Arlington Heights woman wins Cook of the Week challenge with a curry dish
When Leslie Meredith of Arlington Heights learned the "mystery ingredients" she would be cooking with at Monday night's Cook of the Week Challenge finale, Indian cuisine sprang to mind. And despite doubts, it turned to be the winning decision.
Huntley teacher helps students with visual impairments navigate worldFor Kateri Gullifor, the best part about teaching is that "aha moment" students have when they finally learn something new or master a skill. "A lot of my teaching is so relationship-based," said Gullifor, a vision itinerant and orientation and mobility specialist with Huntley Community School District 158.
Mercury putting on rare show Monday, parading across the sunMercury is putting on a rare celestial show Monday, parading across the sun in view of most of the world.
'FriendsGiving Party' to raise treatment funds for St. Charles family battling Lyme diseaseSarah Nitkey started having symptoms similar to a stubborn flu when in middle school nearly 10 years ago. Little did her St. Charles family know she and her sister and niece have Lyme disease.
After founder's passing, Italian sports museum faces uncertain futureA little more than three months after the passing of its founder George Randazzo of Bloomingdale, the National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame's annual awards gala is Saturday night in Rosemont. But the organization faces an uncertain future as volunteers try to fill the void left by Randazzo.
Cook of the Week Challenge finale Monday is not-to-be-missed foodie eventFour home cooks will compete Nov. 11 for the coveted giant spoon and title Cook of the Year in the Cook of the Week Challenge 2019 live finale.
Constable: Arlington Heights World War II veteran, 99, to be honored by a third nationThe heroism and bravery shown by James P. Ostler Sr. during World War II earned him several medals, including the Distinguished Flying Cross and the British Distinguished Flying Cross. Now France will award the 99-year-old Arlington Heights man the French Legion of Honour.
Army veteran helps other vets avoid becoming homelessAl Miller has spent a lifetime being invisible, helping veterans like himself from the shadows. He volunteers with the Rolling Thunder Illinois Chapter One that helps veterans in DuPage, Kane and Will counties with housing assistance and other support.
Dining out: 2019 Veterans Day restaurant specials in the suburbsFor Veterans Day, suburban restaurants are thanking veterans and active military members with free meals, appetizers, desserts and specials.
Donation to fight polio made in honor of longtime Wheeling RotarianThe family of longtime Wheeling Rotarian Jack Blane has announced a $500,000 donation to help eliminate polio -- a gift that will be matched 2-to-1 by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for a total of $1.5 million.
ECC exhibit tells stories of lesser-known Holocaust victimsA traveling Holocaust exhibit at Elgin Community College aims to shed light on a lesser-known group of victims -- Jehovah's Witnesses.
How not to become a senior orphanNo one likes to think about getting old. But if you're fortunate enough to live long enough, it's unavoidable. And for people who live alone, aging solo can be particularly challenging -- even downright dangerous.
Sexuality educator provides tips for having 'the talk' with your childStressing out about having that one big "sex talk" with your young person? That one where you impart all there is to know about sexuality, gender, puberty, reproductive systems, sexual health, consent and relationships? Well, good news, there isn't just one talk.