Images: Everybody is happy in The Week in Pictures

 
 
Posted1/1/2018 1:00 AM
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  • Bob and Carol Hildreth, of Elgin are Santa Claus ands Mrs. Claus during the Children's Christmas Mass at Immaculate Conception Church in Elmhurst on Sunday.

      Bob and Carol Hildreth, of Elgin are Santa Claus ands Mrs. Claus during the Children's Christmas Mass at Immaculate Conception Church in Elmhurst on Sunday. Bev Horne | Staff Photographer

  • Mundelein resident Linda Wilson shovels her driveway with help from her neighbor Mason Freed, 7, as snow dropped around Lake County on Sunday.

      Mundelein resident Linda Wilson shovels her driveway with help from her neighbor Mason Freed, 7, as snow dropped around Lake County on Sunday. Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

  • I captured this image of Star Wars characters, AT-AT Driver Joe Bialek of Bolingbrook and Biker Scout Chris Kowalski of Oswego, playing foosball in the pediatric unit at Central DuPage Hospital while they waited to visit sick children. This photo was published in the Perspective column in the print edition of the Daily Herald.

      I captured this image of Star Wars characters, AT-AT Driver Joe Bialek of Bolingbrook and Biker Scout Chris Kowalski of Oswego, playing foosball in the pediatric unit at Central DuPage Hospital while they waited to visit sick children. This photo was published in the Perspective column in the print edition of the Daily Herald. Mark Black | Staff Photographer

  • Mark and Sue Bosman, of Winfield take a selfie with John C. Karwoski, center, owner of John's Tavern in downtown Winfield. John's is closing its doors for the last time after being purchased by Northwestern Medicine. Mark Bosman said he had been coming to John's Tavern for 46 years.

      Mark and Sue Bosman, of Winfield take a selfie with John C. Karwoski, center, owner of John's Tavern in downtown Winfield. John's is closing its doors for the last time after being purchased by Northwestern Medicine. Mark Bosman said he had been coming to John's Tavern for 46 years. Daniel White | Staff Photographer

  • Instructor Lora Muting teaches 2-year-old Vinnie Hicks, of Westfield how to skate during Sunday Funday Characters on Ice at the Chicago Wolves Ice Rink at MB Financial Park in Rosemont. Skaters enjoyed the lightly falling snow as they greeted Anna and Kristof from the Disney movie "Frozen."

      Instructor Lora Muting teaches 2-year-old Vinnie Hicks, of Westfield how to skate during Sunday Funday Characters on Ice at the Chicago Wolves Ice Rink at MB Financial Park in Rosemont. Skaters enjoyed the lightly falling snow as they greeted Anna and Kristof from the Disney movie "Frozen." Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

  • Susan Wilson, of Elmhurst writes a check while standing in line to pay her property taxes at the DuPage County government building in Wheaton Friday.

      Susan Wilson, of Elmhurst writes a check while standing in line to pay her property taxes at the DuPage County government building in Wheaton Friday. Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer

  • Kermit Lambert, left, of Buffalo Grove, and Tom Clark of Long Grove, second from left, are among a group singing Christmas carols in downtown Long Grove Saturday.

      Kermit Lambert, left, of Buffalo Grove, and Tom Clark of Long Grove, second from left, are among a group singing Christmas carols in downtown Long Grove Saturday. Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer

  • Eduardo Hernandez works to clear snow off cars at McGrath Lexus of Westmont.

      Eduardo Hernandez works to clear snow off cars at McGrath Lexus of Westmont. Daniel White | Staff Photographer

  • Alan Gielczynski, 10, of Grayslake shoots while playing hockey in seven-degree weather with his brother, Matthew, 12, on the outdoor rink at the Libertyville Sports Complex Tuesday.

      Alan Gielczynski, 10, of Grayslake shoots while playing hockey in seven-degree weather with his brother, Matthew, 12, on the outdoor rink at the Libertyville Sports Complex Tuesday. Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer

  • Kiera King, 12, and her mom Jennifer King of Naperville, pose for a photo in a Unity Walk 2017 photo frame before the start of the second annual Community Unity Walk in Naperville.

      Kiera King, 12, and her mom Jennifer King of Naperville, pose for a photo in a Unity Walk 2017 photo frame before the start of the second annual Community Unity Walk in Naperville. Mark Black | Staff Photographer

  • Father Joe Curtis directs children to come up to the Nativity scene and place straw around the baby Jesus before Christmas mass Sunday at St. Mary of Vernon Catholic Church in Indian Creek.

      Father Joe Curtis directs children to come up to the Nativity scene and place straw around the baby Jesus before Christmas mass Sunday at St. Mary of Vernon Catholic Church in Indian Creek. Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

  • An Elmhurst Postal worker finishes loading his truck as frigid temperatures begin to blanket the area for the next week.

      An Elmhurst Postal worker finishes loading his truck as frigid temperatures begin to blanket the area for the next week. Daniel White | Staff Photographer

  • Santa greets Peter Messacar, with his son Colin, five months, after the Children's Christmas Mass at Immaculate Conception Church in Elmhurst on Sunday. Santa is played by Bob Hildreth, of Elgin and this is the fourth year of being part of children's service.

