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Amy Alderman

Chicago Tribune reporter
I cover all things Libertyville and Lake Zurich for the Chicago Tribune and TribLocal.

Stories & Events


Village meetings may soon be broadcast online

Libertyville may soon begin broadcasting video recordings of their board meetings online. The special projects committee on Tuesday unanimously approved spending money on a video … Read more ›


Winchester Road to close for railroad repairs

Drivers on Winchester Road from Route 45 to Midlothian Road will have to find a new route for the week of June 26 to July … Read more ›

George Roman and his son, Nick, 17,  run their new Libertyville family business, Splash Hand Car Wash. (Photo submitted by Vivian Roman)

Father and son team run new Libertyville car wash

Libertyville area residents can get their cars washed, give their dogs a bath and pick up their dry cleaning at a one-stop shop recently opened … Read more ›

Lake Zurich High School jazz band members and chaperones haul tools on their way to repair homes damaged by Hurricane Katrina. (Photo submitted by  Dan Repplinger)

Band students help fix up New Orleans homes, but still fit in jam session, jambalaya

Lake Zurich student jazz musicians started their summer in New Orleans dry-walling houses and building trenches for gardens seven years after Hurricane Katrina decimated much … Read more ›


Fire destroys vacant Lake Zurich home, damages nearby houses

A fire that started Friday night destroyed a vacant Lake Zurich home and damaged the houses next to it, according to authorities. First responders reported … Read more ›

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