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  • Ashton: A unique perspective on a library's importance

    Mark Zipoy doesn’t look like a typical library supporter. He’s at least six and a half feet tall. He usually wears blue jeans, work shoes and a hard h ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Villa Park

    THUMBS UP: It's good to see the Villa Park Mariners Swim Team continue to grow. The club, which serves ages 5 to 18, has more than tripled in size ove ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Elmhurst

    THUMBS UP: Good luck to DIY Teen Theatre's cast of "Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson," a political satire about America's controversial seventh president. ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Lombard

    THUMBS UP: June Kortum, founder of The Gathering Lighthouse in Lombard, is on a mission to help people get their lives back on track through spiritual ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • Milani: Lots of upcoming Brookfield Chamber events and more

    I hope everyone had a happy and safe Independence Day; It was a great day for parades and picnics. The Brookfield family picnic, which was moved to Eh ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:49 pm
  • Shlah: Things are blooming at the Stickney-Forest View Public Library

    As we progress more deeply into the dog days of summer, our library community is basking in the glow of the success of our PAWS to READ Summer Reading ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:49 pm
  • Little: Fountaindale Ice Cream Social headlines summer events

    We are so excited to host our third annual Ice Cream Social sponsored by the Friends of Fountaindale Library from 5 to 8 p.m. July 28. The library wil ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:50 pm
  • Out Here: An opportunity for Democrats?

    The 61st House District, which includes Antioch and Lindenhurst, has been in Republican hands for years.
    July 29, 2014 - 9:49 pm
  • Quigley: Term limits, redistricting return to drawing board

    A Cook County judge on June 27 cited conflicts with the state of Illinois Constitution in rejecting signature-driven campaigns to get constitutional a ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • Kaneland Connection: BIG WALK crew conquers mosquitoes on 70-mile hikeBIG WALK crew conquers mosquitoes on 70-mile hike

    ELBURN – A tennis ball-sized spider, “gigantic” flies and mosquitoes “so bad, we didn’t notice the flies.”
    July 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • Charlton: Flood project will protect neighborhoods

    DuPage County Stormwater Management, the village of Carol Stream and Carol Stream Park District have recently broken ground on the Klein Creek Flood M ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:49 pm
  • Thumbs up, thumbs down for Hinsdale

    Thumbs up to the Hinsdale Humane Society for hosting its sixth annual Pet and Brick Blessing on June 22. About 75 guest and 20 pets attended the event ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • Stadalsky: Three Rivers Festival deadlines approach

    Although Channahon’s Three Rivers Festival still is more than three weeks away, there are a few upcoming deadlines for the events.
    July 29, 2014 - 9:49 pm
  • Halikias: What’s all the Hoopla at the library?

    When we think about the design of modern technology and devices, we think in terms of adaptability, usability, evolution and responsiveness. I would b ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • McMaken: Good brews coming to Wheaton

    Ale is one of the oldest human-made beverages in history, spanning thousands of years and cultures all over the globe, each using unique methods to br ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
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