Health & Wellness

While it’s a fair bet that readers know about Three Rivers Park District, how many of us are aware that there is a nonprofit foundation behind it?

Hong Kim’s story is a common one. He grew up in South Korea, did well academically, played sports, became an electronics engineer, got married, had children and was happy. Well, that’s the story anyway.

We all have dreams and aspirations of becoming the best at what we do—Gannon Farrens shows that it’s never too early to start chasing those dreams, literally.

It’s January and that means many of us have made New Year’s resolutions to be healthier. However, sometimes it’s hard to stay on track. Rose Ryan, a librarian at the Maple Grove Library, recommends two great health-related books that may help you stay on track.

Have you ever taken a staycation? What? Not that trendy new idea that means you stay close to home and pretend you’re on vacation? Yes, that’s exactly what we mean.

Who doesn’t enjoy Christmas lights when the nights are dark and the sun sets early in December? The Grinch?

They’re elite female athletes in their early 20s to mid-40s. They are restaurant cooks, military personnel, police officers, medical-field workers, teachers, personal trainers and stay-at-home moms.

After 20 years in advertising and content marketing, Amy Adams was looking to get into a business she believed in and could regain balance in her life.

The Stone Mountain Pet Lodge officially opens for business this holiday season.

For the past nine months, we have been following the new hires to the Maple Grove Fire Department, Justin Siemieniewski and Stephanie Firestone. Last summer, the pair graduated from the West Suburban Fire Academy and completed the first phase of their basic firefighter training.

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