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  • DuPage referendums concern roads, airport noise, facilities Aug 30, 2014 7:40 AM
    More than two dozen referendum questions will appear on the November ballot in DuPage County and cover a variety of topics, from deteriorating streets in Villa Park to complaints about airplane noise in towns neighboring O'Hare International Airport. “The residents are really getting clobbered with plane noise,” Itasca Village President Jeff Pruyn said.

     
  • Glen Ellyn playground project also will help others Aug 30, 2014 7:40 AM
    Glen Ellyn Park District is on the verge of giving children a chance to play not only here, but abroad. The district is scheduled to begin work Sept. 8 to install a new playground at its Danby Park. But instead of discarding the old playground equipment, the district already has donated it to an organization called Kids Around the World. The group provides equipment — both new and used — for use by children in other countries who otherwise might not have playgrounds. The organization also gives new equipment for kids in the United States.

     
  • New Coaster Challenge to benefit Special Olympics Illinois Aug 29, 2014 11:06 PM
    Special Olympics Illinois is proud to introduce a brand new fundraising initiative taking place on Sept. 28 at Six Flags Great America called The 2014 Coaster Challenge. Participants simply register, fundraise and ride the distance of a 5K, 10K or marathon (26.2 miles) on Six Flags Great America's world-class roller coasters.

     
  • Spelling Bee Champ Places Accent on Life at Sedgebrook Aug 28, 2014 11:54 AM
    Held earlier this summer at Sedgebrook, a senior living community in Lincolnshire, the bee culminated several rounds of competition for Arthur and others who came to prove their spelling acumen.

     
  • LLKpalooza music extravaganza raises money for cancer research Aug 28, 2014 12:02 PM
    The Live Like Katie Foundation's second annual LLKpaloooza on Saturday, Sept. 6, is a music extravaganza raising money for cancer research.

     
  • Glenbard offers tips for successful learning Aug 28, 2014 12:48 PM
    The Glenbard Parent Series: (GPS) Navigating Healthy Families, presents “Make it Stick: The Science of Successful Learning” with author Peter Brown at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 2, at Glenbard South High School, 23W200 Butterfield Road in Glen Ellyn.

     
  • Glen Ellyn Park District won’t provide land for District 41 school Aug 28, 2014 9:47 PM
    If Glen Ellyn Elementary District 41 officials decide to build a new school, it won’t be on park district land, officials say. Leaders from both agencies met recently to brainstorm possible locations for a new school, but park officials made it clear they won’t make any of their open space available. “The park district believes that it would not be within the scope of our mission at this time to sacrifice open space for the purpose of building a new school,” park officials wrote on their website.

     
  • Glen Ellyn school celebrates raising of new American flag Aug 27, 2014 5:57 PM
    Reciting the Pledge of Allegiance is a morning ritual at St. James the Apostle School in Glen Ellyn. But on Wednesday, students found themselves saluting a new 5-by-8-foot flag that was raised for the first time in front of the school. Teacher Nancy Palumbo organized the ceremony.

     
  • Charlie’s Center for the Arts event to featured art galleries, video presentation Aug 27, 2014 7:05 PM
    The St. Charles Arts Council is presenting the latest in their series of pop-up art galleries. Two new neXt galleries at Charlie’s, part of the Charlie’s Center for the Arts – ALL of the ARTS, ALL over TOWN Event. For the Charlie’s event, the neXt galleries will be joined by the Yellow House Artists plus a video installation project.

     
  • Magenium Solutions wins Glen Ellyn building award Aug 27, 2014 12:26 PM
    Glen Ellyn-based Magenium Solutions was awarded the annual award for Excellence in Building Design from the village of Glen Ellyn. The traveling trophy is chosen each year by the village’s Architectural Review Commission and resides at the winner’s location until the following year’s winner is announced.

