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  • Kara Colantuono gives Sarah Buhle of The Maids of DuPage County a hug as Aracelli Garcia, right, looks on, after they cleaned Colantuono's condo in Wheaton. The maid service is partnering with Cleaning for a Reason Foundation to provide free house cleaning services to women undergoing cancer treatment.

    Women with cancer receive free house cleanings from maid servicesApr 15, 2014 12:00 AM
    The Maids of DuPage, along with some other local cleaning companies, are partnering with Cleaning for a Reason Foundation to provide free house cleaning services to women undergoing cancer treatment. “I feel so grateful there's this service because it helps relieve a lot of my stress,” said Kara Colantuono, who is receiving house cleanings while in treatment for breast cancer.

  • Procrastinators can Celebrate! Scientists Say it’s in Your GenesApr 14, 2014 12:00 AM
    If you’d rather put off until tomorrow what could be done today, blame your parents. Researchers have discovered there may be a genetic reason for these tendencies, genetically linking procrastination and impulsivity which suggests they can be inherited.

  • Laura Meehan recently opened Callie’s Cuties, the western suburbs’ first nut-free bakery. Amy Weiland

    Nut free bakery opens in western suburbsApr 11, 2014 12:00 AM
    Families with nut allergies can now outsource birthday cakes, wedding cakes, holiday treats, and much more thanks to a new nut free bakery in the western suburbs.

  • Ethan Conley, 13, of Carol Stream, is one of 12 Chicago-area youth soccer players chosen from a field of 480 at a camp in Schaumburg last summer who will be traveling to Barcelona this month for the FC Barcelona Escala International Tournament.

    Schaumburg soccer camp leads suburban players to BarcelonaApr 10, 2014 12:00 AM
    Twelve young soccer players are about to gain international experience during a tournament in Barcelona, Spain. Players from Bartlett, Carol Stream, Glendale Heights, Glen Ellyn, Long Grove, Naperville are among 48 chosen to compete in the FC Barcelona Escola International Tournament. “It's a pretty incredible opportunity,” said Keith Conley of Carol Stream, whose 13-year-old son, Ethan, was chosen for the tournament.

  • Examples of the 1200 backpacks the Rotary Club of Wheaton donated for impoverished, local children. Humanitarian Service Project

    Local Students in Need Are Set For SuccessApr 10, 2014 12:00 AM
    The Rotary Club of Wheaton contributed 1200 backpacks to the Humanitarian Service Project’s (HSP) School Supply Drive last week.

  • Mayor Ruben Pineda meets citizens following the 2014 State of the City Address at City Hall. Krista Coltrin

    West Chicago Mayor Delivers 2014 State of the CityApr 10, 2014 12:00 AM
    Mayor Credits "Thoughtful Planning and Strategic Foresight" For City's Solid Financial Position in the 2014 State of the City Address

  • IBPS Chicago will have a Buddha’s Birthday Celebration this year on Sunday, May 4. Besides the Buddha Bathing Ceremony, they also have a Baby Blessing Ceremony for newborns and children up to 10 years of age.

    Buddha’s Birthday Celebration Apr 10, 2014 12:00 AM
    IBPS Chicago will have a Buddha’s Birthday Celebration this year on Sunday, May 4. Besides the Buddha Bathing Ceremony, they also have a Baby Blessing Ceremony for newborns and children up to 10 years of age.

  • A Scholarly ExampleApr 9, 2014 12:00 AM
    Glenbard West graduate Janet Vazquez is currently in her second semester at the College of DuPage thanks to a full two-year scholarship presented to her by Glen Ellyn Infant Welfare. Each spring the GEIW scholarship committee works closely with the counseling staffs at Glenbard West and Glenbard South to award full time two year scholarships to graduating seniors.

  • Current West Chicago Cultural Arts Commission chair Anni Holm pictured working on Plasti-City piece in 2008. Photo credit Tony Abasolo.

    ommission Members Bring Backgrounds to Volunteer AppointmentsApr 7, 2014 12:00 AM
    Commission Members Bring Impressive and Accomplished Backgrounds to Volunteer Appointments

  • The Fight against Hunger ContinuesApr 7, 2014 12:00 AM
    Depleted food items that HSP needs for their pantry, which they hope to collect during their food drive initiative for the Feinstein Challenge in the month of April.

  • B.R. Ryall YMCA Keeps Youth Moving, Learning and Exploring this SummerApr 7, 2014 12:00 AM
    The B.R. Ryall YMCA of Northwestern DuPage County is offering summer camps to give kids and teens an adventurous, active and healthy summer. YMCA camp programs offer youth fun and unique experiences with an opportunity to explore the outdoors, meet new friends, discover new interests and create memories that last a lifetime.

  • Downtown retailer celebrates first anniversary with expanded products and services. Courtesy of Little Details

    Downtown Retailer Celebrates First AnniversaryApr 7, 2014 12:00 AM
    Downtown Retailer Celebrates First Anniversary

  • Mya Lyons

    Dad sentenced to 60 years in Addison girl’s deathApr 4, 2014 12:00 AM
    A Chicago man convicted in the 2008 stabbing death of his 9-year-old daughter, Mya Lyons of Addison, was sentenced Friday to 60 years in prison. Richard Lyons, 44, must complete the entire sentence, the maximum allowed under the law, before he is eligible for parole.

  • Members of the Pi Beta Phi Glen Ellyn/Wheaton Alumnae Club donating books to HSP: (Back row, from left: Anne Wanzenberg, Karin Kramer, Ashley Marchewka) (front row, from left: Kate Wanzenberg, Chelle Miller, Lorie O’ Flatery) Humanitarian Service Project

    Pi Beta Phi Alumnae Pay it ForwardApr 4, 2014 12:00 AM
    Last month, Pi Beta Phi Glen Ellyn/Wheaton Alumnae Club donated 500 books to needy children served by the Humanitarian Service Project (HSP).

  • 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.

  • Disaster Ministry Workshop at Wheaton College June 10-12Apr 4, 2014 12:00 AM
    The Humanitarian Disaster Institute (HDI) at Wheaton College will offer its second annual Disaster Ministry Workshop June 10-12, 2014.

  • Dominic Tolitano M.D. Advanced Vein Clinics

    Wood Dale Cardiac Surgeon Supervises Pound-A-Day Weight Loss Diet!Apr 2, 2014 12:00 AM
    Wood Dale Cardiac surgeon supervises new pound a day weight loss diet to prevent heart problems from ever occurring.

  • Glendale Heights club takes scholarship applicationsMar 31, 2014 12:00 AM
    Glendale Heights Junior Woman's Club is taking applications for a $2,000 college scholarship.

  • 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.

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