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  • Berwyn Township to host free Well Woman health clinic in May

    BERWYN – The Berwyn Township Public Health District will be hosting its annual Well Woman health fair May 13, in observance of National Women’s Health ...
    March 27, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Berwyn's Reel Art Collectibles to host Artists Day event

    BERWYN – Reel Art Collectibles will host its second annual Artists Day event in April, featuring appearances by some of Chicago's internationally-reno ...
    March 26, 2015 - 4:15 pm
  • Bids to be sought for Berwyn sewer and water maintenance

    BERWYN – Bids are soon to be sought for Berwyn’s 2015 sewer and water maintenance program.City offic ...
    March 26, 2015 - 3:13 pm
  • Rauner names Berwyn man to serve on state board

    BERWYN – A Berwyn man was among the list of names Gov. Bruce Rauner appointed to fill positions on a number state commissions and boards, the governor ...
    March 26, 2015 - 2:55 pm
  • Berwyn alderman makes donation to schools, fulfilling campaign promise

    BERWYN – Berwyn Alderman Robert Fejt made a $500 contribution to each of the four schools in his Fourth Ward, in keeping with a campaign promise he ma ...
    March 26, 2015 - 2:52 pm
  • Howard and the White Boys to return to Harlem Avenue Lounge in Berwyn

    Fresh off a contest win, the blues-rock band Howard and the White Boys will head back to Harlem Avenue Lounge for a show at 9:30 p.m. Saturday, March ...
    March 26, 2015 - 12:17 pm
  • St. Joseph wins state title

    PEORIA – For all of the success and reputation of St. Joseph boys basketball, coach Gene Pingatore still knows how special and difficult it is to get ...
    March 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Girls soccer previews: LT, Naz look for more success

    Spring is upon us and girls soccer teams have already hit the field for season openers. Here’s the outlook for what to expect from the local teams thi ...
    March 24, 2015 - 3:00 pm
  • Cicero to ask residents about noise ordinance on ballot

    CICERO – Voters in Cicero will be asked April 7 on their election ballots for their views on the town’s efforts to crack down on excessive noise as pa ...
    March 24, 2015 - 1:49 pm
  • Top 4 Morton winter sports highlights

    Winter sports have finished and spring sports are underway. With that in mind, it’s time for one final look back at the winter sports season. Here’s a ...
    March 24, 2015 - 10:13 am
  • A bear-y happy birthday at Brookfield Zoo

    BROOKFIELD – The Brookfield Zoo's two grizzly bears, Jim and Axhi, celebrated their birthday at the Brookfield Zoo, 8400 W 31st St, Saturday with a a ...
    March 23, 2015 - 5:03 pm
  • Pizza delivery driver robbed by two gunmen in Berwyn

    BERWYN – A man reported he was robbed at gunpoint at 10:22 p.m. March 16 when he delivered a pizza to as residence in the 1800 block of South Clarence ...
    March 26, 2015 - 8:57 pm
  • Berwyn Boy Scout Troop 301 adds 2 more Eagles to roster

    BERWYN – Berwyn Boy Scout Troop 301 added two more names to its roster of Eagle Scouts recently, the troop announced in March.
    March 23, 2015 - 10:25 am
  • Early voting is open – meet all the local candidates

    March 22, 2015 - 9:11 pm
  • Snow to return to west suburbs for Monday commute

    Snow is anticipated in the west suburbs early Monday and through the morning commute, according to the National Weather Service.
    March 23, 2015 - 12:34 am
  • Lincoln Middle School's first Feed My Starving Children mobile packing event: 5 photos

    Community volunteers pack life-saving meals for Feed My Starving Children (FMSC) at Lincoln Middle School on Saturday, March 21, 2015. Today's goal is ...
    March 21, 2015 - 10:18 pm
  • Fire destroys garage, two vehicles in Bewrwyn

    BERWYN – Fire destroyed a Berwyn garage in the early morning hours of March 13.Firefighters were cal ...
    March 20, 2015 - 7:51 pm
  • Presentation on bungalows to be held at Grossdale Station Wednesday

    BROOKFIELD – Squared, brick and still sturdy after all these years.The iconic Chicago-style bungalow ...
    March 20, 2015 - 3:04 pm
  • Area products take part in NCAA basketball tournaments

    The NCAA men's and women's basketball tournaments bring some of the best young athletes to the national stage. This year's tournaments have plenty of ...
    March 18, 2015 - 3:53 pm
  • Castro: Learning never stops with technology at District 100

