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  • Riverside waiting for response from Army Corps for fix to Swan Pond

    RIVERSIDE – Representatives of the Army Corps of Engineers took a tour of Swan Pond in Riverside June 16 to survey flood damage to the area.
    July 29, 2014 - 9:50 pm
  • Get ready for a Yard Full of Art starting Friday

    RIVERSIDE – Created by artists and friends Dawn Sundstrom and Heather Hug, the annual mini-art festival, Yard Full of Art, returns to Riverside Friday ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:50 pm
  • Riverside library to host discussion of in-home health care options for older adults

    RIVERSIDE – The Riverside Public Library will host Home Helpers, a Hinsdale-based business that helps older adults live independently, for a discussio ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:50 pm
  • Turning a page: Retiring North Riverside Public Library Director Bob Lifka looks back

    Robert J. Lifka was born and raised in Berwyn and currently lives in Brookfield with his wife, Kathy. For the last 13 years, Lifka has served as direc ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:50 pm
  • College notes: Kiley Rusen shows off power game

    High schools have reached summer break and the recently graduated senior class is preparing for college. Some local products already in college partic ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:49 pm
  • Meet the Cook all-area baseball team

    Summer baseball is already in full swing, but it's not too late to look back on the stars of the spring season. Here are some of the top players from ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:50 pm
  • All-Area MVP: Kincanon states case as one of state’s best

    RIVERSIDE – During his three years on Riverside Brookfield's varsity baseball team, Will Kincanon put up stats so good that they were almost unbelieva ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:50 pm
  • Alleged gang member faces numerous gun charges in Brookfield

    BROOKFIELD – A report of shots fired June 19 in the 4500 block of Park Avenue resulted in numerous weapons charges against a Brookfield man following ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:50 pm
  • Injuries minor in car and semi-tractor trailer collision

    RIVERSIDE – The Riverside Police Department reported that one person was treated for minor injuries following a collision that involved a 2006 Honda C ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:49 pm
  • Opt out letters sent to Riverside residents if they choose to not participate in electrical aggregation program

    RIVERSIDE – Riverside Village Manager Peter Scalera hoped to clear up any confusion at the board's Thursday meeting when he addressed trustees and the ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:50 pm
  • Riverside police rescue capsized canoer

    RIVERSIDE – A 52-year-old Countryside man found himself pulled downstream by a fast moving current on the Des Plaines River on Thursday after his cano ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:50 pm
  • Riverside, Brookfield police out in force for July 4 holiday enforcement

    Riverside, Brookfield and Berwyn police will be cracking down on drunk and unbuckled drivers for the Fourth of July holiday.
    July 29, 2014 - 9:51 pm
  • Riverside Brookfield High School improv troupe concerned about cuts to program

    RIVERSIDE – A group of Riverside Brookfield High School students were recently spurred to action after the District 208 Board of Education announced c ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:50 pm
  • North Riverside considers privatizing fire department to deal with pensions

    NORTH RIVERSIDE – In a letter to North Riverside residents and businesses Wednesday, Mayor Hubert E. Hermanek Jr. announced that the village is consid ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:51 pm
  • Seven spring sports highlights for Fenwick, Nazareth

    It was a strong spring for the local private schools with Fenwick piling up records and titles and Nazareth seeing some postseason successes as well. ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:50 pm
  • Cyclist struck by car in Riverside Tuesday

    RIVERSIDE – A 56-year-old woman was struck by a car at Longcommon Road and East Burlington Street as she was riding her bike June 17, according to a n ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:50 pm
  • Four spring sports highlights for Riverside Brookfield

    The spring sports season has concluded and with it the school year. Before summer camps get started and before looking ahead to next school year, let' ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:51 pm
  • Weitzel: Quality of life is something we all strive for

    Well, as you can see, summer is certainly upon us. With the summer months, nicer weather and more people being out and about using our public parks, p ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:51 pm
  • Farmers Insurance drops lawsuit against Cook County municipalities for 2013 flooding

    Farmers Insurance Co. has dropped its lawsuit against Cook County and several other county and municipal governments it claimed failed to take necessa ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:50 pm
  • Meet the Cook all-area softball team

    The softball season wrapped up Saturday with a pair of state title games. With the season in the books, it’s the perfect time to celebrate the accompl ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:50 pm
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