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West Chicago Voice Welcomes New Journalist Lisa Welz – West Chicago Voice da la bienvenida a la nueva periodista Lisa Welz

We are thrilled to announce the newest addition to our team at the West Chicago Voice, Lisa (Yunker) Welz, who brings with her a wealth of experience and passion for storytelling. Lisa’s professional journey in journalism spans over 13 years, during which she has adeptly captured the essence and narratives of the communities she has…

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Villa invites students to Financial Literacy Event- Villa invita a estudiantes a evento de educación financiera

The office of State Senator Karina Villa will be hosting its first-ever Youth Financial Fiesta, a financial literacy event for high school students and their families. “High school students are emerging adults who will soon be expected to manage their finances such as their first bank account and financial aid for college,” said Villa (D-West…

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Illinois State Treasurer Frerichs Announces Spanish-Language I-CASH Website – El Tesorero del Estado de Illinois, Frerichs, anuncia el sitio web I-CASH en español

Illinois residents can now search for missing money and unclaimed property in Spanish at a new I-CASH website, Illinois State Treasurer Michael Frerichs announced recently. The website, es.icash.illinoistreasurer.gov/, works the same way as its English-language counterpart, icash.illinoistreasurer.gov. You can enter your name or business name, city, and ZIP code into the search box and if…

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Taco and Art Fest Draws a Fantastic Turnout in Reed Keppler Park – Taco and Art Fest atrae una participación fantástica en Reed Keppler Park

This past Saturday, Reed Keppler Park was abuzz with activity as the community gathered for the highly anticipated Taco and Art Fest. With perfect weather on their side, attendees enjoyed a day filled with music, art, food, and fun. The festival featured a lineup of musical acts performing in the park’s shell, creating a lively…

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Estate Sale : Mid-Century Marvel Home Bursting With Amazing Collectibles, Disneyana, Trains, Cameras and So Much More- Don’t Miss It!

Estate Sale : Mid-Century Marvel Home Bursting With Amazing Collectibles, Disneyana, Trains, Cameras and So Much More- Don’t Miss It! Dates/Times: Saturday, July 27, 9am to 3pm, Sunday, July 28, 9am to 3pm Location: 9211 S. Keeler  Oak Lawn, IL 60453, click here to get directions. Details:  This mid-century marvel is filled to the brim…

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Two Men Charged with Hate Crime for Allegedly Spray Painting “Free Gaza” Over Israeli Flag at Bloomingdale Woodman’s

DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert Berlin and Director of Public Safety Frank Giammarese announced today that two men have been charged with hate crimes for allegedly spray painting “Free Gaza” on an Israeli flag at the Bloomingdale Woodman’s grocery store last month. Tabshir Rizvi, 23 (d.o.b. 6/24/2001) of the 100 block of W. Franklin Street,…

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Rudolph LeRoy ( R. Lee ) Huszagh obituary

Rudolph LeRoy Huszagh, known affectionately as Lee, peacefully passed away at home in Wheaton on Saturday, July 13, 2024, at the age of 94. Born in Chicago on September 13, 1929, to Rudolph and Dorothea Huszagh, Lee’s life was a vibrant tapestry of achievements and meaningful connections. A big influence on Lee’s life came from…

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Legal Notices Affecting The Community of West Chicago and Surrounding Areas

Legal Notice: Notice of Public Hearing West Chicago Public Library District (Tentative Budget)

LEGAL NOTICE NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING WEST CHICAGO PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a Public Hearing will be held in connection with the Tentative Budget and Appropriation Ordinance for the West Chicago Public Library District, DuPage County, Illinois, at 6:45 P.M., Monday, August 26, 2024 in the Library Program Room, 118 West…

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Niki Conforti Releases Internal Poll Showing Competitive Race Against Incumbent Sean Casten

Illinois Congressional Republican challenger Niki Conforti has released internal polling data showing a competitive race against incumbent Democrat Sean Casten. The poll, conducted by Cor Strategies, indicates that Casten holds 44% of the vote to Conforti’s 35%, with 21% of voters still undecided. “This polling indicates what many have sensed for some time,” said Conforti….

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Jobs: West Chicago Community High School Seeking Family Outreach Coordinator

Community High School District 94 West Chicago, IL  60185Vacancy for 24/25 School Year Job Title                 Family Outreach Coordinator Summary               It is the responsibility of this position to develop a family outreach program in order to establish communication, build relationships, and maintain mutual understanding among school, community, and home. The Family Outreach Coordinator will…

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Savor the Flavor: West Chicago’s Taco & Art Fest Brings Food, Music, and Fun

This weekend West Chicago is set to ignite taste buds and celebrate local culture with its highly anticipated Taco & Art Fest, scheduled for Saturday, July 20, from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Reed-Keppler Park. This free event promises a vibrant blend of live music, captivating art displays, engaging children’s activities, and of course,…

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Police Training on High Street Today

Residents may notice an increased presence of law enforcement officials in the downtown area today as local K9 officers conduct training near High Street and the intersection of Main Street and Wilson Avenue. There is no cause for concern. However, motorists should exercise caution when traveling through the downtown area to ensure the safety of…

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DuPage County Wins Distinguished Budget Award

DuPage County has received a Distinguished Budget Award from the Government Finance Officers Association, the highest form of recognition in government budgeting. The County’s budget is reviewed annually by the Government Finance Officers Association to assess how well it meets nationally recognized guidelines as a policy document, financial plan, an operations guide, and a communications…

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Be the Difference for Someone Struggling with their Mental Health – Marca la Diferencia para Alguien que Lucha con su Salud Mental

With an estimated one in five U.S. adults experiencing mental illness, the chances are high that someone you know and care about is struggling. It doesn’t have to feel overwhelming – the DuPage Health Coalition (DHC) can equip you with the skills to help. DHC is proud to offer Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) and…

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U.S. News & World Report Recognizes Northwestern Medicine Hospitals In Annual Best Hospital Rankings

U.S. News & World Report has once again recognized Northwestern Medicine hospitals in its annual Best Hospital rankings. For the 13th consecutive year, Northwestern Memorial Hospital has been named to the Best Hospital Honor Roll, a select group of hospitals from around the country recognized for their exceptional performance across specialties, procedures, and conditions. Additionally,…

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The DuPage Symphony Orchestra Presents “All Creatures Great and Small” featuring Guest Conductor Andrew Dogan

Join in on the funon Sunday, July 21 at 3:00 pm at Wheaton Memorial Park, where Guest Conductor Andrew Dogan will guide the Dupage Symphony Orchestra through a whimsical selection of pieces. BUY TICKETS Experience the magic of music and nature intertwined at the DuPage Symphony Orchestra’s delightful afternoon concert, “All Creatures Great and Small.”…

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