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  • 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
  • Medina: A healthier West Chicago

    Did you know that Illinois has the 14th highest childhood obesity rate and is the 24th most obese state for adults in the United States?
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 1:31 pm
  • Simler: DuPagePads 10th Annual Run 4 Home upcoming

    Join us on Sept. 6 for this CARA certified 5K and 10K run and 5K walk.Gather your friends, family an ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 5:39 pm
  • Roskam: Fighting human trafficking in the foster care system

    For too many children in the foster care system, their lives have been filled with instability, abuse, and neglect. Often these children are passed fr ...
    Aug. 7, 2014 - 4:12 pm
  • Perez: Food rescue thriving at People's Resource Center

    Each month, thousands of hungry DuPage County neighbors visit one of People’s Resource Center’s two food pantries in Wheaton and Westmont to choose a ...
    July 25, 2014 - 12:45 pm
  • Doyle: Children in need get new shoes through Bridge Communities partnership

    When a homeless family becomes part of Bridge Communities, their lives are transformed in major ways. They’re moved into a safe, stable apartment; the ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:35 am
  • Domeracki: Engaging students in the digital age

    This summer and throughout the coming school year, Community High School District 94 is preparing for our all-school one-to-one Chromebook digital con ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:40 am
  • McGuire: Understanding trauma with Family Shelter Service

    Trauma robs people of feeling safe. It interrupts their world view and can alter it forever. And traumatic experiences are more pervasive than one mig ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:38 am
  • Gbur: Volunteer to fundraise for WDSRA

    DuPage County is an exceptional area in which to work, live and play. There are a wealth of organizations whose missions strive to make our communitie ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:39 am
  • Simler: DuPage Pads earns highest ratings from nonprofit evaluators

    DuPage Pads earns 4-star rating from Charity NavigatorDuPage Pads, a nonprofit whose mission is to e ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:39 am
  • Letter: Government should live within means

    To the Editor:Please keep this statement in mind the next time you consider voting for or supporting ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:37 am
  • Letter: Inappropriate to ticket during awards ceremony

    To the Editor:On May 22, we were so proud to bear witness to our son’s success at his Senior Awards ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:37 am
  • Roskam: Work needed to fix VA hospital system

    Over the past several weeks, disturbing reports have emerged of widespread mismanagement at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs that resulted in s ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:38 am
  • Letter: Wheaton North police ticketing senior ceremony inappropriate

    To the editor:On May 22, we were so proud to bear witness to our son’s success at his Senior Awards ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:36 am
  • Travis: Neighbors helping neighbors

    Great storms blew through recently and I couldn’t help but think about the figurative storms that often blow through people’s lives: health emergencie ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:36 am
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