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  • Safely dispose of unused or unwanted medications

    NEW LENOX – In an effort to help keep the community safe and prevent prescription drug overdose, the New Lenox Safe Communities America Coalition, in ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:40 am
  • ‘The talk of the hospital’

    ROMEOVILLE – To say 93-year-old Leon Lasota is a survivor is putting it mildly.This Nazi war camp su ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:39 am
  • MMA not just for fighters

    Autumn Matan tried multiple weight loss techniques, all to no avail.At about 270 pounds, the 38-year ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:39 am
  • Lombard to host blood drive ahead of Taste

    LOMBARD – The village of Lombard, in conjunction with the Lombard Jaycees, will host a special blood drive from 1 to 5:30 p.m. July 1 at the Lombard L ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:38 am
  • Saint Joe’s Charity Classic golf outing raises more than $190,000

    JOLIET – Golfers attending the Presence Saint Joseph Medical Center Foundation’s 30th Annual Charity Golf Classic raised a record-breaking amount of f ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:39 am
  • Schedule your physical at Community Health Center

    JOLIET – Physicians at the Community Health Center, 1106 Neal Avenue in Joliet, perform school, sports, and camp physicals every Monday through Saturd ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:39 am
  • Gait and Balance Clinic-Presence Neuroscience Institute offers clinic

    JOLIET – Are you afraid of falling? Do you feel unsteady? If you or someone you love is having difficulty walking or feels unsteady, it is time to dis ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:38 am
  • Senior ‘Strong and Sturdy’ class will be in Joliet

    JOLIET – Presence Saint Joseph Medical Center, 333 N. Madison St., Joliet, offers a great opportunity for seniors to exercise and keep in shape.
    July 25, 2014 - 4:38 am
  • Discounted school, sports physicals offered

    NEW LENOX – Dr. Thomas Lee and Dr. Priya Shastri, family practice physicians with Primary Care Professionals at Silver Cross Hospital, Pavilion A, Sui ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:38 am
  • Frankfort students raise money for cystic fibrosis

    FRANKFORT – Grand Prairie Elementary School students in the kindergarten class of teacher Danielle Pizzolato organized a fundraising effort for the Cy ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:38 am
  • Local physical therapist/athletic trainer says to not push young athletes too hard

    SHOREWOOD – Recent Joliet West High School graduate Anthony DiNardo knows all about the effects repetitive throws can have on a body.
    July 25, 2014 - 4:36 am
  • Elmhurst Memorial Hospital recognized by American Heart Association

    ELMHURST – The American Heart Association has recognized Elmhurst Memorial Hospital for implementing specific quality improvement measures for patient ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:38 am
  • Plainfield cancer survivor takes part in ‘Celebrate Life’

    PLAINFIELD – On June 6, Karen Herrmann of Plainfield an ovarian cancer survivor, joined more than 100 cancer survivors for an emotional and momentous ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:38 am
  • A self-proclaimed dental nerd

    JOLIET – To say that Joliet dentist Dr. Daniel Streitz, Jr. is a dental nerd is not pushing it.It’s ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:38 am
  • Batavia won’t charge for lift assists

    BATAVIA – Batavia aldermen have decided the city should not charge for assisting people who have fallen and need help getting back into a chair or bed ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:40 am
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