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Santa brings Christmas cheer to Bridge client families
From the community

Bridge Families Enjoy Special Christmas Celebration

On Friday, December 9, Bridge Communities’ client families celebrated the holidays together at a joyful private party at The DuPage Children’s Museum in Naperville. Approximately … Read more ›

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Junior League Offers College Scholarships for Local Young Women

To promote its mission of voluntarism and developing the potential of women, the Junior League of Kane & DuPage Counties, Inc. (JLKD) announced today its … Read more ›

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Are You On Santa's Naughty, Or Nice List?

Don’t Be Naughty By Waiting Until The Last Minute To Get Your Holiday Tasks FinishedThe holiday season just around the corner, and the holiday stress … Read more ›

Senate President John Cullerton’s mother, Naperville resident dies

Mary Patricia Cullerton, mother of Illinois Senate President John J. Cullerton, died Friday, Sept. 30, in a Naperville nursing home. She was 85 and had … Read more ›

Mary Jane Miller (handout photo)

Author of books for young people dies at 75

Mary Jane Miller’s love of stories was ingrained by some of her earliest memories, like drinking tea with an Irish grandmother who would read the … Read more ›

Lithuanian folklore scholar, Naperville resident dies at 102

Jonas P. Balys, the premier Lithuanian folklore scholar in the United States, preserved his country’s rich oral and written traditions, saving them first from sovietization … Read more ›

Nancy Schillerstrom, active in DuPage Republican politics, dies

Nancy R. Schillerstrom, mother of former DuPage County Board Chairman Bob Schillerstrom, took an increased interest in politics after her husband Glen died in 1987. … Read more ›

Theresa Funke.

Naperville Central art teacher remembered as ‘most influential’

Theresa Funke said she was going to climb Half Dome at Yosemite National Park. And when her husband couldn’t climb any higher, she went ahead and got … Read more ›

James F. Howe Sr.

James F. Howe Sr., an IRS agent in the criminal division, dies

James F. Howe Sr., a former police officer with an accounting degree, was comfortable working undercover or crunching numbers during nearly 30 years with the … Read more ›

Former Lisle-Woodridge Fire District Chief Paul H. "Bud" Boecker (Submitted photo)

Longtime suburban fire chief dies

Former Lisle-Woodridge Fire District Chief Paul H. “Bud” Boecker received numerous awards and accolades during more than 40 years as a firefighter. Mr. Boecker helped … Read more ›