'Cancer doesn't stop, and neither will we': Relay For Life goes virtual in DuPage, Northwest Cook counties
Hearing the word cancer come out of the doctor's mouth is devastating. But the American Cancer Society wants to make sure no one ever feels alone. This is also the goal of Relay For Life of Northern DuPage and Northwest Cook Counties, which this year is holding its fundraising walk virtually from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, June 12, on the group's Facebook page.
Constable: Reopening means prepping pampered pooches for time aloneFor suburbanites coming out of hibernation, the shock of leaving the house can be stressful. Even more so for those dogs who have grown accustomed to having round-the-clock companionship.
Roselle woman volunteers with Relay For Life 'in hope of a world without cancer'Carol Kurczak of Roselle will take part in the Virtual Relay For Life of Northern DuPage and NW Cook Counties for those who have lost their fight with cancer and for herself. Kurczak is a uterine cancer survivor.
What's that buzz? Cicadas are back in the suburbs, sort ofThe 17-year cicadas are due to arrive in full force in 2024, but northern Illinois are seeing a small early emergence of the noisy bug this month.
Paper hearts promote Black Lives Matter movement, positivity in NapervilleThousands of paper hearts with positive messages are covering the facades of businesses in downtown Naperville, two days after the area was hit by instigators who broke windows and stole from shops.
Suburban people of color: For a stone of hope, share the story of who you areIf you're a person of color and would like to share part of your story with us, please contact Madhu Krishnamurthy at email@example.com. In this time of despair, your story could become what Martin Luther King Jr. referred to as "a stone of hope."
Help for girls with eating disorders opening in NapervilleA facility to help adolescent girls address eating disorders before they suffer long-term developmental consequences is set to open early next month in Naperville.
Stones of hope: A black mother in Naperville tries not to feel helplessKimberly White of Naperville shares her perspective on raising a black family in these times and what it feels like to be her.
Judge gives control of Joe Exotic's zoo to Carole BaskinA federal judge in Oklahoma has awarded ownership of the zoo made famous in Netflix's "Tiger King" docuseries to Joe Exotic's chief rival, Carole Baskin.
Dining events: Free doughnuts for National Doughnut Day FridayDunkin', Krispy Kreme and Stan's Donuts are ready to dole out free doughnuts for National Doughnut Day Friday, plus more restaurants return for outdoor dining and summer grill specials, this week on the suburban dining scene.
A soup that makes you work for those sublime resultsSalmorejo, a classic soup from the southern city of Cordoba, is served cold, and it has a creamy texture without the dairy. It's worth all the effort, too.
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