Photo gallery of the week in pictures for September 19-25, 2022.

Virtual Reality has nothing on the reality of the Photo Gallery of the Week in Pictures from September 19-25, 2022. Elmhurst resident David Gerfen uses a 3D virtual reality device for stroke rehabilitation at Northwestern Medicine Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital in Wheaton. Paul Valade | Staff photographer Gina Shilts, of Bennett Academy, hits during the East … Read more

Why Americans shouldn’t panic as the Fed raises interest rates: Finance experts

Americans should stay calm, boost their personal savings and sharply monitor their long-term fiscal plan like the Federal Reserve raises interest ratespersonal finance experts told The Post. The Federal Reserve raised its benchmark interest rate by 0.75% on Wednesday for the third consecutive month. By raising interest rates, the Fed makes it more expensive to … Read more

How a suburban hospital uses virtual reality for stroke rehabilitation

David Gerfen slips on a headset and finds himself in a food truck, tasked with putting together a made-to-order cheese and tomato sandwich. When transferred to another virtual environment, Jervin has to use one hand to deflect a blue ball towards him like a throwing machine across a green field. Gervin, 80, is not an … Read more

This year’s One Book, One Village in Arlington Heights pick has local connections

There are a few local links that led to the selection of Arlington Heights Memorial Library for “Clark and Division” One book, one village This year’s selection. Yes, the neighborhood on and around the street corner of Chicago serves as the setting for author Naomi Hirahara’s work, part mystery and part historical fiction. The book … Read more

WNBA Players Skip Russia Amid Britney Grenier Troubles, Ukraine War

Britney Grenier Highly publicized legal problems in Russia And the country’s invasion of Ukraine made the top WNBA players choose to move their talents elsewhere out of the season. Over the past few decades, Russia has been a favorite off-season destination WNBA players compete due to high salaries that can exceed a million dollars The … Read more

Putin warns of a “serious response” to Ukrainian “terrorist acts” | war news between russia and ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin has vowed to continue his campaign against Ukraine, warning that if counterattacks continue, a “more serious” military response will be unleashed. Putin has held out despite strong evidence that his forces suffered heavy losses in the Ukraine counterattack this month. The Russian leader said that the main objective of the campaign … Read more

Mental health impact on state park, SUNY police calls

The global spread of anxiety, depression and other mental health problems has escalated since the COVID-19 pandemic, affecting police protecting state parks and universities. Members of the State Police Charity Association are tasked with rescuing people in need in the state’s forests or campuses. Sometimes, this means helping someone who is contemplating or trying to … Read more

HBO Max shoots cigarettes from famous movie posters

HBO Max is cutting costs and cigarettes, too. In a bizarre move that movie buffs have spotted on social media, HBO Max has censored cigarettes from popular movie posters it shows on its streaming site. Angry movie fans took to Twitter to reveal the missing smoke in the HBO Max feeds, which seemed to be … Read more