Stories about Woodridge, Illinois
Freshman Jonathan Kosinski of Woodridge is the recipient of the Johnathan Weiger “Johnny Always Wins” Memorial Scholarship.
Suzanne Armato of Downers Grove will bring 30 years of nonprofit leadership to her new role, which begins Oct. 1.
Featuring a counselor and five school superintendents on its panel, League of Women Voters groups from several communities team up to present “Preventing Gun Violence Through a Community of Care.”
Five Community High School District 99 students will receive the Illinois Library Association’s 2022 Intellectual Freedom Award in October.
Bond was set at $250,000 Thursday for a Woodridge man accused of disarming a police officer after allegedly stealing merchandise from the Woodridge Target store.
Alisa Zawodny is the new dean of students at Thomas Jefferson Junior High School.
A Downers Grove North student's desire to help the homeless led him to create the Backpack Project.
Five students from Community High School District 99 are the recipients of the 2022 Illinois Library Association’s (ILA) Intellectual Freedom Award in recognition of their efforts to prevent the banning of a book at their schools.
Controversy continues to swirl in Barrington Community Unit District 220 over the book “Gender Queer,” as parents who object to its presence in the Barrington High School library and those who support it spoke out again Tuesday before the board of education.
Referendum defeat in Center Cass School District 66 has district officials considering what budget cuts will be necessary.
Woodridge residents continue to rebuild one year after devastating tornado
The Pantry Store, a food pantry in Woodridge, is being forced to temporarily close due to electrical issues in its facility caused by the recent extreme heat.
Some Woodridge residents continue to struggle with the aftermath of the June 2021 tornado that ripped through their community.
The Woodridge annual Fourth of July Picnic at Castaldo Park has been canceled due to the uncertainty of having sufficient volunteers to staff this year’s event.
The controversial book “Gender Queer” will remain on the library shelves at Downers Grove North and South high schools, the Community High School District 99 board decided Monday.