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  • Good Natured: Bucks planned to be moved to Hickory Knolls Discovery Center

    “Good Natured” readers may remember a column that ran, oh, about six months ago. Actually, six months and seven days ago, to be exact.
    May 22, 2015 - 11:15 pm
  • Editor’s Notebook: Graduation ceremonies make for great photos

    May is the month for local graduations, and the Kane County Chronicle photo staff has been attending many of these ceremonies.
    May 22, 2015 - 11:11 pm
  • Our View: Congrats to graduates

    Gowns, tassels and mortarboards have been in full supply this month as local high schools and colleges have been hosting graduation ceremonies.
    May 22, 2015 - 10:08 pm
  • Our View: Keeping the spirit of Memorial Day alive

    Many Americans will have Monday off this week, and scores of people will use that day to gather with family and friends, barbecue and relax.
    May 22, 2015 - 10:08 pm
  • River Town Chronicles: My kind of town, Geneva is – kind of, mostly

    Even though I spent time growing up in a co-op overlooking Lake Shore Drive and playing pick-up ball in Lincoln Park, today I brag my hometown is Gene ...
    May 21, 2015 - 10:25 pm
  • Another View: Keeping the skies safe

    Air travel in the United States is blessedly, astonishingly safe. The airlines transport two million passengers a day, yet fatal accidents are exceedi ...
    May 21, 2015 - 10:30 pm
  • In Focus: Community investment

    I can only imagine what a thrill it would be for a high school baseball team to play on a minor league field. The sounds and ambiance alone would make ...
    May 21, 2015 - 5:18 pm
  • Another View: Finally, Obama stops sending military hardware to police

    The police protect the public. The military protects the republic. In an age of terrorism, their jobs necessarily overlap, especially in large cities. ...
    May 20, 2015 - 10:16 pm
  • Before the Diploma: Mom – the champion of jobs

    After celebrating Mother’s Day two weeks ago, I came to the realization that I’m fortunate to have such a loving mother present in my life. Before I w ...
    May 20, 2015 - 10:14 pm
  • Traveling Teen summer camps offer trips to suburbs, Chicago

    It should be a truism in life that one is never too old for day camp. And for tweens and teens in grades six through nine, that’s certainly the case w ...
    May 20, 2015 - 4:56 pm
  • Another View: NAFTA's benefits outweigh its costs

    The fate of America’s most important free-trade agreement this century has become caught in a debate over its most important free-trade agreement of t ...
    May 19, 2015 - 10:18 pm
  • Letter: Looking toward the future

    To the Editor:For many years, the Batavia Public Library and city of Batavia have enjoyed a very pos ...
    May 19, 2015 - 10:18 pm
  • Waubonsee Voices: Graduating from Waubonsee and learning about leadership

    My career at Waubonsee Community College really kickstarted my journey of self-discovery.My first ye ...
    May 19, 2015 - 10:16 pm
  • Kaneland Connection: Elburn Lions offer free eye screenings, pizza, ice cream

    ELBURN – The Elburn Lions Club has planned a full day of eye screenings to coincide with its monthly spaghetti dinner event Tuesday at the club’s loca ...
    May 19, 2015 - 10:02 pm
  • Another View: Driving into the future

    In a limited sense, cars have been “driverless” for a long time – ever used cruise control? – but they are about to become far more capable, and soon, ...
    May 18, 2015 - 10:31 pm