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  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Elmhurst

    THUMBS UP: An Elmhurst fifth-grader was inspired to take action after reading about and then meeting Holocaust survivor Sylvia Perlmutter. Maryalice S ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • 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
  • White: D-181 is gearing up for the new school year

    Welcome to the new school year! Summer is winding down and preparation has ramped up for our students’ return on Aug. 25.
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 11:54 am
  • What’s the story behind that car in the pond?

    In July, construction workers found a car while draining a pond on the campus of Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital in Barrington. It was a hospital secu ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Happy feet: New Dance Academy programs, pricing have dancers jumping for joy

    With dance genres such as ballet and tap considered classics, and even more recent styles such as jazz and hip hop now becoming staples of a dance stu ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 9:38 pm
  • Letter: District 87 residents should be ashamed of themselves

    To the editor: Shame on the citizens of District 87 who attempted to persuade the Board of Education ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 7:10 pm
  • Carter: Lemont Park District offers opportunities to give

    Growing up in Lemont and then having the opportunity to work in this great community, has been an incredible experience.
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 2:58 pm
  • Crawford: A new beginning for local business

    I’m very proud to introduce to you, Chamber630.This new organization is the result of two great cham ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 2:55 pm
  • KYSO, marching band to be displaced by pipeline project

    MAPLE PARK – At least two organizations will be affected starting next month in the Kaneland High School area, as a TransCanada natural gas pipeline u ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 5:03 pm
  • Cockrell: Downers Grove Township multiplier coming out in September

    In mid-September, the Downers Grove Township multiplier will be published, along with parcels having an assessment change for 2014.
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 1:43 pm
  • Gunter: There is always something happening in Westmont

    As we move towards fall, our village is very busy with numerous programs and initiatives. We invite residents and businesses to get involved and be pa ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 1:41 pm
  • Gbur: Western DuPage Special Recreation Association is kid tested, mom approved

    It’s that time of year again – back to school! Whether you are lamenting the loss of the summer’s freedom or delighting in getting back into the famil ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 6:00 pm
  • Off the Deep End: How to ruin a relationship in one song

    Back when I was a geeky poodle-skirted high school girl, a cool college guy liked me!Unlike my usual ...
    Aug. 24, 2014 - 12:30 pm
  • Letter: Property taxes are cause for concern

    To the editor:I would like to know what has happened to make our real estate taxes in Glen Ellyn go ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 3:44 pm
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