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A wish comes true for ill West Chicago-area boy

Nov 06 2011 | 6:47 pm - Months before he was born, doctors knew Owen Payton had a very serious heart defect. The 5-year-old boy from the West Chicago area is a veteran of three open-heart surgeries, the first when he was just six days old. On Saturday, the Make-a-Wish...

Oak Brook finds new police chief in Roselle

Oct 27 2011 | 4:42 pm - Oak Brook's new police chief is James R. Kruger, who will be leaving his current position as chief of the Roselle Police Department. Kruger starts Nov. 28 in Oak Brook.

West Chicago query: $85 a year for park improvements?

Oct 26 2011 | 8:48 am - The West Chicago Park District is putting out feelers to find out whether residents want - and are willing to pay - for new and upgraded facilities. The park district recently sent an opinion survey to approximately 5,000 residents asking how they...

Oakbrook Terrace dentist will buy your Halloween candy

Oct 26 2011 | 10:58 am - An Oakbrook Terrace dentist is buying back Halloween candy from kids — for $1 a pound and a new toothbrush — to send to the troops. - “It's a good way to keep sugar off the streets, or out of (children's) mouths, and to put a big...

Suburban families cope with fetal alchohol syndrome

Oct 23 2011 | 6:55 am - People always tell Janet Wagner what a great kid her daughter Sasha is, so chatty and outgoing. And she is. But the Glen Ellyn 5-year-old, adopted from Russia, also faces a host of challenges from fetal alcohol syndrome. The disorder is common and...

ABC 7’s ‘190 North’ turns the spotlight on West Chicago

Oct 13 2011 | 10:46 am - West Chicago will have a starring role on ABC 7's "190 North" on October 23. A TV crew spent a day in the DuPage suburb filming some of the community's highlights, including the West Chicago Praire, Gallery 200 artist co-operative and landmark 1955...

Oak Brook chooses new electric supplier offering 30 percent savings

Oct 11 2011 | 5:26 pm - Oak Brook residents will be able to save 30 percent on electricity supply rates starting in January. Oak Brook joined with Lincolnwood and Grayslake in selecting Wisconsin-based Integrys Energy Services, Inc. to replace ComEd under the electric...

Wheaton Warrenville South choir to sing for Jane Lynch

Oct 07 2011 | 8:31 pm - Twenty members of Wheaton Warrenville South High School's award-winning show choir willl perform for "Glee" star Jane Lynch during an ABC7 taping Sunday. The show, which airs Monday, also includes the Lemont High School cheerleading squad.

Health-care workers rock out in music videos in support of breast cancer awareness

Oct 05 2011 | 12:05 pm - Health-care workers don pink exam gloves -- and sometimes, pink T-shirts, boas and baseball caps -- and rock out in Medline's Natinal Pink Glove Dance video competition to raise breast cancer awareness. Voting takes place on Facebook, and the...

Groundbreaking next week for West Chicago middle school expansion

Sep 29 2011 | 5:16 pm - West Chicago District 33 is ready to break ground for the expansion of its middle school. The work is expected to push the start of school back by two weeks next year.

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