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  • Langton: Addison District 4 preschool program sees success

    The Addison Elementary School District 4 Preschool for All program achieved excellence for attaining the highest standards for preschool programs in I ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 3:27 pm
  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Villa Park

    THUMBS UP: Willowbrook High School graduate Michael Crawford, who has cerebral palsy, is determined to not let anything get in his way. The 26-year-ol ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Lombard

    THUMBS UP: Check out this tremendous act of human compassion. Armando Olmos and Wade Sutherland met a year ago as co-workers at Comet Neon Inc., a sig ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Valle: Township provides thousands of meals

    York Township operates an extensive senior nutrition program in conjunction with DuPage Senior Citizens Council, a nonprofit agency. Last year, we ser ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • LaRocca: Businesses benefit from chamber resources

    The other day, I was speaking with a local business owner about the Addison Chamber of Commerce, and the first question he asked was, "What can the Ch ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 1:52 pm
  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Villa Park

    THUMBS UP: Willowbrook High School celebrated the first day of school with a unique, time-honored tradition. Once again, Willowbrook Principal Dan Kra ...
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Lombard

    THUMBS UP: Glenbard East's football team couldn't have started the season much better than last weekend's 41-14 route over rival Willowbrook. The road ...
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Palmisano: 'The 45 Drive' sets course for student success

    The most exciting day of the year commenced when we opened the doors of our schools Aug. 25. More than 400 faculty welcomed more than 3,300 students i ...
    Sept. 3, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Roskam: Making college more affordable for everyone

    Summer has ended and that means it’s back to school time for families across the country.For those p ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 4:10 pm
  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Lombard

    THUMBS UP: Happy birthday, Sheldon Peck. The late abolitionist and artist would have turned 217 years old on Tuesday. And thank you to the Lombard His ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Villa Park

    THUMBS UP: Seventeen years after joining the Villa Park Boxing Club as a 14-year-old, Anton Logun is back in the ring, but this time as the coach. The ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Villa Park

    THUMBS UP: A new law sponsored by Sen. Tom Cullerton, D-Villa Park, will make it easier for Illinois veterans with permanent disabilities to renew the ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Flowers: Sport of the future?

    My column last month dealt with the perfection of the sport of golf: the beauty of the course, the internal competition of hitting the perfect shot an ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 3:46 pm
  • Helton: District 88 welcomes new school year

    At District 88, we’re excited to have welcomed a new school year on Wednesday. A new school year is the perfect time to reflect on the successes of la ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Simler: DuPagePads 10th Annual Run 4 Home upcoming

    Join us on Sept. 6 for this CARA certified 5K and 10K run and 5K walk.Gather your friends, family an ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 5:39 pm
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