0 Community Corner Big and Little Bear Lakes were recently stocked with Redear Sunfish, Golden Shiners, Channel Catfish, and Large Mouth Bass. Press Release Desk , News Partner Posted Reply Press release from Vernon Hills Park District: Go Fish! Big and Little Bear Lakes were recently stocked with Redear Sunfish, Golden Shiners, Channel Catfish, and Large Mouth Bass. Fishing licenses are required for those people 16 years and older. Vernon Hills Park District lakes are catch & release. For a complete list of fish stocking in District lakes, visit the Park Education/Lake and Fish Management web page. This press release was produced by Vernon Hills Park District . The views expressed here are the author’s own. Thank Reply Share Fish Restocked In Century Park Lakes The rules of replying: Be respectful. Be transparent. … [Read more...] about Fish Restocked In Century Park Lakes
1 Community Corner Police get a reminder of "we're here for a reason"; Chicago Blackhawks make everything OK for a local club; baby's birth full of surprises. Beth Dalbey , Patch Staff Posted | Updated Reply ACROSS AMERICA — Let’s talk about “fatbergs” — the greasy masses of solidified fats and waste materials that cause kitchen catastrophes and clog city sewers. That’s good news, you’re asking? It is, because of what Laura Lady, of Webster, New Hampshire, is doing about it. Lady had never heard the word “fatberg” until a conversation at, of all places, the dinner table. “We started talking and joking about it … a blog of fat in the sewer?” she told Patch. “I was intrigued, horrified, and fascinated, too.” That allure became an obsession of sorts and started Lady down a rabbit hole. The result was FryAway, which offers a trio of products to tackle variations of oils before they go down the drain, turning them … [Read more...] about 11 Good News Stories: ‘Fatbergs’ On Notice; Kitten Saves A Family
0 Politics & Government Several new laws go into effect Oct. 1. Some of the new laws pertain to online dating, firearm background checks, jury duty, and more. Rich Scinto , Patch Staff Posted Reply CONNECTICUT — A batch of new laws go into effect on Oct. 1 and several of them could have life-changing consequences for some residents. Below is a summary of seven laws that go into effect Oct. 1.: Tethering and sheltering dogs Dogs need to be given adequate shelter if they are outside for more than 15 minutes during certain adverse weather conditions. Conditions include: When National Weather Service issues a weather advisory or warning or during extreme heat or cold. Dog breed, size and other conditions can be taken into consideration to determine whether a dog’s health and safety could be affected. The law doesn’t apply when a dog is accompanied by a person in the same conditions. Dogs need to be … [Read more...] about These 7 New CT Laws Can Change Your Life Oct. 1
0 Politics & Government The Lake County Clerk's Office encourages all eligible people to register to vote. Press Release Desk , News Partner Posted Reply Press release from Village of Vernon Hills: The Lake County Clerk's Office encourages all eligible people to register to vote in the November 8 General Election . Have you never voted before? Have you recently turned 18? Have you moved? Have you changed your name? Have you become a U.S. Citizen? Now is the time to check that you are properly registered to vote. Registering is quick and easy - as is voting! NEEDED TO REGISTER: In order to vote, you must be a U.S. citizen; a resident of your voting precinct for 30 days before Election Day; be 18 years old on or before November 8, 2022; and provide two accepted forms of identification with your current name and current Lake County physical street address. HOW/WHERE TO REGISTER: Here in Lake County, IL, … [Read more...] about Village Of Vernon Hills: Are You Registered To Vote On Nov. 8?
0 Pets Looking to adopt a furry friend? Check out this week's list of pets waiting at adoption agencies in and around Vernon Hills. Pet News , Patch Staff Posted Reply Looking to add a furry friend to your family? Look no further than these Vernon Hills animal shelters for a pet available for adoption. Local shelters have dogs, cats and other animals ready and waiting to be adopted. Across Illinois, there are thousands of dogs, cats and other animals of all ages without a home — and many are located within driving distance. On a search for a lovable new fur child? Consider checking out a local rescue center like Reach Rescue Inc, where Shenzi the dog is waiting patiently. If you aren't sure if you have time to take care of a pet year round, many shelters also offer opportunities to foster pets until they are placed in permanent homes. Here at Patch, with a little help from our friends at Petfinder, we've created this … [Read more...] about Vernon Hills Area Pets Up For Adoption: Meet Bugs, Summer & More
0 Kids & Family Leader of the Chicago Archdiocese reflects on his life and his service to the church. Dennis Robaugh , Patch Staff Posted Reply Cardinal Francis George has been a priest in the Catholic church for 50 years. The anniversary of his ordination is Saturday, Dec. 21. Did you know: He first felt called to serve the church at the age of 8 He was afflicted with polio as a child Archbishop Quigley Preparatory Seminary wouldn't accept him Pope John Paul II elevated him to cardinal He's published two books For more perspective, read an appreciation of Cardinal George in the National Catholic Reporter. Special Delivery: Subscribe to a free Patch email newsletter Get more local news delivered straight to your inbox. Sign up for free Patch newsletters and alerts. Thank Reply Share Cardinal Francis George Marks 50 Years as a Catholic … [Read more...] about Cardinal Francis George Marks 50 Years as a Catholic Priest