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  • NORTHWEST CHORAL SOCIETY ANNOUNCES PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE FOR 2014-15 SEASON Oct 24, 2014 7:48 AM
    NORTHWEST CHORAL SOCIETY ANNOUNCES PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE FOR 2014-15 SEASON

     
  • Chicago Pet Show comes to St Charles Nov. 8-9 Oct 24, 2014 5:57 PM
    Join the fifth annual Chicago Pet Show from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8, and Sunday, Nov. 9, in the Prairie Events Center at the Kane County Fairgrounds in St. Charles. Looking for pet services? Meet local vets, talk to food vendors, hang out with vet chiropractors, and find holistic methods available for your furry, feathery or scaly friends.

     
  • Benedictine symposium weeds out pesticides in lawn care Oct 24, 2014 4:38 PM
    Benedictine University is joining the Chicago Park District, the Midwest Pesticide Action Center, Sierra Club and other environmental groups advocating for the use of natural lawn care techniques in place of pesticides. The university’s Center for Mission and Identity will hold a free, all-day seminar on the issue of pesticides, lawns and social change from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31. Benedictine faculty and experts will discuss the scientific, cultural, ethical and public health implications of eliminating the use of pesticides. The event is free and open to the public. Seating is limited.

     
  • Jerry Lewis shoots for stage success at Aurora's Paramount Oct 24, 2014 7:51 AM
    What's the best thing about being Jerry Lewis? “When I open my eyes in the morning, I'm a hit!” Lewis tells Daily Herald film critic Dann Gire in an email interview for the comedy icon's on-stage appearance at the Paramount Theatre in Aurora. Lewis, 88, explains why he still goes out on stage and why he won't release his controversial Nazi concentration camp drama “The Day the Clown Cried.”

     
  • Tri-Cities police reports Oct 23, 2014 4:16 PM
    Francisco J. Garcia-Arroyo, 18, of Aurora, was charged with felony retail theft at 6:33 p.m. Wednesday at Kohl’s, 251 N. Randall Road, Batavia, according to a police report.

     
  • Lawmaker: Controversial school funding plan won’t move soon Oct 23, 2014 7:14 PM
    The suburban Democratic state lawmaker who controls the fate of a controversial school funding proposal that has scared superintendents throughout the suburbs says she won’t push it forward until at least the spring, after a new class of lawmakers has been sworn into office.

     
  • Kane sheriff hopefuls explain why each deserves your vote Oct 23, 2014 5:27 AM
    As early voting begins, the two men running to be the next Kane County sheriff state their cases for why they should succeed Pat Perez. Don Kramer, a Geneva Republican, hopes to follow in his father's footsteps as sheriff; Willie Mayes Sr., an Aurora Democrat, cites his law enforcement experience and community involvement.

     
  • WIM Fox Valley presents comedy with actress Judi Schindler Oct 22, 2014 6:18 PM
    Women in Management Fox Valley presents Judy Schindler, president of Schindler Communications Inc., who will bring the light and comedic side of the ultimate girl talk as she performs “Husbands: An Owner’s Manual” at the WIM meeting on Thursday, Nov. 13.

     
  • ‘CEO Unplugged’ a personal look at a leader, Michael Brown of Presence St. Joseph Hospital Oct 23, 2014 1:39 PM
    What led this leader to his transition from a health care clinician to a hospital CEO? What is the secret to sustaining positive relationships with hospital physicians, leadership, staff, and volunteers? Find out how Michael L. Brown, CEO of Presence St. Joseph Hospital in Elgin, defines his leadership style at the popular series, “CEO Unplugged,” sponsored by the Grand Victoria Casino.

     
  • Dealership employees to help out at Habitat site; auto dealer to donate 2014 car Oct 23, 2014 1:44 PM
    On Sunday, Oct. 26, a dozen volunteers from Fox Valley Auto Group will join in demolishing a fire-damaged home in Aurora for the Fox Valley Habitat for Humanity. Volunteers from dealerships in St. Charles, West Chicago and Schaumburg are expected for the first of two consecutive Sundays of deconstruction at the 911 W. Galena Blvd. site from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

     
  • How bad will our winter be? A caterpillar can tell you. Oct 22, 2014 3:28 PM
    Memories of last year's icy winter are etched in our minds. Many are wondering what's in store this winter. Look no farther than the woolly bear caterpillar. Like Punxsutawney Phil, the renowned groundhog who predicts the coming of spring, the woolly bear caterpillar is said to predict the winter ahead.

