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Where to find Santa in Chicago suburbs

Bensenville Santa's Brunch at White Pines: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, at White Pines Golf Club & Banquets, 500 W. Jefferson. From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Buffet breakfast, including kid-favorite dishes, holiday crafts and visits with Santa. (630) 766-0304, ext. 2. whitepinesgolf.com.

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...the Bartlett History Museum: 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Dec. 2. Bartlett village hall, 228 S. Main St. Bring your wish lists and camera to capture the moment with the jolly old soul...

Elk Grove Village Tree Lighting and Concert: 4-7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 24, village green, 901 Wellington Ave. Tree lighting and concert by Gary Lewis and the Playboys. Cookies, hot chocolates and refreshments. Santa and his elves will follow 5:30 tree lighting. For information, www.elkgrove.com.

...Storytime: 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 5, Garden Terrace Banquets at the Pavilion, 1000 Wellington Ave. A magical evening with holiday entertainment. Story time with Mrs. Claus. Crafts and hot chocolate...

...Mistletoe Market: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 3, at Hampshire Middle School, 560 S. State St. Join the Hampshire Area Chamber of Commerce for this newly revamped event. In addition to...

Hanover Park Tree-lighting Ceremony: 6-8:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 1, village hall, 2121 W. Lake St.. Entertainment and refreshments. A special guest "flips the switch" to light up the village. Free. www.hpil.org/Our-Community/Village-Events.aspx.

Libertyville Tree lighting: 6:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 24, Cook Park, 413 N. Milwaukee Ave.. After the tree lighting, Santa arrives around 7 p.m. Visit www.libertyville.com.

Lisle Santa Train: 9:45 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 3, at Lisle metra station, 1000 Front St. Santa Train leaves at 9:45 a.m. and 1:45 p.m. Join Santa and costumed characters for a trip to Chicago's Union Station and back. $18. (630) 769-1000 or www.facebook.com/TheLislePolarExpressTrain.

...Race: 8:30--11 a.m. Sunday Dec. 3, Streamwood Park District, Hoosier Grove Park, 700 W. Irving Park Road. A 2.5-mile trek along the paved path to Aquarius Park and back to...

...1 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at John Shields Elementary, 85 S. Main St., holiday craft/vendor show, as well as Cookies With Mrs. Santa and children's crafts...

...and Menorah Lighting: 4:30-6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 25, Vernon Hills Golf Course, 291 Evergreen Drive. Mayor Roger Byrne will flip the switch to light the holiday tree. Enjoy hot chocolate...

Wauconda Tree Lighting: 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2, Wauconda Park District community Center, 600 N. Main St. After a day of activities on Main street starting at 2 p.m., Santa will...

    Where to find Santa in Chicago suburbs
    Even though Santa is getting ready for Christmas Eve, he seems to be just about everywhere nowadays. How? We don't know. But at the Daily Herald, we put together a list where you can find Kriss Kringle in the suburbs. The hot event?
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Nov 10

Naperville News Digest

The Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home in Naperville will host its 20th annual Memorial Luminary Program from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15, at the funeral home, 44 S. Mill St.

    Naperville News Digest
    The DuPage County Bar Association is sponsoring its annual clothing and toy drive. Clean, new or gently used winter clothing can be dropped off at the State's Attorney's office, 503 N. County Farm Road, or the DCBA Bar Center, 126 S. County Farm Road, both in Wheaton, beginning Monday, Nov.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Oct 27

Congratulations to 2 West Loop/Fulton Market ...

