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  • West Suburban Chamber of Commerce's first female president leaves behind legacy of activism

    LA GRANGE – Since Helen Sauer Brown's death in late March, her oldest daughter said she's received numerous notes from friends all stating the same th ...
    NEW: April 29, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • Memorial service to celebrate co-owners of Countryside's Continental Motors

    COUNTRYSIDE – A celebration of the lives of Herman and Shirley Weinberger, co-owners of Continental Motors in Countryside, will be from 1 to 3 p.m. Ma ...
    April 29, 2016 - 1:30 pm
  • Elmhurst-Yorkfield Food Pantry unveils state-of-the-art facility

    ELMHURSTAfter nearly two years of fundraising efforts, the Elmhurst-Yorkfield Food Pantry has a new ...
    April 29, 2016 - 12:04 pm
  • Western Springs native to hold fundraiser after battling leukemia

    WESTERN SPRINGS – After donating blood many, many times throughout his life, Western Springs native Don Martin, 57, never thought he’d be on the recei ...
    April 29, 2016 - 6:54 am
  • 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 29, 2016 - 6:50 am
  • Police Reports: La Grange for April 27

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the La Grange Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have ...
    April 27, 2016 - 4:04 pm
  • Letter: Time to stop fighting against park land sale

    To the editor:This is in response to the comments made by Orlando Coryell in the “La Grange approves ...
    April 27, 2016 - 11:40 am
  • High school sports roundup: Lyons Township boys track wins three relays at own invite

    Lyons Township’s boys track and field team had winning entries in the 4x100-, 4x200- and 4x400-meter relays at its own invite April 22. The 4x100 fini ...
    April 26, 2016 - 5:57 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
  • Pillars to host Sexual Assault Awareness Month balloon release, social

    LA GRANGE PARK – Pillars, a nonprofit based in La Grange Park that provides mental health and social services, will host the Denim Day Speak Out/Ballo ...
    April 26, 2016 - 2:26 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 author's family life inspires new novel

    LA GRANGE – It’s a story parents of children with special needs know all too well: the daily challenges and the prospect of finding long-term care onc ...
    April 25, 2016 - 10:29 pm
  • Countryside car dealership employees help nab hit-and-run suspects

    COUNTRYSIDE – Three employees of Autobarn Volkswagen of Countryside became the talk of the dealership when they assisted in detaining two suspects in ...
    April 24, 2016 - 6:15 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
  • The LeaderShop to host annual Day of Service

    LA GRANGE – The La Grange-area community is invited to participate in The LeaderShop’s annual Day of Service on April 23.
    April 25, 2016 - 1:52 pm
  • Police Reports: La Grange for April 20

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the La Grange Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have ...
    April 20, 2016 - 6:00 pm
  • Friends of the Westchester Dog Park to host fundraiser

    WESTCHESTER – The Friends of the Westchester Dog Park, together with the Westchester Park District, will host a dinner and silent auction April 22 to ...
    April 20, 2016 - 11:30 pm
  • High school sports roundup: Lyons Township girls, boys track have strong invite showings

    Lyons Township’s girls track and field team had three runner-up showings in individual events as well as two second-place relay teams at Downers Grove ...
    April 20, 2016 - 12:43 pm
  • La Grange approves rezoning of park land for senior living facility

    LA GRANGE – La Grange officials recently issued final approval for a plan to develop nearly three acres of Gordon Park property into an assisted livin ...
    April 19, 2016 - 4:23 pm
  • High school baseball: Lyons Township hitting stride

    WESTERN SPRINGS – Two-strike and two-out hitting was the Achilles’ heel for Lyons Township’s baseball team last season.
    April 19, 2016 - 12:12 pm
  • High school sports: Lyons Township senior athletes make college commitments

    LA GRANGE – Seven Lyons Township High School senior student-athletes recently signed letters of intent to continue their athletic careers in college.
    April 19, 2016 - 7:34 am
  • Lyons Township teacher receives Golden Apple award

    WESTERN SPRINGS – Jason Crean usually has plenty to say in his classroom at Lyons Township High School. But on April 12, the biology teacher was rende ...
    April 18, 2016 - 11:19 pm
  • Westchester resident, retired senator honor Westchester Police Department

