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Twin women take over the Barber Shop in East DundeeJan 27, 2015 12:41 AM
Identical twin sisters Liz and Kate Stadie, 25, of East Dundee took over as owners of the Barber Shop in 2010. They share a love of bantering with their customers, many of whom come to see them at the River Street shop every couple of weeks. Both women agree it’s great to be in charge. “Sometimes I want to be the boss and sometimes you want to be the boss,” Liz says, joking with her sister.
Hockey legend Denis Savard thrills young playersJan 27, 2015 5:42 AM
Excited young hockey players chased after Chicago Blackhawks legend Denis Savard as he skated onto the ice Monday in Vernon Hills. Savard coached a Chicago Blackhawks Youth Hockey day camp at Glacier Ice Arena for players ages 10 and under at the Mite and Squirt levels. “It's always nice to be involved with the Hawks and the kids,” Savard said.
Pradel praises 'teamwork' during his 20 years leading NapervilleJan 27, 2015 5:41 AM
Naperville Mayor George Pradel's 20th and final state of the city address on Monday was an ode to the philosophy that has carried him through two decades at the city's helm: teamwork. “In my very first state of the city speech I said the following: 'We will continue to maintain the quality of life you expect by providing the highest level of service through a spirit of teamwork,'” Pradel said Monday.
Naperville woman files fedral suit against the cityJan 26, 2015 6:05 PM
A Naperville woman acquitted in October of resisting or obstructing a Naperville peace officer is now seeking damages from the city and penalties for the officers involved in her arrest.
Naperville mayor candidates offer different traffic fixesJan 26, 2015 4:56 PM
The average Naperville resident struggling to drive north during the morning rush and south in the evening has at least one thing in common with the candidates to be the city’s mayor: They’re all concerned about traffic. All four mayoral candidates say traffic is a problem in Naperville, but they offer different solutions to fix it. “We have traffic problems because people want to be in Naperville,” candidate Marty Walker said. “The unfortunate side is you can’t get through Naperville.”
School looking for instruments to jump-start a jazz bandJan 26, 2015 4:55 PM
A jazz band would give student musicians a chance to be more visible in the community and perform outside of class, says Kyle Baltzer, music teacher at John T. Magee Middle School in Round Lake. He has started an instrument drive to spark the effort, with trumpets, trombones and saxophones on the wish list.