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Leyden Honors Exceptional Students

Leyden High School District 212 will honor 18 East Leyden students tomorrow (Thursday) during the monthly “Exceptional Eagle Breakfast.”

Posted: February 10, 2016
Get That Popcorn Ready: Rosemont Parks Buy Movie License

Free movies in the park are coming soon to Rosemont.

Posted: February 10, 2016
Rosemont Dome Back In Business

Over six months since a massive storm brought down Rosemont’s Dome at the Ballpark, the indoor sports facility will finally be back in business this weekend (Feb. 13-14) with a girls volleyball tournament.

Posted: February 09, 2016
Rivers' January Casino Numbers Outpace Last Year's

Rivers Casino in Des Plaines started out 2016 with a bang eclipsing January 2015 gross receipts by more than $1 million.

Updated: February 08, 2016 - 5:16 pm
Feb. 25 Opening Set For Rosemont Restaurant, Music Venue

Those visiting MB Financial Park in Rosemont for ice skating and other activities may have noticed a lot of construction going on in one of the second floor restaurant spaces.

Posted: February 08, 2016
Little City Gets Big Air

Eight Little City participants -- five youth and three adults with disabilities -- arrived Jan. 26 at the iFly indoor skydiving facility in Rosemont to spread their wings and fly.

Posted: February 06, 2016
College Savings Nights On Tap In District 62

Parents, grandparents, guardians and other local residents are invited to learn more about saving for their child's future college tuition at three local events starting in late February.

Posted: February 05, 2016
See 'Four Chaplains Memorial' In Arlington Heights, Franklin Park

American Legion Post 208, 121 Douglas Ave., Arlington Heights, and American Legion Post 974, 9757 Pacific Ave., Franklin Park, will host the Four Chaplains Memorial on Sunday, Feb. 7.

Posted: February 05, 2016
Taste of Des Plaines Returns June 17-18; 'Our Heroes' July 4th Theme

There will be a Taste of Des Plaines this year.

Updated: February 04, 2016 - 1:36 pm
Residents Escape Rosemont Apartment Fire

Two occupants of a three-story apartment building in Rosemont escaped injury this morning (Wednesday) in a fire at 9591 Maple Dr. west of River Road and south of Higgins Road.

Updated: February 03, 2016 - 11:58 am
Next O'Hare Runway To Target North Residents

Opponents of airplane noise near O’Hare International Airport are gearing up to fight the construction of the next east-west runway, scheduled for the northern end of the airport.

Updated: February 03, 2016 - 4:29 pm
New Rosemont Rec Center Gets Green Light

Rosemont trustees have approved a construction management contract to build the new Dunne Park recreation center, at 9401-9499 Glenlake St., for $3.6 million.

Updated: February 05, 2016 - 11:50 am
Share Your Memories Of Rosemont

To celebrate its 60th anniversary, Rosemont is asking anyone with fond memories of the village to send in their photographs and stories.

Updated: February 03, 2016 - 9:11 am
Culinary Fundraiser A First For Operation North Pole

Des Plaines-based Operation North Pole is hosting its first culinary fundraiser to raise money for the organization on Monday, Feb. 8 at Crowne Plaza Rosemont Hotel at 5440 N. River Rd., Rosemont.

Updated: February 03, 2016 - 4:14 pm
Des Plaines OKs Agreement For Mannheim-Higgins Hotel, Restaurant Project

One of the biggest hurdles needed to get the ball rolling on the redevelopment of eight acres of property at the northeast corner of Mannheim and Higgins roads was cleared by Des Plaines aldermen Monday night.

Updated: February 03, 2016 - 4:07 pm
McAuliffe Urges Easier Access To VA For Reserves, National Guard

State Rep. Michael McAuliffe (R-20th), who serves Rosemont and portions of Des Plaines, Niles and Park Ridge, has filed House Resolution 968 urging the U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs to make changes to eligibility for health care through the Veterans Health Administration. The measure would allow for a better rules process to assist veterans from the reserves and National Guard in receiving the proper health care they have earned for serving in the United States Armed Forces.

Updated: February 02, 2016 - 12:09 pm
Fox Valley Figures Out Leyden -- Again

While the Fox Valley Hawks (16-2) and Leyden Eagles (15-5) are two of the top four teams in the Illinois Suburban Hockey League (ISHL), both are still looking up at the DuPage Stars as the top team in the league.

Updated: February 02, 2016 - 12:06 pm
I-90 Lane Closures At Mannheim Near Rosemont Saturday

The Illinois Dept. of Transportation (IDOT) has announced that temporary lane closures will be necessary on Interstate 190 at Mannheim Road in the Chicago/Rosemont area beginning, weather permitting, Saturday, Jan. 30.

Updated: January 29, 2016 - 4:54 pm
‘Boogie’ For DP Schools At Feb. 19 Benefit

“Boogie Nights”, the Des Plaines Elementary School Dist. 62 Foundation benefit, will be held Friday, Feb. 19 at Café La Cave banquet hall on Mannheim Road. The fundraising event will include dancing to the musical stylings of the D62s, a band made up of Dist. 62 teachers and administrators.

Posted: January 29, 2016
Local Candidates For Presidential Delegate

At Republican and Democratic party conventions, presidential candidates are represented by delegates and alternates, who run as candidates themselves, in each congressional district. They are tasked with voting for their designated presidential candidates to choose who would represent their party in the November General Election.

Posted: January 28, 2016
SOC Consultants Start Next Phase Study; DuPage To Contribute $15,000

Elk Grove Village mayor and Suburban O’Hare Commission (SOC) Chairman Craig Johnson met with DuPage County officials Tuesday (Jan. 27) who approved financial assistance for the next phase of a study aimed at minimizing noise impacts from O’Hare Airport.

Updated: January 28, 2016 - 2:03 pm
Seniors Look Forward To Rosemont Bocce Ball Courts

Rosemont’s seniors are anxiously awaiting the installation of a bocce ball court at Margaret J. Lange Park, a few blocks south of the senior clubhouse.

Posted: January 28, 2016
Rosemont School Spelling Bee Quite A ‘Spectacle’

After besting 23 of his classmates to win the annual Rosemont School Scripps Spelling Bee contest last week, with the word “spectacle,” eighth grader Spencer Messina will compete in the district competition at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 9 at McClure Jr. High School, 4225 Wolf Rd., Western Springs.

Posted: January 28, 2016
From Red, Seeing Green: How Much 2 Towns Haul From Traffic Cameras

Red Light Cameras, which are lucrative and supposed to cut down on dangerous traffic situations, reaped some nice revenue for both Des Plaines and Rosemont in 2015.

Posted: January 27, 2016
More Awaits Near Mannheim-Higgins

Approval of an agreement between the city of Des Plaines and a private company is likely to occur at city council’s Monday, Feb. 1 meeting. If it does, the doors will be open for Pearlshire/Bask Development Corp. to start “getting its ducks in a row,” as City Manager Mike Bartholomew said yesterday (Tuesday), leading to the construction of a hotel, large gas station and stand-alone restaurant at the northeast corner of Mannheim and Higgins roads. A second restaurant could be added later.

Posted: January 27, 2016

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