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FAIR TIME 145TH KANE COUNTY FAIR KICKS OFF TODAY IN ST. CHARLES. PAGE 4 Sandy Bressner file photo - sbressner@shawmedia.com

Fairgoers walk the midway during the second day of the 2012 Kane County Fair. This year’s fair will open at 3 p.m. today with live music, carnival rides, family entertainment and exhibits.

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Do you believe in summer magic? The Geneva Park District will host a Midsummer Poolside Luau from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Sunset Pool. The event will include traditional Hawaiian entertainment, dinner, decorations, swimming and hula lessons.

PARK PERSPECTIVES Natalie Seidel Midwestern summers are a magical time for children, ripe with opportunities for growth and memory making. Time away from school allows kids to get outside and play. Children develop social skills with new friends while riding bikes to Graham’s for ice cream, playing ghost in the graveyard or attending a fun-filled summer camp. These games and social experiences act as lessons outside of the classroom, fostering curiosity, imagination and teamwork. Geneva parks are the perfect place for new friendships to grow. Cool off at Moore Park Spray Ground and you’re guaranteed to meet someone new running through the interactive sprinklers. Or visit Sunset Pool, where the pool, splash stations, slides and a sand playground provide a wonderful summer destination for all ages. Have you ever floated in the pool while enjoying a hot summer movie? Enjoy family-friendly poolside screenings at Sunset Pool’s Flick n’ Floats with Pixar’s “Brave” on our big screen at 8:15 p.m. July 25, and “Hotel Transylvania” at 8 p.m. Aug. 15. Twilight admission rates apply. Teens will have a blast with exclusive access to the pool at Teen Movie Night

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with a screening of “The Hunger Games” from 8 to 11 p.m. Aug. 1. Cost is $5 per teen for residents ($6 for nonresidents). Beautiful summer weather also offers opportunities to reconnect with nature. See Wheeler Park’s dry prairie filled with native wildflowers while playing The Links Disc Golf course. Or get up close and personal with live butterflies at Peck Farm Park’s Adopt a Butterfly programs from 10 to 11 a.m. July 27 and Aug. 17. Register to receive an official butterfly adoption certificate before releasing your new butterfly into the Butterfly House. Relax along the scenic Fox River with free live music as Concerts in the Park continue every Wednesday in July at

7 p.m. at Island Park. Hear a mix of country and rock with White Saddle Band tonight. Or see Dueling Pianos on July 24 and Spoken Four on July 31. Summertime is also a fantastic time to bond with family and create lasting memories. Sunset Pool’s Midsummer Poolside Luau is certain to be an unforgettable summer night for the whole family. From 6 to 9 p.m. this Friday, be transported to a tropical paradise in your own backyard. This truly unique experience includes traditional Hawaiian entertainment, dinner, decorations, swimming, hula lessons and more. Top the evening off with a cool summer treat from Dairy Queen available for purchase. Advance registration is

recommended. Cost is $11 a person for residents ($16 for nonresidents). For more information about the Midsummer Poolside Luau and other ways to make the most of your summer with the Geneva Park District, call 630-232-4542 or visit www.genevaparks.org. To stay in the loop with the Geneva Park District, “like” us on Facebook. Throughout the summer, we’ll post exclusive deals, updates, latest happenings and photos taken at our facilities and special events for our Facebook fans.

• Natalie Seidel is the marketing coordinator for the Geneva Park District and can be reached at 630-2324542. Email her at editorial@ kcchronicle.com.

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What brings you here? I did the production last year, and I did it on violin, not viola. One of the directors here recommended me for it. Are you going to college? I think I’m going to Waubonsee next year. What will you major in? Music education and math education What was your first job? When I was younger, I was paid to perform at a wedding. I did that for one summer. I did a bunch of weddings. How old were you? I was 15 and 16. What instruments do you play? I play violin. I taught myself viola, then cello and upright bass. Now I’m teaching myself piano, guitar and guitar bass. How old were you when you

started? I started learning violin in fourth grade. What do you want to be when grow up? I always have and wanted to be a music teacher/performer. I love to teach music and keep it in my life, and I also like to do productions like this or weddings. What is an interesting factoid about yourself? I was the only senior in my high school to take both orchestras at the same time. And I was the first student to take AP [calculus] and AP statistics at the same time. Why were you the first? To take both orchestras and both AP math classes at the same time is difficult. Where is the most interesting place you’ve played? In Florida. My school took a trip to Disney World. It was a monsoon while we were playing. Why should people see “Joseph”? It’s literally my favorite musical, ever. I watched the show with Donny Osmond. It’s a little showy. I think it’ll be a great time, especially for families.

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Kane County Chronicle staffers pick the best of what to do in your free time

Kindness Campaign 2013 set for Thursday in Elburn WHAT: Organization members should come prepared with events they would like to add to the Kindness Campaign calendar and a brief summary of their organization and how it serves youths at the next meeting for the Kindness Campaign 2013. WHEN: 3 p.m. Thursday WHERE: Town and Country Public Library, 320 E. North St., Elburn

St. Charles church to host free summer concerts WHAT: Baker Memorial United Methodist Church is hosting free summer concerts. The Friday concert will feature organist Derek Nichols. The concerts coincide with the weekly farmers market, which is held from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Friday on Fourth Avenue, adjacent to the church. WHEN: Each Friday through Aug. 30 from noon to 12:30 p.m.

WHERE: 307 Cedar Ave. in St. Charles INFO: Contact the church office at 630-5846680.

Chez Moi broadcasting Tour de France during breakfast WHAT: Chez Moi Cafe and Catering will broadcast the Tour de France for breakfast. There will be regional specials during that time. WHEN: Through Sunday WHERE: 415 W. State St. in Geneva INFO: Call 331-248-0654 or visit www.ChezMoiGeneva.com.

LivingWell to host stress relief series Thursday WHAT: LivingWell Cancer Resource Center will host the first event in a stress relief series for the summer quarter, “Transform Your Life One Month at a Time.” Leslie Karen Sann, will present a yearlong series of workshops designed to bring balance, joy and empow-

erment to people’s lives. The series is free and open to the public, but registration is required. Attendees may attend the entire series or select individual programs. WHEN: 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday WHERE: 442 Williamsburg Ave. in Geneva INFO: Visit www.lesliesann.com. Call LivingWell at 630-262-1111 to register.

Eye screening, spaghetti dinner at Elburn Lions Club WHAT: The Elburn Lions Club will host an eye screening for youths at its next free spaghetti dinner. The screening is for those ages 6 months through teens. The screening can alert parents to the need for further treatment. WHEN: 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday WHERE: 500 Filmore St. in Elburn INFO: Visit www. elburnlions.com.

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Gunnar Seilheimer, 18, was at Kaneland High School for a rehearsal of “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” when he answered 12 questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s Al Lagattolla.

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145th Kane County Fair opens today By BRENDA SCHORY bschory@shawmedia.com

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T. CHARLES – The 145th annual Kane County Fair will open at 3 p.m. today with live music, carnival rides, family entertainment and exhibits at the Kane County Fairgrounds, 525 S. Randall Road, St. Charles. The five-day event opens at noon Thursday, and will open at noon each remaining day through Sunday. Kane County Fair Board President Larry Breon said the 40-acre fairgrounds will feature some of the same attractions – such as the carnival, 4-H exhibits and racing pigs – as previous years, but it also will feature new activities such as electronic games that can be played for free. “Obviously, not a lot of things last that long in any form,” Breon, of Batavia, said of the fair. “It’s just one of [the] things that is ongoing. Somebody has always kept the ball moving down the court.” Breon said the 12-member board will plan something commemorative for the 150th year of the fair. “What I try to do and other board members do is immediately after the fair is over, we look at what was done – how it worked, did people enjoy it, was it successful, was it not successful – and then figure out why some are very good ideas,” Breon said.

If you go • The Kane County Fair Midway opens at 3 p.m. today and at noon Thursday through Sunday at the Kane County Fairgrounds, 525 S. Randall Road, St. Charles. • Admission is $5 today and Thursday, with up to a $2 per day discount for those who bring two nonperishable food items to be donated to food pantries. Admission is $8 Friday through Sunday. Seniors 62 and older are admitted free today, and children younger than 5 are admitted free any day. • For a full schedule of events and a $2 off coupon, visit www. kanecountyfair.com. “The fair is a weather-driven production. If the weather is terrible, it does not matter what you do, and it won’t be very successful.” With newly remodeled buildings that are air-conditioned, Breon said the fair is more attractive. “Before, we had two seasons – mud and dust – and now we don’t have either,” Breon said. “It’s more of a parklike setting, we have blacktop and grass. It’s just a much more beautiful place.” County fairs historically were a place where agriculture could be displayed, back when a region’s economy was based on agriculture, Breon said. “Generally, young rural people were involved in 4-H,

which was run by the land grant university and administered by the University of Illinois Cooperative Extension,” Breon said. “It used to be just animals, homemaking, dressmaking and cooking. Now it’s expanded into science, rocketry, computer science, entomology and ornamental horticulture.” Breon said the additions reflect necessary changes in order to adapt and be current. “You have got to adjust. I always said, ‘The dinosaur did not adjust.’ We try to maintain some of the basics that we can, have young people bring actual livestock to the fair … so children can watch cows being milked. It’s important they know milk does not come from Jewel, it comes from a cow,” Breon said. “But something new this year is electronic games in the atrium. It’s free and people can play them. That is what a lot of people enjoy in today’s world.” Also new this year is a collection for food pantries – today and Thursday fairgoers can get $1 off the $5 entrance price for one nonperishable food item or $2 off for two nonperishable food items. Breon said Friday through Sunday’s entrance price is $8, but fairgoers can go online and print out a $2-off coupon and get in for $6. “It’s economically sound for people to bring the family out,” Breon said.

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Maggie Megenhardt, 6, of Batavia, catches bubbles on rides during the 2012 Kane County Fair in St. Charles.

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• Jill Wold retired this spring after most recently serving as assistant vice president of instruction at Waubonsee Community College. The “Waubonsee Voices” column runs the third Wednesday of each month in the Kane County Chronicle.

MAPLE PARK – In the past five decades, much has changed in this community that straddles the KaneDeKalb county line. In the past decade or so, in particular, the changes have come much faster, as the village has added new homes by the dozens and new residents by the hundreds. And, at the same time, the Maple Park Public Library has evolved alongside the community it serves. This year, the library will mark its 50th year of service. And the library will throw an old-fashioned birthday party to celebrate. “We felt that just an open house was not enough for this kind of occasion,” Maple Park Library Director Kimberly Martin said. “But we still wanted to invite people in, to show them what we offer and show off our new space a little bit, and just have some fun.” The library will host the party from 5 to 8 p.m. Aug. 1.

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dents in the 1980s remembered their campus as the old Carson Pirie Scott department store. Students in the 1990s met a college that was just beginning to realize the power of computers and technology to revolutionize teaching, learning and research. In those early, heady days of the Internet, we bandied about terms such as the “information superhighway,” used a dial-up modem in the library to search the Internet with a text-based program called Gopher, puzzled over how email could possibly be useful and marveled at a strange new application called the World Wide Web. In the 2000s, some students knew Waubonsee only through their computers as they pursued online degrees on their own time at home, while students at the Sugar Grove Campus became familiar with construction trailers as new buildings sprouted to supplant outdated facilities. Today’s students recognize a Waubonsee that spans four physical campuses and an online virtual campus, smoothly integrates technology into the classroom and campus life and provides myriad paths to success for transfer, career, adult education and lifelong-learning students. As I softly closed the door to my office for the last time,

I thought with a bit of regret about how the college that I knew so well would change, would find its answers in the future, would present a different vision to the next occupant of my office. But I consoled myself with one immutable fact – whether I am an employee, a student (will I finally have the time to take a Zumba class?) or a community member, Waubonsee will always be my college. And with its deep, unchanging commitment to the students and community it serves, whatever decade you experience Waubonsee, it will always be your college, too.

The free event will include traditional birthday party food staples such as hot dogs, cake and lemonade, and will feature activities for children, including a magic show and balloon animals. The library was launched in 1963, the effort of a group of village residents. In 1998, the library became a public library district. The library has been located in the Maple Park Community Center since 1970. It boasts about 900 cardholders and is open 30 hours a week. Martin said the library has sought to improve its physical location and range of services. She noted that the library recently renovated one of its three rooms with new shelving, floors and paint. And the library also seeks to keep its residents aware of the breadth of the holdings available to them through the library’s affiliation with the PrairieCat online library catalog system and through e-books.

