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  1. Moylan Re-Elected To State House 55th District In Nail-BiterRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | Patch.com

    Caption: Des Plaines Democrat Marty Moylan prevailed over his Republican challenger, Mel Thillens' attempts to tie him to Illinois House Speaker Mike Madigan, by winning a second term in the state house. The former Des Plaines mayor edged out his Republican challenger, Mel Thillens, in a race that ran neck and neck throughout the evening, capturing 14,219 votes to Thillens' 13,020.

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  2. Des Plaines History Center book group to discuss trauma of warRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | Patch.com

    To honor Veterans Day, the Des Plaines History Center has selected Achilles in Vietnam for its book discussion set for Wednesday, November 19, from 6-7 p.m. at the History Center, 781 Pearson Street, Des Plaines. The book, written by Jonathan Shay, a renowned psychiatrist who has specialized in treating Vietnam veterans, examines the psychological toll of warfare and post-traumatic stress disorder on service members and draws thoughtful comparisons to the ancient Greek epic The Iliad.

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  3. Children to make snow globes at the Des Plaines History CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | Patch.com

    Families and children are invited to shake things up as they create snow globes Sunday, November 16, from 1-4 p.m. at the Des Plaines History Center, 781 Pearson Street. The activity will be a part of the Afternoon Adventures program, which will focus on travel and the various souvenirs that people pick up when they are tourists.

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  4. Local veteran to speak about letter writing at Des Plaines History CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | Patch.com

    Remember when people used to pick up a pen and write letters? Local Vietnam-era veteran Dennis F. Depcik will reveal the story of his military career and how he fell in love overseas through letter writing at the Coffee Talk set for Thursday, November 13, from 7-8 p.m. at the Des Plaines History Center, 781 Pearson Street. Depcik, the author of Wouldn't It Be Something, will discuss the impact of writing letters to those in the military and share how the notes he received from his sister-in-law's kid sister while he was in the Army from 1965-1968 turned this insignificant kid named Maggie into the most important person in his life.

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  5. New Construction Homes For Sale in Des Plaines, IllinoisRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | Patch.com

    There are currently 5 new construction homes for sale in Des Plaines with an average list price of $285,720. Ballard Acres - 1 home for sale Ballard Acres is a single family neighborhood in Des Plaines, Illinois.

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  6. Des Plaines Brianne Connolly Runs the 2014 Bank of America Chicago Marathon with Team Imerman AngelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | Patch.com

    Congratulations, Brianne Connolly, for completing the 2014 Bank of America Chicago Marathon as a member of Team Imerman Angels! Brianne Connolly and 130 other Team Imerman Angels runners helped raise $210,000 in funds benefiting Imerman Angels missions to provide one-on-one cancer support for cancer fighters, survivors and caregivers. Imerman Angels believes that every fundraising page created, jersey worn while training, and each individual informed of the Imerman Angels mission helps raise awareness to ensure that no one has to ever face cancer alone.

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  7. The Des Plaines Community Band Presents: Reed this, Celebrating the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | Patch.com

    Alfred Reed, American composer, arranger, conductor and educator. Dr. Reed has published over 200 works in several media.

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  8. November Meeting of the Des Plaines Art GuildRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2014 | Patch.com

    Oil painter Ann Feldman is the featured demo artist at the next meeting of the Des Plaines Art Guild on Tuesday, November 11th at Prairie Lakes Community Center, 515 E. Thacker Street in Des Plaines at 7:00 pm. Ann left the corporate world to embark on an artistic journey and now creates stunning oil portraits and daily paintings.

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  9. Elaine Tejcek Artwork at Des Plaines Public LibraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2014 | Patch.com

    The November exhibit in the 3rd floor gallery area of the Des Plaines Public Library, 1501 Ellinwood Street, will feature oils and watercolors by Elaine Tejcek, a long time resident, member and past vice president of the Des Plaines Art Guild . Elaine has been painting on and off all her life and currently works in a representational manner.

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  10. Mary Olson Artwork ExhibitRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | Patch.com

    Throughout the month of November, eighteen watercolor and oil paintings by artist Mary Olson will be on display at the Frisbie Senior Center, 52 E. Northwest Highway in Des Plaines. Mary is a member and current membership chairperson of the Des Plaines Art Guild .