    WESTCHESTER – Retired U.S. Sen. Roland Burris presents a certificate of appreciation for outstanding civil service to the Westchester Police Departmen ...
    April 18, 2016 - 11:25 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
  • 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
  • La Grange troop recognizes new Eagle Scouts

    LA GRANGE – La Grange Boy Scout Troop 39 members David Burns (from left), Daniel Dugan and Isaac Husemann were recognized during a court of honor Apri ...
    April 15, 2016 - 3:34 pm
  • Westchester School District 92.5, teachers reach tentative contract agreement

    WESTCHESTER – Westchester School District 92.5 and the Westchester Educators Association have reached a tentative teacher contract agreement more than ...
    April 17, 2016 - 9:31 pm
  • La Grange School District 105 to host Band-Aid Concert

    LA GRANGE – This year's La Grange School District 105 Band-Aid Concert will be at 7 p.m. April 14 in Gurrie Middle School Aurand Hall, 1001 S. Spring ...
    April 14, 2016 - 1:02 pm
  • New La Grange School District 105 center offers off-campus study space

    LA GRANGE – Students in La Grange School District 105 now have a new place to study and use computers for their schoolwork, thanks to financial suppor ...
    April 14, 2016 - 11:06 pm
  • Police Reports: La Grange Park for April 13

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the La Grange Park Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime ...
    April 13, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • High school baseball: Lyons Township wins big in return to field

    WESTERN SPRINGS – Some small cooperation from the weather produced a big breakout for Lyons Township’s baseball team on April 11.
    April 12, 2016 - 5:44 pm
  • Citizens’ Council of La Grange to offer insights at Candidate 101

    LA GRANGE – The Citizens’ Council of La Grange will host an educational meeting about serving in local government at 7:30 p.m. April 13 at La Grange V ...
    April 12, 2016 - 5:30 pm
  • Willow Springs Police Department misuses more than $800,000, audit finds

    WILLOW SPRINGS – The Willow Springs Police Department has managed more than $800,000 of federal money improperly, including using it to buy a boat, sp ...
    April 13, 2016 - 6:39 am
  • Western Springs Baptist Church group serves lunch for village staff

    WESTERN SPRINGS – Western Springs Baptist Church's Owls senior group prepares and serves an appreciation luncheon for village of Western Springs emplo ...
    April 11, 2016 - 3:20 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
  • La Grange School District 102 students rally to fight pediatric cancer

    LA GRANGE – Ogden Avenue School students Autumn McCareins (from left), Maggie Takash, Ava Wright, Cailin Reising and Morgan Reising attend the Just Ir ...
    April 8, 2016 - 2:36 pm
  • La Grange students excel at IHSA Debate State Finals

    LA GRANGE – The Illinois High School Association Debate State Finals on March 18 and 19 at the University of Illinois at Springfield ended remarkably ...
    April 10, 2016 - 9:26 pm
  • Association for the Advocacy of Child Support to host fundraiser in Countryside

    COUNTRYSIDE – The Association for the Advocacy of Child Support will host a wine-tasting fundraiser April 8 for its Put Your Best Foot Forward philant ...
    April 7, 2016 - 2:01 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
  • Police Reports: La Grange for April 6

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the La Grange Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have ...
    April 6, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • WGN's 'Chicago's Best' to feature Nicksons Eatery of La Grange

    LA GRANGE – You’ll find grilled cheese sandwiches on the menu at just about every family restaurant in the area, but you won’t find a brisket grilled ...
    April 5, 2016 - 8:39 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
  • Western Springs School District 101 to offer preschool screening

    WESTERN SPRINGS – Western Springs School District 101 will begin taking preschool screening appointments April 7.
    April 4, 2016 - 1:47 pm
  • Lyons Township student to be part of Robert Ballard's ocean exploration program

    LA GRANGE – It’s an experience only eight high school students in the country get to enjoy each year, and this year, Lyons Township High School junior ...
    April 1, 2016 - 8:08 pm
  • Riverside Center for Education to host CD release concert in Wheaton

    It’s not often that elementary and middle school students get to participate in producing a CD, but that’s exactly what several students at Riverside ...
    March 31, 2016 - 9:24 pm
  • Westchester Community Church drive benefits kids with cancer

    WESTCHESTER – Westchester Community Church parishioners Marge Nelson (left) and Lou Bender display some of the toys and gift cards the church donated ...
    March 31, 2016 - 4:00 pm
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