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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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West Chicago’s Ruben Pineda leads initiative to make his community healthier

Aug 15 2014 | 9:22 am - Healthy West Chicago is a collaborative effort of many organizations to bring down obesity rates, promote nutrition and physical activity, and create a better environment for West Chicago residets, who currently have among the highest rates of...

World Relief leader: U.S. at fault on immigration problems

Aug 06 2014 | 11:16 am - The debate over unaccompanied children from Central America crossing into the U.S. is in large part a problem of our own making, says Emily Gray, executive director of World Relief DuPage/Aurora and a former missionary to Central America. Gray said...

Church’s giant secondhand sale to help children living in a Nairobi slum

Jul 28 2014 | 1:07 pm - All Souls Anglican Church in Wheaton will hold a gigantic yard sale July 31 to Aug. 2 to provide vocational training for young people living in a slum of Nairobi, Kenya.

Youthful entrepreneurs sell their wares at Aurora farmers markets

Jul 25 2014 | 8:47 am - Meet four girls who someday may be your boss. The four, ages 11 to 16, are selling their wares at Aurora's farmers markets as part of the city's Young Entrepreneurs program. The girls make their own products, set their own prices and run their own...

Businessman rides motorcycle to help disabled veterans

Jul 18 2014 | 1:15 pm - Naperville resident Jim Hughes has ridden motorcycles all his life and done plenty of charity rides. But the memory of a vet he met on his first ride with the Wounded Heores Foundation sticks in his memory.

Indy driver Charlie Kimball tells kids with diabetes to follow their dreams

Jul 11 2014 | 8:34 am - Recently, 51 kids ages 4 to 9 learned how to manage their Type 1 diabetes while having fun at a day camp at HealthTrack Sports Wellness in Glen Ellyn. Charlie Kimball, the first race car driver with diabetes to win an IndyCar Series race, was there...

Joanne Zienty of Wheaton was named winner of library contest

Jun 13 2014 | 1:27 pm - Wheaton resident Joanne Zeinty, an elementary school library media specialist, is the winner of the first Soon to Be Famous Author Project. Her debut novel, "The Things We Save," is about how mementoes Claire Sokol keeps in an old Marshall Field's...

COD exhibit highlights school’s role in bringing famed photographer’s work to light

Jun 10 2014 | 1:44 pm - Vivian Maier -- the Chicago-area nanny who has earned international acclaim for her striking photography after her death -- never saw many of the images she shot. But Frank Jackowiak, photography lab manager at College of DuPage, and five of his...

Roselle tattoo artist claims 'Ink Master' crown

May 22 2014 | 5:31 am - Roselle tattoo artist Scott Marshall truly is an “Ink Master.” Marshall won the title Tuesday night when he defeated two other finalists in the live Season 4 finale of Spike TV's “Ink Master” reality competition. Along with...

Museum poster exhibit highlights propaganda of World War I

May 19 2014 | 1:18 pm - "WE NEED You! Propoganda of the Great War" exhibit iis opening at First Division Museum at Cantigny War, commemorating the 100th anniversary of the beginning of World War I in August 2014. The United States produced a huge number of posters...

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