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  • Scott Darling struggles but Blackhawks move on in Stanley Cup Playoffs

    CHICAGO – Scott Darling was one of the heroes of the Chicago Blackhawks' Game 1 win against the Nashville Predators in a first round series in the Sta ...
    April 25, 2015 - 11:37 pm
  • Police Reports: Lemont for April 24

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Lemont Police Department. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime h ...
    April 25, 2015 - 3:04 pm
  • Lemont Kid's Cook Off returns Sunday

    LEMONT – Tasters are needed to attend Lemont Township’s Kid’s Cook Off from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Lemont Township Community Center, 16300 Alba St.
    April 24, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Area author sets fictional mystery in real Lemont for novel

    LEMONT – Since retiring, Patricia Camalliere continues to be active with the Lemont Public Library and Lemont Area Historical Society.
    April 24, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Lemont High School Wellness 5K Walk stepping off Sunday

    LEMONT – Lemont High School’s Wellness Committee will host their annual Wellness 5K Walk at 10 a.m. Sunday at the high school, 800 Porter St.
    April 24, 2015 - 5:10 am
  • Lemont Kid's Cook Off returns Sunday

    LEMONT – Tasters are needed to attend the Lemont Township's Kid's Cook Off from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Lemont Township Community Center, 16300 Alba ...
    April 23, 2015 - 11:06 pm
  • Everest Academy students to perform ‘The Lion King Jr.’

    LEMONT – The students of Everest Academy in Lemont will present “The Lion King Jr.” at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the school, ...
    April 23, 2015 - 3:50 pm
  • Nature education grows in Lemont Township

    LEMONT – Families and nature enthusiasts celebrated Earth Day with activities Tuesday outside the Lemont Township Community Center.
    April 23, 2015 - 3:14 pm
  • Photos: Volunteers pitch in to build new playground at St. Alphonsus & St. Patrick School in Lemont

    LEMONT – It took two days, but community volunteers were able to build a new playground over the weekend at St. Alphonsus/St. Patrick School in Lemont ...
    April 23, 2015 - 3:13 pm
  • Prep roundup: Indians boys, girls track teams finish first at Lemont invite

    Hosting the Lemont invite on April 16, both the Indians girls and boys track teams finished in first place.
    April 23, 2015 - 12:24 pm
  • Lemont community gathers for youth outreach event

    LEMONT – Seeing drug and alcohol abuse by youths as a problem they could no longer ignore, Lemont community leaders held an event called (not)INVINCIB ...
    April 22, 2015 - 12:47 pm
  • Chicago Blackhawks goalie Scott Darling of Lemont makes 50 saves in 3OT playoff win

    Scott Darling stopped 50 shots and Brent Seabrook scored the game winner a minute into the third overtime Tuesday as the Chicago Blackhawks pushed the ...
    April 23, 2015 - 5:57 am
  • Rep. Lipinski hosting town hall and senior fairs

    Residents of Illinois 3rd Congressional District are invited to a town hall meeting and two senior fairs hosted by U.S. Rep. Dan Lipinski, D.-Ill., du ...
    April 20, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Lemont native Scott Darling to start Game 3 for Blackhawks

    CHICAGO – Scott Darling will make his first career Stanley Cup Playoff start Sunday afternoon when the Chicago Blackhawks host the Nashville Predators ...
    April 19, 2015 - 12:21 pm
  • Lemont couple honored for charity service

    LEMONT – Catholic Charities presented its Helping Hands Award to Christine and Richard Guzior of Lemont during its annual Helping Hands Dinner and Auc ...
    April 19, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Watch live: Lemont baseball to play ball vs. Lincoln-Way North on Saturday

    Click here to watch live video as Lemont baseball takes the field Saturday against Lincoln-Way North. First pitch is scheduled for 2 p.m.
    April 18, 2015 - 8:04 am
  • Police Reports: Lemont for April 17

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Police Department. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not ...
    April 18, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Wisz, Indians improving as team begins conference play

