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  • 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 28, 2016 - 2:46 pm
  • Police Reports: Riverside and Brookfield for April 27

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not bee ...
    April 27, 2016 - 7:00 pm
  • High school sports roundup: Riverside Brookfield's Mateo Nunez, Dean Zigulich pick up invite wins

    Mateo Nunez ran the one-mile run in 4:33.27 and clocked a time of 2:04.01 to take second in the 800-meter run, and Dean Zigulich cleared 11 feet to wi ...
    April 26, 2016 - 7:59 pm
  • American English to star in SEASPAR benefit concert

    The Southeast Association for Special Parks and Recreation will present a benefit concert featuring The Beatles tribute band American English on May 5 ...
    April 26, 2016 - 9:52 pm
  • High school baseball: Late run helps Lyons Township salvage split against Hinsdale Central

    Jon Miranda’s two-out double in the top of the ninth inning scored Jack McGuinn with what held up as the winning run in Lyons Township’s 9-8 victory a ...
    April 26, 2016 - 3:54 pm
  • High school softball: Lyons Township makes statement with comeback effort

    ELMHURST – It was just one game for Delanie Cruz and her Lyons Township softball teammates, and a loss at that, but there was more meaning to the game ...
    April 26, 2016 - 1:51 pm
  • La Grange Park, Brookfield parishes join forces in fight against hunger

    More than 200 members of St. Louise de Marillac Parish in La Grange Park and St. Barbara Parish in Brookfield gather April 10 to package 50,000 meals ...
    April 21, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Police Reports: Riverside and Brookfield for April 20

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not bee ...
    April 20, 2016 - 5:04 pm
  • High school sports roundup: Ben Pollock helps Riverside Brookfield tennis to invite title

    Ben Pollock went 3-0 at No. 2 singles and helped Riverside Brookfield’s boys tennis team take first at the Wheeling invite April 16. RB topped Addison ...
    April 20, 2016 - 2:55 pm
  • Reception launches Riverside Arts Center exhibit

    RIVERSIDE – The “Liquid Intelligence” exhibit will open with a reception from 3 to 6 p.m. April 17 at the Riverside Arts Center, where it will run thr ...
    April 19, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Girl Scouts in Riverside to lead drive for animal shelter

    RIVERSIDE – Girl Scout Troop 51401 in Riverside will partner with CatNap from the Heart animal shelter in a pet supply drive.
    April 18, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • Letter: Well-intentioned ordinance too vague to support

    To the editor:A Cook County ordinance has been proposed to create a “Youth Employment Special Fund.” ...
    April 18, 2016 - 12:21 pm
  • Letter: A big thank you to the Hauser community

    To the editor:If you ask any Hauser graduate about their time in middle school, one of his or her be ...
    April 18, 2016 - 12:18 pm
  • 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
  • St. Charles Singers to traverse seven centuries of song

    The St. Charles Singers, conducted by founder Jeffrey Hunt, will perform works from every century between the 1400s and 2000s in “Choral Eclectic” con ...
    April 14, 2016 - 11:11 am
  • Police Reports: Riverside and Brookfield for April 13

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not bee ...
    April 13, 2016 - 6:00 pm
  • High school girls soccer: For Riverside Brookfield tough tests part of plan

    DOWNERS GROVE – Riverside Brookfield goalkeeper Karli Rivera was looking for a little action April 8.
    April 12, 2016 - 3:40 pm
  • Theater of Western Springs benefit celebrates new season

    WESTERN SPRINGS – The Theatre of Western Springs recently staged its spring fundraiser, “A Revealing Affair,” at Mécénat Bistro in Western Springs.
    April 11, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • Police Reports: Riverside and Brookfield for April 6

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not bee ...
    April 6, 2016 - 7:00 pm
  • 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
  • Riverside police launch Instagram account

    RIVERSIDE – The Riverside Police Department has launched its newest social media platform – Instagram.
    April 6, 2016 - 11:14 am
  • Riverside police chief calls for action against impaired driving

    RIVERSIDE – Riverside Police Chief Thomas Weitzel, who supports ignition interlock devices, serves on the executive board of Mothers Against Drunk Dri ...
    April 5, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • Hauser School in Riverside to hold 45th food drive

    RIVERSIDE – Students at Hauser Junior High School in Riverside have kicked off their 45th annual food drive with an assembly and pep rally. Continuing ...
    April 5, 2016 - 2:00 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
  • Brookfield Library to offer wolf program at zoo

    BROOKFIELD – A free program at Brookfield Zoo on wolf conservation is announced by Brookfield Public Library as part of its special reading program.
    April 1, 2016 - 1:00 pm
  • Community Support Services plans 'Beat the Odds' benefit in Oak Brook

    BROOKFIELD – Community Support Services of Brookfield will present its flagship fundraiser Beat the Odds at 6 p.m. April 1 at the Hyatt Lodge in Oak B ...
    March 31, 2016 - 6:00 pm
  • Economic commission to develop Riverside marketing plan

    RIVERSIDE – The Riverside Economic Development Commission and Point B Communications are at work on the first phase of a marketing plan for the villag ...
    March 31, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Police Reports: Riverside and Brookfield for March 30

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not bee ...
    March 30, 2016 - 7:00 pm
  • Riverside man exonerated of murder charged with battery after drunken brawl

    RIVERSIDE – A Riverside man exonerated after 25 years in jail for a murder he confessed to after being beaten by Chicago police is being charged with ...
    March 30, 2016 - 9:33 pm
  • Riverside teacher wins Fulbright grant to Norway

    RIVERSIDE – Lynn Janik, who teaches and lives in Riverside, has been selected for a Fulbright Grant for the 2016-17 school year.
    March 30, 2016 - 2:00 pm
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