Daily Herald's Photos of the Week

 
 
  • Margaret Bucher says she didn't know there was a limit on dog ownership in Wheeling. Pixie is the first dog she owned.

    Margaret Bucher says she didn't know there was a limit on dog ownership in Wheeling. Pixie is the first dog she owned. Bill Zars | Staff Photographer

  • Matthew Buivis, 4, leads his sled on bare grass toward the hill at Randall Oaks Park in West Dundee. It was perhaps the last day of the season to sled.

    Matthew Buivis, 4, leads his sled on bare grass toward the hill at Randall Oaks Park in West Dundee. It was perhaps the last day of the season to sled. John Starks | Staff Photographer

  • Madeline Cimo dons painting gear for a trick by Carol Stream magician Paul Lee as he mesmerized children at the Wauconda Area Library.

    Madeline Cimo dons painting gear for a trick by Carol Stream magician Paul Lee as he mesmerized children at the Wauconda Area Library. Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer

  • Realtor Todd Trawinski and buyer Christine Perona look at a tree on Sunset Drive in Libertyville on Tuesday caused by heavy snow.

    Realtor Todd Trawinski and buyer Christine Perona look at a tree on Sunset Drive in Libertyville on Tuesday caused by heavy snow. "I'm going to the closing in an hour," said Perona. " I hope that the tree is their responsibility." Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

  • An Isuzu Rodeo hit a house at 311 Ryerson Ave. in Elgin Tuesday after veering off Route 31, hitting a fence and driving through Ryerson Park before crossing Ryerson Avenue and hitting the home.

    An Isuzu Rodeo hit a house at 311 Ryerson Ave. in Elgin Tuesday after veering off Route 31, hitting a fence and driving through Ryerson Park before crossing Ryerson Avenue and hitting the home. Rick West | Staff Photographer

  • Robert Slattery of Winfield shows off his gun dating from the 1850s to 1880s in the parking lot of the Hotel Indigo Tuesday in Palatine. Several guns sellers were turned away because Rivertown Coin and Collectibles failed to get proper permits.

    Robert Slattery of Winfield shows off his gun dating from the 1850s to 1880s in the parking lot of the Hotel Indigo Tuesday in Palatine. Several guns sellers were turned away because Rivertown Coin and Collectibles failed to get proper permits. Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer

  • Volunteer Stephanie Baik, right, chats with Winchester House resident Anne Healy during the nursing home's first ever Art Gala on Tuesday in Libertyville. Baik has been teaching a weekly class for the last three years.

    Volunteer Stephanie Baik, right, chats with Winchester House resident Anne Healy during the nursing home's first ever Art Gala on Tuesday in Libertyville. Baik has been teaching a weekly class for the last three years. Vincent Pierri | Staff Photographer

  • The Easter bunny, played by Amy Shaver, works on a crossword puzzle from a newspaper as she waits to greet children at Westfield Hawthorn Shopping Center in Vernon Hills Tuesday.

    The Easter bunny, played by Amy Shaver, works on a crossword puzzle from a newspaper as she waits to greet children at Westfield Hawthorn Shopping Center in Vernon Hills Tuesday. Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

  • Mount Prospect resident John Cannistra, who has lung cancer and is under hospice care, went to New York with his grandson Billy DeSario of Niles to watch the Cubs play the Yankees in the first game played at the new Yankee Stadium.

    Mount Prospect resident John Cannistra, who has lung cancer and is under hospice care, went to New York with his grandson Billy DeSario of Niles to watch the Cubs play the Yankees in the first game played at the new Yankee Stadium. Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer

  • Illinois State Trooper Joseph Bolino checks out the tires of a trailer that was overweight as IDOT weighs trucks along Randall road Thursday in South Elgin. During the four-hour time period that the scales were set up more than 10 trucks were found to be in violation.

    Illinois State Trooper Joseph Bolino checks out the tires of a trailer that was overweight as IDOT weighs trucks along Randall road Thursday in South Elgin. During the four-hour time period that the scales were set up more than 10 trucks were found to be in violation. Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

  • The First Division Museum at Cantigny has acquired an authentic WWII Landing Craft Vehicle Personnel. It is believed to have been in the D-Day invasion at Normandy and will be unveiled to the public on June 6.