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The American anthropologist Ruth Benedict wrote that “we grow in time to trust the future for our answers,” and nowhere is the truth of those words more apparent than in the dynamic field of higher education. As an institution that demands quality, relevance and value for its students, Waubonsee Community College faces strategically forward, courts innovation, keeps its finger firmly on the pulse of the community and embraces change. In my 28 years of employment in at least six different roles at Waubonsee, I, too, focused my vision on the future and welcomed the progress that is the lifeblood of the college. But when I recently retired from the college and cleaned out my office, I indulged in a wistful look backward. I contemplated my own memories of the college and reflected on how each generation experiences a different Waubonsee. The college’s original students in the 1960s knew Waubonsee first as a makeshift campus in a converted supermarket in Aurora, and later as a countryside campus that housed its president in the old Huntoon stable. Adult education students in the 1970s knew the college as an infrastructure-challenged (the roof leaked, the plumbing malfunctioned regularly and the lights sometimes flickered) rented school on Farnsworth Avenue in Aurora. Downtown Aurora stu-

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8OBITUARIES

Born: Aug. 30, 1922; in Lee Center Died: July 16, 2013

AUDREY (KUPKOWSKI) LATHAM (NEE SISKA) Died: July 13, 2013 VILLA PARK – Audrey (Kupkowski) Latham (nee Siska), died Saturday, July 13, 2013. She was the beloved wife of the late Russell Kupkowski and the late James Latham; loving mother of Gary (Roberta) Kupkowski, Daniel (Betsy) (the late Diane) Kupkowski, Nancy (Thomas) Glenn, Russell Kupkowski, Carol (the late Robert) Latham and the late Jay (Lee) Latham; dear grandmother of Joan, Barbara, Julie, Christina, Peter, Stephanie, Michael, Rebecca, Thomas, Jane, Jonathan, Melissa, Nathaniel, Alison, Meghan and Diana; great-grandmother of nine; sister of the late Frank, the late Shirley and the late James (Shirley) Siska; and daughter of the late Frank and Blanche Siska. The visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Thursday, July 18, at Steuerle

NEIL KENNETH OLSON Died: July 15, 2013 GENEVA – Neil Kenneth Olson, 81, of Geneva, passed away early Monday morning. Neil was born in St. Charles in 1932, the son of Arnold and Mildred Olson. He grew up there and attended St. Charles High School, graduating in the Class of 1950. Soon after, Neil joined the U.S. Air Force, where he continued his love of music, playing trombone in the band. He held on to this interest throughout the remainder of his life, adding the string bass and electric bass to his repertoire. Neil played in many bands and orchestras. His military service allowed Neil to attend Northern Illinois University, where he received a bachelor’s degree in business and later returned to obtain a master’s degree in business administration. After completing his education, Neil worked at several different companies, successfully honing and applying his skills in the business world. Most notably, he worked for Fermilab and the city of Batavia, from which he retired after many years of work. In 1966, Neil fell in love and married Barbara Johnson. Shortly after, Neil and Barb established a home in Geneva where Neil was to spend the remainder of his life. Over the years, their family grew with the addition of a daughter and two sons. He was a lifelong member of

Bethlehem Lutheran Church in St. Charles. Over the years, Neil stayed active in several organizations. He was most proud of his 50-year membership with the American Legion, being an active member of American Legion Post 75 in Geneva. Neil was extremely proud of his Swedish heritage, displaying this as a member of Vasa Park and Viljan Lodge 349. Neil had a diverse array of interests that included a love of owning and maintaining an antique vehicle, which he showcased in many a local parade and toured as a member of the Dairyland Region Plymouth Club. Neil also kept busy maintaining a second residence in Wisconsin, in which he enjoyed many a vacation with family and friends. Neil will be remembered for his quick wit and dry humor, always chiding friends and family. He was also a lover of local history and always had a story to share of bygone days. Neil was preceded in death by his parents, Arnold and Mildred Olson; and one brother, Donald Lloyd Olson; and is survived by his wife of 40-plus years, Barbara; and three children, Eric, Inger and Peter. The visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 17, at Yurs Funeral Home of St. Charles. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 18, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in St. Charles. Burial will be in Union Cemetery in St. Charles. To leave an online condolence or remembrance to the family, visit the funeral home’s obituary page at www.yursfuneralhomes.com. For more information, please call Yurs Funeral Home of St. Charles, 630584-0060 or like it on Facebook. Please sign the guest book at www.legacy.com/kcchronicle.

N. Aurora to honor ex-trustee By ERIC SCHELKOPF eschelkopf@shawmedia.com NORTH AURORA – Max Herwig, a longtime North Aurora village trustee, will be honored next month as part of the North Aurora Days festival. North Aurora village trustees Monday approved a proclamation declaring Aug. 2 to be Max Herwig Day in the village. Herwig, of North Aurora, Max Herwig died suddenly June 4 at Edward Hospital in Naperville. He was 67. North Aurora Days kicks off Aug. 2 and will run through Aug. 4. Herwig was chairman of the North Aurora Days Committee for many years. The committee is in charge of organizing the summer festival. North Aurora Village Trustee Mark Gaffino, who served with Herwig on the board, said the honor was fitting. Gaffino has been the North Aurora Days Committee chairman for the past few years. “He did a great job,” Gaffino said. “It will be different without him being there.” North Aurora Days is put on by volunteers. This year, about 100 volunteers are helping put on the festival, Gaffino said. More information about the festival is available at www.northauroradays.com. Herwig’s family will be presented Aug. 2 with a plaque honoring him.

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GENEVA – The funeral service for Percy Raymond Chesley, 90, will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, July 19, at Malone Funeral Home, 324 E. State St. (Route 38), Geneva, with the Rev. Rob Hamilton officiating. David Chesley, Adam Chesley, Benjamin Chesley, Mark Chesley, Douglas Williams, Andrew Wise, Thomas Wise and Alberto Principe will serve as pallbearers. Burial will follow at River Hills Cemetery in Batavia. Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Thursday, July 18, at Malone Funeral Home in Geneva. Born Aug. 30, 1922, in Lee Center, the son of Benjamin Franklin and Minnie Louise (nee Ebert) Chesley, he went home to the Lord on Tuesday, July 16, at his home surrounded by his loving family. He married Doris J. Thomas at United Methodist Church of Geneva on Dec. 21, 1945, and they lovingly raised five children. Percy served his country with honor from 1942 to 1945 in the armed forces during World War II, overseas in Europe and North Africa. Upon arrival home, he met the woman who would become everything he adored: his wife of nearly 64 years, Doris. Percy and Doris were inseparable and volunteered much time and energy at the Batavia Moose Lodge. Percy was able to continue to visit his “gang” on Friday nights at the Moose. He also enjoyed every moment with friends and family. Percy provided for his family while employed at Ben & Lou’s Garage as a mechanic from 1945 to 1971. He then became employed by the city of Geneva and retired as the superintendent of streets and walks in 1986. Upon the loss of his beloved wife, Percy spent weeks at a time in Texas enjoying and adoring the love of Doris’ siblings, nieces and nephews. Percy was a friend to all, always providing a nod and smile, opening his heart and home to company. He had not only a full and generous but also an extremely remarkable life. To know him was truly to love him. Percy was a member of American Legion Post 75, VFW Post 1197 and Moose Lodge 682. He is survived by five children, Steven Ray (Rita) Chesley of Yard-

Funeral Home, 350 S. Ardmore Ave., Villa Park, where prayers will be said at 9:15 a.m. Friday, July 19, followed by a 10 a.m. Mass at St. John the Apostle Church, 330 N. Westmore Ave., Villa Park. Interment will be at Queen of Heaven Cemetery. For information, call 630-832-4161 or visit www.steuerlefh.com. Please sign the guest book at www.legacy.com/kcchronicle.

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ley, Pa., Kevin Lee (Kathy) Chesley of Batavia, Doreen Sue (John) Williams of Geneva, Ruthanne Chesley of Geneva and Heather Marie (Michael) Wise of Geneva; 17 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; a sister, Clara Burke; three sisters-in-law, Fern Holt, Joy (Louis) Pevateaux and Marie Bullock; three brothers-in-law, Joe (Lynn) Thomas, Dale (Mary) Thomas and Jimmy Thomas; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Doris; his parents; four brothers, Benjamin, George, Charles and Lawrence; and two sisters, Pearl and Hazel. Memorials to the Alzheimer’s Association, 8430 W. Bryn Mawr Ave., Suite 800, Chicago, IL 60631, or Vitas Hospice, 580 Waters Edge, Suite 100, Lombard, IL 60148, would be appreciated. For information, call 630-2328233 or visit www.malonefh.com. Please sign the guest book at www.legacy.com/kcchronicle.


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Dogs from Ala. fostered in county By BRENDA SCHORY

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bschory@shawmedia.com ELBURN – They call her Bambi, a tiny brown puppy with fawnlike speckling on her back, rescued from an animal shelter in Alabama as she faced euthanization. “We think she’s part whippet,” said Kathy Schweisthal of Casey’s Safe Haven, a horse and pony rescue group that added a dog rescue in 2011. “She looks like a fawn, so her name is Bambi.” Schweisthal and Gaye Masnjak handle the dog rescue side of the nonprofit organization. Bambi was emaciated, weighing 9.5 pounds when she should have weighed 22 pounds, according to the vet. The 8-month-old puppy could barely walk. She gained two pounds in five days under Schweisthal’s care, but still had trouble walking. They first thought she had a dislocated hip, but X-rays showed her right back leg was actually fractured in three places and had not been treated in at least two

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Tyler, Troy and Teddy, puppies that were rescued from a shelter in Alabama, sit with Jennifer Likeum of Elburn. Jennifer and her husband, Don, went to Alabama to pick up 20 dogs to be fostered. months, Schweisthal said. “They not only starved her, but left her to suffer with a broken bone leg,” Schweisthal said. Orthopedic surgery to repair her leg cost $1,500, even at a discount, and she will recuperate for six to eight weeks, Schweisthal said.

Bambi and 19 other dogs came from a shelter in Alabama to foster homes in Kane County because Don and Jennifer Likeum of Elburn drove 11 hours to Alabama over the Fourth of July holiday to collect the dogs for Casey’s Safe Haven volunteers to foster for adoption. “I don’t think I could ever ask for a better partnership,” Schweisthal said. “There is nothing Jen and Don won’t do. Meeting these people and having them join our family was an absolute blessing.” Jennifer Likeum said they were glad to help. She said she’s been fostering dogs since February, and three new additions are 8-weekold puppies, shepherd mixes that they brought back from Alabama – Tyler, Troy and

Teddy. “Kathy had just seen this photo of a mom and babies down there,” Likeum said. “I looked at this picture and I said, ‘I want to go to Alabama. When are we leaving?’ My husband and I went on Thursday and came back Friday. It was a last-minute kind of thing.” Schweisthal said the rescue took coordination because the Alabama shelter euthanizes every Wednesday. A local veterinarian boarded the 20 dogs for two nights so the Likeums could collect them and bring them to Illinois. Casey’s Safe Haven selects pets from the Alabama shelter – and another in Arkansas – after looking at them online. Schweisthal said dog lovers should not be angry at shelters that run out of room – they should reserve their ire for irresponsible pet owners. “Once they know you are legitimately a rescue, they let you start tagging dogs to rescue,” Schweisthal said.

Take precautions in week’s extreme heat St. Charles North baseball player P.J. O’Brien (center) pours water over his head Tuesday to stay cool.

KANE COUNTY CHRONICLE editorial@kcchronicle.com With temperatures hovering around 90 degrees this week, Kane County residents are being asked to be attentive to heat-related emergencies. The combination of high temperature and humidity recently have put the heat index at 100 degrees or more, according to the National Weather Service. A heat index measures how hot it feels when relative humidity is added to the actual air temperature. Kane County Coroner Rob Russell and the American Red Cross are asking that people be diligent about staying hydrated – by drinking water and other fluids – and staying out of the heat for extended periods of time. Infants, the elderly and those who work outside are the most susceptible to heat-related illnesses, espe-

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cially heatstroke. Those with chronic illnesses also are considered high-risk, according to a news release. Russell and the Red Cross also are urging people to follow tips on staying safe in high temperatures, especially never leaving children or pets inside a car. Other heat safety tips include wearing loose-fitting, light-colored clothing; staying indoors; avoiding strenuous exercise; and postponing

outdoor activities. Also, people are urged to use a buddy system when working in excessive heat. People should take frequent breaks and check on those who do not have air conditioning. Those without air conditioning should get relief by going to libraries, theaters, malls and other cool, public places, officials recommend. Excessive heat can lead to heat exhaustion and heat-

stroke. Symptoms of heat exhaustion are cool, moist, pale or flushed skin, heavy sweating, headache, nausea, dizziness and weakness. Someone with those symptoms should be moved to a cooler place, have their clothing loosened, and be sprayed with water or have cool, wet cloths or towels applied. If the person refuses water, vomits or begins to lose consciousness, 911 should be called. Heatstroke symptoms, which occur after heat exhaustion, include hot, red skin, headache, dizziness and confusion, vomiting, high body temperature exceeding 103 degrees, fast pulse, seizures and unconsciousness. A call to 911 should be immediately placed if someone shows signs of heatstroke. While waiting, the ill person should be moved to a cooler place, doused or sprayed with cold water, or covered with cold, wet towels or bags of ice.

8LOCAL BRIEFS West Nile virus seen in Kane County mosquitoes A batch of mosquitoes collected near Algonquin has tested positive for the West Nile virus, making it the first evidence of the disease in Kane County this year, the Kane County Health Department announced Tuesday. The mosquitoes were collected in a trap administered by the Illinois Department of Public Health. The health department also is collecting dead birds to be sent to the state lab for testing. Call 630-444-3040 to report the presence of freshly dead birds, such as crows or blue jays, to determine whether West Nile virus testing is recommended. The birds must not show any signs of decay or trauma. The first evidence of West Nile is usually seen in July or August. Seventeen other Illinois counties have seen birds or mosquitoes test positive so far this year, according to a news release. Last year, Kane County had 13 human cases of the illness, the release states.

Women veterans fair set for this week in Aurora AURORA – State Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia, D-Aurora, will co-host a women veterans fair from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at Waubonsee Community College, 18 S. River St., Aurora. The fair will be focused on bringing business, educational and networking opportunities to women veterans and their families. While the primary focus is women, all veterans are welcome. The event is free and open to the public. Speakers will include representatives from the Illinois Departments of Veterans Affairs and Commerce and Economic Opportunity. Participating vendors will include the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Hines VA Hospital, AllenForce, DuPage and Kendall counties’ veterans assistance commissions, and Waubonsee Community College.

