Archive | June, 2013

Schaumburg police to host blood drive July 10

The Schaumburg Police Department will host a blood drive from 3 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 10, in the community room of its station at 1000 W. Schaumburg Road. Appointments are recommended, but walk-ins are welcome as well.

Former Burlington schools chief loved the classroom

Edward Stock loved teaching so much that he went back to the middle school classroom to teach science after serving as Superintendent at Burlington School District 301 in the 1980s. Stock, of Elgin, recently died at the age of 81. “He enjoyed teaching …

Hoffman Ests. lauds Cook County’s oldest farmer

Harold Bergman of Hoffman Estates will take a rare day off from his chores today, but for good reason. Village leaders have declared the day to be Harold Bergman Day. “It’s pretty neat,” Bergman concedes. Bergman turned 97 years old on June 1 and at th…

Hoffman Estates, local doctor highlight PTSD

After four decades of suffering from PTSD, Raleigh Showens of McHenry said he planned to commit suicide. Then an experimental treatment by a Hoffman Estates doctor brought him relief. As PTSD awareness month comes to a close, the doctor and the village…

Auditions open for Battle of the Bands

Rock bands! Are you looking for a venue? Want to get your name and music “out there?” Audition for Battle of the Bands, taking place from 6-9 p.m., Tuesday, July 23, in Schaumburg’s Town Square .

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