Congratulations to 2 West Loop/Fulton Market projects: 185 N. Morgan Shapack Partners 311 N. Morgan Ace Hotel Chicago https://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en/depts/dcd/provdrs/hist/news/2017/october/landmarks-commission-honor-chicagos-best-preservation-projects-f.html?utm_source=Chicago+Cityscape%3A+1909&utm_campaign=f680782fef-Thursday_RSS_email&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_df82562304-f680782fef-276826517&goal=0_df82562304-f680782fef-276826517

    Landmarks Commission Honor Chicago's Best Preservation Projects For 2017
    The Commission on Chicago Landmarks today honored 13 unique redevelopment projects with Preservation Excellence Awards, including the rehabilitation of the long-vacant Rosenwald Court Apartments in Grand Boulevard, the restoration of the 134-year-old All Saints Episcopal Church in Uptown and the adaptive reuse of the Bush Temple of Music on the Near North Side.
    https://www.cityofchicago.org

Oct 25

Elgin house set up to scare you out of your wits

Haunted House on Douglas at 722 Douglas Ave. is open 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday and 4 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday. There is a suggested donation of $1, with hot dogs and hot cider for sale. For more information visit the NENA Facebook page at facebook.com/NENAofElgin.

    Elgin house set up to scare you out of your wits
    An Elgin neighborhood has come together with volunteers of all ages to create its very own haunted house open to the public. Brian Piñon and his wife Christen Harvey transformed their 2,000-square-foot garage -- originally a carriage house -- into a Haunted House on Douglas, which will have an "alien extravaganza" theme for Halloween.
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Oct 21

Car broken into

An suv parked in the driveway in front of my boyfriends house was broken into last night. No sign of forced entry. Items and money both stolen. He lives in northeast part of Naperville. Has anyone else had this happen?

Oct 10

Ghost hunt at Arlington Heights Historical Museum

The Arlington Heights Historical Society is dedicated to collecting, preserving and celebrating the historical heritage of Arlington Heights. It is a volunteer, member-funded organization that is a partner of the Arlington Heights Historical Museum, 110 N. Fremont St.

    Ghost hunt at Arlington Heights Historical Museum
    TnT Paranormal Investigators LLC returns to the Arlington Heights Historical Museum from 7-10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, to lead a paranormal investigation through the historic buildings of the former site of F.W. Müller Carbonated Beverages Co. The museum staff provides the historic background and TnT will guide participants through the buildings.
    http://www.dailyherald.com

Oct 05

Ghost Stories in the Park...In the Dark Oct. 6-8 at Naperville Riverwalk

Ghost Stories in the Park...In the Dark will be held at the Riverwalk Grand Pavilion, located west of Centennial Beach at 500 W. Jackson Ave.

    Ghost Stories in the Park...In the Dark Oct. 6-8 at Naperville Riverwalk
    Ghost Stories in the Park...In the Dark is an outdoor event and a Naperville Park District tradition, entertaining audiences age 5 and up with scary stories and a dose of humor. Hot cider, ectoplasm punch and cookies will be served. Tickets are $7 at the door or may be purchased online at www.napervilleparks.org.
    http://www.dailyherald.com

Oct 05

Ghost Stories in the Park...In the Dark - Oct. 6-8

Ghost Stories in the Park...In the Dark will be held at the Riverwalk Grand Pavilion, located west of Centennial Beach at 500 W. Jackson Ave.

    Ghost Stories in the Park...In the Dark - Oct. 6-8
    Bulletin Board: A Post From the Community | Ghost Stories in the Park...In the Dark is an outdoor event and a Naperville Park District tradition, entertaining audiences age 5 and up with scary stories and a dose of humor. Hot cider, ectoplasm punch and cookies will be served.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Oct 04

Police: Ride-Hailing Driver Fired Shots After Crash In Aurora

Investigators were able to find the woman because the SUV’s license plate fell off and a trail of fluid from the vehicle led to the passenger’s home in the 600 block of Spring Street, police said. She was cited for running a stop sign and driving with a revoked license.

    Police: Ride-Hailing Driver Fired Shots After Crash In Aurora
    CHICAGO (CBS) - A ride-hailing driver has been charged with firing shots at another vehicle Monday evening after a crash in west suburban Aurora. Ray P. Buckner, 53, faces charges of aggravated discharge of a firearm and reckless discharge of a firearm, according to Aurora police.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

Sep 29

NAPERVILLE ARREST REPORT

•James N. Short, 22, of the 600 block of Douglas Avenue, was charged with driving without a license at 7:45 p.m. Sept. 6 in the 1100 block of Raymond Drive.