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Ben Kauss, 13, of Batavia learns how to create a video game Monday during a Game Master class at Waubonsee Community College. Enrollment has doubled each year since the Xcelerate program began, with about 500 signed up this year. Grier noted that doesn’t mean 500 different students have taken courses because some participate in more than one topic. New courses this year include First Responders – Be a Hero, Horseback Riding Camp, Camp Oo-Koo-Lay-Lay (a ukulele camp), Kung Fu Camp, Fashion Diva Design – Pajama Party and Next Top Chefs Cooking Camp. Those are in addition to courses that have proven popular in past years, including LEGO Robotics, Science Xplosion, Adventures in Movie Making and X-Tech Computer Camp. Camps offered for preschool-age children include courses on dinosaurs, kitchen science and outer space. Grier said the program’s niche is science and technology, because there’s a lot of in-

terest in those topics and not many other summer programs offer courses on them. “We capitalize on what we would think would be the strengths of the college,” he said. “We try to figure out what young people are interested in first of all, and what’s feasible to offer and what we have available on campus.” Meyer said in Game Master, students start out by making a simple Minesweeper-like game, then move toward more complex games, such as a maze adventure and a game similar to Super Mario Brothers. Students also learn basic programming commands. “They’re pretty ecstatic. They very much enjoy it,” Meyer said. “I feel like they are at an age where they’re not as interested in the conceptual types of things, but when they create a character and see them move, it creates awe factor for them.”

Corn Boil Bingo to aid SG groups By NICOLE WESKERNA nweskerna@shawmedia.com SUGAR GROVE – Bingo fans can not only get their fix next week in Sugar Grove, but they also can help a good cause by playing Corn Boil Bingo. Three Sugar Grove organizations will host Corn Boil Bingo, which coincides with the annual Sugar Grove Corn Boil festival that runs from July 26 through 28. Bingo cards are $1, and half of the

proceeds from the winning pot go to the host organization, with the bingo winner taking the other half home. Pat Graceffa, a volunteer who helps coordinate Corn Boil Bingo, said she expects between 100 and 200 people to play each day of the festival. “We have a very, very nice turnout,” she said. “It’s a fun group.” The game is only for those 18 and older, but children’s bingo is available at a separate tent for underage play-

ers. Corn Boil Bingo runs from 5 to 10 p.m. July 26, benefitting the Sugar Grove Firefighters Auxiliary; from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. July 27, benefitting The Children’s Tumor Foundation; and from noon to 5 p.m. July 28, benefitting St. Katharine Drexel Church. Corn Boil Bingo will take place each day at Sugar Grove’s Volunteer Park, which is located behind John Shield’s Elementary School at 85 S. Main St.

ST. CHARLES – St. Charles Economic Development Director Chris Aiston plans to retire this month after more than 30 years in the public sector. It’s a decision he said he’s been thinking about since last fall. Several factors influenced his decision, he said, such as turning 55 in June, knowing there would be turnover on the City Council and wanting to try something different. The timing was good “to make a move in my career path,” he said, noting plans to establish a private consulting business. His last day with St. Charles will be July 31. City Administrator Brian Townsend said the city intends to fill Aiston’s position, as well as another open position in the Economic Development Department. Michael Mertes, economic development coordinator, left this month for a job in another suburb. Neither Townsend nor Mayor Ray Rogina has a timetable in mind to fill Ais-

ton’s position, they said. Aiston joined the city in November 2009, following positions at Kane County, Geneva and DeKalb County. Total, he has spent nearly 28 years in local government and – counting his three years of active duty with the U.S. Army Chris Aiston and four years in the National Guard – has worked in the public sector for more than 30 years, he said. “Chris knew his discipline very well,” Rogina said. Having an expert of Aiston’s caliber helped elevate the city’s operation “a great deal,” Townsend said. He said Aiston brought a fresh perspective to St. Charles and was responsible for a variety of projects and initiatives, including Restaurant Week and the Shop St. Charles Challenge. “There’s a lot of things Chris has worked on here over the past year or two that we won’t realize the benefits from until he’s long gone,” Townsend said.

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SUGAR GROVE – John Meyer said his students often surprise him when it comes to creating video games in the course he teaches through Waubonsee Community College’s Xcelerate summer program. Students enrolled in the course, called Game Master, learn the ins and outs of video game production. Meyer said by the end of the weeklong course, students have created a video game they can actually play. “Kids surprise me,” he said. “They really do have a lot of pretty interesting suggestions. The older ones are very creative, but much more introspective.” For example, one of his students created a game where the goal was for Mike Ditka, former coach of the Chicago Bears, to knock out players from the Green Bay Packers. Game Master is one of about 20 courses included in the Xcelerate program, otherwise known as summer enrichment camps. The program, which runs through August, is for kids ages 4 to 14. New camps have emerged each year since the program’s inception four years ago, said Doug Grier, dean for community education at Waubonsee. “It’s grown and evolved every year,” he said. “Last year was the first year for preschool camps, and then we added some topics, gradually increasing the number of camps overall.”

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OPINIONS LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Grateful for the help To the Editor: To the dispatcher who answered our call earlier this month, and to the animal control officer who followed up to help us, thank you so much for your support. We were shocked to discover three raccoons in one of our window wells, and the adult had chewed through the board that trimmed the window on the outside, desperately trying to claw its way to freedom. All three were probably as upset as our two cats and we were. Don put a board down into the well at an angle, hoping they would be able to climb up, but they remained huddled in a corner. Not knowing where else to turn, I called 911, admitting that I didn’t have an emergency but asking if there was anyone who could help. Thanks to your quick responses and the good advice we received, the raccoons have escaped. You were absolutely right that large tree branches work far better than a hard board, and we were lucky to have the branches out on the parkway awaiting pickup this week. We will repair and reinforce our mesh window well covers, and we are very grateful for your help. Don and Ellen Ljung Geneva

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Serendipity and samples can fix Barnes & Noble By VIRGINIA POSTREL Bloomberg News Turmoil at Barnes & Noble Inc., where CEO William Lynch resigned last week after the company posted an unexpectedly large loss in the quarter that ended April 30, has people in the publishing industry worried. “We’re all forced to ask, ‘What would the book discovery environment look like without Barnes & Noble?’ ” writes Rich Fahle, a former Borders executive who runs a marketing agency for authors. The question zeroes in on a growing problem for the U.S. book industry. Although readers increasingly purchase books online, they still rely on physical bookstores to discover what to buy.

Online discovery – including everything from Twitter recommendations to authors’ Pinterest boards to Amazon pages – is growing, but it hasn’t kept up with online sales. People still seem more likely to buy books if they’ve had a chance to flip through physical copies. Books are what economists call “experience goods.” You have to consume them before you know whether you like them. That’s why people rely so much on trusted friends to recommend books, and it’s also why browsing is so important. One big reason readers find it more satisfying to “showroom” in physical bookstores is that many publishers deliberately make it hard, if not impossible, to examine books online.

In a physical bookstore, the proprietor decides whether letting people read the books on display is likely to turn into sales. Most rule in favor of extensive browsing, allowing potential customers to stand, or in some cases sit, around for long periods reading their books. On Amazon or Google Books, by contrast, the publishers rule, and too many seem determined to keep your dirty eyeballs off their merchandise. Although some works are relatively easy to look through, often you can’t even read the entire index or table of contents, much less actual prose, because publishers or authors are more concerned with would-be pirates than potential sales. The other problem online is that even when you can see the whole book, you have

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to know to look for it in the first place. You’re less likely to stumble on something interesting. The serendipity of a “new books” table or a bookstore science section is hard to replicate online. It requires a special mix of smart curation and easy browsing that, despite the best efforts of websites, is still easier to achieve in-person. Bookstores make money by getting you to buy their merchandise – a business model that requires spending a lot on rent and inventory. So here’s an idea for the publishing industry, Barnes & Noble or a tech-savvy retail entrepreneur – instead of fighting showrooming, embrace it. Separate the discovery and atmospheric value of bookstores from the book-warehousing function.

Make them smaller, with the inventory limited to curated examination copies – one copy a title. (Publishers should be willing to supply such copies free, just as they do for potential reviewers.) Charge for daily, monthly or annual memberships that entitle customers to hang out, browse the shelves, buy snacks and use the Wi-Fi. Give members an easy way to order books online, whether from a retail site or the publishers directly, without feeling guilty. And give the place a good name. How about Serendipity Books?

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8POLICE REPORTS • Kyle R. Krebs, 32, of the 1100 block of South Eldena Road, Eldena, was charged Saturday, July 6, with driving under the influence of alcohol, improper lane use and speeding. • The Lodge, 41W379 Route 64, Campton Hills, reported Wednesday, July 10, that two wires supplying power to a sump pump had been cut. The discovery reportedly came after a flood at the restaurant. Carpet replacement costs are reportedly $3,800. Geneva

St. Charles • Aldo Gonzalez, 37, of the 900 block of Spring Avenue, St. Charles, was charged Sunday, July 14, with driving with a revoked license, driving without insurance and obstructing police. He was also arrested on a DuPage County warrant for failing to appear in court. • Ryan J. Griffin, 23, of the 200 block of South 17th Street, St. Charles, was charged Saturday, July 13, with public drunkenness. • David Joseph Acevedo, 53, of the 700 block of Arrowhead Lane, St. Charles, was charged Saturday, July 13, with driving under the influence of alcohol, speeding in a construction zone and failure to signal when required. • Herman Little, 27, was arrested Saturday, July 13, on a warrant for failing to appear in court. • A 55-gallon garbage can valued at $75 was reported stolen Wednesday, July 10, in the 500 block of North Second Avenue in St. Charles. • Mark R. Chroust, 27, of the 1100 block of Sunset Road, Geneva, was charged Tuesday, July 9, with resisting and obstructing police and having open alcohol in a public place after a disturbance outside of the St. Charles Public Library. • Graffiti was found Friday, July 12, on an electric meter outside the dog park bathrooms at 3790 Commerce Drive in St. Charles.

Changes to police chief selection process vetoed By NICOLE WESKERNA nweskerna@shawmedia.com CAMPTON HILLS – For the first time in her six years as village president of Campton Hills, Patsy Smith has vetoed an ordinance. The veto affected changes that were approved last month pertaining to the appointment of the village’s police chief. In a memorandum issued earlier this month, Smith said she was required to issue the veto because of state law restrictions and based on legal counsel’s advice. According to meeting doc-

There will be temporary daily lane closures next week on Kirk Road to allow for road repairs. The Kane County Division of Transportation is scheduled to start Monday doing routing and sealing work on cracks in Kirk Road from Route 56 to Wilson Street, according to a news release from the department. The work is expected to end

uments, the Village Board last month decided to give its members more say in who is appointed police chief. The village memorandum states that the Village Board’s role is limited to advising and consenting when it comes to such appointments. The amended ordinance adds language that requires the president to share copies of all applications filed about each person applying for the police chief position. Smith said in her memorandum that in the last appointment of a police chief, which was in 2009, the Village Board was given the

opportunity to review all applicants. “There was a lengthy discussion at the last regular meeting regarding case law and the ability of the village president to appoint whomever he or she desires,” the memorandum states. Smith said in her memorandum that the amended ordinance is “not clearly enforceable by law” and therefore she decided to veto the additions. No further action was taken with the veto, but the Village Board may review the ordinance at its next meeting.

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• Durand Parish, 41, of the 1400 block of South County Farm Road, Wheaton, was charged Sunday, July 14, with eluding police, altering a registration tag, operating a vehicle with an expired registration, failure to yield to an emergency vehicle and passing in a no-passing zone. • A mailbox and post, valued at $100, were reported stolen Saturday, July 13, from a house in the 600 block of Parker Court. • A mountain bike valued at $400 was reported stolen Friday, July 12, from where it was locked in the bike rack at 328 Crescent Place. • The rear passenger side of a vehicle was reported scratched Thursday, July 11, while it was parked in the 1800 block of South Randall Road. Damage was estimated at $700. • The trunk lid of a vehicle was reported damaged Wednesday, July 10, while it was parked in the 800 block of Manchester Course. Police found wood fencing and two landscaping bricks they believed were used to cause an estimated $425 damage to the car. • Monica L. Martin, 21, of the 39W500 block of West Haladay

Lane, Blackberry Township, was charged Tuesday, July 9, with possession of drug equipment, and he received a written warning for failure to signal. • An iPod and wallet valued at $350 were reported stolen Sunday, July 7, from a car in the 900 block of Brentwood Place. According to police reports, the wallet had been left in the cup holder of the car’s center console.

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Area baseball players face a tough decision on how to juggle playing for their high school team or travel squad during the summer months, writes sports editor Jay Schwab. PAGE 20

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NO SHORTAGE OF QUIRKS NORTH STARS SCORE GAME-WINNING RUN ON DROPPED THIRD STRIKE FOR PLAYOFF WIN OVER WEST CHICAGO. PAGE 16 Sandy Bressner – sbressner@shawmedia.com

St. Charles North’s Jack Dennis pitches during the North Stars’ 7-6 win Tuesday over West Chicago in St. Charles.

