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  • Pesek: Welcome back to school!

    It is with great joy that I write this article on behalf of the District 201 Board of Education to welcome the members of our learning community back ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 6:22 pm
  • Powers: Libraries that appreciate their patrons

    I do not make it a habit of arguing with directors of libraries, as they are currently my colleagues and friends. Before I found my way to Lyons, howe ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 6:22 pm
  • Pinkney: Discover a world of wonders at the Treasure House

    Do you love to find great furniture – ranging from classic to modern? Or do you love fashion, vintage jewelry and unique handbags? Maybe you savor nov ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 7:22 pm
  • Letter: Roskam's actions should match his advocacy on human trafficking

    To the Editor:I’m grateful for Rep. Peter Roskam’s advocacy for victims of human trafficking coming ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 7:18 pm
  • Schwartz: Golden times at Downers Grove South

    Civil rights, Vietnam and the Beatles dominated the headlines in 1964, and for approximately 600 teenagers in town, it was the first day of school at ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 4:30 pm
  • Letter: Congress should strengthen the Voting Rights Act

    To the Editor:This month we celebrate the 49th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, the his ...
    Aug. 31, 2014 - 7:02 pm
  • 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 Downers Grove

    Thumbs up to Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove for undertaking an energy efficiency improvement project. The hospital will recently re ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 8:30 am
  • Thumbs up, thumbs down for Westmont

    Thumbs up to Westmont resident Marthony Bert for sharing her story with the Suburban Life staff. In need of a place where she could have some time to ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 8:30 am
  • Letter: Calling for greater transparency of DuPage County lobbyists

    To the editor:This week [Aug. 11 to 17] before the DuPage County Board, I advocated for greater tran ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 8:47 pm
  • Editorial: Look over your assessment

    Recently, the Lake County assessor released the assessed values of properties in Grant and Wauconda townships and ran the information in Lake County S ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 11:30 am
  • 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
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