Moving Day Chicago raises funds for Parkinson's disease research
Moving Day Chicago, which raises funds for Parkinson's disease research, will take place Sunday, Oct. 24, at Soldier Field.
The last nun? Sister Leticia's retirement at St. Joseph Hospital could end nearly 120-year streakSister 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.
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.
As reopening nears, Des Plaines Theatre gets key city council approvalAs the team operating the newly remodeled Des Plaines Theatre gets ready for its grand reopening, the operation cleared an important bureaucratic hurdle this week.
Best Bets: Good vibrations as Brian Wilson plays the GeneseeBrian Wilson, Al Jardine and Blondie Chaplin bring the music of The Beach Boys to life at Waukegan's Genesee Theatre Saturday, plus George Lopez performs at the Rosemont Theatre and Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Live rolls into the NOW Arena this weekend.
African snake found at DuPage County forest preserveA snake native to Africa has been removed from the Herrick Lake Forest Preserve in Wheaton after a visitor found the reptile coiled beneath her car.
Neighbors in the News: Elmhurst Realtor named president-elect of state organizationElmhurst resident and Realtor Michael Gobber, was installed as the 2022 president-elect of Illinois REALTORS. He is the designated managing broker and partner of Century 21 Affiliated in Westchester.
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.
Park Ridge man with lymphoma seeks a blood stem cell donorA Park Ridge man recently diagnosed with T-cell lymphoma is seeking a blood stem cell donor. He and his family have partnered with DKMS to hold a drive-through registration drive on Saturday, Oct. 23.
Festivals Oct. 22-28: Howlin' at the Moon, Terror in the Timbers, Halloween fests and moreFrom Naper Settlement's Howlin' at the Moon to Witches and Wizards of Woodstock to Terror in the Timbers in Elgin to Pier Pumpkin Lights in Chicago, there's no shortage of Halloween events and fall fests to check out this weekend.
Aurora Knights of Columbus set Oct. 27 spaghetti dinner fundraiser for Catholic studentsThe Aurora Knights of Columbus 14929 will hold a benefit spaghetti dinner fundraiser on Wednesday, Oct. 27, at Luigi's Pizza in Aurora.
Dining bites: New fall flavors at Tacos G, Rainbow Cone, PinstripesFall flavors continue to crop up at suburban eateries. Plus, WhirlyBall's Beat the Brewer event features free WhirlyBall on Oct. 26 and Thorn Restaurant in Rosemont is prepping for its upcoming four-course Prisoner Wine Dinner.
'This is going to change kids' lives': New South Elgin clubhouse for Boys & Girls Club breaks groundBoys & Girls Club of Elgin held a ceremonial groundbreaking for their new clubhouse in South Elgin. The former public works building at 735 Martin Drive will be the home to a new 20,000-square-foot facility that will provide daily education, meals, and activities for more than 250 children from kindergarten through eighth grade.
Through the Film Magnifer, Walter Payton, Shadow Traffic, Danny Thomas at Woodfield Mall, Julia Child and more