The Week in Pictures has a balance of serious news and fun features

 
 
Posted9/29/2019 10:00 PM

Daily Herald photographers found moments with first responders' proud families, children and chickens this week.

Circle of Friends queen and king Amy Sallas and Roger Petty gather with Assisted Living queen and king Nina Viehman and Mike Malloy during a homecoming celebration at the Belmont Village in Buffalo Grove on Wednesday.
  Circle of Friends queen and king Amy Sallas and Roger Petty gather with Assisted Living queen and king Nina Viehman and Mike Malloy during a homecoming celebration at the Belmont Village in Buffalo Grove on Wednesday.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Libertyville Deputy Fire Chief Mike Pakosta, right, and firefighter Cory Conner talk to kindergartners at Adler Park School before taking them on a ride in their 1946 American LaFrance Invader vintage fire truck Thursday in Libertyville.
  Libertyville Deputy Fire Chief Mike Pakosta, right, and firefighter Cory Conner talk to kindergartners at Adler Park School before taking them on a ride in their 1946 American LaFrance Invader vintage fire truck Thursday in Libertyville.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
Romy Miller, 13, of Vernon Hills learns how to play the Shofar, an instrument traditionally sounded during Rosh Hashanah in the High Holidays, as her mother Sarah watches at Congregation Beth Am in Buffalo Grove.
  Romy Miller, 13, of Vernon Hills learns how to play the Shofar, an instrument traditionally sounded during Rosh Hashanah in the High Holidays, as her mother Sarah watches at Congregation Beth Am in Buffalo Grove.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
Kaylee Coffell, 15, of Round Lake pals around with her Black Phantom Wyandotte chicken at the Farm Heritage and Harvest Festival held at the Lake County Fairgrounds on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019.
  Kaylee Coffell, 15, of Round Lake pals around with her Black Phantom Wyandotte chicken at the Farm Heritage and Harvest Festival held at the Lake County Fairgrounds on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Natalia Bruns, 9, of Minooka checks out one of the Monarch butterflies at Spring Valley Nature Center in Schaumburg Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019. About 1,500 monarch butterflies were to be set free but weather prevented the release.
  Natalia Bruns, 9, of Minooka checks out one of the Monarch butterflies at Spring Valley Nature Center in Schaumburg Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019. About 1,500 monarch butterflies were to be set free but weather prevented the release.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
Wall panels are moved into place Tuesday at the new 126,611-square-foot office/warehouse/distribution center for Pharma Logistics Ltd. in the Libertyville Corporate Center. The center at the southwest corner of Butterfield Road and Route 137, provides a reverse pharmaceutical distribution service dealing with non-dispensed and expired drugs from pharmacies and hospitals.
  Wall panels are moved into place Tuesday at the new 126,611-square-foot office/warehouse/distribution center for Pharma Logistics Ltd. in the Libertyville Corporate Center. The center at the southwest corner of Butterfield Road and Route 137, provides a reverse pharmaceutical distribution service dealing with non-dispensed and expired drugs from pharmacies and hospitals.
Paul Valade | Staff Photographer
Senior Julia Baker takes the voter registration oath at Metea Valley High School Tuesday as she and other students register to vote with representatives of the Naperville League of Women Voters.
  Senior Julia Baker takes the voter registration oath at Metea Valley High School Tuesday as she and other students register to vote with representatives of the Naperville League of Women Voters.
Rick West | Staff Photographer
Officers and personnel observe a moment of silence as the Naperville Police Department on Tuesday held a remembrance ceremony on the 92nd anniversary of the death of Chief Robert Worthel, the only Naperville officer to die in the line of duty. Worthel died near the intersection of Washington Street and School Street. School Street between Washington and Ellsworth streets was formally dedicated Chief Robert Worthel Memorial Way.
  Officers and personnel observe a moment of silence as the Naperville Police Department on Tuesday held a remembrance ceremony on the 92nd anniversary of the death of Chief Robert Worthel, the only Naperville officer to die in the line of duty. Worthel died near the intersection of Washington Street and School Street. School Street between Washington and Ellsworth streets was formally dedicated Chief Robert Worthel Memorial Way.
Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer
Ann Worthel, of Durand, IL hoists her commemorative road sign along with other family members as the Naperville Police Department on Tuesday held a remembrance ceremony on the 92nd anniversary of the death of Chief Robert Worthel, the only Naperville officer to die in the line of duty. Ann is Robert Worthel's niece. Worthel died near the intersection of Washington Street and School Street. School Street between Washington and Ellsworth streets was formally dedicated Chief Robert Worthel Memorial Way.
  Ann Worthel, of Durand, IL hoists her commemorative road sign along with other family members as the Naperville Police Department on Tuesday held a remembrance ceremony on the 92nd anniversary of the death of Chief Robert Worthel, the only Naperville officer to die in the line of duty. Ann is Robert Worthel's niece. Worthel died near the intersection of Washington Street and School Street. School Street between Washington and Ellsworth streets was formally dedicated Chief Robert Worthel Memorial Way.
Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer
Dean Styburski, center, and his son Steve talk with Illinois State Police Captain Michael Kraft and Trooper Elizabeth M. Clausing Wednesday after the dedication of Trooper April C. Styburski Memorial Roadway. Trooper Styburski was a four-year veteran of the Illinois State Police, when she died in the line of duty on January 5, 1990, near the Village of Pingree Grove, on US Route 20. A portion of the Route 20 will be formally dedicated in her honor.
