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  • Ashton: Library speaks many languages

    What do you call a person who speaks three languages? Trilingual. What do you call a person who speaks two languages? Bilingual. What do you call a pe ...
    Dec. 31, 2014 - 11:25 am
  • Orzel: What's new in District 113A

    Exciting things are happening in District 113A.  Communications has been a central focus for us this ...
    Dec. 31, 2014 - 11:24 am
  • Jasinski: What a year for the LGBA

    2014 has been quite a year. I was starting to focus on the issues across the globe, from ISIS to the Ukraine to ebola. But then, I spotted a big red S ...
    Dec. 31, 2014 - 5:10 am
  • Kaneland Connection: Four candidates vie for 3 spots in Elburn Village Board race

    ELBURN – Four candidates – two incumbents and two newcomers – will be vying for three available seats on the Elburn Village Board in the April 7 elect ...
    Dec. 30, 2014 - 11:07 pm
  • Letter: West Suburban PADS looks back at the year and looks ahead

    I’m humbled when I walk through our daytime Support Center on the way to my office every morning. Most of the men, women and families who are here to ...
    Dec. 29, 2014 - 3:44 pm
  • Mackey: Deadline extended for 2015 banner project

    The West Chicago Cultural Arts Commission has announced an extension to the deadline for art submissions for the 2015 Community Banner Art Project. Th ...
    Dec. 29, 2014 - 1:09 pm
  • Erickson: Let’s go deeper in 2015

    As my year serving as president of the Wheaton Chamber of Commerce comes to an end, and I transition to the “pasture” of past presidents, I do so with ...
    Dec. 29, 2014 - 12:53 pm
  • Papierski: A message of thanks from the Glen Ellyn Food Pantry

    On behalf of our clients at the Glen Ellyn Food Pantry, we would once again like to thank everyone in our community for your ongoing support! As you k ...
    Dec. 29, 2014 - 12:24 pm
  • Helton: District 88 shares 2014 highlights

    As 2014 comes to an end, it’s a great time to reflect on the successes that have taken place in District 88 this year.
    Dec. 26, 2014 - 11:51 am
  • Quigley: Who benefits from minimum wage hike?

    Aside from the most obvious answer, who do you think will benefit most from minimum wage increases in the city of Chicago and across the state of Illi ...
    Dec. 26, 2014 - 11:41 am
  • Domeracki: Data dialogue with feeder districts

    Recently, the Community High School District 94 Board of Education has been meeting with our feeder school districts' boards of education to share dat ...
    Dec. 24, 2014 - 3:17 pm
  • Lemont Park District aims to put safety first

    Lemont Park District’s commitment to the agency’s values is at the center of all operations; I am grateful to be part of an organization with such imp ...
    Dec. 24, 2014 - 12:47 pm
  • FAGAN: Help is on hand for eReaders at the La Grange Park library

    Are you hoping to find a new eReader in your stocking this year? Do you have one that you’d like to use more? Did you know that La Grange Park library ...
    Dec. 24, 2014 - 12:08 pm
  • Topper: Looking back at 2014 at the McCook Public Library

    As I reflect back over my first year as library director at the McCook Public Library, I am delighted at the progress made this past year, and the vis ...
    Dec. 24, 2014 - 12:07 pm
  • Dominick: Cicero’s commitment to help animals is unshakable

    Recently, a few critics asserted that the town of Cicero does not properly care for animals. The acc ...
    Dec. 29, 2014 - 1:46 pm
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