Friday, July 8, 2016

Story Round-Up: Features in The Herald-News, June 3 through July 8

What happened to the week??? It feels like yesterday I was crunching holiday deadlines.

Enjoyed a mellow three days (ish) off: a nice mix of a movie with the kids, a couple of assignments, putting together a cople of calendars, two fireworks shows, time with family, shaping a couple of new social media projects for BryonySeries, and working on Henry's story in Before the Blood.

 My first day back was actually spent offsite working on a new project. That left three days of the five for everything else. Yikes!

A few less stories this week. No secondaries. And ran wire for Thursday after not one, but TWO Faith stories weren't quite ready for publication. (On one, the main source asked me to hold off a couple weeks, the second couldn't be photographed until Thursday).

WriteOn Joliet last night meant booking out of work a little early; insomnia last night will make addressing the significant amount of "everything else" today rather interesting.

And now...

Check out the health, faith, and arts and entertainment calendars. Three of them can be found at the link below. Gotta Do It, runs each Sunday and often stays on the home page throughout the week.

Feature briefs for Tuesday (health), Thursday (faith), Friday (Arts and Entertainment), and Sunday (People) are also edited (texted and photos) by the lady of this blog, but only the stories have bylines.

Another option: I do post the briefs and calendars on Twitter during the week, so you're welcome to follow me at @Denise_Unland61.

And if you do peek at these stories, to quote our editor Kate Schott, "Thank you for reading The Herald-News." :)

Joliet attorney installed as 140th president of the Illinois State Bar Association
As president of the ISBA, Vincent Cornelius will focus on education

"Watching my mother engage in our community and help everyone she could in every way she could – I wanted to be in a profession where I could do that.”

Joliet Franciscan dedicated her life to Our Lady of Angels Retirement Home
To Sister Peter Didier, OLA was home and ministry

“If licensing for nurse practitioners was part of the medical scene in the 1970s, she would have passed the exam hands down,” Sister Albert Marie Papesh said.

Pets of the Week: July 4

Click on the caption of each photo to find out about that pet, including where he or she can be adopted.

Frankfort pet blogger running 24-hour marathon for canine cancer treatment
Frankfort blogger raising money for cancer treatment after it helped her corgi

Carleen Coulter did some research and learned about Canine T-Cell Project through Facebook. According to Coulter, this treatment is an immunotherapy procedure for dogs with B-cell lymphoma. It is not effective for dogs with T-cell lymphoma.

Channahon musician, music director and music teacher is quarterfinalist for award (VIDEO EXTRA)
Jones a quarterfinalist for The Recording Academy and Grammy Foundation award 

“I think music teaches everybody to be kinder, to be more well-rounded, more of aware of the world and how we perceive things, how we work through our daily lives – conflicts, problems, sadness,” Janet Jones said. “I think music just makes people very happy. It’s always made me happy.”

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