Arlington Heights couple marks 73rd wedding anniversary with drive-by celebration
"I guess we've been pretty lucky," says Kathryn Schafer, 96, of Arlington Heights, who recently marked her 73rd anniversary to Bob, 97. Engaged on D-Day, the couple married in 1947 and raised five children in the Northwest suburbs.
Constable: Even marathoners have hit pandemic wall, but they press onEven a hall of fame long-distance swimmer and a guy who ran seven marathons in seven days struggle with the challenges caused by this pandemic.
A T-shirt can help Koda fight crimeCampton Hills police officer James Levand is raising money to support his dog Koda and to purchase a new K-9 vehicle.
Dining events: Di Pescara adds new Supper Club to-go dealSet the table with your finest dishes or go completely casual for Di Pescara's new Supper Club dinner to-go, wear your ugly holiday sweater while eating on CityGate Grille's heated patio to get a free app, or order up the new The Green Box meal deal from Seasons 52, this week on the suburban dining scene.
YEP students hope to raise $12,500 as part of Giving TuesdayStudents from seven area high schools aim to raise $12,500 on Giving Tuesday to meet a matching grant challenge from The Dunham Fund. They're doing it on behalf of the Youth Engagement in Philanthropy (YEP) program of the Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley.
2020 Believe Project: $100 to financially help friend's daughterThe first winner of a $100 bill through the 2020 Believe Project is Mary Ellen Nickol of Wood Dale.
How to enter our holiday lights contestIt turns out isolation leads to illumination. Forced to stay home because of the worsening coronavirus pandemic, many suburbanites have put up their holiday lights a bit earlier than usual. Their efforts bring a welcome bit of cheer -- and could lead to some great prizes.
Massive truck parade helps Arlington Heights boy celebrate beating cancerHundreds of trucks, cars and motorcycles turned out for a parade Sunday to celebrate the last day of chemotherapy for Dylan Schroeder, a 6-year-old Arlington Heights boy who has been battling leukemia for more than three years,
Car care tips for the perfect storm of winter and COVID-19Fill the tank? Run the engine? Car-loving squirrels? Here are some expert tips to keep your idled vehicle in good shape during a pandemic winter.
Merriam-Webster's top word of 2020 not a shocker: pandemicIf you were to choose a word that rose above most in 2020, which word would it be? Ding, ding, ding: Merriam-Webster on Monday announced "pandemic" as its 2020 word of the year.
COVID Diary, Part 4: 'I refuse to let this define me'Alix Atwell, a registered nurse who lives in Barrington, writes a fourth installment in her COVID Diary recounting her and her family's experiences after all of them contracted COVID-19.
Physicians: Don't let COVID-19 resurgence delay medical careCardiologists are expressing concern about another drop-off in heart attack patients as Illinois faces a renewed surge in COVID-19 infections.
Through the Film Magnifier: Glen Campbell, Steve Garvey, Globetrotters, Scrabble tournaments and more
Through the Film Magnifier: Chubby Checker, Harrison Ford, Astronaut Jim Lovell and Dance Fever contestants