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  • Letter: Railroad crossing at Harding Avenue needs fixing

    I cross the railroad crossing at Harding Avenue in La Grange Park. Indiana Harbor Belt was supported to do track construction back three or four years ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 2:59 pm
  • Dropka: Pride in voting

    Voting is the most basic principle of democracy; yet few people exercise their right to vote. In ord ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 2:53 pm
  • Powers: Libraries that appreciate their patrons

    I do not make it a habit of arguing with directors of libraries, as they are currently my colleagues and friends. Before I found my way to Lyons, howe ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 6:22 pm
  • Weitzel: Bullying and cyber bullying

    As the school year begins, it is time to take a hard look at bullying and cyber bullying in our schools and community.
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Steffan: YOU in the FUTURE connects young people with career possibilities

    What did you want to be when you were 15 years old? Chances are you thought about jobs or careers li ...
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 2:35 pm
  • Grove: Change at community colleges is crucial, at Morton, it defines us

    This July 24 and 25, Morton College hosted the summer meeting of the National Alliance of Community and Technical Colleges (NACTC), an organization of ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 5:47 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
  • First Avenue Bike Path Finally Becoming a Reality

    There has been talk about constructing a path along First Avenue from Riverside-Brookfield High School to 26th Street in North Riverside to provide a ...
    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
  • Dropka: Never forget the flag

    As we reflect on the Fourth of July, our Independence Day, let us all take a moment to consider the lyrics from the Grandioso stanza in "The Stars and ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • Powers: The first library in the United States of America

    As we draw ever closer to the 238th birthday of the United States of America on July 4, I started wondering about the very first library in our great ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:51 pm
  • Kuzniewski: Looking back and looking forward

    With the school year behind us, I’d like to thank our students and community for making this another memorable year filled with tremendous achievement ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:50 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
  • Stefanik: Argo student awarded Catherine Menninger Scholarship from the LeaderShop

    Each year, The LeaderShop offers high school seniors who participate in its programs a chance to apply for the Catherine Menninger Scholarship. Applic ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:51 pm
  • Riverside Little League excited about field trial

    To the Editor:We are writing to let you know of some exciting changes to the Riverside Little League ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:51 pm
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