     
  • Tri-Cities police reports Oct 22, 2014 11:35 PM
    Beulah Allen, 53, of St. Charles, was charged with retail theft at 7:23 p.m. Oct. 17 at Goodwill, 450 N. Randall Road, according to a police report.

     
  • Orchestra plans anniversary performance Oct 21, 2014 11:26 AM
    In honor of the Fox Valley Academy of Music Performance’s 10th anniversary, the Philharmonic Orchestra will perform a celebration of musical anniversaries. The concert program, “Happy Anniversary!,” includes selections or composers that are celebrating an anniversary, including The Who and "The Wizard of Oz."

     
  • Spaghetti dinner fundraiser on Nov. 12 for special Haiti project Oct 21, 2014 6:21 PM
    Jamie Schumacher, a Batavia teacher, North Aurora resident and New Hope/Nueva Esperanza Lutheran Church member, continues to be involved in very special projects, including equine therapy, with orphans and special needs children in Haiti. She has made frequent trips to Haiti, raised funds to buy the land for a special facility, and continues to serve an underserved population still suffering from the effects of devastating hurricanes in Haiti.

     
  • Enjoy “Food for the Spirit(s),” a wine-tasting benefit for Fox Valley Festival Chorus Oct 21, 2014 5:23 PM
    The Fox Valley Festival Chorus is hosting a wine-tasting fundraiser, “Food for the Spirit(s)” from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8, at Fox Valley Winery in Oswego. Solos, small ensembles and large group numbers will be performed by members of the Fox Valley Festival Chorus all evening long. Guests will be invited to sip on a little wine and enjoy light appetizers while humming along.

     
  • Metea Valley High honors U.S. veterans with The Healing Field Oct 21, 2014 6:36 PM
    Metea Valley High School is honored to host The Healing Field from Nov. 4-11. It is a weeklong display of 1,000 American flags in an awe-inspiring tribute to honor those men and women who sacrificed their time, talents, and even their lives for our freedom and for this great land. Each flag will fly in honor of a hero, family member, friend, or loved one and will be tagged with personal words of remembrance and/or honor. It will be open to the public from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily and there will be greeters available at all times.

     
  • Suburban newspapers poised for change if sold by Sun-Times Oct 22, 2014 12:31 AM
    A group of long-standing suburban newspapers could be poised for more changes amid a report that owner Wrapports LLC is in talks to sell them to Tribune Publishing. The deal could include the (Aurora) Beacon-News, the (Elgin) Courier-News, the Lake County News-Sun, the Naperville Sun, the Northwest Indiana Post-Tribune, the SouthtownStar, and the 32 weekly newspapers formerly published by the Pioneer Press.

     
  • Film to explore underfunded public schools Oct 21, 2014 12:18 PM
    The 2013 documentary “Rise Above the Mark” will be shown at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24, at the Unitarian Universalist Society of Geneva. The film, narrated by Peter Coyote, was made by the West Lafayette Schools Education Foundation in Indiana.

     
  • Lawsuit: Mom, daughter assaulted by clowns with sex toys at haunted house Oct 23, 2014 7:19 AM
    A mom and her 17-year-old daughter have sued the Massacre Haunted House in Montgomery, arguing the two were assaulted and harassed by two workers dressed as clowns holding sex toys earlier this month in the parking lot. "Their conduct was outrageous and extreme," said the woman's lawyer. The suit seeks unspecified damages.

     
  • Weekend picks: 'Steady Rain' remounts at COD's McAninch Oct 24, 2014 11:01 AM
    Local actors Peter DeFaria and Randy Steinmeyer rejoin the roles they originated in a special touring production of Keith Huff's drama “A Steady Rain” at COD's McAninch Arts Center in Glen Ellyn. Comedian Aries Spears gained national fame appearing as a series regular of “MADtv” from 1997 to 2005. Catch Spears performing his standup routine at the Improv Comedy Showcase in Schaumburg. Giordano Dance Chicago unveils a world premiere piece called "Feeling Good Sweet."

     
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