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PHIL LAWLER SUMMER CLASSIC: ST. CHARLES NORTH 7, WEST CHICAGO 6

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By JAY SCHWAB jschwab@shawmedia.com ST. CHARLES – An umpire wearing shorts, a coach winning arguments with the umpires and a game-winning run scored on a strikeout. Tuesday’s Phil Lawler Summer Classic matchup between the St. Charles North baseball team and West Chicago provided no shortage of quirks, and the North Stars will be around to see what other surprises might be around the corner after advancing with a 7-6 win against the Wildcats. North trailed, 6-5, before scoring two runs in the bottom of the sixth. A two out, RBI single by senior Jack Dennis scored shortstop Hunter Buerster (one-out walk) to tie the game at 6, and the next batter – cleanup hitter Carson Schmitt – wheeled all the way to second base after striking out on a pitch in the dirt that bounded away from home plate, allowing John Legare to race home with the go-ahead score. “You could call it a break,” North coach Todd Genke said. “I’m not so sure that’s the way you really want to win a ballgame, but we certainly want to take advantage of that when we can. We hustle all the time.” The North Stars advance to face St. Charles East at 2:30 p.m. today at St. Charles East High School in a St. Charles Regional semifinal. North’s Nos. 4 through 6 hitters – Schmitt, Jordan Bergren and Joe Kuczek – had hits in each of their first two at-bats, helping fatigue Wildcats righty Dave Kordik in the late innings. “We were doing some catch-up baseball,” Kuczek said. “Taking pitches, grinding at-bats out, making him throw more pitches. That probably helped us win the ballgame at the end.” Kordik wasn’t the only person to feel the effects of a steamy, summer afternoon on North’s diamond. A lengthy delay took place after the fourth inning as the umpires fled the sun and re-hydrated. When the game resumed, the home plate umpire switched spots with the field umpire, and traded in his trousers for a pair of shorts. “I give him a lot of credit, I didn’t even think he was going to finish the game,” Genke said. “They made the plan to switch, which was a smart move.” Early in the game, Genke pulled off quite a rarity – winning not one, but two

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St. Charles North’s Hunter Buerster chases down a runner Tuesday during the North Stars’ 7-6 Phil Lawler Summer Classic victory over West Chicago in St. Charles.

“You could call it a break. I’m not so sure that’s the way you really want to win a ballgame, but we certainly want to take advantage of that when we can. We hustle all the time.” Todd Genke St. Charles North baseball coach

disputes with the umpiring crew. Genke successfully protested a call at third base and a balk call on North relief pitcher Drew Underwager. Both calls were reversed in North’s

favor after consultation between the umpires. “If I was a trial lawyer, I’d be doing pretty well, making a lot of money for myself,” Genke said. “But unfortunately, my record against umpires is not very good.” Underwager came on in the third inning to relieve Dennis, who started the game. Fellow senior Frankie Farry was the winning pitcher, despite allowing the Wildcats to break a 5-all tie with a run in the top of the sixth. In the seventh, Farry overcame a two-out error by North that was followed by a Wildcats single to close the door. The win improved North to 20-6 on the summer after a lukewarm spring season.

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ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles East baseball team gave up its three-run lead in the top of the seventh inning but responded by scoring the winning run in the bottom of the seventh on Tuesday as the Saints beat Rockford Boylan, 4-3, in the second round of the Phil Lawler Summer Classic. Ben Smith notched an RBI single in the bottom of the seventh to score starting pitcher Austin Regelbrugge. Alex Abate walked to advance Regelbrugge. The Saints also scored runs on an RBI single from Jake Rykoskey and sacrifice flies from Adam Rojas and Jake Milosch. East (17-12-1) advances to face St. Charles North at 2:30 p.m. today in a regional semifinal to be played at East.

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PHIL LAWLER SUMMER CLASSIC: BATAVIA 13, CRYSTAL LAKE SOUTH 10

Batavia bounces Crystal Lake South By PATRICK MASON editorial@kcchronicle.com BATAVIA – The Batavia baseball team used timely hitting and two big innings to get out from under a back-andforth game against Crystal Lake South. The No. 3 seeded Bulldogs ended the No. 11 Gators’ summer Tuesday afternoon after jumping ahead late and hanging on, 13-10, in the second round of the Phil Lawler Summer Classic. After four lead changes in the first 3½ innings, the Bulldogs erupted for five runs in the fourth inning and then pushed across six more runs in the fifth to take a 13-7 lead, one they would not relinquish as Batavia’s pitching staff shut down the Gators’ offense the rest of the way aside from a two-out, three-run home run in the top of the seventh. “The key was when we went up 13-7, because they are just going to keep hitting,” Batavia coach Matt Holm said. “Our depth with our pitchers helped us out. We went into the day with the idea that we were going to throw four or five guys out of the bullpen and save one of our starters for [today].” Reagan McReynolds drove

in three runs for Batavia (196) while Micah Coffey and Andrew Siegler each had two hits. “We were hitting. It was a hitter’s day. … It was backand-forth, we had some scoring opportunities and we were able to take advantage of them, and we had some good two-out hitting as well,” Holm said. “We feel really good about it.” Added Batavia starting pitcher Jake Piechota: “It was really hot out today but we battled as a team and got it done. [Crystal Lake South] was a good team and had a good lineup but we just kept battling.” Gators coach Brian Bogda called Batavia a “great team.” “I’m proud of the way we battled and I suspected that Batavia would do pretty well, and they did,” he said. “I was proud of the way we responded when we were down and we didn’t hang our heads against a good team like that. We knew coming in that they can hit and they have some good guys coming out of that bullJeff Krage - For Shaw Media pen so I wouldn’t be surprised if they make it all the way Batavia’s Jake Piechota pitches to a Crystal Lake South batter Tuesday during the Bulldogs’ 13-10 victory in down to the state tournament a second-round game of the Phil Lawler Summer Classic in Batavia. of this thing.” The Bulldogs will face rival Geneva in today’s St. Charles Regional semifinal at 5 p.m.

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“[Croci] did a great job of getting on second base so I was able to drive him in,” Chally said. Geneva added a run in the fourth when Matt Guenther scored on another safety squeeze, by Brandon Evert. The sacrifice also turned into a double play as Garrett Davis, who was on second base, also tried to score. The Vikings finished their scoring in the a fifth inning that featured back-to-back doubles by Max Novak and Chally. Kyle Rutkowski, who pitched into the fifth inning for Hampshire, took the loss.

• Wednesday, July 17, 2013

GENEVA – Unlike the fans, Geneva baseball players could not spend the entire game Tuesday afternoon sheltering by the shade trees on the first base side of the diamond. The Vikings had to endure heat and humidity while on the field. Most players would wilt under those conditions as the game progressed, but Bryan Callaly, Geneva’s starting pitcher, grew stronger as the game wore on. Callaly, a 6-foot-6 sophomore, threw a complete game shutout in Geneva’s 4-0 victory over Hampshire in the second round of the Phil Lawler Summer Classic Tournament. Geneva advances to face Batavia in today’s St. Charles Regional semifinal at St. Charles East. During the last three innings, the right-hander faced 11 batters, had seven of his nine strikeouts and gave up only one hit, a one-out double to Tim Jansen in the seventh inning.

sition. “I’m a tad disappointed. We didn’t compete like we have in the last few games,” Hampshire coach John Sarna said. “I thought we came out with less intensity. We made too many metal mistakes and that’s been our Achilles heel Matt Hahn, Geneva baseball coach all spring and summer. We had our opportunities in this game, and we didn’t execute.” Center fielder Michael my spots and getting the kids Geneva (13-11) took the Kruse was the only other out.” lead in the third inning. LeadHampshire batter to reach He struck out the next two off batter Jason Croci reached base during the last three batters to end the game. second base on a dropped flyinnings reaching on a misCallaly wiggled out of a sec- ball in the outfield. He scored played flyball in the fifth in- ond-inning jam with a unique two batters later on Chally’s ning. double play. Hampshire (8-11) single down the third-base “His velocity went down as had loaded the bases for No. 9 line. the game went on, like most hitter Colin Gogoel. pitchers, but his other pitchWith one out, the Whipes got better,” Geneva coach Purs’ catcher attempted to Matt Hahn said. “Only being lay down a bunt for a safety a sophomore-to-be and pitch- squeeze play. ing in a second-round playoff Instead of bunting the ball game, I thought he handled to the ground, Gogoel popped himself real well.” it up, and Callaly caught the Jansen’s double, a one-out ball. He then threw to third drive to the right field warn- baseman Ben Chally to douing track, prompted a visit to ble up Hampshire’s Adam the mound by Hahn. Maizonet, who was attempt“I told coach that I just ing to score, for the third out. wanted to finish it out,” CalHampshire had only four laly said “I was throwing my hits and left seven men on fastball harder, and hitting base, with five in scoring po-

“His velocity went down as the game went on, like most pitchers, but his other pitches got better. Only being a sophomore-to-be and pitching in a second-round playoff game, I thought he handled himself real well.”

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Juggling baseball schedules a tricky proposition Forget about choosing baseball versus football or baseball versus basketball. When it comes to summer sports conflicts, baseball versus baseball is hard enough for many area athletes. As travel baseball programs continue to gain traction – some consider it a must for players who want to develop into varsity starters, let alone college prospects – high school programs are often becoming a casualty of the summer calendar squeeze. Take St. Charles North, which won for the second straight day Tuesday in the Phil Lawler Summer Classic, minus arguably its top returning player, pitcher/first baseman Cory Wright. Wright maintains an extensive travel schedule with his summer traveling program, Elite Baseball. North coach Todd Genke said he used to be upset when players missed time with the high school’s summer program to play travel ball, but the trend has grown so commonplace, his attitude has softened. Genke would prefer being at full strength, but said top players’ absence helps

cultivate depth for the main, spring season. “You get to see some of these guys step up, give them opportunities, and a lot of them are [taking advantage],” Genke said after the North Stars rallied past West Chicago on Tuesday, 7-6. The reliever who recorded the final six outs of Tuesday’s win, Frankie Farry, won’t be available in today’s regional semifinal against St. Charles East or Thursday’s regional title game, if the North Stars make it that far. Farry, who plays travel ball with the Top Tier travel program, planned to make a 10-hour drive today to compete in a tournament in Tennessee. Farry badly wants to play college baseball, and thinks missing high school games like today’s are a necessary evil. “I’m just trying to get as much exposure to try to get to the next level that I can,” Farry said. “High school’s good, high school’s fine, but my travel team really gets kids to the next level, so I’m just trying to get as much exposure as I can.” The approach taken by

PREP ZONE Jay Schwab Wright and Farry isn’t for everybody – not even on North’s own team. Senior Joe Kuczek plays travel ball with the Express program but said he remains committed to summer ball with the North Stars. Kuczek said he’s usually able to fit in weekend travel tournaments around North’s weekday-intensive summer schedule but, if there is a conflict, he chooses the North Stars. “I’d pick these guys [at North] any day just because I’ve been with them for four years,” Kuczek said. Thinking ahead to the next four years can be a powerful lure, though. East coach Len Asquini believes families often have an unrealistic take on the upside of travel baseball. “There are two good tournaments [that provide] good exposure – one in Atlanta, and the other one in Indianapolis,” Asquini said. “You’ve got to be in a top-tier program to get in those anyway. They don’t

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just let any rinky-dink travel team in there. … If you’re in one of those, you can get some exposure, but that’s about it.” Asquini makes a forceful case to Saints baseball players and their parents, letting it be known how high of a premium he places on having the whole team together during the summer for what he called “a ton of developing, a ton of teaching and a ton of camaraderie” that can’t be duplicated elsewhere. “Last year was a problem,” Asquini said. “This year it’s a small issue, a small problem. Last year it was a big problem. This year, not very much at all, and I think that tells you what direction we’re headed

“High school’s good, high school’s ine, but my travel team really gets kids to the next level, so I’m just trying to get as much exposure as I can.” Frankie Farry St. Charles North pitcher and how our people are embracing it. I hope that continues, for the sake of the kids.” • Jay Schwab is sports editor of the Kane County Chronicle. He can be reached at 630-845-5382 or jschwab@ shawmedia.com.


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11TH DISTRICT PLAYOFFS: ST. CHARLES POST 342 8, PLAINFIELD POST 1080 4

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Sean Frazier’s career

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2011-13: Deputy director of athletics, Wisconsin 2009-11: Senior associate director of athletics, Wisconsin 2007-09: Associate director of athletics, Wisconsin 2005-07: Director of athletics, Merrimack College 2002-05: Director of athletics & recreation, Clarkson 1999-2002: Director of athletics & recreation, Manhattanville College 1998-99: Assistant director of athletics, Maine 1996-98: Assistant to the director of athletics, Maine 1995-97: Athletics/multicultural affairs liason, Maine 1995-96: Assistant football coach, Maine 1994-95: Assistant football, strength & conditioning, Boston University point, that I do that outreach, that I do that engagement, that I get people excited about that.” The Huskies’ Orange Bowl berth was a huge part of the momentum that Frazier talks about. There’s also the new Chessick Practice Center, which towers above the north end zone at Huskie Stadium, and is expected to be completed this fall. Huskie Stadium will also host the IHSA State Football Championships Thanksgiving weekend. At Wisconsin, Frazier was the capital project/fundraising team member for Wiscosin’s $31 million hockey/ swim facility, $2.5 million golf facility, $3.5 million softball indoor practice center and $86 million student-athlete performance center. Frazier called the Chessick Center a “game-changer” and a building which rivals those of any BCS program. He said there will be a plan when it comes to facilties after he takes over. In terms of scheduling, Frazier said football is a sport that’s relationship-driven. He wants all of his programs to have a balanced schedule.

it to both the pitchers and the catcher, especially Ryan catching in that heat,” Post 342 coach Dale Wilderspin said. “Their pitcher, too. He pitched all nine innings.” Vachon went the distance for Plainfield, throwing an astounding 177 pitches. Plainfield (5-13) had just 10 players show up for the game and coach Pat Sullivan was asked if he left Vachon in the game because he simply had no one else available. “No,” Sullivan said. “He came to me and said, ‘I don’t care if I throw 200 pitches.’ It’s his last year. He’s not playing baseball after this. He’s the type of kid that just wants to play.” Geneva product Anthony Bragg singled and drove in two runs with a first-inning triple for Post 342 (22-8), and Jack Dennis – who helped St. Charles North to a summer tournament win earlier in the day – contributed a single and an RBI double. Dan Berendt singled and drove in a run with a sacrifice fly for St. Charles, which will play again at 5:30 p.m. today at St. Charles North against either Wheaton or Hampshire.

