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  • Just now concerned about middle class? Jan 26, 2015 1:01 AM
    A Naperville letter to the editor: I find it interesting the president has offered an olive branch to the Republican Party since the election that showed him and his party that the people of this country were not happy with his performance.

  • Images: The Week in Pictures Jan 26, 2015 1:01 AM
    More than 20 area communities are represented in this edition of The Week in Pictures, featuring Daily Herald staff photos of an underwater robot, a disappointed skier, and an outgoing frozen zucchini.

  • Education is the key to a better life Jan 25, 2015 12:01 AM
    A Naperville letter to the editor: Just couldn’t pass up the opportunity to congratulate Ralph Martire, Executive Director of the Center for Tax and Budget Accountability, for his recent Op Ed piece regarding the best way to improve the Illinois economy. His logical, fact-based research regarding the best approach to meaningful, long term economic growth in the State unequivocally points to thoughtful investment in public education.

  • Teen drug treatment addresses motivation, relationships Jan 25, 2015 7:32 AM
    The younger the heroin user, the less likely he or she is to be in treatment by choice. “The kids, by and large, don’t really want to be here,” said Dr. David Lott, medical director of addiction treatment programs for Linden Oaks Hospital at Edward in Naperville.

  • Treatment centers, insurance work to agree on heroin care Jan 25, 2015 7:30 AM
    When a person wants treatment to end a heroin addiction, insurance shouldn’t hold him back. But sometimes addiction treatment professionals encounter disagreements with insurance companies about whether a patient meets medical criteria for a certain type of care. “Now the philosophy should really be ‘Let’s start the client where the clinical information indicates they need to start,’” said Tom Delegatto, executive director of business development for Gateway Foundation Alcohol & Drug Treatment.

  • Our series so far at dailyherald.com/more Jan 25, 2015 7:30 AM
    People who run heroin treatment programs, like Jim Scarpace of Gateway Foundation Alcohol and Drug Treatment in Aurora, know they can't be superheroes or work magic for their patients. But they're convinced a regimen of education to build coping skills, medication to ease withdrawal effects and family/community support can be effective in getting users off heroin.

  • Heroin recovery treatment 'a partnership, a collaboration,' counselors say Jan 26, 2015 5:42 AM
    When it comes to heroin addiction treatment, there's no magic formula. But Jim Scarpace, executive director of Gateway Foundation Alcohol & Drug Treatment in Aurora, says it can work -- with a lot of hard work and support. “There is nothing magical we're going to do to you," Scarpace said. "This is a partnership, a collaboration.”

  • Author appearances: Paula Hawkins joins authors at Anderson’s event Jan 24, 2015 7:01 AM
    A number of authors/novelists will be on hand for an adult author panel event at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 30, at Anderson’s Bookshop in Naperville. Authors who will take part in the event include Paula Hawkins (“The Girl on the Train”), Cecilia Eckback (“Wolf Winter”), Elizabeth Blackwell (“While Beauty Slept”), Jacqueline Carey (“Autumn Bones”) and others.

  • Batavia police: Five from Naperville charged in car burglaries Jan 24, 2015 11:54 AM
    Five people from Naperville are accused of stealing from unlocked cars throughout the Tri-Cities, Batavia police said. Each charged with seven counts of felony burglary to motor vehicles, the five were due in bond court Saturday, police said.

  • Nancy Writebol to speak about Ebola crisis this weekend Jan 23, 2015 6:25 PM
    Ebola survivor and missionary Nancy Writebol with her husband, David, will share their riveting story during the dark days at ELWA Hospital in Liberia. Nancy Writebol and husband David will be telling their story at Wheaton College and two local churches on Saturday, Jan. 24 and Sunday, Jan. 25. All events are free and open to the public.

  • Images: Photo Contest Finalists Jan 23, 2015 1:01 AM
    Each week you submit your favorite photo. We pick the best of them and select the finalists. Here are the finalists for the week of January 19.

  • Naperville’s Ribfest bringing The Band Perry in for July 5 finale Jan 23, 2015 4:27 PM
    Naperville’s Ribfest is bringing The Band Perry to perform on the festival’s final day — Sunday, July 5. The Band Perry, a sibling trio from Greeneville, Tennessee, gained country music fame in 2010 with the hit “If I Die Young.” “This is one of our attempts to take our music up a level from last year,” said Don Emery, Ribfest marketing chairman.

  • Water-damaged Naperville museum lays off employees Jan 23, 2015 5:46 PM
    The temporary closure of DuPage Children’s Museum in Naperville has resulted in the loss of a job for an unspecified number of museum employees. “Sarah Orleans, who is our president and CEO, and the board have had to make some thoughtful business decisions regarding facility services and staff,” museum spokeswoman Dee Dee McDevitt said Friday. “We have told staff at this time while we are closed to please take care of themselves and their families..."

  • Believe Project: $100 to make a friend feel like a millionaire Jan 23, 2015 5:30 AM
    The Daily winner of $100 through the Believe Project is Barbara Stark of Naperville, who'd like to give it to a friend who has cerebral palsy and lives in an assisted care facility. To her, she says, $100 would feel like a million.

  • Naperville considering higher limit for settling claims Jan 23, 2015 5:53 PM
    The Naperville city manager is asking for the ability to settle more expensive claims without city council approval, but the council seems unlikely to grant that authority. “This, I think, is an instance where it’s better to ask permission than beg for forgiveness,” council member Robert Fieseler said.

  • Albright Theatre presents “The Mousetrap” Jan 23, 2015 10:26 PM
    The Albright Theatre Company in Batavia presents Agatha Christie’s “The Mousetrap.” It is a murder mystery that focuses on a group of strangers who have been stranded at the Monkswell Manor during a snowstorm. The Manor also holds something else — a suspect to the recent murder of a woman in London. In true Christie fashion, “The Mousetrap” will keep you guessing who the killer is until the very end.

  • Nancy Writebol, Rear Admiral Ziemer to headline “Work: For Flourishing” events at Wheaton College Jan 23, 2015 10:00 PM
    Ebola survivor and missionary Nancy Writebol, U.S. Global Malaria Coordinator Rear Admiral Timothy Ziemer, and faith and vocation experts Steven Garber and Katherine Leary Alsdorf are among the speakers at “Work: For Flourishing,” a series of events taking place on the Wheaton College campus Jan. 24 and 27-29. On Saturday, Jan, 24 at 7 p.m., Writebol, with her husband David, will share how their sense of calling sustained them during their experience as medical missionaries in Liberia and when Writebol contracted Ebola.

  • Trade a Horseshoe for a Partner? Jan 22, 2015 12:01 AM
    A Naperville letter to the editor: It was interesting to read the Jan. 15 front-page news of Springfield’s signature sandwich, the Horseshoe: an open-faced sandwich where a choice of meat is covered in french fries and cheese sauce.

  • 2015 Orchid Show Tells the Story of Vanilla – the Orchid in Everyone’s Kitchen Jan 23, 2015 10:35 AM
    Visitors to the 2015 Orchid Show at the Chicago Botanic Garden will encounter an exotic bloom that has a place in most kitchens. Vanilla, the world’s most popular flavoring, comes from Vanilla planifolia, the only orchid of roughly 30,000 known species to have agricultural value.

  • Norwegian National League Of Chicago Offers Scholarships And Cash Prizes Jan 23, 2015 10:35 AM
    The Norwegian National League of Chicago is offering scholarships and cash prizes to deserving students who are of Norwegian heritage residing in the counties of Cook, Lake, DuPage, Kane, Kendall, McHenry and Will.

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