Rides of Silence May 19 honors cyclists who have been killed or injured while riding
On May 19, many suburban cyclists plan a Ride of Silence, in-person or virtual, to commemorate those who have been killed or injured while cycling.
A look at this year's Sculpture in the Park display in St. CharlesAs it has since 2006, the Sculpture in the Park program at Mount St. Mary Park in St. Charles lured us in for a closer look at this year's exhibit.
'I had a lot of emotions that night': Elgin couple get engaged on ABC's 'Pooch Perfect'An Elgin couple competing together on the ABC network dog grooming show "Pooch Perfect" got engaged during Tuesday's episode. Alyssa Kasiba and Justin Dorn have made it to the final three and will compete for the $100,000 prize on next week's episode. Locally, they operate a mobile dog grooming business called Simply Diffurent.
Ride of Silence to honor cyclists injured or killed by motoristsOn May 19, the Fox Valley Bicycle and Ski Club will participate in the international Ride of Silence to honor bicyclists killed/injured by motorists, promote sharing the road and provide awareness of bicycling safety.
'Kind of nervous but excited': Elgin girl the first 12-year-old vaccinated at Sherman HospitalGeneva Dadabo of Elgin on Thursday was the first 12-year-old to get the COVID-19 vaccine at Advocate Sherman Hospital in Elgin. The hospital had 101 appointments scheduled on the first day that age group was eligible to be vaccinated.
'Get vaccinated -- or wear a mask until you do': Vaccinated can largely ditch masks, CDC saysIn a major step toward returning to pre-pandemic life, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention eased mask-wearing guidance for fully vaccinated people on Thursday, allowing them to stop wearing masks outdoors in crowds and in most indoor settings.
Neighbors in the News: Matt Walsh named Conant's head boys basketball coachNeighbors in the news celebrates and recognizes accomplishments of local residents.
Got COVID-19 vaccine questions for your 12- to 15-year-olds? We've got answersThe Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine is now available for children ages 12 to 15. Here's advice from pediatricians on what to expect.
Six Flags donates 50,000 free tickets to encourage youths to get vaccinesSix Flags Great America is offering 50,000 free tickets to anyone getting vaccinated as part of a partnership with Illinois intended to spur vaccinations among younger teenagers, who were authorized this week to receive the Pfizer/BioNTech version of the COVID-19 vaccine.
Palatine principal receives Golden Apple award as state's top school leaderMartin Da Costa received the surprise of a lifetime Wednesday, and he got to share the moment with some of his favorite people -- his students.
Huntley man to run 115 kilometers to bring awareness to firefighters' suicide statisticThere were 115 firefighters/paramedics who died by suicide in 2020. It is a staggering statistic that doesn't get much publicity. But Ryan Mains of Huntley aims to make sure more people are made aware of the dire situation.
Help Mount Prospect document life during pandemicA consortium of local governments and organizations is working together to document Mount Prospect's experiences, hardships and eventual victory over COVID-19, and they're looking for residents help to tell the whole story.
Images:Through the Film Magnifier: Frontier Days, Bill Veeck, PeeWee Football, The Cellar nightclub and more
Images:Through the Film Magnifier: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Hamburger University, Tug-O-War, Dance competitions and more
Images:Through the Film Magnifier: WrestleMania, Michael Jordan, slot car recing, canoe classes and more
Through the Film Magnifier: Little League Opening Day, Jayne Kennedy, C3PO actor, First Test Tube baby and more