Digital Access

Digital Access
Access kcchronicle.com from all your digital devices and receive breaking news and updates from around the area.

Home Delivery

Home Delivery
Want to make sure you receive the latest local news? We’ve got you covered! Get the best in local news, sports, community events, with focus on what’s coming up for the weekend. Weekly mail subscription offers

Text Alerts

Text Alerts
Choose your news! Select the text alerts you want to receive: breaking news, prep sports, weather, and more. Text alerts are a free service from Kane County Chronicle, but text rates may apply.

Email Newsletters

Email Newsletters
Sign up for free email alerts. We'll deliver news & updates to your inbox.
News

Face Time with D.J. Carpenter

South Elgin resident D.J. Carpenter, 54, was volunteering at the Riverside Community Church rummage sale in St. Charles Township when she answered 11 questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s Brenda Schory.

Where did you grow up? Lombard

What does D.J. stand for? Diane Jean

Pets? A cat named Noel, a rescue.

Who would play you in the movie of your life? Candace Cameron, who plays D.J. Tanner on “Full House.”

First job? I was a line cook at Red Lobster.

As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? I wanted to help people. I worked at Sanfilippo Nut company for 17 years, then I got laid off.

A movie you’d recommend? “Mary Poppins”

Game show you’d like to be on? “Family Feud”

Favorite charity? Christian Missionary Alliance

Favorite local restaurant? White Castle

What is an interesting factoid about yourself? I have been to Mali in Africa with Christian Missionary Alliance and to Brazil with Sanfilippo.

Loading more