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  • Catholic Charities to host health fair in Cicero

    CICERO – Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago is hosting a free community health fair from 9 a.m. to noon Aug. 27 at St. Frances of Rome S ...
    June 23, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • Police Reports: Berwyn for June 22

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Berwyn Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not ...
    June 22, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Hail, thunderstorms, floods expected June 22 in DuPage, Cook counties

    Numerous severe storms are expected June 22 in suburban Cook and DuPage counties, with potentially significant severe storms rolling in during the ear ...
    June 21, 2016 - 11:35 pm
  • High school sports: Four spring sports highlights for Morton

    All the high school spring sports championships have been awarded, school is out for the summer, and soon fall sports teams will be gearing up for pre ...
    June 21, 2016 - 11:40 pm
  • Fifth Third Bank moves as part of Berwyn Gateway Plaza redevelopment

    BERWYN – Fifth Third Bank is the second business to open as part of the phase II redevelopment of the Berwyn Gateway Plaza, according to a Berwyn Deve ...
    June 20, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Peggy Rose Academy of Dance in Berwyn celebrates 40 years

    BERWYN – When she was just 16 years old, Berwyn native and accomplished dancer Peggy Rose Kwiatek knew she wanted to teach children how to dance. So, ...
    June 18, 2016 - 8:45 pm
  • Berwyn Suburban Life takes 6 awards in journalism contest

    Berwyn Suburban Life took home a number of honors June 10 at the annual Illinois Press Association awards ceremony in Springfield, including a first-p ...
    June 15, 2016 - 7:00 pm
  • Police Reports: Berwyn for June 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 ...
    June 15, 2016 - 4:05 pm
  • World's Largest Laundromat to bring back Berwyn's Independence Day fireworks

    BERWYN – The Berwyn sky will again light up with fireworks to celebrate Independence Day, thanks to the World's Largest Laundromat.
    June 15, 2016 - 6:56 am
  • Berwyn launches 2016 marketing campaign

    BERWYN – The city of Berwyn and the Berwyn Development Corporation have launched the city’s 2016 integrated marketing campaign. Now in its 10th year, ...
    June 14, 2016 - 6:58 am
  • Cigars and Stripes BBQ Lounge wins best burger contest

    BERWYN – Cigars and Stripes BBQ Lounge in Berwyn is home to Berwyn's best burger, according to the results of a recent Berwyn Development Corporation ...
    June 10, 2016 - 10:05 pm
  • Efforts continue to establish new Route 66 museum in Berwyn

    BERWYN – A presentation kicked off June 4 to see if a new Route 66 museum is viable on Ogden Avenue in Berwyn.
    June 13, 2016 - 6:46 am
  • Federal lawsuit claims Berwyn police detective unfairly targeted couple

    BERWYN – A complaint filed in federal court against the city of Berwyn, its police chief, two detectives and an officer alleges a detective used his a ...
    June 10, 2016 - 7:37 am
  • Police Reports: Berwyn for June 8

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Berwyn Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not ...
    June 8, 2016 - 1:24 pm
  • Berwyn man pleads guilty to stalking Riverside Brookfield High School teacher

    A Berwyn man has pleaded guilty to stalking and harassing a Riverside Brookfield High School teacher, according to a Riverside Police Department news ...
    June 9, 2016 - 6:55 am
  • Pillars hosts virtual shout-out to celebrate 10th anniversary

    LA GRANGE PARK – Michelle Rafacz doesn’t know where she and her 7-year-old daughter would be if it weren’t for Pillars. The organization helped the Do ...
    June 8, 2016 - 6:57 am
  • Blind customers turned away by McDonald's, lawsuit claims

    OAK BROOK – A blind man from Louisiana recently filed a class action lawsuit against McDonald's Corporation for not providing drive-thru accommodation ...
    June 7, 2016 - 6:56 am
  • North Berwyn Park District offers summer camps

    BERWYN – The North Berwyn Park District is offering summer camp programs to give kids an adventurous, active and healthy summer, according to a Park D ...
    June 6, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • The Outtaspace music and arts venue opens in Berwyn

    BERWYN – A new music and arts venue opened May 28 in Berwyn at 6840 W. 32nd St.Activities planned at ...
    June 4, 2016 - 7:34 am
  • Brookfield Zoo recognizes Berwyn volunteers

    BERWYN – Berwyn residents Linda Houdek (from left) and Karen and Chuck King are recognized for volunteering at Brookfield Zoo for five years during th ...
    June 2, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Police Reports: Berwyn for June 1

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Berwyn Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not ...
    June 1, 2016 - 4:32 pm
  • Plants reportedly stolen from Berwyn business corridors

    BERWYN – Plants reportedly have been taken from newly planted floral arrangements in the city of Berwyn's business corridors, according to a Berwyn De ...
    May 31, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • Local performers to stage 'Little Shop of Horrors' musical in Western Springs

    The Theatre of Western Springs will cap its 88th season of Mainstage shows with the campy musical “Little Shop of Horrors” from June 2 to 12.
    May 27, 2016 - 7:57 pm
  • Berwyn plaque honoring Vietnam War servicemen to be dedicated

    BERWYN – A plaque honoring 13 Berwyn residents who died in military service during the Vietnam War will be dedicated at 10 a.m. Memorial Day, May 30, ...
    May 30, 2016 - 9:40 pm
  • 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 27, 2016 - 6:47 am
  • 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
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