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Susan Dibble

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Susan Dibble is a community news coordinator in the DuPage office of the Daily Herald. She writes a weekly feature called "Neighbor to Know;" previews community events; does event and calendar listings; and schedules photos for DuPage County communities. Susan joined the Daily Herald staff in 2004.

Before coming to the Daily Herald, she worked for Liberty Suburban Chicago Newspapers for four years as a Lifestyle writer/editor, and at the Doings Newspaper in Hinsdale for 15 years as a municipal and general assignment reporter, political editor and business writer.

She also has freelanced for the Chicago Tribune, the Business Ledger, West Suburban Living and Press Publications.

Susan holds a master's degree in communications from Wheaton College. A native of Upstate New York, she has been a resident of the Western suburbs most of her adult life and currently lives in Glen Ellyn.

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Chamber executive Joe Henning an advocate for business and unabashed fan of Aurora

Jan 27 2015 | 12:57 pm - Joe Henning, presdent and CEO of the Aurora Regional Chamber of Commerce, calls himself a shy guy, but his work for the chamber for the past decade has made him well-known to businesses in the Fox Valley area, local elected officials and education...

Itasca teen sets sights on becoming top-tier NASCAR driver

Jan 20 2015 | 10:15 am - Camden Murphy of Itasca, a 2014 high school graduate, is an alum of the automotive technology program at Technology Center of DuPage, but he would rather race cars than fix them. Murphy got a start on his dream of becoming a top-tiered NASCAR driver...

Morton Arboretum’s conservation specialist working to save our endangered trees

Jan 16 2015 | 5:06 pm - Murphy Westwood knows when most people hear the term “endangered species” they’re more likely to think of the giant panda or ivory-billed woodpecker than the paperbark maple or Georgia oak. But Westwood, a tree conservation...

Local park districts receive state funds for land buys and improvements

Jan 08 2015 | 11:03 am - Ten DuPage County park districts received funds to purchase land and make park improvements from the $26 million that Gov. Pat Quinn announced Jan. 3 would be relased through the state's Open Space and Land Acquisition and Development program.

Gingerbread house a family tradition for Wheaton chef

Dec 31 2014 | 1:49 pm - Some people who created gingerbread houses for the holidays probably bought easy-to-assemble kits and pulled the whole thing together in a couple hours.

Celebrating art — not politics — at state senator’s Villa Park office

Dec 18 2014 | 10:32 am - State Sen. Tom Cullerton doesn't claim any art expertise, but he wanted to contribute the storefront space in his Villa Park office to the community. Gallery 338 opened last summer and is exhibiting portraits of children during December for the...

Jane Doyle of Lisle inducted into Girl Scouts’ Hall of Fame

Dec 15 2014 | 1:03 pm - Lisle resident Jane Doyle's dedication to Girl Scouts recently was recognized with her induction in the organization’s Hall of Fame, an honor given to 10 adults a year who have spent at least 25 years delivering extraordinary service that has...

West Chicago teacher exposes students to real-world economics

Nov 14 2014 | 12:27 pm - Candace Fikis, a social studies and economics teachers at Community High School in West Chicago, received Visa's Practical Money Skills Educator of the Month award for October. Fikis uses simulations and takes students on field trips to the Chicago...

Wheaton homes, show choir share spotlight in Holiday Housewalk

Nov 12 2014 | 3:13 pm - Five homes in downtown Wheaton dating from 1897 to 2011 are all decked out for the holidays as part of the Wheaton Holiday Housewalk from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 15. The event will benefit Wheaton North High School’s show choir,...

Donations and volunteers make new Ronald McDonald House possible in DuPage

Oct 27 2014 | 7:55 pm - Katie Allabough counts herself blessed to have a happy, healthy 5-year-old daughter. She knows not everyone is so lucky, that there are many families who have a child who is seriously ill. As the director of the new Ronald McDonald House under...

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