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Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Villa Park

Published: Friday, Aug. 1, 2014 5:30 a.m. CDT • Updated: Friday, Aug. 1, 2014 8:42 a.m. CDT
(Matthew Piechalak -
Dianne Luebker, member of the Friends of the Villa Park Public Library, takes her first look July 23 at the Friends' new cookbook, along with John Bradford, library employee and the book's editor. The cookbook celebrates 100 years of Villa Park recipes.

THUMBS UP: What better way to celebrate the Villa Park Centennial Celebration than through food? The Friends of Villa Park Public Library gathered 200 recipes that span the decades since Villa Park's incorporation in 1914. To order a copy of the book, visit and stop into the Library.

THUMBS UP: A Villa Park native is proving that you're only as old as you think you are. Eleanor Olson, who turned 100 in November, just celebrated her 20th year participating in the Heart & Sole Fitness dance classes at Lexington Square in Lombard. Keep on dancing, Eleanor.

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