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  • Flowers: Lessons learned on the golf course

    My golf partner, Nick, plays golf with me each week at the Eaglewood golf course in Itasca. We play as part of the NEDSRA summer golf program. He is 1 ...
    July 24, 2014 - 4:15 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 23, 2014 - 6:20 pm
  • 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 7, 2014 - 7:09 pm
  • LaRocca: Addison chamber jumps into summer

    Well, here we are…moving through summer at breakneck speed! Our annual golf outing turned out to be a great day. Golfers were able to get in a full ro ...
    July 6, 2014 - 10:29 am
  • Flowers: Dedicated youth run NEDSRA summer camps

    NEDSRA summer camps are in full swing, and children with both physical and mental disabilities are enjoying themselves. This is all made possible with ...
    June 30, 2014 - 10:06 am
  • Smith: Elmhurst District 205 welcomes new leaders

    District 205 welcomes the following new central office administrators to Elmhurst for 2014-15:• Dr. ...
    June 27, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Helton: Foundation mini-grants benefit District 88 staff

    This past school year, the District 88 Foundation introduced mini-grants to give back to District 88 teachers and staff.
    June 27, 2014 - 5:30 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 ...
    June 17, 2014 - 7:13 pm
  • Letter: Remembering a man who loved Addison

    To the Editor:The family of William J. “Bill” Bryers would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to t ...
    June 16, 2014 - 12:13 pm
  • LaRocca: Summer holds opportunities for work, play

    Now that Memorial Day has passed, giving us the opportunity to remember all of our servicemen and women who sacrificed themselves to protect freedom h ...
    June 13, 2014 - 3:33 pm
  • 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 ...
    May 28, 2014 - 4:13 pm
  • Letter: Why does DuPage County pay the most for its county clerk?

    To the editor:In every county in Illinois, the electoral process is carried out by the county clerk’ ...
    May 22, 2014 - 5:33 pm
  • Helton: Thanks for another wonderful school year

    It’s hard to believe another school year is coming to an end, but on June 8, we will graduate nearly 1,000 students from DuPage High School District 8 ...
    May 21, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Sprandel: D-205 Common Core transition on the right path

    This year Elmhurst District 205 made the transition to the Common Core version of the MAP (Measures of Academic Progress) assessment from the previous ...
    May 19, 2014 - 10:06 am
  • LaRocca: Today's youth are tomorrow's leaders

    Each year as the school term nears an end, the Addison Chamber of Commerce and Industry requests a list of the top 30 graduating students from Addison ...
    May 9, 2014 - 1:19 pm
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