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  • ECC to host 2015 Founders’ Day celebration Jan 29, 2015 3:23 PM
    The Elgin Community College Foundation will assist students who need help in achieving their academic goals during the 17th annual Founders’ Day Celebration and Luncheon on Sunday, Feb. 15. It commemorates the 1949 founding of the college, as well as recognizing distinguished achievements made by ECC students, alumni, employees, retirees and other community partners and supporters who have made an impact at ECC and played an integral part in fulfilling the college’s mission.

     
  • Elgin fitness center to get $413,000 in new equipment Jan 29, 2015 6:12 AM
    The purchase of new fitness equipment for The Centre of Elgin got the green light Wednesday after a discussion about whether it would boost membership and revenues.

     
  • New Community Covenant pastor to speak at Judson chapel Jan 29, 2015 8:12 PM
    Peter Hong, lead pastor of New Community Covenant Church in Chicago, will speak during Judson University’s chapel service at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 4, in Herrick Chapel, 1151 N. State St. (Route 31) in Elgin. The event is free and open to the public. Hong leads a multiethnic church in two urban Chicago neighborhoods, including Logan Square and Bronzeville.

     
  • Painted Door pastor to speak during Judson chapel service Jan 29, 2015 8:47 PM
    Mark Bergin, lead pastor of The Painted Door Church in Chicago, will speak during Judson University’s chapel service at 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 6. His nondenominational church was established in the city of Chicago in the fall of 2009. A former freelance sports reporter from Seattle, Wash., he admittedly also enjoys another favorite American pastime: eating hotdogs.

     
  • New group holds drop-in meetings Friday, Saturday Jan 29, 2015 9:48 PM
    A new group called the Elgin Civics Club aims to engage residents — with an emphasis on youths and Latinos — in local government in hopes of increasing voter turnout and participation in civic activities. The group is nonpartisan, Tonya Lucchetti-Hudson said. “We don’t care who they vote for,” she said. “We just want to be sure that, No. 1, they vote, and No. 2, that vote is an informed vote.”

     
  • County Agricultural Fairs Contribute to Local Economies in Illinois Jan 30, 2015 10:26 AM
    Charlotte Roberts, 4-H member of Chain of Lakes 4-H club and Teen Ambassador represented Lake County at the annual meeting of the Illinois Association of Agricultural Fairs (IAAF).

     
  • IHSA’s Johnson to receive NFHS Citation Jan 29, 2015 7:36 PM
    Elgin High School graduate Scott Johnson, a longtime assistant executive director of the Illinois High School Association, is among 12 leaders in high school activity programs across the country who have been selected to receive National Federation of State High School Associations Citations. An award designed to honor individuals who have made contributions to the NFHS, state high school associations, athletic director and coaching professions, the officiating avocation and fine arts/performing arts programs, the NFHS Citation is one of the most highly regarded achievements in high school athletics and performing arts.

     
  • Game on: Watch Super Bowl at suburban sports bars Jan 28, 2015 5:45 AM
    Got your game plan in place for the Super Bowl? If not, consider watching the game at a suburban sports bar where half-time buffets and beer specials will give even Bears fans something to cheer about.

     
  • Small team, big effort: St. Edward cheerleaders advance to sectionals Jan 28, 2015 12:55 PM
    Unique is an apt word that describes the St. Edward competitive cheerleading team. After a recent championship performance in Huntley, instead of celebrating, the Green Wave hit the books.

     
  • Enroll now with Littlest Disciples Preschool Jan 27, 2015 6:56 PM
    First Congregational Church of Dundee is currently accepting enrollment for Littlest Disciples Preschool. The early education program year begins this September. Prepare your child for elementary school success and make learning fun all in a Christian environment with a small student-teacher ratio.

     
  • Elgin chamber touts accomplishments Jan 27, 2015 6:17 PM
    Things are looking up for Elgin’s economy, Elgin Area Chamber of Commerce officials said at their annual meeting Tuesday. The chamber earned accreditation by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce last year, joining 213 chambers — out of more than 7,000 — across the country.

     
  • Couples Say “I do” Again at Vow Renewal Ceremony Jan 28, 2015 7:18 AM
    Couples Say “I do” Again at Vow Renewal Ceremony

     
  • Elgin man dies of injuries from morning crash Jan 27, 2015 4:42 PM
    A 66-year-old Elgin man has died of injuries sustained in a two-car crash Tuesday morning in Elgin, police said. Guillermo Zamora-Enriquez was taken to Presence St. Joseph Hospital in Elgin with life-threatening injuries and was later pronounced dead. The driver of the other vehicle, and a passenger in Zamora-Enriquez’s car were treated for nonlife-threatening injuries at the hospital.

     
  • Girl Scouts open winter camp in Harvard to families Jan 27, 2015 5:15 PM
    Girl Scouts of Northern Illinois is offering “Frosty Frolic” to all local families who want to experience winter camping together. Families, couples, and small groups are invited to bundle up and explore Mary Ann Beebe Center in Harvard from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 21. Activities will include sledding, cross country skiing, and snowman building. Cost is $10 per youth or $5 per adult. Registration is open and ends Monday, Feb. 9.

     
  • Believe Project: $100 to aunt who was full-time caretaker of parents Jan 27, 2015 5:31 AM
    The daily winner of $100 through the Believe Project is Gayle Politowicz of Elgin, whose aunt chose to be a full-time caregiver of Gayle's grandparents - her aunt's parents - for 20 years in lieu of a job with health benefits.

     
  • Girl Scouts open winter camp to families Jan 27, 2015 4:25 PM
    Girl Scouts of Northern Illinois is offering “Frosty Frolic” to all local families who want to experience winter camping together! Families, couples and small groups are invited to bundle up and explore Camp Dean in Big Rock from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, Feb. 16 (Presidents Day). Registration is open and ends Wednesday, Feb. 4.

     
  • Images: The Week in Pictures Jan 26, 2015 1:01 AM
    More than 20 area communities are represented in this edition of The Week in Pictures, featuring Daily Herald staff photos of an underwater robot, a disappointed skier, and an outgoing frozen zucchini.

     
  • Images: Weekend in Review Jan 26, 2015 9:01 AM
    A look at the weekend in pictures around the suburbs

     
  • Mental illness group offers class for friends and family Jan 26, 2015 1:48 PM
    The National Alliance on Mental Illiness-Kane County North will sponsor the NAMI Family-to-Family Education Program specifically for families, caregivers and friends of persons diagnosed with serious mental illness.

     
  • Choosing the best preschool for your child Jan 26, 2015 4:18 PM
    Winter for parents with young children can be the best and worst of times: Christmas celebrations, playing in the snow, feeling cooped up by arctic temperatures and little daylight. Add to that the decisions to be made about the child’s preschool for the upcoming year. Winter is the season for preschool open houses and info fairs, allowing parents to compare their educational choices. Immanuel Lutheran Preschool of East Dundee has some pointers for parents who are looking into preschools.

     
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