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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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...

Roselle tattoo artist one of three finalists in TV reality competition

May 18 2014 | 11:13 am - Roselle tattoo artist Scott Marshall finds out Tuesday night whether he will become the season winter on Spike TV's tattoo reality competition "Ink Master."

Warrenville family prepares to leave the familiar behind for mission trip

May 13 2014 | 1:30 pm - John Hinger, formerly the high school and youth adult pastor at Harvest Bible Chapel, and his wife, Amber, are preparing with their four young children to go as missionaries to Croatia to work among young people there.

COD professor and student to visit Sri Lanka bringing gifts of art

May 06 2014 | 12:26 pm - Painting student Evangeline Alagaratnam visited her native Sri Lanka two years ago and found children struggling to go to school in that war-torn country. She helped renovate a dilidated orphanage, which is now an orphanage and school for 30...

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