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  • McMaken: Light the Torch Night Run 5K to come to Wheaton

    As I was out jogging on the Prairie Path last weekend, the first hint of autumn’s chill in the air, I passed many other runners, walkers, joggers and ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 7:42 pm
  • Life at East: Sincerely yours

    They say that the last two-tenths miles of the marathon are the hardest, and if my time as a columnist is a race, I would definitely agree. These last ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 7:29 pm
  • Mueller: Lisle library is 'so much more than books'

    I’ll never forget the first patron I helped at the Lisle Library. It was my first week on the job, and I was headed to the circulation desk to ask (ye ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 7:22 pm
  • O'Kray: An overview of the indoor aquatic center referendum

    Voting is the best way to make your opinion heard and to impact the future of your community. As the Glen Ellyn Park District proceeds to referendum t ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 7:19 pm
  • Waters: Park district's LifeStyles Fitness Center is your community gym

    Many of you may have started pondering your New Year’s Resolutions (where did summer go?) that include getting fit and taking steps to lead a healthie ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 12:00 pm
  • Crawford: Recognizing Chamber630's best

    Chamber630 was thrilled to hold their inaugural Awards Ceremony at the Tivoli Theatre Sept. 10.The m ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 11:54 am
  • Thumbs up, thumbs down for Hinsdale

    Thumbs up to the Hinsdale Central boys soccer team for participating Sept. 3 in "Knees for Life,” an initiative that was hosted at the school by the I ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 10:38 am
  • Safety surface gives participants of all abilities a chance to play

    When the Batavia Park District begins a park build or renovation, staff consults with the neighbors of that park for input. It’s important to know wha ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 9:57 pm
  • Johns: D-33 efforts focus on key areas of need

    Since I’ve come to West Chicago Elementary School District 33, I’ve spent a great deal of time with faculty, staff, partners, educational leaders and ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 12:57 pm
  • Smith: Library card offers valuable savings

    September is National Library Card Sign-Up Month, and there is no better time to check out what Westmont Public Library has to offer our community.
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 8:30 am
  • Batavia Business Beat: Local business plus community care equals a life changed

    Hi! My name is Holly Deitchman, and I am the executive director of the Batavia Chamber of Commerce. Over the next 500 or so words, I plan to entertain ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 10:27 pm
  • Shields: D-93 students to receive more modern, personalized education with 1-to-1 Learning

    With the start of the 2014-15 school year, Community Consolidated School District 93 has become the first truly 1-to-1 preschool through eighth grade ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 2:28 pm
  • Flowers: Meekness plays important role in disability work

    Having worked at NEDSRA for a few years now, I’ve gotten a sense that working here is different from any other job I have had previously. I have not b ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 2:12 pm
  • Thumbs up, thumbs down for Downers Grove

    Thumbs up to Downers Grove native Mike Sale for using his Frisbee skills to raise money and awareness for the victims of The University of California, ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 11:30 am
  • Thumbs up, thumbs down for Westmont

    Thumbs up to the Westmont Public Library and Literacy DuPage for kicking off Literacy Awareness Month on Sept. 8. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Literacy DuP ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 11:30 am
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