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  • SHLAH: Celebrate the holidays at the Stickney-Forest View Public Library

    When I overhear people saying “Wow, the holidays are here already; I just can’t believe it!” I secretly wish that I knew what it was like to have time ...
    Dec. 14, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Gallucci and DeMauro: Parents, the Westchester library understands

    Attention Westchester parents!Have you been to the Westchester library lately? The Youth Services De ...
    Dec. 13, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Milani: Another year almost passed, but a lot to look forward to in Brookfield

    It’s hard to believe another year has (almost) passed.It seems like I just penned my first Community ...
    Dec. 13, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Keefe: So many books, so little time

    I have a love-hate relationship with year-end “best of lists.”First, I love them. They’re concise, t ...
    Dec. 13, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: President Getty thanks Lyons community for support of sales tax

    Lyons mayor thanks you for your supportI would like to formally thank the residents of the village o ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 2:51 pm
  • Leibforth: Talking about tough topics with kids

    Let’s talk about sex. A year ago, I was walking my 9-year old to school when he asked, “Mommy, what’ ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 4:42 pm
  • Palmisano: SB 16 would not have solved state funding woes

    If you're reading this article, you must be in the habit of scanning for something else to maintain your interest, so thank you for stopping here. And ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 3:47 pm
  • Moore: Library offers do-it-yourself holiday ideas

    Our patrons’ use of the library is evolving as many report that with their increased use of eBooks, audiobooks and digital streaming video and music, ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 3:12 pm
  • Our View: Judy Baar Topinka was devoted to public service in Illinois

    Before she was a politician, Judy Baar Topinka was an award-winning journalist.Topinka, 70, died ear ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 12:19 pm
  • Reeder: Topinka liked people and loved Illinois

    SPRINGFIELD – It’s a question of: macaroni or steak? That’s how Judy Baar Topinka explained the prob ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 12:35 pm
  • Lemery: Topinka leaves legacy of achievements and fond memories

    On the day in 2009 that the Illinois Legislature removed Rod Blagojevich from office, one of my first thoughts was, "This must feel like vindication t ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 12:01 pm
  • Mills: Holiday season means learning season at the library

    We have some wonderful programs coming up in December for the holiday season and some great programs to help you share and remember what happens this ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 11:29 am
  • Hewitt: Celebrate the holidays with District 58

    Enjoy the holidays with Downers Grove Grade School District 58!Our 13 schools will host holiday shop ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 11:25 am
  • Coen: Good things to come at the Westmont Public Library

    Residents will have a lot more to like about the Westmont Public Library with the rollout of several new services coming this spring.
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 11:23 am
  • Kaneland Connection: Santa, treats and holiday fun at Christmas in Kaneville

    KANEVILLE – Paxton Greiff approached Santa Claus, then took a step back. He took a candy cane, waited a second, then moved closer.
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 7:27 pm
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