- Telephone, computer network outages at 22 Rockford schools
- Byron native selected as Sailor of the Year for Navy Band Southwest
- Illinois Tollway awards $337 million in contracts, sets budget
- 44 earn bachelor’s degrees at Saint Anthony College of Nursing
- Goodwill opens Donation Express site on Perryville
- Rock Valley College to manage TechWorks program
- University of Illinois at Chicago names chancellor
- Salvation Army to distribute food, toys to nearly 2,000 families
- American Manufacturing Competitiveness Act signed into law
- ABC Supply acquires Siding World
Ghost Stories author at Stephenson County Historical Museum Oct. 23
From press release
FREEPORT, Ill.—Halloween will be celebrated at the Stephenson County Historical Museum with ghost stories and “Trick or Treat Around the Museum” Saturday, Oct. 23. Noted local author Terri Reid will hold two sessions for children of all ages—5 p.m. and 6 p.m. Between story sessions, children ages 1-12 who are in costume can “trick or treat” around the museum grounds, where volunteers will be distributing candy.
Reid will read from her collection of ghost stories. She is the author of Ghost Stories of Stephenson County, whose first volume will be rereleased just prior to the event. She is also the author of two paranormal mysteries available through Amazon.com. Loose Ends is set in Freeport and is the No. 1 choice in Paranormal Fiction through Amazon.com. Her second book, Ghosts of New Orleans, was released at the beginning of October.
Popcorn, potato chips, hot apple cider, pop and water will be available for purchase.
Admission is $2 per person, regardless of age, but children ages 1-12 in costume will be admitted free.
Info: Contact Ed Finch at (815) 232-8419 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
From the Oct. 20-26, 2010 issue