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  • Lombard turns down all proposals for new electricity rateApr 4, 2014 12:00 AM
    To ensure competitive electricity rates for residents, the Lombard village board rejected all proposals for new rates that were received by various electricity suppliers Thursday afternoon. “The pricing that we received today does not show any savings in comparison to the projected ComEd rates,” said Village Manager Scott Niehaus. “We want to make sure that we have a lot of flexibity for our citizens and we're not going to lock them into a rate which ComEd might end up beating in the future.”

     
  • Open Enrollment Closed-Where to Go For Help With Enrollment IssuesApr 4, 2014 12:00 AM
    DUPAGE COUNTY-The inaugural year for the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has come to a close and despite the rocky roll-out and technical glitches, has resulted in 7.1 million (and counting) Americans signing up for private insurance plans through the Health Insurance Marketplace according to public statements made by the President of the United States.

     
  • 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.

     
  • Lombard hosting spring blood drive at two locationsApr 2, 2014 12:00 AM
    The village of Lombard is hosting a spring blood drive at two locations on Wednesday, April 9. The first will take place from 9:30 to 1 p.m. at Yorktown Center, on the lower level near entrance #5. The second will take place from 1:30 to 7 p.m. at village hall.

     
  • COD, Tetra Tech Inc. participate in Catastrophic Planning TeamApr 2, 2014 12:00 AM
    In 2013, College of DuPage in association with Tetra Tech Inc. was awarded a $750,000 grant from the City of Chicago Office of Emergency Management and Communications in support of the Regional Catastrophic Training and Exercise Program. The COD grant is the last award given as part of a much larger effort by the Regional Catastrophic Planning Team (RCPT) carried out since 2007.

     
  • Waterleaf Hosts Exclusive Easter Brunch April 20 Apr 2, 2014 12:00 AM
    Waterleaf restaurant in Glen Ellyn invites guests to enjoy an Easter celebration brunch from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., on Sunday, April 20.

     
  • 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:

     
  • Donate a formal dress, enter to win Yorktown prom prize giveawayMar 31, 2014 12:00 AM
    Yorktown Center in Lombard is offering girls age 16 and older a chance to win an Ultimate Prom Prize Package if they donate gently used formal dresses, accessories and/or unopened makeup by Sunday, April 6. One raffle ticket will be awarded for each item donated.

     
  • Richard August

    Plea deal springs Lombard man from jail on child porn chargeMar 31, 2014 12:00 AM
    A 54-year-old Lombard man, jailed since early December on child pornography charges, will be released later today according to a plea deal struck with prosecutors. Richard August, of the 1300 block of Lore Lane, pleaded guilty Monday to one count of possession of child pornography.

     
  • Diana Martinez Prepares Renovated McAninch Arts Center for the FutureMar 31, 2014 12:00 AM
    Diana Martinez is energized about the future of the renovated McAninch Arts Center at College of DuPage.

     
  • COD to Host Excellence in History Presentation April 14Mar 31, 2014 12:00 AM
    College of DuPage will host keynote speaker Edward Bates as part of the 20th annual Carter D. Carroll Excellence in History Awards ceremony on Monday, April 14.

     
  • 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.

     
  • DuPage Continues to Rank Among the Healthiest Counties in IllinoisMar 31, 2014 12:00 AM
    DUPAGE COUNTY—The DuPage County Health Department is pleased to announce that DuPage County has once again been recognized as one of the healthiest counties in Illinois. The rankings are based on quality of life factors such as longevity and overall health status, including physical and mental health.

     
  • COD Photo Club Presents ‘Fine Art Nature Photography’Mar 31, 2014 12:00 AM
    The College of DuPage Photo Club will present “Fine Art Nature Photography: Alternative Ways to View Nature” at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, April 8, at the McAninch Arts Center, Room 284, at the Glen Ellyn campus, 425 Fawell Blvd.

     
  • 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

     
  • 16 DuPage County ACT-SO Gold Winners Advance to National CompetitionMar 28, 2014 12:00 AM
    A record 16 students were awarded gold medals in 18 categories at this year's DuPage ACT-SO Awards. The students will move on to compete at nationals in Las Vegas in July.

     
  • Glen Ellyn Youth and Family Counseling Service, Giving Dupage Team Up!Mar 28, 2014 12:00 AM
    The Dupage Human Race is a 5K run/2 Mile Walk and fundraiser organized by Giving Dupage, that takes place on Saturday, April 26, 2014 at the Esplanade at Locust Point, 1901 Butterfield Rd. in Downers Grove.

     
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