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  • Westmont restaurants offer holiday dining, dancing and drinking

    Holidays can be a difficult time for restaurants. Not the time leading up to the holidays where everyone is making merry, but the holidays themselves. ...
    Dec. 20, 2016 - 8:14 pm
  • The Willowbrook Ballroom: Cherished memories live on

    With the extensive media coverage, most people are aware that the legendary Willowbrook Ballroom no longer exists. Destroyed by fire on Oct. 28, this ...
    Dec. 19, 2016 - 1:30 pm
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: Dec. 5-11

    Berwyn landlords should do moreHeads up to the absentee landlords in the Berwyn area. The people tha ...
    Dec. 16, 2016 - 9:06 am
  • Larson: Hold lawmakers accountable for equitable education funding

    A child has only one opportunity to experience a quality K-12 education. Unlike adult training or college experiences where multiple opportunities exi ...
    Dec. 13, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Letter: Glen Ellyn Park District is transparent and responsive

    To the Editor:I am responding to Colleen Trinko’s letter published Nov. 20 about the proposal for li ...
    Dec. 12, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: Nov. 28-Dec. 4

    No follow-through from ComEdI would like to include the utility company ComEd in the ranks of compan ...
    Dec. 12, 2016 - 9:43 am
  • Old-school Italian meets modern influences at Vincitori

    WESTMONT – What do you get when you cross an old-world Italian grandmother with a fire house cook? Answer: Bob Airdo, executive chef and owner of Vinc ...
    Dec. 9, 2016 - 10:17 am
  • Letter: Honor veterans on Veterans Day

    To the Editor:Just an interesting observation I made on Veterans Day while driving around Downers Gr ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 3:57 pm
  • Valle: York Township seeks holiday help for families, tots in need

    “Mankind is a great and immense family. This is proved by what we feel in our hearts at  Christmas.” Pope John XXIII
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 8:57 am
  • Letter: Electoral College undermines democracy

    To the editor:How is it that in our supposedly democratic country, Hillary Clinton can win the popul ...
    Dec. 5, 2016 - 5:33 pm
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: Nov. 21-27

    Think about Earth and recyclePeople recycle, please. We must all think about our Earth and the envir ...
    Dec. 5, 2016 - 11:17 am
  • Palzet: The balance of a 21st-century education

    "Even though the future seems far away, it is actually beginning right now." Mattie StepanekOver the ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 8:23 am
  • Styf: Fenwick-IHSA court case was bad news for all

    This week, high school sports broke new ground, but not in a good way.There's a reason you saw menti ...
    Nov. 26, 2016 - 12:15 am
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: Nov. 14-20

    Didn’t show upTo all those people who are protesting in the streets over Trump’s victory, they are t ...
    Nov. 28, 2016 - 1:37 pm
  • Letter: No need for lights at Newton Park in Glen Ellyn

    To the editor:Recently we attended a neighborhood meeting with the Glen Ellyn Park District regardin ...
    Nov. 20, 2016 - 12:00 pm