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  • Spice House to host book-signing event

    GENEVA – Karen Page and Andrew Dornenburg, authors of “The Flavor Bible,” will be at a reception and book-signing event for their new book, "The Veget ...
    NEW: Oct. 21, 2014 - 12:36 pm
  • Good Natured: Surprise! That's a lizard

    Don’t you just love life’s little surprises? You reach in your coat pocket and find a forgotten $5 bill. Yay! You run into an old friend at the grocer ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 11:02 pm
  • Tales from the Motherhood: Turf war – Synthetic turf fields’ possible link to cancer causing a stir

    Oh man. It seems that for several years, my kids have routinely played soccer on synthetic turf fields, the likes of which some now link to cancer. Ug ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 11:09 pm
  • Learning to Grow: Ornamental grasses provide plenty of fall color

    Fall is often a time of diminishing color and bloom in the garden. Many perennials have petered out by then, and plants grown as annuals are on their ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 3:24 pm
  • Wasco Nursery displays half-ton pumpkins

    CAMPTON HILLS – The giant pumpkin at Wasco Nursery in Campton Hills looked every bit of its 1,241 pounds, its pale green and pink-orange skin offering ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 7:38 am
  • Plant a tree as a memorial

    Are you looking for a way to honor a loved one, mark an anniversary or special occasion or recognize an event or significant achievement?
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 12:23 pm
  • Correct your smile without braces with Doctor Ronald Murphy Dentistry

    A simple conversation with your dentist can change your smile. For someone who wants to c ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 11:11 am
  • Tower of Power to bring signature soul music to St. Charles

    For more than 40 years, the band Tower of Power has been entertaining the world with its distinctive brand of soul music.
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Uncorked: Turn of events leads to special vintage of wine

    Eleonora Marconi was raised by the sea in the Marche region of Italy.  She discovered wine early, an ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Albright Theatre to stage 'The Memory of Water'

    BATAVIA – The Albright Theatre's production of “The Memory of Water” will hit the stage at the end October.
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 2:10 pm
  • Geneva teen’s organization aims to ‘break the stigma of mental illness’

    GENEVA – Smiling teenagers crowded Flair on Third on Saturday afternoon in downtown Geneva, preparing makeup, hair and anything else that needed to be ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 7:53 am
  • Good Natured: Woolly bear caterpillar quite the child star

    Note to readers – the following column originally ran in 2008. Some updates have been added. “Where ...
    Oct. 11, 2014 - 12:34 am
  • Theory: In divorce, equal is not always fair

    Sometimes the word equal is confused with the word equitable. Equal means all are given the same. Equitable means all are treated fairly. This is an i ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 5:59 pm
  • Tales from the Motherhood: Healing horses

    “It was a magical evening,” said one of Casey’s Safe Haven founders, Sue Balla, a few weeks ago when Rustic Road Farm hosted its third annual “Gallopi ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 5:56 pm
  • Host your birthday party at a park district facility

    Are you looking for a location to host a fall or winter birthday party? All standard parties includ ...
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 4:39 pm
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