Last week at the Leafs Ice Centre in West Dundee, Bozek was in charge of two dozen girls between the ages of 7 and 14, all eager to learn the basics of the spor
For some people, summer is about leisure activities — beaches, barbecues and ball games. That isn’t the case for Willie Bourbon.
Mosquitoes and poison ivy are just two of the challenges that accompany tasks like cutting paths through forests for new trails, or cultivating and transplanting native vegetation, or waging the ongoing war against buckthorn and other invasive plants.
July 17 2:05 p.m. |
Lincolnshire’s Daniel Attia gets airborne after his backhand return during his opening match of the USTA Challenger tournament held at Midtown Athletic Club in Palatine July 12-13
This week's Lincolnshire baseball spotlight features Coach Anthony Anaszewicz and the Lincolnshire 11U Red team.
July 16 9:15 a.m. |
He is 58, she 54, and together they have accumulated a third lifetime worth of memories from their extracurriculars. They have volunteered at Village Hall, the Spring Lake Sports League before it became the Lincolnshire Sports Association, Stevenson High School Community Foundation, North Shore Unitarian Church in Deerfield and Lincolnshire-Prairie View Elementary District 103.
July 15 3:11 p.m. |
This week's Lake County Special Olympics spotlight is Joe King, 11, of Glenview. King has been involved with Special Olympics Aquatics for three years.
July 15 9:35 a.m. |
My name is Robert Baittie. I am a neighbor and a resident of Vernon Hills. Two years ago at the age of 52 I was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. What started as a personal setback has turned into a much stronger push forward to fight against this disease and make everyday count.
From the Community
I’ve been asked a couple of times how I manage to keep such a positive attitude in the midst of a diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease, to which I often respond, “I have Parkinson’s disease?” Humor is definitely one component for coping, along with denial and sheer stubbornness, but for me it really boils down to the two key elements of Attitude and Gratitude.
Retired Nurse educator Florine Marks works at the Information Desk as a visitor services volunteer at the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center. These volunteers are fully immersed in the Museum, serving as ambassadors to the community.
July 8 4:52 p.m. |