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  • Church bells, kind acts mark 2 years since Boston bombings

    With a moment of silence, the tolling of church bells and a call for kindness, Boston marked the second anniversary of the marathon bombings Wednesday, the emotions clearly still raw from the devastating attack during one of this city's most cherished...
  • Tornado relief: Volunteers, money top needs

    Tornado relief: Volunteers, money top needs
    While acknowledging the generosity of those who want to help victims of Thursday's tornadoes in northern Illinois, an official with the Will County Emergency Management Agency is urging anyone spearheading local efforts to follow official guidelines....
  • Easter ad, Rubio and Red Cross: Letters

    Easter ad, Rubio and Red Cross: Letters
    Grateful for Easter ad I was bewildered and saddened at the April 8 letter to the editor by Robin Westbrook criticizing the Hobby Lobby ad, which appeared at the back of Section A on Easter Sunday. There was no mention of the holiday on the front page...
  • Hampton woman drives vehicle into front of neighbor's home, officials say

    Hampton woman drives vehicle into front of neighbor's home, officials say
    A woman drove a black four-door sedan into her neighbor's home on the 20 block of Allison Sutton Drive on Tuesday evening, according to the Hampton Division of Fire and Rescue Battalion Chief Craig Topping. The woman appeared to have minor injuries...
  • Showing volunteers some gratitude, appreciation this week

    April 12 through 18 is Volunteer Appreciation Week. It is truly wonderful to have a block of time dedicated to recognizing the selfless members of our community who work so hard to help others and ask for nothing in return. Volunteers work in a wide...
  • Kane County sets up GoFundMe campaign for Fairdale victims

    Kane County sets up GoFundMe campaign for Fairdale victims
    Kane County has set up a relief fund for Fairdale residents in the wake of a devastating tornado that leveled the small town. Fairdale, located in DeKalb County, has received truckloads of donations so much so that it is overwhelming, said Kane County...
  • Another season begins soon at Lake Minear Beach

    Another season begins soon at Lake Minear Beach
    Somewhere on a decibel scale between a jet airplane taking off and the whisper of rustling leaves are the sounds of a busy, outdoor municipal swimming pool. Just below that is the relative peace and quiet of Lake Minear Beach, located northeast of...
  • Important contact info

    General Information National Hurrican Center Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA): 800-621-3362 Florida Division of Emergency Management: 850-413-9969   County Hotlines Broward: 954-831-3900 Palm Beach: 561-712-6400   Red Cross...
  • Grow lovely lettuces in your own garden

    Lettuce is such an easy vegetable to grow that I shudder when paying $2 or $3 a head at the grocery store during the winter months. Compared to most other vegetables, it is seldom bothered by insects or diseases, and nothing is quite like going out to the...
  • Gurnee teen with Tourette syndrome wins Red Cross Good Samaritan award

    Gurnee teen with Tourette syndrome wins Red Cross Good Samaritan award
    The involuntary twitches, hand-shaking and grunting began when Bradley Wilinski was about 6 years old. At the zoo one day with his parents, it got so severe that his whole body was convulsing. He ended up in the emergency room. That's when Bradley,...
  • Excerpts from recent editorials in Illinois newspapers

    April 11, 2015 The (Joliet) Herald-News After election, don't forget the public To those who came up short in (the April 7) election, thank you for being willing to serve and putting your name before the voters. We hope that if circumstances are right...