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  • Before the Diploma: Hurrah for Thanksgiving Day

    You know, I kind of feel sorry for Thanksgiving. For one thing, the gap between Halloween and Christmastime certainly shrinks every year. One minute y ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 9:03 pm
  • Savage: Aspiring writer? Head to the Lisle Library

    November is National Novel Writing Month (NANoWriMo), and I am often amazed at the number of excellent books that populate our library shelves and boo ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 11:26 am
  • Park Perspectives: Geneva Park District offers gymnastics, dance programs

    Brr! As temperatures begin to drop, parents might wonder how they will keep stir-crazy kids active and engaged through another cold winter. While the ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 11:51 pm
  • Waubonsee Voices: Be a part of local public-access television

    Cable television is known for its wide variety of channel choices. Some transport you to faraway places, while others, especially public-access channe ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 11:47 pm
  • Kaneland Connection: Eddie Gaedel Society targets Elburn establishment

    ELBURN – Wayne Byerhof said he was a teenager playing in a baseball game in 1951 when he experienced a brush with history.
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 11:43 pm
  • Westgate: Library strategic plan coming soon

    The Carol Stream Public Library has been an integral part of the village of Carol Stream for over 52 years. The library began in a room at the Village ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 5:12 pm
  • Medina: Enhancing family time and making it count

    With the holidays around the corner, the thoughts of the entire family gathered in one place are promising, however reality sometimes isn’t as enchant ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 5:01 pm
  • Pinkney: Embracing adoption helps empower and connect new parents

    For parents who have chosen to adopt children, they are embarking on an exciting new path that holds great promise. To help newly adoptive parents cel ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 4:58 pm
  • Letter: A call for less government, taxes in Glen Ellyn

    To the Editor:While the Glen Ellyn Aquatics Initiative (a.k.a Park District Lobby) licks its wounds ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 4:49 pm
  • Lutz: Breakfast allows for reflection, planning

    Fall is here, and this time of year gets mixed reviews from most. I personally love the change in seasons and enjoy that fall is the calm before the b ...
    Nov. 17, 2014 - 10:40 pm
  • Stiegemeyer: Elmhurst library supports local book clubs

    On Sept. 30, Elmhurst Public Library hosted its first-ever Elmhurst book club party. The event at Wilder Mansion drew a crowd of more than 100 local b ...
    Nov. 17, 2014 - 5:05 pm
  • This and That: Carol Stream offering opportunities to give back this holiday season

    With the holidays upon us, it is time to for me to dig out the decorations, including the many strands of lights. But no matter how carefully I pack a ...
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 1:37 pm
  • Letter: Thanks to all who helped with Glen Ellyn pool referendum efforts

    To the Editor:Last week, the residents of the Glen Ellyn Park District voted to bypass the opportuni ...
    Nov. 17, 2014 - 2:48 pm
  • Letter: Don't reward people for immigrating illegally

    To the Editor:I find it disconcerting that President Obama would consider rewarding people that have ...
    Nov. 17, 2014 - 12:16 pm
  • Letter: Kirk should remove politics from Alzheimer’s funding

    To the Editor:Washington, D.C. has not set forth a sound, responsible financial plan to invest in so ...
    Nov. 16, 2014 - 5:58 pm
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