      Santa greets Peter Messacar, with his son Colin, five months, after the Children's Christmas Mass at Immaculate Conception Church in Elmhurst on Sunday. Santa is played by Bob Hildreth, of Elgin and this is the fourth year of being part of children's service. Bev Horne | Staff Photographer

  • Children made snowman shakers during Make-And-Take Tropical Snowman on Wednesday at Vernon Area Public Library in Lincolnshire. Using plastic water battles, glitter and Hawaiian-themed paper, the children created the craft with their parents and caregivers.

      Children made snowman shakers during Make-And-Take Tropical Snowman on Wednesday at Vernon Area Public Library in Lincolnshire. Using plastic water battles, glitter and Hawaiian-themed paper, the children created the craft with their parents and caregivers. Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

  • Four-year-old Caydence Ziegenhorn, of Elmhurst talks with Anna, played by Jessica Dawson, during Sunday Funday Characters on Ice at the Chicago Wolves Ice Rink at MB Financial Park in Rosemont. Skaters enjoyed the lightly falling snow as they greeted Anna and Kristof from the Disney movie "Frozen."

      Four-year-old Caydence Ziegenhorn, of Elmhurst talks with Anna, played by Jessica Dawson, during Sunday Funday Characters on Ice at the Chicago Wolves Ice Rink at MB Financial Park in Rosemont. Skaters enjoyed the lightly falling snow as they greeted Anna and Kristof from the Disney movie "Frozen." Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

  • Elliott Bobbe, 2, checks out the holiday train display in the Prairie Lodge at Sun City in Huntley on Sunday. The train is set up by the Kishwaukee Valley and Eakin Creek Model Railroad Club of Sun City. Elliott lives in Kansas and was at Sun City to visiting his grandparents.

      Elliott Bobbe, 2, checks out the holiday train display in the Prairie Lodge at Sun City in Huntley on Sunday. The train is set up by the Kishwaukee Valley and Eakin Creek Model Railroad Club of Sun City. Elliott lives in Kansas and was at Sun City to visiting his grandparents. Bev Horne | Staff Photographer

  • Darius Robinson, 19, of Carol Stream hangs out with Hope the Golden Retriever comfort dog at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Carol Stream. A Christmas party for about twenty homeless people was provided in which gift cards for food and gas along with a big meal treated both men and women.

      Darius Robinson, 19, of Carol Stream hangs out with Hope the Golden Retriever comfort dog at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Carol Stream. A Christmas party for about twenty homeless people was provided in which gift cards for food and gas along with a big meal treated both men and women. Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer

  • Three-year-old Alyssa Ainsworth enjoys eating with her family during the Lazarus House's annual Christmas brunch Monday in St. Charles. The Lazarus House opens its doors each Christmas Day offering lunch, desserts, and music to anyone in the community. Around 100 volunteers help with the brunch.

      Three-year-old Alyssa Ainsworth enjoys eating with her family during the Lazarus House's annual Christmas brunch Monday in St. Charles. The Lazarus House opens its doors each Christmas Day offering lunch, desserts, and music to anyone in the community. Around 100 volunteers help with the brunch. Paul Valade | Staff Photographer

  • Sailors from Naval Station Great Lakes in North Chicago are welcomed to the U.S. Navy Recruits' Christmas party at Christian Liberty Academy on Christmas morning in Arlington Heights.

      Sailors from Naval Station Great Lakes in North Chicago are welcomed to the U.S. Navy Recruits' Christmas party at Christian Liberty Academy on Christmas morning in Arlington Heights. Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer

  • Trace Puckett, from Michigan talks to his father, Don, for the first time in months as sailors from Naval Station Great Lakes in North Chicago are welcomed to the U.S. Navy Recruits' Christmas party at Christian Liberty Academy on Christmas morning in Arlington Heights.

      Trace Puckett, from Michigan talks to his father, Don, for the first time in months as sailors from Naval Station Great Lakes in North Chicago are welcomed to the U.S. Navy Recruits' Christmas party at Christian Liberty Academy on Christmas morning in Arlington Heights. Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer

  • The remainders of doors of the Best Buy in Bloomingdale lay stacked up on the ground with one of the entrances boarded up after burglars drove through the front windows on Christmas to rob the store.

      The remainders of doors of the Best Buy in Bloomingdale lay stacked up on the ground with one of the entrances boarded up after burglars drove through the front windows on Christmas to rob the store. Mark Black | Staff Photographer

  • Barrington High School marching band members load baggage on buses to O'Hare International Airport for a flight to London Wednesday.

      Barrington High School marching band members load baggage on buses to O'Hare International Airport for a flight to London Wednesday. John Starks | Staff Photographer

  • Dale Newman displays his face shield to take a photograph for his wife Amber in the treatment room at the Northwestern Medicine Proton Center in Warrenville, where he undergoes 8-week daily radiation treatments for a brain tumor.

      Dale Newman displays his face shield to take a photograph for his wife Amber in the treatment room at the Northwestern Medicine Proton Center in Warrenville, where he undergoes 8-week daily radiation treatments for a brain tumor. Daniel White | Staff Photographer

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