    This past week, Berwyn South School District 100 celebrated national Digital Learning Day in our schools. Digital Learning Day provides an opportunity ...
    March 18, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Meet the all-area boys basketball team with players from suburban Cook County schools

    It was a strong boys basketball season for area schools with four teams winning conference championships and three making sectional finals. With the C ...
    March 17, 2015 - 4:30 pm
  • Speeding leads to DUI charges

    BERWYN – Leonard R. Tinoco, 20, of the 2600 block of South Oak Park Avenue, Berwyn, was charged at 1:19 a.m. March 5 with driving under the influence ...
    March 17, 2015 - 3:18 pm
  • Alderman's plan for free vehicle stickers for veterans could cost city nearly $400K

    BERWYN – A Berwyn alderman has proposed offering one free vehicle sticker each year to every resident who has served in the U.S. armed forces to show ...
    March 17, 2015 - 3:25 pm
  • Treaures abound at new resale shop in Berwyn

    BERWYN – Berwyn resident Jacinta Theobald feels strongly about going green and cutting the stream of usable things to the landfill.
    March 17, 2015 - 3:04 pm
  • St. Patrick's Day celebrations bring out the green in area residents: 20 photos

    Plenty of local options were available to revelers in the days leading up to St. Patrick's Day. ...
    March 17, 2015 - 6:07 pm
  • Presentation on Eastland disaster in North Riverside set for March 18

    NORTH RIVERSIDE – One of the greatest maritime disasters in the world happened July 24, 1915, just short of 14 miles east from the North Riverside Pub ...
    March 16, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Roosevelt Road Green Mile Pub Crawl: 6 photos

    Multiple locations along Roosevelt Road in Berwyn feature live music and drink specials for the Green Mile Pub Crawl, sponsored by the Roosevelt Road ...
    March 16, 2015 - 6:11 am
  • Elite-eight bound: RB tops Morton for first sectional title

    CICERO – Riverside Brookfield was able to make history and win the school's first sectional title. T ...
    March 16, 2015 - 11:18 am
  • Green Mile Pub Crawl set Friday

    BERWYN – Berwyn’s second annual Green Mile Pub Crawl is back by popular demand from 5 to 11 p.m. Friday on Roosevelt Road’s “Veltway.”
    March 12, 2015 - 3:48 pm
  • Buona Beef offering lower calorie options

    BERWYN – Got a taste for a beef sandwich but watching your weight?Berwyn’s own, Buona Beef restauran ...
    March 12, 2015 - 3:45 pm
  • Snapshot: Brain games fight brain drain at Heritage Middle

    BERWYN – Heritage Middle School hosted District 100's successful 2015 Brain Bowl Feb. 27.Teams of fi ...
    March 12, 2015 - 4:39 pm
  • Illinois Tollway looks to speed up suburban highways

    The Illinois Tollway is moving closer to increasing the speed limit on several area tollways from 55 to 60 mph, according to an Illinois Tollway news ...
    March 14, 2015 - 7:33 am
  • Our view: Don't balance budget by taking from towns

    If Gov. Bruce Rauner wants to get local government officials on board with his state budget proposal, he’s got a long way to go.
    March 12, 2015 - 10:35 am
  • Haley's dunk sparks Morton's closing run

    CICERO – Tony Haley only scored four points Wednesday night, but two of them were arguably the biggest two points of the game.
    March 11, 2015 - 10:07 pm
  • Regional title brings Morton boys back home for sectional

    CHICAGO – All of the growing pains Morton endured during the regular season seem to be paying off when it matters most.
    March 11, 2015 - 11:30 am
  • Wire to host cancer fundraiser for girl, 5, with Jesse White Tumblers

    BERWYN – The Jesse White Tumblers will provide the sights and parents will bring the sounds to the third annual Aria Rocks the Lemonade Stand fundrais ...
    March 10, 2015 - 2:59 pm
  • Police: Berwyn man charged with DUI after driving into building

    BERWYN – A Berwyn man who crashed his vehicle at 2 a.m. March 5 into a building at 6450 Cermak Road and then fled the scene faces multiple charges, in ...
    March 11, 2015 - 7:44 pm
  • Chicago woman charged after pounding on doors in Berwyn

    BERWYN – A Chicago woman was charged with criminal trespass to property after she was reported pounding on doors in an apartment building at 4 a.m. Ma ...
    March 10, 2015 - 2:22 pm
  • Born in Berwyn, raised in Brookfield, Elmer Wettour turns 100

