Juice WRLD’s Charity Donates Instruments to His Childhood School

Good News Notes: “The Live Free 999 Fund established in honor of the late rapper Jarad  ‘Juice WRLD‘ Higgins by his mother announced today that it has donated a complete set of band and orchestral instruments to his former school, Deer Creek Christian School, in Chicago Heights, IL. The instrument donation fully outfits the school’s band and orchestra and also…

Hope For State Endangered Birds

Good News Notes: Osprey are considered endangered in the state of Illinois.  They are fighting their way back, though, with a little help from friends.  They have been seen building their nests in cell phone towers as well on open nest boxes that were made for them and placed on the top of utility poles. …

Chicago Bears continue COVID-19 relief donations

Good News Notes: “As part of the $1,920,000 commitment to local COVID-19 relief efforts by the Chicago Bears and Bears Care, the organizations are providing $160,000 in total donations and matching grants to the Chicago Police Memorial Foundation, GENYOUth, I Grow Chicago, Meals on Wheels Chicago and The Salvation Army Metropolitan Division. Additionally, the NFL’s…

Photos of animals meeting each other at zoos and aquariums

 Good News Notes: “As people around the world continue to stay at home, animals at aquariums and zoos are getting the chance to meet each other for the very first time.  From penguins and whales to orangutans and otters, new friendships are blossoming everywhere.  Insider has rounded up some of our favorite animal meet-ups to…

Dog Rescued After Falling Through Ice Into Plainfield Pond

Good News Notes: “A German shepherd named Maverick had a close call Tuesday morning falling through the ice into a pond. Plainfield Fire Chief Jon Stratton said firefighters got a call about the 10-month-old dog in the icy water near Drauden Road and Catherine Drive around 7 a.m. Firefighters who arrived found a good Samaritan…