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  • Schroeder Named Jeff Awards Committee MemberApr 7, 2014 12:00 AM
    College of DuPage Speech Communication Professor Steve Schroeder was recently selected to serve as a member of the prestigious Jeff Awards Committee.

  • Billy Graham’s Sermon Manuscripts Available OnlineApr 4, 2014 12:00 AM
    The original sermon manuscripts of Rev. Billy Graham are now available to the public worldwide via the Wheaton College website.

  • COD Speech Students Earn Medals at Regional Tournament Apr 2, 2014 12:00 AM
    The College of DuPage Forensics Team continued its winning ways as students earned gold, silver and bronze medals at the Phi Rho Pi Regional Tournament. Students also took home awards during the recent Pi Kappa Delta National Comprehensive Tournament. Both prestigious tournaments came after the team placed third at the Illinois Intercollegiate Forensics Association State Tournament earlier in March. The following COD students earned medals at the Phi Rho Pi Regional Tournament:

  • One in One Thousand: Darius Melton, 23, of Chicago and a lifeguard at the Oak Brook Park District Family Aquatic Center, was the recent recipient of the National Golden Guard Award from Ellis and Associates, Inc. Only one in one thousand lifeguards across the nation will ever receive this award. Greg Wooley, Oak Brook Park District

    Oak Brook Park District Lifeguard Receives National Top HonorMar 31, 2014 12:00 AM
    Oak Brook Park District is proud to announce that the agency has not only recently been awarded the prestigious Gold International Aquatic Safety Award by international risk management company Jeff Ellis & Associates, Inc., but it’s very own lifeguard, Darius Melton, 23, has been recognized as one of the top lifeguards in the nation.

  • Some of the macaroni and cheese collected by the members of Congregation Etz Chaim Humanitarian Service Project

    Congregation Etz Chaim works to feed impoverished childrenMar 31, 2014 12:00 AM
    Congregation Etz Chaim of Lombard hosted a “Mac n Cheese” drive on March 15, 2014 to help Humanitarian Service Project feed needy families through the Feed the Kids (FTK) program.

  • Lourdes H S Class of 1959Mar 31, 2014 12:00 AM
    High School Reunion

  • Way to go, Nanci KoschmanMar 29, 2014 12:00 AM
    An Elmhurst letter to the editor: Society and the city of Chicago owe Nanci Koschman a big hug for her refusing to fold to the scalawag Daley Administration. For years she held on to nothing but her son David’s memory — and a legal team that stood by her.

  • Creating a more sustainable future starts at homeMar 28, 2014 12:00 AM
    As a reminder of the small steps that everyone can take to save energy and conserve natural resources, ComEd will join the city of Chicago and the World Wildlife Fund to celebrate Earth Hour on March 29 with a symbolic "lights out" moment at the Chicago Cultural Center. Now in its eighth year, Earth Hour is the world's largest annual voluntary environmental action event to raise awareness about climate change. The highlight of every Earth Hour is watching local iconic landmarks go dark for one hour. This year, the city of Chicago and ComEd will commemorate Earth Hour with a lights out event outside the Chicago Cultural Center.

  • Demand for Abortion Recovery on RiseMar 28, 2014 12:00 AM
    Demand for abortion recovery is on the rise. CareNet DuPage's program to address the problem has received a substantial grant from Christ Church of Oak Brook.

  • Crown Service Systems Joins A Non ProfitMar 27, 2014 12:00 AM
    Crown Service Systems Donating Free House Cleaning to Women With Cancer

  • Dupage Veterans “Honor Flight” FundraiserMar 25, 2014 12:00 AM
    On Saturday, Mar 3rd, the Dupage Veterans Foundation will be holding their 3rd Annual Fundraiser for Honor Fight Chicago to be held at the Dupage Airport.

  • A cast of eight suburban actors portrays more than 60 characters in GreenMan Theatre’s production of “The Laramie Project,” running two weekends in April.

    GreenMan Theatre Troup to stage ‘Laramie Project’Mar 24, 2014 12:00 AM
    GreenMan Theatre’s upcoming production of “The Laramie Project” draws on hundreds of interviews conducted in the aftermath of the 1998 murder of gay college student Matthew Shepard in Laramie, Wyo.

  • How video games might actually help kids lose weightMar 20, 2014 12:00 AM
    Kids these days are often living a more sedentary lifestyle which has contributed to increasing obesity.

  • One of the exhibiters at the Fitness February Fair was Zumba Instructor Lisa McDaniel who also volunteers as Secretary for the Healthy Lombard Foundation. Here she is shown sharing information with visitors to the Healthy Lombard 2014 Fitness February Fair that was held in the Center Court of the Yorktown Center Mall. Jay Wojcik

    Healthy Lombard NEEDS Your Vote!Mar 18, 2014 12:00 AM
    Healthy Lombard has made it to Round Two in the Health Mart Pharmacy Grant Challenge. Now it needs on-line votes to move to Round Three and possibly win $30,000.

  • A man robs the First Merit Bank Monday afternoon in Elmhurst.

    Man robs Elmhurst bankMar 17, 2014 12:00 AM
    A man robbed the First Merit Bank in Elmhurst Monday afternoon, police said.

  • The DuPage Community Foundation surpasses $50 million in managed endowmentMar 17, 2014 12:00 AM
    WHEATON, IL—This winter, The DuPage Community Foundation surpassed $50 million in total assets under management! “This is truly a momentous milestone for our community,” said David McGowan, president of The DuPage Community Foundation. “It is the culmination of nearly 30 years of dedicated work by our Board and staff and the generous advocacy and support of our many donors, volunteers and other friends who share our passion.”

  • Suburban lawmaker seeks ban on KratomMar 14, 2014 12:00 AM
    Republican state Rep. Dennis Reboletti of Elmhurst wants to ban Kratom, which comes from leaves in Thailand. Officials say in highly concentrated pill or powder form it is similar to opium.

  • College of DuPage bucks state trendsMar 12, 2014 12:00 AM
    Coming off an exceptional fall enrollment, College of DuPage is the only community college district in the state of Illinois with an increase in Full-Time Equivalent Student (FTES) enrollment for the spring 2014 term, according to figures released by the Illinois Community College Board.

  • Criminal History Record Information Training Session April 14 Mar 10, 2014 12:00 AM
    “Criminal History Record Information Training Symposium for Non-Criminal Justice Users” will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Monday, April 14, at College of DuPage.

  • Predict the Oscars Contest Announces Winner at York Theatre Mar 10, 2014 12:00 AM
    After hours of sorting and counting, Classic Cinemas is proud to announce the winners of the Annual “Predict the Oscars” contest. Westchester resident Leigh Rossi takes home the prize for the York Theatre, and will receive a yearlong movie pass for one valid at any Classic Cinemas theatre, and two passes to the Brookfield Zoo.

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