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DeKALB – Sean Frazier doesn’t just want to make the Northern Illinois brand known regionally. NIU’s new athletic director wants to make the Huskies recognized on a national level as well. However, Frazier said everything starts with getting the DeKalb community and all of the NIU alums in the Chicago area, involved in NIU athletics, which would be beneficial with things like attendance and fundraising. Frazier was introduced at separate press conferences in DeKalb and Chicago on Tuesday and takes over for Jeff Compher, who left for East Carolina this past spring. Frazier will begin his duties in August. W h e n h e Sean Frazier was introducing NIU’s new AD, NIU President Douglas Baker even pointed out DeKalb Mayor John Rey, who was in attendance in the McCareins Auditorium at the Yordon Center. “I think that shows the linkage we’re trying to make with our communities and the region,” Baker said. “I know athletics will play a key role.” To Frazier, who has served as Wisconsin’s deputy director of athletics since 2011 and has worked in the Badgers athletic department since 2007, it’s a great time for the school to use last year’s football success as a springboard. “The momentum that NIU has right now, the challenge now is to make sure we move and capitalize on that momentum,” said Frazier, the first African-American to serve as NIU’s athletic director. “We have 225,000 living alums, 8090 percent of them are in the Chicagoland area. We need to make sure they’re engaged, so they make sure what they have in this great university. “That’s my job, is to make sure from an athletic stand-

ST. CHARLES – St. Charles Post 342 pitcher Tony Landi stood on the mound at St. Charles North between innings Tuesday, holding a baseball and patiently waiting for catcher Ryan Thomas to arrive behind the plate to catch his warm-up tosses. “Thanks for coming,” Landi said when Thomas finally emerged from the dugout. “Huh?” Thomas responded, not initially getting the joke. “Nice of you to join me out here,” Landi said. It was around 90 degrees and the humidity made it feel much warmer, but Landi was a cool customer during Post 342’s 8-4 victory over Plainfield Post 1080 in the first round of the 11th District playoffs. Of course, Landi could afford to be a little loose with his team giving him an 8-0 lead in the first three innings. Thomas was a big part of that offensive explosion, singling during a three-run first inning and hammering a double off Plainfield starter Tom Vashon (4-3) with the bases loaded in the second. “He just elevated a fastball

and I was just looking to put it in the air and drive in a run,” Thomas said. “Fortunately, it got over [the left fielder’s] head and went to the wall.” Landi (5-1) did not allow a run over the first six innings. He ran into trouble with two outs in the seventh, giving up a two-run double to Johnathon Smith and walking in two runs. “At the beginning, I was just kind of in the zone,” Landi said. “But then [the heat] started to get to me as the game wore on and that last inning I started to kind of leave my hips open and not throw as many strikes as I was before.” Landi, who graduated from Geneva this year, yielded eight hits over 6⅔ innings. He walked five (four in the seventh) and struck out 10. “My slider felt good because the humidity was making my fingers all sticky, so that was breaking harder than it usually does,” Landi said. “But I just depended on my fastball a lot.” Ankur Shah got a ground ball to second with the bases loaded to end the seventh and went on to pitch a perfect eighth and ninth to earn the save. “You’ve got to give cred-

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HOROSCOPE By BERNICE BEDE OSOL Newspaper Enterprise Association TODAY – Success in a variety of important areas is indicated for you in the year ahead. Of course, much will depend upon the methods you use. Never give less than your best. CANCER (June 21-July 22) – There is a strong probability that a new arrival will show you how to circumvent a problem that has been blocking your path for far too long. It’s about time! LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) – You’re likely to get an opportunity to help a good friend by showing him or her how to see the good in people instead of just the bad. It’s counsel your pal has long needed. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) – People who know you well respect the fact that your word can be relied upon. You might get some proof of this faith today. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) – Even though a reward you receive might be small in terms of dollars and cents, the respect and acknowledgement that it signifies will be worth much more in the long run. SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) – You’ll be adept at handling your personal affairs as well as good at advising friends and associates on how to handle their own complicated lives. Don’t hide your light under a bushel. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) – If you have to make a decision between being practical or compassionate regarding something involving a close friend, choose the latter. Everything will work out, and you’ll feel good about yourself. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) – You are likely to get an opportunity to develop a relationship with someone whom you’ve long desired to know. This person will be able to open doors for you that are currently locked. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) – Through an unusual set of circumstances, something might transpire that will stimulate your ambitions. You’re likely to realize that you can follow someone’s example and achieve something big. PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) – The main reason companions give credence to what you say is that you clearly follow your own advice, and it works. Keep doing what you’re doing. ARIES (March 21-April 19) – Much-needed changes in your domestic life will at last take place. Even though things may not end up exactly as you wished, it’ll be close enough. Don’t sweat the details. TAURUS (April 20-May 20) – A friendly interaction with a knowledgeable person should turn out to your liking. This person will have a steadying effect that will be extremely constructive. GEMINI (May 21-June 20) – Generally speaking, you should be rather lucky when it comes to matters pertaining to money. This will include not only your primary earnings, but income from a second source as well.

‘Grown Ups 2’ goes down like nails By DANA BARBUTO More Content Now Adam Sandler’s annual summer money grab is the unnecessary sequel “Grown Ups 2.” And, though it’s every bit as horrible as the first film, Sandler gets credit for knowing just what his fans want – crotch shots of guys in tight shorts and deer urinating profusely. The audience I saw it with couldn’t get enough of the stale, sophomoric humor that left no bodily function untouched. In fact, the burp-snart (a burp-sneeze-fart combo) is one of the film’s running gags. You could make a drinking game out of it. I guess you need something like that when there’s no real plot. In “Grown Ups 2” Sandler’s Lenny, a hotshot Hollywood agent in the first film, has moved his family from Los Angeles to the small East Coast town where he grew up to reunite with best buddies Chris Rock, David Spade and Kevin James. They’re all townies, residing in a fictional Massachusetts town, where all memories – and grudges – can be traced to kindergarten. Each dude has to overcome some minor obstacle, such as Marcus (Spade) just found out he has a teenage son who comes to visit and the boy is an offthe-rails crazy oaf. Lenny (Sandler) has a childhood bully to confront and a wife (Salma Hayak) who wants a fourth kid. Eric (James) is afraid to jump off a high ledge in the local quarry and has to hide his close relationship with his mother (Georgia Engel) from his wife (Maria Bello).

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In “Grown Ups 2” Adam Sandler’s Lenny, a hot-shot Hollywood agent in the first film, has moved his family from Los Angeles to the small East Coast town where he grew up to reunite with best buddies Chris Rock, David Spade and Kevin James. Rock is just squandered. The funniest guy in the whole ensemble has little to nothing to do. Ditto for “SNL” vet Maya Rudolph, another wasted opportunity. But not Shaquille O’Neal, who steals a few laughs as a large-and-in-charge local cop. Back to that tulle-thin plot: A local college fraternity helmed by “Twilight” hottie Taylor Lautner threatens to wreak havoc on Sandler’s crew. It’s your classic townies vs. newcomers, youth vs. age clash. The climatic battle takes place at an ’80s-themed party at Lenny’s house. Sandler – with screenwriters Fred Wolf and Tim Herlihy – try to inject some

heart into their script via showing the softer side of the guys as dads and how they tackle their issues from back in the day for the sake of setting good examples for their children. None of that however, makes up for the imbecilic brand of comedy full of tired put-downs (bald guys, beware) and rote gross-out stuff (how much projectile vomit does one flick need?) Over the past decade, Sandler has headlined some of cinema’s worst comedies – “That’s My Boy,” “Jack & Jill,” “Just Go With It,” and this latest gem is no exception. It’s as if he’s making movies to keep his friends employed. From frequent director

Dennis Dugan, “Grown Ups 2” is full of Sandler regulars – Nick Swardson, Andy Samberg, Steve Buscemi, Jon Lovitz, Colin Quinn, Tim Meadows and Dan Patrick. After every Sandler movie I see, I can’t help asking what the heck has happened to the guy who made “The Wedding Singer” and “50 First Dates?”

• ”Grown Ups 2” is rated PG-13 for crude and suggestive language and some male rear nudity. The cast includes Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Chris Rock, David Spade, Salma Hayek, Maya Rudolph and Mario Bello. The film earned a C grade.


DEAR ABBY Jeanne Phillips often comes after it is too late. Because children are now maturing at earlier ages, these discussions should be part of an ongoing dialogue that begins before puberty. My booklet is written to help break the ice and start the discussion more easily. It can be ordered by sending your name and address, plus check or money order for $7 (U.S. funds), to Dear Abby Teen Booklet, P.O. Box 447, Mount Morris, IL 61054-0447. Shipping and handling are included in the price. It would be helpful for you to review the booklet again so you can prepare beforehand to answer questions or guide the conversation. Among the important topics included in my booklet are: “How old must a girl be before she can get pregnant?” “How old must a boy be before he can father

a child?” “What time of the month is a girl 100 percent safe?” and “Can a girl get pregnant the first time she has sex?” Also included is a section on various sexually transmitted diseases and what to do if you think you may have one. This is extremely important because STDs need to be treated right away, and not doing so can have lifelong consequences. Knowledge is power. The more information children receive, the better they will be prepared for making intelligent, informed decisions. Dear Abby: My husband passed away 10 weeks ago. I plan on wearing my wedding ring for the remainder of my life. Your opinion would be appreciated. – Grieving Widow In Texas Dear Grieving Widow: Allow me to offer my sympathy for the loss of your husband. Because the ring brings you comfort, you may wear it as long as you wish. • Write Dear Abby at www. dearabby.com.

Strength and power training essential to healthy aging Dear Doctor K: What’s the difference between strength training and power training? Do I need both? Dear Reader: Before I make the distinction, let’s remember why strength and power training are important. Starting at about age 30, we start losing muscle mass. That’s called “sarcopenia.” By the time we’re 70, we can expect to have lost about 25 percent of the muscle mass we had at age 30. Right now, there’s little to nothing we can do about this, except to exercise. Let’s start with strength training (sometimes called resistance training or weight training). Strength-training exercises build muscle by harnessing resistance against an opposing force. The resistance can come from your body, or from free weights, elasticized bands or specialized machines. Putting more than the usual amount of load on your muscles makes them stronger. Because the muscles being exercised are attached to underlying bone, these exercises strengthen bones as well. You should do strength training on at least two nonconsecutive days each week. I alternate strength training with aerobic training, every other day.

ASK DOCTOR K Anthony L. Komaroff (One day a week I do neither, but I’m not recommending you do likewise.) Strength training isn’t just for those in search of buff bodies or bulked-up muscles. It also boosts the strength needed for daily tasks like walking a few blocks or climbing stairs. Just about any activity becomes easier with stronger muscles. Particularly after age 60, we are vulnerable to stumbling and falling if aging has robbed us of strength. As you climb stairs and your legs start to tire, for example, with your next step the toes of your foot might not quite clear the stair, causing you to stumble. Power training is proving to be just as important as strength training in maintaining or restoring function. As the name suggests, power training is aimed at increasing power. Power is a product of both strength and speed. Optimal power reflects how quickly you can exert force to produce the desired movement. Faced with a four-lane intersection, you

may have enough strength to walk across the street. But it’s power, not just strength, that can get you across all four lanes of traffic before the light changes. Likewise, power can prevent falls by helping you react swiftly if you start to lose your balance. As we age, muscle power fades even more swiftly than strength does. So exercises that can produce gains in power become especially important later in life. Some power moves are strength-training exercises done at a faster speed. Others rely on the use of a weighted vest. You wear the vest while performing certain exercises that are aimed at improving functions such as bending, reaching, lifting and rising from a seated position. I’ve put two strength-training exercises on my website, AskDoctorK.com. You can add an optional “power move” to reap the benefits of both strength and power training. These activities can be done at home or on the road, and they require no special equipment.

