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  • 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
  • North Berwyn Park District holds Think Green City Clean-up: 6 photos

    The Think Green City Clean-up sponsored by the North Berwyn Park District was held on Saturday. ...
    April 27, 2016 - 9:52 pm
  • High school boys volleyball: Young talent steps up for Morton

    CICERO – Like last season, Morton’s boys volleyball team is a bit on the young side this spring. Th ...
    April 26, 2016 - 9:51 pm
  • Berwyn Park District commissioner celebrates 50 years of service

    BERWYN – For Ed Karasek, it has been and always will be about his love of community. That passion has driven Karasek, 95, to serve as Berwyn Park Dist ...
    April 28, 2016 - 4:25 pm
  • Letter: Former Speaker Hastert belongs in prison cell

    To the editor:There is only one place for [former U.S. House Speaker Dennis] Hastert, and that is pr ...
    April 25, 2016 - 5:39 pm
  • Berwyn Boy Scout Troop 301 to host pancake breakfast

    BERWYN – Berwyn Boy Scout Troop 301 will serve up some pancakes from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 24 at the Berwyn Moose Family Center, 3625 S. Harlem Ave.
    April 23, 2016 - 10:52 pm
  • Berwyn man, teen charged with burglarizing Elmhurst homes

    ELMHURST – An 18-year-old Berwyn man and a 17-year-old were charged with residential burglary April 22 after allegedly stealing cash and valuables fro ...
    April 24, 2016 - 6:14 pm
  • Berwyn Public Library to begin renovations to better meet children's needs

    BERWYN – Renovations are expected to start by the end of April at the Berwyn Public Library to switch the locations of the children’s department with ...
    April 21, 2016 - 3:24 pm
  • Police Reports: Berwyn for April 20

    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 20, 2016 - 1:59 pm
  • Pav YMCA in Berwyn invites teens to Teen Spring Carnival and Dance

    BERWYN – The Pav YMCA Teen Leadership Club invites its peers to a Teen Spring Carnival and Dance from 6:30 to 9 p.m. April 23 at the Pav YMCA, 2947 S. ...
    April 19, 2016 - 4:22 pm
  • High school baseball: Morton searching for more consistency

    VILLA PARK – Three games in three days against Willowbrook effectively summed up the status of Morton’s baseball team so far this spring.
    April 19, 2016 - 2:59 pm
  • High school sports roundup: Tovalis Parker, Kievon Hibbler lead Morton boys track and field at invite

    Tovalis Parker was second (22.29) and Kievon Hibbler third (22.92) in the 200-meter dash and they ran with Cornelius Woods and Dan Delgado on the seco ...
    April 19, 2016 - 1:03 pm
  • Berwyn Park District fundraises for disc golf course

    BERWYN – Berwyn residents could soon have a new recreation option in Proksa Park, and a crowdfunding site could help make it a reality.
    April 20, 2016 - 7:11 am
  • Cook County police officers to get heroin overdose antidote

    Law enforcement agencies throughout Cook County now will have lifesaving Evzio, or naloxone, to reverse heroin overdoses, according to a news release ...
    April 16, 2016 - 6:51 am
  • Jedlicka Performing Arts Center presents 'The Little Mermaid'

    CICERO – "The Little Mermaid" will open at 7:30 p.m. April 15 at Jedlicka Performing Arts Center at Morton College, 3801 S. Central Ave., Cicero.
    April 15, 2016 - 3:06 pm
  • Berwyn fifth-graders tackle school funding in letter campaign

    BERWYN – A group of fifth-grade students from Berwyn South School District 100 are leading the charge in a letter-writing campaign urging local offici ...
    April 14, 2016 - 12:42 pm
  • Police Reports: Berwyn for April 13

    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 13, 2016 - 10:30 am
  • Soon to be Famous Illinois Author Project names Stickney-Forest View library submission as finalist

    STICKNEY – James Hosek, owner of Merrick Animal Hospital in Brookfield, is a finalist in the Soon to be Famous Illinois Author Project.
    April 13, 2016 - 9:54 am
  • High school baseball: Morton gets back in swing after long layoff

    BERWYN – It was almost as if Fernando Adame was making his season debut all over again.When the Mort ...
    April 12, 2016 - 11:33 am
  • Morton College instructor's novel 'The Fugue' tells of refugees living in Cicero after World War II

    CICERO – If his new novel, “The Fugue,” provides readers with a sense of wonder and mindful awareness that allows them to understand their place in so ...
    April 12, 2016 - 6:20 am
  • Jazi Mama’s Cafe brings coffee, community events to Berwyn

    BERWYN – When Luenetha Epperson attended North Park University in Chicago, she “fell in love with coffee shops.”
    April 10, 2016 - 9:27 pm
  • Berwyn man wins $250,000 in Illinois Lottery

    BERWYN – A Berwyn man is now $250,000 richer after scratching an Illinois Lottery King’s Ransom ticket he purchased at Ram Liquors in Berwyn, accordin ...
    April 8, 2016 - 6:58 am
  • Metra construction projects include Riverside, Lemont stations

    Metra and its railroad partners are beginning work on their 2016 infrastructure improvement projects, according to a Metra news release.
    April 7, 2016 - 7:00 am
  • Police Reports: Berwyn for April 6

    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 6, 2016 - 4:04 pm
  • Falling tollway beam kills Berwyn construction worker in Des Plaines

    BERWYN – A Berwyn man was killed when a 45-ton beam fell April 5 onto Touhy Avenue from the Jane Addams Tollway in Des Plaines, according to media rep ...
    April 5, 2016 - 5:21 pm
  • Berwyn Depot District to host Mini-Golf Pub Crawl

    BERWYN – The Berwyn Depot District’s taverns and restaurants will host the 12th annual Mini-Golf Pub Crawl from noon to 6 p.m. April 23.
    April 5, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • High school baseball: Lyons Township, Morton, Riverside Brookfield mix veteran experience with newcomers

    3-0 Pitching record for Fenwick’s Jay Millitello last season.10 Number of runs Morton scored through ...
    April 5, 2016 - 8:45 pm
  • Berwyn Culver's wins Commitment to Excellence award

    BERWYN – Culver’s, 6943 Roosevelt Road in Berwyn, is the recipient of a Commitment to Excellence award from the restaurant chain.
    April 4, 2016 - 3:18 pm
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