All posts by Elburn Herald

  • Blood center announces urgent need for donors

    Due to the extreme weather the area has experienced in recent weeks, Heartland Blood Centers is struggling to meet the needs of O-negative and B-negative patients in area hospitals.

    • Posted February 6, 2009
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  • WCC adds to student art collection

    This fall semester, Waubonsee Community College added five more pieces of artwork to its collection as part of the Student Art Purchase Program.

    • Posted February 6, 2009
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  • Astronomy group hosts pair of public events

    The Fox Valley Astronomical Society (FVAS) will host two public events in February.

    • Posted February 6, 2009
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  • Big Rock adopts boundary agreements

    The village of Big Rock unanimously adopted two boundary agreements at its Jan. 13 Village Board meeting.

    • Posted February 6, 2009
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  • Eating healthy on a budget

    LivingWell Cancer Resource Center, the first-of-its-kind complementary cancer care facility in the Fox Valley region, is holding a special health series titled "Revitalize Your Mind & Body."

    • Posted February 6, 2009
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  • Seniors group gathers Feb. 5

    The Elburn Seniors will gather at the Lions Pavilion at noon on Feb. 5. Attendees are asked to bring a dish to pass and their own table service. Call (630) 466-4495 for information.

    • Posted February 6, 2009
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  • Home show returns

    With cabin fever at an all-time high, Chicagoland homeowners may be noticing things around the house in need of maintenance, repair or updating.

    • Posted February 6, 2009
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  • Churches were overlooked in food pantry thank you

    Regarding the Letters to the Editor in the Jan. 29 issue of the Herald, I was miffed by a glaring oversight on the part of the Board President of the Elburn Countryside Food Pantry.

    • Posted February 6, 2009
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  • A story of giving

    As VNA of Fox Valley’s Volunteer Coordinator, I see the generosity of people every day.

    • Posted February 6, 2009
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  • In praise of J.R. Herra staff

    I doubt those from J.R. Herra who responded to our call that Friday morning had any idea they'd not eat a decent meal or see their families until the following Monday evening.

    • Posted February 6, 2009
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  • Kaneland FFA leaves mark

    Kaneland FFA was sure to leave their mark in 2008. The club participated and competed in many different activities, ranging from dairy, horse, crop and land-use judging, to horticulture and speech contest, to the annual FFA livestock...

    • Posted February 6, 2009
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  • St. Peter Church seminar set for Feb. 8

    A “Why the Catholic Faith?” seminar, presented by Deacon Alex Jones, will be held Sunday, Feb. 8; Monday, Feb. 9, and Tuesday, Feb. 10, at 7 p.m. at St. Peter Church, 1891 Kaneville Road in Geneva.

    • Posted February 5, 2009
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  • Flint, Schoger to wed

    Ron and Rhonda Flint of Maple Park announce the engagement of their daughter, Amy Flint, to Carl Schoger, son of Robert and Sharon Schoger of Big Rock.

    • Posted February 5, 2009
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  • Royer, Luxbacher to wed

    David and Mary Royer of Elburn announce the engagement of their daughter, Christina Royer, to Steven Luxbacher, son of William and Suzanne Luxbacher of Pittsburgh, Penn.

    • Posted February 5, 2009
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  • St. Charles Episcopal offers Taize service

    St. Charles' Episcopal Church, 994 N. 5th Avenue,(Route 25) in St. Charles invites the community to share in a Taize Prayer Service on Sunday, Feb. 8, at 7:30 p.m.

    • Posted February 5, 2009
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  • Rose M. Augustine

    Rose M. Augustine, 85, of Elburn, formerly of Garden Grove, Calif., passed away at Delnor-Community Hospital, Geneva, Tuesday morning, Feb. 3, 2009.

    • Posted February 4, 2009
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  • Rochelle 69; Kaneland 59

    Dave Dudzinski's 31 points couldn't put the Knights over the Hubs Friday night. The Knights fall to 8-9, 2-7 in WSC play.

    • Posted January 30, 2009
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  • Rochelle 62, Kaneland 49

    A big night by Alyssa Galvan wasn't enough to stop the Lady Hubs. The Lady Knights fall to 5-16, 1-10 in WSC play.

    • Posted January 30, 2009
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  • Three indicted in death of Elburn resident

    A Kane County grand jury on Jan. 13 indicted three people in connection with the 2007 death of an Elburn man who was found in a west side Chicago alley.

    • Posted January 30, 2009
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  • Holiday Spirit Committee thanks community for support

    The Holiday Spirit Committee continues to be touched each year by this community's ongoing generosity.

    • Posted January 30, 2009
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  • Emergency food programs show increase in need

    Hunger is an everyday issue in our communities, and a troubled economy has only intensified this problem.

    • Posted January 30, 2009
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  • Thank you for helping the Elburn food pantry

    On behalf of the Board of Directors and the volunteer staff of the Elburn Countryside Food Pantry, we want to sincerely thank all those individuals, organizations, Scout troops, schools and businesses who so generously donated to the...

    • Posted January 30, 2009
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  • Spring into Spring dance

    Kaneland High School will host a Spring into Spring dance on is having a Spring into Spring dance on Feb. 28, 2009.

    • Posted January 30, 2009
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  • English as a second language course

    The Town & Country Public Library will offer another English as a Second Language course for non-English speaking adults in the Fox Valley.

    • Posted January 30, 2009
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  • Local students named to Augustana College fall term Dean’s List

    Sara Michelle Bihner, Matthew Peter Bowman, April J. Runde, Amanda N. Lindoo and Maray Ellise Rhoades, all of Elburn, were named to the Dean's List at Augustana College for the 2008 fall term.

    • Posted January 30, 2009
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  • Notice of meeting cancellation

    The Kaneville Public Library District Board of Trustees meeting scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2009, at 6:30 p.m., is cancelled.

    • Posted January 30, 2009
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  • Washburn goes to Springfield

    Debbie Washburn attended the inauguration of the 96th General Assembly in Springfield, and witnessed the swearing in of members of the state House of Representatives, including 50th District Rep. Kay Hatcher.

    • Posted January 30, 2009
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  • Local resident graduates with honors

    2nd Lt. Ted Lauzen recently graduated with honors from the U.S. Marine Corps’ Basic School in Quantico, Va.

    • Posted January 30, 2009
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  • Don’t just get rid of the governor, get rid of the tollway

    Pat Quinn, once he becomes governor, should not only remove Rod Blagojevich’s name from Illinois’ tollway roads, but he should remove the tollbooths as well.

    • Posted January 30, 2009
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  • Wildlife Center auction includes luxurious vacation

    The Fox Valley Wildlife Center is holding its Seventh Annual Winter Dinner/Auction on Saturday, Feb. 7.

    • Posted January 30, 2009
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  • Unhappy with editorial page

    I was disgusted with the direction of your editorial page in Thursday’s Herald—another lauding of our new president who has yet to prove himself, and that shoe-throwing cartoon above it putting down a man who just gave...

    • Posted January 30, 2009
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  • The EBS Winter Clinics are back

    All clinics are held at Blackberry Creek Elementary School.

    • Posted January 30, 2009
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