    LEMONT – A season ago, Nick Wisz was the youngster on a veteran Lemont baseball team that won the program’s first state title.
    April 17, 2015 - 11:18 am
  • Lipinski: Train crashes prompt railroad safety action

    As the most senior member from Illinois on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and the representative of a district that is home to ...
    April 17, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • D-113A to replace carpeting and water heater at Old Quarry

    LEMONT – The Lemont-Bromberek Combined School District 113A Board of Education approved the purchase of new carpeting and a water heater for Old Quarr ...
    April 16, 2015 - 5:01 pm
  • Lemont Township schedules cleanup day, Earth Day event

    LEMONT – With Earth Day coming up, the Lemont Township has a handful of nature events planned for this weekend and next week.
    April 16, 2015 - 4:34 pm
  • Lemont Park District to discuss Northview Park plan

    LEMONT – Lemont residents can learn more about the future of Northview Park on McCarthy Road during a meeting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Lemont Park ...
    April 16, 2015 - 4:32 pm
  • Volunteers needed for St. Al’s, St. Pat’s playground restoration

    LEMONT – Community members can help build the new playground at St. Alphonsus/St. Patrick School, 20W145 Davey Road, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday an ...
    April 16, 2015 - 4:30 pm
  • Ascolani joining more stable D-113A board

    LEMONT – Perhaps nothing better demonstrates the changed dynamic of the Lemont-Bromberek Combined School District 113A Board of Education than the fac ...
    April 16, 2015 - 4:29 pm
  • Prep roundup: Lemont softball notches fifth conference win

    The Lemont softball team improved to 5-1 in the South Suburban Blue conference Monday with a 6-3 victory against Oak Lawn.
    April 16, 2015 - 3:35 pm
  • Lemont native Scott Darling notches first NHL playoff win in Blackhawks' victory

    In a season of memorable firsts, Scott Darling added another one to the list Wednesday night. The Le ...
    April 16, 2015 - 4:47 pm
  • Lemont adopts FY2016 budget amid state uncertainty

    LEMONT – Accounting for a possible 50 percent reduction in income tax revenue from the state, the Lemont Village Board approved the fiscal year 2016 a ...
    April 15, 2015 - 1:19 pm
  • Village, archdiocese open to redevelopment of old St. Patrick School

    LEMONT – The Archdiocese of Chicago is moving forward in its attempt to demolish the former St. Patrick School in Lemont, but said it will listen to l ...
    April 13, 2015 - 12:12 pm
  • Koehler brings legal experiences to Lemont High School board

    LEMONT – With the April election over, Lemont High School District 210 will have a new face on its board of education.
    April 13, 2015 - 12:11 pm
  • Citizens Utility Board to offer free utility bill clinic Thursday in Lemont

    LEMONT – The Citizens Utility Board will analyze utility bills at a free clinic for Lemont-area residents from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at the Lemon ...
    April 13, 2015 - 11:53 am
  • Village looking for volunteers to videotape board meetings

    LEMONT – Volunteers are needed to tape Lemont Village Board meetings for community cable Channel 6.T ...
    April 13, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Police reports: Lemont for April 10

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Lemont Police Department. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime h ...
    April 11, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Lemont puppeteer helps with Bolingbrook theater production

    BOLINGBROOK – Bolingbrook’s Theatre-on-the-Hill will present the world premiere of “Made of Stars” by Bolingbrook’s Lorrisa Julianus, opening at 8 p.m ...
    April 10, 2015 - 12:00 pm
  • Budget uncertainty leaves Lemont road projects in limbo

    LEMONT – Like many municipalities in the state, the village of Lemont is waiting to see how much funding it will receive from the state for the upcomi ...
    April 10, 2015 - 11:56 am
  • Teachers invent books tailored to special needs kids

    LEMONT – Kate Ryan and Heather McCarthy know how difficult it can be for children with special needs to fit in with other children.
    April 10, 2015 - 11:45 am
  • Lemont library program to discuss Lincoln and JFK links

