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  • Dominick: Crime stats show Cicero continues to become a safer community

    Recently released crime statistics show that Cicero is continuing to win its war against street gangs and making our neighborhoods safer.
    July 31, 2014 - 5:11 pm
  • Bodewes: New North Riverside library director says hello, announces new services

    I am very pleased to introduce myself as the new library director at the North Riverside Public Library. I am extremely grateful to the North Riversid ...
    July 31, 2014 - 5:10 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
  • Ticknor: Theater venue a value to community

    Last weekend, hundreds of people attended Little Mountain Community Theatre’s debut production, “The Wizard of Oz.” The show was very entertaining and ...
    July 31, 2014 - 3:10 pm
  • Thumbs up, thumbs down for Hinsdale

    Thumbs up to WIllowbrook Goodwill staff and all who made the "Goodwill Backyard BBQ" cooking competition possible. On July 11, representatives from Wh ...
    July 30, 2014 - 2:30 pm
  • Thumbs up, thumbs down for Downers Grove

    Thumbs up to the Tivoli Theatre and the Downers Grove Museum for partnering and showcasing "Movie Magic: Celebrating 86 Years of the Tivoli Theatre." ...
    July 30, 2014 - 11:35 am
  • Out Here: Where are country clubs, nursing homes?

    We all get caught up in buzzwords – those terms that become fashionable. Sometimes they are used in your line of work.
    July 30, 2014 - 10:30 am
  • Palmisano: Technology transforms District 45 classrooms

    So, what are kids up to these days in School District 45? One hundred fifty seven years have passed since the first school house opened on Meyers Road ...
    July 30, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Moore: Renovations to make library 'even better'

    Shifts in society and in our community are changing the way you use your library. While we will always be the place for you to discover the latest bes ...
    July 30, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Kaneland teens help make fire safety camp a success

    Sabrina Sivert said she fretted a bit about her first day helping to run a summer camp at the Aurora Regional Fire Museum.
    July 30, 2014 - 9:28 am
  • Larson: Watch the screen time

    While in our school district we are excited about an iPad initiative beginning this fall with all freshmen, we will emphasize the importance of mainta ...
    July 29, 2014 - 5:15 pm
  • Lengemann: High cholesterol is a health threat to both men and women

    In the past, high cholesterol was considered to be a man’s problem. But women are at risk as well. I ...
    July 29, 2014 - 3:17 pm
  • Smith: Don't get stressed out, summer's not over yet

    Have you experienced “the moment” yet? I am talking about the first time you walk into the store and see Back to School supplies.
    July 29, 2014 - 3:15 pm
  • Reeder: Walgreens move would be bad news for U.S.

    SPRINGFIELD – I picked up my vacation photos at Walgreens the other day. And I didn’t hear any French, German or Italian spoken.
    July 29, 2014 - 5:24 pm
  • Letter: A call to action for letter writers

    To the editor:It's not what you say, it's what you write that means something. That's why I decided ...
    July 27, 2014 - 3:32 am
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