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  • St. Viator, Loyola Academy join hands to feed the hungry Jul 18, 2014 2:32 PM
    Students, staffers and alumni from St. Viator High School and Loyola Academy packed more than 57,000 meals for hungry families in Peru in a friendly competition. “My faith is renewed when I see young people like that working for a better world,” said St. Viator President, the Rev. Corey Brost.

     
  • Car wash in Mundelein: Jul 18, 2014 5:02 PM
    Mundelein High School’s show choir will hold a car wash Saturday at the CVS Pharmacy on the corner of routes 60 and 176.

     
  • Volunteer group seeks help for after school programs Jul 17, 2014 9:59 AM
    HandsOn Suburban Chicago, a nonprofit 501(c)3 agency, is pleased to announce that its after school tutoring programs in District 21 and District 59 will continue for the 2014-2015 school year. HOSC is currently seeking volunteers to serve as tutors during the after school programs.

     
  • Siesennop pitches CL South past Batavia Jul 17, 2014 11:03 PM
    With Batavia hoping to see a few more fastballs Thursday in the championship game of the St. Charles East regional in the IHSBCA summer state tournament, Crystal Lake South starter Timmy Siesennop had other ideas.

     
  • Nazareth surpasses Willowbrook Jul 17, 2014 10:34 PM
    As the innings clicked by, so did Willowbrook’s missed opportunities. Nazareth’s baseball team ultimately took advantage by pulling away to Thursday’s 7-2 victory over the Warriors at the Fenwick regional final in the IHSBCA summer state tournament in River Forest.

     
  • Cavaiani’s clutch hit propels Prospect Jul 17, 2014 10:31 PM
    Jake Cavaiani delivered Prospect into the summer league baseball state finals Thursday. Cavaiani hit a bases-loaded single to left in the bottom the eighth to score Ryan Molini, helping lift the Knights past St. Viator 7-6 in the sectional final at Lake Park in Roselle.

     
  • Conquering Asperger’s just the start for Antioch teen Jul 16, 2014 6:24 PM
    When Maxwell “Max” McKeough was diagnosed with Asperger syndrome at age 5, his parents were told he’d never be able to hold a job or truly function independently. But thanks to his and his family’ determination, Max has blossomed from a little boy who pulled his eye lashes in frustration and couldn’t handle loud noises into an accomplished teen with a promising future. The 16-year-old already graduated from high school and will start college next month.

     
  • U.S. president from Palatine, Cubs in the World Series? Jul 15, 2014 4:16 PM
    At the All-Star break, the last-place Cubs are a long way from the World Series. But in his new book, "Killing the Curse," author Dennis Hetzel, who grew up in the suburbs, tells of the Cubs playing for it all during a tense drama revolving around a U.S. president from Palatine and a Cubs fanatic from Streamwood.

     
  • St. Charles dance marathon to raise funds for teen arts Jul 15, 2014 5:25 PM
    Teenagers and adults in the Batavia, Elgin and St. Charles areas are urged to put on their dancing shoes for a good cause Friday. The Teen Writers and Artists Project will host the “T-WAAP Sock Hop” dance marathon, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. at Marquee Youth Stage in the lower level of The Quad/Charlestowne Mall, 3800 E. Main St., St. Charles. “This is our first one,” said Executive Director Diana Zwinak, adding that organizers hope to raise $5,000, which will be matched dollar-for-dollar by the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation. “We can sustain our programming for the next year on that.”

     
  • Meet the latest group of Northwest suburban Merit scholars Jul 14, 2014 2:16 PM
    The National Merit Scholarship Corporation has released the names of about 1,600 additional winners of National Merit Scholarships financed by colleges and universities, including many from Illinois. Here are the Northwest suburban winners.

     
  • Schaumburg native swaps Broadway dream for behind-the-scenes career Jul 14, 2014 5:13 PM
    Schaumburg native Natalie Bounassar, 23, starts her job as a production secretary on Lee Daniels’ new 2015 Fox network drama series “Empire.” She has been an associate talent booker at ABC 7’s “Windy City Live,” a post-production assistant at Oprah Winfrey’s Harpo Productions, and writes a blog called “Entry Level Escapades,” an advice column for young people just entering the work force.

