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  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Villa Park

    THUMBS UP: June Kortum of Villa Park is on a mission to help people get their lives back on track through spiritual and emotional counseling. Kortum r ...
    July 25, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Elmhurst

    THUMBS UP: Good luck to all riders in today's Elmhurst Cycling Classic. The course for the second annual event will lead cyclists around the Elmhurst ...
    July 25, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Lombard

    THUMBS UP: Lombard artist Sean McMenemy is on a mission to inspire growth in downtown Lombard. McMenemy, who designs software for the popular "Golden ...
    July 25, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Flowers: Lessons learned on the golf course

    My golf partner, Nick, plays golf with me each week at the Eaglewood golf course in Itasca. We play as part of the NEDSRA summer golf program. He is 1 ...
    July 24, 2014 - 4:15 pm
  • Letter: Inside Glen Ellyn's tennis time capsule

    To the editor:Tucked away in the western edge of Glen Ellyn's scenic Lake Ellyn Park is possibly the ...
    July 24, 2014 - 3:46 pm
  • First Avenue Bike Path Finally Becoming a Reality

    There has been talk about constructing a path along First Avenue from Riverside-Brookfield High School to 26th Street in North Riverside to provide a ...
    July 24, 2014 - 1:38 pm
  • Thumbs up, thumbs down for Hinsdale

    Thumbs up and a big congratulations to all the Hinsdale South High School athletes who competed in the State Special Olympics Summer Games at Illinois ...
    July 24, 2014 - 1:38 pm
  • Out Here: Public records request yields threat

    It's always worth repeating the basics about the state Freedom of Information Act: No special form is needed. You can make your request on a cocktail ...
    July 24, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Doyle: Children in need get new shoes through Bridge Communities partnership

    When a homeless family becomes part of Bridge Communities, their lives are transformed in major ways. They’re moved into a safe, stable apartment; the ...
    July 23, 2014 - 6:20 pm
  • Coen: Library offers easy and convenient online collections

    Part of my job as the Director of the Westmont Public Library is to make sure the residents of Westmont know about the services and collections we pro ...
    July 23, 2014 - 2:27 pm
  • Sugar Grove Corn Boil gets underway this weekend

    SUGAR GROVE – The slogan – “Be nice. Be happy. Be dancing.” – will help the Kindness Campaign get its second year off to a rousing start with a “Happy ...
    July 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Park District Dish: Batavia Park District launches new volunteer program

    The Batavia Park District is inviting the community to, “Be a part of the fun ... volunteer!”Accordi ...
    July 22, 2014 - 11:04 pm
  • Letter: Don't rope off the village parkway

    To the editor:I second my friend Rosemary's objection to roping off portions of the village parkway ...
    July 22, 2014 - 8:07 pm
  • Thumbs up, thumbs down for Downers Grove

    Thumbs up to Downers Grove native and Conservation Police Officer Steve Vasicek, who was recently named the Mississippi Flyway Council Waterfowl Offic ...
    July 22, 2014 - 2:14 pm
  • Thumbs up, thumbs down for Westmont

    Thumbs up to the Village of Westmont for giving the public a voice in whether or not to institute a stormwater utility fee. This past spring, the vill ...
    July 22, 2014 - 10:59 am
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