All posts by Elburn Herald

  • Animal-assisted therapy: What pets can do for our health

    Prescription medications and psychiatrists work hard to provide the suffering with help, but sometimes a sloppy, wet kiss from a furry friend makes for good medicine as well.

    • Posted July 18, 2009
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  • TOPS offers healthy cookout tips to spark up the grill

    This summer, turn your oven off and take your family outdoors to fire up the grill for sizzling, healthy meals on a sunny day.

    • Posted July 18, 2009
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  • Delnor Health Care Foundation names Bartel Award recipient

    GENEVA—The Delnor Health Care Foundation recently announced the 2009 recipient of the prestigious Bartel Award: Elburn resident and new village president David L. Anderson.

    • Posted July 18, 2009
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  • Maple Park library reopens

    The library welcomes browsers, and new library director Kimberly Martin will answer any questions you may have. Maple Park is part of the Prairie Area Library System, and patrons can check out books from Maple Park as...

    • Posted July 17, 2009
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  • Kane County Fair set for St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES—The Kane County Fair and Festival is scheduled for five days, July 15-19, and tens of thousands of spectators are expected again this year to enjoy America's Great County Fair and Festival on Randall Road in...

    • Posted July 17, 2009
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  • Full steam ahead for lot expansion

    ELBURN—Metra's wish came true. On Tuesday, the railway company learned it will receive funding for the $1 million Elburn commuter parking lot expansion project from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

    • Posted July 17, 2009
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  • Letter: Remembering Dorothy James at the sale

    Thank you to all of our neighbors for their patience with the extra traffic during our marathon yard sale on First and Nebraska streets. We missed having Dorothy James with us this time.

    • Posted July 16, 2009
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  • Letter: Thanks from Kaneville basball and softball

    I would like to thank Dick and Annette Theobald of Paisano’s Pizza and Grill for hosting our BBQ Fundraiser for the Kaneville Boys Baseball and Kaneville Girls Softball teams.

    • Posted July 16, 2009
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  • Letter: National Association for Letter Carriers’ food drive a success

    United Way of Central Kane County, the National Association for Letter Carriers, and the National Rural Letter Carriers expresses their appreciation to all who donated food and volunteered their time.

    • Posted July 16, 2009
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  • Letter: A friend remembered

    A heart attack ended the life of Joseph L. (Joe) Matalone on June 29, 2009. Joe is survived by his wife (Joyce), a son (Joe Jr.) and his family, and a daughter (Michele) and her family. Included...

    • Posted July 16, 2009
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  • 7/16 police blotter

    The following reports were obtained from local police departments. The individuals charged with crimes are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

    • Posted July 16, 2009
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  • Sugar Grove Citizen of the Year

    Created in 1998, the Citizen of the Year award is presented each year at the Sugar Grove Corn Boil to the nominee who best demonstrates the qualities of “true dedication, innovation and pioneering spirit” that continue to...

    • Posted July 16, 2009
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  • Volunteers: the lifeblood of the Corn Boil

    The Sugar Grove Corn Boil is a volunteer-run community event, featuring three family-friendly and fun-filled days.

    • Posted July 16, 2009
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  • Area resident earns degree at Kettering

    After successfully completing requirements at Kettering College of Medical Arts, Joanne Shona Cross of Elburn has earned an Associate of Science degree in Nursing from the school.

    • Posted July 16, 2009
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  • Local residents earn scholarships

    The Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley recently awarded 13 scholarships to southwestern Kane County residents for the 2009-10 academic year. The potential value of these scholarships over the next four years is $31,000.

    • Posted July 16, 2009
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  • Celebrate recovery event at FVCC

    BATAVIA—Fox Valley Christian Church, 40W150 Main St., Batavia, will host a celebrate recovery event from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Sat., July 25.

    • Posted July 16, 2009
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  • Local residents join Hispanic Honor Society

    Three local residents were among the charter members recently inducted into Aurora University’s Psi Mu Chapter No. 563 of the Sigma Delta Pi National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society.

    • Posted July 16, 2009
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  • Long, Peters to wed

    Diane and Gerry Long of Elburn announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashley Danielle, to Kody Myron Peters, son of Darla Mason of Lemont, Ill., and Ricky Peters of Yorkville.

    • Posted July 16, 2009
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  • Just call them Batmen

    The Kane County Knights took home the 2009 13U Yorkville Wooden Bat championship.

    • Posted July 15, 2009
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  • Xplosive!

    The Kane County Xplosion 14U are now two-time State Champs after winning the Northern Illinois State Championship in Rockford on July 12.

    • Posted July 15, 2009
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  • Silver Stars tryouts

    The Kaneland Silver Stars program for grades 5-8 recently held their tryouts for the 2009-2010 season. Several levels still have a couple openings.

    • Posted July 15, 2009
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  • KYSO open for business

    The KYSO Soccer program is offering fall sign-up, available until July 21. People can sign-up at kanelandyouthsoccer.com by logging in and registering.

    • Posted July 15, 2009
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  • Wasco offering fall ball

    Registration has begun for Wasco Girls Fastpitch Fall Ball. Practices start in August; games begin in September and end in October.

    • Posted July 15, 2009
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  • Learn hoops with Lyndsie Long

    This special camp just for middle school girls will focus primarily on offensive skills including shooting, screening, driving and dribbling.

    • Posted July 15, 2009
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  • Kane County XPlosion launching tryouts

    The Kane County Xplosion is a girls travel fastpitch softball organization, made up of girls from all around the Kane County area.

    • Posted July 15, 2009
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  • No train whistles, now no church bells

    There will be no bells ringing on the hour from the Elburn Community Congregational Church—at least until the church gets its leaking roof fixed.

    • Posted July 15, 2009
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  • Laura J. Tyler

    Laura J. Tyler, 50, of Elburn, and formerly of Beloit, Wis., died Monday, July 13, 2009, in Delnor-Community Hospital, Geneva.

    • Posted July 15, 2009
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  • Donald D. “Don” Iverson

    Donald D. “Don” Iverson, 76, of Clearwater Beach, Fla., formerly of McLean, Va. as well as Elburn, passed away Sunday, June 28, 2009 following various health complications within the last two years.

    • Posted July 14, 2009
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  • Dorothy L. James

    Dorothy L. James, 91, of Elburn, passed away in the early morning hours of Wednesday, July 8, 2009 at Provena Geneva Care Center, Geneva.

    • Posted July 14, 2009
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  • AAA launches new senior safety and mobility website

    AURORA—AAA announced the launch of its new senior safety and mobility website, AAASeniors.com.

    • Posted July 14, 2009
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  • Recall targets Colorado-based ground beef

    KANE COUNTY—The Kane County Health Department is advising residents that JBS Swift Beef Company, a Greeley, Colo., establishment, is recalling approximately 41,280 pounds of beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7.

    • Posted July 14, 2009
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  • Residents can help shape region’s future at meeting

    SUGAR GROVE—The Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP) will host a “GO TO 2040 Invent the Future Workshop” on Wednesday, July 15 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. in the Academic and Professional Center on Waubonsee Community College’s...

    • Posted July 13, 2009
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