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  • Helton: Foundation mini-grants benefit District 88 staff

    This past school year, the District 88 Foundation introduced mini-grants to give back to District 88 teachers and staff.
    June 27, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Villa Park

    THUMBS UP: A pair of Villa Park siblings continue to make their mark in the tap dancing world. Lilly, 17, and Anthony Clampit, 15, both were named 201 ...
    June 25, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Villa Park

    THUMBS UP: It was good see families out for a morning of fishing June 6 at North Terrace Park. Nice weather helped the Villa Park Parks and Recreation ...
    June 19, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Lombard

    THUMBS UP: Welcome home, Jace. The 16-month-old Lombard boy enjoyed a well-deserved homecoming June 6, months after receiving a heart transplant. Born ...
    June 19, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Simler: DuPage Pads earns highest ratings from nonprofit evaluators

    DuPage Pads earns 4-star rating from Charity NavigatorDuPage Pads, a nonprofit whose mission is to e ...
    June 17, 2014 - 7:13 pm
  • Larson: Election season is 'attack season' for politicians on the campaign trail

    It’s election campaign season, and for some politicians, education seems to be a target again. Along with the economy, environment and security, polli ...
    June 16, 2014 - 6:28 pm
  • Letter: Remembering a man who loved Addison

    To the Editor:The family of William J. “Bill” Bryers would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to t ...
    June 16, 2014 - 12:13 pm
  • LaRocca: Summer holds opportunities for work, play

    Now that Memorial Day has passed, giving us the opportunity to remember all of our servicemen and women who sacrificed themselves to protect freedom h ...
    June 13, 2014 - 3:33 pm
  • Valle: The truth about Independence Day

    Spring is turning into summer, and with Memorial Day behind us, we look forward to the Fourth of July. While doing some research for this column, I ca ...
    June 13, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Villa Park

    THUMBS UP: Villa Park residents teamed with DuPage Habitat for Humanity to work on repairs and landscaping at a three-family townhome building May 31 ...
    June 11, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Lombard

    THUMBS UP: Volunteers from Trinity Lutheran Church in Lombard teamed with DuPage Habitat for Humanity to work on repairs and landscaping at a three-fa ...
    June 10, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Villa Park

    THUMBS UP: Thanks to Beth Rosales of Villa Park for sharing her vast experience to educate other parents about the impact of hearing loss on early chi ...
    May 6, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Roskam: Work needed to fix VA hospital system

    Over the past several weeks, disturbing reports have emerged of widespread mismanagement at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs that resulted in s ...
    June 4, 2014 - 12:53 pm
  • Travis: Neighbors helping neighbors

    Great storms blew through recently and I couldn’t help but think about the figurative storms that often blow through people’s lives: health emergencie ...
    May 28, 2014 - 4:13 pm
  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Lombard

    THUMBS UP: World War II veteran John Boland of Lombard recently took a well-deserved trip to Washington D.C. As part of Honor Flight Chicago, the 89-y ...
    May 28, 2014 - 5:30 am
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