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...an arrest warrant at 1:10 a.m. Sept. 6 at the Naperville police station, 1350 Aurora Ave., on charges of aggravated DUI, driving with a suspended license, driving without insurance, failure to...

•Destiney S. Baker, 31, of the 0-99 block of Roanoke Court in Bolingbrook, was taken into custody on a Will County arrest warrant for driving with a suspended license at 10:40 p.m. Sept. 6 in the 1600 block of West Diehl Road.

...Richard A. Depadro, 43, and Phara E. Webster, 35, both of the 1800 block of Deerpath Court, were arrested at 10:57 p.m. Sept. 8 in the 100 block of East...

...block of Deerpath Court, were arrested at 10:57 p.m. Sept. 8 in the 100 block of East Chicago Avenue. Depadro was charged with theft for stealing a man's wallet and Webster was charged...

•Philip J. Preston, 19, of the 2200 block of Haider Avenue, was charged with criminal damage to property at 8:13 a.m. Sept. 9 at his home.

...Antonio D. Meeks, 27, of the 9200 block of South State Street in Chicago, was taken into custody at 11:54 a.m. Sept. 11 at Cook...

...was taken into custody at 11:54 a.m. Sept. 11 at Cook County Jail, 2700 S. California Ave., Chicago, in connection with a 2016 crime involving felony theft, identity theft and possession of...

•Teewood Lewis, 41, of the 200 block of North Leclaire Avenue in Chicago, was taken into custody on an arrest warrant at 5:47 a.m. Sept. 12 in the 2200 block of West Diehl Road in Aurora.

•Melissa L. Gibbons, 33, of the 100 block of East Bailey Road, was charged with driving with a suspended license and failure to yield the right of way from a private road or driveway at 7:32 p.m. Sept. 12 near East Bailey Road and Coach Drive.

•Daniella A. Harris, 31, of the 800 block of Lyndhurst Court, was taken into custody at 3:34 p.m. Sept. 13 at the Naperville police station, 1350 Aurora Ave., on charges of criminal trespass to a residence and criminal damage to property, stemming from a May 25 incident at a neighbor's home.

    NAPERVILLE ARREST REPORT
    These are arrests made recently by the Naperville Police Department. *Devon M. Idelburg, 22, of the 300 block of Ramsey Drive in Romeoville, was charged with driving with a suspended license, driving without insurance and driving 68 mph in a 45-mph zone at 1:14 a.m. Sept. 5 near 111th Street and Route 59.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Sep 28

SUV fire damages house near downtown Naperville

No one was injured in the blaze, which was reported at 6:47 a.m. at 522 W. Benton Ave., Deputy Fire Chief Andy Dina said.

    SUV fire damages house near downtown Naperville
    A house near downtown Naperville was damaged Thursday in a fire started by an SUV parked next to it, the Naperville Fire Department said. No one was injured in the blaze, which was reported at 6:47 a.m. at 522 W. Benton Ave., Deputy Fire Chief Andy Dina said.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Sep 28

Waukegan Tour of Homes offers music, art to complement show

...on Sunday, Oct. 1. The tour will feature four private residences: 335 N. West St., 333 Douglas Ave., 332 Douglas Ave., and 308 Stanley Ave.; as well as the Waukegan History Museum and...

...1. The tour will feature four private residences: 335 N. West St., 333 Douglas Ave., 332 Douglas Ave., and 308 Stanley Ave.; as well as the Waukegan History Museum and Lilac Cottage, both...

    Waukegan Tour of Homes offers music, art to complement show
    The Waukegan Historical Society will host its annual Tour of Homes from 1-5 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 1. The tour will feature four private residences: 335 N. West St., 333 Douglas Ave., 332 Douglas Ave., and 308 Stanley Ave.; as well as the Waukegan History Museum and Lilac Cottage, both in Bowen Park, 1917 N.
    http://www.dailyherald.com

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