Susan Dibble

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Susan Dibble is a community news coordinator in the DuPage office of the Daily Herald. She writes a weekly feature called "Neighbor to Know;" previews community events; does event and calendar listings; and schedules photos for DuPage County communities. Susan joined the Daily Herald staff in 2004.

Before coming to the Daily Herald, she worked for Liberty Suburban Chicago Newspapers for four years as a Lifestyle writer/editor, and at the Doings Newspaper in Hinsdale for 15 years as a municipal and general assignment reporter, political editor and business writer.

She also has freelanced for the Chicago Tribune, the Business Ledger, West Suburban Living and Press Publications.

Susan holds a master's degree in communications from Wheaton College. A native of Upstate New York, she has been a resident of the Western suburbs most of her adult life and currently lives in Glen Ellyn.

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Exhibit on Alexander Hamilton to open at Naper Settlement

Sep 12 2016 | 9:04 am - Revolutionary War-era artifacts owned by Naperville residents supplement an exhibit about Alexander Hamilton open for the next month at Naper Settlement.

Senior Home Sharing provides family life in an affordable setting

Jul 07 2016 | 11:41 am - Senior Home Sharing, which has homes in Lombard, Downers Grove and Naperville, provides residents 60 and older a more affordable alternative to assisted living in a family-like setting.

Art exhibit to benefit local Syrian refugees

May 16 2016 | 9:31 am - College of DuPage art Professor Jennifer Hereth has done 16 bejeweled works based on UPI photos of Syrian refugees and will use them to raise funds for 30 Syrian refugee families living in the Chicago area. An exhibit of her work opns May 21 at the...

Radio show in Wheaton aids STARS homes

Mar 02 2016 | 9:51 am - Musical Moms and emcee Todd Busteed, with a host of helpers from College Church in Wheaton, perform their annual Little Patch of Heaven revue to benefit STARS Family Services, which provides group homes for adults with intellectual disabilities.

Glen Ellyn grandmother training to walk her 17th marathon

Feb 01 2016 | 3:08 pm - When Glen Ellyn resident Vaughan Nesslar saw runners finishing the first marathon held in Disney World, she thought they must be out of their minds to undertake a 26.2-mile race. Now, at the age of 74, she is preparing for her 17th marathon. The...

Like Santa’s elves, DuPage Woodworkers make toys for children

Nov 21 2015 | 8:29 pm - Like Santa’s elves, members of the DuPage Woodworkers are busy throughout the year making toys to be delivered to boys and girls at Christmas.

Author celebrates 'Polar Express' anniversary in Naperville

Nov 17 2015 | 6:30 am - Celebrate the 30th anniversary of "The Polar Express" on Wednesday when author Chris Van Allsburg visits Naperville.

Sunrise resident celebrates 105th birthday

Nov 16 2015 | 1:41 pm - Helen Woodcock is known for her big smile and she was smiling a lot last week when Sunrise Assisted Living Naperville North celebrated her 105th birthday.

Bagpipe band to compete in World Championships in Scotland

Aug 04 2015 | 11:53 am - The Midlothian Scottish Pipe Band was founded 40 years ago and is something of a legend in the Midwest. Band members are traveling this month to Scotland to participate in the World Championships.

Ray Kammer, 90 has traveled the world to shoot wildlife

Apr 27 2015 | 1:05 pm - Ray Kramer, a landscape and wildlife photographer living in Villa St. Beneict in Lisle, has traveled the world's seven continents shooting cheetahs, toucans, pandas, albatross, polar bears, penguins and bald eagles. He said, “Antarctica was...

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