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Berwyn News

  • Berwyn woman struck by lightning in Bolingbrook

    A 34-year-old Berwyn woman apparently was struck by lightning July 28 in Bolingbrook, according to a Bolingbrook Police Department news release.
    NEW: July 29, 2016 - 2:31 pm
  • Berwyn resident stars in 'The Odd Couple'

    BERWYN – Berwyn resident George Keating stars as Felix Unger in Theatre at the Center’s production of "The Odd Couple," which runs through Aug. 14.
    July 28, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Police Reports: Berwyn, Brookfield, La Grange Park and Riverside

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not bee ...
    July 27, 2016 - 4:40 pm
  • Cermak Road restaurants gear up for Berwyn's Taste of Main Street

    BERWYN – It’s not often you can enjoy menu samplings from 10 restaurants in one night. But on July 28, Berwyn residents can taste a little bit of ever ...
    July 26, 2016 - 7:21 am
  • Berwyn Park District presents BAM Fest

    BERWYN – The Berwyn Park District will present Berwyn Arts and Music's second annual BAM Fest on July 23 at Proksa Park.
    July 22, 2016 - 12:31 pm
  • North Berwyn Park District to host 'The Good Dinosaur' as part of Movies in the Park

    BERWYN – The North Berwyn Park District will host a showing of "The Good Dinosaur" on July 21 as part of Movies in the Park.
    July 21, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • DuPage, Cook counties under excessive heat warning

    DuPage and Cook counties are among many under an excessive heat warning today, facing heat index values as high as 115 degrees, according to the Natio ...
    July 21, 2016 - 5:40 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Summer season lays foundation for area teams

    Tipoff for the high school boys basketball season is still months away.  Preseason practices won’t ...
    July 22, 2016 - 6:15 pm
  • Police Reports: Berwyn, Brookfield, La Grange Park and Riverside for July 20

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not bee ...
    July 20, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • Berwyn student artwork on display at North Riverside Park Mall

    North Riverside Park Mall unveils a new art display in its Management Hallway, devoted to works by local students from schools and community art progr ...
    July 19, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • Fundraiser supports Cicero cafe owner in need of transplant

    CICERO – Revive Club & Café co-owner Dolores Monterroso (from left), Atzimba Catering and Events chef and owner Atzimba Perez, youth pastor Roger Wash ...
    July 19, 2016 - 7:27 am
  • Berwyn resident spreads joy of Italian language

    BERWYN – Berwyn resident Vincent Cerda was born to American parents, but his first language wasn’t English. The 22-year-old learned to speak Italian b ...
    July 17, 2016 - 8:40 pm
  • Pictures of the week July 8-14: 5 photos

    Check out some of the best shots by our photographers this week. ...
    July 15, 2016 - 7:47 am
  • Lavergne's Tavern sees success since opening in Berwyn

    BERWYN – Things are going well at Lavergne’s Tavern in Berwyn since its opening about one month ago.
    July 15, 2016 - 7:11 am
  • Police Reports: Berwyn, Brookfield, La Grange Park and Riverside for July 13

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not bee ...
    July 13, 2016 - 1:45 pm
  • Attorney General Madigan files lawsuit against Berwyn property owner over lead paint

    BERWYN – Attorney General Lisa Madigan filed a lawsuit July 7 against a Berwyn property owner for allegedly violating the Lead Poisoning Prevention Ac ...
    July 13, 2016 - 7:07 am
  • Berwyn Mustangs, Morton West clash over field use

    BERWYN – The Berwyn Mustangs Youth Football and Cheer teams are searching for a football field to play games this year after the organization was forc ...
    July 12, 2016 - 7:06 am
  • Lavergne's Tavern now open in Berwyn: 5 photos

    Lavergne's Tavern recently opened in the old Garv Inn location in Berwyn. ...
    July 11, 2016 - 3:10 pm
  • High school softball: Suburban Life softball teams, players among state's best

    The western suburbs of Chicago have always been home to some of the best softball players in the state, and the 2016 was no different.
    July 6, 2016 - 5:13 pm
  • Police Reports: Berwyn, Brookfield, La Grange and Riverside for July 6

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not bee ...
    July 6, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • Attorney General: beware of scammers preying on storm-damaged homes, businesses

    ELMHURST – After severe thunderstorms and tornadoes on June 22, Attorney General Lisa Madigan warned residents in impacted areas to be alert for scamm ...
    July 5, 2016 - 6:30 pm
  • Downers Grove South's Caroline Hedgcock caps stellar career with best season yet

    DOWNERS GROVE – On the softball diamond, Caroline Hedgcock throws hard and she hits hard. Off the f ...
    July 8, 2016 - 7:08 am
  • Berwyn readies for return of Fourth of July fireworks

    BERWYN – An Independence Day fireworks show is a very patriotic celebration and brings the community together, says Tom Benson, owner of the World’s L ...
    July 5, 2016 - 1:56 pm
  • DuPage, Cook County begin Fourth of July festivities

    A roundup of some of the best of what’s on tap for Independence Day celebrations all week will steer fireworks fans to multiple nighttime displays and ...
    July 5, 2016 - 10:18 am
  • North Berwyn Park District celebrates Hett Park opening

    BERWYN – Families can splash in the water park, climb and play at the Brocato Playground or stroll along the park plaza while enjoying the summer weat ...
    July 1, 2016 - 7:04 am
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