FDA backs Pfizer COVID-19 boosters for seniors, high-risk
The U.S. moved a step closer Wednesday to offering booster doses of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine to senior citizens and others at high risk from the virus as the Food and Drug Administration signed off on the targeted use of the extra shots.
Will spring drought put a damper on our fall colors this year? Next few weeks may decideThe peak fall color in the suburbs usually is around Oct. 20, but the exact timing and intensity depends on the weather going forward, location and other factors.
Re-creating a beloved dip takes trial and error to get it rightRe-creating this Mexican Street Corn Dip took some research and trial and error. The end result is a true winner for any gathering.
'That's like the Oscars': Palatine junior high among new Blue Ribbon winnersU.S. Education Secretary Miguel Cardona and Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker visited Palatine's Walter R. Sundling Junior High School on Tuesday to personally congratulate students and staffers on being named a National Blue Ribbon School.
Festivals Sept. 24-30: Long Grove Apple Fest, Fright Fest, Oktoberfests and moreIn the mood for a fall festival? There are lots to choose from this week, including Long Grove Apple Fest, Glendale Heights Oktoberfest, Six Flags' Fright Fest, Art in the Barn, Carpentersville Fall Fest and more.
Elgin history will come to life this weekend during cemetery walkThe Bluff City Cemetery Walk in Elgin is back for it's 34th year. For the first time, the event will be held over two days, with two shows each on Saturday and Sunday. Tickets are on sale now for $15.
'Safe, supported and loved': How a Schaumburg teacher nurtures students amid pandemicThough her career has yet to include a school year completely unaffected by COVID-19, sixth-grade teacher Sukaina Hussain of Hoover Math & Science Academy in Schaumburg is already being recognized by her colleagues and students for her talent and skill in working with young people.
Constable: Cicadas, crickets and sunsets tell us when summer yields to fallToday is our last full day of summer. But we all have our own signs that signal the end of summer, including insects.
How Make-A-Wish Illinois fulfilled Antioch 10-year-old's dreamsWhen Mazie Leonard, 10, of Antioch, met a friend's bearded dragon, it sparked an interest so intense she wrote a book about it. Thanks to Make-A-Wish, Mazie now has a beautiful new room where she can hang out with friends, both reptilian and human.
Suburban Skyview: Yoga class floats along on paddleboardsHolly Johnson of Elburn teaches various types of yoga, including paddle board yoga in a Forest Preserve District of Kane County pond.
Arlington Heights library's Makerplace opens: 'Something that no other library has'Arlington Heights officials Sunday threw open the doors of the library's new Makerplace, describing it as a space where visitors can cultivate hobbies or become entrepreneurs.
Through the Film Magnifer, Walter Payton, Shadow Traffic, Danny Thomas at Woodfield Mall, Julia Child and more