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  1. Changing Children's Worlds Foundation hosts spring fundraiserRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    On Sunday, March 15, Changing Children's Worlds Foundation, a local nonprofit organization, held its annual spring fundraiser at Villa Verone Ristorante in Geneva. Its two major programs are the International Child Development Program, internationally recognized by UNICEF and the World Health Organization, which strengthens empathy-based relationships, communications, guidance and support between parents/caregivers and children, infant to age 12; and the Integrative Youth Development Program, which measures and identifies ways to help youth, age 12-24, succeed within families, schools and communities.

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  2. Safety improvements coming to Randall Road in Geneva, St. CharlesRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Kane Co. Chronicle

    Improvements planned for Randall Road this summer aim to make that stretch of road safer in Geneva and St. Charles. Set for Fabyan Parkway to Silver Glen Road, upgrades include driver feedback speed limit signs, additional signal heads at intersections and yellow flashing left-turn arrows .

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  3. Blackberry Township man charged with sexual abuse of boy on planeRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Kane Co. Chronicle

    GENEVA – A man from Blackberry Township was charged this week in a federal complaint, alleging that he sexually abused a 3-year-old boy while on a flight from Chicago to San Diego. Kevin C. Matthews, 48, of the 0N100 block of Alexander Drive in the Mill Creek subdivision near Geneva, was charged Tuesday by federal prosecutors in Utah.

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  4. Stop-gap funding fix saves state programs in current budget yearRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Kane Co. Chronicle

    ... a $1.6 billion hole from the Quinn administration that we had to plug,” said State Rep. Steve Andersson , R-Geneva. “I admire the governor's decision not to borrow from the future. Instead, the governor made the tough decision to take ...

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  5. Geneva man charged with felony domestic batteryRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Kane Co. Chronicle

    GENEVA – A Geneva man was charged with felony aggravated domestic battery after police said he choked his wife so she couldn't breathe, pulled her by her hair and punched her in the face. Michael J. Conlee, 38, of the 500 block of Edison Street, Geneva, also was charged March 20 with two counts of misdemeanor domestic battery.

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  6. Maple Park man charged with felony pot possessionRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Kane Co. Chronicle

    GENEVA – Felony charges of marijuana possession were filed against a Maple Park man who was pulled over by police because he was talking on his cellphone while driving, according to police reports. Brandon D. Haller, 23, of the 5N800 block of Meadows Court, Maple Park, was charged with felony possession of 351 grams of marijuana and felony manufacture/delivery of marijuana on March 20. The possession charge has a penalty of one to five years in prison and a fine of up to $25,000.

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  7. Kane County, Tri-Cities embracing environmentally friendly practicesRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Kane Co. Chronicle

    Kane County Animal Control is considering a solar panel pilot program at their Geneva facility. The solar panels would be installed on the berm behind the building and could save the department more than $5,000 in electricity savings in one year.

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  8. Our View: The positives of cameras in the courtroomRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Kane Co. Chronicle

    ... types of scenes captured when the Kane County Chronicle was granted permission to photograph the criminal trial of Geneva resident Shadwick King , who was found guilty of first-degree murder March 16. The Chronicle has photographed several cases ...

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  9. Druley: Family, fun, sun await baseball and softball 'breakersRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Kane Co. Chronicle

    ... while St. Francis softball heads to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, where BC baseball traveled in 2014. Veteran Geneva baseball coach Matt Hahn added a trip to Kentucky this spring, figuring it was time for an out-of-state sojourn. Hahn consulted ...

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  10. Scouting Tri-Cities area boys volleyballRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    Top returning players: Nick Buseski , Luke Will , Sam Wulfkuhle , Jon Bishop , David Franz Season outlook: The Vikings have been on a steady climb ever since starting their volleyball program four years ago. This year they have a new coach in Seitelman, who played collegiately at Indiana University and also coached the Geneva girls to a regional championship this fall.

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  11. Fox Valley area police reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    ... you to discuss how you can reuse this article. • Anika E. Nims, 19, of the 500 block of Anderson Boulevard, Geneva, was charged with retail theft Wednesday at Kohl's, 251 N. Randall Road, according to a police report. Guidelines: Keep it ...

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  12. Geneva library board OKs more funds for school demolitionRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    The Geneva Public Library District board on Thursday agreed to spend up to $100,000 more for the demolition of the old Sixth Street School, where it may build a new library. The board also amended its contract with Kane County to increase what it's paying for the site from $1.5 million to $1.8 million, plus two-thirds of the demolition costs that come in at more than $300,000 but less than $450,000.

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  13. Geneva softball brimming with expectations, confidenceRead the original story

    Yesterday | Kane Co. Chronicle

    ... ourselves to maybe do some things that other teams maybe haven't been able to do here before.” Last season, Geneva won 21 games and finished third behind St. Charles East and St. Charles North in the Upstate Eight Conference River standings, ...

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  14. Prep Roundup: Kaneland softball routs DixonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Kane Co. Chronicle

    ... and Meg Cohrs to push the score to 9-0. Weber's RBI double plated Becker to make the score 13-0. Glenbard South 6, Geneva 4: At Glen Ellyn, Sarah Baurer had two hit and two RBIs in Geneva's season opener. Aurora Central Catholic 4, Lisle 1: At ...

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  15. Cougars, D'backs unite in 'common chords' off fieldRead the original story

    Yesterday | Kane Co. Chronicle

    ... general manager Dave Stewart, have spread the organization's familial outlook since their first preliminary visit to Geneva. Before dining at the adjacent Country House Restaurant, a longtime favorite haunt of Cougars players and brass, they ...

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  16. Geneva hopefuls weigh in on demolition decisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Kane Co. Chronicle

    GENEVA – Four candidates, who are seeking seats on the Geneva City Council in the April 7 consolidated election, weighed in on the recent council decision to allow demolition of the former Sixth Street School in the city's historic district. Patrick Lenski and Tara Burghart, who are running for 1st Ward alderman, and James Radecki and Eleanor Hamilton, who are running in the 4th Ward, responded to a question of what they thought of the situation this week at a candidate forum.

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  17. Geneva residents speak out against demolition of 6th Street SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Kane Co. Chronicle

    GENEVA – Before Geneva aldermen reversed the Historic Preservation Commission's denial to allow Kane County to demolish the former Sixth Street School property, several residents objected to its demolition. The county has a contract to sell the property to the Geneva Public Library for $1.5 million as a site for a new library, with the building's demolition being part of the deal. 1 comment

  18. Swedish American Children's Choir seeks singersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Daily Herald

    Members of the Swedish American Children's Choir perform on the main stage at the annual Swedish Days in Geneva. The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald.

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  19. Brush collection for Geneva starts in AprilRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Daily Herald

    Geneva residents looking to tidy up their yard this spring should take note that the city's 2015 brush collection starts in April. The monthly brush program is intended for the disposal of tree limbs and branches that are removed by the property owner for normal maintenance and upkeep, not for lot clearing.

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  20. Community workshop in Geneva focuses on coyotesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Daily Herald

    Geneva residents wanting to learn how to live with coyotes in our area can attend a community workshop at 6:30 p.m. Monday, March 30, at the city's public works department, 1800 South St. Lynsey White Dasher, director of Humane Wildlife Conflict Resolution for the Humane Society of the United States, will present and answer questions at the workshop. Topics will include coyote behavior, the latest research on urban coyotes, solutions for coyote conflicts, hazing techniques and how to make a backyard and neighborhood unappealing to these animals.

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