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 By Ryan Ostry    Sports

Despite first round playoff loss, Plainfield North has successful run under Imbordino

In a complete turnaround from its 2018 season where Plainfield North finished 4-5, the Tigers rebounded and went (6-3, 5-2) in the 2019 regular season. Unfortunately for first year... — Updated 11/6/2019

 
 By Ryan Ostry    News

Museums at Lisle Station Park host paranormal investigators

For those who do not require a lot of sleep or are fine with having nightmares, kudos. Some of those people were in attendance at the Museums at Lisle Station Park where paranormal... — Updated 10/30/2019

 
 By Ryan Ostry    News

Famous singer Maureen Christine stops at Woodridge Library for "Fabulous 40's and Nifty 50's" night

Some might call it the swing era or rhythmic jazz, but the 1940's-50's are universally known and recognized as one of the better music eras. That era was officially brought to... — Updated 10/30/2019

 
 By Ryan Ostry    News

Plainfield Park District hosts Haunted Pony rides

The Plainfield Park District horses didn't want to be left out on Halloween this year. A group of horses at Normantown Equestrian Center brought on many happy and smiling faces,... — Updated 10/30/2019

 
 By Ryan Ostry    News

Westmont hosts Pet Promenade & Party in the Park

For the eighth consecutive year, the annual Westmont Pet Parade was held at Ty Warner Park. This popular event that usually hosts more than a thousand spectators didn't see as many... — Updated 10/30/2019

 
 By Ryan Ostry    News

Plainfield Park District to hold Haunted Hayrides

With spooky season officially in full effect, the city of Plainfield is getting in on the fun. The Plainfield Park District is hosting a two-day event on Oct. 25 and 26 called... — Updated 10/23/2019

 
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Orchestral students perform with famous musicians from New York

Districts 58 and 99 Orchestras had their Halloween treats delivered early last week. An experience of a lifetime came to Downers Grove North High School where the professional... — Updated 10/23/2019

 
 By Ryan Ostry    Sports

A win this week would put Joliet West in the IHSA playoffs as a conference champion, despite 4-5 mark

In a game that was significant for both teams with a conference title on the line, Joliet West defeated Plainfield South 22-13. The Tigers, who entered the game one game behind... — Updated 10/23/2019

 
 By Ryan Ostry    Sports

Romeoville falls in overtime to Plainfield Central, misses out on second win

Although Plainfield Central and Romeoville will not make the playoffs in the 2019 season, Friday night was not an indicator of the two teams records. Four quarters was not enough... — Updated 10/16/2019

 
 By Ryan Ostry    Sports

A pair of early safeties help Joliet West hold off Joliet Central for crosstown win

Last year, Joliet Central made history against Joliet West. For the first time in 29 years, the Steelmen beat the Tigers 20-9. This year was a little different. "Well [Central] is... — Updated 10/16/2019

 
 By Ryan Ostry    News

Expert talks about retirement, how to gauge readiness

The book "Packing For Retirement" by author James Flanagan was discussed, among gauging adults readiness for retirement at the Plainfield Library. For more than 30 years, Flanagan... — Updated 10/16/2019

 
 By Ryan Ostry    News

Brianna Richards presents Fright Fest makeup tutorial

Brianna Richards, Six Flags Fright Fest makeup artist in Gurnee, stopped by the Woodridge Library to present a fun and spooky show-and-tell tutorial. While providing a demo and... — Updated 10/16/2019

 
 By Ryan Ostry    News

Village to add on to Edward Hospital Athletic and Event Center

The village of Romeoville is currently in discussion to add on to the Edward Hospital Athletic and Event Center. The 76,000-square-foot facility of turf, courts, meeting space, part... — Updated 10/16/2019

 
 By Ryan Ostry    News

RHS Senior named Merit Scholarship semi-finalist

Romeoville High School senior Ryan Boots has big goals in mind. A future bioengineering student, who has always been interested in Stem Cell Research, is currently taking AP... — Updated 10/14/2019

 
 By Ryan Ostry    News

Chamber to host annual Halloween Spooktacular

In what has been an annual Plainfield event for more than 10 years, Halloween Spooktacular is back. This family friendly environment that lasts from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on October... — Updated 10/9/2019

 
 By Ryan Ostry    News

StoryWalk event takes place at Settlers' Park in Plainfield

For the first time, the children's book "A Fall Ball For All" was available to see for the public in Plainfield at Settlers' Park. With a $6,000 donation from the friends at the... — Updated 10/9/2019

 
 By Ryan Ostry    Sports

Despite records, Lisle gives Westmont a battle

On paper, a 15-win team and one with only three victories should be an easy win for the stronger team – not when Westmont and Lisle meet up. Despite a 3-17 record coming into the... — Updated 10/9/2019

 
 By Ryan Ostry    News

Local church hosts African Children's Choir concert

In sub-Saharan Africa, education opportunities are the highest rates of educational exclusion in the world. More than one-fifth of children between the ages of seven and 11 and... — Updated 10/9/2019

 
 By Ryan Ostry    Sports

Raiders survive early scare, hold off Lockport for fifth win

In a game that was a tale of two halves, Bolingbrook came out on top 29-14 over Lockport. The Porters (2-4,2-2), who are led by first year head coach George Czart, received the... — Updated 10/9/2019

 
 By Ryan Ostry    News

Downers Grove hosts 4th Harvest Fest at Fishel Park

In Downers Grove, the Harvest Fest has been a hit the last three years. In it's fourth year being held at Fishel Park, not much changed. "Every year we have changed it up a bit,... — Updated 10/7/2019

 
 By Ryan Ostry    News

Central hosts Car Show and Food Truck Rally

In an effort to raise funds for the students and scholarships at Plainfield Central High School, the Athletic Booster Club hosted its first Car Show and Food Truck Rally to also go... — Updated 10/7/2019

 
 By Ryan Ostry    News

Fall Fest: Explosion of Color takes place for 3rd year

For the third year in a row, the "Fall Fest- Explosion of Color" event took place at the Bolingbrook Recreation and Aquatic Complex. Superintendent of Facilities John Chase said... — Updated 10/3/2019

 
 By Ryan Ostry    Sports

Benet Academy beats Marian Catholic for the fifth-straight win to open the 2019 season

The 38-15 victory that Benet had over Marian Catholic Saturday afternoon at Benedictine University doesn't quite do the Redwings justice. With a 5-0, 1-0 start to the 2019 season,... — Updated 10/3/2019

 
 By Ryan Ostry    News

Bolingbrook to not participate in legalization of marijuana

While Illinois Governor J.B Pritzker has signed legislation that makes recreational marijuana legal in Illinois, Bolingbrook will not participate in that movement. The bill allowing... — Updated 10/2/2019

 
 By Ryan Ostry    News

Terry Lynch portrays Neil Armstrong at Joliet Library

With 2019 being the 50-year anniversary of the first moon landing, Terry Lynch came to the Joliet Library to give his best Neil Armstrong impersonation. "I'm portraying Neil... — Updated 10/2/2019

 

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