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  • Voters give incumbent unprecedented third-term in Glen Ellyn

    Voters give incumbent unprecedented third-term in Glen Ellyn
    Glen Ellyn voters April 7 returned incumbent trustee Pete Ladesic to what might be an unprecedented third-term to the village Board of Trustees. Ladesic, 53, said he was thrilled voters are giving him another term on the board. It is uncommon for...
  • 'How fast it grew': Old photos of Valley's birth and boom

     'How fast it grew': Old photos of Valley's birth and boom
    It's 1957, and a line of kids — the boys on bikes, the girls in bobby socks and saddle shoes — stretches around a newly opened North Hollywood Dairy Queen. It's 1964, and Mr. and Mrs. Ernest E. Berry of Van Nuys celebrate their 50th...
  • York-Poquoson Commonwealth's Attorney seeks a second term

    York-Poquoson Commonwealth's Attorney seeks a second term
    The York-Poquoson Commonwealth's Attorney Benjamin M. Hahn announced Sunday that he is seeking a second term. Since taking the position of commonwealth's attorney, Hahn said he has changed a number of policies. He has ensured that a prosecutor is...
  • Hogan plays politics with school funding

    Hogan plays politics with school funding
    On behalf of Maryland PTA's more than 180,000 parent and teacher members, I'm writing to commend your editorial chiding Gov. Larry Hogan for aggressively playing politics with education funding in the proposed 2016 budget ("Hogan plays chicken," April 3)....
  • Mix of incumbents, newcomers prevail in Wheaton council, school races

    Voters in Wheaton and Warrenville on Tuesday night cast their ballots in favor of two incumbents and one newcomer in the race for three seats on the Community Unit School District 200 board. With all 80 precincts reporting late Tuesday, unofficial...
  • Stay-at-home moms top votes in District 101

    Stay-at-home moms top votes in District 101
    The only incumbent running for Western Springs Elementary District 101 Board was re-elected Tuesday, according to unofficial returns, but placed third among the five candidates running for three positions. Todd McLawhorn received 370 votes in the race,...
  • Glendale Cluster PTA: Mark your calendars for these two events

    A delicious way to help support children and youth with medical and dental services is to attend Glendale Healthy Kids' Taste of Downtown Glendale from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on April 29. Tickets are $25 for adults ($30 to add wine) and $10 for children....
  • Fifth annual Highlandpalooza slated for Saturday

    Fifth annual Highlandpalooza slated for Saturday
    There is good reason why Highlandpalooza has never taken a year off since it was first introduced. Quite simply, it's just too much fun. There was some talk at one time among Highland School Parent Teacher Association members about taking a break from...
  • Leaf blower as metaphor in a conversation with Green Dot schools founder

    Leaf blower as metaphor in a conversation with Green Dot schools founder
    California recently hung out with education rabble-rouser Steve Barr, consuming expensive caffeine at Grand Central Market's G&B Coffee. Speaking loudly to be heard over one of L.A.'s banned but ubiquitous leaf blowers, the founder of Green Dot Public...
  • Students cheated by posting test questions on social media

    Students cheated by posting test questions on social media
    In the latest twist on high school cheating, two Maryland 10th-graders taking a statewide English assessment posted test questions this month on Twitter. Where students once passed notes or looked over their shoulder, today they can use Twitter,...
  • Aurora 1st Ward candidates are veterans of the ward

    Both candidates for alderman from Aurora's 1st Ward in the April 7 election, on the far northeast side of town, are long-time residents of 30 years or more in the ward. The incumbent, Kristina "Tina" Bohman, has been in office since November 2013, when...