    The First Division Museum at Cantigny has acquired an authentic WWII Landing Craft Vehicle Personnel. It is believed to have been in the D-Day invasion at Normandy and will be unveiled to the public on June 6. Bev Horne | Staff Photographer

  • Gabrielle Scannell lets out a laugh during a Civil War re-creation by the fifth graders from St. Peter Lutheran School in Arlington Heights.

    Gabrielle Scannell lets out a laugh during a Civil War re-creation by the fifth graders from St. Peter Lutheran School in Arlington Heights. Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer

  • Jack Pomatto and Jaclyn Olson of the Kane County Forest Preserve lead a

    Jack Pomatto and Jaclyn Olson of the Kane County Forest Preserve lead a "senior stroll" through Campton Forest Preserve Thursday morning. Each month naturalists lead guided walks at different preserves. Rick West | Staff Photographer

  • Students from Grant High School in Fox Lake and Fox Lake Police officers pasted warning stickers on packaged liquors as part of Sticker Shock Day. The event is designed to bring awareness to the dangers of underage drinking.

    Students from Grant High School in Fox Lake and Fox Lake Police officers pasted warning stickers on packaged liquors as part of Sticker Shock Day. The event is designed to bring awareness to the dangers of underage drinking. Vincent Pierri | Staff Photographer

  • Teacher Teryn Robinson hits Director of Public Safety Rick Cohen of Lindenhurst with a pie as students and faculty get a pie in the face to raise money for the American Cancer Society Relay For Life at Lake Forest College Thursday.

    Teacher Teryn Robinson hits Director of Public Safety Rick Cohen of Lindenhurst with a pie as students and faculty get a pie in the face to raise money for the American Cancer Society Relay For Life at Lake Forest College Thursday. Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

  • Elgin Community College's

    Elgin Community College's "ECC Job Fair 2009" drew enough people to form a line out the hall and down the sidewalk. The fair, held at the Spartan Events Center, continued until 7pm but the the rush of people came right at the start at 3pm on Thursday. Laura Stoecker | Staff Photographer

  • The audience is filled with digital cameras at a Mardi Gras Madness fashion show put on by Elgin High School students Thursday night.

    The audience is filled with digital cameras at a Mardi Gras Madness fashion show put on by Elgin High School students Thursday night. John Starks | Staff Photographer

  • Job seekers came out in huge numbers to Elgin Community College's

    Job seekers came out in huge numbers to Elgin Community College's "ECC Job Fair 2009" held at the Spartan Events Center. Laura Stoecker | Staff Photographer

  • Melissa Diaz, 14 sits patiently as her father Gene creates a work of art on her face. Diaz is a well-known face painter in the Chicago area.

    Melissa Diaz, 14 sits patiently as her father Gene creates a work of art on her face. Diaz is a well-known face painter in the Chicago area. Christopher Hankins | Staff Photographer

  • Parents rush with the children to get some of the 16,000 eggs that were in the Easter egg hunt at Pottawatomie Park in St. Charles Saturday.

    Parents rush with the children to get some of the 16,000 eggs that were in the Easter egg hunt at Pottawatomie Park in St. Charles Saturday. Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

  • Marcus Terri, 1½, and Audrey Swaim, 2½, inspect some of the 16,000 eggs that were in the Easter egg hunt at Pottawatomie Park in St. Charles Saturday.

    Marcus Terri, 1½, and Audrey Swaim, 2½, inspect some of the 16,000 eggs that were in the Easter egg hunt at Pottawatomie Park in St. Charles Saturday. Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

  • Brenden Nielsen, with rabbit ears hugs Jack Larson, both 6, of Grayslake, to celebrate a great hunt after the Grayslake Park District's egg and prize hunt Saturday morning April 4th for four age groups at Central Park.

    Brenden Nielsen, with rabbit ears hugs Jack Larson, both 6, of Grayslake, to celebrate a great hunt after the Grayslake Park District's egg and prize hunt Saturday morning April 4th for four age groups at Central Park. George LeClaire | Staff Photographer

  • McKenzie Ferrell, 7, of Grayslake, right leads off the seven an older group at the Grayslake Park District's egg and prize hunt Saturday morning.

