Wednesday, August 26, 2020
100 years after 19th Amendment certified, League of Women Voters broadens its goals
One hundred years after being founded in Chicago to help women win the vote, the League of Women Voters has broadened goals and recently gained membership. "People have been taking ownership and realizing the power they have," said Sue Swaringen, president of the Glenview/Glencoe chapter.
Turn your garden bounty into veggie 'fries'If you're looking to introduce more vegetables into your kids or your diets, then you might have some fun with them why note try turning veg from the garden into fries.
Flexibility more than just a mindset at new South Elgin stretching studioStretchLab, a one-on-one assisted stretching studio, recently opened in South Elgin along Randall Road.
A low-carb birthday celebration? Try crustless cheesecakeA sugar-free, crustless cheesecake is the way to go about celebrating while cutting carbs.
Best Bets: Chicago Dogs host 'Star Wars' theme night SaturdayThe Chicago Dogs host a "Star Wars" theme night Saturday at Rosemont's Impact Field, three bands perform in a drive-in concert in Aurora to support Fox Valley Habitat for Humanity and the Elgin Symphony Orchestra hosts its virtual fundraising gala Sunday.
Get in shape while helping a good cause with Fit 4 A CureIf you haven't found the courage to hit the gym just yet, but you need a good workout, then the online Fit 4 A Cure might be for you. And you can contribute to a good cause while you're burning off those bread baking calories.
Naperville-area cleaning service teams up with nonprofit to help cancer patientsA Naperville cleaning franchise is helping cancer patients by providing free house cleanings to take care of tasks they can't handle themselves.
Half of Illinois high school students vaped or used e-cigs last yearHalf of Illinois high school students reported using an electronic tobacco product last year, a U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention survey found, "erasing gains" made by health advocates in recent years to curb tobacco use.
Ready for success: 4,000 students receive free school supplies in AuroraMore than 4,000 students attending Aurora-area schools will now be able to start the school year with all of the free school supplies they need thanks to back-to-school drive-thru fairs held Aug. 14-16 at four locations across Aurora.
'Pandemic pods' give kids space to learn, playMonday marked the first day of school for thousands of students across the suburbs who are starting the new year the way they ended the last one: virtually. But rather than stay at home, a small number of them packed a lunch and brought their laptops and headphones to some of the new, unconventional learning spaces being called "pandemic pods."
Join our challenge: Annual Cook of the Week competition looks a little different this yearIf you love to cook, try new ingredients and are up for a challenge, the Daily Herald Cook of the Week Challenge 2020 is the contest for you.
Images; Through the Film Magnifier: Carlton Fisk, The Kingston Trio, Dudley Moore, a beard contest and more
Through the Film Magnifier: Bill Veeck, George Hamilton, Bridge Club, Stateville Prison riot and more
Through the Film Magnifier: Doug Buffone, Cloris Leachman, draft registration, aerobics class and more