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April home sales soar, prices stabilize

April sales of existing homes and condominiums in the Chicago area rose dramatically from their year-ago pace, and home prices showed some stability last month … Read more ›

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West Suburban PADS appoints five new board members

Maywood, IL – West Suburban PADS today announced the appointment of five new members to its Board of Directors and the retirement of four members. … Read more ›

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Comcast Brings Family and Friends Closer Together With The Launch of Skype of XFINITY

PHILADELPHIA – May 16, 2012 – Comcast today announced that Skype™ on Xfinity®, a new widescreen HD video calling experience, is now available in Boston … Read more ›

Lemonmade is set to open on N. Marion Street in June. (Photo by Bridget Doyle)

Children’s barber shop squeezing in on Marion Street

Growing up a towhead blonde in River Forest, John Haagenson earned the nickname “lemonhead” from neighbors and friends. Now, decades later, he’s using that same … Read more ›

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Fifth Third Bank Names Emiliano Rios Financial Center Manager

Fifth Third Bank (Chicago) today announced Emiliano Rios has been named Financial Center Manager for the Bank’s 29 West Division Street location in Chicago. He … Read more ›

Northwestern Mutual’s McTigue Financial Group Financial Representatives Mark Bernthal  and Dami Olotu prepare for the professional development and training seminar held  at Northwestern Mutual's Corporate headquarters in Milwaukee.
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Northwestern Mutual Internship Paves Way For Full-Time Career For River Forest Resident

Northwestern Mutual’s The McTigue Financial Group Financial Representatives Dami Olotu and Mark Bernthal have already gone to camp – Winter Camp – at Northwestern Mutual’s … Read more ›

Dominican University student Conrad Sewinski assists a Ladder Up patron in 2012.
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Dominican University Volunteers Saved Taxpayers $614,466 in 2012

Dominican University’s Brennan School of Business provided 52 volunteers to the Ladder Up tax assistance program, who conducted 162 tax free tax preparation sessions with … Read more ›

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Jobs75 Initiative: Intersect for Ability Agencies Partner to Find Jobs for People with Disabilities

Individuals across the nation and especially Illinois have suffered from continuing economic uncertainty and mass unemployment. The unemployment rate for persons with disabilities of all … Read more ›

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Make the Connections You Need to Grow Your Business

MAKING THE CONNECTIONS YOUNEED TO GROW YOUR BUSINESS No, you won't learn “everything you need to know” at the Barrington Chamber University's upcoming seminar, “Get … Read more ›

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A look back at the Oak Park Arms on the 90th Anniversary

Oak Park was still a young suburb in 1920. The budding community would swell to almost twice its size by the end of the decade. … Read more ›