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  • Berwyn Troop 301 celebrates 100th through 103rd scouts to achieve Eagle rank

    BERWYN – Earning the rank of Eagle is something only about 5 percent of Boy Scouts worldwide ever do. But one Berwyn Boy Scout troop has had a stagger ...
    May 26, 2016 - 3:30 pm
  • Top burgers compete to be 'Berwyn's Best'

    BERWYN – Berwyn's Best Burger Contest has headed into its second round.Specialty burgers from Big Gu ...
    May 26, 2016 - 6:00 am
  • Police Reports: Berwyn for May 25

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Berwyn Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not ...
    May 26, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • Lightford: All children deserve same opportunity to succeed

    Time and again, we have seen the critical impact a quality education can have on a young person. However, the hard truth is that not every child in Il ...
    May 24, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • North Berwyn Park District honors Best of Berwyn students

    BERWYN – The North Berwyn Park District recently recognized the city's top eighth-grade students as part of its Best of Berwyn program.
    May 25, 2016 - 7:16 am
  • Lyons Walgreens, Brookfield Zoo get in spirit of Red Nose Day

    Lyons Walgreens staff don red noses April 20 with Brookfield Zoo representatives and their animal ambassador, an anteater, to raise awareness for the ...
    May 23, 2016 - 3:12 pm
  • Man dies in Berwyn attic fire

    BERWYN – A 23-year-old man died in a fire that broke out in an attic in the early morning hours of May 20 in a house in the 1800 block of Scoville Ave ...
    May 21, 2016 - 8:10 am
  • Wolves born at Brookfield Zoo head into wild

    BROOKFIELDThe Chicago Zoological Society announced the birth of a litter of five Mexican gray wolves ...
    May 20, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • Havlicek Elementary students learn ballroom dancing

    BERWYN – It’s not every day you see 10- and 11-year-olds dressed up in formal attire, dancing the tango or rumba. But that’s exactly what the fifth-gr ...
    May 20, 2016 - 2:08 pm
  • Buona partners with Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo

    BERWYN – Buona, headquartered in Berwyn, is partnering with Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo to help raise funds for his foundation, the Antho ...
    May 20, 2016 - 7:07 am
  • Zacatacos to fill vacant New Seneca Restaurant space in Berwyn

    BERWYN – Zacatacos will open a third location in Berwyn by December in the former New Seneca Restaurant at 6544 Cermak Road.
    May 19, 2016 - 7:05 am
  • Police Reports: Berwyn for May 18

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Berwyn Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not ...
    May 18, 2016 - 2:30 pm
  • Stickney students celebrate Arbor Day

    STICKNEY – Edison Elementary School students celebrate Arbor Day on April 29 with the help of kindergarten teachers Angela Fischbeck (left) and Patric ...
    May 17, 2016 - 3:15 pm
  • Berwyn police introduce new drug drop-off box

    BERWYN – The Berwyn Police Department and Save A Star Drug Awareness Foundation have partnered to establish a drug collection and disposal program in ...
    May 17, 2016 - 10:02 pm
  • McDonald's opens modernized restaurant in Berwyn

    BERWYN – A new and improved McDonald's has reopened at 7181 W. Cermak Road in Berwyn.The modernized ...
    May 14, 2016 - 4:12 pm
  • Stickney-Forest View library receives biography on 90-year-old resident

    Author Mary A. Susmilch-Monroe (from left) donates the biography she wrote about her mother, Henrietta Susmilch, to Stickney-Forest View Public Librar ...
    May 13, 2016 - 3:07 pm
  • Berwyn ordinance limits number of video gaming cafes

    BERWYN – Concerned about the expanding number of video gaming cafes in Berwyn, aldermen are capping the number of cafes allowed in the city and requir ...
    May 13, 2016 - 7:36 am
  • Police Reports: Berwyn for May 11

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Berwyn Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not ...
    May 12, 2016 - 12:59 pm
  • Letter: Seeking Berwyn penpal from the 1950s

    To the editor:I’m trying to trace the Cerny family who lived in the 3100 block of Home Avenue, Berwy ...
    May 11, 2016 - 4:45 pm
  • Oliver's brings sophisticated fine dining to casual setting in Berwyn

    BERWYN – A new restaurant is opening in Berwyn with the goal of bringing sophisticated fine dining within a casual setting to the Chicago suburb.
    May 12, 2016 - 7:20 am
  • High school boys volleyball: Morton maturing as postseason approaches