     
  • Wags, Whiskers, and Whimsy at Clearbrook’s Pet Festival Aug 26, 2014 7:48 AM
    ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL (August 26, 2014) – Wag those tails and jump for joy because Clearbrook’s first-ever Raise the Roof Pet Festival is coming to Melas Park in Mount Propsect on Saturday, September 13 from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM.

     
  • Rob Zombie’s Great American Nightmare to Terrorize Chicago Aug 26, 2014 4:51 PM
    Rob Zombie’s Great American Nightmare will invade the Chicago metropolitan area select nights from September 26-November 1 at Odeum Expo in Villa Park, IL. It will feature three attractions based on Zombie’s own horror films: The Lords Of Salem In Total Black Out, The Haunted World Of El Superbeasto 3D, and Haunt Of 1,000 Corpses. The fully immersive haunted house experience at Rob Zombie’s GAN will include the Bloody Boulevard with freak shows, musical entertainment, roaming characters, themed food and beverages, games and vendors each night. Tickets are on sale now at www.GreatAmericanNightmare.com, with prices starting at only $25 for September 27-November 1. Each ticket includes access to all haunted house attractions and the Bloody Boulevard activities. Rob Zombie’s Great American Nightmare will celebrate the Halloween season on the following dates between September 26 and November 1: September: 26, 27 October: 3, 4, 10, 11, 12, 16, 17, 18, 19, 23, 24, 25, 26, 30, 31 November: 1 Hours for Rob Zombie’s Great American Nightmare will be 7:00 PM until midnight (Fridays and Saturdays) and 7:00 PM until 10:00 PM (Thursdays and Sundays). Go to GreatAmericanNightmare.com for more info and to purchase tickets.

     
  • Especially for Girls Interested in Science and Math: A Day of Exploration Aug 26, 2014 4:44 PM
    This one-day program will introduce sixth-to-ninth-grade girls to many types of careers in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).

     
  • Crafters Wanted Aug 26, 2014 4:42 PM
    Crafters wanted for the 25th Annual Westmont High School Craft Fair

     
  • CN100 Game of the Week: Football - Wheaton Warrenville South vs. Glenbard West Aug 26, 2014 4:33 PM
    The Tigers and Hilltoppers kick off the 2014 season on the CN100 Game of the Week.

     
  • Skuddlebutts Teams Up for First Responders Challenge/Family Fun Day 2014 Aug 26, 2014 4:29 PM
    On September 13 from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m., area first responders will compete in an obstacle course challenge amid a day of family fun. Skuddlebutts Catering and Pizza will be serving up scrumptious cuisine.

     
  • United Stationers Foundation Provides School Supplies for 200 Needy Kids Aug 26, 2014 4:27 PM
    Last Thursday, a group of volunteers from United Stationers in Carol Stream distributed 200 backpacks full of supplies to impoverished children at Army Trail Elementary School in Addison.

     
  • Images: The Week in Pictures Aug 25, 2014 1:01 AM
    This edition of The Week in Pictures features lots of photos of the first day of the new school year, some rain and mud photos, and a colorful benefit run picture.

     
  • Crowds flock for art, music at Glen Ellyn festival Aug 24, 2014 5:21 PM
    It’s not called the Glen Ellyn Festival of the Arts for nothing. Visitors to Lake Ellyn Park this weekend for the 45th annual festival got the chance to browse the works of about 80 artists working in nearly every imaginable medium as part of a juried show while listening to live music and even enjoying a beverage or two.

     
  • Glenbard W. grads celebrate 80th birthdays together Aug 23, 2014 7:46 AM
    A private room at Cooper’s Corner in Winfield was filled Friday afternoon with guests attending a big birthday party. The celebration wasn’t just for one person though — it was for more than two dozen graduates of Glenbard West High School’s class of 1952, who are all turning, or have already turned, 80 this year. “We have a good camaraderie in our class,” said John Tobey of Lombard, one of the former Hilltoppers who helped organize the event. “It’s neat to keep up with their goings and their comings.”

     
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