News | The last nun? Sister Leticia's retirement at St. Joseph Hospital could end nearly 120-year streak
Sister Leticia Lapid is retiring from her ministry as a spiritual care chaplain at Amita St. Joseph Hospital in Elgin. The hospital was founded by Franciscan Sisters of the Sacred Heart in 1902. If another nun isn't hired to replace her, it will be the first time in the hospital's history a nun working there.
Illinois | COVID-19 update: 1,309 hospitalized, 36 more deaths, 2,146 new casesThe number of COVID-19 patients hospitalized in Illinois is at its lowest point since early August, according to Illinois Department of Public Health records.
News | Arlington Heights panel narrowly recommends shelter care home's move to residential blockAn Arlington Heights advisory panel Wednesday night narrowly endorsed a shelter care home's proposed relocation to a neighborhood of residents who largely oppose the move.
Business | Advocate fires 400+ workers who refused vaccinesAdvocate Aurora Health, the largest hospital system in Illinois and Wisconsin, has fired more than 400 employees who refused to get vaccinated for COVID-19.
Columns | Constable: Military miniature show more about art than artilleryThis weekend's Military Miniature Society of Illinois show in Schaumburg will feature 400 acclaimed artists, who sculpt and paint figurines ranging from Napoleon to fantasy characters.
DuPage County | Former DuPage judge facing gun-related charges againA former DuPage County judge who once was charged with recklessly shooting a handgun in an apartment is again facing gun-related criminal charges.
Crime | Naperville student sentenced for racist Craigslist adA Naperville Central student was sentenced to probation and community service after pleading guilty to felony hate crime charges related to a racist Craigslist ad, the DuPage County state's attorney's office said.
News | Plans for new cocktail bar in downtown St. Charles continue to move forwardA cocktail bar continues to move forward with plans to open in the space that formerly housed 100 Grapes wine tasting room in downtown St. Charles.
News | Winfield Road to close for pedestrian bridge installation at hospitalA portion of Winfield Road by Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital is scheduled to be closed on Saturday for the construction of a new pedestrian bridge.
Dining | Halloween treats on tap at suburban restaurants, barsHalloween is almost here. And suburban eateries are serving up Halloween-inspired desserts and drinks, plus hosting some early kid-centric costume parties starting this weekend.
Columns | Jim O'Donnell: From bad pitchout to pitch-perfect -- Brian Wilson and Al Jardine set for WaukeganJim O'Donnell: A few words from Al Jardine about football and the Beach Boys.
Business | FDA OKs mixing COVID vaccines, backs Moderna, J&J boosters -- but who can get them still TBDU.S. regulators on Wednesday signed off on extending COVID-19 boosters to Americans who got the Moderna or Johnson & Johnson vaccine and said anyone eligible for an extra dose can get a brand different from the one they received initially. But before more people roll up their sleeves, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will consult an expert panel later this week before finalizing official recommendations for who should get boosters and when.
- 12:00 PMFire that threatened Lake Tahoe region is now 100% contained
- 11:57 AMNew Indiana archives building planned at former prison site
- 11:57 AMEgypt: Man to face trial for live-streamed theft of phone
- 11:57 AMStocks wobble as major indexes hover around record highs
- 11:54 AMNYC jury hears closings at Giuliani associate's fraud trial
More Suburban News Find your community
- NewsNorthbrook woman gives 'Wheel of Fortune' a spin, donates winnings to Misericordia
- SchaumburgSchaumburg to avoid raising property tax levy despite unprecedented difficulty
- CaryNew police training facility in Cary approved
- Hoffman EstatesHoffman Estates approves changes to site it's selling to Popeyes developer
- PoliticsCasten has more than $1 million saved for 2022 campaign
- Lake ZurichLake Zurich trustee chides former candidate for legal actions involving village politics
- NapervilleNaperville considering electric, water rate increases
- EducationDistrict 64 board to meet Thursday to discuss $26 million borrowing plan
- LibertyvilleLibertyville hosts final farmers market of 2021 Thursday
- GurneeCirque Italia bringing prison-themed circus show to Gurnee
- Prep SportsBoys soccer: A new wrinkle for Rinkel as IMSA tops St. Francis
- Prep SportsGirls tennis: Nowicki, St. Viator use teamwork as spark for success
- 9:47 AMAntioch Police Chief promotes #9PMRoutine
- 9:31 AMPalatine High's trick-or-treat festival returns Oct. 28
- 9:19 AMBADC invites nominations for 2021 Citizen of the Year
- 9:09 AMMatthew Glavin Named to Board of Governors at Loyola University Chicago School of Law
- 9:02 AMEmpowering Women NFP held their Annual Global 5K Walk/Run to raise awareness
- 8:49 AMD57 to showcase Lions Park expansion with Nov. 4 ribbon cutting, followed by Community Forum addressing social-emotional learning
- 8:44 AMConservation@Home to host program on Illinois Native Pollinators Oct .27
- 11:03 PMCity of Geneva wins financial reporting triple crown
Owls, pumpkin patches and football games means it's autumn in The Week in Pictures photo gallery for October 2-8, 2021.
Inside Daily Herald