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  • Berwyn South School District 100 looks to voters for funding help through referendum

    BERWYN – Berwyn South School District 100 is facing a $1 million deficit for the 2017-18 school year, and unless a proposed referendum passes April 4, ...
    March 23, 2017 - 12:35 pm
  • Police Reports: Berwyn and Riverside for March 22

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not bee ...
    March 22, 2017 - 9:05 pm
  • 2017 Election Questionnaire: Berwyn South School District 100 Board of Education candidate Deanna Durica

    Age46Current occupationInterim Director, Policy and Communications Unit, and Director, Lead Poisonin ...
    March 20, 2017 - 10:13 pm
  • 2017 Election Questionnaire: Berwyn South School District 100 Board of Education candidate Julia McAleer-Forte

    Age48Current occupationStay at home MomCampaign CoordinatorFormer business owner of 22 yearsEducatio ...
    March 20, 2017 - 10:12 pm
  • 2017 Election Questionnaire: Berwyn South School District 100 Board of Education candidate Darlene K. Yoder

    Age41Current occupationLicensed Mental Health Counselor in Private PracticeEducationBachelor’s Degre ...
    March 20, 2017 - 10:11 pm
  • 2017 Election Questionnaire: Berwyn Park District Board of Commissioners candidate Brian L. Brock

    Age50Current occupationSales Executive for a healthcare IT startupEducationBachelor’s Degree, Univer ...
    March 20, 2017 - 8:40 pm
  • 2017 Election Questionnaire: Berwyn City Council Ward 6 candidate Erika D. Rosado

    Age41Current occupationMy career is within the financial field with 17 years of financial experience ...
    March 20, 2017 - 5:46 pm
  • 2017 Election Questionnaire: Berwyn City Council Ward 6 candidate Alicia M. Ruiz

    Age50 Current occupationReal Estate Consultant, Small Business OwnerEducationAABA, Benedictine Unive ...
    March 20, 2017 - 5:45 pm
  • Berwyn Tech Entrepreneurship Center readies to support small businesses

    BERWYN – The Berwyn Tech Entrepreneurship Center celebrated its opening in February with the help of officials from the city of Berwyn and Berwyn Deve ...
    March 20, 2017 - 2:00 pm
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: March 6-12

    Rauner shouldn’t compromiseI want to thank Gov. [Bruce] Rauner for his lack of willingness to compro ...
    March 17, 2017 - 2:57 pm
  • Heritage Middle School students attend WE Day in recognition of service efforts

    BERWYN – It’s not every day that schoolchildren raise money to buy goats for families in Africa. But that’s exactly what a group of Heritage Middle Sc ...
    March 17, 2017 - 12:02 pm
  • Police Reports: Berwyn for March 15

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Berwyn Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not ...
    March 16, 2017 - 7:20 am
  • High school sports roundup: Lyons Township takes title at own gymnastics invite

    WESTERN SPRINGS – The inaugural Lyons Township boys gymnastics invite could not have gone much better for the host team.
    March 14, 2017 - 6:00 pm
  • Addiction in the suburbs series: Co-occurring substance, mental health issues are treatable

    Individuals who are diagnosed with a mental illness like depression or anxiety face a higher risk of developing substance abuse problems, but help is ...
    March 14, 2017 - 11:22 am
  • Morton College welcomes Morton West students' Bridge of American Dreams

    Morton High School District 201 and Morton College hosted a special community reception Feb. 3 in honor of the Bridge of American Dreams coming to the ...
    March 13, 2017 - 12:47 pm
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: Feb. 27-March 5

    D-200 referendum waste of moneyRegarding the upcoming Wheaton School District 200 referendum coming ...
    March 13, 2017 - 8:31 am
  • Letter: Family tradition starts with Vesecky's Bakery in Berwyn

    To the editor:When living in North Riverside in [the] 1960s and raising a family, we started a famil ...
    March 9, 2017 - 9:17 am
  • Berwyn South District 100 holds referendum meetings