  Dean Styburski, center, and his son Steve talk with Illinois State Police Captain Michael Kraft and Trooper Elizabeth M. Clausing Wednesday after the dedication of Trooper April C. Styburski Memorial Roadway. Trooper Styburski was a four-year veteran of the Illinois State Police, when she died in the line of duty on January 5, 1990, near the Village of Pingree Grove, on US Route 20. A portion of the Route 20 will be formally dedicated in her honor.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
The Styburski's sit silently as the bagpipes are played Wednesday during the dedication of Trooper April C. Styburski Memorial Roadway. Trooper Styburski was a four-year veteran of the Illinois State Police, when she died in the line of duty on January 5, 1990, near the Village of Pingree Grove, on US Route 20. A portion of the Route 20 will be formally dedicated in her honor.
  The Styburski's sit silently as the bagpipes are played Wednesday during the dedication of Trooper April C. Styburski Memorial Roadway. Trooper Styburski was a four-year veteran of the Illinois State Police, when she died in the line of duty on January 5, 1990, near the Village of Pingree Grove, on US Route 20. A portion of the Route 20 will be formally dedicated in her honor.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
College of Lake County student Alexa Waheed, 18, of Antioch takes a picture of the time capsule vault and marker which will be returned to its resting spot after new objects are mixed in with the items placed there fifty years ago. It will be again opened in 2060.
  College of Lake County student Alexa Waheed, 18, of Antioch takes a picture of the time capsule vault and marker which will be returned to its resting spot after new objects are mixed in with the items placed there fifty years ago. It will be again opened in 2060.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Two-year-old Alexa Mang gives Palatine Police Sgt. Art Delgadillo a high-five during a recent visit.
  Two-year-old Alexa Mang gives Palatine Police Sgt. Art Delgadillo a high-five during a recent visit.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
Nicholas Stenger straightens his father Ronald's tie in the Naper Settlement museum before they both appear on camera for an interview. The Stenger family came to Naperville in 1848 and Nicholas represents the seventh generation to live in the city.
  Nicholas Stenger straightens his father Ronald's tie in the Naper Settlement museum before they both appear on camera for an interview. The Stenger family came to Naperville in 1848 and Nicholas represents the seventh generation to live in the city.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Libertyville resident Andrea Vena picks apples Friday with her daughter Adelina Vena, 5, and her neighbor's son, Eddie Gas, left, 5, at Heinz Orchard in Green Oaks.
  Libertyville resident Andrea Vena picks apples Friday with her daughter Adelina Vena, 5, and her neighbor's son, Eddie Gas, left, 5, at Heinz Orchard in Green Oaks.
Paul Valade | Staff Photographer
Stanton School seventh grade student Kylie Shoop helps make scarecrows Friday at Grant Township Center during the Fox Lake Grade School District 114's 5th Annual Day of Service project. The scarecrows will be used for the township's upcoming Fall Fest.
  Stanton School seventh grade student Kylie Shoop helps make scarecrows Friday at Grant Township Center during the Fox Lake Grade School District 114's 5th Annual Day of Service project. The scarecrows will be used for the township's upcoming Fall Fest.
Paul Valade | Staff Photographer
First-Grader Amelia Chassagne hugs her grandpa Steve Beyer during grandparents day at St. Thomas More Catholic School in Elgin Friday.
  First-Grader Amelia Chassagne hugs her grandpa Steve Beyer during grandparents day at St. Thomas More Catholic School in Elgin Friday.
Rick West | Staff Photographer
Candles are raised during a prayer at the groundbreaking for the project to convert the former Larkin Center in Elgin into affordable housing on Friday.
  Candles are raised during a prayer at the groundbreaking for the project to convert the former Larkin Center in Elgin into affordable housing on Friday.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Panel member Tim Sashko, president of the Lake County Board of Health, left, participates in Tuesday morning's official 211 launch event at the Independence Grove Visitors Center. Panelists, including Heart of the City's Scott McLellan, center, and North Shore Gas' Polly Eldringhoff discussed with local government, business and social service leaders, how the 211 service can connect people to a wide range of resources.
  Panel member Tim Sashko, president of the Lake County Board of Health, left, participates in Tuesday morning's official 211 launch event at the Independence Grove Visitors Center. Panelists, including Heart of the City's Scott McLellan, center, and North Shore Gas' Polly Eldringhoff discussed with local government, business and social service leaders, how the 211 service can connect people to a wide range of resources.
Paul Valade | Staff Photographer
Johnny Taylor, who plays tuba for the Hoffman Estates High School marching band, wears plastic and keeps an eye on the sky as rain clouds move into the area during halftime of the football game against Conant in Hoffman Estates Friday.
  Johnny Taylor, who plays tuba for the Hoffman Estates High School marching band, wears plastic and keeps an eye on the sky as rain clouds move into the area during halftime of the football game against Conant in Hoffman Estates Friday.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Brian Arnt of North Aurora, left, and Christ Hurst of Batavia, enjoy a beer Saturday during Batavia MainStreet Oktoberfest festival.
  Brian Arnt of North Aurora, left, and Christ Hurst of Batavia, enjoy a beer Saturday during Batavia MainStreet Oktoberfest festival.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Finley Merrill, age 18 months, pats her dad Mike on top of his head as they walk through during the Corks and Crafts event at the Hanover Park Sports Complex Saturday, Sept. 29, 2019.
  Finley Merrill, age 18 months, pats her dad Mike on top of his head as they walk through during the Corks and Crafts event at the Hanover Park Sports Complex Saturday, Sept. 29, 2019.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
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