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  • Batavia Woman's Club makes gift to Elderday Center

    The Batavia Woman's Club this month presented a substantial donation to Elderday Center in Batavia thanks to the club's annual fashion show fundraiser ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 8:24 am
  • Tom’s Cookbook Library: Adjusting meals for diabetics

    A new cookbook, “Healthy Makeovers for Diabetes” (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt), is just the ticket for home cooks looking for ways to cope with a diagno ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 4:39 pm
  • Batavia designer takes Good Gracious Cakes to new heights

    BATAVIA – A graphic designer’s passion for dessert is baked into a business about extreme edible creations. Turning her fine art skills to the medium ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 4:40 pm
  • Soup tasting to support Batavia United Way

    BATAVIA – The soup’s almost on for a debut fundraiser for charities served by the Batavia United Way, with 10 restaurants teaming up to show off their ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 8:18 am
  • Architect’s talk in Batavia to marry historic preservation with modern amenities

    BATAVIA – Preservation Partners of the Fox Valley will present a Feb. 25 lecture by Rhode Island architect Ben Willis, followed by a panel discussion ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 7:23 am
  • Mooseheart students hit ‘Fitness in February’ running

    MOOSEHEART – In what has become a tradition, Mooseheart’s children again shake off the midwinter doldrums through “Fitness in February.”
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 8:17 am
  • Furniture Dollies boutique at home in expanded Batavia location

    BATAVIA – Enjoying expanded new quarters in Batavia is Furniture Dollies, a business that gives a fresh face to vintage furnishings, and also offers a ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 6:14 pm
  • Can’t get enough animals? Check out these places:

    Warmer weather will bring more opportunities to get outside. Here are four places worth checking out in Northern Illinois.
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 9:28 am
  • The Wine Detectives: Looking forward to spring ... and rosé

    The winters in Illinois, although milder due to global warming (or the impression of an old wine guy), always make me long for an early spring. Warmer ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 8:39 am
  • Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute to expand to Delnor, Central DuPage and Kishwaukee hospitals

    A $2.5 million financial gift presented on Valentine's Day will support the expansion of the cutting-edge Northwestern Medicine Bluhm Cardiovascular I ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 10:03 am
  • Doctor from St. Charles receives Humanitarian Award

    Dr. Charles Graham Woodward of St. Charles was recently honored by Northwestern Medicine with the 2017 Humanitarian Award.
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 8:52 am
  • Memory Café in Batavia to serve friendship and support to people facing Alzheimer's

    BATAVIA – The Memory Café Fox Valley meeting at 10 a.m. Feb. 22 in Batavia will mark the beginning of the group’s second year.
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 1:25 pm
  • Tom’s Cookbook Library: Soups and stews seasoned by history

    “Southern Soups and Stews” (Chronicle Books) has lingered for too long on a shelf in my cookbook library through no fault of its own. Let’s just say i ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 9:10 am
  • Batavia Mothers' Club plans Bunco Charity Fundraiser

    BATAVIA – A fun night of rolling dice for a great cause is promised by the Batavia Mothers' Club Foundation's third annual Bunco Charity Fundraiser on ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 4:19 pm
  • Neat: 7 best places in Kane County to grab a cocktail

    Here are the 7 best local places to get a cocktail in Kane County, as voted on by Kane County Chronicle readers in our Best of the Fox competition.
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 2:53 pm