New accessible school playgrounds are a 'natural extension of the inclusive world'
At least two suburban school systems have debuted inclusive playgrounds for the new academic season that are meant to be fun for children regardless of their physical abilities.
Pesto, change-O: Try this inventive take on two summer classics -- fresh sweet corn and pestoA fresh way to enjoy sweet corn is within your grasp or your food processor's grasp. Making corn into pesto adds pizzazz to the plentiful summer staple.
Keeping culture, traditions alive for family through foodEarly memories of Albanian culture and her mother's cooking inspire Cook of the Week Shemka Muaremi of Schaumburg as she keeps the culture, traditions alive for her own family.
Earth's future is being written in fast-melting GreenlandScientists studying the melting of the ice in Greenland this summer are finding themselves working in shirtsleeve weather without the need for gloves. New York University air and ocean scientist David Holland, who is tracking what's happening in Greenland from both above and below, calls it "the end of the planet."
A customizable cake for all summer longRemember the Cup o' Cup o' Cup o' cake recipe of yore? This buttermilk sheet cake takes that recipe a bit further and tops it with peaches and blueberries.
Why teen vaping is an epidemic that needs urgent attention, experts warnE-cigarette use among teenagers is a growing epidemic that's quickly outpacing other substances, such as alcohol, marijuana, prescription drugs and opioids, health experts warn.
'You'd never know he's 100': Man still rolls his age, and he just bought a new ballAs unusual as it is for golfers to shoot their age, it's more rare for a 100-year-old bowler to roll his age. But Wood Dale's Larry Vakoc does it frequently in his senior league play at Wood Dale Bowl.
Golf outing raises $430,000 for cancer care vision at Northwest Community HospitalNorthwest Community Hospital Foundation's 22nd annual Golf Classic raised more than $430,000 which will be used toward an ambitious plan to transform cancer care for the region.
A chicken schnitzel that's crispy without being greasyA non-greasy chicken schnitzel is adapted from the Austrian classic with a modern spin.
How Schaumburg Community Garden Club continues to share the bountyLocal gardeners are reaping their homegrown tomato crops this month, and so are the volunteer gardeners involved with the Schaumburg Community Garden Club's food pantry garden.
Mouth a construction zone for bad-breath bacteria"Why do we have bad breath?" asked a young patron from the Wauconda Area Library.
Through the Film Magnifier: Ozzy Osbourne, Ronnie Howard, Belly Dancing, Pony Paper Delivery and more