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  • Images: Our best photos you may have missed this weekend Mar 30, 2015 5:48 AM
    See some of the best pictures by Daily Herald photographers from this past weekend.

     
  • Batavia college prep school plan might be dead Mar 30, 2015 5:30 AM
    The plan to open a private college prep high school this fall in Batavia is dead, for now. “We just didn’t have the applicants. We needed 100 students to open,” said former Illinois education superintendent Michael Bakalis, founder, president and chief executive officer of American Quality Schools. Bakalis said the project could be delayed until fall 2016 or dropped entirely.

     
  • St. Charles North players bring lacrosse to Mooseheart Mar 28, 2015 5:52 PM
    St. Charles North High School students Nora Leonard and Charlotte O'Sullivan introduced lacrosse to students at Mooseheart, and also arranged for free equipment for the players, according to columnist Dave Heun.

     
  • 15,000 eggs up for grabs at Mooseheart Easter egg hunt Mar 28, 2015 4:05 PM
    Mooseheart Child City & School’s fifth annual Easter egg hunt on Saturday morning featured 15,000 plastic eggs sprinkled on the field for four different age groups eight and under, allowing for everyone to have plenty of eggs and other Easter-related items. “It’s probably our quickest event, especially for the size of it,” Mooseheart Executive Director Gary Urwiler said.

     
  • Images: Easter egg hunts in the suburbs Mar 28, 2015 7:00 PM
    Easter egg hunts were in full swing this weekend. See images from egg hunts in Geneva, Batavia, Palatine, Vernon Hills, Mt. Prospect, and Wheaton.

     
  • Fox Valley area police reports Mar 27, 2015 4:19 PM
    Jacob J. Fink, 19, of Batavia, was charged with possession of a fraudulent driver’s license, illegal possession of alcohol by a minor and speeding at 11:02 a.m. Wednesday at Main Street and Deerpath Road, according to a police report.

     
  • Sugar Grove vet recalls World War II service Mar 29, 2015 1:00 AM
    Sugar Grove’s Ross Miller was among World War II veterans who shared war memories Thursday, March 26. Miller, a Navy veteran, shared a microphone with Ray Moore of Aurora, an Army Air Corps vet, at a program at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Aurora.

     
  • Changing Children’s Worlds Foundation hosts spring fundraiser Mar 27, 2015 11:19 PM
    On March 15, Changing Children’s Worlds Foundation, a local nonprofit organization, held its annual spring fundraiser at Villa Verone Ristorante in Geneva. Its two major programs are the International Child Development Program, internationally recognized by UNICEF and the World Health Organization, which strengthens empathy-based relationships, communications, guidance and support between parents/caregivers and children, infant to age 12; and the Integrative Youth Development Program, which measures and identifies ways to help youth, age 12-24, succeed within families, schools and communities.

     
  • Swedish American Children’s Choir seeks singers Mar 26, 2015 4:11 PM
    The Swedish American Children’s Choir is seeking new singers for the spring/summer season. Children, age 4 to 17, are welcome to join the Midwest’s largest choir of its kind for children.

     
  • Heart Sounds 2015 Symposium to highlight innovations in cardiology Mar 26, 2015 6:15 PM
    Medical professionals are invited to attend “Innovations in Cardiology: Heart Sounds 2015”, a one-day symposium hosted by Presence Saint Joseph Hospital in Elgin. The educational program for registered nurses, emergency medical technicians, doctors and other clinicians will be held Saturday, April 18.

     
  • DaVinci Academy joins Mooseheart in ‘Pennies for Pins’ Mar 25, 2015 8:24 PM
    Mooseheart’s growing relationship with Elgin’s DaVinci Academy moves another step forward Thursday, March 26, when DaVinci staff and students bring a check to Mooseheart staff and students in the Mooseheart gymnasium representing the proceeds from the Feb. 5 “Pennies for Pins” bowling event.

     
  • Community supports Literacy Volunteers Fox Valley at Trivia Bee Saturday Mar 24, 2015 3:40 PM
    Fox Valley community members had an otherworldly blast Saturday while supporting Literacy Volunteers Fox Valley’s 16th annual fundraiser, the “Bee Me Up, Scotty” Trivia Bee for Literacy. Thirty-five teams of three contestants each competed for prizes at a price of $400 per table. Organizational donors gave as much as $1,000 or more in cash or in kind to Literacy Volunteers Fox Valley.

     
  • Learn about Kane Co. operational sustainability plan Mar 24, 2015 7:54 PM
    On Friday, March 27, Cecilia Govrik, resource management coordinator of the Kane County Environment and Water Resources Division, will share a PowerPoint presentation implementing the Kane County Operational Sustainability Plan from 7 to 9 p.m. at Unity of Fox Valley in Batavia.

     
  • ‘Living Last Supper’ comes to Aurora April 2-3 Mar 24, 2015 7:56 PM
    A third annual “Living Last Supper” will be staged at 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday, April 2-3, at Wesley United Methodist Church in Aurora. With music and period costumes, the performance will bring to life Leonardo da Vinci’s painting of Jesus Christ’s last supper with his disciples.

     
  • CHIP IN offers free prom dresses for those in need Mar 24, 2015 8:13 PM
    For the second year, Community Helpers Impacting People In Need in Batavia has teamed with Zano Salon & Spa to provide free prom dresses to low-income and homeless students who could not afford to purchase a dress on their own. Given a choice of rent, groceries, other bills or a prom dress, the gown would lose, yet prom remains a “rite of passage” for high school students and, good or bad, memories of this occasion can last a lifetime. CHIP IN would like to make sure they are all good.

     
  • Learn how to ‘echo weave’ at Fine Line Mar 24, 2015 4:23 PM
    Fine Line weaving instructor Beth Duncan will offer “Echo Weave, A Starting Point,” on Saturdays, April 4 and 18. “Learning to weave can seem daunting at the start; there is a lot of prep work before the actual weaving begins. As with all things worth learning, take your time and practice," Duncan said.

     
  • The Label Printers wins TLMI’s Eugene Singer Award For Management Excellence Mar 24, 2015 5:45 PM
    The Label Printers in Aurora has once again won the Tag and Label Manufacturers Institute Inc. Eugene Singer Award for Management Excellence.

     
  • Anderson Animal Shelter seeks Spokespet Mar 24, 2015 5:08 PM
    Anderson Animal Shelter in South Elgin is searching for a pet to lead its inaugural Pets-a-Palooza Pet Parade and Festival fundraising walk, set for Sept. 20 at LeRoy Oakes Forest Preserve in St. Charles. "We're looking for a very outgoing pet adopted from Anderson, who is friendly to both people and other animals and who loves being in the spotlight," said Holly Alcala, the shelter's director of development.

     
  • Tri-Cities police reports Mar 24, 2015 5:33 PM
    Three men from Texas were arrested at 1:40 a.m. Saturday at Wal-Mart, 801 N. Randall Road, and charged with retail theft, according to a Batavia police report. Horace W. Young Jr., 33, of the 9900 block of Adleta Boulevard in Dallas; Anthony E. Young, 29, of the 8800 block of Hornaday Circle in Fort Worth; and Arie K. Young, 33, of the 6100 block of Avery Drive in Fort Worth, are accused of stealing electronics.

     
  • St. Charles church offers family-friendly Good Friday Stations of the Cross Mar 24, 2015 6:46 PM
    Most Good Friday church services are not meant for children, or children are meant to stay quiet and still. But not at St. Charles Episcopal Church, where people of all ages can walk the path Jesus did in an Intergenerational Stations of the Cross on Friday, April 3, at 11 a.m.

     
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