    BERWYN – Berwyn South School District 100 is holding a series of meetings to discuss the referendum that will appear on voters' April 4 ballots, askin ...
    March 8, 2017 - 8:27 am
  • Berwyn Township supervisor wins primary

    BERWYN – Berwyn Township Supervisor Elizabeth A. Pechous won the Democratic primary Feb. 28 against challenger Linda ''Callahan'' Kampe, according to ...
    March 7, 2017 - 6:21 pm
  • Addiction in the suburbs series: Parental action is key to fighting teen substance abuse in area

    Most parents don’t want to think about their child drinking alcohol or using drugs.But with teen alc ...
    March 7, 2017 - 11:08 am
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: Feb. 20-26

    Early preschool worthwhile in Wheaton District 200?Vanderbilt University did a study several years a ...
    March 6, 2017 - 4:04 pm
  • Hooters opens first-ever hoots in Cicero

    CICERO – Cicero is the first worldwide site of hoots, Hooters' fast-casual version of its full-service restaurant.
    March 7, 2017 - 11:10 am
  • Berwyn candidates react to primary

    BERWYN – Mayor Robert Lovero is looking forward to continuing to work for the citizens of Berwyn, after winning the primary mayoral race Feb. 28, defe ...
    March 3, 2017 - 10:07 am
  • Police Reports: Berwyn, La Grange Park and Western Springs for March 1

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not bee ...
    March 1, 2017 - 7:00 pm
  • Berwyn City Council races split between Berwyn United, Democratic Citizens of Berwyn parties

    BERWYN – The Berwyn City Council may have an even 4-4 split between the Berwyn United and Democratic Citizens of Berwyn parties when candidates take t ...
    March 1, 2017 - 10:56 pm
  • Berwyn mayor wins re-election in Democratic primary, general election to be uncontested

    BERWYN – Incumbent Mayor Robert Lovero will spend four more years leading the city of Berwyn, according to unofficial primary election results. Lovero ...
    March 1, 2017 - 10:24 am
  • High school sports roundup: Lyons Township, Riverside Brookfield win playoff openers

    DOWNERS GROVE – In what could have been his final high school basketball game, Connor Niego stepped up big for Lyons Township.
    Feb. 28, 2017 - 6:00 pm
  • Berwyn man runs 50 miles for children in need

    BERWYN – Brian Frazier scored a win-win for kids Feb. 4 when the Berwyn resident ran 50 miles on a treadmill at the Pav YMCA to raise much-needed fund ...
    Feb. 28, 2017 - 4:00 pm
  • Berwyn police charge 2 in Harlem Avenue shooting

    BERWYN – Berwyn police have charged two people in a drive-by shooting that occurred Feb. 22 in the 3800 block of Harlem Avenue, according to a Berwyn ...
    Feb. 28, 2017 - 7:33 am
  • Berwyn police charge suspect in string of burglaries targeting seniors

    BERWYN – After months of investigation, the Berwyn Police Department has charged a man in a string of residential burglaries targeting seniors, accord ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 10:56 pm
  • Addiction in the suburbs series: 5 myths about teen substance abuse

    We love our kids, don’t we? In my experience, the vast majority of parents truly don’t believe their kids will be the ones who get caught up in substa ...
    Feb. 28, 2017 - 7:40 am
  • Berwyn schools push for funding reform

    BERWYN – Berwyn school districts are pushing for school funding reform in Illinois as part of Funding Illinois' Future, a coalition of more than 200 s ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 4:00 pm
  • Cicero Boys Club honors Youth of the Year

    CICERO – Angel Moreno is a friendly, outgoing 16-year-old, but he was shocked speechless as he was awarded the Cicero Boys Club's annual Youth of the ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 10:00 am
  • High school boys basketball: Time for boys basketball postseason for Lyons Township, Morton, Riverside Brookfield, others

    The grind of the high school basketball regular season is about to give way to the grind of the postseason as teams from across the state start on the ...
    Feb. 25, 2017 - 11:30 am