4 days ago

Community news: Lincoln-Way cadets take 3rd at national academic bowl

...will be held on Wednesday at the White Oak Library District’s Lockport Branch Library, 121 E. 8th Street. Master beer judge Mike Pezan will offer tips on selection, storage and consumption. Samples will...

    Community news: Lincoln-Way cadets take 3rd at national academic bowl
    Lincoln-Way East High School Junior Air Force ROTC cadets placed third in the nation after being one of 16 teams in the country to participate in the Academic Bowl Championship in June in Washington, D.C. Team members included seniors PJ Janicki, Kirsten Lutz, Paige Sackman and Alex Desjardins.
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4 days ago

From fests to concerts to stargazing, lots of events offer free admission this summer

•The first 500 attendees get swag bags and admission is free for all to the fourth annual Comicopolis from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 4 at White Oak Library District, 121 E. 8th Street in downtown Lockport.

    From fests to concerts to stargazing, lots of events offer free admission this summer
    Summertime means plenty of opportunities for fun. Free fun is even better. Here are some ideas to enjoy the season while saving a few bucks, too. Festivals Plenty of festivals offer free admission, parking and activities. *On Aug. 4, take the family to enjoy bounce houses, a petting zoo, deejay and other entertainment at Kidzfest, an annual free event, from 10 a.m.
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Jul 05

Storm leaves power outages in west suburbs, including at Hinsdale Whole Foods

Power was restored to the Whole Foods, at 500 E. Ogden Ave., just before 6 p.m., ComEd spokesman Paul Elsberg said.

    Storm leaves power outages in west suburbs, including at Hinsdale Whole Foods
    More than 120 customers, including the Whole Foods store, were without electricity after a storm passed through Thursday afternoon.
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Jul 03

Updated Jul 03

Local car dealers to host 'Barbecue for the Troops' July 14

• Westmont: McGrath Lexus Westmont, 500 E. Ogden Ave.; and Oakbrook Toyota, 550 E. Ogden Ave.

• Westmont: McGrath Lexus Westmont, 500 E. Ogden Ave.; and Oakbrook Toyota, 550 E. Ogden Ave.

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• Carol Stream: Joe Cotton Ford, 175 W. North Ave.;

• Chicago: Grossinger City Cadillac Chevrolet, 1530 N. Dayton; Grossinger City Toyota 1561 N. Fremont; and McGrath Lexus Chicago, 1250 W. Division St.;

• Chicago: Grossinger City Cadillac Chevrolet, 1530 N. Dayton; Grossinger City Toyota 1561 N. Fremont; and McGrath Lexus Chicago, 1250 W. Division St.;

• Chicago: Grossinger City Cadillac Chevrolet, 1530 N. Dayton; Grossinger City Toyota 1561 N. Fremont; and McGrath Lexus Chicago, 1250 W. Division St.;

• Crystal Lake: Anderson BMW Mazda Volkswagen, 360 N. Route 31; Brilliance Honda, 680 W. Terra Cotta Ave.; Courtesy Buick GMC, 6305 Northwest Hwy.; and Pauly Toyota Scion, 1035 S. Route 31;

• Elburn: Bob Jass Chevrolet, 300 S. Main St.; including blood drive;

• Elmhurst: Ed Napleton Acura, 745 W. Lake St.; Elmhurst BMW, 466 W. Lake St.; Elmhurst Toyota Scion, 440 W. Lake St.; and Howard Buick GMC, 364 W. Grand Ave.;

• Elmhurst: Ed Napleton Acura, 745 W. Lake St.; Elmhurst BMW, 466 W. Lake St.; Elmhurst Toyota Scion, 440 W. Lake St.; and Howard Buick GMC, 364 W. Grand Ave.;

• Elmhurst: Ed Napleton Acura, 745 W. Lake St.; Elmhurst BMW, 466 W. Lake St.; Elmhurst Toyota Scion, 440 W. Lake St.; and Howard Buick GMC, 364 W. Grand Ave.;

• Elmhurst: Ed Napleton Acura, 745 W. Lake St.; Elmhurst BMW, 466 W. Lake St.; Elmhurst Toyota Scion, 440 W. Lake St.; and Howard Buick GMC, 364 W. Grand Ave.;

• Glendale Heights: Sunrise Chevrolet, 414 North Ave.

• Joliet: Hawk Chevrolet Cadillac of Joliet, 2001 W. Jefferson St.; Hawk Mazda, 2051 W. Jefferson St.; Hawk Subaru, 2200 W. Jefferson St.; Honda Superstore of Joliet, 3225 Plainfield Road; Thomas Nissan, 1427 N. Larkin; and Thomas Toyota Scion, 1437 N. Larkin Ave.

• Naperville: Cadillac of Naperville, 1507 W. Ogden Ave.; and Naperville Italian Motorworks, 1540 W. Ogden Ave.

• Naperville: Cadillac of Naperville, 1507 W. Ogden Ave.; and Naperville Italian Motorworks, 1540 W. Ogden Ave.

• Oak Park: Autobarn Volvo of Oak Park 1140 Garfield St.

• Peotone: Dralle Chevy Buick, 103 N. Harlem; and Terry's Ford of Peotone, 363 N. Harlem Ave. with Car and Motorcycle Show from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.;

• Peotone: Dralle Chevy Buick, 103 N. Harlem; and Terry's Ford of Peotone, 363 N. Harlem Ave. with Car and Motorcycle Show from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.;

• Villa Park: Haggerty Buick GMC, 300 W. Roosevelt Road;

• West Chicago: Haggerty Ford, 330 E. Roosevelt Road;

    Local car dealers to host 'Barbecue for the Troops' July 14
    New-car dealers in the Chicago area are on a summertime mission to raise awareness and funds for local troops and their families. The Chicago Automobile Trade Association and its dealer members are partnering with the USO of Illinois to host the sixth annual "Barbecue for the Troops" on Saturday, July 14.
    http://www.dailyherald.com

May 31

Lockport's annual summer series to celebrate art and history

...presents his one-man show set in 1876 on June 14 at the Gaylord Building, 200 W. 8th St. Tickets are $50 and include a buffet-style dinner by the Public Landing at 6...

Artist John McDavitt, who frequented Old Canal Days as a child, will paint a mural with community involvement at the White Oak Public Library Lockport Branch, 121 E. 8th St.

...m. Aug. 26 and Sept. 23 at the Illinois State Museum Lockport Gallery located at 201 W. 10th St. on the main floor of the Norton Building. His Lockport Poetry Project drop boxes are...

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•Flower of Life Gallery — “By the Gods,” a mythology- and religion-themed art show, will open with a reception from 6 to 9 p.m. June 16 and run through August 11 at 1601 S. State St. Details at 815-838-9078 or via Facebook.

    Lockport's annual summer series to celebrate art and history
    In the old canal town of Lockport this summer, art goes beyond traditional oil painting or sketching to incorporate materials such as phytoplankton, neon and grow lights, Mississippi River mud and digital information woven into fabric.
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