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  • In Focus: Face in the crowd

    The last minute of any post-season sporting event is always a little nerve wracking for me. I’m trying to watch the clock, the players, the fans and t ...
    March 19, 2015 - 8:56 pm
  • Joan Knows: One sunny day will hopefully lead to another

    Did I ever tell the story about a sunny afternoon at Wrigley? We were sitting in the beer distribut ...
    March 19, 2015 - 4:11 pm
  • Mystery Diner: Josef’s meats and deli offers Geneva touch of Italy

    GENEVA – Josef’s Elegante Meats and Deli is a family affair. Married couple Pat and Nanette Falcone own the business, which operates as a butcher shop ...
    March 24, 2015 - 2:59 pm
  • The Write Place: J’adore français

    Bonjour tout le monde! Aujourd-hui, je vais expliquer pourquoi j’adore français!Hello everyone! Toda ...
    March 18, 2015 - 9:58 pm
  • Waubonsee Voices: Encouraging women in STEM

    Why is it important to get more women into science, technology, engineering and mathematics – or STEM?
    March 17, 2015 - 8:08 pm
  • Kaneland Connection: Road maintenance plans get green light in Elburn

    ELBURN – The Elburn Village Board on Monday night unanimously approved a plan for significant roadwork projects to get underway.
    March 17, 2015 - 8:03 pm
  • Park Perspectives: Geneva Park District offers new teen programs

    Do you remember what it was like to be a teenager?Looking back, I can confidently say my adolescent ...
    March 17, 2015 - 7:53 pm
  • Chamber Exchanger: Expo to feature mascots, magic show and more

    Happy St. Patrick’s Day!Green clothing, drinks, food and hopefully starting to see some green grass, ...
    March 16, 2015 - 10:00 pm
  • Good Natured: For bees, it’s time to get out and go

    Editor’s note: This is an update of a column that originally ran in 2009.The warmer temperatures we’ ...
    March 13, 2015 - 10:08 pm
  • Editor's Notebook: Chronicle to host health-focused event April 22

    The Kane County Chronicle and two of its sister publications will host a healthy-living event April 22.
    March 13, 2015 - 7:38 pm
  • Tales from the Motherhood: Ability to play well with others a key asset in race

    The race to fill the three open seats on Batavia’s school board is really heating up.  Registered ...
    March 13, 2015 - 5:15 pm
  • River Town Chronicles: Oncotypes, CT scans, sentinel nodes and blueberry blintzes

    Where do you start a story about your wife’s breast cancer?At the beginning, when, over Christmas, a ...
    March 12, 2015 - 8:57 pm
  • In Focus: Learning experience

    Last week, I spent some time photographing the trial of Shadwick King, who is accused of killing his wife, Kathleen M. King, 32.
    March 12, 2015 - 10:40 pm
  • Celebrate surviving winter with early bird pool passes

    Robins and red-winged blackbirds may be harbingers of spring, but there’s an early bird that’s even more welcome at this time of year: the early-bird ...
    March 11, 2015 - 8:50 pm
  • Kaneland Connection: Itasca middle school principal to lead Kaneland Harter

    SUGAR GROVE – A middle school principal from Itasca soon will take over the same role at Kaneland Harter Middle School in Sugar Grove.
    March 10, 2015 - 9:55 pm