     
  • Round Lake Middle School teacher’s enthusiasm helps grow choir program Jul 14, 2014 12:46 PM
    Round Lake Middle School music teacher Javier Diaz’s enthusiasm for choir has filtered to the pupils there. Since he was hired for the 2010-11 academic year, Diaz has taken the program from eight to about 90 students. There also are two choir classes part of the daily curriculum rather than a single after-school group. “I think the kids feed off my passion for the music,” said Diaz, 34, of Lake in the Hills.

     
  • Parade celebrates West Chicago’s railroad tradition Jul 13, 2014 4:59 PM
    Railroad Days has been a tradition in West Chicago for more than four decades, and for most of those years longtime resident Barbara Toney has had a front-row seat to the festival’s parade as it marched past her home. Though her children who watched alongside her over the years are now grown, a new generation of young parade watchers have taken their place in front of Toney’s residence.

     
  • Batavia woman epitomizes triumph over death Jul 13, 2014 6:01 AM
    A 57-year-old Batavia woman and heart transplant recipient is vying for a swimming medal today at the Transplant Games in Houston. “I was lying in a hospital bed near death, and look at me now,” she says. “It's such an amazing feeling as a nonathlete to walk in and walk around that stadium like real Olympic athletes do.”

     
  • Buzz Aldrin launches lunar landing social media campaign Jul 12, 2014 6:45 AM
    Buzz Aldrin's big focus right now is the 45th anniversary of the first lunar landing. His company has launched a social media campaign, featuring a YouTube video in which celebrities and scientists relay their memories of July 20, 1969. “I feel we need to remind the world about the Apollo missions and that we can still do impossible things. The whole world celebrated our moon landing, but we missed the whole thing because we were out of town,” he says.

     
  • Aurora to get long-awaited overpass near Waubonsie Jul 12, 2014 8:00 AM
    A long-desired proposal to separate trains from car and truck traffic at a railroad crossing in Aurora soon will become a reality. State and local officials on Friday announced plans to construct an overpass along Ogden Avenue where the road intersects the Canadian National Railway tracks. Work on the $40.9 million project is scheduled to begin this summer and be managed by the Illinois Department of Transportation.

     
  • Foundation awards $182,000 in grants to District 200 music programs Jul 11, 2014 4:41 PM
    The DuPage Community Foundation awarded several music grants to Wheaton Warrenville Unit District 200 schools this week, totaling to nearly $182,000. The money will be used for instrument purchases and repairs, guest artist performances, field trips, recording and sound equipment, professional development and more.

     
  • Former Maine West coach sues to get his job back Jul 11, 2014 7:13 PM
    A former Maine West soccer coach connected to a 2012 hazing scandal is suing Maine Township High School District 207 over his firing. Emilio Rodriguez has been formally dismissed by the school board twice, and his firing was upheld by an independent hearing officer. Now, he’s going to Cook County circuit court to appeal for his job.

     
  • Inventor pushes solar panels for roads, highways Jul 11, 2014 9:21 AM
    The solar panels that Idaho inventor Scott Brusaw has built aren’t meant for rooftops. They are meant for roads, driveways, parking lots, bike trails and, eventually, highways. Brusaw, an electrical engineer, says the hexagon-shaped panels can withstand the wear and tear that comes from inclement weather and vehicles, big and small, to generate electricity.

     
  • Leaders in Villa Park break fast together for Ramadan Jul 15, 2014 3:13 PM
    Community leaders from Villa Park, Lombard, Oak Brook and across DuPage County gathered Friday night for a breakfast of sorts -- an iftar meal in celebration of one of the nights of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan. “It’s a very good get-together of local community leaders in the spirit of caring and sharing,” said Moon Khan of Lombard, who attended the event.

     
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