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  • Oak Brook woman travels world, finds ways to make a difference Sep 11, 2014 11:01 AM
    June Scott, 83, of Oak Brook has traveled to Antarctica, New Zealand, Australia and penguin-populated parts of Africa to see the world's 17 varieties of penguins in their natural habitat. In November, she heads to Manitoba to have her first look at polar bears in the wild.

     
  • Russia delays McDonald’s suit Sep 11, 2014 8:28 AM
    A Moscow court delayed hearing a case filed by the consumer-safety regulator against McDonald’s Corp. for a month as the U.S. fast-food chain defended the calorie count it publishes for its food. The watchdog, at a hearing today in the Tverskoy district court in Moscow, called for McDonald’s to publicly acknowledge it had understated the caloric value of its burgers and milkshakes.

     
  • Oak Brook police release images of burglary suspects Sep 11, 2014 4:27 PM
    Oak Brook police have released surveillance video images showing the weekend burglary of the Louis Vuitton store at Oakbrook Center.

     
  • John Hershey selected as a Daily Herald Business Ledger 2014 Award Winner Sep 10, 2014 10:25 AM
    Libertyville, Illinois: John Hershey, President of J. Hershey Architecture, has been selected as a recipient of the 2014 Daily Herald Business Ledger Entrepreneurial Excellence Award.

     
  • Movoto Names West Chicago #16 On Safest Place List for llinois Sep 10, 2014 5:15 PM
    Movoto Names West Chicago #16 On Safest Place List for llinois

     
  • The DuPage Community Foundation Grants Assist Food Pantries With Food Rescue Sep 10, 2014 5:08 PM
    WHEATON, IL—September is Hunger Action Month, a nationwide campaign mobilizing the public to take action on the issue of hunger. Organized by the Feeding America nationwide network of food banks, the campaign brings greater attention to the issue of hunger in America. The DuPage Community Foundation has funded grants to food pantries to help with food recovery efforts to help combat hunger in DuPage County. Each month, more than 547,000 pounds of nutritious food is donated by DuPage County retailers to feed hungry neighbors through Northern Illinois Food Bank’s Food Recovery Program.

     
  • Graduate students at Benedictine can earn two free classes Sep 10, 2014 5:19 PM
    Benedictine University continues to find unique ways to alleviate some of the barriers adult students face when seeking a graduate degree. To further encourage busy adult students to progress through their studies and help them afford the cost of an advanced graduate degree, Benedictine University is offering degree-seeking students in select programs the opportunity to earn a scholarship that will allow them to receive their last two classes free of charge.

     
  • Lawsuit filed over Chicago fire that killed 4 kids Sep 10, 2014 5:02 PM
    A lawsuit has been filed against the owner of a Chicago apartment building where a fire killed four children this week, attorneys announced Wednesday. The lawsuit contends the 18-unit building was unsafe and accuses owner Tahir Sheikh of Oak Brook and J & J Management and Construction Inc. of failing to adequately equip the third-floor apartment with fire escape routes and working smoke detectors.

     
  • The DuPage Community Foundation Grant Helps Workforce Training Sep 10, 2014 5:22 PM
    WHEATON, IL—Reducing the unemployment rate in DuPage County through its Community Workforce Employment Training program is one of the goals of 360 Youth Services and Loaves & Fishes Community Services. The two agencies, both located in Naperville, have partnered to make this program available to DuPage County residents, a program that was funded by a grant from The DuPage Community Foundation’s Community Needs Grant program.

     
  • McDonald’s Aug. sales metric hurt by China scandal Sep 9, 2014 9:42 AM
    Oak Brook-based McDonald’s says a key global sales figure fell 3.7 percent in August, driven lower as the world’s biggest hamburger chain’s unit that includes the Asia-Pacific region dropped 14.5 percent due to a food-safety scandal in China.

     
  • Project manager recalls Moto’s construction days Sep 8, 2014 5:11 AM
    Kukec's People column features Jim Rohleder, owner of J.A. Rohleder & Associates Inc. in McHenry, and the man who led the construction projects of each Motorola campus back in the day. He talks about what it was like and his thoughts on what those campuses have become today.

     
  • Police: Louis Vuitton burglars took more than $120,000 in merchandise Sep 9, 2014 5:25 AM
    A day after eight masked people looted the Louis Vuitton store at Oakbrook Center, officials said the crime was unlike previous burglaries at the outdoor mall in Oak Brook. “I have been here 18 years and I don’t recall a case where it was similar to this,” said Oak Brook police spokesman and officer George Peterson.

     
  • Masked burglars hit Louis Vuitton store at Oakbrook Center Sep 8, 2014 12:19 PM
    A team of masked burglars staged a pre-dawn burglary Sunday at the Louis Vuitton store at Oakbrook Center Mall.

     
  • From premieres to ‘Poppins’: 12 fall theater shows worth a peek Sep 5, 2014 5:45 AM
    New works and works new to the Chicago area dominate this fall’s theater offerings, which include 33 world and regional premieres. But it also showcases musical chestnuts like "The King and I" at Lincolnshire's Marriott Theatre and "Mary Poppins" at Aurora's Paramount Theatre. Plus, acclaimed actor Larry Yando stars as "King Lear" in Chicago Shakespeare Theater's production and Goodman Theater stages "The World of Extreme Happiness." Here are a dozen shows worth a look.

     
  • Stone Soup - A Supportive Community Sep 5, 2014 7:22 AM
    The deligthful children's book, Stone Soup is a paralell to how the community is helping me raise money for important cancer research. I am hosting an important event - and all are helping me - we are all working together for a great cause.

     
  • Last Woman Standing: Knockout Women’s Boxing Club celebrates third anniversary Sep 8, 2014 5:55 PM
    Last Woman Standing: Knockout Women's Boxing Club will be celebrating its third anniversary. Membership flourishes with transformative training in unique environment while competitors close shop.

     
  • Warrenville Art on the Prairie and Afternoon Jazz Festival Offers Family Fun Sept. 13 & 14 Sep 4, 2014 4:19 PM
    The Warrenville Park District is pleased to bring the annual Art on the Prairie and Afternoon Jazz Festival to area residents from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 13 and Sunday, Sept. 14 in the Warrenville City Hall Parking Lot on Stafford Place. The event features free music, a free art show, free children’s activities, and food and drinks, including micro brew and wine tastings, for purchase.

     
  • “A Celebration of Art & Independent Films Sep 3, 2014 5:19 PM
    Naperville Independent Film Festival is back for it’s annual festival.

     
  • The DuPage Community Foundation Grant Funds Signature Program of NAMI DuPage Sep 3, 2014 5:09 PM
    WHEATON, IL—“Ending the Silence,” a signature program of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) DuPage and funded by a grant from The DuPage Community Foundation, has been adopted by NAMI affiliates across the country.

     
  • 2015 COUPON BOOKS NOW AVAILABLE!! Sep 3, 2014 5:16 PM
    The nonprofit Humanitarian Service Project, headquartered in Carol Stream, is again selling the ENTERTAINMENT Publications money-saving coupon books as a fundraiser for their Senior Citizen Project.

     
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