Danny Mezera, 8, plays catch with his father, Jon, before the fireworks Tuesday at Walker Park in Burr Ridge. | Photos by Rob Hart~Sun-Times Media
Linda Bugielski of La Grange sports patriotic sunglasses before the fireworks. | Rob Hart~Sun-Times Media
Families gather to see the fireworks at Walker Park. | Rob Hart~Sun-Times Media
Owen Neberz, 5, runs as his grandmother Merlene Yesutis squirts him with water.
Haily Pribyl-Shay (left) and Charity Montalbano, 13, make snow cones.
Regina Eshoo works the grill at St. Helena's Episcopal Church. The church parks cars for a $10 donation. It's become the church's biggest fundraiser of the year. The idea came from its Boy Scouts who started parking cars there years ago.
Fourth of July festivities were conducted Tuesday night in Burr Ridge, where the Pleasant Dale Park District celebrated with fireworks at dusk. Chris Yesutis of the Park District staff said the decision was made last year to move the annual fireworks ahead a day. “We … Read More