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Toys for Tots Collection

The Plainfield Fire Protection District is collecting new toy donations for the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots program. Toys may be dropped off at any of our four fire stations between 7 am and 8 pm every day. ...

2019 Lexus NX 300h

The Lexus NX 300h is yet another hybrid from the luxury automaker. This one combines the output of a 2.5-liter four-cylinder gasoline engine and what Lexus called a small high torque electric motor. Power can shift between the gas engine ...

Local home experts warn of freezing pipes

TIPS TO PROTECT PIPES · Insulate exposed water lines - you can buy insulated sleeves from the hardware store which slip easily around exposed pipes in the garage, attic, basement, or outside. Pipes located in these areas are more susceptible ...

2020 Toyota Corolla Hybrid

DETROIT – The first thing we noticed when getting into the 2020 Toyota Corolla Hybrid was that it had a range of 575 miles. That was simply astounding for a subcompact car with an 11.4 gallon fuel tank. But with ...

Tree Lighting at Promenade Bolingbrook

Tree Light Up at the Promenade Bolingbrook November 16 The Promenade Bolingbrook Begin your holiday season at The Promenade Bolingbrook this Saturday, November 16, 2019 for a fun and magically day.

“What God is Honored Here?” edited by Shannon Gibney and Kao Kalia Yang

You’re doing okay. Shaky, most days, and you can’t stop crying but you’re doing okay. Thanks for asking, although nobody ever really wants to know. They look away, up or down or anywhere but at the truth: you’ve lost a ...

Treasure trove of antique Fords reside in Romeoville

You can easily drive right by the Beller Museum and never even realize it. The unmarked warehouse at 275 Rocbaar Drive contains the private collection or Jordon Beller, a collector of 1928-1932 Ford vehicles. There are 80 vehicles in the ...

Pet photos with Santa at Pilcher Park Nature Center

Sunday, December 8 Time: 11:00a - 2:00pm. Bring your friendly pets to Pilcher Park Nature Center to get their photos with Santa Claus. Package options: 1 digital image: $10 2 digital images: $15 3 digital images: $20 The proceeds from ...

2019 Hyundai Kona

The Hyundai Kona, a subcompact crossover, has garnered all sorts of rewards since it was introduced in the 2018 model year. The crossover had love it or hate it styling which is a central feature of good design. In a ...

2019 Hyundai Tucson FWD

DETROIT – A Hyundai Tucson was delivered on Friday and we were on the road to Chicago early Sunday morning. In short, this Hyundai had Interstate chops. We engaged the front-wheel-drive crossover’s adaptive cruise control and headed west down I-94. ...

“Melania & Michelle: First Ladies in a New Era” by Tammy R. Vigil

The chair you now sit in was once occupied by someone else. You are the second or fifth or forty-fourth to hold the job but get ready: in this position, everything you do is critiqued and measured against your predecessors ...

Gallery Seven’s revolving display at library

The White Oak Library's Lockport Branch is the recipient of a revolving art display being provided by Gallery Seven. The local fine arts gallery located in the Gaylord Building is loaning a selection of their co-op artists' photography and paintings ...

Childerguild to Recognize Jim Roolf and Dr. Reno Caneva

Childerguild will host its 91st annual Ball Saturday, Nov. 23, at the Odyssey Country Club in Tinley Park. This year’s theme is “Mad Hatter” – a tribute to Disney’s beloved “Alice in Wonderland” film. The evening’s festivities will include music ...

Forest Preserve Bison Crawl for National Bison Day

The Forest Preserve District of Will County has scheduled prairie hikes and a bison chip throwing contest on Saturday, Nov. 2, to celebrate National Bison Day. The free, all-ages activities are part of a local Bison Crawl the Forest Preserve ...

2019 Lexus ES 350 Ultra Lux

Let’s face it, the original Lexus ES luxury sedan was designed to not offend anybody. That means from a design standpoint, the luxury sedan didn’t appeal to anybody. But all that has changed. We don’t know that any nameplate in ...

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