Saturday, March 30, 2013
With the weather beginning to change, many of us find ourselves motivated to do some spring cleaning; here is how to begin.
Spring cleaning can happen anywhere. Maybe you're a person who is motivated to throw open the garage door at the first moment you can venture outside without a parka. Or perhaps you prefer to take the warmer weather to open the front door and sweep all the dust away. No matter where you are cleaning, Patch has gathered tips for all the rooms in your house. Need more motivation? Martha Stewart's Web site has a printable cleaning list.
Tuesday, May 31, 2011
Everything must come to an end, but that doesn't mean we can't get all weepy about it.
Monday, November 29, 2010
Cheerleading team for students with special needs inspires coaches and classmates and revels in its appearance on Oprah's show.
They've spent two seasons cheering on the Romeoville High School Spartans. On Friday, it was fans' turn to cheer for the Spartan Sparkles as the special-needs cheerleading squad got a taste of fame on The Oprah Winfrey Show. The squad's appearance was part of a follow-up to a 2009 episode featuring the founders of the country's first cheer squad for students with physical and developmental disabilities. Since the original show aired, teams have sprung up at high schools across the United States — including Romeoville High School. Varsity cheerleading coach and special education teacher Lyndsey Banser said a Harpo Studios crew came out in mid-November to videotape a greeting from the Sparkles to Oprah. "A couple of them were in tears, they …