    DOWNERS GROVE – Reaching centenarian status is an accomplishment not many folks can claim. Saratoga Grove retirement community resident Elmer Wettour ...
    March 11, 2015 - 12:31 pm
  • All-area girls basketball MVP: Wilcher a winner for Morton girls

    BERWYN – Maryam Wilcher might not care about her numbers, but they are impressive. The Morton junior ...
    March 10, 2015 - 1:00 pm
  • Meet the all-area girls basketball team for Cook County schools

    The girls basketball season wrapped up over the weekend with the state finals in Class 3A and 4A. It’s the perfect time to celebrate the accomplishmen ...
    March 10, 2015 - 1:00 pm
  • Prep roundup: Chargers win fourth straight regional crown

    The St. Joseph boys basketball team claimed a fourth consecutive regional title Friday, defeating Jones 53-40 in a Class 3A regional game.
    March 10, 2015 - 12:20 pm
  • Chicago Blitz football team to host open house Thursday

    VILLA PARK – Fans can get an up close look at the area's very own football team when the Chicago Blitz hosts its Meet the Blitz Open House.
    March 10, 2015 - 9:41 am
  • Saratoga Grove resident, WWII veteran hits the century mark

    DOWNERS GROVE – Reaching centenarian status is an accomplishment not many folks can claim. Saratoga Grove retirement community resident Elmer Wettour ...
    March 11, 2015 - 12:38 am
  • Police Reports: Berwyn for March 4

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Berwyn Police Department. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime h ...
    March 9, 2015 - 10:04 am
  • FitzGerald’s annual St. Patrick’s Day celebration set for Saturday

    BERWYN – There’s a promise of stepping, singing and tipping a few in honor of St. Patrick for the 34th annual St. Patrick’s Day Festival on March 14 a ...
    March 9, 2015 - 10:01 am
  • Unity Lutheran Church's Awake program gets grant for new director

    BERWYN – The community organization, Awake, an affiliate mission community of Unity Lutheran Church in Berwyn, was awarded a $100,000 grant by the Met ...
    March 5, 2015 - 4:44 pm
  • Morton East senior awarded scholarship to Cornell

    CICERO – A Morton East High School Senior from Cicero is headed to the Ivy League.Oscar Barraza will ...
    March 5, 2015 - 3:05 pm
  • Public officials decry Rauner’s budget proposal

    Local government officials said they don’t want to bail out the state at the expense of their municipalities, which could mean making cuts from essent ...
    March 4, 2015 - 3:47 pm
  • Police to crack down on DUI, seat belt violations

    BERWYN – The Berwyn Police Department will be out in force cracking down on people not wearing seat belts and driving under the influence after painti ...
    March 4, 2015 - 10:54 am
  • College notes: Belcaster gets starting nod at Ball State

    High school winter sports are winding down and spring sports don’t start playing games until the middle of March, so now is a perfect time to take a l ...
    March 4, 2015 - 11:45 am
  • Prep Roundup: LT boys edge Morton in regular season finale, RB boys split pair

    Lyons Township's boys basketball team knocked off visiting Morton 63-54 in the regular season finale on Feb. 25 to win the West Suburban Conference cr ...
    March 3, 2015 - 3:30 pm
  • North Berwyn Park District to host birthday bash for Dr. Seuss

    BERWYN – Dr. Seuss’ characters will be joining the North Berwyn Park District for the fifth annual Dr. Seuss’ Birthday Bash from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mar ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 5:44 am
  • Longhorn Steakhouse puts its brand on Berwyn

    BERWYN – Longhorn Steakhouse has been serving up steaks fast and furious ever since it opened its doors Dec. 1, 2014, in Berwyn’s Cermak Plaza, 7115 W ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 3:59 pm
  • Police Reports: Berwyn for Feb. 25

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Berwyn Police Department. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime h ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 3:57 pm
  • State grants withheld, Berwyn park improvements on hold

    BERWYN – Many municipal park directors across the state are wondering if they have to put off projects if grants promised to them by former Gov. Pat Q ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 4:34 pm
  • Morton seniors targeted for Junior Achievement programs

    CICERO – Junior Achievement of Chicago announced it has received a grant from the Taco Bell Foundation for Teens that will be used to teach Junior Ach ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 3:43 pm
  • LT, Morton, RB boys ready for postseason tipoff

    The road to the Class 3A and 4A boys basketball state finals begins with regional play starting Monday. Here's the outlook for Lyon Township, Morton, ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 6:30 am
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