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  11. What's All the Hoopla?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | Patch.com

    The Des Plaines Chamber of Commerce, Des Plaines History Center, Des Plaines Public Library, and the Des Plaines Park District will host the annual Halloween Hoopla on Saturday, October 25. Spooky fun begins with a costume parade for kids, in and around Metropolitan Square and on Miner Street, and a day of safe trick or treating at participating businesses in Des Plaines, sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce. The 2014 parade steps off at 10:00am from the center of Metropolitan Square, and is led by Jewels the Clown.

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  12. Cops Capture Man Accused of Locking His Cousin in a Dog Cage and Beating HimRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | Patch.com

    A 27-year-old man wanted in connection with an aggravated domestic battery incident - in which his cousin was put in a dog cage and had hot wax thrown on him - is now behind bars himself. William Bailey, of Grand Rapids, MI, who was staying in his cousin's apartment in unincorporated Des Plaines, was apprehended on Sunday in Berrien County, MI, by local authorities, the Cook County Sheriff's Department said Friday.

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  13. Wille Road in Des Plaines to Close Monday for Long-Term ImprovementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | Patch.com

    A portion of Wille Road in Des Plaines is scheduled to close beginning Monday, Oct. 20, until the end of 2015 to reconstruct pavement to better align with the new Elmhurst Road Interchange on I-90. Construction signs will be put in place to alert drivers in advance of the closure and detour.

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  14. Top 10 Subdivisions in Des Plaines, ILRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | Patch.com

    Bay Colony is a condo community built in the 1970's. Bay Colony is located in Des Plaines, Illinois on Potter South of Golf.

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  15. School of Dance Accepting Participants Through October 20Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | Patch.com

    For more than 45 years the School of Dance has offered studio-quality instruction taught by professionally trained, working dancers and choreographers. Our personable, energetic staff of instructors is committed to the growth and development, personally and artistically, of every student.

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  16. Come paint sugar skulls at the Des Plaines History CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | Patch.com

    After the Halloween Parade in downtown Des Plaines Saturday, October 25, children are invited to fly, gallop, or march into the Des Plaines History Center, 781 Pearson Street, to paint their very own sugar skull from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Children will learn a little bit about art, culture, and history as they dip a brush into an array of colors and listen to stories about DA a de los Muertos or Day of the Dead. DA a de los Muertos is a Mexican holiday that celebrates the lives of friends and family members who have died.

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  17. Free community lecture on "Breast Health and Cancer Treatment"Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | Patch.com

    Presence Holy Family Medical Center physician Rabia Bhatti, M.D., also the director of the Breast Center at Presence Resurrection Medical Center, will be hosting a free community lecture on "Breast Health and Cancer Treatment," on Monday, October 27, 2014, at the Des Plaines Library, 1501 Ellinwood Street from 7-9 p.m. The presentation is free and will cover the importance of breast health, including screening for breast cancer, risk factors, prevention and medical advances in treatment. Founded in 1961, Presence Holy Family Medical Center is a faith-based Long-Term Acute Care Hospital in Illinois, and the only such hospital in the Northwest Chicago land area.

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  18. Des Plaines Market Trends for September 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2014 | Patch.com

    Des Plaines home sales for the month of September stayed the same in volume when compared to last year, while the median sale price rose by 10.3% from $159,950 to $176,500. The number of Single Family homes sales rose by 8.9%, while the median sale price rose by 0.9% from $235,000 to $237,000.

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  19. Church Cantata for Reformation SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | Patch.com

    On Reformation Sunday, October 26, 2014, during the 10:30 A.M. worship service, the music ministry of Trinity Lutheran Church of Des Plaines, 675 E Algonquin Rd, will present J.S. Bach's cantata "Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott" The cantata will be performed in the setting for which it was composed; during worship. Professional orchestral musicians and soloists will join the Trinity chancel choir to bring this magnificent work to life.

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  20. Second floor of Kinder House to reopenRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | Patch.com

    Have you ever seen a music box from 1900 or a sewing machine from 1904 that was actually used by a Des Plaines resident? Both of these items-plus many more-are available for viewing now that the Kinder House's second floor is ready for public tours. A reception to honor this occasion is set for Friday, October 17, from 5-7 p.m., at 781 Pearson Street, Des Plaines.

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