Tuesday, July 3, 2012
Check out this list of places around town to see what is open and closed on Independence Day.
The Fourth of July is Wednesday, and while most workplaces are closed and the barbecues are fired up, you still may need to get out and around Algonquin and Lake in the Hills. Here's what you need to know about what's open and closed. Village Hall: The village hall offices will be closed all day on Wednesday in Algonquin, at 2600 Harnish Drive, and Lake in the Hills, at 600 Harvest Gate. Trash Collection: Trash collection will be delayed by one-day because of the holiday. Trash will be collected on Thursday. Emergency: For police or fire emergencies, call 911. For a non-emergency, call the Algonquin police department at 847-658-4531, or the LITH police department at 847-658-5676. Post Office: The post office, located at 801 W. Algonquin…
Friday, June 29, 2012
Find out which communities in the Chicago suburbs are still planning fireworks displays in the coming days.
The Fourth of July falls on a Wednesday this year. That means you will have the chance to enjoy the festivities the weekend before, the weekend after and, of course, on July 4. Due to dry conditions, some area communities have decided to cancel or re-schedule their fireworks' shows. We've got a list below of fireworks displays that have been cancelled as well as shows that are still scheduled in the Chicago suburbs. You can also click through our map above to locate the different fireworks displays. Did we miss one? Or do you know of another area cancellation? Let the community know in the comments' section. FOURTH OF JULY FIREWORKS THAT HAVE BEEN CANCELLED July 3 — Cary fireworks have been cancelled. The fireworks show had been …
A Patch photographer gives advice on capturing the sparkle in the sky.
Capturing fireworks on camera is a challenge that can be mastered easily with the right equipment and settings on your camera. Here is a short tutorial to help you capture the rockets' red glare this Fourth of July. Equipment needed: