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  • Joy of dining helps make and keep friends

    Joy of dining helps make and keep friends
    Preston Morefield was about 26 years old and a new lineman for ComEd when his supervisor suggested he climb a 65-foot high telephone pole covered with ice. Morefield wore spikes on his shoes and a body harness with straps for lifting himself, but there was no assurance he would make it to the top. Not only that, the pole connected intersecting power lines which made it especially challenging to anchor the safety harness.
  • Village mulls purchase of 12 alternative fuel vehicles

     
    It’s a case of having to spend some green in order to go green.  Or perhaps,  given the recent spike in fuel costs, spending a …

    Council approves purchase of 12 alternative fuel vehicles

     
    The Downers Grove village council signed off on the addition of 12 new alternative fuel vehicles to the village fleet on Tuesday, replacing mostly gas-fueled …

    Man dies after crashing car into Hodgkins beauty supply store

    Man dies after crashing car into Hodgkins beauty supply store
    A man crashed his car into a beauty supply store in a Hodkins strip mall and died after possibly becoming ill, authorities said. Ezell Coleman, 67, of Countryside, was declared dead about 4 p.m. at Adventist LaGrange Memorial Hospital following the...

    Woman dies after Hodgkins mobile home fire

    An 85-year-old woman was pronounced dead after a fire ripped through her mobile home in southwest suburban Hodgkins this afternoon, officials said. Lydia Elder, of the 6200 block of Lawn Drive, was pronounced dead at 2:17 p.m. at LaGrange Community...