All posts by Bob Cushman

Top 5 Back-to-School Bus Safety Tips

It’s back-to-school season, which means yellow buses are back on the roads. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, school buses are 23 times safer than passenger cars and 10 times safer than walking. First Student , a leading school transportation provider, offers the following back-to-school safety tips to... Read More

Fox Lake Cardboard Boat Race Aug. 19

The village of Fox Lake’s 21st Annual Cardboard Boat Race will be held on Sunday, Aug. 19, at Lakefront Park, 71 Nippersink Blvd., Fox Lake. Registration for the event is $30, which includes a boat building kit (those who already have a suitable boat do not need to buy... Read More

Friday Fun Five August 17, 2018

Here are our top five favorite events for you and your family to enjoy this weekend! Get out there and make some memories! For more great family events, see Oaklee’s Digital Edition, or search our calendar of events!         Discount Fun Day – Bartlett Aquatic Center... Read More

Friday Fun Five August 10, 2018

Here are our top five favorite events for you and your family to enjoy this weekend! Get out there and make some memories! For more great family events, see Oaklee’s Digital Edition, or search our calendar of events!         Bartlett Summer Festival – Bartlett Park August... Read More

What is school readiness?

All parents are aware of the importance of school readiness. But, what exactly is it? And, how can you prepare your child? Teacher Perspectives on School Readiness In a recent study conducted by Bright Horizons, elementary school teachers shared their views on what they believe to be the most... Read More

Friday Fun Five August 3, 2018

Here are our top five favorite events for you and your family to enjoy this weekend! Get out there and make some memories! For more great family events, see Oaklee’s Digital Edition, or search our calendar of events!         Hoffman Walks – Fabbrini Park July 26... Read More

Friday Fun Five July 27, 2018

Here are our top five favorite events for you and your family to enjoy this weekend! Get out there and make some memories! For more great family events, see Oaklee’s Digital Edition, or search our calendar of events!         Prairie Fest July 26 in Wood Dale... Read More

Best Nature Walks in Kane County

It’s no secret that spending time outdoors enjoying the fresh air, the smells, and sounds of nature can be rejuvenating and very good for your physical and spiritual health. Anyone wishing to partake of a little “Shinrin Yoku,” or forest bathing, this summer has a number of choices in... Read More