• Dr. Komaroff is a physician and professor at Harvard Medical School. Visit www.AskDoctorK. com to send questions and get additional information.

respond with wisdom Dr. Wallace: I am a single parent and that means I must be both mother and father to my daughter who is 9 months old. I’ve been reading your column for a long time, and I really respect your views. Now I need some advice. Can you tell me the most important things that I should be aware of so I can be a good parent and raise a happy and well-adjusted daughter. –Mom, Baltimore, Md. Dear Mom: Always express love to your daughter. Love given is almost always returned, stronger than ever. Love is all encompassing. It is compassion, trust, respect, affection, charity and devoted attachment, all rolled into one word. Next, I would encourage open communication at all times on all subjects. A parent must never be too busy or too tired or too anything to listen to a child and to respond with wisdom. Always remember, there are no stupid questions – they are just questions that require intelligent answers. Dr. Wallace: I’m a 13-year-old girl with a huge problem, and I need your help fast. My best girlfriend and I had a disagreement (call it an argument), and for one whole week we haven’t spoken to each other. Both of us are very stubborn, but I’m tired of waiting for her to make the first move. What would be the easiest way to bring an “olive branch” to her and yet save face? –Consuelo, El Centro, Calif. Dear Consuelo: Making peace with a good friend is very important. Forget “saving face.” Buy a card that says something like, “I miss you.” Mail it to her and after you’re sure she’s received it, contact

’TWEEN 12 & 20 Robert Wallace her and say, “I’m sorry. Let’s be best friends again.” Dr. Wallace: After reading a student’s comments about enjoying cigarettes, I feel compelled to respond. My son was a bright student. While in the U.S. Navy, he studied and became a personnel man. After being discharged, he held good jobs with several good companies. He enjoyed his work very much. My son had smoked since his early teens. After a cough developed, he immediately quit smoking, but it was too late. He was diagnosed with lung cancer, and we lost him two months later. Everything was going his way. He had a wonderful job, a new home and a terrific family, and he was too young to die. I sincerely hope my letter will convince young adults to be tobacco-free. Teens often feel that they are invincible, but they, too, are only flesh and blood and vulnerable to the destruction of tobacco. –Mother, Milwaukee, Wis. Dear Mother: I appreciate your message to teenagers. Thanks for taking the time to sound a warning to young adults by sharing a personal experience. Sadly, about 50 million Americans smoke and, according to the Department of Health and Human Services, smoking causes about 440,000 premature deaths a year. These are staggering statistics. • Email Dr. Robert Wallace at rwallace@ galesburg.net.

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Dear Abby: I became sexually active at an extremely young age. I have a 4-year-old daughter, a 7-year-old son and a 12-year-old stepson. I want desperately to protect them from making the same mistakes I did. The closest anyone ever came to speaking to me about sex was my grandfather (of all people!), who gave me a Dear Abby booklet that was written to inform kids about sex. I have always wished I would have been given that booklet a couple of years sooner. This was about 15 years ago. Is there any chance you know the book I’m talking about and where I could find a few to pass on to my children? Please know how grateful I am even all this time later that you provided my grandfather with a way to reach out to me. – Grateful In Houston Dear Grateful: Many parents find the subject of sex a difficult one to raise with their children, so they postpone it. As happened in your case, that discussion

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Lea Michele, an actress and singer, said: “I didn’t know I could sing until I auditioned for ‘Les Miserables.’ My friend was auditioning, and I wanted to audition too.” Many bridge players would find out that the game isn’t as hard as they thought if they spent longer auditioning every auction, asking themselves what each call means. In today’s deal, how should South plan the play in four spades? West leads the diamond ace, continues with the diamond king (East dropping the queen), and follows with the diamond jack. When North entered the auction following an opposing pre-empt, he assumed that his partner had six or seven points. Here, South had slightly more than that, so jumped to three spades. It was borderline, but he was assured of at least an eightcard fit and had three working honors. Note also East’s play at trick one. If he had dropped the queen under his partner’s ace, that would have shown either a singleton or the queen and the jack. The bidding marks West with six diamonds and East with two. So if South ruffs the third diamond low in the dummy, surely East will overruff. And then declarer will also lose a club trick. Similarly, if South ruffs the third diamond high with dummy’s spade king, he will lose two diamonds, one spade and one club. Instead, declarer should discard dummy’s automatic club loser. He wins the next trick (perhaps overruffing East if West perseveres with a fourth round of diamonds), draws trumps, and takes a safe club ruff in the dummy. His 10 tricks are five spades, two hearts, two clubs and the club ruff.


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yo appe ance in the Office of the Circuit Court Clerk, 530 S. Randall Road, St. Charles, Illinois, on or before the Dated: July 12, 2013 16th day of August 2013, a default /s/ Thomas M. Hartwell may be entered against you at any Clerk of the Sixteenth Judicial time after that day and a decree enCircuit, Kane County, Illinois tered in accordance with the prayer of said complaint. Beau T. Greiman GREIMAN, ROME & GRIESMEYER, YOU ARE FURTHER ADVISED THAT THE TIME IN WHICH THE LLC 24115 W. 103rd St., Suite B SUBJECT REAL ESTATE MAY BE Naperville, IL 60564 REDEEMED FROM FORECLOSURE, PURSUANT TO LAW, COMMENCES 630-369-9901 TO RUN WITH THE FIRST DATE OF 630-369-9886 PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. Firm I.D. 6225076 PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE.

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PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SIXTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT KANE COUNTY, ILLINOIS

(Published in the Kane County

St. Charles - Newly Renovated ALLIED FIRST BANK, SB an Illinois Chronicle, July 17, 24 & 31,

Studio $450,1BR $650, 2BR $850 Banking Corporation, 2013.) Plaintiff NO PETS! 630-841-0590 vs. ST. CHARLES 1st MO FREE! INNOVATIVE PROPERTY GROUP, Lrg 1BR $769, Lrg 2BR from PUBLIC NOTICE LLC an Illinois limited liablity com$829/mo. Incl heat, water, cook- pany, BRIAN A. DONARSKI, an ining gas, Appliances & laundry. dividual, AMANDA DONARSKI, an IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 630-584-1685 individual, UNKNOWN OWNERS SIXTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT KANE COUNTY, ILLINOIS and NONRECORD CLAIMANTS, Defendants. ALLIED FIRST BANK, SB an Illinois Crystal Lake 3-4BR Banking Corporation, CASE NO. 13 CH 1639 1.5BA Cape Cod House Property: 224 North Ohio Street, Plaintiff Large wooded lot on Crystal vs. Aurora, IL 60505 Lake. May have boat. INNOVATIVE PROPERTY GROUP, Premier location. Children LLC an Illinois limited liablity comNOTICE OF PUBLICATION welcome. No pets. $1,495/mo. pany, BRIAN A. DONARSKI, an in630-655-2888 The requisite affidavit for publica- dividual, AMANDA DONARSKI, an Cell 630-899-8899 tion having been filed, notice is individual, FOX METRO WATER DEKALB ~ QUIET 3 BEDROOM hereby given to you, Defendant(s) RECLAMATION DISTRICT, UNWell Maintained. W/D, 1.5 car in the above entitled suit, that the KNOWN OWNERS and NONgarage, big yard. $995/mo + util. said suit has been commenced in RECORD CLAIMANTS, No smoking. 815-751-5395 the Sixteenth Judicial Circuit Court Defendants. Elburn-3bedroom. $1,200 & secu- of Kane County, Illinois, by the CASE NO. 13 CH 1640 rity plus utilities. Washer/Dreyer, AC Plaintiff(s) against you and other and basement. No pets/No smok- defendants, praying for the foreclo- Property: 1940 Opal Drive, Aurora, IL 60506 sure of certain Mortgages conveying! Walk to train. 630-365-6887 ing the premises described as folWATERMAN: 2400sq/ft 4BR 2.5 BA lows, to-wit: NOTICE OF PUBLICATION newer house, 2 car garage, basement, storage big backyrd. $1590 LOT 30 OF F.L. POND'S ADDI- The requisite affidavit for publicaMinutes from DeKalb. 847-338-5588 TION TO AURORA IN THE CITY OF tion having been filed, notice is AURORA, KANE COUNTY, ILLINOIS. hereby given to you, Defendant(s) in the above entitled suit, that the Permanent Tax Identification said suit has been commenced in Number: 15-23-329-014 the Sixteenth Judicial Circuit Court of Kane County, Illinois, by the ST. CHARLES Common address: 224 North Plaintiff(s) against you and other Off/Ware Space Ohio Street, Aurora, Illinois 60505 defendants, praying for the foreclo1,568sf - 19,000sf. sure of certain Mortgages conveyDocks/Drive-Ins and which said Mortgage was ing the premises described as folAggressive Move-In Package made by Innovative Property lows, to-wit: 630-355-8094 Group, LLC as Mortgagor to Allied www.mustangconstruction.com First Bank, sb as Mortgagee, and LOT 187 OF UNIT FOUR OF FORrecorded in the Office of the DON PARK, A SUBDIVISION IN THE Recorder of Deeds of Kane County, SOUTHEAST 1/4 OF SECTION 18, Illinois as document numbers TOWNSHIP 38 NORTH, RANGE 8 2009K089638 on December 4, EAST OF THE THIRD PRINCIPAL WANTED ROOM FOR RENT German student (male, 21 years) is 2009. An Assignment of Rents MERIDIAN, IN THE CITY OF AUROlooking for a host family in the Fox was also recorded on December 4, RA, KANE COUNTY, ILLINOIS. Valley area from August to January 2009 as document number 847-531-8501 2009K089639. Permanent Tax Identification Number: 15-18-428-002 And for such other relief prayed; that summons was duly issued out Common address: 1940 Opal of the said Sixteenth Judicial Circuit Drive, Aurora, Illinois 60506 Court against you as provided by and which said Mortgage was law, and that the said suit is now pending. made by Innovative Property Group, LLC as Mortgagor to Allied NOW, THEREFORE, UNLESS First Bank, sb as Mortgagee, and YOU, the said defendant(s), file recorded in the Office of the your answer to the complaint in this Recorder of Deeds of Kane County, case or otherwise file your appear- Illinois as document numbers Batavia - Ranch Style 1/2 Duplex - ance in the Office of the Circuit 2009K024884 on April 3, 2009. 2 BR, 1.5 Bath, Fenced in yard, at- Court Clerk, 530 S. Randall Road, An Assignment of Rents was also tached single car garage, many up- St. Charles, Illinois, on or before the recorded on April 3, 2009 as docdates, all appliances stay. 16th day of August, 2013, a de- ument number 2009K024885. $149,500. 630-913-0140 fault may be entered against you at any time after that day and a de- And for such other relief prayed; GENEVA Classic mid-century cree entered in accordance with the that summons was duly issued out walk-out ranch, 5BR, 3BA, of the said Sixteenth Judicial Circuit gourmet kitchen, oversize 3-car prayer of said complaint. Court against you as provided by garage. Walk to elementary law, and that the said suit is now YOU ARE FURTHER ADVISED school, Metra, downtown GeneTHAT THE TIME IN WHICH THE pending. va! $420K. 630-235-9810 SUBJECT REAL ESTATE MAY BE Have a photo you'd like to share? REDEEMED FROM FORECLOSURE, NOW, THEREFORE, UNLESS PURSUANT TO LAW, COMMENCES YOU, the said defendant(s), file Upload it to our TO RUN WITH THE FIRST DATE OF your answer to the complaint in this online photo album at case or otherwise file your appearKCChronicle.com/MyPhotos

Dated: July 12, 2013 /s/ Thomas M. Hartwell Clerk of the Sixteenth Judicial Circuit, Kane County, Illinois Beau T. Greiman GREIMAN, ROME & GRIESMEYER, LLC 24115 W. 103rd St., Suite B Naperville, IL 60564 630-369-9901 630-369-9886 Firm I.D. 6225076 (Published in the Kane County Chronicle, July 17, 24 & 31, 2013.)

PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SIXTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT KANE COUNTY, ILLINOIS

2009 as document 2009K089641.

by g a pe number der Article XXVIII 5/28-4 of the Probate Act (755 ILCS 5/28-4).

And for such other relief prayed; (Published in the Kane County that summons was duly issued out Chronicle, July 10, 17 & 24, of the said Sixteenth Judicial Circuit 2013.) Court against you as provided by PUBLIC NOTICE law, and that the said suit is now pending. To: INNOCENT O OKOYE, KRISTI M NOW, THEREFORE, UNLESS OKOYE, Occupant, Kane County Clerk, Person or tenants in actual YOU, the said defendant(s), file your answer to the complaint in this occupancy or possession of said case or otherwise file your appear- property, Unknown owners or parties interested in said property ance in the Office of the Circuit Court Clerk, 530 S. Randall Road, Case No.: 13 TX 204 St. Charles, Illinois, on or before the Filed: July 9, 2013 16th day of August, 2013, a default may be entered against you at TAKE NOTICE any time after that day and a de- County of Kane cree entered in accordance with the Date Sold: October 25, 2010 Certificate No. 2010-03219 prayer of said complaint. Sold for General Taxes: 2009 YOU ARE FURTHER ADVISED Special Assessments: N/A Warrant No.: N/A THAT THE TIME IN WHICH THE SUBJECT REAL ESTATE MAY BE Inst No. N/A REDEEMED FROM FORECLOSURE, THIS PROPERTY HAS BEEN SOLD FOR DELINQUENT TAXES PURSUANT TO LAW, COMMENCES Property Located: 1321 D N TO RUN WITH THE FIRST DATE OF GLEN CIRCLE, AURORA, IL PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. Legal or Permanent Index Number: 15-17-256-038 Dated: July 12, 2013 Township: AURORA This notice is to advise you that /s/ Thomas M. Hartwell the period of redemption will expire Clerk of the Sixteenth Judicial on October 25, 2013. Circuit, Kane County, Illinois This matter is set for hearing on October 24, 2013, at 9:30 AM, at the Courthouse in Geneva, IL Beau T. Greiman GREIMAN, ROME & GRIESMEYER, 60134. YOU ARE URGED TO REDEEM LLC IMMEDIATELY TO PREVENT LOSS 24115 W. 103rd St., Suite B OF PROPERTY Naperville, IL 60564 Redemption can be made with 630-369-9901 the Kane County Clerk's Office at 630-369-9886 719 S Batavia, Geneva, IL 60134, Firm I.D. 6225076 630-232-5878 For further information contact (Published in the Kane County the County Clerk at 630-232-5878 Chronicle, July 17, 24 & 31, Petitioner: James Wolfe 2013.)

