More than 90% of Illinois' plastic goes to landfills. Here are some solutions.
Over 90% of the plastic generated in Illinois is going to landfills instead of being recycled. We can help change that.
Suburban Mosaic: Eid Fest returns to DuPage County Fairgrounds in JulyThousands of Muslims are expected to gather for the Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) Chicago's annual Eid Fest July 15-17, at the DuPage County Fairgrounds, 2015 Manchester Road in Wheaton.
The soil will tell you how much watering is neededThe amount and frequency of watering will vary depending on the type of soil in your garden and weather conditions. Sandy, very well-drained soils will dry out more quickly than heavier clay loam soils so plants growing in those conditions tend to need more water to get established.
Constable: Chef cooks up kitchen-inspired hairnets for dogsOn a hot day, with his dog shedding, a Villa Park chef mused, "I wish they had hairnets for dogs." Now he's selling Doggy Hairnets.
Runners take off at Rock n Run the Runway 5K in WheelingOn Saturday, Chicago Executive Airport in Wheeling held its 9th annual 'Rock n Run the Runway' to allow the public to enjoy an airport experience from the ground.
How young families can honor and celebrate Pride MonthSpending time getting educated about the LGBTQ+ community and the significance of Pride Month is an important commitment year-round, but June is an especially great opportunity for families to get the conversation started and engage in the celebration and reflection happening locally and nationally.
Monkeypox is a less severe cousin to smallpoxQ: We are from Boston, and someone who lives very near here has tested positive for monkeypox. I have never heard of this disease before, but now it's all over the news. What is monkeypox? How did it get here, and what are the symptoms?
Suburban Skyview: Baseball has been played at Lloyd Meyer Field for generationsIn this week's Suburban Skyview column, Joe Lewnard oversees one of the regular baseball games that have been held at Arlington Heights' Lloyd W. Meyer Field since the 1940s.
Let's talk about your most pressing health care questionsI'm happy to say I've been writing this Daily Herald column for a few years now. And although I've touched on many health care related topics, I continue to get great questions from readers eager to secure better health care for themselves and their loved ones.
Grieving over our pet buddiesMy sister Mary's beautiful cat, Delyla, died about a month ago. It's awful when a pet dies and, as pet people know, not everyone knows how to respond to your loss. So I feel I need to mention this every once in a while so friends may be reminded to be more sympathetic and helpful.
Owners of The Cottage Geneva home decor shop share passion for renovationJonna and Sean Kelleher of Geneva, owners of the newly-opened The Cottage Geneva home decor shop, share a passion for renovation and blending new style elements with antiques.
'Giving back to the ecosystem': Elgin restaurant likes what it can do with copi (formerly Asian carp)About a dozen taste-testers gathered Thursday at Kubo Sushi in Elgin, where the owner minced copi into an Asian-inspired slider and plans to create other meals with it. Copi is the new moniker for the maligned Asian carp, an invasive species that has been overwhelming waterways in the Midwest.