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  • Opt out letters sent to Riverside residents if they choose to not participate in electrical aggregation program

    RIVERSIDE – Riverside Village Manager Peter Scalera hoped to clear up any confusion at the board's Thursday meeting when he addressed trustees and the ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:39 am
  • Riverside police rescue capsized canoer

    RIVERSIDE – A 52-year-old Countryside man found himself pulled downstream by a fast moving current on the Des Plaines River on Thursday after his cano ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:39 am
  • Riverside, Brookfield police out in force for July 4 holiday enforcement

    Riverside, Brookfield and Berwyn police will be cracking down on drunk and unbuckled drivers for the Fourth of July holiday.
    July 25, 2014 - 4:37 am
  • Riverside Brookfield High School improv troupe concerned about cuts to program

    RIVERSIDE – A group of Riverside Brookfield High School students were recently spurred to action after the District 208 Board of Education announced c ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:38 am
  • North Riverside considers privatizing fire department to deal with pensions

    NORTH RIVERSIDE – In a letter to North Riverside residents and businesses Wednesday, Mayor Hubert E. Hermanek Jr. announced that the village is consid ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:37 am
  • Seven spring sports highlights for Fenwick, Nazareth

    It was a strong spring for the local private schools with Fenwick piling up records and titles and Nazareth seeing some postseason successes as well. ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:38 am
  • Cyclist struck by car in Riverside Tuesday

    RIVERSIDE – A 56-year-old woman was struck by a car at Longcommon Road and East Burlington Street as she was riding her bike June 17, according to a n ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:39 am
  • Four spring sports highlights for Riverside Brookfield

    The spring sports season has concluded and with it the school year. Before summer camps get started and before looking ahead to next school year, let' ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:38 am
  • Weitzel: Quality of life is something we all strive for

    Well, as you can see, summer is certainly upon us. With the summer months, nicer weather and more people being out and about using our public parks, p ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:38 am
  • Farmers Insurance drops lawsuit against Cook County municipalities for 2013 flooding

    Farmers Insurance Co. has dropped its lawsuit against Cook County and several other county and municipal governments it claimed failed to take necessa ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:39 am
  • Meet the Cook all-area softball team

    The softball season wrapped up Saturday with a pair of state title games. With the season in the books, it’s the perfect time to celebrate the accompl ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:38 am
  • All-area MVP: Chizewski does it all for Nazareth

    LA GRANGE PARK – Many softball players are happy to excel at one or two aspects of the game. Nazareth's Mary Grace Chizewski is truly a well-rounded p ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:38 am
  • Funeral home to host anniversary event

    BROOKFIELD – A DJ, a salute to veterans, a magician and more activities will herald the 110th anniversary celebration of Brookfield's Hitzeman Funeral ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:38 am
  • Health World, La Grange, Lyons host successful program

    LA GRANGE – The La Grange Fire Department, Lyons School District 103 and Health World came together to help Health World’s newest eLearning program ru ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:40 am
  • Riverside Township Bike Drive collects 82 rides

    RIVERSIDE – The Riverside Township Bike Drive, held June 7 at the North Riverside Police Department, was a huge success, organizers said.
    July 25, 2014 - 4:40 am
  • Stefanik: Argo student awarded Catherine Menninger Scholarship from the LeaderShop

    Each year, The LeaderShop offers high school seniors who participate in its programs a chance to apply for the Catherine Menninger Scholarship. Applic ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:39 am
  • Riverside Little League excited about field trial

    To the Editor:We are writing to let you know of some exciting changes to the Riverside Little League ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:39 am
  • St. Barbara’s thanks community for support

    To the Editor:On behalf of the families using our St. Barbara Food Pantry – Thank you! With your gen ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:39 am
  • Police reports: Brookfield, Riverside and Lyons for June 11

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:40 am
  • New bison calves make debut at Brookfield Zoo

    BROOKFIELD – The Brookfield Zoo recently welcomed two new American bison calves born at the zoo on May 31 and June 6.
    July 25, 2014 - 4:38 am
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