Archive | September, 2017

Down for the cause: Rappellers aid Habitat for Humanity

Or maybe they’ve seen “Die Hard” too many times and wanted to know what Bruce Willis felt like when he jumped off the rooftop of an exploding building while riding a fire hose. That’s how Nicole Abbatacola described rappelling down the side of the 21-floor Canon building at 425 N. Martingale Road in Schaumburg Saturday […]

Is Darth Vader the greatest movie villain of all time?

Will Darth Vader make the cut when Dann & Raymond’s Movie Club presents “The Greatest Villains of the Silver Screen”? Dann & Raymond’s Movie Club presents “The Greatest Villains of the Silver Screen” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 5, at the Schaumburg Township District Library, 130 S. Roselle Road, Schaumburg. Free admission! This will be […]

St. Peter School in Schaumburg to host reunion, Oktoberfest

To celebrate this fall’s 170th anniversary of St. Peter Lutheran Church and School in Schaumburg, an All School Alumni Reunion is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 30. So far 100 alumni from graduating classes ranging from 1953 to 2006 have confirmed their attendance at the reunion, which will be held at 202 E. Schaumburg Road.

Dooley named Blue Ribbon School

Dooley Elementary School in Schaumburg was one of 342 schools nationwide to be named a 2017 National Blue Ribbon School, the U.S. Department of Education announced Sept. 28. Dooley Principal Beth Erbach and District 54 School Board President Mary Kay Prusnick surprised staff and students with the announcement during an all-school assembly, which kicked off […]

Schaumburg might start streaming village board meetings

Schaumburg officials are considering whether to begin video recording and webcasting their village board meetings or remain one of the area’s most prominent holdouts. The village’s administrative and general government committee on Wednesday directed staff members to research how easily and inexpensively equipment could be acquired for what may turn out to be no more […]

New Rolling Meadows alderman appointed

A 22-year Rolling Meadows resident has been appointed Ward 2 alderman to fill the remaining term of Jerry Hill, who died unexpectedly last month. Mayor Len Prejna’s appointment of Nick Budmats to the city council seat representing the north side ward was approved 6-0 Tuesday night by the city council.

Schaumburg police seek help investigating hit-and-run

Schaumburg police Tuesday solicited the public’s help in locating a hit-and-run driver who injured a 13-year-old girl walking to school on the morning of Sept. 6. The girl was struck at about 6:21 a.m. that Wednesday morning in a crosswalk at the intersection of Springinsguth Road and Weathersfield Way.

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