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  • Boston: A wish for a safe marathon this yearApr 15, 2014 12:00 AM
    A Lombard letter to the editor: It’s been a year since the Boston Marathon tragedy took place. As Muslims, what have we done to speak up against these acts of terrorism?

     
  • 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.

     
  • Lombard launches Welcome Home Veterans programApr 14, 2014 12:00 AM
    Anyone wishing to give a big "Welcome Home" surprise to a Lombard resident serving in the military can now do so with help from the village. Residents who know of a returning veteran are encouraged to fill out a form at villageoflombard.org to schedule a welcome home celebration. Sgt. William Marks of the Lombard police department and the village's community relations committee will work with police, firefighters, elected officials and VFW Lilac Post 5815 to organize a memorable homecoming.

     
  • Umpire Gordon Heinemann, of Villa Park, waits out the delay as storm clouds, lightning, and strong winds put a hold on the Dundee-Crown at Hampshire baseball game Saturday.

    Images: The Week in PicturesApr 14, 2014 12:00 AM
    This edition of The Week in Pictures features images of unpredictable spring weather, a World War II vet finally getting his medals, and the Easter Bunny in a helicopter.

     
  • 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.

     
  •  World War II veteran Jim Pfafflin receives medals recognizing his service in the U.S. Merchant Marine from VFW Post 5815 Commander Michelangelo Di Cosola. The medals were presented Friday during a ceremony at the Beacon Hill senior living community in Lombard.

    Lombard resident recognized for World War II service 65 years laterApr 12, 2014 12:00 AM
    World War II veteran James Pfafflin received four medals recognizing his service in the U.S. Merchant Marine during a ceremony Friday at the Beacon Hill senior living community in Lombard. “It feels really good,” the 88-year-old said, as a Victory Medal, Honorable Service Button, Pacific War Zone Medal and Merchant Marine Service Emblem were pinned to his shirt.

     
  • 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.

     
  • April is STD Awareness MonthApr 10, 2014 12:00 AM
    DUPAGE COUNTY—April is National Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Awareness Month and the DuPage County Health Department is encouraging individuals to protect your health—take steps to lower your risk of getting an STD, and also lower your risk of getting HIV.

     
  • 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.

     
  • Lombard library accepting food for finesApr 9, 2014 12:00 AM
    Helen Plum Library patrons with outstanding fines will be granted amnesty if they drop off nonperishable food items for the Lombard-Villa Park food pantry at the circulation desk during National Library Week. The Food-for-Fines program will run from Sunday, April 13, to Saturday, April 19. Each item of nonperishable food that is donated will result in $1 in overdue fines being “paid.”

     
  • Artwork by Michael Klaus-Schmidt called “Twisted Oak”. Michael Klaus-Schmidt

    Abstract and realistic, artists compete in EAG member showApr 9, 2014 12:00 AM
    Elmhurst Artists’ Guild members are exhibiting their newest works and competing for prizes in the Guild’s Spring Member Show being held in the EAG gallery from April 15 through May 23. The gallery is located at the Elmhurst Art Museum, 150 S. Cottage Hill Ave., Elmhurst.

     
  • Cosmetology Program Information Sessions to be Held in AddisonApr 9, 2014 12:00 AM
    College of DuPage will hold information sessions for the Cosmetology program this April and May at the Addison Regional Center.

     
  • College of DuPage Offers New Perioperative Nursing CertificateApr 9, 2014 12:00 AM
    Responding to a growing need for trained nurses in the operating room, College of DuPage is offering a new Perioperative Nursing Certificate program.

     
  • Waterleaf to Host Dutton-Goldfield Wine Dinner April 24Apr 9, 2014 12:00 AM
    Waterleaf restaurant in Glen Ellyn will host a special wine dinner on Thursday, April 24, featuring the celebrated wines of the Dutton-Goldfield winery located in the Russian River Valley in northern California.

     
  • Physical Therapist Assistant Program Receives AccreditationApr 9, 2014 12:00 AM
    The Physical Therapist Assistant program at College of DuPage has received 10-year accreditation through 2023 from the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education of the American Physical Therapy Association.

     
  • Chaparral Fitness Grand Opening April 26Apr 9, 2014 12:00 AM
    College of DuPage will hold the grand opening of Chaparral Fitness from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 26, at the Physical Education Center at College of DuPage.

     
  • College Theater Presents ‘The Dreams of Antigone’Apr 9, 2014 12:00 AM
    College Theater presents “The Dreams of Antigone” from Thursday, April 17, to Sunday, April 27, in the Playhouse Theater of the McAninch Arts Center at College of DuPage, 425 Fawell Blvd. in Glen Ellyn.

     
  • Using LinkedIn™ and College of DuPage in Your Job Search April 22Apr 9, 2014 12:00 AM
    College of DuPage will host “Using LinkedIn™ and College of DuPage in Your Job Search” on Tuesday, April 22, at 7 p.m. in the Student Services Center (SSC), Room 2201, on the College’s main campus in Glen Ellyn.

     
  • GIV Mobile has opened this kiosk last week in Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg. The company’s first kiosk opened in mid-March in Yorktown Mall in Lombard.

    GIV Mobil launches in Lombard, SchaumburgApr 8, 2014 12:00 AM
    Kukec's eBuzz column features GIV Mobile, which recently opened kiosks in Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg and Yorktown Mall in Lombard. While it offers subscribers a 4G network and no contracts, like most others, GIV Mobile also donates 8 percent of your plan cost to a charity of your choice.

     
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