The cold weather helped us make beautiful photos for The Week in Pictures photo gallery for January 2-8, 2021.

 
 
Posted1/11/2021 1:00 AM

Take a break from the national news and look at what's happening around you in the suburbs in The Week in Pictures photo gallery for January 2-8, 2021.

Skaters play a game of two-on-two hockey on the outdoor rink at Flick Park in Glenview.
  Skaters play a game of two-on-two hockey on the outdoor rink at Flick Park in Glenview.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
A lone officer is silhouetted in the reflection of the door as hundreds of officers lined up for the an officer walk-through Friday January 8, 2021 in Naperville during visitation at Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home for Officer Juan Rios, a 25-year veteran of the Naperville Police Department, who died Jan. 1 from cancer.
  A lone officer is silhouetted in the reflection of the door as hundreds of officers lined up for the an officer walk-through Friday January 8, 2021 in Naperville during visitation at Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home for Officer Juan Rios, a 25-year veteran of the Naperville Police Department, who died Jan. 1 from cancer.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Blanketed horses huddle together near the Cresswood Farm in Barrington as temperatures remain moderate under a partly cloudy sky throughout this first week in January.
  Blanketed horses huddle together near the Cresswood Farm in Barrington as temperatures remain moderate under a partly cloudy sky throughout this first week in January.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Snow and frost covers a willow tree in Elgin Monday.
  Snow and frost covers a willow tree in Elgin Monday.
Rick West | Staff Photographer
Twelve-year old Janie McCall's hair goes airborne as the sled she and friend Lucy Weber, 11, are riding hits a low spot on the sled hill at Johns Park in Glenview Saturday. Both girls are from Glenview.
  Twelve-year old Janie McCall's hair goes airborne as the sled she and friend Lucy Weber, 11, are riding hits a low spot on the sled hill at Johns Park in Glenview Saturday. Both girls are from Glenview.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
Sledders walk near frost-covered trees in Veteran Acres Park in Crystal Lake Monday afternoon.
  Sledders walk near frost-covered trees in Veteran Acres Park in Crystal Lake Monday afternoon.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Lesley Arizmendi, of Palatine picks up coffee for herself and her husband from the Starbucks located in the Metra train station in Palatine for one last time as they are closing at the end of today. She has been commuting through this station for the last 10 years and describes the closing, "I'm sad. I've been too many Starbucks in different places, in Palatine and in the city and these people are so fast, honestly they are the best."
  Lesley Arizmendi, of Palatine picks up coffee for herself and her husband from the Starbucks located in the Metra train station in Palatine for one last time as they are closing at the end of today. She has been commuting through this station for the last 10 years and describes the closing, "I'm sad. I've been too many Starbucks in different places, in Palatine and in the city and these people are so fast, honestly they are the best."
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Volunteers Hannah Auch, Mona Malay, Carolyn Burnham and Shae Burnham cut fresh organic vegetables and fill bags to be given to the Sunnymere retirement home in Aurora Tuesday night. The Just Food Initiative of the Fox Valley group was working at Calvary Episcopal Church in Batavia.
  Volunteers Hannah Auch, Mona Malay, Carolyn Burnham and Shae Burnham cut fresh organic vegetables and fill bags to be given to the Sunnymere retirement home in Aurora Tuesday night. The Just Food Initiative of the Fox Valley group was working at Calvary Episcopal Church in Batavia.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
A Cooper's Hawk moves on from the lookout he was using to find his next meal in the Palatine area.
  A Cooper's Hawk moves on from the lookout he was using to find his next meal in the Palatine area.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Foggy conditions greeted a man walking with his dog in Deer Grove East Forest Preserve in Palatine.
  Foggy conditions greeted a man walking with his dog in Deer Grove East Forest Preserve in Palatine.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Pat Bedolla, left in maroon sweater, manager of Carnicerias Jimenez grocery in Wheeling, waves and thanks Wheeling police officers who came to help load donated food, right, Thursday morning in Wheeling. They collected four times as much as last year for the "Wheeling Police Arrest Hunger" food drive.
  Pat Bedolla, left in maroon sweater, manager of Carnicerias Jimenez grocery in Wheeling, waves and thanks Wheeling police officers who came to help load donated food, right, Thursday morning in Wheeling. They collected four times as much as last year for the "Wheeling Police Arrest Hunger" food drive.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Hundreds of officers lined up for an officer walk-through Friday January 8, 2021 in Naperville during visitation at Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home for Officer Juan Rios, a 25-year veteran of the Naperville Police Department, who died Jan. 1 from cancer.
  Hundreds of officers lined up for an officer walk-through Friday January 8, 2021 in Naperville during visitation at Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home for Officer Juan Rios, a 25-year veteran of the Naperville Police Department, who died Jan. 1 from cancer.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
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