    LEMONT – Historian Jim Gibbons will mark the anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s death with a presentation on the similarities between presidents Lincoln ...
    April 10, 2015 - 5:05 am
  • Argonne receives $200 million for next supercomputer

    LEMONT – The U.S. Department of Energy announced a $200 million investment in the Argonne National Laboratory near Lemont to help create a next genera ...
    April 9, 2015 - 2:39 pm
  • Snapshot: Alley cats

    LEMONT – CITGO Lemont Plant Manager Jim Cristman, back left, enjoys a night at Brunswick Zone in Romeoville with Nicky and Michael Piunti, front, and ...
    April 9, 2015 - 12:50 pm
  • Uncontested election has no suspense

    LEMONT – Lemont had a predictably low voter turnout for Tuesday’s election, which had no contested races in the village.
    April 10, 2015 - 11:43 am
  • Lemont softball looks to continue dominance on the diamond

    LEMONT – The Lemont softball program has experienced a lot of success on the diamond in recent years, and this spring should be no different.
    April 9, 2015 - 11:24 am
  • Preps roundup: Lemont girls soccer shuts out Eisenhower

    The Lemont girls soccer team improved to 4-1-1 on the young season and 2-0 in the South Suburban conference after defeating Eisenhower 3-0 April 6.
    April 9, 2015 - 11:24 am
  • Orzel: SB 1 will have catastrophic impact on Lemont schools

    Last fall, I issued a joint correspondence with Lemont High School District 210 Superintendent Dr. Mary Ticknor regarding Senate Bill 16, which recent ...
    April 9, 2015 - 5:46 am
  • Goss: Illini lefties Duchene, Jay dominating hitters

    The Big Ten Pitcher of the Week Award is rapidly becoming the University of Illinois Pitcher of the Week Award.
    April 7, 2015 - 11:16 pm
  • Spring flings: 8 events to put on your calendar in Lemont

    LEMONT – It seems Lemont is coming out a hibernation as the number of activities in town increase in the coming months.
    April 4, 2015 - 10:17 pm
  • Lemont library offering iPad classes

    LEMONT – Lemont residents can learn how to use iPads during a series of seminars starting Monday at the Lemont Public Library, 50 E. Wend St.
    April 3, 2015 - 3:34 pm
  • Snapshot: Learning to give back

    LEMONT – Students at Ss. Cyril and Methodius School in Lemont lined up March 26 to donate nonperishible food items during the school's Jesus Day assem ...
    April 3, 2015 - 3:33 pm
  • Defending state champion Lemont begins baseball season

    LEMONT – Trying to follow up a storybook season that resulted in a program’s first state championship isn’t an easy task.
    April 3, 2015 - 2:44 pm
  • Trout fishing season starts Saturday at Sag Quarry East

    LEMONT – The Forest Preserve District of Cook County stocked Sag Quarry East in Lemont with 500 pounds of rainbow trout for the start of inland trout ...
    April 2, 2015 - 3:05 pm
  • Lemont's 'All American Boy' makes debut on album charts

    LEMONT – Almost two years after he gained national attention for his music video “All-American Boy,” Lemont musician Steve Grand has released his firs ...
    April 2, 2015 - 2:16 pm
  • Lemont's Thompson snags second place finish at Illinois Top Times meet

    Lemont's Chris Thompson put together quite the performance at the Class 3A Illinois Top Times indoor track meet held at Illinois Wesleyan University i ...
    April 1, 2015 - 3:54 pm
  • Chicago Red Stars move season finale to Toyota Park

    The Chicago Red Stars will be on the move for their National Women's Soccer League regular season finale on Sept. 6.
    March 30, 2015 - 12:50 pm
  • Park district wants feedback for Northview Park renovation

    A short five years ago, the Lemont Park District was in the process of closing out the remaining items of building The CORE Fitness & Aquatic Complex. ...
    March 30, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Police reports: Lemont for March 27

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Lemont Police Department. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime h ...
    March 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
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