    McKenzie Ferrell, 7, of Grayslake, right leads off the seven an older group at the Grayslake Park District's egg and prize hunt Saturday morning. George LeClaire | Staff Photographer

  • Runners are off at the start of the 5K Run/Walk along Route 31 in the Kane County Health Department's 10th annual Healthy Hop event in Geneva on Saturday, April 4. A one mile Fun Run, 5K and Tot Hop were offered.

    Runners are off at the start of the 5K Run/Walk along Route 31 in the Kane County Health Department's 10th annual Healthy Hop event in Geneva on Saturday, April 4. A one mile Fun Run, 5K and Tot Hop were offered. Laura Stoecker | Staff Photographer

  • The Itasca Park District's pre-Easter festivities include an Easter egg hunt at the Spring Brook Nature Center.

    The Itasca Park District's pre-Easter festivities include an Easter egg hunt at the Spring Brook Nature Center. Daniel White | Staff Photographer

  • The Liberty Dancers of Addison perform during Addison's 12th annual Multicultural Festival held at the Addison Village Hall.

    The Liberty Dancers of Addison perform during Addison's 12th annual Multicultural Festival held at the Addison Village Hall. Daniel White | Staff Photographer

  • Mike Devega of Addison proudly displays he and his friends' morning catch during the DuPage Forest Preserves' Trout fishing day held at Grove Lake in the Wood Dale Grove Forest Preserve.

    Mike Devega of Addison proudly displays he and his friends' morning catch during the DuPage Forest Preserves' Trout fishing day held at Grove Lake in the Wood Dale Grove Forest Preserve. Daniel White | Staff Photographer

  • Xander Clark, 2½, enjoys his pancake Sunday during the all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast Sunday at North Aurora Fire Station #1 on Monroe Street.

    Xander Clark, 2½, enjoys his pancake Sunday during the all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast Sunday at North Aurora Fire Station #1 on Monroe Street. Tanit Jarusan | Staff Photographer

  • North Aurora firefighter J.R Egan, left, helps Kennedy Zies, 6, of North Aurora, make a pancake Sunday during the department's all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast. It was held at North Aurora's Station #1, on Monroe Street.

    North Aurora firefighter J.R Egan, left, helps Kennedy Zies, 6, of North Aurora, make a pancake Sunday during the department's all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast. It was held at North Aurora's Station #1, on Monroe Street. Tanit Jarusan | Staff Photographer

  • North Aurora firefighter Alex Pepper, right, serves food to local resident Kryss O'Donnell, left, during the North Aurora Fire Department's all-you-can eat pancake breakfast Sunday.

    North Aurora firefighter Alex Pepper, right, serves food to local resident Kryss O'Donnell, left, during the North Aurora Fire Department's all-you-can eat pancake breakfast Sunday. Tanit Jarusan | Staff Photographer

  • Fergal Gallagher of Grayslake stops to talk with a representative from Ambit Energy during the Lindenhurst-Lake Villa Chamber of Commerce's SpringFest Expo 2009 Sunday at Lakes Community High School.

    Fergal Gallagher of Grayslake stops to talk with a representative from Ambit Energy during the Lindenhurst-Lake Villa Chamber of Commerce's SpringFest Expo 2009 Sunday at Lakes Community High School. Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

  • Dr. Jeffrey Wells of Advanced Chiropractic & Acupuncture Center examines Ellen Loyd of Antioch during the Lindenhurst-Lake Villa Chamber of Commerce's SpringFest Expo 2009 Sunday at Lakes Community High School.

    Dr. Jeffrey Wells of Advanced Chiropractic & Acupuncture Center examines Ellen Loyd of Antioch during the Lindenhurst-Lake Villa Chamber of Commerce's SpringFest Expo 2009 Sunday at Lakes Community High School. Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

  • Perry O'Brien, left, of Lombard, and his son Colin, right, use a long saw to cut a log while Jan Wilt looks on during the 19th century wood working skills demonstration Sunday at the Sheldon Peck Homestead in Lombard.

    Perry O'Brien, left, of Lombard, and his son Colin, right, use a long saw to cut a log while Jan Wilt looks on during the 19th century wood working skills demonstration Sunday at the Sheldon Peck Homestead in Lombard. Tanit Jarusan | Staff Photographer

Published: 4/6/2009 12:07 AM