    DOWNERS GROVE – Two years ago, Virgilio Rodriguez watched as his brother, Samuel, helped Morton’s boys volleyball team to the state quarterfinals.
    May 10, 2016 - 11:48 am
  • High school sports roundup: Morton musters solid finishes at conference girls track meet

    Nija Redmond (58.56 seconds in the 400-meter dash), Veronica Navarette (2:26.91 in the 800 run), Tyia Corbin (4 feet, 10 inches in high jump) and Mari ...
    May 9, 2016 - 10:48 pm
  • Jefferson Elementary third-graders cap research project with tree dedication

    BERWYN – Third-graders at Jefferson Elementary School in Berwyn are becoming experts in trees, thanks to a special Arbor Day project where they were a ...
    May 9, 2016 - 10:43 pm
  • Pillars marks Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Denim Day

    Pillars staff read stories of sexual assault as written by sexual assault clients April 27 during a survivor speak out, balloon release and ice cream ...
    May 9, 2016 - 10:00 am
  • Man shot on Stevenson Expressway near Berwyn

    BERWYN – A man was shot May 7 on the Stevenson Expressway near Berwyn, according to media reports.Th ...
    May 7, 2016 - 10:22 pm
  • Educators flock to Berwyn District 100 for iEngage technology conference

    BERWYN – A two-day educational technology conference April 29 and 30 in Berwyn South School District 100 attracted several hundred attendees from insi ...
    May 8, 2016 - 11:44 pm
  • Morton West students shine in high school art exhibition

    BERWYN – Morton West High School students Vicky Gomez (from left), Olga Coronado and Yen Nguyen display their winning artwork from the Illinois High S ...
    May 6, 2016 - 10:00 am
  • WSSRA to host Derby Gala fundraiser at Cicero's Hawthorne Race Course

    The West Suburban Special Recreation Association will host its annual Derby Gala fundraiser May 7 at Hawthorne Race Course in Cicero.
    May 5, 2016 - 6:00 pm
  • Girl Scouts celebrate literacy in Berwyn: 6 photos

    BERWYN – Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana welcomed girls and their families to a celebration of Dia de los Niños, Dia de los Libro ...
    May 6, 2016 - 4:14 pm
  • Letter: Marking 70 years of service from All Berwyn Committee

    To the editor:The All Berwyn Committee celebrated 70 years of existence on April 16. The A.B.C. was ...
    May 4, 2016 - 6:18 pm
  • Police Reports: Berwyn for May 4

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Berwyn Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not ...
    May 4, 2016 - 4:36 pm
  • Plainfield caregiver charged with making, selling drugs out of Berwyn apartment

    BERWYN – A Plainfield woman was charged April 28 with manufacturing and selling drugs out of an apartment in the 6200 block of 21st Street in Berwyn, ...
    May 3, 2016 - 10:25 pm
  • High school sports roundup: Offense gets going in Morton baseball win against Downers Grove South

    CICERO – Once Nate Quinn got the ball rolling, Morton’s baseball team took the momentum and didn’t let it go.
    May 3, 2016 - 11:05 am
  • Letter: A farewell to those who've made Berwyn a great place to live

    To the editor:As I prepare to depart from Berwyn and head down to Kentucky, I want to thank a few fo ...
    May 3, 2016 - 9:38 am
  • Riverside girl donates allowance to Aspire in Hillside in honor of brother

    Gwendolen Adelman, 12, of Riverside, loves her big brother Ben. So much so that the Hauser Junior High School sixth-grader recently donated her allowa ...
    May 2, 2016 - 12:15 pm
  • Berwyn author wins Soon to be Famous Illinois Author Project

    BERWYN – Berwyn resident Geralyn Hesslau Magrady has been named the 2016 Soon to be Famous Illinois Author with her self-published debut novel, “Lines ...
    April 29, 2016 - 1:55 pm
  • Suburban Life recognizes local scholars, awards scholarships

    WOODRIDGE – Suburban Life Media and the DuPage Credit Union honored some of the best high school seniors in the western suburbans April 26 at the Subu ...
    April 29, 2016 - 6:50 am
  • Police Reports: Berwyn for April 27

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Berwyn Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not ...
    April 27, 2016 - 4:02 pm
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