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Graham Packaging set to close Chicago plant
A total of 170 people will lose their jobs as early as May as Graham Packaging Co.
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Thu Mar 06, 2014
Introduce a Girl to Engineering
While the number and percentage of female engineers has roughly tripled over the past 20 years, only 15% of the current engineering workforce comprises women, according to recent numbers from ASME .
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Wheaton Academy to stage 'The Music Man'
Wheaton Academy's Fine Arts Department will present the classic Broadway musical “The Music Man” at 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, March 6-8, at 900 Prince Crossing Road, West Chicago.
Lake County News-Sun
New election law creates thousands of new teen voters
Thousands of 17-year-olds around the state already have taken advantage of a new law sprung from the minds of Stevenson High School educators and students.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
St. Charles Library welcomes new director
The St. Charles Public Library welcomed its new director, Pam Leffler, on Jan. 2. She succeeds longtime director Diana Brown, who retired on Dec. 31. “I'm excited to be here,” said Leffler.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Jury deliberates case of lawyer accused of sexual assault
Cook County jurors Friday began deliberating the fate of a real estate attorney accused of sexually assaulting a young woman at the W Chicago Lakeshore and then trying to cover evidence by smearing Carmex lip balm all over his hand while he was questioned at the police station.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Lawyer accused of ssaulting woman at hotel says sex act was consensual
A real estate attorney testified Wednesday that the out-of-town woman who said he sexually assaulted her at the W Chicago Lakeshore hotel grabbed his hand, led him into her dark hotel room and voluntarily made out with him in bed.
Fox Valley Rep to Present Cheaper by the Dozen, 3/27-5/18
Fox Valley Repertory continues their 2014 theater series with one of the best-loved American memoirs recounted from the book by siblings Frank Gilbreth and Ernestine Gilbreth Carey called Cheaper by the Dozen.
Kane Co. Chronicle
Wheaton Academy sets sights on new turf field
Wheaton Academy in West Chicago will begin construction this spring on an artificial turf field that will replace its current natural turf soccer field.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Sims Recycling Solutions Becomes Data Privacy Day Champion
Sims Recycling Solutions , a global leader in electronics reuse and recycling with Americas region headquarters in West Chicago, Ill., has become a Champion of Data Privacy Day .
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Sentencing of former Wheaton College professor coming Tuesday
A former Christian education professor at Wheaton College, convicted on aggravated child pornography charges, faces up to seven years in prison when he is sentenced Tuesday.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
District 33 spreading word on all-day kindergarten
Residents in West Chicago Elementary District 33 can learn more about plans to implement full-day kindergarten this fall at all six elementary schools during a town-hall meeting scheduled for early March.
Kane Co. Chronicle
Wredling sixth-grader to perform during "America's Got Talent" taping
Trevor Burke, a sixth-grader at Wredling Middle School, will be traveling to New York City this weekend for a taping of "America's Got Talent."
Fri Feb 21, 2014
DuPage Co. Sheriff Seeks Public's Help in Locating Teen Runaway
The DuPage County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's assistance in locating a 15-year-old runaway.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
W. Chicago man gets five years in drug deal, stabbing
A 32-year-old West Chicago man was sentenced Thursday to two concurrent five-year prison terms for selling heroin to undercover agents and an unrelated stabbing of a fellow drug dealer.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Man convicted of 2000 West Chicago sexual assault captured in Mexico
A fugitive on the run from authorities since May 2008 has been captured in Mexico and returned to DuPage County.
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Driver Bus Drivers needed immediately. CDL required. Passenger endorsement and school bus licensed is desired but will train.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
Thundersnow, white-outs and a tortuous commute
The Chicago area was hit by relatively rare thundersnow as a wind-whipped storm caused near white-out conditions just in time for the evening rush hour.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
Former Campton Hills man guilty of evading prison
A 39-year-old man was convicted this week for failing to report to prison in August 2011 to serve a five-year term after pleading guilty to a string of car burglaries in St. Charles.
Thu Feb 13, 2014
West Chicago man charged in camera lens robberies
A West Chicago man has been charged in connection with two recent robbery attempts involving camera lenses in Glen Ellyn.