ALLIED FIRST BANK, SB an Illinois Banking Corporation, Plaintiff vs. INNOVATIVE PROPERTY GROUP, LLC an Illinois limited liablity company, BRIAN A. DONARSKI, an individual, AMANDA DONARSKI, an PUBLIC NOTICE individual, CHERYL MABRY, an individual, UNKNOWN OWNERS and IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE NONRECORD CLAIMANTS, SIXTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT Defendants. KANE COUNTY, ILLINOIS CASE NO. 13 CH 1641 Property: 826 South Loucks IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF: RUTH E. RAKOW Street, Aurora, IL 60505 Address: 514 South St., Dundee, IL 60118 NOTICE OF PUBLICATION Date and Place of Death: May 29, The requisite affidavit for publica- 2013; Elgin, IL tion having been filed, notice is Case No. 13 P 347 hereby given to you, Defendant(s) in the above entitled suit, that the PUBLICATION NOTICE said suit has been commenced in the Sixteenth Judicial Circuit Court INDEPENDENT ADMINISTRATION of Kane County, Illinois, by the TO: CREDITORS AND CLAIMANTS Plaintiff(s) against you and other defendants, praying for the foreclo- 1. Notice is hereby given of the sure of certain Mortgages convey- death of Ruth E. Rakow who died ing the premises described as fol- on May 29, 2013, a resident of lows, to-wit: West Dundee, Illinois. 2. The Representative for the esLOT 34 IN A.P. MOCHER¡ÇS tate is: John K. Rakow, 1154 Giese SEVENTH ADDITION TO THE Rd., Batavia, IL 60510. TOWNSHIP OF AURORA, IN THE 3. The Attorney for the estate is: TOWNSHIP OF AURORA, KANE Michael E. Kelly, 118 W. Bartlett COUNTY, ILLINOIS. Ave. Suite 1, Bartlett, IL 60103. 4. Claims against the estate may Permanent Tax Identification be filed on or before January 10, Number: 15-26-480-006 2014. Claims against the estate may be filed with the Clerk of the Common address: 826 South Circuit Court, P.O. Box 112, GeneLoucks Street, Aurora, Illinois va, IL 60134-112, with the Repre60505 sentative or both. Any claim not filed within that period is barred. and which said Mortgage was Copies of a claim filed with the made by Innovative Property Clerk must be mailed or delivered Group, LLC as Mortgagor to Allied to the Representative and to the atFirst Bank, sb as Mortgagee, and torney within 10 days after it has recorded in the Office of the been filed. Recorder of Deeds of Kane County, 5. The estate will be administratIllinois as document numbers ed without Court supervision unless 2009K089640 on December 4, an interested party terminates inde2009. An Assignment of Rents pendent supervision administration was also recorded on December 4, by filing a petition to terminate un-

(Published in the Kane County Chronicle, July 16, 17 & 18, 2013.)

PUBLIC NOTICE To: MARITZA ZEPEDA, Occupant, Kane County Clerk, Person or tenants in actual occupancy or possession of said property, Unknown owners or parties interested in said property Case No.: 13 TX 205 Filed: July 9, 2013 TAKE NOTICE County of Kane Date Sold: October 25, 2010 Certificate No. 2010-03538 Sold for General Taxes: 2009 Special Assessments: N/A Warrant No.: N/A Inst No. N/A THIS PROPERTY HAS BEEN SOLD FOR DELINQUENT TAXES Property Located: 1478 INDIAN AVE, AURORA, IL Legal or Permanent Index Number: 15-24-106-016 Township: AURORA This notice is to advise you that the period of redemption will expire on October 25, 2013. This matter is set for hearing on October 24, 2013, at 9:30 AM, at the Courthouse in Geneva, IL 60134. YOU ARE URGED TO REDEEM IMMEDIATELY TO PREVENT LOSS OF PROPERTY Redemption can be made with the Kane County Clerk's Office at 719 S Batavia, Geneva, IL 60134, 630-232-5878 For further information contact the County Clerk 630-232-5878. Petitioner: James Wolfe (Published in the Kane County Chronicle, July 16, 17 & 18, 2013.)


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PUBLIC NOTICE To: Andrew Walters, Stephanie Walters, Patti McKay, J P Morgan Chase Bank, MS Investment Group, Eagle Home Loans, Long Bach Mortgage, Citi Group Global Market Reality, County Clerk of Kane County; Occupants or persons in actual possession of real estate hereinafter described; unknown owners and parties interested in said real estate. TAX DEED NO. 13 TX 215 Filed July 9, 2010 TAKE NOTICE County of Kane Date Premises Sold Monday, October 25, 2010 Certificate Number 2010-00690 Sold for General taxes of (2009) Sold for Special Assessment of (municipality) and Special Assessment Number Warrant No. Inst. No. THIS PROPERTY HAS BEEN SOLD FOR DELINQUENT TAXES Property located at 42 Austin Avenue, Carpentersville, Illinois. Permanent Index No. 03-11476-012 This notice is to advise you that the above property has been sold for delinquent taxes and that the period of redemption from the sale will expire on Wednesday, October 23, 2013. The amount to redeem is subject to increase at 6 month intervals from the date of the sale and may be further increased if the purchaser at the tax sale or his assignee pays any subsequently accruing taxes or special assessments to redeem the property from subsequent forfeitures or tax sales. Check with the county clerk as to the exact amount you owe before redeeming. This notice is also to advise you that a petition will be filed for a tax deed which will transfer title and the right to possession of this property if redemption is not made on or before Wednesday, October 23, 2013. This matter is set for hearing in the Circuit Court of Kane County, 100 South Third Street, Geneva, IL 60134 on December 11, 2013 at 9:30 AM. You may be present at this hearing but your right to redeem will already have expired at that time. YOU ARE URGED TO REDEEM IMMEDIATELY TO PREVENT LOSS OF PROPERTY Redemption can be made at any time on or before Wednesday, October 23, 2013 by applying to the County Clerk of Kane County, Illinois in Geneva, Illinois. For further information contact the Kane County Clerk. Address: Kane County Clerk, 719 Batavia Avenue, Geneva, IL 60134 Telephone: (630)232-5964 US Bank / Ill Salt Fox Inv LLC Purchaser or Assignee PETER C. ALEXANDER Attorney at Law 2000 South Batavia Avenue,

Suite 520 Geneva, IL 60134 (630) 845-9090

Purchaser or Assignee 60134 Telephone: (630)232-5964 PETER C. ALEXANDER US Bank / Ill Salt Fox Inv LLC Attorney at Law Purchaser or Assignee (Published in the Kane County 2000 South Batavia Avenue, Chronicle, July 17, 18 & 19, Suite 520 PETER C. ALEXANDER Geneva, IL 60134 2013.) (630) 845-9090 Attorney at Law 2000 South Batavia Avenue, (Published in the Kane County Suite 520 PUBLIC NOTICE Chronicle, July 17, 18 & 19, Geneva, IL 60134 (630) 845-9090 2013.) To: Cardunal SLA nka US Bank NA, Eugene Oddo, Shirley Oddo, Coun(Published in the Kane County ty Clerk of Kane County; Occupants Chronicle, July 17, 18 & 19, PUBLIC NOTICE or persons in actual possession of 2013.) real estate hereinafter described; unknown owners and parties inter- To: David McLain, Denise McLain, City of Elgin, E* Trade Bank c/o ested in said real estate. PUBLIC NOTICE Consumer Lending, County Clerk of Kane County; Occupants or perTAX DEED NO. 13 TX 216 sons in actual possession of real To: Webster Family Trust, ZHY InFiled July 9, 2010 estate hereinafter described; un- vestments LLC, Julie Hallahan, known owners and parties interest- James Hallahan, First State Bank of TAKE NOTICE ed in said real estate. Illinois, Occupant, Occupant; County of Kane County Clerk of Kane County; OcDate Premises Sold TAX DEED NO. 13 TX 217 cupants or persons in actual posMonday, October 25, 2010 Filed July 9, 2010 session of real estate hereinafter deCertificate Number 2010-00867 scribed; unknown owners and parSold for General taxes of (2009) ties interested in said real estate. TAKE NOTICE Sold for Special Assessment of County of Kane (municipality) and Special TAX DEED NO. 13 TX 218 Date Premises Sold Assessment Number Monday, October 25, 2010 Filed July 9, 2010 Warrant No. Inst. No. Certificate Number 2010-01199 THIS PROPERTY HAS BEEN SOLD Sold for General taxes of (2009) TAKE NOTICE Sold for Special Assessment of FOR DELINQUENT TAXES County of Kane (municipality) and Special Date Premises Sold Monday, October 25, 2010 Property located on north side of Assessment Number Certificate Number 2010-02569 Washington St, approximately 115 Warrant No. Inst. No. Sold for General taxes of (2009) feet east of 8th Street, CarpenTHIS PROPERTY HAS BEEN SOLD Sold for Special Assessment of tersville, Illinois FOR DELINQUENT TAXES Permanent Index No. 03-22(municipality) and Special 408-007 Assessment Number Property located at 910 N Spring Warrant No. Inst. No. This notice is to advise you that St, Elgin, Illinois. the above property has been sold Permanent Index No. 06-12- THIS PROPERTY HAS BEEN SOLD for delinquent taxes and that the 151-008 FOR DELINQUENT TAXES period of redemption from the sale will expire on Wednesday, October This notice is to advise you that Property located at 755 Saman23, 2013. the above property has been sold tha Dr, Geneva, Illinois. for delinquent taxes and that the Permanent Index No. 12-08The amount to redeem is subject period of redemption from the sale 101-020 to increase at 6 month intervals will expire on Wednesday, October from the date of the sale and may 23, 2013. This notice is to advise you that be further increased if the purchaser the above property has been sold at the tax sale or his assignee pays The amount to redeem is subject for delinquent taxes and that the any subsequently accruing taxes or to increase at 6 month intervals period of redemption from the sale special assessments to redeem the from the date of the sale and may will expire on Wednesday, October property from subsequent forfeitures be further increased if the purchaser 23, 2013. or tax sales. Check with the county at the tax sale or his assignee pays clerk as to the exact amount you any subsequently accruing taxes or The amount to redeem is subject special assessments to redeem the to increase at 6 month intervals owe before redeeming. property from subsequent forfeitures from the date of the sale and may This notice is also to advise you or tax sales. Check with the county be further increased if the purchaser that a petition will be filed for a tax clerk as to the exact amount you at the tax sale or his assignee pays deed which will transfer title and owe before redeeming. any subsequently accruing taxes or the right to possession of this propspecial assessments to redeem the erty if redemption is not made on or This notice is also to advise you property from subsequent forfeitures before Wednesday, October 23, that a petition will be filed for a tax or tax sales. Check with the county deed which will transfer title and clerk as to the exact amount you 2013. the right to possession of this prop- owe before redeeming. This matter is set for hearing in erty if redemption is not made on or the Circuit Court of Kane County, before Wednesday, October 23, This notice is also to advise you 100 South Third Street, Geneva, IL 2013. that a petition will be filed for a tax 60134 on December 11, 2013 at deed which will transfer title and 9:30 AM. This matter is set for hearing in the right to possession of this propthe Circuit Court of Kane County, erty if redemption is not made on or You may be present at this hear- 100 South Third Street, Geneva, IL before Wednesday, October 23, ing but your right to redeem will al- 60134 on December 11, 2013 at 2013. 9:30 AM. ready have expired at that time. This matter is set for hearing in You may be present at this hear- the Circuit Court of Kane County, YOU ARE URGED TO REDEEM ing but your right to redeem will al- 100 South Third Street, Geneva, IL IMMEDIATELY TO PREVENT ready have expired at that time. 60134 on December 11, 2013 at LOSS OF PROPERTY 9:30 AM. Redemption can be made at any YOU ARE URGED TO REDEEM IMMEDIATELY TO PREVENT You may be present at this heartime on or before Wednesday, Ocing but your right to redeem will alLOSS OF PROPERTY tober 23, 2013 by applying to the ready have expired at that time. County Clerk of Kane County, IlliRedemption can be made at any nois in Geneva, Illinois. time on or before Wednesday, Oc- YOU ARE URGED TO REDEEM IMMEDIATELY TO PREVENT For further information contact tober 23, 2013 by applying to the County Clerk of Kane County, IlliLOSS OF PROPERTY the Kane County Clerk. Address: Kane County Clerk, nois in Geneva, Illinois. Redemption can be made at any 719 Batavia Avenue, Geneva, IL For further information contact time on or before Wednesday, Oc60134 Telephone: (630)232-5964 tober 23, 2013 by applying to the the Kane County Clerk. Address: Kane County Clerk, County Clerk of Kane County, IlliUS Bank / Ill Salt Fox Inv LLC 719 Batavia Avenue, Geneva, IL nois in Geneva, Illinois.

For further information contact the Kane County Clerk. Address: Kane County Clerk, 719 Batavia Avenue, Geneva, IL 60134 Telephone: (630)232-5964 US Bank / Ill Salt Fox Inv LLC Purchaser or Assignee PETER C. ALEXANDER Attorney at Law 2000 South Batavia Avenue, Suite 520 Geneva, IL 60134 (630) 845-9090 (Published in the Kane County Chronicle, July 17, 18 & 19, 2013.)

