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  • 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 23, 2014 - 6:22 pm
  • 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 11, 2014 - 10:27 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 7, 2014 - 7:09 pm
  • Downers Grove Township Life Skills Program reaches far

    The Downers Grove Township's youth education program, entitled "Life Skills" has successfully completed another school year. Julie Waterman and Jason ...
    June 19, 2014 - 2:57 pm
  • 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
  • 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
  • Radogno: Scandal shows need for budget scrutiny, transparency

    The disturbing revelations that continue to surface with respect to Gov. Pat Quinn’s $55 million, failed “anti-violence” Neighborhood Recovery Initiat ...
    May 15, 2014 - 1:25 pm
  • Anderson: Downers Grove Township recaps the winter season

    When we talk about this past winter, we tend to remember it in terms of the 80 inches of snow or days spent in subzero temperatures. But what we tend ...
    May 9, 2014 - 3:07 pm
  • Benoist and Bullock: District 99 is celebrating spring safely

    Spring is in the air, and so is spring fever. After a long winter, we know that our students are greatly anticipating upcoming celebrations like prom, ...
    May 9, 2014 - 3:18 pm
  • Doyle: An affair to remember

    Question: What do you get when you combine 20 local artists, 20 chairs and a caring community?Answer ...
    May 6, 2014 - 5:00 pm
  • Our view: Local leaders need more economic flexibility

    When mayors Joseph Broda of Lisle and Jeff Pruyn of Itasca stopped by the Suburban Life Media newsroom Friday to talk about legislative priorities for ...
    April 30, 2014 - 8:42 am
  • McGuire: Volunteers power Family Shelter Services

    “I’ve seen and met angels wearing the disguise of ordinary people living ordinary lives.”  – Tracy Chapman, singer/songwriter.
    April 27, 2014 - 5:06 pm
  • Lemery: Get the latest news and weather delivered straight to your phone

    If you've ever found yourself in one of these situations, we've got something for you: • You're chat ...
    April 21, 2014 - 12:59 pm
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