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Our Lady of Peace hosts 4th Annual Garage Sale

*DARIEN, IL – Our Lady of Peace Home and School Association will host its 4th Annual Garage Sale on Saturday, June 23rd from 9 am … Read more ›

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"Path to Happiness"

"Path to Happiness"Swami Mukundananda is a world-renowned teacher of Spirituality, Yoga, and Meditation. He received his degrees in Engineering and Management from two world famous … Read more ›

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In today’s world, many people choose to communicate via the Internet and cell phones. Youth especially have embraced new technologies such as text messaging, social … Read more ›

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Serving Wounded Warriors and the Survivors of our Fallen Heroes

It’s an American tradition to pay tribute to the men and women of the Armed Forces each Memorial Day — especially honoring those who have … Read more ›

{left to right} Pillars Boar Chair Margie Morris (Hinsdale), Former Executive Director of Pillars Florence Forshey (LaGrange), Helen Sauer Brown Leadership in Development Award Winner Louise Hillegass (Hinsdale)
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Pillars: Recognition Event celebrates people who are changing lives

LAGRANGE PARK, IL – Statistics show that the average person will stay in one job for four years. Pillars, one of the leading mental health … Read more ›

Wheaton Academy's Brandon Ruggles is setting up a basketball skills camp so that four classmates can attend a leadership camp in the summer. (Photo submitted by Holly Ruggles)

Wheaton Academy student organizes basketball skills camp to aid four classmates

There is no “wait ‘til next year” attitude for Wheaton Academy junior Brandon Ruggles and he is setting up a basketball skills clinic to help … Read more ›

Tom Weisner, Mayor of Aurora welcomes Community Housing Advocacy and Development to the neighborhood
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CHAD opens new office at 8 E. Galena Plaza

Federal funds designed to help communities grappling with foreclosures are also helping a nonprofit group open a new office in downtown Aurora. Community Housing Advocacy … Read more ›
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Fire Destroys EVERYTHING…Please Help!

Recently, a friend in our community (A. Keyes), had a house fire. EVERYTHING was destroyed–both of his wheelchairs and all clothes, furnishings, meds, etc. He … Read more ›

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Forget Spring Cleaning; Scrub Down Your Budget Instead

Spring is officially here. That means it’s time for spring cleaning! People everywhere are shedding the effects of fall and winter. But what about dusting … Read more ›

Nanci Garoon Leigner, left, with her friend, Michele Snyder. Leigner was named TribLocal Hero. (Submitted photo)

Foundation aims to prevent teen deaths from sudden cardiac arrest

Jenny Snyder, who would have celebrated her 21st birthday this month, died four years ago on a Glenview soccer field from sudden cardiac arrest. The … Read more ›