PUBLIC NOTICE

Permanent Index No. 15-26Redemption can be made at any 202-020 time on or before Wednesday, October 23, 2013 by applying to the This notice is to advise you that County Clerk of Kane County, Illi- the above property has been sold for delinquent taxes and that the nois in Geneva, Illinois. period of redemption from the sale For further information contact will expire on Wednesday, October 23, 2013. the Kane County Clerk. Address: Kane County Clerk, 719 Batavia Avenue, Geneva, IL The amount to redeem is subject to increase at 6 month intervals 60134 from the date of the sale and may Telephone: (630)232-5964 be further increased if the purchaser US Bank / Ill Salt Fox Inv LLC at the tax sale or his assignee pays any subsequently accruing taxes or Purchaser or Assignee special assessments to redeem the property from subsequent forfeitures PETER C. ALEXANDER or tax sales. Check with the county Attorney at Law clerk as to the exact amount you 2000 South Batavia Avenue, owe before redeeming. Suite 520 Geneva, IL 60134 This notice is also to advise you (630) 845-9090 that a petition will be filed for a tax (Published in the Kane County deed which will transfer title and Chronicle, July 17, 18 & 19, the right to possession of this property if redemption is not made on or 2013.) before Wednesday, October 23, 2013.

To: BGH Construction Co Inc, Consolidated Properties, Harris NA nka BMO Harris Bank NA, County Clerk of Kane County; Occupants or persons in actual possession of real PUBLIC NOTICE estate hereinafter described; unknown owners and parties interest- To: Jose E Reyes, ESRE Inc, Occued in said real estate. pant, Scott Papendick, Fox Metro WRD, Illinois Corporation Service S TAX DEED NO. 13 TX 219 r/a, City of Aurora / Law Dept; Filed July 9, 2010 County Clerk of Kane County; Occupants or persons in actual possession of real estate hereinafter deTAKE NOTICE scribed; unknown owners and parCounty of Kane ties interested in said real estate. Date Premises Sold Monday, October 25, 2010 Certificate Number 2010-02619 TAX DEED NO. 13 TX 220 Sold for General taxes of (2009) Filed July 9, 2010 Sold for Special Assessment of (municipality) and Special TAKE NOTICE Assessment Number County of Kane Warrant No. Inst. No. Date Premises Sold Monday, October 25, 2010 THIS PROPERTY HAS BEEN SOLD Certificate Number 2010-03614 FOR DELINQUENT TAXES Sold for General taxes of (2009) Sold for Special Assessment of Property located on the east side (municipality) and Special of Van Buren Street, approximately Assessment Number 126 feet north of Lathems Rd in Warrant No. Inst. No. Batavia, Illinois. Permanent Index No. 12-15- THIS PROPERTY HAS BEEN SOLD 431-018 FOR DELINQUENT TAXES

PETER C. ALEXANDER Attorney at Law 2000 South Batavia Avenue, Suite 520 Geneva, IL 60134 (630) 845-9090 (Published in the Kane County Chronicle, July 17, 18 & 19, 2013.)

PUBLIC NOTICE To: Ansel McCoy, Catherine McCoy, Lenard Moore, Richard J Fell, Alpine Acceptance Corp, Fox Metro WRD, Aurora Sanitary District, Occupant; County Clerk of Kane County; Occupants or persons in actual possession of real estate hereinafter described; unknown owners and parties interested in said real estate. TAX DEED NO. 13 TX 221 Filed July 9, 2010

TAKE NOTICE This matter is set for hearing in the Circuit Court of Kane County, County of Kane 100 South Third Street, Geneva, IL Date Premises Sold 60134 on December 11, 2013 at Monday, October 25, 2010 Certificate Number 2010-03855 9:30 AM. Sold for General taxes of (2009) You may be present at this hear- Sold for Special Assessment of ing but your right to redeem will al- (municipality) and Special Assessment Number ready have expired at that time. Warrant No. Inst. No. YOU ARE URGED TO REDEEM THIS PROPERTY HAS BEEN SOLD IMMEDIATELY TO PREVENT FOR DELINQUENT TAXES LOSS OF PROPERTY

Redemption can be made at any Property located at 1205 S State time on or before Wednesday, Oc- St, Aurora, Illinois tober 23, 2013 by applying to the Permanent Index No. 15-35County Clerk of Kane County, Illi- 153-012 nois in Geneva, Illinois. This notice is to advise you that For further information contact the above property has been sold for delinquent taxes and that the the Kane County Clerk. Address: Kane County Clerk, period of redemption from the sale 719 Batavia Avenue, Geneva, IL will expire on Wednesday, October 23, 2013. 60134 Telephone: (630)232-5964 The amount to redeem is subject US Bank / Ill Salt Fox Inv LLC to increase at 6 month intervals from the date of the sale and may Purchaser or Assignee This notice is to advise you that Property located at 1131 Grand be further increased if the purchaser the above property has been sold Blvd, Aurora, Illinois at the tax sale or his assignee pays for delinquent taxes and that the period of redemption from the sale will expire on Wednesday, October 23, 2013. The amount to redeem is subject to increase at 6 month intervals from the date of the sale and may be further increased if the purchaser at the tax sale or his assignee pays any subsequently accruing taxes or special assessments to redeem the property from subsequent forfeitures or tax sales. Check with the county clerk as to the exact amount you owe before redeeming. This notice is also to advise you that a petition will be filed for a tax deed which will transfer title and the right to possession of this property if redemption is not made on or before Wednesday, October 23, 2013. This matter is set for hearing in the Circuit Court of Kane County, 100 South Third Street, Geneva, IL 60134 on December 11, 2013 at 9:30 AM. You may be present at this hearing but your right to redeem will already have expired at that time. YOU ARE URGED TO REDEEM IMMEDIATELY TO PREVENT LOSS OF PROPERTY


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Page 30 • Wednesday, July 17, 2013 gn pays any subsequently accruing taxes or special assessments to redeem the property from subsequent forfeitures or tax sales. Check with the county clerk as to the exact amount you owe before redeeming. This notice is also to advise you that a petition will be filed for a tax deed which will transfer title and the right to possession of this property if redemption is not made on or before Wednesday, October 23, 2013. This matter is set for hearing in the Circuit Court of Kane County, 100 South Third Street, Geneva, IL 60134 on December 11, 2013 at 9:30 AM. You may be present at this hearing but your right to redeem will already have expired at that time. YOU ARE URGED TO REDEEM IMMEDIATELY TO PREVENT LOSS OF PROPERTY

y be received by the City of Geneva, Illinois on or before eleven o'clock, local time, August 1, 2013, at the office of the City Administrator, 22 South First Street, Geneva, IL 60134, at which time they will be publicly opened and read for the construction, including the supply of necessary labor, materials and equipment of all related work thereto for the Project known as "FY 2013-14 Hamilton Street Upgrade Contract". Any proposal received subsequent to the time specified will be promptly returned to the Bidder unopened.

unity 304 in the County of Kane, State of Illinois, that a proposed budget for said school district for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2013, will be on file and conveniently available to public inspection in the office of the Assistant Superintendent Business Service, 227 N. 4th Street, Geneva, Illinois [in the District Central Office], from 8:00 a.m. on the 23th day of July, 2013.

Notice is further given that a public hearing on said budget will be held at 7:00 p.m. on the 23rd day of September, 2013 at the Geneva Community Unit School District Elementary Description of Project: The project 304-Williamsburg School, 1812 Williamsburg Ave, will consist of approximately: Geneva, IL 60134. The Removal and Replacement of approximately 8218' of over- Dated this 17th day July, 2013 head wire, crossarms, insulators Kent D. Mutchler, and other miscellaneous electrical Secretary Board of Education parts on Hamilton St. One utility Geneva Community Unit School pole will be replaced. In addition, District 304 565' of two phases and the neutral County of Kane, State of Illinois of the Fox River Crossing at Ford Street will be replaced along with 140' of all three phase and the (Published in the Kane County Chronicle, July 17, 2013.) neutral one span to the east.

Redemption can be made at any time on or before Wednesday, October 23, 2013 by applying to the County Clerk of Kane County, Illi- There will be a pre-bid meeting held at 1800 South Street, Geneva, nois in Geneva, Illinois. Illinois on Wednesday, July 24, For further information contact 2013 at 10:00 in the morning. All bidders are required to attend or the Kane County Clerk. Address: Kane County Clerk, request meeting minutes. 719 Batavia Avenue, Geneva, IL This work shall be done in accor60134 dance with the specifications as Telephone: (630)232-5964 prepared by the City of Geneva US Bank / Ill Salt Fox Inv LLC Electric Utility. Copies of the plans, Purchaser or Assignee specifications, and construction drawings together with all necessary forms and other documents for PETER C. ALEXANDER bidders may be obtained via the Attorney at Law web. Contact the City of Geneva 2000 South Batavia Avenue, Public Works Department for inSuite 520 structions on how to do so. The Geneva, IL 60134 plans, specifications, and construc(630) 845-9090 tion drawings may be examined at (Published in the Kane County 1800 South Street, Geneva, IL. Chronicle, July 17, 18 & 19, 60134. 2013.) The Contractor and sub-contractors shall pay not less than the prevailing rate of wages as found by PUBLIC NOTICE the Department of Labor or as determined by the Court of Appeal, to Kane County is accepting Sealed Proposals 33-013 Software System all laborers, workmen and meUpgrade, seeking qualified Vendor chanics performing work under the to provide Professional Services for Contract. A signed certification the migration of data from licensed stating the above as well as the fact custom software system for tracking that the bidder is not barred from development, code compliance bidding as a result of a violation of and business registration processes either Section 33E-3 or 33E-4 of to the licensed pre-built system. In Chapter 38, Illinois Revised Stataddition, the County seeks addi- ues, 1987 (as amended) must be tional functions to its licensing sys- submitted with the sealed bid. tem for integration with ArcGIS, Laserfiche, MS Exchange and Out- Each bid must be accompanied look, and mobile capability. by a bid bond signed by a surety company authorized to do business Proposal will be accepted in the in Illinois, or by a cashier's check Kane County Purchasing Office, or certified check in the amount of until 4 P.M., Friday August 9, ten (10) percent of the base bid. 2013 when they will be publicly Any bid not accompanied by a reopened. quired bid deposit will be rejected.

(Published in the Kane County Chronicle, July 17, 2013.)

PUBLIC NOTICE Duplicate sealed proposals submitted in a sealed envelope with the words "FY 2013-14 Hamilton Notice is hereby given by the Street Overhead Wire Replacement Board of Education of Geneva Contract' clearly marked on it, will Community Unit School District

Dated: July 10, 2013

/s/ John A. Cunningham Kane County Clerk (Published in the Kane County Chronicle, July 17, 24 & 31, 2013.)

PUBLIC NOTICE SUPPLEMENTAL ASSUMED NAME PUBLICATION NOTICE Public Notice is hereby given that

by gi on July 8, 2013 a certificate was filed in the office of the County Clerk Dated: July 8, 2013 of Kane County, Illinois, concerning /s/ John A. Cunningham the business known as TOO CHIC Kane County Clerk & LITTLE SHAB located at 320 Cassidy Lane, Elgin, IL 60124 which certificate sets forth the fol- (Published in the Kane County lowing changes in the operation Chronicle, July 10, 17 & 24, 2013.) thereof: Julie Travelino has ceased doing Buying? Selling? business under the above named business and has no further conRenting? Hiring? nection with or financial interest in To place an ad, the above named business carried call 877-264-2527 on under such an assumed name. Kane County Chronicle Classified

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The temporary file for all students from St. Charles East High School (Community School District 303), class of 2008, will be destroyed during the week of August 12, 2013. State law mandates that a student's record becomes exclusively that of the student upon his/her 18th birthday. For this reason, students who wish to pick up their file must do so in person with an ID or provide their parent with written permission and a photocopy of an ID for the file to be released. Records may be picked up in the high school Registrar's Office beginning August 5 thru August 9. Please call the high school registrar, Julie Peterburs, at 331-2285688 if you have questions regarding these files.

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(Published in the Kane County Chronicle, July 18 & 19, 2013.)

PUBLIC NOTICE ASSUMED NAME PUBLICATION NOTICE Public Notice is hereby given that on July 1, 2013 a certificate was filed in the office of the County Clerk of Kane County, Illinois, setting forth the names and addresses of all persons owning, conducting and transacting the business known as GENTLE THRIFT HOME CLEARING located at 934 Surrey Lane, Sleepy Hollow, IL 60118.

Dated: July 1, 2013. Christopher Rossman The City of Geneva, IL reserves County Purchasing Director the right to reject any or all bids /s/ John A. Cunningham Kane County Clerk and waive technicalities. (Published in the Kane County Chronicle, July 17, 2013.) The City of Geneva, Illinois (Published in the Kane County Mary McKittrick Chronicle, July 16, 23 & 30, City Administrator 2013.) PUBLIC NOTICE July 17, 2013 FY 2013-14 HAMILTON ST OVERHEAD WIRE REPLACEMENT CONTRACT NOTICE TO BIDDERS

ly IMAGES located at 5 S. Washington Street, Batavia, IL 60510 which certificate sets forth the following changes in the operation thereof: That Matt Waldow has ceased doing business under the above named business and has no further connection with or financial interest in the above named business carried on under such an assumed name.

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800/935-5393 www.motorwerks.com

300 N. Hough (Rt. 59) • Barrington, IL

847/381-9400

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