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  • Addiction in the suburbs series: 5 myths about teen substance abuse

    We love our kids, don’t we? In my experience, the vast majority of parents truly don’t believe their kids will be the ones who get caught up in substa ...
    NEW: Feb. 27, 2017 - 5:00 pm
  • LT musicians participate in statewide festival

    LA GRANGE – Twenty Lyons Township High School students recently participated in a weekend-long statewide music conference, rehearsing and playing with ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 11:00 am
  • Longtime La Grange Park resident celebrates 100 years

    LA GRANGE PARK – Elsye Mayfield may have been called “the sick one” as a child after contracting tuberculosis, but she is the only one of 15 siblings ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 8:00 am
  • High school boys basketball: Time for boys basketball postseason for Lyons Township, Morton, Riverside Brookfield, others

    The grind of the high school basketball regular season is about to give way to the grind of the postseason as teams from across the state start on the ...
    Feb. 25, 2017 - 11:30 am
  • LT Choir to host Cupid Cabaret

    LA GRANGE – The Lyons Township High School Choir Board will host Cupid’s Cabaret from 4 to 10 p.m. Feb. 24 in the Corral, 4940 S. Willow Springs Road, ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 9:56 am
  • Police Reports: Berwyn, La Grange Park, Riverside and Western Springs for Feb. 22

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not bee ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 5:24 pm
  • High school wrestling: Johnny Mologousis puts season, Lyons Township career in perspective

    CHAMPAIGN – Give Johnny Mologousis credit for quickly putting his wrestling season in perspective.Th ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 4:00 pm
  • High school girls gymnastics: Lyons Township's Olivia Kalata sees personal progress at state meet

    PALATINE – Lyons Township sophomore Olivia Kalata’s season of gymnastics progress concluded with some strong showings at the state meet preliminaries ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 3:00 pm
  • High school boys swimming: Lyons Township primed for swimming state meet

    DOWNERS GROVE – Lyons Township is ready to repeat.The defending boys swimming state champion Lions a ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 9:07 pm
  • Pillars Ball raises $292,000 for mental health, social services

    LA GRANGE PARK – The 2017 Pillars Ball raised $292,000 to support the La Grange Park-based nonprofit's mental health and social services programming.
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 6:30 pm
  • Letter: Keep the march alive

    To the editor:Looking to keep the Women’s March alive? Consider the League of Women Voters, one of t ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 4:30 pm
  • Pleasantdale District 107 board approves superintendent contract

    The Pleasantdale School District 107 Board of Education approved a new five-year contract for Superintendent Dave Palzet at its Jan. 18 meeting, accor ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 3:49 pm
  • Pillars expands addictions services to Berwyn

    BERWYN – At a critical time when substance misuse is becoming a national crisis, Pillars is expanding its addictions services to Berwyn, according to ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 1:06 pm
  • Westchester resident wins $200,000 Illinois Lottery prize

    WESTCHESTER – Westchester resident Alvaro Ortega instantly won $200,000 when he scratched an Illinois Lottery Bingo ticket, according to an Illinois L ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 9:57 am
  • Letter: Thank you for giving blood

    To the editor:Thanks to everyone who turned out for our Jan. 21 blood drive at Divine Providence Sch ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 4:00 pm
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: Feb. 6-13

    New leadership needed in BerwynThe current mayor of Berwyn is bragging about all the wonderful thing ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 4:26 pm
  • All-School Assembly brings together LT students

    LA GRANGE – Lyons Township High School students across all grade levels showed off their school spirit at the All-School Assembly on Feb. 10 at the sc ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 8:58 am
  • Bottle & Bottega owners balance family, work

    LA GRANGE – Paul and Meg LeFaivre always knew they wanted to own their own business.Both came from e ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 9:00 pm
  • La Grange restaurants, nonprofits partner for #LaGrangeGives

    LA GRANGE – La Grange restaurants are teaming up to give their customers the chance to dine out for a good cause.
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 6:56 pm
  • Police Reports: Berwyn and La Grange Park for Feb. 15

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not bee ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 4:25 pm
  • High school girls gymnastics: Hard work leads to state berths for Lyons Township's Olivia Kalata

    OSWEGO – In 2016, Lyons Township’s Olivia Kalata qualified for her first girls gymnastics state meet by achieving her highest vault score at sectional ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 3:30 pm
  • High school wrestling: State title in sight for Lyons Township's Johnny Mologousis

    DOWNERS GROVE – For someone who won his second straight sectional title and kept an undefeated season going, there was a tinge of disappointment in th ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 11:30 am
  • Palmer Florist owners celebrate love

    WESTCHESTER – It’s not surprising that Valentine’s Day is one of the busiest days of the year for flower shops. But at Palmer Florist in Westchester, ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 8:00 pm
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: Jan. 30-Feb. 5

    Lack of school zone on Ogden Avenue a dangerAlong Ogden Avenue, just west of LaGrange Road, there ar ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 3:00 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Postseason tipoff time for Lyons Township., Morton, Riverside Brookfield

    The months of practices and games was a precursor to the postseason for area teams Lyons Township, Morton and Riverside Brookfield. Here’s the outlook ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Palzet: Facilities planning for the 21st century: Modernizing school learning environments

    There is a saying, “Failing to plan is planning to fail,” and the Pleasantdale Board of Education takes this saying seriously. Over the course of the ...
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 6:00 am
  • High school wrestling: Latest regional title a sweet achievement for Lyons Township's Johnny Mologousis

    LA GRANGE – With a spot in the sectional secured, Johnny Mologousis decided to work his offense in his regional championship match.
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 9:08 am
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: Jan. 23-29

    Make your voices heardPeople of Lemont who treasure the walking path, the dog park, the topography, ...
    Feb. 3, 2017 - 7:00 pm
  • High school wrestling: Road to state starts at regionals for Lyons Township, Morton, Riverside Brookfield

    The end of the postseason road for high school wrestlers is the State Farm Center in Champaign for the state tournament from Feb. 16 to 18. Here’s the ...
    Feb. 2, 2017 - 11:30 am
  • Police Reports: La Grange Park and Western Springs for Feb. 1

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not bee ...
    Feb. 1, 2017 - 7:20 pm
  • Lyons Township teacher, coach receives VFW Teacher of the Year Award

    LA GRANGE – It’s an honor that has humbled Lyons Township High School physical education teacher and men’s swimming coach Scott Walker. The veteran ed ...
    Feb. 1, 2017 - 1:30 pm
  • High school sports roundup: Lyons Township, Riverside Brookfield boys basketball fall in weekend games

    DOWNERS GROVE – Connor Niego scored eight of his team-high 17 points to help fuel a big comeback for Lyons Township’s boys basketball team, but the Li ...
    Jan. 31, 2017 - 7:30 pm
  • High school girls gymnastics: Strong conference meet could bode well for Lyons Township

    GLEN ELLYN – Lyons Township sophomore Olivia Kalata felt extremely fortunate to qualify for the 2016 girls gymnastics state meet on vault.
    Jan. 31, 2017 - 4:15 pm
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: Jan. 16-22

    Start off freshIf there is anything we an all agree upon it's that President Trump is going to be an ...
    Jan. 31, 2017 - 9:00 am