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  • Berwyn to celebrate Cinco de Mayo with pub crawl

    BERWYN – Berwyn’s Cermak Road will be the place to festively celebrate the Mexican defeat of the French from 5:30 to 10 p.m. May 5 for the Cinco de Ma ...
    April 21, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Shlah: Library offers unlimited possibilities

    As our celebration of National Library Week draws to a close, we pause to reflect on the contributions of our nation’s libraries in promoting library ...
    April 21, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Police: Cicero man flees Riverside backyard crash, reports car stolen

    RIVERSIDE – A Cicero man faces numerous charges after he allegedly crashed his car into a garage in Riverside then fled the scene on foot at 3:40 a.m. ...
    April 20, 2015 - 4:48 pm
  • Rep. Lipinski hosting town hall and senior fairs

    Residents of Illinois 3rd Congressional District are invited to a town hall meeting and two senior fairs hosted by U.S. Rep. Dan Lipinski, D.-Ill., du ...
    April 20, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Morton West senior awarded Golden Apple scholarship

    BERWYN – Morton West High School senior Molly Zajak-Clark has been awarded a scholarship from the Golden Apple Foundation, which awards scholarships t ...
    April 17, 2015 - 4:41 pm
  • North Berwyn Park District to host Think Green City Clean-Up Saturday

    BERWYN – The North Berwyn Park District is seeking volunteers to participate in the annual Think Green City Clean-Up of parks, parkways and numerous o ...
    April 17, 2015 - 4:35 pm
  • Police: Bomb squad called after body found in apartment near MacNeal, no threat determined

    BERWYN – The Berwyn Police Department was called at about 10:15 a.m. Thursday to do a well-being check at a unit in a condo building at 32nd Street an ...
    April 17, 2015 - 3:58 pm
  • Police Reports: Berwyn for April 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 ...
    April 17, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • History finds home in Berwyn storefront

    BERWYN – A former corner grocery store is as good as any place to archive the history of a community. In the case of Berwyn, where working people once ...
    April 16, 2015 - 4:43 pm
  • Lemont native Scott Darling notches first NHL playoff win in Blackhawks' victory

    In a season of memorable firsts, Scott Darling added another one to the list Wednesday night. The Le ...
    April 16, 2015 - 4:47 pm
  • Morton softball searching for improvement on the diamond

    CICERO – Morton softball has some offense going lately, but is still not quite clicking on all cylinders.
    April 15, 2015 - 6:30 am
  • Prep roundup: Morton girls track nets three top-five finishes

    The Morton girls track and field team competed at the Homewood-Flossmoor Girls Invitational on Saturday and had three top-five finishes. Ashley Grahm ...
    April 15, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Hernandez: Important state services must be protected

    One of the biggest challenges we face in Illinois is the looming budget crisis. The financial challenges have always been around, and in today’s world ...
    April 15, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Cicero Man faces charges for improper gun transportation

    CICERO – A Cicero man was charged with unlawful use of a weapon at 8:25 a.m. April 6 after he was reported carrying a duffel bag containing four firea ...
    April 14, 2015 - 3:13 pm
  • Tough tourney tests Morton girls soccer

    SCHAUMBURG – Every year, Morton’s girls soccer team heads to the PepsiCo Showdown tournament to face tough competition, and it got that Saturday.
    April 14, 2015 - 1:30 pm
  • Morton looking for diamond turnaround

    DARIEN – Roger Blanco laced a hard single up the middle against Hinsdale South and got a reaction from the bench. 
    April 14, 2015 - 11:17 am
  • Berwyn's Lucky Dog now a Hot Dog Hall-of-Famer

    BERWYN – It took more than just luck for Berwyn’s Lucky Dog to be inducted into the Vienna Beef Hot Dog Hall of Fame.
    April 15, 2015 - 3:09 pm
  • Cicero man charged in beating death of toddler

    CICERO – A Cicero man was charged with the murder of an 18-month-old boy that was left in his care Thursday.
    April 14, 2015 - 6:07 am
  • Mystery Diner: Big Hurt Brewhouse new player on pub scene

    BERWYN – Heading to a restaurant named after one of my childhood heroes was an exciting prospect, and the food at Big Hurt Brewhouse did not disappoin ...
    April 10, 2015 - 2:37 pm
  • Berwyn restaurant closes after defaulting on BDC loan

    BERWYN – A fixture of the Berwyn restaurant scene for many years has closed its doors on Cermak Road in Berwyn.
    April 9, 2015 - 12:37 pm
  • MacNeal Board urges opposition to state Medicaid cuts

    BERWYN – The MacNeal Hospital Board of Trustees is urging state Sen. Steven M. Landek, D-Burbank, and state Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez, D-Chicago, to op ...
    April 9, 2015 - 12:34 pm
  • Boy Scout Troop 32 to honor new Eagle Scout

