Friday, May 8, 2015

Story Round-Up: Features in The Herald-News, Week of May 3, 2015

Another busy week flown past - a busy weekend looms!

On the horizon is a huge family party on Saturday, Mother's Day celebration on Sunday, some work, some unpacking and as much fiction as I can squeeze in amongst all the rest.

In addition to the stories below, I also assemble the event calendars and all the briefs that run in features. To check them out, click "features" at The Herald-News site:

Below is this week's features round-up:

Joliet grieving support group's founders say, 'you need not walk alone.'
By Andrew Hanton

Three high school friends all lost their sons when the sons were in their 20s. The story's writer and photographer were both in their mid-20s. If you've lost a child or know someone who has, this story is for you.

An Extraordinary Life: Joliet woman had a lot of compassion

Sarah Ellen Taylor advocated for a special group of women, and she advocated with passion and conviction.

Pets of the Week

Search no more for that perfect four-footed addition to your family!

Morris survivor of mystery ailment helps raise awareness and funds
By Sean Leary

Researchers could never find enough survivors to study. Social media changed that.

Kathryn White's road to priesthood nt the customary path

She's had multiple careers, blends art and ministry, isn't daunted by menial labor, and is just overall energetic and adventurous. At 64, this woman isn't slowing down.

Greg's Fender Benders plays 60s rock in the Joliet area
By Sean Leary

They play for fun and they play for benefits. Be certain to check out the band's "mascot."

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