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District 201 recognized by the Village of Forest View for their flood relief effort

On the evening of Tuesday, August 27, 2013 Forest View Village President Richard Grenvich and the village’s Board of Trustees recognized the contributions made by students from J. Sterling Morton High School District 201 to the village’s flood relief efforts. On April 18, 2013 the Des Plaines River overwhelmed its’ banks and flooded the vast majority of the Forest Viewmore »

Art classes available for active adults

The Berwyn Park District is offering an art class for seniors that will introduce different mediums including watercolors, charcoal art, sandpaper art and more! Materials are included. Fee is $60 for residents/$66 for non-residents. Class dates are as follows: Thursdays 9/5 – 10/10/13 10/17 – 11/21/13 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. For more information, contact the Berwyn Park District at 708.795.2892more »

District 201 upperclassmen get motivational boost to mentor freshmen

Upperclassmen from Morton East and Morton West High Schools who are participating in the Freshman Mentor Program (FMP) gathered in Morton West’s Auditorium to listen to motivational speaker Steve Troglio. Troglio is the founder and director of Teen Reach, Inc., an organization that is dedicated to reaching the youth of our country with a message of hope and encouragement. Hismore »

Kick the end of summer blues with Fall Events in Berwyn!

Summer is here one minute and gone the next. Berwyn has just the thing to help you ease into the Fall and beat the end of summer blues. Enjoy one of our Fall spectaculars to get a taste of our Route 66 automotive heritage, love for live music and family-friendly fun and exceptional stock of bungalows and other classic homes!more »

MacNeal Hospital honored as one of Chicagoland’s best hospitals

For nearly a century, MacNeal Hospital has been providing quality healthcare to the Berwyn community. Currently, MacNeal is ranked as one of US News and World Report’s  Best Regional Hospitals, with distinctions in Orthopedics and Urology. Past distinctions include Geriatrics and Gynecology. Families continue to trust MacNeal with the care of their loved ones because of the strong relationships the hospitalmore »