Friday, June 5, 2015

Story Round-Up: Features in The Herald-News, Week of May 31, 2015

Whew! What a week! Again!

But it was productive. And satisfying, from community news to features to assigning stories to new freelancers to last night's meeting of WriteOn Joliet.

And I can't wait to get back to Before the Blood.

I also put together four event calendars each week: health, faith, and arts and entertainment. Three of them can be found at the link below. The fourth, Gotta Do It, runs each Sunday.

Check back with each day for new event listings. And now, without further ado....

Plainfield teen hosts dinner to raise awareness and money for domestic violence

Read what this recent eight grade graduate did...and then read about her surprising career goal.

An Extraordinary Life: Joliet man works hard to make son's dream of a Victorian museum come true

After his son died suddenly, Pat Magosky became a one-man force to convert an old mansion into a nineteenth century resource for the community.

Pets of the Week

Seeking a four-footed addition to your home? Seek no more!

Frankfort boy with rare syndrome is beating the odds

CHARGE Syndrome is an orphan disease with multiple presentations and an iffy prognosis, but for this little seven-year-old boy, it's simply part of life.

Retiring priest sees the humanity in everyone he has served

At the beginning of his ministry, the Rev. John Doyle set out to change the world. Instead, he people he served touched his life.

Author to discuss super powers of vegetables in Plainfield

Instead of super-yucky, Vicki Marquez wants kids to know vegetables are really super heroes.

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