For many workers in industries such as hospitality, nonprofit and emergency service, remote work during the COVID-19 pandemic has never been an option. That makes staffing all the more challenging amid the current viral surge. “If one of our personnel tests positive, we put them off for 10 days,” said Bart Gilmore, deputy chief of training for the DeKalb Fire Department.
The new location of a Sycamore tattoo shop formerly owned by late alderman Rick "Spider" Kramer is planning a February opening. “It feels great to be able to open again, to get it done for Spider and his wife, too,” said new owner Brian Fleetwood.