Conant teachers use 3-D technology to make PPE
Teachers from Conant High School in Hoffman Estates have been using 3-D printers to make masks and shields for local health care professionals.
New Batavia Popcorn Depot owners hope to open in MayTalitha and David Mueller bought the Batavia Popcorn Depot from Jack Pepper three weeks ago. But right now, they're unsure of when they'll reopen the business.
District 300 Food Pantry adjusting amid coronavirus concernsThe District 300 Food Pantry is adjusting its distribution process to limit exposure during the coronavirus pandemic.
How to explore Chicago, suburban museums from home during the pandemicWhile Chicago-area museums are closed right now, you can explore their halls online -- and watch Shedd Aquarium's popular penguin field trips -- from the comfort of your couch.
Everybody seems to be using Zoom. But its security flaws could leave people at risk.After the coronavirus contagion brought an end to many rituals of everyday life, many of them reappeared on Zoom. But the company's dramatic growth has come with a crisis of its own: An uproar over security, privacy and harassment concerns that could leave its growing audience at risk.
How a Lake County nonprofit is helping homeless, foster kids during the pandemicThe Fill a Heart 4 Kids nonprofit has been working around the clock to ensure hundreds of unaccompanied homeless youths and foster children in Lake and Cook counties are receiving educational support, positive experiences and other necessities during the state-at-home order.
Dining in: Suburban restaurants supporting first responders and offering more to-go dealsWith Gov. Pritzker's stay-at-home order extended through April 30, now more than ever it's important to support suburban restaurants by ordering curbside, carryout or delivery. Here's where you can find specials and deals and learn how some local eateries are supporting each other and first responders.
Palatine man offers free use of RV to medical workerPalatine resident Ryan Gable says he's willing to donate use of his recreational vehicle to a Northwest suburban medical professional who is concerned about spreading COVID-19 at home after treating patients on the job.
Wheaton mutual aid group helping those most hurt by economic falloutVolunteers are bringing groceries and reassurance to people bearing the brunt of the coronavirus economic crisis.
Morton Arboretum closing after visitors flout social distancing warningsThe Morton Arboretum will close its doors after visitors failed to adhere to social distancing guidelines.
Call for emergency help answered by donors in Lake CountyA first round of emergency grants has been distributed to Lake County nonprofit agencies that are providing food and shelter during the coronavirus pandemic.
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