leadership Award and Professor Green was honored for her commitment to students, service to NIU Law, and being a champion of diversity.

    NIU Law Hosts 11th annual Minority Alumni ReceptionMar 26, 2014 12:00 AM
    Students, alumni, faculty, judges, and political leaders from across the Chicago area attended this reception with special honors given to Chicago 21st Ward Alderman Howard B. Brookins Jr. ('88) and NIU Law Professor Leona Green.

     
  • Author Kenneth N. Green will speak on his book, I’m From Division Street, May 1, at Temple Chai in Long Grove.

    Author Kenneth N. Green To Speak About His Book I’m From Division Street On May 1 at Temple Chai in Long GroveMar 24, 2014 12:00 AM
    Author/Attorney/Boxer Kenneth N. Green will speak about his book, I’m From Division Street, at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 1, at Temple Chai, located at 1670 Checker Road, Long Grove, IL 60047.

     
  • How video games might actually help kids lose weightMar 20, 2014 12:00 AM
    Kids these days are often living a more sedentary lifestyle which has contributed to increasing obesity.

     
  • Seminar for women farm managers, landowners set for March 31Mar 19, 2014 12:00 AM
    Women who own or manage farmland in DeKalb and surrounding counties are invited to participate in a free conservation discussion and field tour Monday, March 31, in Sycamore. The program is called Women Caring for the Land and is sponsored by a sustainability grant from the Illinois Department of Agriculture.

     
  • Members of the “got robot?” 4-H club and FTC robotics team will be on hand to demonstrate their award-winning robot at the 2014 4-H Robotics Showcase for DuPage, Kane and Kendall Counties on Saturday, March 22. The free event will be at Abbott Middle School in Elgin.

    4-H robotics clubs meet in Elgin for annual showcase March 22Mar 19, 2014 12:00 AM
    Interested in learning more about robotics? Come watch dozens of local 4-H robotics teams share their work at the second annual 4-H Robotics Showcase on Saturday afternoon, March 22, at Abbott Middle School in Elgin. The free event will feature more than 25 4-H robotics clubs and teams from DuPage, Kane & Kendall counties. The goal is to share their experiences, showcase their hard work and learn from each other.

     
  • Burlington Lioness annual spring raffle March 22Mar 17, 2014 12:00 AM
    Burlington Lioness Spring Raffle on Saturday, March 22, at Mott's Lounge, Burlington, starting at 7 p.m. to support Central High School scholarships to two graduating applicants. Great prizes for a greater cause!

     
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    Sugar Grove Farmers Market to hold information meetingMar 17, 2014 12:00 AM
    The Sugar Grove Farmers Market volunteers will hold an information and planning meeting for farmers and vendors wanting to participate in the 2014 Sugar Grove Farmers Market. The meeting will be held from 6 to 7:45 p.m. Thursday, March 27.

     
  • Artist Dan Caldwell, right, and son Ryan put finishing touches on Fine Line's new sign.

    Finessed at the Forge for Fine LineMar 14, 2014 12:00 AM
    A new handcrafted sign graces the entrance of Fine Line Creative Arts Center, on Bolcum Rd. in St. Charles.

     
  • Jennifer Zack, president of Welcome Home Batavia and North Aurora, presents welcome packets to newcomers. The firm celebrates 15 years in business in March.

    Welcome Service reflects on housing market over past 15 yearsMar 14, 2014 12:00 AM
    Welcome Home Batavia and North Aurora celebrates its anniversary in March.

     
  • NIU Jazz Lab performs at Jazz Showcase in Chicago Mar 13, 2014 12:00 AM
    The NIU Jazz Lab Band, directed by Rodrigo Villanueva, will perform Tuesday, March 18, at the Legendary Jazz Showcase in Chicago. The event is a fundraiser to help the band produce a DVD of a performance recorded at the Peoria Civic Center last January as part of the 2014 Illinois Music Education Association All-State Conference.

     
  • With over 500 coats donated to Wayside Cross Ministries, Pro Energy Consultants smashed their coat donation record this year. Pictured with a few of the coat boxes, from left to right are Kale Little, Hope Outreach Coordinator of Wayside Cross Ministries; Jerry Needham, Pro Energy Consultants; Billie Needham, Pro Energy Consultants; Mike Clancy and Gabriel Murray, both residents within the Masterís Touch program of Wayside Cross Ministries. In the front, left to right are Emma Spinney, Bella Bruno, Marianna Bruno and Jade McCrink, members of Daisy Scout Troop 373 and Daisy Scout Troop 1154 out of Grace McWayne Elementary School, Batavia.

    Pro Energy Consultants Donates 500 Coats to Wayside Cross MinistriesMar 12, 2014 12:00 AM
    Collaboration with area businesses, Daisy troops and a networking group spurs record total.

     
  • Kaneland High School names new athletic director Mar 11, 2014 12:00 AM
    The Kaneland School District 302 Board of Education is pleased to announce the appointment of Peter Goff as Athletic Director at Kaneland High School beginning July 1, 2014.

     
  • Girl Scouts celebrate faith-based connectionsMar 10, 2014 12:00 AM
    Girl Scouts and faith-based communities share an enduring tradition of Girl Scouting and spiritual expression that spans the organization’s history. The Girl Scout experience is based on the Girl Scout Promise and Law, which include principles and values common to most faiths.

     
  • Barry and Mary Ellen Masek of Park Ridge enjoy swirling and sipping one of 60 wines at Clearbrook’s 50th annual A Grapevine of Friends Wine Tasting. Chicago Corporate Photography

    Wine tasting banishes cabin fever for record crowdMar 6, 2014 12:00 AM
    On Saturday, February 22, over 450 people wined and dined at the 50th annual A Grapevine of Friends Wine Tasting, benefitting Clearbrook’s Employment Services Program.

     
  • Jennifer Schmidt (left) and Lee Shumow

    NIU profs write book, develop website to help science teachers motivate studentsMar 6, 2014 12:00 AM
    Producing more college graduates in STEM areas is a national priority, and now two Northern Illinois University researchers have written a book on how teachers can help students get more excited about science.

     
  • Kaneland Harter School named among ‘Schools to Watch’Mar 5, 2014 12:00 AM
    Recently, Kaneland Harter Middle School was among one hundred and fifteen exemplary middle-grades schools in Arkansas, California, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas, Utah and Virginia to have been named “Schools to Watch” as part of a recognition program developed by the National Forum to Accelerate Middle-Grades Reform (http://www.schoolstowatch.org). The National Forum to Accelerate Middle-Grades Reform is an alliance of 50 educators, researchers, national associations, and officers of professional organizations and foundations dedicated to improving education in the middle grades.

     
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