BURR RIDGE — The postman has nothing on Agatha Gryglak. Through rain, snow or whatever else Mother Nature has to offer, the 23-year-old commutes via bicycle from her home in Riverside to her job as activities assistant at King Bruwaert in Burr Ridge.
HINSDALE — If you’re looking for a loving dog that will bring fun and energy into your home, Riley’s the four-legged friend for you.
A greyhound mix, Riley is 2 1/2 years old and weighs 54 pounds. He loves snuggling and taking long walks. His …
HINSDALE — Radek Skalski, 29, of Hinsdale majored in history and creative writing at Knox College in Galesburg. So how did the Hinsdale Central alumnus come to make a documentary about mutant microorganisms on spaceships?
BURR RIDGE — Anyone who asks James Morehead what he does for a living had better have some time on their hands. The short answer is that Morehead, a native of Pittsburgh who now lives in Chicago, is a professional musician.
Recent headlines included the news of a caregiver accused of stealing $255,000 from the Lincolnshire man that she was supposed to be looking after. The Detectives involved in this case say that events like this one occur more frequently than anyone would like to see.
Springtime brings flowers, outdoor activities and often the start of the moving discussion in families living with seniors. The cold winter months may have led to isolation, a possible illness or many other possibilities; whatever the reason, many senior living communities see an increase in tours and moving discussions as the weather improves.
Public-Private partnerships are not new. Communities and the businesses that support them often work together to provide opportunities for their residents. In Highwood, the mayor and his wife are teaming up with a local skilled nursing facility to help create a central location where seniors can connect and engage.
BURR RIDGE — Sarah Joynt thought she wanted to be an English teacher. And in a way, that’s what she is. The senior youth services librarian and unofficial teen librarian at Indian Prairie Public Library shares her love of reading with patrons as well as …
Gumball may seem like a funny name for a cat, but this 5-year-old female feline gets her name from her snuggly size. Just over 20 pounds, Gumball is a lot to love and very affectionate. She loves attention and being petted, and even though uncharacteristic …
HINSDALE — The passion Chris Hicks has displayed over more than 35 years as a teacher at Hinsdale Central is no act. By all appearances, Hicks has had a very successful run at Central, both as an English teacher since 1976 and as a director of 63 school plays since 1989. She plans to retire at the end of the 2013-14 school year.