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New truck for Summit

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New truck for Summit

New truck for Summit Santa due at Summit Park 11 a.m. Saturday By Steve Metsch With a pickup truck that is “literally falling apart,” according to village Trustee Aleco Julius, the Summit Village Board on Monday night voted unanimously to buy a new vehicle. The board voted 5-0 – Trustee Mayra Ortiz was absent –…

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McCook to have special GLo

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McCook to have special GLo

McCook to have special GLo New 76-room hotel planned for 47th Street By Steve Metsch McCook is not only getting a new hotel. It’s getting a hotel that’s part of a stunning new GLo brand promoted by worldwide hotel giant Best Western. The new hotel will be built in the business park on 47th Street,…

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Rabbi & Comedian Barry Schechter & Aaron Friedman from the Bible Players of New York

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Rabbi & Comedian Barry Schechter & Aaron Friedman from the Bible Players of New York

Comedy night fundraiser for Veterans Dec. 24 Join Weinstein and Piser Funeral Home for a special comedy night “Is Comedy Dead” featuring Rabbi & Comedian Barry Schechter & Aaron Friedman from the Bible Players of New York Our 1st Annual Event: Why do Jews eat Chinese food on X-mas? It’s the only restaurant open. General Admission tickets $18.00; In advance or…

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Bond set at $100,000 for Villa Park woman charged with Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse

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Bond set at $100,000 for Villa Park woman charged with Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse

Bond set at $100,000 for Villa Park woman charged with Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert Berlin and Villa Park Chief of Police Mike Lay announced today that bond has been set for a Villa Park woman accused of sexually abusing two young boys age fourteen and sixteen. Stefanie Litton, 35 (d.o.b….

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Four rescued in fire in Cicero late last night

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Four rescued in fire in Cicero late last night

Four rescued in fire in Cicero late last night Four residents including two children were rescued from a burning apartment building late on Tuesday night (Dec. 4, 2018) by the Town of Cicero Fire Department. A total of 18 people were displaced and assisted in finding emergency shelter. There were no injuries Cicero Firefighters extinguished…

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Waiting is over for Daly

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Waiting is over for Daly

Waiting is over for Daly Longtime Bridgeview firefighter named chief By Steve Metsch When he was a kid, Michael Daly wanted to be a firefighter. “It’s something that always interested me. I liked how it was challenging and exciting,” he recalled. “I like that you can have an impact on the people around you. It’s…

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Lyons SD 103 board boots member

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Lyons SD 103 board boots member

Lyons SD 103 board boots member Shibbaugh, absent since June meetings, removed  By Steve Metsch Coleen Shipbaugh, a member of the Lyons School District 103 since 2015, was booted for failing to attend meetings since June. She was removed by the regional school superintendent who, according to an interim superintendent, has the authority to do…

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Wallet Hub releases list of safest largest cities in America

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Wallet Hub releases list of safest largest cities in America

Wallet Hub releases list of safest largest cities in America Illinois cities and suburbs barely make this year’s list, but among the safest are Aurora at 13 and Chicago at 133. The Wallet Hub study compares the largest cities in each state based on a range of criteria including number of law enforcement, assaults, hate…

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Red Robin in Orland Park closed after Carbon Monoxide affects 24 customers

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Red Robin in Orland Park closed after Carbon Monoxide affects 24 customers

Red Robin in Orland Park closed after Carbon Monoxide affects 24 customers The Orland Fire Protection District treated 24 customers at the Red Robin Restaurant in Orland Park after they reported feeling sick on Friday Nov. 30, 2018. Four of the customers were taken to area hospitals after the OFPD determined that the cause was…

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Suspect in Lyons killing arrested, bond court at 26th California tomorrow morning

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Suspect in Lyons killing arrested, bond court at 26th California tomorrow morning

Suspect in Lyons killing arrested, bond court at 26th California tomorrow morning Chicago Police working with the Lyons Police Department and investigators with the Major Case Assistance Task Force (MCAT) arrested Brian Cruz, a suspected charged with First Degree murder in the November 10 slaying of a Lyons resident Paresh Jhobalia. Chicago Police with information…

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Traffic changes slated for Reagan Memorial Tollway (I-88)

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Traffic changes slated for Reagan Memorial Tollway (I-88)

Traffic changes slated for Reagan Memorial Tollway (I-88) Traffic shifts are scheduled to begin in December for the Reagan Memorial Tollway (I-88) between I-290 and York Road. Traffic scheduled to shift to prepare I-88 for winter, work ending on York Road Bridge over I-88 Work to move traffic into its winter configuration on the Reagan Memorial…

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School District 230 celebrates student achievements

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School District 230 celebrates student achievements

School District 230 celebrates student achievements Celebrating student success as they pursue their own paths! At the School Board meeting last night we honored a number of outstanding students for achieving excellence in their particular areas of interest. The variety of areas in which students are excelling is a testament to our passion to prepare students…

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