    BERWYN – Boy Scout Troop 32 will hold a Court of Honor to bestow the rank of Eagle Scout to Jeffery M. Braun at 3 p.m. April 18.
    April 9, 2015 - 12:22 pm
  • Softball previews: Seniors lead Morton, new look for Lyons Township, Riverside Brookfield

    The high school softball season is in full swing with teams in the area already having several games under their belts. Here's what to expect for Lyon ...
    April 8, 2015 - 11:45 am
  • Cicero Voters approve advisory referendum on noise ordinance changes

    CICERO – Voters in the town of Cicero approved an advisory referendum on Tuesday's ballot, which asked voters about the town's noise ordinance.
    April 8, 2015 - 1:14 am
  • South Berwyn D-100 has four new board members

    BERWYN – It looks like there will be four newcomers seated for four, four-year terms on the South Berwyn School District 100 Board of Education.
    April 8, 2015 - 12:47 am
  • Prep roundup: Morton baseball takes series finale

    The Morton baseball team opened conference play with a three-game series against Leyden and lost two out of three games.
    April 7, 2015 - 4:10 pm
  • Taxes, school boards on the minds of Cook County voters

    Taxes and and school boards were on the minds of voters at the polls in La Grange and Brookfield Tuesday.
    April 7, 2015 - 7:33 pm
  • Montoya: Congratulations to award-winning Berwyn businesses

    By all accounts, Berwyn’s business community has started off this year very busy and productive. I would like to begin by sending congratulations to t ...
    April 7, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Snapshot: Senorita Cicero makes hospital stop

    Senorita Cicero Dafne Villaseñor spends time with children at the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital in Chicago, bringing toys from the Chicago ...
    April 6, 2015 - 10:32 am
  • Berwyn Easter egg hunt moves indoors: 6 photos

    Kids bring a wide variety of containers to the Berwyn Easter egg hunt moved into the Morton West fieldhouse on Friday, April 3, 2015 after the early m ...
    April 4, 2015 - 10:18 pm
  • Bluesday Tuesday begins at FitzGerald’s Nightclub

    BERWYN – WDCB Blues Time host Tom Marker will host Bluesday Tuesday, an evening of blues music beginning Tuesday and continuing on the first Tuesday o ...
    April 3, 2015 - 3:31 pm
  • Man robbed at gun point

    BERWYN – A man was robbed of his wallet at gun point at 8 a.m. March 31 in the 7100 block of West 34th Street, according to police reports.
    April 3, 2015 - 3:27 pm
  • Area students prepare for Tech 2015 in Springfield

    CICERO – J. Sterling Morton East Freshmen Center students in Cicero and Pershing Elementary School students in Berwyn will participate in the annual T ...
    April 2, 2015 - 2:53 pm
  • D-100 students strive to save energy with ComEd’s Earth Month Challenge

    BERWYN – Piper Elementary School students learned ways to help conserve energy at home and earned points for Commonwealth Edison’s $10,000 Earth Month ...
    March 31, 2015 - 4:24 pm
  • Body found in tent in woods near Harlem Avenue

    A decaying body was discovered inside a tent and reported to the Lyons Police Department at 3:05 p.m. March 22 after the caller discovered it while wa ...
    March 31, 2015 - 4:03 pm
  • Berwyn's Old Fashioned Candies raffling 3-foot chocolate bunny named "Giant George"

    BERWYN – The women of Old Fashioned Candies, 6210 Cermak Road, are known to have a sweet tooth. Through a raffle at the store Friday, they’re showing ...
    March 31, 2015 - 3:30 pm
  • Baseball previews: Lyons Township, Morton, Riverside Brookfield rely on returning talent

    The first pitch has been thrown for area high school baseball teams, many of which had successful postseason runs last spring. Here's how things are s ...
    March 31, 2015 - 11:06 am
  • Pesek: College acceptance letters reward Morton students' hard work

    It fills me pride to inform the community about the great things happening over at Morton High School District 201. Students continue to excel academi ...
    March 31, 2015 - 9:55 am
  • Chicago Red Stars move season finale to Toyota Park

    The Chicago Red Stars will be on the move for their National Women's Soccer League regular season finale on Sept. 6.
    March 30, 2015 - 12:50 pm
  • Ceramic artist to be featured at North Riverside theater

    NORTH RIVERSIDE – The ceramic works of Chicago artist Taehoon Kim will be on display throughout March at the North Riverside Luxury 6 theater, 7501 W. ...
    Feb. 30, 2015 - 4:54 am
  • North Berwyn Park District to host Easter Parade April 4

    BERWYN – The North Berwyn Park District will celebrate the Easter holiday with a host of activities, including the annual Easter Parade April 4.
    March 29, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Police Reports: Berwyn for March 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 ...
    March 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • 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 28, 2015 - 10:04 am
  • 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
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