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  • Hoover: Writers, writing and more at the library

    What would we do without the authors of the world? We’d miss the fantastical epics of our George R. R. Martins, the clever whodunits of our Agatha Chr ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Steffan: YOU in the FUTURE connects young people with career possibilities

    What did you want to be when you were 15 years old? Chances are you thought about jobs or careers li ...
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 2:37 pm
  • Cummings: Small business and college interns make great summer partners

    As college students eagerly head back to school later this month, some of them will be returning to campus with a summer’s worth of real life career e ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 5:50 pm
  • Oppenheim: La Grange Park library to update technology with help of grant

    The La Grange Park Public Library received a $50,000 legislative grant thanks to State Rep. La Shawn Ford (D-Oak Park). The library is using this gran ...
    July 31, 2014 - 5:10 pm
  • First Avenue Bike Path Finally Becoming a Reality

    There has been talk about constructing a path along First Avenue from Riverside-Brookfield High School to 26th Street in North Riverside to provide a ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:34 am
  • Radogno: The tragedy of a failed program

    Each year, the governor is required to present an annual budget address by an established date. But this year, political posturing has taken precedenc ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:34 am
  • Tracks at 47th Street, East Avenue need help

    To the editor:I've been driving to and from work by way of 127th Street in Alsip for the past eight ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:40 am
  • Schlichting: District 105 Foundation has accomplished much already

    In just a short time, the District 105 Foundation has accomplished a lot toward its mission to make a difference in the community by empowering studen ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:38 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
  • Folkerts: Library fun for young ones

    School is out for the summer, but many local libraries are gearing up once again for a busy and hot season. Librarians at the Thomas Ford Memorial Lib ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:37 am
  • Moriarity: Paws to Read and summer reading benefits from the La Grange Park library

    Many parents want their children to continue reading and coming to the library over the summer to keep them busy with fun activities. But, beyond the ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:35 am
  • Jasinski: The Pet Parade means summer

    During a harsh February, we dreamed of summer. It arrives – unofficially at least – this weekend wit ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:37 am
  • La Grange needs to tighten its belt

    I can't believe the La Grange Village Board is again raising our water rate on the heels of a recent hike. And the sewer rate is going up. And there's ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:42 am
  • Tobolski: Lots to explore and be proud of in Cook County's Forest Preserve

    With the arrival of the long overdue warm weather I wanted to take a moment to highlight the tremendous progress that the Cook County Forest Preserve ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:37 am
  • Callaghan: Westchester library partners with Library of Congress to honor vets

    Westchester honors its veterans and nowhere has the fact been more evident than in its annual Veterans Day ceremony and 5K Run. To do our part, the We ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:37 am
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